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Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) for cancer pain in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2012
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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 (92nd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (85th percentile)

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1 blog
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14 tweeters
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4 Facebook pages

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Title
Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) for cancer pain in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006276.pub3
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Authors

Adam Hurlow, Michael I Bennett, Karen A Robb, Mark I Johnson, Karen H Simpson, Stephen G Oxberry

Abstract

Cancer-related pain is complex and multi-dimensional but the mainstay of cancer pain management has predominantly used a biomedical approach. There is a need for non-pharmacological and innovative approaches. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) may have a role in pain management but the effectiveness of TENS is currently unknown. This is an update of the original review published in Issue 3, 2008.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Unknown 149 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 26 17%
Student > Master 21 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 11%
Researcher 15 10%
Other 14 9%
Other 35 23%
Unknown 25 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 60 39%
Nursing and Health Professions 24 16%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 7%
Social Sciences 6 4%
Psychology 6 4%
Other 20 13%
Unknown 26 17%

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 20 April 2018.
All research outputs
#993,330
of 13,378,007 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,086
of 10,571 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,494
of 120,555 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#18
of 124 outputs
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