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The effect of foot massage on long-term care staff working with older people with dementia: a pilot, parallel group, randomized controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Nursing, February 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (77th percentile)

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Title
The effect of foot massage on long-term care staff working with older people with dementia: a pilot, parallel group, randomized controlled trial
Published in
BMC Nursing, February 2013
DOI 10.1186/1472-6955-12-5
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Authors

Wendy Moyle, Marie Cooke, Siobhan T O’Dwyer, Jenny Murfield, Amy Johnston, Billy Sung

Abstract

Caring for a person with dementia can be physically and emotionally demanding, with many long-term care facility staff experiencing increased levels of stress and burnout. Massage has been shown to be one way in which nurses' stress can be reduced. However, no research has been conducted to explore its effectiveness for care staff working with older people with dementia in long-term care facilities.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Slovakia 1 <1%
Unknown 121 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 24 19%
Student > Bachelor 15 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 8%
Student > Postgraduate 9 7%
Other 33 27%
Unknown 22 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 34 27%
Medicine and Dentistry 30 24%
Psychology 15 12%
Social Sciences 9 7%
Sports and Recreations 3 2%
Other 10 8%
Unknown 23 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. 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 March 2013.
All research outputs
#3,645,771
of 15,227,021 outputs
Outputs from BMC Nursing
#85
of 415 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#33,633
of 150,832 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Nursing
#1
of 2 outputs
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So far Altmetric has tracked 415 research outputs from this source. They receive a mean Attention Score of 4.9. This one has done well, scoring higher than 79% of its peers.
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