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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 (#33 of 1,768)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

Mentioned by

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

Citations

dimensions_citation
14 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
76 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

D. Jeffrey, David Jeffrey

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 28 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 76 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 76 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 21 28%
Student > Master 10 13%
Unspecified 8 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 9%
Researcher 6 8%
Other 24 32%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 26 34%
Nursing and Health Professions 15 20%
Unspecified 11 14%
Psychology 5 7%
Social Sciences 5 7%
Other 14 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 139. 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 25 April 2018.
All research outputs
#92,477
of 12,520,029 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
#33
of 1,768 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,264
of 366,685 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
#2
of 27 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,520,029 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 1,768 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 16.4. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% 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 366,685 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 27 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 92% of its contemporaries.