Monthly Archives: October 2010

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Named Publisher of the Journal Pathology

London, UK (October 26, 2010) –Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, announced today that it has signed an agreement to serve as exclusive publisher of Pathology effective January 1, 2011. The Royal College of Pathologists of … Continue reading

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H1N1 Flu Linked to Serious Bacterial Infections in Children

Philadelphia PA. (October 25, 2010) –The H1N1 influenza pandemic has led to a sharp increase in the number of children with a serious “secondary” bacterial infection called empyema in children, suggests a study in the October issue of The Pediatric … Continue reading

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Nursing salaries still falling, reports Nursing Management journal

Philadelphia PA. (October 20, 2010) –Approximately 2,000 U.S. nurse leaders revealed a near $4,000 decrease in annual salary, according to a survey in a recent issue of Nursing Management, The Journal of Excellence in Nursing Leadership. The journal is published … Continue reading

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Is Field Turf Faster than Natural Grass?

Philadelphia PA. (October 19, 2010) — Do college football players perform better on the modern field turf artificial playing surface than on natural grass? The answer is yes for performance on a standard agility drill, but not for 40-yard dash … Continue reading

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Low-Carbohydrate Beverage Plus Protein Improves Endurance Performance

Philadelphia PA. (October 18, 2010) — Compared to a standard carbohydrate supplement, a low-carbohydrate beverage with added protein leads to longer endurance times in cyclists, reports the October issue of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, official research journal … Continue reading

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Female Athletes with Higher Estrogen Levels May Have Higher Injury Risk

Philadelphia, PA (September 10, 2010) – In female athletes with chronically higher estrogen levels, differences in the mechanical properties of tendons may lead to a higher risk of injury, according to a study in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning … Continue reading

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Study Shows Rising Rate of Brain and Spinal Injuries in ATV Riders, Reports Neurosurgery

Philadelphia PA. (October 4, 2010) — Brain and spinal cord injuries related to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) appear to be increasing, reports a study in the October issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is … Continue reading

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Lippincott's Nursing Procedures and Skills Offers Nurses Unparalleled Access to Perioperative Content

Philadelphia PA. (October 4, 2010) — Lippincott Williams & Wilkins announced today that it has expanded the expert clinical content in Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills to include 100 perioperative nursing procedures. The new perioperative procedures are the latest addition … Continue reading

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