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92Medical Data Mining  2019, Vol. 2 Issue (2): 76-83    DOI: 10.12032/mdm2018020
    
Bibliometric Analysis of the Elderly’s Frailty in China
Xiao-Hui An1, Fu-Liang Sun1, Shu-Qing Cao2*
1 Graduate School, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin, 300193, China; 2 Nursing Department, Tianjin Eye Hospital, Tianjin, 300020, China.
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Abstract  Objective: To analysis the research status of the elderly's frailty in China by bibliometric, in order to provide  reference for clinical practices and nursing researches. Methods: Search  China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), WanFang Data, CQVIP, China Biology Medicine (CBM) disc to find the studies concerning frailty of older adults in China, and analysis the information of Published year, Provinces, Institutions, Journals, Types, Contents and Funds. Results: A Total of 248 articles were included in this study. From 2011, the numbe of studies about the elderly's  frailty was growing  rapidly;  the province with  the largest number of publications was Beijing, with a total of 82 articles; the institution with the largest number of publications was Beijing Hospital, with 20 articles; the journal with the largest number of publications was Chinese Journal of Geriatrics, with 27 articles; the research type with the largest number of articles was cross-sectional study, with 92 articles, whose content was mainly about the factors of frailty. Conclusion: The study on the elderly's frailty was just starting in China. Hoping to carry out interventional studies widely in the future, so as to delay the progress of frailty and improve the quality of life of the elderly.

Key wordsAged      Frailty      Bibliometrics     
Published: 29 June 2019
ZTFLH:  R592  
Corresponding Authors: Shu-Qing Cao, Nursing Department, Tianjin Eye Hospital, Tianjin, 300020, China. E-mail: shuqingc66@sina.com.   
E-mail: shuqingc66@sina.com.
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Xiao-Hui An, Fu-Liang Sun, Shu-Qing Cao. Bibliometric Analysis of the Elderly’s Frailty in China. 92Medical Data Mining, 2019, 2(2): 76-83.

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https://www.tmrjournals.com/mdm/EN/10.12032/mdm2018020     OR     https://www.tmrjournals.com/mdm/EN/Y2019/V2/I2/76

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