Contact lens citation metrics: The Spanish connection

Efron, Nathan (2015) Contact lens citation metrics: The Spanish connection. Journal of Optometry, 8(1), p. 1.

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Abstract

To eye care practitioners, citation metrics may seem to be a somewhat esoteric and irrelevant concept, far removed from the realities or real world, day-to-day clinical practice. However, quantitative analysis of the published literature is becoming increasingly important, and a beautiful example of this is presented in this issue of the Journal of Optometry. My former PhD student, Genís Cardona, has teamed up with Joan Sanz to undertake a thorough and telling analysis of current worldwide publishing trends in the contact lens field. When held in the mirror, this work reflects the growing contributions from Spanish researchers to the field...

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ID Code: 92212
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Contact lenses, Citation metrics
DOI: 10.1016/j.optom.2015.01.001
ISSN: 1888-4296
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
Deposited On: 22 Jan 2016 00:58
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2016 23:25

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