Impact factor

Each year, Clarivate Analytics publish the impact factors of all journals indexed in the Journal Citation Report for the previous 12 months. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) impact factor for 2017 is 6.754.

We are ranked 4th out of 52 review groups for average number of full text accesses per review (2017).

Our most accessed review in 2017 was downloaded 13,535 times - you can keep that figure growing by reading it here: Repositioning for pressure injury prevention in adults

Our top 5 reviews in 2017 were accessed in full text 54,055 times.

The UK leaderboard of the top 100 most-downloaded Cochrane reviews of 2017 features eight Wounds reviews!

2. Risk assessment tools for the prevention of pressure ulcers

11. Repositioning for pressure ulcer prevention in adults

14. Honey as a topical treatment for wounds

24. Compression for venous leg ulcers

26. Support surfaces for pressure ulcer prevention

48. Water for wound cleansing

55. Dressings for the prevention of surgical site infection

78. Interventions for helping people adhere to compression treatments for venous leg ulceration

Find out more about how impact factors are calculated and how the impact factor for the CDSR has changed over time here.