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Mayo Clinic Study Adds Valuable Knowledge to Body of Research on Pediatric Anesthesia

A Mayo Clinic study of children who received one or more exposures to anesthesia before the age of 3 has provided valuable information about the potential neurological and behavioral impact of general anesthesia on very young children, according to...
20-Apr-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People who use Medical Marijuana More Likely to Use and Misuse Prescription Drugs

Can medical marijuana help to fight the opioid epidemic? Many believe that it can. But a new study finds that people who use medical marijuana actually have higher rates of medical and non-medical prescription drug use—including pain relievers....
17-Apr-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Health Broadens Global Reach of Ovid Discovery with Expanded Multi-Language Search Offerings

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today an expansion of local language search capabilities in Ovid® Discovery that lets clinicians quickly and easily search evidence-based guidelines and other medical resources in German, Chinese, and six other...
17-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Data Indicates Medicare Accountable Care Organizations Varied in Primary Care Management for Chronic Conditions

For Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs), primary care management of common chronic diseases is an important strategy for providing cost-effective care. But early data suggest that the proportion of visits for chronic conditions delivered...
12-Apr-2018 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer-Rockburn Institute Study Links Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Support to Higher Value-Based Care Scores

Wolters Kluwer Health today released the results of a study conducted in partnership with the Rockburn Institute that revealed when nurses use Lippincott Advisor and Lippincott Procedures at the bedside, hospitals’ Value-Based Purchasing (VBP)...
12-Apr-2018 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scoliosis Surgery in Children with Cerebral Palsy – Quality of Life Benefits Outweigh Risks

For children with severe cerebral palsy (CP), surgery for scoliosis (sideways curvature of the spine) significantly improves the quality of life (QoL) for them and their caregivers, reports a study in the April 4, 2018, issue of The Journal of Bone...
4-Apr-2018 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Call to Action' on Mental Health and Well-Being in the Workplace

What steps can employers take to reduce the high costs and health impact of mental health issues? An expert Advisory Council has developed a set of recommendations for improving mental health and well-being in the workplace, according to a report in...
3-Apr-2018 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Plastic Surgery Abroad Can Lead to Severe Complications after Returning to the US

Patients traveling to developing countries for plastic surgery procedures may experience severe complications—requiring extensive and costly treatment after they return to the United States, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and...
29-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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