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Poems & Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2005 - ...difference was seen between the treatment groups for the composite end point of cardiovascular death, recurrent acute coronary syndrome, and stroke during the first four months. However, from four months through the end of the study the composite end point was significantly reduced:...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2005 - ...Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 71/No. 1(January 1, 2005) / How Critical is Time in the Treatment of Stroke?

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypothermia - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2004 - Although hypothermia is most common in patients who are exposed to a cold environment, it can develop secondary to toxin exposure, metabolic derangements, infections, and dysfunction of the central nervous and endocrine systems. The clinical presentation of hypothermia includes a ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Dec 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2004 - ...She was bedridden because of a stroke, bad heart disease, and dementia. Despite all of her disability, she enjoyed life at home with her daughter. KS ran through a quick differential diagnosis. The most obvious etiologies were a transient ischemic attack, a seizure, or a vasovagal...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2004 - ...Does IV Magnesium Benefit Patients with Acute Stroke? Am Fam Physician. 2004 Dec 15;70(12):2366-2367. Acute stroke is a leading cause of mortality and severe disability in developed countries. Acute anticoagulation within three hours of the onset of symptoms can improve outcomes...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2004 - ...the participants’ reported weight and height. End points assessed were total deaths, total cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarction, stroke, other cardiovascular outcomes, and cancer deaths. Data were obtained from a national database and from death certificates for those who...

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Outpatient Treatment of Systolic Heart Failure - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2004 - Optimal outpatient treatment of systolic heart failure has three goals that should be pursued simultaneously: (1) control of risk factors for the development and progression of heart failure, (2) treatment of heart failure, and (3) education of patients. Control of risk factors includes...

American Family Physician : Article

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2004 - ...Risk of Stroke Following a Transient Ischemic Attack Am Fam Physician. 2004 Dec 1;70(11):2204-2210. Approximately 15 percent of strokes are preceded by a transient ischemic attack (TIA), or a minor stroke. If identified by a physician, TIAs and minor strokes offer the potential...

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ACC/AHA Release Guidelines on Management of Patients with STEMI: Hospital and Long-Term...

Nov 15, 2004 - Guidelines for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), with a focus on hospital and long-term management, are available from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p2011.html

Practice Guidelines - Nov 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...Risk of Recurrent Stroke with Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Aneurysm The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology has released a new guideline entitled, Practice Parameter: Recurrent Stroke with Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Aneurysm. The...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p2026.html

Prognosis for Patients Undergoing Coronary Angioplasty - Point-of-Care Guides - ...

Nov 15, 2004 - Percutaneous coronary interventions, such as balloon angioplasty, with or without stent placement, are important in the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease.

American Family Physician : Point-of-Care Guides

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p1966.html

Practice Guidelines - Nov 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...Next: Risk of Recurrent Stroke with Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Aneurysm View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 70/No. 10(November 15, 2004) / Practice Guidelines: Practice Guidelines...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...Stroke Risk in a Range of Patients Am Fam Physician. 2004 Nov 15;70(10):2001-2004. Although statin therapy has been associated with an approximately 25 percent reduction in coronary events, the impact on strokes is less clear. A possible positive effect on ischemic strokes in...

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Chronic Kidney Disease - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...Previous: Risk of Recurrent Stroke with Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Aneurysm Next: Hyperbaric Oxygen to Treat Malignant External Otitis View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 70/No. 10(November 15, 2004) / Chronic Kidney Disease...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

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Common Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - Over-the-counter dietary supplements to treat obesity appeal to many patients who desire a 'magic bullet' for weight loss. Asking overweight patients about their use of weight-loss supplements and understanding the evidence for the efficacy, safety, and quality of these supplements are ...

American Family Physician : Article

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The Value of Tongue Laceration in the Diagnosis of Blackouts - Photo Quiz - American ...

Nov 1, 2004 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - ...a single elevated blood pressure reading was associated with adverse events. The outcomes of interest were acute myocardial infarction, stroke, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, kidney failure, or death from any cause. The research team identified a set of variables they...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - ...treatment with insulin or a thiazolidinedione, or class III or IV New York Heart Association heart failure, myocardial infarction, or stroke within the past six months. Before the study, patients had baseline measurements of fasting blood glucose and A1C levels, as well as a lipid...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1773.html

Quantum Sufficit - Oct 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...week may be significant in stroke risk. In a study presented at the World Stroke Conference in Vancouver and reported in The New York Times, researchers examined the medical records of more than 13,000 patients with a first stroke in southwestern Japan. Stroke occurred more often...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1442.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...explained. KS and second-year resident AH were visiting a patient at home. Two years earlier, this 78-year-old woman had had a terrible stroke, which left her bedridden with a feeding tube. Although awake at times, she was aphasic and incommunicative, at least to the physicians. Her...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1474.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...Homocysteine Levels and Reduction of Stroke Risk Am Fam Physician. 2004 Oct 15;70(8):1561. High levels of homocysteine have been associated with atherosclerosis and cerebrovascular disease. One meta-analysis indicated that even moderately elevated levels of homocysteine are an...

American Family Physician : Tip

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...and diagnostic tests—were studied. Serious outcomes were defined as death, myocardial infarction, arrhythmia, pulmonary embolism, stroke, subarrachnoid hemorrhage, significant hemorrhage, or any other event likely to bring the patient back to the emergency department. View/Print...

American Family Physician : Tip

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...between 35 and 64 years of age who did not have diabetes at baseline. Exclusion criteria included a diagnosis of coronary heart disease or stroke and known diabetes at baseline. Participants completed a questionnaire with information on medical history, demographics, and lifestyle...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1579.html

High Blood Pressure - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...High blood pressure damages your arteries and veins (also called blood vessels). This damage raises your risk for stroke, kidney failure, heart disease, and heart attack. Does high blood pressure have any symptoms? Not usually. This makes it important to have your blood pressure...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1542.html

Blunt Trauma in Pregnancy - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2004 - Trauma is the most common cause of nonobstetric death among pregnant women in the United States. Motor vehicle crashes, domestic violence, and falls are the most common causes of blunt trauma during pregnancy. All pregnant patients with traumatic injury should be assessed formally in a ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1303.html

Pharmacologic Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2004 - Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mineral density and a deterioration in the microarchitecture of bone that increases its susceptibility to fracture. The World Health Organization defines osteoporosis as a bone mineral density that is 2.5 standard deviations or more below the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1293.html

Potential Interaction Between Soy Milk and Warfarin - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Oct 1, 2004 - ...The use of warfarin in the management of atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and strokes has become widespread. Also, the use of complementary or alternative medicine in the United States has become increasingly popular. For these reasons, every...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1231.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2004 - ...one of his gloves. It certainly had the appearance of a living creature, but was too big to be a body louse. It appeared to be a black ant. Stroking his beard slowly and nodding his head, JOH praised Willie on his perceptive acumen, examined his deeply scratched arms and torso with...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1262.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2004 - ...Stroke Peripheral arterial disease Aortic atherosclerosis Deep venous thrombosis Hypertension (probably) Dementia in older adults (possibly) Alzheimer’s disease (possibly) Information from references 1 and 2. Disorders Associated with Elevated Homocysteine...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1372.html

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...the release of oxytocin and other compounds such as endorphins. Other studies have suggested that sex may protect against cardiac events and stroke, decrease the risk of prostate cancer, increase wound healing, and fight some effects of aging such as vaginal atrophy. The hospital as...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1018.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Sep 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...point, she already inhabited a distant world of incoherent mumbles and odd gestures. Of late, Carmela had spiraled downhill—a seizure, a stroke, a pulmonary embolism. Now she’d stopped eating and drinking altogether. When we admitted her, she was in renal failure. Rehydrating her...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1058.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...Home-Based Rehabilitation Improves Function After Stroke Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1157. Although specialized units and inpatient therapy have been shown to improve outcomes in stroke patients, less is known about the effectiveness of community-based rehabilitation...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1157.html

Which Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Do Not Need Anticoagulation Therapy with ...

Sep 1, 2004 - Anticoagulation therapy with warfarin is not indicated for use in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation who are at low risk for embolic cerebral vascular events. The classification of low risk for embolic stroke is defined as a 1 percent annual risk for stroke or lone atrial ...

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p917.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Aug 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2004 - ...them. It always was a pleasure to visit this particular patient during nursing home rounds. Despite a tremendous amount of disability from a stroke that had left him wheelchair-bound for more than 10 years, he managed to retain a positive attitude and sense of humor. Even when he...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0815/p683.html

Unstable Angina and Non-ST- Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Part I. Initial ...

Aug 1, 2004 - Each year, more than 1 million patients are admitted to U.S. hospitals because of unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI). To help standardize the assessment and treatment of these patients, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p525.html

Practice Guidelines - Aug 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2004 - ...TCD provides valuable information in two situations: (1) screening children two to 16 years of age with sickle cell disease for risk of stroke, and (2) detecting and monitoring of vasospasms after subarachnoid hemorrhage. In other situations, TCD was found to provide important...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p601a.html

Recommendations for Exercise After Stroke - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jul 15, 2004 - ...Stroke The American Heart Association; Council on Cardiovascular Nursing; Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism; and the Stroke Council have released a scientific statement on exercise for stroke survivors. Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Stroke...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p400.html

Geriatric Failure to Thrive - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2004 - In elderly patients, failure to thrive describes a state of decline that is multifactorial and may be caused by chronic concurrent diseases and functional impairments. Manifestations of this condition include weight loss, decreased appetite, poor nutrition, and inactivity. Four ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p343.html

NAMS Releases Position Statement on the Treatment of Vasomotor Symptoms Associated with...

Jul 15, 2004 - The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has released an evidence-based position statement on the treatment of vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause to provide recommendations on the most effective treatments.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p393.html

Practice Guidelines - Jul 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2004 - ...Next: Recommendations for Exercise After Stroke View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 70/No. 2(July 15, 2004) / Practice Guidelines: Practice Guidelines...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p399.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2004 - ...six weeks for the first six months and then biannually. The primary outcome was all-cause death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, or nonfatal stroke. Secondary outcomes included time to most serious event, cardiovascular death, angina, cardiovascular hospitalizations, blood pressure...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p387a.html

HIV Infection--How to Lower Your Risk - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2004 - ...Previous: Recommendations for Exercise After Stroke Next: Diagnosis of Malaria Should Be Considered by U.S. Physicians View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 70/No. 2(July 15, 2004) / HIV Infection--How to Lower Your Risk...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p307.html

Do ACE Inhibitors Decrease Mortality in Patients with Hypertension? - FPIN's Clinical ...

Jul 1, 2004 - When used to treat patients with hypertension, ACE inhibitors reduce cardiovascular and all-cause mortality as effectively as diuretics, beta blockers, and calcium channel blockers.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0701/p153.html

Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Cardiovascular Health - Editorials - American Family ...

Jul 1, 2004 - ...fatty acid supplement experienced a nearly 15 percent reduced risk of the primary trial outcome (death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, or stroke), while vitamin E had no effect. Interestingly, the benefit occurred rapidly, within three months of randomization8 ; these findings...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0701/p34.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jun 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...Leading-edge treatments for stroke can be delivered and new clot-busting drugs can be tested only if patients understand the warning signs of stroke and seek help immediately. According to a press release from the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, only...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2753.html

Screening for Coronary Heart Disease: Recommendation Statement - U.S. Preventive ...

Jun 15, 2004 - This statement summarizes the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for coronary heart disease and the supporting scientific evidence, and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, Second Edition.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2891.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Jun 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...and his wife. Actually, he rarely was ill and was lucky enough never to have spent the night in the hospital. He had experienced a transient ischemic attack several months earlier, but he had fully recuperated. He enjoyed a full, active life. Aside from his age and well-controlled...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2814.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...aimed at addressing the behavior and lifestyle factors that contribute to deaths from leading causes, including heart disease, cancer, and stroke. These factors, such as smoking, poor nutrition, and physical inactivity, are called actual causes of death. Information about the CDC...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2933.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...Lowering Diastolic Blood Pressure After Ischemic Stroke Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 15;69(12):2920-2922. Persons who have an ischemic stroke often present with elevated blood pressure caused by a physiologic response to ischemia and the anxiety of hospitalization. Because the blood...

American Family Physician : Tip

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...Overall adherence to quality indicators was 55 percent. Adherence was high to medical quality indicators such as stroke, medication management, and continuity of care. Indicators at the low end of adherence included end-of-life care, urinary incontinence inquiry, and an exercise...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2913a.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...The C-reactive protein level is an indicator of systemic inflammation that is associated with an increased risk of stroke and myocardial infarction. C-reactive protein, perhaps mediated through inflammatory factors, is elevated in patients with higher blood pressures. Sesso and...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2924.html

Metabolic Syndrome: What Is It and What Can I Do About It? - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...you are six times as likely to get heart disease. Even if your cholesterol level is normal, you still may be at risk for a heart attack or stroke. Metabolic syndrome happens when you don’t get enough exercise and you eat a diet with too many calories and too much saturated fat. You...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2887.html

Sialorrhea--A Management Challenge - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - Sialorrhea (drooling or excessive salivation) is a common problem in neurologically impaired children (i.e., those with mental retardation or cerebral palsy) and in adults who have Parkinson's disease or have had a stroke. It is most commonly caused by poor oral and facial muscle ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2628.html

Diastolic Heart Failure: The Challenges of Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family ...

Jun 1, 2004 - Diastolic heart failure, a major cause of morbidity and mortality, is defined as symptoms of heart failure in a patient with preserved left ventricular function. It is characterized by a stiff left ventricle with decreased compliance and impaired relaxation, which leads to increased end...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2609.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...Statin Use After Stroke and TIA The Stroke Council of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association has released a scientific advisory on the use of statins. Statins After Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack appears in the April 2004 issue ofStroke and is...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2716.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...complications in women. Among men, development of coronary heart disease was not significantly associated with Lp(a) levels. For stroke, however, men with Lp(a) levels in the highest quintile (8.2 mg per dL or higher) had triple the unadjusted risk of those in the lowest quintile...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2700.html

Depression in Later Life: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge - American Family ...

May 15, 2004 - Depression in elderly persons is widespread, often undiagnosed, and usually untreated. The current system of care is fragmented and inadequate, and staff at residential and other facilities often are ill-equipped to recognize and treat patients with depression. Because there is no ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2375.html

Management of Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation - Editorials - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - ...prevent stroke. Rhythm control is not superior to the combination of rate control and chronic anticoagulation in reducing morbidity and mortality, and rhythm control may be associated with higher mortality rates in some patient subgroups. Rate control and prevention of stroke are...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2314.html

AAFP and ACP Release Practice Guideline on Management of Newly Detected Atrial ...

May 15, 2004 - The Joint Panel of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) have developed recommendations for adult patients with first-detected atrial fibrillation.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2474.html

Clinical Briefs - May 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2004 - ...heart disease (CHD) or stroke. The effect of ET on CHD and stroke is not yet clear. ET does not have a significant effect on stroke risk in postmenopausal women with known ischemic cerebrovascular disease, but for healthy older women, effects of ET on stroke risk are not clear....

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0501/p2250.html

Atrial Fibrillation (Acute) - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

May 1, 2004 - What are the effects of interventions to prevent embolism? What are the effects of interventions for conversion to sinus rhythm? What are the effects of interventions to control heart rate?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0501/p2173.html

Letters - May 2004 -- FPM

May 1, 2004 - ...by patients. The Dec. 15, 2003, issue had a feature article on strategies for primary prevention of stroke. The article included a table on the effectiveness of various stroke prevention strategies that cited relative risk reductions (RRR), rather than the much more clinically...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0500/p21.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

May 1, 2004 - ...History of stroke, ischemic heart disease, or venous thromboembolism Risk unacceptable Risk unacceptable Diabetes Risk acceptable if no other cardiovascular risk factors and no end-organ damage Benefit outweighs risk if no end-organ damage and diabetes is of 20 years’...

American Family Physician : Tip

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

May 1, 2004 - ...potential were required to use birth control. Those with contraindications to use of triptans, risk factors for ischemic heart disease or stroke, persistent tension headaches, or current use of ergotamine or monoamine oxidaseinhibiting drugs were excluded from the study....

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0501/p2207.html

Polycythemia Vera - American Family Physician

May 1, 2004 - ...Also, your hands and feet may become blue and tender. Sometimes a person with PV vera may have abnormal blood clots, which may lead to a stroke. This disease rarely occurs early in life. Most cases occur in people around 60 years of age. What causes PV? PV may begin with a bone...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0501/p2146.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - ...The American Heart Association (AHA) has released new guidelines on the prevention of heart disease and stroke based on a woman's individual cardiovascular health. Evidence-Based Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women appears in the February 10, 2004, issue of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p2018.html

Metabolic Syndrome: Early Identification and a Proactive Approach Are Warranted - ...

Apr 15, 2004 - ...vascular inflammation, as well as the eventual development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease manifested as myocardial infarction, stroke, and myriad end-organ diseases. Conversely, treatment and consequent improvement of insulin resistance have been shown to result in better...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p1868.html

Poems & Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - ...Ximelagatran and Risk of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Am Fam Physician. 2004 Apr 15;69(8):1991-1992. Clinical Question: Is ximelagatran as effective as warfarin in preventing stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation? Setting: Other Study Design: Randomized...

American Family Physician : Tip

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - ...intervention), or hospitalization for angina, whichever came first. Secondary events included a non-coronary atherosclerotic event, such as stroke, cardiovascular death, or hospitalization for congestive heart failure. Patients were randomized in two phases, with 3,538 participants...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p2010.html

Taking Steps to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - ...Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal. High blood sugar can cause heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, nerve damage, and vision loss. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Before people get type 2 diabetes, they usually go through a...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p1971.html

Transient Ischemic Attacks: Part I. Diagnosis and Evaluation - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2004 - Transient ischemic attack is no longer considered a benign event but, rather, a critical harbinger of impending stroke. Failure to quickly recognize and evaluate this warning sign could mean missing an opportunity to prevent permanent disability or death. The 90-day risk of stroke after...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1665.html

Transient Ischemic Attacks: Part II. Treatment - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2004 - Risk factors for stroke should be evaluated in patients who have had a transient ischemic attack. Blood pressure, lipid levels, and diabetes mellitus should be controlled. When applicable, smoking cessation and weight loss also are important. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1681.html

Evaluation and Management of Suspected Retinal Detachment - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2004 - Retinal detachment often is a preventable cause of vision loss. There are three types of retinal detachments: exudative, tractional, and rhegmatogenous. The most common type is rhegmatogenous, which results from retinal breaks caused by vitreoretinal traction. Risk factors for retinal ...

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Strokes and TIAs. - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2004 - ...Strokes and TIAs Am Fam Physician. 2004 Apr 1;69(7):1679-1680. What is a stroke? What is a TIA? A stroke happens when too little blood flows to the brain. With too little blood flow, the brain does not get enough oxygen and important nutrients. Sometimes people have stroke...

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What Is the Best Collection Device for Screening Cervical Smears? - Cochrane for ...

Apr 1, 2004 - The combination of an extended-tip spatula with an endocervical brush (Cytobrush) is the most effective method for obtaining cervical cells. Detection of endocervical cells is a good indication of adequate smears and detection of disease.

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Atypical Laryngeal Dystonia Caused by an Antiemetic - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Apr 1, 2004 - ...Previous: Strokes and TIAs. Next: Tolerance and Dependence Risk with the Use of Carisoprodol View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 69/No. 7(April 1, 2004) / Atypical Laryngeal Dystonia Caused by an Antiemetic...

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Apr 1, 2004 - ...Risk Classification for Stroke, Death, and Atrial Fibrillation Am Fam Physician. 2004 Apr 1;69(7):1753-1756. As the U.S. population ages and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease increases, the prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) is expected to increase from its current level of...

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Apr 1, 2004 - ...Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of stroke about fivefold, and mortality rates for stroke in these patients also are increased. Anticoagulation with warfarin has been shown repeatedly to reduce the incidence of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, but it carries the...

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Apr 1, 2004 - ...Stroke and TIA MOST RECENT ISSUE Mar 1, 2021 Access the latest issue of American Family Physician Read the Issue Email Alerts Don't miss a single issue. Sign up for the free AFP email table of contents. Sign Up Now Navigate this Article Home / Journals / afp...

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Apr 1, 2004 - ...of serum potassium or creatinine; bilateral renal artery stenosis; hypotension; recent myocardial infarction (MI); cardiac surgery, or stroke; or use of an ARB within the previous two weeks. Eligible patients were assigned to different studies based on left-ventricular ejection...

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Sports and Women Athletes: The Female Athlete Triad - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2004 - ...Next: Strokes and TIAs. View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 69/No. 7(April 1, 2004) / Sports and Women Athletes: The Female Athlete Triad...

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Mar 15, 2004 - ...(24.2 percent) among the subgroup with reinfarction than in those without recurrent ischemia (6.5 percent). The incidence of disabling stroke was low and similar between the angioplasty and fibrinolysis groups (1.6 and 2.0 percent, respectively). The authors conclude that transport...

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Mar 15, 2004 - ...Estrogen therapy recently has been shown to increase the risk of breast cancer, heart disease, stroke, and deep venous thrombosis, but it also decreases the risk of hip fracture. While conventional dosages of estrogen therapy reduced bone loss and bone turnover, lower dosages of...

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Mar 15, 2004 - ...were treated at seven French teaching hospitals. Exclusions from the study included a history of venous thromboembolism, heart disease, or stroke; cancer; systemic inflammatory illness; or recent surgery or prolonged bed rest. Women with any contraindication to estrogen therapy also...

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AAFP News - Mar 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2004 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

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Mar 1, 2004 - ...is adjusted for baseline performance score, age, education, smoking, blood pressure, body mass index, coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, diabetes, cancer, lung disease, infectious disease, and renal disease. P values indicate significant differences between categories....

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Mar 1, 2004 - ...Smoking also was strongly related to mortality from hemorrhagic stroke and increased mortality from other types of stroke and circulatory diseases. Breast cancer mortality did not appear to be related to either OC use or smoking. Cervical cancer deaths were strongly related to OC...

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AAFP News - Mar 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

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Osteoporosis - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - ...Risks of hormone therapy include heart disease, strokes, blood clots, and breast cancer. You need to discuss your health history and your family's health history with your doctor to decide whether your risks from osteoporosis outweigh the risks of hormone therapy. Tips to keep bones...

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New Contraceptive Options - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - Almost one half of pregnancies in the United States are unintended. Primary reasons for the high rate of unplanned pregnancy include dissatisfaction with or underuse of effective contraceptive methods and poor compliance with contraceptive methods that require daily adherence. Several ...

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Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - ...Role of Warfarin in Stroke Prevention The American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, and the Stroke Council have released an advisory statement on stoke prevention. Role of Warfarin in Primary or Secondary Stroke Prevention is available online...

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An Unusual Case of Chest Pain - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

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Feb 15, 2004 - ...Antidepressants Reduce Mortality After a Stroke Am Fam Physician. 2004 Feb 15;69(4):940-941. Clinical Question: Will treatment with an antidepressant reduce poststroke mortality? Setting: Outpatient (specialty) Study Design: Randomized controlled trial (double-blinded) Synopsis:...

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Feb 15, 2004 - ...another sympathomimetic drug, was removed from the market recently because of resultant hemorrhagic strokes. Ephedra has been associated with hypertension, tachycardia, stroke, seizures, and death. Drugs Currently Approved for Treating Obesity The rightsholder did not grant rights...

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Feb 15, 2004 - ...strategies including hormone therapy in postmenopausal women. No benefit was demonstrated, and small excess risks of breast cancer, stroke, and pulmonary emboli were noted in the treatment group. The author uses an epidemiologic review to conclude that recent clinical trials...

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Feb 15, 2004 - ...microalbuminuria, hypercoagulability, dyslipidemia, obesity, and hypertension. Recognition of the increased risk for coronary disease and stroke makes intervention essential in patients with these risk factors. Scott reviewed the management of patients with the metabolic syndrome....

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Feb 15, 2004 - ...insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. Persons who have the syndrome are at increased risk for adverse coronary events and stroke. Aggressive management can decrease mortality. Wong and associates used data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...

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Feb 15, 2004 - ...develops during the second trimester. Complications such as convulsions, pulmonary edema, acute renal or liver damage, coagulopathy, stroke, and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy usually occur in women who develop preeclampsia before 32 weeks' gestation or who have preexisting...

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Feb 15, 2004 - ...four weeks. Patients who had contraindications to beta blockers or unstable angina, myocardial infarction, or coronary revascularization or stroke within the previous two months were excluded from the study. After baseline assessment, 1,511 patients were assigned to carvedilol...

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Management of Peripheral Aterial Disease - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2004 - Peripheral arterial disease is common, but the diagnosis frequently is overlooked because of subtle physical findings and lack of classic symptoms. Screening based on the ankle brachial index using Doppler ultrasonography may be more useful than physical examination alone. Noninvasive ...

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