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Released: 25-Jan-2023 2:00 PM EST
Artificial intelligence interpretations of pain drawings may predict response to headache surgery
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

An automated pattern recognition tool – developed using artificial intelligence (AI) technology – can detect whether surgery will be effective in reducing pain due to nerve compression headaches, reports a study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 20-Jan-2023 10:05 AM EST
Social support can increase syphilis testing in Black sexual minority men
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Black sexual minority men who give and receive support within their social networks are more likely to be tested for syphilis. Therefore, nurses should prepare patients to inform and encourage their social networks to seek testing for syphilis, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). These conclusions come from a paper in the January issue of The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (JANAC), the official journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. JANAC is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 18-Jan-2023 9:30 AM EST
Most veterans and non-veterans with signs of PTSD receive no treatment
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Despite widespread efforts by the Veterans Affairs administration, PTSD treatment utilization among military veterans and nonveterans remains low, reports a study published in the February issue of Medical Care, an official publication of the Medical Care section of the American Public Health Association. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 13-Jan-2023 8:05 AM EST
Surgery for spinal stenosis linked to lower mortality and costs, compared to nonoperative treatment
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For patients with spinal stenosis, operative treatment is associated with a lower risk of death and lower costs over two years, compared with nonoperative treatment, suggests a study in the February issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 10-Jan-2023 9:55 AM EST
TFL has similar clinical effectiveness to modern high-power pulse modulated Ho:YAG laser for kidney stone treatment
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The recently introduced thulium fiber laser (TFL) does not improve the clinical outcomes of laser treatment for urinary stones compared to the standard for laser stone therapy, reports a randomized trial in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 10-Jan-2023 9:55 AM EST
New hormonal agent may slow progression of early-stage prostate cancer during active surveillance
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For men with early-stage prostate cancer being managed by active surveillance, adding the hormonal agent apalutamide may lower the rate of positive biopsies during follow-up, suggests a preliminary clinical trial in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 6-Jan-2023 12:05 PM EST
Speech analysis can help measure diagnosis, severity, and onset of mental illness
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Objective measurement of psychiatric disorders has long proved challenging. Yet, there is ample evidence that analysis of speech patterns can accurately diagnose depression and psychosis, measure their severity, and predict their onset, according to a literature review featured in the January/February issue of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 6-Jan-2023 11:40 AM EST
Underrepresented groups remain in neonatal nurse practitioner training programs
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Black, Latin American, and other underrepresented groups continue to receive inadequate representation among students and faculty at US neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) training programs, reports a survey in Advances in Neonatal Care, the official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 3-Jan-2023 10:40 AM EST
Updated guidelines on cognitive rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A rapidly growing body of evidence shows the importance and effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). A major update of the groundbreaking INCOG guidelines for cognitive rehabilitation following TBI is presented in the January/February special issue of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (JHTR). The official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America, JHTR is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 30-Dec-2022 2:00 PM EST
Applications to plastic surgery residency programs lag behind significant increase in residency positions
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Historically plastic surgery has been considered one of most competitive and highly sought after residency programs. While this remains true recent appearing wrinkles may be of concern, according to an article in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 29-Dec-2022 2:05 PM EST
Delaying antibiotics for neutropenic fever may not affect survival of cancer inpatients
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

In cancer patients with neutropenic fever, delaying antibiotic treatment past 60 minutes from the time of fever detection does not reduce the short-term chance of survival, according to a study in the American Journal of Medical Quality. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 29-Dec-2022 9:50 AM EST
'Reconstructive burnout' – Study looks at patients who start breast reconstruction after mastectomy, but don't complete it
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Nearly one-fourth of breast cancer patients who start breast reconstruction after mastectomy don't complete the reconstructive process. The concept of reconstructive burnout is introduced and discussed in a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 22-Dec-2022 9:00 AM EST
Functional outcome measures show faster recovery with 'partial' versus total knee arthroplasty
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For selected patients with knee osteoarthritis, unicompartmental (or "partial") knee arthroplasty (UKA) shortens the recovery time for two key measures of physical function, as compared with total knee arthroplasty (TKA), reports a randomized trial in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 20-Dec-2022 9:00 AM EST
New therapies have raised Medicare treatment costs for metastatic prostate cancer
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Medicare costs for treatment of metastatic prostate cancer have risen sharply within the last 15 years – reflecting increased use of new medications under Medicare Part D, reports a study in Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 19-Dec-2022 12:15 PM EST
Expert group proposes revisions to guidelines for gender-affirming health care
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) people often seek social, medical, and surgical gender-affirming care from a variety of healthcare professionals. Individualized care for optimal gender identity confirmation should be the main goal, rather than strict rules to guide interventions, according to an expert panel’s commentary in the November issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry (HRP). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 14-Dec-2022 11:40 AM EST
Higher prices don’t imply better care for patients undergoing joint replacement
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The prices that insurers negotiate for total joint replacement (TJR) procedures vary widely according to type of insurer and aren’t associated with conventional measures of healthcare quality, according to a study in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® (CORR®), a publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 14-Dec-2022 9:00 AM EST
Genetic testing for prostate cancer increases after introduction of point-of-care program
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Some patients with prostate cancer have genetic mutations that may impact their treatment. A comprehensive, on-site genetic testing program, pioneered by urologists, could help to close the gap for this underutilized resource, reports a study in Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 12-Dec-2022 1:30 PM EST
Medicaid expansion plus PrEP and antivirals could lower HIV transmission in Houston, model projects
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Enacting Medicaid expansion in Texas and increasing the use of preventive and antiviral medications could result in a decline of new HIV infections among young Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Houston, reports a study in the January issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Newswise: Wolters Kluwer and American Society for Bone and Mineral Research announce publishing collaboration
Released: 8-Dec-2022 9:30 AM EST
Wolters Kluwer and American Society for Bone and Mineral Research announce publishing collaboration
Wolters Kluwer Health

Beginning in February 2025, Wolters Kluwer will publish the 10th Edition of the ASBMR Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism.

Released: 5-Dec-2022 12:15 PM EST
Transcriptomic technique may help identify infections after knee and hip replacement
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a devastating complication of knee and hip replacement surgery that can, in some cases, be difficult to distinguish from other causes of arthroplasty failure. An "omics"-based tool that measures predicted abundance of immune cells may aid in making the diagnosis of failed arthroplasty due to PJI, suggests a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 30-Nov-2022 9:00 AM EST
People with autism are not 'indifferent or hypo-sensitive' to pain
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

People with autism have normal pain thresholds but increased sensitivity to painful stimuli, concludes a study in PAIN®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 29-Nov-2022 1:00 PM EST
Minor facial scars do not have negative affects on first impressions
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

After healing, minor facial scars have little or no effect on ratings of attractiveness – while some scars are even linked to more favorable ratings, suggests a survey study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

   
Released: 29-Nov-2022 12:55 PM EST
Study finds 'probable biologic and genetic overlap' between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Patients who undergo surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome and other upper extremity nerve compression syndromes are more likely to have a diagnosis of migraine headaches, reports a study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 29-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EST
For some small kidney cancers, freezing is more effective than heat treatment
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For patients with early-stage renal cell carcinomas (RCCs) that measure between 3 and 4 centimeters, a procedure that destroys the cancer by freezing – called cryoablation – yields a lower-risk of cancer-related death compared to heat-based thermal ablation, reports a preliminary study in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 29-Nov-2022 11:30 AM EST
High rates of complications and rehospitalizations after abdominal ostomy surgery
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Patients undergoing abdominal surgery for ostomy placement have high rates of hospital readmissions and emergency department visits – often involving ostomy-related complications, reports a study in the November/December issue of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, the official journal of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN®) Society.

Released: 11-Nov-2022 2:25 PM EST
Administrative fellowship programs may reinforce gender disparities in healthcare leadership
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

While administrative leadership programs positively impact the career paths of individual leaders, male leaders benefit more from these programs than female leaders do, according to a longitudinal study featured in the November/December issue of Journal of Healthcare Management (JHM), an official publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 10-Nov-2022 11:20 AM EST
Treatment without hormone blockers improves outcomes in solitary prostate cancer metastases
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For patients with solitary metastases from prostate cancer, an approach called metastasis-directed therapy (MDT) – focused treatment using surgery or radiation therapy, without androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) – can slow the time to cancer progression, reports a study in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 3-Nov-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Cutting-Edge Combination Shows Promise in Patients with Chemotherapy-Resistant Urothelial Cancer
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A combination of two types of cancer-fighting treatments – the immunotherapy agent pembrolizumab and a nanoparticle-bound form of the chemotherapy drug paclitaxel – may provide an urgently needed new treatment approach for patients who do not respond to or can't receive standard chemotherapy for advanced urothelial cancers, reports a preliminary study in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 1-Nov-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Patient-reported outcome measures: Routinely collected, but rarely used in clinical care
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Even when patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are successfully incorporated into electronic health records (EHRs), these patient-centered data are infrequently accessed by members of clinical care teams, suggests a study in the November/December issue of American Journal of Medical Quality (AJMQ), official journal of the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 28-Oct-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Chlorhexidine Disinfectant May Perform Best in Killing Bone Tumor Cells After Surgery
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The widely used disinfectant chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) appears to be the most effective irrigation solution for use as part of the surgical treatment of bone tumors, suggests an experimental study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 28-Oct-2022 1:40 PM EDT
Few Children Affected by Monkeypox So Far – but Risks Are Higher in Children 8 or Younger
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Children aged 8 years or younger should be considered a group at high risk for more severe monkeypox disease, reports The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, the official journal of The European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 28-Oct-2022 12:35 PM EDT
Standard Threshold for Low Testosterone Doesn't Apply to Young Men
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The standard cutoff point for low testosterone levels may not be accurate for men in their mid-forties and younger, reports a study in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 26-Oct-2022 2:35 PM EDT
Gender-Related Differences in Coding Contribute to Lower Incomes for Women Plastic Surgeons
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Why do female plastic surgeons earn less than their male colleagues? Differences in billing and coding for procedures performed may partially explain this income gap, according to a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 20-Oct-2022 10:35 AM EDT
Single-Port Robotic Surgery Improves Patient Ratings of Scarring After Urologic Procedures
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The use of next-generation, single-port surgical robots leads to improved cosmetic outcomes and patient perceptions of scarring after robotic kidney, bladder, or prostate surgery, reports a study in Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA).

Released: 20-Oct-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Prenatal care for foreign-born Latinx people dropped during 2016 presidential campaign
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Rates of prenatal care among foreign-born Latinx pregnant people decreased below expected levels during the 2016 presidential campaign – likely reflecting the effects of harmful anti-immigrant rhetoric, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

   
Released: 19-Oct-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Addressing Stigma Is Critical to Containing the Monkeypox Outbreak
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Inaccurate media coverage of the monkeypox outbreak has resulted in misinformation about the many ways it can be spread, resulting in stigma (shaming and biased attitudes) toward people who develop the disease. Nurses play a key role in delivering appropriate care related to monkeypox by creating safe spaces for affected individuals regardless of sexual behaviors, race and ethnicity, gender, or co-infections. These conclusions come from two papers in the November/December issue of The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (JANAC), the official journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. JANAC is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 14-Oct-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Is 'frozen shoulder' a genetic condition? Study finds links to specific genes
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a common cause of shoulder pain and immobility. New findings point to specific genes associated with an increased risk of this condition, reports The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 11-Oct-2022 4:15 PM EDT
Skin-stretching device shows promise for closing large scalp wounds
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A new, creative and innovative, minimally invasive skin-stretching device provides a promising alternative for surgical treatment of large scalp defects, reports a paper in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. The journal, under the guidance of Editor-in-Chief Mutaz B. Habal, MD, FRCSC, is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 7-Oct-2022 11:45 AM EDT
Combined ultrasound technique can reposition and break up urinary stones in awake patients
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A new technique combining two types of focused ultrasound waves offers a promising approach for treatment of urinary stones located in the ureter, according to a feasibility study in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 7-Oct-2022 11:35 AM EDT
Financial toxicity after robotic prostate cancer surgery: Younger patients are at higher risk
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Among men undergoing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) for treatment of prostate cancer, younger patients are more likely to experience cancer-related financial toxicity, suggests a study in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Newswise: Lippincott portfolio of journals recognized in 2022 FOLIO Awards
Released: 6-Oct-2022 9:45 AM EDT
Lippincott portfolio of journals recognized in 2022 FOLIO Awards
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Wolters Kluwer, Health announced that 10 of its healthcare publications from the Lippincott portfolio were honored with 13 awards in the 2022 FOLIO: Eddie and Ozzie Awards. ASA Monitor’s “In the Know” blog and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery’s January 2022 issue (Volume 149- Issue 1) won Eddies, and 11 journals were given honorable mentions.

Released: 4-Oct-2022 1:30 PM EDT
Which student-athletes can be safely released to an athletic trainer after concussion?
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

When a high school or college student consults a physician about a sport-related concussion, their age, severity of symptoms, number of previous concussions, and family history of psychiatric disorders predict whether they can be released to supervision by an athletic trainer or will need additional medical care, according to an article in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 29-Sep-2022 9:10 AM EDT
Low long-term risk of breast cancer recurrence after nipple-sparing mastectomy
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) – an increasingly popular option for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer – not only achieves good cosmetic outcomes, but also low long-term risk of recurrent breast cancer, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 29-Sep-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Combined oral contraceptives don't increase the risk of macromastia in young women
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Combined oral contraceptives (COCs) containing both estrogen and progestin do not contribute to the development of enlarged breasts (macromastia) – nor do they increase the risk of breast regrowth in adolescents and young women following breast-reduction surgery, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 21-Sep-2022 9:40 AM EDT
High costs of nonoperative treatment in the year before total knee replacement
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

In the year before total knee arthroplasty (TKA), patients incur considerable costs for nonoperative treatments and other procedures for osteoarthritis (OA) – raising questions about the value of those procedures, reports a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 15-Sep-2022 11:55 AM EDT
Lifestyle medicine interventions help pediatricians manage adolescent depression
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

With rising prevalence of depression in adolescents, screening requirements are increasingly falling on pediatric primary care providers, who are encountering more at-risk patients. A new literature review in Harvard Review of Psychiatry underscores the evidence that non-traditional, so-called lifestyle interventions can help providers meet the growing need for youth depression management. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 12-Sep-2022 10:20 AM EDT
Oral anticoagulants show advantages for preventing blood clots after urologic cancer surgery
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The oral anticoagulant drug apixaban may offer a safer, more effective alternative to standard home heparin injections for patients taking extended prophylaxis (EP) to prevent blood-clot-related complications after surgery, reports a study in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 12-Sep-2022 10:15 AM EDT
New hormone therapies before surgery may improve outcomes in high-risk prostate cancer
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For high-risk patients with prostate cancer, treatment with novel hormonal agents (NHAs) followed by surgery can reduce the risk of recurrent and progressive cancer, compared to initial treatment with surgery, suggests a study in The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.


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