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Acupuncture for treating acute ankle sprains in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (94th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (81st percentile)

Mentioned by

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2 blogs
twitter
17 tweeters
facebook
4 Facebook pages
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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22 Dimensions

Readers on

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242 Mendeley
Title
Acupuncture for treating acute ankle sprains in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009065.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Tae-Hun Kim, Myeong Soo Lee, Kun Hyung Kim, Jung Won Kang, Tae-Young Choi, Edzard Ernst

Abstract

An acute ankle sprain is a sudden-onset injury of one or more of the ankle ligaments. It is one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries in the general population as well as in athletes. In some countries, such as China and Korea, acupuncture is frequently used in the treatment of ankle sprains, either as a single treatment or a secondary intervention accompanied by standard medical treatment.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 241 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 41 17%
Student > Master 39 16%
Student > Postgraduate 28 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 8%
Researcher 18 7%
Other 54 22%
Unknown 43 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 106 44%
Nursing and Health Professions 30 12%
Social Sciences 10 4%
Sports and Recreations 10 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 4%
Other 31 13%
Unknown 46 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 29. 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 13 April 2020.
All research outputs
#882,938
of 18,263,379 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,219
of 11,819 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#10,539
of 196,654 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#39
of 208 outputs
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