Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 11: Upper Arm/Osteochondritis Dissecans

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Dean G. Lorich, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University; Associate Director, Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, presented on Proximal Humerus Injuries. Alfred W. Atanda Jr, MD, Surgical Director, Center for Sports Medicine, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE, presented on Elbow Injuries in Young Athletes, and Osteochondritis Dissecans Injuries in Young Athletes.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 11: Upper Arm/Osteochondritis Dissecans.

The goal of this program is to improve the treatment of proximal humerus fractures and elbow, knee, and ankle injuries that affect young athletes. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Visualize the vascular supply to the humeral head and predict the risk for avascular necrosis in proximal humerus fractures.
2. Cite critical factors that affect the surgical outcome of proximal humerus fractures.
3. List the differential diagnosis for elbow injuries based on location of pain.
4. Educate patients on factors that affect the development of elbow overuse injuries.
5. Diagnose and treat osteochondritis dissecans injuries of the knee and ankle in young athletes.

The original programs were presented by Dean G. Lorich, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University; Associate Director, Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, and Alfred W. Atanda Jr, MD, Surgical Director, Center for Sports Medicine, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE.

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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