TITLE

Revista de Sanidad Militar Análisis Editorial del periodo 2002-2006

AUTHOR(S)
de Jesús Almanza Muñoz, José; Pichardo-Reyes, Efrén Alberto
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Revista de Sanidad Militar;may/jun2007, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p134
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background. Editorial research constitutes an innovation which brings a very useful background for editorial planning strategy in biomedical journals development. Objective. To effect the editorial analysis of the Military Health Journal (MHJ) for the 2002-2006 period. A retrospective descriptive study of papers published at the MHJ was done applying descriptive statistics and exploring their bibliometric basic parameters. Result RSM mission and vision are clearly stated at the bylaws. The MSJ celebrates currently its 59/th anniversary. 76.7% are military authors and 23.3% are civilian. There are 19.8 days of publishing delay. Institutional affiliation is military in 34%, civilian in 46% an internacional in 17%. Between 2002 and 2006 period, were published 328 papers, from which 260 (79.2%) were undergone to the Peer review. 61.5% on research; 20.7 on review; and 15% on clinical cases. As compared 1997-2001 with 2002-2006, there are a statistically increment in research (χ²=6.9;gl = 4; p < 0.050). Main reviewers per published article are 2.5. External reviewers constitutes 60.2%. Rejection index was 69.8, and acceptance index was 30.2. Time measure between submissional and acceptance was 70.9 days. 69.1% of author were men and 30.9% were women. Diffusion as well as visibility are adequate due to the inclusion in databases. Conclusions. MSJ comply with editorial standard and basic bibliometrics parameters. challenges and perspectives are described at the light of this analysis.
ACCESSION #
26452232

 

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