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Botulinum toxin for myofascial pain syndromes in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2014
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (86th percentile)

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Title
Botulinum toxin for myofascial pain syndromes in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007533.pub3
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Authors

Soares A, Andriolo RB, Atallah AN, da Silva EM, Soares, Adriana, Andriolo, Régis B, Atallah, Álvaro N, da Silva, Edina MK

Abstract

This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 4, 2012. Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a regional muscular pain syndrome characterised by the presence of trigger points, which are painful points in one or more muscles. The pain can be felt at the site where the trigger point is located or it can be felt away from that place when the muscle is pressed (referred pain). Botulinum toxin is a protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and is a potent neurotoxin that eventually inhibits muscle contractions. It is capable of selectively weakening painful muscles and interrupting the pain cycle.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 <1%
Uruguay 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 150 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 32 21%
Other 18 12%
Researcher 16 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 9%
Unspecified 14 9%
Other 59 39%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 93 61%
Unspecified 17 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 12 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 7%
Psychology 5 3%
Other 16 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 20. 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 30 May 2017.
All research outputs
#639,044
of 12,101,174 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,532
of 7,978 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#13,114
of 201,872 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#25
of 184 outputs
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