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AFP Documents with Keyword: Musculoskeletal Care - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2016 Issue Topical NSAIDs for Acute Musculoskeletal Pain in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that patients had improved pain control with diclofenac gel, ketoprofen gel, and ibuprofen gel with no increase in local or systemic adverse events. See why. Jul...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Neuropathy - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Based on low-quality evidence, high-concentration capsaicin patches reduce neuropathic pain from herpes and human immunodeficiency virus infection by 30% to 50%...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Neuropathy - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Based on low-quality evidence, high-concentration capsaicin patches reduce neuropathic pain from herpes and human immunodeficiency virus infection by 30% to 50%...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2020 Issue Vitamin D Supplementation and All-Cause Mortality [Medicine by the Numbers] Observational studies have shown that those with low vitamin D levels have higher cancer and cardiovascular mortality. Read more to learn about the effect of vitamin D supplementation on...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2020 Issue Vitamin D Supplementation and All-Cause Mortality [Medicine by the Numbers] Observational studies have shown that those with low vitamin D levels have higher cancer and cardiovascular mortality. Read more to learn about the effect of vitamin D supplementation on...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...or more of their body weight (number needed to treat [NNT] = 10) and appears to be safe in terms of cardiovascular events. Mar 1, 2019 Issue Metformin for Improving Maternal and Infant Outcomes in Pregnant Women Who Are Obese [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...or more of their body weight (number needed to treat [NNT] = 10) and appears to be safe in terms of cardiovascular events. Mar 1, 2019 Issue Metformin for Improving Maternal and Infant Outcomes in Pregnant Women Who Are Obese [Medicine by the Numbers] This meta-analysis...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Office Procedures - American Family Physician

...Oct 01, 2021 Issue Ultrasound Guidance for the Placement of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters [Medicine by the Numbers] Learn more about ultrasound guidance for the placement of peripheral intravenous catheters. Jun 1, 2020 Issue Nerve Blocks: Part I. Upper Extremity...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Office Procedures - American Family Physician

...Oct 01, 2021 Issue Ultrasound Guidance for the Placement of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters [Medicine by the Numbers] Learn more about ultrasound guidance for the placement of peripheral intravenous catheters. Jun 1, 2020 Issue Nerve Blocks: Part I. Upper Extremity...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pain Management - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Based on low-quality evidence, high-concentration capsaicin patches reduce neuropathic pain from herpes and human immunodeficiency virus infection by 30% to 50%...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pneumonia - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2016 Issue Corticosteroids for Community-Acquired Pneumonia [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that 1 in 20 patients avoided mechanical ventilation and 1 in 16 patients avoided ARDS; 1 in 29 patients developed hyperglycemia requiring treatment. Read more. Feb 1,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine have published guidelines focusing on interpregnancy care to improve outcomes of future pregnancies and the overall health of women, regardless of their future pregnancy plans....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2017 Issue Vitamin E in Pregnancy [Medicine by the Numbers] Vitamin E supplementation in pregnant women does not show any benefit among the most patient-important outcomes. Mar 15, 2017 Issue NPMS Releases Consensus Statement on Venous Thromboembolism During Pregnancy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...vitamins and supplements they should be taking, how much and which types of exercise are safe, whether prescription and over-the-counter medicines are safe, and recommendations on sex, alcohol, cannabis, caffeine, artificial sweeteners, and hair treatments. Jul 15, 2020 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...vitamins and supplements they should be taking, how much and which types of exercise are safe, whether prescription and over-the-counter medicines are safe, and recommendations on sex, alcohol, cannabis, caffeine, artificial sweeteners, and hair treatments. Jul 15, 2020 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Probiotics - American Family Physician

...Dec 01, 2021 Issue Probiotics for Preventing Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea [Medicine by the Numbers] Learn more about probiotics for preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Advertisement Email Alerts Don't miss a single issue. Sign up for the free AFP email table of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prostate Cancer - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2015 Issue PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show no deaths were prevented and 1 in 5 underwent a prostate biopsy for a false-positive test. Read more. Jan 15, 2014 Issue AUA Releases Guideline on Early Detection of Prostate Cancer...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - American Family Physician

...a history of SAD (number needed to treat [NNT] = 5), as well as those at lower risk (NNT = 8). Headaches, nausea, and insomnia may limit adherence to treatment. Dec 1, 2016 Issue Aripiprazole vs. Placebo or Haloperidol for Schizophrenia [Medicine by the Numbers] Aripiprazole...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - American Family Physician

...validated Young Mania Rating Scale compared with placebo (number needed to treat [NNT] = 6; 95% CI, 5 to 8; six studies; n = 1,707). Apr 1, 2020 Issue Benzodiazepines for Panic Disorder in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Should benzodiazepeines continue to be prescribed...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - American Family Physician

...validated Young Mania Rating Scale compared with placebo (number needed to treat [NNT] = 6; 95% CI, 5 to 8; six studies; n = 1,707). Apr 1, 2020 Issue Benzodiazepines for Panic Disorder in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Should benzodiazepeines continue to be prescribed...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - American Family Physician

...Care and Psychiatric Practice [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine] We are optimistic that by having welcomed an extensive review process and taken active steps to make DSM-5 more applicable to all of medicine, we have generated an approach that signifies a much improved...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Medicine Nov 01, 2021 Issue Vocal Cord Dysfunction: Rapid Evidence Review [Article] Vocal cord dysfunction (i.e., vocal cords closing when they should be opening, particularly during inspiration) should be suspected in patients presenting with inspiratory stridor or...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Medicine Nov 01, 2021 Issue Vocal Cord Dysfunction: Rapid Evidence Review [Article] Vocal cord dysfunction (i.e., vocal cords closing when they should be opening, particularly during inspiration) should be suspected in patients presenting with inspiratory stridor or...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Medicine May 15, 2016 Issue Diagnosis and Management of Sarcoidosis [Article] Sarcoidosis should be suspected in young and middle-aged persons with shortness of breath, unexplained cough, or constitutional symptoms. Learn the criteria for diagnosis, how to determine...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Medicine Sep 1, 2009 Issue Shoulder Pain with a Lung Mass [Photo Quiz] Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image. Aug 1, 2009 Issue Sudden Onset of Clicking Chest Pain [Photo Quiz] Photo Quiz presents readers with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Schizophrenia - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2016 Issue Aripiprazole vs. Placebo or Haloperidol for Schizophrenia [Medicine by the Numbers] Aripiprazole was shown to have one major benefit over placebo, but favorable outcomes with haloperidol throw its effectiveness into question. Are the differences merely...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Seizure Disorders - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2017 Issue Antiepileptic Drugs After First Unprovoked Seizure [Medicine by the Numbers] The decision to start an antiepileptic drug after a first unprovoked seizure has long been a clinically challenging one. Jun 1, 2016 Issue When to Discontinue Antiepileptic Drug...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Seizure Disorders - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2017 Issue Antiepileptic Drugs After First Unprovoked Seizure [Medicine by the Numbers] The decision to start an antiepileptic drug after a first unprovoked seizure has long been a clinically challenging one. Jun 1, 2016 Issue When to Discontinue Antiepileptic Drug...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sports Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sports Medicine May 1, 2021 Issue The Preparticipation Physical Evaluation [Article] The preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE) is a common primary care medical visit for young athletes. In 2019, the American Academy of Pediatrics published updated PPE recommendations. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sports Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sports Medicine May 1, 2021 Issue The Preparticipation Physical Evaluation [Article] The preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE) is a common primary care medical visit for young athletes. In 2019, the American Academy of Pediatrics published updated PPE recommendations. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2021 Issue Antiplatelet Agents for Preventing Early Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke or TIA [Medicine by the Numbers] After atherothrombotic ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, adding clopidogrel to aspirin reduced recurrent strokes but increased major hemorrhages....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2021 Issue Antiplatelet Agents for Preventing Early Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke or TIA [Medicine by the Numbers] After atherothrombotic ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, adding clopidogrel to aspirin reduced recurrent strokes but increased major hemorrhages....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2017 Issue Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Placebo for Opioid Dependence [Medicine by the Numbers] Buprenorphine causes lower physical dependence, milder withdrawal symptoms, and is less likely to cause an overdose than methadone in the treatment of opioid dependence....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2015 Issue Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Smoking Cessation [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that 1 in 15 patients successfully quit smoking and 1 in 94 patients experienced chest pain or palpitations. Want to know more? Jun 15, 2015 Issue Primary Care...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

...The antidote to the opioid use disorder epidemic is the thoughtful use of evidence-based medicine and an honest understanding of what we know—and what we don't know—about caring for people with substance use disorders. Oct 1, 2019 Issue Opioid Use Disorder: Medical Treatment...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

...Family physicians may be surprised to learn the number of their patients who use performance-enhancing drugs, either deliberately to improve athletic performance or unknowingly through contaminated dietary supplements. Jan 15, 2021 Issue Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

...Family physicians may be surprised to learn the number of their patients who use performance-enhancing drugs, either deliberately to improve athletic performance or unknowingly through contaminated dietary supplements. Jan 15, 2021 Issue Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Tobacco Abuse and Dependence - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2017 Issue Varenicline for Smoking Cessation [Medicine by the Numbers] Do the benefits outweigh the harms of using varenicline (Chantix) for smoking cessation? Read more to find out. May 15, 2016 Issue Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for Tobacco Smoking...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Travel Medicine - American Family Physician

...Travel Medicine Oct 01, 2021 Issue Medical Advice for Commercial Air Travel [Article] Air travel is generally safe, but the flight environment poses unique physiologic challenges such as relative hypoxia that may trigger adverse myocardial or pulmonary outcomes. To optimize health...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Travel Medicine - American Family Physician

...Travel Medicine Oct 01, 2021 Issue Medical Advice for Commercial Air Travel [Article] Air travel is generally safe, but the flight environment poses unique physiologic challenges such as relative hypoxia that may trigger adverse myocardial or pulmonary outcomes. To optimize health...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Trigger Finger - American Family Physician

...Nov 01, 2021 Issue Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Injections for Trigger Finger [Medicine by the Numbers] Learn more about nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug injections for trigger finger. Advertisement Email Alerts Don't miss a single issue. Sign up for the free...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Upper Respiratory Infections - American Family Physician

...respiratory tract infections and the number of days with symptoms, but there is no evidence that exercise reduces the overall occurrence or duration of these infections. Nov 1, 2020 Issue Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis [Medicine by the Numbers] Acute bronchitis is a lower...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Upper Respiratory Infections - American Family Physician

...respiratory tract infections and the number of days with symptoms, but there is no evidence that exercise reduces the overall occurrence or duration of these infections. Nov 1, 2020 Issue Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis [Medicine by the Numbers] Acute bronchitis is a lower...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Upper Respiratory Infections - American Family Physician

...infections in the short term (within six weeks of the consultation) without increasing return visits or decreasing patient satisfaction (number needed to treat [NNT] = 6). Dec 15, 2016 Issue ACP/CDC Provide Guidelines on the Use of Antibiotics for Acute Respiratory Tract...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Urologic Disorders - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Women [Medicine by the Numbers] Urinary incontinence is common in adult women, leading to health complications such as rash and urinary tract infections. This review discusses pelvic floor...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Urologic Disorders - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Women [Medicine by the Numbers] Urinary incontinence is common in adult women, leading to health complications such as rash and urinary tract infections. This review discusses pelvic floor...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Wound Care - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2015 Issue Tap Water vs. Sterile Saline for Wound Irrigation [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that infection was prevented in 1 in 36 patients and none were harmed. Find out more. Jun 15, 2015 Issue Sterile Gloves Not Necessary for Minor Skin Surgery [POEMs]...

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AFP Edition

...16 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2013 Proposed Rules to Address Various Provisions of the Affordable Care Act The Obama administration has proposed three rules to implement several key provisions of the Patient Protec- tion and Affordable...

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AFP Goes Audio: Introducing the American Family Physician Podcast - Editorials - ...

Feb 1, 2016 - Podcasts are an increasingly important way to disseminate information to the medical community. We hope that many readers of AFP, the number one journal in primary care, will also become listeners.

American Family Physician : Editorials

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AFP Journal Club

...900 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 86, Number 10 ◆ November 15, 2012 Is coronary CTA good enough to allow for the safe discharge of low- to intermediate-risk patients with chest pain? Mark: We know that we overadmit patients with chest pain to the hospital. Most of...

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