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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...

2013-11-21 11:17:43

Anisometropia found in nearly one-third of people over 75, reports study in Optometry and Vision Science Follow-up in older adults shows a high rate of anisometropia, or differing levels of visual abnormalities between eyes, reports a study in Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. "Uncorrected anisometropia is likely to lead to disturbances in...

2013-11-12 09:13:31

Also reports on trial of new brain cancer vaccine; brain stimulation causes 'foreign accent syndrome' Hospitals vary in management of children with traumatic brain injury—particularly in monitoring and preventing the harmful effects of increased intracranial pressure (ICP), according to a study in the November issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health....


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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