Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Medical News of North Caucasus


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category


Stavropol State Medical University



Publication type



20738137, 20738145





How to publish in this journal


Medical News of North Caucasus is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes state-of-the-art reviews and original research papers of wide interest in all fields of medicine (surgery, therapeutics and pediatrics). The journal is dedicated to basic and clinical medical research, medical education. The journal also strives to provide publication of important manuscripts to the widest possible audience worldwide. Journal “Medical News of North Caucasus“ does not limit its interests to the territorial particularities, at the same time it is oriented on giving local authors an opportunity to publish the results of their research provided that they are original and really innovative. In spite of the present conditions of certain information disparity and insufficient financing of research activities we quite often witness situations when interesting research or findings become known only in a narrow professional circle, and their results appear in departmental publications whose circulation is limited. This is especially true about research done in North Caucasus region. The Editorial Board is comprised of most authoritative doctors, pharmacists and researchers that represent in all fields of medicine of North Caucasus. 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)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3
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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.191
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.234
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.121
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.201
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.191
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.234
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.121
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.229
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.147
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.191
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.234
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.126
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.182
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 Cites20140
Self Cites201514
Self Cites201633
Self Cites201731
Self Cites201851
Self Cites201926
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201518
Total Cites201648
Total Cites201743
Total Cites201889
Total Cites201961
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 document20140
External Cites per document20150.043
External Cites per document20160.073
External Cites per document20170.034
External Cites per document20180.098
External Cites per document20190.085
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.191
Cites per document20160.234
Cites per document20170.121
Cites per document20180.229
Cites per document20190.147
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20193
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201594
Citable documents2016205
Citable documents2017355
Citable documents2018388
Citable documents2019414
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 documents20140
Uncited documents201583
Uncited documents2016180
Uncited documents2017323
Uncited documents2018326
Uncited documents2019371
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201512
Cited documents201626
Cited documents201734
Cited documents201863
Cited documents201946
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