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    • Wolters Kluwer Partners with ACHNE To Advance Community and Public Health Research by Nurse Educators

      Published Dec 13 2018, 10:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today it will be awarding a grant together with the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE) to support community and public health educational research. The grant, to be awarded to a nurse educator, comes at a time when healthcare is increasingly taking place outside the acute care setting, requiring educators to strengthen their instruction in population-level healthcare and develop their nursing students’ ability to manage complex chronic conditions.

    • 'Unfinished Agenda' in Preventing Lead Poisoning – Special Issue of Journal of Public Health Management and Practice Highlights Progress Made, Challenges Ahead

      Published Dec 04 2018, 04:01 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Over the years, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and its partners have made major progress towards reducing lead exposure in the United States. But more work remains in preventing lead poisoning in US children and adults, according to a special supplement to the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • High Lead Levels Found in Some Spices Purchased Abroad

      Published Dec 04 2018, 01:14 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Investigations of lead poisoning cases in New York City (NYC) have found high levels of lead in certain spices purchased abroad, reports a study in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, part of a special supplement devoted to Lead Poisoning Prevention. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Experts Present New Recommendations on 'Overlapping' Type of Leukemia

      Published Nov 30 2018, 01:30 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Hemasphere

      Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) is a rare disease with overlapping features of two categories of bone marrow and blood cell disorders that poses challenges in clinical management. Joint recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of CMML from two European specialty societies were published today in HemaSphere, the official journal of the European Hematology Association (EHA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Study Shows Rising Rates of Hospitalization in the Homeless

      Published Nov 30 2018, 08:54 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Hospitalization rates among homeless adults have increased sharply in recent years, with a very different set of causes from those in non-homeless individuals, reports a study in the January issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Hospital-Wide Scores Underestimate Readmission Risk in Neurocritical Care Patients

      Published Nov 29 2018, 11:03 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Scoring models used to predict 30-day readmission risk in the general hospital population may not accurately predict readmissions for patients in the neurocritical care unit, reports a study in the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, official journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Age Alone Doesn't Increase Complications of Free-Flap Breast Reconstruction in Older Women

      Published Nov 29 2018, 10:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Breast reconstruction using a "free flap" from the patient's abdomen is a safe procedure with a high success rate in older women opting for reconstruction after mastectomy, reports a study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Functional Nasal Surgery Relieves Chronic Headache for Some Patients

      Published Nov 29 2018, 09:46 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, reports a paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Study Shows High Costs of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

      Published Nov 28 2018, 02:37 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Addiction Medicine

      Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a common condition with a high economic impact in both children and adults, concludes an updated review in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Stress-Induced Effects on Heart Blood Flow Differ for Men Versus Women

      Published Nov 26 2018, 03:00 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Psychosomatic Medicine

      Some patients with coronary artery disease have inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle during periods of mental/emotional stress. This condition – called "mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia" (MSIMI) – is related to the severity of plaque buildup in the coronary arteries in men but not women, reports a study in Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published in the Lippincott Portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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