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April 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups The Challenge of Unexplained Symptoms Caroline Wellbery Patient Information Physical Activity: What You Should Know Reader Services Correction Corrections CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation...

American Family Physician

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Assembly Offers Readers Chance to Meet AFP Editors - Inside AFP - American Family ...

Sep 1, 2007 - ...This year, we are particularly interested in what you think of AFP's new department, Close-ups: A Patient's Perspective (https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0715/p233.html). We will also be giving away flash drives loaded with patient information handouts from AFP to anyone who completes...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0901/p611.html

Atopic Dermatitis: An Overview

...Figure 7. Close-up photograph of the skin demonstrating dramatic xerosis. Figure 8. Leg of an infant with atopic dermatitis demon- strating xerosis. Atopic Dermatitis 40 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 86, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2012 growth retardation in...

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Atopic Dermatitis: An Overview - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2012 - Atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema, is a chronic pruritic skin condition affecting approximately 17.8 million persons in the United States. It can lead to significant morbidity. A simplified version of the U.K. Working Party’s Diagnostic Criteria can help make the diagnosis....

American Family Physician : Article

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August 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Doctor-Patient Duet Matthew Hahn Patient Information Keloids: Prevention and Treatment Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0801/

August 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Time to Chat Michael P. Madwed; Blair A. Becker Patient Information Contact Dermatitis: What You Should Know Heart Attack: What Is Your Risk? Reader Services Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

American Family Physician

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August 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups The Race Against Time: Coping with Anxiety and Depression Sanaz Majd Patient Information Global Warming and Your Health Treating Warts Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP...

American Family Physician

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August 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Better Day Tomorrow Yalda Jabbarpour; Iris Leviner Patient Information Treatment of Grief and Depression at the End of Life Reader Services Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in...

American Family Physician

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August 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Back to Baseline Amy Crawford-Faucher Patient Information Preventing Diabetic Foot Infections Thyroid Nodules Reader Services Correction Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation...

American Family Physician

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August 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Another Test in Life Sanaz Majd Patient Information Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin Injection Delirium Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0801/

August 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Beyond Meaningful Use: Reconciling Medications Sanaz Majd Patient Information Rosacea Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure All editors...

American Family Physician

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August 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Can My Primary Care Doctor Treat My Cancer? Eric M. Weil Cochrane for Clinicians: Interventions for Treatment of Overweight and Obese Children Donna Cohen Cochrane for Clinicians: The Role of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy in Patients with Functional Dyspepsia...

American Family Physician

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August 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups The Empty Chair Caroline Wellbery Patient Information Insomnia: What You Should Know Vibrio Vulnificus Infection: What You Should Know Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP...

American Family Physician

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August 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups The Unexpected When Expecting Jo Marie Reilly Patient Information Enuresis: What You Should Know Glucosamine and Osteoarthritis Tuberculosis: What You Should Know Reader Services Corrections CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine...

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August 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Joint Pain and Fatigue: It Could Be Anything Nguyet-Cam Lam Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Depression in Adults Elisabeth Kato; Vincent Beswick-Escanlar Point-of-Care Guides: Predicting Hospital Readmission Seth Jelinek; Pete Yunyongying...

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August 15, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Accepting Family Care in Chronic Illness Caroline Wellbery Practice Guidelines: Cerumen Impaction: An Updated Guideline from the AAO—HNSF Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for...

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August 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Treating Hepatitis C in the Family Medicine Office Stacey Nickoloff; K Linn; Sarah Winter Practice Guidelines: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children: AAP Provides Recommendations Laurie S. Costlow Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient...

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Back on the Mat - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2008 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/p782.html

Back Pain - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2021 - This collection features content from AFP on back pain and related issues, including chronic and acute low back pain, lumbar spinal stenosis, sciatica, and vertebral compression fractures. This collection features content from AFP on back pain and related issues, including chronic and ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Back to Baseline

...The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Close-ups. Guidelines for contributing to this feature can be found in the Authors’ Guide at http://www.aafp.org/afp/ authors. Close-ups is coordinated by Caroline Wellbery, MD, Associate Deputy Edi- tor, with assistance from Amy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0801/afp20130801p170.pdf

Back to Baseline - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2013 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0801/p170.html

Bell Palsy: A Frightening Symptom Can Lead to Unnecessary Testing

April 1, 2016 Close-ups

American Family Physician

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Bell Palsy: A Frightening Symptom Can Lead to Unnecessary Testing - Close-ups - ...

Mar 15, 2016 - Anxiety and fear surrounding a clinical diagnosis like Bell palsy can lead to requests for increased testing or frequent patient encounters.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0315/p486.html

Beyond Meaningful Use: Reconciling Medications

August 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p218.pdf

Beyond Meaningful Use: Reconciling Medications - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2015 - Even though a certain medication may be listed in the electronic health record, it doesn't mean that the patient is actually taking it.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/p218.html

Beyond Words - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2011 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/p1282.html

Book Reviews - Physician's Bookshelf - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1998 - ...as well as an outstanding collection of ocular photographs that beautifully illustrate the major points made in the text. Many of the close-up photographs are the best I have seen of the pathologies represented. They are clearly labeled, well organized and demonstrate the subtle...

American Family Physician : Physician's Bookshelf

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1115/p1910.html

Breast Cancer Screening, Authors' Guide, and Clinical Quiz - Inside AFP - American ...

Jun 1, 2007 - ...taxonomy (SORT). The submission guidelines have also been updated, including information on submitting material for AFP's newest feature, Close-ups, which focuses on the personal side of medicine. Clinical Quiz Clarification Several readers (members and nonmembers) have told us that...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0601/p1602.html

Can My Primary Care Doctor Treat My Cancer? - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2018 - The primary care physician's role in cancer treatment.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0801/p147.html

Cancer - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on cancer and related issues, including various types (breast, cervical, childhood, colorectal, lung, oral, ovarian, prostate, skin, testicular, and other types of cancer). This collection features AFP content on cancer and related issues, including ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Canning Season - Close-ups - American Family Physician

May 15, 2008 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0515/p1402.html

Care of Special Populations - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on the care of special populations and related issues, including ethnic minorities; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons; homeless and uninsured persons; and mentally retarded persons. This collection features AFP content on the care of ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=45

Caregiver Care - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2011 - In 2009, nearly 66 million Americans (three in 10 U.S. households) reported at least one person providing unpaid care as a family caregiver. More adults with chronic conditions and disabilities are living at home than ever before, and family caregivers have an even higher level of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/p1309.html

Caring Better for Patients Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired - Close-ups - American ...

Dec 1, 2013 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1201/p774.html

Close-ups

...The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Close-ups. Guidelines for contributing to this feature can be found in the Authors’ Guide at http://www.aafp.org/afp/ authors. Close-ups is coordinated by Caroline Wellbery, MD, associate deputy editor, with assistance from Amy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/afp20110601p1282.pdf

Close-ups Department Collection - American Family Physician

Close-Ups focus on the personal side of medicine. A patient's story, told in his or her own words, is accompanied by commentary from the patient's physician and resources to help physicians and patients. The goal is to keep the focus on the person, not just the illness, and the nuances ...

American Family Physician : Department Collection

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Close-ups Department Collection - American Family Physician

Close-Ups focus on the personal side of medicine. A patient's story, told in his or her own words, is accompanied by commentary from the patient's physician and resources to help physicians and patients. The goal is to keep the focus on the person, not just the illness, and the nuances ...

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=1

Close-ups: Introducing a New Feature - Editorials - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2007 - ...Close-ups: Introducing a New Feature CAROLINE WELLBERY, M.D. Am Fam Physician. 2007 Apr 15;75(8):1159. Related Content In this issue we introduce Close-ups: A Patient's Perspective, a feature that focuses on the personal side of medicine. The major component of this feature is a...

American Family Physician : Editorials

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Common Questions About Wound Care

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American Family Physician

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Common Questions About Wound Care - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2015 - Lacerations, abrasions, burns, and puncture wounds are common in the outpatient setting. Because wounds can quickly become infected, the most important aspect of treating a minor wound is irrigation and cleaning. There is no evidence that antiseptic irrigation is superior to sterile ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0115/p86.html

Confronting Guillain-Barré Syndrome

...The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Close-ups. Guidelines for contributing to this feature can be found in the Authors’ Guide at http://www.aafp.org/afp/ authors. Close-ups is coordinated by Caroline Wellbery, MD, Associate Deputy Edi- tor, with assistance from Amy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/afp20130201p166.pdf

Confronting Guillain-Barré Syndrome - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2013 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/p166.html

Coping with the Pain - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2007 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1215/p1757.html

Cutaneous and Systemic Manifestations of Mastocytosis - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - Mastocytosis is characterized by an excessive number of apparently normal mast cells in the skin and, occasionally, in other organs. Characteristic skin lesions, called urticaria pigmentosa, are present in most patients, but clinical presentation can vary from a pruritic rash to ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3047.html

Cutaneous Melanoma: Update on Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment - ...

Jul 15, 2005 - Melanoma is an increasingly common malignancy, and it affects a younger population than most cancers. Risk factors for melanoma include white race, sun sensitivity, family history of melanoma, and melanocytic nevi. Sunburn and intermittent sun exposure appear to increase the risk of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0715/p269.html

Cutaneous Melanoma: Update on Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment - ...

...Figure 6b. Close-up of superficial spreading melanoma on back. Figure 7. Nodular melanoma on shoulder. July 15, 2005 Volume 72, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 273 diagnosis.25 Some dermatology experts also add E for evolution or for elevation above skin...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0715/afp20050715p269.pdf

December 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups The Relief of Getting a Diagnosis Sumi M. Sexton; Robert Loflin, III Patient Information Common Cosmetic Procedures Coronary Artery Disease and the Use of Stents Von Willebrand Disease: A Bleeding Disorder Reader Services CME Course Information...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/1201/

December 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups The Blood Sugar Diaries Sanaz Majd Patient Information Treatment of Bronchitis Frontotemporal Dementia Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/

December 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups What My Cancer Taught Me: Quit Smoking Before It's Too Late Colleen T. Fogarty Patient Information Tips for Preventing Falls Preventing Kidney Stones with Diet and Nutrition Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1201/

December 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Hospice: A Mother's Story Yalda Jabbarpour; Iris Leviner Patient Information Hepatitis A Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Reader Services Clarification Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1201/

December 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Caring Better for Patients Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Katherine Schneider Patient Information Onychomycosis (Nail Fungus) Reader Services Correction Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1201/

December 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Group Medical Visits for Chronic Diseases Krishna M. Desai; Scott W. Bragg Patient Information Incidentalomas Schizophrenia Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1201/

December 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Family History, Social Media, and a Diagnostic Surprise Rebecca Divers; Caroline Wellbery Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure All editors...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1201/

December 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: An Often Silent and Delayed Diagnosis Robert Gauer Photo Quiz: Concurrent Painless Weeping Nodule and Targetoid Lesion on the Hand Andy Chern; Shayna C. Rivard; Kent Handfield Practice Guidelines: Acute Gout: ACP Provides Guideline...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/

December 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Faith in Subtraction: Deprescribing in Older Patient Facilitates Needed Surgery Martina Kelly Editorials: The Responsibility of Family Physicians to Our Transgender Patients Sarah Stumbar Cochrane for Clinicians: Deep Venous Thrombosis: Home vs. Inpatient...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/

December 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: A Devoted Couple Caroline Wellbery FPIN's Clinical Inquiries: Alpha Blockers for Nephrolithiasis Kavitha Krishnan; Elise Halajian; Richard A. Guthmann; Joan Nashelsky Photo Quiz: Empiric Treatment for Acute Pharyngitis James D. Haddad; Peter Ng; Taylor James...

American Family Physician

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

December 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Coping with the Pain Patient Information Sexually Transmitted Diseases-—Prevention and Treatment for You and Your Partner Celiac Disease: What You Should Know Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1215/

December 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Sidelined by Cancer Christina Gillespie Patient Information Colon Cancer Screening Screening for Cancer Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1215/

December 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Needle Phobia: A Vasovagal Response During Acupuncture Le Luo; Chunhua Lai Photo Quiz: A Pedunculated Mass on the Thigh Hei Sung Kim; So Min Kim; Jeong Deuk Lee Point-of-Care Guides: Prognosis Following Mild Head Injury in Children John R. McConaghy; Aloiya...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1215/

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Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder and related issues, including antidepressants, major depressive disorder, mental health, postpartum depression, and psychiatric medications. This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Diabetes: Taking Control of My Health

...The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Close-ups. Guidelines for contributing to this feature can be found in the Authors’ Guide at http://www.aafp.org/afp/ authors. Close-ups is coordinated by Caroline Wellbery, MD, Associate Deputy Edi- tor, with assistance from Amy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/afp20130601p758.pdf

Diabetes: Taking Control of My Health - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2013 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p758.html

Diabetes: Type 2 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on type 2 diabetes and related issues, including blood glucose levels, diabetic complications (such as ketoacidosis and neuropathy), glycemic control, insulin management, and gestational diabetes. This collection features AFP content on type 2 ...

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Diagnosis and Management of Physical Abuse in Children

...least two shots of three orientations: full body, medium range of the finding, and close up. Document the size of the injury by using an inch scale. Be sure that there is at least one other close-up of the injury without the scale to demonstrate that the scale was not covering...

American Family Physician

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Diagnosis and Management of Physical Abuse in Children - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2013 - Child abuse is the third leading cause of death in children between one and four years of age, and almost 20% of child homicide victims have contact with a health care professional within a month of their death. Therefore, family physicians are in an ideal position to detect and ...

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Diary of a Family Physician - Dec 15, 2020 - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Dec 15, 2020 - First-person accounts from the front lines of family medicine.

American Family Physician : Diary of a Family Physician

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Doctor-Patient Duet - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2009 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0801/p280.html

End-of-Life Care - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on end-of-life care and related issues, including advance directives, hospice care, legal and ethical issues, nursing home care, palliative care, and terminal illness. This collection features AFP content on end-of-life care and related issues, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Essentials of Skin Laceration Repair - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2008 - Skin laceration repair is an important skill in family medicine. Sutures, tissue adhesives, staples, and skin-closure tapes are options in the outpatient setting. Physicians should be familiar with various suturing techniques, including simple, running, and half-buried mattress (corner)...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/p945.html

Exercise During Pregnancy: A Marathon Runner's Story - Close-ups - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2013 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/p471.html

Facing the Truth - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2008 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0115/p140.html

Faith in Subtraction: Deprescribing in Older Patient Facilitates Needed Surgery - ...

Dec 1, 2018 - Having faith and an open mind, even in the face of major health problems, can go a long way in helping patients reach their goals.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/p634.html

Family History, Social Media, and a Diagnostic Surprise - Close-ups - American Family ...

Dec 1, 2015 - Social media and the Internet can be valuable resources for patients, especially for those who have been estranged from their families.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1201/p980.html

Family Physicians Learn to Say 'Yes, And …'

When things get awkward, "that's when you're learning something," Belinda Fu, M.D., told audience members during the April 25 plenary that launched the National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190426nccl-plenary.html

February 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Getting Motivated Is Difficult Megan Carroll; Sumi M. Sexton AAFP News: AFP Edition AAFP News Now: AFP Edition Patient Information Drug Warnings: Is My Medicine Safe? Erectile Dysfunction Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based...

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February 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Home Visit Anthony Zamudio; Margarita A. Rodriguez; Jo Marie Reilly Patient Information VTE: What Are the Risks? Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified...

American Family Physician

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February 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Pilot Grounded: Living with Chronic Back Pain Philip M. Flatau Patient Information Genital Ulcers: What Causes Them? Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified...

American Family Physician

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February 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Confronting Guillain-Barré Syndrome Cynthia Haq Reader Services Clarification CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure All editors in a position to...

American Family Physician

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February 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Hard Decisions About Prostate Cancer Anthony Zamudio; Carrie Nichols Patient Information Acute Diarrhea in Adults: What You Should Know Reader Services Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation...

American Family Physician

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February 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Physician's Friendship Eases Pain After Pregnancy Loss Micahlyn Powers, MD Practice Guidelines: AAN Updates Guidelines on the Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin Jennifer Wilkes Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Antiepileptic...

American Family Physician

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February 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Opioids for Acute Pain: Proceed with Caution Adam J. Visconti Photo Quiz: Diffuse Thick Scale on Both Hands Eric C. Parlette; Robert M. Simonds, Jr.; Margaret Barton; Laurel W. Cummings; Amy E. Leib Practice Guidelines: Cancer Screening Recommendations from...

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February 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: The Cough that Would Not Quit Anne Walling FPIN's Help Desk Answers: Antibiotic Prophylaxis for UTIs in Patients with Neurogenic Bladder Marina Nemetalla; Kevin Frazer Photo Quiz: An Asymmetric Pupil Omici N. Uwagbai; Sharon Falzgraf Practice Guidelines:...

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February 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Long Recovery Kenneth T. Moon Patient Information Tobacco Use: What Teenagers Should Know Testicular Cancer: What You Should Know Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP...

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February 15, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Battle to Overcome "Diabulimia" Peter Baginsky Patient Information Ingrown Toenails Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure All editors...

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February 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Uncharted Territory Mary Ann Maurer; Amy Crawford-Faucher Patient Information Helping a Child with Autism Hawthorn Sexual Assault Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP...

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Functional Decline in Older Adults

...See related Close-Ups on page 397. CME This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for continuing medical education (CME). See CME Quiz on page 369. Author disclosure: No rel- evant financial affiliations. Downloaded from the American Family Physician website at...

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Functional Decline in Older Adults - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2013 - Functional disability is common in older adults. It is often episodic and is associated with a high risk of subsequent health decline. The severity of disability is determined by physical impairments caused by underlying medical conditions, and by external factors such as social ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on geriatric care and related issues, including assistive devices, elder mistreatment, failure to thrive, fall prevention, geriatric assessment, house calls, impaired visual acuity, and nursing home care. This collection features AFP content on ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Getting Motivated Is Difficult - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2010 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

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Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy (Celiac Disease): More Common than You Think - American ...

Dec 15, 2002 - Gluten-sensitive enteropathy or, as it is more commonly called, celiac disease, is an autoimmune inflammatory disease of the small intestine that is precipitated by the ingestion of gluten, a component of wheat protein, in genetically susceptible persons. Exclusion of dietary gluten ...

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Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy (Celiac Disease): More Common Than You Think -- American ...

...FIGURE 3. Close-up view of dermatitis herpetiformis. Unex- coriated lesions are remarkably like those of herpes sim- plex (thus, the term herpetiformis). FIGURE 4. Photomicrograph of a skin biopsy specimen in a patient with dermatitis herpetiformis. Note the intense inflammatory...

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Group Medical Visits for Chronic Diseases - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2014 - Patients with diabetes form supportive relationships through group medical visits and learn to take control of their health care goals.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

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Guillain-Barré Syndrome

...See related Close-ups on page 166. Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2013 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncommer- cial use of one individual user of the Web site. All other rights reserved. Contact...

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2013 - Guillain-Barré syndrome consists of a group of neuropathic conditions characterized by progressive weakness and diminished or absent myotatic reflexes. The estimated annual incidence in the United States is 1.65 to 1.79 per 100,000 persons. Guillain-Barré syndrome is believed to result ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Hard Choices - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2007 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0915/p796.html

Hard Decisions About Prostate Cancer

...The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Close-ups. Guidelines for contributing to this feature can be found in the Authors’ Guide at http://www.aafp.org/afp/ authors. Close-ups is coordinated by Caroline Wellbery, MD, Associate Deputy Edi- tor, with assistance from Amy...

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Hard Decisions About Prostate Cancer - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2014 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0201/p219.html

Having a Vasectomy - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1999 - ...Through these small openings, your doctor will remove part of each sperm tube. The ends of the tubes that stay in your scrotum will be closed up. Will I be sterile right away? No. Sperm will still be in your tubes right after the surgery. It takes eight to 10 weeks and 12 to 20...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0701/p151.html

Healthy Aging with Intimations of Mortality

September 15, 2016: Close-ups

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