Table 2 Journal specialties ranked by number of publications between 1996 and 2014
SpecialtyNumber of publications
Health Statistics50
Oncology40
Vascular Surgery39
Infectious Diseases37
Orthopaedic Surgery31
Obstetrics and Gynaecology28
Colorectal Surgery27
Paediatrics22
Psychiatry21
Gastroenterology20
Urology20
Public Health18
Ophthalmology17
Cardiology16
Neurology15
Diabetes11
Emergency Medicine11
Upper GI Surgery10
Respiratory8
Cardiothoracic Surgery7
Clinical Pharmacology6
ENT Surgery6
Nephrology6
Breast Surgery5
Dentistry5
Health Economics5
Sociology5
Bariatric Surgery4
Haematology4
Maxillofacial Surgery4
Paediatric Surgery4
Emergency General Surgery3
Hepatology3
Clinical Toxicology2
Rheumatology2
Anaesthetics1
Community Health1
Endocrine Surgery1
Immunology1
Intensive Care1
Management1
Medical Technology1
Musculoskeletal1
Pharmacy1
Primary Care1
Radiology1