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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Aloe verafor prevention and treatment of infusion phlebitis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2014
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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 (90th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (67th percentile)

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1 news outlet
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6 tweeters
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1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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Title
Aloe verafor prevention and treatment of infusion phlebitis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009162.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Guo Hua Zheng, Liu Yang, Hai Ying Chen, Jian Feng Chu, Lijuan Mei

Abstract

Up to 80% of hospitalised patients receive intravenous therapy at some point during their admission. About 20% to 70% of patients receiving intravenous therapy develop phlebitis. Infusion phlebitis has become one of the most common complications in patients with intravenous therapy. However, the effects of routine treatments such as external application of 75% alcohol or 50% to 75% magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) are unsatisfactory. Therefore, there is an urgent need to develop new methods to prevent and alleviate infusion phlebitis.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 196 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 36 18%
Student > Master 34 17%
Researcher 19 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 9%
Other 13 7%
Other 40 20%
Unknown 40 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 70 35%
Nursing and Health Professions 43 22%
Psychology 8 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 8 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 3%
Other 20 10%
Unknown 46 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15. 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 November 2017.
All research outputs
#1,550,965
of 18,119,184 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,826
of 11,816 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#18,683
of 199,061 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#68
of 205 outputs
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