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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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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 <1%
Kenya 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Unknown 171 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 33 19%
Student > Bachelor 28 16%
Researcher 24 14%
Other 9 5%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 5%
Other 34 20%
Unknown 37 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 60 34%
Nursing and Health Professions 29 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 5%
Social Sciences 8 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 2%
Other 15 9%
Unknown 49 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 59. 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 August 2020.
All research outputs
#470,213
of 18,666,194 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,023
of 11,841 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,377
of 199,243 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#10
of 101 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 18,666,194 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 11,841 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 26.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its peers.
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