January 2014, Volume 64, Issue 1

JCR IMPACT
FACTOR

0.781
JCR 5-YEAR
IMPACT FACTOR

0.928
H INDEX

43
SJR

0.24

Editorial

The predicament of impact factor publications and ethical values

Fatema Jawad

The year 1955 witnessed the founding of the concept that Eugene Garfield called \'The Impact Factor\'.1 Over the years the phenomenon evolved and in the 1960s Sher and Garfield created a journal to identify other journals for the Science Citation Index.

A call to action - integration of geriatrics into mainstream medicine

Saniya R. Sabzwari

A 72-year-old man living in a fourth floor apartment with his bed-ridden wife tries to remember his plan for the day. He retrieves his dairy and manages to read (with some effort) his penciled checklist. Ah yes! Bank for pension, visit for blood pressure check, then see the other

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