The impact of palliative medicine?

Higginson, I.J.; McGregor, A.M.
July 1999
Palliative Medicine;1999, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p273
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on impact factors of journals relevant to palliative care. Measurement of the frequency with which others have cited the average article in a journal in a particular year; Proposition that if others are referencing the article, it is considered important by peers; Use of impact factors to rank scientific journals; Correlation between library journal use and impact factors.


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