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AORN Journal

CountryUnited States
33
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Subject AreaNursing
Subject CategoryMedical and Surgical Nursing
PublisherAssociation of PeriOperative Registered Nurses
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00012092
Coverage1965-ongoing
Scope AORN Journal provides registered professional nurses in the OR and related services with information based on scientific fact and principle. Articles cover the nurse is role before, during and after surgery and include patient teaching and preparation, use and care of surgical instruments and supplies, asepsis, sterilization, anesthesia, and related topics. Other areas include education for professional nurses, OR administration and communications.More than 40,000 perioperative nurses, managers and directors read AORN Journal for vital information about their profession. (source)
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Medical and Surgical Nursing1999Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2000Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2001Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2002Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2003Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2004Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2005Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2006Q1
Medical and Surgical Nursing2007Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2008Q1
Medical and Surgical Nursing2009Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2010Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2011Q1
Medical and Surgical Nursing2012Q1
Medical and Surgical Nursing2013Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2014Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2015Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19990.129
20000.121
20010.133
20020.127
20030.127
20040.154
20050.158
20060.273
20070.227
20080.252
20090.222
20100.255
20110.314
20120.227
20130.274
20140.221
20150.246
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)19990.144
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.240
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.198
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.277
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.390
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.414
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.647
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.513
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.427
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.464
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.491
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.534
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.611
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.454
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.488
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.482
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.144
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.148
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.202
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.277
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.431
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.406
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.611
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.421
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.479
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.527
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.511
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.420
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.480
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.106
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.110
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.181
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.158
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.372
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.514
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.405
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.367
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.407
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.535
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.443
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.398
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.458
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19990
Self Cites20000
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites200638
Self Cites200734
Self Cites200837
Self Cites200923
Self Cites201041
Self Cites201157
Self Cites201252
Self Cites201352
Self Cites201433
Self Cites201572
Total Cites199959
Total Cites200061
Total Cites200178
Total Cites200264
Total Cites200395
Total Cites2004137
Total Cites2005140
Total Cites2006192
Total Cites2007172
Total Cites2008174
Total Cites2009223
Total Cites2010250
Total Cites2011284
Total Cites2012263
Total Cites2013235
Total Cites2014177
Total Cites2015197
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.144
External Cites per document20000.148
External Cites per document20010.202
External Cites per document20020.182
External Cites per document20030.277
External Cites per document20040.431
External Cites per document20050.406
External Cites per document20060.490
External Cites per document20070.367
External Cites per document20080.332
External Cites per document20090.416
External Cites per document20100.400
External Cites per document20110.421
External Cites per document20120.401
External Cites per document20130.398
External Cites per document20140.342
External Cites per document20150.305
Cites per document19990.144
Cites per document20000.148
Cites per document20010.202
Cites per document20020.182
Cites per document20030.277
Cites per document20040.431
Cites per document20050.406
Cites per document20060.611
Cites per document20070.457
Cites per document20080.421
Cites per document20090.464
Cites per document20100.479
Cites per document20110.527
Cites per document20120.500
Cites per document20130.511
Cites per document20140.420
Cites per document20150.480
% 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
19990.00
20000.00
20010.00
20020.00
20030.00
20040.00
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20081.09
20090.00
20100.00
20110.88
20121.02
20130.00
20141.35
20150.93
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents199944
Non-citable documents200045
Non-citable documents200149
Non-citable documents200248
Non-citable documents200349
Non-citable documents200443
Non-citable documents200548
Non-citable documents200653
Non-citable documents200762
Non-citable documents200871
Non-citable documents200969
Non-citable documents201081
Non-citable documents201198
Non-citable documents2012156
Non-citable documents2013182
Non-citable documents2014193
Non-citable documents2015199
Citable documents1999411
Citable documents2000411
Citable documents2001387
Citable documents2002352
Citable documents2003343
Citable documents2004318
Citable documents2005345
Citable documents2006314
Citable documents2007376
Citable documents2008413
Citable documents2009481
Citable documents2010522
Citable documents2011539
Citable documents2012526
Citable documents2013460
Citable documents2014421
Citable documents2015410
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents1999408
Uncited documents2000406
Uncited documents2001379
Uncited documents2002351
Uncited documents2003319
Uncited documents2004274
Uncited documents2005302
Uncited documents2006248
Uncited documents2007327
Uncited documents2008362
Uncited documents2009417
Uncited documents2010458
Uncited documents2011496
Uncited documents2012546
Uncited documents2013516
Uncited documents2014502
Uncited documents2015489
Cited documents199947
Cited documents200050
Cited documents200157
Cited documents200249
Cited documents200373
Cited documents200487
Cited documents200591
Cited documents2006119
Cited documents2007111
Cited documents2008122
Cited documents2009133
Cited documents2010145
Cited documents2011141
Cited documents2012136
Cited documents2013126
Cited documents2014112
Cited documents2015120
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