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New Model Predicts Complication Risks in Surgery for Spinal Cord Compression

A simple model consisting of four risk factors can help surgeons to predict the risk of complications after surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)—a common condition causing compression of the spinal cord in the neck, reports a study in...
21-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pipeline Device Can Treat Challenging 'Distal Anterior' Brain Aneurysms

A recently introduced technology called the Pipeline Embolization Device (PED) can provide a less-invasive approach for difficult-to-treat aneurysms of the arteries supplying blood to the front of the brain, reports a study in the July issue of...
21-Jun-2016 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer to Publish Pediatric Quality and Safety

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce the new open-access journal, Pediatric Quality and Safety, launched online on June 16, 2016.
20-Jun-2016 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study of a Single, Short Exposure to General Anesthesia in Young Children Encouraging, Says Pediatric Group

A recent study concluded that very young, healthy children undergoing short surgical procedures requiring a single exposure to general anesthesia did not exhibit any effect on the cognitive outcomes tested, according to SmartTots, a public-private...
20-Jun-2016 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care'—Emerging Approach to Integrated Treatment for People with Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders

Recovery-oriented systems of care (ROSC) offer a promising approach to improving care for the millions of individuals who have substance use disorders and, very frequently, co-occurring mental health disorders. An update on recovery, recovery...
8-Jun-2016 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer to Publish Healthy Aging Research

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce a new publishing partnership with the open access journal, Healthy Aging Research.
8-Jun-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Questions Cancer Link with Bone Growth Factor for Spinal Surgery

Adding to previous evidence, a study based on a statewide cancer database shows no increase in cancer risk in patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery with the bone-promoting growth factor recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein (rhBMP). The...
7-Jun-2016 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'Occupational Complexity' Linked to Better Cognitive Performance

Working in a more intellectually challenging job is associated with better memory and other aspects of cognitive functioning, reports a study in the June Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American...
3-Jun-2016 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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