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Released: 23-Feb-2024 1:00 PM EST
African American patients on Medicaid are less likely to undergo surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

African American patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) are less likely to receive surgical treatment, reports the March 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: 23-Feb-2024 12:00 PM EST
Higher body mass index linked to complications after autologous breast reconstruction
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For women undergoing autologous breast reconstruction – reconstruction using the patient's own tissues, rather than implants – the risks of overall and specific complications are increased at higher body mass index (BMI) levels, reports the March 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-Feb-2024 11:00 AM EST
Mark Cuban Drug Company may offer savings for urology drugs
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

An online pharmacy offering standardized, transparent pricing can reduce out-of-pocket costs for patients taking common medications prescribed by urologists, suggests a study in the March issue of Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 9-Feb-2024 2:20 PM EST
For Black patients, 'representation matters' in evaluating prostate cancer websites
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For Black men with prostate cancer, racial representation is a key factor affecting trust in websites offering information on prostate cancer, reports a study in the March issue of The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA).

Released: 8-Feb-2024 1:30 PM EST
Robotic-assisted surgery and navigation don't affect infection risk after hip arthroplasty
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA), the use of robotic-assisted surgery and surgical navigation techniques is not associated with an increased risk of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), suggests a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

Released: 26-Jan-2024 10:00 AM EST
Neural network enables objective assessment of breast symmetry
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A newly developed neural network is highly accurate in identifying key landmarks important in breast surgery – opening the potential for objective assessment of breast symmetry, suggests a study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released: 19-Jan-2024 9:05 AM EST
Wolters Kluwer honored with eight AJN Book of the Year award wins
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

vrClincals for Nursing and A Systematic Approach to Evaluation of Nursing Programs receive first place recognition in the annual awards from the American Journal of Nursing

Released: 10-Jan-2024 1:30 PM EST
Can drinking alkaline water help prevent kidney stones? Not likely, study finds
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

 Bottled water marketed as "alkaline water" is unlikely to be an effective alternative for prevention of recurrent urinary stones, reports a study in the January issue of 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: 9-Jan-2024 1:30 PM EST
Current Research on Prevalence of Prolonged Grief Disorder Is Inadequate
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Proper procedures for diagnosing prolonged grief disorder (PGD) are not being followed in research into its prevalence, according to a study published in Harvard Review of Psychiatry, part of the Lippincott portfolio from Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 4-Jan-2024 1:30 PM EST
Early nerve intervention reduces pain and complications after amputation
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

 Performed early – at the time of amputation – a procedure called targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) can reduce pain scores and prevent complications related to abnormal nerve regrowth, suggests a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released: 3-Jan-2024 1:30 PM EST
Pain is a major problem for individuals with traumatic brain injury
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Chronic pain affects approximately 60% of people living with traumatic brain injury (TBI), even up to 30 years after injury, according to new research published in The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (JHTR), the official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 22-Dec-2023 11:00 AM EST
Trends in abdominoplasty: More outpatient surgery and concomitant liposuction
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Abdominoplasty continues to be a safe and effective procedure, with more cases performed on an outpatient basis and increased use of concomitant liposuction, according to a new 16-year analysis in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released: 21-Dec-2023 1:30 PM EST
Palliative care is underused for patients with malignant urinary obstruction
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Less than half of patients with malignant ureteral obstruction (MUO) – a serious complication of advanced cancer, with a poor prognosis – receive palliative care for their condition, reports a paper in the January issue of Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA).

Released: 19-Dec-2023 11:30 AM EST
Flavonoid supplement reduces swelling after total knee arthroplasty
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA), treatment with diosmin – a flavonoid supplement derived from citrus fruits –reduced swelling of the knee and leg and some measures of associated pain can be achieved, reports a clinical trial in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

Released: 15-Dec-2023 10:00 AM EST
Wolters Kluwer and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists announce plans to launch O&G Open
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Wolters Kluwer and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists introduce O&G Open - a new open access journal

   
Released: 13-Dec-2023 2:05 PM EST
Pregnancy May Increase the Risk of a Debilitating Hip Condition Called Transient Osteoporosis
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A review published in Medicine®, part of the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer, investigates the link between hip transient osteoporosis and pregnancy, focusing on diagnosis, treatment, and potential contributing factors.

Released: 13-Dec-2023 10:05 AM EST
Kidney disease linked to increased mortality after stroke thrombolysis
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Renal dysfunction, especially chronic kidney disease, is the biggest risk factor of mortality among thrombolysed stroke patients, according to a retrospective cohort observational study published in Medicine®, a journal published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 12-Dec-2023 1:30 PM EST
Vitamin D crucial for gut health: Deficiency linked to inflammation in IBD patients
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Lower levels of vitamin D found in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients are linked to inflammation, potentially playing a role in the disease's development, findings from a cross-sectional observational study published in Medicine® show.

Released: 11-Dec-2023 1:30 PM EST
Urology treatment studies show increased reporting of harmful effects
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

In recent years, clinical trial reports in major urology journals have been more likely to include data on harmful effects of treatments, reports a study in the January issue of 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-Dec-2023 1:00 PM EST
Black Medicare patients less likely to be referred for home health care
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

At discharge from the hospital, Black Medicare beneficiaries are less likely to be referred for home health care (HHC), compared to white patients reports a survey study in Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 12:00 PM EST
JCEHP supplement aims to disrupt assumptions about continuing professional development
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (JCEHP) has published a supplement, "Conceptual Advances in Continuing Professional Development in the Health Professions," in which scholars of continuing professional development (CPD) creatively examine prevailing assumptions and propose new theoretical frameworks and empirical insights.

Released: 30-Nov-2023 11:00 AM EST
Plastic surgeons ask: What's the ideal male buttock?
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

At a time when more men are considering body contouring and gluteal enhancement, an Internet survey provides new information on the "ideal" appearance of the male buttock, reports the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released: 30-Nov-2023 9:00 AM EST
Evolving trends in cosmetic breast augmentation: New data
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Ongoing quality improvement data submitted by Board-certified plastic surgeons highlight current trends in surgical technique in cosmetic breast augmentation using implants, reports a study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released: 22-Nov-2023 11:30 AM EST
Depression, anxiety, and stress frequently co-occur in Black pregnant individuals
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Black pregnant individuals frequently experience more than one mental health concern, according to findings published by Susan Gennaro, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor in the William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, and colleagues in The Nurse Practitioner.

Released: 14-Nov-2023 1:30 PM EST
Special issue of Medical Care supports the need to study economic impacts on patient outcomes
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A special supplemental issue of Medical Care, sponsored by the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, supports the growing recognition that economic factors often affect health outcomes, patient decision-making, and equity in health care. Medical Care, the official journal of the Medical Care Section of the American Public Health Association, is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 8-Nov-2023 1:30 PM EST
Conceptual model identifies factors to mitigate risk for opioid misuse during cancer care
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Among cancer patients, psychological distress and accessibility of opioids often lead to chemical coping, a middle ground between addiction and proper adherence to a medication regimen.

Released: 3-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Skin substitute useful in reconstructing facial injuries, reports Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A dermal substitute called urinary bladder matrix (UBM) enables new approaches to surgical reconstruction of severe traumatic avulsion injuries of the head and face – reducing reliance on skin grafts, reports a paper in the November issue of The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.

Released: 31-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Nonsurgical treatment of thumb arthritis shows lasting benefits
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Initial nonsurgical treatment, including the use of orthotics and exercise therapy, provides satisfactory long-term outcomes for patients with osteoarthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint (CMC-1 OA)– with a low rate of conversion to surgery, reports a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 25-Oct-2023 10:30 AM EDT
Musculoskeletal interventions may help patients’ out-of-pocket costs and improve economic standing
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The high costs of total joint replacement and other orthopaedic surgical procedures are coming under increased scrutiny from payers.

Released: 24-Oct-2023 1:30 PM EDT
Expert anesthesiologist provides guidance for perioperative care of patients on GLP-1RA therapy
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) are successful in treating type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity. However, their use can increase the risk of regurgitation and pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents during sedation or general anesthesia. In the January 2024 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, Girish P. Joshi, MBBS, MD, FFARCSI, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, shares clinical pearls for anesthesiologists providing perioperative care to patients using these drugs. Anesthesia & Analgesia, the official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society, is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 24-Oct-2023 9:30 AM EDT
After body contouring, bariatric surgery patients regain more weight than non-bariatric patients
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Patients with previous bariatric surgery who undergo body contouring (BC) regain more weight at long-term follow-up, compared to BC patients who did not have bariatric surgery, reports a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released: 24-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Artificial intelligence may help predict infection risks after implant-based breast reconstruction
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Artificial intelligence (AI) techniques may provide a more accurate approach to predicting the risk of periprosthetic infection after implant-based breast reconstruction, reports a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released: 20-Oct-2023 12:00 PM EDT
Private equity acquisition affects urologists' Medicare payment incentive scores
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Urology practices that have been acquired by private equity firms show significant reductions in scores on Medicare's merit-based incentive payment system (MIPS), reports a paper in the November issue of Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 16-Oct-2023 11:30 AM EDT
A New Milestone: Society of Dermatology PAs Teams Up with Wolters Kluwer to Elevate the Journal of Dermatology for PAs
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The Society of Dermatology PAs (SDPA) is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry.

Released: 9-Oct-2023 12:30 PM EDT
Nonsurgical Treatment Shows Advantages in Peyronie's Disease
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

For men with Peyronie's disease (PD), nonsurgical treatment including injections of collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) produces high satisfaction with sexual outcomes – with fewer adverse events compared to surgery, reports a clinical trial in the October issue of 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: 9-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Black Patients More Likely to Perceive Racial Bias From Orthopaedic Surgeons
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Black patients report more difficulties relating to their orthopaedic surgeon and are more likely to perceive bias from their surgeon,as compared with White patients, reports a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Newswise: Wolters Kluwer showcases commitment to nurse excellence at 2023 National ANCC Magnet/ Pathway Conference
Released: 9-Oct-2023 9:30 AM EDT
Wolters Kluwer showcases commitment to nurse excellence at 2023 National ANCC Magnet/ Pathway Conference
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Wolters Kluwer Health will be joining nursing professionals at the upcoming ANCC Magnet/ Pathway Conference, taking place October 12-14, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois.

   
Released: 28-Sep-2023 1:30 PM EDT
Higher patient satisfaction after breast reconstruction using patients' own tissues
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Women undergoing autologous breast reconstruction – in which the breast is reconstructed using the patient's own tissues.

Newswise: 'Side-by-side' utility terrain vehicles linked to high rates of hand injuries
Released: 28-Sep-2023 1:15 PM EDT
'Side-by-side' utility terrain vehicles linked to high rates of hand injuries
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Recently popularized utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) with "side-by-side" passenger seating are associated with higher rates of severe hand injuries when compared to traditional all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), 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: 19-Sep-2023 2:00 PM EDT
Anesthesia & Analgesia devotes special issue to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Reflecting the need in anesthesiology to address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI),Anesthesia & Analgesia has devoted its entire October 2023 issue to these topics. This official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 14-Sep-2023 11:00 AM EDT
Members of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses support efforts to promote racial equity
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

More than 90% of the active members of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) believe the organization should pursue racial equity work, and many have specific suggestions for a strategic plan.

Released: 12-Sep-2023 1:30 PM EDT
Smartphone technology expected to advance assessment of neurological soft signs in schizophrenia
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Since the 1980s, we have known that neurological soft signs (NSS) can distinguish people with schizophrenia from psychiatrically healthy individuals.

Released: 12-Sep-2023 1:00 PM EDT
Grady Health System’s newly established health equity office finds consensus meaning of health equity
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

In a major hospital system in Atlanta, less than one-fourth of employees were able to define either equity or health equity, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management (JHM).

Released: 12-Sep-2023 12:00 PM EDT
Real-world examples demonstrate how systems science can address health inequities
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

As researchers increasingly recognize that causes for health issues are structural and interrelated, real-world, innovative case studies demonstrate the value of applying systems science to evaluate health interventions and address health inequities as seen in a special supplement, supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, in the October/December issue of Family & Community Health. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 11-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT
For older men, treating urinary symptoms may lead to lower mortality risk
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Effective treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men aged 50 or older is associated with a lower risk of death over the next few years, reports a study in the October issue of The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA).

Released: 8-Sep-2023 12:30 PM EDT
Medical Care publishes article collection on integrating evidence-based programs into clinical practice
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

As part of its partnership with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), Medical Care has published its first PCORI-sponsored article collection, which provides specific information about the costs that healthcare systems can expect to incur in promoting the uptake of specific evidence-based programs.

Released: 8-Sep-2023 11:40 AM EDT
Bladder transplantation in humans? Initial studies to develop technique
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A series of pre-clinical studies provide important first steps in developing techniques of robotic bladder transplantation in humans, as reported in the October issue of 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: 8-Sep-2023 10:30 AM EDT
Obstetrics & Gynecology devotes special issue to addressing racism in reproductive health
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

As part of its active efforts to dismantle systemic racism and promote principles of equity and inclusion within its editorial processes and content, Obstetrics & Gynecology, the official journal of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, has devoted its entire October 2023 issue to addressing racism in reproductive health.

Released: 7-Sep-2023 12:30 PM EDT
Psilocybin – a promising therapy for treatment-resistant depression?
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

A growing body of evidence suggests that psychedelic drugs may be useful in treating various mental health conditions. However, many challenges remain in defining their clinical benefits and overcoming the complex regulatory obstacles to their use.

Released: 6-Sep-2023 1:00 PM EDT
Common blood pressure medications linked to lower risk of total knee replacement
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Among patients with knee pain, those who take a widely used class of blood pressure-lowering medications called beta-blockers appear to have a lower risk of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for the treatment of advanced osteoarthritis (OA), suggests a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.



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