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Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2014
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005485.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Elizabeth McGinnis, Nikki Stubbs

Abstract

Pressure ulcers are areas of localised damage to the skin and underlying tissue caused by pressure or shear. Pressure redistribution devices are used as part of the treatment to reduce the pressure on the ulcer. The anatomy of the heel and the susceptibility of the foot to vascular disease mean that pressure ulcers located there require a particular approach to pressure relief.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Colombia 1 <1%
Austria 1 <1%
Bahrain 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 169 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 15%
Researcher 25 14%
Student > Bachelor 24 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 8%
Other 40 23%
Unknown 27 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 64 37%
Nursing and Health Professions 31 18%
Social Sciences 10 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 3%
Psychology 6 3%
Other 23 13%
Unknown 35 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 04 September 2020.
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#4,146,604
of 21,363,193 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6,578
of 12,057 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#52,563
of 291,265 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#112
of 191 outputs
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