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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 (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
4 news outlets
blogs
9 blogs
twitter
90 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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72 Dimensions

Readers on

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177 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

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 1%
India 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Unknown 170 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 42 24%
Student > Master 23 13%
Student > Bachelor 21 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 10%
Other 14 8%
Other 58 33%
Unknown 1 <1%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 81 46%
Nursing and Health Professions 22 12%
Unspecified 18 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 16 9%
Social Sciences 9 5%
Other 30 17%
Unknown 1 <1%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 163. 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 02 December 2018.
All research outputs
#72,283
of 12,271,314 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#131
of 8,348 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#307
of 87,951 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 32 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,271,314 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 8,348 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 19.7. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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