Brittany Aziz

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CONTEXT Until recently, Web of Science was the only database available to track citation counts for published articles. Other databases are now available, but their relative performance has not been established. OBJECTIVE To compare the citation count profiles of articles published in general medical journals among the citation databases of Web of(More)
BACKGROUND Author self-citation contributes to the overall citation count of an article and the impact factor of the journal in which it appears. Little is known, however, about the extent of self-citation in the general clinical medicine literature. The objective of this study was to determine the extent and temporal pattern of author self-citation and the(More)
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