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Journal of Physician Assistant Education Selects Wolters Kluwer as its New Publisher

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, today announced an agreement with the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) to publish its official title, the Journal of Physician...
4-Mar-2015 9:50 AM EST

Wolters Kluwer Announces Partnership with Society of Pediatric Nurses to Review Pediatric Content in Lippincott Solutions

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced a partnership with the Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) to review pediatric-specific content for the Lippincott...
3-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST

Anesthesiologist Has More Effect than Surgeon on Risks of CABG Surgery

For patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, the anesthesiologist managing the procedure can have a major impact on the risk of adverse outcomes, according to a study published on January 23rd in Anesthesia & Analgesia.
3-Mar-2015 10:10 AM EST

New Research Aims to Refine Increasingly Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures: Buttock Augmentation and Vaginal Rejuvenation Surgery

Two of the fastest-growing plastic surgery procedures are gluteoplasty or "butt augmentation," to improve the appearance of the buttocks; and labiaplasty to address cosmetic and functional concerns with the vagina. New insights into the use and...
2-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EST

Google Glass Shows Promising Uses in Plastic Surgery, Reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The "wearable technology" Google Glass has a wide range of possible applications in plastic surgery—with the potential to enhance surgical training, medical documentation, and patient safety, according to a special paper in the March 2015 issue of...
2-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

Conservative Treatment Normalizes Head Shape in Most Infants with Skull Flattening, Reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

More than three-fourths of infants with skull flattening related to sleep position achieve normal head shape with conservative treatment—without the need for helmet therapy, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive...
2-Mar-2015 10:00 AM EST

For Patients with Brain Tumors, Insurance Status Linked to Differences in Patient Safety and Quality of Care

Patients that are on Medicaid or uninsured have higher rates of reportable patient safety and quality of care issues during hospitalization for brain tumors, reports a study in the March issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of...
27-Feb-2015 1:30 PM EST

Studies Find Emergency Doctors and Paramedics Commonly Misinterpret Documents for End-of-Life Care Choices, Reports Journal of Patient Safety


Emergency care providers vary in their understanding of a type of medical order intended to communicate seriously ill patients' choices for life-sustaining treatments, according to a pair of studies in the March Journal of Patient Safety. The...
26-Feb-2015 10:40 AM EST

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