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Ophthalmology in older adults

Guest Edited by Giuseppe Querques and Riccardo Sacconi

Oral health for older adults

Guest Edited by Rodrigo A. Giacaman, Yoko Hasegawa, and Soraya León

Economics of aging

Guest Edited by Christian Brettschneider, Hongsoo Kim, and Aaron Yao


Aims and scope

BMC Geriatrics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the health and healthcare of older people, including the effects of healthcare systems and policies. The journal also welcomes research focused on the aging process, including cellular, genetic, and physiological processes and cognitive modifications.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.546 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.127 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    61 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    194 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    4,306 Altmetric mentions 

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