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Ibuprofen and/or paracetamol (acetaminophen) for pain relief after surgical removal of lower wisdom teeth

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2013
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Title
Ibuprofen and/or paracetamol (acetaminophen) for pain relief after surgical removal of lower wisdom teeth
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004624.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Edmund Bailey, Helen V Worthington, Arjen van Wijk, Julian M Yates, Paul Coulthard, Zahid Afzal

Abstract

Both paracetamol and ibuprofen are commonly used analgesics for the relief of pain following the surgical removal of lower wisdom teeth (third molars). In 2010, a novel analgesic (marketed as Nuromol) containing both paracetamol and ibuprofen in the same tablet was launched in the United Kingdom, this drug has shown promising results to date and we have chosen to also compare the combined drug with the single drugs using this model. In this review we investigated the optimal doses of both paracetamol and ibuprofen via comparison of both and via comparison with the novel combined drug. We have taken into account the side effect profile of the study drugs. This review will help oral surgeons to decide on which analgesic to prescribe following wisdom tooth removal.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Chile 1 <1%
Unknown 253 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 35 14%
Student > Postgraduate 26 10%
Researcher 24 9%
Student > Bachelor 23 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 7%
Other 42 17%
Unknown 86 34%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 108 43%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 5%
Psychology 11 4%
Social Sciences 9 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 2%
Other 16 6%
Unknown 92 36%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 161. 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 January 2024.
All research outputs
#262,595
of 25,980,896 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#422
of 13,173 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,303
of 322,859 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#8
of 224 outputs
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