STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF COVID-19 PUBLICATIONS IN THE FIELDS OF PEDIATRICS

Objective: This study aims to conduct the statistical analysis of the scientific outputs about COVID-19 in the field of Pediatrics, identify the top effective studies, and reveal the trend topics. Material and Methods: Statistical analysis was performed for all the publications published between 2019 and 2020 in the “Pediatrics” research area in the Web of Science database and included the “COVID-19”, “SARS-CoV-2”, “2019-nCoV”, “n- CoV”, and “coronavirus” keywords in their title. Results: The literature review indicated 15140 publications, 397 (2.62%) of which were in the “Pediatrics” research area. The top 3 journals that had the highest number of publications were Pediatric Blood & Cancer, Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, Pediatric Pulmonology. The top-cited 3 articles were published in the journals of Translational Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology, Acta Paediatrica. According to the trend analysis results, the trend topics included the keywords such as pregnancy, neonate(s), newborn(s), adolescents, breastfeeding, treatment, epidemiology, pneumonia, vertical transmission, asthma, breast milk, clinical characteristics, computed tomography, diagnosis, human milk, infant, myocarditis, survey, and symptoms. Conclusion: The pandemic affecting the whole world has also changed the course of academic publications. This bibliometric study provided a summary of the publications about COVID-19 in the field of Pediatrics.

Pediatri Alanında COVID-19 Yayınlarının İstatistiksel Analizi

Amaç: Bu çalışmada Pediatri araştırma alanında COVID-19 konusunda yapılan bilimsel yayınları istatistiksel olarak analiz ederek en etkili çalışmaları belirlemek, güncel konuları ortaya çıkarmak amaçlanmıştır. Gereç ve Yöntemler: 2019-2020 yılları arasında yayınlanan ve Web of Science veri tabanında “Pediatri” araştırma alanında etiketlenen yayınlar içerisinde başlığında “COVID-19”, “SARS-CoV-2”, “2019-nCoV”, “n-CoV”, and “coronavirus” anahtar kelimeleri geçen tüm yayınlar istatistiksel olarak analiz edildi. Bulgular: Literatür taramasında 15140 yayın bulundu. En fazla yayın yapan ilk 3 dergi Pediatric Blood & Cancer, Lancet Child & Adolescent Health ve Pediatric Pulmonology idi. En fazla atıf alan ilk 3 makale Translational Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology ve Acta Paediatrica dergilerinde yayınlanmıştı. Trend analiz sonuçlarına göre en fazla çalışılan anahtar kelimelerin gebelik, yenidoğan, ergenler, emzirme, tedavi, epidemiyoloji, pnömoni, bulaşı, astım, anne sütü, klinik özellikler, bilgisayarlı tomografi, tanı, bebek, miyokardit, anket ve semptomlar gibi konular olduğu belirlendi. Sonuç: Tüm dünyayı etkileyen pandemi, akademik yayın seyrini de değiştirmiştir. Yaptığımız bu bibliyometrik çalışmada pediatri araştırma alanında COVID-19 konusunda yapılan yayınların özet bilgisi sunuldu.

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