Monthly Archives: August 2010

8/25/2010 Announcing eBooks!

Announcing eBooks! LWW is proud to announce that eBooks are now available on hundreds of our titles. You can now benefit from the same full content as print books but with powerful new tools that make learning easier such as: … Continue reading

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Nursing Education Leader SUNY Downstate Medical Center Adds Lippincott's Nursing Procedures and Skills

Philadelphia, PA (August 18, 2010) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins announced today SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, will provide the expert clinical content from Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills to the nurses in their facility. Lippincott Williams & … Continue reading

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Study Finds High Rate of Burnout in Medical Students, Reports Southern Medical Journal

Philadelphia, PA (August 18, 2010) –More than 40 percent of third-year medical students have symptoms of moderate to severe burnout, according to a study in the August Southern Medical Journal, official journal of the Southern Medical Association. The journal is … Continue reading

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Disease Activity Is Main Factor Affecting Disability from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Reports JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology

Philadelphia, PA (August 18, 2010) –For people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the level of disease activity-measured using the standard DAS 28 score-is the factor most strongly affecting the level of RA-related disability, according to a study in JCR: Journal … Continue reading

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An Occupational Hazard for Percussionists?

Philadelphia, PA (August 18, 2010) –You’ve heard of tennis elbow and runner’s knee, but how about “percussionist’s wrist”? A case of overuse injury of the wrist occurring in a professional percussionist is presented in a report in the August issue … Continue reading

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Head Trauma in Pro Athletes Linked to Motor Neuron Disease, Reports Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology

Philadelphia, PA (August 17, 2010) – Professional athletes with repetitive head trauma-and possibly others with a history of head injuries many years previously-may be prone the development of a motor neuron disease similar to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or “Lou … Continue reading

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Want to Get Stronger? Go at Your Own Pace

Philadelphia, PA (August 5, 2010) – A strength training technique called autoregulatory progressive resistance exercise (APRE)-in which athletes increase strength by progressing at their own pace-provides better results than standard techniques in which resistance is steadily increased, reports a study … Continue reading

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Warning on Exertional Heat Stroke in High School Athletes

Philadelphia, PA (August 5, 2010) – As summer football practice gets into full swing, it’s essential to be aware of the risk of exertional heat stroke (EHS) in high school athletes, according to a Safety Alert in The Journal of … Continue reading

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Lippincott's Nursing Procedures and Skills' Expert Clinical Content Now Optimized for Apple® Web-Enabled Devices

Philadelphia, PA (August 4, 2010) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins announced today that Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills is now optimized for Apple® web-enabled devices, offering nurses convenient and efficient access to nearly 1,000 essential nursing procedures. Lippincott Williams & … Continue reading

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Increase in Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Caused by Pneumococcal Bacteri

Philadelphia, PA (August 3, 2010) – – Introduction of the PCV-7 vaccine to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) has led to a shift in the types of bacteria causing hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)-an important cause of acute kidney failure in … Continue reading

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