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Corticosteroids for preventing postherpetic neuralgia

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (75th percentile)

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1 news outlet
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7 tweeters
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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35 Dimensions

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Title
Corticosteroids for preventing postherpetic neuralgia
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005582.pub4
Pubmed ID
Authors

Han Y, Zhang J, Chen N, He L, Zhou M, Zhu C, Han, Ying, Zhang, Jingjing, Chen, Ning, He, Li, Zhou, Muke, Zhu, Cairong

Abstract

Postherpetic neuralgia is a common, serious painful complication of herpes zoster. Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory and might be beneficial. This is an update of a review first published in 2008 and previously updated in 2010.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Norway 1 <1%
Unknown 117 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 23 19%
Researcher 16 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 15 12%
Unspecified 15 12%
Other 13 11%
Other 40 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 62 51%
Unspecified 19 16%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 6%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 6 5%
Other 19 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 17. 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 22 August 2019.
All research outputs
#963,442
of 13,536,695 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,964
of 10,639 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#11,683
of 148,252 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#27
of 112 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,536,695 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 92nd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 10,639 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 21.1. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 72% of its peers.
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