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Date of this Version

Summer 6-25-2021

Abstract

The study elaborates the current publication trends in the field of telemedicine as well as the application of growth models to forecast future trends with the goal of determining the fitness of growth in publications using exponential, linear, and logistic growth models. The data for the study was downloaded from the Scopus database over a fifteen-year period, from 2005 to 2019. During the period, a total of 45719 publications were found with publication productivity showing an upward trend throughout the period. The results show that the growth of publications fits into the exponential model than linear or logistic models. This study also predicts that by 2025 there will a total of 108268 publications in the field of Telemedicine, as well as progressive research.

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