Mapping the Intellectual Structure of Nursing Management

Cheng Hua Wang, Yuan Duen Lee, Hui Lin Chou, Jen Hwa Kuo
2014 International Journal of Modeling and Optimization  
In this paper, scientometrics was adopted to analyze the citation data of multiple articles to identify the paradigm shift in nursing management. Nursing management is crucial in health care practice. By analyzing 120 656 citations of 5958 articles regarding security and privacy in the health care field, published from 2003 to 2012 and obtained from the Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index databases, the intellectual structure of nursing management in health studies was
more » ... ed to determine its development. After executing keyword analysis and tag cloud analysis, "nursing," "management," "care," "health," "quality," "research," and "education" were the emerging topics related to security and privacy in the health field. The findings of this study can provide valuable insights and implications regarding the nursing management of health. The mapping results can be used as a valuable tool for researchers to access the literature in this field.
doi:10.7763/ijmo.2014.v4.366 fatcat:st237djy5jhklcbncmsweaxtje