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Astragalus (a traditional Chinese medicine) for treating chronic kidney disease

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2014
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
Astragalus (a traditional Chinese medicine) for treating chronic kidney disease
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008369.pub2
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Authors

Hong Wei Zhang, Zhi Xiu Lin, Chuanshan Xu, Connie Leung, Lai Sum Chan

Abstract

Astragalus (Radix Astragali, huang qi) is the dried root of Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge. var. mongholicus (Bge.) Hsiao or Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge. (Family Leguminosae). It is one of the most widely used herbs in traditional Chinese medicine for treating kidney diseases. Evidence is needed to help clinicians and patients make judgments about its use for managing chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 118 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 26 22%
Student > Master 18 15%
Researcher 13 11%
Other 11 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 6%
Other 22 19%
Unknown 21 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 45 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 9 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 7 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 3%
Other 10 8%
Unknown 30 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. 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 14 January 2019.
All research outputs
#2,645,892
of 14,137,193 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5,555
of 10,863 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#45,789
of 234,356 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#150
of 251 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,137,193 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 77th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
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