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What's New in the Healthwise Knowledgebase lists new documents, noteworthy enhancements to existing documents, and medically significant changes to existing documents. We do not list every change, such as editorial changes, made for this release. Refer to Tech Docs for a complete list of new and updated documents.
We added one new health and disease topic:
We added one new medical test topic:
Refer to Tech Docs for a complete list of new National Cancer Institute content.
Medication topics from
Cerner Multum, Inc., are not included in all systems. Added topics may include new information and/or the addition of new drug names.
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We added images to the following topics:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) creates Vaccine Information Statements (VISs). Each VIS includes information about the purpose of the vaccine and about risks, precautions, and who should get the vaccine.
We added a new VIS published by the CDC:
We replaced the previous version of these VISs with the latest version provided by the CDC:
We continually monitor changes in medicine to ensure our topics are accurate and up-to-date. In the following documents, we made medically significant revisions, added new medical information, or removed outdated medical information. While medically significant changes are listed here, documents that have minor revisions, such as editorial or consistency changes, are not listed.
We revised cardiac rehabilitation phase names so that they refer to the description of the phase rather than a phase number. We revised Phase I to Hospital Program. We revised Phase II to Home Program. We revised Phase III to Outpatient Program. We revised Phase IV to Maintenance Program. We made these changes to the following documents:
We updated content on the benefits and risks of aspirin in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, and we incorporated shared decision making.
We updated one illustration topic:
Refer to Tech Docs for a complete list of updated National Cancer Institute content.
from Cerner Multum, Inc. are not included in all
systems. Updates may include new information and/or the addition of new drug
names. Refer to Tech Docs for a complete list of updated titles.
Refer to Tech Docs for a complete list of updated Aisle 7 (CAM) content.
We archived the following searchable topics, and we name the replacement topics below. Refer to Tech Docs for a complete list of archived documents.
To ensure the medical accuracy and consistency of Healthwise consumer health content, our medical content specialists, physicians, and librarians regularly review medical guidelines and association statements, gold-standard journals, news, and evidence-based publications and databases.
The medical guidelines listed below are examples of updated guidelines we reviewed for this release.
The following topics are a sample of the topics that are being developed. They are expected to release within the next six months.
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