B - Medical research outputs in 50 top countries

Jazayeri SB, Alavi A, Rahimi-Movaghar V. Situation of medical sciences in 50 top countries from 1996 to 2010-based on quality and quantity of publications. Acta Medica Iranica 2012;50(4):273-278

This study compared countries worldwide in the field of medical research from both aspects of quantity and quality of research outputs. Some modified scientometrics indices (such as citation per publication, and publication per population) were used to rank countries and to identify which of them have performed better in research outcomes by quality and quantity.