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Continuous versus interrupted skin sutures for non-obstetric surgery

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2014
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Title
Continuous versus interrupted skin sutures for non-obstetric surgery
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010365.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy, Clare D Toon, Victoria B Allen, Brian R Davidson

Abstract

Most surgical procedures involve a cut in the skin, allowing the surgeon to gain access to the surgical site. Most surgical wounds are closed fully at the end of the procedure; this review focuses on these closed wounds. There are many ways to close the surgical incision, for example, using sutures (stitches), staples, tissue adhesives or tapes. Skin sutures can be continuous or interrupted. In general, continuous sutures are usually subcuticular and can be absorbable or non-absorbable, while interrupted sutures are usually non-absorbable and involve the full thickness of the skin - although some surgeons do use absorbable interrupted sutures.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 1%
Unknown 82 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 14 17%
Student > Bachelor 12 14%
Student > Master 12 14%
Student > Postgraduate 9 11%
Other 8 10%
Other 15 18%
Unknown 13 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 41 49%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 11%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 4%
Psychology 2 2%
Neuroscience 2 2%
Other 7 8%
Unknown 19 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. 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 22 June 2020.
All research outputs
#4,065,333
of 15,488,552 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6,628
of 11,200 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#47,612
of 190,155 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#132
of 208 outputs
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