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Having the difficult conversations about the end of life

Overview of attention for article published in British Medical Journal, September 2010
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (94th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (83rd percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
2 blogs
twitter
8 tweeters
pinterest
1 Pinner

Citations

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38 Dimensions

Readers on

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40 Mendeley
citeulike
3 CiteULike
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1 Connotea
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Title
Having the difficult conversations about the end of life
Published in
British Medical Journal, September 2010
DOI 10.1136/bmj.c4862
Pubmed ID
Authors

S. Barclay, J. Maher

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 40 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 5%
Denmark 1 3%
Canada 1 3%
Unknown 36 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 8 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 18%
Student > Master 5 13%
Student > Bachelor 4 10%
Student > Postgraduate 4 10%
Other 12 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 19 48%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 13%
Social Sciences 4 10%
Psychology 4 10%
Unspecified 3 8%
Other 5 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 19. 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 August 2019.
All research outputs
#864,414
of 13,727,890 outputs
Outputs from British Medical Journal
#10,767
of 44,973 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,011
of 121,922 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Medical Journal
#143
of 871 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,727,890 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 93rd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 44,973 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 30.2. This one has done well, scoring higher than 76% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 121,922 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 871 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 83% of its contemporaries.