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Homeopathic medicines for adverse effects of cancer treatments.

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 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 (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
4 news outlets
blogs
8 blogs
twitter
69 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
video
1 video uploader

Readers on

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25 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, January 2009
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004845.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Kassab S, Cummings M, Berkovitz S, van Haselen R, Fisher P, Kassab, Sosie, Cummings, Mike, Berkovitz, Saul, van Haselen, Robbert, Fisher, Peter

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

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 25 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 7 28%
Researcher 7 28%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 20%
Student > Master 1 4%
Other 1 4%
Other 4 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 12 48%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 20%
Psychology 4 16%
Unspecified 2 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 4%
Other 1 4%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 147. 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 30 December 2017.
All research outputs
#59,773
of 8,862,686 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#140
of 8,801 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#305
of 74,470 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 33 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 8,862,686 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.
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