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AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...Death and Stroke, But at a Price [POEMs] In high-risk older patients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation, a strategy of rhythm control results in fewer cardiovascular deaths and fewer strokes. Mar 1, 2021 Issue Low-Dose Edoxaban Effective for Stroke Prevention in Older...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...Death and Stroke, But at a Price [POEMs] In high-risk older patients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation, a strategy of rhythm control results in fewer cardiovascular deaths and fewer strokes. Mar 1, 2021 Issue Low-Dose Edoxaban Effective for Stroke Prevention in Older...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...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 Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents [Putting Prevention into Practice] A healthy 12-year-old...

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The "ARB-MI Paradox": Real or a Fluke? - AFP Journal Club - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2012 - The Journal Club authors discuss what factors make this meta-analysis, designed to determine whether the ARB-MI paradox is real or a statistical fluke, successful.

American Family Physician : AFP Journal Club

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...is one of the most important preventable contributors to disease and death in the United States, leading to myocardial infarction, stroke, and renal failure when it is not detected early and treated appropriately. The Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) recently released...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, and calcium channel blockers (CCBs) with placebo, thiazide diuretics lowered mortality and morbidity from stroke, heart attack, and heart failure more than beta blockers.1 ACE inhibitors an... Apr 1, 2010 Issue Blood Pressure Treatment Targets for...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Antiplatelet agents should not be used in patients with hypertension and no previous history of heart attack or stroke. However, these agents are recommended for use in hypertensive patients who already have vascular disease. Anticoagulants should not be used for prevention of...

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How Do Clinical Practice Guidelines Go Awry? - AFP Journal Club - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2012 - Many guidelines are dominated by recommendations from experts and are not based on sound clinical studies. The development of clinical practice guidelines needs to be transparent and devoid of commercial, financial, and political influences. Physicians should also be wary of outdated ...

American Family Physician : AFP Journal Club

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/p514.html

Hospice Care in the Nursing Home - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 1998 - Hospice care is being used more frequently to provide skills and services that are not otherwise available in nursing homes. For eligible terminally ill patients, the Medicare Hospice Benefit supplies an interdisciplinary team with skills in pain management, symptom control and ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Effective Use of Statins to Prevent Coronary Heart Disease - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2001 - Primary and secondary prevention trials have shown that use of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors (also known as statins) to lower an elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level can substantially reduce coronary events and death from coronary heart ...

American Family Physician : Article

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FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Department Collection - American Family Physician

Clinical Inquiries from the Family Physicians Inquiries Network (FPIN) provide short, concise, evidence-based answers to clinical questions common in family medicine. The answers include a summary of the evidence and commentary that puts the answers into perspective.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

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FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Department Collection - American Family Physician

Clinical Inquiries from the Family Physicians Inquiries Network (FPIN) provide short, concise, evidence-based answers to clinical questions common in family medicine. The answers include a summary of the evidence and commentary that puts the answers into perspective.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

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Contemporary Management of Angina: Part II. Medical Management of Chronic Stable Angina...

Jan 1, 2000 - Except for a small subset of patients with angina whose survival is improved with coronary artery bypass surgery, chronic stable angina can be appropriately managed with medical therapy in the vast majority of patients. Drug therapy includes aspirin, beta-adrenergic blockers, ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Top POEMs of 2019 Consistent with the Principles of the Choosing Wisely Campaign

American Family Physician's annual collection of the top 20 research studies for primary care addresses a variety of topics with the potential to change practice that are consistent with the Choosing Wisely Campaign..

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January 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Screening for Atrial Fibrillation to Initiate Stroke-Protective Therapy Emma Svennberg; Johan Engdahl; Marten Rosenqvist Reply: John Mandrola; Andrew Foy Physicians Can Help Patients Begin Grieving Process for Loss of a Loved One Jonathan Rosen Reply: Steve Dudley...

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AFP Journal Club Department Collection - American Family Physician

Three presenters review an interesting journal article on topics that affect family physicians and give their opinions about the clinical value of the studies.

For key concepts in evidence-based medicine, tips on assessing the quality of research studies, and teaching ...

American Family Physician : Department Collection

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AFP Journal Club Department Collection - American Family Physician

Three presenters review an interesting journal article on topics that affect family physicians and give their opinions about the clinical value of the studies.

For key concepts in evidence-based medicine, tips on assessing the quality of research studies, and teaching ...

American Family Physician : Department Collection

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Issue The Risk of MI and Ischemic Stroke with Combined Oral Contraceptives [Cochrane for Clinicians] The overall risk of MI and ischemic stroke is increased in women who use combined oral contraceptives. The relative risk of MI and ischemic stroke increases as estrogen dose...

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Alcohol-Related Problems: Recognition and Intervention - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1999 - Early identification of alcohol-related problems is important because these problems are prevalent, pose serious health risks to patients and their families, and are amenable to intervention. Physicians may be able to help patients change their drinking behaviors. The most effective ...

American Family Physician : Article

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...In patients with NVAF, anticoagulants decrease the risk of stroke by approximately 60%. However, they also significantly increase the risk of a major bleeding event or intracranial hemorrhage. Dec 1, 2018 Issue Direct Oral Anticoagulants Preferred Over Warfarin for Nonvalvular...

American Family Physician

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Guidelines for Managing Alzheimer's Disease: Part I. Assessment - American Family ...

Jun 1, 2002 - Family physicians play a key role in assessing and managing patients with Alzheimer's disease and in linking the families of these patients to supportive services within the community. As part of comprehensive management, the family physician may be responsible for coordinating ...

American Family Physician : Article

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...Finds Lower Mortality and Stroke Risk with Dabigatran, but More GI Bleeds [POEMs] In this well-designed observational study, older patients given an initial prescription of dabigatran had lower all-cause mortality and fewer ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, but a higher risk of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Arrhythmias - American Family Physician

...data from randomized trials show that warfarin reduces the risk of stroke from 4.5 percent to 1.4 percent per year in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and no history of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). Apr 15, 2005 Issue Indications and Recommendations...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vascular Disorders - American Family Physician

...Short-term Risk of Stroke After TIA [Point-of-Care Guides] Five to 10 percent of patients presenting with TIA will have a stroke within the following week. Because guidelines do not mandate hospitalization for patients who have had a TIA or suspected TIA,4,5 validated clinical...

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Point-of-Care Guides Department Collection - American Family Physician

These guides offer evidence-based tools to assist family physicians in improving their decision-making at the point of care.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

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Point-of-Care Guides Department Collection - American Family Physician

These guides offer evidence-based tools to assist family physicians in improving their decision-making at the point of care.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=7&page=0

Primary Prevention of CHD: Nine Ways to Reduce Risk - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1999 - Lowering cholesterol can reduce the incidence of coronary heart disease. Treating hypertension reduces overall mortality and is most effective in reducing the risk of coronary heart disease in older patients. Smoking cessation reduces the level of risk to that of nonsmokers within about...

American Family Physician : Article

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September 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Cochrane for Clinicians: Effectiveness of PPAR Gamma Agonists in Preventing Recurrent Stroke and Other Vascular Events Madhavi Singh; Kristen Grine; Amy Hays Cochrane for Clinicians: Corticosteroids for Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia William E....

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September 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Cochrane for Clinicians: Effectiveness of PPAR Gamma Agonists in Preventing Recurrent Stroke and Other Vascular Events Madhavi Singh; Kristen Grine; Amy Hays Cochrane for Clinicians: Corticosteroids for Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia William E....

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September 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Transient Ischemic Attack: Part I. Diagnosis and Evaluation B. Brent Simmons; Barbara Cirignano; Annette B. Gadegbeku Transient Ischemic Attack: Part II. Risk Factor Modification and Treatment B. Brent Simmons; Annette B. Gadegbeku; Barbara Cirignano Pediculosis and...

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Choosing Wisely: Top Interventions to Improve Health and Reduce Harm, While Lowering ...

Jul 15, 2012 - Initially sponsored by nine medical specialty societies, the campaign consists of specialty-specific top-five lists of common tests and procedures that are often performed unnecessarily, when they are not likely to improve a patient's health. The primary focus of the campaign is to ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/p128.html

Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Improves Essential Hypertension and Quality of Life - ...

Jan 15, 2002 - About one half of patients who have essential hypertension have obstructive sleep apnea, and about one half of patients who have obstructive sleep apnea have essential hypertension. A growing body of evidence suggests that obstructive sleep apnea is a major contributing factor in the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0115/p229.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Dapagliflozin in High-Risk Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Hospitalization for Heart Failure But Does Not Reduce Death, Myocardial Infarction, or Stroke [POEMs] The only cardiovascular benefit to treatment with dapagliflozin was a reduction in the likelihood of hospitalization; 125...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Semaglutide significantly reduced the composite outcome of CV death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and nonfatal stroke (number needed to treat [NNT] = 43 over 2.1 years). It was generally well tolerated, and it reduced body weight by approximately 6.4 to 9.5 lb (2.9 to 4.3 kg)....

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Choosing Wisely: Don’t initiate routine evaluation of carotid artery disease prior to ...

Don’t initiate routine evaluation of carotid artery disease prior to cardiac surgery in the absence of symptoms or other high-risk criteria.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...In patients at high risk of stroke because of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, rivaroxaban is as safe and effective as warfarin. However, it should not be used in patients at risk of stroke for reasons other than nonvalvular atrial fibrillation until research shows its relative...

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Coronary Artery Disease Prevention: As Easy As 1, 2, 3? - Letters to the Editor - ...

Nov 15, 2010 - ...often use secondary prevention to refer to reducing the risk of recurrences of disease-related events, such as myocardial infarction,2 stroke,3 and osteoporotic fracture.4 Dr. Lucan’s observation that failing to precisely define what is meant by secondary prevention may occasionally...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1115/p1167.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...A 36-year-old patient, L.B., with a history of hypertension presents for a wellness visit. The patient's mother had a stroke at 65 years of age and the patient's older brother recently had a heart attack. L.B. has an estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk of 6%, and L.B.'s body mass...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...A 36-year-old patient, L.B., with a history of hypertension presents for a wellness visit. The patient's mother had a stroke at 65 years of age and the patient's older brother recently had a heart attack. L.B. has an estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk of 6%, and L.B.'s body mass...

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July 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

...National Stroke Association Develops a Consensus Statement on Prevention of Stroke Sharon Scott Morey Letters to the Editor Physician Reimbursement Issues in Home Health Care Richard J. Ackermann; Tracey H. Huyck Male Dyspareunia in the Uncircumcised Patient Rabbi...

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August 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...in Cardiovascular Outcome After Ischemic Stroke with Lower LDL Target, but also Harms; No Change in All-Cause Mortality Oseltamivir of Uncertain Benefit in Patients with Flulike Symptoms Daily Colchicine Post-MI Reduces Strokes and Recurrent Hospitalizations for Angina...

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When to Consider Radiation Therapy for Your Patient - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1999 - Radiation therapy can be an effective treatment modality for both malignant and benign disease. While radiation can be given as primary treatment, it may also be used pre- or postoperatively, with or without other forms of therapy. Radiation therapy is often curative but is sometimes ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0301/p1177.html

August 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...in Cardiovascular Outcome After Ischemic Stroke with Lower LDL Target, but also Harms; No Change in All-Cause Mortality Oseltamivir of Uncertain Benefit in Patients with Flulike Symptoms Daily Colchicine Post-MI Reduces Strokes and Recurrent Hospitalizations for Angina...

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Optimal Management of Cholesterol Levels and the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease ...

Jan 15, 2002 - Coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death in women, is largely preventable. Lifestyle modifications (e.g., diet and exercise) are the cornerstone of primary and secondary prevention. Elevated levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglycerides and low levels of ...

American Family Physician : Article

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November 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

...Preventing Stroke in Patients with Transient Ischemic Attacks Melody Ryan; Greta Combs; Laroy P. Penix Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and the Use of Flexible Insulin Regimens Irl B. Hirsch Departments AAFP News: AFP Edition Newsletter Rosemarie Sweeney; Verna L. Rose...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...Issue Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin to Prevent Stroke and Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and CKD [Cochrane for Clinicians] Direct oral anticoagulants are as likely as warfarin to prevent all strokes and systemic embolic events in patients with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...Issue Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin to Prevent Stroke and Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and CKD [Cochrane for Clinicians] Direct oral anticoagulants are as likely as warfarin to prevent all strokes and systemic embolic events in patients with...

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April 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Transient Ischemic Attacks: Part I. Diagnosis and Evaluation Nina J. Solenski Transient Ischemic Attacks: Part II. Treatment Nina J. Solenski Evaluation and Management of Suspected Retinal Detachment Ray F. Gariano; Chang-Hee Kim Atypical Pathogens and Challenges in...

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Educational Guidelines for Achieving Tight Control and Minimizing Complications of Type...

Nov 1, 1999 - Tight glucose control with intensive therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes (formerly known as juvenile-onset or insulin-dependent diabetes) can delay the onset and slow the progression of retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy. Optimal blood glucose control is defined by a target ...

American Family Physician : Article

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Embolism - American Family Physician

...In patients at high risk of stroke because of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, rivaroxaban is as safe and effective as warfarin. However, it should not be used in patients at risk of stroke for reasons other than nonvalvular atrial fibrillation until research shows its relative...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2012 Issue Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation [AFP Journal Club] How does rivaroxaban compare with warfarin for stroke prevention in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation? This study concluded that...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

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February 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Provides More Net Benefit Than Aspirin Alone After Minor Stroke or TIA Digital Media Use Associated with ADHD Symptom Development Among Adolescents Decompression Surgery No More Effective Than Exercise for Shoulder Impingement Syndrome Letters to...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2014 Issue Fewer Deaths/Strokes/Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide [POEMs] Over five years, treatment with metformin for three years, with other hypoglycemics as needed, reduced the likelihood of death, nonfatal stroke, or the need for vascularization...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2288&page=7

March 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Nontraditional Symptoms in Women with Strokes Ezetimibe, a New Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitor Safe Beta Blockers in Patients with Reactive Airway Disease Indo-Mediterranean Diet Reduces Cardiac Risk Paddle Position Makes a Difference in Cardioversion Statin Use...

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August 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Pioglitazone After Stroke or TIA Reduces Stroke and MI, but Also Has Significant Harms Letters to the Editor Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure All...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Studies showed that 433 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one stroke and 629 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one thromboembolic event. Read more. Sep 15, 2016 Issue Medications for Chronic Asthma [Article] Therapeutic agents...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...The USPSTF recommends that adults without a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) (i.e., symptomatic coronary artery disease or ischemic stroke) use a low- to moderate-dose statin for the prevention of CVD events and mortality when all of the following criteria are met: (1) they...

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December 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Stroke: Strategies for Primary Prevention Justin A. Ezekowitz; Sharon E. Straus; Sumit R. Majumdar; Finlay A. McAlister Orthostatic Hypotension John G. Bradley; Kathy A. Davis Diagnosis and Management of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Bradley D. Grinage Evaluation and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...Issue Update on Vitamin Supplements for the Prevention of Coronary Disease and Stroke [Article] Dietary antioxidants and folic acid may play a role in the pathophysiology of coronary disease and stroke. We review patient-oriented evidence on the effectiveness of supplementation...

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Updated Recommendations on Daily Aspirin Use in Patients with Diabetes - Practice ...

Dec 15, 2010 - To address the uncertainties about aspirin use in persons with diabetes, experts from the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, and American College of Cardiology Foundation reviewed the current evidence and updated the 2007 recommendations.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1215/p1559.html

DOT Examinations: Practical Aspects and Regulatory Review - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - Most certification examinations of commercial drivers are simple, and relatively few drivers are disqualified. If these examinations are not done properly, however, the public can be exposed to potentially unqualified drivers. Should an accident occur, the physician who examined the ...

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April 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

...American Heart Association Issues Guidelines on Imaging in Transient Ischemic Attacks and Stroke Sharon Scott Morey ACOG Issues Report on the Management of Post-term Pregnancy Verna L. Rose Letters to the Editor Comparing Family Physicians: Canada and the United States...

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June 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Stroke Symptoms in Patients Without Previous Stroke or TIA ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs for Myocardial Infarction New ACOG Recommendations on Use of SSRIs During Pregnancy Does Chorioamnionitis Recur in Subsequent Pregnancies? Pharyngeal Gonorrhea Is Underdiagnosed in MSM...

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

Calcium Channel Antagonists: Morbidity and Mortality - What's the Evidence? - American ...

Apr 1, 1998 - Recent studies have shown an association between the use of calcium channel antagonists for the treatment of hypertension and an increased risk of myocardial infarction, gastrointestinal hemorrhage and cancer. The interpretation of the results of these studies and their application to ...

American Family Physician : Article

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October 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Classification System for Stratification of Stroke Risk Sodium Restricted Diets: Necessary in Hypertension? Role of Vaccination in the Prevention of Hepatitis A Factors Increasing Hemorrhage Risk in Warfarin Users Readability of Consent Forms for Surgical and Other...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/

September 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Predicting the Risk of Stroke After Transient Ischemic Attack Safe Alcohol Limits Similar for Younger and Older Adults Smoking Cessation After Lung Cancer Diagnosis Diagnosis and Treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats vs....

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August 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...AFP Clinical Answers: Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety Medicine by the Numbers: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Anna Tomdio; Michael Ritchie; Andrew C. Miller Graham Center Policy One-Pagers: Proportional...

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August 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Aspirin Prevents Stroke, but Not Cardiovascular Disease, in Women Varying Effects of Lipid Drugs on Overall Mortality Rates Intensive Diet-Behavior-Physical Activity Program for Obesity in Children Intermittent vs. Continuous Therapy for Mild Asthma Topiramate...

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January 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...AHA and ASA Release Guideline for Prevention of Future Stroke in Patients with Stroke or TIA Amber Randel Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women Karen C. Lee;...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Arrhythmias - American Family Physician

...Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. It impairs cardiac function and increases the risk of stroke. The incidence of atrial fibrillation increases with age. Key treatment issues include deciding when to restore normal sinus rhythm, when to control rate only, and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...an estimated 27 million adults in the United States, and is associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Patients should be assessed annually to determine whether they are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease base... Jan...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Arrhythmias - American Family Physician

...Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. It impairs cardiac function and increases the risk of stroke. The incidence of atrial fibrillation increases with age. Key treatment issues include deciding when to restore normal sinus rhythm, when to control rate only, and...

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October 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Aspirin vs. Heparin Therapy in Prevention of Stroke Comparison of Common Calcium Supplements Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations Clinical Assessment of Neonatal Jaundice Serum Lipid Levels and Diet of Macademia Nuts Exercise Stress Test for Diagnosis of...

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July 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Acute Stroke Diagnosis Kenneth S. Yew; Eric M. Cheng Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: An Evidence-Based Guide for Primary Care Physicians Mark L. Willenbring; Suena H. Massey; Maureen B. Gardner Diagnosis and Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus David C. Serlin;...

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Choosing Wisely: Avoid CT of the head in asymptomatic adult patients in the emergency ...

Avoid CT of the head in asymptomatic adult patients in the emergency department with syncope, insignificant trauma, and a normal neurological evaluation.

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April 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Cochrane for Clinicians: Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin to Prevent Stroke and Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and CKD John W. Lax; Racheal Wood; Christopher E. Jonas AFP Clinical Answers: Testicular Cancer, Onset of Labor, Respiratory Tract...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Embolism - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Embolism - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Occupational Health - American Family Physician

...Activities of Daily Living After Stroke [Cochrane for Clinicians] Compared with standard rehabilitation, ADL-based occupational therapy significantly decreases death or institutionalization and deterioration in the ability to perform ADL after stroke. The optimal length and type...

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August 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Dapagliflozin in High-Risk Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Hospitalization for Heart Failure But Does Not Reduce Death, Myocardial Infarction, or Stroke More Evidence Against Antibiotics for Acute Asthma Exacerbations Letters to the Editor Reader Services CME Course Information...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Back Pain - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Mar 15, 2019 Issue Gabapentin and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...Although the association between stroke and depression is well known and prevalent, it is often overlooked. May 1, 2018 Issue Top 20 Research Studies of 2017 for Primary Care Physicians [Article] The latest installment of the top 20 research studies for primary care...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...This study found that linagliptin is noninferior to glimepiride for reducing the risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Mar 1, 2020 Issue IDx-DR for Diabetic Retinopathy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Back Pain - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Mar 15, 2019 Issue Gabapentin and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...disease risk factors among patients with diabetes remains low, resulting in missed opportunities to lower risks for coronary events and strokes. The National Diabetes ... May 15, 2003 Issue Screening for Type 2 Diabetes in Adults [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force] This...

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January 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Practical Considerations in the Early Treatment of Ischemic Stroke Joseph P. Broderick Oral Poisonings: Guidelines for Initial Evaluation and Treatment Lars C. Larsen; Doyle M. Cummings Latex Allergy Sumana Reddy Cytochrome P450: New Nomenclature and Clinical...

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April 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Diagnosis of Acute Stroke Kenneth S. Yew; Eric M. Cheng Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Brian Keisler; Chuck Carter Options for Women with Unintended Pregnancy David A. Moss; Matthew J. Snyder; Lin Lu Departments Keeping Up to Date Tips From Other Journals POEMS POEMs...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...increases (though remains small) when patients with atrial fibrillation are switched from warfarin to dabigatran to prevent stroke or transient ischemic attack. This study, conducted almost exclusively in male veterans, found an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, but not in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...increases (though remains small) when patients with atrial fibrillation are switched from warfarin to dabigatran to prevent stroke or transient ischemic attack. This study, conducted almost exclusively in male veterans, found an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, but not in...

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May 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Stroke Follow-Up and Treatment of Idiopathic Pericardial Effusion Can Vaginal Lactobacilli Reduce the Risk of STDs? Predicting Poor Outcomes in Low-Risk Mothers Poor Results with Nicotine Patch Therapy in Adolescent Smokers Role of...

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Postexercise Systolic Blood Pressure Response: Clinical Application to the Assessment ...

Oct 1, 1998 - Stress test parameters indicating the presence and extent of coronary artery disease have traditionally included such variables as exercise duration, and the blood pressure and ST-segment responses to exercise. The three-minute systolic blood pressure ratio, another important indicator ...

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

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Aug 15, 2019 Issue Cognitive...

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March 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Postmyocardial Patients Using Aspirin and Stroke Prevention Managing Dyspnea in Patients with Advanced COPD Prevention of Injuries Caused by Use of Infant Walkers Intermittent vs. Continuous Sibutramine for Weight Loss Family Physicians Working with Bereaved Patients...

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September 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for High-Risk TIA and Minor Stroke: BMJ Rapid Recommendation Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression: Recommendation...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...statin therapy for slightly more than two years will prevent one myocardial infarction (MI) for every 83 persons treated and prevent one stroke for every 250 persons treated. May 15, 2017 Issue More Accurate Prediction of the Pretest Probability of Cardiovascular Disease with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vascular Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2012 Issue Transient Ischemic Attack: The Rules Have Changed [AFP Journal Club] This scientific guideline includes three game changers for physicians regarding TIA. The Journal Club authors discuss why physicians should be wary of clinical guidelines that are based on...

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September 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Real-World Study Finds Lower Mortality and Stroke Risk with Dabigatran, but More GI Bleeds Mark H. Ebell Clinical Evidence Handbook Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy Mario Festin Practice Guidelines ECG, Echocardiography, or MPI for Cardiac Screening: Guidance...

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