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Electromagnetic field stimulation for treating delayed union or non-union of long bone fractures in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2011
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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 (94th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
twitter
4 tweeters
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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103 Dimensions

Readers on

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198 Mendeley
Title
Electromagnetic field stimulation for treating delayed union or non-union of long bone fractures in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2011
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008471.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Xavier L Griffin, Matthew L Costa, Nick Parsons, Nick Smith

Abstract

Delayed union and non-union of fractures are a considerable cause of morbidity to patients. Laboratory studies have shown that electromagnetic fields can stimulate the formation of new bone, indicating a potential role for electromagnetic stimulation in the treatment of fractures that have failed to heal.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Korea, Republic of 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Saudi Arabia 1 <1%
Unknown 195 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 31 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 24 12%
Researcher 20 10%
Student > Bachelor 20 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 16 8%
Other 51 26%
Unknown 36 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 90 45%
Nursing and Health Professions 11 6%
Engineering 10 5%
Psychology 8 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 4%
Other 27 14%
Unknown 45 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 22. 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 25 February 2021.
All research outputs
#1,183,769
of 19,102,798 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,938
of 11,926 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,827
of 146,531 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6
of 83 outputs
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