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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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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

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 ...

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

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

American Family Physician : Article

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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

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

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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

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

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sports Medicine - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2002 Issue Managing Hypertension in Athletes and Physically Active Patients [Article] Athletes and other physically active patients should be screened for hypertension and given appropriate therapy if needed. Mild hypertension should be treated with non-pharmacologic...

American Family Physician

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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 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

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1999

AFP issues for the year of 1999.

American Family Physician

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2002

AFP issues for the year of 2002.

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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

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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Diabetic Nephropathy: Preventing Progression - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American ...

Mar 15, 2011 - What are the effects of treatments to prevent progression of nephropathy in persons with type 1 and type 2 diabetes and early and late nephropathy?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/p732.html

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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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

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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

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

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 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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2445&page=4

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

Medical Care for Immigrants and Refugees - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1998 - Refugees and other immigrants often present with clinical problems that are as varied as their previous experiences. Clinical presentations may range from unusual infectious diseases to problems with transition. This article describes medical conditions associated with immigrants, as ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0301/p1061.html

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2425&page=9

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

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0501/

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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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

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/

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/

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0115/

Cytochrome P450: New Nomenclature and Clinical Implications - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1998 - Many drug interactions are a result of inhibition or induction of cytochrome P450 enzymes (CYP450). The CYP3A subfamily is involved in many clinically significant drug interactions, including those involving nonsedating antihistamines and cisapride, that may result in cardiac ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0101/p107.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

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 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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2391&page=1

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

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

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/issues/2017.html

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.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/all/performancenavigator.html

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Cardiovascular

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

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1998

AFP issues for the year of 1998.

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/issues/1998.html

2003

AFP issues for the year of 2003.

American Family Physician

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2006

AFP issues for the year of 2006.

American Family Physician

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2015

AFP issues for the year 2015.

American Family Physician

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2008

AFP issues for the year of 2008.

American Family Physician

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2009

AFP issues for the year of 2009.

American Family Physician

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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.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/metric/chapters.html

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.

https://www.aafp.org/cme/programs/metric/groups.html

Risk Reduction

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

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Clinical Practice Guidelines

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AAFP Online CME

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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

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

AAP Reports on Diagnosis and Prevention of Iron Deficiency Anemia - Practice Guidelines...

Mar 1, 2011 - Iron is the most common single-nutrient deficiency among children in developing countries and is a common cause of anemia in industrialized nations. A report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides information on the diagnosis and prevention of iron deficiency anemia.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0301/p624.html

Hyperlipidemia Treatment in Children: The Younger, the Better - Editorials: ...

Sep 1, 2010 - Despite the absence of data in children demonstrating morbidity and mortality reduction by aggressive treatment of lipid disorders, the overwhelming data in adults (e.g., decreasing LDL cholesterol, improved morbidity and mortality) and evidence of atherosclerotic lesions developing in ...

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0901/p460.html

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0215/

AFP Documents with Keyword: Liver Disorders - American Family Physician

...Major complications of cirrhosis include ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, hepatic encephalopathy, portal hypertension, variceal bleeding, and hepatorenal syndrome. Diagnostic studies on ascitic fluid should include a differential leukocyte count, total protein level, a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2382&page=1

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

Browse FPM Documents on Topic: org.aafp.jms.model.TaxonomyTerm@3be7ac82

...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. January/February 2020 Issue The 2020 Medicare...

Family Practice Management

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...A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension [Improving Patient Care] The article offers an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, based on the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood...

Family Practice Management

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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. January/February 2020 Issue The 2020 Medicare...

Family Practice Management

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Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

Family Practice Management : Department Collection

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Practice Pearls Department Collection

Practice management tips from family physicians and the literature.

Family Practice Management : Department Collection

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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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0315/

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/

Browse FPM Documents on Topic: org.aafp.jms.model.TaxonomyTerm@34b3ed25

...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 2018 Issue It's Time to Go RAFing [From...

Family Practice Management

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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...

American Family Physician

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

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2278&page=2

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

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

American Family Physician : Article

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

AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2018 Issue Blood Pressure Targets for Patients with Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians] Achieving a target BP of 135/85 mm Hg or less does not decrease the risk of total cardiovascular events vs. treating to a target of 140 to 160/90 to 100 mm...

American Family Physician

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

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

Oral Pharmacologic Management of Type 2 Diabetes - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1999 - Epidemiologic and interventional studies have led to lower treatment targets for type 2 diabetes (formerly known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes), including a glycosylated hemoglobin level of 7 percent or less and a before-meal blood glucose level of 80 to 120 mg per dL (4.4 to 6.7 ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1201/p2613.html

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... Feb 1, 2004 Issue Suspected...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2431&page=2

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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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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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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AFP Documents with Keyword: Adolescent Care - American Family Physician

...(BP) in children and adolescents in 2004. An updated guideline was released by the AAP to address increased interest in childhood hypertension (HTN) and an updated search of the literature on the topic. Jul 1, 2017 Issue Use of Media by School-Aged Children and Adolescents: A...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2016 Issue Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Treatment [Article] Diagnosing pulmonary hypertension can be challenging because of nonspecific symptoms that may be attributed to comorbidities. Using a stepwise approach, physicians can minimize risks and avoid...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...Obesity is one of the most common medical problems in the United States and a risk factor for illnesses such as hypertension, diabetes, degenerative arthritis and myocardial infarction. It is a cause of significant morbidity and mortality and generates great social and financial...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Adolescent Care - American Family Physician

...(BP) in children and adolescents in 2004. An updated guideline was released by the AAP to address increased interest in childhood hypertension (HTN) and an updated search of the literature on the topic. Jul 1, 2017 Issue Use of Media by School-Aged Children and Adolescents: A...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2016 Issue Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Treatment [Article] Diagnosing pulmonary hypertension can be challenging because of nonspecific symptoms that may be attributed to comorbidities. Using a stepwise approach, physicians can minimize risks and avoid...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - American Family ...

...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, 2019 Issue...

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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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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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...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...

Family Practice Management

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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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