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Korean Journal of Anesthesiologyopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


Korean Society of Anesthesiologists



Publication type



20056419, 20057563





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The Korean Journal of Anesthesiology (Korean J Anesthesiol; KJA) is an international, English-language, and Peer-reviewed journal for anesthesiology, critical care, and pain medicine. As an official journal of the Korean Society of Anesthesiologists, KJA was founded in 1968 and published monthly until 2014 and will now publish bimonthly in 2015. KJA aims to publish high-quality clinical and scientific materials on all aspects of anesthesiology, critical care, and pain medicine. In addition to publishing original articles, KJA features reviews, editorials, case reports, and letters to the editor. The major consideration for publication includes clarity, uniqueness, and advancement in design, performance, and knowledge. KJA also features Statistical Round to provide educational fundamentals and practical implications for clinical and experimental statistics to its readers. Additionally, KJA gladly reviews and publishes negative results for which publication will benefit clinical practice and promote further research activity. 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.

Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2011Q3
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2012Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2013Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2014Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2015Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2016Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2017Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2018Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2019Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2020Q2

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.450
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.720
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.739
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.831
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.711
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.784
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.827
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.905
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.441
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.919
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.450
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.720
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.739
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.832
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.691
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.752
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.829
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.366
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.046
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.450
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.720
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.708
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.767
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.616
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.686
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.977
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.432
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.936
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 Cites20100
Self Cites201120
Self Cites201251
Self Cites201359
Self Cites201475
Self Cites201532
Self Cites201632
Self Cites201743
Self Cites201822
Self Cites201924
Self Cites202020
Total Cites20100
Total Cites2011107
Total Cites2012308
Total Cites2013490
Total Cites2014544
Total Cites2015538
Total Cites2016488
Total Cites2017442
Total Cites2018388
Total Cites2019414
Total Cites2020581
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.385
External Cites per document20120.668
External Cites per document20130.763
External Cites per document20140.957
External Cites per document20150.998
External Cites per document20161.091
External Cites per document20171.090
External Cites per document20181.331
External Cites per document20191.646
External Cites per document20202.833
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.450
Cites per document20120.720
Cites per document20130.739
Cites per document20140.832
Cites per document20150.691
Cites per document20160.752
Cites per document20170.829
Cites per document20181.179
Cites per document20191.366
Cites per document20202.046
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents201112
Non-citable documents201243
Non-citable documents201398
Non-citable documents2014164
Non-citable documents2015272
Non-citable documents2016231
Non-citable documents2017167
Non-citable documents201854
Non-citable documents201966
Non-citable documents202086
Citable documents20100
Citable documents2011226
Citable documents2012385
Citable documents2013565
Citable documents2014490
Citable documents2015507
Citable documents2016418
Citable documents2017366
Citable documents2018275
Citable documents2019237
Citable documents2020198
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 documents20100
Uncited documents2011164
Uncited documents2012241
Uncited documents2013381
Uncited documents2014361
Uncited documents2015489
Uncited documents2016392
Uncited documents2017308
Uncited documents2018151
Uncited documents2019150
Uncited documents2020130
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201174
Cited documents2012187
Cited documents2013282
Cited documents2014293
Cited documents2015290
Cited documents2016257
Cited documents2017225
Cited documents2018178
Cited documents2019153
Cited documents2020154
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