Most Read Medical Publications in 2018

Most Read Medical Publications in 2018

What papers engaged the medical & scientific community in 2018? At QxMD, we’re uniquely set to answer that question.

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Our data analytics team has oodles of data which we can crunch, and we thought readers like you would be interested to learn which papers were most read in 2018. While many were new pieces of primary research or topic reviews, there were also some oldies but goodies on the list. Of course, each of these lists is available as a Read ‘shared collection’.

Top 100 Papers from 2018 (based on reading patterns of the entire QxMD community)

  1. Principles of fluid management and stewardship in septic shock: it is time to consider the four D’s and the four phases of fluid therapy. May 22, 2018: Annals of Intensive Care
  2. 2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. March 2018: Stroke; a Journal of Cerebral Circulation
  3. There is more to septic shock than arterial hypotension and elevated lactate levels: another appeal to rethink current resuscitation strategies! March 2018: Stroke; a Journal of Cerebral Circulation
  4. Guideline for Antibiotic Use in Adults with Community-acquired Pneumonia. June 2018: Infection & Chemotherapy
  5. Management of Acute Kidney Injury: Core Curriculum 2018. July 2018: American Journal of Kidney Diseases: the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
  6. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Bundle: 2018 update. June 2018: Intensive Care Medicine
  7. Intravenous Sodium Bicarbonate in Treating Patients With Severe Metabolic Acidemia. October 18, 2018: American Journal of Kidney Diseases: the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
  8. Intravenous fluid therapy in critically ill adults. September 2018: Nature Reviews. Nephrology
  9. ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: the new ESC Guidelines. January 7, 2018: European Heart Journal
  10. Evaluation and Management of Right-Sided Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. May 15, 2018: Circulation

Review all Top 100 Papers for 2018

Top Papers for 2018, Broken Down by Specialty

Top Papers for 2018 — Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Top Papers for 2018 — Anesthesiology

Top Papers for 2018 — Cardiology

Top Papers for 2018 — Critical Care / Intensive Care

Top Papers for 2018 — Dermatology

Top Papers for 2018 — Dentistry

Top Papers for 2018 — Emergency Medicine

Top Papers for 2018— Endocrinology, Metabolism

Top Papers for 2018 — Family Medicine / Primary Care / General Practice

Top Papers for 2018 — Gastroenterology

Top Papers for 2018 — Geriatrics

Top Papers for 2018 — Hematology

Top Papers for 2018 — Infectious Disease

Top Papers for 2018 — Internal Medicine

Top Papers for 2018— Nephrology

Top Papers for 2018 — Neurology

Top Papers for 2018 — Neurosurgery

Top Papers for 2018 — Obstetrics & Gynecology

Top Papers for 2018 — Medical Oncology

Top Papers for 2018— Ophthalmology

Top Papers for 2018 — Orthopedics

Top Papers for 2018— Otolaryngology / ENT

Top Papers for 2018 — Palliative Care

Top Papers for 2018 — Pathology

Top Papers for 2018 — General Pediatrics

Top Papers for 2018— Psychiatry

Top Papers for 2018 — Radiology

Top Papers for 2018 — Physiatry / Rehabilitation Medicine

Top Papers for 2018 — Respirology

Top Papers for 2018 — Rheumatology

Top Papers for 2018— Cardiac Surgery

Top Papers for 2018 — General Surgery

Top Papers for 2018 — Maxillofacial Surgery

Top Papers for 2018— Plastic Surgery

Top Papers for 2018 — Surgical Oncology

Top Papers for 2018 — Vascular Surgery

Top Papers for 2018 — Urology

Top Papers for 2018 — Pediatric Critical Care

Top Papers for 2018— Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Top Papers for 2018 — Pediatric Infectious Disease

Top Papers for 2018 — Pediatric Neurology

Top Papers for 2018 — Pediatric Respirology

Top Papers for 2018 — Radiation Oncology

Top Papers for 2018 — Hematology Oncology

Top Papers for 2018 — Reproductive Health/Infertility

Top Papers for 2018— Sports Medicine

Top Papers for 2018 — Nuclear Medicine

Top Papers for 2018 — Neonatal / Perinatal Medicine

Top Papers for 2018— Pediatric Surgery

Top Papers for 2018 — Pediatric Cardiology

Top Papers for 2018 — Pediatric Endocrinology

Top Papers for 2018— Pediatric Gastroenterology

Top Papers for 2018 — Pediatric Nephrology

Top Papers for 2018— Pain Management

Top Papers for 2018 — Podiatry

Top Papers for 2018 — Nutrition Science

Top Papers for 2018 — Cancer Science & Oncogenesis

Top Papers for 2018 — Immunology

Top Papers for 2018 — Neuroscience

Top Papers for 2018 — Thoracic Surgery

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