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Commercial versus home-made spacers in delivering bronchodilator therapy for acute therapy in children

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2008
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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 (91st percentile)

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2 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
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5 tweeters
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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Title
Commercial versus home-made spacers in delivering bronchodilator therapy for acute therapy in children
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2008
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005536.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Carlos E Rodriguez-Martinez, Monica Sossa, Juan Manuel Lozano

Abstract

Strong evidence supports the use of metered-dose inhalers combined with a spacer for delivering rapid-acting inhaled beta-2 agonists in the treatment of acute exacerbations of asthma in children. The high cost and lack of availability of commercially produced spacers however, have limited their use in developing countries.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Japan 1 1%
Portugal 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Unknown 76 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 16%
Student > Bachelor 10 13%
Student > Postgraduate 9 11%
Researcher 9 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 10%
Other 22 28%
Unknown 8 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 46 58%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 10%
Social Sciences 3 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 3%
Computer Science 1 1%
Other 4 5%
Unknown 15 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 31. 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 18 April 2020.
All research outputs
#702,781
of 15,926,394 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,900
of 11,328 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,954
of 135,813 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7
of 87 outputs
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