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    • Stroke Risk Drops in Both Black and White Older Adults – Black Patients Have Largest Reductions in Mortality

      Published Mar 20 2019, 02:35 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Medical Care

      Recent reductions in hospitalization and death due to stroke extend to both black and white Medicare beneficiaries, reports a study in the April issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Understanding Global Trauma Systems – OTA International Looks at Current Status, Future Needs

      Published Mar 13 2019, 10:03 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      National trauma systems play a critical role in improving survival and reducing disability from musculoskeletal and other injuries. An update on trauma systems around the world – and priorities for developing and standardizing care in lower- and higher-income countries – is presented in a supplement to OTA International, open-access journal of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • VA Study Evaluates Quality Indicators for Hormone Therapy in Menopausal Women

      Published Mar 07 2019, 09:50 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Improvements are needed in VA's prescribing of hormone therapy for menopausal women veterans, concludes a study in the Journal for Healthcare Quality (JHQ), the peer-reviewed journal of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Online Reviews After 'Tummy Tuck' – Cosmetic Results Aren't the Only Factor Affecting Positive Ratings

      Published Feb 28 2019, 02:09 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      For patients undergoing "tummy tuck" surgery (abdominoplasty), satisfaction with the aesthetic outcome is the main factor affecting whether they write a positive or negative online review for their plastic surgeon, reports the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • More Women Are Training to Be Plastic Surgeons, but Racial/Ethnic Representation Still Lags Behind

      Published Feb 28 2019, 02:00 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      While the proportion of women entering plastic surgery residency programs has increased in recent years, numbers of Black and Hispanic trainees are declining or unchanged, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Regaining Independence After Hip Fracture – Age Is the Most Important Predictor

      Published Feb 25 2019, 01:42 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Most middle-aged and older adults recover their ability to live independently within a year after surgery for hip fracture, reports a study in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Price Transparency Helps Arizona Health System Achieve Financial Turnaround

      Published Feb 21 2019, 11:48 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Efforts to understand costs and openly share information on healthcare prices played a key role in a major Arizona health system's successful turnaround from a financial crisis, according to a feature article in the Spring issue of Frontiers of Health Services Management, an official publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). This journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Current Tools Have Low Accuracy for Predicting Delayed Ischemia after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

      Published Feb 21 2019, 11:29 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Both CT angiography and transcranial Doppler have limited accuracy in detecting cerebral vasospasm and predicting delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) due to ruptured aneurysm, reports a study in the inaugural edition of Critical Care Explorations, the official open-access journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • In Their DNA: Rotator Cuff Stem Cells More Likely to Develop into Fat Cells

      Published Feb 06 2019, 02:49 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Why are fat deposits more likely to occur after tears of the shoulder’s rotator cuff, compared to other types of muscle injuries? An increased propensity of stem cells within with rotator cuff muscles to develop into fat cells may explain the difference, reports a study in the February 6, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Wolters Kluwer to Publish Journal of Psychosocial Oncology Research and Practice

      Published Feb 04 2019, 02:27 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health

      Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology Research & Practice, the newest journal of the International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS), will be published under the Lippincott portfolio.

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