Introducing the Twitter Impact Factor: An Objective Measure of Urology’s Academic Impact on Twitter

A healthcare social media research article published in European Urology Focus, 2016

Title
Introducing the Twitter Impact Factor: An Objective Measure of Urology’s Academic Impact on Twitter
Authors
Cardona-Grau, D., Sorokin, I., Leinwand, G., & Welliver, C.
Published
April 2, 2016
Journal
European Urology Focus
Impact Factor
14.976
DOI
10.1016/j.euf.2016.03.006
Pubmed
28723474
APA Citation
Cardona-Grau, D., Sorokin, I., Leinwand, G., & Welliver, C. (2016). Introducing the Twitter Impact Factor: An Objective Measure of Urology’s Academic Impact on Twitter. European Urology Focus.
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A healthcare social media research article published in European Urology Focus, 2016

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