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Talking about living and dying with the oldest old: public involvement in a study on end of life care in care homes

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Palliative Care, November 2011
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Title
Talking about living and dying with the oldest old: public involvement in a study on end of life care in care homes
Published in
BMC Palliative Care, November 2011
DOI 10.1186/1472-684x-10-20
Pubmed ID
Authors

Claire Goodman, Elspeth Mathie, Marion Cowe, Alex Mendoza, Daphne Westwood, Diane Munday, Patricia M Wilson, Clare Crang, Katherine Froggatt, Steve Iliffe, Jill Manthorpe, Heather Gage, Stephen Barclay

Abstract

Public involvement in research on sensitive subjects, such as death and dying, can help to ensure that questions are framed to reflect the interests of their peers, develop a shared understanding of issues raised, and moderate the often unequal power relationship between researcher and participant. This paper describes the contribution and impact of older members of a Public Involvement in Research group (PIRg) to a study on living and dying in care homes.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 5%
Germany 1 2%
Australia 1 2%
United States 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Unknown 48 87%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 14 25%
Student > Master 7 13%
Student > Bachelor 5 9%
Librarian 5 9%
Professor 5 9%
Other 19 35%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 24 44%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 16%
Unspecified 7 13%
Social Sciences 7 13%
Psychology 5 9%
Other 3 5%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. 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 06 February 2014.
All research outputs
#6,328,210
of 12,373,620 outputs
Outputs from BMC Palliative Care
#350
of 523 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#85,790
of 219,533 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Palliative Care
#10
of 19 outputs
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