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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Acupuncture for menopausal hot flushes

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 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 (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

Mentioned by

news
2 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
20 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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92 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
242 Mendeley
Title
Acupuncture for menopausal hot flushes
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007410.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Sylvie Dodin, Claudine Blanchet, Isabelle Marc, Edzard Ernst, Taixiang Wu, Caroline Vaillancourt, Joalee Paquette, Elizabeth Maunsell

Abstract

Hot flushes are the most common menopausal vasomotor symptom. Hormone therapy (HT) has frequently been recommended for relief of hot flushes, but concerns about the health risks of HT have encouraged women to seek alternative treatments. It has been suggested that acupuncture may reduce hot flush frequency and severity.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Iran, Islamic Republic of 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 239 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 50 21%
Student > Bachelor 38 16%
Researcher 22 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 15 6%
Other 39 16%
Unknown 57 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 105 43%
Nursing and Health Professions 38 16%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 3%
Social Sciences 8 3%
Psychology 6 2%
Other 18 7%
Unknown 59 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 55. 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 29 September 2019.
All research outputs
#470,060
of 17,580,401 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,076
of 11,717 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,545
of 166,174 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#11
of 134 outputs
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