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New print and online resources from Elsevier.

Elsevier Science (Philadelphia, PA), in partnership with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physical medicine and rehabilitation
 or physiatry or physical therapy or rehabilitation medicine

Medical specialty treating chronic disabilities through physical means to help patients return to a comfortable, productive life despite a medical
, will begin the publication of PM&R, the Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation" with an issue in January. Also, Elsevier unit Mosby (St. Louis, MO) has launched an online resource for pediatric pediatric /pe·di·at·ric/ (pe?de-at´rik) pertaining to the health of children.

Of or relating to pediatrics.

"PM&R" will be published monthly and is designed to carry clinical, evidence-based research and review information that will impact the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Elsevier said, and includes coverage of acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders and pain, neurologic conditions involving the central and peripheral nervous systems, rehabilitation of impairments associated with disabilities in adults and children, and neurophysiology neurophysiology /neu·ro·phys·i·ol·o·gy/ (-fiz?e-ol´ah-je) physiology of the nervous system.

 and electrodiagnosis.

It is targeted to practitioners and researchers in a variety of medical and surgical specialties. The first issue include articles on the role of genetic testing Genetic Testing Definition

A genetic test examines the genetic information contained inside a person's cells, called DNA, to determine if that person has or will develop a certain disease or could pass a disease to his or her offspring.
, rehabilitation needs at Veteran's hospitals, disparities in stroke rehabilitation, the influence of minority status on job stability after a traumatic brain injury Traumatic brain injury (TBI), traumatic injuries to the brain, also called intracranial injury, or simply head injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes brain damage. TBI can result from a closed head injury or a penetrating head injury and is one of two subsets of acquired brain , intravenous sedation, and pharmaceutical transparency.

Mosby's Nursing Skills online procedures reference, nursing skills and competency management system Competency Management Systems (CMS) are a direct evolution of the Learning Management System (LMS). The LMS is typically a web-based tool that allows access to learning resources.  has launched its Maternal-Newborn Collection, a set of 72 web-based demonstrations deigned to help institutions improve nursing care. Nursing Skills, launched in 2006, is designed to help nurses, nurse managers and nurse educators stay current with training needs.

Content includes coverage of ante-partum, intra-partum and post-partum care of women and newborns, the range of maternal care, patient-family teaching and guidance for assessing and caring for pregnant women, new mothers, newborns and families.
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