Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Neurology Volume 05, Issue 02: Nerve Entrapments/Medically Refractory Epilepsy

Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, presented on Nerve Entrapments and Neuropathic Pain. Carol M. Ulloa, MD, Associate Neurologist and Epileptologist, Geisinger Health System, Wilkes-Barre, PA, presented on The Evaluation and Treatment of Medically Refractory Epilepsy.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Neurology Volume 05, Issue 02: Nerve Entrapments/Medically Refractory Epilepsy.

The goal of this program is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of nerve entrapments and medically refractory epilepsy. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Diagnose and treat common nerve entrapments, eg, carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve compression, peroneal neuropathy.
2. Perform nerve conduction studies and interpret findings related to numbness, tingling, and weakness.
3. Treat neuropathic pain in compression neuropathies.
4. Identify factors that lead to refractory epilepsy, evaluate seizure rates, and elaborate on the importance of achieving remission from seizures in patients with epilepsy.
5. Perform presurgical evaluations in patients considering temporal lobe epilepsy surgery to define the epileptogenic zone and assess the risks for verbal and memory deficits.

The original programs were presented by Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, and Carol M. Ulloa, MD, Associate Neurologist and Epileptologist, Geisinger Health System, Wilkes-Barre, 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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