Medicine and Dentistry Top 5 Trending Papers for December 2018

During December we analysed millions of academic papers in Medicine and Dentistry to discover the top 5 articles being read by Mendeley users in the Medicine and Dentistry discipline. We believe these papers will have an impact on the influential academic papers of tomorrow.

Mendeley Trending considers the number of people reading a specific paper, the change in number of new readers within a timeframe and how recently the paper was published.

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  • Topics in this list: Thrombectomy, Global Cancer Statistics 2018, Bungarus Caeruleus, Regional and National Causes of Under-5 Mortality, Sleep Quality of Medical Students

A) Thrombectomy 6 to 24 Hours after Stroke with a Mismatch between Deficit and Infarct (743 Readers)

The effect of endovascular thrombectomy that is performed more than 6 hours after the onset of ischemic stroke is uncertain. Patients with a clinical…

Nogueira R. et al. in New England Journal of Medicine (2017)


B) Global cancer statistics 2018: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries (1191 Readers)

This article provides a status report on the global burden of cancer worldwide using the GLOBOCAN 2018 estimates of cancer incidence and mortality produced by the…

Bray F. et al. in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians (2018)


C) Neuromuscular Effects of Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus) Envenoming in Sri Lanka (64 Readers)

OBJECTIVE We aimed to investigate neurophysiological and clinical effects of common krait envenoming, including the time course and treatment…

Silva A. et al. in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases (2016)


D) Global, regional, and national causes of under-5 mortality in 2000–15: an updated systematic analysis with implications for the Sustainable Development Goals (825 Readers)

Background Despite remarkable progress in the improvement of child survival between 1990 and 2015, the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4 target of a two-thirds reduction of…

Liu L. et al. in The Lancet (2016)


E) Sleep quantity, quality, and insomnia symptoms of medical students during clinical years: Relationship with stress and academic performance (160 Readers)

To determine sleep habits and sleep quality in medical students during their clinical years using validated measures; and to investigate associations…

Alsaggaf M. in Saudi Medical Journal (2016)


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