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afp20190401p451.pdf

...99, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 451 Photo Quiz Subcutaneous Nodules on the Chest, with Cough and Weight Loss Darrell R. Over, MD, MSc, FAAFP, and J. Brett McCutcheon, MD University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (South Central) Family Medicine...

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afp20190401p459.pdf

...April 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 459 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Guideline, with No Evidence, Suggests Annual Screening for Urinary Incontinence in Women Clinical Question Should women be screened for symptoms of...

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afp20190401p459a.pdf

...April 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 459 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Guideline, with No Evidence, Suggests Annual Screening for Urinary Incontinence in Women Clinical Question Should women be screened for symptoms of...

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afp20190401p460.pdf

...April 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 459 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Guideline, with No Evidence, Suggests Annual Screening for Urinary Incontinence in Women Clinical Question Should women be screened for symptoms of...

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afp20190401p461.pdf

...April 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 459 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Guideline, with No Evidence, Suggests Annual Screening for Urinary Incontinence in Women Clinical Question Should women be screened for symptoms of...

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afp20190415p476.pdf

...99, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2019 Editorials Social Determinants of Health: Family Physicians’ Leadership Role Kevin Sherin, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM, Florida State Uni- versity College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, and University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando,...

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afp20190415p482.pdf

...482 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2019 Heat-related illness is a physiologic insult that occurs when the body is unable to dissipate heat adequately, which leads to dysfunctional thermoregulation. It includes a continuum of syndromes...

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afp20190415p490.pdf

...490 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2019 The prevalence of nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) is increasing in the United States, from one in 20 adults in 1994 to one in 11 adults in 2010.1,2 Worldwide, it is also increasing in Europe and is...

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afp20190415p505.pdf

...April 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 505 Common breast problems include breast mass, pain, and nipple discharge. Breast symp- toms were reported in about 3% of all visits by female patients to family physicians.1 Over a 10-year period, 16%...

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afp20190415p519.pdf

...Volume 99, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 519 FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Bridging Warfarin Before Colonoscopy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Corey Lyon, DO; Jessica Zha, MD, MPH; and Jessica Devitt, MD University of Colorado Family Medicine...

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afp20190501od1.pdf

...May 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 542A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Denosumab for Reducing Risk of Fractures in Postmenopausal Women Peter Song, MD, and Shahriar Zehtabchi, MD Details for This...

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afp20190501p538.pdf

...538 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2019 Editorials AFP 2019: New Fellow, New Features, Top 20 Articles, and AFP Statistics Sumi Sexton, MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia After having one year as...

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afp20190501p545.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Saline Irrigation for Allergic Rhinitis Karl T. Clebak, MD, FAAFP; Julianna Naccarato, MD; and Timothy D. Riley, MD, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania...

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afp20190501p547.pdf

...May 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 547 Interventional radiology employs image-guided tech- niques to perform minimally invasive procedures, providing lower-risk alternatives to many traditional medical and sur- gical therapies. Since the...

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afp20190501p558.pdf

...558 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2019 Drug interactions are estimated to cause approxi- mately 2.8% of all hospitalizations annually in the United States, representing more than 245,000 hospitalizations, costing the health care system $1.3...

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afp20190501p565.pdf

...May 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 565 Annually, a group of experts in evidence- based medicine systematically review more than 110 English-language research journals to identify the evidence most likely to change primary care practice. The...

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afp20190501p575.pdf

...1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 575 Photo Quiz New-Onset Full-Body Rash Following Sore Throat in a Child Leah Johnson, MD; Cara Drew, MD; and Erin Kastl, DO Siouxland Medical Education Foundation Family Medicine Residency, Sioux...

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afp20190501p584.pdf

...584 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2019 Point-of-Care Guides Applying a Clinical Decision Rule for CAD in Primary Care to Select a Diagnostic Test and Interpret the Results Harold C. Sox, MD, The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research...

American Family Physician

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afp20190501p587.pdf

...2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 587 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Risks of Elective Labor Induction vs. Expectant Management Dylan Tracy, DO, and Carissa van den Berk Clark, PhD, MSW Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis,...

American Family Physician

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afp20190515od2.pdf

...May 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 653A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Limited Data: Deprescribing Is Safe, But at the Risk of Symptom Recurrence Clinical Question Is deprescribing long-term medication safe and...

American Family Physician

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afp20190515od4.pdf

...May 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 653A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Limited Data: Deprescribing Is Safe, But at the Risk of Symptom Recurrence Clinical Question Is deprescribing long-term medication safe and...

American Family Physician

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afp20190515od5.pdf

...May 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 653A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Limited Data: Deprescribing Is Safe, But at the Risk of Symptom Recurrence Clinical Question Is deprescribing long-term medication safe and...

American Family Physician

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afp20190515p610.pdf

...610 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2019 Apophysitis results from a traction injury to the cartilage and bony attachment of tendons in children. Most often it is an overuse injury in growing children, especially those with tight or inflexible...

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afp20190515p620.pdf

...620 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2019 Depression and anxiety disorders are among the most common psychiatric conditions, with an estimated 19.1% of U.S. adults experiencing anxiety and 10% experiencing depression in the past year.1 Nearly...

American Family Physician

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afp20190515p643.pdf

...15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 643 STEPS New Drug Reviews Glycopyrrolate (Lonhala Magnair) for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Montgomery Douglas, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington,...

American Family Physician

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afp20190515p649.pdf

...May 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 649 Putting Prevention into Practice An Evidence-Based Approach Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults Amanda E. Borsky, DrPH, MPP, Program Officer U.S....

American Family Physician

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afp20190515p651.pdf

...May 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 651 Photo Quiz Unpleasant Foot Odor and Skin Changes William F. Keenan Jr., MD, Williamsport Hospital, UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport, Pennsylvania FIGURE 1 FIGURE 2 A 24-year-old woman presented...

American Family Physician

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afp20190601od1.pdf

...June 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 674A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients with COPD Robert Murrey Brown, MD, and Rory Spiegel, MD Details for This Review Study...

American Family Physician

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afp20190601p676.pdf

...676 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Anticoagulation for the Long-term Treatment of VTE in Patients with Cancer Michael J. Arnold, MD, Uniformed Services University of the...

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afp20190601p677.pdf

...676 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Anticoagulation for the Long-term Treatment of VTE in Patients with Cancer Michael J. Arnold, MD, Uniformed Services University of the...

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afp20190601p689.pdf

...June 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 689 Adolescent use of illicit substances imposes an enor- mous burden on individuals, families, and communities. Substance use has correlations with violence, including adolescent homicides1 and...

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afp20190601p699.pdf

...June 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 699 A family caregiver is broadly defined as a friend or rel- ative who provides unpaid assistance for a person with a chronic or disabling condition.1 Eighty percent of adults requiring long-term care...

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afp20190601p708.pdf

...American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2019 Curbside Consultation An Unhappily Married Patient Commentary by Matthew Alexander, PhD, and Shaista Qureshi, MD Department of Family Medicine, The University of North Carolina, Atrium Health,...

American Family Physician

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afp20190601p712.pdf

...Volume 99, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2019 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Screening and Evaluation Payal Gaba, MD, Kadlec Family Medicine Residency, Richland, Washington Matthew Giordanengo, DO, Montana Family Medicine Residency, Billings,...

American Family Physician

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afp20190601p716.pdf

...716 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Overview of New ACC/AHA Lipid Guidelines Clinical Question What do cardiologists recommend for the management of hyperlipidemia? Bottom Line These...

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afp20190601p717.pdf

...716 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Overview of New ACC/AHA Lipid Guidelines Clinical Question What do cardiologists recommend for the management of hyperlipidemia? Bottom Line These...

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afp20190601p717a.pdf

...716 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Overview of New ACC/AHA Lipid Guidelines Clinical Question What do cardiologists recommend for the management of hyperlipidemia? Bottom Line These...

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afp20190601p718.pdf

...716 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Overview of New ACC/AHA Lipid Guidelines Clinical Question What do cardiologists recommend for the management of hyperlipidemia? Bottom Line These...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/afp20190601p718.pdf

afp20190615od1.pdf

...June 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 770A U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Reduce Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Adolescents and Adults: Recommendation Statement Summary of...

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afp20190615od2.pdf

...June 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 786A Practice Guidelines Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome Events: Screening and Treatment Guidelines from the AAFP Jennifer Frost, MD, Swope Health Services, Wyandotte, Kansas Robert...

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afp20190615p731a.pdf

...June 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 731 Letters to the Editor Well-Child Visits Provide Physicians Opportunity to Deliver Interconception Care to Mothers Original Article: Well-Child Visits for Infants and Young Children Issue Date:...

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afp20190615p744.pdf

...744 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2019 Plantar fasciitis (also called plantar fasciopathy, reflect- ing the absence of inflammation) is a common problem accounting for approximately 1 million patient visits per year, with about 60% of...

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afp20190615p751.pdf

...June 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 751 Globally, more than 400 million people have diabetes mellitus and almost 600 million may be affected by 2035.1 In the United States, approxi- mately 12% of the population has diabetes, and up to 25%...

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afp20190615p768.pdf

...768 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 99, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2019 Clinical Question When is it safe to treat a patient with community- acquired pneumonia (CAP) as an outpatient? Evidence Summary Some patients with CAP can be treated safely as outpatients. Several...

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afp20190615p771.pdf

...June 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 771 Putting Prevention into Practice An Evidence-Based Approach Screening and Behavioral Counseling Intervention to Reduce Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Adolescents and Adults Iris Mabry-Hernandez, MD,...

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afp20190615p783.pdf

...June 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 99, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 783 Clinical Question Should clinicians perform laboratory screening for and eradicate Helicobacter pylori in patients before initiating long-term therapy with non- steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs...

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afp20190701p10.pdf

...10 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2019 Diagnostic Tests What Physicians Need to Know mSEPT9 Blood Test (Epi proColon) for Colorectal Cancer Screening Kenneth W. Lin, MD, MPH, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/afp20190701p10.pdf

afp20190701p16.pdf

...16 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Noninvasive Diagnostic Tests for Helicobacter pylori Infection Anne Mounsey, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina...

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afp20190701p24.pdf

...24 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2019 Lead has been used in construction, paint, gasoline, food, pottery, folk medicines, and herbal remedies for centuries,1,2 and its harmful effects are a clinical and pub- lic health concern because of...

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afp20190701p39.pdf

...July 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 39 Menstrual patterns can be an indicator of overall health status and self-perception of well-being.1,2 A broad dif- ferential is important to avoid missing rare or emergent pathology because many...

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afp20190701p49.pdf

...July 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 49 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Pharmacologic Therapy for Heart Failure Scott Christensen, MD, and Rebecca Davis, MD Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia Clinical Question Should...

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afp20190701p51.pdf

...July 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 51 Photo Quiz Symmetrical Reticulated Lower Extremity Rash Nisrine N. Makarem, MD, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon A healthy 30-year-old woman presented with a rash...

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afp20190701p54.pdf

...54 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2019 Curbside Consultation Helping Patients Cope with Grief Commentary by Stephen T. Dudley, DVM, MD University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Case Scenario A 56-year-old...

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afp20190715p113.pdf

...15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 113 Photo Quiz Gradually Progressive Dysphagia, Reflux, Weight Loss, and Chest Discomfort Judith Volcy, DO; Taiwo Ajose, MD; and Chinedu Ivonye, MD, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia...

American Family Physician

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afp20190715p116.pdf

...www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2019 STEPS New Drug Reviews Semaglutide (Ozempic) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Shaunta Chamberlin, PharmD, BCPS, and William Dabbs, MD University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0715/afp20190715p116.pdf

afp20190715p118.pdf

...118 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Vitamin D Is Equal to Placebo for Preventing Cognitive Decline in African American Women with Low Vitamin D Levels Clinical Question Is vitamin D...

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afp20190715p118a.pdf

...118 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Vitamin D Is Equal to Placebo for Preventing Cognitive Decline in African American Women with Low Vitamin D Levels Clinical Question Is vitamin D...

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afp20190715p120.pdf

...118 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Vitamin D Is Equal to Placebo for Preventing Cognitive Decline in African American Women with Low Vitamin D Levels Clinical Question Is vitamin D...

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afp20190715p121.pdf

...July 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 121 Practice Guidelines Interpregnancy Care: Guidelines from ACOG and SMFM Interpregnancy care is the care provided to women of childbearing age who are between pregnancies. The interpregnancy...

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afp20190715p69.pdf

...July 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 69 Letters to the Editor When to Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening with Your Patients Original Article: Counseling Patients About Prostate Cancer Screening [Editorial] Issue Date: October 15, 2018...

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afp20190715p70.pdf

...July 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 69 Letters to the Editor When to Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening with Your Patients Original Article: Counseling Patients About Prostate Cancer Screening [Editorial] Issue Date: October 15, 2018...

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afp20190715p72.pdf

...July 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 69 Letters to the Editor When to Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening with Your Patients Original Article: Counseling Patients About Prostate Cancer Screening [Editorial] Issue Date: October 15, 2018...

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afp20190715p73.pdf

...July 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 69 Letters to the Editor When to Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening with Your Patients Original Article: Counseling Patients About Prostate Cancer Screening [Editorial] Issue Date: October 15, 2018...

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afp20190715p76.pdf

...76 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2019 Editorials Integrating Medical Acupuncture into Family Medicine Practice Christy J.W. Ledford, PhD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Paul F. Crawford III, MD,...

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afp20190715p82.pdf

...82 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2019 Erythema multiforme is an acute, typically self-limited skin condition with lesions that can be isolated, recur- rent, or persistent.1 Erythema minor affects only the skin and erythema major includes...

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afp20190715p89.pdf

...July 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 89 Ever since a National Institutes of Health consensus panel concluded that acupuncture is effective for postoperative dental pain,1 interest in and use of acupuncture in the United States has grown...

American Family Physician

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afp20190801od1.pdf

...August 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 140A Details for This Review Study Population: Asymptomatic adults 45 to 80 years of age Efficacy End Points: Death from col- orectal cancer, death from any cause Harm End Points: Bleeding,...

American Family Physician

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afp20190801od2.pdf

...August 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 179 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Skin-to-Skin Contact for Improved Duration of Breastfeeding Meghan Kusko, MD, and Rebecca Benko, MD Tacoma Family Medicine Residency, Tacoma, Washington...

American Family Physician

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afp20190801p136.pdf

...136 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2019 Editorials Controversies in Family Medicine Should Adults with Prediabetes Be Prescribed Metformin to Prevent Diabetes Mellitus? No: Evidence Does Not Show Improvements in Patient-Oriented...

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...Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 143 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Vaccines for Preventing Influenza in Healthy Children, Healthy Adults, and Older Adults William E. Cayley Jr., MD, MDiv, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine...

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...August 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 147 Tendon injuries account for at least 7% of phy- sician visits in the United States.1 More than 30% of sports-related injuries involve tendons, but chronic tendinopathy can also occur via occupa-...

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...168 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2019 Hirsutism is excessive growth of terminal hair in a typi- cal male pattern in a female. It is typically a sign of excessive androgen levels. Hirsutism has been reported in 5% to 15% of women and is...

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...176 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2019 Photo Quiz Hematologic Abnormality in a Young Soldier Adam B. Howes, MD, 379th Expeditionary Medical Group, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar A healthy 21-year-old male soldier stationed in Qatar...

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...184 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Dapagliflozin in High-Risk Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Hospitalization for Heart Failure But Does Not Reduce Death, Myocardial Infarction, or Stroke...

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...184 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Dapagliflozin in High-Risk Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Hospitalization for Heart Failure But Does Not Reduce Death, Myocardial Infarction, or Stroke...

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...198 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 4 ◆ August 15, 2019 Letters to the Editor OnabotulinumtoxinA Injections for Chronic Migraine Prophylaxis Original Article: Migraine Headache Prophylaxis Issue Date: January 1, 2019 See additional reader...

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...198 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 4 ◆ August 15, 2019 Letters to the Editor OnabotulinumtoxinA Injections for Chronic Migraine Prophylaxis Original Article: Migraine Headache Prophylaxis Issue Date: January 1, 2019 See additional reader...

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...100, Number 4 ◆ August 15, 2019 Editorials Human Trafficking: How Family Physicians Can Recognize and Assist Victims Ronald Chambers, MD, FAAFP, Dignity Health Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Sacramento, California Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, MSHP, FAAFP, Icahn School of...

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...August 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 209 Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Anna Tomdio, MD; Michael Ritchie, MD; and Andrew C. Miller, MD...

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...August 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 211 Graham Center Policy One-Pager Proportional Erosion of the Primary Care Physician Workforce Has Continued Since 2010 Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH; Elizabeth Wilkinson, BA; Stephen Petterson,...

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...August 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 213 The goals of the health maintenance visit in school-aged children (five to 12 years) are pro- moting health, detecting disease, and counseling to prevent injury and future health problems. It is...

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...August 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 227 What Is an e-Cigarette? Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery- operated devices that heat a liquid solution to gener- ate an aerosol that users inhale. The liquid solution in most...

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...August 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 239 Photo Quiz Bilateral Lower Extremity Discoloration Aparna Jain, MBBS, Mayo Clinic Health System, Albert Lea, Minnesota Autumn Krcil, OMS IV, Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa A...

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...242 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 4 ◆ August 15, 2019 STEPS New Drug Reviews Secnidazole (Solosec) for Bacterial Vaginosis Jeffrey C. Leggit, MD, CAQSM, and Aaron Saguil, MD, FAAFP Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda,...

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...Volume 100, Number 4 ◆ August 15, 2019 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Postpartum Depression Katherine Buck, PhD, LMFT; Sana Zekri, MD; Linh Nguyen, MD; and U. Jeff Ogar, MD John Peter Smith Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Fort Worth, Texas...

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...248 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 4 ◆ August 15, 2019 Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Treating Hepatitis C in the Family Medicine Office I am 37 years old and I was incarcerated at the time I learned that I had hepatitis C. It was likely that I...

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afp20190815p249.pdf

...August 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 249 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Short-Term Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Prevents Second Ischemic Stroke Better Than Aspirin Alone Clinical Question Does clopidogrel (Plavix) add...

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...August 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 249 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Short-Term Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Prevents Second Ischemic Stroke Better Than Aspirin Alone Clinical Question Does clopidogrel (Plavix) add...

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afp20190901p279.pdf

...Volume 100, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Use of Amphetamines for Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults Drew Baird, MD, FAAFP, and Ariel Hoffman, MD, Carl R. Darnall Family Medicine Residency Program, Fort...

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afp20190901p281.pdf

...September 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 281 Acute upper respiratory tract infection (URI), also called the common cold, is the most common acute illness in the United States and the industrialized world.1 Patients typically present with...

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...290 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2019 A POEM (patient-oriented evidence that matters) is a syn- opsis of a research study that reports patient-oriented out- comes, such as improvement in symptoms, quality of life, or mortality; is...

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...298 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2019 Venous ulcers are open skin lesions that occur in an area affected by venous hypertension.1 The prevalence of venous ulcers in the United States ranges from 1% to 3%.2,3 In the United States, 10%...

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afp20190901p309.pdf

...1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 309 FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Gabapentin for Treatment of Radicular Low Back Pain Corey Lyon, DO; Kyle Leggott, MD; and Shannon Langner, MD University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency, Denver,...

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afp20190901p311.pdf

...September 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 311 Diagnostic Tests What Physicians Need to Know Prolaris Test for Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment Mark H. Ebell, MD, MS, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Prolaris is a genomic test that...

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afp20190901p313.pdf

...September 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 313 Photo Quiz Child with Swollen Eyes Nguyet-Cam Lam, MD, FAAFP, and Tue T. Te, MD, St. Luke’s Family Medicine Residency, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Tam T. Te, MD, Facey Medical Group, Mission...

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afp20190915p339.pdf

...September 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 339 Urinary incontinence (UI), defined as any complaint of involuntary loss of urine,1 is a common issue, with a preva- lence of 51% among adult women in the United States.2 Over half of affected...

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afp20190915p350.pdf

...350 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2019 Acute otitis media (AOM) is commonly diag- nosed in children in primary care offices. It is also a leading contributor to antibiotic prescrip- tions and medical costs in children.1 This article...

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afp20190915p357.pdf

...September 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 357 Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) includes an array of infectious processes that damage the endometrium, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and pelvic peritoneum. Sexually transmitted infec- tions (STIs)...

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afp20190915p365.pdf

...September 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 365 Putting Prevention into Practice An Evidence-Based Approach Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression Justin Mills, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force...

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afp20190915p367.pdf

...September 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 367 Photo Quiz Enlarging Nodule on the Tongue Mohenish Daughtry, DO, FAAFP, and Gabrielle Hood, MD Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune Family Medicine Residency, Jacksonville, North Carolina A...

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