The Hong Kong Medical Journal (HKMJ) is a joint publication of the Hong
Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM) and the Hong Kong Medical Association
(HKMA). This bimonthly peer-reviewed journal publishes the latest medical
research on general medicine. It is circulated among all Fellows of the
Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and members of the Hong Kong Medical Association.
The Journal is also subscribed by many local and overseas libraries and
physicians. It is listed in MEDLINE/Index Medicus and EMBASE/Excerpta
Publishing of Abstract Books / Proceedings for scientific meetings, either
as Supplements to the HKMJ or as separate books, is one of the projects
the Journal undertakes. ALL Supplements to the Hong Kong Medical Journal
can be accessed on HKMJ website. In this way, the abstracts / full papers
presented during the scientific meetings can reach not only the participants
of meetings, but also medical professionals all over the world. In addition,
Supplements to HKMJ with full papers will be indexed in MEDLINE/Index
The continuing medical education (CME) programme of the HKMJ was launched
in 2002. Upon accreditation by various Colleges, CME points are granted.
To help disseminate findings of relevant medical research to the public,
two to three articles of each issue of the HKMJ are sent out to the media
in the form of an 'issue digest'.
The Journal website, www.hkmj.org, is designed, implemented and maintained
by the HKAM Press.
It is published bimonthly (February, April, June, August, October, and December)
This peer-reviewed journal publishes the latest medical research on general medicine. It is circulated among all Fellows of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and members of the Hong Kong Medical Association. The Journal is also subscribed by many local and overseas libraries and physicians.
Advertising rates and order forms
Discounts are offered for educational institutions. Special discounts
are also offered to agencies and order of consecutive issues. Rate
cards and order forms are
available for download.
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Reprints and back-issue order
A variety of reprint options are available: colour or black-and-white off-prints, black-and-white laser prints, and black-and-white photocopies; the minimum order is 50 copies and reprints are sold in batches of 50 (authors are entitled to order reprints, for educational use only, at special rates at the page-proof stage of production). Special orders of reprints for commercial use and larger quantities (1000 or more) can be arranged. A limited stock of back issues of the Hong Kong Medical Journal is also available. For reprints of articles from the former Journal
of the Hong Kong Medical Association (JHKMA), please contact the Managing
Editor in the first instance.
Individuals requiring copies of abstracts or full-text
articles are permitted to make single copies (as print-outs from the Internet
or photocopies from the Hong Kong Medical Journal) provided that they
are used for study purposes only. Otherwise, copyright permission is required.
Permission is required if individuals wish to photocopy
articles of publications of the HKAM
Press, in whole or in part, for non-study purposes, or if a large
quantity of copies is needed (eg for a lecture or tutorial). Permission
is also required if any part of an article (including figures and tables)
is reproduced in an academic publication, with or without alteration,
even if the individual reproducing the material is the original author.
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