Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Anesthesiology Volume 55, Issue 01: Evolving Role of the Anesthesiologist in Maintaining GI Function

John B. Leslie, MD, MBA, Professor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN; Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, and Professor of Clinical Anesthesia, University of Arizona, Tucson, presented the original program at Scottsdale Anesthesia: New Developments and Controversies.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) February 23, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Anesthesiology Volume 55, Issue 01: Evolving Role of the Anesthesiologist in Maintaining GI Function.

The original program was presented by John B. Leslie, MD, MBA, Professor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN; Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, and Professor of Clinical Anesthesia, University of Arizona, Tucson, at Scottsdale Anesthesia: New Developments and Controversies.

The goal of this program is to improve the prevention and management of post-operative gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will better be able to:
1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of postoperative ileus (POI).
2. Explain mechanisms by which opioids effect the GI tract.
3. Use anesthetic and surgical techniques that limit the risk for POI.
4. Institute accelerated care pathways to reduce the risk for POI.
5. Consider the use of peripherally active µ opioid receptor agonists to minimize POI and opioid-induced constipation.

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, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, University of California, San Diego, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, 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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