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Development of AMSTAR: a measurement tool to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Research Methodology, February 2007
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#29 of 1,893)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
6 blogs
policy
10 policy sources
twitter
13 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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2874 Dimensions

Readers on

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2548 Mendeley
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10 CiteULike
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2 Connotea
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Title
Development of AMSTAR: a measurement tool to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews
Published in
BMC Medical Research Methodology, February 2007
DOI 10.1186/1471-2288-7-10
Pubmed ID
Authors

Beverley J Shea, Jeremy M Grimshaw, George A Wells, Maarten Boers, Neil Andersson, Candyce Hamel, Ashley C Porter, Peter Tugwell, David Moher, Lex M Bouter

Abstract

Our objective was to develop an instrument to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews, building upon previous tools, empirical evidence and expert consensus.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 19 <1%
United States 17 <1%
Canada 15 <1%
Brazil 10 <1%
Spain 6 <1%
France 5 <1%
Netherlands 4 <1%
Colombia 4 <1%
South Africa 4 <1%
Other 37 1%
Unknown 2427 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 549 22%
Researcher 336 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 320 13%
Student > Bachelor 246 10%
Student > Postgraduate 169 7%
Other 634 25%
Unknown 294 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 971 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 278 11%
Psychology 184 7%
Social Sciences 160 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 80 3%
Other 435 17%
Unknown 440 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 87. 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 21 April 2022.
All research outputs
#365,524
of 21,235,767 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#29
of 1,893 outputs
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#1,638
of 141,887 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#1
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