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Bibliometric analysis of original molecular biology research in anaesthesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15488060     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Molecular biology has expanded the horizons of anaesthesia during the last 20 years and has led to an increase of basic science articles that are published in the specialised anaesthetic journals or originate in anaesthetic institutions. We searched for and analysed the specific features, such as year of publication, publishing journal, and country of origin, of all such molecular biology articles stored in the MEDLINE database during the period 1986-2002. We identified 1265 original articles that used molecular biology techniques; 223 (18%) of these articles were published in anaesthetic journals and 1042 (82%) articles in 556 other biomedical journals. While in the late 1980s only a few molecular biology articles were published each year by anaesthetic institutions, worldwide this number reached approximately 200 basic science articles by the end of 2002. The USA clearly dominates the field of anaesthesia with respect to molecular biology research with 839 (66%) such articles.
Authors:
K Schreiber; T Girard; C H Kindler
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-18     Completed Date:  2004-12-30     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1002-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, St. Josef-Hospital, 53827 Troisdorf, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anesthesia / statistics & numerical data*
Bibliometrics*
Biomedical Research / methods,  statistics & numerical data
Humans
Molecular Biology / statistics & numerical data*
Periodicals as Topic / statistics & numerical data
Publishing / statistics & numerical data

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