Summary: The use of statistical methods in the analysis of a body of literature to reveal the historical development of subject fields and patterns of authorship, publication, and use. Formerly called statistical bibliography. (from The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Publications361 found, 100 shown here
- Comparisons of citations in Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar for articles published in general medical journalsAbhaya V Kulkarni
Hospital for Sick Children, Room 1503, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
JAMA 302:1092-6. 2009..Until recently, Web of Science was the only database available to track citation counts for published articles. Other databases are now available, but their relative performance has not been established...
- How the scientific community reacts to newly submitted preprints: article downloads, Twitter mentions, and citationsXin Shuai
School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e47523. 2012..We also find that the volume of Twitter mentions is statistically correlated with arXiv downloads and early citations just months after the publication of a preprint, with a possible bias that favors highly mentioned articles...
- Trends in health policy and systems research over the past decade: still too little capacity in low-income countriesTaghreed Adam
Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
PLoS ONE 6:e27263. 2011..The objective of this paper is to assess the extent to which progress has been achieved, an important feedback for stakeholders in this field...
- Trial publication after registration in ClinicalTrials.Gov: a cross-sectional analysisJoseph S Ross
Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
PLoS Med 6:e1000144. 2009..Our objectives were to examine completeness of registration within ClinicalTrials.gov and to determine the extent and correlates of selective publication...
- The increasing dominance of teams in production of knowledgeStefan Wuchty
Northwestern Institute on Complexity NICO, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Science 316:1036-9. 2007..These results are detailed for sciences and engineering, social sciences, arts and humanities, and patents, suggesting that the process of knowledge creation has fundamentally changed...
- Scientific collaboration results in higher citation rates of published articlesWilliam D Figg
Molecular Pharmacology Section, Cancer Therapeutics Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Pharmacotherapy 26:759-67. 2006..The secondary objective was to analyze the relationship between the number of authors/article and the number of institutions/article for the period of study...
- Journal prestige, publication bias, and other characteristics associated with citation of published studies in peer-reviewed journalsMichael Callaham
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
JAMA 287:2847-50. 2002..Citation by other authors is important in the dissemination of published science, but factors predicting it are little studied...
- The e-index, complementing the h-index for excess citationsChun Ting Zhang
Department of Physics, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
PLoS ONE 4:e5429. 2009....
- Indigenous health research: a critical review of outputs over timeRobert W Sanson-Fisher
University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 184:502-5. 2006..To determine the number and nature of publications on Indigenous health in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States) in 1987-1988, 1997-1998 and 2001-2003...
- Ethics of human genetic studies in sub-saharan Africa: the case of Cameroon through a bibliometric analysisAmbroise Wonkam
Faculty of Health Sciences, Division of Human Genetics, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
Dev World Bioeth 11:120-7. 2011..Many ethical concerns surrounding human genetics studies remain unresolved. We report here the situation in Cameroon...
- Scientific authorships and collaboration network analysis on Chagas disease: papers indexed in PubMed (1940-2009)Gregorio González-Alcaide
Department of History of Science and Documentation Department, Universidad de Valencia, 15 Blasco Ibáñez Avenue, Valencia, Spain
Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 54:219-28. 2012..b>Bibliometrics was used to analyze the evolution of collaboration patterns...
- Evaluating research and impact: a bibliometric analysis of research by the NIH/NIAID HIV/AIDS clinical trials networksScott R Rosas
Concept Systems, Inc, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e17428. 2011Evaluative bibliometrics uses advanced techniques to assess the impact of scholarly work in the context of other scientific work and usually compares the relative scientific contributions of research groups or institutions...
- Bibliometric analysis of research published in Tropical Medicine and International Health 1996-2003Steven W Glover
Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK
Trop Med Int Health 9:1327-30. 2004..The most common subject areas of papers published during 1996-2003 are highlighted, and the most cited papers indicated...
- Do altmetrics work? Twitter and ten other social web servicesMike Thelwall
School of Technology, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e64841. 2013..Finally, the coverage of all the altmetrics except for Twitter seems to be low and so it is not clear if they are prevalent enough to be useful in practice...
- Impact of the impact factor in biomedical research: its use and misuseV Kumar
Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh 160014, India
Singapore Med J 50:752-5. 2009..The present article is aimed to highlight the impact of the impact factor in the biomedical research, as well as its use and misuse...
- Geographical distribution of publications in the field of medical educationOktay Tutarel
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
BMC Med Educ 2:3. 2002..We investigated the geographical distribution of contributions to the two leading journals in the field of medical education, Academic Medicine and Medical Education...
- National representation in the anaesthesia literature: a bibliometric analysis of highly cited anaesthesia journalsM D Bould
Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
Anaesthesia 65:799-804. 2010..3%. There were more articles published by middle-income countries during the study period than a decade earlier, notably from Turkey, China and India. We discuss barriers to publications from low-income countries...
- Looking for landmarks: the role of expert review and bibliometric analysis in evaluating scientific publication outputsLiz Allen
Wellcome Trust, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 4:e5910. 2009..To compare expert assessment with bibliometric indicators as tools to assess the quality and importance of scientific research papers...
- Sense and nonsense about the impact factorT Opthof
Department of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Cardiovasc Res 33:1-7. 1997..For the latter a scientific basis is lacking, as we will demonstrate in this contribution...
- Biomedical publication--global profile and trendMahbubur Rahman
Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
Public Health 117:274-80. 2003..Pragmatic policies should be adopted by the World Bank, World Health Organization, other United Nations bodies, and respective governments to encourage biomedical research in the less-developed parts of the world...
- A principal component analysis of 39 scientific impact measuresJohan Bollen
Digital Library Research and Prototyping Team, Research Library, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e6022. 2009..Here we investigate how these new measures relate to each other, and how accurately and completely they express scientific impact...
- The misused impact factorKai Simons
Science 322:165. 2008
- Comparison of SCImago journal rank indicator with journal impact factorMatthew E Falagas
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
FASEB J 22:2623-8. 2008....
- Interfield dysbalances in research input and output benchmarking: visualisation by density equalizing proceduresBeatrix Groneberg-Kloft
Otto Heubner Centre, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Free University Berlin and Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Int J Health Geogr 7:48. 2008..Germany was used as a high income model country. For the areas of cardiovascular and respiratory medicine density equalizing mapping procedures visualized major geographical differences in both input and output markers...
- A bibliometric analysis in the fields of preventive medicine, occupational and environmental medicine, epidemiology, and public healthElpidoforos S Soteriades
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
BMC Public Health 6:301. 2006..In order to map the research production around the world we performed a bibliometric analysis in the above fields...
- Biomedical publications in an unstable region: the Arab world, 1988-2002Ghazi Omar Tadmouri
Lancet 362:1766. 2003
- The scientific impact of nationsDavid A King
Office of Science and Technology, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0ET, UK
Nature 430:311-6. 2004
- Bibliometric analyses of biomedical research outputs in Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates (1988-2007)Nisrine Bissar-Tadmouri
College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Saudi Med J 30:130-9. 2009..We assessed the role of bibliometric methods in representing quantitative and qualitative differences in biomedical research outputs in Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...
- A bibliometric analysis by geographic area of published research in several biomedical fields, 1995-2003Matthew E Falagas
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
CMAJ 175:1389-90. 2006..However, after adjustments for GDP, Canada ranked first, with the United States and Oceania following closely behind. All of the developing regions had only small research contributions in all of the biomedical fields examined...
- Factors associated with citation rates in the orthopedic literatureMohit Bhandari
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
Can J Surg 50:119-23. 2007..We conducted a review of the highest impact clinical orthopedic journal (Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American volume [J Bone Joint Surg Am]) to determine factors associated with subsequent citations within 3 years of publication...
- The evolution of smoke-free spaces policy literature: a bibliometric analysisCandace I J Nykiforuk
Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Health Policy 97:1-7. 2010..This paper describes patterns in the international published literature regarding smoke-free spaces policy through a bibliometric analysis of journals, articles and authors from 1990 to 2009...
- An increasing number of qualitative research papers in oncology and palliative care: does it mean a thorough development of the methodology of research?Claudia Borreani
Psychology Unit, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Via Venezian 1, 20133 Milan, Italy
Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:7. 2004..The purposes of this review were to describe the quality of the development of qualitative research in the medical field, focusing on oncology and palliative care, and to discuss the applicability of a descriptive checklist...
- Medicine. Life cycle of translational research for medical interventionsDespina G Contopoulos-Ioannidis
Department of Pediatrics, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, 45110, Greece
Science 321:1298-9. 2008
- Influenza: a scientometric and density-equalizing analysisRalph Fricke
Institute of Occupational Medicine, Social Medicine and Environmental Medicine, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
BMC Infect Dis 13:454. 2013..The aim of the study was to compare scientific effort over the time as well as geographical distribution including the cooperation on national and international level...
- Literature searching for randomized controlled trials used in Cochrane reviews: rapid versus exhaustive searchesPamela Royle
Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:591-603. 2003..To analyze sources searched in Cochrane reviews, to determine the proportion of trials included in reviews that are indexed in major databases, and to compare the quality of these trials with those from other sources...
- Contradicted and initially stronger effects in highly cited clinical researchJohn P A Ioannidis
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
JAMA 294:218-28. 2005..Controversy and uncertainty ensue when the results of clinical research on the effectiveness of interventions are subsequently contradicted. Controversies are most prominent when high-impact research is involved...
- Impact factors: use and abuseMayur Amin
Medicina (B Aires) 63:347-54. 2003
- Systematic reviews: a cross-sectional study of location and citation countsVictor M Montori
Division of Diabetes and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
BMC Med 1:2. 2003..Our objective was to determine the extent to which systematic reviews are clustered in a large collection of clinical journals and whether review type (narrative or systematic) affects citation counts...
- Level of evidence and conflict of interest disclosure associated with higher citation rates in orthopedicsKanu Okike
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 64:331-8. 2011..To identify the scientific and nonscientific factors associated with rates of citation in the orthopedic literature...
- A bibliometric analysis of global trends of research productivity in tropical medicineMatthew E Falagas
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
Acta Trop 99:155-9. 2006....
- Global trends in Helicobacter pylori research from 1991 to 2008 analyzed with the Science Citation Index ExpandedFat Moon Suk
Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:295-301. 2011..pylori) research, study the characteristics of H. pylori research activities, and identify patterns, tendencies, and regularities of H. pylori-related articles...
- Trends in biomedical informatics: most cited topics from recent yearsHyeon eui Kim
Division of Biomedical Informatics, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:i166-70. 2011..Results suggest that there is a positive association between free access and citation rate for JAMIA articles...
- Reporting of non-communicable disease research in low- and middle-income countries: a pilot bibliometric analysisKaren Hofman
National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 94:415-20. 2006..The paper identifies the relative amount of research devoted to non-communicable disease in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)...
- Drowning--a scientometric analysis and data acquisition of a constant global problem employing density equalizing mapping and scientometric benchmarking proceduresDavid A Groneberg
Institute of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Int J Health Geogr 10:55. 2011..Public health strategies to reduce the burden of death are still limited. While research activities in the subject drowning grow constantly, yet there is no scientometric evaluation of the existing literature at the present time...
- A bibliometric analysis of research productivity in Parasitology by different world regions during a 9-year period (1995-2003)Matthew E Falagas
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
BMC Infect Dis 6:56. 2006..The objective of this study was to estimate the research productivity of different world regions in the field of Parasitology...
- The impact of article length on the number of future citations: a bibliometric analysis of general medicine journalsMatthew E Falagas
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Marousi, Athens, Greece
PLoS ONE 8:e49476. 2013..The number of citations received is considered an index of study quality and impact. We aimed to examine the factors associated with the number of citations of published articles, focusing on the article length...
- Evaluation of methodology and quality characteristics of systematic reviews in orthodonticsS N Papageorgiou
Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Orthod Craniofac Res 14:116-37. 2011..The overall quality of orthodontic SRs may be considered as medium. Although the number of orthodontic SRs has increased over the last decade, their quality characteristics can be characterized as moderate...
- Worldwide research productivity in the field of rheumatology from 1996 to 2010: a bibliometric analysisTao Cheng
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shanghai Sixth People sHospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:1630-4. 2013..This study aims to compare scientific production in the field of rheumatology between countries and evaluate the publication trend and citations worldwide...
- Citation analysis may severely underestimate the impact of clinical research as compared to basic researchNees Jan van Eck
Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
PLoS ONE 8:e62395. 2013..Because of this, it is unclear to what extent citation-based bibliometric indicators allow for valid comparisons between research units active in different areas of medical research...
- Prevalence of covert duplicate publications in Budd-Chiari syndrome articles in China: a systematic analysisXingshun Qi
Xijing Hospital of Digestive Diseases, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, China
Am J Med 126:633-9.e2. 2013..Approximately 3000 articles describing Budd-Chiari syndrome in China have been published. However, no study has yet explored the prevalence of covert duplicate publications among these articles...
- Predictors of citations in the urological literatureDaniel L Willis
Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, 32610 0247, USA
BJU Int 107:1876-80. 2011..4-1419.6). Citation rates are associated with study design and study topic in the urological literature. Authors may improve the impact of their work by designing clinical studies with greater methodological safeguards against bias...
- Measures for measuresSune Lehmann
Department of Informatics and Mathematical Modeling, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800, Lyngby, Denmark
Nature 444:1003-4. 2006
- A decline in the U.S. share of research articlesMahbubur Rahman
N Engl J Med 347:1211-2. 2002
- Comparison of registered and published primary outcomes in randomized controlled trialsSylvain Mathieu
INSERM, U738, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Département d Epidémiologie Biostatistique et Recherche Clinique, Paris, France
JAMA 302:977-84. 2009..As of 2005, the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors required investigators to register their trials prior to participant enrollment as a precondition for publishing the trial's findings in member journals...
- Geography of Africa biomedical publications: an analysis of 1996-2005 PubMed papersOlalekan A Uthman
Center for Evidence Based Global Health, Save the Youth Initiative, Nigeria
Int J Health Geogr 6:46. 2007..We sought to examine trends and contribution of different Africa subregions and individual countries as represented by the articles indexed by PubMed between 1996 and 2005...
- The Matthew effect in environmental science publication: a bibliometric analysis of chemical substances in journal articlesPhilippe Grandjean
Department of Environmental Medicine, and University Library, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Environ Health 10:96. 2011..While environmental research addresses scientific questions of possible societal relevance, it is unclear to what degree research focuses on environmental chemicals in need of documentation for risk assessment purposes...
- Industry support and correlation to study outcome for papers published in SpineRahul V Shah
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1099-104; discussion 1105. 2005..Retrospective review of articles published in the journal Spine...
- Bibliometric analysis of the Spanish MR radiological production (2001-2007)Alberto Miguel-Dasit
Magnetic Resonance Section, La Plana de Vila Real Hospital, Castellon, Spain
Eur J Radiol 67:384-91. 2008....
- Can literature analysis identify innovation drivers in drug discovery?Pankaj Agarwal
Computational Biology Department, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, 709 Swedeland Road, PO Box 1539, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406, USA
Nat Rev Drug Discov 8:865-78. 2009..To systematically identify such areas of high scientific activity, we use bibliometrics and related data-mining methods to analyse over half a terabyte of data, including PubMed abstracts, ..
- Are shorter article titles more attractive for citations? Cross-sectional study of 22 scientific journalsFarrokh Habibzadeh
Shiraz NIOC Medical Education and Research Center, Shiraz, Iran
Croat Med J 51:165-70. 2010..To investigate the correlation between the length of the title of a scientific article and the number of citations it receives, in view of the common editorial call for shorter titles...
- Normalized impact factor (NIF): an adjusted method for calculating the citation rate of biomedical journalsP Owlia
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
J Biomed Inform 44:216-20. 2011..The findings prove that the use of the NIF enhances the equality in assessing the quality of research works produced by researchers who work in different disciplines...
- What is the future of primary care research? Probably fairly bright, if we may believe the historical developmentIngvar Ovhed
Blekinge Unit for Research and Development, Karlskrona, Sweden
Scand J Prim Health Care 23:248-53. 2005..To study one aspect of the development of primary care research from 1975 to 2003...
- A bibliometric analysis of global research production in respiratory medicineArgyris Michalopoulos
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos St, Marousi 151 23, Greece
Chest 128:3993-8. 2005..To evaluate the contribution of different world regions in respiratory research productivity...
- Bibliometric indicators: quality measurements of scientific publicationValérie Durieux
Research Unit in Information and Communication, Department of Information and Communication Sciences, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Radiology 255:342-51. 2010b>Bibliometrics is a set of mathematical and statistical methods used to analyze and measure the quantity and quality of books, articles, and other forms of publications...
- Bibliographic analysis of scientific research on selected topics in public health nutrition in West Africa: Review of articles published from 1998 to 2008Grant J Aaron
Department of Nutrition, University of California Davis, USA
Glob Public Health 5:S42-57. 2010..New approaches are needed to encourage and support research capacity and output in West Africa...
- Impact factor: a valid measure of journal quality?Somnath Saha
Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, Portland VA Medical Center and Oregon Health and Science University, Portland VA Medical Center P3MED 3710 Southwest US Veterans Hospital Road Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 91:42-6. 2003..The authors assessed the validity of impact factor as a measure of quality for general medical journals by testing its association with journal quality as rated by clinical practitioners and researchers...
- Critical appraisal of qualitative research in clinical journals challengedJoanna E M Sale
Arthritis Rheum 53:314-6. 2005
- The publication echo: effects of retrieving literature in PubMed by year of publicationCord Spreckelsen
Institut for Medical Informatics, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
Int J Med Inform 79:297-303. 2010..The Technical Note aims at systematically investing the effect (referred to as the publication echo), clarifying onset and extent of the publication echo, and comments on its impact...
- Methodological quality of preclinical stroke studies is not required for publication in high-impact journalsJens Minnerup
Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 30:1619-24. 2010..The major predictor for accepting preclinical stroke studies in high-impact journals is the complexity of the investigation into a stroke drug's mode of action...
- The level of non-citation of articles within a journal as a measure of quality: a comparison to the impact factorAndy R Weale
Molecular and Cellular Biology, Division of Veterinary Pathology Infection and Immunity, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford BS40 5DU, UK
BMC Med Res Methodol 4:14. 2004..This ranking method is compared with the impact factor, as calculated by ISI(R)...
- Scientific output of Dutch medical studentsHuub J van Eyk
Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Med Teach 32:231-5. 2010..In medical curricula, considerable effort is put into scientific education and research training. The output of these efforts, however, is not known...
- Systematic reviews and original articles differ in relevance, novelty, and use in an evidence-based service for physicians: PLUS projectR James McKinlay
Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Epidemiol 61:449-54. 2008..To describe the ratings from physicians, and use by physicians, of high quality, clinically pertinent original articles and systematic reviews from over 110 clinical journals and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSRs)...
- The relationship between quality of research and citation frequencyPentti Nieminen
Medical Informatics Group, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
BMC Med Res Methodol 6:42. 2006..The objective of this study is to assess whether statistical reporting and statistical errors in the analysis of the primary outcome are associated with the number of citations received...
- The reporting of theoretical health risks by the media: Canadian newspaper reporting of potential blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseaseKumanan Wilson
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
BMC Public Health 4:1. 2004..In this article we describe how the Canadian print media reported the theoretical risk of blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)...
- Research articles published in clinical radiology journals: trend of contribution from different countriesMahbubur Rahman
Clinical Practice Evaluation and Research Center, St Luke s Life Science Institute and Department of Radiology, St Luke s International Hospital, Akashi cho 9 1, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 8560, Japan
Acad Radiol 12:825-9. 2005..To determine different countries' trend of contribution to clinical radiology journals and its relationship with impact factor...
- Commentary: the power of the unrelenting impact factor--is it a force for good or harm?Richard Smith
Int J Epidemiol 35:1129-30. 2006
- The top-ten in journal impact factor manipulationMatthew E Falagas
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz) 56:223-6. 2008..Editors and publishers should strive for quality through fair and thoughtful selection of papers forwarded for peer review and editorial comments that enhance the quality and scientific accuracy of a manuscript...
- How can impact factors be improved?E Garfield
Institute for Scientific Information, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
BMJ 313:411-3. 1996..In the final analysis, impact simply reflects the ability of journals and editors to attract the best papers available...
- Design and analysis of group-randomized trials: a review of recent practicesSherri P Varnell
NorthropGrumman Mission Systems, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Public Health 94:393-9. 2004..Hence increased vigilance is needed to ensure that appropriate methods for GRTs are employed and that results based on inappropriate methods are not published...
- Reliability of disclosure forms of authors' contributionsVesna Ilakovac
Department of Medical Statistics and Medical Informatics, School of Medicine, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University, Osijek, Croatia
CMAJ 176:41-6. 2007..We sought to analyze how autobiographical memory, defined as memory for events and issues related to oneself, affected the reliability of contribution forms for the judging of authorship of research articles...
- Has the quality of abstracts for randomised controlled trials improved since the release of Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trial guideline for abstract reporting? A survey of four high-profile anaesthesia journalsOzlem S Can
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
Eur J Anaesthesiol 28:485-92. 2011..The current study assessed whether there has been an improvement in the quality of RCT abstracts published in main anaesthesia journals since this new guideline was introduced...
- Biomedical research productivity: factors across the countriesMahbubur Rahman
Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:249-52. 2003..The objective of this study was to elicit the factors related to worldwide variation in biomedical research productivity...
- A bibliometric study of scientific literature on obesity research in PubMed (1988-2007)J Vioque
Departamento de Salud Publica, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, San Juan de Alicante, Spain
Obes Rev 11:603-11. 2010..USA and Europe were leaders in the production of scientific articles on obesity...
- Time-dependent bias was common in survival analyses published in leading clinical journalsCarl van Walraven
Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Avenue, F 660, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9, Canada
J Clin Epidemiol 57:672-82. 2004..Time-dependent bias can occur if such variables are not analyzed appropriately. This study sought to determine the prevalence of such time-dependent bias in highly-cited medical journals...
- Impact factor bias and proposed adjustments for its determinationA Fassoulaki
Department of Anesthesiology, Aretaieion Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 46:902-5. 2002..The aim of the study was to evaluate two of its important constraints, journal self-citation and scientific field, and to investigate the potential for improvement...
- New developments in the use of citation analysis in research evaluationHenk F Moed
Center for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz) 57:13-8. 2009This paper presents an overview of research assessment methodologies developed in the field of evaluative bibliometrics, a subfield of quantitative science and technology studies, aimed to construct indicators of research performance ..
- International collaboration, funding and association with burden of disease in randomized controlled trials in AfricaGeorge H Swingler
Professor, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children s Hospital, Klipfontein Road, Rondebosch, 7700 South Africa
Bull World Health Organ 83:511-7. 2005..We also assessed whether the source of funding influenced a study's relevance to Africa...
- Talking about obesity: news framing of who is responsible for causing and fixing the problemSei Hill Kim
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, USA
J Health Commun 12:359-76. 2007..Findings also indicate that television news is more likely than newspapers to mention personal solutions, but less likely to attribute the responsibility to society...
- The development of new analgesics over the past 50 years: a lack of real breakthrough drugsIgor Kissin
Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Anesthesia MRB, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Anesth Analg 110:780-9. 2010..The present assessment reveals the lack of real breakthroughs in analgesic drug development despite intense research efforts. Possible factors contributing to the apparent drought of novel analgesics are discussed...
- Publication trends in the medical informatics literature: 20 years of "Medical Informatics" in MeSHJonathan P Deshazo
Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7240, USA
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:7. 2009....
- Precision and recall of search strategies for identifying studies on return-to-work in MedlineJean Francois Gehanno
Institute of Occupational Health, Rouen University Hospital, 1 rue de Germont, 76000, Rouen, France
J Occup Rehabil 19:223-30. 2009..The purpose of this study was to report on the qualities of various search strategies and keywords to find return to work (RTW) studies in the Medline bibliographic database...
- Mapping the history and current situation of research on John Cunningham virus - a bibliometric analysisHua Chuan Zheng
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Basic Medicine, China Medical University, Shenyang, PR China
BMC Infect Dis 9:28. 2009..However, no bibliometric investigation has been reported to guide the researchers and potential readers...
- Relative citation impact of various study designs in the health sciencesNikolaos A Patsopoulos
Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
JAMA 293:2362-6. 2005..The relative merits of various study designs and their placement in hierarchies of evidence are often discussed. However, there is limited knowledge about the relative citation impact of articles using various study designs...
- A quantitative analysis of medical publications from Arab countriesSami F Shaban
Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Saudi Med J 24:294-6. 2003....
- The lack of public health research output from IndiaLalit Dandona
Centre for Public Health Research, Administrative Staff College of India, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad 500 082, India
BMC Public Health 4:55. 2004..This information would help understand the areas in health research that need improvement in India to enhance the health of India's population...
- A MEDLINE categorization algorithmStefan J Darmoni
CISMeF, Rouen University Hospital, 76031 Rouen, France
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:7. 2006..The categorization refines the retrieval of indexed material. In the CISMeF terminology, metaterms can be considered as super-concepts. They were primarily conceived to improve recall in the CISMeF quality-controlled health gateway...
- The systematic review and bibliometric network analysis (SeBriNA) is a new method to contextualize evidence. Part 1: descriptionMichelle E Kho
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 65:1010-5. 2012....
- Sources of evidence to support systematic reviews in librarianshipMargaret Sampson
Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
J Med Libr Assoc 96:66-9. 2008
- A tale of two citationsMounir Errami
Division of Translational Research Department, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390 9185, USA
Nature 451:397-9. 2008
- The history and meaning of the journal impact factorEugene Garfield
Thomson Scientific, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
JAMA 295:90-3. 2006
- Implications of findings of bibliometric analyses in parasitologyMatthew E Falagas
Trends Parasitol 23:12-3. 2007
- ACUTE TOLERANCE IN ANESTHETIC ACTIONS AND INTERACTIONSIgor Kissin; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Neural blockade with vanilloidsIgor Kissin; Fiscal Year: 2007..To study the specific aims of the project the effects of RTX will be examined in rats by behavioral methods; and whole cell voltage-clamp technique will be used to identify a mechanism for impulse failure induced by RTX. ..
- Correcting the Literature After Scienctific MisconductANNE NEALE; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Research Culture of Practice-Based Research NetworksANNE NEALE; Fiscal Year: 2007..A team of investigators from the PBRN Resource Center at Indiana University, and the Wayne State University Division of Practice-based Research will collaborate to ensure the success of the project. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Assisting Systematic Review Preparation Using Automated Document ClassificationAaron Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2009..Since up-to-date systematic reviews are essential for establishing widespread high quality practice standards and guidelines, the overall public health will benefit from this work. ..
- CONFERENCE ON THE INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY OF EXERCISEMartin Frank; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Conference on Physiological Genomics and Proteomics of Lung DieseaseMartin Frank; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- St. John's Wort for tobacco cessationAmit Sood; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study is anticipated to provide the data needed to develop a larger randomized controlled clinical trial submitted through the R01 funding mechanism to NCCAM. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Toward Evidence Based Treatments to Reduce DUI RelapseHoward Shaffer; Fiscal Year: 2006..By identifying risk factors associated with relapse, this study will provide the foundation for new evidence-based treatment efforts that can curtail the rate of DUI [reoffense.] ..
- Enduring Effects of Early Adversity on Adult Health?Kenneth F Ferraro; Fiscal Year: 2010..As healthcare policymakers continue to search for affordable cost- containment strategies, it is becoming increasingly important to understand adult health and illness in a life course perspective. ..
- Melanoma ChemopreventionRobert Dellavalle; Fiscal Year: 2006..His current career goals are completing a Masters of Science in Public Health and becoming an independent researcher in skin cancer prevention and control. ..
- YOGA AS A TREATMENT FOR INSOMNIASAT BIR KHALSA; Fiscal Year: 2004..We anticipate that yoga will prove to be an effective insomnia treatment which reduces sympathovagal balance. ..
- Neurohypophyseal Hormones: From Genomics through DiseaseMartin Frank; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Understanding Disparities in Obesity and its Comorbidities in the USYoufa Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. using an interdisciplinary approach. ..
- Neuroendocrine Mechanisms in Yoga Treatment of InsomniaSAT BIR KHALSA; Fiscal Year: 2007..If achieved, these results will provide a novel demonstration of a reduction of arousal in a behavioral insomnia treatment and a behaviorally enhanced melatonin secretion under controlled laboratory conditions. ..
- Effects of Depression on Short-Term Recovery from MIKenneth Freedland; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results will clarify the early course of post-MI depression and the mechanisms linking depression to cardiac events, and they will inform efforts to develop more efficacious treatments. ..
- Development of an Open Source Research Management SystemKenneth Freedland; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Motivational Feedback to Increase Walking AdherenceCaroline Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2008..Richardson will acquire the skills and knowledge to become an independent investigator and a leader in the field of physical activity promotion research for patients with cardiovascular disease. ..
- Functional Perspectives on Health and Risk BehaviorsM Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2008..It is my hope and belief that this investment will pay rich dividends in terms of increased theoretical and methodological contributions to the field, including both those of my own and my collaborators. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Measuring Cultural Competence and Racial Bias Among PhysiciansSomnath Saha; Fiscal Year: 2008..These tools are needed to inform and evaluate future interventions to reduce pervasive racial disparities in health care quality and outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Columbia-GHI Consortium for Claims-Based Cancer StudiesSTEVEN STELLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Organized Labor and TobaccoEdith Balbach; Fiscal Year: 2009..To implement these interventions in states with strong unions, public health must work with organized labor. This project will study the factors that facilitate and impede that relationship with a goal of improving it. ..
- Evaluating a Bilingual Voluntary Community-Based Healthcare OrganizationLeonard A Jason; Fiscal Year: 2010..An experimental design will analyze whether English-language dominant Hispanics with higher vs. lower American acculturation will have better outcomes in Traditional Oxford House aftercare. ..
- THE EFFECTS OF LAWS ON YOUTH PREVALENCELEONARD JASON; Fiscal Year: 2005..If these predicted findings do emerge, they will have an important influence on the ways in which public policy officials and community members consider interventions directed at lowering rates of smoking among their youth. ..
- INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH ON LIFE COURSE INEQUALITYKENNETH FERRARO; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USE AND HIGH RISK BEHAVIORM Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2003..The proposed study promises to yield results of substantial scientific, theoretical, and pragmatic import. ..
- ANALYSIS OF TOBACCO DEPOSITIONS AND TRIAL TESTIMONYRonald Davis; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- DEPO PROVERA AND BONE MINERAL DENSITY IN ADOLESCENTSBarbara Cromer; Fiscal Year: 2003..The statistical analysis will estimate the effect of DMPA on bone density while taking account of constant treatment discontinuation throughout the study period. ..
- HYPERTENSION: PREDICTION OF BIOFEEDBACK SUCCESSCarolyn Yucha; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results of this study will enable those caring for hypertensive persons to recommend treatment (i.e., biofeedback) in an individualized way, thereby promoting adherence. ..
- AGING AND HEALTH TRAJECTORIES AMONG BLACK & WHITE ADULTSKENNETH FERRARO; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Ophthalmic Antibiotic Resistance StudyKirk Wilhelmus; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer riskAndrew Hyland; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Prolactin regulation of decidual activin and apoptosisJennifer Bowen Shauver; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- R21 project: Yoga as a Treatment for InsomniaSAT BIR KHALSA; Fiscal Year: 2002..We also anticipate that these improvements will be maintained at long-term follow up evaluation. ..
- SECONDARY PREVENTION TRIAL OF VENOUS THROMBOSISPaul Ridker; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Chronic Illness Exercise Interventions: A Meta-AnalysisVicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2004..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
- Treatment of Depression After Coronary Bypass SurgeryKenneth Freedland; Fiscal Year: 2004..Secondary analyses will test the effects of treatment on remission, neurocognitive and functional recovery, quality of life, and examine the relationships between treatment process and outcome variables. ..
- Eliciting Truly Informed ConsentWilliam Hendee; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- ANTIPSYCHOTIC DRUGS: SCIENCE, PRACTICE, AND CULTUREJoel Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2004..It also has close institutional and research affiliations with the Rand Corporation. ..
- AN EVALUATION OF THE OXFORD HOUSE MODELLEONARD JASON; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study would be the first longitudinal evaluation of Oxford Houses, and it would provide important information on the nature and role of the Oxford House experience on long-term sobriety among recovering alcoholics. ..
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Risks in CarpenterDavid Wegman; Fiscal Year: 2003..The case control study will be the subject of a separate proposal, contingent upon successful development of the necessary methods. ..
- CARBOHYDRATE CRAVING: BEHAVIOR/PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL FEATURESBonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2001..Results will indicate whether CHO cravers show an increased family prevalence of diabetes and display evidence of insulin resistance and blunting of the expected rise in the tryptophan ratio and leptin concentration after CHO intake. ..
- CONFERENCE ON THE INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY OF EXERCISEMartin Frank; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Obesity Prevention in African American SchoolchildrenYoufa Wang; Fiscal Year: 2004..If the intervention proves effective, a full-scale study will be developed. Findings from this study will provide insights into the prevention of obesity among Iow-SES and minority students. ..
- Zinc Protoporphyrin and the Cell Cycle in Neonatal MicePhyllis Dennery; Fiscal Year: 2007..This may also lead to therapeutic strategies to modify ZnPP so as to prevent abnormal proliferation in cells. ..
- Infection Risk of Urinary Collection StrategiesSanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006..Since approximately 40% of elderly Americans will enter a nursing home at some point, identification of those at risk of infection could have considerable health, quality of life, and economic consequences. ..
- Reducing High-Risk College Drinking EnvironmentsJohn Clapp; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed research program is designed to systematically address gaps in the literature concerning environmental prevention among college students. ..
- ACCISS: Activating Collaborative CIS Support ServicesBonnie Spring; Fiscal Year: 2007..The study examines the impact on medical follow-up and provider-patient communication. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Help Seeking by At-Risk Youth After Suicide ScreeningsMadelyn Gould; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Conference and Gender in Physiology / Pathophysiology of the CV-Renal SystemsMartin Frank; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Targeting AKT as a novel therapy in pancreatic cancerRichard Bold; Fiscal Year: 2007..These results will provide mechanistic as well as pre-clinical data in support of our hypothesis and will allow for the development of novel therapy of human pancreatic cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effectiveness of Suicide Hotline TrainingMadelyn S Gould; Fiscal Year: 2010..Few such opportunities arise for research studies to have such policy relevance, in other words, to have a direct impact on existing and future policy decisions. ..
- CONFERENCE--ALDOSTERONE AND ENaC:GENETICS TO PHYSIOLOGYMartin Frank; Fiscal Year: 2003..There will be a strong student awards program (12 awardees to be selected on the basis of merit). The success of three preceding meetings attests to its need and value to the scientific community. ..
- EPIDEMIOLOGIC SEQUELAE OF SUICIDE IN SCHOOLSMadelyn Gould; Fiscal Year: 2001..Our ultimate goal is to utilize the information generated from the present study to develop a school based suicide postvention program and to prepare a controlled clinical trial to examine the efficacy of the postvention. ..
- Public input in the development of federal genetic non-discrimination policyTheresa Montini; Fiscal Year: 2008..Moreover, our research will blaze new ground and lay the groundwork for studies in other areas where public participation represents a key component of an informed legislative process. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Comprehensive Database of Cost-Effectiveness AnalysesPeter Neumann; Fiscal Year: 2003..The web-based data should also understand the needs of different scientists to be understood and policymakers, and bridges to be built across disparate communities. ..
- Racial Disparities in Diabetes in the US and the UKArch Mainous; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- In-school and community media preventionMichael Slater; Fiscal Year: 2008..As a result, the school and community treatments are crossed and can each be assessed within an HLM framework. Cost-effectiveness data will also be collected and assessed. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MECHANISMS OF ENZYMIC AND HYDRIDE TRANSFERSGregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Mainstream and Ethnic/Minority News Coverage of CancerJo Stryker; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Behavioral clustering in adolescents with STDsRichard Rothenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006..Demonstration of such phenomena will be of use in designing interventions that incorporate network information into their formulation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Increase Exercise/Physical AcivityVicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2009..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
- Geography, networks, and risk in disease transmissionRichard Rothenberg; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..