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Systemic interventions for recurrent aphthous stomatitis (mouth ulcers)

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
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Title
Systemic interventions for recurrent aphthous stomatitis (mouth ulcers)
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005411.pub2
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Authors

Paul Brocklehurst, Martin Tickle, Anne-Marie Glenny, Michael A Lewis, Michael N Pemberton, Jennifer Taylor, Tanya Walsh, Philip Riley, Julian M Yates

Abstract

Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is the most frequent form of oral ulceration, characterised by recurrent oral mucosal ulceration in an otherwise healthy individual. At its worst RAS can cause significant difficulties in eating and drinking. Treatment is primarily aimed at pain relief and the promotion of healing to reduce the duration of the disease or reduce the rate of recurrence. A variety of topical and systemic therapies have been utilised.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 206 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 46 22%
Student > Bachelor 28 13%
Student > Postgraduate 22 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 20 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 9%
Other 50 24%
Unknown 25 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 120 57%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 10%
Psychology 11 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 4%
Social Sciences 7 3%
Other 15 7%
Unknown 29 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 44. 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 23 September 2019.
All research outputs
#482,178
of 15,407,409 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,261
of 11,182 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,308
of 134,782 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6
of 88 outputs
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