Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Pediatrics Volume 59, Issue 30: Review of Pertussis/Neonatal Infections

Ann-Christine (Chris) Nyquist, MD, MSPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Sections of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology; Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, University of Colorado School of Medicine; and Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control and Occupational Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, presented on Update on Pertussis: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention. Jessica N. Snowden, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha, presented on Update on Select Infections in the Neonate.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Pediatrics Volume 59, Issue 30: Review of Pertussis/Neonatal Infections.

The goals of this program are to improve outcomes and management of pertussis and neonatal HIV and herpes simplex virus infections. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Educate families on the importance of pertussis vaccination to decrease the incidence of infection.
2. Detect infection with Bordetella pertussis early and provide prophylaxis for close contacts to prevent the spread of infection.
3. Select the appropriate diagnostic testing regimen for newborns exposed to HIV.
4. Manage infants who test positive for HIV.
5. Choose the optimal treatment algorithm and subsequent prophylaxis for infants exposed to herpes simplex virus.

The original programs were presented by Ann-Christine (Chris) Nyquist, MD, MSPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Sections of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology; Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, University of Colorado School of Medicine; and Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control and Occupational Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora. Jessica N. Snowden, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha.

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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