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Medications for increasing milk supply in mothers expressing breastmilk for their preterm hospitalised infants

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2012
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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 (93rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (87th percentile)

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2 Facebook pages
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Citations

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Title
Medications for increasing milk supply in mothers expressing breastmilk for their preterm hospitalised infants
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005544.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Timothy J Donovan, Kerry Buchanan

Abstract

Breastmilk remains the optimal form of enteral nutrition for term and preterm infants until up to six months postnatal age. Mothers of preterm infants who have not established suck feeds must express their breastmilk and often have difficulty in maintaining sufficient volume for their infants' needs (Donath 2008). In preterm infants, donor breastmilk reduced the occurrence of necrotising enterocolitis, when compared with formula feeds (McGuire 2003). Also, case-control studies have suggested that breastmilk is associated with an improvement in feeding tolerance, a reduction in significant gastrointestinal infective events (Beeby 1992) and a reduction in late-onset sepsis (Schanler 1999) when compared with formula feeds in preterm hospitalised infants.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 2%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Unknown 164 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 30 18%
Student > Master 29 17%
Student > Bachelor 27 16%
Other 15 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 8%
Other 32 19%
Unknown 24 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 55 32%
Nursing and Health Professions 40 24%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 5%
Social Sciences 7 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 6 4%
Other 20 12%
Unknown 33 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 17. 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 20 August 2019.
All research outputs
#1,146,521
of 15,685,637 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,132
of 11,250 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,309
of 125,558 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#15
of 123 outputs
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