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afp20130501p626.pdf

...626 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2013 Psoriasis NANCY WEIGLE, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina SARAH McBANE, PharmD, University of California, San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,...

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afp20130501p644.pdf

...644 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2013 Increased Bed Alarm Use Does Not Decrease Falls in Hospitalized Patients Clinical Question Does nursing education to promote the use of bed alarms prevent falls in hospitalized patients? Bottom...

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afp20130515p682.pdf

...682 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2013 Approach to Acute Headache in Adults BARRY L. HAINER, MD, and ERIC M. MATHESON, MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina H eadache is a common pain con- dition...

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afp20130515p718.pdf

...718 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2013 Bromocriptine mesylate (Cycloset) is an oral dopamine receptor agonist labeled for the treat- ment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The mechanism of action is unknown, and improvement in glycemic control...

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afp20130601p751.pdf

...June 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 87, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 751 Practice Supports Ease Transition to PCMH Model A new study indicates that small and solo primary care practices that transition to the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model are more likely to...

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afp20130601p781.pdf

...June 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 87, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 781 Amenorrhea: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management DAVID A. KLEIN, MD, MPH, San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas MERRILY A. POTH, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health...

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afp20130601p796.pdf

...796 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2013 Aspirin Following Anticoagulation Therapy Prevents Recurrent VTE Clinical Question Does aspirin prevent recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients who have completed an initial course of...

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afp20130601p799.pdf

...796 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2013 Aspirin Following Anticoagulation Therapy Prevents Recurrent VTE Clinical Question Does aspirin prevent recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients who have completed an initial course of...

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afp20130615p824.pdf

...824 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2013 Bipartisan Study Proposes Recommendations for Improving Health Care Payment and Delivery A study from the Bipartisan Policy Center concludes that the U.S. health care system could save billions of...

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afp20130615p836.pdf

...836 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2013 Gynecologic Procedures: Colposcopy, Treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia, and Endometrial Assessment BARBARA S. APGAR, MD; AMANDA J. KAUFMAN, MD; CATHERINE BETTCHER, MD; and EBONY...

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afp20130615p850-s1.pdf

...on the face, but also can be on the chest and back. Men and women can get these bumps. They may appear in early adulthood and increase in number over time. The cause of dermatosis papulosa nigra is not known, but if a member of your family has it, you are more likely to get it. You...

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afp20130701p20.pdf

...20 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2013 Text Message Appointment Reminders KRISHNAN NARASIMHAN, MD Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia Clinical Question Do text message reminders improve atten- dance at...

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afp20130701p21.pdf

...20 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2013 Text Message Appointment Reminders KRISHNAN NARASIMHAN, MD Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia Clinical Question Do text message reminders improve atten- dance at...

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afp20130701p25.pdf

...◆ Volume 88, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 25 Postexposure Prophylaxis for Common Infectious Diseases MAZEN S. BADER, MD, MPH, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada DAVID S. McKINSEY, MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City,...

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afp20130715p102.pdf

...102 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2013 Edema: Diagnosis and Management KATHRYN P. TRAYES, MD, and JAMES S. STUDDIFORD, MD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania SARAH PICKLE, MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson...

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afp20130715p122-s1.pdf

...smoke, nitroglycerin (a medicine for certain heart conditions), or things you may be allergic to. Once symptoms start, oxygen therapy or prescription medicines are the best treatments. Your doctor may also prescribe medicines that can reduce the number of headaches. What can I...

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afp20130715p137.pdf

...July 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 137 Epidural Steroids for Sciatica Minimally Effective in the Short Term Clinical Question Are epidural corticosteroid injections effective in decreas- ing pain and improving function in patients with...

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afp20130715p137a.pdf

...July 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 137 Epidural Steroids for Sciatica Minimally Effective in the Short Term Clinical Question Are epidural corticosteroid injections effective in decreas- ing pain and improving function in patients with...

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afp20130715p83.pdf

...July 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 83 AAFP Provides Guidance to Congress on Sustainable Growth Rate Formula Overhaul The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is providing guidance to various congressional committees who are seeking...

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afp20130801p160.pdf

...160 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2013 AAFP to Congress: Immigration Reform Should Enhance Access to Health Care Services The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is concerned that the final version of the Border Security, Economic...

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afp20130801p164.pdf

...Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2013 Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm JAY SIWEK, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia KENNETH W. LIN, MD, MPH, Georgetown University School of Medicine,...

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afp20130801p172.pdf

...172 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2013 Antiretroviral Preexposure Prophylaxis for Preventing HIV Infection in High-Risk Individuals AARON SAGUIL, MD, MPH, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Clinical...

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afp20130801p177.pdf

...August 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 177 Diabetic Foot Infections FASSIL W. GEMECHU, MD, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio FNU SEEMANT, MD, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York CATHERINE A. CURLEY, MD,...

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afp20130815p223.pdf

...August 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 223 Proposed 2014 Medicare Fee Schedule Could Increase Payments for Primary Care The proposed 2014 Medicare physician schedule adjusts misvalued codes and proposes two new complex man- agement codes for...

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afp20130815p231.pdf

...August 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 231 Management of Common Sleep Disorders KANNAN RAMAR, MD, and ERIC J. OLSON, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota A merican adults average 6.9 hours of sleep each night, less than the seven to nine...

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afp20130815p269.pdf

...August 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 269 Coverage of guidelines from other organizations does not imply endorsement by AFP or the AAFP. A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at h...

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afp20130901p300.pdf

...300 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2013 These are summaries of reviews from the Cochrane Library. The practice recommendations in this activity are available at http://summaries.cochrane. org/CD002086. The series coordinator for AFP...

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afp20130901p333.pdf

...September 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 333 Aliskiren Worsens Outcomes in High-Risk Patients with Diabetes Clinical Question In patients with diabetes mellitus and renal or heart disease, does the direct renin inhibi- tor aliskiren...

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afp20130901p333a.pdf

...September 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 333 Aliskiren Worsens Outcomes in High-Risk Patients with Diabetes Clinical Question In patients with diabetes mellitus and renal or heart disease, does the direct renin inhibi- tor aliskiren...

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afp20130901p334.pdf

...September 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 333 Aliskiren Worsens Outcomes in High-Risk Patients with Diabetes Clinical Question In patients with diabetes mellitus and renal or heart disease, does the direct renin inhibi- tor aliskiren...

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afp20130901p337.pdf

...September 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 333 Aliskiren Worsens Outcomes in High-Risk Patients with Diabetes Clinical Question In patients with diabetes mellitus and renal or heart disease, does the direct renin inhibi- tor aliskiren...

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afp20131015od4.pdf

...October 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1 Colorectal Neoplasia Yield Similar for FIT Every One, Two, or Three Years Clinical Question What is the best interval for fecal immuno- chemical testing (FIT) as a screening test for colorectal...

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afp20131015p496.pdf

...496 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 8 ◆ October 15, 2013 Recruitment Survey: Family Physicians Remain Top Choice Among Specialists For the seventh consecutive year, the demand for family physicians outpaced the demand for other specialists, according to...

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afp20131115od1.pdf

...November 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 708A A Simple Algorithm for Children with Chronic Cough Clinical Question Is an algorithm useful in determining treat- ment for children with chronic cough lasting at least four weeks? Bottom...

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afp20131115od2.pdf

...708B American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2013 Routine Stress Testing After Negative Biomarker Testing Is Seldom Helpful Clinical Question What is the diagnostic yield of performing routine stress testing in patients who have tested...

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afp20131115p637.pdf

...November 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 637 Study Finds Patients’ Insurance Status Does Not Affect Quality of Care Primary care physicians spend just as much time during office visits with so-called safety-net patients as they do with those...

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afp20131115p655.pdf

...15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 655 Treatment of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: the GOLD Guidelines HOBART LEE, MD; JEFFREY KIM, MD; and KARINE TAGMAZYAN, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California...

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afp20131201od1.pdf

...December 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 744A Five-Day Steroid Treatment Effective for Acute COPD Exacerbation Clinical Question Is a five-day course of systemic glucocorti- coids effective in the treatment of adults with acute...

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afp20131201od2.pdf

...744B American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2013 Skip the Strict Salt and Fluid Restriction for Hospitalized Patients with Heart Failure Clinical Question Does fluid and sodium restriction increase weight loss and improve clinical stability...

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afp20131201p739.pdf

...December 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 739 Aspirin Is as Safe and Effective as LMWH for Extended Thromboprophylaxis After Total Hip Arthroplasty Clinical Question Is aspirin as effective as dalteparin (Fragmin) for extended venous...

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afp20131201p739a.pdf

...December 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 739 Aspirin Is as Safe and Effective as LMWH for Extended Thromboprophylaxis After Total Hip Arthroplasty Clinical Question Is aspirin as effective as dalteparin (Fragmin) for extended venous...

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afp20131201p744.pdf

...December 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 739 Aspirin Is as Safe and Effective as LMWH for Extended Thromboprophylaxis After Total Hip Arthroplasty Clinical Question Is aspirin as effective as dalteparin (Fragmin) for extended venous...

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afp20131201p745.pdf

...December 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 745 These are summaries of reviews from the Cochrane Library. The series coordinator for AFP is Corey D. Fogleman, MD, Lancaster General Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Lancaster, Pa. A...

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afp20131201p746.pdf

...December 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 745 These are summaries of reviews from the Cochrane Library. The series coordinator for AFP is Corey D. Fogleman, MD, Lancaster General Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Lancaster, Pa. A...

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afp20131201p762.pdf

...762 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2013 Onychomycosis: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment DYANNE P. WESTERBERG, DO, and MICHAEL J. VOYACK, DO Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey O nychomycosis is a...

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afp20131215od2.pdf

...864B American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2013 Exercise Effective for Depression in Older Patients Clinical Question Is an exercise program effective in older patients with depressive symptoms? Bottom Line An organized exercise program...

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afp20131215p799.pdf

...December 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 799 Report Highlights Role of Health IT in Managing Patient Population Health The United States should move away from health care that focuses on the needs of individual patients and work toward a...

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afp20131215p818.pdf

...818 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2013 What does this article say? Jill: This Finnish cohort study is a subanaly- sis of an original study that included 4,075 consecutively born infants with a human leukocyte antigen-conferred...

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afp20131215p821.pdf

...December 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 821 Ticagrelor (Brilinta) is a newer, reversible P2Y12 platelet inhibitor. Older, irreversible P2Y12 receptor inhibitors include prasugrel (Effient), clopidogrel (Plavix), and ticlopidine. Ticagre-...

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afp20131215p827.pdf

...December 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 827 Identifying and Managing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder CHRISTOPHER H. WARNER, MD, and CAROLYNN M. WARNER, MD, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Alaska, Fort Wainwright, Alaska GEORGE N....

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afp20131215p841.pdf

...December 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 841 Arthropod Bites GREGORY JUCKETT, MD, MPH, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia A rthropods comprise a vast inverte- brate phylum that includes arach- nids...

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afp20140201p180.pdf

...180 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2014 Acute Diarrhea in Adults WENDY BARR, MD, MPH, MSCE, and ANDREW SMITH, MD Lawrence Family Medicine Residency, Lawrence, Massachusetts cute diarrhea is defined as stool with increased water...

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afp20140201p224.pdf

...224 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2014 Screening Echocardiography Not Beneficial Clinical Question Does screening for heart disease with echo- cardiography decrease mortality, myocardial infarction risk, or stroke risk? Bottom Line...

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afp20140201p225.pdf

...224 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2014 Screening Echocardiography Not Beneficial Clinical Question Does screening for heart disease with echo- cardiography decrease mortality, myocardial infarction risk, or stroke risk? Bottom Line...

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afp20140201p226.pdf

...224 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2014 Screening Echocardiography Not Beneficial Clinical Question Does screening for heart disease with echo- cardiography decrease mortality, myocardial infarction risk, or stroke risk? Bottom Line...

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afp20140215p262.pdf

...262 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2014 Choosing Wisely: AFP Helps Physicians Put Recommendations into Practice Physicians now have a new tool to help them incorporate nearly 180 recommendations from the Choosing Wisely campaign into...

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afp20140215p300.pdf

...300 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2014 SAFETY Roflumilast has been studied only in patients who have taken it for up to 52 weeks.2,3 Psy- chiatric effects, including suicidality, have been reported with roflumilast. In premar- keting...

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afp20140215p302.pdf

...302 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2014 Coverage of guidelines from other organizations does not imply endorsement by AFP or the AAFP. A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at...

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afp20140315p426.pdf

...426 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2014 CMS Grants Physicians One-Month Extension on Meaningful Use Deadline Physicians participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program now have until the end of March to...

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afp20140401p505.pdf

...April 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 505 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Allopathic, Osteopathic Graduate Medical Education Systems Merging in 2015 U.S. allopathic and osteopathic medical communities have...

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afp20140401p574.pdf

...574 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2014 Low-Dose CT Screening Decreases Mortality in Heavy Smokers Clinical Question What evidence supports screening smokers for lung cancer to reduce mortality? Bottom Line In patients with a...

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afp20140401p574a.pdf

...574 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2014 Low-Dose CT Screening Decreases Mortality in Heavy Smokers Clinical Question What evidence supports screening smokers for lung cancer to reduce mortality? Bottom Line In patients with a...

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afp20140401p576.pdf

...574 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2014 Low-Dose CT Screening Decreases Mortality in Heavy Smokers Clinical Question What evidence supports screening smokers for lung cancer to reduce mortality? Bottom Line In patients with a...

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afp20140415p608.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2014 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Study: ABFM’s Maintenance of Certification Program Improves Patient Care Physicians who have completed the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Maintenance of...

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afp20140415p649.pdf

...April 15, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 649 Evaluation of Elbow Pain in Adults SHAWN F. KANE, MD; JAMES H. LYNCH, MD, MS; and JONATHAN C. TAYLOR, MD Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina D etermining the underlying etiol-...

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afp20140501p715.pdf

...714 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2014 Gabapentin for the Prophylaxis of Episodic Migraine in Adults COREY D. FOGLEMAN, MD Lancaster General Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Clinical Question Does gabapentin...

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afp20140615p936.pdf

...936 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2014 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CDC Issues Guidance for Physicians As Latest MERS Case Is Reported The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the...

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afp20140615p971.pdf

June 15, 2014 Putting Prevention into Practice

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...August 15, 2014 ◆ Volume 90, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 256A Clinical Question Do nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) cause a clinically significant increase in blood pressure? Evidence-Based Answer Aspirin does not elevate blood pressure. Among...

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...278 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 90, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2014 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News IOM Calls for Restructuring of GME System The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has made several rec- ommendations that would change how the...

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...September 15, 2014 ◆ Volume 90, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 415 Clinical Question Does the use of prostaglandins to induce labor increase the risk of maternal broncho- spasm in patients with asthma? Evidence-Based Answer There is little evidence evaluating...

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...Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 90, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2014 Diagnosis and Management of Tinea Infections JOHN W. ELY, MD, MSPH; SANDRA ROSENFELD, MD; and MARY SEABURY STONE, MD University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa T he term tinea means...

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