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    • What Do They Mean by 'Stem Cells'? Recommended Guidelines for Reporting on Cell Therapies

      Published May 16 2019, 03:09 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Cell therapies including so-called "stem cells" are increasingly being marketed and used for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders – despite questions about these treatments and their effectiveness. A new tool for standardizing communication about cell therapies is presented in the May 15 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Using Information Technology to Promote Health Equity – Update in Medical Care

      Published May 16 2019, 01:04 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      An innovative health information technology (IT) program helps primary care providers to detect and manage depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in traumatized refugees, reports a study in a special June supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • 3D-Printed 'Hyperelastic Bone' May Help Generate New Bone for Skull Reconstruction

      Published May 16 2019, 10:11 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Defects of the skull and facial bones can pose difficult challenges for plastic and reconstructive surgeons. A synthetic material called hyperelastic bone – readily produced by 3D-printing – could offer a powerful new tool for use in reconstructing skull defects, reports a study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Study Proposes New Standards for Safely Performing 'Brazilian Butt Lift'

      Published May 16 2019, 10:08 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      A new anatomic study highlights critical technical issues to ensure safe performance of the increasingly popular "Brazilian butt lift" – a procedure using the patient's own fat to augment and improve the appearance of the buttocks. The study appears in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Improvements in Surgery Quality Markers Linked to Hospital Profitability

      Published May 15 2019, 10:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Hospitals that perform better on steps to prevent complications after surgery also have better performance on measures of profitability, reports a study in the May/June 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.

    • 'Person-Centered, Participation-Oriented' Approach for Veterans with Brain Injury

      Published May 15 2019, 09:32 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation

      For veterans and service members with brain injury in the VA's Polytrauma System of Care, rehabilitation follows a "person-centered, participation-oriented" (PCPO) approach – targeting participation goals identified by the person served and their significant others. A review and introduction to PCPO rehabilitation for brain injury in the VA appears in a special section of the May/June 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.

    • Being Wise Is Good for Your Health – Review Looks at Emerging Science of Wisdom

      Published May 14 2019, 02:14 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Harvard Review of Psychiatry

      Can science measure what it means to be wise? A growing body of evidence suggests that wisdom is a complex concept that contributes to mental health and happiness, according to a review in the May/June issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Low Income Is a Risk Factor for 'Catastrophic' Amputation after Knee Joint Replacement

      Published Apr 30 2019, 09:50 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

      Above-knee amputation (AKA) is a rare but severe complication of deep infection after knee replacement surgery. Low-income patients are at increased risk of this catastrophic complication, reports a study in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® (CORR®), a publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • No Increase in Complications with 'Tummy Tuck' in Obese Patients

      Published Apr 22 2019, 01:55 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      "Tummy tuck" surgery (abdominoplasty) can be safely performed in obese patients, with no increase in complications compared to non-obese patients, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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