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Silicone Breast Implants Linked to Increased Risk of Some Rare Harms

Women receiving silicone breast implants may be at increased risk of several rare adverse outcomes compared to the general population, reports a study in Annals of Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
17-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Repeat Vaccination Is Safe for Most Kids with Mild to Moderate Reactions

Children who experience some type of adverse event following initial immunization have a low rate of recurrent reactions to subsequent vaccinations, reports a study in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, the official journal of The European...
14-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Most Kids with Special Healthcare Needs Still Aren't Receiving 'Patient-Centered Medical Home' Care

The "patient-centered medical home" (PCMH) approach is an important tool for providing coordinated care for the millions of American children with special healthcare needs. But most of these special-needs children don't have access to care...
14-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What If Needle Pokes Didn't Hurt? Hospital Implements Strategies to Eliminate or Reduce Needle Pain in Kids

A major US children's hospital introduced a first-of-its-kind project to eliminate or reduce pain from elective needle procedures in all infants and children, reports a study in PAIN Reports®, part of a special issue on research innovations in...
12-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Guidelines for Traumatic Brain Injury – Built with Input from Rehabilitation Professionals

Clinical practice guidelines play a critical role in promoting quality care for patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). A new set of guidelines for rehabilitation of patients with moderate to severe TBI – incorporating insights from the...
7-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Nursing Perspective on the Opioid Crisis – Special Issue of Journal of Addictions Nursing

Addictions nursing specialists have a unique role to play in caring for patients, families, and communities affected by the crisis. A series of original research and expert commentaries provide the nursing specialist's perspective on the opioid...
5-Sep-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Too Much Sitting – Nurses’ Role in Educating Patients to Reduce Health Risks of Prolonged Sedentary Time

Sitting for too many hours per day, or sitting for long periods without a break, is now known to increase a wide range of health risks, even if one engages in recommended amounts of physical activity. The health risks of prolonged sedentary time –...
31-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Patient Satisfaction with Plastic Surgery – It's the Surgeon, Not the Practice

Patient satisfaction after plastic surgery is most affected by surgeon-related factors, such as taking the time to answer questions and including patients in the decision-making process, reports a study in the September issue of Plastic and...
31-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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