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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Complementary and alternative therapies for pain management in labour

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2006
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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 (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
7 news outlets
policy
1 policy source
twitter
9 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Citations

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210 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
494 Mendeley
Title
Complementary and alternative therapies for pain management in labour
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2006
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003521.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Caroline A Smith, Carmel T Collins, Allan M Cyna, Caroline A Crowther

Abstract

Many women would like to avoid pharmacological or invasive methods of pain management in labour and this may contribute towards the popularity of complementary methods of pain management. This review examined currently available evidence supporting the use of alternative and complementary therapies for pain management in labour.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 494 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 4 <1%
Canada 3 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Switzerland 2 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 481 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 81 16%
Student > Bachelor 63 13%
Researcher 44 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 43 9%
Student > Postgraduate 37 7%
Other 108 22%
Unknown 118 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 159 32%
Nursing and Health Professions 88 18%
Psychology 28 6%
Social Sciences 26 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 3%
Other 55 11%
Unknown 123 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 69. 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 17 April 2022.
All research outputs
#516,501
of 22,659,164 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#996
of 12,296 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#725
of 66,909 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4
of 68 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 22,659,164 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 12,296 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 30.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 66,909 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 68 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its contemporaries.