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Performance Improvement Program Helps Doctors Better Manage Depression, Reports Journal of Psychiatric Practice

A performance improvement initiative for physicians can significantly increase their use of evidence-based practices in screening for and treating depression, in the July Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by Lippincott...
18-Jul-2014 1:30 PM EDT

Experts Voice Concerns Over Arsenic in Rice, Reports Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Inorganic arsenic in rice and rice-based foods poses health concerns in infants and young children, and steps should be taken to minimize exposure, according to a commentary in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, official...
15-Jul-2014 10:40 AM EDT

New Statement on 'PEG' Feeding Tubes in Children Published by Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube has become an "essential" technique for children and young people with a wide range of problems with feeding and nutrition, according to a position statement in the Journal of Pediatric...
15-Jul-2014 10:40 AM EDT

In Lab Studies, Hydroxyethyl Starch Has Direct Harmful Effects on Kidney Cells

The increased risk of kidney injury related to the use of hydroxyethyl starch (HES) in resuscitation fluids reflects the mass of HES molecules, according to a report in Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia...
11-Jul-2014 9:15 AM EDT

For Children with Pacemakers, 'Self-Competence' Affects Quality of Life

For children and teens living with a cardiac pacemaker, a low sense of self-competence seems to contribute to decreased quality of life, reports a study in the July Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the...
10-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

What's a Concussion? Review Identifies Four Evidence-Based Indicators

A research review identifying the clinical indicators most strongly associated with concussion is an important first step in the process of developing evidence-based guidelines for concussion diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, according to a new...
10-Jul-2014 9:40 AM EDT

Hanan Khalil Named Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare

Dr Hanan Khalil, PhD, has assumed the duties of Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, official journal of The Joanna Briggs Institute, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Dr...
9-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

International Association for the Study of Pain Names Wolters Kluwer Health Publisher of PAIN®

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, and the International Association for the Study of Pain® (IASP)—the leading professional organization for science, practice,...
9-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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