Irish Journal of Medical Science

The Irish Journal of Medical Science is a quarterly peer-reviewed medical journal that was established in 1832 by Robert Kane as the Dublin Journal of Medical & Chemical Science. Besides Kane, it had distinguished editors like Robert James Graves and William Wilde.[1] It is the official organ of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland and published by Springer Science+Business Media.

Irish Journal of Medical Science
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DisciplineMedicine
LanguageEnglish
Edited byWilliam P Tormey
Publication details
Former name(s)
Dublin Journal of Medical & Chemical Science, Dublin Journal of Medical Science, Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science
History1832–present
Publisher
FrequencyQuarterly
1.224 (2016)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Ir. J. Med. Sci.
Indexing
CODENIJMSA
ISSN0021-1265 (print)
1863-4362 (web)
OCLC no.1588106
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HistoryEdit

 
Dublin Journal of Medical Science, January 1839.

The journal was established in 1832 as the Dublin Journal of Medical & Chemical Science.[2] It was then sequentially titled:

  • Dublin Journal of Medical Science (until 1845)
  • Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science (from 1846 to 1871)
  • Dublin Journal of Medical Science (until 1925)

In 1925 it obtained its current title and volume numbering was restarted at 1.

William Wilde became editor in 1845. Contributors included Dublin physicians Abraham Colles (1773–1840), William Stokes (1763–1845), Sir Philip Crampton (1777–1858), Thomas Ledwich (1823–1858), Arthur Jacob (1790–1874), Robert Adams (1791–1875), Stephen Myles MacSwiney (died 1890), Sir Charles Cameron (1830–1921) and Ephraim MacDowel Cosgrave (1847–1925).

James Little (1837–1916) was editor from 1869 to 1875; during his tenure, the journal changed from a quarterly to a monthly publication.[3]

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Academic OneFile, Chemical Abstracts Service, CSA, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, Health Reference Center Academic, IBIDS, INIS Atomindex, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, and Summon by Serial Solutions. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 1.224.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Greta Jones, Elizabeth Malcolm: Medicine, disease and the state in Ireland, 1650-1940. Cork. Cork University Press. 1999 p. 97
  2. ^ Boylan, Henry (1998). A Dictionary of Irish Biography, 3rd Edition. Dublin: Gill and MacMillan. p. 153. ISBN 0-7171-2945-4.
  3. ^ Mullen, John; Wheelock, Harriet (2010). "The Dublin Journal of Medical and Chemical Science Catalogue" (PDF). University College Dublin Library. p. 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 August 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Irish Journal of Medical Science". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.

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