Monthly Archives: October 2009

Hypertension Guidelines Reappraised in Light of New Research

Task Force Reviews and Updates the Official European Guidelines on Hypertension Management London, UK (October 30, 2009) – A Task Force of the European Society of Hypertension have released the official European guidelines on the management and treatment of hypertension. … Continue reading

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Survey Shows 60 Percent of Those with Kidney Disease See Transplantation As a Last-Resort Option, Despite Better Outcomes for Those Receiving Transplants Before Dialysis

Research Highlights Need for Improved Education New York, NY (October 28, 2009) – Original research, published in the November issue of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN), found that 60 percent of non-transplanted patients with kidney disease perceive transplantation as … Continue reading

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Foreskin Surface Area and HIV Acquisition: Size Matters

Trials Find That the Risk of Male HIV Acquisition is Increased Among Men With Larger Foreskins London, UK (October 28, 2009) – Randomized clinical trials conducted by researchers in Rakai, Uganda, have revealed a link between the size of foreskin … Continue reading

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Do Cellular Phones Lead to Bone Weakening?

Electromagnetic Fields from Cell Phones Linked to Reduced Hip Bone Density Philadelphia, PA (October 23, 2009) – Wearing a cell phone on your belt may lead to decreased bone density in an area of the pelvis that is commonly used … Continue reading

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New e-Book from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Addresses LGBTQ Issues in the Education of Healthcare Professionals

e-Book with CE Offers New Tools to Create a More Inclusive Environment for Patients and Healthcare Workers Philadelphia, PA (October 23, 2009) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is proud to announce publication of LGBTQ Cultures: What Health Care Professionals Need … Continue reading

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Progress Report on Cleft Palate Surgery in Developing Countries

Update on Efforts to Expand High-Quality Cleft Palate Services Worldwide Philadelphia, PA (October 23, 2009) – Craniofacial surgeons around the world are striving toward a critical goal: making high-quality cleft palate and craniofacial reconstructive surgical services available to children in … Continue reading

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10/12/2009 Panic in the parking lot: The importance of patient education

Lisa Morris Bonsall, MSN, RN, CRNP Clinical Editor Lippincott’s NursingCenter.com About a week ago, the following note was posted outside the door of my daughter’s preschool class: “Your child has been in contact with someone with a confirmed case of … Continue reading

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Get the Facts on the H1N1 (Swine) Flu

Free Patient Education Download Available from Anatomical Chart Company and Lippincott’s NursingCenter.com Philadelphia, Pa. (October 10, 2009) – – In response to the growing concern about the H1N1 (swine) flu pandemic, Anatomical Chart Company (ACC) and Lippincott’s NursingCenter.com offer a … Continue reading

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