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ASCRS Issues Updated Guidelines on Surgery for Crohn’s Disease

Although rates of surgery for Crohn’s disease have decreased over the years, many patients still require surgical treatment – due to inadequate responses to medical therapy, severe attacks of acute colitis, and many other situations. Reflecting...
23-Jul-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Lippincott journals win 20 APEX awards

Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that 13 of its Lippincott healthcare publications won 20 awards in the 32nd annual APEX Awards. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery won the Grand Award for Campaigns and Programs, Neurology Today and Oncology...
21-Jul-2020 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Back to the Operating Room: Orthopedic Surgeons Issue Guidelines on Resuming Elective Surgery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of Americans have had to delay recommended but elective orthopedic surgical procedures, such as joint replacement surgery or knee arthroscopy. Now an expert panel has issued recommendations to...
15-Jul-2020 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mental Health Units in Correctional Facilities: Scarce Data but Promising Outcomes

Specialized mental health units (MHUs) may be critical to managing the high rates of serious mental illness in incarcerated populations. But research data on unit characteristics, services provided, and outcomes achieved by MHUs in correctional...
13-Jul-2020 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 Can Be Transmitted in the Womb, Reports Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

A baby girl in Texas – born prematurely to a mother with COVID-19 – is the strongest evidence to date that intrauterine (in the womb) transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can occur, reports The Pediatric...
10-Jul-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nurses and Midwives Take the Lead in Providing HIV Services in Eastern and Southern Africa

“Nurse-initiated and managed antiretroviral therapy” (NIMART) is an innovative approach to making effective medications more accessible to people living with HIV (PLWH) in low-resource countries. A new study identifies challenges and...
8-Jul-2020 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Firefighter Trainees, ‘Mediterranean Lifestyle’ Linked to Lower Health Risks

Young firefighter recruits who follow a ‘Mediterranean lifestyle’ are less likely to have hypertension (high blood pressure) and more likely to have good aerobic fitness, reports a study in the July Journal of Occupational and Environmental...
8-Jul-2020 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Financial Conflicts of Interest Are Often Not Disclosed in Spinal Surgery Journals

Many studies published by major spinal surgery journals do not include full disclosure of researchers’ financial conflicts of interest (COIs), reports a study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
1-Jul-2020 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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