Plastic surgery involves restoration of function and form. These are performed to restore the injuries are deformation caused due to burns injuries etc., plastic surgery also include cosmetic surgery to improve persons appearance. These are usually carried to improve function and for normal appearance. Most of the people refer cosmetic surgery of all other plastic surgeries. Plastic Surgery associates with different types which includes hand surgery, craniofacial surgery, reconstructive surgery and microsurgery and also the treatment of burns. The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information. The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on July, 2014