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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Treatment for meralgia paraesthetica

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (51st percentile)

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Title
Treatment for meralgia paraesthetica
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004159.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Nofal Khalil, Alessia Nicotra, Wojtek Rakowicz

Abstract

Meralgia paraesthetica is a clinical syndrome for which a number of treatments are in common use, including conservative measures, injection of corticosteroid with local anaesthetic and surgery. We aimed to examine the evidence for the relative efficacy of these interventions. This review was first published in 2008. Searches were updated in 2010 and 2012.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Italy 1 1%
Ireland 1 1%
Norway 1 1%
Unknown 87 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 14 16%
Student > Master 11 12%
Student > Postgraduate 9 10%
Researcher 9 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 10%
Other 20 22%
Unknown 18 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 43 48%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 7%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 3%
Computer Science 2 2%
Other 6 7%
Unknown 18 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. 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 12 August 2020.
All research outputs
#10,407,110
of 18,652,463 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#9,313
of 11,838 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#78,729
of 162,930 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#75
of 101 outputs
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