Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 06: Below the Knee.

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Timothy Achor, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas, Houston, presented on Tibial Shaft Fractures: State-of-the-Art Fixation Strategies, and Michael S. Sirkin, MD, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Orthopaedics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, presented on Intra-articular Distal Tibia Fractures: Maximizing Outcomes. Brian C. Toolan, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Chicago; Chicago, IL, presented on Instability of Syndesmosis Following Ankle Fracture, and Richard M. Marks, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Director, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, presented on The Adult Acquired Flatfoot.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 06: Below the Knee.

The goals of this program are to improve the management of tibia fractures and the adult acquired flatfoot. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Discuss challenges associated with nailing distal and proximal tibia fractures.
2. Explain the importance of staged protocol for the treatment of distal tibia fractures.
3. Select the best surgical approach based upon characteristics of fibular fracture associated with distal tibia fractures.
4. List the causes of chronic syndesmotic instability.
5. Summarize treatment options for the adult acquired flatfoot.

The original programs were presented by Timothy Achor, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas, Houston, Michael S. Sirkin, MD, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Orthopaedics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, Brian C. Toolan, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Chicago; Chicago, IL, and Richard M. Marks, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Director, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee..

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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