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Perforation and mortality after cleansing enema for acute constipation are not rare but are preventable

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of General Medicine, April 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#47 of 467)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (85th percentile)

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1 news outlet
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8 tweeters
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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18 Dimensions

Readers on

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23 Mendeley
Title
Perforation and mortality after cleansing enema for acute constipation are not rare but are preventable
Published in
International Journal of General Medicine, April 2013
DOI 10.2147/ijgm.s44417
Pubmed ID
Authors

Yaron Niv, Galia Niv, Tamar Grinberg, Nir Waserberg, Ram Dickman

Abstract

Constipation is a common complaint, frequently treated with cleansing enema. Enemas can be very effective but may cause serious adverse events, such as perforation or metabolic derangement. Our aim was to evaluate the outcome of the use of cleansing enema for acute constipation and to assess adverse events within 30 days of therapy.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Ireland 1 4%
Belgium 1 4%
Unknown 21 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 6 26%
Student > Bachelor 4 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 9%
Professor 2 9%
Student > Master 2 9%
Other 4 17%
Unknown 3 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 10 43%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 17%
Decision Sciences 1 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 4%
Neuroscience 1 4%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 6 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 19. 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 09 August 2020.
All research outputs
#1,058,570
of 15,626,587 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of General Medicine
#47
of 467 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#21,487
of 306,738 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of General Medicine
#3
of 21 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,626,587 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 93rd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 467 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 9.8. This one has done well, scoring higher than 89% of its peers.
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