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A Better Day Tomorrow

...268 American Family Physician Volume 86, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2012 COMMENTARY Understanding R.H.’s personal narrative has helped me provide better care. After learning the struggles R.H. and her family had been through, I began to see that her chronic medical...

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A Bubble Under the Tongue of a Child

...August 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 4 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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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...

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A Case of Medical Uncertainty

...March 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 5 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

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

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

May 1, 2000 - 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

A Clinical Approach to Diagnosing Wrist Pain - American Family Physician

...November 1, 2005 Volume 72, Number 9 American Family Physician 1753 A Clinical Approach to Diagnosing Wrist Pain TODD A. FORMAN, M.D., M.S.ED., The Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California SCOTT K. FORMAN, M.D., Newport...

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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...

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A Comparison of Voice Recognition Programs -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - This installment in an ongoing series on using computers will compare three software programs for physician voice recognition/dictation.

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A Compassionate Communication Refresher for Clinicians Experiencing COVID Fatigue

...Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Ind. Nicole Wisniewski is a premedical student at the University of Notre Dame and intern with the Ruth M. Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine. Dr. Vachon is director of the...

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A Compassionate Communication Refresher for Clinicians Experiencing COVID Fatigue -- FPM Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2021 - If the stress of the pandemic has challenged your patient communication skills, here’s how you can reestablish rapport.

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

August 1, 2014 Scientific

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A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus

...July 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 2 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...

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A different way to measure primary care performance

The Person-Centered Primary Care Measure survey has a low data collection burden for physicians.

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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

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

May 15, 2003 - 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

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

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

A Geometric Summertime Rash

May 1, 2015 Photo Quiz

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A Guide to Tobacco Cessation Group Visits

...Why offer group visits? Group visits were identified in the Future of Family Medicine Project as one of 10 features that have a direct financial effect on practices. It was estimated that group visits have the potential to generate $15,411 per physician per year.2 Well-organized...

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A Home Visit

...254 American Family Physician Volume 83, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2011 My doctor is very special because she did a home visit for me. I was having difficulty maintaining my blood pressure, I needed to lose weight, and I had trouble following my doctor’s treatment plan....

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A Job-Share Model for the New Millenium -- FPM

Sep 1, 2002 - This approach to family practice assures continuity of care for your patients as well as a healthy life balance and a decent paycheck for you.

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A Job-Share Model for the New Millennium -- Family Practice Management

...has fragmented care, stressed the doctor-patient relationship and placed heavy productivity demands on physicians, who must provide a high number of office visits to meet the high overhead costs typical- ly associated with family practice. Family physicians who want to provide...

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