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Interventions for acute otitis externa

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2010
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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 (94th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (78th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
1 blog
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
1 tweeter
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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149 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
362 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
Title
Interventions for acute otitis externa
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004740.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Vivek Kaushik, Tass Malik, Shakeel R Saeed

Abstract

Acute otitis externa is an inflammatory condition of the ear canal, with or without infection. Symptoms include ear discomfort, itchiness, discharge and impaired hearing. It is also known as 'swimmer's ear' and can usually be treated successfully with a course of ear drops.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Singapore 1 <1%
Other 2 <1%
Unknown 347 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 61 17%
Student > Bachelor 45 12%
Researcher 36 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 23 6%
Other 74 20%
Unknown 94 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 150 41%
Nursing and Health Professions 30 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 17 5%
Psychology 10 3%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 2%
Other 47 13%
Unknown 100 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 17. 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 01 January 2023.
All research outputs
#1,908,433
of 23,462,326 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4,276
of 12,702 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9,366
of 166,924 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#25
of 118 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 23,462,326 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 91st percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 12,702 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 33.0. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 66% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 118 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 78% of its contemporaries.