Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 23: Surgical Insights

Laurence D. Higgins, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopaedics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, presented on Proximal Humeral Fracture Choices: What Is a Good Result?, and Massive Rotator Cuff Repair: Keys to Success. Marc J. Philippon, MD, Managing Partner, Sports Medicine and Hip Disorders, The Steadman Clinic; Co-Chair, Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail, CO, presented on The Snapping Hip and Labral Reconstruction: Indications and Techniques

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 23: Surgical Insights.

The goal of this program is to improve evaluation and treatment of proximal humerus fractures, massive rotator cuff tears, the snapping hip, and labral tears. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Review the nonoperative and operative management considerations for proximal humerus fractures.
2. Recognize the roles of fatty infiltration and timing of repair for massive rotator cuff tears.
3. List key steps in the surgical management of massive rotator cuff tears.
4. Identify etiologies and current treatment options for the snapping hip.
5. Describe indications and the technique for labral reconstruction with iliotibial band autograft.

The original programs were presented by Laurence D. Higgins, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Department of Orthopaedics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, and Marc J. Philippon, MD, Managing Partner, Sports Medicine and Hip Disorders, The Steadman Clinic; Co-Chair, Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail, CO.

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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