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Antibiotic prophylaxis for mammalian bites

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2001
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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 (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (89th percentile)

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2 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
9 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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115 Mendeley
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Title
Antibiotic prophylaxis for mammalian bites
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2001
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001738
Pubmed ID
Authors

Iara Marques Medeiros, Humberto Saconato

Abstract

Bites by mammals are a common problem and they account for up to 1% of all visits to hospital emergency rooms. Dog and cat bites are the most common and people are usually bitten by their own pets or by an animal known to them. School-age children make up almost a half of those bitten. Prevention of tetanus, rabies and wound infection are the priorities for staff in emergency rooms. The use of antibiotics may be useful to reduce the risk of developing a wound infection.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 2%
Chile 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Singapore 1 <1%
Unknown 110 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 23 20%
Student > Postgraduate 18 16%
Student > Master 14 12%
Student > Bachelor 13 11%
Unspecified 11 10%
Other 36 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 81 70%
Unspecified 21 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 5%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 2 2%
Social Sciences 2 2%
Other 3 3%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 43. 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 28 January 2019.
All research outputs
#384,484
of 13,288,667 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,137
of 10,547 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,442
of 183,542 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#12
of 116 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,288,667 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 10,547 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 20.8. This one has done well, scoring higher than 89% of its peers.
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