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Journal of Research in Medical Sciencesopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications



Publication type



17357136, 17351995





How to publish in this journal

m_mortazavi @ medmui . ac . ir


Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, a publication of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, is a peer-reviewed online continuous journal with print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. 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)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
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q2

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)20090.160
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.360
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.574
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.803
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.941
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.296
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.841
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.907
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.808
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)20090.145
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.384
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.863
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.931
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.170
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.290
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.863
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.880
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.627
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.813
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)20090.142
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.368
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.691
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.932
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.067
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.390
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.937
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.433
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.752
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 Cites201272
Self Cites201342
Self Cites201437
Self Cites201523
Self Cites201635
Self Cites201745
Self Cites201842
Self Cites201918
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20067
Total Cites20076
Total Cites200823
Total Cites200928
Total Cites201068
Total Cites2011104
Total Cites2012302
Total Cites2013528
Total Cites2014872
Total Cites2015933
Total Cites20161170
Total Cites2017974
Total Cites2018664
Total Cites2019593
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 document20090.104
External Cites per document20100.333
External Cites per document20110.491
External Cites per document20120.657
External Cites per document20130.857
External Cites per document20141.121
External Cites per document20151.259
External Cites per document20161.807
External Cites per document20171.793
External Cites per document20181.525
External Cites per document20191.758
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.093
Cites per document20070.041
Cites per document20080.109
Cites per document20090.145
Cites per document20100.384
Cites per document20110.623
Cites per document20120.863
Cites per document20130.931
Cites per document20141.170
Cites per document20151.290
Cites per document20161.863
Cites per document20171.880
Cites per document20181.627
Cites per document20191.813
% 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
Non-citable documents201884
Non-citable documents201961
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 documents2017518
Citable documents2018408
Citable documents2019327
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 documents2009188
Uncited documents2010137
Uncited documents2011119
Uncited documents2012205
Uncited documents2013358
Uncited documents2014408
Uncited documents2015411
Uncited documents2016333
Uncited documents2017279
Uncited documents2018231
Uncited documents2019185
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20066
Cited documents20075
Cited documents200821
Cited documents200924
Cited documents201051
Cited documents201163
Cited documents2012172
Cited documents2013257
Cited documents2014412
Cited documents2015406
Cited documents2016403
Cited documents2017331
Cited documents2018261
Cited documents2019203
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