Journal of Hospital Infection

The Official Journal of the Healthcare Infection Society

Journal of Hospital Infection - ISSN 0195-6701
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.359 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.349 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 2.655 (2015) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports 2015
5 Year Impact Factor: 2.745 (2015) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2014 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© Journal Citation Reports 2015, Published by Thomson Reuters
Volumes: Volumes 95-97
Issues: 12 issues
ISSN: 01956701
Editor-in-Chief: Mahida

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Description

The Journal of Hospital Infection is the editorially independent scientific publication of the Healthcare Infection Society. The aim of the Journal is to publish high quality research and information relating to infection prevention and control that is relevant to an international audience.

The Journal welcomes submissions that relate to all aspects of infection prevention and control in healthcare settings. This includes submissions that:

  • provide new insight into the epidemiology, surveillance, or prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance in healthcare settings;
  • provide new insight into cleaning, disinfection and decontamination
  • provide new insight into the design of healthcare premises.
  • describe novel aspects of outbreaks of infection;
  • throw light on techniques for effective antimicrobial stewardship;
  • describe novel techniques (laboratory-based or point of care) for the detection of infection or antimicrobial resistance in the healthcare setting, particularly if these can be used to facilitate infection prevention and control;
  • improve understanding of the motivations of safe healthcare behaviour, or describe techniques for achieving behavioural and cultural change;
  • improve understanding of the use of IT systems in infection surveillance and prevention and control.
  • We also welcome submissions that relate to national policies or guidelines, especially where the subject matter is of international relevance.

    Although our readership is predominantly clinical, we are also pleased to received basic science submissions that have clinical relevance.

    All contributions should be submitted online at http://jhi.edmgr.com. Instructions to authors can be found at http://www.journalofhospitalinfection.com/content/author-information or by visiting the journal’s home page http://www.journalofhospitalinfection.com/home

    The Journal of Hospital Infection articles are published electronically on Science Direct with current and forthcoming contents available at http://www.sciencedirect.com