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afp20190901p306.pdf

...Volume 100, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2019 Curbside Consultation Communicating Risk to Patients Who Get Their Information from the Internet Commentary by Barry D. Weiss, MD Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson,...

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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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afp20190915p327.pdf

...September 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 327 Editorials Can We Prevent Perinatal Depression in the Primary Care Office? Robert C. Langan, MD, FAAFP, St. Luke’s Family Medicine Residency Program/Sacred Heart Campus, Allentown,...

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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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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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afp20190915p369.pdf

...15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 369 Lown Right Care Reducing Overuse and Underuse Diagnosing Dementia and Clarifying Goals of Care Nick Bott, PsyD, and Ann Lindsay, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California...

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afp20190915p372.pdf

...Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2019 STEPS New Drug Reviews Glycopyrronium (Qbrexza) Topical Wipes for Hyperhidrosis Michael J. Arnold, MD, FAAFP Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Cormac O’Connor, MD, FAAFP National Capital Region Family...

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afp20190915p374.pdf

...374 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Vitamin D Is Not Effective as Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease or Cancer Clinical Question Does vitamin D supplementation prevent...

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afp20190915p374a.pdf

...374 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Vitamin D Is Not Effective as Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease or Cancer Clinical Question Does vitamin D supplementation prevent...

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afp20190915p376.pdf

...374 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Vitamin D Is Not Effective as Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease or Cancer Clinical Question Does vitamin D supplementation prevent...

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afp20190915p378.pdf

...378 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2019 Practice Guidelines Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for High-Risk TIA and Minor Stroke: BMJ Rapid Recommendation Dual antiplatelet therapy after stroke has not previously been shown to improve...

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afp20191001od1.pdf

...October 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 402A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Antibiotics for Acute Rhinosinusitis in Adults Nathan Franck, MD, and Shahriar Zehtabchi, MD Details for This Review Study...

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afp20191001p396.pdf

...396 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2019 Editorials Common Misperceptions About Buprenorphine Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder Stephen A. Martin, MD, EdM, Barre Family Health Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Barre,...

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afp20191001p403.pdf

...Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 403 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Antihypertensive Drug Therapy for Mild to Moderate Hypertension During Pregnancy Nicholas LeFevre, MD, and Ellisa Krumm, MD John Peter Smith Hospital Family Medicine...

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afp20191001p405.pdf

...Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 403 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Antihypertensive Drug Therapy for Mild to Moderate Hypertension During Pregnancy Nicholas LeFevre, MD, and Ellisa Krumm, MD John Peter Smith Hospital Family Medicine...

American Family Physician

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afp20191001p408.pdf

...408 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2019 Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a common viral disease that presents in primary care. This article presents a brief summary and review of the etiology, clinical features, diagnosis, prog- nosis, and...

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afp20191001p416.pdf

...416 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2019 Opioid use disorder has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. At least 2.1 mil- lion Americans 12 years and older had opioid use disorder in 2016,1 and approximately 47,000 Americans...

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afp20191001p426.pdf

...426 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2019 Vitamin K antagonists (e.g., warfarin [Coumadin]), unfractionated heparin, low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH), and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of...

American Family Physician

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afp20191001p437.pdf

...2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 437 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers Thickened Feedings for Infants with Gastroesophageal Reflux Alexander Finck, MD, and Laura Morris, MD, MSPH, FAAFP, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia,...

American Family Physician

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afp20191001p440.pdf

...440 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Laboratory-Based Prediction Model Can Rule Out Serious Bacterial Infections in Febrile Infants Clinical Question Can a laboratory-based prediction...

American Family Physician

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afp20191001p440a.pdf

...440 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Laboratory-Based Prediction Model Can Rule Out Serious Bacterial Infections in Febrile Infants Clinical Question Can a laboratory-based prediction...

American Family Physician

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afp20191001p441.pdf

...440 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Laboratory-Based Prediction Model Can Rule Out Serious Bacterial Infections in Febrile Infants Clinical Question Can a laboratory-based prediction...

American Family Physician

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afp20191001p442.pdf

...440 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Laboratory-Based Prediction Model Can Rule Out Serious Bacterial Infections in Febrile Infants Clinical Question Can a laboratory-based prediction...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/afp20191001p442.pdf

afp20191015p463.pdf

...100, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 463 FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Erin McLaughlin, MD; Shauna Leggett, PharmD; and Gary Kelsberg, MD University of Washington Valley Family Medicine...

American Family Physician

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afp20191015p475.pdf

...October 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 475 Acne vulgaris is the most prevalent chronic skin disease in the United States, affecting nearly 50 million people.1 Acne is most common in adolescents and young adults but may persist into the 30s...

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afp20191015p485.pdf

...October 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 485 The 12 weeks after delivery, known as the postpar- tum period or the fourth trimester, are a critical time in the life of a mother and her infant. Maternal mortality, which is defined as deaths...

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afp20191015p497.pdf

...October 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 497 Photo Quiz Nail Changes Following a Viral Infection Martha McGarey Metzgar, DO, FAAFP, and Ken Zhongyu Zhang, MD St. Luke’s Family Medicine Residency, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania A...

American Family Physician

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afp20191015p499.pdf

...100, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 499 Point-of-Care Guides Predicting the Risk of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications Syed Azharuddin, MD, Carle Foundation Hospital, Champaign, Illinois Pete Yunyongying, MD, FACP, Carle-Illinois College of Medicine,...

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afp20191015p502.pdf

...502 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 8 ◆ October 15, 2019 Elagolix (Orilissa) is an oral, nonpeptide, gonado- tropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist used to treat moderate to severe pain related to endometrio- sis in reproductive-aged women.1...

American Family Physician

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afp20191101od1.pdf

...November 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 526A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Ticagrelor Compared with Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndrome and Stable Coronary Artery Disease Donald Doukas, MD; Hannah...

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afp20191101od2.pdf

...2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 578A FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Aspirin for Colon Cancer Risk Prevention M. Shoaib Khan, MD; Douglas J. Ivins, MD; and Frances K. Wen, PhD University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, Tulsa,...

American Family Physician

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afp20191101p523.pdf

...November 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 523 Editorials Military Health History: Resources for Use at the Point of Care Marjorie A. Bowman, MD, MPA; Karen M. Sanders, MD; and John W. Sharpe, MSPT, MBA, FACHE, Veterans Health Administration,...

American Family Physician

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afp20191101p530.pdf

...Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2019 Diagnostic Tests What Physicians Need to Know Allopurinol Hypersensitivity Assay HLA-B*58: 01 Genotyping Carl Bryce, MD, Offutt Air Force Base Family Medicine Residency, Offutt Air Force Base,...

American Family Physician

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afp20191101p544.pdf

...544 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2019 A veteran is someone who has served in the military (fol- lowing completion of basic training) as a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard or as a commissioned officer in...

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afp20191101p556.pdf

...556 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2019 Fluent speech is a complex process that com- bines word selection with the motor activities that allow the articulation of those words. This involves coordination of the respiratory, laryngeal, and...

American Family Physician

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afp20191101p575.pdf

...November 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 575 Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews Helping Clinicians Make Better Treatment Choices The Effectiveness of Outpatient Telehealth Consultations Practice Pointers by Dean A....

American Family Physician

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afp20191101p582.pdf

...582 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2019 Practice Guidelines Pilonidal Disease Management: Guidelines from the ASCRS Pilonidal disease is a reaction to hair in the gluteal cleft, in which unattached hairs injure or pierce the skin,...

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afp20191115od1.pdf

...636F American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2019 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection: Recommendation Statement Summary of Recommendation and Evidence The USPSTF recommends...

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afp20191115od3.pdf

...November 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 603A Editorials Climate Change: What the Science Tells Us Landis Lum, MD, Hawaii Homeless Healthcare Hui, Honolulu, Hawaii See related article on page 618 and related editorial on page 602. To...

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afp20191115p600.pdf

...November 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 599 Letters to the Editor Potential Drug Interactions in Patients Taking Oral Contraceptive Pills Original Article: Clinically Relevant Drug-Drug Inter- actions in Primary Care Issue Date: May...

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afp20191115p601.pdf

...November 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 599 Letters to the Editor Potential Drug Interactions in Patients Taking Oral Contraceptive Pills Original Article: Clinically Relevant Drug-Drug Inter- actions in Primary Care Issue Date: May...

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afp20191115p602.pdf

...American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2019 Editorials Climate Change Health Impacts: A Role for the Family Physician Caroline E. Wellbery, MD, PhD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia See...

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afp20191115p609.pdf

...November 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 609 The prevalence of depression is increasing among youth in the United States. The 2005 to 2014 National Sur- veys on Drug Use and Health, which included 172,495 ado- lescents 12 to 17 years of...

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afp20191115p628.pdf

...628 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2019 Many school-aged children experience aca- demic underachievement by not being able to maintain average grades, failing a single class, performing below their grade level in one or more subjects,...

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afp20191115p637.pdf

...November 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 637 Putting Prevention into Practice An Evidence-Based Approach Screening for HIV Infection and Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection Howard Tracer, MD, Medical Officer,...

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afp20191115p639.pdf

...November 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 639 FIGURE 1 Photo Quiz Seizure with Brain Lesions Merima Bucaj, DO; Henna Parmar, MD; and Philippe Bierny, MD Abrazo Community Health Network, Phoenix, Arizona A 42-year-old man...

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afp20191115p646.pdf

...646 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Fully Automated Blood Pressure Measurement Is the Way to Go in the Office Clinical Question Is fully automated blood pressure measurement more...

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afp20191115p646a.pdf

...646 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Fully Automated Blood Pressure Measurement Is the Way to Go in the Office Clinical Question Is fully automated blood pressure measurement more...

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afp20191115p648.pdf

...646 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2019 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Fully Automated Blood Pressure Measurement Is the Way to Go in the Office Clinical Question Is fully automated blood pressure measurement more...

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afp20191201od1.pdf

...December 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 666A Details for This Review Study Population: Adult women with stress uri- nary incontinence (UI), urge UI, or mixed UI Efficacy End Points: Patient-perceived cure or improvement, symptoms,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1201/afp20191201od1.pdf

afp20191201p672.pdf

...Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2019 Editorials Gabapentinoids for Pain: Potential Unintended Consequences Christopher W. Goodman, MD, and Allan S. Brett, MD, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina Gabapentinoid...

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afp20191201p676.pdf

...676 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2019 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice General Health Checks in Adults for Reducing Disease-Related Morbidity and Mortality Dustin K. Smith, DO, Branch Health Clinic, Diego...

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afp20191201p687.pdf

...December 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 687 Acute kidney injury is defined as the sudden loss of kid- ney function over hours to days resulting in the inability to maintain electrolyte, acid-base, and water balance. Because of an aging...

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afp20191201p697.pdf

...December 1, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 697 Although low back pain technically describes a symptom, the term refers to a clinical phenom- enon associated with a broad number of diseases. Nonspecific low back pain, on the other hand, more...

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afp20191201p710.pdf

...710 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2019 FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Alpha Blockers for Nephrolithiasis Kavitha Krishnan, MD; Elise B. Halajian, DO; and Richard A. Guthmann, MD, MPH Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago,...

American Family Physician

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afp20191215od2.pdf

...December 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 780A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Platelet-Rich Plasma Is Equal to Saline for Patients with Patellar Tendinopathy Clinical Question Are platelet-rich plasma injections effective...

American Family Physician

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afp20191215od3.pdf

...December 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 780A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Platelet-Rich Plasma Is Equal to Saline for Patients with Patellar Tendinopathy Clinical Question Are platelet-rich plasma injections effective...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1215/afp20191215od3.pdf

afp20191215od4.pdf

...December 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 780A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Platelet-Rich Plasma Is Equal to Saline for Patients with Patellar Tendinopathy Clinical Question Are platelet-rich plasma injections effective...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1215/afp20191215od4.pdf

afp20191215od5.pdf

...December 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 780A POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Platelet-Rich Plasma Is Equal to Saline for Patients with Patellar Tendinopathy Clinical Question Are platelet-rich plasma injections effective...

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afp20191215p745.pdf

...December 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 745 Amblyopia is a decrease in best-corrected visual acuity resulting from abnormal vision development in infancy and early childhood.1,2 The term is derived from a Greek word meaning dullness of...

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afp20191215p751.pdf

...December 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 751 Published online November 11, 2019 Influenza is an acute respiratory infection caused by a negative-strand RNA virus of the Orthomyxoviridae fam- ily. There are three distinct types of...

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afp20191215p759.pdf

...December 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 759 Cirrhosis is a diffuse process of liver damage considered irreversible in its advanced stages. In 2016, more than 40,000 Americans died because of complications related to cirrho- sis, making it...

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afp20191215p771.pdf

...December 15, 2019 ◆ Volume 100, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 771 Putting Prevention into Practice An Evidence-Based Approach Screening for Pancreatic Cancer Howard Tracer, MD, Medical Officer, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Program, Agency for...

American Family Physician

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afp20191215p778.pdf

...778 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 100, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2019 Point-of-Care Guides Diagnosing DVT in Nonpregnant Adults in the Primary Care Setting Natasha Pyzocha, DO, 98Point6, Seattle, Washington This guide is one in a series that offers...

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afp20200101od1.pdf

...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 12A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Branched-chain Amino Acids for Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy Ahmed Hamed, MD; Amira Hamed, MD; and Karissa Lambert, MD...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 13 Graham Center Policy One-Pager A Shrinking Primary Care Workforce in Puerto Rico Elizabeth Wilkinson, BA; David Killeen, MD; Gabriel José Pérez-López, MD; and Yalda Jabbarpour, MD In 2018,...

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...16 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 101, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2020 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice Positional Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Karl T. Clebak, MD, FAAFP; Theodore J. Demetriou, DO; and Stephanie Carey, MD, MPH, Penn State...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 19 Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine (i.e., the Cobb angle) of 10 degrees or more that affects adolescents 10 to 18 years of age. It is the most common form of...

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...24 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 101, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2020 Anorectal conditions are commonly seen in primary care settings.1 Although the differen- tial diagnosis is broad, a history coupled with an external examination (with and without strain- ing), a...

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...34 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 101, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2020 Lymphoma represents a heterogeneous group of malig- nant neoplasms of lymphocytes, which can involve lym- phatic tissue, bone marrow, or extranodal sites. The World Health Organization’s...

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...Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2020 FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Exercise to Reduce Falls in Older Adults Ginger Poulton, MD, University of North Carolina Health Sciences at MAHEC, Asheville, North Carolina Brittany Funderburke Matney, MD, Mountain Area Health Education Center Family...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 49 Curbside Consultation Tapering Long-Term Opioid Therapy Commentary by Anna Lembke, MD Stanford University School of Medicine and Stanford Health Care, Stanford, California Case Scenario My...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 5 Letters to the Editor Positive Chest Radiograph Findings Are Not Enough to Warrant Antibiotics in Patients with Acute Cough Original Article: Identifying Outpatients with Acute Cough at Very Low...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Fasting and Nonfasting Lipid Levels Similarly Predict Cardiovascular Disease Risk Clinical Question Are fasting lipid levels more predictive of...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Fasting and Nonfasting Lipid Levels Similarly Predict Cardiovascular Disease Risk Clinical Question Are fasting lipid levels more predictive of...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Fasting and Nonfasting Lipid Levels Similarly Predict Cardiovascular Disease Risk Clinical Question Are fasting lipid levels more predictive of...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 53 POEMs Patient-Oriented Evidence That Matters Fasting and Nonfasting Lipid Levels Similarly Predict Cardiovascular Disease Risk Clinical Question Are fasting lipid levels more predictive of...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 5 Letters to the Editor Positive Chest Radiograph Findings Are Not Enough to Warrant Antibiotics in Patients with Acute Cough Original Article: Identifying Outpatients with Acute Cough at Very Low...

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...January 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 5 Letters to the Editor Positive Chest Radiograph Findings Are Not Enough to Warrant Antibiotics in Patients with Acute Cough Original Article: Identifying Outpatients with Acute Cough at Very Low...

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...January 15, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 115 Putting Prevention into Practice An Evidence-Based Approach Screening for Hepatitis B Virus in Pregnant Women Iris Mabry-Hernandez, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, U.S. Preventive Services Task...

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...January 15, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 121 STEPS New Drug Reviews Revefenacin (Yupelri) for the Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Joanne Wilkinson, MD, MSc, Brown University, Pawtucket, Rhode Island Ronald Tutalo,...

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...82 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 101, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2020 Editorials America Needs More Family Doctors: 25 × 2030 Collaborative Aims to Get More Medical Students into Family Medicine Jacob Prunuske, MD, MSPH, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wausau, Wisconsin...

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...January 15, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 89 Published online December 16, 2019. An analysis of national claims data found that 21% of adults received at least one outpatient prescription for a short-term (less than 30 days) systemic...

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...January 15, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 95 Given its broad differential diagnosis, muscle weakness can be challenging to evaluate in pri- mary care practice. Although its prevalence in the general population is not well described, mus- cle...

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...February 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 142A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP ➤ Antibiotics for Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Kim Hagarty, MD, and Daniel Runde, MD ANTIBIOTICS...

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...Volume 101, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2020 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice OnabotulinumtoxinA for the Prevention of Chronic Migraine in Adults Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE, CMQ, FAAPL, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University,...

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...Volume 101, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2020 Cochrane for Clinicians Putting Evidence into Practice OnabotulinumtoxinA for the Prevention of Chronic Migraine in Adults Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE, CMQ, FAAPL, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University,...

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...February 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 147 Adolescence, the life stage between childhood and adulthood, encompasses the physical, cognitive, and emo- tional changes of puberty resulting in maturity.1 For this reason, we use adolescence to...

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...February 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 159 A chronic wound is one that fails to progress through a normal, orderly, and timely sequence of repair, or in which the repair process fails to restore anatomic and functional integrity after three...

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...168 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 101, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2020 Clostridioides difficile (formerly Clostridium difficile) is an anaerobic, spore‐forming, gram‐positive bacillus iden- tified in 1978 as the primary cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and...

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...182 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 101, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2020 FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Treatments for Postmenopausal Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Erin McAdams, MD, MS; Zoë Cross, MD, MS; Clarivette Bosch, MD; and José E. Rodriguez, MD, University...

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...American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 101, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2020 Editorials U.S. Policies and Their Effects on Immigrant Children’s Health Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia When thinking...

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...206 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 101, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2020 Acute lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding occurs dis- tally to the ligament of Treitz. This article focuses on bleed- ing isolated to the colon and rectum. Lower GI bleeding has an incidence of...

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...February 15, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 213 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines cerebral palsy as a group of disorders that affects an individual’s movement, posture, and balance.1 The clinical findings, which are due to...

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...230 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 101, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2020 Point-of-Care Guides Diagnosis of Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction Mark H. Ebell MD, MS, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia Clinical Question Can signs, symptoms, and...

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...February 15, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 233 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: Recommendation Statement Summary of Recommendation and Evidence The...

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