John R. McConaghy, Rachael McGuirk
Early recognition and treatment of amblyopia in children are important to prevent vision loss. All children three to five years of age should be screened at least once to detect amblyopia or its risk factors. Routine, age-appropriate red reflex testing, examination for signs...
David Y. Gaitonde, Faith C. Moore, Mackenzie K. Morgan
The hallmark of influenza infection is abrupt onset of fever, cough, chills or sweats, myalgias, and malaise. For most patients in the outpatient setting, the diagnosis is made clinically, and laboratory confirmation is not necessary. Laboratory testing may be useful in...
Andrew Smith, Katrina Baumgartner, Christopher Bositis
Cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States, but only one in three people know they have it. New research shows that early cirrhosis may be reversible. Most patients remain asymptomatic until the onset of decompensation; evaluation should begin...
John Mandrola, Andrew Foy
Although coronary artery calcium testing may slightly improve future risk prediction, this theoretical benefit is outweighed by its potential harms.
Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal's content, written by and for family physicians.
Andy Lazris, Alan R. Roth
A collaboration between AFP and the Lown Institute promotes a vision of delivering heath care that is based on the evidence, balanced in its approach, and focused on the patient.
Howard Tracer, Aliye Sanou
This PPIP quiz is based on the recommendations of the USPSTF.
John E. Snellings, Kyle J. Adams
A man presented with a vesicular rash on his ankle in a serpentine-like pattern.
Deborah R. Erlich
Single-dose baloxavir should be limited to ill patients who cannot tolerate or comply with a course of oseltamivir. For otherwise healthy adults with confirmed influenza or influenza-like illness, the high cost of baloxavir may not justify the one-day reduction in symptoms of...
What is the best approach to the evaluation of nonpregnant adults with suspected first lower extremity deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in the outpatient primary care setting?
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released an updated practice bulletin to outline diagnosis, effects on pregnancy outcomes, and approaches for management based on new evidence.
The USPSTF recommends against screening for pancreatic cancer in asymptomatic adults.
Henry C. Barry
Allen F. Shaughnessy
Mark H. Ebell
David C. Slawson
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