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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 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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...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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1. Assess Your Practice and Collect Baseline Data

Step 1: Assess Your Practice and Collect Baseline Data

10 Big Ideas That Could Make Your Practice Better -- FPM

Oct 1, 2008 - Could your practice benefit from some fresh thinking? Get inspired by these 10 ideas that have made a difference for your colleagues.

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10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.

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10 Ways Family Practices Lose Money -- FPM

Jun 1, 2003 - Learn how to plug the leaks that deplete your practice’s income.

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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 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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...Trigeminal Neuralgia RUDOLPH M. 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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13 Months of Quality Improvement: Did It Work? -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - The article completes a series on one group's participation in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's chronic care quality improvement project. This article offers lessons learned from the project and explores whether the principles of quality improvement were effective.

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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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14 Alternative Practice Styles -- Family Practice Management

...1. Resort doctor Winters in Tahoe. Summers on the Caribbean. Could a career in medicine really be that idyllic? It could if you choose to be a resort doctor. The promise here is lifestyle. If you have a passion for skiing or travel and want your practice to pro- mote your...

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14 Alternative Practice Styles -- FPM

Feb 1, 2001 - Perhaps the road less traveled is the right career path for you. Here are more than a dozen ideas to get you started.

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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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18 Glimpses of Tomorrow -- FPM

Sep 1, 2004 - Introduces Big Ideas issue, suggesting that most of the ideas featured have something to do with the FFM new practice model and that the authors may actually share a vision of the future of family medicine.

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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


...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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