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Interventions for supporting informal caregivers of patients in the terminal phase of a disease

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2011
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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)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (91st percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
twitter
8 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

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218 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
427 Mendeley
connotea
2 Connotea
Title
Interventions for supporting informal caregivers of patients in the terminal phase of a disease
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2011
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007617.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Bridget Candy, Louise Jones, Robyn Drake, Baptiste Leurent, Michael King

Abstract

Patients in the terminal phase of a disease may have complex needs. It is often family and friends who play a central role in providing support, despite health professional input and regardless of whether the patient is at home or elsewhere. Such informal caring may involve considerable physical, psychological, and economic stresses. A range of supportive programmes for caregivers is being developed including psychological support and practical assistance.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 4 <1%
United States 3 <1%
Switzerland 2 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Unknown 413 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 77 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 68 16%
Student > Bachelor 60 14%
Researcher 45 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 42 10%
Other 63 15%
Unknown 72 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 134 31%
Nursing and Health Professions 78 18%
Psychology 67 16%
Social Sciences 16 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 2%
Other 32 7%
Unknown 92 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 22. 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 16 May 2017.
All research outputs
#1,455,022
of 22,619,880 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,362
of 12,292 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,605
of 98,953 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3
of 36 outputs
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