Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Ophthalmology Volume 51, Issue 17: Toxicity/Sleep Apnea/Thyroid

Glendale, CA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Ophthalmology Volume 51, Issue 17: Toxicity/Sleep Apnea/Thyroid.

The goals of this program are to improve screening for and diagnosis of hydroxychloroquine toxicity, ocular complications of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and thyroid eye disease (TED). After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Select an appropriate protocol to screen patients for the ocular manifestations of hydroxychloroquine toxicity.

2. Identify patients at higher risk for toxic maculopathy and modify their screening regimen accordingly.

3. Recognize the risk factors and cardinal symptoms of OSA.

4. Diagnose ocular conditions secondary to OSA.

5. Perform clinical examinations to diagnose and determine the phase of TED.    

The original programs were presented by Susanna Park, MD, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Service, University of California, Davis, Eye Center, Sacramento. S. Khizer Khaderi, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology; Director of Neuro-ophthalmology, University of California, Davis, Health System, Sacramento.

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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