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Adrenaline with lidocaine for digital nerve blocks

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 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 (89th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (62nd percentile)

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1 blog
twitter
8 tweeters
facebook
3 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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Title
Adrenaline with lidocaine for digital nerve blocks
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2015
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010645.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Hemanshu Prabhakar, Santosh Rath, Mani Kalaivani, Neel Bhanderi

Abstract

Surgery on fingers is a common procedure in emergency and day care surgery. Adrenaline combined with lidocaine can prolong digital nerve block and provide a bloodless operating field. Extended postoperative pain relief can reduce the need for analgesics and can facilitate hand rehabilitation. Conventionally, adrenaline is avoided at anatomical sites with end arteries such as digits, penis and pinna because of concerns about arterial spasm, ischaemia and gangrene distal to the site of drug infiltration.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Portugal 1 <1%
Unknown 114 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 24 21%
Student > Bachelor 18 16%
Researcher 12 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 11 10%
Other 9 8%
Other 24 21%
Unknown 17 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 47 41%
Nursing and Health Professions 17 15%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 7 6%
Social Sciences 7 6%
Psychology 4 3%
Other 8 7%
Unknown 25 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. 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 17 June 2020.
All research outputs
#1,318,903
of 16,395,544 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,464
of 11,500 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#22,709
of 226,515 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#93
of 245 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,395,544 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 91st percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,500 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 24.1. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 69% of its peers.
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