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Efficacy of a Carrageenan nasal spray in patients with common cold: a randomized controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in Respiratory Research, January 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#27 of 1,865)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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3 news outlets
twitter
13 tweeters
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2 patents
peer_reviews
1 peer review site
q&a
2 Q&A threads

Citations

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Readers on

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58 Mendeley
Title
Efficacy of a Carrageenan nasal spray in patients with common cold: a randomized controlled trial
Published in
Respiratory Research, January 2013
DOI 10.1186/1465-9921-14-124
Pubmed ID
Authors

Martin Ludwig, Elisabeth Enzenhofer, Sven Schneider, Margit Rauch, Angelika Bodenteich, Kurt Neumann, Eva Prieschl-Grassauer, Andreas Grassauer, Thomas Lion, Christian A Mueller

Abstract

The common cold is the most widespread viral infection in humans. Iota-carrageenan has previously shown antiviral effectiveness against cold viruses in clinical trials. This study investigated the efficacy of a carrageenan-containing nasal spray on the duration of the common cold and nasal fluid viral load in adult patients.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 1 2%
Unknown 57 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 14 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 19%
Other 7 12%
Student > Master 7 12%
Student > Bachelor 6 10%
Other 8 14%
Unknown 5 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 17 29%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 14%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6 10%
Chemistry 4 7%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 5%
Other 12 21%
Unknown 8 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 43. 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 02 April 2020.
All research outputs
#475,807
of 15,030,944 outputs
Outputs from Respiratory Research
#27
of 1,865 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,851
of 186,452 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Respiratory Research
#1
of 46 outputs
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