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Table 1 Top 50 target journals for African anesthesia research

From: Systematic review and bibliometric analysis of African anesthesia and critical care medicine research part I: hierarchy of evidence and scholarly productivity

Journal Frequency (N = 886) Percentage (%)
1. South African Journal of Surgery 55 6.2
2. Anesthesia and Analgesia 51 5.8
3. Anaesthesia 46 5.2
4. East African Medical Journal 33 3.7
5. West African Medical Journal 31 3.5
6. Pan African Medical Journal 26 2.9
7. Tropical Doctor 26 2.9
8. Annales Francaises d’Anesthesie et de Réanimation 23 2.6
9. Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia 21 2.4
10. World Journal of Surgery 21 2.4
11. British Journal of Anaesthesia 16 1.8
12. Médecine Tropicale 16 1.8
13. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 15 1.7
14. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 13 1.5
15. The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal 13 1.5
16. African Health Sciences 12 1.4
17. PLoS One 11 1.2
18. La Tunisie Médicale 10 1.1
19. Nigerian Journal of Medicine 10 1.1
20. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia 8 0.9
21. Middle East Journal of Anaesthesiology 8 0.9
22. South African Medical Journal 8 0.9
23. Lancet 7 0.8
24. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 7 0.8
25. Dakar Medical 6 0.7
26. Paediatric Anaesthesia 6 0.7
27. African Journal of Paediatric Surgery 5 0.6
28. Anesthesiology 5 0.6
29. B.M.C. Anesthesiology 5 0.6
30. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 5 0.6
31. Médecine et Santé Tropicales 5 0.6
32. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine 5 0.6
33. Anesthesiology Research and Practice 4 0.5
34. B.M.C. Health Services Research 4 0.5
35. B.M.C. Research Notes 4 0.5
36. British Journal of Nursing 4 0.5
37. Journal Français d’Ophtalmologie 4 0.5
38. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 4 0.5
39. South African Dental Journal 4 0.5
40. Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia 4 0.5
41. The Central African Journal of Medicine 4 0.5
42. Trials 4 0.5
43. African Journal of Reproductive Health 3 0.3
44. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 3 0.3
45. Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 3 0.3
46. Cahiers d’Anesthésiologie 3 0.3
47. Central African Journal of Medicine 3 0.3
48. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences 3 0.3
49. Ethiopian Medical Journal 3 0.3
50. International Anesthesiology Clinics 3 0.3