Top 20 POEMs of 2012

Diabetes Mellitus

Cardiovascular Disease

Infectious Disease

Musculoskeletal Disease and Exercise

Cancer Screening

Women's Health


Levels of Evidence definitions from Essential Evidence Plus(

A related AFP article, "Top 20 Research Studies of 2012 for Primary Care Physicians," will be published in the September 15, 2013 issue.

POEMs are provided by Essential Evidence Plus, a point-of-care clinical decision support system published by Wiley-Blackwell. For more information, please see