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Financial Literacy Linked to Lower Hospitalization Risk in Older Adults

Could being more knowledgeable about finances help to keep you out of the hospital? Older adults with higher financial literacy are at lower risk of being hospitalized, reports a study in the July issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in...
14-Jun-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Young Drivers with Autism Spectrum Disorder May Need More Time to Learn Basic Driving Skills

When first learning to drive, young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have more difficulty with basic driving skills compared to those with typical development (TD), reports a study in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics,...
12-Jun-2018 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Face Transplantation – An Established Option to Improve Quality of Life in Patients with Severe Facial Trauma

Thirteen years after the first successful face transplant, US trauma surgeons should be aware of the current role of facial transplantation for patients with severe facial disfigurement – including evidence that the final appearance and...
8-Jun-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sustained Use of Opioids Before Spine Surgery Increases Risk of Continued Use After Surgery

Patients who take prescription opioids for a longer period before spinal surgery are more likely to continue using opioids several months after surgery, reports a study in the June 6, 2018, issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal...
7-Jun-2018 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Builds an Immersive Virtual World to Prepare Nursing Students for Population Health Nursing

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today the launch of Lippincott Clinical Experiences: Community, Public, and Population Health Nursing to prepare nursing students for practice in the burgeoning field of population health using an innovative virtual...
7-Jun-2018 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Emergency Physicians Debunk 'Dry Drowning' Myths, Highlight Drowning Risk in Older Swimmers

Parents have been reading—and sharing—alarming reports of children who died or nearly died due to "dry drowning" over the past year. However, the use of that incorrect, nonmedical term has contributed to confusion about the true dangers of...
6-Jun-2018 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rising Demand for Home Health Services Leads Wolters Kluwer and Leading Home Care Association to Expand Nurse Bedside Decision Support Resources

Wolters Kluwer Health today announced a collaboration with the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) to expand Lippincott® Procedures to address the care and quality demands created by the growing emphasis on aging in place. The...
5-Jun-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Young Women at High Genetic Risk of Breast Cancer – Plastic Surgeons Play Key Role in Treatment

With available testing for breast cancer risk genes, some women are learning at young ages that they are at high lifetime risk of breast cancer. Plastic surgeons play a key role in counseling and managing this group of high-risk young adults,...
29-May-2018 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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