Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 61, Issue 10: News and Views to Improve Daily Practice

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Frank J. Domino, MD, Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, presented on Things I Learned in 2012. Ronald Lim, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, AB, presented on Social Drugs: What Is Out There and How to Help Your Patients.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 61, Issue 10: News and Views to Improve Daily Practice.

The goals of this program are to improve management of common conditions treated in primary care, and to improve management of illicit drug use. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Review the roles of pertussis and rotavirus immunization and antibiotic use in children.
2. Counsel overweight patients and parents of overweight children about diet and exercise.
3. Weigh risks and benefits of primary prevention modalities, such as use of aspirin for heart disease and cancer screening.
4. Differentiate among commonly used illicit drugs, such as cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, and marijuana.
5. Screen patients for substance use and intervene appropriately.

The original programs were presented by Frank J. Domino, MD, Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, and Ronald Lim, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, AB.

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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