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Study the Research Trend in Evidence Based Medicine Filed Based on Scopus Database
Elaheh Omatii, Amir Reza Asnafi *
Assistant Professor, Knowledge and Information Sciences Department, Faculty Of Education and Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University
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Background and aim: Reviewing the trend of scientific products in the field of Evidence-Based Medicine is essential in order to plan for improving the status and research priorities of the state. The purpose of this study was to determine the research trend in Evidence-Based Medicine filed (EBM) based on Scopus database.

Material and methods: This applied study was conducted using a scientometric method. The samples were all scientific productions indexed by 'EBM' in Scopus database from 1939 to 2014. Data collection tool was Scopus database. The obtained data was analyzed using ‘Excel’ software.

Findings: Findings showed that the status of scientific products of the world in the field of Evidence-Based Medicine has descended in recent years so that the number of produced documents has been very small from 1939 to 1992. It has been increased from 1992 to 2007 and from 2011 to 2012 and decreased from 2007 to 2011 and from 2012 to 2014. No work has been published in the field of 'EBM' in 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, and from 1940 to 1961.

Conclusion: With a production of 258 documents, Iran is ranked 37 among the 160 participating nations. This rank is very low compared to the competing states.

Keywords: Scopus Database, Evidence-Based Medicine, Scientific Productions, Scientometric
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: Scientific Production
Received: 2014/10/25 | Accepted: 2015/03/14 | Published: 2015/04/11
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DOI: 10.22088/acadpub.BUMS.1.2.39


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Omatii E, Asnafi A R. Study the Research Trend in Evidence Based Medicine Filed Based on Scopus Database. CJS. 2014; 1 (2) :39-48
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