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Shekofteh M, Karimi M, Kazerani M, Zayeri F. Mapping the Structure of Iranian Scientific Pharmacology and Pharmacy Products in Science Citation Index during 2003-2012. Journal of Modern Medical Information Sciences. 2016; 2 (2) :38-47
URL: http://jmis.hums.ac.ir/article-1-82-en.html

MSc, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
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Introduction: The subject area of Pharmacy and Pharmacology is the most productive medical subject area. The present study intends to investigate the scientific production of the Pharmacology and Pharmacy in Web of Science in 2003 to 2012 and identify the number of publications, the average number of received citations, the most productive researchers and organizations as well as the citation clusters in this area.

Methods: In this research that performed with scientometrics approach, research society, all articles related to the pharmacology and pharmacy field in 2003 to 2012 indexed in Science Citation Index database that collected from Web of Science Database in 12 November 2013 and were analyzed by HisteCite software.

Results: All articles related to the pharmacology and pharmacy field in 2003 and 2012 are 5209 documents and this productions has upside. Abbas Shafie ranked first in terms of the number of the production and the number of received citations. The most productive five authors in the field of the Pharmacy and Pharmacology are owned by the Tehran University of the Medical Sciences. Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Islamic Azad University and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences ranks first to three in terms of the number of the scientific production. The England with 181 document and 27% of the documents have been the most cooperation with Iranian researchers.

Conclusion: The scientific production of the pharmacology and pharmacy field during the years 2003 to 2012 has had a substantial growth but the average citations per article is not so much and to increase the quality of the articles instead of the increase of the quantity of these should be planning.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/02/21 | Accepted: 2017/03/1 | Published: 2017/03/1

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