Medicine Research Editor's Note: Recently, the newsletter Science Watch-published by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) in Philadelphia-analyzed the citation records of clinical medicine papers published by scientists at federally funded universities between 1990 and 1994 (6:8, September 1995). The report was an update of a similar Science Watch study of the literature for 1986 to 1990 (2:7, November/December 1991).
Following is Science Watch's report, reprinted here with permission of the newsletter and ISI. For more information on the citation databases discussed in the article, contact Christopher King, editor of Science Watch, ISI, 3501 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19104; (800) 523-1850, Ext. 1341. Fax: (215) 387-1266. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.