Table 1 Top 20 journals by g-index

From: The swift knowledge development path of COVID-19 research: the first 150 days

Rank Name g-index h-index Total papers Total citations
1 Lancet 62 20 117 3906
2 New England Journal of Medicine 51 18 52 2643
3 Nature 25 5 36 655
4 Journal of Medical Virology 24 16 114 759
5 Journal of the American Medical Association 22 12 22 1255
6 Lancet Respiratory Medicine 20 9 34 439
7 Lancet Infectious Diseases 18 11 28 346
8 Eurosurveillance 18 8 55 334
9 Science 16 6 23 269
10 International Journal of Infectious Diseases 15 5 29 244
11 Journal of Clinical Medicine 14 9 29 209
12 Intensive Care Medicine 14 8 32 216
13 Lancet Psychiatry 13 7 15 175
14 Emerging Microbes and Infections 13 8 23 199
15 British Medical Journal 12 5 145 215
16 Radiology 11 8 11 290
17 Journal of Korean Medical Science 11 7 23 134
18 European Radiology 10 4 26 104
19 Nature Medicine 10 6 34 120
20 Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 10 5 38 129