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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
107 tweeters
weibo
1 weibo user
facebook
9 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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126 Dimensions

Readers on

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229 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 229 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Unknown 222 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 36 16%
Student > Master 35 15%
Other 25 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 10%
Researcher 21 9%
Other 67 29%
Unknown 22 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 130 57%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 5%
Psychology 8 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 8 3%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 3%
Other 32 14%
Unknown 31 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 190. 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 15 December 2019.
All research outputs
#77,372
of 14,152,188 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#158
of 10,869 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#744
of 153,108 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2
of 140 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,152,188 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 10,869 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 21.7. 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 140 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.