Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6148

Renyu Liu

Renyu Liu
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania,
3620 Hamilton Walk, 336 John Morgan Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104

  • Research Article
    Interest in Anesthesia as Reflected by Keyword Searches using Common Search Engines
    Author(s): Renyu Liu, Paul S. García and Lee A. FleisherRenyu Liu, Paul S. García and Lee A. Fleisher

    Background: Since current general interest in anesthesia is unknown, we analyzed internet keyword searches to gauge general interest in anesthesia in comparison with surgery and pain. Methods: The trend of keyword searches from 2004 to 2010 related to anesthesia and anaesthesia was investigated using Google Insights for Search. The trend of number of peer reviewed articles on anesthesia cited on PubMed and Medline from 2004 to 2010 was investigated. The average cost on advertising on anesthesia, surgery and pain was estimated using Google AdWords. Searching results in other common search engines were also analyzed. Correlation between year and relative number of searches was determined with p< 0.05 considered statistically significant. Results: Searches for the keyword “anesthesia” or “anaesthesia” diminished since 2004 reflected by Google Insights for Searc.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000187

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