Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Anesthesiology Volume 55, Issue 08: Review of Regional Anesthesia

Jocelyn M. Blake, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Section of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, presented on Brachial Plexus Blocks and Kristopher M. Schroeder, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Section of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, presented on Sacral Plexus and Sciatic Nerve: Proximal Blockade.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Anesthesiology Volume 55, Issue 08: Review of Regional Anesthesia.

The goal of this program is to improve pain management in patients undergoing upper and lower extremity surgical procedures. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Review the anatomy and landmarks of the brachial plexus.
2. Compare and contrast ultrasonographic guidance and nerve stimulation for administration of brachial plexus blocks.
3. List the indications, contraindications, and approaches to the interscalene, supraclavicular, infraclavicular, and axillary blocks.
4. Describe several approaches to blockade of the sciatic nerve.
5. Solve problems encountered during placement of sciatic nerve blocks.

The original programs were presented by Jocelyn M. Blake, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Section of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, and Kristopher M. Schroeder, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Section of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison.

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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