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Antibiotics to prevent complications following tooth extractions

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (95th percentile)

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news
1 news outlet
blogs
6 blogs
twitter
71 tweeters
facebook
6 Facebook pages
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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96 Dimensions

Readers on

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248 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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Title
Antibiotics to prevent complications following tooth extractions
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003811.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Giovanni Lodi, Lara Figini, Andrea Sardella, Antonio Carrassi, Massimo Del Fabbro, Susan Furness

Abstract

The most frequent indications for tooth extractions are dental caries and periodontal infections, and these extractions are generally done by general dental practitioners. Antibiotics may be prescribed to patients undergoing extractions to prevent complications due to infection.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Korea, Republic of 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 242 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 52 21%
Student > Bachelor 33 13%
Student > Postgraduate 29 12%
Unspecified 28 11%
Researcher 27 11%
Other 79 32%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 161 65%
Unspecified 37 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 3%
Psychology 6 2%
Other 26 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 94. 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 26 July 2019.
All research outputs
#168,518
of 13,384,857 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#380
of 10,576 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,301
of 144,809 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5
of 100 outputs
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