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Management of faecal incontinence and constipation in adults with central neurological diseases

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2014
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Title
Management of faecal incontinence and constipation in adults with central neurological diseases
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd002115.pub5
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Authors

Maureen Coggrave, Christine Norton, June D Cody

Abstract

People with central neurological disease or injury have a much higher risk of both faecal incontinence and constipation than the general population. There is often a fine line between the two symptoms, with any management intended to ameliorate one risking precipitating the other. Bowel problems are observed to be the cause of much anxiety and may reduce quality of life in these people. Current bowel management is largely empirical, with a limited research base. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2001 and subsequently updated in 2003 and 2006. The review is relevant to individuals with any disease directly and chronically affecting the central nervous system (post-traumatic, degenerative, ischaemic or neoplastic), such as multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cerebrovascular disease, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 306 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 68 21%
Researcher 49 15%
Student > Bachelor 44 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 33 10%
Other 27 8%
Other 62 19%
Unknown 36 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 129 40%
Nursing and Health Professions 68 21%
Psychology 28 9%
Neuroscience 13 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 3%
Other 34 11%
Unknown 38 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 35. 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 08 December 2018.
All research outputs
#512,436
of 13,999,346 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,524
of 10,793 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,275
of 188,364 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#41
of 204 outputs
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