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afp20180801p147.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Can My Primary Care Doctor Treat My Cancer? When I was diagnosed with stage IV terminal lung cancer, my primary care doctor gave me the news. His compassion created a pathway of healing that has sustained me for more than seven years. Shortly...

American Family Physician

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afp20181001p451.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Aging Well: Poetry Can Help 100th-year birthday poem I’m losing my hair and my ears and my eyes That my brain’s also going should be no surprise My taste’s not as keen as it was in the past As for climbing mountains, I’ve done my last I remember...

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afp20181201p634.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Faith in Subtraction: Deprescribing in Older Patient Facilitates Needed Surgery I lay on the floor praying. I’d slipped at home and couldn’t get up. Finally, the ambulance arrived. Three weeks later, I was home, but with a broken shoulder from my...

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afp20190201p185.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective The Cough that Would Not Quit The cough started just before Christmas. I am used to contracting every germ my students bring to school, but thought I was immune to most by now. Everyone seemed to have a virus at the time, so I expected it to pass....

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afp20190401p420.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Will a Feeding Tube Help? Deciding for a Father at the End of Life My father couldn’t swallow. There I was, in a Florida hospital room, alone with an 87-year-old father who couldn’t swallow. I am the oldest sibling of five. Our mother had died...

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afp20190601p672.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective My Kidney Donation: Unexpected Twists Some years ago, a close family friend told me his chronic kidney disease had progressed and he would need a new kidney to avoid dialysis. I volunteered to donate my kidney, and as it turned out, I was a near...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/afp20190601p672.pdf

afp20190815p248.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Treating Hepatitis C in the Family Medicine Office I am 37 years old and I was incarcerated at the time I learned that I had hepatitis C. It was likely that I got it from a dirty needle. I knew I didn’t trust the prison doctors and that this...

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afp20191001p438.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Protecting Patients from Elder Abuse Scams Living on my own continues to be very important to me, even though I’m getting older and am sometimes forgetful. I manage pretty well with the help of my son, who visits me weekly, and my family doctor, who...

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afp20191201p709.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective A Devoted Couple On April 15, 2007, American Family Physician pub- lished the inaugural Close-ups department, featur- ing a story about my mother, who had experienced a stroke, and my father, who cared for her at home for seven years.1...

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afp20200615p713.pdf

...This is not the first time that AFP has collab- orated with patients directly. Between 2007 and 2019, the recently retired Close-ups feature told patients’ stories in their own words.5 So, why enter into a formal partnership now? A national survey fielded by the Right Care Alliance...

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afp20201015p457.pdf

...At the end of 2019, we sunsetted Close-ups, a department that ran in AFP for 12 years and highlighted stories from the patient perspective followed by a commentary from a family physi- cian. Our next venture in sharing the personal side of medicine is to revisit the Diary from a...

American Family Physician

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afp20201215p758.pdf

...7: 30 p.m. After my husband and I arrive home, I take a walk around our farm while our dogs run through the hayfields. I close up the chicken coops and collect the eggs while I mull over the events of my day and the world in a time of COVID-19. ■ Send Diary of a Family Physician...

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Aging Well: Poetry Can Help - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2018 - Poems written by a 102-year-old living independently.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1001/p451.html

AHRQ: National Guideline Clearinghouse to Shut Down July 16

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has announced that, because of federal budget cuts, its National Guideline Clearinghouse website will no longer be updated with new content as of July 2, 2018, and will not be available at all after July 16.

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Another Test in Life

August 1, 2014 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0801/afp20140801p184.pdf

Another Test in Life - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2014 - Testicular cancer has a high survival rate when caught early. A patient diagnosed with the disease reflects on his recovery, and his initial fears.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0801/p184.html

April 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Listening for Signals Tony Miksanek Patient Information What You Should Know About a Heart-Healthy Diet Baby Formula: Separating Fact from Fiction Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Burn That Keeps Hurting Marietta Angelotti Patient Information MRSA: What You Should Know Urethritis in Men Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Medical Alert Tattoo Saleh Aldasouqi Patient Information Failure to Thrive: What This Means for Your Child Vaginitis Reader Services Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in...

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April 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Exercise During Pregnancy: A Marathon Runner's Story Lawrence Leeman Patient Information Preventing Injuries: How Can I Keep My Child Safe? Reader Services Correction Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

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April 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Exercise During Pregnancy: A Marathon Runner's Story Lawrence Leeman Patient Information Preventing Injuries: How Can I Keep My Child Safe? Reader Services Correction Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Living with Loss Amy Crawford-Faucher Patient Information What You Should Know About Acute Pericarditis Emergency Contraception Shoulder Pain in Throwing Athletes Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

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April 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Living with Loss Amy Crawford-Faucher Patient Information What You Should Know About Acute Pericarditis Emergency Contraception Shoulder Pain in Throwing Athletes Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Family's Experience with Perinatal Palliative Care Terri A. Nordin; Elizabeth C. Clark Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure All editors in...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Family's Experience with Perinatal Palliative Care Terri A. Nordin; Elizabeth C. Clark Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure All editors in...

American Family Physician

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