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Interventions for reducing anxiety in women undergoing colposcopy

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2011
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Title
Interventions for reducing anxiety in women undergoing colposcopy
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2011
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006013.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Khadra Galaal, Andrew Bryant, Katherine HO Deane, Maha Al-Khaduri, Alberto D Lopes

Abstract

Prior to the development of cervical cancer abnormal cervical cells can be detected on a cervical smear. The usual practice following an abnormal cervical smear is to perform colposcopy. Colposcopy is the visualisation of the cervix using a binocular microscope. Women experience high levels of anxiety and negative emotional responses at all stages of cervical screening. High levels of anxiety before and during colposcopy can have adverse consequences, including pain and discomfort during the procedure and high loss to follow-up rates. This review evaluates interventions designed to reduce anxiety levels during colposcopic examination.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 161 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Mexico 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Unknown 158 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 35 22%
Student > Bachelor 22 14%
Student > Master 20 12%
Researcher 20 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 12 7%
Other 34 21%
Unknown 18 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 69 43%
Psychology 19 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 9%
Social Sciences 7 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 2%
Other 21 13%
Unknown 27 17%

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 17 December 2019.
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#4,425,997
of 14,510,247 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7,405
of 10,989 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#59,790
of 213,185 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#331
of 505 outputs
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