Monthly Archives: February 2011

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Launches Orthopaedics Network

Convenient, Easy Access to Preset ‘Channels’ of Aggregated Orthopaedic Literature from LWW-Published Journals Philadelphia, PA (February 28, 2011) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, today announced the launch of Orthopaedics Network (www.orthopaedicsnetwork.com), a single source … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Promotes Shawn Kennedy to Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN)

AJN is One of the World’s Most Prestigious Sources of Nursing Information in the World Philadelphia, PA (February 24, 2011) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), the publisher of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) widely recognized as the leading … Continue reading

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Spinal Fusion Surgery Provides Worse Outcomes in Workers' Compensation Patients

Study Finds Better Long-Term Results without Surgery in Patients with Job-Related Back Injuries, Reports Spine journal Philadelphia, PA (February 15, 2011) – For workers’ compensation patients with chronic low back pain, spinal fusion surgery leads to worse long-term outcomes-including a … Continue reading

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Ear Infections Develop in 1 out of 5 Kids with Respiratory Viruses

Antibiotics May Be Unnecessary in Children with Mild Otitis Media, Study Suggests Philadelphia, PA (February 15, 2011) – More than 20 percent of young children with colds or other respiratory viral infections will develop middle ear infections of varying severity-including … Continue reading

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Algorithm Helps Manage ALCL Worries after Breast Augmentation

New Update Provides ‘Rational Approach’ to Evaluating Lumps and Swelling in Breasts with Implants, Reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal Share | Philadelphia, PA (February 14, 2011) – In the wake of a recent FDA statement linking breast implants to … Continue reading

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Health Care Professionals Often Don't Recognize Victims of Human Trafficking; American Journal of Nursing Report Highlights Indicators to Help Identify Victims

U.S. Human Trafficking Cases Estimated at 14,500 to 17,500 Annually New York, NY (February 7, 2011) – A report, published in the February issue of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN), underscores nurse and physicians’ lack of knowledge about the … Continue reading

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Dr. Charles Denham Named Editor of Journal of Patient Safety

Philadelphia, PA (February 2, 2011) – Noted patient safety expert Charles R. Denham, M.D., has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Patient Safety. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Dr. … Continue reading

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H1N1 Learnings: More Community Engagement Needed to Improve Vaccination Rates

Public health officials must communicate better with community leaders to help prevent spread of pandemics Philadelphia, PA (February 2, 2011) – In the current issue of Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, public health experts assert that improved community … Continue reading

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Expert Speakers at Nursing2011 Symposium will Highlight Clinical Excellence, Leadership, and Patient Care Topics

April 28 – May 1, 2011 | Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center | Nashville, TN | www.nursingsymposium.com Philadelphia, PA (February 2, 2011) – Inspiring nurses to reach the pinnacle of their practice is the goal of the Nursing2011 Symposium: … Continue reading

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Migraine Surgery Offers Good Long-Term Outcomes

Five Years Later, Nearly 90 Percent of Patients Have at Least Partial Relief of Migraine Headaches, Reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal Philadelphia, PA (February 1, 2011) – Surgery to “deactivate” migraine headaches produces lasting good results, with nearly 90 … Continue reading

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