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#colorectalsurgery

Overview of attention for article published in British Journal of Surgery, September 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#13 of 3,076)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

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348 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
googleplus
2 Google+ users

Citations

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8 Mendeley
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Title
#colorectalsurgery
Published in
British Journal of Surgery, September 2017
DOI 10.1002/bjs.10615
Pubmed ID
Authors

R. R. W. Brady, S. J. Chapman, S. Atallah, M. Chand, J. Mayol, A. M. Lacy, S. D. Wexner

Abstract

The use of social media platforms among healthcare professionals is increasing. A Twitter social media campaign promoting the hashtag #colorectalsurgery was launched with the aim of providing a specialty-specific forum to collate discussions and science relevant to an engaged, global community of coloproctologists. This article reviews initial experiences of the early adoption, engagement and utilization of this pilot initiative. The hashtag #colorectalsurgery was promoted via the online microblogging service Twitter across a 180-day interval. Data on all tweets containing the #colorectalsurgery hashtag were analysed using online analytical tools. Data included total number of tweets, number of views, and user engagement since registration and launch of the campaign. Content of tweet and user demographic analysis was undertaken. The number of tweets using #colorectalsurgery grew rapidly following the launch on 24 April 2016; #colorectalsurgery was used in 15 708 tweets, which resulted in 65 398 696 impressions and involved 1863 individual Twitter accounts. Increased volumes of #colorectalsurgery tweets were noted in association with the timing of three major international colorectal surgical conferences, and geographical trends were noted. Some 88·4 per cent of all posts were by male users. The top 25 users by volume of #colorectalsurgery tweets had considerable influence and posted 8023 tweets (51·1 per cent). Online global communities formed via healthcare-related hashtags, such as #colorectalsurgery, unify social media posts, scientists, surgeons and authors who have an interest in coloproctology. Furthermore, they facilitate greater connectivity among geographically separate users.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 8 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 5 63%
Student > Master 4 50%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 25%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 25%
Other 4 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 10 125%
Computer Science 2 25%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 13%
Other 4 50%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 217. 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 November 2018.
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#49,671
of 12,259,511 outputs
Outputs from British Journal of Surgery
#13
of 3,076 outputs
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#2,770
of 266,300 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Journal of Surgery
#1
of 46 outputs
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