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Volume 3, Issue 2 (autumn and winter 2017)                   JMIS 2017, 3(2): 8-17 | Back to browse issues page

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yaminfirooz M, Riahi A, zare A, Sohbatiha F. Mapping of scientific production of type 1 medical science universities and determination place of Babol Medical Science University. JMIS. 2017; 3 (2) :8-17
URL: http://jmis.hums.ac.ir/article-1-120-en.html
Faculty of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.
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Aim: The scientific production in each country shows its development. The stable development of a country is determined by its special abilities. This study aimed at mapping of the scientific production of type-1 Medical Science Universities in Iran and determining place of Babol University of Medical Science in Scopus during 2006-2015.
Methods: This is a descriptive-survey study with Scientometric approach. Research population consisted of all documents and articles produced by 24 type-1 Iranian medical science universities that were affiliated by Iranian researchers and authors during 2006-2015 and indexed by Scopus database. SPSS 19 and Excel were used for data analysis. .
Results: Findings show that these 24 type-1 medical science universities produced 23523 scientific articles. Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences is the highest-ranked university by producing 2538 scientific papers. Babol University of Medical Science ranked seventh by 1368 scientific papers. Scientific production of studied universities had 23% growth and most articles wrote in the field of occupational and environmental Health. The Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Science published the most documents of these researchers affiliated in the 24 universities.
Conclusion: According to results, it is needed that research managers in healthcare system assign dedicated funds for research activities in these universities in order to increasingly improve the quantity as well as the quality of their research activities.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/03/6 | Accepted: 2017/08/8 | Published: 2017/08/8

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