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impact factor

mathematical expression of frequency with which a given medical journal's original articles are cited in other medical journals.

im·pact fac·tor

(im'pakt fak'tŏr)
Mathematic expression of frequency with which a particular medical journal's original articles are cited in other medical journals.
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Impact rating at Cardiff next season: 9/10 IDRISS SAADI Brought in from French club Clermont last summer, the 24-year-old marksman remains a frustrating and mysterious enigma at the Welsh club.
Even more concerning, Oorreel suggests, is that too many existing steel guardrail installations fall victim to the same oversight; with each minor impact, whatever impact rating the guardrail had initially is depleted.
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Insurers are feeling pressure internally and externally to extend ERM programs beyond regulatory compliance and control to a critical piece of the business planning process to help increase shareholder value and impact rating agency evaluations, he said.
After documenting the dearth of systematic empirical studies on the topic, the paper combines the findings of existing research into an overall impact rating, weighted by the studies' methodological quality.
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The American Journal of Medicine is the official journal of The Association of Professors of Medicine and has the eighth highest scientific impact rating in the world among all general medical journals.
0, organizations can now conduct queries by severity and impact rating for past malicious code and vulnerability alerts in order to improve processes in the future.
It also prioritizes vulnerabilities in terms of urgency, impact rating and remediation, allowing staff to focus on the most critical vulnerabilities first.
Lower default coverage could impact ratings and Rating Outlooks, depending on the extent of the decline in coverage.
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