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Acupuncture for pain in endometriosis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2011
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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 (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (87th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
twitter
17 tweeters
facebook
4 Facebook pages
wikipedia
4 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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56 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
245 Mendeley
Title
Acupuncture for pain in endometriosis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2011
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007864.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Xiaoshu Zhu, Kindreth D Hamilton, Ewan D McNicol

Abstract

Endometriosis is a prevalent gynaecological condition, significantly affecting women's lives. Clinical presentations may vary from absence of symptoms to complaints of chronic pelvic pain, most notably dysmenorrhoea. The management of pain in endometriosis is currently inadequate. Acupuncture has been studied in gynaecological disorders but its effectiveness for pain in endometriosis is uncertain.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Unknown 242 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 66 27%
Student > Master 36 15%
Researcher 19 8%
Student > Postgraduate 17 7%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 5%
Other 35 14%
Unknown 59 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 106 43%
Nursing and Health Professions 39 16%
Psychology 10 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 4%
Social Sciences 6 2%
Other 17 7%
Unknown 58 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 33. 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 05 July 2022.
All research outputs
#949,629
of 21,730,136 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,155
of 12,105 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,141
of 112,797 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6
of 41 outputs
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