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Interventions for preventing post-operative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing heart surgery

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2013
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Title
Interventions for preventing post-operative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing heart surgery
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003611.pub3
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Authors

Kyle A Arsenault, Arif M Yusuf, Eugene Crystal, Jeff S Healey, Carlos A Morillo, Girish M Nair, Richard P Whitlock

Abstract

Atrial fibrillation is a common post-operative complication of cardiac surgery and is associated with an increased risk of post-operative stroke, increased length of intensive care unit and hospital stays, healthcare costs and mortality. Numerous trials have evaluated various pharmacological and non-pharmacological prophylactic interventions for their efficacy in preventing post-operative atrial fibrillation. We conducted an update to a 2004 Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature to gain a better understanding of the effectiveness of these interventions.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 <1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Norway 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Romania 1 <1%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 270 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 50 18%
Student > Master 40 14%
Student > Bachelor 28 10%
Other 26 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 7%
Other 64 23%
Unknown 51 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 160 57%
Nursing and Health Professions 21 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 5 2%
Neuroscience 4 1%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 1%
Other 18 6%
Unknown 67 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 28. 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 18 April 2021.
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#956,962
of 19,148,527 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,369
of 11,932 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,788
of 163,916 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#12
of 101 outputs
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