ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:

Heart Disease

Jun 15, 2019 Issue
Depression After ACS Events: AAFP Releases Updated Guidelines [Practice Guidelines]


Jun 15, 2019 Issue
Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome Events: Screening and Treatment Guidelines from the AAFP [Practice Guidelines]


Jun 1, 2019 Issue
Rethinking Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease [Editorials]

Aspirin's routine use for primary prevention has been the subject of controversy because of questionable benefits and increased bleeding risk. Aspirin therapy may reduce the relative risk of a first heart attack or stroke, but this benefit could be outweighed by the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.


Jan 15, 2019 Issue
Risk Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease with Nontraditional Risk Factors: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of adding the ankle-brachial index (ABI), high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) level, or coronary artery calcium score to traditional risk assessment for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in asymptomatic adults to prevent CVD events.


Jan 15, 2019 Issue
Risk Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease with Nontraditional Risk Factors [Putting Prevention into Practice]

A 46-year-old Asian American woman with no significant medical history presents to your clinic for the first time for a pre-employment physical examination.


Jan 1, 2019 Issue
Nausea in Pregnancy, Knee Osteoarthritis, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Shingles [AFP Clinical Answers]

Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.


Dec 15, 2018 Issue
Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment with the Ankle-Brachial Index [Putting Prevention into Practice]


Oct 1, 2018 Issue
Hormone Therapy for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Postmenopausal Women [Medicine by the Numbers]

No benefit was observed in postmenopausal women receiving hormone therapy for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Find out more.


Sep 15, 2018 Issue
Screening for Cardiovascular Disease Risk with Electrocardiography [Putting Prevention into Practice]

A 55-year-old man presents for an annual visit. He has no history of hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), or diabetes mellitus; has never smoked; and has no family history of CVD. His lipid panel results from one year ago were normal, and he has no current symptoms of CVD.


Sep 15, 2018 Issue
Screening for Cardiovascular Disease Risk with Electrocardiography: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

The USPSTF recommends against screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography (ECG) to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) events in asymptomatic adults at low risk of CVD events.


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