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Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homes

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (85th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (59th percentile)

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1 policy source
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11 tweeters

Citations

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88 Dimensions

Readers on

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148 Mendeley
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Title
Interventions to optimise prescribing for older people in care homes
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009095.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Alldred DP, Raynor DK, Hughes C, Barber N, Chen TF, Spoor P

Abstract

There is a substantial body of evidence that prescribing for care home residents is suboptimal and requires improvement. Consequently, there is a need to identify effective interventions to optimise prescribing and resident outcomes in this context.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 148 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Finland 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 143 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 18%
Researcher 26 18%
Student > Doctoral Student 18 12%
Student > Master 16 11%
Student > Postgraduate 13 9%
Other 40 27%
Unknown 8 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 67 45%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 28 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 9%
Social Sciences 7 5%
Psychology 4 3%
Other 11 7%
Unknown 17 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. 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 02 March 2015.
All research outputs
#2,384,360
of 17,351,915 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5,103
of 11,661 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#22,810
of 162,026 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#43
of 107 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,351,915 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 86th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
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