RESULTS OF SCIENTOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH IN HEALTH PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS
This scientometric analysis is based on the thesis that aspiration of Ukraine to integrate with EU makes efficiency and quality of research in medical field especially important. The analysis covers research works performed in Ukraine in the field of health protection of children and teenagers over 2001-2006. Results of the analysis of distribution of researches by administrative department shows that 40.4% of them were performed by institutes of the Ukrainian Academy of Medical Sciences, 28.0% in HEEs and research institutes of the Ukrainian Ministry for Health Protection, 14.0% in the institutes of the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science. By duration, the distribution looks as follows: 43.5% of researches were 3 years long, while the shares of shorter and longer works made, accordingly, 12.3% and 15.9%. By field, nearly half of them dealt with clinical aspects, followed by hygiene of children and teenagers (18%), ecological aspects in pediatrics (11%), social pediatrics (9%), organization of medical supply (7%), medical rehabilitation and resorts (6%). By presentation of end result, the largest share of results was published in scientific journals (40.3%), proceedings of conferences and symposia (36.3%), while the others were innovation focused objects (technical documentation etc.).
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