publication . Research . 2018

Trends spanning 36 years of nursing research

LEE Hyeyong; SHIMOTAKAHARA Rie; FUKADA Akimi; SHINBASHI Sumiko;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Mar 2018
  • Publisher: 鹿児島大学
Abstract
PURPOSE: The aim of demonstrating priorities for future research, this study draws on the strengths of text-mining analysis to analyze trends in nursing research in Japan over a 36-year period. METHODS: Documents published in the online version of the Igaku Chuo Zasshi (ICHUSHI) between 1980 and December 2015 were targeted for analysis. Tendencies and trends over time characterizing words used in the titles of all target research papers were analyzed, along with characteristic words. RESULTS: Nursing-related research dropped temporarily, reaching a level of 1,766 papers 1997. Since 2001, however, more than 4,000 papers have been published each year. The most fre...
Subjects
free text keywords: literature review, article title, policy, research trends, text mining, 492.9
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