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Phenytoin for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 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 (86th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (64th percentile)

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10 tweeters
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1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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Title
Phenytoin for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009485.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Fraser Birse, Sheena Derry, R Andrew Moore

Abstract

Antiepileptic drugs have been used in pain management since the 1960s; some have shown efficacy in treating different neuropathic pain conditions. Phenytoin is an established antiepileptic drug that has been used occasionally to treat intractable trigeminal neuralgia.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 3%
Australia 1 1%
Spain 1 1%
Unknown 76 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 16 20%
Student > Postgraduate 13 16%
Student > Bachelor 11 14%
Unspecified 8 10%
Researcher 8 10%
Other 23 29%
Unknown 1 1%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 45 56%
Unspecified 10 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 10%
Neuroscience 3 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 4%
Other 10 13%
Unknown 1 1%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. 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 19 May 2019.
All research outputs
#1,869,315
of 13,126,599 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4,548
of 10,491 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#16,370
of 120,539 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#36
of 102 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,126,599 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 85th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 10,491 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 20.6. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 56% of its peers.
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