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afp20181101p572.pdf

...98, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2018 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Culture-Specific Asthma Education Programs for Minority Groups Sajeewane M. Seales, MD, MPH; Paul E. Seales, MD; and Michael J. Arnold, MD Naval Hospital Jacksonville Family Medicine...

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afp20181101p576.pdf

...576 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2018 Knee pain affects approximately 25% of adults. The prev- alence of knee pain has increased almost 65% over the past 20 years, accounting for nearly 4 million primary care visits annually.1,2 The...

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afp20181101p590.pdf

...590 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2018 Type 2 diabetes mellitus is characterized by hyperglycemia with insulin resistance and impaired insulin secretion. In contrast with type 1 diabetes, pancreatic beta cell dysfunction in type 2...

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afp20181101p595.pdf

...November 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 595 Women often see their primary care physicians for common acute conditions during pregnancy, even if they are not the primary maternity care clinician. Some conditions are caused directly by...

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afp20181101p607.pdf

...2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 607 Photo Quiz Abrupt Rash with Painful, Nonpruritic Purpura on the Lower Extremities Efren F. Wu, MD, FAAFP, and Peter M. Zhang, MD, MPH University of California, Riverside, Family Medicine Residency,...

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afp20181115od1.pdf

...November 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 594A U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: Recommendation Statement Summary of Recommendations and Evidence The USPSTF recommends screening for...

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afp20181115od2.pdf

...November 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 605A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Acupuncture Effective for Chronic Pain Conditions Clinical Question Is acupuncture effective for the treatment of chronic pain? Bottom Line...

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afp20181115od3.pdf

...November 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 605A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Acupuncture Effective for Chronic Pain Conditions Clinical Question Is acupuncture effective for the treatment of chronic pain? Bottom Line...

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afp20181115od4.pdf

...November 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 605A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Acupuncture Effective for Chronic Pain Conditions Clinical Question Is acupuncture effective for the treatment of chronic pain? Bottom Line...

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afp20181115p558.pdf

...558 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2018 Research Challenges Perceptions of Burnout Three articles published in JAMA highlight the ways burn- out is perceived in the medical profession. The first was a systematic review that uncovered...

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afp20181115p560.pdf

...560 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2018 Editorials Introducing Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse Vikas Saini, MD, Lown Institute, Brookline, Massachusetts Kenneth W. Lin, MD, MPH, Georgetown University Medical Center,...

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afp20181115p561.pdf

...November 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 561 Lown Right Care Reducing Overuse and Underuse Overuse of Cardiac Testing Alan R. Roth, DO, FAAFP, FAAHPM, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica, New York Andy Lazris, MD, CMD, Personal...

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afp20181115p570.pdf

...570 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2018 Family physicians often treat musculoskeletal conditions for which bracing or splinting can be useful (Table 1).1 In 2015, U.S. spending on orthopedic braces, casting supplies, and splints was...

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afp20181115p577.pdf

...November 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 577 Approximately 870 of every 100,000 U.S. adult citizens are in jail or prison, which represents the highest incarcera- tion rate in the world.1 Incarcerated persons are guaranteed a right to health...

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afp20181115p584.pdf

...584 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2018 Conduct disorder is a psychiatric syndrome that most commonly occurs during childhood and adolescence. Conduct disorder is character- ized by repetitive, persistent violations of both the rights...

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afp20181115p601.pdf

...November 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 601 STEPS New Drug Reviews Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir (Mavyret) for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Anupriya Grover, DO, Cambridge Health Alliance, Malden, Massachusetts Deborah R. Erlich,...

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afp20181115p603.pdf

...Volume 98, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 603 Photo Quiz Posterior Earlobe Mass Luci Olewinski, MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Morteza Khodaee, MD, MPH, University of Colorado School of Medicine,...

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afp20181201od1.pdf

...December 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 641A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Early Invasive Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes Sally Liang, MD, and Michael Ritchie, MD Details for This Review...

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afp20181201p642.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2018 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Deep Venous Thrombosis: Home vs. Inpatient Treatment Cormac O’Connor, MD, FAAFP, National Capital Consortium Family Medicine Residency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia...

American Family Physician

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afp20181201p643.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2018 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Deep Venous Thrombosis: Home vs. Inpatient Treatment Cormac O’Connor, MD, FAAFP, National Capital Consortium Family Medicine Residency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia...

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afp20181201p645.pdf

...◆ Volume 98, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 645 In the United States, approximately 150,000 youth and 1.4 million adults identify as transgender.1,2 As sociocul- tural acceptance patterns evolve, clinicians will likely care for an increasing number of...

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afp20181201p661.pdf

...December 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 661 Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the gastrointestinal tract that often causes extrain- testinal complications. Inflammation may occur at any point from mouth to anus...

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afp20181201p670.pdf

...Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2018 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Wearable Devices for Weight Loss Kevin Stephens Jr., MD, MBA, and Elise Morris, MD Georgetown University-Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Washington, DC...

American Family Physician

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afp20181201p673.pdf

...Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 673 Curbside Consultation Practical Considerations of Caring for Patients Abroad During Short-Term Medical Trips Commentary by Victoria McCurry, MD, and Sommer Aldulaimi, MD, FAAFP, Department of Family and Community...

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afp20181201p682.pdf

...682 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2018 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Incidental Findings Are Common with Chest CT and MRI of the Spine and Brain Clinical Question What is the likelihood and what are the outcomes of...

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afp20181201p682a.pdf

...682 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2018 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Incidental Findings Are Common with Chest CT and MRI of the Spine and Brain Clinical Question What is the likelihood and what are the outcomes of...

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afp20181201p683a.pdf

...682 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2018 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Incidental Findings Are Common with Chest CT and MRI of the Spine and Brain Clinical Question What is the likelihood and what are the outcomes of...

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afp20181201p685.pdf

...December 1, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 685 Photo Quiz Pruritic Rash on the Hands and Feet Jinal Gangar, MD, MPH, Steward Medical Group, Easton Hospital, Easton, Pennsylvania Karthy Thiagarajan, MD, and Nandhini Veeraraghvan, MD,...

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afp20181215p707.pdf

...December 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 707 Study: Early Prediabetes Interventions Work In an article published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, researchers out- lined three interventions that...

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afp20181215p709.pdf

...December 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 709 Editorials Why Are We So Slow to Adopt Some Evidence-Based Practices? Mark H. Ebell, MD, MS, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Allen F. Shaughnessy, PharmD,...

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afp20181215p719.pdf

...December 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 719 Counseling patients on lifestyle modification and psy- chosocial problems is a fundamental competency for fam- ily physicians.1-4 Approximately 40% of primary care office visits are for chronic...

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afp20181215p729.pdf

...December 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 729 The goals of the adult well-male examination are to provide evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well-being, to screen for and potentially prevent premature morbidity...

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afp20181215p738.pdf

...738 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 98, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2018 Frequent school absences are associated with lifelong negative academic, social, and health sequelae,1,2 yet often go unnoticed and unaddressed by schools and government orga- nizations.3 School...

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afp20181215p749.pdf

...December 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 749 Photo Quiz Urticarial, Erythematous Papules in a Pregnant Woman Brittany P. Smirnov, DO, FAAD, Dermatology Associates of the Palm Beaches, Delray Beach, Florida Alexandra A. Bowles, BS,...

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afp20181215p751.pdf

...December 15, 2018 ◆ Volume 98, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 751 Point-of-Care Guides Evaluating the Benefits and Harms of Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Mark H. Ebell MD, MS, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Clinical...

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afp20190101od1.pdf

...January 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 10A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Liberal vs. Conservative Oxygen Therapy in Acutely Ill Adults Christopher Solie, DO, and Daniel Runde, MD Details for This...

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afp20190101p14.pdf

...14 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Pharmacologic Interventions for Apathy in Patients with Alzheimer Disease Jeanmarie B. Rey, MD, and Virginia B. Kalish, MD, Fort Belvoir...

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afp20190101p15.pdf

...14 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Pharmacologic Interventions for Apathy in Patients with Alzheimer Disease Jeanmarie B. Rey, MD, and Virginia B. Kalish, MD, Fort Belvoir...

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afp20190101p17.pdf

...January 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 17 The disabling nature of migraine headaches causes fre- quent visits to outpatient clinic and emergency department settings, imposing significant health and financial burdens. Headaches rank among the...

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afp20190101p33.pdf

...January 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 33 Urine drug testing is an important part of managing long-term opioid therapy. With the recent increase in deaths caused by opioid over- doses, several federal and state regulations have been enacted...

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afp20190101p44.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2019 Curbside Consultation Effective Advocacy for Patients and Communities Commentary by Cynthia Haq, MD, and Melissa Stiles, MD, Family Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of...

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afp20190101p47.pdf

...◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 47 Photo Quiz Papular Lesions on Bilateral Elbows and Knees Tracy Persily, DO, Jefferson Medical Group, Cherry Hill, New Jersey Philip Collins, DO, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford,...

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afp20190101p49.pdf

...January 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 49 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Severe Acute Pancreatitis Stephen D. Cagle Jr., MD, and Aarti Chopra, MD St. Louis University Family Medicine Residency-Belleville,...

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afp20190101p5.pdf

...January 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 5 Letters to the Editor Pulmonary Embolism Clinical Decision Tools Can Be Helpful During In-Flight Medical Emergencies Original Article: Ruling Out Pulmonary Embolism in the Primary Care Setting...

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afp20190101p53.pdf

...January 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters LABA Plus Inhaled Corticosteroid Reduces Exacerbations, But Not Hospitalizations Clinical Question Is adding a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) to an...

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afp20190101p54.pdf

...January 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters LABA Plus Inhaled Corticosteroid Reduces Exacerbations, But Not Hospitalizations Clinical Question Is adding a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) to an...

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afp20190101p55.pdf

...January 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters LABA Plus Inhaled Corticosteroid Reduces Exacerbations, But Not Hospitalizations Clinical Question Is adding a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) to an...

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afp20190101p7.pdf

...January 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 7 Editorials Deprescribing Is an Essential Part of Good Prescribing Barbara Farrell, PharmD, FCSHP, Bruyère Research Institute and University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, and University of Waterloo,...

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afp20190115p101.pdf

...January 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 101 Family physicians are often the first health care pro- fessionals to evaluate patients with memory loss and cog- nitive dysfunction. Although many patients can be readily diagnosed and treated, some...

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afp20190115p109.pdf

...January 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 109 In the United States, more than 6.5 million persons have injected drugs, and more than 750,000 currently use injection drugs.1 The number of persons who inject drugs (PWID) has grown sharply in...

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afp20190115p117.pdf

...15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 117 STEPS New Drug Reviews Prasterone (Intrarosa) for Dyspareunia Rebecca Hayes, MD, and Michele Birch, MD, Atrium Health and University of North Carolina School of Medicine-Charlotte Campus, Charlotte,...

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afp20190115p123.pdf

...January 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 123 Putting Prevention into Practice An Evidence-Based Approach Risk Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease with Nontraditional Risk Factors Justin Mills, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, U.S. Preventive...

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afp20190115p127.pdf

...January 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 127 FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate for Acute Asthma Exacerbations Brian J. Stojak, MD; Elise Halajian, DO; and Richard A. Guthmann, MD, MPH Advocate Illinois Masonic...

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afp20190115p76.pdf

...74 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2019 Letters to the Editor Top 20 POEMs Should Provide Better Context of Study Quality and Scope Original Article: Top 20 Research Studies of 2017 for Primary Care Physicians Issue Date: May 1, 2018...

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afp20190115p77.pdf

...74 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2019 Letters to the Editor Top 20 POEMs Should Provide Better Context of Study Quality and Scope Original Article: Top 20 Research Studies of 2017 for Primary Care Physicians Issue Date: May 1, 2018...

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afp20190115p78.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2019 Editorials Fitness-Related Cardiac Arrhythmias Barry D. Weiss, MD, FAAFP, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona Anne Walling, MB, ChB, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Wichita, Kansas...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/afp20190115p78.pdf

afp20190115p88.pdf

...88 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2019 Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a common cause of knee pain in adolescents and adults younger than 60 years. A retrospective review of an orthopedic database including more than 30 million...

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afp20190201p141.pdf

...February 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 141 Letters to the Editor Group Prenatal Care to Reduce Preterm Labor and Improve Outcomes Original Article: Preterm Labor: Prevention and Management Issue Date: March 15, 2017 Available online...

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afp20190201p142.pdf

...February 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 141 Letters to the Editor Group Prenatal Care to Reduce Preterm Labor and Improve Outcomes Original Article: Preterm Labor: Prevention and Management Issue Date: March 15, 2017 Available online...

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afp20190201p143.pdf

...February 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 141 Letters to the Editor Group Prenatal Care to Reduce Preterm Labor and Improve Outcomes Original Article: Preterm Labor: Prevention and Management Issue Date: March 15, 2017 Available online...

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afp20190201p153.pdf

...February 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 153 Graham Center Policy One-Pager Increased Quantity but Not Proportion: U.S. Medical Schools and Family Medicine Entry 2008 to 2018 Robert Baillieu, MD, MPH; Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH; and Brian...

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afp20190201p156.pdf

...154 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Complementary and Integrative Treatments for Pain Management in Labor Michael J. Arnold, MD, Uniformed Services Uni- versity of the Health...

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afp20190201p159.pdf

...February 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 159 Acute gastroenteritis is defined as diarrheal disease of rapid onset, with or without nausea, vomiting, fever, or abdominal pain.1 It involves increased stool frequency or altered stool consistency...

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afp20190201p166.pdf

...166 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2019 Approximately 25% of pregnant women experience bleeding before 12 weeks’ gestation.1,2 The differential diag- nosis includes nonobstetric causes, bleeding in a viable intrauterine pregnancy, early...

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afp20190201p179.pdf

...February 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 179 Kidney cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers in the United States.1 Renal cell carcinoma accounts for 90% of all kidney cancers.2 Death attributed to renal cell carcinoma accounted for 2% of...

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afp20190201p186.pdf

...Volume 99, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2019 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Antibiotic Prophylaxis for UTIs in Patients with Neurogenic Bladder Marina Nemetalla, MD, and Kevin Frazer, MD University of Missouri Department of Family and Community Medicine, Columbia, Missouri Clinical...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/afp20190201p186.pdf

afp20190201p188.pdf

...188 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Chronic Sinusitis: Saline Irrigation Helps Somewhat; Steroid Does Not Add More Benefit Clinical Question In patients with chronic rhinosinusitis,...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/afp20190201p188.pdf

afp20190201p188a.pdf

...188 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Chronic Sinusitis: Saline Irrigation Helps Somewhat; Steroid Does Not Add More Benefit Clinical Question In patients with chronic rhinosinusitis,...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/afp20190201p188a.pdf

afp20190201p189.pdf

...188 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Chronic Sinusitis: Saline Irrigation Helps Somewhat; Steroid Does Not Add More Benefit Clinical Question In patients with chronic rhinosinusitis,...

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...188 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Chronic Sinusitis: Saline Irrigation Helps Somewhat; Steroid Does Not Add More Benefit Clinical Question In patients with chronic rhinosinusitis,...

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...February 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 252A U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Cervical Cancer: Recommendation Statement Summary of Recommendations and Evidence The USPSTF recommends screening for cervical cancer every...

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...214 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2019 Editorials Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment: A Primary Care Approach Warren A. Bodine, DO, FAOASM, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Lawrence, Massachusetts See related article on page...

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...228 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2019 The hand can easily be injured during everyday activities. Any trauma to the hand, particularly a penetrating trauma, may introduce damaging pathogens. The hand’s compart- mentalized anatomy may...

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...248 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2019 Nearly one-third of the U.S. population uses some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in a given year.1 Osteopathic health care is used by nearly 16% of the U.S. population at some...

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...260 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2019 Abaloparatide (Tymlos) is a daily injectable para- thyroid hormone-related peptide analog. It is labeled for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis in women at high risk of fracture because...

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...262 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2019 Clinical Question How effective is metformin in the treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis? Evidence-Based Answer Metformin does not seem to be an...

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...March 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 293A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Metformin for Improving Maternal and Infant Outcomes in Pregnant Women Who Are Obese Amanda L. Jainchill, MD; Breanna L. Gawrys,...

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...1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 333A FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Pharmacologic Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder Justin D. Parker, MD, and Aimen Naeem, MD Southern Illinois University Decatur Family Medicine Residency...

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...278 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2019 Editorials To Prepare Patients Better: Reimagining Advance Care Planning Leah B. Rosenberg, MD; Jeffrey L. Greenwald, MD; and Juliet C. Jacobsen, MD Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston,...

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...March 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 281 Editorials Preparing for Serious Illness: A Model for Better Conversations over the Continuum of Care Joanna Paladino, MD, and Erik K. Fromme, MD, MCR Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Ariadne Labs,...

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...294 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Smectite for Acute Infectious Diarrhea in Children Dustin K. Smith, DO, Naval Branch Health Clinic Diego Garcia, Naval Hospital Yokosuka,...

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...294 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Smectite for Acute Infectious Diarrhea in Children Dustin K. Smith, DO, Naval Branch Health Clinic Diego Garcia, Naval Hospital Yokosuka,...

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...March 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 301 Patients with symptoms of gas, bloating, and belching often consult family physicians, particularly when milder chronic symptoms of abdominal pain or altered bowel hab- its acutely flare up and become...

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...314 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that in 2015 there were 21,900 cases of acute hep- atitis B, with an overall incidence of 1.1 cases per 100,000.1 There are an estimated...

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...Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2019 Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews Helping Clinicians Make Better Treatment Choices Management of Uterine Fibroids Practice Pointers by Tyler S. Rogers, MD, and Anthony M. Bieck, MD Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center Family...

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...March 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 382C U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Atrial Fibrillation with Electrocardiography: Recommendation Statement Summary of Recommendation and Evidence The USPSTF concludes that the...

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...March 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 394A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Gabapentin and Pregabalin Not Effective for Low Back Pain with or Without Radiculopathy Clinical Question Are anticonvulsants an effective treatment...

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...March 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 394A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Gabapentin and Pregabalin Not Effective for Low Back Pain with or Without Radiculopathy Clinical Question Are anticonvulsants an effective treatment...

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...March 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 357 Lown Right Care Reducing Overuse and Underuse Coaching Patients About Successful Blood Pressure Management Ann Lindsay, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California Ajay...

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...362 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2019 Atherosclerotic lower extremity artery occlusive disease-commonly referred to as peripheral artery dis- ease (PAD)-affects 12% to 20% of Americans 60 years and older, increasing to nearly 50% in those...

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...370 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2019 There are approximately 300,000 new cases of breast cancer (in situ or invasive) each year in the United States, with about one in eight women having breast cancer at some point in life.1 The annual...

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...376 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2019 Underuse and overuse of medical interventions, fail- ure to use interventions known to be effective, and pro- vision of tests or interventions in which benefits do not exceed harms are all types of...

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...March 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 383 Putting Prevention into Practice An Evidence-Based Approach Screening for Atrial Fibrillation with Electrocardiography Howard Tracer, MD, Medical Officer, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force,...

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...April 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 420A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ HPV Vaccine for Prevention of High- Grade Precancerous Cervical Lesions Anthony Garzone, DO; Matthew Schorr, MD; and Tyler Rogers,...

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...Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2019 Editorials Understanding the High Cost of Insulin: What Family Physicians Can Do to Help Our Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Randi Sokol, MD, MPH, MMedEd, Tufts Family Medicine Residency Program at Cambridge...

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...426 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2019 Mild traumatic brain injury, also known as concussion, accounts for 80% to 90% of traumatic brain injuries and is recognized as a major national health concern.1-7 Whereas 2.8 million traumatic brain...

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...April 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 435 Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common condition, with a prevalence of 10% to 30% among women of reproduc- tive age.1 It negatively affects quality of life and is associated with financial loss,...

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...April 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 445 A febrile seizure is a seizure occurring in a child six months to five years of age that is accom- panied by a fever (100.4°F [38°C] or greater) with- out central nervous system infection.1 Febrile...

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