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[Use of social media by French urologists: Results from a study of the National French Urological Association].

Overview of attention for article published in Progrès en Urologie, April 2015
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#8 of 166)
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Title
[Use of social media by French urologists: Results from a study of the National French Urological Association].
Published in
Progrès en Urologie, April 2015
DOI 10.1016/j.purol.2015.03.008
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Authors

Misrai, V, Castagnola, C, Descotes, J-L, Rouprêt, M

Abstract

Social Media (SoMe) have changed the face of modern medicine. Our purpose was to make an inventory on the use of SoMe within urologists members of the French Urological Association (AFU). A 15 questions-survey was sent by email 2months to urologists AFU members before the 108th French Congress of Urology (#CFU2014). At the same time, the activity of urologists using Twitter was analyzed over the period of the national conference with the symplur software (www.symplur.com). Overall, 270 (17.3%) surveys were completed. Only 50% of responders had an online SoMe account. The most commonly used social media platforms were: Facebook (36.1%) followed by LinkedIn (28.2%), Google+ (19.6%), YouTube (18.7%) and Twitter (17.4%). The use of SoMe was higher in the age groups 30-40 and 40-50 years than in older age groups (83% versus 36%). Only 38.7% of respondents reported using SoMe in a professional field. At the congress #CFU2014, there were over 1000 tweets generated by 173 different contributors. Only a minority of French urologists have reported to be connected to SoMe and a predominantly personal use. The emergence of Twitter in French urological conferences is very new but seems promising. Further studies are needed, especially within the members of the residents French urological association to better characterize the true impact of SoMe in urology. 4.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 7 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 2 29%
Student > Postgraduate 1 14%
Unknown 4 57%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 1 14%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 14%
Engineering 1 14%
Unknown 4 57%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. 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 March 2016.
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#1,173,836
of 11,332,694 outputs
Outputs from Progrès en Urologie
#8
of 166 outputs
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#33,204
of 214,004 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Progrès en Urologie
#2
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