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Country Australia  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Australia
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Subject Area and CategoryNursing
Advanced and Specialized Nursing
Medical and Surgical Nursing
Publisher Australian College of Operating Room Nurses, ACORN
Publication typeJournals
Coverage2006-2008, 2017-2018
Scope Renamed "Journal of Perioperative Nursing" (2209-1092, 2209-1084). 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.


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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 Nursing2007Q4
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2008Q2
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2009Q3
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2010Q4
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2011Q2
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2012Q4
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2013Q4
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2014Q3
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2015Q4
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2016Q3
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2017Q3
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2018Q4
Advanced and Specialized Nursing2019Q4
Medical and Surgical Nursing2007Q4
Medical and Surgical Nursing2008Q1
Medical and Surgical Nursing2009Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2010Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2011Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2012Q4
Medical and Surgical Nursing2013Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2014Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2015Q4
Medical and Surgical Nursing2016Q2
Medical and Surgical Nursing2017Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2018Q3
Medical and Surgical Nursing2019Q4

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)20070.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.379
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.068
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.318
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.076
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.083
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.021
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.022
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.191
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.391
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.550
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.379
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.016
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.319
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.086
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.082
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.028
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.015
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.176
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.466
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.574
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.379
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.049
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.298
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.106
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.102
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.021
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.196
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.377
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.554
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.121
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 Cites20071
Self Cites20088
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites201117
Self Cites20125
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20168
Self Cites201736
Self Cites20183
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20071
Total Cites200811
Total Cites20095
Total Cites20101
Total Cites201122
Total Cites20126
Total Cites20136
Total Cites20142
Total Cites20151
Total Cites201612
Total Cites201741
Total Cites201858
Total Cites20199
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 document20070.000
External Cites per document20080.103
External Cites per document20090.098
External Cites per document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.072
External Cites per document20120.014
External Cites per document20130.055
External Cites per document20140.000
External Cites per document20150.015
External Cites per document20160.059
External Cites per document20170.057
External Cites per document20180.545
External Cites per document20190.120
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.100
Cites per document20080.379
Cites per document20090.098
Cites per document20100.016
Cites per document20110.319
Cites per document20120.086
Cites per document20130.082
Cites per document20140.028
Cites per document20150.015
Cites per document20160.176
Cites per document20170.466
Cites per document20180.574
Cites per document20190.120
% 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 documents20071
Non-citable documents200812
Non-citable documents200927
Non-citable documents201042
Non-citable documents201139
Non-citable documents201244
Non-citable documents201352
Non-citable documents201454
Non-citable documents201559
Non-citable documents201668
Non-citable documents201773
Non-citable documents201859
Non-citable documents201926
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200710
Citable documents200829
Citable documents200951
Citable documents201064
Citable documents201169
Citable documents201270
Citable documents201373
Citable documents201471
Citable documents201567
Citable documents201668
Citable documents201788
Citable documents2018101
Citable documents201975
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 documents200710
Uncited documents200833
Uncited documents200973
Uncited documents2010105
Uncited documents201190
Uncited documents2012108
Uncited documents2013119
Uncited documents2014123
Uncited documents2015125
Uncited documents2016125
Uncited documents2017137
Uncited documents2018121
Uncited documents201992
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20071
Cited documents20088
Cited documents20095
Cited documents20101
Cited documents201118
Cited documents20126
Cited documents20136
Cited documents20142
Cited documents20151
Cited documents201611
Cited documents201724
Cited documents201839
Cited documents20199
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