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    • Prolonged Opioid Use Before Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery Increases Risk of Poor Outcomes

      Published Jul 18 2018, 03:31 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Patients who take prescription opioids for more than 60 days before total knee or hip replacement surgery are at significantly higher risk of being readmitted to the hospital and of undergoing repeat joint-replacement surgery, compared to patients with no preoperative opioid use, reports a study in the July 18 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • For Professional Baseball Players, Faster Hand-Eye Coordination Linked to Batting Performance

      Published Jul 17 2018, 11:23 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Optometry and Vision Science

      Professional baseball players who score higher on a test of hand-eye coordination have better batting performance – particularly in drawing walks and other measures of "plate discipline," reports a study in the July issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • With Innovative Orientation Curriculum Tailored for Clinical Nurse Educators, Wolters Kluwer Addresses Staff Onboarding and Practice-Readiness Challenges

      Published Jul 17 2018, 09:43 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Lippincott Blended Learning Uses Flipped Classroom Model to Improve Knowledge Retention and Situational Readiness

    • Childhood Infections May Have Lasting Effects on School Performance

      Published Jul 16 2018, 09:59 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

      – Severe infections leading to hospitalizations during childhood are associated with lower school achievement in adolescence, reports a study in the July issue of The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal (PIDJ). The official journal of The European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, PIDJ is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • In Medicaid Patients, High Opioid Doses and Concurrent Sedative Use Are Risk Factors for Fatal Opioid Overdose

      Published Jul 12 2018, 12:27 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Among Medicaid recipients taking prescription opioids, high opioid doses and concurrent treatment with benzodiazepine sedatives are among the key, potentially modifiable risk factors for fatal overdose, reports a study in the August issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Wolters Kluwer Receives American Nurses Credentialing Center’s 2018 Accreditation Premier Program Award

      Published Jul 09 2018, 09:54 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that its Lippincott Professional Development portfolio has received the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) 2018 Accreditation Premier Program Award for the second consecutive year. The award recognizes accredited organizations that excel in providing high-quality nursing education activities and deliver excellence in leadership, innovation, and quality outcomes to meet the needs of learners.

    • In Patients with Heart Failure, Anxiety and Depression Linked to Worse Outcomes

      Published Jul 09 2018, 09:24 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Harvard Review of Psychiatry

      Symptoms of depression and anxiety are present in about one-third of patients with heart failure – and these patients are at higher risk of progressive heart disease and other adverse outcomes, according to a review and update in the July/August issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Obesity and Overweight Linked to Long-Term Health Problems after Traumatic Brain Injury

      Published Jul 06 2018, 09:17 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation

      Especially at longer follow-up times, overweight and obesity are associated with chronic disease risks for survivors of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), reports a study in the July/August issue of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (JHTR). The official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America, JHTR is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Online Reviews of Spine Surgeons – Staff and Office Factors May Negatively Affect Ratings

      Published Jul 05 2018, 10:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Spine

      Spine surgeons earn high ratings for their skill and good clinical outcomes on internet review sites – but are more likely to receive negative ratings and comments on factors pertaining to clinic staff, billing, and wait times, reports a landmark study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Wolters Kluwer to Publish Journal of Bio-X Research

      Published Jul 02 2018, 10:35 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Wolters Kluwer Health announced today it will begin publishing the Journal of Bio-X Research under its Lippincott portfolio. The first issue of the Journal of Bio-X Research, the newest open access journal of the Chinese Medical Association (CMA), is available today.

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