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Objective: To carry out the bibliometric analysis of Journal of Medical Sciences Peshawar from 2014 to 2018.
Methods: This study was an attempt to analyze the scholarly documents published in Journal of Medical Sciences. All the original articles, reviews and case reports published from 2014 to 2018 were scrutinized. Website and hard copies of the Journal were used as data collection sources.
Results: A total of 322 scholarly documents were studied. It was observed that male contribution is more prominent than female. The year 2017 was reported as the more productive. The contribution from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was on the top followed by Islamabad and Punjab. Journals were declared as the more cited source followed by books. Medicine, Gynecology and Surgery were reported as the more addressed subjects.
Conclusion: Journal of Medical Science Peshawar is a peer reviewed, open access, indexed quarterly Journal that publishes quality research in the field of health sciences. Local contributors are regularly publishing their research in this leading journal of medical sciences. Citation of quality, local and relevant literature will improve the standard of this Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Medical and Dental Surgeon (PM& DC) recognized Journal.