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Diagnosis and management of xerostomia and hyposalivation

Overview of attention for article published in Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, December 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#22 of 1,103)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

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5 news outlets
twitter
8 tweeters
patent
1 patent
facebook
1 Facebook page
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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127 Dimensions

Readers on

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393 Mendeley
Title
Diagnosis and management of xerostomia and hyposalivation
Published in
Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, December 2014
DOI 10.2147/tcrm.s76282
Pubmed ID
Authors

Alessandro Villa, Christopher Connell, Silvio Abati

Abstract

Xerostomia, the subjective complaint of dry mouth, and hyposalivation remain a significant burden for many individuals. Diagnosis of xerostomia and salivary gland hypofunction is dependent upon a careful and detailed history and thorough oral examination. There exist many options for treatment and symptom management: salivary stimulants, topical agents, saliva substitutes, and systemic sialogogues. The aim of this review is to investigate the current state of knowledge on management and treatment of patients affected by xerostomia and/or hyposalivation.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Indonesia 1 <1%
Unknown 392 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 98 25%
Student > Master 72 18%
Student > Postgraduate 38 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 22 6%
Other 58 15%
Unknown 79 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 216 55%
Nursing and Health Professions 21 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 17 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 11 3%
Other 23 6%
Unknown 92 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 49. 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 07 January 2021.
All research outputs
#526,712
of 17,648,139 outputs
Outputs from Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management
#22
of 1,103 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,414
of 222,497 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management
#1
of 4 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,648,139 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,103 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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