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Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating ankle fractures in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (77th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (55th percentile)

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3 tweeters

Citations

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Title
Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating ankle fractures in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008470.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Christian CMA Donken, Hesham Al-Khateeb, Michael HJ Verhofstad, Cornelis JHM van Laarhoven

Abstract

The annual incidence of ankle fractures is 122 per 100,000 people. They usually affect young men and older women. The question of whether surgery or conservative treatment should be used for ankle fractures remains controversial.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 189 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 36 19%
Student > Bachelor 33 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 20 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 10%
Student > Postgraduate 14 7%
Other 36 19%
Unknown 34 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 100 52%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 10%
Psychology 6 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 4 2%
Sports and Recreations 4 2%
Other 12 6%
Unknown 47 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. 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 15 February 2016.
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#2,982,038
of 12,527,093 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5,125
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#27,199
of 123,903 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#51
of 115 outputs
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