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Accuracy of References in Journal Literature of Medical Sciences: A Review

Vishnu Kumar Gupta, Praveen Babel
This review of literature presents the accuracy level of references in journal articles related to domain of medical science and its allied subjects. Peer-reviewed journals, which are being indexed in international citation databases and possess high impact factor, have reference errors. Not only journal articles but also the PubMed database contains bibliographic errors. Due to faulty references, task of indexing and abstracting of authors and articles in citation databases becomes troublesome. The high level of reference accuracy makes the scientific writings more reliable and useful which further moves towards the high quality scholarship.
Reference Accuracy, Citation Errors, Journal Literature, Medical Literature, Scholarly Communication
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