Elizabeth Thompson Named Editor-in-Chief of OR Nurse 2007

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Elizabeth "Libby" Thompson, RN, MSN, has been named Editor-in-Chief of OR Nurse 2007. The new bimonthly professional journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, part of Wolters Kluwer Health. The new peer-reviewed journal provides content to 45,000 perioperative nurses, managers, and directors.

Elizabeth "Libby" Thompson, RN, MSN, has been named Editor-in-Chief of OR Nurse 2007 (http://www.lww.com/product/?1933-3145&st=prweb). The new bimonthly professional journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (http://www.lww.com/?st=prweb), part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

"With over twenty years of perioperative nursing experience, Libby brings a wealth of practical knowledge to the journal regarding the latest OR techniques and protocols. We're honored to have her on our team," says Theresa Steltzer, Executive Publisher at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Thompson is currently a Nursing Education Specialist in the Division of Surgical Services - Department of Nursing at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where she develops competency curriculums and leads educational programs in perioperative nursing. Prior to this she worked as a Core Supervisor at Mayo Clinic, and as a staff nurse in various areas including Infusion Therapy, Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgical Listing, and General Surgery.

"We're thrilled to have Libby on board to help us explore core perioperative nursing topics and focus on all phases of perioperative nursing," said Mary Perrong, RN, CRNP, APRN,BC, MSN, Clinical Editor of OR Nurse 2007 (http://www.lww.com/product/?1933-3145&st=prweb). "With her assistance, the journal will center on the evolving standards, practice, and care modalities important to all perioperative nurses."

About OR Nurse 2007

OR Nurse 2007 (http://www.lww.com/product/?1933-3145&st=prweb) provides concise, current content to 45,000 perioperative nurses, managers, and directors. A peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal, OR Nurse 2007 seeks to strengthen the perioperative field through research-supported articles presented in a practical, reader-friendly format. Continuing education is available in each issue and online.

About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins                                                                                                    

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (http://www.LWW.com/?st=prweb) 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 sites and online corporate and customer services. LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is a division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global information services and publishing company with annual revenues (2006) of €3.7 billion and approximately 19,900 employees worldwide. Visit http://www.wolterskluwer.com.

OR Nurse 2007 Subscription Information: 1-800-638-3030 or http://www.ORNurseJournal.com

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