Analysis of Papers Published in Thirty Years of the Journal History of The Journal of Korean Acupuncture and Moxibustion Medicine

Article information

Acupunct. 2014;31(1):35-42
Publication date (electronic) : 2014 March 20
doi : https://doi.org/10.13045/acupunct.2014004
1Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion Medicine, Nasaret Korean Medicine Hospital
2Department of Korean Internal Medicine, Nasaret Korean Medicine Hospital
3Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, Nasaret Korean Medicine Hospital
4School of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Dongshin University
*Corresponding author : Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion Medicine, Nasaret Korean Medicine Hospital, 21, Seokchon-ro, Namdong-gu, Incheon, 405-803, Republic of Korea, Tel : 82-32-435-5111 E-mail : dandychoe@hanmail.net
Received 2014 January 22; Revised 2014 February 25; Accepted 2014 March 04.

Abstract

Objectives :

Type analysis and comparison among three decades are done on papers published in The Journal of Korean Acupuncture and Moxibustion from the inaugural issue to the last issue of 2013, Vol 30(5).

Methods :

Journal search engine at ‘theacpuncture’ and ‘kamms’ were used. Issues not searched in these two search engines were not included in the analysis.

Results :

The number of journals in the thirty years of the journal history included 2081 articles. For type analysis of the articles, experiment articles outnumbered other types with 743 papers followed by 564 review articles, 601 clinical articles, and 156 case articles. In comparison among three decades, recent ten years outnumbered the other types with 1060 papers followed by 853 papers in the middle decade and 168 papers at the initial decade.

Conclusion :

In the thirty years of the journal history, the research has become more actively done in the recent decade.

Fig. 1.

Number of articles published from 1984∼2013 classified in three decades

Fig. 2.

Classification I

D1 : first ten years, 1984∼1993.

D2 : second ten years, 1994∼2003.

D3 : recent ten years, 2004∼2013.

Exp : experiment articles.

Fig. 3.

Types of articles(TOA) in the first decade

Tx Md : treatment methods.

AP Based : specific acupuncture points based articles.

IM : nternal medicine.

NP : neurology & psychiatry.

GP : gyneocology & pediatric.

OD : otorhinolaryngology & dermatology.

HA : herbal acupuncture.

DT : diagnostic tools utilized articles.

HM : herbal medicine.

RT : recent trends.

Fig. 4.

Classification II

Fig. 5.

Classification III

FNP : facial nerve palsy.

Verteb : vertebral, spinal symptoms.

Fig. 6.

TOA in the 2nd decade

Fig. 7.

TOA in the recent decade

Fig. 8.

Number of case reports

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Fig. 1.

Number of articles published from 1984∼2013 classified in three decades

Fig. 2.

Classification I

D1 : first ten years, 1984∼1993.

D2 : second ten years, 1994∼2003.

D3 : recent ten years, 2004∼2013.

Exp : experiment articles.

Fig. 3.

Types of articles(TOA) in the first decade

Tx Md : treatment methods.

AP Based : specific acupuncture points based articles.

IM : nternal medicine.

NP : neurology & psychiatry.

GP : gyneocology & pediatric.

OD : otorhinolaryngology & dermatology.

HA : herbal acupuncture.

DT : diagnostic tools utilized articles.

HM : herbal medicine.

RT : recent trends.

Fig. 4.

Classification II

Fig. 5.

Classification III

FNP : facial nerve palsy.

Verteb : vertebral, spinal symptoms.

Fig. 6.

TOA in the 2nd decade

Fig. 7.

TOA in the recent decade

Fig. 8.

Number of case reports