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Uterine massage for preventing postpartum haemorrhage

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 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 (81st percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (56th percentile)

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Title
Uterine massage for preventing postpartum haemorrhage
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006431.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

G Justus Hofmeyr, Hany Abdel-Aleem, Mahmoud A Abdel-Aleem

Abstract

Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) (bleeding from the genital tract after childbirth) is a major cause of maternal mortality and disability, particularly in under-resourced areas. In these settings, uterotonics are often not accessible. There is a need for simple, inexpensive techniques which can be applied in low-resourced settings to prevent and treat PPH. Uterine massage is recommended as part of the routine active management of the third stage of labour. However, it is not known whether it is effective. If shown to be effective, uterine massage would represent a simple intervention with the potential to have a major effect on PPH and maternal mortality in under-resourced settings.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 2 1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Israel 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 184 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 36 19%
Student > Master 33 17%
Researcher 24 12%
Unspecified 23 12%
Student > Postgraduate 22 11%
Other 55 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 95 49%
Unspecified 34 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 30 16%
Social Sciences 13 7%
Neuroscience 3 2%
Other 18 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 11 March 2016.
All research outputs
#2,162,729
of 12,527,219 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4,569
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#27,281
of 149,526 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#64
of 147 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,527,219 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 82nd percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
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