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General Surgery: Medical Errors/The Future of Surgery (Audio-Digest Foundation General Surgery Continuing Medical Education (CME). Book 56) Audio Digest

General Surgery: Medical Errors/The Future of Surgery (Audio-Digest Foundation General Surgery Continuing Medical Education (CME). Book 56)

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Purpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide contentMorePurpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide content to help to solve those problems, and increase their application of knowledge to practice.Audio-Digest General Surgery is specifically designed to provide the participant with state-of-the-art information, including, but not limited to:Hazards in the operating roomProfessional liability, risk management, and quality improvementBlood products and transfusion issuesComorbid illness in the surgical patientSurgical management of oncologic conditionsIntraoperative and postoperative infectionPreoperative patient evaluation, including surgical risk assessmentCritical care, postoperative recovery and complicationsManagement of acute and chronic painTrauma and burnsThe goal of this program is to improve the management of ulcerative colitis and pancreatic cancer. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:1: Distinguish between appropriate surgical choices for emergency and elective surgery for ulcerative colitis.2: Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the ileal pouch and total proctocolectomy.3: Discuss variables related to ileostomy surgery, including patient age, pouch creation techniques, and laparoscopic vs open surgery.4: Recognize the long-term morbidities associated with the ileal pouch, including pouchitis, bowel obstruction, and sexual dysfunction.5: Explain why early surgery is indicated for pancreatic cancer.