CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE JOURNAL "VOPROSY KURORTOLOGII FIZIOTERPII I LECHBENOI FIZICHESKOI KULTURY" BY MEANS OF THE MEDICAL HYDROLOGY ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN THE LAST 5 YEARS

N Graña, JL Arranz, M Garcia-Sánchez, ME Párraga-Marinas, F Maraver
2010
A recently published about investigation in Medical Hydrology stated that, according to the biomedical data base MEDLINE, the scientific publication with the greatest number of Medical Hydrology published works in the last five years was a Russian one, namely, the "Voprosy Kurortologii, Fizioterapii i Lechebnoi Fizicheskoi Kultury" (VKLF). The objective of the present work is to conduct a critical study of the articles on Medical Hydrology published by this journal in the last five years
more » ... t five years through a multifactor analysis of the quality of the scientific studies published. For the evaluation of the articles we use the RATS checklist modified by BioMed Central. The redaction of the papers is different than the usual practice, there is not a subtitles organization, but a continuous redaction, also the English abstracts are to plain, hardly given an introductory information. By other side the articles have a great content relevance, having a B-C Oxford: Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM) recommendation grade and a quality levels scientific evidence quality created by the Agency of Evaluation in Medical Technology that flows from III to VII over IX. In conclusion with an English edition and a useful internal structure of the papers this journal will be important for the physicians that do balneology. Résumé Analyse critique de la revue "Voprosy kurortologii fizioterpii i lechbenoi fizicheskoi kultury". Étude des articles d'hydrologie médicale publiés au cours des 5 dernières années Une publication récente sur la recherche en Hydrologie Médicale constate que, selon la base de données MEDLINE, la revue médicale avec le plus grand nombre de travaux publiés sur l'hydrologie médicale au cours des cinq dernières années est russe, à savoir "Voprosy Kurortologii, Fizioterapii i Lechebnoi Fizicheskoi Kultury" (VKLF). Le but de ce travail est de présenter une étude critique des articles traitant l'hydrologie médicale dans
doi:10.35112/sfmt_revue_2010/2-2b fatcat:lgyy4yqcofb2lopccwbxba7h5a