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Korean Journal of Anesthesiologyopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea
Media Ranking in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


Korean Society of Anesthesiologists



Publication type



20057563, 20056419





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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
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2021Q1
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2022Q1

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)20120.724
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.747
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.834
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.719
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.795
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.839
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.933
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.557
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.892
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20213.008
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20222.975
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.450
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.724
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.747
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.835
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.700
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.763
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.845
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.490
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.021
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.951
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20223.054
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.450
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.724
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.715
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.769
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.619
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.005
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.088
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.566
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.912
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.191
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.946
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 Cites201633
Self Cites201746
Self Cites201820
Self Cites201924
Self Cites202020
Self Cites202157
Self Cites202228
Total Cites20100
Total Cites2011107
Total Cites2012310
Total Cites2013495
Total Cites2014546
Total Cites2015545
Total Cites2016495
Total Cites2017452
Total Cites2018404
Total Cites2019453
Total Cites2020570
Total Cites2021785
Total Cites2022849
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 document20110.366
External Cites per document20120.605
External Cites per document20130.658
External Cites per document20140.720
External Cites per document20150.659
External Cites per document20160.712
External Cites per document20170.759
External Cites per document20181.160
External Cites per document20191.411
External Cites per document20201.950
External Cites per document20212.737
External Cites per document20222.953
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.450
Cites per document20120.724
Cites per document20130.747
Cites per document20140.835
Cites per document20150.700
Cites per document20160.763
Cites per document20170.845
Cites per document20181.221
Cites per document20191.490
Cites per document20202.021
Cites per document20212.951
Cites per document20223.054
% 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
Non-citable documents202190
Non-citable documents202288
Citable documents20100
Citable documents2011226
Citable documents2012385
Citable documents2013565
Citable documents2014490
Citable documents2015507
Citable documents2016418
Citable documents2017368
Citable documents2018277
Citable documents2019238
Citable documents2020196
Citable documents2021176
Citable documents2022190
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 documents2012240
Uncited documents2013379
Uncited documents2014360
Uncited documents2015487
Uncited documents2016389
Uncited documents2017307
Uncited documents2018147
Uncited documents2019142
Uncited documents2020129
Uncited documents202196
Uncited documents2022119
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201174
Cited documents2012188
Cited documents2013284
Cited documents2014294
Cited documents2015292
Cited documents2016260
Cited documents2017228
Cited documents2018184
Cited documents2019162
Cited documents2020153
Cited documents2021170
Cited documents2022159
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