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afp20080415p1129.pdf

...University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina AUGUSTA SCHROEDER LAFLEUR, MD, MPH Louisiana State University Family Medicine Residency, Lafayette, Louisiana PAMELA WISEMAN, MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana P...

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afp20080415p1139.pdf

...School and Family Medicine Residency Program, Worcester, Massachusetts ALAN B. DOUGLASS, MD, Family Medicine Residency Program, Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut JOANNA M. DOUGLASS, BDS, DDS, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Farmington,...

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afp20080501p1271.pdf

...1272 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 77, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2008 problems following a psychological event or emotional trauma; there may be no other known etiology.4 Etiology a variety of factors may influence stuttering events, although the etiology of the...

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afp20080501p1279.pdf

...Managing Hypertension Using Combination Therapy Jennifer frank, MD, University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine, Appleton, Wisconsin C ombination therapy is treatment with two or more agents adminis- tered separately or in a fixed-dose combination pill and is required...

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afp20080515p1403.pdf

...1404 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 77, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2008 Diagnosis History anD PHysical examination In men with bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms, a history should be performed to establish the severity of symptoms, evaluate for causes other...

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afp20080515p1415.pdf

...Common Tinea Infections in Children Mark D. anDrews, MD, and Marianthe Burns, MD Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina t inea refers to dermatophyte infec- tions, which are generally classified by anatomic location: tinea capitis is located on the...

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afp20080515p1423.pdf

...Adults SreenivaSa r. Chandana, Md, Phd; Sujana Movva, Md; Madan arora, Md; and Trevor Singh, Md, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Lansing, Michigan P rimary malignant brain tumors are rare, accounting for approximately 2 percent of all cancers in u.S. adults....

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afp20080515p1431.pdf

...reports that blindness or low vision affects 3.3 million Americans 40 years and older; this number is projected to reach 5.5 million by 2020.2 As the U.S. population ages, the number of persons with major eye disease is increasing. Octogenarians cur- rently make up 8 percent of the...

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afp20080601p1535.pdf

...Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women david d. ortiz, md, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency Program, San Antonio, Texas C hronic pelvic pain is defined in a variety of ways. a useful clinical definition of chronic pelvic pain is noncyclic pain that lasts six months or more; is...

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afp20080601p1553.pdf

...1554 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 77, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2008 Cytochrome P450 2C9 (CYP2C9) The CYP2C9 enzyme is involved in the metabolism of many common drugs such as glipizide (Glucotrol), tolbutamide (ori- nase; brand not available in United States),...

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afp20080601p1561.pdf

...on Immunizations in Children and Adolescents Lani K. acKerman, mD, Scott and White Clinic, Texas AandM Health Science Center, College of Medicine, College Station, Texas i n a recent evaluation of clinical pre- ventive services, childhood immu- nizations ranked first in cost-...

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afp20080601p1573.pdf

...rd, University of California School of Medicine, San Diego, La Jolla, California kevin PatriCk, md, mS, University of California School of Medicine, San Diego, La Jolla, California tim ByerS, md, mPh, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado i n the...

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afp20080615p1678.pdf

...1678 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 77, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2008 Food Allergies: Detection and Management KURT KUROWSKI, MD, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois ROBERT W. BOXER, MD, Rush...

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afp20080615p1689.pdf

...Disability Evaluation: The Role of the Family Physician OYEBODE A. TAIWO, MD, MPH, and LINDA CANTLEY, PT, MS, OCS Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut MARK SCHROEDER, MD, Natchaug Hospital, Mansfield, Connecticut I n the United States, roughly 49 million...

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afp20080615p1697.pdf

...1698 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 77, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2008 EvaluatIon A technical review from the American Gastroentero- logical Association (AGA) recommends performing an initial evaluation consisting of a patient history and physical examination,...

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afp20080615p1709.pdf

...T. DRESANG, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin PAT FONTAINE, MD, MS, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota LARRY LEEMAN, MD, MPH, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico VALERIE J....

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afp20080715p206.pdf

...a pproximately 8 percent of the world’s population was 60 years and older in 1950. by 2000, this number had increased to 10 percent; it is expected to reach 21 percent by 2050.1 delivering comprehensive clini- cal preventive services to this population is important; however,...

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afp20080715p217.pdf

...Thomas J. hunT, mD, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada ole Thienhaus, mD, mBa, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada amy ellwooD, msw, lCsw, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada i talian physician enrique...

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afp20080715p225.pdf

...Drew Keister, MD; KisMet t. roberts, MD; and stephanie L. werner, MD Offutt Air Force Base/University of Nebraska Medical Center Family Medicine Residency, Omaha, Nebraska b reast milk is the preferred nutri- tional source for all newborns and infants through the first six...

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afp20080715p235.pdf

...Restless Legs Syndrome Max Bayard, Md; ThoMas avonda, Md; and JaMes Wadzinski, Md, East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, Tennessee r estless legs syndrome (rLs) is a neurologic movement disorder that affects approximately 10 per- cent of...

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afp20080801p336.pdf

...Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery Dale a. Patterson, MD, Family Medicine Residency Program at Memorial Hospital of South Bend, South Bend, Indiana Marguerite WinsloW, MD, and Coral D. Matus, MD, The Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Toledo, Ohio s pontaneous vaginal...

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afp20080801p365.pdf

...368 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2008 muscle relaxants, an understanding of the risks and benefits of this class of drugs is vital. This article presents evidence regarding the use of antispasmodic skeletal muscle relax- ants for...

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afp20080815p457.pdf

...T here were 13,293 cases of active tuberculosis identified in the United states in 2007.1 although this number continues to decrease, the rate of decline has slowed. in the United states, foreign-born persons from endemic countries are at the greatest risk of Myco- bacterium...

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afp20080815p471.pdf

...Glucosamine Stephen Dahmer, mD, Beth Israel Department of Family Medicine and the Beth Israel Center for Health and Healing, New York, New York rOBert m. SChILLer, mD, Beth Israel Department of Family Medicine and the Institute for Urban Family Health, New York, New York G...

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afp20080815p483.pdf

...Classic reflux symptoms are not always present in patients with gerd. a signifi- cant number of patients with gerd present with atypical or extraesophageal symptoms (Table 1).4 These patients are the focus of this review. Atypical or Extraesophageal Symptoms of GERD gerd may...

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afp20080815p489.pdf

...490 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 4 ◆ August 15, 2008 nocturnal enuresis showed that frequency, urgency, nocturia, constipation, and daytime wetting are com- mon in both forms of enuresis.13 Constipation, which occurs in more than 50 percent of...

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afp20080901p583.pdf

...584 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2008 can be treated with topical estrogen therapy.4 Table 33 out- lines selected vaginal estrogen preparations. use of hormone therapy by menopausal women has declined since the results of the...

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afp20080901p597.pdf

...598 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2008 ruler with an attached horizontal measuring bar fixed at 90 degrees (e.g., a stadiometer). The child should stand erect, with the back of the head, back, buttocks area, and heels touching the...

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afp20080901p615.pdf

...616 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2008 groups: nodular sclerosis, mixed cellularity, lymphocyte rich, and lymphocyte depleted. Nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodg- kin lymphoma is uncommon.6,7 The diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma is...

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afp20080915p717.pdf

...718 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2008 SORT: KEY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Clinical recommendation Evidence rating References Echocardiography is recommended in patients with classic symptoms of aortic stenosis accompanied...

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afp20080915p727.pdf

...September 15, 2008 ◆ Volume 78, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 727 Management of Mastitis in Breastfeeding Women JEANNE P. SPENCER, MD, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania M astitis is defined as inflamma- tion of the breast. Although...

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afp20080915p735.pdf

...Atypical Moles Peggy R. CyR, MD, Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program, Portland, Maine A typical moles were first described in 1978 as distinctive pigmented skin lesions present in 37 of 58 members of six families with melanoma.1 The term B-K mole syndrome was...

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afp20080915p743.pdf

...744 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2008 sort: Key recoMMendAtIons for PrActIce Clinical recommendation Evidence rating References Patients at highest risk of drug-induced nephrotoxicity are those with one or more of the...

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afp20081001p835.pdf

...Lynchburg Family Medicine Residency, Lynchburg, Virginia, and University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia L ow back pain is one of the most com- mon reasons patients present to pri- mary care practices, and is a leading cause of job-related disability in the United...

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afp20081001p845.pdf

...a. stevens WriGhtson, Md, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky robert G. henry, dMd, MPh, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington, Kentucky i t is estimated that 71 million ameri- cans,...

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afp20081001p853.pdf

...Multiple Myeloma: Diagnosis and Treatment Konrad C. nau, Md, and WilliaM d. leWis, Md, West Virginia University Department of Family Medicine Eastern Division, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia M ultiple myeloma is the most common primary bone malignancy. More than 50,000 persons in the...

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afp20081001p861.pdf

...4th ed. (DSm-iV).2-4 However, studies show considerable variance associated with differ- ences in the criteria used, age at assessment, and number of informants used, resulting in prevalence estimates of 1 to 16 percent.5 Children with oppositional defiant disor- der have...

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afp20081015p945.pdf

...Essentials of Skin Laceration Repair RANDALL T. FORSCH, MD, MPH, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan A lthough the emergency department routinely treats acute trauma, family physicians should be prepared to manage acute...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/afp20081015p945.pdf

afp20081015p953.pdf

...Vacuum-Assisted Vaginal Delivery Christina D. hook, MD, and JaMes r. DaMos, MD, University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine Baraboo Rural Training Track Program, Baraboo, Wisconsin t he second stage of labor is a dynamic event that may require assistance when maternal...

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afp20081015p961.pdf

...Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois S ystemic sclerosis (systemic sclero- derma) is a connective tissue disease associated with autoimmunity, vas- culopathy, and fibrosis. The annual incidence is estimated to be 10 to 20 cases per 1 million...

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afp20081015p971.pdf

...after a single injection. a retrospective cohort study comparing treatments for trochanteric bursitis showed a 2.7-fold increase in the number of patients who were pain free five years after a single corticosteroid injection compared with those who did not receive an injection.6...

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afp20081101p1052.pdf

...Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents Roseann T. spioTTa, MD, and GReGoRy B. LuMa, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program, Jamaica, New York a ccording to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC),...

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afp20081101p1059.pdf

...1060 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2008 counseled at the 18- or 24-month well-child visit. The physician’s role in toilet training is multifaceted. Necessary components include understanding family dynamics, assessing the child’s...

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afp20081101p1073.pdf

...of Medicine of Yeshiva University, New York, New York anDreas CoHrssen, mD, Beth Israel Residency Program in Urban Family Practice, New York, New York P robiotics are live microorganisms that benefit the health of the host when administered in adequate amounts.1 a large...

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afp20081115p1155.pdf

...Chronic Nonmalignant Pain in Primary Care ROBERT P. JACKMAN, MD, and JANEY M. PURVIS, MD, Cascades East Family Medicine Residency Program, Oregon Health and Science University, Klamath Falls, Oregon BARBARA S. MALLETT, MD, Spinal Diagnostics, Tualatin, Oregon P ain is an...

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afp20081115p1165.pdf

...Department of Family Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Scrotal masses can represent a wide range of medical issues, from benign congenital conditions to life-threatening malignancies and acute surgical emergencies. Having a clear...

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afp20081115p1173.pdf

...BaRBaRa a. majeRoni, mD; RiChaRD PReToRius, mD, mPh, and KhaliD maliK, mD, mBa, Department of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York o ne fifth of family medicine patients present with fatigue, and one third of adolescents report having fatigue at least...

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afp20081115p1186.pdf

...ashkan Javaheri, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, and Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California P ressure ulcers, also called decubitus ulcers, bedsores, or pressure sores, range in severity from reddening of the skin...

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afp20081201p1254.pdf

...December 1, 2008 ◆ Volume 78, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1255 able to repair this damage to DNA than are cancer cells. Administering relatively small daily doses of radia- tion over several weeks permits healthy cells to recover between sessions, while...

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afp20081201p1265.pdf

...Management of Delirium in Hospitalized Older Patients Marcia O. Miller, MD, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida D elirium is characterized by an acute change in cognition and attention. it develops...

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afp20081201p1277.pdf

...1278 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2008 blood pressure is greater than 140/90 mm Hg, should be treated with pharmacologic therapy. Because of concerns that excessive lowering of DBP may be associated with an increase in...

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afp20090201p193.pdf

...Mary Gayle Sweet, MD, Carilion Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program, Roanoke, Virginia Jon M. Sweet, MD, Carilion Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Program, Roanoke, Virginia Michael P. JereMiah, MD, Carilion Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program, Roanoke, Virginia...

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afp20090201p203.pdf

...204 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 79, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2009 deficiencies, and could be used to clarify the cause of megaloblastic anemia, although this is not yet standard clinical practice.8 Nonmegaloblastic processes develop from multiple mechanisms...

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afp20090201p215.pdf

...orderly stages of development. Walking velocity, step length, and the duration of the single-limb stance increase with age, whereas the number of steps taken per minute decreases. A mature gait pattern is well established by three years of age, and the gait of a seven-year-old child...

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afp20090215p277.pdf

...278 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 79, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2009 behaviors, such as smoking and alcohol use, and may be adapted to promoting healthy behaviors, including regu- lar exercise. Asking questions presumptively (How much do you smoke?) may elicit...

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afp20090215p293.pdf

...294 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 79, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2009 The most useful information is relevant, valid, and takes little work to access and apply.4 Increasingly, that information is computer-based. books are out of date the moment they hit the...

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afp20090215p303.pdf

...304 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 79, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2009 spicules that can pierce the lateral skin. in older persons, spicule formation can become a chronic problem caused by their reduced ability to care for their nails secondary to reduced mobility...

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afp20090301p383.pdf

...March 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 383 Diagnosis and Treatment of Streptococcal Pharyngitis BETH A. CHOBY, MD, University of Tennessee College of Medicine-Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee P haryngitis is diagnosed in 11 mil- lion...

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afp20090301p391.pdf

...March 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 391 Excessive Daytime Sleepiness J.F. PAGEL, MD, MS, Rocky Mountain Sleep Disorders Center, Pueblo, Colorado A bout 20 percent of adults in the United States report a level of daytime sleepiness...

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afp20090301p397.pdf

...McGREGOR, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Family Medicine Residency Program, Dallas, Texas MEHJABIN PARKAR, MD, Fort Bend Family Health Center, Richmond, Texas SHOBHA RAO, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Family Medicine Residency Program, Dallas, Texas P oison...

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afp20090315p465.pdf

...466 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 79, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2009 salivary flow; saliva prevents dental caries by promoting dental remineralization, provid- ing antimicrobial activity against cariogenic bacteria, and maintaining a physiologic oral pH level.10...

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afp20090315p478.pdf

...lthough evidence-based medicine is often associated with random- ized controlled trials and treat- ment decisions, the past 20 years have seen an explosion in our knowledge about diagnosis. New tests, such as the brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) and D-dimer tests, have been developed,...

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afp20090315p489.pdf

...Athlete: A Lifespan Approach ELIZABETH A. JOY, MD, MPH; SONJA VAN HALA, MD, MPH; and LESLIE COOPER, MD, MS University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah E vidence shows that exercise con- fers significant health benefits for women of all ages.1-6 Regular physi- cal...

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afp20090401p565.pdf

...April 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 565 Infant Formula NINA R. O’CONNOR, MD, Chestnut Hill Family Practice Residency, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania lthough the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Ameri- can Academy of Pediatrics...

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afp20090401p571.pdf

...April 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 571 Diets for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: What Is the Evidence? CHRISTOPHER WALKER, MD, Kaiser Permanente, Vacaville, California BRIAN V. REAMY, COL, USAF, MC, Uniformed Services University of...

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afp20090401p591.pdf

...April 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 591 Green Tea: Potential Health Benefits CRAIG SCHNEIDER, MD, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine TIFFANY SEGRE, MD, Gorham Family Medicine, Gorham, Maine T ea is the most frequently con- sumed...

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afp20090515p863.pdf

...79, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 863 Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Difficult-to-Control or Resistant Hypertension ANTHONY J. VIERA, MD, MPH, and ALAN L. HINDERLITER, MD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel...

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afp20090515p875.pdf

...May 15, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 875 Finding High-Quality Review Articles DaviD C. SlawSon, MD, and Sean w. ReeD, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia re you looking for an efficient way to keep up...

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afp20090515p879.pdf

...May 15, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 879 Identification and Management of Latent Tuberculosis Infection FERN R. HAUCK, MD, MS, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia BRIAN H. NEESE, MD, MPH, U.S. Air Force,...

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afp20090615p1059.pdf

...June 15, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1059 Pharmacologic Pearls for End-of-Life Care PATRICK L. CLARY, MD, Exeter Hospital, Exeter, New Hampshire PHILIP LAWSON, MD, Ammonoosuc Community Health Services and Littleton Regional Hospital,...

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...June 15, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1067 Chronic Low Back Pain: Evaluation and Management ALLEN R. LAST, MD, MPH, and KAREN HULBERT, MD, Racine Family Medicine Residency Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Racine, Wisconsin M ost...

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...Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 79, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2009 ACC/AHA Guideline Update for the Management of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction DENISE L. CAMPBELL-SCHERER, MD, PhD, University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada...

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...July 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 33 Acute Stroke Diagnosis KENNETH S. YEW, CAPT, MC, USN, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland ERIC CHENG, MD, MS, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of...

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...Volume 80, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2009 Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: An Evidence-Based Guide for Primary Care Physicians MARK L. WILLENBRING, MD, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, Maryland, and George Washington University School of Medicine,...

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...July 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 57 Diagnosis and Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus DAVID C. SERLIN, MD, and ROBERT W. LASH, MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan E vidence for screening, diagnosing,...

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...◆ Volume 80, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 67 Identifying and Using Good Practice Guidelines KenneTH W. Lin, MD, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland DaviD C. SLaWSon, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine,...

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...July 15, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 139 Counseling on Early Childhood Concerns: Sleep Issues, Thumb Sucking, Picky Eating, and School Readiness ANN G. TSENG, MD, and FRANCES E. BIAGIOLI, MD, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland,...

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...July 15, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 147 Update on ASCCP Consensus Guidelines for Abnormal Cervical Screening Tests and Cervical Histology BARBARA S. APGAR, MD, MS; ANNE L. KITTENDORF, MD; CATHERINE M. BETTCHER, MD; JEAN WONG, MD; and AMANDA...

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...July 15, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 157 Therapeutic Uses of Magnesium MARY P. GUERRERA, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut STELLA LUCIA VOLPE, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing,...

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...July 15, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 167 Treatment-Resistant Depression ALISON LITTLE, MD, MPH, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon D epression is a common condi- tion in the United States, with 12-month and lifetime...

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...August 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 239 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Diagnosis and Management JILL N. FENSKE, MD, and THOMAS L. SCHWENK, MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan O bsessive-compulsive disorder...

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...August 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 265 N-Acetylcysteine: Multiple Clinical Applications PAUL J. MILLEA, MD, MA, Department of Integrative Medicine, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C., Falls Church, Virginia A lthough...

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...August 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 273 Radiologic Evaluation of Suspected Renovascular Hypertension ROBERT P. HARTMAN, MD, and AKIRA KAWASHIMA, MD, PhD Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota T he prevention and...

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...1 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 80, Number 8 ◆ October 15, 2009 Editorials Online Table A. Indications for Which Marijuana Is Authorized for Medical Use State AD Cachexia Cancer Chronic pain CNS disorders Crohn disease Epilepsy Glaucoma Hepatitis C...

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...Recognition and Management of Vitamin D Deficiency PAULA BORDELON, DO; MARIA V. GHETU, MD; and ROBERT LANGAN, MD St. Luke’s Family Medicine Residency Program, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania I n the 19th century, vitamin D deficiency was identified as the cause of the rickets epidemic in...

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...December 15, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1441 Applying HIV Testing Guidelines in Clinical Practice MEGAN R. MAHONEY, MD; JESS FOGLER, MD; SHANNON WEBER, MSW; and RONALD H. GOLDSCHMIDT, MD, University of California, San Francisco, California...

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...January 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 33 Cervical Radiculopathy: Nonoperative Management of Neck Pain and Radicular Symptoms JASON DAVID EUBANKS, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio C ervical...

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...42 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 81, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2010 LASIK: A Primer for Family Physicians JOHN J. MESSMER, MD, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania M ore than one half of all Amer- icans require corrective lenses for clear...

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...January 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 55 Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults BASSEM ELSAWY, MD, and KIM E. HIGGINS, DO, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Dallas, Texas T he number of older Americans is expected to double from...

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...March 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 607 Management of COPD Exacerbations ANN E. EVENSEN, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Verona, Wisconsin I n patients with known chronic obstruc- tive pulmonary disease...

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...April 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 863 Diabetes Mellitus: Diagnosis and Screening PARITA PATEL, MD, and ALLISON MACEROLLO, MD, Department of Family Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio P revention, timely diagnosis, and...

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...April 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 873 Diagnosis and Treatment of Urethritis in Men JOHN R. BRILL, MD, MPH, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Milwaukee, Wisconsin T he symptoms and management of urethritis in...

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...April 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 893 Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Immunocompetent Patients JAMES OWEN BREEN, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina S uperficial soft...

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...April 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 965 Hepatitis B: Diagnosis and Treatment THAD WILKINS, MD; DAVE ZIMMERMAN, MD; and ROBERT R. SCHADE, MD Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia G lobally, an estimated 350 million persons are...

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...April 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 975 The Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Medical Examination: Practical Issues NATALIE P. HARTENBAUM, MD, MPH, OccuMedix, Inc., Dresher, Pennsylvania M ost commercial motor vehicle drivers are required...

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...April 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 989 Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Ulcers LAUREN COLLINS, MD, and SAMINA SERAJ, MD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania V enous ulcers, or stasis ulcers, account for 80...

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...May 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1097 Diet and Exercise in the Management of Hyperlipidemia ROBERT B. KELLY, MD, MS, Fairview Hospital/Cleveland Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program, Cleveland, Ohio H yperlipidemia is a common risk...

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...May 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1111 Pelvic Organ Prolapse INDUMATHI KUNCHARAPU, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas BARBARA A. MAJERONI, MD, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo,...

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...Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2010 Glycemic Control in Hospitalized Patients Not in Intensive Care: Beyond Sliding-Scale Insulin KONRAD C. NAU, MD; ROSEMARIE C. LORENZETTI, MD, MPH; MARK CUCUZZELLA, MD; TIMOTHY DEVINE, MD; and JONATHAN KLINE, PharmD West Virginia University School of...

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...May 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1139 Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management of Serotonin Syndrome ADRIENNE Z. ABLES, PharmD, and RAJU NAGUBILLI, MD, Spartanburg Family Medicine Residency Program, Spartanburg, South Carolina S erotonin...

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