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BMJ Case Reports

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group  - SIR icon
Publication typeJournals
Scope BMJ Case Reports is an important educational resource offering a high volume of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. All articles are peer reviewed and copy edited before publication. BMJ Case Reports is not an edition or supplement of the BMJ.


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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)2009Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.039
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.056
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.210
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.355
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.380
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.418
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.477
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.495
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.039
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.097
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.196
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.358
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.370
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.469
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.512
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.039
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.057
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.072
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.199
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.344
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.361
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.370
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.462
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.469
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.453
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20104
Self Cites201118
Self Cites201235
Self Cites201379
Self Cites2014135
Self Cites2015111
Self Cites201691
Self Cites2017105
Self Cites2018125
Self Cites2019146
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201046
Total Cites2011103
Total Cites2012280
Total Cites2013648
Total Cites20141817
Total Cites20152293
Total Cites20162624
Total Cites20172407
Total Cites20182299
Total Cites20192519
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.036
External Cites per document20110.046
External Cites per document20120.085
External Cites per document20130.172
External Cites per document20140.331
External Cites per document20150.352
External Cites per document20160.403
External Cites per document20170.448
External Cites per document20180.473
External Cites per document20190.482
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.039
Cites per document20110.056
Cites per document20120.097
Cites per document20130.196
Cites per document20140.358
Cites per document20150.370
Cites per document20160.417
Cites per document20170.469
Cites per document20180.500
Cites per document20190.512
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents201061
Non-citable documents201165
Non-citable documents201268
Non-citable documents201330
Non-citable documents2014384
Non-citable documents2015593
Non-citable documents2016925
Non-citable documents2017901
Non-citable documents20181044
Non-citable documents20191038
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200921
Citable documents20101168
Citable documents20111840
Citable documents20122889
Citable documents20133311
Citable documents20145076
Citable documents20156197
Citable documents20166288
Citable documents20175134
Citable documents20184601
Citable documents20194924
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200921
Uncited documents20101192
Uncited documents20111813
Uncited documents20122727
Uncited documents20132819
Uncited documents20144099
Uncited documents20155135
Uncited documents20165310
Uncited documents20174396
Uncited documents20184055
Uncited documents20194283
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201037
Cited documents201192
Cited documents2012230
Cited documents2013522
Cited documents20141361
Cited documents20151655
Cited documents20161903
Cited documents20171639
Cited documents20181590
Cited documents20191679
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