Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills’ Expert Clinical Content Now Optimized for Apple® Web-Enabled Devices

Nurses Can Access Nearly 1,000 Procedures Anywhere Via Their iPhone®, iPod Touch®, or iPadTM

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lippincott Williams & Wilkins announced today that Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills is now optimized for Apple® web-enabled devices, offering nurses convenient and efficient access to nearly 1,000 essential nursing procedures. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals, and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, and pharmacy.

Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills gives nurses accurate, step-by-step guidance for almost 1,000 procedures. The subscription-based, online service provides skills checklists and competency tests for each procedure to help facilities verify their staff’s competence. Each procedure undergoes a thorough annual review process to ensure the most up-to-date clinical information is provided. Facilities can customize the program and procedures to meet their needs.

An increasing number of healthcare professionals are using Web-enabled devices to improve patient care.

“Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is committed to meeting nurses’ growing technology needs by delivering trusted clinical information at the point of care,” says Judy McCann, MSN, RN, and Chief Nursing Officer at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. “This latest enhancement will give nurses immediate access to critical procedures, quick lists and skills checklists, including videos and images from anywhere in the hospital.”

To access Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills, customers simply go to http://procedures.lww.com via their iPhone®, iPod Touch® or iPadTM and enter a username/password to access their institutional account. There is no additional charge for current subscribers.

For more information or to request a free trial of Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures and Skills, contact Lippincott Williams & Wilkins at 1-800-326-1685 or visit at www.lwwnursingsolutions.com.

About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher for healthcare professionals and students with nearly 300 periodicals and 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines publishing under the LWW brand, as well as content-based Web sites and online corporate and customer services.

LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, and pharmacy. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons®; and electronic information providers, such as UpToDate®, Medi-Span® and ProVation® Medical.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer’s leading, information-enabled tools and solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.

Wolters Kluwer has 2009 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.8 billion), employs approximately 19,300 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.



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