Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Internal Medicine Volume 61, Issue 02: Gastroenterology Update

William D. Chey, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, presented on Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Anthony J. DiMarino Jr, MD, William Rorer Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, presented on Appropriate Use of Endoscopic Procedures.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Internal Medicine Volume 61, Issue 02: Gastroenterology Update.

The goal of this program is to improve the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and the use of endoscopic procedures in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Barrett esophagus, and in screening for colorectal cancer. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Advise patients on lifestyle and dietary interventions to improve symptoms of IBS.
2. Consider alosetron for the management of select patients with severe diarrhea-predominant IBS.
3. Use lubiprostone and linaclotide in the treatment of patients with constipation-predominant IBS.
4. Select the appropriate patients with GERD to screen with esophagogastroduodenoscopy for Barrett esophagus.
5. Assess the quality of colonoscopies performed by local endoscopists and colonoscopy specialists.

The original programs were presented by William D. Chey, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor. Anthony J. DiMarino Jr, MD, William Rorer Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

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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