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Pin site care for preventing infections associated with external bone fixators and pins

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2013
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Title
Pin site care for preventing infections associated with external bone fixators and pins
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004551.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Anne Lethaby, Jenny Temple, Julie Santy-Tomlinson

Abstract

Metal pins are used to apply skeletal traction or external fixation devices in the management of orthopaedic fractures. These percutaneous pins protrude through the skin, and the way in which they are treated after insertion may affect the incidence of pin site infection. This review set out to summarise the evidence of pin site care on infection rates.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 133 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 26 19%
Researcher 24 18%
Student > Bachelor 16 12%
Other 15 11%
Student > Postgraduate 12 9%
Other 28 21%
Unknown 14 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 67 50%
Nursing and Health Professions 15 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 4%
Social Sciences 4 3%
Psychology 4 3%
Other 12 9%
Unknown 28 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. 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 02 May 2014.
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#7,554,547
of 12,527,219 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7,738
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#117,863
of 242,884 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#113
of 137 outputs
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