Impact factor quantifies the journal average number of citations for articles published in particular year. It specifies the importance of the journal within the scope of the field. Authors prefer to publish their work in highest impact factor journal. Generally impact factor is calculated annually, that instantly rate the performance of the journal. The average number of citations per article in the journal in 2 proceeding years.
Journal of Sleep disorders & Therapy is an open access peer review journal, which accepts the article that related to sleep-apnea. Sleep apnea disturbs your sleep caused by repetitive cessations of breath during sleep. These pauses are due to blockage of upper air way and associated with lowering of blood oxygen supply to vital parts of the body. The pauses in the breath during sleep are called apneas. Patients with decreased muscle tone and increased soft tissue around the airway give rise to a narrowed airway are at high risk for this syndrome. This syndrome is commonly seen along with snoring. Persons sleeping alone mostly unaware of their condition, untill a bed partner notice the symptoms. . Generally it can be diagnosed by patients history and other tests like polysomnography and tethering of the patient, Retrognathia or micrognathia, Pulmonary hypertension, Congestive heart failure, Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Last date updated on June, 2014