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2013-10-23 08:30:52

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, introduces Lippincott's CoursePoint, the first fully integrated digital course solution for nursing education. CoursePoint, powered by PrepU((TM)), combines textbook content, digital and animated support resources, as well as interactive quizzes, assessments and remediation. Beyond just studying, students can test their...

2013-10-22 08:29:19

Best-Selling Text Celebrates 25 Years as Leading Manual for Clinical Researchers PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and pharmacy, today introduced a completely revamped, interactive edition of Designing Clinical Research, the leading manual for clinical researchers for the past 25 years. Every chapter has been...

2013-10-15 12:38:41

RIVERWOODS, Ill., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a global leader in tax, accounting and audit solutions, today announced the appointment of Teresa Mackintosh as President & CEO of CCH Tax & Accounting U.S., effective immediately. CCH, part of Wolters Kluwer, is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120416/CG87699) Mackintosh, an...

2013-10-15 08:27:53

Adds New Level of Remediation Support with Links to Evidence-based Content Built Directly into Coursework AMBLER, Pa., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced an ambitious expansion to the online courseware of its Lippincott's Professional Development Programs. The addition of more than 100 new eCourses makes the Lippincott library one of the most...

2013-10-11 20:24:26

A new briefing explains the impact of the shutdown for legal and regulatory professionals. NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a leading global provider of research products and software solutions for legal, regulatory, and business professionals, has issued an authoritative briefing on the government shutdown prepared for attorneys and compliance professionals. Written by Paul Clark and Georgia Koutouzos, senior writer analysts for Wolters...

2013-10-09 04:20:59

Grant's Atlas of Anatomy Honored with Special Award for Best Illustrated Book LONDON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and pharmacy, today announced a total of 15 wins at the 2013 British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Book and Patient Information Awards. The company, and imprints it represents, were honored with five major prizes including four first-place "Category Awards" and the...

2013-10-08 10:02:20

Progress in reducing HIV/AIDS deaths has been the key, reports AIDS journal Over the past decade, South Africa has made a dramatic reversal in child survival—mainly because of improvements in HIV/AIDS care, reports a study in AIDS, official journal of the International AIDS Society. AIDS is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. "After years of rising mortality rates, the mortality picture for South Africa's children has shifted drastically,"...

2013-10-07 11:38:22

But recreational use and withdrawal are still important, reports study in Journal of Addiction Medicine Doctors who abuse prescription drugs often do so for "self-medication"—whether for physical or emotional pain or stress relief, reports a study in the October Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Based on focus groups with...

2013-10-07 08:25:51

New Category Helps Support Information Needs of Today's Post-Acute Care Clinical Staff AMBLER, Pa., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that it is customizing Lippincott's Nursing Advisor to support nurses who work with patients in long-term care (LTC). The new content addresses the nuanced differences between traditional patients in acute care and those...

2013-10-02 10:57:22

Also new papers on gene effects on aneurysm size, outcomes after surgery for chiari malformation A telestroke service increases the rate of effective tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke treated at community hospitals, according to a report in the October issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological SurgeonsCongress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of...