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Date of this Version

Winter 9-2017


This study evaluates the Nephrology research output during 2007-2016. The data were downloaded from web of science database which was maintained by Thomson Reuters. Total numbers of records were 4655 with 47, 384 citations and average citations per article was 10.05. Nephrology is the adult and pediatric study of the kidneys and its related diseases. The nephrologists deals with the diagnosis and management of kidney diseases. The kidneys are vital for maintaining normal fluid and electrolyte balance in a body. The collected data were analyzed with the help of ‘Bibexcel tool’. The study also applied statistical tools such as Authorship pattern, Relative Growth Rate, Time Series Analysis, Zipf Law, and Exponential Growth Rate.



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