Items in AFP with MESH term: Primary Health Care

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Depression in Post-MI Patients: An Opportunity for Primary Care - Editorials


Bioterrorism and the Vital Role of Family Physicians - Editorials


The Medical Home Grows Up - From The Editor


Family Medicine Should Shape Reform, Not Vice Versa - Opinion


Integrating a Behavioral Health Specialist Into Your Practice - Feature


Decreasing Self-Perceived Health Status Despite Rising Health Expenditures - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

ABSTRACT: Despite steady increases in U.S. health care spending, the population's self-perceived health status has been in a long-term decline. Increased support for public health, prevention, and primary care could reduce growth in spending and improve actual and perceived health.


Toward a Modular EHR - Opinion


How to Clean Up in Family Medicine - The Last Word


HIV Infection: The Role of Primary Care - Article

ABSTRACT: Human immunodeficiency virus infection was first documented in the United States in 1981. Since that time, significant strides have been made in the prevention and treatment of the condition. Screening is paramount in identifying early infection and is now a routine component of primary care. Primary care physicians are also often involved in monitoring patients with the infection. Diagnosis can occur at any stage of human immunodeficiency virus infection. The acute retro-viral syndrome that occurs shortly after infection is characterized by constitutional symptoms and is often difficult to differentiate from common community-acquired viruses. Appropriate management with combination antiretroviral therapy often extends the patient's life, sometimes for many years. Selection of pharmacotherapy is usually based on genotypic or phenotypic resistance testing. Therapy is lifelong and complicated by pill burden, cost, adverse effects, and drug interactions.


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