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Braces and orthoses for treating osteoarthritis of the knee

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2005
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Title
Braces and orthoses for treating osteoarthritis of the knee
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2005
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004020.pub2
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Authors

Brouwer, Reinoud W., van Raaij, Tom M, Jakma, Tijs T.S.C., Verhagen, Arianne P, Verhaar, Jan AN, Bierma-Zeinstra, Sita MA, Brouwer, R W, Jakma, T S C, Verhagen, A P, Verhaar, J A N, Bierma-Zeinstra, S M A

Abstract

Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee can be treated with a brace or orthosis (shoe insole). The main purpose of these aids is to reduce pain, improve physical function and, possibly, to slow disease progression.

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The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 160 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 154 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 14%
Student > Master 22 14%
Researcher 20 13%
Student > Bachelor 17 11%
Student > Postgraduate 15 9%
Other 39 24%
Unknown 24 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 71 44%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 8%
Engineering 13 8%
Sports and Recreations 10 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 2%
Other 11 7%
Unknown 39 24%