Research trends in the Korean Journal of Emergency Medical Services : Examining the articles published in the past 10 years

한국응급구조학회지의 연구동향 분석 : 최근 10년간의 게재논문을 중심으로

  • Kang, Min-Ju (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Kyungil University) ;
  • Jeon, Hyuk-Jin (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Choon Hae College of Health Sciences) ;
  • Ju, Jeong-Mi (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Gimhae College)
  • 강민주 (경일대학교 응급구조학과) ;
  • 전혁진 (춘해보건대학교 응급구조과) ;
  • 주정미 (김해대학교 응급구조과)
  • Received : 2019.03.13
  • Accepted : 2019.04.14
  • Published : 2019.04.30


Purpose: This study aimed to analyze the research trends of the articles published in the Korean Journal of Emergency Medical Services in the past 10 years. Methods: A total of 236 articles published between 2009 and 2018 were analyzed. For analysis of the collected data, frequencies and percentages were calculated using SPSS 23 (IBM, Armonk, NY, USA). Results: Most of the articles (47.9%, 113) were authored by 2 researchers, and most first authors were affiliated with university (81.4%, 192). Most of the articles were presented with 3 key words (34.3%, 81), and the most studied subjects of emergency medical technology was clinical researches (26.7%, 63). The majority of the research was performed quantitatively (99.6%, 235) and retrospectively (72.5%, 171), and research design was the most surveyed (68.2%, 161). For the majority of articles, the size of the sample was less than 100 (35.6%, 84), and the study participants were students (38.1%, 91). Only 12.7% (40) of the articles were reviewed by institutional review boards. Conclusion: In future studies on emergency medical technology, active participation of field emergency workers is needed. In addition, qualitative and prospective studies should be conducted on various types of research subjects.


Research trends;The Korean Journal of Emergency Medical Services;Articles

Table 1. Researches published in the korean journal of emergency medical services

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Table 2. Composition of researchers

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Table 3. Composition of keywords and research subjects

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Table 4. Type of research and research design

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Table 5. Composition of participants

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