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Is a specialist breathlessness service more effective and cost-effective for patients with advanced cancer and their carers than standard care? Findings of a mixed-method randomised controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medicine, October 2014
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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 (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (82nd percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
twitter
37 tweeters

Citations

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101 Dimensions

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146 Mendeley
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Title
Is a specialist breathlessness service more effective and cost-effective for patients with advanced cancer and their carers than standard care? Findings of a mixed-method randomised controlled trial
Published in
BMC Medicine, October 2014
DOI 10.1186/s12916-014-0194-2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Morag C Farquhar, A Toby Prevost, Paul McCrone, Barbara Brafman-Price, Allison Bentley, Irene J Higginson, Chris Todd, Sara Booth

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 141 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 28 19%
Researcher 21 14%
Unspecified 19 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 12%
Other 16 11%
Other 45 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 44 30%
Nursing and Health Professions 27 18%
Unspecified 24 16%
Psychology 23 16%
Social Sciences 7 5%
Other 21 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 41. 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 02 November 2018.
All research outputs
#377,829
of 12,881,446 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medicine
#331
of 2,059 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,437
of 233,656 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medicine
#42
of 242 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,881,446 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 2,059 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 33.3. This one has done well, scoring higher than 83% of its peers.
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