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International Journal of Medical Sciencesopen access

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherIvyspring International Publisher
Publication typeJournals
Scope Original research papers, reviews, and short research communications in any medical related area can be submitted to the Journal on the understanding that the work has not been published previously in whole or part and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts in basic science and clinical medicine are both considered. There is no restriction on the length of research papers and reviews, although authors are encouraged to be concise. Short research communication is limited to be under 2500 words. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.261
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.830
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.652
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.104
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.650
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.773
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.485
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.657
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.261
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.830
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.652
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.099
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.490
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.399
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.288
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.220
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.415
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.808
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.578
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.261
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.830
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.565
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.879
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.044
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.181
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.943
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.402
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.630
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.509
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20060
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20084
Self Cites20093
Self Cites201011
Self Cites201111
Self Cites201228
Self Cites201333
Self Cites201429
Self Cites201523
Self Cites201639
Total Cites200652
Total Cites2007150
Total Cites2008244
Total Cites2009375
Total Cites2010381
Total Cites2011403
Total Cites2012508
Total Cites2013666
Total Cites20141164
Total Cites20151477
Total Cites20161302
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20062.261
External Cites per document20072.792
External Cites per document20082.609
External Cites per document20093.074
External Cites per document20102.418
External Cites per document20112.333
External Cites per document20122.162
External Cites per document20132.110
External Cites per document20142.355
External Cites per document20152.764
External Cites per document20162.501
Cites per document20062.261
Cites per document20072.830
Cites per document20082.652
Cites per document20093.099
Cites per document20102.490
Cites per document20112.399
Cites per document20122.288
Cites per document20132.220
Cites per document20142.415
Cites per document20152.808
Cites per document20162.578
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20084
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20163
Citable documents200623
Citable documents200753
Citable documents200892
Citable documents2009121
Citable documents2010153
Citable documents2011168
Citable documents2012222
Citable documents2013300
Citable documents2014482
Citable documents2015526
Citable documents2016505
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20069
Uncited documents200718
Uncited documents200826
Uncited documents200930
Uncited documents201049
Uncited documents201140
Uncited documents201270
Uncited documents201386
Uncited documents2014107
Uncited documents2015105
Uncited documents201699
Cited documents200616
Cited documents200738
Cited documents200870
Cited documents200994
Cited documents2010106
Cited documents2011129
Cited documents2012154
Cited documents2013217
Cited documents2014378
Cited documents2015425
Cited documents2016409
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