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Annals of Intensive Careopen access



Universities and research institutions in Germany

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Springer-Verlag GmbH and Co. KG



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Annals of Intensive Care is an online peer-reviewed journal aimed at publishing high-quality review articles and original research papers on intensive care medicine. It is intended for all critical care providers (attending physicians, fellows, residents, nurses, and physiotherapists) seeking to update their own knowledge to ensure they provide the best care for their patients. 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.

Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine2012Q1
Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine2013Q1
Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine2014Q1
Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine2015Q1
Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine2016Q1
Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine2017Q1
Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine2018Q1
Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine2019Q1
Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine2020Q1

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20126.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.607
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.672
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.849
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.201
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.573
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.174
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20205.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20126.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.607
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.672
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.511
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.370
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20205.346
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20126.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.607
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.802
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.093
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.946
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.936
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.016
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20205.372
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 Cites20123
Self Cites20138
Self Cites201415
Self Cites201527
Self Cites201638
Self Cites201726
Self Cites201854
Self Cites201963
Self Cites202090
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201266
Total Cites2013303
Total Cites2014570
Total Cites2015648
Total Cites2016591
Total Cites2017909
Total Cites20181181
Total Cites20191461
Total Cites20202037
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 document20125.727
External Cites per document20133.512
External Cites per document20144.549
External Cites per document20154.196
External Cites per document20164.221
External Cites per document20174.307
External Cites per document20183.941
External Cites per document20193.972
External Cites per document20205.439
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20126.000
Cites per document20133.607
Cites per document20144.672
Cites per document20154.378
Cites per document20164.511
Cites per document20174.370
Cites per document20184.058
Cites per document20194.058
Cites per document20205.346
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20198
Non-citable documents202023
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201211
Citable documents201384
Citable documents2014122
Citable documents2015148
Citable documents2016131
Citable documents2017205
Citable documents2018286
Citable documents2019352
Citable documents2020358
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 documents20121
Uncited documents201315
Uncited documents201416
Uncited documents201516
Uncited documents201616
Uncited documents201726
Uncited documents201833
Uncited documents201940
Uncited documents202047
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201210
Cited documents201369
Cited documents2014106
Cited documents2015132
Cited documents2016115
Cited documents2017182
Cited documents2018258
Cited documents2019320
Cited documents2020334
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