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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Treating Hepatitis C in the Family Medicine Office [Close-ups] Patient story about being diagnosed with hepatitis C and successful treatment by family doctor. Mar 1, 2019 Issue Hepatitis B: Screening, Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment [Article]...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Treating Hepatitis C in the Family Medicine Office [Close-ups] Patient story about being diagnosed with hepatitis C and successful treatment by family doctor. Mar 1, 2019 Issue Hepatitis B: Screening, Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment [Article]...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2019 Issue My Kidney Donation: Unexpected Twists [Close-ups] An altruistic kidney donation and an unexpected nephrectomy. Jan 1, 2018 Issue Intensive Blood Pressure Control in Older Patients Can Decrease Renal Function [POEMs] In this post-hoc analysis of the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2019 Issue My Kidney Donation: Unexpected Twists [Close-ups] An altruistic kidney donation and an unexpected nephrectomy. Jan 1, 2018 Issue Intensive Blood Pressure Control in Older Patients Can Decrease Renal Function [POEMs] In this post-hoc analysis of the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pain Management - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2018 Issue Helping Patients Live with Chronic Pain [Close-ups] Providing high-quality, patient-centered care for those living with chronic pain includes developing a good understanding of the many ways the pain affects their lives are affected by their symptoms and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Parkinson Disease - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2015 Issue A Family Physician Confronts Parkinson Disease [Close-ups] Education about promising physical therapies and treatments that may be on the horizon can be a source of encouragement for physicians and patients alike when facing a diagnosis of Parkinson disease....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Physical Abuse - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2017 Issue Pet Therapy: Helping Patients Cope [Close-ups] Animal-assisted therapy and the medical use of the human-animal bond can be thought of as a form of alternative/complementary therapy. Oct 15, 2016 Issue Intimate Partner Violence [Article] Although intimate...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Physical Abuse - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2017 Issue Pet Therapy: Helping Patients Cope [Close-ups] Animal-assisted therapy and the medical use of the human-animal bond can be thought of as a form of alternative/complementary therapy. Oct 15, 2016 Issue Intimate Partner Violence [Article] Although intimate...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2017 Issue Physician's Friendship Eases Pain After Pregnancy Loss [Close-ups] In rural communities, physicians and their patients are uniquely bonded. These relationships can be a source of encouragement and healing. Jan 1, 2017 Issue The CDC’s Recommendations to...

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

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue A Devoted Couple [Close-ups] Life-long devotion and a mind-body mortality link between spouses. Nov 15, 2019 Issue Depression in Children and Adolescents: Evaluation and Treatment [Article] Children older than 12 years should be screened for depression...

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

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue A Devoted Couple [Close-ups] Life-long devotion and a mind-body mortality link between spouses. Nov 15, 2019 Issue Depression in Children and Adolescents: Evaluation and Treatment [Article] Children older than 12 years should be screened for depression...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Rheumatologic - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2016 Issue Joint Pain and Fatigue: It Could Be Anything [Close-ups] Diagnosed with lupus, a physician reflects on the shift from usual aches and pains to fatigue that puts life on hold. Feb 15, 2016 Issue A Resolving Rash on the Breast [Photo Quiz] A woman...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Rheumatologic - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2016 Issue Joint Pain and Fatigue: It Could Be Anything [Close-ups] Diagnosed with lupus, a physician reflects on the shift from usual aches and pains to fatigue that puts life on hold. Feb 15, 2016 Issue A Resolving Rash on the Breast [Photo Quiz] A woman...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sleep Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2017 Issue Paradoxical Insomnia: Misperception of Sleep Can Be a Tormenting Experience [Close-ups] Patients with this relatively uncommon form of insomnia have a marked propensity to underestimate sleep duration and overestimate wakefulness relative to polysomnographic...

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

...Jun 1, 2018 Issue Advocating for Myself: My Journey Through Poststroke Depression [Close-ups] Although the association between stroke and depression is well known and prevalent, it is often overlooked. Apr 15, 2018 Issue Routine Oxygen Supplementation After Acute Stroke Does...

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

...Jun 1, 2018 Issue Advocating for Myself: My Journey Through Poststroke Depression [Close-ups] Although the association between stroke and depression is well known and prevalent, it is often overlooked. Apr 15, 2018 Issue Routine Oxygen Supplementation After Acute Stroke Does...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Syncope - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2016 Issue Needle Phobia: A Vasovagal Response During Acupuncture [Close-ups] A vasovagal response can be so severe that patients begin to fear the debilitating effects of syncope almost more than the needles themselves. Jun 1, 2012 Issue Risk Stratification of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Syncope - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2016 Issue Needle Phobia: A Vasovagal Response During Acupuncture [Close-ups] A vasovagal response can be so severe that patients begin to fear the debilitating effects of syncope almost more than the needles themselves. Jun 1, 2012 Issue Risk Stratification of...

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afp20080115p167.pdf

...See related Close-ups on page 140. Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2008 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncommercial use of one individual user of the Web site. All other rights reserved. Contact...

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afp20081015p945.pdf

...and wound contamination factor into the decision about when to repair the laceration. Noncon- taminated wounds have been successfully closed up to 12 hours post-injury.2 Clean lacerations involving well-vascularized tissue, such as the face and scalp, can be closed successfully even...

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afp20180115p83.pdf

...• Close-Ups: A Patient’s Perspective • Cochrane for Clinicians • Controversies in Family Medicine • Curbside Consultation • Diary from a Week in Practice (ended) • Digital apps (AFP digital edition, AFP By Topic, Photo Quiz) • Evidence-Based Medicine Toolkit •...

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afp20180201p154.pdf

...Club, Diary from a Week in Practice,2 Resident and Student Voice, and CME Quiz. She has been a second editor for Curbside Consultation, Close- Ups: A Patient’s Perspective, and Photo Quiz. And, she served as editor for several article series, including Complementary and Alternative...

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afp20180201p203.pdf

...Close-ups Opioids for Acute Pain: Proceed with Caution It was chilly but still a nice day for a dog walk. Having forgotten gloves, I had my hands in my coat pockets, and the leash was wrapped around my wrist. Headphones on, I wasn’t paying attention to the ground. I tripped on...

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afp20180401p473.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Helping Patients Live with Chronic Pain I am a 46-year-old woman with chronic pain. Even though I am still fairly young, I have devel- oped many medical conditions. In 2002, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. This causes severe muscle pain in my...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/afp20180401p473.pdf

afp20180515p640.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Persons with Disabilities: I’m the Expert About My Body I have many questions before I visit a new doctor. Will the office and equipment be accessible? How will the medical staff and doctor perceive my physical disability? Will they acknowledge my...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/afp20180515p640.pdf

afp20180601p706.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Advocating for Myself: My Journey Through Poststroke Depression Commentary Depression affects about one-third of stroke survivors, according to the American Stroke Association. Emergence of depression following cerebrovascular disease is thought...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0601/afp20180601p706.pdf

afp20180801p141.pdf

...An Often Silent Disorder with Delayed Diagnosis [Close-ups] Issue Date: December 1, 2017 See additional reader comments at: https://www. aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/p738.html To The Editor: I believe that the statement in this Close-ups that the death of college basket- ball...

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afp20180801p142a.pdf

...An Often Silent Disorder with Delayed Diagnosis [Close-ups] Issue Date: December 1, 2017 See additional reader comments at: https://www. aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/p738.html To The Editor: I believe that the statement in this Close-ups that the death of college basket- ball...

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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...

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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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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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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/afp20190201p185.pdf

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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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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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/afp20200615p713.pdf

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

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

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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

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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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 Advertisement MOST RECENT...

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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 Advertisement MOST RECENT...

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April 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Invisible Disabilities: Mine and Theirs Lisa Mellor; Maria F. Ciminelli; Geronima Alday FPIN's Help Desk Answers: Alzheimer Disease: Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy Elisabeth Lawler; Amber Avila Photo Quiz: Pruritic Rash in Pregnancy James Studdiford;...

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