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A Scientometric Mapping of Global Research on ‘Covid-19 and Medical Oxygen’

Library Herald Year : 2021, Volume : 59, Issue : 4 First page : ( 67) Last page : ( 78) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2021.00045.2

A Scientometric Mapping of Global Research on ‘Covid-19 and Medical Oxygen’

Surulinathi M.1, Senthamilselvi A.2 1Bharathidasan University, Department of Library and Information Science, Tiruchirappalli-620024, India 2Holy Cross College, (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli-620002 Abstract The oxygen levels need to be maintained at an optimum value in treatment of patients suffering from the COVID-19 infection to prevent serious complications. Prone positioning is an extremely beneficial strategy to improve oxygenation and ventilation during home isolation or a hospital stay while the patient is undergoing virus treatment. The present study analysed the performance of the research on the topic ‘COVID- 19′ with ’Covid- 19′ throughout the article on the indexed publication in Web of Science database during 2020–2021.The study analysed 1610 global publications originating from 96 countries, involving 4040 organisations and 15469 authors, receiving 33310 citations and published in 698 journals from 2020 to 2021.


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