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Moving On - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Oct 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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1015/p1137.html

Essentials of Skin Laceration Repair - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2008 - Skin laceration repair is an important skill in family medicine. Sutures, tissue adhesives, staples, and skin-closure tapes are options in the outpatient setting. Physicians should be familiar with various suturing techniques, including simple, running, and half-buried mattress (corner)...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/p945.html

Hard Choices - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Sep 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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0915/p796.html

Treatment of Adult Obesity with Bariatric Surgery - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2016 - In 2013, approximately 179,000 bariatric surgery procedures were performed in the United States, including the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (42.1%), Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (34.2%), and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (14.0%). Choice of procedure depends on the medical ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0101/p31.html

The Empty Chair - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0815/p513.html

Letting Go - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Jul 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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0715/p233.html

Thank You, Doctor - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Jun 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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0615/p1801.html

The Importance of Touch - Close-ups - American Family Physician

May 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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0515/p1482.html

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0415/p1177.html

Guillain-Barre Syndrome - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2013 - Guillain-Barré syndrome consists of a group of neuropathic conditions characterized by progressive weakness and diminished or absent myotatic reflexes. The estimated annual incidence in the United States is 1.65 to 1.79 per 100,000 persons. Guillain-Barré syndrome is believed to result ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/p191.html

Diagnosis and Management of Physical Abuse in Children - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2013 - Child abuse is the third leading cause of death in children between one and four years of age, and almost 20% of child homicide victims have contact with a health care professional within a month of their death. Therefore, family physicians are in an ideal position to detect and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1115/p669.html

Atopic Dermatitis: An Overview - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2012 - Atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema, is a chronic pruritic skin condition affecting approximately 17.8 million persons in the United States. It can lead to significant morbidity. A simplified version of the U.K. Working Party’s Diagnostic Criteria can help make the diagnosis....

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0701/p35.html

Close-ups: Introducing a New Feature - Editorials - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2007 - ...Close-ups: Introducing a New Feature CAROLINE WELLBERY, M.D. Am Fam Physician. 2007 Apr 15;75(8):1159. Related Content In this issue we introduce Close-ups: A Patient's Perspective, a feature that focuses on the personal side of medicine. The major component of this feature is a...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0415/p1159.html

Functional Decline in Older Adults - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2013 - Functional disability is common in older adults. It is often episodic and is associated with a high risk of subsequent health decline. The severity of disability is determined by physical impairments caused by underlying medical conditions, and by external factors such as social ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0915/p388.html

Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder and related issues, including antidepressants, major depressive disorder, mental health, postpartum depression, and psychiatric medications. This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=6

Obesity - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on obesity and related issues, including bariatric surgery, childhood obesity, diet, exercise, lifestyle counseling, and weight loss maintenance. This collection features AFP content on obesity and related issues, including bariatric surgery, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=19

AFP 2020: Reflections, New Fellows, Updates, and AFP Statistics - Editorials - American...

Oct 15, 2020 - This editorial highlights the top 20 AFP articles of 2019, provides an update on AFP's statistics for print circulation and website visits, and thanks our peer reviewers.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1015/p457.html

Caregiver Care - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2011 - In 2009, nearly 66 million Americans (three in 10 U.S. households) reported at least one person providing unpaid care as a family caregiver. More adults with chronic conditions and disabilities are living at home than ever before, and family caregivers have an even higher level of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/p1309.html

Welcoming AFP's Patient Partners - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - We would like to welcome Helen Haskell and John James in their new roles on American Family Physician’s (AFP’s) Editorial Advisory Board, in which they will serve as AFP’s first-ever official patient partners.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/p713.html

The Many Potential Causes of Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Athletes - Letters to the ...

Aug 1, 2018 - ...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 basketball player Hank...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0801/p142a.html

Introducing AFP's Next Editor-in-Chief - Editorials - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2018 - Meet Dr. Sumi Makkar Sexton, AFP's new Editor-in-Chief.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/p154.html

Thirty Years of AFP: Having Fun Painting the Fence - Editorials - American Family ...

Jan 15, 2018 - Read Dr. Siwek's summary of his 29 years as Editor of AFP.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0115/p83.html

Role of the Family Physician in the Management of Cystic Fibrosis - Editorials - ...

Jun 15, 2015 - ...Related Close-ups: Uncharted Territory. Individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF) are living healthier, longer lives, and as a result, family physicians are more likely to encounter adult patients with CF in their practices. In the 1970 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation annual registry, 700...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/p822.html

Another Test in Life

August 1, 2014 Close-ups

American Family Physician

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

To Whipple or Not: Avoiding Overtreatment at the End of Life

October 1, 2014 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/afp20141001p496.pdf

Our Family’s Experience with Perinatal Palliative Care

April 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/afp20150401p442.pdf

Group Medical Visits for Chronic Diseases

December 1, 2014 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1201/afp20141201p794.pdf

More Than a Rash: Impact of Chronic Skin Disease on Quality of Life

February 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0115/afp20150115p76.pdf

Losing Weight and Motivating Others

June 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0515/afp20150515p716.pdf

A Family Physician Confronts Parkinson Disease

October 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1001/afp20151001p568.pdf

Family5 History, Social Media, and a Diagnostic Surprise

December 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1201/afp20151201p980.pdf

Making Lifestyle Changes after Gastric Bypass

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0101/afp20160101p56.pdf

Bell Palsy: A Frightening Symptom Can Lead to Unnecessary Testing

April 1, 2016 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0315/afp20160315p486.pdf

Lucky

June 1, 2016 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0601/afp20160601p911.pdf

Joint Pain and Fatigue: It Could Be Anything

August 1, 2016: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0815/afp20160815p304.pdf

Healthy Aging with Intimations of Mortality

September 15, 2016: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/afp20160915p474.pdf

Needle Phobia: A Vasovagal Response During Acupuncture

December 15, 2016: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1215/afp20161215p1002.pdf

Physician's Friendship Eases Pain After Pregnancy Loss

February 1, 2017: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/afp20170201p185.pdf

Invisible Disabilities: Mine and Theirs

April 1, 2017: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/afp20170401p451.pdf

Paradoxical Insomnia: Misperception of Sleep Can Be a Tormenting Experience

June 1, 2017: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/afp20170615p770.pdf

Self-Care vs. Family Caregivers in Chronic Illness

August 1, 2017: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0815/afp20170815p259.pdf

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: an Often Silent Disorder with Delayed Diagnosis

December 1, 2017: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/afp20171201p738.pdf

Cutaneous Melanoma: Update on Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment - ...

Jul 15, 2005 - Melanoma is an increasingly common malignancy, and it affects a younger population than most cancers. Risk factors for melanoma include white race, sun sensitivity, family history of melanoma, and melanocytic nevi. Sunburn and intermittent sun exposure appear to increase the risk of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0715/p269.html

Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy (Celiac Disease): More Common than You Think - American ...

Dec 15, 2002 - Gluten-sensitive enteropathy or, as it is more commonly called, celiac disease, is an autoimmune inflammatory disease of the small intestine that is precipitated by the ingestion of gluten, a component of wheat protein, in genetically susceptible persons. Exclusion of dietary gluten ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1215/p2259.html

Cutaneous and Systemic Manifestations of Mastocytosis - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - Mastocytosis is characterized by an excessive number of apparently normal mast cells in the skin and, occasionally, in other organs. Characteristic skin lesions, called urticaria pigmentosa, are present in most patients, but clinical presentation can vary from a pruritic rash to ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3047.html

Lichen Planus - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2000 - Lichen planus is an inflammatory mucocutaneous condition with characteristic violaceous polygonal flat-topped papules and plaques. Pruritus is often severe. Skin lesions may be disfiguring, and involvement of the oral mucosa or genital mucosa in severe cases may be debilitating. Oral ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3319.html

October 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Protecting Patients from Elder Abuse Scams Leslie Ramirez; Jo Marie Reilly; Anthony Zamudio Practice Guidelines: Perinatal Depression: AAP Policy Statement on Recognition and Management Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/

December 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: A Devoted Couple - Free Full Text Caroline Wellbery FPIN's Clinical Inquiries: Alpha Blockers for Nephrolithiasis Kavitha Krishnan; Elise Halajian; Richard A. Guthmann; Joan Nashelsky Photo Quiz: Empiric Treatment for Acute Pharyngitis James D. Haddad; Peter...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1201/

February 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: The Cough that Would Not Quit Anne Walling FPIN's Help Desk Answers: Antibiotic Prophylaxis for UTIs in Patients with Neurogenic Bladder Marina Nemetalla; Kevin Frazer Photo Quiz: An Asymmetric Pupil Omici N. Uwagbai; Sharon Falzgraf Practice Guidelines:...

American Family Physician

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

August 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Treating Hepatitis C in the Family Medicine Office Stacey Nickoloff; K Linn; Sarah Winter Practice Guidelines: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children: AAP Provides Recommendations Laurie S. Costlow Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0815/

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