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Manipulative therapies for infantile colic

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

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12 news outlets
blogs
5 blogs
twitter
131 tweeters
facebook
14 Facebook pages
wikipedia
6 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user
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1 video uploader

Citations

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367 Mendeley
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2 CiteULike
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Title
Manipulative therapies for infantile colic
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004796.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Dawn Dobson, Peter LBJ Lucassen, Joyce J Miller, Arine M Vlieger, Philip Prescott, George Lewith

Abstract

Infantile colic is a common disorder, affecting around one in six families, and in 2001 was reported to cost the UK National Health Service in excess of £65 million per year (Morris 2001). Although it usually remits by six months of age, there is some evidence of longer-term sequelae for both children and parents.Manipulative therapies, such as chiropractic and osteopathy, have been suggested as interventions to reduce the severity of symptoms.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 2 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 360 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 69 19%
Student > Bachelor 48 13%
Researcher 41 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 25 7%
Student > Postgraduate 24 7%
Other 79 22%
Unknown 81 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 129 35%
Nursing and Health Professions 60 16%
Psychology 21 6%
Social Sciences 14 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 4%
Other 45 12%
Unknown 85 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 241. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 May 2022.
All research outputs
#119,786
of 22,083,610 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#211
of 12,178 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#885
of 294,647 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#11
of 458 outputs
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