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Varenicline for smoking cessation: efficacy, safety, and treatment recommendations

Overview of attention for article published in Patient preference and adherence, September 2010
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#38 of 1,494)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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2 news outlets
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6 tweeters
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13 patents

Citations

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46 Dimensions

Readers on

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105 Mendeley
Title
Varenicline for smoking cessation: efficacy, safety, and treatment recommendations
Published in
Patient preference and adherence, September 2010
DOI 10.2147/ppa.s10620
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jon Ebbert

Abstract

Smoking is the leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the US, and decreasing smoking prevalence is a public health priority. Patients achieve the greatest success when quit attempts involve behavioral therapy combined with pharmacotherapy. Varenicline is the most recent addition to the pharmacotherapeutic armamentarium for the treatment of tobacco dependence. Varenicline is efficacious and cost-effective. Smoking relapse and adverse treatment-related side effects may decrease medication adherence and patient satisfaction with varenicline. In the clinical setting, varenicline treatment can be optimized by reducing doses in patients who experience intolerable side effects, increasing the dose in partial responders, and providing long-term maintenance therapy for relapse prevention.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 105 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 33 31%
Student > Master 19 18%
Researcher 10 10%
Other 6 6%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 6%
Other 15 14%
Unknown 16 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 37 35%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 16 15%
Psychology 7 7%
Chemistry 4 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 4%
Other 19 18%
Unknown 18 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 27. 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 24 September 2020.
All research outputs
#1,125,297
of 21,356,145 outputs
Outputs from Patient preference and adherence
#38
of 1,494 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#14,675
of 303,927 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Patient preference and adherence
#1
of 39 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,356,145 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 94th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,494 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.1. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its peers.
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