REVIEW OF ALL PUBLICATION ( 2010 – 2014 ) FROM SAUDI ARABIA IN THE FIELD OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY AND RELATED SUBJECTS

Hassan S. O. Abduljabbar, Yasir Ahamd Bukhari, Hadeel Mohammed Taleb, Arwa Fayez Shamrani

Abstract


Aime;

In the last five years in Saudi Arabia, many institutions have involved in the medical research, but the number of scientific publication is limited. The aim is to evaluate the number, quality of the publication in obstetrics and gynecology related subjects published from Saudi Arabia from (2010 -2014).

Mehods;

A retrospective study Conducted at Ob-Gyn Department, College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. PubMed used to determine the number of obstetrical and gynecological publication and data collected for five years. All abstracts that appeared in the PubMed database analyzed meticulously for the type and the subject of publication, year of publication, Institute and the region where the study conducted. The inclusion and exclusion criteria clearly defined.

Results; 

A total number of medical publications in obstetrics and gynecology found in PubMed ISI were 230 in five years from 2010 until 2014. There was a steady increase. The majority of study 21.5% were retrospective, and only 9 were randomized clinical trial and three meta-analyses. 

Conclusion;

The ob-gyn research in Saudi Arabia is limited, and it is mainly in obstetrics and either retrospective studies or case report, and case series and the quality of research has to be improved.


Keywords


Research, Kingdom Saudi Arabia, obstetrics and gynecology

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