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    • Lower Rates of Patient Safety Events on Psychiatric Units at VA Hospitals

      Published Oct 17 2019, 03:15 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Inpatient psychiatric units at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical centers have lower rates of adverse events and medical errors, compared to psychiatric units at general hospitals, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • 'Disruptive Innovation' in Mental Health Care – Harvard Review of Psychiatry Announces New Essay Series

      Published Oct 17 2019, 09:51 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Harvard Review of Psychiatry

      A return to core scientific values – balancing scientific discoveries with a focus on improving patient outcomes – may help to usher in a new era of transformational change in psychiatry research. That's the message of the first in new series of essays in the September/October issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Men Receiving Opioids After Vasectomy at High Risk for Persistent Opioid Use

      Published Oct 09 2019, 10:21 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Routine use of opioids after vasectomy doesn't improve pain control, but is associated with a substantial rate of persistent opioid use in the months after the procedure, reports a study in the October issue of The Journal of Urology®,  Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The Journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • 'Tummy Tuck' Improves Quality of Life in Overweight/Obese Patients

      Published Oct 02 2019, 10:48 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) yields high patient satisfaction and improved quality of life in patients who are overweight or obese – despite a substantial risk of complications, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Insurance Plans Vary in Coverage of Gender-Affirming 'Top' Surgery for Transgender Patients

      Published Oct 02 2019, 10:44 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Insurance companies having variable policies for covering gender-affirming breast/chest "top" surgery in transgender patients, according to a special topic paper in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • New Study Helps Explain Limits on Exercise Capacity with Ventricular Assist Devices

      Published Oct 01 2019, 10:25 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • ASAIO Journal

      Why don't patients with ventricular assist devices (VADs) get better improvement in exercise tolerance? Increases in key internal heart pressures appear to be the answer, reports a study in the ASAIO Journal, official journal of ASAIO. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Medicaid Reimbursement for Spinal Surgery Varies Between States

      Published Sep 27 2019, 02:05 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Spine

      Most states reimburse less for spinal surgery in Medicaid patients, compared to Medicare reimbursement for the same procedures, reports a study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Religion and the Brain – Studies Seek 'Neurobiological Correlates' of Religion and Spirituality

      Published Sep 17 2019, 08:40 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Harvard Review of Psychiatry

      Evidence suggests that religious and spiritual states and behaviors are related to certain structures and processes in the brain, concludes a research review in the September/October issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • VA Extends Collaborative Chronic Care Model for Veterans with Mental Health Conditions

      Published Sep 17 2019, 08:17 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      A multi-year process has led to successful implementation of an innovative, evidence-based approach to improve care for veterans with mental health conditions in the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system, reports a study in a special October supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Few Trauma Centers Provide Assessment of Acute and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

      Published Sep 12 2019, 02:03 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Acute stress disorder (ASD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are common among trauma patients and caregivers – but only a small percentage of US trauma centers offer recommended assessment and education regarding stress disorders, reports a survey study in the September/October Journal of Trauma Nursing, official publication of the Society of Trauma Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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