Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 04: Wrist Injuries/Younger Patients.

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Alfonso Mejia, MD, MPH, Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Vice Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, presented on Carpal Scaphoid Fractures, and Taizoon H. Baxamusa, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois, Chicago, presented on Carpal Ligament Injuries. Vineeta T. Swaroop, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, presented on Growth Plate Injuries, and Jeffrey W. Mast, MD, Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Sparks, NV, presented on Painful Hip in the Young Adult.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 04: Wrist Injuries/Younger Patients.

The goals of this program are to improve the management of carpal ligamentous injuries, scaphoid and physeal fractures, and hip dysplasia in young patients. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Identify the scaphoid fractures that are at greatest risk for nonunion and review the treatment approaches for these fractures.
2. Discuss the management of common carpal ligamentous injuries.
3. Describe the Salter Harris classification for physeal fractures.
4. Summarize treatment options and associated complications for physeal fractures.
5. Outline diagnostic strategies for the recognition of hip dysplasia.

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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