Scope of the journal
The journal Polymers in Medicine has been published since 1971. It is now a semi-annual, peer-reviewed, open access journal.
Polymers in Medicine is an independent, multidisciplinary forum to exchange scientific and clinical information. The journal publishes original papers (technical, analytical, experimental, clinical), preliminary reports and reviews considering the application of synthetic and natural polymers or biomaterials in various fields of medicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology and veterinary science, including, i.a., biochemistry, clinical medicine, controlled drug delivery, pharmacology, dentistry, implantology, and bioengineering.
The journal is published biannually (2 issues per year) – each issue is released on the last day of the respective half-year (on June 30 and December 31). Most articles are published as ahead of print articles before the scheduled release date of the issue they are assigned to.
The journal Polimery w Medycynie / Polymers in Medicine is owned, published and solely funded by Wroclaw Medical University, wybrzeże Ludwika Pasteura 1, 50-367 Wrocław, Poland (www.umw.edu.pl).
The journal has been indexed in several databases: Index Copernicus and since 2007 in Thomson Reuters databases: Science Citation Index Expanded and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition; it is also indexed in EBSCO, EMBASE, Google Scholar and Arianta. Polymers in Medicine are indexed and included in the National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE database. English abstracts printed in the journal are included and searchable using PubMed http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed.
Articles published in the journal are worth 120.63 points according to the Index Copernicus. The Scimago Journal Rank (SJR) for 2019 is 0.125 and the SJR Total Cites for 3 years (2016–2019) is 9.
From January 1, 2017, online edition is the original version of all published articles.