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Caffeine as an analgesic adjuvant for acute pain in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 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 (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
10 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
174 tweeters
facebook
4 Facebook pages
wikipedia
7 Wikipedia pages
video
2 video uploaders

Citations

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76 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
325 Mendeley
Title
Caffeine as an analgesic adjuvant for acute pain in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009281.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Christopher J Derry, Sheena Derry, R Andrew Moore

Abstract

This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 3, 2012. Caffeine has been added to common analgesics such as paracetamol, ibuprofen, and aspirin, in the belief that it enhances analgesic efficacy. Evidence to support this belief is limited and often based on invalid comparisons.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
France 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Turkey 1 <1%
Unknown 318 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 71 22%
Student > Master 58 18%
Researcher 33 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 7%
Other 22 7%
Other 61 19%
Unknown 57 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 113 35%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 33 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 28 9%
Chemistry 19 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 12 4%
Other 53 16%
Unknown 67 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 225. 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 06 June 2021.
All research outputs
#93,977
of 17,958,727 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#181
of 11,789 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,491
of 315,188 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6
of 240 outputs
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