Bibliometric analysis and curriculum mapping of travel medicine research.

Abstract

Evidence-based travel medicine requires that research priorities reflect the wide knowledge base of this discipline. Bibliometric analysis of articles published in Journal of Travel Medicine yielded the following results: epidemiology (6%, n = 105); immunology/vaccinology (8.5%, n = 148); pre-travel assessment/consultation (30.5%, n = 533); diseases contracted during travel (48.3%, n = 843); other clinical conditions associated with travel (6.8%, n = 119); post-travel assessment (5.2%, n = 91) and administrative and general travel medicine issues (6%, n = 105).

DOI: 10.1093/jtm/tax024

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@article{Flaherty2017BibliometricAA, title={Bibliometric analysis and curriculum mapping of travel medicine research.}, author={Gerard Flaherty and Keng Lim Yap}, journal={Journal of travel medicine}, year={2017}, volume={24 5} }