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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 (94th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (89th percentile)

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4 tweeters
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2 Facebook pages
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7 Wikipedia pages

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 193 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 32 16%
Researcher 31 16%
Student > Bachelor 29 15%
Other 16 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 8%
Other 35 18%
Unknown 40 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 61 31%
Nursing and Health Professions 45 23%
Social Sciences 9 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 5%
Psychology 6 3%
Other 24 12%
Unknown 45 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 22. 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 30 January 2022.
All research outputs
#1,346,818
of 21,681,896 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,156
of 12,100 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,617
of 140,998 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#12
of 102 outputs
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