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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2019 Issue Antibiotics for Acute Rhinosinusitis in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Because of the relatively high rate of reported adverse effects and the high likelihood of resolution of symptoms with supportive care and symptomatic management, the authors recommend...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2019 Issue Antibiotics for Acute Rhinosinusitis in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers] Because of the relatively high rate of reported adverse effects and the high likelihood of resolution of symptoms with supportive care and symptomatic management, the authors recommend...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Enuresis - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2021 Issue Effectiveness of Alarm Therapy in the Treatment of Nocturnal Enuresis in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] This review concluded that alarm therapy appears to be effective for treating nocturnal enuresis in children, but it is uncertain if it is more effective...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Evidence-Based Medicine Oct 1, 2016 Issue Top POEMS for Choosing Wisely: Another Tool to Help Physicians Practice Good Medicine [Editorials] If you're looking for concise lists of tips to change clinical practice for the better, consult this list of top POEMs for Choosing Wisely....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Evidence-Based Medicine Jan 1, 2009 Issue Keeping Up with the Medical Literature: How to Set Up a System [Article] The best way to keep up with the medical literature is to set up a system that delivers valid, relevant information while filtering out extraneous information. Useful...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Evidence-Based Medicine Sep 15, 2014 Issue Top 20 Research Studies of 2013 for Primary Care Physicians [Article] Which studies did your colleagues select as the top primary-care research articles of 2013? Topics cover cardiovascular, respiratory, and renal disease, among others....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Evidence-Based Medicine May 1, 2012 Issue New Feature to Help Physicians Implement AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews [Editorials] To more effectively disseminate the results of comparative effectiveness research into practice, AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program produces concise...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Apr 1, 2019 Issue Understanding the High Cost of Insulin: What Family Physicians Can Do to Help Our Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Editorials] Through clinical and system-level interventions, family physicians can push back against the high cost of insulin...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Aug 1, 2014 Issue Cosmetic Procedures in Family Medicine [Editorials] Office-based cosmetic procedures are in high demand in the United States. Cosmetic procedures are one of the possible ancillary service options for family physicians who enjoy performing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Family Medicine Feb 1, 2012 Issue Primary and Subspecialty Care: Building a Collaborative Relationship [Curbside Consultation] For the referring physician, proper etiquette includes identifying the clinical reason for the referral, confirming the appropriateness with respect to...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2021 Issue Ibuprofen vs. Acetaminophen for Fever or Pain in Children Younger Than Two Years [Medicine by the Numbers] A meta-analysis found that ibuprofen is more effective than acetaminophen in reducing fever and pain in children younger than two years, although further...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2021 Issue Ibuprofen vs. Acetaminophen for Fever or Pain in Children Younger Than Two Years [Medicine by the Numbers] A meta-analysis found that ibuprofen is more effective than acetaminophen in reducing fever and pain in children younger than two years, although further...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fibromyalgia - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2018 Issue Pregabalin (Lyrica) for Acute Fibromyalgia Pain [Medicine by the Numbers] Pregabalin (Lyrica) provides good pain relief to some patients with acute fibromyalgia pain but does not work for most persons. Learn more. Sep 1, 2017 Issue Pregabalin for...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fibromyalgia - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2018 Issue Pregabalin (Lyrica) for Acute Fibromyalgia Pain [Medicine by the Numbers] Pregabalin (Lyrica) provides good pain relief to some patients with acute fibromyalgia pain but does not work for most persons. Learn more. Sep 1, 2017 Issue Pregabalin for...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fractures - American Family Physician

...Apr 01, 2022 Issue Splint vs. Cast for Forearm Buckle Fracture in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] Learn more about splint vs. cast for forearm buckle fracture in children. Mar 01, 2022 Issue Thumb Spica Casts for Scaphoid Fractures [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] The type of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fractures - American Family Physician

...Apr 01, 2022 Issue Splint vs. Cast for Forearm Buckle Fracture in Children [Medicine by the Numbers] Learn more about splint vs. cast for forearm buckle fracture in children. Mar 01, 2022 Issue Thumb Spica Casts for Scaphoid Fractures [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] The type of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroenteritis - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2015 Issue Ondansetron for Gastroenteritis in Children and Adolescents [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show vomiting stopped in 1 in 5 patients and diarrhea was a consistent adverse effect. Find out more. Mar 1, 2015 Issue Practical Selection of Antiemetics in the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroenteritis - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2015 Issue Ondansetron for Gastroenteritis in Children and Adolescents [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show vomiting stopped in 1 in 5 patients and diarrhea was a consistent adverse effect. Find out more. Mar 1, 2015 Issue Practical Selection of Antiemetics in the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2017 Issue Is "Precision Medicine" Ready to Use in Primary Care Practice? No: It Is Barely Ready for Testing [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine] Precision medicine is ultimately only a tool, and just as it might be used to facilitate better outcomes, if adopted...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2010 Issue Examining the Heart of Family Medicine: Family History [Editorials] Dec 15, 2009 Issue ACOG Guidelines for Managing Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2019 Issue Preventing Spontaneous Abortion with Progestin Therapy [Medicine by the Numbers] The use of progestin therapy in women with recurrent pregnancy loss appears to reduce the incidence of spontaneous abortion, preterm labor, and stillbirth, and increase the rate of live...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: H Pylori - American Family Physician

...Sep 01, 2021 Issue Comparison of Treatment Regimens for Helicobacter pylori Infection [Medicine by the Numbers] A network meta-analysis found that vonoprazan-based triple therapy and reverse hybrid therapy demonstrated the highest overall cure rates and SUCRA values; however,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: H Pylori - American Family Physician

...Sep 01, 2021 Issue Comparison of Treatment Regimens for Helicobacter pylori Infection [Medicine by the Numbers] A network meta-analysis found that vonoprazan-based triple therapy and reverse hybrid therapy demonstrated the highest overall cure rates and SUCRA values; however,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...effective for migraine prevention. Compared with usual care, acupuncture is more effective at reducing headache frequency by at least 50% (number needed to treat [NNT] = 4). May 15, 2017 Issue Topiramate and Amitriptyline Not Effective for Migraine in Children [POEMs]...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2016 Issue Ibuprofen for Treatment of Episodic Tension-Type Headaches [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that 1 in 14 patients were parin-free at two hours and none experienced adverse events. Find out more. Jul 1, 2014 Issue Topiramate for the Prophylaxis of Episodic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Good evidence supports the use of anticonvulsants as a class with overall reduction in number of headaches per month and overall increase in patients achieving 50 percent reduction of headache frequency. Of the medications within this heterogeneous group, valproic acid and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2018 Issue Hormone Therapy for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Postmenopausal Women [Medicine by the Numbers] No benefit was observed in postmenopausal women receiving hormone therapy for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Find out more. Sep...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...with suspected stable CAD, adding CT coronary angiography had no short-term effect on patient symptoms or hospitalizations but increased the number of coronary angiograms. Additionally, more patients who had CT coronary angiography underwent preventive treatment and anti-anginal...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Failure - American Family Physician

...to improve cardiovascular or overall mortality in patients with symptomatic heart failure. The combination is associated with an increased number of adverse drug effects. May 15, 2019 Issue Simple Clinical Prediction Rule Determines Risk of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Failure - American Family Physician

...to improve cardiovascular or overall mortality in patients with symptomatic heart failure. The combination is associated with an increased number of adverse drug effects. May 15, 2019 Issue Simple Clinical Prediction Rule Determines Risk of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...route. The incidence of infection in the United States decreased by more than 90% after an effective vaccine was introduced, but the number of cases has been increasing because of large community outbreaks in un... Apr 15, 2021 Issue Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...route. The incidence of infection in the United States decreased by more than 90% after an effective vaccine was introduced, but the number of cases has been increasing because of large community outbreaks in un... Apr 15, 2021 Issue Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2017 Issue Efficacy of Direct-Acting Antivirals Compared with Older Agents for Hepatitis C [Medicine by the Numbers] Although they help patients achieve sustained viralogic response, expensive direct-acting antivirals have yet to show that they can succeed in meeting...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: HIV/AIDS - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2017 Issue Tenofovir for Prevention of HIV Infection [Medicine by the Numbers] The benefits are greater than the harm in using tenofovir for HIV prevention, but cost-effectiveness and personal preferences are critical. Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Advertisement...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: HIV/AIDS - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2017 Issue Tenofovir for Prevention of HIV Infection [Medicine by the Numbers] The benefits are greater than the harm in using tenofovir for HIV prevention, but cost-effectiveness and personal preferences are critical. Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Advertisement...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2014 Issue 2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Guideline Greatly Increases Number Eligible for Statin Treatment [POEMs] The new guideline from the ACC/AHA increases the number of adults between 40 and 75 years of age who are eligible to take statins by 12.8 million. The largest...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2017 Issue Statins in Persons at Low Risk of Cardiovascular Disease [Medicine by the Numbers] Despite the small reductions in nonfatal heart attacks and strokes, statins were not associated with a reduction in serious illness overall. Oct 15, 2017 Issue Screening for...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2018 Issue Beta Blockers Compared with Other Drug Options for the Treatment of Hypertension [Medicine by the Numbers] Although beta blockers seem to have a positive impact on patient-oriented evidence that matters in patients with hypertension, they appear to be inferior...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2019 Issue HPV Vaccine for Prevention of High-Grade Precancerous Cervical Lesions [Medicine by the Numbers] Data suggest the benefits of HPV vaccination for reducing precancerous lesions outweigh the potential harms. Find out more. Apr 1, 2019 Issue Maternal...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2018 Issue Pneumococcal Vaccines in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease [Medicine by the Numbers] Pneumococcal vaccines had no significant effect on mortality from cardiorespiratory disease when compared with control and had no significant effect on all-cause mortality....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Fungal - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2018 Issue Terbinafine for Onychomycosis [Medicine by the Numbers] Preliminary evidence indicates that combining terbinafine with an azole appears to be superior to terbinafine alone. Further study is necessary to compare combined treatment with terbinafine plus an azole...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Fungal - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2018 Issue Terbinafine for Onychomycosis [Medicine by the Numbers] Preliminary evidence indicates that combining terbinafine with an azole appears to be superior to terbinafine alone. Further study is necessary to compare combined treatment with terbinafine plus an azole...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Viral - American Family Physician

...route. The incidence of infection in the United States decreased by more than 90% after an effective vaccine was introduced, but the number of cases has been increasing because of large community outbreaks in un... Apr 15, 2021 Issue Interpreting SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Tests:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Viral - American Family Physician

...route. The incidence of infection in the United States decreased by more than 90% after an effective vaccine was introduced, but the number of cases has been increasing because of large community outbreaks in un... Apr 15, 2021 Issue Interpreting SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Tests:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Irritable Bowel Syndrome - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2015 Issue Effectiveness of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors for Irritable Bowel Syndrome [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that 1 in 4 had improved bloating and stool consistency, and less interference with daily life, while only 1 in 9 experiences medication...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Irritable Bowel Syndrome - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2015 Issue Effectiveness of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors for Irritable Bowel Syndrome [Medicine by the Numbers] Studies show that 1 in 4 had improved bloating and stool consistency, and less interference with daily life, while only 1 in 9 experiences medication...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2020 Issue Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Operative Vaginal Delivery [Medicine by the Numbers] Current guidelines from the World Health Organization do not recommend routine antibiotic prophylaxis for operative vaginal birth because of insufficient evidence of effectiveness....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...Progestogens reduce the risk of miscarriage when compared with placebo in patients with threatened miscarriage (number needed to treat [NNT] = 10.) Use of progestogens poses no significant risks to mother or baby. Aug 15, 2019 Issue Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...safety bundle that outlines important practices that every maternity unit should implement to reduce the number of primary cesarean births and improve care to increase the number of vaginal births. Jun 1, 2018 Issue NSAIDs for Postpartum Perineal Pain [FPIN's Help Desk...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...low birth weight, and having an infant that is small for gestational age (number needed to treat [NNT] = 28). Mar 1, 2016 Issue Controlled Cord Traction During the Third Stage of Labor [Medicine by the Numbers] The overall risk-to-benefit ratio of controlled cord traction is...

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