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Integrating Social Media into Urologic Health care: What Can We Learn from Other Disciplines?

Overview of attention for article published in Current Urology Reports, February 2016
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#13 of 275)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (82nd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (87th percentile)

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13 tweeters

Citations

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Title
Integrating Social Media into Urologic Health care: What Can We Learn from Other Disciplines?
Published in
Current Urology Reports, February 2016
DOI 10.1007/s11934-015-0570-2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Salem, Johannes, Borgmann, Hendrik, Murphy, Declan G, Johannes Salem, Hendrik Borgmann, Declan G. Murphy

Abstract

Social media (SoMe) have become an integral part in many aspects of personal and professional life. With current uptake rates of 50-70 % among urologists, SoMe platforms merit huge potential for dissemination of information and professional exchange among stakeholders in urology. Application of SoMe includes conference conversations via tweet chats, health education via YouTube videos, and Twitter online journal clubs. In addition, a number of urology journals have embraced SoMe to allow rapid dissemination of their content and engagement with their readers. Guidance for the appropriate use of SoMe is provided to urologists by several organizations. Besides urology, other disciplines have adopted SoMe for a variety of areas: continuing professional development, awareness of rare diseases, recruitment of study participants, patient education and support, and publicizing research. Openness to new approaches is the basic prerequisite for a transfer of successful concepts embraced by other specialties, to the field of urology.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Colombia 1 5%
Unknown 20 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 4 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 14%
Other 3 14%
Student > Master 3 14%
Other 5 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 8 38%
Computer Science 2 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 10%
Unspecified 2 10%
Social Sciences 2 10%
Other 5 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. 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 12 May 2016.
All research outputs
#1,637,523
of 11,687,697 outputs
Outputs from Current Urology Reports
#13
of 275 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#57,359
of 332,485 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Current Urology Reports
#1
of 8 outputs
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