Impact and information
Frequency: Bi-weekly, online-only
Impact Factor: 5.237 2018 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports (Web of Science Group, 2019)
Impact Factor (IF) is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a given year. Therefore, this value can be used to measure the level of response to items published in a journal by calculating how often its articles are cited.
5-year Impact Factor: 5.204 2018 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports (Web of Science Group, 2019)
This metric reflects the long-term citation trend for a journal. Calculated as the number of times articles published in the past 5 years have been cited in the stated year divided by the number of articles which are citable.
Journal Ranking: 19/136 (top quartile) in Medicine (Research & Experimental) category (2018 Journal Citation Reports, Web of Science Group, 2019)
Cited half-life: 8.4 years
This metric refers to the median age of the citations received by a journal during the JCR (Journal Citations Reports) year, i.e. half the citations are for articles published within the last 8 years. This metric reflects the continued value and use of previously published content.
Immediacy index: 0.969
The average number of times an article is cited in the same year it is published.
Article Influence Score: 1.387
This measure is a ratio of a journal’s citation influence to the size of the journal’s article contribution over a period of 5 years. The Article Influence Score for Clinical Science indicates a higher than average influence for each article in the journal.
Median time from submission to first decision in 2018 (following full peer review): 32 days
Median time from acceptance to online Version of Record publication in 2018: 31 days
Clinical Science is abstracted/indexed in:
- Biological Abstracts
- BIOSIS Previews
- CAB International
- Chemical Abstracts Service
- Current Contents - Life Sceinces
- Google Scholar
- PubMed (PubMed Central for selected content)
- Science Citation Index (ISI)
- Science Citation Index Expanded)
- Scimago Journal and Country Rank (SJR)
- Web of Science
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