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JIMENEZ NAVASCUES, M.ª Lourdes y HIJAR ORDOVAS, Carlos A.. Bibliometric study (2001-2009) on geriatric and gerontologic nursing in Spain. Gerokomos [online]. 2012, vol.23, n.2, pp.55-58. ISSN 1134-928X. http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S1134-928X2012000200002.
The bibliometric analyses are a tool to describe and evaluate the results of the investigations that are disclosed through scientific magazines. The geriatric nursing studies show the maturity degree of the specialty, the interest subjects and the quantification of their production. The objective is to analyze qualitatively and quantitatively the characteristics of the scientific production in geriatric nursing from 2001 to 2009 years. Material and method: bibliometric study, of articles published in the index Spanish journals in CUIDEN Plus. Conclusions: there is advance of the publication productivity about the geriatric nursing, this would confirm the process of consolidation of the specialty of geriatric nursing. Gerokomos is the journal of reference for the professionals of nursing of the studied area. Is an increase of the scientific production of the specialty in the journals index in CUIDEN Plus. The interest subjects are related with the welfare practice.
Palabras clave : Bibliometry; scientific production; geriatric nursing.