publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Evolution of primary care databases in UK: a scientometric analysis of research output

Vezyridis, Paraskevas; Timmons, Stephen;
Open Access English
  • Published: 11 Oct 2016
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
  • Country: China (People's Republic of)
Abstract
Objective:To identify publication and citation trends, most productive institutions and countries, top journals, most cited articles and authorship networks from articles that used and analysed data from primary care databases (CPRD, THIN, QResearch) of pseudonymised electronic health records in UK.\ud Methods: Descriptive statistics and scientometric tools were used to analyse a SCOPUS dataset of 1891 articles. Open access software was used to extract networks from the dataset (Table2Net), visualise and analyse co-authorship networks of scholars and countries (Gephi) and, density maps (VOSviewer) of research topics co-occurrence and journal co-citation.\ud Resu...
Subjects
free text keywords: scientometrics, 1694, PRIMARY CARE, electronic patient records, 1506, STATISTICS & RESEARCH METHODS, Research, 1702, Alternative medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Citation, Scopus, business.industry, business, Publication, Database, computer.software_genre, computer, Evidence-based practice, Descriptive statistics, Bibliometrics, Health informatics
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EC| BIMEDA
Project
BIMEDA
Big Medical Data Use in Primary Care: an ethnographic, socio-technical, investigation of challenges and opportunities
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 659478
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-IF-EF-ST
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Evolution of primary care databases in UK: a scientometric analysis of research output

Vezyridis, Paraskevas; Timmons, Stephen;