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Women's Health Self-Study CME

Enhance your ability to develop evaluation and treatment plans for every woman you treat, at every stage of her life with AAFP self-study CME package.

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Urinary Catheter Management - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2000 - The use of urinary catheters should be avoided whenever possible. Clean intermittent catheterization, when practical, is preferable to long-term catheterization. Suprapubic catheters offer some advantages, and condom catheters may be appropriate for some men. While clean handling of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p369.html

September 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Management of Female Sexual Assault Linda M. Petter; David L. Whitehill Recognizing Occupational Disease-Taking an Effective Occupational History Michael B. Lax; William D. Grant; Federica A. Manetti; Rosemary Klein Departments AAFP News: AFP Edition Newsletter...

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Violence (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position paper on family violence as an important public health issue.

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Corrections - Feb 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2009 - ...of Female Sexual Dysfunction, (March 1, 2008, page 635) an incorrect source was listed for a portion of Table 5 on page 639 and the following sentence on page 638: The ALLOW (Ask, Legitimize, Limitations, Open up, Work together) model facilitates completion of the sexual history and...

American Family Physician : Corrections

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0201/p180a.html

Managing Somatic Preoccupation - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - Somatically preoccupied patients are a heterogeneous group of persons who have no genuine physical disorder but manifest psychologic conflicts in a somatic fashion; who have a notable psychologic overlay that accompanies or complicates a genuine physical disorder; or who have ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3113.html

Undetected Childhood Sexual Trauma and Its Health Effects in Adults

...by sexual abuse or related trauma. I would like to talk with her about this. What is the best way to discuss this subject? If sexual trauma is revealed, how do I proceed? Commentary It is essential for physicians to understand the relevance of childhood sexual trauma to adult...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0901/afp20130901p328.pdf

afp20080301p635.pdf

...Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction JENNIFER E. FRANK, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Appleton, Wisconsin PATRICIA MISTRETTA, MPAS, Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia JOSHUA WILL, CPT, MC, USA, Evans Army...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/afp20080301p635.pdf

afp20080301p635-s1.pdf

...Therapy for Female Sexual Dysfunction Therapy/dosage Population Effects Adverse effects Evidence Transdermal testosterone, 150 to 450 mcg daily (not FDA approved for use in women) Surgically menopausal women receiving estrogen therapy who have diminished sexual interest or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/afp20080301p635-s1.pdf

Surveillance of the Adult Cancer Survivor

...should be addressed to optimize function and longevity. Common late effects of cancer and its treatment include second primary cancers, sexual dys- function, and psychosocial issues. Cancer recurrence is a significant concern. After treatment for colorectal cancer, intensive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p29.pdf

Depression in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2000 - Depression among children and adolescents is common but frequently unrecognized. It affects 2 percent of prepubertal children and 5 to 8 percent of adolescents. The clinical spectrum of the disease can range from simple sadness to a major depressive or bipolar disorder. Risk factors ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1115/p2297.html

afp20060501p1591.pdf

...I n the United States, approximately 43 percent of women and 31 percent of men experience sexual dysfunction.1 It is not surprising that testosterone, primarily used to treat sexual problems, is being prescribed more often than in the past; a 500 percent increase in sales has...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0501/afp20060501p1591.pdf

Recognition and Management of Tourette's Syndrome and Tic Disorders - American Family ...

Apr 15, 1999 - Tic disorders and Tourette's syndrome are conditions that primary care physicians are likely to encounter. Up to 20 percent of children have at least a transient tic disorder at some point. Once believed to be rare, Tourette's syndrome is now known to be a more common disorder that ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2263.html

Dyspareunia in Women

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/afp20141001p465.pdf

Gynecologic Aspects of Crohn's Disease - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2001 - Because Crohn's disease has a tendency to be transmural and to form fistulas, it may involve contiguous organs. Gynecologic involvement is frequent, diverse and often difficult to diagnose. Inflammation involving adjacent structures has been reported in as many as one third of patients....

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1115/p1725.html

afp20090315p459.pdf

...deconditioning, and neurologic impair- ment. Other common problems include poor appetite with possible weight loss, falls, and sexual dysfunction. Psychological morbidities, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorder, and depression also often occur in the post-intensive care...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/afp20090315p459.pdf

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents, AAFP Reprint No. ...

...l. Sexual dysfunctions i. Sexual interest/arousal disorder ii. Orgasmic disorders iii. Genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder iv. Sexual pain disorders v. Sexual dysfunction related to a general medical condition m. Gender dysphoria n. Personality disorders i. Paranoid ii....

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint270_Mental.pdf

ACOG Releases a Statement on Identification and Treatment of Adolescent Victims of ...

Mar 15, 1999 - ...Sexual Assault VERNA L. ROSE Am Fam Physician. 1999 Mar 15;59(6):1688. In an educational bulletin published in the October 1998 issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) discusses the management of adolescent victims of...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0315/p1688.html

Evaluation and Prevention of Diabetic Neuropathy - American Family Physician

...motor deficits, silent cardiac ischemia, orthostatic hypotension, vasomotor instability, hyperhidrosis, gastroparesis, bladder dysfunction, and sexual dysfunction. Strict glycemic control and good daily foot care are key to preventing complications of diabetic neuropathy. (Am Fam...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/afp20050601p2123.pdf

afp20180301p331.pdf

...but generally include gastrointestinal issues, neuropathy, pain, urinary symptoms, fatigue, psychological issues, cognitive problems, sexual symptoms, and stoma care. Carcinoembryonic antigen testing should be performed at each visit in patients who are candidates for further...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0301/afp20180301p331.pdf

ables

...Common side effects of SSRIs include transient nausea, diarrhea, insomnia, somnolence, dizziness, akathisia, and long-term orgasmic dysfunction.5 How- ever, secondary pharmacologic actions may A ccording to a recent survey1 of the most common reasons for patient visits to family...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/afp20030201p547.pdf

The Preparticipation Athletic Evaluation - American Family Physician

May 1, 2000 - A comprehensive medical history that includes questions about a personal and family history of cardiovascular disease is the most important initial component of the preparticipation athletic evaluation. Additional questions should focus on any history of neurologic or musculoskeletal ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0501/p2683.html

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Chronic Daily Headaches - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Aug 1, 2005 - ...Childhood Sexual Abuse and Chronic Daily Headaches Am Fam Physician. 2005 Aug 1;72(3). to the editor: would like to comment on the article1 by Dr. Maizels in the December 15, 2004, issue of American Family Physician titled "The Patient with Daily Headaches." I appreciated the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/ol1.html

American Family Physician

...the second-generation antipsychotic clozapine. All antipsychotic medications are associated with an increased likelihood of sedation, sexual dysfunction, postural hypotension, cardiac arrhythmia, and sudden cardiac death. Primary care physicians should understand the individual...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0301/afp20100301p617.pdf

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

...Risk factors for depression in elderly per- sons include a history of depression, chronic medical illness, female sex, being single or divorced, brain disease, alcohol abuse, use of certain medications, and stressful life events.4 Up to 15 percent of widowed adults have...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/afp20040515p2375.pdf

AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...testosterone levels are low on two occasions. Testosterone is also used to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women and to produce physical male sex characteristics in female-to-male transgendered patients. Jun 1, 2017 Issue Testosterone Does Not Improve...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2309

AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...testosterone levels are low on two occasions. Testosterone is also used to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women and to produce physical male sex characteristics in female-to-male transgendered patients. Jun 1, 2017 Issue Testosterone Does Not Improve...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2309&page=0

Testosterone Therapy: Review of Clinical Applications

October 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/afp20171001p441.pdf

Poems & Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2005 - ...Low Testosterone Not Linked with Female Sexual Dysfunction Am Fam Physician. 2005 Nov 1;72(9):1824-1826. Clinical Question: Is a low level of serum testosterone associated with low sexual desire in women? Setting: Population-based Study Design: Cross-sectional Synopsis: In this...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/p1824.html

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Women’s Health and ...

Women’s Health and Gynecologic Care

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint282_Women.pdf

afp20180101p49.pdf

...Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting Commentary by Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia Nicole Warren, PhD, MPH, CNM, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland Rebecca...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0101/afp20180101p49.pdf

Epilepsy in Women -- American Family Physician

...with epilepsy are more likely to experi- ence seizure patterns that relate to reproduc- tive cycles and are at risk of reproductive health dysfunction and pregnancy complica- tions.2 The ovarian steroid hormones estrogen and progesterone alter neuronal excitability and affect the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/afp20021015p1489.pdf

afp20190115p117.pdf

...in two clinical trials of 716 women with vaginal dryness and moderate to severe dyspareunia who reported avoiding or refraining from sexual activity because of pain (a score of 2 or 3 on a scale of 0 to 3, in which 3 is the worst pain). Using the pra- sterone 6.5-mg vaginal insert...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/afp20190115p117.pdf

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2007 - ...Background: Premature ejaculation affects 21 to 33 percent of men and is believed to be the most common type of male sexual dysfunction. The potential negative effects on quality of life can be severe for men and their partners; however, few treatments have been approved to treat...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p555.html

afp20180315p408.pdf

...Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in menopausal women? Bottom Line Transdermal, but not oral, estrogen produced a small improvement in sexual function scores in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/afp20180315p408.pdf

afp20180315p408a.pdf

...Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in menopausal women? Bottom Line Transdermal, but not oral, estrogen produced a small improvement in sexual function scores in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/afp20180315p408a.pdf

afp20180315p410.pdf

...Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in menopausal women? Bottom Line Transdermal, but not oral, estrogen produced a small improvement in sexual function scores in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/afp20180315p410.pdf

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

August 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0801/afp20170801p179.pdf

Evaluation ofthe Subfertile Man - American Family Physician

...cause of male subfertility is obstruction, which may occur after a vasectomy.1,4 Less common correctable causes include ejaculatory dysfunction, infec- tion, medications, and hormonal deficiency (Table 1).1 When the sum of these correctable causes is calculated, it becomes apparent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/afp20030515p2165.pdf

afp20090315p489.pdf

...Health-Related Concerns of the Female Athlete: A Lifespan Approach ELIZABETH A. JOY, MD, MPH; SONJA VAN HALA, MD, MPH; and LESLIE COOPER, MD, MS University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah E vidence shows that exercise con- fers significant health benefits for women...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/afp20090315p489.pdf

choosing-wisely-table.pdf

...than the thyroid dysfunction. Imaging may be needed in thyrotoxic patients; when needed, a thyroid scan, not an ultrasound, is used to assess the etiology of the thyrotoxicosis and the possibility of focal autonomy in a thyroid nodule. Bahn RS, Burch HB, Cooper DS,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table.pdf

afp20201101p550.pdf

...include interstitial cystitis, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, pelvic myofascial pain, psychosocial conditions, and sexual dysfunction.46 PRESENTATION Pain associated with vulvodynia varies and can be local- ized, generalized, or mixed; spontaneous or provoked; and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1101/afp20201101p550.pdf

Premenstrual Syndrome -- American Family Physician

...Behavioral symptoms: fatigue, insomnia, dizziness, changes in sexual interest, food cravings or overeating Psychologic symptoms: irritability, anger, depressed mood, crying and tearfulness, anxiety, tension, mood swings, lack of concentration, confusion, forgetfulness,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0415/afp20030415p1743.pdf

Care of Cancer Survivors - American Family Physician

...Female Hodgkin’s disease survivors treated with chest irradiation are at increased risk of developing breast cancer; surveillance should be started at 25 years of age. C 39, 41, 42 A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-quality...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/afp20050215p699.pdf

afp20080315p785.pdf

...reuptake inhibition may include agitation, insomnia, gastrointestinal distur- bances (e.g., nausea, diarrhea), and male and female sexual dysfunction.10 Medications that act upon sero- tonin increase the risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. in one study, patients who took SSris had...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/afp20080315p785.pdf

afp20100515p1250.pdf

...the chronic issues these patients face and therefore may not be pre- pared to provide the appropriate long-term follow-up care. A survey of female childhood cancer survivors treated with chest radiation and, therefore, at an increased risk of breast cancer, found that more than 60...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/afp20100515p1250.pdf

afp20200201p147.pdf

...reversible contraceptives are safe and effective in adolescents and should be offered as first-line options to prevent pregnancy. Sexually active females 24 years or younger should be screened for gonorrhea and chlamydia annually. Adolescents 12 years or older should be screened for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/afp20200201p147.pdf

American Family Physician

...HPV vaccination is recommended for all females aged 11 through 26 years (and may begin at age 9 years) who have not completed the vaccine series. History of genital warts, abnormal Papanicolaou test, or positive HPV DNA test is not evidence of prior infection with all vaccine HPV...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/afp20090115p152-s1.pdf

afp20190115p109.pdf

...PWID.26,27 Screening and behavioral counseling for gon- orrhea and chlamydia are recommended for sexually active females younger than 25 years and for females engaged in high-risk sexual behaviors.28,29 PWID who test positive for HIV infection or hepatitis C should receive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/afp20190115p109.pdf

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...suffer from sexual side-effects of high blood pressure and its treatment. Because many women are reluctant to mention symptoms of sexual dysfunction to their doctors, it is important for physicians to sensitively approach the subject of sexual dysfunction with their female patients....

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p941.html

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all.pdflist.html

.../all/fees-surgical.content.pdflist.html) Fellowship, Definition (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/fellowship-definition.content.pdflist.html) Female Genital Mutilation (/content/aafp/about/policies/all/genital-mutilation.content.pdflist.html) First Dollar Coverage for Preventive...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/policies/AAFP_AllPoliciesApril2019.pdf

Choosing Wisely: Interventions to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

...than the thyroid dysfunction. Imaging may be needed in thyrotoxic patients; when needed, a thyroid scan, not an ultrasound, is used to assess the etiology of the thyrotoxicosis and the possibility of focal autonomy in a thyroid nodule. Bahn RS, Burch HB, Cooper DS,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table-10-14.pdf

afp20100501p1111.pdf

...or through the vaginal opening.1 Pelvic organ prolapse may be associated with urinary incontinence or defecatory dysfunction. Epidemiology The prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse varies widely across studies, depending on the population studied and entry criteria. Women of all...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0501/afp20100501p1111.pdf

Intimate Partner Violence

...cle defines domestic violence as a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors, including physical injury, psychological abuse, sexual assault, enforced social isolation, stalking, deprivation, intimidation, and threats.1 Domestic violence includes abuse of older persons, children,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/afp20110515p1165.pdf

Sex Isn't Working for Me. What Can I Do? - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - ...See related article on female sexual dysfunction. What is sexual dysfunction? When you have problems with sex, doctors call it sexual dysfunction. Men and women can have it. There are four kinds of sexual problems in women. Desire disorders. If you have a desire disorder you may not...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p141.html

afp20081015p961.pdf

...when skin thickening is limited to areas dis- tal to the elbows and knees. CREST (calcino- sis cutis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia) syndrome is a variant of limited cutane- ous systemic sclerosis. Systemic sclerosis sine scleroderma is a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/afp20081015p961.pdf

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...Vulvodynia is not associated with sexually transmit- ted diseases (STDs) or STD risk factors,8,10 but affected women often have been treated repeatedly for candidal vulvovaginitis.8,10,11 In the past, it was theorized that the pain of vulvodynia was due to psychological issues.12,13...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0401/afp20060401p1231.pdf

afp20061001p1132.pdf

...experienced severe men- tal disorders such as schizophrenia, major depression, or bipolar disorder, and many are survivors of physical or sexual abuse and/or assault.11-14 In addition, many have experienced negative interactions with authority figures, and because anxiety is highly...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/afp20061001p1132.pdf

afp20190701p39.pdf

...information: Handouts on this topic are available at https:// family doctor.org/condition/amenorrhea/, https:// family doctor.org/condition/female-athlete-triad/, and https:// www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p781-s1.html. Menstrual patterns can be an indicator of overall health and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/afp20190701p39.pdf

Health Maintenance in Postmenopausal Women

May 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0501/afp20170501p561.pdf

Diethylstilbestrol Exposure - American Family Physician

...Administration warned against the use of diethylstilbestrol in pregnant women because of an increased risk of clear cell adenocarcinoma in female offspring. Diethylstilbestrol Exposure SARINA SCHRAGER, M.D., and BETH E. POTTER, M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/afp20040515p2395.pdf

afp20070815p517.pdf

...major public health and social consequences, such as accidents and absenteeism.3 Risk fac- tors for chronic insomnia include increasing age, female sex, psychiatric illness, medical comorbidities, impaired social relationships, lower socioeconomic status, separation from a spouse or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0815/afp20070815p517.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Common Types of Supraventricular Tachycardia

...Metoprolol II; beta blocker Decreases rate 25 to 100 mg orally twice per day Bradycardia, depression, sexual dysfunction AV = atrioventricular; IV = intravenously; SVT = supraventricular tachycardia. *-See Table 4 for the Vaughan-Williams classification of antiarrhythmics....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/afp20151101p793.pdf

1374.pdf

...P rimary amenorrhea can be diag- nosed if a patient has normal sec- ondary sexual characteristics but no menarche by 16 years of age. If a patient has no secondary sexual character- istics and no menarche, primary amenor- rhea can be diagnosed as early as 14 years of age....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/afp20060415p1374.pdf

AFP Clerkship 2012-2013

...Complications and Special Situations Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction: Diagnosis and Management (08/15/2011) Vocal Cord Dysfunction (01/15/2010) The 'Crashing Asthmatic' (03/01/2003) Editorials and Letters The New Asthma Guidelines [Editorials] (05/01/2009) Beta2 Agonists in...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/AFPClerkship.pdf

afp20070315p849.pdf

...and treatment. Infertility can be attributed to any abnor- mality in the female or male reproductive system. In most cases, the etiology is dis- tributed fairly equally among male factors, ovarian dysfunction, and tubal factors. A smaller percentage of cases are attributed to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0315/afp20070315p849.pdf

Cultural Aspects of Caring for Refugees - Medicine and Society - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1998 - ...uncommon diagnoses. For example, while beating is the most common type of torture, thermal and chemical burns, electrical torture, rape, sexual abuse, environmental manipulation, pharmacologic torture, asphyxiation and suspension by wrists are among other forms of torture used.4...

American Family Physician : Medicine and Society

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0315/p1245.html

afp20071101p1333.pdf

...Pain or problems during sexual intercourse Headaches Chest pain Dizziness Fainting spells Feeling your heart pound or race Shortness of breath Constipation, loose bowels, or diarrhea Nausea, gas, or indigestion Note: If a patient reports being bothered...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/afp20071101p1333.pdf

Screening for Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Elderly and Vulnerable Adults: ...

...to the immediate effects of IPV, such as injury and death,4,5 there are other health consequences, many with long-term effects, including sexually transmitted dis- eases,6 pelvic inflammatory disease,7 and unintended pregnancy.8 Rates of chronic pain, neurologic disorders,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/afp20130415od3.pdf

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2000 - ...Dyspareunia and vaginismus are the two most common sexual dysfunctions in women. Dyspareunia is recurrent genital pain caused by sexual activity. Primary dyspareunia is defined as constant pain during sexual activity, while secondary dyspareunia occurs after a period of pain-free...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0415/p2511.html

AAFP News - Oct 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/p605.html

afp20180401p449.pdf

...cancer (Table 1).4 There are 15 known oncogenic strains of HPV, with types 16 and 18 involved in 70% of cervical can- cer cases.7 Most sexually active adults will be exposed to HPV, and more than 50% of adults 20 to 24 years of age are currently infected.8 However, the immune system...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/afp20180401p449.pdf

afp20080901p597.pdf

...systems Energy level; sleep patterns; headaches; visual changes; vomiting; abdominal pain; diarrhea and constipation; status and progress of sexual maturation; medical conditions, such as polyuria, polydipsia, oliguria A thorough systemic review evaluates the functional capacity...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0901/afp20080901p597.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of Infertility

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/afp20150301p308.pdf

Evaluation of Dysuria in Adults -- American Family Physician

...of American women report acute dysuria every year.10 The symptom is most prevalent in women 25 to 54 years of age and in those who are sexually active.11 In men, dysuria and its associated symptoms become more prevalent with increasing age.6 Causes of Dysuria INFECTION AND...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0415/afp20020415p1589.pdf

Impact of Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity on the Gynecologic Health of Adolescents -- ...

...While the female adolescent with anorexia frequently experiences symptoms such as weakness, dizziness or fatigue, she often seeks help (or is brought for medical attention by a distressed parent) because her weight loss has resulted in amenorrhea. The precise mecha- nism of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0801/afp20010801p445.pdf

Primary Care of the Solid Organ Transplant Recipient

...posttransplant, and female transplant recipients should avoid pregnancy for one year after surgery. The best contraceptive choice is usually an intrauterine device. Because of the increased risk of infection, patients should be tested for graft dysfunction or infection if suspicion...

American Family Physician

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afp20130601p781.pdf

...It is helpful to consider the possible causes of amenorrhea categorically. These include anatomic defects in the outflow tract; pri- mary dysfunction of the ovary; disruption of hypothalamic or pituitary function; sys- temic disease affecting the hypothalamic- pituitary-gonadal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/afp20130601p781.pdf

afp20181201p645.pdf

...does not imply dysphoria or a preference for treatment.10 The terms transgender and gender incongruence gener- ally are not used to describe sexual orientation, sex devel- opment, or external gender expression, which are related but distinct phenomena.5,7,8,11 It may be helpful to...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/afp20181201p645.pdf

Panax ginseng - American Family Physician

...In 45 patients with erectile dysfunction, use of ginseng improved erectile function, sexual desire, and intercourse satisfaction.22 Panax ginseng also appears to have anti- cancer effects. In a prospective cohort study23 of 4,364 persons older than 40 years, the risk of cancer...

American Family Physician

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...that the benefits of circumcision, such as the prevention of urinary tract infections, penile cancer, and the transmission of some sexually transmitted infections, outweigh the risks and justify health insurance coverage of the procedure for families who choose to have their child...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/afp20121001p605.pdf

Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy - American Family Physician

...Gastrointestinal tract dysfunction also has been suggested as a cause of nausea and vom- iting of pregnancy. In one study6 in which progesterone was prescribed to nonpregnant women, resultant nausea and vomiting sug- gested that delayed gastric motility caused by progesterone may be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0701/afp20030701p121.pdf

afp20120215p373.pdf

...excessive hair growth not caused by androgen excess. Hypertrichosis may be congenital or caused by metabolic disorders such as thyroid dysfunction, anorexia ner- vosa, and porphyria.4 Hirsutism is often classified in terms of the distribution and degree of hair growth, such as...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0215/afp20120215p373.pdf

ICD-9 Codes for Family Medicine 2011-2012: The FPM Long List

...Skin neoplasm, skin of trunk 216.6 Skin neoplasm, upper limb Malignant Neoplasms 188.9 Bladder, unspec. 174.9 Breast, female, unspec. 153.9 Colon, unspec. 184.9 Female genital, unspec., CIS excluded 159.9 Gastrointestinal tract, NOS 201.90 Hodgkin’s, NOS 208.90 Leukemia, unspec.,...

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afp20190401p435.pdf

...Differential Diagnosis Although the uterus is often the source, any part of the female reproductive tract can result in vaginal bleeding. Women may also mistake bleeding from nongynecologic sites (e.g., bladder, urethra, perineum, anus) as vaginal bleeding. The prevalence of...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/afp20190401p435.pdf

Diagnosis and Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- American Family Physician

...often recur discretely during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and may significantly interfere with social, occu- pational, and sexual functioning. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), is diagnosed by the pattern of symp-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/afp20021001p1239.pdf

afp20080301p643.pdf

...coli and Proteus species, and results in swelling of the acutely inflamed gland.1,10 urethritis from a urinary tract infection (uTi) or sexually transmitted infection SORT: KEY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Clinical recommendation Evidence rating References In men with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/afp20080301p643.pdf

afp20070101p73.pdf

...and peer or family relationships and may lead to suicide. Biomedical and psychosocial risk factors include a family history of depression, female sex, childhood abuse or neglect, stressful life events, and chronic illness. Diagnostic criteria for depression in children and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0101/afp20070101p73.pdf

Initial Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulim<FEFF>ia ...

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p46.pdf

Dysuria: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis in Adults

...The most common cause of acute dysuria is infection, especially cystitis. Other infectious causes include urethri- tis, sexually transmitted infections, and vaginitis. Noninfectious inflammatory causes include a foreign body in the urinary tract and dermatologic conditions....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/afp20151101p778.pdf

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules

...Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Female Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Male Zoster6 Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)7,* Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)8,9 Meningococcal10,* Hepatitis A11,* Hepatitis B12,* FIGURE 1. Recommended adult immunization schedule, by vaccine...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281.pdf

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Diagnosis and Management

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1115/afp20151115p896.pdf

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules

...Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Female Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Male Zoster6 Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)7,* Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)8,9 Meningococcal10,* Hepatitis A11,* Hepatitis B12,* FIGURE 1. Recommended adult immunization schedule, by vaccine...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281-s3.pdf

Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures - American Family Physician

...may be related to syncopal episodes, complicated migraines, panic attacks, or transient ischemic attacks. They may be due to autonomic dysfunction, cardiac arrhythmias, hypoglycemia, drug intoxication or withdrawal, or alcohol intox- ication or withdrawal. Movement disorders, sleep...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0901/afp20050901p849.pdf

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women: Diagnosis and Management

...original bacterial isolate in young, otherwise healthy women with no anatomic or functional abnormalities of the urinary tract. Frequency of sexual intercourse is the strongest predictor of recurrent urinary tract infections in patients presenting with recurrent dysuria. In those...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0915/afp20100915p638.pdf

Common Questions About Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/afp20160401p560.pdf

Interstitial Cystitis: Urgency and Frequency Syndrome

...suprapubic pain, dyspareunia and chronic pelvic pain.1 Interstitial cystitis inter- feres with employment, social relationships and sexual activity. The course of the disease is usually marked by flare-ups and remissions. Interstitial cystitis is a chronic disease that per- sists...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/afp20011001p1199.pdf

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding - American Family Physician

...Malignancy, trauma, and sexual abuse or assault are potential causes of abnormal uterine bleeding before menarche. A pel- vic examination (possibly under anesthesia) should be performed, because a reported 54 percent of cases involve focal lesions of the genital tract, and 21...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/afp20040415p1915.pdf

Hepatitis B - American Family Physician

...infection (5 to 20 percent). In contrast, 80 percent of infections in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe occur in adults via sexual contact or intravenous drug use, leading to a Hepatitis B causes significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. More than 400 mil- lion...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/afp20040101p75.pdf

Menstrual Concerns in an Adolescent with Disabilities

...Commentary Clinicians who care for female adolescents with cognitive and physical disabilities are often consulted on the management of men- strual bleeding for purposes of hygiene, dys- menorrhea, and treatment of premenstrual symptoms.1-3 Contraception is also com- monly discussed...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/afp20151101p823.pdf

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