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Koomeshopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

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Semnan University of Medical Sciences



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Koomesh Journal is a peer review, open access and quarterly journal. It is an official journal of Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Iran. It was founded in 2000 and publish regularly. It is a journal with multidisciplinary scope relevant to Medicine and allied sciences. Each issue carries useful articles, including peer-reviewed, review and original research articles and case reports that have direct clinical significance, and position papers on health care issues, medical education, and public policy. This Journal accepts Original Papers, Review Articles, Short Communications and Letters to the Editor in the fields of medical sciences. This Journal is approved as “Academic Research Journal” by the Journal Commission of Ministry of Health And Medical Education. Manuscripts are received with the understanding that they are submitted solely to the Koomesh Journal. Upon submission, they become the property of the Publisher and that the data in the manuscript have been reviewed by all authors, who agree with the analysis of the data and the conclusions reached in the manuscript. Written approval by the local animal or human institutional review committee must be stated in the manuscript except for work that is noninvasive and minimally intrusive, or that is based upon routine clinical statistics already existing for the purposes of clinical care or follow-up and is part of the ordinary treatment of patients or human. Statements in articles are the responsibility of the authors. 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)2007Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.038
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.136
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.192
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.496
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.379
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.042
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.123
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.173
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.443
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.518
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.385
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.055
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.098
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.140
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.126
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.102
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.350
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.427
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.529
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.388
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20118
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20154
Self Cites201636
Self Cites201765
Self Cites201871
Self Cites201943
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20106
Total Cites201117
Total Cites201220
Total Cites201329
Total Cites201435
Total Cites201534
Total Cites201672
Total Cites2017135
Total Cites2018162
Total Cites2019134
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 document20060
External Cites per document20070.000
External Cites per document20080.000
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.042
External Cites per document20110.065
External Cites per document20120.131
External Cites per document20130.161
External Cites per document20140.205
External Cites per document20150.160
External Cites per document20160.182
External Cites per document20170.230
External Cites per document20180.291
External Cites per document20190.261
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.042
Cites per document20110.123
Cites per document20120.131
Cites per document20130.173
Cites per document20140.224
Cites per document20150.182
Cites per document20160.364
Cites per document20170.443
Cites per document20180.518
Cites per document20190.385
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200714
Citable documents200865
Citable documents2009111
Citable documents2010142
Citable documents2011138
Citable documents2012153
Citable documents2013168
Citable documents2014156
Citable documents2015187
Citable documents2016198
Citable documents2017305
Citable documents2018313
Citable documents2019348
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 documents20060
Uncited documents200714
Uncited documents200865
Uncited documents2009111
Uncited documents2010137
Uncited documents2011121
Uncited documents2012138
Uncited documents2013142
Uncited documents2014128
Uncited documents2015161
Uncited documents2016147
Uncited documents2017215
Uncited documents2018206
Uncited documents2019260
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20105
Cited documents201117
Cited documents201215
Cited documents201326
Cited documents201428
Cited documents201526
Cited documents201651
Cited documents201790
Cited documents2018107
Cited documents201988
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