About

Since its inception in 1995, Injury Prevention has been the pre-eminent repository of original research and compelling commentary relevant to this increasingly important field. An international peer reviewed journal, it offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. The journal publishes original research, opinion, debate and special features on the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. Injury Prevention is online only.

It is the official journal of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR).

Editorial Board

For information about the Injury Prevention Editor-in-Chief Roderick J. McClure and his editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.

Ownership

Injury Prevention is owned by BMJ.

Journal information

Publication Model Subscription; with hybrid open access option
Frequency Bi-monthly (online only)
Launch date 1995
Digital Archive LOCKSS
Indexed by Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index; Current Contents: Clinical Medicine, MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), CINAHL, Google Scholar
Impact Factor 2.987 (2018)
CiteScore 2.04 (2018)
Peer Review Model Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
Online ISSN 1475-5785

Journal statistics (2018)

Acceptance Rate 21% for original research
Time from Submission to First Decision 19 days
Time from Acceptance to Online Publication 21 days

Contact information

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BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

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The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported

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