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Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicineopen access


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

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BioMed Central Ltd.



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Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine considers articles on the philosophy of medicine and biology, and on ethical aspects of clinical practice and research. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of the philosophy of medicine and biology, and the ethical aspects of clinical practice and research. It also considers papers at the intersection of medicine and humanities, including the history of medicine, that are relevant to contemporary philosophy of medicine and bioethics. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine is the official publication of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University Medical Center. 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.

Health Policy2007Q2
Health Policy2008Q3
Health Policy2009Q2
Health Policy2010Q2
Health Policy2011Q2
Health Policy2012Q2
Health Policy2013Q2
Health Policy2014Q3
Health Policy2015Q3
Health Policy2016Q3
Health Policy2017Q3
Health Policy2018Q3
Health Policy2019Q3
Health Policy2020Q3
Health Policy2021Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2007Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2008Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2009Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2010Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2011Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2012Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2013Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2014Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2015Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2016Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2017Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2018Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2019Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2020Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2021Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2007Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2008Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2009Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2010Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2011Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2012Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2013Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2014Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2015Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2016Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2017Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2018Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2019Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2020Q3
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2021Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2021Q2

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.684
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.822
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.628
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.391
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.719
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.691
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.972
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.881
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.557
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.712
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.458
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.940
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.684
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.820
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.019
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.960
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.784
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.722
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.679
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.439
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.531
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.929
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.116
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.844
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.853
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.794
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.425
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.970
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.368
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.370
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.185
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20089
Self Cites20096
Self Cites20104
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20129
Self Cites20136
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20164
Self Cites20176
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20196
Self Cites20201
Self Cites20211
Total Cites20060
Total Cites200710
Total Cites200857
Total Cites200996
Total Cites2010111
Total Cites2011105
Total Cites201298
Total Cites2013132
Total Cites201491
Total Cites201593
Total Cites201689
Total Cites201759
Total Cites201849
Total Cites201952
Total Cites202081
Total Cites202191
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 document20071.429
External Cites per document20082.526
External Cites per document20092.727
External Cites per document20102.675
External Cites per document20112.658
External Cites per document20122.342
External Cites per document20133.818
External Cites per document20142.095
External Cites per document20152.047
External Cites per document20161.889
External Cites per document20171.656
External Cites per document20182.000
External Cites per document20191.840
External Cites per document20202.581
External Cites per document20212.647
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.833
Cites per document20081.500
Cites per document20091.684
Cites per document20101.820
Cites per document20112.019
Cites per document20121.960
Cites per document20132.750
Cites per document20141.784
Cites per document20151.722
Cites per document20161.679
Cites per document20171.439
Cites per document20181.531
Cites per document20191.486
Cites per document20201.929
Cites per document20212.116
% 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 documents20075
Non-citable documents200819
Non-citable documents200924
Non-citable documents201021
Non-citable documents201114
Non-citable documents201212
Non-citable documents201315
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents20179
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents201910
Non-citable documents202011
Non-citable documents20219
Citable documents20060
Citable documents20077
Citable documents200819
Citable documents200933
Citable documents201040
Citable documents201138
Citable documents201238
Citable documents201333
Citable documents201442
Citable documents201543
Citable documents201645
Citable documents201732
Citable documents201824
Citable documents201925
Citable documents202031
Citable documents202134
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 documents20079
Uncited documents200816
Uncited documents200920
Uncited documents201021
Uncited documents201117
Uncited documents201217
Uncited documents201312
Uncited documents201416
Uncited documents201520
Uncited documents201615
Uncited documents201719
Uncited documents201813
Uncited documents201910
Uncited documents202018
Uncited documents202112
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20073
Cited documents200822
Cited documents200937
Cited documents201040
Cited documents201135
Cited documents201233
Cited documents201336
Cited documents201435
Cited documents201534
Cited documents201638
Cited documents201722
Cited documents201819
Cited documents201925
Cited documents202024
Cited documents202131
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