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Chinese herbal medicines for benign thyroid nodules in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2014
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Title
Chinese herbal medicines for benign thyroid nodules in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010492.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Wenxun Wu, Detao Yin, Weimin Yang, Quancheng Kan, Zhangsuo Liu, Xiaoyan Ren, Chenguang Zhai, Shengjun Zhang

Abstract

A thyroid nodule is a discrete lesion within the thyroid gland that might be palpable and is ultrasonographically distinct from the surrounding thyroid parenchyma. Thyroid nodules are more common as age increases and occur more frequently in women. Benign thyroid nodules often cause pressure symptoms and cosmetic complaints. In China and many other countries, doctors use Chinese herbal medicines (CHM) to treat thyroid nodules.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 2 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 1 50%
Student > Master 1 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 2 100%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. 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 04 September 2014.
All research outputs
#7,860,104
of 12,527,219 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7,942
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#97,807
of 189,473 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#169
of 192 outputs
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