The word family practice means to give good health to family and society. Those person who dealt with family practice is known as family physicians or family practitioner. It is based on the facts of patients family background or community background emphasizing diseases avoidance and health support. A family practitioner is also defined as a specialist who is trained in every guideline of family medicine. The main role of family practitioner is to offer general healthcare to people. 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 September, 2014