Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Anesthesiology Volume 56, Issue 07: Geriatric Care/Case Review


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06/04/2014 [ACCESSWIRE] Joe C. Hong, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, presented on Anesthetic Considerations for the Elderly Patient. Barbara S. Gold, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, presented on Cases from the Real World

Glendale, CA / http://www.myprgenie.com / via ACCESSWIRE / Jun 04, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Anesthesiology Volume 56, Issue 07: Geriatric Care/Case Review.

The goal of this program is to improve anesthesia management in the geriatric patient, and to improve anesthesia safety by applying lessons learned from real cases. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Outline age-associated physiologic changes and their implications for anesthesia.

2. Adjust drug dosages based on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of the elderly.

3. Explain the difference between postoperative delirium and postoperative cognitive dysfunction.

4. Minimize the risk for fires in the operating room.

5. List the primary concerns when providing anesthesia for a patient who is a heart transplant recipient.

The original programs were presented by Joe C. Hong, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Barbara S. Gold, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis.

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. 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.

Contact: Paul Angles, 8188443237

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