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Integrative Medicine Approaches for Pain Treatment – Can They Be an Alternative to Opioids?

Can acupuncture and yoga help to fight the opioid epidemic? These and other integrative medicine approaches have shown at least preliminary evidence of effectiveness in pain management, according to an article in the December issue of Anesthesia &...
21-Nov-2017 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Patients and Families Aren't Comfortable with 'Overlapping Surgeries,' Survey Finds

Patients and family members are either neutral or uncomfortable with the idea of "overlapping" or "concurrent" surgery, where the attending surgeon isn't present in the operating room for part of the procedure, according to survey results published...
20-Nov-2017 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Medicaid Coverage for Methadone Improves Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

Pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) are more likely to receive evidence-based treatment with an "opioid agonist"—usually methadone—in states where those medications are covered by Medicaid, reports a study in the December issue of...
14-Nov-2017 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Legal Implications of Neuroscience Research – Harvard Review of Psychiatry Presents Update

New research on the biological basis of psychiatric disorders has important implications for legal proceedings as well as mental health treatment, according to a special issue on "Psychiatry, Neuroscience, and the Law," presented in the Harvard...
14-Nov-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer and Health Data Management Examine Strategies for Optimizing Use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today its Chief Technology Officer, Jean-Claude Saghbini, will join industry experts in an examination of emerging artificial intelligence (AI) offerings, helping healthcare executives best assess, acquire and apply...
14-Nov-2017 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer’s Lippincott Journals Recognized for Excellence in Editorial and Digital Media

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that its Lippincott medical and nursing journal portfolio won five awards and earned Honorable Mention nominations in eight categories at the 2017 FOLIO: Eddie & Ozzie Awards. The awards represent one of the...
13-Nov-2017 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain – Can CBT Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic?

By teaching patients better strategies for coping with chronic pain, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a valuable treatment alternative for the millions of Americans taking opioids for noncancer pain, according to an article in the Journal of...
9-Nov-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer New Quizzing Tool Delivers Personalized Learning for Millennials and Next Generation Medical Students and Residents

Wolters Kluwer Health unveiled a quizzing engine that delivers personalized learning and on-the-go insights to support how, when and where today’s medical students want to learn. The powerful quizzing tool allows students to track progress, view...
9-Nov-2017 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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