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Splinting for carpal tunnel syndrome

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2012
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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 (91st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (73rd percentile)

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1 blog
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11 tweeters

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214 Mendeley
Title
Splinting for carpal tunnel syndrome
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010003
Pubmed ID
Authors

Matthew J Page, Nicola Massy-Westropp, Denise O'Connor, Veronica Pitt

Abstract

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition where one of two main nerves in the wrist is compressed, which can lead to pain in the hand, wrist and sometimes arm, and numbness and tingling in the thumb, index and long finger. Splinting is usually offered to people with mild to moderate symptoms. However, the effectiveness and duration of the benefit of splinting for this condition remain unknown.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 4 2%
Germany 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 206 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 36 17%
Student > Bachelor 29 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 24 11%
Researcher 22 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 10%
Other 55 26%
Unknown 27 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 102 48%
Nursing and Health Professions 26 12%
Psychology 11 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 3%
Social Sciences 7 3%
Other 24 11%
Unknown 37 17%

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 19 August 2019.
All research outputs
#1,344,945
of 15,678,618 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,570
of 11,246 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#10,342
of 127,684 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#30
of 115 outputs
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