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Chinese herbal medicine for endometriosis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (87th percentile)

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12 tweeters
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Title
Chinese herbal medicine for endometriosis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006568.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Flower A, Liu JP, Lewith G, Little P, Li Q

Abstract

Endometriosis is characterized by the presence of tissue that is morphologically and biologically similar to normal endometrium in locations outside the uterus. Surgical and hormonal treatment of endometriosis have unpleasant side effects and high rates of relapse. In China, treatment of endometriosis using Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) is routine and considerable research into the role of CHM in alleviating pain, promoting fertility, and preventing relapse has taken place.This review is an update of a previous review published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, issue No 3.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 8 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 38%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 25%
Researcher 2 25%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 6 75%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 13%
Social Sciences 1 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 25. 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 07 April 2017.
All research outputs
#370,742
of 8,472,367 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,533
of 8,636 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,567
of 95,391 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#12
of 96 outputs
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