GROWTH OF INDIAN HEALTH SCIENCE PUBLICATIONS : A BIBILOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS BASED ON SCOPUS DATABASE

Abstract

Author(s): R. Kavitha, R. Ponnudurai

Health sciences, related to social aspect than pertaining to pure medical aspect, also termed as health care science. There exist deviation with medical research. Therefore an attempt has been made to find the growth of Indian literature in basic health sciences. For this purpose, medical online data base were not considered. Insteat Scopus database has been taken for the study. Under the search term “Health Science” and ”India”, irrespective of the field, the SCOPUS database provided more than 2234 records. These records were further analysed using Excel and SPSS software. This paper attempt to provide the growth of Indian literature in field of health sceinces over the period of 43 years ie. 1970-2012.

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