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Medically assisted hydration for adult palliative care patients

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2014
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (80th percentile)

Mentioned by

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2 policy sources
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50 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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82 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
256 Mendeley
Title
Medically assisted hydration for adult palliative care patients
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006273.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Phillip Good, Russell Richard, William Syrmis, Sue Jenkins-Marsh, Jane Stephens

Abstract

Many palliative care patients have reduced oral intake during their illness. The management of this can include the provision of medically assisted hydration with the aim of prolonging the life of a patient, improving their quality of life, or both. This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 2, 2008, and updated in February 2011.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 252 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 45 18%
Student > Bachelor 35 14%
Researcher 25 10%
Student > Postgraduate 24 9%
Other 17 7%
Other 53 21%
Unknown 57 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 99 39%
Nursing and Health Professions 44 17%
Social Sciences 9 4%
Psychology 7 3%
Unspecified 7 3%
Other 29 11%
Unknown 61 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 39. 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 07 July 2022.
All research outputs
#867,864
of 22,494,299 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,888
of 12,260 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,946
of 206,321 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#35
of 181 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 22,494,299 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 12,260 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 30.1. This one has done well, scoring higher than 84% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 181 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 80% of its contemporaries.