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afp20171101p565.pdf

...November 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 565 Send letters to afplet@ aafp.org, or 11400 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy., Leawood, KS 66211-2680. Include your complete address, e-mail address, and telephone number. Letters should be fewer than 400 words...

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November 1, 2017: Cochrane for Clinicians

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November 1, 2017: Cochrane for Clinicians

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afp20171101p575.pdf

...November 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 575 Although chronic cough in adults (cough lasting longer than eight weeks) can be caused by many etiologies, four conditions account for most cases: upper airway cough syndrome, gastroesophageal...

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afp20171115od3.pdf

...November 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 676A YEARS Clinical Decision Tool Decreases CTA in Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism Clinical Question Can a simple clinical decision tool safely decrease the use of computed tomographic...

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afp20171115od5.pdf

...November 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 676A YEARS Clinical Decision Tool Decreases CTA in Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism Clinical Question Can a simple clinical decision tool safely decrease the use of computed tomographic...

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afp20171115od6.pdf

...November 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 676A YEARS Clinical Decision Tool Decreases CTA in Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism Clinical Question Can a simple clinical decision tool safely decrease the use of computed tomographic...

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afp20171201od1.pdf

...December 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 706A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP The NNT Group rating system: Green: Benefits greater than harms Yellow: Unclear benefits Red: No benefits Black: Harms...

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afp20171215od3.pdf

...December 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 809A Gabapentinoids for Chronic Low Back Pain: Limited Evidence, More Harm Than Benefit Clinical Question Are gabapentinoids safe and effective in treating patients with chronic low back pain?...

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afp20171215od4.pdf

...December 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 809A Gabapentinoids for Chronic Low Back Pain: Limited Evidence, More Harm Than Benefit Clinical Question Are gabapentinoids safe and effective in treating patients with chronic low back pain?...

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afp20171215od5.pdf

...December 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 809A Gabapentinoids for Chronic Low Back Pain: Limited Evidence, More Harm Than Benefit Clinical Question Are gabapentinoids safe and effective in treating patients with chronic low back pain?...

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afp20171215p767.pdf

December 15, 2017: Editorials

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afp20171215p769.pdf

December 15, 2017: Editorials

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afp20171215p776.pdf

...776 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2017 Chronic kidney disease affects 47 million people in the United States and is associated with significant health care costs, morbidity, and mortality. Because this disease can silently progress to...

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afp20180101od1.pdf

...January 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 13A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Stents for Stable Coronary Artery Disease Andrew Apps, BMBCh, MRCP, and Aseem Malhotra, MBChB, MRCP Details for This Review Study...

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afp20180101p18.pdf

...Volume 97, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2018 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Effectiveness of Moisturizers in the Treatment of Patients with Eczema Arianna Becker, DO, and Matthew Rensberry, MD Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Orlando,...

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afp20180101p20.pdf

...20 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2018 Patients with otalgia (ear pain) commonly present to their primary care physician. Pain that originates from the ear is known as primary otalgia, whereas pain that origi- nates outside the ear is...

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afp20180101p29.pdf

...January 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 29 Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic, progressive dis- ease characterized by multiple defects in glucose metabo- lism, the core of which is insulin resistance in muscle, liver, and adipocytes and...

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afp20180101p38.pdf

...38 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2018 Pityriasis rosea is a self-limiting skin con- dition that presents as discrete scaly papules and plaques along the Langer lines (cleavage lines) over the trunk and limbs. This generalized rash is...

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afp20180101p4.pdf

...4 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2018 AAFP Renews Fight for Coverage of Preventive Health Services for Women The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently appealed to the Centers for Medicare and Medic- aid Services (CMS) to...

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afp20180101p49.pdf

...1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 49 Curbside Consultation Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting Commentary by Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District...

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afp20180101p53.pdf

...January 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Delayed Antibiotic Prescription for New- Onset Cough Associated with Decreased Reconsultation Clinical Question In adults with lower respiratory tract infection, what is the effect of...

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afp20180101p53a.pdf

...January 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Delayed Antibiotic Prescription for New- Onset Cough Associated with Decreased Reconsultation Clinical Question In adults with lower respiratory tract infection, what is the effect of...

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afp20180101p54.pdf

...January 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Delayed Antibiotic Prescription for New- Onset Cough Associated with Decreased Reconsultation Clinical Question In adults with lower respiratory tract infection, what is the effect of...

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afp20180101p55.pdf

...January 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Delayed Antibiotic Prescription for New- Onset Cough Associated with Decreased Reconsultation Clinical Question In adults with lower respiratory tract infection, what is the effect of...

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afp20180101p7.pdf

...January 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 7 Letters to the Editor Discuss Oral Health with All Women of Child-Bearing Age Original Article: AAFP Releases Position Paper on Preconception Care [Practice Guidelines] Issue Date: September 15,...

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afp20180101p8.pdf

...January 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 7 Letters to the Editor Discuss Oral Health with All Women of Child-Bearing Age Original Article: AAFP Releases Position Paper on Preconception Care [Practice Guidelines] Issue Date: September 15,...

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afp20180115p111.pdf

...January 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 111 Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common can- cer diagnosis in the United States behind prostate and lung cancer for men and breast and lung cancer for women.1 Most organizations recommend...

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afp20180115p129.pdf

...January 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 129 Photo Quiz Abrupt Onset of a Tender Rash on the Upper and Lower Extremities Nguyet-Cam V. Lam, MD, and Emelia Perez, MD St. Luke’s Family Medicine Residency, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania A...

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afp20180115p72.pdf

...72 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2018 Update: AAFP Opts to Not Endorse New AHA/ACC Hypertension Guideline The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has decided to not endorse the new hypertension guideline from the American Heart...

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afp20180115p83.pdf

...January 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 83 Editorials Thirty Years of AFP: Having Fun Painting the Fence Jay Siwek, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia In 1988, when I became editor of American...

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afp20180115p86.pdf

...86 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2018 Heel pain is a common presenting symptom to fam- ily physicians and has an extensive differential diagnosis (Table 1).1 Most diagnoses stem from a mechanical etiology (Table 2).1 A thorough patient...

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afp20180201od2.pdf

...1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 192A FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Effectiveness of ACL Injury Prevention Programs Will Paulson, MD, and Andrew H. Slattengren, DO University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health,...

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afp20180201od3.pdf

...192B American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2018 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers OnabotulinumtoxinA Injections for Urge Incontinence Alexander J. Hubb, MD; Anne M. Stachowicz, MD; and Sara C. Wood, MD, MHPE Mercy Hospital St. Louis, St. Louis,...

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afp20180201p152.pdf

...152 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2018 AAFP’s Alternative Payment Model Wins Testing Recommendation A congressional committee reviewing new Medicare pay- ment initiatives gave the green light to initial testing of a primary care payment...

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afp20180201p154.pdf

...154 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2018 Editorials Introducing AFP’s Next Editor-in-Chief Jay Siwek, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia Twenty-three years ago and from 1,000 miles away, I...

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afp20180201p155.pdf

...February 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 155 Editorials AFP: What’s Ahead Sumi Makkar Sexton, MD Georgetown University Medical Center Washington, District of Columbia Having the opportunity to serve as editor-in- chief has been a...

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afp20180201p172.pdf

...172 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2018 Hemorrhoids develop when the venous drainage of the anus is altered, causing the venous plexus and connecting tissue to dilate, creating an outgrowth of anal mucosa from the rectal wall. However,...

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afp20180201p180.pdf

...180 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2018 Tremor is an involuntary, rhythmic, oscillatory move- ment of a body part and is the most common movement disorder encountered in primary care practices.1-3 Aside from careful clinical examination...

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afp20180201p187.pdf

...February 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 187 Bullying, a common experience for children and ado- lescents, has gained increasing attention over the past three decades as its long-term implications and lasting conse- quences have become more...

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afp20180201p203.pdf

...February 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 203 Close-ups Opioids for Acute Pain: Proceed with Caution It was chilly but still a nice day for a dog walk. Having forgotten gloves, I had my hands in my coat pockets, and the leash was wrapped...

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afp20180215od1.pdf

...February 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 275A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Single-Dose Oral Dexamethasone Decreases Sore Throat Pain Clinical Question Do oral corticosteroids relieve pain in patients with acute sore...

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afp20180215od2.pdf

...February 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 275A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Single-Dose Oral Dexamethasone Decreases Sore Throat Pain Clinical Question Do oral corticosteroids relieve pain in patients with acute sore...

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afp20180215od3.pdf

...February 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 275A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Single-Dose Oral Dexamethasone Decreases Sore Throat Pain Clinical Question Do oral corticosteroids relieve pain in patients with acute sore...

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afp20180215od4.pdf

...February 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 275A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Single-Dose Oral Dexamethasone Decreases Sore Throat Pain Clinical Question Do oral corticosteroids relieve pain in patients with acute sore...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0215/afp20180215od4.pdf

afp20180215p232.pdf

...232 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2018 MedPAC Recommends Replacing MIPS The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recently recommended that the Merit-based Incentive Pay- ment System (MIPS) be replaced with a proposed program...

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afp20180215p243.pdf

...February 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 243 Migraine is a primary headache disorder characterized by recurrent attacks. Approxi- mately 44.5 million U.S. adults (18% to 26% of women and 6% to 9% of men) have experienced a migraine, according...

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afp20180215p254.pdf

...254 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2018 Measurement of vitamin D levels and supplemen- tation with oral vitamin D have become commonplace in clinical practice.1,2 In 2014, vitamin D levels were the fifth most common laboratory test...

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afp20180215p261.pdf

...February 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 261 Testicular cancer is the most common solid tumor among males 15 to 34 years of age. The age-adjusted annual incidence in the United States is 5.6 cases per 100,000 persons, with a peak of 14.6...

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afp20180215p269.pdf

...15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 269 FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Diabetes Education and Glycemic Control Corey Lyon, DO; Hannah Fields, MD, MSPH; and Shannon Langner, MD University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency, Denver,...

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afp20180301od1.pdf

...March 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 301A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Combination LABA Inhalers Compared with High-Dose Inhaled Steroids for Adults with Asthma Andrew Aherne, MD, and John Kilpatrick,...

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afp20180301od2.pdf

...March 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 348A FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Life Expectancy with Hospice Care Todd Eichelberger, DO, and Anthony Shadiack, DO, Ocala Health, Ocala, Florida Clinical Question Does admittance to hospice care...

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afp20180301od3.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2018 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Intercontraction Intervals for Predicting Timing of Labor Evaluation Richard Brown, DO, and Diane J. Madlon-Kay, MD, MS University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency,...

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afp20180301p302.pdf

...Volume 97, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2018 Editorials Treating Opioid Use Disorder as a Family Physician: Taking the Next Step Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FASAM, FACPM, Chicago Department of Public Health; Rush University Department of Family Medicine, Chicago,...

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afp20180301p310.pdf

...Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2018 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Written Action Plans for Self- Management of COPD Exacerbations Corey Fogleman, MD Family and Community Medicine Residency Program, Lancaster,...

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afp20180301p311.pdf

...Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2018 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Written Action Plans for Self- Management of COPD Exacerbations Corey Fogleman, MD Family and Community Medicine Residency Program, Lancaster,...

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afp20180301p313.pdf

...March 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 313 Opioid misuse is an epidemic in the United States. In 2016, approximately 11.5 million Americans 12 years and older misused opioid pain medications, and 1.8 million had a substance use disorder...

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afp20180301p321.pdf

...March 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 321 Vaginitis is characterized by vaginal symptoms, includ- ing discharge, odor, itching, irritation, or burning.1 Most women have at least one episode of vaginitis during their lives,2 making it the most...

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afp20180301p337.pdf

...March 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 337 Photo Quiz A Lesion on the Eye Helen Cann, MD, and Eric Luehrs, MD, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia A 33-year-old woman presented with a growth on her eye that had been present for...

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afp20180301p339.pdf

...March 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 339 Curbside Consultation Medical Aid in Dying Commentary by David Nowels, MD, MPH, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado-Denver, Aurora, Colorado Gregg VandeKieft, MD, MA, Providence...

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afp20180315od2.pdf

...March 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 410A FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Probiotics for Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety Erin Westfall, DO, University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Mankato, Minnesota...

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afp20180315p372.pdf

...372 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2018 Editorials ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline: What Is New? What Do We Do? Michael LeFevre, MD, MSPH, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri See related Practice Guideline on...

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afp20180315p376.pdf

...376 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2018 Stable coronary artery disease (CAD) refers to a reversible supply/demand mismatch related to ischemia, a history of myocardial infarction (MI), or the presence of plaque documented by catheterization...

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afp20180315p398.pdf

...Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2018 Dementia is the fifth leading cause of death in Amer- icans older than 65 years. The United States population is aging, with 46 million persons older than 65 years-a number that is expected to double by 2060.1 Consequently, by 2050, the estimated number...

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afp20180315p408a.pdf

...408 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2018 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in...

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afp20180315p410.pdf

...408 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2018 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in...

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afp20180315p411.pdf

...97, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 411 FIGURE 1 Photo Quiz Recurrent Oral Ulcers in a Refugee Sahil Mullick, MD; Yow-Jeng Franny Pan, MB, BCh, BAO; Anand Desai, MD, MBA; Sonal Singh, MD; and Essien Ekong, MD, Creighton University Family Medicine...

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afp20180401od2.pdf

...April 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 466C FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Short-Term Antipsychotics for Alzheimer Disease Alice Zhang, MD, and Robert Martin, DO Advocate Illinois Masonic Family Medicine Residency, Chicago, Illinois Clinical...

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afp20180401p434.pdf

...434 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2018 AAFP Warns Labor Department Against Expanding Association Health Plans The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently warned the U.S. Department of Labor about the pit- falls of a proposal...

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afp20180401p441.pdf

...April 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 441 Cervical cancer is responsible for more than 7% of all cancer-related deaths in women world- wide.1 Most cases of cervical cancer (85%) occur in developing countries that have ineffective screening...

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afp20180401p449.pdf

...April 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 449 Every year, nearly 13,000 cases of cervical can- cer are diagnosed, with more than 4,000 deaths.1 Although the highest incidence of cervical cancer is among women 40 to 49 years of age (14 cases per...

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...April 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 455 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common autoim- mune inflammatory arthritis, with a lifetime prevalence of up to 1% worldwide.1 It has a significant impact on occu- pational and daily activities,...

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...April 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 465 Photo Quiz Digital Clues Rob Danoff, DO, MS, and Julia Todd, DO, Jefferson Health Northeast Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine Residency, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania A 90-year-old man presented...

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...474 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2018 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Clinical Diagnosis of Lyme Disease Frequently Misses the Bull’s Eye Clinical Question In children, how accurate is the clinical suspicion for Lyme...

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...474 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2018 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Clinical Diagnosis of Lyme Disease Frequently Misses the Bull’s Eye Clinical Question In children, how accurate is the clinical suspicion for Lyme...

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...474 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2018 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Clinical Diagnosis of Lyme Disease Frequently Misses the Bull’s Eye Clinical Question In children, how accurate is the clinical suspicion for Lyme...

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...Volume 97, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2018 2018 Match Is New High for Family Medicine The results for the 2018 National Resident Matching Pro- gram highlight some significant accomplishments for fam- ily medicine. This year, 3,654 positions were offered in family medicine, 276 more...

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...April 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 499 Editorials The Female Athlete Triad: Recommendations for Management Rachel Chamberlain, MD, CAQSM University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas The female athlete triad was...

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...April 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 499 Editorials The Female Athlete Triad: Recommendations for Management Rachel Chamberlain, MD, CAQSM University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas The female athlete triad was...

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...510 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2018 Approximately 1% of Americans run on an average day, nearly twice as many as those who golf or cycle.1 Running is an excellent form of exercise; even at a slow pace, it is matched in metabolic...

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...April 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 523 Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition commonly encountered in primary care. This article pro- vides a brief summary and review of the best available patient-oriented evidence for OA. Epidemiology The...

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...April 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 527 FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Antibiotic Prophylaxis for COPD Exacerbations Corey Lyon, DO, and Henry Colangelo, MD, MPH University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency, Denver, Colorado Kristen...

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...April 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 529 STEPS New Drug Reviews Edoxaban (Savaysa) for the Prevention of Thromboembolic Events Alvin B. Oung, PharmD, BCACP, University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, Laramie, Wyoming Edoxaban...

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...April 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 533 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Routine Oxygen Supplementation After Acute Stroke Does Not Improve Functional Outcomes Clinical Question Does routine low-dose oxygen therapy...

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...538 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2018 Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Qvar for Treatment of Chronic Asthma Aditi Jayanth, MD Details for This Review Study Population: Children and adults with a...

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...May 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 564A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Pregabalin (Lyrica) for Acute Fibromyalgia Pain Luke Donnelly, MD; Jaime Moran, MD; and Mathew Foley, MD Details for This Review...

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...May 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 604A FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Primary Closure of Animal Bites Angela Cade, MD; Sarah Low, MD; and Hayden Head, MD University of Texas Health Northeast, Tyler, Texas Clinical Question Is there a role...

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...American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2018 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Effectiveness of Pneumococcal Vaccines Marvin Sineath Jr., MD, and Kristin McPhillips, MD Memorial Health Family Medicine Residency, Savannah, Georgia Clinical Question...

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...558 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2018 Residency Leaders Encourage Training in Opioid Prescribing The American Academy of Family Physicians’ (AAFP’s) recent Residency Program Solutions conference included a session focused on an issue that...

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...Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2018 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Antiepileptic Drug Monotherapy for Epilepsy John P. Barrett, MD, MPH, MS, FAAFP, and Aaron Saguil, MD, MPH, FAAFP Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of...

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...Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2018 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Antiepileptic Drug Monotherapy for Epilepsy John P. Barrett, MD, MPH, MS, FAAFP, and Aaron Saguil, MD, MPH, FAAFP Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of...

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...May 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 575 Croup is a common respiratory illness of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi that leads to inspi- ratory stridor and a barking cough. Laryngotra- cheitis, laryngotracheobronchitis, and laryngo-...

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...May 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 581 The volume of studies published annually has expanded greatly in recent decades. For example, 6,762 studies were indexed as randomized controlled trials in PubMed in 1990, compared with 24,434 in 2015....

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...594 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 97, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2018 Charcot neuroarthropathy of the foot and ankle is an inflammatory condition affecting the periarticular soft tissues and bone in persons with peripheral neuropathy, resulting in osse- ous subluxation,...

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...Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 603 Photo Quiz Hyperpigmented Patches on the Dorsal Hands Steven Feldman, MD, PhD, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina Taylor Edwards, MS, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine,...

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...May 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 605 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters One-Third of Patients with Anxiety Disorder Will Relapse When Antidepressant Treatment Stops Clinical Question How common is relapse in patients with...

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...May 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 605 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters One-Third of Patients with Anxiety Disorder Will Relapse When Antidepressant Treatment Stops Clinical Question How common is relapse in patients with...

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...May 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 605 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters One-Third of Patients with Anxiety Disorder Will Relapse When Antidepressant Treatment Stops Clinical Question How common is relapse in patients with...

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...May 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 605 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters One-Third of Patients with Anxiety Disorder Will Relapse When Antidepressant Treatment Stops Clinical Question How common is relapse in patients with...

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...May 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 97, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 635A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Hyperpronation Method for Reduction of Nursemaid's Elbow Rory Spiegel, MD, and Sarah Kleist, MD Details for This Review Study...

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