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Drug management for acute tonic-clonic convulsions including convulsive status epilepticus in children

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2008
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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 (94th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (74th percentile)

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3 blogs
policy
1 policy source
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6 tweeters
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2 Google+ users

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Title
Drug management for acute tonic-clonic convulsions including convulsive status epilepticus in children
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2008
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001905.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Richard Appleton, Stewart Macleod, Timothy Martland

Abstract

Tonic-clonic (grand mal) convulsions and convulsive status epilepticus (currently defined as a grand mal convulsion lasting at least 30 minutes) are medical emergencies and demand urgent and appropriate anticonvulsant treatment. Benzodiazepines (midazolam, diazepam, lorazepam), phenobarbitone, phenytoin and paraldehyde may all be regarded as drugs of first choice. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2002 and previously updated in 2005.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 4 5%
United States 2 2%
Czechia 1 1%
South Africa 1 1%
Russia 1 1%
Greece 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Unknown 77 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 19 22%
Student > Master 15 17%
Student > Postgraduate 14 16%
Student > Bachelor 13 15%
Researcher 11 13%
Other 15 17%
Unknown 1 1%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 72 82%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 3%
Psychology 3 3%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 2%
Other 4 5%
Unknown 1 1%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 26. 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 21 April 2019.
All research outputs
#642,911
of 13,644,402 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,033
of 10,696 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#10,677
of 190,462 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#55
of 215 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,644,402 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 10,696 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 21.2. This one has done well, scoring higher than 80% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 215 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 74% of its contemporaries.