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Prolonged Opioid Use Before Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery Increases Risk of Poor Outcomes

Patients who take prescription opioids for more than 60 days before total knee or hip replacement surgery are at significantly higher risk of being readmitted to the hospital and of undergoing repeat joint-replacement surgery, compared to patients...
18-Jul-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

For Professional Baseball Players, Faster Hand-Eye Coordination Linked to Batting Performance

Professional baseball players who score higher on a test of hand-eye coordination have better batting performance – particularly in drawing walks and other measures of "plate discipline," reports a study in the July issue of Optometry and Vision...
17-Jul-2018 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

With Innovative Orientation Curriculum Tailored for Clinical Nurse Educators, Wolters Kluwer Addresses Staff Onboarding and Practice-Readiness Challenges

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today the launch of a comprehensive collection of evidence-based curriculum assets that help nursing professional development practitioners move their staff quickly through training to productivity by having the...
17-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Childhood Infections May Have Lasting Effects on School Performance

Severe infections leading to hospitalizations during childhood are associated with lower school achievement in adolescence, reports a study in the July issue of The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal (PIDJ). The official journal of The European...
16-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In Medicaid Patients, High Opioid Doses and Concurrent Sedative Use Are Risk Factors for Fatal Opioid Overdose

Among Medicaid recipients taking prescription opioids, high opioid doses and concurrent treatment with benzodiazepine sedatives are among the key, potentially modifiable risk factors for fatal overdose, reports a study in the August issue of Medical...
12-Jul-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Receives American Nurses Credentialing Center’s 2018 Accreditation Premier Program Award

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that its Lippincott Professional Development portfolio has received the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) 2018 Accreditation Premier Program Award for the second consecutive year. The award...
9-Jul-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In Patients with Heart Failure, Anxiety and Depression Linked to Worse Outcomes

Symptoms of depression and anxiety are present in about one-third of patients with heart failure – and these patients are at higher risk of progressive heart disease and other adverse outcomes, according to a review and update in the July/August...
6-Jul-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Obesity and Overweight Linked to Long-Term Health Problems after Traumatic Brain Injury

Especially at longer follow-up times, overweight and obesity are associated with chronic disease risks for survivors of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), reports a study in the July/August issue of the Journal of Head Trauma...
6-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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