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Lactose avoidance for young children with acute diarrhoea

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2013
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (91st percentile)

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Title
Lactose avoidance for young children with acute diarrhoea
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005433.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Stephen MacGillivray, Tom Fahey, William McGuire

Abstract

Young children with acute diarrhoea, typically due to infectious gastroenteritis, may temporarily stop producing lactase, the intestinal enzyme that digests lactose. This means they may not digest lactose, the main sugar in milk, and this may worsen or prolong the diarrhoeal illness. However, there is uncertainty whether avoiding lactose-containing milk or milk products helps young children recover from acute diarrhoea more quickly.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 3%
Kenya 1 3%
South Africa 1 3%
Unknown 36 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 29 74%
Researcher 24 62%
Student > Bachelor 20 51%
Unspecified 16 41%
Student > Postgraduate 8 21%
Other 42 108%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 67 172%
Unspecified 25 64%
Nursing and Health Professions 18 46%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 26%
Social Sciences 5 13%
Other 14 36%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 57. 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 13 October 2019.
All research outputs
#308,854
of 13,644,932 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#818
of 10,697 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,851
of 183,351 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#9
of 103 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,644,932 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 10,697 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 21.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 92% of its peers.
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