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Audio-Digest Foundation Releases 17 New Specialty-specific CME Audio Programs on CD, MP3, and Cassette
Glendale, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011
Audio-Digest Foundation announced today 17 new issues of Continuing Medical Education (CME) audio programs covering 15 medical specialties including Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Urology.
Anesthesiology CME: Audio-Digest Anesthesiology Volume 53, Issue 06
Subject:????Fluid Resuscitation In The Hemodynamically Unstable Patient
Goal:????The goal of this program is to improve management of massive trauma through appropriate fluid resuscitation.
1.????Crystalloids ? Dr. Preston R. Miller, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
2.????Colloids? Dr. David L. Bowton, MD, Professor and Head, Section on Critical Care, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem
3.????Blood and Plasma? Dr. Gregory J. Pomper, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology, and Medical Director, Blood Bank, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem
4.????Drs. Miller, Bowton, and Pomper were recorded at 16th Annual Advances in Physiology and Pharmacology in Anesthesia and Critical Care, held November 7-10, 2010, in White Sulphur Springs, WV, and sponsored by the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
Emergency Medicine CME: Audio-Digest Emergency Medicine Volume 28, Issue 06
Goal:????To improve the management of psychiatric emergencies in children and malingering, factitious disorders, and somatoform disorders.
1.????Psychiatric Emergencies in Pediatric Patients ? Dr. Steven M. Selbst, MD
2.????Factitious and Somatoform Disorders/Malingering ? Dr. Rachel Lipson Glick, MD
3.????Dr. Selbst was recorded at Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Dr. Glick was recorded at National Update on Behavioral Emergencies.
Family Practice CME: Audio-Digest Family Practice Volume 59, Issue 11
Subject:????Caring for Male Patients
Goal:????To improve routine primary care and evaluation of low testosterone in male patients.
1.????Screening Guidelines ? Dr. Joel J. Heidelbaugh, MD, was recorded at the American Academy of Family Physicians? Scientific Assembly.
2.????Testosterone in Older Men ? Dr. J. Bruce Redmon, MD, spoke at Internal Medicine Review and Update 2010.
Family Practice CME: Audio-Digest Family Practice Volume 59, Issue 12
Subject:????Update On Anti-Coagulation
Goals:????To improve the management of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and reduce risk for other bleeding disorders.
1.????Dr. Todd A. Thames, MD, MHA,
2.????Dr. Deborah Cardell, MD,
3.????Drs. Thames and Cardell were recorded at the American Academy of Family Physicians? Scientific Assembly.
Gastroenterology CME: Audio-Digest Gastroenterology Volume 25, Issue 06
Subject:????Liver Disease Part 1: HBV and NASH
Goal:????To improve the management of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
1.????Treatment Update For Hepatitis B ? Dr. Robert J. Fontana, MD
2.????Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH): Current Recommendations ? Dr. Stephen A. Harrison, MD
3.????Drs. Fontana and Harrison were recorded at 35th Annual Texas Program, sponsored by the Texas Society for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology, and Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) Texas Regional Societies.
General Surgery CME: Audio-Digest General Surgery Volume 58, Issue 06
Subject: Update on GI Cancers
Goal:????To improve the management of esophageal and gastric cancer.
1.????Esophogeal Cancer ? Dr. Alex G. Little, MD
2.????Gastric Cancer ? Dr. Waddah B. Al-Refaie, MD
3.????Drs. Little and Al-Refaie were recorded at 2nd Annual General Surgery Update, sponsored by the Foundation for Surgical Education.
Internal Medicine CME: Audio-Digest Internal Medicine Volume 58, Issue 11
Subject: Cardiology for the Internist/Hospitalist
Goal:????To improve the management of new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) and acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF).
1.????New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation ? Dr. James B. Froehlich, MD, MPH, was recorded at 28th Annual Internal Medicine Update, presented by the University of Michigan Medical School.
2.????Management of the Decompensated Heart Failure Patient ? Dr. Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, spoke at Internal Medicine Today 2010, presented by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Internal Medicine CME: Audio-Digest Internal Medicine Volume 58, Issue 12
Subject: Antimicrobial Stewardship in Infectious Disease
Goals:????To improve decisions related to antibiotic use and to provide an update in management of infectious disease.
1.????The Appropriate Use of Antibiotics? Dr. Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, was recorded at Fifth Infectious Diseases Update for the Primary Care Practitioner, presented by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
2.????Infectious Disease Update ? Dr. Paul Pottinger, MD, lectured at Washington Chapter Scientific Annual Meeting, presented by the Washington Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP).
Neurology CME: Audio-Digest Neurology Volume 02, Issue 06
Subject: Parkinson Disease/Dementia
Goals:????To improve recognition and treatment of early-stage Parkinson disease (PD) and to provide updates on treatments for dementia.
1.????Treating Early Parkinson Disease ? Dr. Praveen Dayalu, MD,
2.????Update on the treatment of Dementia ? Dr. Judith L. Heidebrink, MD,
3.????Drs. Dayalu and Heidebrink were recorded at 2nd Annual Movement Disorders, sponsored by the University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine.
Obstetrics & Gynecology CME: Audio-Digest Obstetrics & Gynecology Volume 58, Issue 06
Subject:????Update on Hormone Replacement Therapy
Goal:????To improve decision making about the utilization of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in menopausal patients.
Dr. Marcelle I. Cedars, MD, spoke at Obstetrics and Gynecology Update: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?, sponsored by the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.
Oncology CME: Audio-Digest Oncology Volume 02, Issue 06
Subject:????Advances in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Goal:????To improve the management of breast cancer.
1.????Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer ? Dr. Norah Lynn Henry, MD, PhD,
2.????Triple-Negative Breast Cancer ? Dr. Daniel F. Hayes, MD,
3.????Breast Cancer In The Elderly ? Dr. Kathleen M. Diehl, MD,
4.????Drs. Henry, Hayes, and Diehl were recorded at 8th Annual Contemporary Issues in Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Management, sponsored by the University of Michigan Medical School and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, MI.
Ophthalmology CME: Audio-Digest Ophthalmology Volume 49, Issue 06
Subject:????Glaucoma: Pearls, Progress and Pitfalls
Goal:????To improve the management of glaucoma.
1.????Glaucoma and Systemic Disease ? Dr. Robert Ritch, MD, spoke at 5th Annual Physician Education Conference: 2010 Summit on Anterior Segment Therapy, presented by the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation.
2.????Why People Go Blind From Glaucoma ? Dr. Jennifer S. Weizer, MD, addressed 82nd Annual Spring Postgraduate Conference, What Experience Has Taught Me: Lessons in Ophthalmology, presented by the University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center
Orthopaedics CME: Audio-Digest Orthopaedics Volume 34, Issue 06
Subject:????Harvard Advances in Arthroplasty Part 2
Goals:????To improve the recognition of surgical complications and to implement new techniques and technologies to improve patient and surgical outcomes.
1.????Solutions for Short Stems: Small Portals?Dr. Adolph V. Lombardi, MD,
2.????Debate on Prophylaxis for Deep Venous Thrombosis ? Con ? Dr. Javad Parvizi, MD,
3.????Debate on Prophylaxis for Deep Venous Thrombosis ? Pro ? Dr. Louis M. Kwong, MD,
4.????Recommendations for prophylaxis? Dr. Kim C. Bertin, MD,
5.????Contemporary Pharmacologics ? Dr. Kwong
6.????In Vivo Polyethylene Wear ? Dr. C. Anderson Engh, Jr., MD,
7.????The Paradox of Polyethylene Edge Loading ? Dr. William H. Harris, MD,
8.????Is Navigation The Solution ? Dr. Lawrence D. Dorr, MD,
9.????All speakers were recorded at 40th Annual Course: Advances in Arthroplasty, sponsored by Harvard Medical School.
Otolaryngology CME: Audio-Digest Otolaryngology Volume 44, Issue 06
Subject:????Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Goal:????To improve the management of chronic rhinosinusitis.
1.????How I Manage Chronic Rhinosinusitis ? Dr. Marvin Fried, MD, was recorded at Annual Clinic Day, presented by the Nassau Surgical Society and the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapters of the American College of Surgeons.
2.????The Science of Sinusitis ? Dr. Robert Kern, MD, was recorded at the Chicago Laryngological and Otologic Society?s January Meeting.
3.????Appropriate Use of Antibiotics ? Dr. Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, was recorded at Fifth Infectious Diseases Update for the Primary Care Practitioner, presented by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Pediatrics CME: Audio-Digest Pediatrics Volume 57, Issue 06
Subject:????Perspectives on Obesity
Goal:????To improve the prevention, diagnosis, and management of obesity in pediatric patients.
1.????Prevention of Pediatric Obesity ? Dr. William J. Cochran, MD,
2.????Psychologic Approaches to Pediatric Obesity ? Dr. Peggy Greco, PhD,
3.????Surgical Approach to Morbid Obesity in Adolescence ? Dr. Kirk W. Reichard, MD,
4.????Dr. Cochran spoke at 2nd Annual Pediatric Psychology/Psychiatry Update, sponsored by Geisinger Health System. Drs. Greco and Reichard spoke at Pediatrics for the Primary Care Physician, sponsored by Nemours.
Psychiatry CME: Audio-Digest Psychiatry Volume 40, Issue 06
Goal:????To improve the recognition and management of social phobias and of anxiety disorders in geriatric patients.
1.????Social Anxiety Disorder ? Dr. Manuel E. Tancer, MD,
2.????Geriatric Anxiety ? Dr. Susan M. Maixner, MD,
3.????Drs. Tancer and Maixner were recorded at 22nd Annual Advances in Psychiatry, sponsored by the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry, the University of Michigan Depression Center, Michigan Psychiatric Society, Depression and Bipolar Alliance, Program for Positive Aging, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Urology CME: Audio-Digest Urology Volume 34, Issue 06
Subject:????Bladder Cancer Update
Goal:????To improve the management of nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer.
1.????Detection of Bladder Cancer ? Dr. Wade J. Sexton, MD, was recorded at 20th Annual Advances in Urology, sponsored by the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
2.????Multirecurrent Nonmuscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer ? Dr. Brant A. Inman, MD, was recorded at 42nd Annual Duke Urologic Assembly, sponsored by Duke University School of Medicine.
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