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Homeopathic medicines for adverse effects of cancer treatments

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2009
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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 (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
6 news outlets
blogs
10 blogs
twitter
120 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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81 Dimensions

Readers on

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227 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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Title
Homeopathic medicines for adverse effects of cancer treatments
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2009
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004845.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Sosie Kassab, Mike Cummings, Saul Berkovitz, Robbert van Haselen, Peter Fisher

Abstract

Homeopathic medicines are used by patients with cancer, often alongside conventional treatment. Cancer treatments can cause considerable morbidity and one of the reasons patients use homeopathic medicines is to help with adverse effects.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 227 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Unknown 219 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 45 20%
Student > Master 30 13%
Student > Bachelor 27 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 10%
Other 19 8%
Other 59 26%
Unknown 24 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 103 45%
Nursing and Health Professions 29 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 16 7%
Psychology 11 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 7 3%
Other 31 14%
Unknown 30 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 207. 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 29 March 2020.
All research outputs
#87,644
of 15,914,396 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#169
of 11,324 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#299
of 92,431 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 40 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,914,396 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 11,324 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 23.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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