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Local corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2007
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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 (91st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (70th percentile)

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1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
twitter
3 tweeters

Citations

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Title
Local corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2007
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001554.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Shawn C Marshall, Gaetan Tardif, Nigel L Ashworth

Abstract

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a clinical syndrome manifested by signs and symptoms of irritation of the median nerve at the carpal tunnel in the wrist. Local corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome has been studied but its effectiveness is unknown.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 2%
Indonesia 2 1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 182 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 38 20%
Student > Bachelor 29 15%
Researcher 25 13%
Other 19 10%
Student > Postgraduate 14 7%
Other 46 24%
Unknown 17 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 103 55%
Nursing and Health Professions 28 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 2%
Psychology 4 2%
Other 16 9%
Unknown 25 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. 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 07 December 2018.
All research outputs
#1,034,941
of 13,994,718 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,089
of 10,792 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#13,526
of 160,425 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#39
of 131 outputs
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