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Chronic Opioids Linked to Increased Complications after Spinal Fusion Surgery

Patients who have been taking opioid pain relievers for several months before spinal fusion surgery are at increased risk of complications after their surgery, reports a study in the journal Spine, published by Wolters Kluwer.
21-Mar-2018 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pain Management in Low-Resource Settings – Anesthesiologists Advocate for Increased Access

Increasing the availability of effective pain management in low- to middle-income countries will be an essential part of ongoing efforts to expand global access to safe surgery and anesthesia, according to a special article in the April issue of...
20-Mar-2018 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Not Having a Regular Doctor Affects Healthcare Quality for Older Adults

About five percent of older adults on Medicare don't have a "personal physician," and this group scores lower on measures of healthcare quality, reports a study in the April issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer.
16-Mar-2018 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Bias in Use of Alcohol Screening after Traumatic Brain Injury

"Has this patient been drinking?" It's a critical question for neurosurgical nurses and other professionals when evaluating patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). But some groups of TBI patients are less likely to be screened for alcohol use,...
13-Mar-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Digital Learning Solutions Recognized in 2018 PROSE Awards

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that vSim® for Nursing | Mental Health and Grant’s Anatomy Lab earned Honorable Mention for eproducts in the 2018 PROSE Awards. Presented by the Association of American Publishers’ Professional and...
13-Mar-2018 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer, IJS Publishing Group Partner to Launch IJS Global Health

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today the launch of IJS Global Health, an open access journal published in partnership with the IJS Publishing Group. The peer-reviewed, international journal will publish research in the broad field of global health...
13-Mar-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Could Living at High Altitude Increase Suicide Risk? Evidence Suggests Possible Treatments, Reports Harvard Review of Psychiatry

High-altitude areas—particularly the US intermountain states—have increased rates of suicide and depression, suggests a review of research evidence in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.
9-Mar-2018 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mental Health Treatment for Victims of Human Trafficking – Journal of Psychiatric Practice Presents Initial Recommendations

Cognitive therapies should be considered when addressing the harmful psychological consequences of trauma in victims of human trafficking, according to a review and recommendations in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by...
7-Mar-2018 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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