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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
7 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 95 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 26 27%
Student > Bachelor 14 15%
Researcher 10 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 9%
Other 8 8%
Other 20 21%
Unknown 9 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 41 43%
Nursing and Health Professions 17 18%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 6 6%
Social Sciences 5 5%
Psychology 4 4%
Other 6 6%
Unknown 17 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15. 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 10 May 2020.
All research outputs
#1,241,085
of 15,056,043 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,454
of 11,085 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#23,756
of 224,612 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#92
of 246 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,056,043 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 11,085 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 22.7. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 68% of its peers.
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