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Recognizing Problem Sleepiness in Your Patient - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 1999 - Normal sleep is required for optimal functioning. Normal wakefulness should be effortless and free of unintended sleep episodes. Problem sleepiness is common and occurs when the quantity of sleep is inadequate because of primary sleep disorders, other medical conditions or lifestyle ...

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February 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement Practice Guidelines ACIP Releases 2015 Adult Immunization Schedule Jamie Loehr ACIP Releases 2015 Childhood Immunization Schedules Jamie Loehr Answering Clinical Questions...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...matters) were highly rated by Canadian Medical Association members using a validated tool. Topics in this year’s group of studies include hypertension, treatment of infections, pain management, and behavioral medicine. Apr 1, 2019 Issue Understanding the High Cost of Insulin:...

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November 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia: A Practice Bulletin from ACOG Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection: Recommendation...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Peripheral Vascular Disease - American Family Physician

...Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects 12% to 60% of Americans 60 years and older, with significant risk factors being hypertension, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, and smoking. Intermittent claudication is the classic symptom of PAD. Resting ankle-brachial index testing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Arrhythmias - American Family Physician

...atrial fibrillation (AF) include increasing age, rheumatic heart disease, poor left ventricular function, previous myocardial infarction, hypertension and a past history of a thromboembolic event. Patients with AF sh... Jan 15, 1998 Issue Advances in the Treatment of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Failure - American Family Physician

...failure make prevention a more attractive public health strategy than treatment. Aggressive management of etiologic factors, including hypertension, coronary artery disease, valvular disease and excessive alcohol intake,... Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Advertisement...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Peripheral Vascular Disease - American Family Physician

...Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects 12% to 60% of Americans 60 years and older, with significant risk factors being hypertension, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, and smoking. Intermittent claudication is the classic symptom of PAD. Resting ankle-brachial index testing...

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March 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Regression of LVH in Patients with Hypertension Isosorbide Dinitrate Plus Hydralazine in Black Patients Useful Treatments for Fibromyalgia Syndrome Clinical Evidence Handbook Neonatal Jaundice Anthony Kwaku Akobeng Practice Guidelines Report on the Diagnosis,...

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August 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment Richard Stringham; Nipa R. Shah Managing the Adverse Effects of Radiation Therapy Franklin J. Berkey Prostatitis: Diagnosis and Treatment Victoria J. Sharp; Elizabeth B. Takacs; Charles R. Powell...

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New Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1998 - Alzheimer's disease is characterized by degeneration of various structures in the brain, with development of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. Deficiencies of acetylcholine and other neurotransmitters also occur. Pharmacologic treatment of the disease generally seeks to ...

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The Child With ADHD: Using the AAP Clinical Practice Guideline - American Family Physician

May 1, 2001 - The American Academy of Pediatrics developed an evidence-based clinical practice guideline that provides recommendations for the assessment and diagnosis of school-aged children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This guideline, the first of two guidelines to provide ...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dementia - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Apr 1, 2019 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dementia - American Family Physician

...N.D. is a 72-year-old white man who presents for a preventive visit. He smokes, and his medical history is significant for essential hypertension, which is stable and well controlled with medication. N.D.'s close friend was recently diagnosed with dementia, and N.D. is concerned...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dementia - American Family Physician

...characterized by onset in the sixth or seventh decade of life, subcortical neurologic deficits, psychiatric disorders and evidence of hypertension or systemic vascular disease. The status of senile dementia of th... Nov 1, 1998 Issue Advances in the Treatment of Alzheimer's...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...issues specific to pregnancy in obese women. Women who are obese are at increased risk of complications of pregnancy such as gestational hypertension and diabetes, preeclampsia, fetal macrosomia, spon... Dec 1, 2005 Issue Nonmedical Ultrasonography During Pregnancy [Curbside...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dementia - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Apr 1, 2019 Issue...

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May 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

...Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension Trenton D. Nauser; Steven W. Stites The Child With ADHD: Using the AAP Clinical Practice Guideline Carla T. Herrerias; James M. Perrin; Martin T. Stein Departments AAFP News: AFP Edition Newsletter Rosemarie...

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May 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Editorials: Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension in Adults Aged 60 Years or Older: A Guideline You Can Trust Michael LeFevre; Paul A. James Cochrane for Clinicians: Beta2 Agonists for Acute Cough or a Clinical Diagnosis of Acute Bronchitis William E. Cayley Jr....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old man presents for an annual visit. He has no history of hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), or diabetes mellitus; has never smoked; and has no family history of CVD. His lipid panel results from one year ago were normal, and he has no current symptoms of CVD....

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October 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Sildenafil Equal to Bosentan in Pulmonary Hypertension Therapy Clinical Evidence Handbook Postnatal Depression Louise Howard Practice Guidelines New AHA Recommendations for Blood Pressure Measurement Liz Smith AAP Report on Pregnancy in Adolescents Laura...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Embolism - American Family Physician

...clot propagation and preventing the recurrence of thrombus, the occurrence of pulmonary embolism, and the development of pulmonary hypertension, which can be a complication of multiple recurrent pulmonary emboli. About 30 percent of patient... Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 Next...

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March 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Managing the Patient with Hard-to-Control Hypertension Suzanne Oparil; David A. Calhoun Detecting Celaic Disease in Your Patients Harold T. Pruessner Examination of the Placenta Joseph F. Yetter, III Medical Care for Immigrants and Refugees Thomas Gavagan; Lisa...

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October 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Controlling Hypertension in Patients with Diabetes Sherri L. Konzem; Victoria S. DeVore; David W. Bauer Prevention of Iron Deficiency in Infants and Toddlers Louis A. Kazal, Jr. Adverse Reactions to Contrast Material. Recognition, Prevention and Treatment Thomas G. Maddox...

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July 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...British Hypertension Society Guidelines Update Beta-Lactam Monotherapy for Patients with Sepsis Clinical Evidence Handbook Asthma James M. Fitzgerald; Rodolfo J. Dennis; Ivan Solarte Practice Guidelines ACIP Releases 2004 Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of...

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March 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Hypertension and Thiazide Diuretics: Reviewing ALLHAT Are Family Meals Good for the Health of Adolescents? POEMS Should Atenolol Be Used for Hypertension? Acid-Suppressive Therapy and Increased Risk of CAP ARBs vs. ACE Inhibitors to Prevent Nephropathy Progression...

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May 1, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Managing Hypertension Using Combination Therapy Jennifer E. Frank Trigeminal Neuralgia Rudolph M. Krafft Departments Keeping Up to Date Tips From Other Journals Do 12 Contractions per Hour Reliably Predict Labor? Pharmacologic Agents Effective in Treating...

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May 15, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Difficult-to-Control or Resistant Hypertension Anthony J. Viera; Alan L. Hinderliter Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Stephen M. Adams; Matthew W. Good; Gina M. DeFranco Finding High-Quality Review Articles David C. Slawson;...

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October 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Secondary Hypertension: Discovering the Underlying Cause Lesley Charles; Jean Triscott; Bonnie Dobbs Departments AAFP News: AFP Edition Editorials: Treating Aging with Testosterone Adriane Fugh-Berman Cochrane for Clinicians: Laxatives for the Management of...

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May 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...AFP Clinical Answers: Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease Cochrane for Clinicians: Saline Irrigation for Allergic Rhinitis Karl T. Clebak; Julianna Naccarato; Timothy D. Riley Cochrane for Clinicians: Aromatase Inhibitors...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old woman with no history of diabetes mellitus or hypertension asks to be screened for chronic kidney disease (CKD). Her 88-year-old mother has end-stage renal disease and is currently undergoing renal dialysis. The patient says she wants to take all necessary precautions...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vaginitis - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Mar 1, 2018 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Eye/Vision Disorders - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old black woman presents to your office for a routine well-woman examination. Her medical history is significant for hypertension, which is well controlled with medication. She mentions that her mother was diagnosed with glaucoma a few years ago and is currently undergoing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Eye/Vision Disorders - American Family Physician

...Case study: A 68-year-old black man presents for a routine checkup and refill of his hypertension medication. He has smoked a pack of cigarettes daily for more than 45 years. He asks if he should be screened for cataracts, which his father developed in his 60s. The patient reports...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...Chronic kidney disease affects approximately 19 million adult Americans, and its incidence is increasing rapidly. Diabetes and hypertension are the underlying causes in most cases of chronic kidney disease. Evidence suggests that progression to kidney failure can be delayed or...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...A 55-year-old woman with no history of diabetes mellitus or hypertension asks to be screened for chronic kidney disease (CKD). Her 88-year-old mother has end-stage renal disease and is currently undergoing renal dialysis. The patient says she wants to take all necessary precautions...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vaginitis - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Mar 1, 2018 Issue...

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July 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Long-Acting Calcium Channel Blockers in Hypertension Optimization of Medication Use in the Elderly Population Treatment of Anogenital Warts With 0.5 Percent Podofilox Gel Weight Change and Risk of Hypertension in Women Linoleic Acid and Calcium for Prevention of...

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July 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

...A Rational Approach to the Treatment of Hypertension in Special Populations W. Dallas Hall Responses to Questions About the Specialty of Family Practice as a Career Julea G. Garner; Joseph E. Scherger; John W. Beasley; Wm. MacMillan Rodney; David E. Swee; Elizabeth A....

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December 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Hypertension in Pregnancy Signals Hypertension Later Update on Pneumococcal Antibiotic Resistance Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Heart Disease in Diabetic Women COER Verapamil Is Ineffective in Preventing CV Disease POEMS Is the Four-Glass Test for Prostatitis Useful?...

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March 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Weight Loss Reduces Long-term Risk of Hypertension Antibiotics Unnecessary for Management of Conjunctivitis Antitobacco Advertising Has Positive Effect on Adolescents Cognitive Therapy Reduces Subsequent Suicide Attempts Family History Indicator for Colorectal Cancer...

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October 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Alcohol Consumption and CVD Risk in Men with Hypertension Impact of Chronic Cough on Patients' Quality of Life Patient Adherence to Warfarin and Anticoagulation Control Do Steroids and Beta Agonists Reduce Mortality with COPD? Group Exercise Program Beneficial for...

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Top 20 POEMs of 2020

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.

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Choosing Wisely: Don’t initiate medications to treat new and emerging symptoms without ...

Don’t initiate medications to treat new and emerging symptoms without first ascertaining that the new symptom is not an adverse drug event of an already prescribed medication.

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AFP Podcast Interviews and Videos

Collection of the interviews and videos from the AFP Podcast. The AFP Podcast is a discussion of the key evidence-based learning points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). Each episode includes brief summaries of articles and other features.

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October 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...JNC8 Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension in Adults Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Safety of Long-Acting Beta Agonists in Adults with Asthma Aaron Saguil; David S. Garcia Psychological Therapies for Chronic...

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November 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Cochrane for Clinicians: Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibitors vs. Other Antihypertensive Drug Classes for Hypertension Jeffrey C. Leggit Cochrane for Clinicians: Oral H1 Antihistamines as Add-on Therapy to Topical Treatment for Eczema Katherine Cocker; Aaron Saguil...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Office Procedures - American Family Physician

...manual readings are an average 13.4 to 14.5 mm Hg (systolic) higher than daytime ambulatory or automated readings in patients with hypertension. Jul 1, 2018 Issue Staples vs. Sutures After Cesarean Delivery [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] Patients believe that staples and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Exercise Prescription - American Family Physician

...to many chronic diseases that occur in older adults, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus, lung disease, Alzheimer disease, hypertension, and cancer.... Apr 1, 2009 Issue Aerobic Activity for Cognitive Function [Cochrane for Clinicians] Physical activity...

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

...Interventions following a transient ischemic attack are aimed at preventing a future episode or stroke. Hypertension, current smoking, obesity, physical inactivity, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia are all well-known risk factors, and controlling these factors can have dramatic...

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

...ischemic attack are common problems in primary care, with stroke survivors averaging 10 outpatient visits per year. Risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia should be evaluated during each office visit. Attention should be given to... Jun 1, 2007...

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

...to control blood pressure, cholesterol levels, diabetes mellitus, and atrial fibrillation. Lowering blood pressure in patients with hypertension prevents ... Oct 1, 2003 Issue Are Anticoagulants Better than Antiplatelet Agents for Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke? [Cochrane...

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

...years have yielded important results that have allowed us to refine our approach to stroke prevention. Treatment of isolated systolic hypertension prevents stroke and is generally well tolerated. New antiplatelet agents (clopidogrel and the combination ... Jan 1, 1998 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Office Procedures - American Family Physician

...manual readings are an average 13.4 to 14.5 mm Hg (systolic) higher than daytime ambulatory or automated readings in patients with hypertension. Jul 1, 2018 Issue Staples vs. Sutures After Cesarean Delivery [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] Patients believe that staples and...

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January 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

...STEPS: Nebivolol/Valsartan (Byvalson) for Hypertension Nathan Lamberton; Ardis M. Copenhaver Photo Quiz: Abrupt Onset of a Tender Rash on the Upper and Lower Extremities Nguyet-Cam Lam; Emelia Perez Practice Guidelines: H. pylori Infection: ACG Updates Treatment...

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March 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Editorials: ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline: What Is New? What Do We Do? Michael LeFevre STEPS: Lesinurad (Zurampic) for Gout Phung C. On Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Thyroid Cancer Elisabeth Kato; David W. Niebuhr Photo Quiz: Recurrent Oral...

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March 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Editorials: ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline: What Is New? What Do We Do? Michael LeFevre STEPS: Lesinurad (Zurampic) for Gout Phung C. On Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Thyroid Cancer Elisabeth Kato; David W. Niebuhr Photo Quiz: Recurrent Oral...

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September 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Treatment Beth Dunlap; George W. Weyer Departments AAFP News: AFP Edition Editorials: Preventing Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care John W. Ely; Mark L. Graber Close-ups: Healthy Aging with Intimations of Mortality Caroline...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prostate Cancer - American Family Physician

...Case Study: A 61-year-old black man presents for a routine checkup. He has hypertension and diabetes mellitus that are well controlled with medication. During the visit, he tells you that a friend advised him to get a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate...

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September 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Fenoldopam for Parenteral Treatment of Severe Hypertension Features of Allergic Fungal Sinusitis on CT Scan Evaluation of Unilateral Breast Masses in Men Immunization Guidelines for International Travelers Cost-effective Immunization Against Hemophilus Influenzae...

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February 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Controlling Hypertension with Angiotensin II Receptors Management Challenges of Liver Cirrhosis Effective Health Care Approaches in Elderly Patients Do Glucocorticoids Relieve Symptoms of Croup? Increased Osteoporosis Risk in Elderly Hypertensive Women Patient...

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July 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Is Treatment for Hypertension Aggressive Enough? Weight-Bearing Exercise and Fall Prevention in the Elderly Does Tai Chi Reduce the Risk of Falling in Older Adults? POEMS Effect of Fetal Fibronectin on Preterm Labor Can Antibiotics Prevent Recurrent MI?...

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December 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Diagnosis of Secondary Hypertension: An Age-Based Approach Anthony J. Viera; Dana Neutze Perioperative Antiplatelet Therapy Pierre Guy Chassot; Carlo Marcucci; Alain Delabays; Donat R. Spahn Diagnosis, Initial Management, and Prevention of Meningitis David M. Bamberger...

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April 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs for Primary Hypertension Irbert L. Vega Cultural Competence Education for Health Care Professionals Melanie Raffoul; Kenneth W. Lin Photo Quiz Red Rash on the Back Robert P. Lennon; Alexander R. Kim Curbside Consultation Counseling...

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September 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Cochrane for Clinicians: Blood Pressure Targets for Patients with Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease Dustin K. Smith; Paul Seales; Sajeewane Seales Editorials: Radon: A Leading Environmental Cause of Lung Cancer R. William Field Photo Quiz: A Painless Facial Nodule...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Health Maintenance and Counseling - American Family Physician

...Certain modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease have their beginnings in childhood. Cigarette smoking, hypertension, physical inactivity, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, hyperinsulinemia, homocysteinemia and poor nutrition in childhood and adolescence may all contribute to...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders - American Family Physician

...Hypothyroidism is a clinical disorder commonly encountered by the primary care physician. Untreated hypothyroidism can contribute to hypertension, dyslipidemia, infertility, cognitive impairment, and neuromuscular dysfunction. Data derived from the National Health and Nutrition...

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Abuse of Over-the-Counter Medications Among Teenagers and Young Adults - Editorials - ...

Oct 1, 2011 - In recent years, recognition of over-the-counter (OTC) medication abuse by patients—especially teenagers and young adults—has increased.1 Abuse is defined as the use of a drug to experience psychoactive effects instead of for its medical indication. OTC medications are easily abused ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

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Acute Coronary Syndrome (Unstable Angina and non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) - ...

Aug 15, 2009 - What are the effects of antiplatelet, antithrombin, anti-ischemic, and lipid-lowering treatments in persons with acute coronary syndrome? What are the effects of invasive treatments?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

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February 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

...Chronic Hypertension and Adverse Neonatal Outcomes Outcome of Immunoprophylaxis in HBsAg-Positive Neonates CT to Exclude Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Severe Headaches Metformin Use in Overweight Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Oral vs. Vaginal Misoprostol for the...

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January 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Diuretics Are Treatment of Choice for Hypertension Antibiotics for Community-Acquired Pneumonia Increasing Adherence to Pap Screening Guidelines POEMS Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Alzheimer's Disease Early Mobilization Improves Pneumonia Outcomes Single Daily...

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April 1, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: AHA/ATS Release Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Jennifer Wilkes Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Preventing Drowning: What You Should Know Recurrent Urinary Tract...

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April 1, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: AHA/ATS Release Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Jennifer Wilkes Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Preventing Drowning: What You Should Know Recurrent Urinary Tract...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...and were highly rated by Canadian Medical Association members using a validated tool. Topics in this year’s group of studies include hypertension, behavioral medicine, cardiovascular medicine, cancer screening, and infections. Mar 1, 2020 Issue Point-of-Care Ultrasonography...

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October 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Hypertension: Doxazosin or Chlorthalidone? Ketogenic Diets for Pediatric Epilepsy: Do They Work? Should an Episiotomy Be Routine in Childbirth? Axillary vs. Rectal Temperatures in Children Nonsedating Antihistamines: Are They Truly Nonsedating? Use of...

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March 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Midlife Hypertension Increases Later Stroke Risk Omega-3 Fatty Acids and CHD Prevention POEMS Patient Information Dying and Preparatory Grief Hereditary Hemochromatosis What Are Lipomas? Triple Screening in Pregnancy--What It Is and What to Expect CME...

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November 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Systolic Hypertension Affects Balance, Gait, and Fall Risk Oral Magnesium Improves Outcomes in Patients with CAD Evaluating Older Adults with Mild Memory Problems Accuracy of Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring POEMS Effect of Bed and Pillow Covers in Allergic Rhinitis...

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October 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

...ACE Inhibitor vs. Diuretic for Hypertension Therapy Combining Beta2 Agonists and Corticosteroids in COPD Itch: Etiology, Evaluation, and Available Treatments A Visual Tool to Aid Diabetes Control in Inner City Patients Hypoestrogenemia Is a Risk Factor for CAD in...

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November 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Blood Lead and Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women Antibiotic Therapy After Acute Myocardial Infarction Is It Time to Reconsider Use of ECT for Depression? Some Thrombophilias Are Associated with Fetal Loss Early Treatment of Vaginosis Improves Pregnancy Outcomes...

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March 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Initial Evaluation of Hypertension Mark H. Ebell Photo Quiz Chronic, Papular Rash That Develops a Wheal When Rubbed Edward L. Lain; Sylvia Hsu CME Quiz Commentary Letters to the Editor Trained Caregivers Provide Valuable Role in Childbirth Amy Denham...

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May 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Improving the Quality of Care for Patients with Hypertension Laura Coughlin Use of Antiretrovirals to Prevent HIV Infection from a Nonoccupational Source Laura Coughlin Answering Clinical Questions Point-of-Care Guides Evidence-Based Adjustment of Warfarin (Coumadin)...

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August 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Beta Blockers as First-Line Therapy for Hypertension? Regular Exercise Reduces Dementia Risk Noncaloric Drinks Promote Weight Loss in Adolescents POEMS Omega-3 Fats Do Not Affect Mortality Rates Dental Restoration with Amalgam Safe in Children Mammography...

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August 1, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Interventions to Improve Blood Pressure Control in Patients with Hypertension Kathryn K. Holder Alpha-glucosidase Inhibitors May Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Jessica T. Servey Antiretroviral Prophylaxis for Occupational Exposure to HIV Clarissa Kripke Photo...

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February 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Evaluation and Treatment of Severe Asymptomatic Hypertension Chad S. Kessler; Yazen Joudeh Preterm Labor William G. Sayres, Jr. Sexual Assault of Women Helen Luce; Sarina B. Schrager; Valerie Gilchrist Departments Keeping Up to Date Tips From Other Journals...

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January 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Dietary Management of Hypertension: What Works vs. What Matters Sean C. Lucan Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure All editors in a position to control...

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Office Care of the Premature Infant: Part II. Common Medical and Surgical Problems - ...

May 15, 1998 - Medical problems associated with prematurity are frequently complex, and a multidisciplinary approach is often required. Some common problems include the following: (1) anemia, which can be reduced by iron supplementation, (2) cerebral palsy or mental retardation as a result of ...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Apr 1, 2020 Issue Bedtime Instead of Morning Ingestion of Hypertension Medication Equals a Significantly Higher Reduction in Cardiovascular Disease Risk [POEMs] This study found a significant reduction in mortality and morbidity among patients who took their once-daily...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...atrial fibrillation (AF) include increasing age, rheumatic heart disease, poor left ventricular function, previous myocardial infarction, hypertension and a past history of a thromboembolic event. Patients with AF sh... Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 Advertisement Email Alerts...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...The latest installment of the top 20 research studies for primary care physicians includes studies on cardiovascular disease and hypertension, infections, diabetes mellitus, musculoskeletal problems, and cancer screening, among other topics. The five highest-rated practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...Case Study: A 61-year-old black man presents for a routine checkup. He has hypertension and diabetes mellitus that are well controlled with medication. During the visit, he tells you that a friend advised him to get a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...May 1, 2019 Issue Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. May 1, 2019 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...death in women, as well as an important cause of disability, although many women and their physicians underestimate the risk. Exercise, hypertension treatment, smoking cessation and aspirin therapy are effective measures for the primary prevention of co... Dec 15, 2000 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sleep Disorders - American Family Physician

...R.K. is a 52-year-old white man who presents to your office for a preventive health visit. He is overweight and has a history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia, which are stable and well controlled with medication. One of his coworkers was recently diagnosed with obstructive sleep...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Apr 1, 2020 Issue Bedtime Instead of Morning Ingestion of Hypertension Medication Equals a Significantly Higher Reduction in Cardiovascular Disease Risk [POEMs] This study found a significant reduction in mortality and morbidity among patients who took their once-daily...

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