Category Archives: Publications

Patient Requests for Specific Drugs Have Major Impact on Prescribing, Reports Study in Medical Care

Results Raise Questions on Safety Issues and Costs Related to ‘Direct-to-Consumer’ Advertising Philadelphia, Pa. (March 14, 2014) – Patient requests for specific medications—including requests for brand-name drugs spurred by direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising—have a substantial impact on doctors’ prescribing decisions, suggests … Continue reading

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Bone Lengthening Technique Proves Useful in Patients with Cleft Palate

The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery Also Reports on an Unusual Soccer Injury and Patients Who Are ‘Too Frail for Surgery’ Philadelphia, Pa. (March 14, 2014) – A technique called distraction osteogenesis can create increased length of the upper jaw in … Continue reading

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Nursing2014 Journal Endorsed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Philadelphia, PA – March 13, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce today that Nursing2014, a peer-reviewed journal of clinical excellence, has been endorsed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization … Continue reading

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What’s New in Autism Spectrum Disorder? Harvard Review of Psychiatry Presents Research Update

New Findings on Topics Ranging from Genetic Causes to Meeting the Needs of College Students ‘On the Spectrum’ Philadelphia, Pa. (March 10, 2014) – Recent years have seen exciting progress in key areas of research on autism spectrum disorders (ASD):  … Continue reading

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Prehospital Alerts Let Stroke Patients Skip the Emergency Room

Going Directly for CT Scans Can Shorten the Time to Emergency Treatment, Says Study in Neurosurgery Philadelphia, Pa. (March 5, 2014) – Prehospital stroke alerts by emergency medical services (EMS) personnel can shorten the time to effective treatment with “clot-busting” … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health to Distribute Northern Light’s Life Sciences Conference Abstracts Collection

Ovid to Offer Important Grey Literature Critical to Systematic Reviews New York, NY (March 3, 2014) —Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce a partnership with Northern Light to distribute the Northern Light Life Sciences Conference Abstracts collection through its … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health Named Publisher of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The Top-Recognized Clinical Review Journal in Orthopaedics Joins LWW Portfolio NEW YORK (February 26, 2014)—Wolters Kluwer Health and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)—the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world—announced today an … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Nursing Specialists Played Key Role in Response to Boston Marathon Bombing

Report in Clinical Nurse Specialist Outlines Psychiatric APNs’ Contributions to Promoting Psychological Health and Resiliency after Disasters Philadelphia, Pa. (February 28, 2014) – Psychiatric advanced practice nurses (APNs) played a critical role in supporting psychological recovery after the Boston Marathon … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health Global Customer Support Team Wins Third Consecutive Omega NorthFace ScoreBoard Award for Customer Service Excellence

New York, NY (February 27, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce that its Global Customer Support team for the Ovid and LWW Journals product lines has received the NorthFace ScoreBoard AwardSM from Omega Management Group Corp for … Continue reading

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Remote Screening Can Help Detect Diabetic Eye Disease, Reports Optometry and Vision Science

‘Hard Exudates’ in Eye Photographs Are Sensitive for Identifying Macular Edema in Patients with Diabetes Philadelphia, Pa. (February 25, 2014) – An Internet-based screening approach performs well in identifying patients with treatable diabetic eye disease, according to a study in … Continue reading

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