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Brunei International Medical Journalopen access


Brunei Darussalam

Universities and research institutions in Brunei Darussalam

Subject Area and Category


Ministry of Health and Universiti Brunei Darussalem

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Publication type



15605876, 20793146





How to publish in this journal


The Brunei International Medical Journal (BIMJ) is a peer reviewed official publication of the Ministry of Health under the auspices of the Clinical Research Unit, Ministry of Health, Brunei Darussalam. BIMJ is both available as a six monthly print copy version, which will consist of two issues combined together as one and a three monthly free access online version consisting of individual issue. The aim is to allow publications to be available as quickly as possible online. The BIMJ publishes articles ranging from original research papers, review articles, medical practice papers, special reports, audits, case reports, images of interest, education and technical/innovation papers, editorials, commentaries and letters to the Editor. Topics of interest include all subjects that relate to clinical practice and research in all branches of medicine, basic and clinical including topics related to allied health care fields. The BIMJ welcomes manuscripts from contributors, but usually solicits reviews articles and special reports. Proposals for review papers can be sent to the Managing Editor directly. Please refer to the contact information of the Editorial Office. 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)2012Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q4

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)20120.070
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.113
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.066
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.046
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.032
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.097
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.070
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.113
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.080
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.051
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.040
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.030
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.098
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.068
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.063
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.064
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.065
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.173
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 Cites20122
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20192
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20123
Total Cites20139
Total Cites201418
Total Cites201514
Total Cites20169
Total Cites20176
Total Cites20184
Total Cites201912
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 document20120.023
External Cites per document20130.076
External Cites per document20140.106
External Cites per document20150.074
External Cites per document20160.039
External Cites per document20170.027
External Cites per document20180.030
External Cites per document20190.109
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.070
Cites per document20130.098
Cites per document20140.113
Cites per document20150.080
Cites per document20160.051
Cites per document20170.040
Cites per document20180.030
Cites per document20190.130
% 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 documents201228
Non-citable documents201366
Non-citable documents201487
Non-citable documents201570
Non-citable documents201640
Non-citable documents201726
Non-citable documents201826
Non-citable documents201918
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201243
Citable documents201392
Citable documents2014160
Citable documents2015175
Citable documents2016178
Citable documents2017150
Citable documents2018132
Citable documents201992
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 documents201268
Uncited documents2013153
Uncited documents2014232
Uncited documents2015232
Uncited documents2016211
Uncited documents2017171
Uncited documents2018155
Uncited documents2019101
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20123
Cited documents20135
Cited documents201415
Cited documents201513
Cited documents20167
Cited documents20175
Cited documents20183
Cited documents20199
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