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Released: 4-Jun-2020 3:10 PM EDT
Low Ratings of Workplace Safety Climate by Hospital Nurses Linked to Higher Risk of Injury
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Compared to other groups of healthcare practitioners, nurses may have the poorest perceptions of workplace safety climate and the highest rates of injuries and sick time, suggests a single-hospital study in the May/June issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management, an official publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 28-May-2020 12:55 PM EDT
Stem Cell Treatments ‘Go Deep’ to Regenerate Sun-Damaged Skin
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For a while now, some plastic surgeons have been using stem cells to treat aging, sun-damaged skin. But while they’ve been getting good results, it’s been unclear exactly how these treatments – using adult stem cells harvested from the patient’s own body – work to rejuvenate “photoaged” facial skin.

Released: 27-May-2020 2:10 PM EDT
New Study Evaluates Facial Feminization Outcomes, Benefits for Transgender Women
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Previous studies have reported improved quality of life and mental health in transgender women undergoing facial feminization surgery (FFS) surgery to provide a more feminine facial appearance. But there is still limited evidence on these and other benefits of facial gender confirmation surgery.

Newswise: No-Deductible Preventive Drugs Lower Costs, Increase Medication Use for Low-Income Diabetes Patients
Released: 27-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT
No-Deductible Preventive Drugs Lower Costs, Increase Medication Use for Low-Income Diabetes Patients
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For patients with diabetes – especially those with lower incomes – preventive drug lists (PDLs) of essential medications available with no deductible can reduce out-of-pocket costs while increasing use of important treatments, reports a study in a June supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 26-May-2020 3:10 PM EDT
High Rates of COVID-19 on American Indian Reservations – Water and Language Barriers Affect Risk
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Early in the pandemic, American Indian Reservations have experienced a disproportionately high incidence of COVID-19 infections: four times higher than in the US population, reports a study in the July/August issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The special issue of JPHMP focuses on COVID-19, with commentaries and scientific articles describing the pandemic in the United States and globally. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 21-May-2020 2:55 PM EDT
COVID-19 Evidence and Strategies for Orthopaedic Surgeons: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Shares Update
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How should orthopaedic surgeons respond to the COVID-19 pandemic? A review in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery analyzes evidence and strategies for managing the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus – including critical lessons from past pandemics. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 21-May-2020 1:20 PM EDT
Emerging Evidence on Genetics of Schizophrenia Raises Hopes for New Treatment Targets
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In recent years, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified many different genetic variants associated with schizophrenia. These genetic discoveries raise the promise of developing urgently needed new treatments targeting the underlying biology and pathophysiology of schizophrenia, according to a special article in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 7-May-2020 9:35 AM EDT
Treatment for Diverticulitis – Updated ASCRS Guidelines Published in Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
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Reflecting research-driven changes in clinical practice, a revised set of evidence-based recommendations for the medical and surgical treatment of left-sided colonic diverticulitis has been published in Diseases of the Colon & Rectum (DC&R), the official journal of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS). The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 16-Apr-2020 12:45 PM EDT
New York Nightlife Venues Recruited in Effort to Prevent Overdoses Due to Fentanyl
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Bars and nightclubs are a promising site for efforts to increase awareness of the risk of opioid overdose due to fentanyl-laced cocaine, suggests a study in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 7-Apr-2020 9:50 AM EDT
Depressive Disorders Are ‘Under Recognized and Under Treated’ in People with HIV/AIDS
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People living with HIV/AIDS are at increased risk of depressive disorders. But all too often, these conditions go unrecognized or untreated, suggests a literature review in the May/June issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 1-Apr-2020 1:55 PM EDT
Outcomes of Coronavirus Patients Treated with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in China Offers Guidance for Management of Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients Worldwide
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The initial experience of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) management for coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) patients in Shanghai, China provides guidance for management of critically ill COVID-19 patients worldwide, reports a study in the ASAIO Journal. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 18-Mar-2020 2:30 PM EDT
Fracture Liaison Service Improves Care for Patients with Fragility Fractures
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For patients with fragility fractures related to underlying bone weakness, a dedicated fracture liaison service (FLS) can lower the risk of subsequent fractures, suggests a study in the March 18, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 17-Mar-2020 9:35 AM EDT
Acid Reflux Drugs Linked to Increased Fracture Risk in Kids
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Proton pump inhibitors – a widely used class of drugs used to treat acid reflux and related symptoms – may lead to an increased risk of fractures in children and adolescents, reports a study in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN). Official journal of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, JPGN is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 13-Mar-2020 9:35 AM EDT
COVID-19 Appears Less Severe in Children, Says Review in Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
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As outbreaks of COVID-19 disease caused by the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) continue worldwide, there’s reassuring evidence that children have fewer symptoms and less severe disease. That’s among the insights provided by an expert review in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, the official journal of The European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 11-Mar-2020 11:20 AM EDT
Updated Guidelines for Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields Published in Health Physics
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A set of updated, evidence-based guidelines defining safe levels of exposure to high-frequency electromagnetic fields (EMF) has been published in Health Physics, official journal of the Health Physics Society. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 10-Mar-2020 2:35 PM EDT
Feeling Recognized at Work May Reduce the Risk of Burnout
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Professional recognition at work from both supervisors and coworkers may be associated with a lower risk of burnout in employees, suggests a study in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Released: 9-Mar-2020 12:25 PM EDT
Nationwide Study Shows Disparities in Outpatient Care for Common Orthopaedic Problems
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Racial/ethnic minorities, people with lower incomes, and other groups are less likely to receive office-based care for common musculoskeletal conditions, reports a nationwide 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: 9-Mar-2020 11:10 AM EDT
Paid Maternity Leave Has Mental and Physical Health Benefits for Mothers and Children
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Paid maternity leave has major mental and physical health benefits for mothers and children – including reduced rates of postpartum depression and infant mortality, according to a report in the March/April issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 9-Mar-2020 10:25 AM EDT
Two Weeks After Sports-Related Concussion, Most Patients Have Not Recovered
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Less than half of patients with sports-related mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) achieve clinical recovery within two weeks after injury, reports a study in Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 6-Mar-2020 11:25 AM EST
Healthcare Innovators Focus on ‘Quality as a Business Strategy’ – Update from Journal of Healthcare Quality
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Despite two decades of effort – targeting care processes, outcomes, and most recently the value of care – progress has been slow in closing the gap between quality and cost in the US healthcare system. It’s time for a new approach focusing on healthcare quality as a business strategy, according to a special issue of the Journal for Healthcare Quality (JHQ), the peer-reviewed journal of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 6-Mar-2020 11:05 AM EST
Skills Training Opens ‘DOORS’ to Digital Mental Health for Patients with Serious Mental Illness
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Digital technologies, especially smartphone apps, have great promise for increasing access to care for patients with serious mental illness such as schizophrenia. A new training program, called DOORS, can help patients get the full benefit of innovative digital mental health tools, reports a study in the March issue of Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 26-Feb-2020 1:50 PM EST
What We Learned After 5,000 Non-Surgical Rhinoplasties
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As patients continue to seek non-invasive treatments across the cosmetic spectrum, “liquid rhinoplasty” is emerging as the non-surgical alternative to the traditional nose job. Using dermal fillers to change the appearance of the nose, non-surgical rhinoplasty is gaining in popularity due to its relatively low cost, convenience, and short recovery time.

Released: 26-Feb-2020 1:05 PM EST
Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Prevent Breast Implant Complications, Like Capsular Contracture
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For women receiving breast implants during reconstructive or cosmetic breast surgery, scarring around the implant – called capsular contracture – is a common, costly, and painful complication. The anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oil, might help to avoid abnormal capsule formation suggests an experimental study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released: 26-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST
Rates of ADHD Diagnosis in Veterans Are Rising, Reports VA Study in Medical Care
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Rates of diagnosed attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in veterans receiving care in the VA health system more than doubled during the past decade, reports a study in the March issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 21-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST
Guidelines for Thyroid Surgery Published in Annals of Surgery
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The first set of comprehensive, evidence-based clinical guidelines for surgical treatment of thyroid disease – developed by an expert panel assembled by the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) – was published today by Annals of Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 20-Feb-2020 2:25 PM EST
Bundled Payments Have Not Led to ‘Cherry-Picking’ of Patients for Joint Replacement Surgery
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A pilot program introducing bundled payments for hip and knee replacement (HKR) in Medicare patients hasn’t led hospitals to “cherry-pick” healthier patients at lower risk of complications, reports a study in the February 19, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 14-Feb-2020 12:10 PM EST
New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure in the Intensive Care Unit
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For critical care specialists, hepatic failure poses complex challenges unlike those of other critical illnesses. A new set of evidence-based recommendations for management of liver failure is presented in the March issue of Critical Care Medicine, the official journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. The guidelines are being presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress.

Released: 11-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST
Understanding How Laws Affect Public Health: An Update on Legal Epidemiology
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Laws can have important effects on public health risks and outcomes, while research can provide key evidence to inform effective health-related laws and policies. An introduction to the increasingly influential field of legal epidemiology is presented in a special supplement to the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 10-Feb-2020 10:05 AM EST
Most Men Do Not Regret their Choices for Prostate Cancer Surgery
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Men with localized prostate cancer are faced with deciding among a range of options for treatment – including a choice between robot-assisted versus conventional prostatectomy. A new follow-up study in The Journal of Urology® finds that most patients choosing surgery for prostate cancer don’t regret their decisions. The Journal of Urology®, Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA), is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 7-Feb-2020 9:45 AM EST
Pneumococcal Vaccines Are Effective – But New Strategies Needed to Reduce Meningitis
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Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) have been highly effective in reducing pneumonia and other invasive infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. But rates of meningitis have shown little change, as pneumococcal strains not targeted by PCVs emerge as more important causes of meningitis, reports a paper in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, the official journal of The European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 6-Feb-2020 9:35 AM EST
Excess Costs for Obese Employees Vary Between Industries
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Although obese employees incur higher direct and indirect costs, the extent of obesity-related costs tends to be lower in some industrial sectors — including healthcare, reports a study in the February Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Released: 3-Feb-2020 3:15 PM EST
Value Transformation Framework Model Seeks to Guide Transition to Value-Based Healthcare
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With a new focus on quality of care and outcomes achieved, healthcare organizations are challenged to make the transition to value-based care. A model called the Value Transformation Framework (VTF) provides a structured, step-by-step approach to help guide the shift to value-based healthcare, reports a paper in the Journal for Healthcare Quality (JHQ), the peer-reviewed journal of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Newswise: New Study Examines the Accuracy of Plastic Surgery Videos on Social Media
Released: 29-Jan-2020 12:40 PM EST
New Study Examines the Accuracy of Plastic Surgery Videos on Social Media
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In the era of ‘Dr. Google,’ social media is a tremendous influence on patients interested in cosmetic surgery, and with more than two billion users – representing almost one-third of the internet – YouTube has emerged as an essential platform for reaching people interested in plastic surgery.

Newswise: Express Yourself: Dermal Fillers Restore Youthful Facial Movement, Don’t Just Fill Wrinkles
Released: 29-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST
Express Yourself: Dermal Fillers Restore Youthful Facial Movement, Don’t Just Fill Wrinkles
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Used for facial rejuvenation, dermal fillers do more than just fill in wrinkles. According to a new study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), they also restore a more youthful pattern of facial movement and expressiveness.

Released: 24-Jan-2020 12:45 PM EST
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to Have a Greater Role in National Response to Opioid Epidemic
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As we enter a new year and a new decade, many states have enacted legislation affecting the roles of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in terms of practice authority, reimbursement, and prescriptive authority, according to the 32nd Annual Legislative Update in the January issue of The Nurse Practitioner, published by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 23-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST
For Low Back Pain in Older Adults, Treatment Doesn’t Match Guidelines
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Many Medicare patients with new episodes of low back pain receive care inconsistent with current guidelines – including high use of opioids and advanced imaging tests, reports a study in the February issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 16-Jan-2020 2:15 PM EST
Wolters Kluwer to Publish Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
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Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that it will begin publishing the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (JCRS) under its Lippincott portfolio as part of a new partnership with the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS). The January 2020 issue of JCRS will be the first to be published by Wolters Kluwer, which will also take over publication of a freely available companion journal, JCRS Online Case Reports.

Released: 16-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST
Virtual Physical Therapy After Knee Replacement Brings Similar Outcomes, Lower Costs
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A virtual system for in-home physical therapy (PT) provides good outcomes for patients undergoing rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) – with lower costs than traditional in-person PT, reports a study in the January 15, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 15-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST
Black Patients Have Worse Outcomes of Lower Spinal Fusion Surgery
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Black patients undergoing lumbar (lower) spinal fusion surgery have worse outcomes – including higher complication rates, more hospital days, and higher costs – compared to white patients, suggests a study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 10-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST
Low-Fat Diet Linked to Lower Testosterone Levels in Men
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For the many men diagnosed with testosterone deficiency, losing weight can help increase testosterone levels. But certain diets – specifically a low-fat diet – may be associated with a small but significant reduction in testosterone, suggests a study in The Journal of Urology®, Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The Journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 9-Jan-2020 1:45 PM EST
Harnessing Biology and Technology to Develop New Depression Treatments – Update from Harvard Review of Psychiatry
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New research into the biology of depression, along with new and evolving technologies, provides the basis for developing the next generation of treatments for major depressive disorder (MDD), according to the special January/February issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 9-Jan-2020 1:20 PM EST
Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder – PAIN Reports® Presents Update on Rare Neurological Disorder
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Imagine living with unwanted sexual arousals, occurring unexpectedly and repeatedly, unrelated to any sexual desire or pleasure. That’s the situation for women with a rare and disabling condition called persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD), according to a case series in PAIN Reports®, the official open-access journal of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 9-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST
Mesothelioma Linked to Asbestos in Talcum Powder
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Thirty-three cases of the asbestos-related lung cancer mesothelioma draw attention to talcum powder as a non-occupational source of exposure to asbestos, according to a study in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Released: 7-Jan-2020 1:55 PM EST
'Are We Waiting Long Enough?' Study Raises Questions on Timing of Intracranial Pressure Measurements
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Careful monitoring of pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure, or ICP) is crucial for some neurocritical care patients. But current procedures for measuring ICP via an external ventricular drain (EVD) may not leave enough time for accurate ICP readings, reports a study in the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing (JNN), official journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 7-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
Gluten Exposure from School Supplies? Study Assesses Classroom Gluten Risks for Kids with Celiac Disease
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Common classroom activities – such as playing with Play-Doh or uncooked pasta – have little or no potential to cause harmful gluten exposure in children with celiac disease, reports a study in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN). Official journal of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, JPGN is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 6-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST
What's the Role of Physical Therapy in Palliative Care and Hospice? Special Issue of Rehabilitation Oncology
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Physical therapy professionals have a critical role to play in meeting the needs of patients nearing the end of life. An update on the expanding involvement of physical therapists in providing palliative care and hospice care is presented in the January special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology, official journal of the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy


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