Monthly Archives: May 2010

5/28/2010 Preventing depression in high-risk groups

Preventing depression in high-risk groups from Current Opinion in Psychiatry: 23(1) January 2010 Beekman et al This month, LWWPartnerships’ current content focus is on recent publications in the field of mental health. See more resources and the original post at … Continue reading

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Nurse's Electrical Shock Shows Need for Change in OR Safety Policies

Simple Electrical Upgrades Could Make Operating Rooms Safer for Patients and Professionals San Francisco, CA. (May 26, 2010) – WA frightening electrical injury to an operating room nurse highlights the need to update electrical safety policies for the operating room, … Continue reading

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Pain Medication Lowers Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk

Three Articles Highlight Evidence that Anesthesia and Pain Control May Affect Cancer Outcomes San Francisco, CA. (May 26, 2010) – Women who receive one common pain drug during mastectomy are less likely to develop recurrent breast cancer in the years … Continue reading

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ProMedica Health System Adds Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills and Lippincott’s Nursing Advisor to its Award-Winning Technology Program

“Top 100 Most Wired” Health System Provides Nurses Online Evidence-based References that Allow Instant Access to Expert Clinical Content at the Point of Care Philadelphia, PA (May 25, 2010) – – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins announced today ProMedica Health System … Continue reading

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Lippincott’s NursingCenter.com Announces Collaboration with HealthyWomen

Health care professionals gain free access to HealthyWomen’s quality patient health handouts via NursingCenter.com Philadelphia, PA (May 15, 2010) – – Lippincott’s NursingCenter.com, a leading provider of peer-reviewed content for nursing and health professionals, is collaborating with HealthyWomen, the nation’s … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Marks 31 Years of the Nursing Drug Handbook

Best Selling Drug Guide Has Sold Over 5 Million Copies Ambler, PA (May 17, 2010) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins announced today the release of the Nursing2011 Drug Handbook, 31st edition with Online Toolkit, updated with new drug information and … Continue reading

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Changing Health Policies for Effective HIV Prevention

Public Health Interventions Should Reflect Sexual Behaviour Trends London, UK (May 15, 2010) – – HIV/Aids prevention campaigns which take into account changing sexual trends and social norms are more effective than campaigns which ignore them, according to the results … Continue reading

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Gene Patents Can Obstruct Access to Genetic Testing, Say Genetics in Medicine Editors

New Court Decision Affirms Importance of “Putting Patients before Patents” Philadelphia, PA (May 5, 2010) – Policies allowing genes to be patented can make it more difficult for patients to access testing for important disease-causing gene mutations, according to a … Continue reading

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Breast-Feeding May Reduce Shigella Deaths in Poor Countries

Education Could Help to Prevent Shigella Encephalopathy in Bangladeshi Children Philadelphia, PA (May 3, 2010) – Teaching parents about the importance of continued breast-feeding may help to lower the risk of death from brain disease (encephalopathy) related to Shigella infection … Continue reading

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Oncology Times Welcomes New Advisory Editors: Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS Ramaswamy Govindan, MD

Philadelphia, PA (April 30, 2010) – Oncology Times has added two Clinical Advisory Editors to its editorial team: Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, MS, as Clinical Advisory Editor for Hematology/Oncology, and Ramaswamy Govindan, MD, as Clinical Advisory Editor for Oncology. Oncology … Continue reading

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