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Skin preparation with alcohol versus alcohol followed by any antiseptic for preventing bacteraemia or contamination of blood for transfusion

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2015
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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 (90th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (60th percentile)

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Title
Skin preparation with alcohol versus alcohol followed by any antiseptic for preventing bacteraemia or contamination of blood for transfusion
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2015
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007948.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Joan Webster, Sally EM Bell‐Syer, Ruth Foxlee

Abstract

Blood for transfusion may become contaminated at any point between collection and transfusion and may result in bacteraemia (the presence of bacteria in the blood), severe illness or even death for the blood recipient. Donor arm skin is one potential source of blood contamination, so it is usual to cleanse the skin with an antiseptic before blood donation. One-step and two-step alcohol based antiseptic regimens are both commonly advocated but there is uncertainty as to which is most effective.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 117 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 18 15%
Student > Bachelor 17 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 12%
Student > Postgraduate 6 5%
Other 6 5%
Other 17 15%
Unknown 39 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 32 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 17 15%
Psychology 5 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 4 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 3%
Other 14 12%
Unknown 42 36%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. 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 29 April 2024.
All research outputs
#2,658,711
of 25,972,223 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5,190
of 13,170 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#36,547
of 369,915 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#107
of 277 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 25,972,223 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 89th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 13,170 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 34.5. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 60% of its peers.
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