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Selective versus routine use of episiotomy for vaginal birth

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2017
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
46 news outlets
blogs
5 blogs
policy
4 policy sources
twitter
15 tweeters
facebook
23 Facebook pages

Citations

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365 Dimensions

Readers on

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328 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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Title
Selective versus routine use of episiotomy for vaginal birth
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2017
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd000081.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Hong Jiang, Xu Qian, Guillermo Carroli, Paul Garner

Abstract

Episiotomy is done to prevent severe perineal tears, but its routine use has been questioned. The relative effects of midline compared with midlateral episiotomy are unclear.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 328 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 4 1%
Spain 3 <1%
Canada 3 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Malawi 1 <1%
Saudi Arabia 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 310 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 62 19%
Student > Master 54 16%
Student > Postgraduate 33 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 31 9%
Researcher 31 9%
Other 73 22%
Unknown 44 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 171 52%
Nursing and Health Professions 44 13%
Social Sciences 22 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 2%
Psychology 7 2%
Other 21 6%
Unknown 55 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 428. 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 26 October 2019.
All research outputs
#30,822
of 15,879,325 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#65
of 11,312 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#127
of 114,891 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1
of 70 outputs
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