Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Pediatrics Volume 59, Issue 11: Abdominal Pain/Constipation

Kenneth L. Cox, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition, and Hepatology, and Senior Associate Dean of Pediatric and Obstetric Clinical Affairs, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Chief Medical Officer, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, presented on Chronic Abdominal Pain in Children: Diagnosis and Treatment, and Christine Carter-Kent, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, presented on Constipation: A Pediatric Update.

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(PRWEB) September 17, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Pediatrics Volume 59, Issue 11: Abdominal Pain/Constipation.

The goals of this program are to improve the management of chronic abdominal pain and constipation in children. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Classify functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders that are associated with abdominal pain based on the Rome III criteria.
2. Rule out organic causes of abdominal pain based on history, physical examination, and laboratory testing.
3. Incorporate stress management into the treatment of functional abdominal pain.
4. Recognize physical examination findings that distinguish organic disease from functional constipation.
5. Recommend the most appropriate options for treatment of constipation.

The original programs were presented by Kenneth L. Cox, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition, and Hepatology, and Senior Associate Dean of Pediatric and Obstetric Clinical Affairs, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Chief Medical Officer, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, and Christine Carter-Kent, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.

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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