Elgendy, AY, Barakat, AF, Ibrahim, J, Alkukhun, L, Mamas, MA and Elgendy, IY (2020) The Landscape of Medical Literature in the Era of COVID-19: Original Research Versus Opinion Pieces. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 35 (9). 2813 - 2815. ISSN 0884-8734

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There has been rapidly growing scientific literature related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in attempts to convey any potential hypotheses or confirmed facts about the disease. Notably, there has been a plethora of viewpoints and other opinion pieces to help guide ongoing research efforts. However, this trend carries a risk of redundant publications.1, 2 Our objective was to evaluate the nature of the published scientific literature (original investigations and opinion pieces) related to COVID-19 and to quantify their relative proportions to determine whether the trend of publication of opinion pieces has changed over time.

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Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Medicine
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 10 May 2023 08:15
Last Modified: 10 May 2023 08:15
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/12521

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