Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Neurology Volume 04, Issue 22: Epilepsy and Status Epilepticus

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Joseph I. Sirven, MD, Professor and Chair of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, presented on the following topics: What’s New in Epilepsy, First Seizure, Complex Partial Seizure, Seizure-Free Patient, Refractory Patient, and Status Epilepticus.

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Neurology Volume 04, Issue 22: Epilepsy and Status Epilepticus.

The goal of this program is to improve the diagnosis and management of epilepsy and status epilepticus. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Evaluate the risks and benefits of treatment after first seizure.
2. Choose appropriate antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) on the basis of mechanism, indication, metabolism, and adverse effects profile.
3. Prescribe appropriate AEDs for special categories of patients, such as women of child-bearing age, pregnant women, and elderly patients.
4. Decide whether to discontinue seizure medications in seizure-free patients.
5. Treat patients who are refractory to AEDs and those with status epilepticus.

The original programs were presented by Joseph I. Sirven, MD, Professor and Chair of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ.

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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