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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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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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afp20081201p1289.pdf

...1290 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 78, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2008 female sex, obesity, occupations associated with orthostasis, older age, pregnancy, and prolonged standing.9 although varicose veins may cause vary- ing degrees of discomfort or cosmetic...

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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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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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afp20090215p297.pdf

...This is one in a series of Clinical Pharmacology articles coordinated by Allen F. Shaughnessy, PharmD, Tufts University Family Medicine Resi- dency, Malden, Mass. Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2009 American Academy of...

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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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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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afp20090315p459.pdf

...S ince the inception of modern critical care medicine in the latter half of the 20th century, the focus has been on decreasing short-term mortality dur- ing hospitalization. Before the 1990s, little attention was given to the post-intensive care unit (ICU) course, and long-term...

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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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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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afp20090401p583.pdf

...April 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 79, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 583 Epididymitis and Orchitis: An Overview THOMAS H. TROJIAN, MD; TIMOTHY S. LISHNAK, MD; and DIANA HEIMAN, MD University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut E pididymitis and...

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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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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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afp20090615p1067.pdf

...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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afp20090615p1080.pdf

...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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afp20090701p33.pdf

...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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afp20090701p44.pdf

...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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afp20090701p67.pdf

...◆ 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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afp20090715p139.pdf

...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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afp20090715p147.pdf

...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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afp20090715p167.pdf

...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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afp20090801p239.pdf

...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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afp20090801p253.pdf

...August 1, 2009 ◆ Volume 80, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 253 Management of Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars GREGORY JUCKETT, MD, MPH, and HOLLY HARTMAN-ADAMS, MD West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia K eloids are elevated fibrous scars that...

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afp20090801p265.pdf

...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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afp20090801p273.pdf

...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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afp20091015p779-s1.pdf

...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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afp20091015p841.pdf

...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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afp20091215p1441.pdf

...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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afp20100101p33.pdf

...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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afp20100101p42.pdf

...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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afp20100101p55.pdf

...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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afp20100301p607.pdf

...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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afp20100401p863.pdf

...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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afp20100401p873.pdf

...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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afp20100401p887.pdf

...81, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 887 Peripheral Neuropathy: Differential Diagnosis and Management HEND AZHARY, MD; MUHAMMAD U. FAROOQ, MD; MINAL BHANUSHALI, MD; ARSHAD MAJID, MD; and MOUNZER Y. KASSAB, MD, Michigan State University College of Human...

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afp20100401p893.pdf

...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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afp20100415p965.pdf

...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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afp20100415p975.pdf

...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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afp20100415p981.pdf

...April 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 981 Exercise, Yoga, and Meditation for Depressive and Anxiety Disorders SY ATEZAZ SAEED, MD; DIANA J. ANTONACCI, MD; and RICHARD M. BLOCH, PhD, The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University,...

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afp20100415p989.pdf

...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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afp20100501p1097.pdf

...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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afp20100501p1111.pdf

...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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afp20100501p1121.pdf

...May 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1121 Glucose Control in Hospitalized Patients GREGORY SAWIN, MD, MPH, and ALLEN F. SHAUGHNESSY, PharmD Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge Health Alliance, Malden, Massachusetts H...

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afp20100501p1130.pdf

...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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afp20100501p1139.pdf

...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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afp20100515p1219.pdf

...May 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1219 Nursing Home Care: Part I. Principles and Pitfalls of Practice BRIAN K. UNWIN, MD, and MARY PORVAZNIK, MD Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland GERARD DAVID...

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afp20100515p1229.pdf

...May 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1229 Nursing Home Care: Part II. Clinical Aspects BRIAN K. UNWIN, MD, and MARY PORVAZNIK, MD Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland GERARD DAVID SPOELHOF, MD,...

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afp20100515p1239.pdf

...May 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1239 Diagnosis and Initial Management of Acute HIV Infection CAROLYN CHU, MD, MSc, and PETER A. SELWYN, MD, MPH, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York A cute human immunodeficiency virus...

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afp20100515p1250.pdf

...1250 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 81, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2010 Primary Care of Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer DEAN A. SEEHUSEN, LTC, MC, USA, Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, Colorado DREW BAIRD, CPT, MC, USA, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical...

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afp20100601p1339.pdf

...June 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1339 Treatment of Breast Cancer KAREN L. MAUGHAN, MD; MARK A. LUTTERBIE, MD; and PETER S. HAM, MD University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia B reast cancer is the second most...

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afp20100601p1351.pdf

...June 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1351 Hepatitis C: Diagnosis and Treatment THAD WILKINS, MD; JENNIFER K. MALCOLM, DO; DIMPLE RAINA, MD; and ROBERT R. SCHADE, MD Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia A n estimated 170 million...

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afp20100615p1440.pdf

...1440 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 81, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2010 Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis DENISE K. SUR, MD, and STEPHANIE SCANDALE, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California llergic rhinitis is an...

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afp20100615p1449.pdf

...June 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 81, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1449 Office-Based Strategies for the Management of Obesity GOUTHAM RAO, MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania O besity affects 33.8 percent of U.S. adults; 68.0...

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...1, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 43 Care of the Returning Veteran JEFFREY D. QUINLAN, MD, Navy Medicine Support Command, Jacksonville, Florida MICHAEL R. GAURON, MD, Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program,...

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...July 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of New Drugs SCOTT PEGLER, BPharm (HOnS), Morriston Hospital, Swansea, United Kingdom JOnATHAn UnDERHILL, BSc (HOnS), National Prescribing Centre, Liverpool,...

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...Medicines How can I help my doctor choose a medicine for me? There is a tool called the STEPS mnemonic. It stands for Safety, Tolerability, Effectiveness, Price, and Simplicity. This tool summarizes the five things doctors should use to make a good decision about prescribing new...

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...July 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 61 Gait and Balance Disorders in Older Adults BROOKE SALZMAN, MD, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania G ait and balance disorders are among the most common causes of falls in older...

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...July 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 69 Pain in the Quiet (Not Red) Eye DAVID C. FIORE, MD, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada ANDREW V. PASTERNAK, MD, Silver Sage Center for Family Medicine, Reno, Nevada RABAB M....

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...CHARLES R. POWELL, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana T he prevalence of prostatitis is approximately 8.2 percent (range: 2.2 to 9.7 percent).1 It accounts for 8 percent of visits to urologists, and up to 1 percent of visits to primary care...

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afp20100815p411.pdf

...August 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 411 Case Study K.J. is a full-term newborn male who was born 24 hours ago after an uncomplicated sponta- neous vaginal delivery. His parents, who are Asian American, have been attending your prac- tice...

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afp20100915p621.pdf

...September 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 621 Contraception Choices in Women with Underlying Medical Conditions RACHEL A. BONNEMA, MD, MS, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska MEGAN C. McNAMARA, MD, MSc, Case Western...

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...November 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1117 Evaluation of Microcytosis MICHELE VAN VRANKEN, MD, Children’s Hospital of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota M icrocytosis is usually encoun- tered incidentally when a complete blood count...

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afp20101201p1381.pdf

...December 1, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1381 Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease ANGELA C. CHI, DMD; BRAD W. NEVILLE, DDS; JOE W. KRAYER, DDS; and WANDA C. GONSALVES, MD Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina...

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...December 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1437 Primary Care Groups Release Joint ACO Principles, AMA Adopts Related Principles In response to language in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that encourages physicians to orga- nize...

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afp20110115p113.pdf

...January 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 113 Federal Government Exempts Physicians from Red Flags Rule Congress recently voted to exempt physicians from the Federal Trade Commission’s antifraud identity theft regu- lation known as the Red...

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afp20110115p141.pdf

...January 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 141 Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Children MARIN DAWSON-CASWELL, DO, and HERBERT L. MUNCIE, JR., MD Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana R espiratory...

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afp20110115p152.pdf

...152 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 83, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2011 Cat-scratch Disease STEPHEN A. KLOTZ, MD; VOICHITA IANAS, MD; and SEAN P. ELLIOTT, MD, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona C at-scratch disease (CSD) is the most common human infection caused...

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afp20110201p271.pdf

...February 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 271 Treatment of Acute Migraine Headache BENJAMIN GILMORE, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California MAGDALENA MICHAEL, MD, Mountain Area Health Education...

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afp20110201p318.pdf

...318 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 83, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2011 Each year the Advisory Committee on Immu- nization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates the recommended immunization schedules for children, adolescents, and...

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afp20110215p375.pdf

...February 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 375 Challenges of Improving Adherence to HIV Therapy MICHAEL THOMPSON, PharmD, BCNSP Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Univer- sity, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tallahassee,...

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afp20110615p1377.pdf

...June 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1377 AAFP Urges CMS to Modify Changes to Accountable Care Organization Proposal The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently expressed concern to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

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afp20110615p1403.pdf

...June 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1403 Treatment of Alzheimer Disease BRADFORD T. WINSLOW, MD, Swedish Family Medicine Residency, Littleton, Colorado MARY K. ONYSKO, PharmD, University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, Laramie, Wyoming...

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afp20110615p1443.pdf

...June 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1443 Common Adverse Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Disease CARIN E. REUST, MD, MSPH, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri Survival rates in patients with human...

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afp20110701p26.pdf

...July 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 25 Clinical Scenario A three-year-old boy who recently returned to the United States from India is admitted to the hospital for dehydration from diarrhea lasting more than two weeks. Clinical Question...

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afp20110715p177.pdf

...July 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 177 Procalcitonin is a precursor to calcitonin that is elevated only in the presence of a bacterial infection. Measurement of procal- citonin is being pushed as a way to deter- mine the presence or absence...

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afp20110815p357.pdf

...August 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 357 CMS Campaign Raises Awareness of New Preventive Benefits for Medicare Patients Physicians could see a dramatic increase in the number of Medicare beneficiaries seeking preventive services after...

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afp20110815p451.pdf

...CYNTHIA SIKORSKI, MD, MPH, General Preventive Medicine Residency, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences ▲ See related U.S. Pre- ventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on page 444. This clinical content con- forms to AAFP criteria for...

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afp20110901p489.pdf

...September 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 489 Compromising the Medical Literature: The Hidden Influence of Industry-Biased Articles ADRIANE FUGH-BERMAN, MD, and JAY SIWEK, MD Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC ▲ See...

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afp20110901p551.pdf

...September 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 551 Pharmacologic Treatment of Hyperlipidemia ALLEN R. LAST, MD, MPH, University of Wisconsin Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program, Appleton, Wisconsin JONATHAN D. FERENCE, PharmD, Wilkes...

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afp20111001od1.pdf

...October 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1 Clinical Question Which interventions improve medication adherence in patients with multiple medical conditions? Evidence-Based Answer Interventions that involve pharmacists to review, simplify, and...

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afp20111115p1138.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 84, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2011 Chronic Kidney Disease: Detection and Evaluation MARGARET BAUMGARTEN, MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia TODD GEHR, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia C...

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...1234 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 84, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2011 Treatment and Prevention of Kidney Stones: An Update LYNDA FRASSETTO, MD, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California INGRID KOHLSTADT, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins...

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...January 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 25 Outpatient Burns: Prevention and Care EMILLIA C. O. LLOYD, MD, and BLAKE C. RODGERS, MD, Saint Louis University Family Medicine Residency Program, Belleville, Illinois MICHAEL MICHENER, MD, Wilford...

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...2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 35 Evaluation and Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Premenopausal Women MARY GAYLE SWEET, MD; TARIN A. SCHMIDT-DALTON, MD; and PATRICE M. WEISS, MD Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and...

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afp20120101p49.pdf

...January 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 49 Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment KEITH SINUSAS, MD, Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut O steoarthritis is a common degen- erative disorder of the articular cartilage associated...

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...January 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 7 Screening Guide Created to Help Prevent Alcohol-Related Problems in Teenagers Alcohol use and binge drinking are common prob� lems in teenagers in the United States and can result in adverse...

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afp20120115p123-s1.pdf

...Total number of symptoms (Maximum possible 22) Symptom severity score (Add all scores in table, maximum possible: 22 x 6 = 132) Do the symptoms get worse with physical activity? Y n Do the symptoms get worse with mental activity? Y n Overall rating If you know the...

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...January 15, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 139 Screening for Depression DOUGLAS M. MAURER, DO, MPH, Carl. R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas D espite a multitude of treatments, depression has an estimated prevalence of 5.4 to...

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