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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Massage therapy for people with HIV/AIDS

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 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 (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (91st percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
twitter
6 tweeters
facebook
6 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user
q&a
1 Q&A thread
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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30 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
299 Mendeley
Title
Massage therapy for people with HIV/AIDS
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2010
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007502.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Susan L Hillier, Quinette Louw, Linzette Morris, Jeanine Uwimana, Sue Statham

Abstract

Infection with human immunodeficency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficency syndrome (AIDS) is a pandemic that has affected millions of people globally. Although major research and clinical initiatives are addressing prevention and cure strategies, issues of quality of life for survivors have received less attention. Massage therapy is proposed to have a positive effect on quality of life and may also have a positive effect on immune function through stress mediation.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 299 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 296 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 47 16%
Student > Bachelor 39 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 35 12%
Researcher 30 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 25 8%
Other 48 16%
Unknown 75 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 76 25%
Psychology 40 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 36 12%
Social Sciences 18 6%
Neuroscience 8 3%
Other 40 13%
Unknown 81 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 23. 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 08 December 2020.
All research outputs
#1,289,788
of 21,332,163 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,059
of 12,087 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,418
of 141,321 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#8
of 84 outputs
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