Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 02: Instability/Rotator Cuff Repair

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Jon Warner, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; Chief, Shoulder Service; and Co-Director, Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, presented on The Changing Landscape of Surgery for Shoulder Instability and Pascal Boileau, MD, Chair, Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology, L’Archet 2 Hospital, Nice, France, presented on Decision Making in Anterior Instability Surgery. Laurence Higgins, MD, Shoulder Service Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical, Boston, MA, presented on Repair of Acute vs. Chronic Rotator Cuff Injury, and Jeffrey Abrams, MD, Medical Director, Princeton Orthopaedic, Attending Surgeon, University Medical Center, Princeton, NJ, presented on Patient Factors that Determine Outcomes.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Orthopaedics Volume 36, Issue 02: Instability/Rotator Cuff Repair.

The goal of this program is to improve the management of shoulder instability and acute rotator cuff tears. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. List risk factors for recurrence of instability after arthroscopic Bankart repair.

2. Determine the instability severity index score (ISIS) for a patient with shoulder instability.

3. Identify 5 clinical situations encountered with shoulder instability and indicate the appropriate management for each scenario.

4. Summarize the postoperative findings for early repair of acute rotator cuff tears.

5. Discuss patient factors that affect the outcome of rotator cuff surgery.

The original programs were presented by Robert A. Wiebe, MD, Clinical Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, and Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Research Director, Section of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital, Denver.

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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