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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 ...

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

...Figure 6b. Close-up of superficial spreading melanoma on back. Figure 7. Nodular melanoma on shoulder. July 15, 2005 Volume 72, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 273 diagnosis.25 Some dermatology experts also add E for evolution or for elevation above skin...

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December 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups The Relief of Getting a Diagnosis Sumi M. Sexton; Robert Loflin, III Patient Information Common Cosmetic Procedures Coronary Artery Disease and the Use of Stents Von Willebrand Disease: A Bleeding Disorder Reader Services CME Course Information...

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December 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups The Blood Sugar Diaries Sanaz Majd Patient Information Treatment of Bronchitis Frontotemporal Dementia Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information...

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December 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups What My Cancer Taught Me: Quit Smoking Before It's Too Late Colleen T. Fogarty Patient Information Tips for Preventing Falls Preventing Kidney Stones with Diet and Nutrition Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

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December 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Hospice: A Mother's Story Yalda Jabbarpour; Iris Leviner Patient Information Hepatitis A Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Reader Services Clarification Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1201/

December 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Caring Better for Patients Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Katherine Schneider Patient Information Onychomycosis (Nail Fungus) Reader Services Correction Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1201/

December 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Group Medical Visits for Chronic Diseases Krishna M. Desai; Scott W. Bragg Patient Information Incidentalomas Schizophrenia Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP...

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

December 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Family History, Social Media, and a Diagnostic Surprise Rebecca Divers; Caroline Wellbery Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Advertisement MOST RECENT...

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December 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: An Often Silent and Delayed Diagnosis Robert Gauer Photo Quiz: Concurrent Painless Weeping Nodule and Targetoid Lesion on the Hand Andy Chern; Shayna C. Rivard; Kent Handfield Practice Guidelines: Acute Gout: ACP Provides Guideline...

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

December 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Faith in Subtraction: Deprescribing in Older Patient Facilitates Needed Surgery Martina Kelly Editorials: The Responsibility of Family Physicians to Our Transgender Patients Sarah Stumbar Cochrane for Clinicians: Deep Venous Thrombosis: Home vs. Inpatient...

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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...

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December 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Coping with the Pain Patient Information Sexually Transmitted Diseases-—Prevention and Treatment for You and Your Partner Celiac Disease: What You Should Know Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

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December 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Sidelined by Cancer Christina Gillespie Patient Information Colon Cancer Screening Screening for Cancer Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information...

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December 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Needle Phobia: A Vasovagal Response During Acupuncture Le Luo; Chunhua Lai Photo Quiz: A Pedunculated Mass on the Thigh Hei Sung Kim; So Min Kim; Jeong Deuk Lee Point-of-Care Guides: Prognosis Following Mild Head Injury in Children John R. McConaghy; Aloiya...

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Department Collections

Search Department collections from past and current issues of AFP, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

May 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

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Diabetes: Taking Control of My Health

...The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Close-ups. Guidelines for contributing to this feature can be found in the Authors’ Guide at http://www.aafp.org/afp/ authors. Close-ups is coordinated by Caroline Wellbery, MD, Associate Deputy Edi- tor, with assistance from Amy...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/afp20130601p758.pdf

Diabetes: Taking Control of My Health - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2013 - 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.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p758.html

Diabetes: Type 2 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on type 2 diabetes and related issues, including blood glucose levels, diabetic complications (such as ketoacidosis and neuropathy), glycemic control, insulin management, and gestational diabetes. This collection features AFP content on type 2 ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Diagnosis and Management of Physical Abuse in Children

...least two shots of three orientations: full body, medium range of the finding, and close up. Document the size of the injury by using an inch scale. Be sure that there is at least one other close-up of the injury without the scale to demonstrate that the scale was not covering...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1115/afp20131115p669.pdf

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 ...

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

Doctor-Patient Duet - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2009 - 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/2009/0801/p280.html

End-of-Life Care - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on end-of-life care and related issues, including advance directives, hospice care, legal and ethical issues, nursing home care, palliative care, and terminal illness. This collection features AFP content on end-of-life care and related issues, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=57

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)...

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

Exercise During Pregnancy: A Marathon Runner's Story - Close-ups - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2013 - 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/2013/0401/p471.html

Exercise During Pregnancy: A Marathon Runner’s

...The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Close-ups. Guidelines for contributing to this feature can be found in the Authors’ Guide at http://www.aafp.org/afp/ authors. Close-ups is coordinated by Caroline Wellbery, MD, Associate Deputy Edi- tor, with assistance from Amy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/afp20130401p471.pdf

Facing the Truth - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2008 - 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/2008/0115/p140.html

Faith in Subtraction: Deprescribing in Older Patient Facilitates Needed Surgery - ...

Dec 1, 2018 - Having faith and an open mind, even in the face of major health problems, can go a long way in helping patients reach their goals.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/p634.html

Family History, Social Media, and a Diagnostic Surprise - Close-ups - American Family ...

Dec 1, 2015 - Social media and the Internet can be valuable resources for patients, especially for those who have been estranged from their families.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1201/p980.html

Family Physicians Learn to Say 'Yes, And …'

When things get awkward, "that's when you're learning something," Belinda Fu, M.D., told audience members during the April 25 plenary that launched the National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190426nccl-plenary.html

February 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Getting Motivated Is Difficult Megan Carroll; Sumi M. Sexton AAFP News: AFP Edition AAFP News Now: AFP Edition Patient Information Drug Warnings: Is My Medicine Safe? Erectile Dysfunction Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0201/

February 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Home Visit Anthony Zamudio; Margarita A. Rodriguez; Jo Marie Reilly Patient Information VTE: What Are the Risks? Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/

February 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Pilot Grounded: Living with Chronic Back Pain Philip M. Flatau Patient Information Genital Ulcers: What Causes Them? Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/

February 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Confronting Guillain-Barré Syndrome Cynthia Haq Reader Services Clarification CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Advertisement MOST RECENT ISSUE Oct 15, 2020...

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February 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Hard Decisions About Prostate Cancer Anthony Zamudio; Carrie Nichols Patient Information Acute Diarrhea in Adults: What You Should Know Reader Services Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0201/

February 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Physician's Friendship Eases Pain After Pregnancy Loss Micahlyn Powers, MD Practice Guidelines: AAN Updates Guidelines on the Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin Jennifer Wilkes Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Antiepileptic...

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

February 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Opioids for Acute Pain: Proceed with Caution Adam J. Visconti Photo Quiz: Diffuse Thick Scale on Both Hands Eric C. Parlette; Robert M. Simonds, Jr.; Margaret Barton; Laurel W. Cummings; Amy E. Leib Practice Guidelines: Cancer Screening Recommendations from...

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

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/

February 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Long Recovery Kenneth T. Moon Patient Information Tobacco Use: What Teenagers Should Know Testicular Cancer: What You Should Know Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0215/

February 15, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Battle to Overcome "Diabulimia" Peter Baginsky Patient Information Ingrown Toenails Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Advertisement MOST RECENT...

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February 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Uncharted Territory Mary Ann Maurer; Amy Crawford-Faucher Patient Information Helping a Child with Autism Hawthorn Sexual Assault Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/

Functional Decline in Older Adults

...See related Close-Ups on page 397. CME This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for continuing medical education (CME). See CME Quiz on page 369. Author disclosure: No rel- evant financial affiliations. Downloaded from the American Family Physician website at...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0915/afp20130915p388.pdf

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

Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on geriatric care and related issues, including assistive devices, elder mistreatment, failure to thrive, fall prevention, geriatric assessment, house calls, impaired visual acuity, and nursing home care. This collection features AFP content on ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=55

Getting Motivated Is Difficult - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2010 - 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/2010/0201/p266.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

Group Medical Visits for Chronic Diseases

December 1, 2014 Close-ups

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

Group Medical Visits for Chronic Diseases - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2014 - Patients with diabetes form supportive relationships through group medical visits and learn to take control of their health care goals.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1201/p794.html

Guillain-Barré Syndrome

...See related Close-ups on page 166. Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2013 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncommer- cial use of one individual user of the Web site. All other rights reserved. Contact...

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