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Structure and Synchronicity for Better Charting -- FPM

Aug 1, 2011 - Two key characteristics will help you to ensure that your notes communicate not only what you did, but also what you were thinking.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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Site map of FPM Articles

...Tips Magoon Virtual Visits Pipas family wellness promotion Viera Blood Pressure Monitoring EDIT Schrager Hugs Greene Humor Hughes Hypertension Coding LAST Bailey depression Margolius Panel Rubric Pipas mindfulness and physical health Collins Waiting Room EDIT Schrager Goals EDIT...

Family Practice Management

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High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the American Academy of Family Physician's endorsement of guidelines for high blood pressure in children and adolescents.

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Learn how to tell if elevated blood pressure during pregnancy is chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, or preeclampsia; how to manage each of these conditions; and when labor should be induced. Jan 1, 2016 Issue Home Visits for Pregnant Adolescents [FPIN's Help Desk...

American Family Physician

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Statins for Primary Cardiovascular Prevention - Cochrane for Clinicians - American ...

Oct 1, 2011 - Trials to date have found that statins reduce all-cause mortality, composite cardiovascular outcomes, and revascularization. However, most trials included large numbers of persons with known CVD. Clear evidence of the effectiveness of statins to prevent a first cardiovascular event is ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/p767.html

March/April 2020

...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness Cindy Hughes Departments From the Editor On Baby Pictures and Empty Nests - Free Full Text Sarina B. Schrager Practice Pearls • Make office redesign a collaborative project - Free Full Text •...

Family Practice Management

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sleep Disorders - American Family Physician

...Sleep Apnea Improves Essential Hypertension and Quality of Life [Article] 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...

American Family Physician

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October 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Treatment of Hypertension: Insights from the JNC-VI Report Norman M. Kaplan Appropriate Use of Antibiotics for URIs in Children: Part II. Cough, Pharyngitis and the Common Cold Scott F. Dowell; Benjamin Schwartz; William R. Phillips Using DSM-IV Primary Care Version: A...

American Family Physician

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Medicine by the Numbers Department Collection - American Family Physician

From The NNT Group (thennt.com), these provide short, concise, evidence-based ratings of therapies, diagnostic tests, and risk assessments commonly used in family medicine. These rating are based on patient-important benefits and harms.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=113

AFP Clinical Answers Department Collection - American Family Physician

AFP Clinical Answers highlights key clinical questions and and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal's content. The goal is to provide useful tips applicable at the point of care and remind readers of the topics we've covered.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

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Medicine by the Numbers Department Collection - American Family Physician

From The NNT Group (thennt.com), these provide short, concise, evidence-based ratings of therapies, diagnostic tests, and risk assessments commonly used in family medicine. These rating are based on patient-important benefits and harms.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=113&page=0

AFP Clinical Answers Department Collection - American Family Physician

AFP Clinical Answers highlights key clinical questions and and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal's content. The goal is to provide useful tips applicable at the point of care and remind readers of the topics we've covered.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=121&page=0

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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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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1101/

Advances in the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 1998 - Management of the most common type of dementia--Alzheimer's disease--is becoming increasingly sophisticated. Differentiation of Alzheimer's disease from vascular dementia has become therapeutically important, since the choice of treatments depends on the diagnosis. Two cholinesterase ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1101/p1577.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - 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... Mar 15, 2002 Issue Is Thrombolytic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2234&page=3

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2451&page=1

December 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Some Benefit to Treating Mild Hypertension to Prevent Stroke, CV Deaths, and Overall Mortality Allen F. Shaughnessy Adding Sitagliptin Does Not Reduce or Increase the Risk of Cardiovascular Outcomes Mark H. Ebell An Oral Appliance Does Not Improve Sleep in Patients with...

American Family Physician

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Cardiovascular Conditions

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Stream AAFP Cardiovascular CME Virtual Conference

This AAFP cardiology virtual conference takes place May 19-22, 2021. Learn evidence-based CME to prevent, treat, and manage the risk of cardiovascular conditions.

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1999

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American Family Physician

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2002

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American Family Physician

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2010

AFP issues for the year of 2010.

American Family Physician

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New Report Shows U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Worsen

A new report from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation confirms that, with obesity rates for 2017 topping 35 percent of adults in seven states, obesity continues to be a significant health problem in the United States.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181015obesityrpt.html

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in At-risk Adults

On Nov. 24, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a final recommendation statement, evidence review and evidence summary on behavioral counseling interventions to promote a healthy lifestyle in adults with cardiovascular risk factors.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20201203cvcounseling.html

Hierarchical Condition Category Coding

Hierarchical condition category (HCC) coding is a risk-adjustment model designed to estimate future health care costs for patients.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/hierarchical-condition-category.html

Prescribing for Opioid Addiction Is My Responsibility

Federal law requires physicians to pass an eight-hour course and apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., explains why he thinks it's a worthwhile investment.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/prescribing_for_opioid_addiction_is.html

Over the Long Haul, Family Physicians Are Life Savers

Over the Long Haul, Family Physicians Are Life Savers

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

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July 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...AFP Clinical Answers: Migraine Headache, Hypertension in Children, CVD Risk, Acupuncture, Incarcerated Patients Cochrane for Clinicians: Noninvasive Diagnostic Tests for Helicobacter pylori Infection Anne Mounsey; Elizabeth A. Leonard Cochrane for Clinicians: Medication...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/

Clinical Evidence Handbook Department Collection - American Family Physician

This collection is a series of chapters excerpted from Clinical Evidence Handbook, published by the BMJ Publishing Group. They offer systematic reviews of evidence supporting key treatment recommendations on important clinical topics.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=69&page=0

Clinical Evidence Handbook Department Collection - American Family Physician

This collection is a series of chapters excerpted from Clinical Evidence Handbook, published by the BMJ Publishing Group. They offer systematic reviews of evidence supporting key treatment recommendations on important clinical topics.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=69

Case Studies in International Medicine - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - Family physicians in the United States are increasingly called on to manage the complex clinical problems of newly arrived immigrants and refugees. Case studies and discussions are provided in this article to update physicians on the diagnosis and management of potentially unfamiliar ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3040.html

An Organized Approach to Chronic Disease Care -- FPM

Jun 1, 2011 - Delivering better chronic disease care is a team sport that requires a clear game plan.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/p27.html

Medical Advice for Commercial Air Travelers - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 1999 - Family physicians are often asked to advise patients who are preparing to travel. The Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 has enabled more passengers with medical disabilities to choose air travel. All domestic U.S. airlines are required to carry basic (but often limited) medical equipment, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0901/p801.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Sports Medicine - American Family Physician

...Policy Statement on Athletic Participation by Children and Adolescents with Systemic Hypertension [Practice Guidelines] The most common cardiovascular condition in competitive athletes is hypertension. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updated its policy statement using...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2446&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - 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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2285&page=2

Improving Medication Adherence in Patients with Comorbidities - FPIN's Clinical ...

Oct 1, 2011 - Interventions that involve pharmacists to review, simplify, and monitor medication use significantly improve adherence in patients with multiple medical conditions.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/od1.html

Marijuana: Medical Implications - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1999 - Over 50 percent of people will use marijuana sometime in their life. While intoxication lasts two to three hours, the active ingredient in marijuana, delta-9-tetrahydro-cannabinol, can accumulate in fatty tissues, including the brain and testes. Adverse effects from marijuana use ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1201/p2583.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Risk factors of gout include male sex; obesity; hypertension; alcohol intake; and a diet rich in meat, seafood, and fructose-rich food and beverages. Gout is characterized by swelling, pain, or tenderness in a peripheral joint or bursa. Diagnosis is made using several validated...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2340

AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Risk factors of gout include male sex; obesity; hypertension; alcohol intake; and a diet rich in meat, seafood, and fructose-rich food and beverages. Gout is characterized by swelling, pain, or tenderness in a peripheral joint or bursa. Diagnosis is made using several validated...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2340&page=0

Appropriate Use of Antibiotics for URIs in Children: Part II. Cough, Pharyngitis and ...

Oct 15, 1998 - This article summarizes the principles of judicious antimicrobial therapy for three of the five conditions--cough, pharyngitis, the common cold--that account for most of the outpatient use of these drugs in the United States. The principles governing the other two conditions, otitis ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/p1335.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Issue Preeclampsia, Eclampsia, and Hypertension [Clinical Evidence Handbook] What are the effects of preventive interventions in women at risk of preeclampsia? What are the effects of interventions in women who develop mild to moderate hypertension during pregnancy? What are the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2425&page=7

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=12

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=12&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2013 Issue Diabetes: Treating Hypertension [Clinical Evidence Handbook] What are the effects of antihypertensives and different blood pressure targets in persons with diabetes and hypertension? Apr 1, 2013 Issue Screening for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: 10-Year...

American Family Physician

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

Nasopharyngeal Cancer and the Southeast Asian Patient - American Family Physician

May 1, 2001 - Because of a documented increased incidence, nasopharyngeal cancer should be considered when signs or symptoms of ear, nose and throat disease are present in patients from southern China (in particular, Hong Kong and the province of Guangdong) or Southeast Asia. Environmental factors, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1776.html

ACCF/AHA Release Guideline for Early Cardiovascular Risk Assessment - Practice ...

Jul 15, 2011 - Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among adults in the United States. Because coronary heart disease (CHD) has a long asymptomatic latent period, there is an opportunity for early preventive measures. The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF)...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0715/p234.html

Registries Made Simple -- FPM

Jun 1, 2011 - Organizing chronic illness care with a registry will streamline your workflow, improve patient outcomes and provide data for quality improvement.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/p11.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Compared with Other Drug Options for the Treatment of Hypertension [Medicine by the Numbers] Although beta blockers seem to have a positive impact on patient-oriented evidence that matters in patients with hypertension, they appear to be inferior when compared with other...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2297&page=2

February 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Hypertension-Preeclampsia Carvedilol or Metoprolol for Chronic Heart Failure Managing Cancer Cachexia Decreasing Coronary Events in Metabolic Syndrome Islet Transplantation and Insulin Independence Gastric Bypass Improves Diabetes and Hypertension Ottawa Knee...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2447&page=5

October 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Cochrane for Clinicians: Antihypertensive Drug Therapy for Mild to Moderate Hypertension During Pregnancy Nicholas M. LeFevre; Ellisa Krumm Cochrane for Clinicians: Effectiveness and Safety of Factor Xa Inhibitors in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Katherine Cocker; Aaron...

American Family Physician

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

AFP Documents with Keyword: Fractures - American Family Physician

...Mr. and Mrs. J. present to your office for their annual wellness visits. He is 75 years of age, has well-controlled hypertension, does not smoke, and has a body mass index (BMI) of 26 kg per m2. He recently fell while walking from his home to a neighborhood barbeque. Aug 15,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2323

AFP Documents with Keyword: Fractures - American Family Physician

...Mr. and Mrs. J. present to your office for their annual wellness visits. He is 75 years of age, has well-controlled hypertension, does not smoke, and has a body mass index (BMI) of 26 kg per m2. He recently fell while walking from his home to a neighborhood barbeque. Aug 15,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2323&page=0

Racial Differences in Outcomes Demand Greater Vigilance

Black men are twice as likely as their white peers to die from a first heart attack. Ada Stewart, M.D., writes that enhanced education and prevention could change that.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20170717lv-heartattack.html

January 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Improves Essential Hypertension and Quality of Life Donald F. Silverberg; Adrian Iaina; Arie Oksenberg Genitourinary Infections and Their Association with Preterm Labor Lorie F. Cram; Maria-Isabel Zapata; Eugene C. Toy; Benton Baker How...

American Family Physician

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

AAFP Online CME

View all AAFP CME online activities.

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AAFP Performance Improvement CME

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on performance Improvement and earn CME credit.

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2017

AFP issues for the year 2017.

American Family Physician

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Choosing Wisely: Don’t initiate antihypertensive treatment in individuals ≥ 60 years of...

Don’t initiate antihypertensive treatment in individuals ≥ 60 years of age for systolic blood pressure < 150 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=267

PerformanceNavigator: Cardiometabolic Conditions

Satisfy your ABFM Performance Improvement Activities and Self-Assessment Activities requirements through a live or on demand performance in practice experience that addresses some of the most prevalent medical conditions seen by family physicians.

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Cardiovascular

The Cardiovascular Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/cardiovascular-clinical-recommendation-guidelines.html

1998

AFP issues for the year of 1998.

American Family Physician

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2003

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2006

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2008

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2009

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2015

AFP issues for the year 2015.

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FDA: Fluoroquinolones Boost Risk of Aortic Ruptures, Tears

The FDA has issued a drug safety announcement advising that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can increase the risk for aortic ruptures or tears. This class of antibiotics should be used in at-risk patients only if no other treatment options are available, warns the agency.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190109fluoroquinolones.html

Offer Behavioral Counseling to Prevent CVD in at-Risk Adults

On May 12, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on behavioral counseling interventions to promote a healthy lifestyle to prevent cardiovascular disease in at-risk adults.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200520uspstfcvd.html

AAFP Delivers Useful Clinical Resources for 2018

The AAFP offered a wide range of clinical recommendations and resources throughout 2017 -- including practice guidelines, immunization guidance and preventive services recommendations -- that members can use in 2018 and beyond.

https://www.aafp.org/news/resources-tools-2018/20180103yir-clinical.html

METRIC for AAFP Chapters

Learn how AAFP Chapters can help their members with performance improvement through the METRIC CME activity.

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METRIC for Practice Groups

Complete your Performance Improvement Activities project with your practice group, residency program, or AAFP Chapter. Learn how to get started together.

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Clinical Practice Guidelines

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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....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2349&page=1

Risk Reduction

Learn about the risks of ADHD and ADHD medications in the Adult ADHD Toolkit.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/emotional-wellbeing/adhd-toolkit/risk-reduction.html

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 ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1126.html

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2238&page=2

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

...Screening is best done with annual spot urine albumin/creatinine ratio testing. Treatment includes management of hyperglycemia, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cessation of tobacco use. Blood pressure should be monitored. Several medications may help prevent or slow progression of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2377

AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - 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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2377&page=1

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

...Screening is best done with annual spot urine albumin/creatinine ratio testing. Treatment includes management of hyperglycemia, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cessation of tobacco use. Blood pressure should be monitored. Several medications may help prevent or slow progression of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2377&page=0

Appropriate Aspirin Use for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Editorials: ...

Jun 15, 2011 - The factor most strongly associated with appropriate aspirin use is a conversation between the patient and physician. The National Committee for Quality Assurance has proposed that health plans measure their members' use of aspirin, as well as the extent to which physicians discuss ...

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/p1380.html

Pitfalls in the Radiologic Evaluation of Extremity Trauma: Part I. The Upper Extremity ...

Mar 1, 1998 - Family physicians often are required to evaluate patients who present with acute skeletal trauma. The first of this two-part series discusses the features and evaluation of some commonly missed fractures and dislocations of the upper limb, excluding the hand. Dislocations of the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0301/p995.html

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....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0501/

FPIN's Help Desk Answers Department Collection - American Family Physician

Help Desk Answers 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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=114

FPIN's Help Desk Answers Department Collection - American Family Physician

Help Desk Answers 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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=114&page=0

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=17

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.

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American Family Physician : Department Collection

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

...cardiovascular disease, the use of combined oral contraceptives (OCs) should be considered carefully in women who smoke and in those with hypertension or hyperlipidemia. Dec 1, 2012 Issue The Effects of Combination Contraceptives on Weight [Cochrane for Clinicians] Compared...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Musculoskeletal Care - 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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...Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness [Feature] As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios. March/April 2019 Issue Skin Deep: How to Properly...

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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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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: 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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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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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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...Setting a goal, identifying the right patients, and implementing team care can help bring hypertension under control. November/December 2015 Issue Putting Pre-Visit Planning Into Practice [Feature] Patient visits can be more effective if much of the information gathering...

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