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...March 15, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 473 An 18-year-old man presented with a three- week history of a painful, nonpruritic, diffuse eruption involving the face. He had a history of atopic eczema and intermittent asthma flare-ups. There was...

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...June 15, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 973 A 14-month-old boy is brought to his physi- cian’s office because of a diaper rash. Three weeks earlier, he was seen in the emergency department for a beefy-red, plaquelike peri- neal rash with...

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...April 15, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 663 A 78-year-old man with a history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension presented with a four-month history of progressively worsen- ing, painless swelling at the base of his left thumbnail. The...

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...January 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 63 Photo Quiz Persistent Cough CHINWE UKAONU, MD; STALINA CINE-GOWDIE, MD; and PEGGY BERGRAB, MD Southwest Georgia Family Medicine Residency Program, Albany, Georgia A 31-year-old black man...

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...April 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 583 A 44-year-old man presented with a focal patch of hair loss in his beard that had been present for about two months. It was not itchy or painful. His history findings were unremarkable. Physical...

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...September 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 331 A 29-year-old woman presented with an erythematous furuncle on her left leg that appeared three weeks earlier. She had a similar lesion near her left knee that healed spontaneously. She had a...

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...August 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 199 An 88-year-old nursing home resident was admitted to the hospital with nausea, vomit- ing, diarrhea, and fever. At presentation she had type 2 diabetes mellitus, stroke, colovesi- cal fistula, atrial...

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...November 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 707 A 62-year-old woman presented with a four- week history of edema in both of her upper extremities, as well as changes in skin pig- mentation. She had alopecia involving the frontal area of the...

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...April 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 581 A 72-year-old woman presented with an insect bite on her right upper extremity. She first noticed the bite approximately five days before presentation. Over the subsequent five days, the rash enlarged...

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...September 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 401 A 35-year-old man presented with a progres- sive, generalized skin rash that had persisted for one month. The rash was mildly pruritic and did not respond to topical corticoste- roids. He did not...

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...March 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 87, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 439 A 45-year-old man presented with a mass on his back that first appeared three or four years earlier. It had been growing steadily, and was becoming increasingly painful. He was taking etanercept...

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- American Family Physician

...1466-AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN www.aafp.org/afp VOLUME 69, NUMBER 6 / MARCH 15, 2004 The Authors MIRIAM T. VINCENT, M.D., M.S., is professor and chair of the Department of Family Practice at State University of New York (SUNY)-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn. She is...

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'Pearls in the Muck' - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1999 - ...Spotting the pearls in the muck —those inspiring moments in day-to-day practice that make family medicine such a special calling—is perhaps one of things that Walter L. Larimore, M.D., and his co-workers do best. In this issue, Walt and six other family physicians in a private...

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'Practical Therapeutics': A Revisit from a Family Practice Department - Inside AFP - ...

Jan 15, 2000 - ...on page 369, is the first in a new Practical Therapeutics series from the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Missouri–Columbia School of Medicine. Coordinated by Robert L. Blake, Jr., M.D., the series represents the second Practical Therapeutics...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

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"Alirocumab (Praluent) for the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia

August 15, 2016: STEPS

American Family Physician

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"Conjugated Estrogens/Bazedoxifene (Duavee) for Menopausal Symptoms

February 15, 2016 STEPS

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"Dietary Supplements: How Family Physicians Can Address Safety Concerns by Working with...

...January 15, 2016 ◆ Volume 93, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 97 Dietary Supplements: How Family Physicians Can Address Safety Concerns by Working with the FDA NORMAN S. MARKS, MD, MHA U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Retired), Silver Spring, Maryland The...

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"Global Health: It Matters Now More Than Ever

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

American Family Physician

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"How Should We Manage Incidentalomas?

...758 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 90, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2014 How Should We Manage Incidentalomas? SUMI M. SEXTON, MD, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia ▲ See related article on page 784. The patient-centered medical home model...

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"New-Onset Bullous Rash

February 15, 2015 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

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"Swelling and Erythema of the Scalp on a Teenager

November 15, 2016: Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

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"Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract (Grastek) for Allergic Rhinitis

December 15, 2015 STEPS

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"Yours Truly" 50 Years Ago - Apr 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - ...more effectively than any number of words. Again, heartiest congratulations and best wishes on the appearance of this journal, the product of so much in the way of blood, sweat, and tears. FRANKLIN D. MURPHY, M.D. Dean, University of Kansas School of Medicine Kansas City, KS Dear...

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<27A4> Acupuncture for Frequent Tension-type Headaches

August 1, 2016: NNT

American Family Physician

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<27A4> Antipsychotics for Fibromyalgia in Adults

July 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

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<27A4> Aripiprazole vs. Placebo or Haloperidol for Schizophrenia

December 1, 2016: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

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<27A4> Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Placebo for Opioid Dependence

March 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

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<27A4> Efficacy of Direct-Acting Antivirals Compared With Older Agents for Hepatitis C

June 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

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<27A4> Oral NSAIDs for Perineal Pain in the Early Postpartum Period

May 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

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<27A4> Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major Adverse Cardiac Events

...November 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 566A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP The NNT Group rating system: Green: Benefits greater than harms Yellow: Unclear benefits Red: No benefits Black: Harms...

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<27A4> Vitamin E in Pregnancy

April 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

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<27A4>Topical NSAIDs for Acute Musculoskeletal Pain in Adults

Date xx, xxxx: NNT

American Family Physician

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<FEFF><27A4> Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists in the Treatment of Acute Asthma

April 1, 2016 USPSTF

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<FEFF><FEFF>Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: Recommendation ...

...January 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 185 Summary of Recommendation and Evidence The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evi- dence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening...

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<FEFF><FEFF>Screening for Osteoporosis: Recommendation Statement

...May 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1197 Summary of Recommendations and Evidence The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for osteo- porosis in women 65 years or older and in younger women whose fracture risk is...

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<FEFF><FEFF>Using Nontraditional Risk Factors in Coronary Heart Disease Risk ...

...February 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 441 Summary of Recommendation and Evidence The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evi- dence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of using...

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<FEFF>AAFP Recommends Universal Screening for HIV Infection Beginning at 18 Years of Age

...Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2014 AAFP Recommends Universal Screening for HIV Infection Beginning at 18 Years of Age STEVEN R. BROWN, MD, FAAFP, and COLAN KENNELLY, MD, University of Ari- zona College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona Human...

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<FEFF>AFP Goes Audio: Introducing the American Family Physician Podcast

January 15, 2016 Editorials

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<FEFF>Common Questions About Pressure Ulcers

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

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<FEFF>Dementia Care: More Than Just Prescription Drugs

June 1, 2017: Editorials

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<FEFF>Diagnosis and Management of Kawasaki Disease

March 15, 2015 Scientific

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<FEFF>Diagnosis and Management of Sodium Disorders: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

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<FEFF>Evaluation of Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding

...430 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2013 Evaluation of Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding KATHY BULL-HENRY, MD, and FIRAS H. AL-KAWAS, MD, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia G astrointestinal (GI) bleeding may...

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<FEFF>Family Physicians Practicing High-Volume Obstetric Care Have Recently Dropped by ...

June 1, 2017: Close-ups

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<FEFF>Myocardial Infarction: Management of the Subacute Period

...November 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 581 Myocardial Infarction: Management of the Subacute Period MICHAEL G. MERCADO, MD, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Family Medicine Residency Program, Camp Pendleton, California DUSTIN K. SMITH, DO,...

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<FEFF>See related article on page 000.

...672 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2013 Hard-to-Diagnose Headache: Practical Tips for Diagnosis and Treatment ELLEN BECK, MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California ▲ See related article on page...

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<FEFF>Top 20 Research Studies of 2016 for Primary Care Physicians

April 15, 2017

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<FEFF>Treating Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder in the Medical Office

...140 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2013 Case Scenario One of my patients is a 58-year-old woman with borderline personality disorder, uncon- trolled type 2 diabetes mellitus, and end- stage renal disease requiring hemodialysis three times...

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~jan 1 smr r1

...AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 157JANUARY 1, 1998 / VOLUME 57, NUMBER 1 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule, United States-January 1998 to December 1998 1 2 4 6 12 15 18 4-6 11-12 14-16 Vaccine Birth month months months months months months months years years years Hepatitis...

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...and muscle weakness and imbalance. Most of these injuries can be managed conservatively with proper and timely diagnosis. Increas- ing numbers of chronic overuse injuries in young athletes may be related to limited recovery time from longer competitive sea- sons and year-round...

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...the Third Stage of Labor KAREN L. MAUGHAN, M.D., STEVEN W. HEIM, M.D., M.S.P.H., and SIM S. GALAZKA, M.D. University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia T he third stage of labor is the time from the delivery of the infant until delivery of the maternal pla-...

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...DAVID B. CARR, M.D., JANET M. DUCHEK, PH.D., THOMAS M. MEUSER, PH.D., and JOHN C. MORRIS, M.D. Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri T he automobile typically is the most important form of transportation for older adults, and the ability to...

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...Supplements and Sports DAVID M. JENKINSON, DO, and ALLISON J. HARBERT, MD, Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee College of Medicine-Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee A lthough the use of performance- enhancing supplements by profes- sional athletes has...

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...1040 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 73, Number 6 March 15, 2006 Retinoblastoma new-onset germline mutation (negative fam- ily history, 30 percent). The typical inheri- tance pattern is of autosomal dominant type. Diagnosis Leukokoria (white reflex, or...

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...March 15, 2006 Volume 73, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1049 Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright© 2006 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncommercial use of one individual user of the...

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...Trigeminal Neuralgia RUDOLPHM. KRAFFT, MD, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio T rigeminal neuralgia was first described at the end of the first century and was later given the name tic douloureux because of the distinctive facial spasms that often...

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...MASTER-HUNTER, M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan DIANA L. HEIMAN, M.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, Connecticut P rimary amenorrhea can be diag- nosed if a patient has normal sec- ondary sexual characteristics but no...

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...of ARVD is unknown, it is thought to occur in six per 10,000 persons in certain populations. After hypertrophic heart disease, it is the number one cause of sudden cardiac death in young persons, especially athletes. Patients with ARVD are usually men younger than 35 years who...

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...The number of bariatric surgeries per- formed in the United States has recently increased 10-fold, from 14,000 in 1993 to an estimated 140,000 in 2004.3 A number of studies4-6 have demonstrated that bariatric surgery leads to sustainable long-term weight loss and, in many patients,...

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...R. LAST, M.D., M.P.H., Medical College of Wisconsin, Racine Family Medicine Residency Program, Racine, Wisconsin STEPHEN A. WILSON, M.D., M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania O besity is a...

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1951 Scientific Assembly - AFP 50 Years Ago - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...50th year of publication. Excerpts from the two 1950 volumes of GP, AFP's predecessor, appear along with highlights of 50 years of family medicine. This feature is reproduced from the October and November, 1950, issues of GP. The commentary is written by Daniel J. Ostergaard, M.D.,...

American Family Physician : AFP 50 Years Ago

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...Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Managing Hypertension RANDY WEXLER, M.D., M.P.H., and GLEN AUKERMAN, M.D. Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio D espite all that is known about its adverse health consequences, high blood pressure still is poorly controlled in the...

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...Fatty Liver Disease MAX BAYARD, M.D., JIM HOLT, M.D., and EILEEN BOROUGHS, M.D. East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, Tennessee F ormerly called nonalcoholic steato- hepatitis (NASH), nonalcoholic fatty liver disease now refers to a spectrum...

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...T he topic of inborn errors of metab- olism is challenging for most phy- sicians. The number of known metabolic disorders is probably as large as the number of presenting symptoms that may indicate metabolic disturbances (Table 11-3). Furthermore, physicians know they may not...

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2020 National Residency Match Program Results: Where Does Family Medicine Stand and ...

Aug 15, 2020 - Although overshadowed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, results of the 2020 National Residency Match Program (The Match) are in.

American Family Physician : Editorials

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...T argeted use of hepatitis A vaccines in the United States since 1995 has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of reported cases of hepatitis A, from 32,000 in 1990 to 7,700 in 2003,1 with most of the decrease occurring in children.2 As a result of this trend and new...

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...of Adults with Mental Retardation CHRISTOPHER D. PRATER, M.D., and ROBERT G. ZYLSTRA, ED.D., L.C.S.W. University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee A pproximately 1 percent of the gen- eral population has mental retar- dation.1 The U.S....

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...Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois PETER P. LOPEZ, M.D., DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida E pithelial tumors of the esophagus (i.e., squamous cell and adenocar- cinoma) are responsible...

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...2196 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 73, Number 12 June 15, 2006 Hip Fracture fatal PE is 1.4 to 7.5 percent.6 The effectiveness of several drug treatments (e.g., heparinoids, fondaparinux [Arix- tra], warfarin [Coumadin], antiplatelet agents) for the...

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...for Musculoskeletal Conditions JOCELYN R. GRAVLEE, M.D., University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida DANIEL J. VAN DURME, M.D., Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida F amily physicians often must make decisions regarding the use of...

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...JENNIFER LEISER, MD, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah S erious mental illness (i.e., schizo- phrenia, nonaffective psychotic dis- orders, bipolar spectrum disorders, substance dependence, and suicidal- ity) affects 6 percent of adults in the United...

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...Amblyopia NIPA R. DOSHI, M.D., and MARIA LOURDES F. RODRIGUEZ, M.D. Drexel University College of Medicine, Warminster, Pennsylvania A mblyopia, often called lazy eye, is a decrease in visual acuity resulting from abnormal visual development in infancy and early childhood. The...

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...502 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 75, Number 4 February 15, 2007 Oral Lesions SORT: KEY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Clinical recommendation Evidence rating References When treating recurrent herpes labialis with systemic antivirals such as acyclovir...

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...conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Pre- vention showed that, in 1991, two thirds of three-year-olds had taken cough or cold medicine in the preceding 30 days.4 Because colds are common presentations in physi- cian offices, and cough and cold remedies are used almost...

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...524 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 75, Number 4 February 15, 2007 SORT: KEY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Clinical recommendation Evidence rating References Emollients are the mainstay of maintenance therapy for atopic dermatitis. B 3, 4, 10 Topical...

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...July 1, 2008 Volume 78, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 57 such programs can accommodate only a fraction of the nation’s obese children. The widespread use of medications to treat child- hood obesity is likely many years away. Sig- nificant environmental and...

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...February 15, 2006 Volume 73, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 637 Chronic Plaque Psoriasis psoriasis from other conditions with similar appearances such as lichen simplex chroni- cus, nummular eczema, seborrheic dermati- tis, and tinea corporis. PLAQUES...

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...and Treatment ABI V. RAYNER, M.D., M.P.H., JAMES G. O’BRIEN, M.D., and BEN SCHOENBACHLER, M.D. University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky V irtually all patients with dementia will develop changes in behav- ior and personality as the disease progresses.1...

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...cates approximately 3 percent of pregnancies and leads to one third of preterm births.1 It increases the risk of prematurity and leads to a number of other perinatal and neonatal complications, including a 1 to 2 percent risk of fetal death.2 Physicians caring for pregnant patients...

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...Pulmonary Disease: Diagnostic Considerations MARVIN DEWAR, M.D., J.D., and R. WHIT CURRY, JR., M.D. University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida T he global burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is increasing; the disease is projected to be the...

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...Diabetic Foot Infection MAZEN S. BADER, MD, MPH, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada I n patients with diabetes, any foot infec- tion is potentially serious. Diabetic foot infections range in severity from superficial paronychia to...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p71.pdf

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...Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy LAWRENCE LEEMAN, MD, MPH, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico PATRICIA FONTAINE, MD, MS, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota H ypertensive disorders represent the most common medical...

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A Battle to Overcome "Diabulimia" - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 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/2009/0215/p263.html

A Bubble Under the Tongue of a Child

...August 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 441 An eight-year-old girl presented with swell- ing in the floor of her mouth that began 10 days prior. She denied any recent fever or illness. Physical examination revealed a nontender, bluish,...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0815/afp20110815p441.pdf

A Bump on the Knee

July 15, 2015 Photo Quiz

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A Cancer-Finding Team - AFP 50 Years Ago - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2000 - ...years of family medicine. This feature, titled A Cancer-Finding Team and written by Lowell S. Goin, M.D., is reproduced from the April 1950 issue of GP. The commentary was written by Jim Nuovo, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University...

American Family Physician : AFP 50 Years Ago

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0615/p3531.html

A Case of Medical Uncertainty

...March 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 501 Case Scenario At the urgent care clinic where I work, a 38-year-old uninsured woman presented while en route from another part of the country. She expressed severe anxiety about muscle twitch- ing in...

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A Case of Medical Uncertainty - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2012 - Medical uncertainty (i.e., not knowing how to proceed with a patient-related problem) can stem from any number of potential situations in daily clinical practice. The causes of uncertainty are many, but the feeling of stress or discomfort it creates is a familiar constant, though it may...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0301/p501.html

A Changing Landscape for 'Diary' - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2001 - ...continue to provide contributions to Diary, Dr. Larimore's departure means that there will be fewer Diary writers to fill up an increasing number of Diary pages—since the column, like AFP, has increased in frequency over the past decade. So we put our heads together and came up with...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/p602.html

A Changing of the Guard for the "Radiologic Decision-Making" Series - Inside AFP - ...

May 1, 2000 - ...at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, and George R. Bergus, M.D., associate professor of family medicine and director of the family practice–psychiatry combined residency program at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City. The Radiologic Decision-Making series...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0501/p2576.html

A Common Sense Approach to Perioperative Evaluation - Editorials - American Family ...

Nov 15, 2002 - ...Heart Association and the American College of Physicians. Perioperative cardiac complications, which affect a significant number of patients, cause substantial economic burden.2 Such complications are an important clinical and public health issue, and a simple, common-sense approach...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1115/p1824.html

A Comprehensive Newborn Examination: Part I. General, Head and Neck, Cardiopulmonary

August 1, 2014 Scientific

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/afp20140901p289.pdf

A Comprehensive Newborn Examination: Part II. Skin, Trunk, Extremities, Neurologic

August 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/afp20140901p297.pdf

A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus

...July 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 195 A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus BRIAN V. REAMY, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland CHRISTOPHER W. BUNT, MAJ, USAF, MC, and STACY FLETCHER, CAPT, USAF, MC...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0715/afp20110715p195.pdf

A Fall in the Dark - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Apr 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/2007/0415/p1177.html

A Farewell to Charles Smith, Jr., M.D., Deputy Editor - Inside AFP - American Family ...

May 15, 2003 - ...in addition to his role as executive associate dean for clinical affairs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock. It was in 1989 that Dr. Smith joined editor Jay Siwek, M.D., as part of the journal's first all-family-physician editing...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/p2055.html

A Focus on the Evidence in Clinical Review Articles - Inside AFP - American Family ...

Jul 15, 2002 - ...the American Academy of Family Physician's Annual Clinical Focus (ACF) on cancer and also represents AFP 's focus on evidence-based medicine (EBM). You'll notice that this article displays on its cover page a new AFP banner and logo, which incorporate the EBM acronym and the tag...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p185.html

A Gastrointestinal Review - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - ...Nausea and vomiting may be caused by a number of medical problems, and treatment ideally consists of correcting the underlying cause. A variety of antiemetic agents are available, and treatment choice depends on the pathophysiology of nausea and vomiting. In the Clinical...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1023.html

A Geometric Summertime Rash

May 1, 2015 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/afp20150501p649.pdf

A Helmet to the Flank

July 15, 2014 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/afp20140715p119.pdf

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