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Meta approaches in knowledge synthesis in nursing: A bibliometric analysis

  • Peter Kokol
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    Corresponding author: Peter Kokol, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor, Žitna ulica 15, Maribor 2000, Slovenia
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    Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
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      Highlights

      • Meta-analysis, Meta Synthesis and Meta Ethnography are most frequently used meta-approaches in nursing.
      • The percentage of funded papers and consequently studies employing meta-approaches is larger than in the overall nursing research.
      • Global collaboration dynamics should be intensified to optimize resources in tackling general health care crises and prevent regional concentration of the literature production.

      Abstract

      Objective

      To analyze the bibliometric patterns of meta-approaches use in nursing research literature.

      Methods

      Descriptive, exploratory and historical bibliometrics analyses were used. The papers were harvested from the Web of Science Core Collection.

      Findings

      The search resulted in 2065 publications. The trends in using most individual meta approaches show that the use of meta-analysis is increasing exponentially, the use of meta-synthesis is increasing linearly, while the use of meta-ethnography is constant in last 6 years. Most productive countries were United States of America, United Kingdom and Peoples Republic of China. Most publications were published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, International Journal of Nursing Studies, and Journal of Clinical Nursing. Twenty-seven percent of all publications were funded. Thirty-four meta approaches were identified.

      Discussion

      The study revealed that the trend in the literature production is positive. Research community use of meta-approaches in nursing exhibit considerable growth. Regional concentration of literature production was observed.

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