Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of General Surgery Volume 60, Issue 16: Antiplatelet Agents/ Mangled Extremities

Douglas Humber, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Cardiology, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, UCSD Health System, presented on Effects of Antiplatelet Agents. Alexandra Schwartz, MD, Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine, presented on Management of Mangled Extremities.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of General Surgery Volume 60, Issue 16: Antiplatelet Agents/ Mangled Extremities.

The goals of this program are to improve the management of antiplatelet therapy and the surgical management of mangled extremities. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Weigh the benefits and risks of P2Y12 receptor inhibitors.
2. Recognize the effect of inter-patient variability on the action of P2Y12 receptor inhibitors.
3. Prescribe an appropriate anti-platelet agent based on patient risk factors and potential drug-drug interactions.
4. Determine whether limb salvage or amputation is the optimal treatment for patients with mangled extremities.
5. Anticipate the risks and limitations of both limb salvage surgery and amputation

The original programs were presented by Douglas Humber, PharmD, Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, San Diego, and Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Cardiology, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, UCSD Health System. Alexandra Schwartz, MD, Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, UCSD 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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