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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
9 blogs
twitter
121 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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76 Dimensions

Readers on

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186 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 186 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%
Italy 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Unknown 178 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 42 23%
Student > Master 24 13%
Student > Bachelor 21 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 9%
Other 15 8%
Other 67 36%
Unknown 1 <1%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 86 46%
Nursing and Health Professions 23 12%
Unspecified 22 12%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 16 9%
Psychology 10 5%
Other 28 15%
Unknown 1 <1%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 202. 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 August 2019.
All research outputs
#66,511
of 13,614,580 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#136
of 10,678 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#249
of 85,696 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 39 outputs
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