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Not Having a Regular Doctor Affects Healthcare Quality for Older Adults

About five percent of older adults on Medicare don't have a "personal physician," and this group scores lower on measures of healthcare quality, reports a study in the April issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer.
16-Mar-2018 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Bias in Use of Alcohol Screening after Traumatic Brain Injury

"Has this patient been drinking?" It's a critical question for neurosurgical nurses and other professionals when evaluating patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). But some groups of TBI patients are less likely to be screened for alcohol use,...
13-Mar-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Digital Learning Solutions Recognized in 2018 PROSE Awards

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that vSim® for Nursing | Mental Health and Grant’s Anatomy Lab earned Honorable Mention for eproducts in the 2018 PROSE Awards. Presented by the Association of American Publishers’ Professional and...
13-Mar-2018 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer, IJS Publishing Group Partner to Launch IJS Global Health

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today the launch of IJS Global Health, an open access journal published in partnership with the IJS Publishing Group. The peer-reviewed, international journal will publish research in the broad field of global health...
13-Mar-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Could Living at High Altitude Increase Suicide Risk? Evidence Suggests Possible Treatments, Reports Harvard Review of Psychiatry

High-altitude areas—particularly the US intermountain states—have increased rates of suicide and depression, suggests a review of research evidence in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.
9-Mar-2018 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mental Health Treatment for Victims of Human Trafficking – Journal of Psychiatric Practice Presents Initial Recommendations

Cognitive therapies should be considered when addressing the harmful psychological consequences of trauma in victims of human trafficking, according to a review and recommendations in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by...
7-Mar-2018 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Concussions Are Common in Theater Workers

Two-thirds of theater technicians and actors have experienced head impacts related to working in theater environments, according to a survey study in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
7-Mar-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Opioid Crisis Affects Children and Teens Too – Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Outlines Strategies to Reduce Opioid Prescribing

Children and adolescents undergoing surgery can be swept up in the ongoing opioid epidemic, according to a review and update in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, official journal of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)....
28-Feb-2018 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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