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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Oral appliances for obstructive sleep apnoea

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2006
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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 (93rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (80th percentile)

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2 blogs
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Title
Oral appliances for obstructive sleep apnoea
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2006
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004435.pub3
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Authors

Jerome Lim, Toby J Lasserson, John Fleetham, John J Wright

Abstract

Obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea (OSAH) is a syndrome characterised by recurrent episodes of partial or complete upper airway obstruction during sleep that are usually terminated by an arousal. Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the primary treatment for OSAH , but many patients are unable or unwilling to comply with this treatment. Oral appliances (OA) are an alternative treatment for OSAH.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Portugal 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Egypt 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 207 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 47 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 12%
Student > Bachelor 24 11%
Researcher 21 10%
Student > Postgraduate 19 9%
Other 34 16%
Unknown 45 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 117 54%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 6%
Psychology 8 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 3%
Neuroscience 3 1%
Other 16 7%
Unknown 54 25%

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 20 August 2021.
All research outputs
#1,563,936
of 21,836,385 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,644
of 12,114 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9,738
of 154,787 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#16
of 78 outputs
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So far Altmetric has tracked 12,114 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 29.7. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 69% of its peers.
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