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Procaine treatments for cognition and dementia

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2008
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (64th percentile)

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148 Mendeley
Title
Procaine treatments for cognition and dementia
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2008
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005993.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Szabolcs Szatmári, Dániel Bereczki

Abstract

Procaine is a controversial substance which has been used for "antiageing" effects including cognitive improvement for more than 50 years.Preparations which contain procaine as a component are claimed to prevent, reverse and interrupt dementia. Several products are widely promoted and can be purchased "over the counter" outside the US and via the Internet. Procaine preparations are said to be readily available in over 70 countries and to be used by more than 100 million people.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 148 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Norway 2 1%
Japan 2 1%
Ireland 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Unknown 140 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 24 16%
Student > Bachelor 20 14%
Researcher 20 14%
Student > Postgraduate 12 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 7%
Other 29 20%
Unknown 33 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 49 33%
Psychology 15 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 8%
Social Sciences 7 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 4%
Other 20 14%
Unknown 39 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. 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 19 February 2014.
All research outputs
#6,509,559
of 12,527,093 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6,682
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#66,375
of 188,583 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#136
of 185 outputs
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