Juan Carlos Valderrama-Zurián

Juan Carlos Valderrama-Zurián
University of Valencia | UV · Department of History of Science and Documentation

PhD, MD
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In the scientific journals, being part of the editorial boards, including the journals' members and chief editors, involves holding positions of power and responsibility that affect the running of a journal. Until now, these positions have usually been held by men in most scientific disciplines. In this study, the gender composition in the editoria...
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Las editoriales, revistas, organismos públicos y privados, así como las instituciones académicas, han promovido en los últimos años la compartición de aquel material que forma parte del proceso de investigación, pero que por diversas razones no se ha podido incluir en la publicación final. No obstante, poco se sabe sobre cuánto de este material adi...
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KeyWords Plus and Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are widely used in bibliometric studies for topic mapping. The objective of this study is to compare the two description systems in documents about cannabis research to find the concordance between systems and establish whether there is neutrality in topic mapping. A total of 25,593 articles from 19...
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Aims The increase in scientific interest in so-called behavioral addictions has been growing in recent years. For this reason, the aim of our study is to use bibliometric techniques to identify where and with what intensity these behaviors are being studied. Methods In October 2020, we conducted a search in the Web of Science Core Collection using...
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La inquietud del profesorado por mejorar la calidad docente de la asignatura Documentación y Metodología Científica que se imparte en el primer curso del Grado en Farmacia (y doble grado en Farmacia y Nutrición Humana y Dietética) de la Universidad de Valencia ha sido permanente con el desarrollo de tres proyectos de innovación durante tres cursos...
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Purpose To characterize the global research trend in radiology departments based on bibliometric indicators. Material and method As a source of information, Science Citation Index Expanded and Journal Citation Reports from Web of Science Core Collection (WoSCC) were used. Annual trends, journals of publication, subject categories of journals, coll...
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Las adicciones y los trastornos de la alimentación constituyen uno de los principales problemas de salud en la sociedad contemporánea al que se destinan gran cantidad de recursos destinados a la investigación para su prevención y tratamiento. Objetivos. Analizar la investigación española en el área de adicciones y trastornos de la alimentación desd...
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La publicación en abierto de los artículos conlleva unos gastos conocidos como cargos por procesamiento de artículos (APC, en sus siglas en inglés). El objetivo de este trabajo es determinar el coste de los artículos publicados en abierto mediante APC de autoría española en cinco categorías temáticas de las ciencias sociales: Humanities (Multidisci...
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Addictive disorders are a serious health problem to which large amounts of research resources are devoted. This study aims to analyze the evolution and scientific impact of the publications derived from the funding of research projects by the Spanish National Plan on Drugs (PNSD). The list of grants awarded was provided by the PNSD. Derived publica...
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The bioethics research conducted in Ibero‐American countries has been very much restricted to its own realm. The aim of this study was to perform a bibliometric evaluation of bioethics papers by authors affiliated with Ibero‐American institutions, and to determine how their work influences global bioethics literature. We performed a literature sear...
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The number of citations a peer-reviewed article receives is often used as a measure of its importance and scientific impact. This paper identifies, describes and categorizes the highly cited papers in addiction research on cannabis, heroin, cocaine and psychostimulants. Highly cited papers were identified in the Web of Science Core Collection datab...
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The Covid-19 pandemic has introduced challenges throughout the world and is endangering people’s prosperity. To these health, economic, political, and social challenges have been added those related to the management and dissemination of information, mainly concerning its exponential growth, veracity, and dissemination. Providing objective evidence...
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Objectives: To analyse the coverage and main bibliometric indicators of Insights into Imaging in Scopus and the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) from the Web of Science Core Collection database. Methods: The evolution of journal production in the Scopus database was analysed according to document types, collaboration indexes between author...
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The open access (OA) publication model is evolving and gaining support in the international scientific community. However, there is no evidence regarding the open access pathways being used in educational research or regarding the relationship between its subject categories and various scientometric indicators. The objective of this study was to us...
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Eponyms are very common in some scientific fields, and they are a fundamental part of the language and historical culture of researchers, as many people have given their names to procedures, laws, formulas, tests, hypotheses, diseases and numerous processes. Despite being etymologically empty terms, some of these names are so deeply rooted that it...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to analyse the degree of accessibility of a set of electronic journals that are hosted on widely used online scientific journal publishing platforms and whose content quality has already been certified. Two studies were performed, in which the accessibility of the selected platforms was studied in 2011 and 2016....
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Objective. The purpose of this work is to analyse the knowledge structure and trends in scientific research in the Online Information Reviews journal by bibliometric analysis of key words and social network analysis of co-words. Methods. Key words included in a set of 758 papers included in the Web of Science database from 2000 to 2014 were analyse...
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The study, based on the Web of Science, analyses 758 articles published from 2000 to 2014. Our analysis includes the publications' output, authorship, institutional and country patterns of production, citations and collaboration. A Social Network Analysis was conducted to identify primary groups of researchers and institutions and the collaboration...
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Objective The present study seeks to extend previous bibliometric studies on eating disorders (EDs) by including a time-dependent analysis of the growth and evolution of multi-author collaborations and their correlation with ED publication trends from 1980 to 2014 (35 years). Methods Using standardized practices, we searched Web of Science (WoS) C...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study to investigate the evolution and current status of peer-reviewed publications concerning generic drugs during the past few decades. Methods: Scientific articles about generic drugs published until 2012 were retrieved through the PubMed/MEDLINE database, and a content analysis was performed. Findings: Our stud...
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This study aims to shed light on the implementation of the digital object identifier (DOI) in the two most important multidisciplinary databases, namely Web of Science Core Collection and Scopus, within the last decade (2005-2014). The results show a generally increased percentage of items with DOI in all the disciplines in both databases, which pr...
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Objetivo: Determinar las creencias y motivos significativamente asociados con el consumo y no consumo de tabaco en escolares, analizando diferencias por el género. Método: Estudio transversal. Sujetos: 1.324 estudiantes de la ciudad de Valencia con una edad media de 14,9 (d.t=3,2). 47,7% (n=631) son de sexo masculino. Instrumento: “Encuesta Previa...
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The use of scholarly electronic books is still limited in the context of universities, due to the users’ need to spend a longer time reading and the existence of usability and interface design problems. This work will assess users’ satisfaction with e-readers, the most frequent type of readings done on them, and the level of users’ knowledge, use a...
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Medical language should be characterized by its precision, emotional neutrality and stability. The effective communication of results of scientific studies depends on compliance with current standards of drafting and style; texts with defects can hinder interest in the findings. In this study, we discuss some of the most common problems and errors...
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Response to Hartley's comments on "Inaccuracies in titles on bibliometrics in biomedical journals"We thank Dr. Hartley for his comments (Hartley 2015) and the opportunity to clarify a number of points from our work.We would like to correct two inaccuracies in Dr. Hartley’s letter. First, our work does not analyse “titles of articles published in bi...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to analyze the disciplines and thematic study of scientific production in police training over the period 1988-2012. Design/methodology/approach – Introduction and homogenization of keywords and assigning of descriptors to documents, thematic categorization of journals and, analysis of indicators of productiv...
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In a bid for an eye-catching title, many writers use devices such as interrogation and exclamation marks, metaphors, double meanings and vague expressions which do not comply with accepted standards in style manuals of scientific writing. The purpose of this article is to analyse the lack of accuracy of titles in articles on bibliometrics published...
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This article explores how the issue of anabolic steroids has been covered by the Spanish press in a period when doping/drug abuse in sport has attracted considerable attention in the media. We analysed news and opinion pieces about this topic in the Spanish written press over a period of five years (2007–2011) on the basis of the agenda-setting the...
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Sharing research data is an increasingly necessary requirement for the advancement of science. The aim of this study was to analyse the policies on openness in sharing scientific research data in substance abuse journals. Journals included in the Substance abuse area of the Journal Citation Reports were used for the analysis, with reference to the...
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Background The importance of collaboration among research groups in the drug abuse field has been increasingly reinforced. These collaborations consolidate the scientific activity and guarantee the improvement of methods and outcomes. This study aims at analyzing the collaboration networks on drug abuse between Latin American and European countries...
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This is a cross-sectional study in which we compared the perceived quality of life (QoL) of patients receiving outpatient treatment for cocaine (n = 727) and heroin dependence (n = 469), by analyzing differences by gender and time in treatment. Participants were recruited from addictive behavior centers in Spain in 2004. The World Health Organizati...
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Introduction and objectives The Spanish Society of Cardiology holds an annual national meeting with a large number of presentations but the number of full-text publications resulting from these presentations and the journals accepting these manuscripts is unknown. This study aimed to identify the full-text publication rate of accepted abstracts and...
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Background: The importance of collaboration among research groups in the drug abuse field has been increasingly reinforced. These collaborations consolidate scientific activity and ensure the improvement of methods and outcomes. This study aims to analyze the collaboration networks on drug abuse between Latin American and European countries by mean...
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Antecedentes . La colaboración entre investigadores tiene una gran importancia, pues permite compartir conocimiento, garantiza la mejora de los métodos empleados y de los resultados obtenidos y, en definitiva, consolida el quehacer científico. Este estudio tiene como objetivo analizar las redes de colaboración en drogodependencias entre países lati...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify and analyze the production and global scientific collaboration of research in police training from 1987 until 2011. Design/methodology/approach – Selecting databases, design of search strategy, download of bibliographic records, treatment of the bibliographic information, bibliometric analysis, id...
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INTRODUCTION. Scientific collaboration is vital for to the advance of knowledge and is especially important in health sciences. The aim of this study is to identify scientific collaboration indicators and co-authorship networks of researchers and Spanish institutions that publish on multiple sclerosis (MS) during the period 1996-2010. MATERIALS AND...
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Aims: To quantify by means of bibliometric indicators the scientific productivity of Spanish researchers and institutions that publish on multiple sclerosis in national and international journals during the period 1996-2010, and to determine their impact. Materials and methods: Papers under study were obtained from Web of Science and Scopus inte...
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Background: The research of alcohol consumption-related problems is a multidisciplinary field. The aim of this study is to analyze the worldwide scientific production in the area of alcohol-drinking and alcohol-related problems from 2005 to 2009. Methods: A MEDLINE and Scopus search on alcohol (alcohol-drinking and alcohol-related problems) publ...
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Aims. To quantify by means of bibliometric indicators the scientific productivity of Spanish researchers and institutions that publish on multiple sclerosis in national and international journals during the period 1996-2010, and to determine their impact. Materials and methods. Papers under study were obtained from Web of Science and Scopus interna...
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Introducción y objetivos La Sociedad Española de Cardiología celebra anualmente un congreso nacional en el que se presentan numerosas comunicaciones. Sin embargo, se desconoce si posteriormente se publican como artículos y en qué revistas. Nuestro objetivo es identificar el grado de publicación de estas comunicaciones y analizar sus características...
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This paper examines the influence of the loss of reference points for the digital readout in user interaction. This has been done using 5 eBooks from different disciplines, accessed through various consultation platforms. We have examined different aspects of the information architecture of these sites to find out if users are aware of their locati...
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The representativeness of the ISI-Thomson Impact Factor rankings and the existing relationship between countries’ national languages and the diffusion of scientific publications is analyzed. We discuss literature on the Impact Factor related to language use, publication strategies for authors and editors from non-English-speaking countries, the eff...
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Valorar multidimensionalmente la satisfacción de los pacientes dependientes de heroína con los centros de tratamiento con metadona de la Comunidad de Valencia.MétodoSe solicitó a 278 pacientes que llegaron consecutivamente a los 12 centros (9 convencionales y 3 unidades móviles) seleccionados aleatoriamente, su participación en una encuesta que inc...
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El present estudi pretén dimensionar el fenomen del consum recreatiu d’esteroides anabolitzants entre els joves de la ciutat de València a partir de l’aplicació de metodologia qualitativa mitjançant entrevistes. La mostra es va compondre de 19 jóvens amb edats entre els 21 i els 34 anys, seleccionats en la seua totalitat de gimnasos, i mitjançant l...
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The process of scientific internationalization in Spain is based on an analysis of the growth of scientific publications and the evolution of international collaboration in Spanish scientific papers indexed in the Science Citation Index-Expanded database between 1980 and 2007. The article examines science policies in Spain together with the investm...
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The literature on criminology has grown significantly in recent years. To characterize the scientific production of the journals in the area, we have studied papers published between 2005 and 2009 period in journals classified in the category Criminology & Penology of the Journal Citation Reports. An index of coauthorship networks and institutional...
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Estudios sobre la Calidad de Vida (CV) en policías y los factores que son determinantes para su mejora, son relevantes para ampliar la actuación de la psicología policial. El siguiente trabajo explora los avances en el conocimiento de CV en policías; sobre las variables asociadas o pronósticas de la CV, los instrumentos de medición utilizados, y so...
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Studies on Quality of Life (QoL) in police officers and the factors that are determinant for its improvement are relevant for expanding the scope of action of police psychology. The following paper explores the advances in police officerś knowledge of QoL; the QoL associated or predictor variables, the measuring instruments used, and the proposals...
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El objetivo principal del estudio es explorar los factores individuales, interpersonales y ambientales asociados con la reducción, aumento o mantenimiento del consumo de alcohol en inmigrantes latinoamericanos residiendo en la ciudad de Valencia, en España. Participan 113 inmigrantes latinoamericanos, y se utiliza metodología cualitativa y cuantita...
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Objective: To determine the beliefs and motives significantly associated with the consumption and not consumption of cannabis among scholars in Valencia city, analyzing differences by gender. Material and methods: Transversal design. 1,324 students participated, with a mean age of 14.86 (SD = 3.17), and 47.7% are men. χ 2 tests and logistic regress...
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The Sociedad Española de Cardiología (Spanish Society of Cardiology) every year awards grants to finance research in the field of cardiovascular diseases. The aim of this study is to identify the impact of these investments during the period 2000-2006 from the subsequently published articles in scientific journals. Using the identifying data of eac...
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IntroductionAuthorships of scientific papers are a significant milestone for researchers. Quantification of authors’ contribution in research papers makes it possible to investigate patterns of research collaboration and interactions in scientific community. The objective of this paper is to analyse scientific collaboration and to identify research...
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Introduction: the Impact Factor (IF) is the most commonly used bibliometric index. The objective of this paper is to carry out a scientometric analysis of Paediatric journals included in 2009 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Science Edition. Material and methods: 63 Biomedical and Health Science categories of 2009 JCR Science Edition have been analys...
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Introduction: the Impact Factor (IF) is the most commonly used bibliometric index. The objective of this paper is to carry out a scientometric analysis of Paediatric journals included in 2009 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Science Edition. Material and methods: 63 Biomedical and Health Science categories of 2009 JCR Science Edition have been analys...
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We examined the quality of life (QoL) of 149 patients who were recruited in 2005 at outpatient treatment centers for cocaine dependence in Spain. Important life areas and life areas with potential need and interest to change in order to improve the QoL were analyzed in terms of patients? cocaine use intensity within the previous six months and life...
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Authorships of scientific papers are a significant milestone for researchers. Quantification of authors' contribution in research papers makes it possible to investigate patterns of research collaboration and interactions in scientific community. The objective of this paper is to analyse scientific collaboration and to identify research groups and...
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This study examines patterns of alcohol consumption among the Hispanic immigrant population in Valencia (Spain), and also whether the length of immigrants' residence in our country and perceived degree of discrimination have any influence on such patterns. A total of 610 Spanish-speaking immigrants (314 women, 296 men) over 15 years of age, from si...
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Driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs has been identified as a risk factor for road traffic crashes. We have assessed the prevalence and predictor factors for driving after alcohol and drug use by adolescents. A cross-sectional survey involving 11,239 students aged 14-18 years from 252 private and public schools in the Valencia region of...
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Objectives To explore the beliefs and motives associated with the consumption and no consumption of cocaine among in-school population of Spain, analyzing gender differences.
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Collaboration is essential for biomedical research. The Carlos III Health Institute (the Spanish national public organization responsible for promoting biomedical research) has encouraged scientific collaboration by promoting Thematic Networks and Cooperative Research Centres. Scientific collaboration in Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Cli...