Research trends in British gastroenterology: publication rates in newly appointed NHS consultants over a nice year period

Hopper, A. D.; Atkinson, R.; Prtak, L.; Sanders, D. S.
June 2004
Gut;Jun2004, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p913
Academic Journal
It has been suggested that medical research within Great Britain may be in decline. Although this may be the perception, there has previously been no published evidence to demonstrate a reduction in research output. All consultant appointments and place of training were noted over a fixed period from February 1993 to April 2001. The British Society of Gastroenterology is considered to have a comprehensive list of its trainees and consultants. The data from the study support the hypothesis that medical research, at least among Great Britain NHS consultants, is in decline.


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