Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 03: Elderly Patients/Malpractice Issues

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Clifford B. Jones, MD, Clinical Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Adjunct Professor, Van Andel Research Institute, presented on New Fixation Strategies for Osteoporotic Bone: What Works, What Doesn’t and Donald R. Bohay, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, presented on Management of the Neuropathic Foot. Stephen Kates, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief, Oncology, Metabolic Bone and Geriatric Care, University of Rochester, NY, presented on Medical Co-management and Geriatric Fractures, and Philip H. Carboy, Jr., Attorney, Corboy and Demetrio, Chicago, IL, presented on Medicolegal Issues: The Plaintiff’s Perspective.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 03: Elderly Patients/Malpractice Issues.

The goals of this program are to improve the management of fractures in geriatric patients with osteoporosis, neuropathic feet, or both, and to provide information on medicolegal issues involved in malpractice lawsuits. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Discuss the new fixation strategies for osteoporotic bone.
2. List surgical indications for the neuropathic foot.
3. Review the surgical technique for the Charcot foot and ankle.
4. Define the rationale for and the principles of comanagement of geriatric patients with fractures.
5. Summarize the role of the plaintiff’s attorney in the malpractice lawsuit.

The original programs were presented by Robert A. Wiebe, MD, Clinical Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, and Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Research Director, Section of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital, Denver.

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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