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Methylxanthine treatment for apnoea in preterm infants

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2010
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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 (91st percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (64th percentile)

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1 blog
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Citations

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Title
Methylxanthine treatment for apnoea in preterm infants
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd000140.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

David J Henderson-Smart, Antonio G De Paoli

Abstract

Recurrent apnoea is common in preterm infants, particularly at very early gestational ages. These episodes of ineffective breathing can lead to hypoxaemia and bradycardia that may be severe enough to require the use of positive pressure ventilation. Methylxanthines (such as caffeine, theophylline or aminophylline) have been used to stimulate breathing and reduce apnoea and its consequences.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 1 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 166 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 16%
Researcher 26 15%
Student > Bachelor 26 15%
Other 16 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 8%
Other 41 24%
Unknown 21 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 88 51%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 19 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 5%
Social Sciences 7 4%
Psychology 5 3%
Other 16 9%
Unknown 28 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. 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 31 March 2020.
All research outputs
#1,743,550
of 17,351,915 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4,268
of 11,661 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#18,565
of 223,642 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#181
of 505 outputs
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