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Archives of the Balkan Medical Unionopen access



Universities and research institutions in Romania

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Balkan medical union



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The “Archives of the Balkan Medical Union” is an international, peer-reviewed, open access, multidisciplinary journal, engaged in publishing original and review articles of the highest scientific and ethical quality in a wide range of basic, clinical and experimental research areas, covering all aspects of human health. Case reports, Editorials, Commentaries and Letters to the Editor are also considered for publication, either solicited or unsolicited. It is the official journal of the Balkan Medical Union (BMU) and is printed 4 times a year, in March, June, September and December. “Archives of the Balkan Medical Union” also publishes supplements with abstracts of papers presented at the annual scientific sessions of the Balkan Medical Union (BMU). The language of the journal is English, and the abstracts are published both in English and French. A small number of invited articles may be published in French. The journal is based on independent and unbiased double-blinded peer-reviewed principles. Only unpublished papers that are not under review for publication elsewhere can be submitted. Join the conversation about this journal

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)2004Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q3

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)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.023
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.039
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.008
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.025
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.036
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.021
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.028
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.012
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.023
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.049
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.017
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.011
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.309
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.023
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.039
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.008
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.034
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.044
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.021
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.010
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.028
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.013
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.009
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.030
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.068
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.428
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.023
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.039
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.035
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.067
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.009
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.032
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.015
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.040
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.019
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.015
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.082
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.282
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.621
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 Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20053
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20093
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20135
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20163
Self Cites201715
Self Cites201840
Self Cites201984
Total Cites20030
Total Cites20041
Total Cites20053
Total Cites20061
Total Cites20074
Total Cites20086
Total Cites20093
Total Cites20105
Total Cites20112
Total Cites20126
Total Cites20136
Total Cites20143
Total Cites20152
Total Cites20168
Total Cites201721
Total Cites201863
Total Cites2019130
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 document20030
External Cites per document20040.023
External Cites per document20050.000
External Cites per document20060.008
External Cites per document20070.017
External Cites per document20080.037
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.029
External Cites per document20110.005
External Cites per document20120.020
External Cites per document20130.005
External Cites per document20140.009
External Cites per document20150.000
External Cites per document20160.019
External Cites per document20170.019
External Cites per document20180.069
External Cites per document20190.151
Cites per document20030.000
Cites per document20040.023
Cites per document20050.039
Cites per document20060.008
Cites per document20070.034
Cites per document20080.044
Cites per document20090.021
Cites per document20100.029
Cites per document20110.010
Cites per document20120.029
Cites per document20130.028
Cites per document20140.013
Cites per document20150.009
Cites per document20160.030
Cites per document20170.068
Cites per document20180.188
Cites per document20190.428
% 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 documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20198
Citable documents20030
Citable documents200444
Citable documents200576
Citable documents2006122
Citable documents2007117
Citable documents2008135
Citable documents2009146
Citable documents2010175
Citable documents2011193
Citable documents2012204
Citable documents2013218
Citable documents2014225
Citable documents2015213
Citable documents2016264
Citable documents2017311
Citable documents2018335
Citable documents2019304
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 documents20030
Uncited documents200443
Uncited documents200573
Uncited documents2006122
Uncited documents2007114
Uncited documents2008131
Uncited documents2009143
Uncited documents2010170
Uncited documents2011191
Uncited documents2012201
Uncited documents2013216
Uncited documents2014225
Uncited documents2015211
Uncited documents2016258
Uncited documents2017294
Uncited documents2018304
Uncited documents2019250
Cited documents20030
Cited documents20041
Cited documents20053
Cited documents20061
Cited documents20074
Cited documents20085
Cited documents20093
Cited documents20105
Cited documents20112
Cited documents20126
Cited documents20135
Cited documents20143
Cited documents20152
Cited documents20166
Cited documents201718
Cited documents201836
Cited documents201962
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