Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Pediatrics Volume 59, Issue 12: Animal Bites/Wound Care.

John M. Loiselle, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE, presented on Acute Management of Animal Bites and Christine S. Cho, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Clinical Emergency Medicine; Director, Pediatric Urgent Care; and Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, presented on Wound Care for the Primary Care Physician.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Pediatrics Volume 59, Issue 12: Animal Bites/Wound Care.

The goal of this program is to improve the management of animal bites and wound care in children. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Discuss factors that increase the risk for infection of animal bites.
2. Recognize the indications for antibiotic, rabies, and tetanus prophylaxis.
3. Incorporate wound irrigation into care as the most important method for prevention of infection.
4. Recommend the appropriate use of skin glues or adhesives for wounds.
5. Recognize injuries that do not require suture repair and those that require referral to surgery.

The original programs were presented by John M. Loiselle, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE, and Christine S. Cho, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Clinical Emergency Medicine; Director, Pediatric Urgent Care; and Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.


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