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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 ... Aug 1, 2003 Issue Acute Myocardial Infarction [Clinical Evidence Handbook] What treatments improve...

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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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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: 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

...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

...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

...who took low-dose aspirin experienced 51 fewer vascular deaths, nonfatal myocardial infarctions, or nonfatal ischemic strokes; 29 fewer transient ischemic attacks; and 44 fewer revascularizations than patients who took placebo over a mean of 7.4 years. Apr 1, 2019 Issue...

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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

...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: 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: 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

...(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. Jan 1, 2020 Issue Fasting and Nonfasting Lipid Levels...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - 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. Jan 1, 2020 Issue Fasting and Nonfasting Lipid Levels...

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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

...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

...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

...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: 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: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...is one of the most important preventable contributors to disease and death in the United States, leading to myocardial infarction, stroke, and renal failure when it is not detected early and treated appropriately. The Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) recently released...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Intensive BP Control Decreases Major CV Events and Stroke, but Not MI, Heart Failure, or Mortality [POEMs] Patients with hypertension who are treated intensively are less likely to have major cardiovascular events, stroke, or progression of albuminuria or retinopathy than those...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2015 Issue Some Benefit to Treating Mild Hypertension to Prevent Stroke, CV Deaths, and Overall Mortality [POEMs] Treating mild hypertension over five years decreases the risk of stroke, cardiovascular (CV) death, and overall mortality in a small proportion of patients....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Pharmacologic treatment of mild hypertension for up to five years does not reduce coronary events, stroke, or mortality compared with placebo. Apr 1, 2013 Issue Effect of Cocoa on Blood Pressure [Cochrane for Clinicians] Consuming 50 g of cocoa daily will lower blood...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Antiplatelet agents should not be used in patients with hypertension and no previous history of heart attack or stroke. However, these agents are recommended for use in hypertensive patients who already have vascular disease. Anticoagulants should not be used for prevention of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...an estimated 27 million adults in the United States, and is associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Patients should be assessed annually to determine whether they are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease base... Sep...

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

...Issue Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin to Prevent Stroke and Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and CKD [Cochrane for Clinicians] Direct oral anticoagulants are as likely as warfarin to prevent all strokes and systemic embolic events in patients with...

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

...Issue Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin to Prevent Stroke and Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and CKD [Cochrane for Clinicians] Direct oral anticoagulants are as likely as warfarin to prevent all strokes and systemic embolic events in patients with...

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

...an estimated 27 million adults in the United States, and is associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Patients should be assessed annually to determine whether they are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease base... Jan...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - 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 15, 2019 Issue Cognitive...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Menopause - American Family Physician

...intact uterus and no history of skeletal fractures. She asks if menopausal hormone therapy would help prevent chronic illness, specifically stroke and dementia. Nov 1, 2012 Issue AACE Releases Guidelines for Menopausal Hormone Therapy [Practice Guidelines] Menopause is...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Menopause - American Family Physician

...women taking combined continuous hormone therapy have higher risks of myocardial infarction and venous thromboembolism after one year, stroke after three years, and breast cancer after five years. In women who take hormone therapy continuously for five years, there is a lower...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Myocardial Infarction - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2020 Issue Daily Colchicine Post-MI Reduces Strokes and Recurrent Hospitalizations for Angina [POEMs] Daily colchicine after MI reduces cardiovascular events, specifically strokes and hospitalizations for angina. It is inexpensive and well-tolerated and should be...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Myocardial Infarction - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2020 Issue Daily Colchicine Post-MI Reduces Strokes and Recurrent Hospitalizations for Angina [POEMs] Daily colchicine after MI reduces cardiovascular events, specifically strokes and hospitalizations for angina. It is inexpensive and well-tolerated and should be...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Neurologic - American Family Physician

...for good outcomes in patients with nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, which is usually caused by a ruptured aneurysm. This type of stroke often results in death or disability. Rates of misdiagnosis and treatment delays for subarachnoid hemorrhage have im... Mar 1, 2013 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Neurologic - American Family Physician

...for good outcomes in patients with nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, which is usually caused by a ruptured aneurysm. This type of stroke often results in death or disability. Rates of misdiagnosis and treatment delays for subarachnoid hemorrhage have im... Mar 1, 2013 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...Issue Update on Vitamin Supplements for the Prevention of Coronary Disease and Stroke [Article] Dietary antioxidants and folic acid may play a role in the pathophysiology of coronary disease and stroke. We review patient-oriented evidence on the effectiveness of supplementation...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Occupational Health - American Family Physician

...Activities of Daily Living After Stroke [Cochrane for Clinicians] Compared with standard rehabilitation, ADL-based occupational therapy significantly decreases death or institutionalization and deterioration in the ability to perform ADL after stroke. The optimal length and type...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Oral and Dental Conditions - American Family Physician

...impaired children (i.e., those with mental retardation or cerebral palsy) and in adults who have Parkinson's disease or have had a stroke. It is most commonly caused by poor oral and facial muscle control. Contributi... Mar 1, 2004 Issue Tongue Bump [Photo Quiz] Photo Quiz...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - 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 15, 2019 Issue Cognitive...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - 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 15, 2019 Issue Cognitive...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Embolism - 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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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Embolism - 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: Pulmonary Embolism - 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: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Stroke and TIA Mar 1, 2021 Issue Antiplatelet Agents for Preventing Early Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke or TIA [Medicine by the Numbers] After atherothrombotic ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, adding clopidogrel to aspirin reduced recurrent strokes but increased...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Stroke and TIA Feb 1, 2019 Issue Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Provides More Net Benefit Than Aspirin Alone After Minor Stroke or TIA [POEMs] This study provides support for a strategy of adding clopidogrel to aspirin for the first week or so after a minor ischemic stroke or TIA...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Stroke and TIA May 15, 2015 Issue Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force] The USPSTF recommends against screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in the general adult population. Apr 15, 2015...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Stroke and TIA Oct 15, 2012 Issue Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for Prevention of Thromboembolic Events [STEPS] 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Stroke and TIA Jul 1, 2009 Issue Acute Stroke Diagnosis [Article] 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Stroke and TIA Jul 15, 2004 Issue Recommendations for Exercise After Stroke [Practice Guidelines] Apr 1, 2004 Issue Transient Ischemic Attacks: Part I. Diagnosis and Evaluation [Article] Transient ischemic attack is no longer considered a benign event but, rather, a...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Stroke and TIA Mar 1, 2021 Issue Antiplatelet Agents for Preventing Early Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke or TIA [Medicine by the Numbers] After atherothrombotic ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, adding clopidogrel to aspirin reduced recurrent strokes but increased...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Stroke and TIA - American Family Physician

...Stroke and TIA May 15, 1999 Issue Stroke: Part II. Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke [Article] Optimal treatment of the patient who has sustained an acute ischemic stroke requires rapid assessment and early intervention. The leisurely approach to acute stroke management...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vascular Disorders - American Family Physician

...Short-term Risk of Stroke After TIA [Point-of-Care Guides] Five to 10 percent of patients presenting with TIA will have a stroke within the following week. Because guidelines do not mandate hospitalization for patients who have had a TIA or suspected TIA,4,5 validated clinical...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vascular Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2012 Issue Transient Ischemic Attack: The Rules Have Changed [AFP Journal Club] This scientific guideline includes three game changers for physicians regarding TIA. The Journal Club authors discuss why physicians should be wary of clinical guidelines that are based on...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vascular Disorders - 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 Venous Leg Ulcers [Clinical Evidence Handbook] What are the effects of treatments...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vascular Disorders - American Family Physician

...College of Physicians (ACP) has released guidelines on VTE prophylaxis in hospitalized, nonsurgical patients, including those with acute stroke. Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 Next Advertisement Email Alerts Don't miss a single issue. Sign up for the free AFP email table of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Vascular Disorders - 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 Venous Leg Ulcers [Clinical Evidence Handbook] What are the effects of treatments...

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AFP Journal Club Department Collection - American Family Physician

Three presenters review an interesting journal article on topics that affect family physicians and give their opinions about the clinical value of the studies.

For key concepts in evidence-based medicine, tips on assessing the quality of research studies, and teaching ...

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AFP Journal Club Department Collection - American Family Physician

Three presenters review an interesting journal article on topics that affect family physicians and give their opinions about the clinical value of the studies.

For key concepts in evidence-based medicine, tips on assessing the quality of research studies, and teaching ...

American Family Physician : Department Collection

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AFP Welcomes Two Editorial Fellows to the Team - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2005 - ...Previous: PEG Tubes Worsen Quality of Life in Patients Who Have Had a Stroke Next: Newsletter View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 72/No. 4(August 15, 2005) / Inside AFP: AFP Welcomes Two Editorial Fellows to the Team...

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AFP's Top Articles

View the top 20 articles published in American Family Physician each year based on web views.

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afp20050615p2348-f1.pdf

...Step 1. Determine the patient’s annual risk of stroke using the two clinical decision rules shown below: ACCP Rule Features Risk group Annual stroke rate, % (95% CI) History of stroke or TIA; hypertension; heart failure; age older than 75 years; or more than one moderate...

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afp20051015p1492.pdf

...dis- ease, spondylotic osteophytes or colloidal cysts that transiently block the vertebral arteries or cerebral aqueduct, vertebrobasi- lar stroke). The typical signs of epileptic seizures include déjà vu, tongue lacerations, limb jerking, and postictal confusion but not common...

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afp20060101p91.pdf

...3. Taylor F, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (U.S.), Office of Science and Health Reports. Cerebral palsy: hope through research. Bethesda, Md.: The Institute, 2001. Accessed online Septem- ber 28, 2005, at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cerebral_palsy/...

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afp20060115p244.pdf

...Cerebrovascular disease such as transient ischemic attack or stroke Arterial occlusion causing cerebral ischemia or infarction, especially if affecting the vertebrobasilar system Migraine Episodic headaches, usually unilateral, with throbbing accompanied by other symptoms such...

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afp20060201p457.pdf

...because researchers found increased incidences of breast cancer (number needed to harm [NNH] = 1,250), coronary heart disease (NNH = 1,428), stroke (NNH = 1,250), and pulmonary embolism (NNH = 1,250) in the treatment group when compared with the placebo group.1 Many women find the...

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afp20060301p841.pdf

...so stiff that the atrial muscle fails and end- diastolic volume cannot be normalized with elevated filling pressure. This process reduces stroke volume and cardiac output, causing effort intolerance. Figure 117 sum- marizes the pathophysiology of diastolic heart failure....

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afp20060501p1558.pdf

...Cardiovascular disease (e.g., myocardial infarction, stroke) Primary hypertension Deafness Congenital or familial renal disease Dyslipidemia Primary hypertension Endocrine problems (e.g., diabetes, thyroid, adrenal) Familial endocrinopathies Hypertension Primary...

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afp20060601p1971.pdf

...cessation. Smoking ces- sation also is recommended for the prevention of coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, stroke, and lung cancer. Diagnosis The differential diagnosis of PVD includes musculoskeletal and neurologic causes. The most common entity...

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afp20060701p105.pdf

...Stroke 4 2 3 2 2 1 Surgery Minor, without prolonged immobilization 1 1 1 1 1 1 Major, without prolonged immobilization 2 1 1 1 1 1 Major, with prolonged immobilization 4 2 2 2 2 1 Thyroid disorders Simple goiter, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism 1 1 1 1 1 1 Uterine...

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afp20060801p449.pdf

...Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome also may be misdiagnosed as severe con- ditions including stroke, other neurologic conditions, infectious diseases, and adverse effects of other medications the patient is taking.29 Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome has been reported...

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afp20060915p971.pdf

...Collaboration. Collaborative over- view of randomised trials of antiplatelet therapy-I: prevention of death, myocardial infarction, and stroke by prolonged antiplatelet therapy in various catego- ries of patients. [Published correction appears in BMJ 1994;308:1540] BMJ...

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afp20060915p991.pdf

...10 percent of patients with hemolytic uremic syndrome develop cen- tral nervous system problems and subse- quent coma, hemiparesis, or stroke.27,28 In one review of 49 hemolytic uremic syn- drome studies, investigators found that of 3,476 patients with diarrhea-positive hemo- lytic...

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afp20061015p1331.pdf

...Optimal application of these preventive practices significantly reduces the burden of death and disability caused by heart attack and stroke in women. (Am Fam Physician 2006;74:1331-40, 1342. Copyright © 2006 American Academy of Family Physicians.) Patient information: A handout...

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afp20061101p1547.pdf

...claudica- tion. Neurologic manifestations may include mononeuropathies, peripheral polyneuropa- thies, and, rarely, transient ischemic attacks or strokes.1,6 As with PMR, physical examination in a patient with GCA may be unremarkable. Patients with gradual-onset GCA may pres- ent...

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afp20061115p1739.pdf

...testicular torsion is the absence of the crem- asteric reflex. This reflex is elicited by strok- ing or pinching the medial thigh, causing contraction of the cremaster muscle, which elevates the testis. The cremasteric reflex is considered positive if the testicle moves at least 0.5...

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afp20061215p2046.pdf

...Vascular parkinsonism Stepwise progression; CVA or TIA, comorbid cardiovascular disease Fixed deficits from previous events Lesions in white matter with or without basal ganglia5 Common because of the prevalence of cerebrovascular disease5 Essential tremor History in...

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afp20070101p85.pdf

...Carotid Artery Disease Stroke causes an estimated 273,000 deaths annually in the United States, making it the third leading cause of death.1 Stroke also is the most common cause of disability; 15 to 30 percent of patients are permanently disabled, and 20 percent will require insti-...

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afp20070301p656.pdf

...History of stroke Uncontrolled systemic hypertension Intermediate Mild angina pectoris (Canadian class I or II‡) Previous MI by history or pathologic Q waves Compensated or prior heart failure Diabetes mellitus (particularly insulin-dependent) Renal...

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afp20070401p1008.pdf

...increasing left ventricular blood volume, chamber size, and stroke volume. In contrast, standing and the Valsalva maneuver decrease venous return, thereby decreasing left ven- tricular size and stroke volume. Increased stroke volume causes murmurs to become louder with squatting and...

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afp20070401p1031.pdf

...(VTE), the prevention of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation or the use of prosthetic heart valves, and the prevention of stroke and recurrent myocardial infarc- tion in select patients.1 The LMWHs have changed the course of outpatient antico- agulation therapy...

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afp20070415p1219.pdf

...1. American Heart Association. Heart disease and stroke statistics - 2006 update. Dallas, Tex.: American Heart Association, 2006. Accessed December 13, 2006 at: http://www.americanheart.org/downloadable/ heart/1136308648540Statupdate2006.pdf. 2. Klocke FJ, Baird MG, Lorell BH,...

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afp20070501p1342.pdf

...seizures are caused by a recent or current event, whereas remote symp- tomatic seizures are caused by a chronic abnormality such as an old stroke. A pro- voked seizure is caused by an identifiable transient disturbance such as an electrolyte abnormality (e.g., hypocalcemia). In the...

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afp20070501p1365.pdf

...events or all-cause mortality but decreased the secondary end point of total cardiovas- cular events (i.e., coronary heart disease events, stroke, or revascularization).15 Combination therapy raises safety con- cerns. All statins (especially at higher doses) increase the risk of...

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afp20070601p1679.pdf

...range of emergencies, from stroke in older patients to meningitis in infants. Adult patients may misinterpret the urgency of their condition or purposefully avoid the emergency department. Parents of critically ill children are often unaware of the severity of their child’s illness....

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afp20070801p382.pdf

...Stroke LORI M. DICKERSON, PharmD, PETER J. CAREK, MD, MS, and ROBERT GLEN QUATTLEBAUM, MD, MPH Trident Medical Center/Medical University of South Carolina Family Medicine Residency Program, Charleston, South Carolina E very year in the United States, 700,000 persons have a...

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afp20070815p517.pdf

...COPD, end-stage renal disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, HIV/AIDS, hyperthyroidism, nocturia caused by prostatic hypertrophy, stroke Medications Anticholinergic agents; antidepressants (SSRIs, bupropion [Wellbutrin]), MAOIs; antiepileptics (lamotrigine [Lamictal],...

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afp20070915p829.pdf

...artery, which supplies blood mainly to the retina via retinal branches. Occlusion of the central retinal artery quickly leads to ocular stroke, which can cause severe vision loss. Partial loss of the visual field may occur if only distal branches of the retinal arteries are...

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afp20071001p997.pdf

...Central nervous system lesions (e.g., mul- tiple sclerosis, stroke, tumor) can also cause facial nerve palsy. However, some motor neu- rons to the forehead cross sides at the level of the brainstem, so the fibers in the facial nerve going to the forehead come from both cere- bral...

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afp20071015p1169.pdf

...pleasur- able rush followed by euphoria, heightened attention, and increased energy. Possible adverse effects include myocardial infarction, stroke, seizures, rhabdomyolysis, cardiomyopathy, psychosis, and death. Chronic methamphetamine use is associated with neurologic and...

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afp20071215p1837.pdf

...for the initiation or continuation of psychotropic medications. Increasing evidence associates the use of atypical antipsychotics for demen- tia in skilled nursing facilities with a higher risk of cerebrovascular accidents and mor- tality.17 Table 2 lists the indications for using...

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afp20080301p643.pdf

...reten- tion.15 up to 56 percent of patients who have suffered a stroke will experience urinary retention, primar- ily because of detrusor hyporeflexia. in a prospective study, 23 of 80 patients with ischemic stroke developed Table 2. Pharmacologic Agents Associated with Urinary...

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