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Social Media Use in Cancer Care

Overview of attention for article published in Seminars in Oncology Nursing, May 2018
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#11 of 269)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (87th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (80th percentile)

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26 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

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4 Dimensions

Readers on

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45 Mendeley
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Title
Social Media Use in Cancer Care
Published in
Seminars in Oncology Nursing, May 2018
DOI 10.1016/j.soncn.2018.03.003
Pubmed ID
Authors

Joni Watson

Abstract

To describe the increasing professional use of social media within oncology health care practice. Peer-reviewed and lay publications. Social media has changed the communication landscape over the last 15 years. An integral part of worldwide culture, oncology health care professionals can utilize social media to listen, learn, engage, and co-create to advance cancer care. Nurses must be aware of the professional uses for social media, how to use the media, and where to find evidence supporting health care social media efforts within cancer care.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 45 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 5 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 11%
Professor 4 9%
Student > Master 4 9%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 7%
Other 12 27%
Unknown 12 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 11 24%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 9%
Computer Science 4 9%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 7%
Arts and Humanities 3 7%
Other 7 16%
Unknown 13 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 17. 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 18 June 2018.
All research outputs
#1,103,552
of 15,083,694 outputs
Outputs from Seminars in Oncology Nursing
#11
of 269 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#35,739
of 278,488 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Seminars in Oncology Nursing
#1
of 5 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,083,694 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 92nd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 269 research outputs from this source. They receive a mean Attention Score of 3.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% of its peers.
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