Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Annals of palliative medicine



Universities and research institutions in China

Subject Area and Category


AME Publishing Company



Publication type



22245820, 22245839




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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.

Advanced and Specialized Nursing2016Q1
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2017Q1
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2018Q1
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2019Q1
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2020Q1
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2021Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2016Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2017Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2018Q1
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2019Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2020Q2
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine2021Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2021Q3

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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.882
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.012
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.423
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.665
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.643
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.679
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.882
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.012
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.423
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.361
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.595
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.643
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.882
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.012
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.034
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.236
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.686
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.620
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 Cites20150
Self Cites201618
Self Cites201728
Self Cites201825
Self Cites201918
Self Cites202016
Self Cites202133
Total Cites20150
Total Cites201664
Total Cites2017163
Total Cites2018259
Total Cites2019324
Total Cites2020461
Total Cites2021731
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 document20150
External Cites per document20161.586
External Cites per document20172.077
External Cites per document20181.696
External Cites per document20191.645
External Cites per document20201.910
External Cites per document20211.808
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20161.882
Cites per document20172.012
Cites per document20181.423
Cites per document20191.361
Cites per document20201.595
Cites per document20211.643
% 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 documents20150
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents201716
Non-citable documents201844
Non-citable documents201952
Non-citable documents202056
Non-citable documents202159
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201629
Citable documents201765
Citable documents2018138
Citable documents2019186
Citable documents2020233
Citable documents2021386
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 documents20150
Uncited documents201613
Uncited documents201727
Uncited documents201889
Uncited documents2019117
Uncited documents2020115
Uncited documents2021216
Cited documents20150
Cited documents201621
Cited documents201754
Cited documents201893
Cited documents2019121
Cited documents2020174
Cited documents2021229
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