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2014-02-04 08:35:39

Lippincott Advisor Features New Touch-Screen Interface and Enhanced User Workflow PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that Lippincott's Nursing Advisor is getting a usability facelift and a new, shorter name. Now called "Lippincott Advisor" to better reflect its growing use beyond nursing, the leading online clinical decision-support...

2014-02-03 08:28:30

Web-based tool offers unique solution for tracking Affordable Care Act implementation NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, the leading provider of research products and software solutions in key specialty areas for legal, regulatory and business professionals, today announced the Health Reform KnowlEDGE(TM) Center, a single destination site for information about health reform and implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The...

2014-01-28 12:29:20

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Nurses Foundation (ANF) today announced that Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and point-of-care solutions for healthcare, has agreed to help broaden exposure for Honor a Nurse through a major corporate donation and sponsorship agreement. "Honor a Nurse" publicly acknowledges registered nurses who have made a difference in the lives of others while raising money for the Foundation, the philanthropic...

2014-01-28 09:18:19

2-step approach allows localization and resection in complex cases, reports Neurosurgery A staged approach to epilepsy surgery—with invasive brain monitoring followed by surgery in a single hospital stay—is a safe and beneficial approach to treatment for complex cases of epilepsy in children, reports the February issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer...

2014-01-27 16:23:37

Virtual Patient Scenarios Tied to Core Nursing School Curricula Ensure Students Build Confidence and Preparedness for Practice SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, and Laerdal Medical, one of the leading providers of simulation solutions for healthcare, today introduced vSim for Nursing(TM), an online learning solution they co-developed that simulates...

2014-01-24 11:42:45

3-year evaluation identifies what's working and the challenges that remain for national effort Independent evaluators have found that measurable progress in reducing the rates of some targeted HAIs has been achieved under the umbrella of a national plan to prevent HAIs that was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The evaluation appears in a special February supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of...

2014-01-13 10:28:21

Even in severe cases, most wouldn't use medications, says study in Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Pediatric primary care practitioners (PCPs) are reluctant to prescribe antidepressant medications to adolescent patients—even those with severe depression, reports a study in the January Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams...

2014-01-13 08:28:28

Now Called "Lippincott Procedures," Enhanced Product Supports Broad Range of Clinicians and Adds New Discipline Targeting Respiratory Therapists PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, has expanded use of Lippincott's Nursing Procedures and Skills to include a broad range of hospital-based clinicians including nurses, respiratory therapists and others. These...

2013-12-13 13:50:41

Study finds rising cesarean section rates nationally; induction of labor increases more sharply at rural hospitals Rates of unnecessary cesarean section and other potentially risky obstetric procedures show some significant differences between rural and urban hospitals in the United States, reports a study in the January issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Both rural and urban hospitals showed increases...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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