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'Moderate' Impact of Workplace Health Promotion Program

Long-term evaluation of a comprehensive workplace health promotion (WHP) program at a large Finnish company shows a "moderate" impact on worker health—even with relatively low annual participation rates, reports a study in the November Journal of...
10-Dec-2019 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Where Cannabis Is Legal, Americans Are More Likely to Believe It Has Benefits

Residents of states where cannabis has been legalized are more likely to believe it has beneficial effects - including health benefits in treatment of pain and anxiety or depression, reports a survey study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the...
10-Dec-2019 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Patient Factors Explain Most of the Variation in Function After Lower Spinal Fusion

Patient-reported functional outcomes vary considerably after lower (lumbar) spinal fusion surgery. But the variability mainly reflects patient characteristics, rather than differences in care provided by surgeons or hospitals, suggests a study in...
6-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rising Rate of Palliative Care Involvement for Children with Ventricular Assist Devices

Critically ill children with heart disease requiring support with a ventricular assist device (VAD) are increasingly likely to receive palliative care services, reports a study in the ASAIO Journal, official journal of ASAIO. The journal is...
27-Nov-2019 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Receives 6 Awards in the 2019 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards for Excellence in Journalism and Design

Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that its Lippincott® journal portfolio has won four journalism and three design awards in the 2019 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards. The annual awards program recognizes excellence in journalism and design across...
26-Nov-2019 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Listening to Patients Provides Insights into 'Diabetes Burnout,' Says Study in American Journal of Nursing

Essentially all patients living with type 1 diabetes experience "diabetes burnout" at some time or other. What is diabetes burnout, what factors contribute to the problem, and what can patients and nurses do about it? Those questions are addressed...
25-Nov-2019 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Focus on Trauma-Informed Care – Journal of Forensic Nursing Presents Special Issue

Assessing and managing the impact of trauma has important implications for the care of patients and populations affected by trauma and violence. The current role and ongoing development of trauma-informed care are the focus of the October/December...
25-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Converted 'Partial' Knee Replacements Don't Last as Long as Primary Total Knee Replacements

Unicompartmental (or "partial") knee arthroplasty (UKA) is an alternative to total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for some patients with knee osteoarthritis. When UKA fails, conversion to TKA has been thought to be a reliable solution. However, TKA...
25-Nov-2019 8:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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