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Medical Law International

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
10
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)

Social Sciences
Law
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN09685332
Coverage1993-ongoing
Scope The scope includes: Clinical Negligence. Health Matters Affecting Civil Liberties. Forensic Medicine. Determination of Death. Organ and Tissue Transplantation. End of Life Decisions. Legal and Ethical Issues in Medical Treatment. Confidentiality. Access to Medical Records. Medical Complaints Procedures. Professional Discipline. Employment Law and Legal Issues within NHS. Resource Allocation in Health Care. Mental Health Law. Misuse of Drugs. Legal and Ethical Issues concerning Human Reproduction. Therapeutic Products. Medical Research. Cloning. Gene Therapy. Genetic Testing and Screening. And Related Topics.

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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
Law1999Q4
Law2000Q3
Law2001Q3
Law2002Q4
Law2003Q4
Law2004Q4
Law2005Q3
Law2006Q3
Law2007Q2
Law2008Q3
Law2009Q3
Law2010Q3
Law2011Q3
Law2012Q2
Law2013Q3
Law2014Q3
Law2015Q3
Law2016Q3
Law2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3
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
19990.115
20000.140
20010.148
20020.101
20030.105
20040.108
20050.127
20060.127
20070.182
20080.115
20090.183
20100.228
20110.152
20120.439
20130.148
20140.201
20150.193
20160.191
20170.202
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)19990.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.351
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.158
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.172
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.176
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.276
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.258
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.421
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.477
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.535
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.528
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.732
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.522
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.460
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.553
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.651
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.280
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.292
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.321
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.474
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.759
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.808
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.343
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.487
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.528
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.727
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.531
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.182
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.176
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.278
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.950
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.524
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.357
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.636
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.409
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.667
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 Cites20001
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20061
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20173
Total Cites19994
Total Cites200010
Total Cites20017
Total Cites20022
Total Cites20034
Total Cites20044
Total Cites20057
Total Cites20067
Total Cites20079
Total Cites20084
Total Cites200918
Total Cites201022
Total Cites201115
Total Cites201221
Total Cites201312
Total Cites201419
Total Cites201519
Total Cites201624
Total Cites201717
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 document19990.125
External Cites per document20000.360
External Cites per document20010.206
External Cites per document20020.091
External Cites per document20030.167
External Cites per document20040.190
External Cites per document20050.280
External Cites per document20060.250
External Cites per document20070.321
External Cites per document20080.103
External Cites per document20090.447
External Cites per document20100.759
External Cites per document20110.519
External Cites per document20120.731
External Cites per document20130.314
External Cites per document20140.436
External Cites per document20150.500
External Cites per document20160.697
External Cites per document20170.438
Cites per document19990.125
Cites per document20000.400
Cites per document20010.206
Cites per document20020.091
Cites per document20030.167
Cites per document20040.190
Cites per document20050.280
Cites per document20060.292
Cites per document20070.321
Cites per document20080.138
Cites per document20090.474
Cites per document20100.759
Cites per document20110.556
Cites per document20120.808
Cites per document20130.343
Cites per document20140.487
Cites per document20150.528
Cites per document20160.727
Cites per document20170.531
% 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
200310.00
20040.00
20050.00
20066.67
200711.11
200825.00
200920.00
201057.14
20110.00
201214.29
20138.33
201418.18
201518.18
201610.00
201718.18
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents199932
Citable documents200025
Citable documents200134
Citable documents200222
Citable documents200324
Citable documents200421
Citable documents200525
Citable documents200624
Citable documents200728
Citable documents200829
Citable documents200938
Citable documents201029
Citable documents201127
Citable documents201226
Citable documents201335
Citable documents201439
Citable documents201536
Citable documents201633
Citable documents201732
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 documents199928
Uncited documents200018
Uncited documents200129
Uncited documents200220
Uncited documents200320
Uncited documents200418
Uncited documents200521
Uncited documents200619
Uncited documents200722
Uncited documents200827
Uncited documents200929
Uncited documents201020
Uncited documents201116
Uncited documents201223
Uncited documents201327
Uncited documents201430
Uncited documents201524
Uncited documents201621
Uncited documents201720
Cited documents19994
Cited documents20007
Cited documents20015
Cited documents20022
Cited documents20034
Cited documents20043
Cited documents20054
Cited documents20065
Cited documents20077
Cited documents20083
Cited documents200911
Cited documents201010
Cited documents201112
Cited documents20126
Cited documents201311
Cited documents201413
Cited documents201513
Cited documents201613
Cited documents201712
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