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Acupuncture for shoulder pain

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2005
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
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Mentioned by

news
3 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
11 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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195 Dimensions

Readers on

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216 Mendeley
Title
Acupuncture for shoulder pain
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2005
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd005319
Pubmed ID
Authors

Sally Green, Rachelle Buchbinder, Sarah E Hetrick

Abstract

There are many commonly employed forms of treatment for shoulder disorders. This review of acupuncture is one in a series of reviews of varying interventions for shoulder disorders including adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), rotator cuff disease and osteoarthritis. Acupuncture to treat musculoskeletal pain is being used increasingly to confer an analgesic effect and to date its use in shoulder disorder has not been evaluated in a systematic review.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Unknown 211 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 49 23%
Student > Master 38 18%
Student > Postgraduate 18 8%
Researcher 17 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 6%
Other 33 15%
Unknown 48 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 74 34%
Nursing and Health Professions 44 20%
Psychology 12 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 3%
Sports and Recreations 5 2%
Other 17 8%
Unknown 57 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 53. 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 11 December 2019.
All research outputs
#486,110
of 17,360,236 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,137
of 11,660 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,764
of 133,024 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5
of 96 outputs
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