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Addressing Common Inefficiencies in Office Practice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - A well-organized workflow will save you time, money and aggravation.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p28.html

Addressing Suspected Labor Trafficking in the Office

January 1, 2016 Curbside Consultation

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1215/afp20151215p1092.pdf

Adhesive Capsulitis: A Sticky Issue - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1999 - The shoulder is a very complex joint that is crucial to many activities of daily living. Decreased shoulder mobility is a serious clinical finding. A global decrease in shoulder range of motion is called adhesive capsulitis, referring to the actual adherence of the shoulder capsule to ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1843.html

AdlerSurveyAlone.indd

...Your 7-digit AAFP membership number: ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ Your e-mail address (optional): Your age: ________ years EHR product name: EHR version number: Did you help select this EHR for your practice? ❍ Yes ❍ No How long have you used any EHR in...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0400/fpm20070400p27-rt1.pdf

Adolescent Health Screening and Counseling - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2012 - Serious health problems, risky behavior, and poor health habits persist among adolescents despite access to medical care. Most adolescents do not seek advice about preventing leading causes of morbidity and mortality in their age group, and physicians often do not find ways to provide ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1215/p1109.html

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Common Questions and Answers - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 1, 2020 - Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis affects 1% to 3% of U.S. adolescents. It is defined by a lateral curvature of the spine (Cobb angle) of at least 10 degrees in the absence of underlying congenital or neuromuscular abnormalities. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis may be detected via the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/p19.html

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Diagnosis and Management

...February 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 193 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Diagnosis and Management JOHN P. HORNE, MD; ROBERT FLANNERY, MD; and SAIF USMAN, MD Latrobe Hospital Excela Health Family Medicine Residency, Latrobe,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0201/afp20140201p193.pdf

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Radiologic Decision-Making - American Family Physician

May 1, 2002 - Adolescent onset of severe idiopathic scoliosis has traditionally been evaluated using standing posteroanterior radiographs of the full spine to assess lateral curvature with the Cobb method. The most tilted vertebral bodies above and below the apex of the spinal curve are used to ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0501/p1817.html

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Radiologic Decision-Making -- American Family Physician

...MAY 15, 2002 / VOLUME 65, NUMBER 9 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 1817 determine the health impact of these screen- ing programs. Patients with severe curves are not difficult to diagnose. Although some advocates still recommend school-based screening of adolescents,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0501/afp20020501p1817.pdf

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Review and Current Concepts -- American Family Physician

...JULY 1, 2001 / VOLUME 64, NUMBER 1 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 111 effects of this disease can be profound.2 This article describes an approach to diagnosing and treating scoliosis that allows physicians to lessen the adverse psychologic, medical and economic effects...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0701/afp20010701p111.pdf

Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project

...• Objective 1: Recruit 20 family medicine practices and identify a physician and office champion o Twenty practices were recruited and physician and office champions identified o The AAFP METRIC Adolescent Immunization module was completed o Action Plan and evidence-based...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions-final-report-adolescent.pdf

Adolescent Substance Use and Misuse: Recognition and Management - American Family ...

Jun 1, 2019 - Adolescent use of illicit substances imposes an enormous burden on individuals, families, and communities. The types of illicit substances adolescents are using have changed drastically over the past decade with decreases in alcohol use (including binge alcohol use) offset by increases ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p689.html

Adolescent with a Diffuse, Progressive Rash

...December 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1401 A 15-year-old boy presented with a diffuse rash that began on his lower extremities and rapidly progressed over the previous two weeks to his upper extremities, chest, and back. A basic metabolic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1401.pdf

Adult ADHD Screening

A study to assess the interest and feasibility of screening for adult ADHD among family physicians.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/adult-adhd.html

Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Issue Brief

The Adult ADHD (AADHD) pilot project explored clinician perceptions, attitudes and readiness to screen, diagnose and treat adult patients with AADHD. The central aim of the project was to test the feasibility and acceptability to both patients and providers of usi ng a tablet device ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/adult-adhd-issue-brief.pdf

Adult Rhinosinusitis: Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

...JANUARY 1, 2001 / VOLUME 63, NUMBER 1 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 69 and no commonly accepted disease staging system was in place. In consultation with other medical disciplines, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery established baseline...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0101/afp20010101p69.pdf

Advance Directives: Navigating Conflicts Between Expressed Wishes and Best Interests

March 1, 2015 Curbside Consultation

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/afp20150401p480.pdf

Advance Directives: Navigating Conflicts Between Expressed Wishes and Best Interests - ...

Apr 1, 2015 - Clinicians and surrogates can be faced with challenging decisions when a patient loses the capacity to participate in medical decision making. A significant number of hospitalized and critically ill adults lose decision-making capacity during hospital stays and cannot make treatment ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/p480.html

Advanced APM Bonuses Hit New Snag: Missing Payee Data

CMS is asking qualifying alternative payment model participants who are still owed advanced APM bonuses for performance year 2017 to verify their payment data by Feb. 28.

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200122paymentinfo.html

Advances in the Treatment of Arrhythmias: Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators - ...

Jan 15, 1998 - Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators are commonly used in patients who have life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. With these implanted electronic devices, bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias can be recognized promptly and treated with electrical pacing, cardioversion or ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0115/p297.html

Advances in the Treatment of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis - Editorials - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2005 - ...PAUL EMERY, M.A., M.D., University of Leeds Faculty of Medicine and Health, Leeds, United Kingdom Am Fam Physician. 2005 Sep 15;72(6):1002-1004. Related Article Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common reversible disability in the world, and its economic burden has been estimated...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/p1002.html

Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2001 - Significant advances have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy over the past decade. With the advent of electroencephalographic video monitoring, physicians are now able to reliably differentiate epilepsy from other conditions that can mimic it, such as pseudoseizures. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0701/p91.html

Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy -- American Family Physician

...JULY 1, 2001 / VOLUME 64, NUMBER 1 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 91 tion or video review because the diagno- sis requires other information, such as age of onset, etiology, family history, seizure frequency, imaging studies, pre- cipitating factors, electroencephalogra-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0701/afp20010701p91.pdf

Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family ...

Read the AAFP's policy on Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family Medicine (Position Paper)

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/social-determinants-health-family-medicine.html

Advantages of the No-Scalpel Vasectomy Technique - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries - American...

Jun 15, 2012 - NSV should be used instead of the standard incisional method.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0615/od1.html

Adverse Drug Reactions: Types and Treatment Options - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2003 - Drug hypersensitivity results from interactions between a pharmacologic agent and the human immune system. These types of reactions constitute only a small subset of all adverse drug reactions. Allergic reactions to medications represent a specific class of drug hypersensitivity ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1101/p1781.html

Adverse Drug Reactions: Types and Treatment Options - American Family Physician

...Types and Treatment Options MARC A. RIEDL, M.D., and ADRIAN M. CASILLAS, M.D. University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California See page 1692 for definitions of strength- of-evidence levels. Downloaded from the American Family...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1101/afp20031101p1781.pdf

Adverse Reactions to Contrast Material: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment -- ...

...OCTOBER 1, 2002 / VOLUME 66, NUMBER 7 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 1229 agents.1 Low-osmolality agents are associ- ated with less discomfort, and fewer cardio- vascular and anaphylactic-type reactions. However, these agents have a significantly higher cost, which...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/afp20021001p1229.pdf

Adverse Reactions to Contrast Material. Recognition, Prevention and Treatment - ...

Oct 1, 2002 - Adverse reactions to contrast agents range from a mild inconvenience, such as itching associated with hives, to a life-threatening emergency. Renal toxicity is a well known adverse reaction associated with the use of intravenous contrast material. Other forms of adverse reactions ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/p1229.html

Advocacy_2016.pdf

...8. Resolution No. 1008 Limiting Increases In Drug Enforcement Agency and State Licensing Fees and Unrelated Fees to Practice Medicine 9. Resolution No. 1009 Single-Payer Health care (Medicare for All) 10. Resolution No. 1010 Call to Repeal State Laws which Punish Pregnant...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/Advocacy_2016.pdf

Advocacy_Report_2016.pdf

...the following report. The committee’s recommendations on each item will be 2 submitted as a consent calendar and voted on in one vote (page numbers indicate page in 3 reference committee report). An item or items may be extracted for debate. 4 5 RECOMMENDATION: The Reference...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/Advocacy_Report_2016.pdf

Advocacy, Like Sailing, Means Navigating Turbulent Seas

John Cullen, M.D., knows the ropes of sailing and advocacy. In this Leader Voices blog post, he says both require teamwork and persistence.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20180420lv-sailing.html

Aesthetic Procedures in Office Practice - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2009 - Since the approval of botulinum toxin, dermal fillers, and lasers for cosmetic use, minimally invasive aesthetic procedures have rapidly become the treatments of choice for age-related facial changes.

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/1201/p1231.html

AFP 2018: How We’re Doing - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2018 - This editorial updates and adds to previous reports on statistics for American Family Physician (AFP).

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/p772.html

AFP 2019: New Fellow, New Features, Top 20 Articles of 2018, and AFP Statistics - ...

May 1, 2019 - An overview of the past year and announcement of new features.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0501/p538.html

AFP Author Specializes in Pests and Parasites - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2002 - ...West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, appears on page 1367. Dr. Juckett, an associate professor of family medicine at West Virginia University, is a diplomate in tropical medicine of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and coordinates the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0401/p1253.html

AFP BPA Brand Report

AFP BPA Brand Report Jan 2020

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/AFP-BPA-Brand-Report.pdf

AFP BPA Brand Report July 2020

...physicians and others in primary care. Articles detail the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine and continuing medical education (CME). AFP is published 24 times a year and provides more than 130 free CME credits per year. AAFP...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/AFP-BPA-Brand-Report-July-2020.pdf

AFP Clerkship 2012-2013

...students. There are also a number of articles that help students learn about the scope of family medicine and about future practice opportunities. We hope that the articles and resources in this tool will help you as you begin your career in medicine, and we hope that you...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/AFPClerkship.pdf

AFP Counts - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...tasks as editors, we keep close tabs on numbers. We count. We count readers. We count hours of continuing medical education (CME). We count CME quiz card returns. We count reader feedback cards received. We count numbers of pages edited and numbers of pages published, tracked...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1007.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Adolescent Care - American Family Physician

...who eschew drug treatment of major depression, short-term CBT is more effective than treatment as usual in inducing recovery, with a number needed to treat of 4 to 10. CBT also produced faster results. Jul 1, 2015 Issue Growth Hormone for Treatment of Idiopathic Short Stature...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2225&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Asthma - American Family Physician

...In children from minority groups, culture-specific asthma education programs (CAEPs) reduce the number of severe asthma exacerbations requiring hospitalization and improve asthma control as measured by the Childhood Asthma Control Test but not the Asthma Control Questionnaire. CAEPs...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2466&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Asthma - American Family Physician

...caution that further data are needed to clarify the role of vitamin D in care, this Cochrane review found that its use reduces the average number of asthma exacerbations requiring corticosteroid treatment from 0.44 to 0.28 per person per year. Aug 1, 2017 Issue Effects of Yoga...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2466&page=2

AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...2016 Issue Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Ablation and Cardioversion [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies showed that 433 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one stroke and 629 patients needed to be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2240&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Autism - American Family Physician

...All Children Be Screened for Autism Spectrum Disorders? No: Screening Is Not Ready for Prime Time [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine] Whether or not early detection of ASDs through screening is beneficial is best answered by an unbiased, comprehensive systematic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2242

AFP Documents with Keyword: Autism - American Family Physician

...All Children Be Screened for Autism Spectrum Disorders? No: Screening Is Not Ready for Prime Time [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine] Whether or not early detection of ASDs through screening is beneficial is best answered by an unbiased, comprehensive systematic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2242&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2015 Issue PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show no deaths were prevented and 1 in 5 underwent a prostate biopsy for a false-positive test. Read more. Jan 15, 2015 Issue Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2255

AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2015 Issue PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show no deaths were prevented and 1 in 5 underwent a prostate biopsy for a false-positive test. Read more. Jan 15, 2015 Issue Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2255&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2019 Issue Flexible Sigmoidoscopy or Fecal Occult Blood Testing for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Asymptomatic Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis provides high-quality evidence that flexible sigmoidoscopy and fecal occult blood testing both reduce the risk...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2259

AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2019 Issue Flexible Sigmoidoscopy or Fecal Occult Blood Testing for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Asymptomatic Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis provides high-quality evidence that flexible sigmoidoscopy and fecal occult blood testing both reduce the risk...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2259&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2015 Issue PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show no deaths were prevented and 1 in 5 underwent a prostate biopsy for a false-positive test. Read more. Mar 15, 2015 Issue Screening for Oral Cancer: Recommendation Statement [U.S....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2259&page=4

AFP Documents with Keyword: Cervical Cancer - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2019 Issue HPV Vaccine for Prevention of High-Grade Precancerous Cervical Lesions [Medicine by the Numbers] Data suggest the benefits of HPV vaccination for reducing precancerous lesions outweigh the potential harms. Find out more. Feb 15, 2019 Issue Screening for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2267

AFP Documents with Keyword: Cervical Cancer - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2019 Issue HPV Vaccine for Prevention of High-Grade Precancerous Cervical Lesions [Medicine by the Numbers] Data suggest the benefits of HPV vaccination for reducing precancerous lesions outweigh the potential harms. Find out more. Feb 15, 2019 Issue Screening for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2267&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Chest Pain - American Family Physician

...The American College of Radiology has developed appropriateness criteria for a number of clinical conditions and procedures. Criteria are available on imaging tests used in the evaluation of acute chest pain--suspected myocardial ischemia. Imaging tests for a suspected cardiac...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2268&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - American Family ...

...number of acute exacerbations in patients with chronic bronchitis or COPD (number needed to treat [NNT] = 8 over an average of nine months; 95% CI, 7 to 10). Jun 1, 2020 Issue Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation for Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2272

AFP Documents with Keyword: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - American Family ...

...number of acute exacerbations in patients with chronic bronchitis or COPD (number needed to treat [NNT] = 8 over an average of nine months; 95% CI, 7 to 10). Jun 1, 2020 Issue Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation for Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2272&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - American Family ...

...Apr 1, 2018 Issue Pneumococcal Vaccines in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease [Medicine by the Numbers] Pneumococcal vaccines had no significant effect on mortality from cardiorespiratory disease when compared with control and had no significant effect on all-cause mortality....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2272&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Colorectal Cancer - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2019 Issue Flexible Sigmoidoscopy or Fecal Occult Blood Testing for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Asymptomatic Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis provides high-quality evidence that flexible sigmoidoscopy and fecal occult blood testing both reduce the risk...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2274

AFP Documents with Keyword: Colorectal Cancer - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2019 Issue Flexible Sigmoidoscopy or Fecal Occult Blood Testing for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Asymptomatic Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis provides high-quality evidence that flexible sigmoidoscopy and fecal occult blood testing both reduce the risk...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2274&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Complementary and Alternative Medicine - American Family ...

...Complementary and Alternative Medicine Aug 1, 2017 Issue Probiotics for Gastrointestinal Conditions: A Summary of the Evidence [Article] Probiotics are useful for treating a variety of gastrointestinal conditions. Review the conditions with the best supporting evidence for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2229&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Complementary and Alternative Medicine - American Family ...

...Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sep 15, 2000 Issue Alternative Therapies: Part II. Congestive Heart Failure and Hypercholesterolemia [Article] Natural supplements are widely used by the American public but, while claims of their therapeutic effects abound, medical research...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2229&page=5

AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Jan 1, 2018 Issue Stents for Stable Coronary Artery Disease [Medicine by the Numbers] Most published trials fail to show a benefit from coronary stenting in patients with stable obstructive coronary artery disease. However, stent technology has evolved significantly in recent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279&page=2

AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Nov 1, 2019 Issue Ticagrelor Compared to Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndrome and Stable Coronary Artery Disease [Medicine by the Numbers] The authors determined there is no benefit from the use of ticagrelor in patients with acute coronary syndrome and stable coronary artery...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279

AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Nov 1, 2019 Issue Ticagrelor Compared to Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndrome and Stable Coronary Artery Disease [Medicine by the Numbers] The authors determined there is no benefit from the use of ticagrelor in patients with acute coronary syndrome and stable coronary artery...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Dec 1, 2018 Issue Early Invasive Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes [Medicine by the Numbers] Does early invasive management help patients with unstable angina or acute non–ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) in reducing occurence of death, myocardial...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Counseling - American Family Physician

...The number one cause of death for children younger than 14 years is vehicular injury. Child safety seats and automobile safety belts protect children in a crash if they are used correctly, but if a child does not fit in the restraint correctly, it can lead to injury. A child safety...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2281&page=2

AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Five Years) [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that none were helped and 1 in 6 patients were harmed. See why. Feb 15, 2015 Issue Metformin Associated with Less Need for a Second Medicine [POEMs] n this retrospective analysis, which benefits from large numbers of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2288&page=5

AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Semaglutide significantly reduced the composite outcome of CV death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and nonfatal stroke (number needed to treat [NNT] = 43 over 2.1 years). It was generally well tolerated, and it reduced body weight by approximately 6.4 to 9.5 lb (2.9 to 4.3 kg)....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2288&page=3

AFP Documents with Keyword: Diarrhea - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2020 Issue Probiotics to Prevent Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] Feb 1, 2020 Issue Clostridioides difficile Infection: Update on Management [Article] Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridiodes difficile (formerly...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2291

AFP Documents with Keyword: Diarrhea - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2020 Issue Probiotics to Prevent Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] Feb 1, 2020 Issue Clostridioides difficile Infection: Update on Management [Article] Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridiodes difficile (formerly...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2291&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...for Smoking Cessation [Medicine by the Numbers] Do the benefits outweigh the harms of using varenicline (Chantix) for smoking cessation? Read more to find out. Aug 1, 2017 Issue Antipsychotics for Fibromyalgia in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Quetiapine may be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2297&page=3

AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...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. Jul...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2297&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2015 Issue Effectiveness of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors for Irritable Bowel Syndrome [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that 1 in 4 had improved bloating and stool consistency, and less interference with daily life, while only 1 in 9 experiences medication...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2018 Issue Beta Blockers Compared with Other Drug Options for the Treatment of Hypertension [Medicine by the Numbers] Although beta blockers seem to have a positive impact on patient-oriented evidence that matters in patients with hypertension, they appear to be inferior...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...2016 Issue Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Ablation and Cardioversion [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies showed that 433 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one stroke and 629 patients needed to be...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dyspnea - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2019 Issue Dyspnea Due to Acute Heart Failure Syndrome [Medicine by the Numbers] This review concluded that the individual components of the clinical history and physical examination, electrocardiography, and chest radiography are not useful independently for confirming or...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Elbow Disorders - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2018 Issue Hyperpronation Method for Reduction of Nursemaid's Elbow [Medicine by the Numbers] Although data are limited, the results have consistently shown a higher rate of success with first attempt reduction of nursemaids' elbow when the hyperpronation method was used....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Emergency Medicine - American Family Physician

...Emergency Medicine Apr 15, 2020 Issue Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] Acute altitude illness comprises acute mountain sickness, high altitude cerebral edema, and high altitude pulmonary...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Emergency Medicine - American Family Physician

...Emergency Medicine Apr 15, 2020 Issue Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] Acute altitude illness comprises acute mountain sickness, high altitude cerebral edema, and high altitude pulmonary...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2018 Issue Antibiotics for Otitis Media in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis concludes that the risk of a prolonged course of antibiotics was twice as high for children younger than two years with bilateral acute otitis media than for children two...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2018 Issue Antibiotics for Otitis Media in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis concludes that the risk of a prolonged course of antibiotics was twice as high for children younger than two years with bilateral acute otitis media than for children two...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2019 Issue Antibiotics for Acute Rhinosinusitis in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Because of the relatively high rate of reported adverse effects and the high likelihood of resolution of symptoms with supportive care and symptomatic management, the authors recommend...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2019 Issue Antibiotics for Acute Rhinosinusitis in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Because of the relatively high rate of reported adverse effects and the high likelihood of resolution of symptoms with supportive care and symptomatic management, the authors recommend...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Evidence-Based Medicine May 15, 2015 Issue If It Seems Too Good To Be True... [AFP Journal Club] There are dangers in the early adoption of treatment modalities without repeated verification in the literature. May 15, 2015 Issue USPSTF Recommendations That Were New or Updated...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Evidence-Based Medicine Dec 1, 2010 Issue Clinical Pathways: Effects on Practice, Outcomes, and Costs [Cochrane for Clinicians] The results of 27 studies (n = 11,398) support the conclusion that clinical pathways reduce in-hospital complications and improve documentation. Jul...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Evidence-Based Medicine Mar 1, 2014 Issue Podcasts of the POEMs Featured in AFP Are Now Available [Editorials] Insightful discussions about POEMs published in AFP are available as a free podcast via iTunes. Dec 1, 2013 Issue When Medicine Reverses Itself: Avoiding...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Feb 1, 2019 Issue Increased Quantity but Not Proportion: U.S. Medical Schools and Family Medicine Entry 2008 to 2018 [Graham Center Policy One-Pagers] Expansion in the number of American medical schools since 2005 led to an absolute increase in graduates matching...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine May 1, 2014 Issue Transitions of Care: Optimizing the Handoff from Hospital-Based Teams to Primary Care Physicians [Editorials] Caring for hospitalized patients and arranging their discharge plans have become increasingly complex. Primary care physicians should...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Nov 1, 2011 Issue Flaws in Clinical Reasoning: A Common Cause of Diagnostic Error [Curbside Consultation] Many medical errors have been identified as systemic and addressed with interventions, such as checklists. However, a substantial number of errors that...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fibromyalgia - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2018 Issue Pregabalin (Lyrica) for Acute Fibromyalgia Pain [Medicine by the Numbers] Pregabalin (Lyrica) provides good pain relief to some patients with acute fibromyalgia pain but does not work for most persons. Learn more. Sep 1, 2017 Issue Pregabalin for...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroenteritis - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2015 Issue Ondansetron for Gastroenteritis in Children and Adolescents [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show vomiting stopped in 1 in 5 patients and diarrhea was a consistent adverse effect. Find out more. Mar 1, 2015 Issue Practical Selection of Antiemetics in the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroenteritis - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2015 Issue Ondansetron for Gastroenteritis in Children and Adolescents [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show vomiting stopped in 1 in 5 patients and diarrhea was a consistent adverse effect. Find out more. Mar 1, 2015 Issue Practical Selection of Antiemetics in the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2010 Issue Examining the Heart of Family Medicine: Family History [Editorials] Dec 15, 2009 Issue ACOG Guidelines for Managing Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has produced...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2019 Issue Preventing Spontaneous Abortion with Progestin Therapy [Medicine by the Numbers] The use of progestin therapy in women with recurrent pregnancy loss appears to reduce the incidence of spontaneous abortion, preterm labor, and stillbirth, and increase the rate of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2019 Issue Preventing Spontaneous Abortion with Progestin Therapy [Medicine by the Numbers] The use of progestin therapy in women with recurrent pregnancy loss appears to reduce the incidence of spontaneous abortion, preterm labor, and stillbirth, and increase the rate of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Adult Migraine Prophylaxis [Medicine by the Numbers] Evidence supports current guideline recommendations on the use of valproate medications to prevent migraine. Aug 1, 2016 Issue Acupuncture for Frequent Tension-Type Headaches [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show an...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...with suspected stable CAD, adding CT coronary angiography had no short-term effect on patient symptoms or hospitalizations but increased the number of coronary angiograms. Additionally, more patients who had CT coronary angiography underwent preventive treatment and anti-anginal...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Failure - American Family Physician

...to improve cardiovascular or overall mortality in patients with symptomatic heart failure. The combination is associated with an increased number of adverse drug effects. May 15, 2019 Issue Simple Clinical Prediction Rule Determines Risk of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection...

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