Perinatal medicine is a preventive care providing consistent checkup which allow doctors or midwives to treat, and cure many potential diseases, and health problems during pregnancy. Perinatal care is very essential inorder to eradicate the spread of diseases from mother to fetus during pregnancy and also during lactation.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 June, 2014