Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Anesthesiology Volume 55, Issue 42: Analgesia for Labor

Robert R. Gaiser, MD, MSEd, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Director, Obstetrical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Vice Chair for Education, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, presented on Pathophysiology of Labor and its Innervations, Management of Labor Pain, Technique of Epidural Placement, and Risks of Neuraxial Labor Analgesia.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Anesthesiology Volume 55, Issue 42: Analgesia for Labor.

The goal of this program is to improve safety in labor analgesia. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Describe the physiology of labor and the associated pain.
2. Explain the risks and benefits of loss of resistance to air vs saline for epidural placement.
3. Select the patients who will benefit from combined spinal epidural labor analgesia.
4. Identify and treat postdural puncture headache.
5. Cite data concerning the relationship between elevated maternal temperature and epidural analgesia.

The original programs were presented by Robert R. Gaiser, MD, MSEd, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Director, Obstetrical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Vice Chair for Education, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

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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