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Tehran University of Medical Sciences: Participation in Twenty Five Percent of Pediatric Science Production in Iran

According to the result of a study Tehran University of Medical Sciences has the highest percentage of Pediatric Science Production in Iran. This study was a retrospective research in Pubmed on the Iranian pediatrics publications and its results have been reported in the Supplement issue of Volume 18 (Dec 2008) Iranian Journal of Pediatrics. This study was conducted by Amirsalari and colleagues, from the Baghiatalleh University in Tehran. The result of this study showed from 819 papers published, 565 were authored by members of universities of medical sciences. Tehran University of Medical Sciences with 142 articles (17.3% of all, 25.1% from publications of universities of medical sciences) held the first place, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences with 116 (14.2% of all, 20.5% from publications of universities of medical sciences) the second place and Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences with 88 (10.7% of all, 15.5% from publications of universities of medical sciences) the third place.

According to this study, regarding Impact Factors (IF) Tehran, Shaheed Beheshti and Shiraz Universities of Medical Sciences with 153, 93 and 81 were in the first, second and third place, respectively.

They concluded Tehran University of Medical Sciences had twenty five percent of pediatric science production in Iran. This university had published higher number of papers on pediatrics among universities of medical sciences in Iran.

 
© 2007 - Tehran, Iran, Department Of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Science - RayanPajouh