Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Otolaryngology Volume 46, Issue 21: Chronic Rhinosinusitis.

Robert C. Kern, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Professor, Medicine-Allergy-Immunology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, presented on the following topics: Definition of CRS, Current Treatment Paradigms, Pathogenesis, Theories of Etiology, and Future Treatments.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Otolaryngology Volume 46, Issue 21: Chronic Rhinosinusitis.

The goals of this program are to improve outcomes and increase awareness of the etiology, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and to develop applications for future treatment. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Explain the current theories about etiology and pathogenesis of CRS.
2. Recognize how variable combinations of environmental and host factors can lead to the development and exacerbation of CRS.
3. Describe epidemiologic and epigenetic contributions to the development of CRS.
4. Adjust the timing, frequency and aggressiveness of surgical intervention for CRS in order to avoid overuse of antibiotics and mitigate local immune response.
5. Consider the implications of current hypotheses of etiology and pathogenesis on future therapies.

The original programs were presented by Robert C. Kern, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Professor, Medicine-Allergy-Immunology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

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.

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