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Antibiotics for the common cold and acute purulent rhinitis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2013
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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 (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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Title
Antibiotics for the common cold and acute purulent rhinitis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd000247.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Tim Kenealy, Bruce Arroll

Abstract

It has long been believed that antibiotics have no role in the treatment of common colds yet they are often prescribed in the belief that they may prevent secondary bacterial infections.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Unknown 300 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 51 17%
Student > Master 45 15%
Researcher 31 10%
Other 28 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 28 9%
Other 79 26%
Unknown 45 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 160 52%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 7%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 12 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 3%
Social Sciences 8 3%
Other 40 13%
Unknown 59 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 196. 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 02 September 2020.
All research outputs
#109,398
of 17,604,218 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#216
of 11,720 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#823
of 164,991 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4
of 146 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,604,218 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,720 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 25.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% 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 164,991 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 99% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 146 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its contemporaries.