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    • How Do Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises Reduce Overactive Bladder Symptoms?

      Published Oct 19 2018, 10:25 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common form of urinary incontinence that is widely treated with pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training. A new laboratory study lends insights into how PFM training works: by reducing contractions of the detrusor muscle of the bladder, reports the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the official journal of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

    • For Preterm Infants, Skin-to-Skin Contact Affects Hormone Levels – And May Promote Parental Engagement

      Published Oct 18 2018, 02:47 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      For premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), skin-to-skin contact with parents influences levels of hormones related to mother-infant attachment (oxytocin) and stress (cortisol) – and may increase parents' level of engagement with their infants, reports a study in Advances in Neonatal Care, official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program May Exceed Reimbursements

      Published Oct 15 2018, 03:33 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      For some healthcare providers – especially those serving racial/ethnic minority and low-income patients – the costs of delivering a new Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) may be much higher than the expected reimbursement, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Physical Therapy Is Highly Effective for Infants with Congenital Muscular Torticollis

      Published Oct 03 2018, 10:58 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is a common postural deformity in infants, and one that can be effectively treated by physical therapy. A set of updated, evidence-based recommendations for physical therapy management of CMT is presented in the October issue of Pediatric Physical Therapy. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • New Technique Uses Umbilical Cord Stem Cells for Early Repair of Cleft Palate

      Published Oct 02 2018, 04:00 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      A technique using umbilical cord blood stem cells could be a promising new approach for repair of cleft palate in infants, reports a paper in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Novant Health Leverages Wolters Kluwer’s Lippincott Solutions to Establish Nursing Care Standards and Exceed Quality Benchmarks

      Published Oct 02 2018, 10:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that Novant Health is utilizing the Lippincott® Solutions suite to advance its wide-ranging quality improvement initiatives focused on standardizing care across 15 acute care hospitals and medical centers in four U.S. states. By equipping nurses with readily available evidence-based decision support and clinical education resources, Lippincott Solutions plays an important role in helping Novant Health facilities maintain Magnet Recognition®.

    • Special Issue of Health Physics Highlights Women in Radiation Protection

      Published Oct 01 2018, 11:29 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      A special November issue of Health Physics journal presents 13 original research papers, reviews, and commentaries related to women’s contributions to and experiences in radiation protection and safety. Health Physics, the official journal of the Health Physics Society (HPS) is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • HPV Vaccination Can Play Critical Role in Global Prevention of Cervical and Genital Cancers

      Published Sep 27 2018, 11:11 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      In low-resource countries without well-developed screening programs, expanding access to human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination is the best means of preventing cervical cancer and other diseases caused by HPV infection, according to an editorial in the October special issue of the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, official journal of ASCCP. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Wolters Kluwer’s Digital Medical Education Resource Awarded First Prize at the British Medical Association Book Awards

      Published Sep 21 2018, 02:06 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today its leading digital anatomy resource, Grant’s Dissection Videos, was awarded first-prize in the digital/online resources category, and received highly commended recognitions for 12 Lippincott® medical texts in their categories. The annual British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Book Awards recognize outstanding contributions to medical literature. A judging panel, made up of doctors and educators, review books for their applicability to audience, production quality and originality.

    • Checklist Helps Assess Early Feeding Skills in Premature Infants

      Published Sep 21 2018, 12:06 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Infants born prematurely face challenges in developing the complex, interrelated skills needed for effective feeding. An assessment called the Early Feeding Skills (EFS) checklist is a valid and reliable tool for evaluating the emergence of feeding skills in preterm infants, reports a study in Advances in Neonatal Care, official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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