Orthopaedic Nursing
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Orthopaedic Nursing

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 07446020, 1542538X
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Ltd.
History: 1981-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Orthopaedic Nursing is an international journal providing continuing education for orthopaedic nurses. Focusing on a wide variety of clinical settings - hospital unit, physician"s office, ambulatory care centers, emergency room, operating room, rehabilitation facility, community service programs, the client"s home, and others – Orthopaedic Nursing provides departmental sections on current events, organizational activities, research, product and drug information, and literature findings. Articles reflect a commitment to professional development and the nursing profession as well as clinical, administrative, academic, and research areas of the orthopaedic specialty. Official Journal of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON)

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.


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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Orthopaedic Nursing
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.357 0.574 0.541
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.468 0.448 0.583
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.366 0.528 0.566
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.417 0.478 0.484
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.477 0.458 0.46
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.454 0.477 0.498
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.291 0.356 0.434
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.415 0.463 0.566
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.523 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.583 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.651 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.52 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.305 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.489 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.615 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.576 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.437 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.368 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.238 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.158 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.157 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.147 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.127 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History