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How to read a paper: The Medline database

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7101.180 (Published 19 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:180

Article usage

Article metrics provide readers and authors with an indication of how often a specific article has been accessed month by month. It counts three formats - abstract/extract, full text and pdf. The page is updated each day.

Usage statistics: January 2018 to June 2024

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AbstractFullPdf
Jan 20181782610
Feb 20182702640
Mar 20181902220
Apr 20182661790
May 20182561180
Jun 20182531020
Jul 20182841520
Aug 20182381710
Sep 20184011830
Oct 20183802120
Nov 20183421690
Dec 20183291480
Jan 20194192470
Feb 20193151450
Mar 20194701780
Apr 20194191250
May 20193891190
Jun 2019297920
Jul 20193511310
Aug 20195261860
Oct 20196202230
Nov 20194691430
Dec 20193291600
Jan 20203731410
Feb 20203861250
Mar 2020353990
May 2020482640
Jun 2020363620
Jul 2020344680
Aug 20204111410
Sep 20206511260
Oct 20208911670
Nov 20206031200
Dec 2020434970
Jan 20214721110
Feb 2021489880
Mar 20215161470
Apr 2021493950
May 2021373630
Jun 2021338630
Jul 2021301700
Aug 20213491050
Sep 20214351180
Oct 20215121530
Nov 20213981360
Dec 2021352820
Jan 20223941230
Feb 2022376900
Mar 20224621340
Apr 20225481010
May 2022372960
Jun 20223801120
Jul 20222911390
Aug 20222901070
Sep 20224371740
Oct 20224981970
Nov 20223351440
Dec 20224011070
Jan 2023395980
Feb 20233491290
Mar 20232801280
Apr 20233051060
May 2023292810
Jun 2023290760
Jul 2023329890
Aug 2023312670
Sep 20234341120
Oct 20234201720
Nov 20233221300
Dec 2023376990
Jan 20244521460
Feb 20244101090
Mar 20243001100
Apr 2024395900
May 2024331980
Jun 2024166640
Total2925297990