Author : Abdullah Alabdali, Zameer Hussain Baladi,
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 860-866
This retrospective study helps to understand the nomenclature of publications published in the Prehospital Emergency Care (PEC) journal, which covered the field of emergency medical services indexed in the Scopus-Elsevier database. The year-wise publication, document type, authorship-pattern, cited articles, and geographical location, on file format with comma-separated value (CSV) and plaintext on note-paid, downloaded on the date June 24, 2020, for tabularization in MS Office Excel Sheet 2010 for analysis. A total of 1327 published documents retrieved from the Scopus-Elsevier database and 1287; 85.8% written by 6976; 5.4% authors during the years 2019 – 2005, selected for examination. Majority of articles 1217; 94.5% articles written by multi-authors in collaborative manners, only 70, 5.4% articles written by single or solo authors. As per the document, a total of 1135, 88.1% documents got citations out of 1287 documents out of 17609; 15.5% citations. An article titled “Guidelines for prehospital management of traumatic brain injury” written by Badjatia, N. et al in 2008 got 203 citations as highest. Seventy documents published in 2008 and all documents cited by researchers. The United States pay contribution with 1071; 83.2% as highest most, trailed by Canada 75; 5.8%, and Australia 44; 3.4 documents. It seems to regular publications, strict policies, large viewing and citations, the spectrum of care in sub-specialties of emergencies, keen observations of healthcare personals and sharing experiences with each are the motivational points in writing and publishing the research data in Prehospital emergency care journal.