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Bangladesh Journal of Medical Scienceopen access



Universities and research institutions in Bangladesh

Subject Area and Category


Ibn Sina Trust



Publication type



20760299, 22234721





How to publish in this journal


Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science (BJMS) is a professional medical journal intended to provide a multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas and information among professionals concerned with medicine ad allied disciplines in Bangladesh and world. We acknowledge that many other disciplines have important contributions to add new knowledge and innovations in improving our physical and mental health. BJMS authority welcomes relevant contributions from them. 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)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q4
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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.327
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.339
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.146
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.110
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.133
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.327
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.339
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.146
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.114
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.189
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.202
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.245
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.327
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.339
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.079
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.107
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.134
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.164
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.171
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.310
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 Cites20110
Self Cites201213
Self Cites201326
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20162
Self Cites201711
Self Cites20189
Self Cites201922
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201218
Total Cites201342
Total Cites201430
Total Cites201528
Total Cites201636
Total Cites201757
Total Cites201863
Total Cites201983
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.091
External Cites per document20130.129
External Cites per document20140.121
External Cites per document20150.093
External Cites per document20160.130
External Cites per document20170.152
External Cites per document20180.173
External Cites per document20190.180
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.327
Cites per document20130.339
Cites per document20140.146
Cites per document20150.114
Cites per document20160.138
Cites per document20170.189
Cites per document20180.202
Cites per document20190.245
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201514
Non-citable documents201619
Non-citable documents201723
Non-citable documents201822
Non-citable documents201921
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201255
Citable documents2013124
Citable documents2014206
Citable documents2015246
Citable documents2016261
Citable documents2017302
Citable documents2018312
Citable documents2019339
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201245
Uncited documents201399
Uncited documents2014194
Uncited documents2015240
Uncited documents2016250
Uncited documents2017282
Uncited documents2018284
Uncited documents2019296
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201214
Cited documents201333
Cited documents201424
Cited documents201520
Cited documents201630
Cited documents201743
Cited documents201850
Cited documents201964
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