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Empathy, sympathy and compassion in healthcare: Is there a problem? Is there a difference? Does it matter?

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, December 2016
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#41 of 1,944)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (91st percentile)

Mentioned by

news
14 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
34 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Citations

dimensions_citation
26 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
161 Mendeley
Title
Empathy, sympathy and compassion in healthcare: Is there a problem? Is there a difference? Does it matter?
Published in
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, December 2016
DOI 10.1177/0141076816680120
Pubmed ID
Authors

David Jeffrey

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 34 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 161 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 161 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 41 25%
Student > Master 34 21%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 8%
Researcher 11 7%
Other 34 21%
Unknown 14 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 47 29%
Nursing and Health Professions 38 24%
Psychology 16 10%
Social Sciences 10 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 2%
Other 21 13%
Unknown 25 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 144. 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 February 2020.
All research outputs
#113,556
of 14,263,224 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
#41
of 1,944 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,338
of 379,096 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
#2
of 23 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,263,224 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,944 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 19.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 379,096 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 23 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its contemporaries.