Neurology is the branch of medical science that deals with the study and treatment of disorders and illness of the nervous system. The nervous system is a complicated, sophisticated system that regulates and co-ordinates body functions and activities. It has two major classification: Central nervous system which includes the brain and spinal cord. Next is, Peripheral nervous system which includes all the other neural elements such as eyes, ear, skin and other sensory receptors. A physician who specializes in neurology is called a neurologist.
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