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Hip implants, orthopaedics, ARMD, hip implants

Implant-Specific Blood Metal Ion Levels Can Effectively Identify Patients at Low Risk of Adverse Reactions after 'Metal on Metal' Hip Replacement

Patients with "metal on metal" (MoM) artificial hips are at risk of complications caused by adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD). A study in the September 20, 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery confirms that blood metal .

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Breast Cancer, overdiagnosis, Overtreatment, Medical Care, Wolters Kluwer

Study Shows Low Awareness of Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment among U.S. Women

Did you know that routine mammograms can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer? Most American women aren't aware of these risks of breast cancer screening, reports a study in the October issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Pre-Planned Death, Right To Die, Journal of Psychiatric Practice, Wolters Kluwer

Shifting Attitudes on Pre-Planned Death Raises New Questions for Clinicians

Amid changing attitudes toward death and dying, some people with serious physical and/or mental illnesses are claiming a right to choose the time, place, and manner of their death. Discussions about "pre-planned death" pose new challenges for psychiatrists and other healthcare professionals to consider, according to an article in the September Journal of Psychiatric Practice, published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Journal of Trauma Nursing, acute pain, Opioids

Treating Acute Pain in Opioid-Dependent Patients – Review and Recommendations

As healthcare providers see more patients with opioid abuse and dependence, they face a difficult challenge: What's the best way to manage acute pain without contributing to the patient's opioid use disorder (OUD)? A review and recommendations for acute pain treatment in patients with OUD is presented in in the September/October Journal of Trauma Nursing, official publication of the Society of Trauma Nurses. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Traumatic Brain Injury, Emotion Regulation, Telerehabilitation, Group Treatment, Web-based group intervention, Videoconferencing, The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation

New Treatment Approaches to Emotional Problems after TBI

Patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) commonly have emotional difficulties—a persistent problem with limited treatment options. New approaches to treatment for emotional deficits after TBI are presented in the September/October special issue of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (JHTR). The official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America, JHTR is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Wolters Kluwer, European Society of Oncology Pharmacy, European Journal of Oncology Pharmacy

Wolters Kluwer and the European Society of Oncology Pharmacy Launch the European Journal of Oncology Pharmacy

Wolters Kluwer Health and the European Society of Oncology Pharmacy (ESOP) today announced the launch of a new open access journal, the European Journal of Oncology Pharmacy (EJOP). The official journal of the ESOP will join the Lippincott portfolio and is open for submissions beginning September 1st.

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Brain, Functional Connectivity, Network, Neuroimaging, Psychopathology

New Findings on Brain Functional Connectivity May Lend Insights into Mental Disorders

Ongoing advances in understanding the functional connections within the brain are producing exciting insights into how the brain circuits function together to support human behavior—and may lead to new discoveries in the development and treatment of psychiatric disorders, according to a review and update in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation, Group Enrollment, Open Gym, Wait times, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention

'Open Gym' Format Shortens Waiting Time for Cardiac Rehab

Changing from scheduled appointments to an "open gym" format can reduce waiting times for cardiac rehabilitation, reports a study in the September/October issue of Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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The Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer to Publish The Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Wolters Kluwer Health today announced a new publishing partnership with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Beginning with the January 2018 issue, Wolters Kluwer will publish The Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP) an official, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal of the AANP, as part of its Lippincott journal portfolio.

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Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery, Breast Surgery

Two-Stage Approach to Risk-Reducing Mastectomy Improves Results for Women with Large Breasts

For women undergoing risk-reducing mastectomy to prevent breast cancer, reconstruction can be challenging in those with larger breasts. A two-stage approach—with initial breast reduction and "pre-shaping" followed by mastectomy and reconstruction—appears to be a safer procedure with better cosmetic results, reports the September issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).







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