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Wolters Kluwer Partners with Zhejiang University to Publish Infectious Microbes & Diseases Journal

Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today a partnership with Zhejiang University to publish the journal Infectious Microbes & Diseases (IMD) under the Lippincott portfolio to accelerate the dissemination, exchange and utilization of scientific research...
21-Oct-2019 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lower Rates of Patient Safety Events on Psychiatric Units at VA Hospitals

Inpatient psychiatric units at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical centers have lower rates of adverse events and medical errors, compared to psychiatric units at general hospitals, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The...
17-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Disruptive Innovation' in Mental Health Care – Harvard Review of Psychiatry Announces New Essay Series

A return to core scientific values – balancing scientific discoveries with a focus on improving patient outcomes – may help to usher in a new era of transformational change in psychiatry research. That's the message of the first in new series...
17-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Men Receiving Opioids After Vasectomy at High Risk for Persistent Opioid Use

Routine use of opioids after vasectomy doesn't improve pain control, but is associated with a substantial rate of persistent opioid use in the months after the procedure, reports a study in the October issue of The Journal of Urology®, Official...
9-Oct-2019 10:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Tummy Tuck' Improves Quality of Life in Overweight/Obese Patients

Tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) yields high patient satisfaction and improved quality of life in patients who are overweight or obese – despite a substantial risk of complications, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and...
2-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Insurance Plans Vary in Coverage of Gender-Affirming 'Top' Surgery for Transgender Patients

Insurance companies having variable policies for covering gender-affirming breast/chest "top" surgery in transgender patients, according to a special topic paper in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical...
2-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Helps Explain Limits on Exercise Capacity with Ventricular Assist Devices

Why don't patients with ventricular assist devices (VADs) get better improvement in exercise tolerance? Increases in key internal heart pressures appear to be the answer, reports a study in the ASAIO Journal, official journal of ASAIO. The journal...
1-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Medicaid Reimbursement for Spinal Surgery Varies Between States

Most states reimburse less for spinal surgery in Medicaid patients, compared to Medicare reimbursement for the same procedures, reports a study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
27-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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