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Drugs for treating giardiasis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
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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 (87th percentile)
  • Average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source

Mentioned by

policy
1 policy source
twitter
6 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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54 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
152 Mendeley
Title
Drugs for treating giardiasis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007787.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Carlos E Granados, Ludovic Reveiz, Luis G Uribe, Claudia P Criollo

Abstract

Giardiasis infection may be asymptomatic, or can cause diarrhoea (sometimes severe), weight loss, malabsorption, and, in children, failure to thrive. It is usually treated with metronidazole given three times daily for five to 10 days.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 152 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Ecuador 1 <1%
Unknown 151 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 28 18%
Student > Bachelor 20 13%
Researcher 18 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 9%
Other 10 7%
Other 28 18%
Unknown 34 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 58 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 8%
Social Sciences 7 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 3%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 5 3%
Other 19 13%
Unknown 46 30%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. 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 19 February 2019.
All research outputs
#2,934,094
of 21,730,136 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5,608
of 12,105 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#35,254
of 292,770 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#235
of 461 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,730,136 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 86th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 12,105 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 29.5. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 53% 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 292,770 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 87% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 461 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 49th percentile – i.e., 49% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.