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Concussions in Female High School Athletes—Frequent but Under-Reported

Nearly half of female athletes participating in high school sports have had a diagnosed or suspected concussion—but most don't report these sports-related injuries to coaches or trainers, reports a study in the Journal of Trauma Nursing, official...
29-Sep-2016 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immediate Breast Reconstruction Reduces Psychological Impact of Mastectomy

Immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) can avoid some of the psychological effects of undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer, compared to waiting for delayed breast reconstruction (DBR), reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and...
29-Sep-2016 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Experts Demonstrate 'Advances and Refinements' in Neuromodulators for Facial Rejuvenation

Plastic surgeons have a range of effective products and minimally invasive techniques for patients seeking to reverse the signs of facial aging. A review and update on facial rejuvenation using botulinum toxin "neuromodulators" is presented in the...
29-Sep-2016 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Overweight and Obesity Linked to High Workers' Compensation Costs

Obese and overweight workers are more likely to incur high costs related to workers' compensation claims for major injuries, reports a study in the September Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American...
28-Sep-2016 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Joins Alliance for Nursing Informatics

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced its appointment, by unanimous vote, to the Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI). As an affiliate, non-voting member,...
28-Sep-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Interruptions to Rehab Are Common After Stroke or Brain Injury—but Many Are Preventable

Patients in inpatient rehabilitation after a stroke, brain injury, or spinal cord injury have significant rates of interruptions of their rehab program—often including being transferred back to the hospital for treatment of complications, reports...
27-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Neurosurgery Publishes New CNS Guidelines for Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas

Nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPAs) are common benign tumors that may be present for years before causing any symptoms. A new set of research-based guidelines for evaluation and treatment of NFPAs appears in the October issue of Neurosurgery,...
26-Sep-2016 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Launches Zika Resource Portal Providing a Trusted Information Source for Evolving Clinical Knowledge on Rapidly Spreading Virus

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The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, has launched the Zika Resource Portal, a single point of access to trusted clinical knowledge and current...
22-Sep-2016 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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