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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 .
21-Sep-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
14-Sep-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
13-Sep-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
13-Sep-2017 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
11-Sep-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
1-Sep-2017 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
31-Aug-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'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...
30-Aug-2017 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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