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Medicine

Medicine is the science and practice of caring for a patient and managing the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, treatment or palliation of their injury or disease. Medicine encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Contemporary medicine applies biomedical sciences, biomedical research, genetics, and medical technology to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury and disease, typically through pharmaceuticals or surgery, but also through therapies as diverse as psychotherapy, external splints and traction, medical devices, biologics, and ionizing radiation, amongst others.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
25,144,951
Prior Five Years
4,949,037
Total Citations
Lifetime
419,426,032
Prior Five Years
37,831,187
Total Scholars
Lifetime
5,185,012
Prior Five Years
2,813,366

Institutional Rankings

Global (Worldwide)
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Publications and Citation History

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Scholars based on Disciplines

Publications based on Top 20 Specialties

Scholars based on Top 20 Specialties

Highly Ranked Scholars™

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Highly Cited Publications

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