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Journal of Research in Medical Sciencesopen access

Country Iran  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Iran
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherIsfahan University of Medical Sciences
Publication typeJournals
Scope Journal of Research in Medical Sciences (JRMS) is aimed to promote communication among clinical researchers worldwide. This journal publishes original works within the area of clinical medicine. It is an international journal with editorial and consultant contributors from various parts of the world, and is published in a volume of 6 issues appearing bimonthly.


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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)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2

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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.093
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.041
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.109
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.153
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.360
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.570
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.794
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.933
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.291
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.739
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.041
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.135
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.384
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.617
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.851
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.922
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.288
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.823
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.780
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.093
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.041
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.368
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.682
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.920
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.071
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.399
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.897
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.352
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 Cites20050
Self Cites20062
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20084
Self Cites20098
Self Cites20109
Self Cites201122
Self Cites201270
Self Cites201342
Self Cites201437
Self Cites201523
Self Cites201635
Self Cites201743
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20067
Total Cites20076
Total Cites200823
Total Cites200926
Total Cites201068
Total Cites2011103
Total Cites2012298
Total Cites2013523
Total Cites2014875
Total Cites2015931
Total Cites20161145
Total Cites2017924
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 document20050
External Cites per document20060.067
External Cites per document20070.034
External Cites per document20080.090
External Cites per document20090.093
External Cites per document20100.333
External Cites per document20110.485
External Cites per document20120.651
External Cites per document20130.848
External Cites per document20141.125
External Cites per document20151.256
External Cites per document20161.768
External Cites per document20171.697
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.093
Cites per document20070.041
Cites per document20080.109
Cites per document20090.135
Cites per document20100.384
Cites per document20110.617
Cites per document20120.851
Cites per document20130.922
Cites per document20141.174
Cites per document20151.288
Cites per document20161.823
Cites per document20171.780
% 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 documents20050
Non-citable documents20065
Non-citable documents200717
Non-citable documents200821
Non-citable documents200919
Non-citable documents201011
Non-citable documents201115
Non-citable documents201227
Non-citable documents201348
Non-citable documents201475
Non-citable documents201594
Non-citable documents2016108
Non-citable documents201792
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200675
Citable documents2007148
Citable documents2008211
Citable documents2009193
Citable documents2010177
Citable documents2011167
Citable documents2012350
Citable documents2013567
Citable documents2014745
Citable documents2015723
Citable documents2016628
Citable documents2017519
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 documents20050
Uncited documents200674
Uncited documents2007160
Uncited documents2008211
Uncited documents2009190
Uncited documents2010137
Uncited documents2011119
Uncited documents2012205
Uncited documents2013361
Uncited documents2014409
Uncited documents2015412
Uncited documents2016343
Uncited documents2017286
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20066
Cited documents20075
Cited documents200821
Cited documents200922
Cited documents201051
Cited documents201163
Cited documents2012172
Cited documents2013254
Cited documents2014411
Cited documents2015405
Cited documents2016393
Cited documents2017325
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