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Bee venom acupuncture for the treatment of chronic low back pain: study protocol for a randomized, double-blinded, sham-controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in Trials, January 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (77th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (79th percentile)

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Title
Bee venom acupuncture for the treatment of chronic low back pain: study protocol for a randomized, double-blinded, sham-controlled trial
Published in
Trials, January 2013
DOI 10.1186/1745-6215-14-16
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Authors

Byung-Kwan Seo, Jun-Hwan Lee, Won-Suk Sung, Eun-Mo Song, Dae-Jean Jo

Abstract

Chronic non-specific low back pain is the most common medical problem for which patients seek complementary and alternative medical treatment, including bee venom acupuncture. However, the effectiveness and safety of such treatments have not been fully established by randomized clinical trials. The aim of this study is to determine whether bee venom acupuncture is effective for improving pain intensity, functional status and quality of life of patients with chronic non-specific low back pain.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 97 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 18 19%
Student > Master 17 18%
Researcher 12 12%
Student > Postgraduate 10 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 6%
Other 18 19%
Unknown 16 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 37 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 6%
Social Sciences 6 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 3%
Other 13 13%
Unknown 19 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. 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 08 January 2015.
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#904,488
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Outputs from Trials
#415
of 1,512 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#62,148
of 284,726 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Trials
#15
of 74 outputs
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