Glendale, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013
Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Internal Medicine Volume 60, Issue 11: Topics in Pulmonary Disease.
The goal of this program is to review the phenotyping of severe asthma and its impact on treatment and to improve the evaluation of pulmonary nodules. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:
1. Determine whether a patient who presents with difficult asthma has true asthma or an asthma masquerader.
2. Prescribe therapy for patients with severe asthma based on their phenotype.
3. Recognize a solitary pulmonary nodule or lung mass on chest x-ray or computed tomography (CT).
4. Perform the diagnostic work-up of a pulmonary nodule or lung mass.
5. Identify patients who are candidates for screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT.
The original programs were presented by Sally E. Wenzel, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Director, University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, and Mark R. Bowling, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
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.