HealthAugust 29, 2018

Wolters Kluwer announces impact factor gains across its Lippincott portfolio and Medknow open access titles

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that seven of its Lippincott journals have been ranked #1 based on their 2017 Journal Citation Report (JCR) Impact Factor Score from Clarivate Analytics. An Impact Factor (IF) is a measurement of the frequency by which an article in a scholarly journal is cited in a particular year. Of the 204 Lippincott titles listed in the JCR rankings, 56 percent had gains over the previous year, with 24 journals increasing 25 percent or more.

Lippincott holds 21 Top 5 spots across 14 specialties and 44 Top 10 across 25 specialties. Rounding out the top 20 rankings, Lippincott holds 90 spots across 39 specialties.

Lippincott publishes the top-ranked titles in the following subject categories:

  • Anesthesiology: Anesthesiology, published on behalf of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (IF 6.523)
  • Audiology & Speech Language Pathology: Ear & Hearing (IF 3.120), the official title of the American Auditory Society
  • Education: Academic Medicine (IF 4.801), the official journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Hematology: Circulation Research (IF 15.221), published on behalf of the American Heart Association
  • Peripheral & Vascular Disease: Circulation (IF 18.880), published on behalf of the American Heart Association
  • Rehabilitation (Social Science): Journal of Head Trauma & Rehabilitation (IF 3.406), the top title in Rehabilitation in the Social Sciences and the official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America
  • Surgery: Annals of Surgery (IF 9.203), affiliated with the American Surgical Association and the European Surgical Association

Lippincott publishes top 10 titles in the following categories:

Allergy

  • #12 Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (IF 3.544)

Anatomy & Morphology

  • #6 Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology (IF 2.042)

Anesthesiology

  • #3 Pain, published on behalf of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IF 5.559)
  • #5 Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, published on behalf of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (IF 4.382)
  • #6 European Journal of Anaesthesiology (IF 3.958), published on the behalf of the European Society of Anaesthesiology
  • #7 Anesthesia & Analgesia, published on behalf of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IF 3.463)
  • #10 Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology (IF 3.238), published on the behalf of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems

  • #2 Circulation, published on behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 18.880)
  • #4 Circulation Research, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 15.211)

Critical Care Medicine

  • # 5 Critical Care Medicine, published in conjunction with the Society of Critical Care Medicine (IF 6.630)

Emergency Medicine

  • #10 European Journal of Emergency Medicine (IF 1.729)

Healthcare Sciences & Services

  • #5 Academic Medicine (IF 4.801)

Hematology

  • #8 Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.086)

Nursing

  • #5 Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (IF 2.097)

Nursing (Social Science)

  • #9 Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (IF 2.097)

Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • #5 Obstetrics & Gynecology, published on behalf of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (IF 4.982)

Ophthalmology

  • #7 Retina-The Journal of Retinal & Vitreous Diseases (IF 4.013)

Orthopedics

  • #3 Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (IF 4.583)
  • #6 Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research (IF 4.091)

Otorhinolaryngology

  • #2 Ear & Hearing (IF 3.120), the official title of the American Auditory Society

Pathology

  • #8 American Journal of Surgical Pathology (IF 5.878)

Physiology

  • #9 Exercise & Sport Sciences Reviews (IF 5.065)

Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • #2 Circulation Research, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 15.211)
  • #3 Hypertension, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.823)
  • #4 Stroke, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.239)
  • #5 Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.086)

Psychology

  • #10 Psychosomatic Medicine (IF 3.810)

Public, Environmental & Occupational Health

  • #10 Epidemiology (IF 4.991)

Public, Environmental & Occupational Health (Social Science)

  • #3 Epidemiology (IF 4.991)

Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging

  • #6 Clinical Nuclear Medicine (IF 6.281)
  • #7 Investigative Radiology (IF 6.224)
  • #8 Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, published on behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.221)

Rehabilitation

  • #5 Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (IF 3.633)
  • #6 Journal of Head Trauma & Rehabilitation (IF 3.406), top title in Rehabilitation in the Social Sciences, official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America

Rheumatology

  • #7 Current Opinion in Rheumatology (IF 4.227)

Sport Sciences

  • #5 Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (IF 5.065), published on behalf of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • #7 Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (IF 4.291), published on behalf of the American College of Sports Medicine

Surgery

  • #7 American Journal of Surgical Pathology, affiliated with The Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists and The Gastrointestinal Pathology Society (IF 5.878)

Transplantation

  • #7 Transplantation (IF 3.960), official journal of The Transplantation Society

Virology

  • #7 AIDS (IF 4.914)

In the Medknow open access journal portfolio, 78 percent of the 32 titles increased their Impact Factor rating over the previous year, with 31 percent seeing a significant increase. Those journals included Conservation and Society, the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, the Chinese Medical Journal, Journal of Cytology, Pharmacognosy Magazine, and the Indian Journal of Pharmacology

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