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Journal of Perioperative Nursingopen access



Universities and research institutions in Australia
Media Ranking in Australia

Subject Area and Category


Australian College of Perioperative Nurses



Publication type



22091092, 22091084





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We publish original research articles, reviews, news, letters and articles that comment on a range of clinical, educational, scientific, organisational and economic factors relevant to the aims of our journal. We welcome research into beneficial clinical strategies which enhance the provision of preoperative, intra-operative, post-operative and perioperative care. We will consider the publication of multi-disciplinary and international perspectives relevant to the aims of the journal. 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.

Advanced and Specialized Nursing2019Q3
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2020Q2
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2021Q3
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2022Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2019Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2020Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2021Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2022Q3

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)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.296
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.467
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.458
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.470
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.296
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.467
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.296
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.467
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.222
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.400
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 Cites20180
Self Cites20196
Self Cites202010
Self Cites20217
Self Cites202210
Total Cites20180
Total Cites20198
Total Cites202021
Total Cites202133
Total Cites202232
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 document20180
External Cites per document20190.074
External Cites per document20200.244
External Cites per document20210.361
External Cites per document20220.301
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.296
Cites per document20200.467
Cites per document20210.458
Cites per document20220.438
% 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 documents20180
Non-citable documents20194
Non-citable documents20208
Non-citable documents202115
Non-citable documents202215
Citable documents20180
Citable documents201923
Citable documents202037
Citable documents202157
Citable documents202258
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 documents20180
Uncited documents201920
Uncited documents202030
Uncited documents202152
Uncited documents202249
Cited documents20180
Cited documents20197
Cited documents202015
Cited documents202120
Cited documents202224
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