Monthly Archives: November 2012

LWW and Amirsys Publish “Osborn’s Brain,” the Much-Anticipated New Neuroradiology Text By World-Renowned Author Ann Osborn

“Osborn’s Brain” poised to become the new gold standard of neuroradiology PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 27, 2012) — Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, together with Amirsys Publishing, Inc., today announced publication of Osborn’s Brain:  Imaging, Pathology, and … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health’s Ovid and LWW Technical Services Team Receives Northface ScoreBoard AwardSM for Excellence in Customer Service

Marks the 3rd Award Received in 2012 for Customer Service and Support New York, NY (November 28, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce that the Technical Services team for its Ovid and LWW journals business recently received … Continue reading

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Amyloid Imaging Helps in Evaluating Possible Alzheimer Disease, Reports Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders

Scans Using Florbetapir, an Amyloid Tracer, Can Guide Treatment and Further Testing Philadelphia, Pa. (November 27, 2012) – A test to detect brain amyloid deposits associated with Alzheimer disease (AD) provides doctors with useful information on treatment and further testing … Continue reading

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The Journal of Nursing Research Receives Impact Factor Ranking

First Taiwan Nursing Journal to Achieve Impact Factor Philadelphia, Pa. (November 27, 2012) – The Taiwan Nurses Association announced today that its official publication, The Journal of Nursing Research, is now recognized by the 2011 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) and … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health and International Association of Forensic Nurses Partner to Publish the Journal of Forensic Nursing

New York, NY — (November 20, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health and the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) are pleased to announce an agreement to publish Journal of Forensic Nursing, the official journal of IAFN. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins … Continue reading

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Why Do Meningiomas Grow During Pregnancy?

Blood Flow Changes—Not Hormones—Explain Growth of Benign Tumors in Pregnant Women, Reports Neurosurgery Philadelphia, Pa. (November 20. 2012) – Meningiomas are a common type of benign brain tumor that sometimes grows dramatically in pregnant women. A new study suggests that … Continue reading

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Call to Establish ‘Centers of Excellence’ for Pituitary Diseases

Preliminary Proposal Suggests New Designation for Centers Offering Specialized Treatment, Training, and Research Philadelphia, Pa. (November 20, 2012) – The time has come to develop a pituitary “centers of excellence” (CoE) designation for hospitals with high-level surgical skills and other … Continue reading

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Limiting Neurosurgery Residents’ Work Hours Hasn’t Decreased Complication Rates

In Fact, Complications Are Higher in Teaching Hospitals Since Duty-Hour Restrictions Were Introduced Philadelphia, Pa. (November 19, 2012) – Limits on duty hours for residents in training haven’t increased the safety of one common brain operation, concludes a study in … Continue reading

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Susan J. Henly Named Editor-in-Chief of Nursing Research

New York, NY — (November 19, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce that Susan J. Henly, PhD, RN, has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Nursing Research, a journal with a long and distinguished history as an essential … Continue reading

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Portable Bed Rails Aren’t Safe—Groups Ask FTC to Ban False Advertising

Devices Claimed to Improve Safety Are Dangerous, Reports Biomedical Safety & Standards Philadelphia, Pa. (November 19, 2012) – Portable bed rails marketed to “make any bed safer” actually increase the risk of injury and death, according to an article in … Continue reading

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