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Sedative load of medications prescribed for older people with dementia in care homes

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Geriatrics, September 2011
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Title
Sedative load of medications prescribed for older people with dementia in care homes
Published in
BMC Geriatrics, September 2011
DOI 10.1186/1471-2318-11-56
Pubmed ID
Authors

Carole Parsons, Jane Haydock, Elspeth Mathie, Natasha Baron, Ina Machen, Elizabeth Stevenson, Sarah Amador, Claire Goodman

Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the sedative load and use of sedative and psychotropic medications among older people with dementia living in (residential) care homes.

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 93 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Unknown 91 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 22%
Researcher 14 15%
Student > Bachelor 14 15%
Student > Master 11 12%
Student > Postgraduate 5 5%
Other 16 17%
Unknown 13 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 29 31%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 12 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 11 12%
Psychology 9 10%
Unspecified 4 4%
Other 9 10%
Unknown 19 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. 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 11 February 2022.
All research outputs
#6,847,381
of 21,775,893 outputs
Outputs from BMC Geriatrics
#1,599
of 2,870 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#39,634
of 119,120 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Geriatrics
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,775,893 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 67th percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 2,870 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 9.6. This one is in the 43rd percentile – i.e., 43% of its peers scored the same or lower than it.
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