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Acupuncture for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 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 (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
17 tweeters
facebook
11 Facebook pages
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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67 Dimensions

Readers on

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214 Mendeley
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Title
Acupuncture for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005111.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Eric Manheimer, Ke Cheng, L. Susan Wieland, Li Shih Min, Xueyong Shen, Brian M Berman, Lixing Lao

Abstract

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common, costly, and difficult to treat disorder that impairs health-related quality of life and work productivity. Evidence-based treatment guidelines have been unable to provide guidance on the effects of acupuncture for IBS because the only previous systematic review included only small, heterogeneous and methodologically unsound trials.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 3 1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Australia 2 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Unknown 206 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 52 24%
Researcher 33 15%
Student > Master 27 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 15 7%
Other 39 18%
Unknown 33 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 83 39%
Nursing and Health Professions 29 14%
Psychology 14 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 4%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 6 3%
Other 35 16%
Unknown 39 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 46. 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 17 June 2020.
All research outputs
#485,766
of 15,858,267 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,229
of 11,306 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,546
of 156,059 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7
of 112 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,858,267 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,306 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 23.5. This one has done well, scoring higher than 89% of its peers.
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