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Antibiotics for the common cold and acute purulent rhinitis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2013
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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 (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
10 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
twitter
102 tweeters
weibo
1 weibo user
facebook
9 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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113 Dimensions

Readers on

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183 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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Title
Antibiotics for the common cold and acute purulent rhinitis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd000247.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Tim Kenealy, Bruce Arroll

Abstract

It has long been believed that antibiotics have no role in the treatment of common colds yet they are often prescribed in the belief that they may prevent secondary bacterial infections.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 183 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 1%
Japan 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Unknown 177 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 25 14%
Student > Master 25 14%
Other 25 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 12%
Researcher 17 9%
Other 69 38%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 107 58%
Unspecified 24 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 4%
Psychology 8 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 4%
Other 28 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 187. 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 07 February 2019.
All research outputs
#68,385
of 13,097,485 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#140
of 10,468 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#735
of 150,235 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2
of 139 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,097,485 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 10,468 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 20.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 139 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its contemporaries.