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Wolters Kluwer Announces Winners of the 2014 “Secrets to Successful Rollouts: Revealed!” Video Contest

The success of rolling out evidence-based practice and other resources relies heavily on the best practices and essential advice of the health science librarians and information specialists. To raise awareness of the important role of the medical...
28-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

IARS Announces New Affiliation with the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) and the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA) announce the signing of an affiliation agreement between the two organizations. Both organizations have a mutual goal to improve...
28-Oct-2014 8:30 AM EDT

Life in Emergistan—New Ebook from the Pages of Emergency Medicine News

If you're a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional accustomed to the long hours and hectic pace of the emergency department, you have your stories to tell. Edwin Leap, MD, award-winning columnist for Emergency Medicine News, tells his...
27-Oct-2014 8:30 AM EDT

For Brain Hemorrhage, Risk of Death Is Lower at High-Volume Hospitals

For patients with a severe type of stroke called subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), treatment at a hospital that treats a high volume of SAH cases is associated with a lower risk of death, reports a study in the November issue of Neurosurgery, official...
24-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

IARS Announces Availability of More Than $1.3 Million in Anesthesia Research Awards for 2015

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) announces the availability of more than $1.3 million in anesthesia research awards to be issued in 2015. In 2015, the Society will award $750,000 in research grants for the Frontiers in...
23-Oct-2014 8:30 AM EDT

Study Finds No Increase in Pregnancy-Related Death for African American Women

In contrast to national trends, a study performed at Alabama's largest hospital finds no racial difference in the risk of pregnancy-related death between African American and Caucasian women, reports the November issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.
22-Oct-2014 8:30 AM EDT

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Can Have Lasting Effects for Families, Reports the American Journal of Nursing

Families of patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) may expect them to return to normal quickly—after all, it's "just a concussion." But mild TBI can have a lasting impact on families as well as patients, according to a review in the...
16-Oct-2014 9:15 AM EDT

Transforming Safety Net Practices Into Patient-Centered Medical Homes—Progress Report

A recently concluded demonstration project made meaningful progress toward introducing a "patient-centered medical home" approach at "safety net" practices serving vulnerable and underserved populations. Lessons learned in the course of developing...
15-Oct-2014 10:50 AM EDT

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