Monthly Archives: August 2012

Incentives Help in Treating Addictions during Pregnancy, Reports Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment

‘Contingency Management’ Approach Promotes Abstinence, Whether or Not Incentives Are Increased Philadelphia, Pa. (August 30, 2012) – A “contingency management” approach—offering incentives for negative drug tests—can help promote drug abstinence among pregnant women with heroin or cocaine addiction, reports a … Continue reading

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Renowned Experts Join Editorial Board of Journal of Patient Safety

Prime Movers of Patient Safety Movement to Provide Editorial Direction and Guidance Philadelphia, Pa. (August 29, 2012) – The editors and publisher of the Journal of Patient Safety are proud to announce that its Editorial Team and Editorial Advisory Board … Continue reading

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Motivation for Revision Rhinoplasty Similar to that of Reconstructive Patients

Ninety-Seven Percent of Patients Satisfied With Revision, Reports Paper in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Philadelphia, Pa. (August 29, 2012) – Most patients who seek repeated (secondary) cosmetic nose surgeries do so because of new or uncorrected deformities—similar to the reasons … Continue reading

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Plastic Surgeons Present New Classification of Fat Grafting Techniques

‘Not All Fat Grafting Is the Same’—Different Techniques for Different Uses Philadelphia, Pa. (August 29, 2012) – As fat grafting becomes incorporated into clinical practice, plastic surgeons propose a new approach to classifying these emerging techniques—emphasizing the need to match … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health Leads in the Transformation of Medical Journals with Digital Content Solutions that Enhance Audience Engagement and ROI

Responding to the Rapid Pace of Physician’s Use of iPads®, LWW Leads the Market in Helping Advertisers Adopt New Multimedia Ad Content for its iPad App Journal Editions   New York, NY (August 28, 2012) – As more healthcare professionals use … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health Named Publisher of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Journal

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Chooses LWW to Expand the Readership and Reach of IBD through Print, Online and Digital Channels New York, NY (August 27, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of … Continue reading

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American Medical Student Association Partners with Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to Provide Medical Content to Members

Trusted medical content provider supports AMSA new member benefits and fellowshipsSTERLING, Va. and PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is now the exclusive medical content provider for the American Medical Student … Continue reading

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High-Definition Fiber Tractography Is Major Advance in Brain Imaging

New Technique Lets Researchers Track Nerve Fibers of Living Brain in High Resolution, Reports Philadelphia, Pa. (August 20, 2012) – A technique called high-definition fiber tractography (HDFT) provides a powerful new tool for tracing the course of nerve fiber connections … Continue reading

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Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Obesity?

Latest Research Evidence Suggests a Different Approach, Suggests Review in Neurosurgery Philadelphia, Pa. (August 20, 2012) – Scientific advances in understanding the “addiction circuitry” of the brain may lead to effective treatment for obesity using deep brain stimulation (DBS), according … Continue reading

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New Surveys Will Help Evaluate Culturally Competent Care and Health Literacy

Supplement to Medical Care Provides Data Establishing Reliability and Validity of CAHPS® Surveys Philadelphia, Pa. (August 20, 2012) – The latest additions to a set of surveys for evaluating patient experiences with medical care provide new tools for assessing culturally … Continue reading

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