Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Scientometric Analysis of Pediatric Research Output in Global: A StudyAuthor : S.Abirami and R.Senthilkumar
Volume 8 No.1 January-June 2018 pp 22-25
Pediatric is a division of medicine dealing with the well-being and health check care of infants, children and adolescents. Pediatric is a newly developed medical branch, it was started developing only in the mid-19th century. “Abraham Jacobi” (1830–1919) is the father of pediatric. The American Academy of Pediatric [AAP] suggested that, the people should be under pediatric care up to the age of 21. In human life attempting to examine the contribution of medical care and its advancement, the goal must be addressed to the medical care. In this analysis the pediatric research output in global from the year 2001-2016, the data were retrieved from web of science [WOS] by Thomson Reuters, presently maintained by Clarivate Analytics. The total records published during this study period [2001-2016] 20615 publications. The outcome of this analysis combined together and provided as a result by the use of Scientometric’s statistic and mathematical methods. When the researcher provides the comprehensive classification by using the research indicator, the major responsibility can hold by the quantitative studies. This quantitative or statistical and mathematical method is called as Scientometric analysis.
Scientometric Analysis, Pediatric Research