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Live tweeting in medicine: ‘Tweeting the meeting’

Overview of attention for article published in International Review of Psychiatry, March 2015
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#19 of 494)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (77th percentile)

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60 tweeters

Citations

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Title
Live tweeting in medicine: ‘Tweeting the meeting’
Published in
International Review of Psychiatry, March 2015
DOI 10.3109/09540261.2014.1000270
Pubmed ID
Authors

Alexander M. Djuricich, Janine E. Zee-Cheng

Abstract

Medical conferences create an opportunity for lifelong learning for healthcare practitioners. The use of Twitter at such conferences continues to expand. This article focuses on how Twitter can be used by physicians and other healthcare providers at regional, national and international conferences, and also at local conferences, such as grand rounds. It also addresses the potential utility of Twitter chats and journal clubs in the promotion of lifelong learning. The impact of Twitter use in healthcare in general, and specifically at conferences, and how it can be measured, is discussed.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 9%
Canada 2 5%
United Kingdom 1 2%
Australia 1 2%
Unknown 36 82%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 10 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 18%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 11%
Student > Master 5 11%
Student > Bachelor 4 9%
Other 12 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 18 41%
Social Sciences 9 20%
Unspecified 4 9%
Psychology 3 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 7%
Other 7 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 37. 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 08 June 2018.
All research outputs
#381,890
of 12,271,192 outputs
Outputs from International Review of Psychiatry
#19
of 494 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#10,439
of 224,060 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Review of Psychiatry
#4
of 18 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,271,192 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
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