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Tissue adhesives for closure of surgical incisions

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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42 news outlets
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2 blogs
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15 tweeters
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2 Facebook pages

Citations

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Title
Tissue adhesives for closure of surgical incisions
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004287.pub4
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jo C Dumville, Paul Coulthard, Helen V Worthington, Philip Riley, Neil Patel, James Darcey, Marco Esposito, Maarten van der Elst, Oscar J F van Waes

Abstract

Sutures (stitches), staples and adhesive tapes have been used for many years as methods of wound closure, but tissue adhesives have entered clinical practice more recently. Closure of wounds with sutures enables the closure to be meticulous, but the sutures may show tissue reactivity and can require removal. Tissue adhesives offer the advantages of an absence of risk of needlestick injury and no requirement to remove sutures later. Initially, tissue adhesives were used primarily in emergency room settings, but this review looks at the use of tissue adhesives in the operating room/theatre where surgeons are using them increasingly for the closure of surgical skin incisions.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 180 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 39 21%
Other 23 13%
Researcher 21 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 18 10%
Student > Postgraduate 18 10%
Other 65 35%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 93 51%
Unspecified 31 17%
Psychology 11 6%
Engineering 10 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 5%
Other 30 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 368. 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 28 August 2019.
All research outputs
#29,958
of 13,565,334 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#57
of 10,636 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#551
of 298,784 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2
of 252 outputs
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