Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014
Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Ophthalmology Volume 52, Issue 02: Ophthalmic Anesthesia.
The goals of this program are to address the problem of drug shortages and to present advances in vitreoretinal surgery. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:
1. Elaborate on the circumstances related to the recent shortages of propofol and other drugs.
2. Summarize the efforts undertaken by manufacturers and regulatory agencies to prevent or alleviate future
3. Recognize how advances in vitreoretinal surgery affect the types of patients undergoing surgery and the
anesthetic options to be used.
4. Describe advanced instrumentation and procedures now being used in surgery for various vitreoretinal
5. Manage patients with severe systemic disease who are undergoing vitreoretinal surgery.
The original programs were presented by J. Lance Lichtor, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics; Section Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology; and Fellowship Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, and Jennifer I. Lim, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology; Marion H. Schenk, Esq., Chair in Ophthalmology for Research of the Aging Eye; and Director, Retina Service, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago.
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