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Integrative Medicine Approaches for Pain Treatment – Can They Be an Alternative to Opioids?

Can acupuncture and yoga help to fight the opioid epidemic? These and other integrative medicine approaches have shown at least preliminary evidence of effectiveness in pain management, according to an article in the December issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia—a special thematic issue addressing the opioid crisis.

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Patients and Families Aren't Comfortable with 'Overlapping Surgeries,' Survey Finds

Patients and family members are either neutral or uncomfortable with the idea of "overlapping" or "concurrent" surgery, where the attending surgeon isn't present in the operating room for part of the procedure, according to survey results published in the November 15, 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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Medicaid Coverage, Methadone maintenance, Use of opioid agonist therapy among pregnant women, Public Health, Medical Care journal

Medicaid Coverage for Methadone Improves Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

Pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) are more likely to receive evidence-based treatment with an "opioid agonist"—usually methadone—in states where those medications are covered by Medicaid, reports a study in the December issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Legal Implications of Neuroscience Research – Harvard Review of Psychiatry Presents Update

New research on the biological basis of psychiatric disorders has important implications for legal proceedings as well as mental health treatment, according to a special issue on "Psychiatry, Neuroscience, and the Law," presented in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Wolters Kluwer and Health Data Management Examine Strategies for Optimizing Use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today its Chief Technology Officer, Jean-Claude Saghbini, will join industry experts in an examination of emerging artificial intelligence (AI) offerings, helping healthcare executives best assess, acquire and apply cutting-edge solutions as part of their health IT strategies. Hosted by Health Data Management and sponsored by Wolters Kluwer, “Cutting-edge AI – should you take a chance?” is designed for those with an interest in understanding how to apply AI in healthcare.

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Wolters Kluwer’s Lippincott Journals Recognized for Excellence in Editorial and Digital Media

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that its Lippincott medical and nursing journal portfolio won five awards and earned Honorable Mention nominations in eight categories at the 2017 FOLIO: Eddie & Ozzie Awards. The awards represent one of the industry’s largest and most prestigious competitions for magazine and digital editorial and design excellence.

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Journal of Psychiatric Practice, Chronic Pain, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, opioid abuse

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain – Can CBT Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic?

By teaching patients better strategies for coping with chronic pain, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a valuable treatment alternative for the millions of Americans taking opioids for noncancer pain, according to an article in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Wolters Kluwer New Quizzing Tool Delivers Personalized Learning for Millennials and Next Generation Medical Students and Residents

Wolters Kluwer Health unveiled a quizzing engine that delivers personalized learning and on-the-go insights to support how, when and where today’s medical students want to learn. The powerful quizzing tool allows students to track progress, view results and build customized quizzes to focus their training on specific subjects, topics or areas of weakness. It’s an important addition to contemporary medical education, which supports mobile access and tailors content to ensure medical students and residents more easily learn and retain information that prepares them for clinical practice.

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Journal Of Occupational And Environmental Medicine, High Blood Pressure, Organic solvents

Solvent Exposure Linked to High Blood Pressure in Hispanic Workers

Hispanic/Latino workers exposed to organic solvents are more likely to have high blood pressure, according to a study in the November Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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osteoarthitis, Radiofrequency Ablation, Knee Pain, Crfa, Corticosteroid Injection

Noninvasive Procedure Is Superior to Steroid Injection for Painful Knee Osteoarthritis

For patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, a minimally invasive procedure called cooled radiofrequency ablation (CRFA) provides better pain reduction and functional improvement compared to steroid injection of the knee, concludes a study in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, published by Wolters Kluwer.







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