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Table 3 Twenty-five complementary medicine journals with the most citations in the CAM Field specialized register

From: Bibliometric and content analysis of the Cochrane Complementary Medicine Field specialized register of controlled trials

Journal name* Number of citations (% of citations in register) Language of full text MEDLINE-indexed
Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine (Zhong Guo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi) 1,809 (4.0) Chinese Yes
Chinese Journal of Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine (Zhong Guo Zhong Yi Yao Xin Xi Za Zhi) 1,049 (2.3) Chinese No
Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion (Zhongguo zhen jiu) 1,021 (2.3) Chinese No
Shanghai Journal of Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Shang Hai Zhen Jiu Za Zhi) 557 (1.2) Chinese No
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 367 (0.8) English Yes
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 357 (0.8) English Yes
Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine on Liver Diseases (Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Gan Bing Za Zhi) 356 (0.8) Chinese No
Modern Journal of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine (Xian Dai Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi) 350 (0.8) Chinese No
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 274 (0.6) English Yes
Chinese Traditional Patent Medicine (Zhong Cheng Yao) 231 (0.5) Chinese No
China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica (Zhong Guo Zhong Yao Za Zhi) 189 (0.4) Chinese Yes
Shanghai Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Shang Hai Zhong Yi Yao Za Zhi) 186 (0.4) Chinese No
Hebei Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (He Bei Zhong Yi) 184 (0.4) Chinese No
Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine 178 (0.4) English Yes
The American Journal of Chinese Medicine 169 (0.4) English Yes
Shandong Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Shan Dong Zhong Yi Za Zhi) 163 (0.4) Chinese No
Complementary Therapies in Medicine 150 (0.3) English Yes
World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion 147 (0.3) English No
China Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy (Zhong Hua Zhong Yi Yao Za Zhi) 146 (0.3) Chinese No
Jiangsu Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Jiang Su Zhong Yi Yao) 134 (0.3) Chinese No
Acupuncture Research (Zhen Ci Yan Jiu) 133 (0.3) Chinese Yes
Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine (Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao) 129 (0.3) Chinese Yes
Phytomedicine: International Journal of Phytotherapy and Phytopharmacology 128 (0.3) English Yes
Journal of Psychosomatic Research 124 (0.3) English Yes
Journal of the Korean Acupuncture & Moxibustion Society (Taehan Chimgu Hakhoe chi) 106 (0.2) Korean No
Total 8,637 (19.3)   
  1. *Totals include named journals and any predecessor journals that were continued by the named journal.