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How Can Hospitals Keep Doctors Positively Engaged with Their Work?

Individual and work-related factors may be helpful in promoting positive engagement with work among hospital physicians, according to a study in the December issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters...
13-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Escalating Opioid Dose Is 'Critical Signal' for Increased Mortality

Rising rates and doses of prescription opioids may be a warning sign of an increased risk of death – even for patients not recognized as having opioid use disorder (OUD), reports a study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal...
9-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

High Patient Satisfaction Rates after 'Adam's Apple' Reduction Surgery

Cosmetic surgery to reduce the masculine appearance of the "Adam's apple" has a high patient satisfaction rate, according to a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American...
7-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Centers Mark 30 Years of Research

Over the past three decades, the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Center (TBIMSC) program has served as a critical source of research to improve care and outcomes for patients and families affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI). The history...
7-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Do Psychiatric Symptoms Remain Stable over Time? New Reviews Look at Evidence on Stability in Bipolar Disorder and Psychosis

In patients with psychiatric disorders, stability of symptoms has important implications for diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. Two reviews of symptom stability over the course of psychiatric disorders – bipolar disorder and psychotic disorders,...
30-Oct-2018 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Facial Asymmetry Increases with Age

Asymmetry between the two sides of the face increases steadily with aging – a finding with important implications for facial rejuvenation and reconstructive procedures, reports a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive...
30-Oct-2018 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CRISPR Gene Editing Will Find Applications in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The CRISPR genome editing technique promises to be a "transformative leap" in genetic engineering and therapy, affecting almost every area of medicine. That includes plastic surgery, with potential advances ranging from prevention of craniofacial...
30-Oct-2018 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Advertising in Mobile Apps for Young Children – Study Raises Concerns about Frequency and Content

Nearly all smartphone and tablet apps targeted at toddlers and preschoolers have commercial content, often using "manipulative and disruptive" advertising methods, reports a study in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official...
30-Oct-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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