J. P.S Kumaravel, T. S. Seethalakshmi, L. Mohamed Idhris, E. M. Manimala


Scientometric techniques are applied to analyses 28,507 articles in the field of biomedical research published during the period between 1991 and 2012. The tools include Pareto’s Principle(80/20 Rule), authorship pattern, Subramanyam’s formula for checking the degree of collaboration, the geographical distribution of contributions and publications of research articles in the leading universities in Thailand. Results of this study show that the highest numbers of papers have been written by the co-authors. The study showed a progressive research trend in the discipline. It also states that the number of researchers in medical science is also in progressive way.


Biomedical research; Collaboration of authors; Scientometric; Thailand

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