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Vitamin C for preventing and treating tetanus

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2013
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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 (98th percentile)

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3 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
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478 X users
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5 Facebook pages
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2 Wikipedia pages
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2 Google+ users

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225 Mendeley
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Title
Vitamin C for preventing and treating tetanus
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006665.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Harri Hemilä, Teija Koivula

Abstract

Tetanus is a severe disease that can be prevented by vaccination. In developing countries vaccination coverage is not always high. Cases still occur also in developed countries, particularly in elderly people owing to their reduced immuno protection. There are about 1 million tetanus cases per year globally. In animal studies, vitamin C has protected against various infections and bacterial toxins. In a study with rats, vitamin C protected against the purified tetanus toxin.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Finland 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Unknown 220 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 25 11%
Student > Bachelor 21 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 9%
Researcher 18 8%
Other 17 8%
Other 48 21%
Unknown 76 34%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 65 29%
Nursing and Health Professions 23 10%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 9 4%
Unspecified 8 4%
Social Sciences 7 3%
Other 28 12%
Unknown 85 38%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 342. 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 16 February 2024.
All research outputs
#95,598
of 25,371,288 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#179
of 11,482 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#647
of 224,681 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3
of 235 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 25,371,288 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
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