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The impact of NHS based primary care complementary therapy services on health outcomes and NHS costs: a review of service audits and evaluations

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, March 2009
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Title
The impact of NHS based primary care complementary therapy services on health outcomes and NHS costs: a review of service audits and evaluations
Published in
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, March 2009
DOI 10.1186/1472-6882-9-5
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Authors

Lesley Wye, Deborah Sharp, Alison Shaw

Abstract

The aim of this study was to review evaluations and audits of primary care complementary therapy services to determine the impact of these services on improving health outcomes and reducing NHS costs. Our intention is to help service users, service providers, clinicians and NHS commissioners make informed decisions about the potential of NHS based complementary therapy services.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 6%
United Kingdom 1 3%
Netherlands 1 3%
New Zealand 1 3%
Unknown 28 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 11 33%
Student > Bachelor 5 15%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 9%
Researcher 3 9%
Other 8 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 61%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 21%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 3%
Computer Science 1 3%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 3%
Other 3 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. 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 05 February 2013.
All research outputs
#7,762,466
of 12,373,180 outputs
Outputs from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#1,366
of 2,511 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#64,508
of 117,540 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#23
of 28 outputs
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