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Revista Medica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social



Universities and research institutions in Mexico

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Officina de Bibliotecas y Divulgacion de la Jefatura de los Servicios de Ensenanza e Investigacion

Officina de Bibliotecas y Divulgacion de la Jefatura de los Servicios de Ensenanza e Investigacion in Scimago Institutions Rankings



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1972-1979, 1981-1991, 2005-2016



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Revista Médica del IMSS tiene como marco de referencia las recomendaciones formuladas en Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals, del Comité Internacional de Editores de Revistas Médicas (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, última actualización en Diciembre de 2017. Para una mejor exposición de sus contenidos, Revista Médica del IMSS organiza los artículos en las siguientes secciones: Editoriales. Aportación Original. Artículo de Opinión. Artículo de Revisión. Carta al Editor. Casos Clínicos. Reporte Breve. Otro (Ética, Educación, Historia y Filosofía de la Medicina). 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)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q4

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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.068
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.213
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.260
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.361
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.209
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.203
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.164
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.249
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.264
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.254
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.363
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.470
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.068
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.213
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.327
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.158
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.162
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.180
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.154
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.236
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.282
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.255
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.237
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.422
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.529
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.068
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.213
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.192
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.246
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.138
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.101
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.139
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.214
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.262
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.241
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.258
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.407
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
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 Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20064
Total Cites200730
Total Cites200856
Total Cites200984
Total Cites201045
Total Cites201150
Total Cites201257
Total Cites201347
Total Cites201469
Total Cites201593
Total Cites201697
Total Cites2017103
Total Cites2018121
Total Cites201974
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 document20050
External Cites per document20060.068
External Cites per document20070.213
External Cites per document20080.260
External Cites per document20090.327
External Cites per document20100.158
External Cites per document20110.162
External Cites per document20120.180
External Cites per document20130.154
External Cites per document20140.236
External Cites per document20150.282
External Cites per document20160.255
External Cites per document20170.237
External Cites per document20180.422
External Cites per document20190.529
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.068
Cites per document20070.213
Cites per document20080.260
Cites per document20090.327
Cites per document20100.158
Cites per document20110.162
Cites per document20120.180
Cites per document20130.154
Cites per document20140.236
Cites per document20150.282
Cites per document20160.255
Cites per document20170.237
Cites per document20180.422
Cites per document20190.529
% 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 documents20050
Non-citable documents200613
Non-citable documents200725
Non-citable documents200833
Non-citable documents200929
Non-citable documents201029
Non-citable documents201132
Non-citable documents201239
Non-citable documents201342
Non-citable documents201444
Non-citable documents201549
Non-citable documents201656
Non-citable documents201762
Non-citable documents201841
Non-citable documents201919
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200659
Citable documents2007141
Citable documents2008215
Citable documents2009257
Citable documents2010284
Citable documents2011308
Citable documents2012317
Citable documents2013305
Citable documents2014292
Citable documents2015330
Citable documents2016380
Citable documents2017435
Citable documents2018287
Citable documents2019140
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 documents20050
Uncited documents200668
Uncited documents2007147
Uncited documents2008204
Uncited documents2009224
Uncited documents2010272
Uncited documents2011298
Uncited documents2012304
Uncited documents2013306
Uncited documents2014287
Uncited documents2015306
Uncited documents2016359
Uncited documents2017421
Uncited documents2018255
Uncited documents2019117
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20064
Cited documents200719
Cited documents200844
Cited documents200962
Cited documents201041
Cited documents201142
Cited documents201252
Cited documents201341
Cited documents201449
Cited documents201573
Cited documents201677
Cited documents201776
Cited documents201873
Cited documents201942
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