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AFP Documents with Keyword: Laboratory Evaluation - American Family Physician

...system infections in immunocompromised patients, subarachnoid hemorrhage, spontaneous intracranial hypotension, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and malignancy. Jul 1, 2019 Issue Evaluating Diagnostic Tests: Introducing a New...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - 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: Diabetes - 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...patients with diabetes, there are still a few holdouts that suggest aggressive treatment. This analysis shows that the ideal range for hypertension control in patients with diabetes is between 140 and 150 mm Hg; highe... Jun 15, 2016 Issue Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...and blood pressure levels can provide patients and physicians with valuable information in the management of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Home monitoring allows patients to play an active role in their care and may improve treatment adherence and clinical outc... Jun 15,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Tight control of blood glucose levels and risk factors for cardiovascular disease (e.g., hypertension, hypercholesterolemia) can substantially reduce the incidence of microvascular and macrovascular complications from type 1 diabetes. Physicians play an important role in helping...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Insulin resistance can be linked to diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease and other abnormalities. These abnormalities constitute the insulin resistance syndrome. Because resistance usually develops long before these diseases appear, identifying and treating...

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AHA Updates Guidelines on CVD Prevention in Women - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Jan 1, 2012 - Major changes addressed in the American Heart Association's (AHA) 2011 guidelines on cardiovascular disease (CVD) are that benefits and risks found in the clinical practice setting were strongly considered, and recommendations were not based solely on benefits found in the clinical ...

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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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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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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 ...

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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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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...lives independently and has a daughter and grandchildren who live within 30 miles of her. She presents for a follow-up visit to renew her hypertension medications. Her blood pressure is well contro... Jun 15, 2020 Issue Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - 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.... Jan 1, 2010 Issue Promoting Physical Activity in Older Adults [Editorials] Nov 1, 2009 Issue Therapeutic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - 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: 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: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2015 Issue Chlorthalidone vs. Hydrochlorothiazide for Treatment of Hypertension [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] Chlorthalidone produces slightly greater reductions in blood pressure compared with hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), but it is associated with greater declines in serum...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...lives independently and has a daughter and grandchildren who live within 30 miles of her. She presents for a follow-up visit to renew her hypertension medications. Her blood pressure is well contro... Jun 15, 2020 Issue Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults:...

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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: 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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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Case study: ST is a 55-year-old man who you see regularly for hypertension and depression. He is overweight and sedentary, and his elder sister recently had a heart attack. He asks you whether he should take a daily aspirin, just in case. Aug 15, 2002 Issue Benefits and Risks...

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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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Respiratory Indications for Polysomnography in Children - Practice Guidelines - ...

Feb 1, 2012 - Although assessment of sleep disorders in children relies on the history and physical examination, polysomnography (PSG) is sometimes used to aid in the diagnosis. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has provided recommendations regarding the use of the test in children. This ...

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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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Alternative Therapies for Traditional Disease States: Menopause - American Family ...

Jul 1, 2002 - With growing concern about the use of hormone replacement therapy, some women are looking for alternative treatments for menopausal symptoms and preventing postmenopausal cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. In observational trials, exercise has been associated with decreased ...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...occur in more than 30 percent of women 40 to 60 years of age. Risk factors include nulliparity, obesity, family history, black race, and hypertension. Many tumors are asymptomatic and may be diagnosed incidentally. A... Apr 1, 2007 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Antibiotic...

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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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February 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Medicine by the Numbers: Beta Blockers Compared with Other Drug Options for the Treatment of Hypertension Edwin Y. Choi; Grace Pak; Jeffrey Burket FPIN's Help Desk Answers: Effectiveness of ACL Injury Prevention Programs Will Paulson; Andrew H. Slattengren FPIN's Help...

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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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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: 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: 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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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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May 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Hypertension: Gaps Between Guidelines and Practice Standard-Dose Amoxicillin for Acute Otitis Media Treatment for Acne Vulgaris Based on Severity Guidelines Unclear on Screening for Osteoporosis American Ginseng Reduces Efficacy of Warfarin Cardiovascular Disease...

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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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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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...This installment in FPM's ICD-10 series explains the guidelines for coding hypertension. January/February 2014 Issue 10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now [Feature] Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline....

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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: 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: 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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Letters - Jan-Feb 2012 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - ...appointment, plus a little more. It's reasonable to prescribe three month's worth of medication with three refills for a patient with hypertension who is scheduled to see me once a year, even though I might suggest quarterly check-ups. No physician should prescribe medication for a...

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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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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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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: 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: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...J.W., a 34-year-old man who smokes, presents for his annual checkup for hypertension. Hisblood pressure is elevated (142/95 mm Hg), and he has gained 10 lb (4.5 kg) since his lastvisit. J.W. is now considered overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 kg per m2. He reports no...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...J.W., a 34-year-old man who smokes, presents for his annual checkup for hypertension. Hisblood pressure is elevated (142/95 mm Hg), and he has gained 10 lb (4.5 kg) since his lastvisit. J.W. is now considered overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 kg per m2. He reports no...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...Roughly two thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. Obesity increases the risk of hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, heart disease, pulmonary disease, hepatobiliary disease, cancer, and a number of psychosocial complications. Physicians often feel...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - 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... Jan 1, 2006 Issue Controlling Obesity: School, Work, and Leisure [Practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...are classified as obese by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and obesity is associated with many comorbidities (e.g., hypertension, type 2 diabetes, asthma, depression, orthopedic problems, sleep apnea).2 Physicians are not immune to obesity. Sep 1, 2006 Issue...

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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: Obesity - American Family Physician

...United States, and effective treatment is challenging. Obesity is associated with an increased mortality rate and risk factors such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes mellitus. Numerous treatments are available for obesity. Behavioral therapy, surg... Feb 15, 1999...

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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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November 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Hypertension, Blood Pressure Levels and Aspirin Therapy Hormone Replacement Therapy and Risk of Hip Fracture Enalapril for Attenuating Renal Function Decline in Diabetes Extended Period of Excretion May Follow Rotavirus Infection Efficacy of a Vaccine for the...

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September 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Thyroid Hormone Effect on Hypertension, Aortic Stiffness Metformin Lowers Insulin Resistance in PCOS Patients Guidelines, Recommendations on Peanut Allergy When to Avoid TMP/SMX for Empiric Therapy of Cystitis Azithromycin Ineffective in Treatment of Acute Bronchitis...

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May 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Hypertension in Children and Adolescents Gregory B. Luma; Roseann T. Spiotta Managing Opioid Addiction with Buprenorphine Paul A. Donaher; Christopher Welsh Diagnosing Rhinitis: Allergic vs. Nonallergic David A. Quillen; David B. Feller Testosterone Treatments: Why,...

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July 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Sildenafil for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Improved Health Care Delivery vs. Drug Investments Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Reduces Mortality from MI Intranasal Flu Vaccine Not Associated wiht Serious Events Effect of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on the Incidence of Cancer...

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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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November 1, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Are Beta Blockers Effective First-line Treatments for Hypertension? William E. Cayley Jr. Effectiveness of Insulin Sensitizing Drugs for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Hollis Julson Photo Quiz A Toddler with Constipation, Anemia, and Abnormal Radiographic Findings Seema...

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April 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...JNC 8 Report on Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hypertension David C. Slawson No Benefit to Addition of Stenting for Treatment of Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis Nita Shrikant Kulkarni Platelet-Rich Plasma May Minimally, If at All, Benefit Patients with...

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February 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Common Questions About the Initial Management of Hypertension Robert C. Langan; Kristen Jones Cesarean Delivery: Counseling Issues and Complication Management Jeffrey D. Quinlan; Neil J. Murphy Diagnosis and Treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis Gary W. Clark; Sara M. Pope;...

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April 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...JNC 8 Report on Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hypertension David C. Slawson No Benefit to Addition of Stenting for Treatment of Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis Nita Shrikant Kulkarni Platelet-Rich Plasma May Minimally, If at All, Benefit Patients with...

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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: Falls - 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,...

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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: 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: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...endogenous cause of Cushing's syndrome is Cushing's disease. Frequent clinical findings include weight gain, truncal obesity, striae, hypertension, glucose intolerance and infections. Cranial nerve II may be affected by enlarging pituitary adenomas in Cushing's disease; cranial...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Falls - American Family Physician

...Case study: A 73-year-old woman comes to your office for routine follow-up for hypertension. She lives alone in an apartment and walks slowly, requiring the use of a cane. She is otherwise healthy and alert. Her most recent eye examination was three years ago. Dec 1, 2011 Issue...

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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: Falls - 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,...

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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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February 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

...Captopril or Atenolol for Hypertension in Diabetes? Ductal Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast: Not a Single Entity Corticosteroids vs. Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain Diagnosis of Delirium By Telephone Assessment Sertraline Is Safe and Effective in Treating Panic...

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December 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

...Prostacyclin Therapy for Pulmonary Hypertension LMWHs for Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis Ambulatory Arrhythmia Monitoring Devices ACLAs: Risk Factors for Atherothrombosis Reviewing Clinical Experience with Pheochromocytoma Assessment of Pain Resulting from...

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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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January 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Diagnosing Secondary Hypertension Edward M. Onusko Echinacea Benjamin Kligler Tarsal Navicular Stress Fractures Eric E. Coris; John A. Lombardo Perioperative Management of Diabetes Jennifer B. Marks Dermatophyte Infections Barry L. Hainer An Office-Based...

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March 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Should Be Confirmed Before Treatment John Sherrod Possible Side Effects Should Be Discussed with Patients Joy Adegbile Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screening Joseph S. Hurst Update on Prescribing Information for Pantoprazole Kelli Walker; Robyn G....

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July 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Potential Causes of Secondary Hypertension C. H. Schapera Tips From Other Journals Managing Asthma by Eosinophil Count Breast Cancer Subtypes Have Positive Axillary Nodes Linezolid Is the First of a New Class of Antibiotics Clinical Indicators of SARS Diagnosis...

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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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May 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Hypertension Management: Three vs. Six Months? Clinical Evidence Handbook Atrial Fibrillation (Acute) Gregory Y.H. Lip; Bethan Freestone Clinical Briefs Clinical Briefs Carrie Morantz; Brian Torrey Practice Guidelines Sinus and Allergy Health Partnership...

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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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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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June 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Improving Adherence to Treatment for Hypertension Frank J. Domino Treating GER in Children Younger Than Two Years Clarissa Kripke Umbilical Cord Clamping in Preterm Infants Clarissa Kripke Photo Quiz An Elderly Woman with a Non-healing Ulcer Amor Khachemoune;...

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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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June 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Managing Hypertension Randy Wexler; Glen Aukerman Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Max Bayard; Jim D. Holt; Eileen Boroughs Peripheral Vascular Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment Daniel L. Sontheimer Inborn Errors of Metabolism in...

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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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October 15, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Thiazide Diuretics Remain First-Line Treatment for Hypertension POEMS U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Using Spirometry: Recommendation Statement Clinical Evidence Handbook Diabetes: Foot Ulcers and Amputations...

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July 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Pharmacotherapy for Mild Hypertension Janelle Guirguis-Blake Photo Quiz Arm Rash and Swelling in a Child Cat Livingston; Filza Akhtar; Brigit Hatch CME Quiz Commentary Letters to the Editor Topical Antibiotics and Benzoyl Peroxide for Treatment of Acne Susan...

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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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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 15, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Severe Asymptomatic Hypertension: Evaluation and Treatment Robert Gauer Peritonsillar Abscess Nicholas J. Galioto Zika Virus: Common Questions and Answers Irogue I. Igbinosa; Ingrid B. Rabe; Titilope Oduyebo; Sonja A. Rasmussen Departments AAFP News: AFP Edition...

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September/October 2017

...• ICD-10 code updates for Oct. 1 • Billing for the new influenza vaccination • Diagnosis coding for hypertension and heart failure • Medicare payment for telemedicine home visits The Last Word Creating a Space Where Doctors Can Be Vulnerable Ani A. Bodoutchian Remission!...

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May/June 2018

...• ICD-10 coding for hypertension and diabetes • Physician certification of diabetic shoes • Umbilical cauterization The Last Word How to Be Happy in Practice for 30-Plus Years Douglas Iliff About the CME Quiz AAFP members and FPM subscribers can take the CME quiz online...

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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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September/October 2017

...• ICD-10 code updates for Oct. 1 • Billing for the new influenza vaccination • Diagnosis coding for hypertension and heart failure • Medicare payment for telemedicine home visits The Last Word Creating a Space Where Doctors Can Be Vulnerable Ani A. Bodoutchian Remission!...

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May/June 2018

...• ICD-10 coding for hypertension and diabetes • Physician certification of diabetic shoes • Umbilical cauterization The Last Word How to Be Happy in Practice for 30-Plus Years Douglas Iliff About the CME Quiz AAFP members and FPM subscribers can take the CME quiz online...

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Responses to Questions About the Specialty of Family Practice as a Career - American ...

Jul 1, 1999 - This article provides answers to many of the questions medical students ask about the specialty of family practice. It is the fourth update of a previous article and was developed in response to feedback from medical students at the 1997 National Congress of Student Members held by the ...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer - American Family Physician

...Kidney cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers in the United States. Risk factors include hypertension, tobacco use, obesity, and acquired cystic kidney disease in the setting of end-stage renal disease. More than 50% of patients with renal cell carcinoma are asymptomatic and...

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