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Ethical issues in the use of online social media forums by GPs

Overview of attention for article published in British Journal of General Practice, March 2019
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (74th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (52nd percentile)

Mentioned by

twitter
14 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Readers on

mendeley
5 Mendeley
Title
Ethical issues in the use of online social media forums by GPs
Published in
British Journal of General Practice, March 2019
DOI 10.3399/bjgp19x702101
Pubmed ID
Authors

Selena Knight, Benedict Hayhoe, Andrew Papanikitas, Imran Sajid

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 5 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 60%
Student > Postgraduate 1 20%
Unspecified 1 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 2 40%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 20%
Psychology 1 20%
Unspecified 1 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. 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 17 July 2019.
All research outputs
#2,209,704
of 13,629,017 outputs
Outputs from British Journal of General Practice
#940
of 2,962 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#64,818
of 255,326 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Journal of General Practice
#50
of 106 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,629,017 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 83rd percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 2,962 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 14.6. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 68% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 255,326 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 74% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 106 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 52% of its contemporaries.