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'My dreams are shuttered down and it hurts lots’–a qualitative study of palliative care needs and their management by HIV outpatient services in Kenya and Uganda

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Palliative Care, October 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (82nd percentile)

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Title
'My dreams are shuttered down and it hurts lots’–a qualitative study of palliative care needs and their management by HIV outpatient services in Kenya and Uganda
Published in
BMC Palliative Care, October 2013
DOI 10.1186/1472-684x-12-35
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Authors

Lucy Selman, Victoria Simms, Suzanne Penfold, Richard A Powell, Faith Mwangi-Powell, Julia Downing, Nancy Gikaara, Grace Munene, Irene J Higginson, Richard Harding

Abstract

Despite the huge burden of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, there is little evidence of the multidimensional needs of patients with HIV infection to inform the person-centred care across physical, psychological, social and spiritual domains stipulated in policy guidance. We aimed to describe the problems experienced by people with HIV in Kenya and Uganda and the management of these problems by HIV outpatient services.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 1%
Netherlands 1 1%
Unknown 66 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 16 24%
Researcher 11 16%
Student > Master 11 16%
Student > Bachelor 7 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 10%
Other 16 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 19 28%
Unspecified 18 26%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 13%
Social Sciences 9 13%
Psychology 5 7%
Other 8 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 28 October 2013.
All research outputs
#2,306,398
of 13,443,094 outputs
Outputs from BMC Palliative Care
#301
of 592 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#29,577
of 165,777 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Palliative Care
#1
of 1 outputs
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