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ACC and AHA Update on Chronic Heart Failure Guidelines - Practice Guidelines - American...

Mar 1, 2010 - In 2009, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) published a focused update of the ACC/AHA 2005 Guideline Update for the Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Heart Failure in the Adult.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0301/p654.html

ACC/AHA Guidelines on the Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction - Practice ...

Mar 15, 2000 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have updated guidelines for the management of myocardial infarction. The guidelines cover a wide scope, from management in the field, emergency department and hospital to predischarge evaluation, cardiac ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0315/p1901.html

ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline: What Is New? What Do We Do? - Editorials - American ...

Mar 15, 2018 - Choosing a threshold and target for treatment should be based on the science supporting CVD risk reduction, while considering the benefits and harms in individual patient circumstances and respecting patient choice.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/p372.html

ACC/AHA Release Guidelines on Management of Patients with STEMI: Hospital and Long-Term...

Nov 15, 2004 - Guidelines for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), with a focus on hospital and long-term management, are available from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p2011.html

ACC/AHA Release Updated Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce ASCVD...

Aug 15, 2014 - The Blood Cholesterol Expert Panel from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) issued an updated evidence-based guideline in 2013 that addresses the use of fixed doses of cholesterol-lowering drugs (statins) to reduce the risk of ASCVD in ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/p260.html

ACCF/AHA Update Peripheral Artery Disease Management Guideline

...Treatment with antiplatelet medications is recommended to reduce the risk of myocar- dial infarction, stroke, and vascular death in symptomatic persons with atherosclerotic lower extremity PAD. This includes patients with intermittent claudication or critical limb ischemia, and a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0515/afp20120515p1000.pdf

ACCF/AHA Update Peripheral Artery Disease Management Guideline - Practice Guidelines - ...

May 15, 2012 - The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and American Heart Association (AHA) have updated their 2005 guideline on the management of peripheral artery disease (PAD) based on new data, with particular focus on lower extremity and abdominal aortic disease. Recommendations for ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0515/p1000.html

ACE Inhibitors Decrease Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Diabetes, ARBs Do Not - ...

Sep 1, 2014 - In patients with diabetes, ACE inhibitors decrease cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality. ARBs do not. Both drug classes decrease heart failure incidence. Although both drug classes have been available for almost 15 years, there is only one study of 250 patients that directly ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p326.html

ACIP Approves 2021 Adult and Child/ Adolescent Immunization Schedules - Practice ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 15, 2021 - The 2021 adult and child/adolescent immunization schedules have been approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/p250.html

ACOG Issues Report on the Management of Post-term Pregnancy - Special Medical Reports -...

Apr 1, 1998 - ...Previous: American Heart Association Issues Guidelines on Imaging in Transient Ischemic Attacks and Stroke Next: Clinical Briefs View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 57/No. 7(April 1, 1998) / Special Medical Reports: ACOG Issues Report on the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0401/p1686.html

ACOG Releases Guidelines on Hormonal Contraceptives in Women with Coexisting Medical ...

Apr 15, 2007 - Guidelines on the use of hormonal contraceptives in women with underlying medical conditions are available from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). In some women, drugs taken for certain chronic conditions may alter the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0415/p1252.html

ACOG Releases Practice Bulletin on Osteoporosis - Practice Guidelines - American Family...

Aug 15, 2013 - This practice bulletin from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) reviews diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment options for women with osteoporosis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0815/p269.html

ACP Recommendations for VTE Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients - Practice Guidelines ...

Jun 15, 2012 - Most hospitalized patients have at least one risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE), such as pulmonary embolism or deep venous thrombosis. The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released guidelines on VTE prophylaxis in hospitalized, nonsurgical patients, including those ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0615/p1204.html

ACP Releases Best Practice Advice on Colorectal Cancer Screening - Practice Guidelines ...

Dec 15, 2012 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) recently reviewed guidelines on colorectal cancer screening available from the American Cancer Society/U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer/American College of Radiology, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, U.S. Preventive ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1215/p1153.html

ACP Releases Best Practice Advice on Colorectal Cancer Screening<FEFF>

...expectancy of less than 10 years (e.g., those with significant comorbid conditions such as diabetes mellitus, cardiopulmonary diseases, or stroke); harms of screening seem to outweigh the benefits in most of these patients 10 years is usually regarded as a safe interval for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1215/afp20121215p1153.pdf

ACP Releases Guideline on Intensive Insulin Therapy in Hospitalized Patients - Practice...

Nov 1, 2011 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued a clinical guideline on the use of intensive insulin therapy in hospitalized patients with or without diabetes mellitus to achieve glycemic control and improve health outcomes.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1101/p1058.html

ACP Releases Guideline on Intensive Insulin Therapy in Hospitalized Patients in ...

...Studies found in the literature review used a vari- ety of intensive insulin therapy regimens in patients with myocardial infarction, stroke, or acute brain injury, or in patients under perioperative care. Harms were more likely to occur at lower target levels; therefore, target...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1101/afp20111101p1058.pdf

ACP Releases Guideline on Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1 to 3 Chronic ...

July 15, 2014 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/afp20140715p121.pdf

ACP Releases Guideline on Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1 to 3 Chronic ...

Jul 15, 2014 - Based on a systematic evidence review, this guideline from the American College of Physicians (ACP) presents recommendations on screening, monitoring, and treatment of stage 1 to 3 chronic kidney disease in adults.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/p121.html

ACP Releases Guideline on Treatment of Low Bone Mineral Density or Osteoporosis to ...

May 1, 2009 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) recently released guidelines on treatment of low bone mineral density (BMD) or osteoporosis to prevent fractures describes the available evidence on pharmacologic treatment in men and women.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0501/p808.html

ACS Releases Guideline on Screening for Lung Cancer with Low-Dose Computed Tomography -...

Jan 1, 2014 - In late 2010, results from the National Lung Screening Trial showed that lung cancer mortality was significantly reduced in high-risk adults who received annual screenings using low-dose computed tomography (CT). After these results were announced, the American Cancer Society (ACS) ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0101/p56.html

ACS/ADA/AHA Issue Core Recommendations for Preventing Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, ...

Feb 15, 2005 - The American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the American Heart Association (AHA) have issued core recommendations for the prevention and early detection of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/p806.html

Acupuncture Is Ineffective for Treatment of Low Back Pain - Letters to the Editor - ...

Dec 15, 2017 - ...4. Zhao XF, Du Y, Liu PG, Wang S. Acupuncture for stroke: evidence of effectiveness, safety, and cost from systematic reviews. Top Stroke Rehabil. 2012;19(3):226–233. 5. Bergqvist D. Vascular injuries caused by acupuncture. A systematic review. Int Angiol. 2013;32(1):1–8. Read the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/ol2.html

Acute Abdominal Pain in Children - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2003 - Acute abdominal pain in children presents a diagnostic dilemma. Although many cases of acute abdominal pain are benign, some require rapid diagnosis and treatment to minimize morbidity. Numerous disorders can cause abdominal pain. The most common medical cause is gastroenteritis, and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0601/p2321.html

Acute and Chronic Urticaria: Evaluation and Treatment

June 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0601/afp20170601p717.pdf

Acute and Chronic Urticaria: Evaluation and Treatment - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2017 - Urticaria commonly presents with intensely pruritic wheals, sometimes with edema of the subcutaneous or interstitial tissue. It has a lifetime prevalence of about 20%. Although often self-limited and benign, it can cause significant discomfort, continue for months to years, and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0601/p717.html

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

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

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0815/p383.html

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Current Treatment - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2017 - Acute coronary syndrome continues to be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Family physicians need to identify and mitigate risk factors early, as well as recognize and respond to acute coronary syndrome events quickly in any clinical setting. Diagnosis ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0215/p232.html

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnostic Evaluation

February 1, 2017

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/afp20170201p170.pdf

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnostic Evaluation - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2017 - Myocardial infarction (MI), a subset of acute coronary syndrome, is damage to the cardiac muscle as evidenced by elevated cardiac troponin levels in the setting of acute ischemia. Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of mortality in the United States. Chest pain is a common ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p170.html

Acute Kidney Injury: Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2019 - Acute kidney injury is a clinical syndrome characterized by a rapid decline in glomerular filtration rate and resultant accumulation of metabolic waste products. Acute kidney injury is associated with an increased risk of mortality, cardiovascular events, and progression to chronic ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1201/p687.html

Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Evaluation and Management - American Family ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 15, 2020 - Evaluation and management of acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding focus on etiologies originating distally to the ligament of Treitz. Diverticular disease is the most common source, accounting for 40% of cases. Hemorrhoids, angiodysplasia, infectious colitis, and inflammatory bowel ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/p206.html

Acute Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Part I. Rate and Rhythm Control - American ...

Jul 15, 2002 - Atrial fibrillation is the arrhythmia most commonly encountered in family practice. Serious complications can include congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, and thromboembolism. Initial treatment is directed at controlling the ventricular rate, most often with a calcium ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p249.html

Acute Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Part I. Rate and Rhythm Control -- American ...

...was as good as rhythm control in reducing or eliminating symptoms and in reducing hospitalization rates, but the com- parative effect on stroke risk was not studied. Electrical Cardioversion. When patients with atrial fibrillation are hemodynamically unstable (e.g., angina,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/afp20020715p249.pdf

Acute Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Part II. Prevention of Theomboembolic ...

...Most atrial fibrillation-derived strokes occur within the first 72 hours after medical (pharmacologic) or electrical cardioversion. The risk of stroke is significant for both rhythm conversion methods and is presumed to be due to the presence of left atrial thrombi at the time of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/afp20020715p261.pdf

Acute Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Part II. Prevention of Thromboembolic ...

Jul 15, 2002 - Family physicians should be familiar with the acute management of atrial fibrillation and the initiation of chronic therapy for this common arrhythmia. Initial management should include hemodynamic stabilization, rate control, restoration of sinus rhythm, and initiation of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p261.html

Acute Migraine Headache: Treatment Strategies - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2018 - Migraine is a primary headache disorder characterized by recurrent attacks. Acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, triptans, antiemetics, ergot alkaloids, and combination analgesics have evidence supporting their effectiveness in the treatment of migraine. Acetaminophen ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0215/p243.html

Acute Monoarthritis: Diagnosis in Adults - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2016 - Acute monoarthritis can be the initial manifestation of many joint disorders. The most common diagnoses in the primary care setting are osteoarthritis, gout, and trauma. It is important to understand the prevalence of specific etiologies and to use the appropriate diagnostic modalities....

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1115/p810.html

Acute Myocardial Infarction - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2003 - What treatments improve outcomes in acute myocardial infarction? Which treatments improve outcomes for cardiogenic shock after acute myocardial infarction?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0801/p519.html

Acute Renal Failure - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - Acute renal failure occurs in 5 percent of hospitalized patients. Etiologically, this common condition can be categorized as prerenal, intrinsic or postrenal. Most patients have prerenal acute renal failure or acute tubular necrosis (a type of intrinsic acute renal failure that is ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0401/p2077.html

Acute Stroke Diagnosis - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2009 - Stroke can be categorized as ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Awakening with or experiencing the abrupt onset of focal neurologic deficits is the hallmark of ischemic stroke diagnosis. The most common presenting symptoms for ischemic stroke are ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0701/p33.html

ADA Updates Standards of Medical Care for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus - Practice ...

Jan 1, 2017 - The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently updated its standards of care to provide the components of diabetes care, general treatment goals, and tools to evaluate the quality of care. Key changes in the 2016 update include new screening recommendations, clarification of ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0101/p40.html

ADA Updates Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Mellitus

January 1, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0101/afp20170101p40.pdf

Adding ACE Inhibitors or ARBs to Standard Therapy for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

...(relative risk [RR] = 0.91; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.84 to 0.98), nonfatal myocardial infarction (RR = 0.83; 95% CI, 0.73 to 0.94), stroke (RR = 0.79; 95% CI, 0.67 to 0.93), heart failure-related hospitalization (RR = 0.83; 95% CI, 0.70 to 0.98), and the need for revas-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0701/afp20120701p21.pdf

Adding ACE Inhibitors or ARBs to Standard Therapy for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease - ...

Jul 1, 2012 - Are there clinical advantages to augmenting standard therapy for stable ischemic heart disease with an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB)?

American Family Physician : Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0701/p21.html

Adding Sitagliptin Does Not Reduce or Increase the Risk of Cardiovascular Outcomes - ...

Dec 1, 2015 - The glass half full is that sitagliptin does not increase the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes. The glass half empty is that it does not reduce the risk, either. And that is the important message: In patients with a mean glycated hemoglobin level of 7.2%, ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1201/p1020a.html

ADHD in Children: Common Questions and Answers - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Nov 15, 2020 - Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a multidimensional chronic neurodevelopmental condition that affects 8.4% of U.S. children between two and 17 years of age and may pose long-term morbidity if untreated. The evaluation for ADHD begins when parents or caregivers present ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1115/p592.html

Adhesive Capsulitis: A Sticky Issue - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1999 - The shoulder is a very complex joint that is crucial to many activities of daily living. Decreased shoulder mobility is a serious clinical finding. A global decrease in shoulder range of motion is called adhesive capsulitis, referring to the actual adherence of the shoulder capsule to ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1843.html

Advance Directives and Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - ...to benefit from CPR include people who have cancer that has spread, people whose kidneys don't work well, people who have had a very bad stroke, or people who have severe infections, such as pneumonia, that require hospitalization. If you already have one or more of these...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1683.html

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

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

American Family Physician : Article

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

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Issues Recommendations for the 1999-2000 ...

Jul 1, 1999 - ...Next: National Stroke Association Develops a Consensus Statement on Prevention of Stroke View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 60/No. 1(July 1, 1999) / Special Medical Reports: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Issues Recommendations for the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0701/p309.html

Advocating for Myself: My Journey Through Poststroke Depression - Close-ups - American ...

Jun 1, 2018 - Although the association between stroke and depression is well known and prevalent, it is often overlooked.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0601/p706.html

AFP By Topic - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2021 - Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...Finds Lower Mortality and Stroke Risk with Dabigatran, but More GI Bleeds [POEMs] In this well-designed observational study, older patients given an initial prescription of dabigatran had lower all-cause mortality and fewer ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, but a higher risk of...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2234&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

American Family Physician

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

AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2012 Issue Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation [AFP Journal Club] How does rivaroxaban compare with warfarin for stroke prevention in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation? This study concluded that...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2234&page=2

AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2234&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Arrhythmias - American Family Physician

...data from randomized trials show that warfarin reduces the risk of stroke from 4.5 percent to 1.4 percent per year in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and no history of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). Apr 15, 2005 Issue Indications and Recommendations...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2238&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Arrhythmias - American Family Physician

...Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. It impairs cardiac function and increases the risk of stroke. The incidence of atrial fibrillation increases with age. Key treatment issues include deciding when to restore normal sinus rhythm, when to control rate only, and...

American Family Physician

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

AFP Documents with Keyword: Arrhythmias - American Family Physician

...Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. It impairs cardiac function and increases the risk of stroke. The incidence of atrial fibrillation increases with age. Key treatment issues include deciding when to restore normal sinus rhythm, when to control rate only, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2238&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Asthma - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Aug 1, 2019 Issue More Evidence...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2466&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...more effective than warfarin in the short term (two years) in preventing strokes of all kinds in patients with atrial fibrillation. However, they are no more effective than warfarin in preventing ischemic strokes, and they cause more ... May 15, 2014 Issue Fewer Major Bleeds...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2240&page=2

AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...Death and Stroke, But at a Price [POEMs] In high-risk older patients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation, a strategy of rhythm control results in fewer cardiovascular deaths and fewer strokes. Mar 1, 2021 Issue Low-Dose Edoxaban Effective for Stroke Prevention in Older...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2240

AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...Death and Stroke, But at a Price [POEMs] In high-risk older patients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation, a strategy of rhythm control results in fewer cardiovascular deaths and fewer strokes. Mar 1, 2021 Issue Low-Dose Edoxaban Effective for Stroke Prevention in Older...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2240&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

...In patients with NVAF, anticoagulants decrease the risk of stroke by approximately 60%. However, they also significantly increase the risk of a major bleeding event or intracranial hemorrhage. Dec 1, 2018 Issue Direct Oral Anticoagulants Preferred Over Warfarin for Nonvalvular...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Back Pain - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Mar 15, 2019 Issue Gabapentin and...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Back Pain - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Mar 15, 2019 Issue Gabapentin and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2243&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Bleeding Disorders - American Family Physician

...College of Physicians (ACP) has released guidelines on VTE prophylaxis in hospitalized, nonsurgical patients, including those with acute stroke. Jun 15, 2010 Issue Diagnosing Von Willebrand Disease [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] The diagnosis of vWD requires two clinical...

American Family Physician

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

...A 36-year-old patient, L.B., with a history of hypertension presents for a wellness visit. The patient's mother had a stroke at 65 years of age and the patient's older brother recently had a heart attack. L.B. has an estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk of 6%, and L.B.'s body mass...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279

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

...Despite the small reductions in nonfatal heart attacks and strokes, statins were not associated with a reduction in serious illness overall. Oct 1, 2017 Issue Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major Adverse Cardiac Events [Medicine by the Numbers] In...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279&page=3

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

...disease risk factors among patients with diabetes remains low, resulting in missed opportunities to lower risks for coronary events and strokes. The National Diabetes ... Pages: Previous 1 ... 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next Advertisement Email Alerts Don't miss a single issue....

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279&page=7

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

...A 36-year-old patient, L.B., with a history of hypertension presents for a wellness visit. The patient's mother had a stroke at 65 years of age and the patient's older brother recently had a heart attack. L.B. has an estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk of 6%, and L.B.'s body mass...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...In patients at high risk of stroke because of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, rivaroxaban is as safe and effective as warfarin. However, it should not be used in patients at risk of stroke for reasons other than nonvalvular atrial fibrillation until research shows its relative...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2282&page=2

AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Edoxaban is an alternative to warfarin and other oral anticoagulants for the prevention of stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and for the treatment of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Oct 15, 2017 Issue Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Treatment...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...Although the association between stroke and depression is well known and prevalent, it is often overlooked. May 1, 2018 Issue Top 20 Research Studies of 2017 for Primary Care Physicians [Article] The latest installment of the top 20 research studies for primary care...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Dapagliflozin in High-Risk Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Hospitalization for Heart Failure But Does Not Reduce Death, Myocardial Infarction, or Stroke [POEMs] The only cardiovascular benefit to treatment with dapagliflozin was a reduction in the likelihood of hospitalization; 125...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Semaglutide significantly reduced the composite outcome of CV death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and nonfatal stroke (number needed to treat [NNT] = 43 over 2.1 years). It was generally well tolerated, and it reduced body weight by approximately 6.4 to 9.5 lb (2.9 to 4.3 kg)....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2014 Issue Fewer Deaths/Strokes/Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide [POEMs] Over five years, treatment with metformin for three years, with other hypoglycemics as needed, reduced the likelihood of death, nonfatal stroke, or the need for vascularization...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...This study found that linagliptin is noninferior to glimepiride for reducing the risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Mar 1, 2020 Issue IDx-DR for Diabetic Retinopathy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...disease risk factors among patients with diabetes remains low, resulting in missed opportunities to lower risks for coronary events and strokes. The National Diabetes ... May 15, 2003 Issue Screening for Type 2 Diabetes in Adults [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force] This...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Studies showed that 433 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one stroke and 629 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one thromboembolic event. Read more. Sep 15, 2016 Issue Medications for Chronic Asthma [Article] Therapeutic agents...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...The USPSTF recommends that adults without a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) (i.e., symptomatic coronary artery disease or ischemic stroke) use a low- to moderate-dose statin for the prevention of CVD events and mortality when all of the following criteria are met: (1) they...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Exercise Prescription - American Family Physician

...of physical activity. Lack of physical activity contributes to many chronic diseases that occur in older adults, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus, lung disease, Alzheimer disease, hypertension, and cancer.... Apr 1, 2009 Issue Aerobic Activity for Cognitive...

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

...Issue The Risk of MI and Ischemic Stroke with Combined Oral Contraceptives [Cochrane for Clinicians] The overall risk of MI and ischemic stroke is increased in women who use combined oral contraceptives. The relative risk of MI and ischemic stroke increases as estrogen dose...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...increases (though remains small) when patients with atrial fibrillation are switched from warfarin to dabigatran to prevent stroke or transient ischemic attack. This study, conducted almost exclusively in male veterans, found an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, but not in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...increases (though remains small) when patients with atrial fibrillation are switched from warfarin to dabigatran to prevent stroke or transient ischemic attack. This study, conducted almost exclusively in male veterans, found an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, but not in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...of physical activity. Lack of physical activity contributes 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...A 36-year-old patient, L.B., with a history of hypertension presents for a wellness visit. The patient's mother had a stroke at 65 years of age and the patient's older brother recently had a heart attack. L.B. has an estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk of 6%, and L.B.'s body mass...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...A 36-year-old patient, L.B., with a history of hypertension presents for a wellness visit. The patient's mother had a stroke at 65 years of age and the patient's older brother recently had a heart attack. L.B. has an estimated 10-year cardiovascular risk of 6%, and L.B.'s body mass...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...statin therapy for slightly more than two years will prevent one myocardial infarction (MI) for every 83 persons treated and prevent one stroke for every 250 persons treated. May 15, 2017 Issue More Accurate Prediction of the Pretest Probability of Cardiovascular Disease with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...disease with echocardiography will identify cardiac pathology in patients but does not decrease mortality, myocardial infarction risk, or stroke risk. Jan 15, 2014 Issue Screening for Coronary Heart Disease with Electrocardiography [Putting Prevention into Practice] A...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Prescription niacin (nicotinic acid, vitamin B3) does not reduce myocardial infarctions, strokes, or overall mortality when used for primary or secondary prevention. Mar 15, 2018 Issue High-Sensitivity Troponin I of Less Than 5 ng per L Has Negative Predictive Value of 99.9%...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...To prevent heart attack, stroke, or death, the American Heart Association recommends estimating patients’ absolute risk of having a coronary heart disease (CHD) event in 10 years. Before physicians adopt routine risk calculation, we should use the evidence to determine the best use...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Eight randomized clinical trials that included 24,210 patients did not show a reduction in MI, stroke, or all-cause mortality with B-complex vitamin therapy. Aug 15, 2009 Issue Acute Coronary Syndrome (Unstable Angina and non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) [Clinical...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heat Illness - American Family Physician

...range from heat edema and exercise-associated muscle cramps to exercise-associated collapse, heat exhaustion, and life-threatening heat stroke. Find out which patients need only supportive care, and when more urgent treatment is required. Jun 1, 2011 Issue Heat-Related Illness...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...(Vascepa) for Hyperlipidemia/Hypercholesterolemia to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke [STEPS] Icosapent ethyl is safe, well tolerated and effective in preventing ischemic events including stroke and heart attack. Sep 15, 2020 Issue Management of Hypertriglyceridemia:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...(Vascepa) for Hyperlipidemia/Hypercholesterolemia to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke [STEPS] Icosapent ethyl is safe, well tolerated and effective in preventing ischemic events including stroke and heart attack. Sep 15, 2020 Issue Management of Hypertriglyceridemia:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...Despite the small reductions in nonfatal heart attacks and strokes, statins were not associated with a reduction in serious illness overall. Oct 15, 2017 Issue Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents [Putting Prevention into Practice] A healthy 12-year-old...

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