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    • Rising Rate of Palliative Care Involvement for Children with Ventricular Assist Devices

      Published Nov 27 2019, 10:43 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • ASAIO Journal

      Critically ill children with heart disease requiring support with a ventricular assist device (VAD) are increasingly likely to receive palliative care services, reports a study in the ASAIO Journal, official journal of ASAIO. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Listening to Patients Provides Insights into 'Diabetes Burnout,' Says Study in American Journal of Nursing

      Published Nov 25 2019, 12:00 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • American Journal of Nursing

      Essentially all patients living with type 1 diabetes experience "diabetes burnout" at some time or other. What is diabetes burnout, what factors contribute to the problem, and what can patients and nurses do about it? Those questions are addressed in a descriptive study in the December issue of the American Journal of Nursing. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Converted 'Partial' Knee Replacements Don't Last as Long as Primary Total Knee Replacements

      Published Nov 25 2019, 09:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Unicompartmental (or "partial") knee arthroplasty (UKA) is an alternative to total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for some patients with knee osteoarthritis. When UKA fails, conversion to TKA has been thought to be a reliable solution. However, TKA converted from UKA had inferior outcomes compared with TKA performed as the primary procedure reports a study in the November 20, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Focus on Trauma-Informed Care – Journal of Forensic Nursing Presents Special Issue

      Published Nov 25 2019, 08:54 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Assessing and managing the impact of trauma has important implications for the care of patients and populations affected by trauma and violence. The current role and ongoing development of trauma-informed care are the focus of the October/December special issue of the Journal of Forensic Nursing, official journal of the International Association of Forensic Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • DIY Simulator Helps Trainees Learn Chest Tube Placement in Infants

      Published Nov 20 2019, 10:30 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      A "do-it-yourself" model can help healthcare trainees to learn the essential skill of chest tube placement in critically ill newborns, reports a study in the October issue of Advances in Neonatal Care, official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Increasing Access to Mental Health Care for Children: Emerging Evidence on Off-Site Integrated Care Programs

      Published Nov 19 2019, 09:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Harvard Review of Psychiatry

      Three models of off-site integrated care can help to meet the growing need for mental health services in children and adolescents, according to a report in the November/December issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • At Public Hospitals, Going 'Lean' Has Improved Finances and Efficiency, Reports Journal of Healthcare Management

      Published Nov 18 2019, 12:00 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Over half of public hospitals in the United States have adopted the "Lean" management strategy, leading to improvement in financial performance and efficiency, reports a national survey in the November/December issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management, an official publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Repeated Brain MRI Scans in Football Players Don't Show Increased Susceptibility to White Matter Changes at Younger Age

      Published Nov 05 2019, 08:55 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans performed at the beginning and end of football season show significant changes in the brain's white matter in both youth and high school football players, reports a study in Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Plastic Surgery Training Has Negative Effects on Reproductive Health

      Published Oct 29 2019, 10:27 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Plastic surgery training takes a toll on childbearing and reproductive health, including negative effects on fertility, complications during pregnancy, and breastfeeding practices, reports a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • New Study in Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery Compares Long-Term Patient Outcomes, Including Sexual Well-Being and Satisfaction With Breasts

      Published Oct 29 2019, 10:09 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Women who underwent breast reduction surgery before age 25 continue to report lasting benefits 10 to 30 years following the procedure, according to a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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