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

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

...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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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Jul 15, 2012 Issue Choosing Wisely: Top Interventions to Improve Health and Reduce Harm, While Lowering Costs [Editorials] Initially sponsored by nine medical specialty societies, the campaign consists of specialty-specific top-five lists of common tests and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Aug 15, 2015 Issue Global Health: It Matters Now More Than Ever [Editorials] Diseases once confined to the third or developing world are now everyone's concern. Global has truly become local. Having some knowledge of and competencies in global health is not only...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2021 Issue Ibuprofen vs. Acetaminophen for Fever or Pain in Children Younger Than Two Years [Medicine by the Numbers] A meta-analysis found that ibuprofen is more effective than acetaminophen in reducing fever and pain in children younger than two years, although further...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2021 Issue Ibuprofen vs. Acetaminophen for Fever or Pain in Children Younger Than Two Years [Medicine by the Numbers] A meta-analysis found that ibuprofen is more effective than acetaminophen in reducing fever and pain in children younger than two years, although further...

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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: Fibromyalgia - American Family Physician

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

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroenteritis - American Family Physician

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

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroenteritis - American Family Physician

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

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2017 Issue Is "Precision Medicine" Ready to Use in Primary Care Practice? No: It Is Barely Ready for Testing [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine] Precision medicine is ultimately only a tool, and just as it might be used to facilitate better outcomes, if adopted...

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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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

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

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

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

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AFP Documents with Keyword: H Pylori - American Family Physician

...Sep 01, 2021 Issue Comparison of Treatment Regimens for Helicobacter pylori Infection [Medicine by the Numbers] A network meta-analysis found that vonoprazan-based triple therapy and reverse hybrid therapy demonstrated the highest overall cure rates and SUCRA values; however,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: H Pylori - American Family Physician

...Sep 01, 2021 Issue Comparison of Treatment Regimens for Helicobacter pylori Infection [Medicine by the Numbers] A network meta-analysis found that vonoprazan-based triple therapy and reverse hybrid therapy demonstrated the highest overall cure rates and SUCRA values; however,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...effective for migraine prevention. Compared with usual care, acupuncture is more effective at reducing headache frequency by at least 50% (number needed to treat [NNT] = 4). May 15, 2017 Issue Topiramate and Amitriptyline Not Effective for Migraine in Children [POEMs]...

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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 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...

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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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2017 Issue Efficacy of Direct-Acting Antivirals Compared with Older Agents for Hepatitis C [Medicine by the Numbers] Although they help patients achieve sustained viralogic response, expensive direct-acting antivirals have yet to show that they can succeed in meeting...

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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. Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Advertisement...

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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. Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Advertisement...

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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: 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...years of age prevents the development of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2 and CIN 3 in women regardless of previous HPV exposure (number needed to treat [NNT] = 39). No serious adverse effects are associated with administration of the HPV vaccine. Oct 15, 2018 Issue...

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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. Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 13...

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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. Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 13...

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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

...Jun 1, 2021 Issue Oxytocin as First-line Uterotonic Therapy for Postpartum Hemorrhage [Medicine by the Numbers] Oxytocin decreases the chances of a blood transfusion and has fewer adverse effects compared with misoprostol. Apr 1, 2021 Issue Active vs. Expectant Management in...

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

...Jun 1, 2021 Issue Oxytocin as First-line Uterotonic Therapy for Postpartum Hemorrhage [Medicine by the Numbers] Oxytocin decreases the chances of a blood transfusion and has fewer adverse effects compared with misoprostol. Apr 1, 2021 Issue Active vs. Expectant Management in...

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

...Aug 1, 2020 Issue Fetal Fibronectin Testing in Threatened Preterm Labor [Medicine by the Numbers] Fetal fibronectin testing is a common clinical test, performed via cervicovaginal secretion swab after 22 weeks of pregnancy, and is used to identify women at increased risk for...

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

...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 unclear. Find out more. Feb 15, 2016 Issue Labor Induction at Term [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] Oral...

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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

...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

...meridians, chi, and other concepts that do not seem to line up with anything physiologic, is vexing to most of us who trained in Western medicine. However, this meta-analysis, based on data from almost 21,000 patients, found it to be more effective than no treatment and, to a l......

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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: 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...

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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

...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...

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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

...The antidote to the opioid use disorder epidemic is the thoughtful use of evidence-based medicine and an honest understanding of what we know—and what we don't know—about caring for people with substance use disorders. Oct 1, 2019 Issue Opioid Use Disorder: Medical Treatment...

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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

...infections in the short term (within six weeks of the consultation) without increasing return visits or decreasing patient satisfaction (number needed to treat [NNT] = 6). Dec 15, 2016 Issue ACP/CDC Provide Guidelines on the Use of Antibiotics for Acute Respiratory Tract...

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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 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.

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