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Hypertension, Pregnancy, Prostate Cancer, Short-Course Antibiotics, Anticonvulsants - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Apr 15, 2020 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0415/p460.html

Outpatient Burn Care: Prevention and Treatment - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Apr 15, 2020 - Most patients with burn injuries are treated as outpatients. Two key determinants of the need for referral to a burn center are burn depth and percentage of total body surface area involved. All burn injuries are considered trauma, prompting immediate evaluation for concomitant ...

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Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Unintended Consequences of the 2016 CDC Guideline...

Apr 15, 2020 - Since the 2016 CDC guideline for the use of opioid pain relievers was released, there has been a significant reduction in opioid prescribing, and the guideline has been adopted by state Medicaid agencies, insurers, and others. Widespread implementation of the guideline has had ...

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Pandemic Highlights the Need for Full-scope FPs

In this Fresh Perspectives blog post, family physician MaryAnn Dakkak, M.D., M.S.P.H., describes a day on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in a safety-net hospital.

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Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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Bedtime Instead of Morning Ingestion of Hypertension Medication Equals a Significantly ... Restricted content. Login required.

Apr 1, 2020 - This study found a significant reduction in mortality and morbidity among patients who took their once-daily anti-hypertensive medications at bedtime instead of in the morning. No significant difference occurred in compliance rates between bedtime and morning ingestion times. Individual...

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Frequent Headaches: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Apr 1, 2020 - Most frequent headaches are typically migraine or tension-type headaches and are often exacerbated by medication overuse. Repeated headaches can induce central sensitization and transformation to chronic headaches that are intractable, are difficult to treat, and cause significant ...

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Anxiety Disorders - American Family Physician

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Five Days of Penicillin for Strep Throat Is Equal to 10 Days - POEMs - American Family ... Restricted content. Login required.

Apr 1, 2020 - Five days of 800-mg penicillin four times a day produced noninferior results to 10 days of 1,000-mg penicillin three times a day, with shorter symptom duration. This is not the first study to show similar benefits with a shorter duration of oral antibiotics.

American Family Physician : POEMs

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Caring for Me Is Caring for You: The Power of Self-Care and Personal Transformation -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - Want to see change in your team, your organization, or beyond? Start by filling your own tank.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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Probiotics to Augment Antifungal Treatment of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis - FPIN's ... Restricted content. Login required.

Apr 1, 2020 - Adding probiotics (typically Lactobacillus species) to antifungal therapy for vulvovaginal candidiasis improves short-term cure rates by 14% and reduces one-month relapse rates by 66%.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

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Looking Beyond Diagnostic Criteria -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - The power of family medicine is seeing patients as more than just signs and symptoms.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

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PerformanceNavigator: Cardiometabolic Conditions

Satisfy your ABFM Performance Improvement Activities and Self-Assessment Activities requirements through a live or on demand performance in practice experience that addresses some of the most prevalent medical conditions seen by family physicians.

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METRIC Hypertension Module

Improve your hypertension patient care, enhance your practice, earn CME credit, and complete an ABFM Performance Improvement Activity all with the METRIC hypertension module.

CME : Programs

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METRIC Asthma Module

This AAFP METRIC asthma module takes you step by step through a performance improvement project aimed at improving patient asthma care.

CME : Programs

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Managing Hypertension Using Combination Therapy - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 15, 2020 - More than 70% of adults treated for primary hypertension will eventually require at least two antihypertensive agents, either initially as combination therapy or as add-on therapy if monotherapy and lifestyle modifications do not achieve adequate blood pressure control. Four main ...

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Genital Ulcers: Differential Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 15, 2020 - Genital ulcers may be located on the vagina, penis, and anorectal or perineal areas and may be infectious or noninfectious. Herpes simplex virus is the most common cause of genital ulcers in the United States. A diagnosis of genital herpes simplex virus infection is made through ...

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Group B Streptococcus Disease: AAP Updates Guidelines for the Management of At-Risk ... Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 15, 2020 - The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have updated guidelines for management of early- and late-onset group B streptococcus disease in infants.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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Esketamine (Spravato) for Treatment-Resistant Depression - STEPS - American Family ... Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 15, 2020 - Esketamine is an in-office treatment for patients with a severe major depressive disorder to be used in addition to oral antidepressant therapy.

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Fracture Prevention in Older Adults - Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 15, 2020 - A collaboration between AFP and the Lown Institute promotes a vision of delivering health care that is based on the evidence, balanced in its approach, and focused on the patient.

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AAFP Performance Improvement CME

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on performance Improvement and earn CME credit.

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View Chronic Conditions AAFP CME Options

View all AAFP Continuing Medical Education on chronic conditions and earn CME credit.

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Geriatric Medicine Self-Study CME Course | AAFP

Enhance your ability to develop evaluation and treatment plans for your geriatric patients with this online CME course from AAFP. Earn 23.5 CME credits.

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Cannabis Use in Older Adults Continues Upward Trend

A recent analysis of patient data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that cannabis use among older adults increased steadily between 2015 and 2018.

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FPM Past Issues 2020

FPM issues for the year 2020

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Tense Bullae and Pruritus - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 1, 2020 - A 72-year-old man presents with a two-month history of worsening pruritic rash and painful blisters on his trunk, bilateral upper and lower extremities, face, and groin.

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Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation for Maintaining Cognitive Functioning in ... Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 1, 2020 - Vitamin and mineral supplementation has little to no beneficial effect on preserving cognitive functioning or preventing dementia in cognitively healthy adults 40 years and older.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

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Linagliptin and Glimepiride Equally Effective for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus ... Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 1, 2020 - 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.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/p309a.html

Continuing Medical Education (CME) for Family Medicine | AAFP

Search for AAFP Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses including live, online, and subscription. AAFP members report your CME credit and view transcript. CME providers learn about AAFP Credit System.

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METRIC for Residency Programs

Family medicine residency programs easily meet the ACGME requirements for practice-based learning and improvement with METRIC. Choose from modules on: asthma and hypertension.

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METRIC for AAFP Chapters

Learn how AAFP Chapters can help their members with performance improvement through the METRIC CME activity.

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METRIC for Practice Groups

Complete your Performance Improvement Activities project with your practice group, residency program, or AAFP Chapter. Learn how to get started together.

CME : Programs

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Frequently Asked Questions

Discover the answers to your questions about the METRIC program, designed to help you fulfill the ABFM's Performance Improvement Activities requirement for certification. Do you have a question about METRIC? Get the answers here!

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METRIC: Meet the ABFM PI Activities Requirement

Discover how the METRIC program from the AAFP can help you fulfill the ABFM's Performance Improvement Activities requirement as you earn CME.

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METRIC User Guide

Easily fulfill the ABFM's Performance Improvement Activities requirement through this online performance improvement CME activity. Designed for family physicians.

CME : Programs

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

As front-line health care providers, family physicians play an essential role in the early detection of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and the timely referral to a pulmonologist.

Family Physician : Patient Care

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Access to Care

Get information for your patients about open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/social-determinants/access-to-care.html

Staff and Editors | AAFP FP Essentials

Get to know the staff members and editors for FP Essentials, a monthly family medicine monograph produced by the AAFP.

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FP Delivers Essential, Full-scope Care for Rural Community

Family physician Zita Magloire, M.D., delivered nearly 90 babies in her small community last year and is determined to show medical students and residents that they can incorporate obstetrics in their practices, too.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200217fdf-magloire.html

The Risk of Corticosteroids in Community-Acquired Pneumonia - Letters to the Editor - ...

Feb 15, 2020 - ...conditions, immunocompromised state, and concurrent use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Hyperglycemia, fluid retention, hypertension, delirium, psychosis, insomnia, osteonecrosis, and gastrointestinal bleeding may consequently be underestimated. The potential harmful...

American Family Physician : Letter

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Increased Readmissions and Adverse Events with Intensification of Antihypertensive ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 15, 2020 - The intensification of antihypertensive regimens on discharge in older adults hospitalized for noncardiac conditions is associated with an increased risk of readmission (number needed to harm [NNH] = 27) and medication-related serious adverse events (NNH = 63) within 30 days.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/p248a.html

METRIC

Fulfill a Performance Improvement Activity of the ABFM's Family Medicine Certification requirement through a streamlined method of evaluating and strengthening your practice functions and systems. Select from topics including: Asthma and Hypertension.

CME : Programs

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Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)

AAFP's Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) is an evidence-based multidisciplinary training program that prepares maternity health care providers to better manage obstetric emergencies.

CME : Programs

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The Speciality of Family Medicine

Access to primary care is key to leading a longer, healthier life. Learn about the specialty of family medicine and how it benefits us all.

About AAFP : Dive into the Specialty of the Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/about/dive-into-family-medicine/family-medicine-speciality.html

A three-step guide to coding for multiple skin procedures in a single visit -- FPM

Follow these three steps to bill correctly, avoid denials, and make sure you’re not leaving revenue on the table when you perform skin biopsies and lesion removals.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/skin_procedure_coding.html

Chronic Wounds: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 1, 2020 - Chronic wounds are those that do not progress through a normal, orderly, and timely sequence of repair. They are common and are often incorrectly treated. The morbidity and associated costs of chronic wounds highlight the need to implement wound prevention and treatment guidelines. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/p159.html

Menopause - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on menopause and related issues, including estrogen and progestogen therapy, hormone therapy, hot flashes, mood symptoms, sexual difficulties, and postmenopause. This collection features AFP content on menopause and related issues, including estrogen...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Screening and Counseling Adolescents and Young Adults: A Framework for Comprehensive ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 1, 2020 - Healthy development is likely to occur when an adolescent’s risk factors are limited and when protective factors are fostered. Healthy development is further encouraged when youth feel valued, empowered, and form healthy social connections. Threats to the well-being of adolescents ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/p147.html

Clinical Practice Guidelines

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Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations

View all clinical preventive serivces recommendations.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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Spring 2019

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Family Physician : Patient Care

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Risk Reduction

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

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/emotional-wellbeing/adhd-toolkit/risk-reduction.html

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about ADHD, from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) National Research Network's ADHD Toolkit.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/emotional-wellbeing/adhd-toolkit/frequently-asked-questions.html

Winter 2019

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Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/news/winter2019.html

Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) - Assessing the Impact

Read a description of the PCMH impact study and view objectives, timeline, status, key findings and contact information.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/pcmh.html

Sleep Problems, Alcohol Consumption, and Chronic Disease in Primary Care Settings - ...

Read about the Sleep Problems, Alcohol Consumption, and Chronic Disease in Primary Care Settings project; view aims, information about findings and publications.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/prism.html

Scalable Architecture for Therapeutic Inquiries Network (SAFTINet)

Find out more information about this study to better understand how it is creating a technical infrastructure to support a CER information network, using recent innovations in technology which allow participating entities to control the re­use of their de-identified patient data.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/SAFTINet.html

Cardiovascular

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

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/cardiovascular-clinical-recommendation-guidelines.html

Women's Health

Women's Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/women-health-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Men's Health

Men's Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/mens-health-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Breastfeeding

Learn how family physicians can support and encourage breastfeeding in their practices.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/birth-control-pregnancy-childbirth/breastfeeding.html

Geriatric Medicine

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

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/geriatric-medicine-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Infant and Child Health

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

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/infant-and-child-clinical-recommendation-guidelines.html

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Learning Community In DARTNet

Read a description of the Cardiovascular Risk Reduction study, along with aims, objectives, timeline, and status. Get contact information.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/cvd.html

Distributed Ambulatory Research in Therapeutics Network (DARTNet)

DARTNet is a rapidly growing collaboration of PBRNs that are working to build a national collection of electronic health record (EHR) data, claims data, and patient reported outcomes data. The networks seek to blend quality improvement, effectiveness and translational research with a ...

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/dartnet.html

Publications of the AAFP NRN

Explore the listing of AAFP NRN publications.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/publications.html

Need Help Reviewing 2020 Medicare Coding, Payment Updates?

The journal FPM recently published its annual guide to the updates in Medicare documentation, coding and payment that are most relevant to family physicians.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200127cptcodesupdate.html

Short-Term Systemic Corticosteroids: Appropriate Use in Primary Care - American Family ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 15, 2020 - Short-term systemic corticosteroids, also known as steroids, are frequently prescribed for adults in the outpatient setting by primary care physicians. There is a lack of supporting evidence for most diagnoses for which steroids are prescribed, and there is evidence against steroid use ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/p89.html

Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Updated Guidance from the AHA, ACC, and HRS - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 15, 2020 - This guideline on atrial fibrillation (AF) management from the American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology (ACC), and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is an update of the 2014 version and is based on new evidence from clinical trials and the U.S. Food and Drug ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/p123.html

Hierarchical Condition Category Coding

Hierarchical condition category (HCC) coding is a risk-adjustment model designed to estimate future health care costs for patients.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/hierarchical-condition-category.html

The Medical Home: Patient and Caregiver Engagement

Patient and caregiver engagement strategies such as motivational interviewing and shared decision making can improve patient outcomes in health care.

Family Physician : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/delivery-payment-models/medical-home/patient-caregiver-engagement.html

Cardiovascular Conditions

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CME : AAFP CME by Topic

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Free CME Activities | AAFP

View list of free AAFP CME including activities just for members.

CME : Browse

https://www.aafp.org/cme/browse/free.html

Health Equity Fellow Targets Obesity in Clinic, Community

AAFP Health Equity Fellow Keisha Harvey, M.D., has embarked on a broad campaign to address obesity with efforts in physician offices and throughout the community.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200106fdf-harvey.html

Obesity and Physical Activity

View information about the prevention of obesity and other chronic conditions. Learn about Americans In Motion-Healthy Interventions, the AAFP's program that makes fitness the treatment of choice for many chronic illnesses.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/healthy-lifestyle/obesity-activity.html

Lymphoma: Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 1, 2020 - Lymphoma is a group of malignant neoplasms of lymphocytes with more than 90 subtypes. It is traditionally classified broadly as non-Hodgkin or Hodgkin lymphoma. Approximately 82,000 new U.S. patients are diagnosed with lymphoma annually. Any tobacco use and obesity are major modifiable ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/p34.html

Fasting and Nonfasting Lipid Levels Similarly Predict Cardiovascular Disease Risk - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 1, 2020 - Guidelines recommend checking lipid levels in nonfasting patients. They are easier to obtain and are equally predictive of subsequent cardiac events. Although triglyceride levels may be higher in nonfasting patients, cholesterol levels will be similar whether the patient was fasting or ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/p53.html

Tapering Long-Term Opioid Therapy - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 1, 2020 - My patient is a 54-year-old construction worker who has been taking prescribed opioids for more than a decade for chronic knee and back pain.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

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Positional Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Cochrane for Clinicians - American ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 1, 2020 - Positional therapy for OSA reduces scores on the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) and Epworth Sleepiness Scale compared with no treatment. Although continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) improves AHI scores more than positional therapy, patients seem to better tolerate positional therapy ...

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