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Addressing Ambulatory Patient Safety in Your Practice -- FPM

Oct 1, 2015 - Reducing errors in care requires establishing a culture of safety, systematic reporting, consistent follow-up, and sustained commitment.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0900/p23.html

Addressing Common Ineffeciencies in Office Practice

...patients, staff and physicians. It’s no wonder, then, that efficiency was named one of the aims for improvement in the Institute of Medicine’s land- mark report, Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. Despite the potential for serious consequences,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/fpm20101100p28.pdf

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 Health Equity, Social Determinants From Many Angles

The AAFP has made significant progress in addressing health equity and social determinants of health from a number of perspectives over the past decade.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20210401nmhm.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

ADHD in Children: Common Questions and Answers - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Nov 15, 2020 - Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a multidimensional chronic neurodevelopmental condition that affects 8.4% of U.S. children between two and 17 years of age and may pose long-term morbidity if untreated. The evaluation for ADHD begins when parents or caregivers present ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1115/p592.html

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

...December 15, 2012 ◆ Volume 86, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1109 Adolescent Health Screening and Counseling PETER HAM, MD, and CLAUDIA ALLEN, PhD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia P rimary care physicians are well positioned to deliver...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1215/afp20121215p1109.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: 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 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.

Family Physician : Patient Care

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.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

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 : Policies

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

Advantages of the No-Scalpel Vasectomy Technique

...June 15, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1 Clinical Question Are there advantages to the no-scalpel vasec- tomy (NSV) technique compared with the standard incisional method? Evidence-Based Answer NSV should be used instead of the standard...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0615/afp20120615od1.pdf

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

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American Family Physician

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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 : 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 2020: Reflections, New Fellows, Updates, and AFP Statistics - Editorials - American...

Oct 15, 2020 - This editorial highlights the top 20 AFP articles of 2019, provides an update on AFP's statistics for print circulation and website visits, and thanks our peer reviewers.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1015/p457.html

AFP 2021: Updates, New Fellow, Top 20 Articles, AFP Statistics, and Thanking Peer ...

Jun 15, 2021 - American Family Physician (AFP) continues its annual tradition of updating our readers on changes in the journal, welcoming new members to our editing team, highlighting the top 20 articles from the prior year, sharing print circulation and website statistics, and thanking our peer ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0615/p716.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 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: Abdominal Pain - American Family Physician

...Aug 01, 2021 Issue Accuracy of Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Small Bowel Obstruction [Medicine by the Numbers] According to a meta-analysis including prospective observational studies evaluating the accuracy of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of small bowel obstruction,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2223

AFP Documents with Keyword: Abdominal Pain - American Family Physician

...Aug 01, 2021 Issue Accuracy of Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Small Bowel Obstruction [Medicine by the Numbers] According to a meta-analysis including prospective observational studies evaluating the accuracy of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of small bowel obstruction,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2223&page=0

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

...Apr 15, 2018 Issue Qvar for Treatment of Chronic Asthma [Medicine by the Numbers] Learn the results of a Cochrane review which studied the effectiveness of Qvar in two sets of patients with chronic asthma: those receiving oral corticosteroids and those not receiving them. Mar...

American Family Physician

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

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

...Feb 15, 2021 Issue Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate for Acute Asthma Exacerbation in Children and Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Patients who received intravenous magnesium sulfate for acute asthma exacerbation in the emergency department had decreased hospital admissions and no...

American Family Physician

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

AFP Documents with Keyword: Asthma - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2021 Issue Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate for Acute Asthma Exacerbation in Children and Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Patients who received intravenous magnesium sulfate for acute asthma exacerbation in the emergency department had decreased hospital admissions and no...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2466&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Asthma - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2016 Issue Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists in the Treatment of Acute Asthma [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show there were no patient-important benefits and no hospital admissions were prevented. Want to know more? Oct 1, 2014 Issue Safety of Long-Acting Beta...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2466&page=3

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: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...patients with paroxysmal AF is superior to initial antiarrhythmic drug therapy. Another study in the same issue of New England Journal of Medicine compared cryoablation with medical therapy and had similar findings. Apr 1, 2021 Issue In High-Risk Older Patients with Atrial...

American Family Physician

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

AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...patients with paroxysmal AF is superior to initial antiarrhythmic drug therapy. Another study in the same issue of New England Journal of Medicine compared cryoablation with medical therapy and had similar findings. Apr 1, 2021 Issue In High-Risk Older Patients with Atrial...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2240&page=0

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&page=1

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=1

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 ...

...Feb 1, 2020 Issue Antibiotics for Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease [Medicine by the Numbers] Prescription of antibiotics for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is controversial due to the variety of etiologies. This review examined...

American Family Physician

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

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 ...

...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=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&page=1

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

...Oct 1, 2017 Issue Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major Adverse Cardiac Events [Medicine by the Numbers] In patients who are stable one year post-MI, prolonged use of dual antiplatelet therapy may be an effective treatment to decrease major cardiac events and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279&page=3

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: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2021 Issue Treatment of Distal DVT [Medicine by the Numbers] A Cochrane review demonstrated that anticoagulation was effective and superior to observation for deep venous thrombosis; however, given the quality of the evidence, the benefits are unclear. Jan 1, 2021 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2021 Issue Treatment of Distal DVT [Medicine by the Numbers] A Cochrane review demonstrated that anticoagulation was effective and superior to observation for deep venous thrombosis; however, given the quality of the evidence, the benefits are unclear. Jan 1, 2021 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2015 Issue Tight Glycemic Control for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Over Five Years) [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that none were helped and 1 in 6 patients were harmed. See why. Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 19 Next Advertisement Email...

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...In patients at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, metformin reduces the risk (number needed to treat [NNT] = 7; 95% CI, 6 to 10) compared with counseling on standard diet and exercise. Oct 15, 2020 Issue Cycled Hyperbaric Oxygen Improves the Healing of Diabetic Foot...

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...Prevent Diabetes Mellitus? Yes: High-Quality Evidence Supports Metformin Use in Persons at High Risk [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine] High-quality evidence supports metformin use for diabetes prevention among younger or more obese individuals or for women with a...

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...Feb 15, 2015 Issue Metformin Associated with Less Need for a Second Medicine [POEMs] n this retrospective analysis, which benefits from large numbers of patients but suffers from possible biases, patients who initially took an oral hypoglycemic other than metformin (Glucophage)...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diarrhea - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2020 Issue Probiotics to Prevent Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] Antibiotics often disrupt the natural balance of nonpathogenic bacterial flora within the gastrointestinal tract. Learn more about the effectiveness of probiotics in...

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...Mar 1, 2020 Issue Probiotics to Prevent Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] Antibiotics often disrupt the natural balance of nonpathogenic bacterial flora within the gastrointestinal tract. Learn more about the effectiveness of probiotics in...

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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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...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...

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...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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...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...

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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 May 1, 2021 Issue In-flight Medical Emergencies [Article] An aircraft in flight is a physically constrained and resource-limited environment. If a health care volunteer is requested, medical professionals should consider if they are in an appropriate condition...

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...Emergency Medicine May 1, 2021 Issue In-flight Medical Emergencies [Article] An aircraft in flight is a physically constrained and resource-limited environment. If a health care volunteer is requested, medical professionals should consider if they are in an appropriate condition...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endometrial Cancer - American Family Physician

...Jul 01, 2021 Issue Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System for Regression of Endometrial Hyperplasia [Medicine by the Numbers] A Cochrane review compared the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system with progesterone for the treatment of endometrial hyperplasia. May...

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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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...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: Enuresis - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2021 Issue Effectiveness of Alarm Therapy in the Treatment of Nocturnal Enuresis in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] This review concluded that alarm therapy appears to be effective for treating nocturnal enuresis in children, but it is uncertain if it is more effective...

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

...Evidence-Based Medicine Oct 1, 2016 Issue Top POEMs of 2015 Consistent with the Principles of the Choosing Wisely Campaign [Article] These POEMs were rated highly according to their potential to reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment, consistent with the focus of the Choosing...

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...Evidence-Based Medicine Sep 1, 2011 Issue Compromising the Medical Literature: The Hidden Influence of Industry-Biased Articles [Editorials] Stealth marketing via journals threatens evidence-based practice, but eliminating ghostwriting does not guarantee the absence of undue bias....

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...Evidence-Based Medicine Feb 1, 2004 Issue Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy (SORT): A Patient-Centered Approach to Grading Evidence in the Medical Literature [Article] A large number of taxonomies are used to rate the quality of an individual study and the strength of a...

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...Evidence-Based Medicine Mar 1, 2014 Issue More Ways to Improve Health and Reduce Harm: Choosing Wisely Phase 3 [Editorials] This campaign has resulted in more than 200 key clinical recommendations to help promote best practices and avoid unnecessary and potentially harmful medical...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Jan 15, 2020 Issue America Needs More Family Doctors: The 25x2030 Collaborative Aims to Get More Medical Students into Family Medicine [Editorials] Nov 1, 2019 Issue The Effectiveness of Outpatient Telehealth Consultations [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health...

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