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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, 2020 Issue Tranexamic Acid for Postpartum Hemorrhage [Medicine by the Numbers] Postpartum hemorrhage is the most common cause of maternal death worldwide. Tranexamic acid is an antifibrinolytic agent that has shown to decrease bleeding in surgical patients and all-cause...

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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

...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: 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. Pages: 1...

American Family Physician

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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. Pages: 1...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine have published guidelines focusing on interpregnancy care to improve outcomes of future pregnancies and the overall health of women, regardless of their future pregnancy plans....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2017 Issue Vitamin E in Pregnancy [Medicine by the Numbers] Vitamin E supplementation in pregnant women does not show any benefit among the most patient-important outcomes. Mar 15, 2017 Issue NPMS Releases Consensus Statement on Venous Thromboembolism During Pregnancy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...vitamins and supplements they should be taking, how much and which types of exercise are safe, whether prescription and over-the-counter medicines are safe, and recommendations on sex, alcohol, cannabis, caffeine, artificial sweeteners, and hair treatments. Jul 15, 2020 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...vitamins and supplements they should be taking, how much and which types of exercise are safe, whether prescription and over-the-counter medicines are safe, and recommendations on sex, alcohol, cannabis, caffeine, artificial sweeteners, and hair treatments. Jul 15, 2020 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prostate 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, 2014 Issue AUA Releases Guideline on Early Detection of Prostate Cancer...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - American Family Physician

...a history of SAD (number needed to treat [NNT] = 5), as well as those at lower risk (NNT = 8). Headaches, nausea, and insomnia may limit adherence to treatment. Dec 1, 2016 Issue Aripiprazole vs. Placebo or Haloperidol for Schizophrenia [Medicine by the Numbers] Aripiprazole...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - American Family Physician

...validated Young Mania Rating Scale compared with placebo (number needed to treat [NNT] = 6; 95% CI, 5 to 8; six studies; n = 1,707). Apr 1, 2020 Issue Benzodiazepines for Panic Disorder in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Should benzodiazepeines continue to be prescribed...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - American Family Physician

...validated Young Mania Rating Scale compared with placebo (number needed to treat [NNT] = 6; 95% CI, 5 to 8; six studies; n = 1,707). Apr 1, 2020 Issue Benzodiazepines for Panic Disorder in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Should benzodiazepeines continue to be prescribed...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Medicine Nov 15, 2020 Issue Watch-and-Wait Strategy Is an Option for Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax [POEMs] Conservative observation of patients presenting with a first primary spontaneous pneumothorax is as effective as immediate chest tube insertion in achieving full...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Medicine Nov 15, 2020 Issue Watch-and-Wait Strategy Is an Option for Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax [POEMs] Conservative observation of patients presenting with a first primary spontaneous pneumothorax is as effective as immediate chest tube insertion in achieving full...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Medicine Sep 1, 2015 Issue Bronchodilators for Bronchiolitis [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that none were helped and the impact of harms such as decreased oxygen saturation and tachycardia was uncertain. Jun 15, 2015 Issue Role of the Family Physician in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Medicine May 15, 2009 Issue Latent Tuberculosis Infection: The Physician's Role in Tuberculosis Control [Editorials] Jan 15, 2008 Issue ACCP and AACVPR Release Evidence-Based Guidelines on Pulmonary Rehabilitation [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Chest...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Schizophrenia - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2016 Issue Aripiprazole vs. Placebo or Haloperidol for Schizophrenia [Medicine by the Numbers] Aripiprazole was shown to have one major benefit over placebo, but favorable outcomes with haloperidol throw its effectiveness into question. Are the differences merely...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Seizure Disorders - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2017 Issue Antiepileptic Drugs After First Unprovoked Seizure [Medicine by the Numbers] The decision to start an antiepileptic drug after a first unprovoked seizure has long been a clinically challenging one. Jun 1, 2016 Issue When to Discontinue Antiepileptic Drug...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Seizure Disorders - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2017 Issue Antiepileptic Drugs After First Unprovoked Seizure [Medicine by the Numbers] The decision to start an antiepileptic drug after a first unprovoked seizure has long been a clinically challenging one. Jun 1, 2016 Issue When to Discontinue Antiepileptic Drug...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sports Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sports Medicine May 1, 2021 Issue The Preparticipation Physical Evaluation [Article] The preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE) is a common primary care medical visit for young athletes. In 2019, the American Academy of Pediatrics published updated PPE recommendations. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sports Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sports Medicine May 1, 2021 Issue The Preparticipation Physical Evaluation [Article] The preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE) is a common primary care medical visit for young athletes. In 2019, the American Academy of Pediatrics published updated PPE recommendations. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2021 Issue Antiplatelet Agents for Preventing Early Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke or TIA [Medicine by the Numbers] After atherothrombotic ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, adding clopidogrel to aspirin reduced recurrent strokes but increased major hemorrhages....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2021 Issue Antiplatelet Agents for Preventing Early Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke or TIA [Medicine by the Numbers] After atherothrombotic ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, adding clopidogrel to aspirin reduced recurrent strokes but increased major hemorrhages....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2017 Issue Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Placebo for Opioid Dependence [Medicine by the Numbers] Buprenorphine causes lower physical dependence, milder withdrawal symptoms, and is less likely to cause an overdose than methadone in the treatment of opioid dependence....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

...Family physicians may be surprised to learn the number of their patients who use performance-enhancing drugs, either deliberately to improve athletic performance or unknowingly through contaminated dietary supplements. Jan 15, 2021 Issue Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

...Family physicians may be surprised to learn the number of their patients who use performance-enhancing drugs, either deliberately to improve athletic performance or unknowingly through contaminated dietary supplements. Jan 15, 2021 Issue Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2015 Issue Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Smoking Cessation [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that 1 in 15 patients successfully quit smoking and 1 in 94 patients experienced chest pain or palpitations. Want to know more? Jun 15, 2015 Issue Primary Care Behavioral...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Tobacco Abuse and Dependence - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2017 Issue Varenicline 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. May 15, 2016 Issue Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for Tobacco Smoking...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Travel Medicine - American Family Physician

...Travel 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: Travel Medicine - American Family Physician

...Travel 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: Upper Respiratory Infections - American Family Physician

...respiratory tract infections and the number of days with symptoms, but there is no evidence that exercise reduces the overall occurrence or duration of these infections. Nov 1, 2020 Issue Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis [Medicine by the Numbers] Acute bronchitis is a lower...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Upper Respiratory Infections - American Family Physician

...respiratory tract infections and the number of days with symptoms, but there is no evidence that exercise reduces the overall occurrence or duration of these infections. Nov 1, 2020 Issue Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis [Medicine by the Numbers] Acute bronchitis is a lower...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Upper Respiratory Infections - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2015 Issue Probiotics for the Prevention of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that probiotics prevented 1 in 8 upper respiratory tract infections and caused no harms. Find out more. May 15, 2015 Issue Acute Infective Sore...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Urinary Tract Infections - American Family Physician

...A common dilemma in clinical medicine is whether to treat asymptomatic patients who present with bacteria in their urine. There are few scenarios in which antibiotic treatment of asymptomatic bacteruria has been shown to improve patient outcomes. Because of increasing antimicrobial...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Urologic Disorders - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Women [Medicine by the Numbers] Urinary incontinence is common in adult women, leading to health complications such as rash and urinary tract infections. This review discusses pelvic floor...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Urologic Disorders - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Women [Medicine by the Numbers] Urinary incontinence is common in adult women, leading to health complications such as rash and urinary tract infections. This review discusses pelvic floor...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Wound Care - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2015 Issue Tap Water vs. Sterile Saline for Wound Irrigation [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that infection was prevented in 1 in 36 patients and none were harmed. Find out more. Jun 15, 2015 Issue Sterile Gloves Not Necessary for Minor Skin Surgery [POEMs]...

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AFP Edition

...16 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2013 Proposed Rules to Address Various Provisions of the Affordable Care Act The Obama administration has proposed three rules to implement several key provisions of the Patient Protec- tion and Affordable...

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AFP Goes Audio: Introducing the American Family Physician Podcast - Editorials - ...

Feb 1, 2016 - Podcasts are an increasingly important way to disseminate information to the medical community. We hope that many readers of AFP, the number one journal in primary care, will also become listeners.

American Family Physician : Editorials

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AFP Journal Club

...900 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 86, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2012 Is coronary CTA good enough to allow for the safe discharge of low- to intermediate-risk patients with chest pain? Mark: We know that we overadmit patients with chest pain to the hospital. Most of...

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AFP Journal Club

...November 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1095 Should antibiotics be used to treat acute otitis media in young children? Andrea: Acute otitis media (AOM) in children represents a significant burden to the U.S. economic and health care...

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AFP Journal Club Department Collection - American Family Physician

Three presenters review an interesting journal article on topics that affect family physicians and give their opinions about the clinical value of the studies.

For key concepts in evidence-based medicine, tips on assessing the quality of research studies, and teaching ...

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AFP Journal Club Department Collection - American Family Physician

Three presenters review an interesting journal article on topics that affect family physicians and give their opinions about the clinical value of the studies.

For key concepts in evidence-based medicine, tips on assessing the quality of research studies, and teaching ...

American Family Physician : Department Collection

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AFP Online: We're on a Mission - Editorials - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2016 - An overview of the many features and recent improvements of AFP Online.

American Family Physician : Editorials

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AFP Podcast

The AFP Podcast is a discussion of the key evidence-based learning points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and other features.

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AFP Podcast Wins Innovative Program Award

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AFP Policy on Using Generic and Brand Names for Drugs - Letters to the Editor - ...

Sep 15, 2004 - ...and balanced review,1 which included a broader consideration of most aspects of PTSD. We would like to encourage a greater emphasis on a number of these aspects. First, an emphasis on pharmacologic treatment of distressing symptoms neglects the fact that recovery from trauma...

American Family Physician : Letter

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AFP-FPM-AFM-FPE-Journal-Policies-Rates-2021-v2.pdf

...journal subscription rates for American Family Physician (AFP), FPM, Annals of Family Medicine (AFM), and FP Essentials (FPE). The following details policies, rates, and volume and issue numbers for 2021. ➤ NO RATE INCREASE FOR SITE LICENSE RATES With the many challenges being...

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AFP-FPM-AFM-FPE-Journal-Policies-Rates-2021.pdf

...journal subscription rates for American Family Physician (AFP), FPM, Annals of Family Medicine (AFM), and FP Essentials (FPE). The following details policies, rates, and volume and issue numbers for 2021. ➤ NO RATE INCREASE FOR SITE LICENSE RATES With the many challenges being...

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AFP’s Conflict of Interest Policy: Disclosure Is Not Enough

...February 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 161 AFP’s Conflict of Interest Policy: Disclosure Is Not Enough JAY SIWEK, MD, Georgetown University Med- ical Center, Washington, District of Columbia ▲ See related Letter to the Editor on page...

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afp20040515p2421.pdf

...May 15, 2004 / VoluMe 69, NuMber 10 www.aafp.org/afp aMericaN FaMily PhysiciaN‑2421 This guide is one in a series that offers evidence-based tools to assist family physicians in improving their deci- sion-making at the point of care. Clinical Question How can physicians most...

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afp20040715p332.pdf

...Diagnosing Heel Pain in Adults TRACY ALDRIDGE, M.D., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois Heel pain is a common condition in adults that may cause significant discomfort and dis- ability. A variety of soft tissue, osseous, and systemic disorders...

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afp20040801p489.pdf

...Beta-Cell Function JENNIFER A. MAYFIELD, M.D., M.P.H., Seattle, Washington RUSSELL D. WHITE, M.D., University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida Type 2 diabetes is characterized by progressive beta-cell failure. Indications for exogenous insulin therapy in...

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afp20041101p1685.pdf

...November 1, 2004 ◆ Volume 70, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1685 ▲ This is part I of a two-part article on rhino- sinusitis in adults. Part II, Treatment, appears in this issue of AFP on page 1697. ▲ Editorial: page 1642. See page 1621 for...

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afp20041101p1697.pdf

...November 1, 2004 ◆ Volume 70, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1697 This is part II of a two- part article on bacterial sinusitis in adults. Part I, Evaluation, appears in this issue of AFP on page 1685. ▲ Patient informa- tion: A handout on sinus infections,...

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afp20041115p1947.pdf

...percent of shoulder dislocations are anterior. Diagnosis of this injury is straightforward. The injury usually can be reduced by employing a number of nonsurgical techniques. Traumatic or acute rotator cuff tears can be managed conservatively or surgically, depending on the patient...

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afp20050615p2313.pdf

...June 15, 2005 ◆ Volume 71, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 2313 ▲ Patient information: A handout on safe surfing, written by the authors of this article, is provided on page 2319. See page 2237 for strength-of-recommen- dation labels. M illions of...

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afp20050715p287.pdf

...MONTE C. UYEMURA, M.D., Wray Rural Training Tract Family Medicine Residency Program, Wray, Colorado Less than one percent of foreign body ingestions result in serious morbidity. July 15, 2005 ◆ Volume 72, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 287 Downloaded from...

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afp20051015p1492.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 72, Number 8 ◆ October 15, 2005 Evaluation of Syncope THOMAS H. MILLER, M.D., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Quincy, Illinois JERRY E. KRUSE, M.D., M.S.P.H., Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois A...

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afp20051015p1547.pdf

...October 15, 2005 ◆ Volume 72, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1547 Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Treatment Challenge NIPA SHAH, M.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois H idradenitis suppurativa (from the Greek hidros, sweat, and aden,...

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afp20051215p2483.pdf

...December 15, 2005 ◆ Volume 72, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 2483 Urinary Tract Infection in Children BRIAN S. ALPER, M.D., M.S.P.H., and SARAH H. CURRY, M.D. University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri U ntil recently, the management of urinary...

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afp20051215p2491.pdf

...Approach to the Postpartum Office Visit CAROL E. BLENNING, M.D., and HEATHER PALADINE, M.D. Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon T he postpartum period is an excit-ing, dynamic time in a woman’s life, and the family physician plays an...

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afp20051215p2501.pdf

...December 15, 2005 ◆ Volume 72, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 2501 Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome SUSAN K. HADLEY, M.D., Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut STEPHEN M. GAARDER, PH.D., Applied Research Group, Middletown, Connecticut I rritable...

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afp20060101p105.pdf

...106 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 73, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2006 Cervical Abnormalities (HPV) infection (i.e., CIN 1) and failure to identify and treat lesions with true malig- nancy potential (i.e., CIN 2-3). The degree of certainty that the most...

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afp20060101p72.pdf

...72 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 73, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2006 Medications for Migraine Prophylaxis SEEMA MODI, M.D., and DIONNE M. LOWDER, PHARM.D., B.C.P.S. Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina R ecurrent...

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afp20060101p83.pdf

...for Depression STUART J. RUPKE, M.D., DAVID BLECKE, M.DIV., M.S.W., and MARJORIE RENFROW, M.D. Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan A lthough approximately two thirds of patients with depression are treated successfully with medica- tion...

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afp20060101p91.pdf

...Cerebral Palsy: An Overview KAREN W. KRIGGER, M.D., M.ED., University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky C erebral palsy is characterized by motor impairment and can pres- ent with global physical and mental dysfunction. In 2001, the United Cerebral Palsy...

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afp20060115p244.pdf

...244 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 73, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2006 Initial Evaluation of Vertigo RONALD H. LABUGUEN, M.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California O ne of the most common and frus- trating complaints patients bring to their...

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afp20060115p271.pdf

...Therapy for the Patient with Newly Diagnosed HIV Infection ANN M. KHALSA, M.D., M.S.ED., University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California A s the prevalence of human immu- nodeficiency virus (HIV) contin- ues to increase,1,2 family physicians...

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afp20060201p442.pdf

...M. NAWAL LUTFIYYA, PH.D., ERIC HENLEY, M.D., M.P.H., and LINDA F. CHANG, PHARM.D., M.P.H., B.C.P.S. University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Rockford, Illinois STEPHANIE WESSEL REYBURN, M.D., M.P.H., Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, Minnesota...

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afp20060201p457.pdf

...Nonhormonal Therapies for Hot Flashes in Menopause DANA G. CARROLL, PHARM.D., B.C.P.S., University of Oklahoma-Tulsa College of Medicine, Tulsa, Oklahoma T he results of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study1 of hor- mone therapy in postmenopausal women, published in 2002, have...

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afp20060201p469.pdf

...of Constipation in Infants and Children WENDY S. BIGGS, M.D., and WILLIAM H. DERY, M.D. Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan C onstipation has been defined as a delay or difficulty in defeca- tion, present for two or more weeks, sufficient...

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afp20060301p841.pdf

...842 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 73, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2006 phases: isovolumetric relaxation, caused by closure of the aortic valve to the mitral valve opening; early rapid ventricular filling located after the mitral valve open- ing; diastasis, a period of...

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afp20060415p1411.pdf

...April 15, 2006 ◆ Volume 73, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1411 Diagnosis and Treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection KARL E. MILLER, M.D., University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, Tennessee T he incidence of chlamydial infec- tion in...

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afp20060501p1558.pdf

...Hypertension in Children and Adolescents GREGORY B. LUMA, M.D., and ROSEANN T. SPIOTTA, M.D., Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program, New York, New York T he prevalence and rate of diagnosis of hypertension in children and adolescents appear to be increas-...

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afp20060501p1573.pdf

...Opioid Addiction with Buprenorphine PAUL A. DONAHER, M.D., Galena, Maryland CHRISTOPHER WELSH, M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland A n estimated 898,000 adults in the United States are opioid depen- dent.1 Treating opioid dependence as a chronic...

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afp20060501p1583.pdf

...Diagnosing Rhinitis: Allergic vs. Nonallergic DAVID M. QUILLEN, M.D., and DAVID B. FELLER, M.D. University of Florida Family Medicine Residency Program, Gainesville, Florida R hinitis is an inflammation of the nasal mucosa. Associated clini- cal symptoms include excessive mucus...

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