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Dietary supplements for established atopic eczema

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2012
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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
3 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
14 tweeters
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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106 Dimensions

Readers on

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323 Mendeley
Title
Dietary supplements for established atopic eczema
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005205.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Fiona J Bath-Hextall, Claire Jenkinson, Rosemary Humphreys, Hywel C Williams

Abstract

Many people with atopic eczema are reluctant to use the most commonly recommended treatments because they fear the long-term health effects. As a result, many turn to dietary supplements as a possible treatment approach, often with the belief that some essential ingredient is 'missing' in their diet. Various supplements have been proposed, but it is unclear whether any of these interventions are effective.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
France 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 317 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 71 22%
Student > Master 40 12%
Researcher 36 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 33 10%
Student > Postgraduate 24 7%
Other 68 21%
Unknown 51 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 135 42%
Nursing and Health Professions 34 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 23 7%
Psychology 13 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 10 3%
Other 51 16%
Unknown 57 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 66. 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 25 October 2021.
All research outputs
#539,345
of 22,663,150 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,047
of 12,296 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,420
of 250,716 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#13
of 217 outputs
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