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For Preterm Infants, Skin-to-Skin Contact Affects Hormone Levels – And May Promote Parental Engagement

For premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), skin-to-skin contact with parents influences levels of hormones related to mother-infant attachment (oxytocin) and stress (cortisol) – and may increase parents' level of engagement...
18-Oct-2018 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Terminology for Cognitive Change Associated with Anesthesia and Surgery in Older Adults

An international working group has proposed a new set of terms to better describe and define cognitive changes related to surgery and anesthesia in older adults. The new consensus document has been simultaneously published by Anesthesia & Analgesia...
17-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program May Exceed Reimbursements

For some healthcare providers – especially those serving racial/ethnic minority and low-income patients – the costs of delivering a new Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) may be much higher than the expected reimbursement, reports a...
15-Oct-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physical Therapy Is Highly Effective for Infants with Congenital Muscular Torticollis

Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is a common postural deformity in infants, and one that can be effectively treated by physical therapy. A set of updated, evidence-based recommendations for physical therapy management of CMT is presented in the...
3-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technique Uses Umbilical Cord Stem Cells for Early Repair of Cleft Palate

A technique using umbilical cord blood stem cells could be a promising new approach for repair of cleft palate in infants, reports a paper in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
2-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novant Health Leverages Wolters Kluwer’s Lippincott Solutions to Establish Nursing Care Standards and Exceed Quality Benchmarks

Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that Novant Health is utilizing the Lippincott® Solutions suite to advance its wide-ranging quality improvement initiatives focused on standardizing care across 15 acute care hospitals and medical centers in...
2-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Special Issue of Health Physics Highlights Women in Radiation Protection

A special November issue of Health Physics journal presents 13 original research papers, reviews, and commentaries related to women’s contributions to and experiences in radiation protection and safety. Health Physics, the official journal of...
1-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

HPV Vaccination Can Play Critical Role in Global Prevention of Cervical and Genital Cancers

In low-resource countries without well-developed screening programs, expanding access to human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination is the best means of preventing cervical cancer and other diseases caused by HPV infection, according to an editorial in...
27-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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