Bibliometric Analysis of Publications on the Level of Independence in Elderly Activity of Daily Living between 2000 and 2022

Authors

  • Soesanto E Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang, Indonesia
  • Baidhowy AS Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang, Indonesia
  • Al Jihad MN Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang, Indonesia
  • Noysipoom N Nursing Dept. Boromarajonani College of Nursing Nopparat Vajira, Thailand
  • Pranata S Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Semarang, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.38029/babcockuniv.med.j..v7i1.372

Keywords:

Bibliometric, Elderly, Level of Independence, Activity of Daily Living

Abstract

Background: This study aims to analyze the nursing literature and examine the extent of older people's independence in fulfilling daily living activities.

Main body: A study was conducted with bibliometric analysis of research papers published between 2000 and 2022, which focused on the elderly's level of independence in performing daily living activities. The analysis aimed to identify trends in publications in the fields of nursing, health science, clinical science, and public health. VOSviewer was used to analyze the data and review the results for co-authors and co-occurrence.

There were 8,209 articles obtained from 2000 to 2022 in the health sciences and nursing research fields. The country that conducted the highest amount of research on activities of daily living (ADLs) was China, with topics such as intervention, outcome, improvement, elderly population, prevalence, and proportion being explored. In intervention research, common points of discussion include systematic reviews, measurements, improvements, outcomes, elderly individuals, and patients. The variable of daily activity with the least description pertains to a decrease in ADL, functional disability, and risk factors.

Conclusion: In many nations, particularly developing nations, ADL become concerned about the level of independence of the elderly.

Published

2024-06-30

How to Cite

Soesanto, E., Shofyan Baidhowy, A., Nurkharistna Al Jihad, M., Noysipoom, N., & Pranata, S. (2024). Bibliometric Analysis of Publications on the Level of Independence in Elderly Activity of Daily Living between 2000 and 2022. Babcock University Medical Journal, 7(1), 42–50. https://doi.org/10.38029/babcockuniv.med.j.v7i1.372

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Review Article