• Knowledge Gaps in Health Care Research in Older Adults in Ecuador: Policy Challenges and Opportunities

    12 days ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    Older adults historically have been excluded from biomedical research, especially in low-and middle-income countries. This study aims to assess the scientific production of older adults-related publications in Ecuador and uncover research gaps to inform health and aging policy. A Scopus search was performed to retrieve OARPs published from 2008 to 2018. Bibliometric indicators studied included the number of publications per year, study design, research focus, and research lines. A total of 121 OARPs were retrieved. Sixty-four articles were excluded. Overall, the most common study...
    Read more ...