Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 24: Geriatric Fracture Program/Hip Fractures

Michael J. O’Boyle, MD, Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon, Medical Director, Osteoporosis Fracture Center, Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, Greenville, SC, presented on Medical Comanagement of Geriatric Fracture Programs, and Matthew L. Jimenez, MD, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Director, Orthopaedic Trauma, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Chicago, presented on Acetabular Fractures in the Elderly: Strategic Management. Philip James Kregor, MD, Director, Hip and Fracture Institute Nashville, TN, presented on Acetabular Fractures: Decision Making,and Femoral Malunion and Nonunion:Strategy and Tactics.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 24: Geriatric Fracture Program/Hip Fractures.

The goals of this program are to improve awareness about geriatric fracture programs and treatment considerations for acetabular and femur fractures. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Summarize the impact of geriatric fracture programs in the current management of geriatric hip fractures.
2. List indications for acute total hip arthroplasty after acetabular fracture.
3. Recognize technical considerations for late total hip arthroplasty following operative treatment of acetabular fractures.
4. Discuss the treatment approach to acetabular fractures and identify factors affecting the outcome.
5. Review the evaluation of and surgical planning for femoral nonunion.

The original programs were presented by Michael J. O’Boyle, MD, Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon, Medical Director, Osteoporosis Fracture Center, Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, Greenville, SC, Matthew L. Jimenez, MD, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Director, Orthopaedic Trauma, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Chicago, and Philip James Kregor, MD, Director, Hip and Fracture Institute Nashville, TN.

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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