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Operations Research for Health Care

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryDentistry
Oral Surgery

PublisherElsevier Science & Technology
Publication typeJournals
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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.

Oral Surgery2013Q3
Oral Surgery2014Q2
Oral Surgery2015Q2
Oral Surgery2016Q2
Oral Surgery2017Q2
Oral Surgery2018Q1

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.077
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.810
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.886
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.373
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.453
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.958
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.810
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.886
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.242
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.897
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.681
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.810
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.426
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.473
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.415
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20136
Self Cites20146
Self Cites201524
Self Cites201615
Self Cites20179
Self Cites201822
Total Cites20120
Total Cites201314
Total Cites201438
Total Cites2015127
Total Cites2016139
Total Cites2017148
Total Cites2018193
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.615
External Cites per document20141.524
External Cites per document20152.341
External Cites per document20162.000
External Cites per document20171.782
External Cites per document20182.375
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20131.077
Cites per document20141.810
Cites per document20152.886
Cites per document20162.242
Cites per document20171.897
Cites per document20182.681
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents20177
Non-citable documents20183
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201313
Citable documents201421
Citable documents201544
Citable documents201662
Citable documents201778
Citable documents201872
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 documents20120
Uncited documents20135
Uncited documents201410
Uncited documents201515
Uncited documents201628
Uncited documents201727
Uncited documents201819
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20138
Cited documents201413
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201642
Cited documents201758
Cited documents201856
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