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Clinical Ethics

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities

Medicine (miscellaneous)

Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1758101X, 14777509
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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.

Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2007Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2008Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2009Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2010Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2011Q4
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2012Q4
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2013Q4
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2014Q4
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2015Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2016Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.756
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.487
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.629
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.432
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.344
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.396
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.381
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.452
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.651
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.775
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.756
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.487
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.629
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.448
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.302
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.383
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.344
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.360
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.657
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.685
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.754
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.756
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.487
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.406
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.632
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.457
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.905
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 Cites20060
Self Cites200718
Self Cites200814
Self Cites200914
Self Cites20108
Self Cites20113
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20178
Total Cites20060
Total Cites200731
Total Cites200837
Total Cites200973
Total Cites201047
Total Cites201129
Total Cites201236
Total Cites201333
Total Cites201432
Total Cites201546
Total Cites201637
Total Cites201746
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 document20060
External Cites per document20070.317
External Cites per document20080.303
External Cites per document20090.509
External Cites per document20100.371
External Cites per document20110.271
External Cites per document20120.351
External Cites per document20130.323
External Cites per document20140.326
External Cites per document20150.657
External Cites per document20160.630
External Cites per document20170.623
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.756
Cites per document20080.487
Cites per document20090.629
Cites per document20100.448
Cites per document20110.302
Cites per document20120.383
Cites per document20130.344
Cites per document20140.360
Cites per document20150.657
Cites per document20160.685
Cites per document20170.754
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents200716
Non-citable documents200826
Non-citable documents200935
Non-citable documents201025
Non-citable documents201121
Non-citable documents201219
Non-citable documents201314
Non-citable documents201411
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20172
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200741
Citable documents200876
Citable documents2009116
Citable documents2010105
Citable documents201196
Citable documents201294
Citable documents201396
Citable documents201489
Citable documents201570
Citable documents201654
Citable documents201761
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 documents20060
Uncited documents200734
Uncited documents200879
Uncited documents2009102
Uncited documents201098
Uncited documents201196
Uncited documents201285
Uncited documents201390
Uncited documents201476
Uncited documents201550
Uncited documents201636
Uncited documents201740
Cited documents20060
Cited documents200723
Cited documents200823
Cited documents200949
Cited documents201032
Cited documents201121
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201320
Cited documents201424
Cited documents201525
Cited documents201622
Cited documents201723
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