AFP's Top 20 Articles of 2013

Did you miss any AFP articles published last year? Read the ones that were most popular with AFP readers, according to page views on the website, in 2013.  The following 20 articles are in order of most views.

Iron Deficiency Anemia: Evaluation and Management

Find out who should be screened, and how to initiate treatment.
January 15, 2013

Health Maintenance in Women

A comprehensive overview of recommended discussions and screenings.
January 1, 2013

Preoperative Testing Before Noncardiac Surgery: Guidelines and Recommendations

Which tests are helpful, and which should not be ordered?
March 15, 2013

Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Evaluation and Treatment

Check out the recommended treatment algorithms and information on how to recognize signs.
March 1, 2013

Updated Guidelines on Outpatient Anticoagulation

Get recommendations based on the American College of Chest Physicians guidelines.
April 15, 2013

Evaluation of Fever in Infants and Young Children

Which findings suggest serious infection?
February 15, 2013

Approach to Acute Headache in Adults

How to determine if a headache is benign or dangerous.
May 15, 2013

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Diverticulitis

Which studies aid in diagnosis, and what treatment options are available?
May 1, 2013

Outpatient Diagnosis of Acute Chest Pain in Adults

Get information on differentiating between cardiac and noncardiac causes, and when to refer.
February 1, 2013

Edema: Diagnosis and Management

How to identify and treat various causes.
July 15, 2013

Parkinson Disease: An Update

Learn about the most effective methods for diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment.
February 15, 2013

Breast Cancer Screening Update

When should screening mammography begin and end?
February 15, 2013

Reducing the Risk of Adverse Drug Events in Older Adults

A systematic approach to detecting adverse drug events, and strategies for reducing the risk.
March 1, 2013

Management of Chronic Tendon Injuries

What are the most effective treatments?
April 1, 2013

Management of Common Sleep Disorders

What are the typical symptoms and treatment options?
August 15, 2013

Diabetic Foot Infections

Get information about the best methods for diagnosis and treatment.
August 1, 2013

Hereditary Hemochromatosis

Who is at risk, and which tests help with diagnosis?
February 1, 2013

Treatment of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: the GOLD Guidelines

Learn how to classify patients by disease severity, and the recommended treatment for each group.
November 15, 2013

Diagnosis of Urinary Incontinence

Identifying the five types of chronic incontinence.
April 15, 2013

Amenorrhea: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management

Get information on the underlying causes, keys to diagnosis, and treatment methods.
June 1, 2013