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Methotrexate for induction of remission in ulcerative colitis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2014
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (90th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

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1 news outlet
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2 tweeters
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2 Facebook pages
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1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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Title
Methotrexate for induction of remission in ulcerative colitis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006618.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Nilesh Chande, Yongjun Wang, John K MacDonald, John WD McDonald

Abstract

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. Corticosteroids and 5-aminosalicylates are the most commonly used therapies. However, many patients require immunosuppressive therapy for steroid-refractory and steroid-dependent disease. Methotrexate is a medication that is effective for treating a variety of inflammatory diseases, including Crohn's disease. This review was performed to determine the effectiveness of methotrexate treatment in UC patients. This review is an update of a previously published Cochrane review.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Chile 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Unknown 107 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 21 19%
Student > Bachelor 16 15%
Student > Master 12 11%
Other 9 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 8%
Other 19 17%
Unknown 23 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 49 45%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 5 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 3%
Other 11 10%
Unknown 27 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. 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 09 March 2016.
All research outputs
#1,001,560
of 12,527,219 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,029
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#19,048
of 199,913 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#69
of 207 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,527,219 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 91st percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 8,923 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 gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 72% of its peers.
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