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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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

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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

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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

...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

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Nov 1, 2019 Issue The Effectiveness of Outpatient Telehealth Consultations [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews] Telehealth consultations improve clinical outcomes in the areas of wound care, psychiatry, and certain chronic conditions. May 1, 2019...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Jul 15, 2015 Issue Health Literacy: What Do You Need to Do? [Editorials] What can physicians do to address limited health literacy and be sure that patients understand health information? The answer is twofold: practicewide changes and individual communication...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine May 15, 2012 Issue Do Electronic Health Records Improve Processes and Outcomes of Preventive Care? [Editorials] Electronic health records (EHRs) are thought to be valuable tools to prompt physicians to provide preventive services. How strong is the evidence that...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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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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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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Branched-chain Amino Acids for Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy [Medicine by the Numbers] Hepatic encephalopathy is a brain dysfunction that can be mild with minimal confusion, or overt and severe with coma. Learn more about branched-chain amino acids for...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Branched-chain Amino Acids for Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy [Medicine by the Numbers] Hepatic encephalopathy is a brain dysfunction that can be mild with minimal confusion, or overt and severe with coma. Learn more about branched-chain amino acids for...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: HIV/AIDS - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2017 Issue Tenofovir for Prevention of HIV Infection [Medicine by the Numbers] The benefits are greater than the harm in using tenofovir for HIV prevention, but cost-effectiveness and personal preferences are critical. Nov 1, 2016 Issue Primary Care for Patients with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: HIV/AIDS - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2017 Issue Tenofovir for Prevention of HIV Infection [Medicine by the Numbers] The benefits are greater than the harm in using tenofovir for HIV prevention, but cost-effectiveness and personal preferences are critical. Nov 1, 2016 Issue Primary Care for Patients with...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2014 Issue 2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Guideline Greatly Increases Number Eligible for Statin Treatment [POEMs] The new guideline from the ACC/AHA increases the number of adults between 40 and 75 years of age who are eligible to take statins by 12.8 million. The largest...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2017 Issue Statins in Persons at Low Risk of Cardiovascular Disease [Medicine by the Numbers] Despite the small reductions in nonfatal heart attacks and strokes, statins were not associated with a reduction in serious illness overall. Oct 15, 2017 Issue Screening for...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2017 Issue Statins in Persons at Low Risk of Cardiovascular Disease [Medicine by the Numbers] Despite the small reductions in nonfatal heart attacks and strokes, statins were not associated with a reduction in serious illness overall. Oct 15, 2017 Issue Screening for...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...in Children? No: Universal Screening has Uncertain Benefits and a High Risk of Harms [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine] No: Universal Screening Has Uncertain Benefits and a High Risk of Harms. Atherosclerosis can be demonstrated in young arteries, and its development...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - 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...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - 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. Apr 1, 2019 Issue Maternal...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - 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. Apr 1, 2019 Issue Maternal...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...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....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Fungal - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2018 Issue Terbinafine for Onychomycosis [Medicine by the Numbers] Preliminary evidence indicates that combining terbinafine with an azole appears to be superior to terbinafine alone. Further study is necessary to compare combined treatment with terbinafine plus an azole...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Fungal - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2018 Issue Terbinafine for Onychomycosis [Medicine by the Numbers] Preliminary evidence indicates that combining terbinafine with an azole appears to be superior to terbinafine alone. Further study is necessary to compare combined treatment with terbinafine plus an azole...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Irritable Bowel Syndrome - 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Irritable Bowel Syndrome - 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2018 Issue Effectiveness of Intrapartum Antibiotics for Meconium-Stained Amniotic Fluid [Medicine by the Numbers] This review concluded that there is insufficient evidence to recommend prophylactic intrapartum antibiotics in laboring women with meconium-stained amniotic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2020 Issue Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Operative Vaginal Delivery [Medicine by the Numbers] Current guidelines from the World Health Organization do not recommend routine antibiotic prophylaxis for operative vaginal birth because of insufficient evidence of effectiveness....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2020 Issue Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Operative Vaginal Delivery [Medicine by the Numbers] Current guidelines from the World Health Organization do not recommend routine antibiotic prophylaxis for operative vaginal birth because of insufficient evidence of effectiveness....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...low birth weight, and having an infant that is small for gestational age (number needed to treat [NNT] = 28). Mar 1, 2016 Issue Controlled Cord Traction During the Third Stage of Labor [Medicine by the Numbers] The overall risk-to-benefit ratio of controlled cord traction is...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2017 Issue Oral NSAIDs for Perineal Pain in the Early Postpartum Period [Medicine by the Numbers] Oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were able to adequately relieve perineal pain for many postpartum women at four hours and longer. Apr 1, 2017 Issue Postpartum...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Liver Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Branched-chain Amino Acids for Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy [Medicine by the Numbers] Hepatic encephalopathy is a brain dysfunction that can be mild with minimal confusion, or overt and severe with coma. Learn more about branched-chain amino acids for...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Liver Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Branched-chain Amino Acids for Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy [Medicine by the Numbers] Hepatic encephalopathy is a brain dysfunction that can be mild with minimal confusion, or overt and severe with coma. Learn more about branched-chain amino acids for...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Lung Cancer - American Family Physician

...Screening Is Complex but Worthwhile [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine] When offered to the appropriate population in the appropriate context, CT-based lung cancer screening will reduce the number of deaths caused by this difficult disease. Jul 15, 2014 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Menopause - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Denosumab for Reducing Risk of Fractures in Postmenopausal Women [Medicine by the Numbers] Denosumab appears to be effective in reducing the risk of vertebral and nonvertebral fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Treatment with denosumab does not...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Menopause - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Denosumab for Reducing Risk of Fractures in Postmenopausal Women [Medicine by the Numbers] Denosumab appears to be effective in reducing the risk of vertebral and nonvertebral fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Treatment with denosumab does not...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Musculoskeletal Care - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Denosumab for Reducing Risk of Fractures in Postmenopausal Women [Medicine by the Numbers] Denosumab appears to be effective in reducing the risk of vertebral and nonvertebral fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Treatment with denosumab does not...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Musculoskeletal Care - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2016 Issue Topical NSAIDs for Acute Musculoskeletal Pain in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that patients had improved pain control with diclofenac gel, ketoprofen gel, and ibuprofen gel with no increase in local or systemic adverse events. See why. Jul...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Neuropathy - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Based on low-quality evidence, high-concentration capsaicin patches reduce neuropathic pain from herpes and human immunodeficiency virus infection by 30% to 50%...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Neuropathy - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Based on low-quality evidence, high-concentration capsaicin patches reduce neuropathic pain from herpes and human immunodeficiency virus infection by 30% to 50%...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2020 Issue Vitamin D Supplementation and All-Cause Mortality [Medicine by the Numbers] Observational studies have shown that those with low vitamin D levels have higher cancer and cardiovascular mortality. Read more to learn about the effect of vitamin D supplementation on...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2020 Issue Vitamin D Supplementation and All-Cause Mortality [Medicine by the Numbers] Observational studies have shown that those with low vitamin D levels have higher cancer and cardiovascular mortality. Read more to learn about the effect of vitamin D supplementation on...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...either nuts or olive oil, reduces the likelihood of a composite outcome of cardiovascular events or death over a five-year follow-up period (number needed to treat = 70). The relative risk reduction is approximately 30%. This is the ... Jun 15, 2013 Issue Behavioral Counseling...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...or more of their body weight (number needed to treat [NNT] = 10) and appears to be safe in terms of cardiovascular events. Mar 1, 2019 Issue Metformin for Improving Maternal and Infant Outcomes in Pregnant Women Who Are Obese [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...or more of their body weight (number needed to treat [NNT] = 10) and appears to be safe in terms of cardiovascular events. Mar 1, 2019 Issue Metformin for Improving Maternal and Infant Outcomes in Pregnant Women Who Are Obese [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pain Management - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Based on low-quality evidence, high-concentration capsaicin patches reduce neuropathic pain from herpes and human immunodeficiency virus infection by 30% to 50%...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pneumonia - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2016 Issue Corticosteroids for Community-Acquired Pneumonia [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that 1 in 20 patients avoided mechanical ventilation and 1 in 16 patients avoided ARDS; 1 in 29 patients developed hyperglycemia requiring treatment. Read more. Feb 1,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pneumonia - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2016 Issue Corticosteroids for Community-Acquired Pneumonia [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that 1 in 20 patients avoided mechanical ventilation and 1 in 16 patients avoided ARDS; 1 in 29 patients developed hyperglycemia requiring treatment. Read more. Feb 1,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2019 Issue Metformin for Improving Maternal and Infant Outcomes in Pregnant Women Who Are Obese [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis showed no clear benefit for metformin in reducing the risk of large for gestational age infants. Additionally, there was no...

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