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afp20181101p595.pdf

...Obstetric: visual disturbance (scotomata), proteinuria, hypertension Nonobstetric or obstetrically aggravated: tension or migraine headache, meningitis, sinusitis (viral, allergic, bacterial), sub- arachnoid hemorrhage, brain tumor Obstetric: preeclampsia HELLP = hemolysis,...

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afp20181101p607.pdf

...pain, and it progressed in an ascending fashion. The patient had a history of atrial fibrillation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and mod- erate osteoarthritis. Physical examination revealed tender, non- blanching, nonpruritic purpura on the...

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afp20181115p561.pdf

...Case Scenario A 62-year-old white man with hypertension pres- ents for a routine physical examination. He does not smoke and has a body mass index of 32 kg per m2. After being sedentary for many years, he is about to begin an exercise program. His wife thinks he should get his heart...

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afp20181201p661.pdf

...Prednisone 40 to 60 mg by mouth daily Hypertension, fluid retention, weight gain, hypernatremia, elevated blood glucose, osteoporosis, mood disorder, increased risk of infection, narrow angle glaucoma None Blood pressure, electrolyte panel, blood glucose level, mental status,...

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afp20181215od1.pdf

...2. Grøndal N, Søgaard R, Lindholt JS. Baseline prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease and hypertension in men aged 65-74 years from a population screening study (VIVA trial). Br J Surg. 2015; 102(8): 902-906. 3. Sigvant B, Lundin F, Wahlberg E. The...

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afp20181215p729.pdf

...33% of men ≥ 20 years have hypertension and/or take antihy- pertensive medication† 32% of men ≥ 18 years have had five or more alcoholic drinks in one day at least once in the past year* 18% of men ≥ 18 years currently smoke cigarettes* 12% of men < 65 years do not have...

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afp20181215p751.pdf

...with NVAF. His CHA2DS2-VASc score is 2 (one point each for hypertension and age). He takes a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug daily for osteoarthritis; therefore, his HAS-BLED score is 3 (one point each for hypertension, age, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use)....

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afp20190101p14.pdf

...mishap in the cognitively impaired, as well as potential drug- drug and disease-drug interactions (e.g., agitation, open-angle glaucoma, hypertension, other cardio- vascular conditions) in this aging population. The practice recommendations in this activity are available at http://...

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afp20190101p17.pdf

...Dry mouth, hypertension, insomnia, mydriasis, nausea, nervousness, seizures Do not use within 14 days of MAOI $30 COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; ER = extended release; MAOI = monoamine oxidase inhibitor. *-Estimated retail price of one month’s treatment...

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afp20190101p44.pdf

...for a follow-up visit and for medication refills after she had been laid off from her job. She has a history of type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and breast cancer. She was worried that she would not be able to afford access to health care after losing her employer-based...

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afp20190101p47.pdf

...lesions on his elbows and knees that had been present for about five years. The patient’s history included tobacco use, newly diag- nosed hypertension, and a recent transient ischemic attack. Before the transient ischemic attack, he was not seeing a physician regularly. Physical...

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afp20190101p53.pdf

...Clinical Question Is lower systolic blood pressure associated with better outcomes in older patients who take anti- hypertension medications? Bottom Line In this small cohort study of patients older than 85 years, lower systolic blood pressure during treatment with...

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afp20190101p53a.pdf

...Clinical Question Is lower systolic blood pressure associated with better outcomes in older patients who take anti- hypertension medications? Bottom Line In this small cohort study of patients older than 85 years, lower systolic blood pressure during treatment with...

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afp20190101p54.pdf

...Clinical Question Is lower systolic blood pressure associated with better outcomes in older patients who take anti- hypertension medications? Bottom Line In this small cohort study of patients older than 85 years, lower systolic blood pressure during treatment with...

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afp20190101p55.pdf

...Clinical Question Is lower systolic blood pressure associated with better outcomes in older patients who take anti- hypertension medications? Bottom Line In this small cohort study of patients older than 85 years, lower systolic blood pressure during treatment with...

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afp20190115p109.pdf

...Heart failure, atrial fibrillation, pulmonary hypertension, dilated cardiomyopathy Echocardiography Musculoskeletal Infectious Epidural abscess Back pain and local tenderness, fever, late neurologic compromise MRI with contrast media, then CT-guided biopsy...

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afp20190115p123.pdf

...in the past six months. She does not have a history of smoking, chest pain, or shortness of breath. She has never been diagnosed with hypertension or hypercho- lesterolemia, but her brother and father have both. Downloaded from the American Family Physician website at...

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afp20190115p74.pdf

...evidence. We are concerned that in the presentation of clinical questions and bottom-line answers for Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension, some of these considerations are missing. Study 1, an investigation on blood pressure measure- ments using a bare arm vs. a shirt sleeve,...

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afp20190115p76.pdf

...evidence. We are concerned that in the presentation of clinical questions and bottom-line answers for Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension, some of these considerations are missing. Study 1, an investigation on blood pressure measure- ments using a bare arm vs. a shirt sleeve,...

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afp20190115p77.pdf

...evidence. We are concerned that in the presentation of clinical questions and bottom-line answers for Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension, some of these considerations are missing. Study 1, an investigation on blood pressure measure- ments using a bare arm vs. a shirt sleeve,...

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afp20190115p78.pdf

...cyclists with an average age of 66 years, 15% had ventricular tachycardia compared with only 3% of golfers matched for age, weight, hypertension, and cardiac conditions requiring medication (P = .05).17 Pacemaker insertion is the definitive treatment for symptomatic bradycardia....

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afp20190201p179.pdf

...Risk Factors Risk factors for renal cell carcinoma include hypertension, tobacco use, obesity, and acquired cystic kidney disease in the setting of end-stage renal disease.1,3,6 Occupational exposure to trichloroethylene can lead to the develop- ment of renal cell carcinoma and...

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afp20190215p237.pdf

...Gomis R, Hanefeld M, Karasik A, Laakso M; STOP-NIDDM Trial Research Group. Acarbose treatment and the risk of cardiovascular disease and hypertension in patients with impaired glucose tolerance: the STOP-NIDDM trial. JAMA. 2003; 290(4): 486-494. 21. Holman RR, Coleman RL, Chan...

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afp20190301od1.pdf

...Among secondary maternal outcomes, there was little to no difference in incidence of gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, or preterm birth despite a high level of het- erogeneity between the included trials. Women who received met- formin did not have significantly different...

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afp20190301p295.pdf

...was assessed in four studies (n = 457), as was relapse (n = 478). Adverse effects that were studied included hyperglycemia (n = 345), hypertension (n = 311), and other (n = 503), which included gastrointestinal bleeding, symptomatic gastrointestinal reflux, symptoms of congestive...

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afp20190315od1.pdf

...hypertension, age ≥ 75 years, diabetes mellitus, prior stroke or transient ischemic attack or thromboembolism [doubled]) (developed by Gage and colleagues, Washington University School of Medicine) or its updated version, CHA2DS2-VASc (congestive heart failure, hypertension, age ≥...

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afp20190315p354.pdf

...variation in stroke risk, ranging from 0.4% to 9.3% per year, which persisted across any single CHA2DS2-VASc (congestive heart failure; hypertension; age 75 years or older [doubled]; diabetes mellitus; prior stroke, transient ischemic attack, or thromboembolism [doubled]; vascular...

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afp20190315p357.pdf

...do without listening to what the patient thinks or is willing to do. Typical one-year medication adherence rates for conditions such as hypertension are 50% to 60%.3 Because the rate of adherence to a treatment plan is more than two times higher if the physician is a good com-...

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afp20190315p362.pdf

...Analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey demonstrated that the most significant PAD risk factors are hypertension, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, hyperlipidemia, and smoking. The odds of having PAD increase with each additional risk...

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afp20190315p383.pdf

...every day and teaches yoga four times a week for two to three hours per session. She has a body mass index of 24 kg per m2. She has hypertension, which is controlled with chlor- thalidone, and hypothyroidism, which is treated with levothyroxine. Her most recent thyroid levels were...

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afp20190315p392.pdf

...sedation (13%), dizziness (19%), bra- dycardia (24%), and hypotension (30%).1 Abrupt discontinuation of lofexidine can cause rebound hypertension, as well as diarrhea, chills, and hyper- hidrosis. It is recommended that patients discon- tinue use gradually. Effectiveness...

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afp20190415od1.pdf

...No hypertension, dys- lipidemia, or abnormal blood glucose levels Individualize the decision to provide or refer to behavioral counseling Individualize the decision to provide or refer to behavioral counseling Provide or refer to intensive behavioral counseling...

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afp20190415p519.pdf

...is not recommended for patients at low risk (less than 5% per year; score of 4 or less on the CHA2DS2-VASc [congestive heart failure; hypertension; age 75 years or older (doubled); diabetes mel- litus; stroke, transient ischemic attack, thromboembolism (doubled); vascular disease;...

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afp20190501p543.pdf

...Vaginitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension in Children, COPD, Alzheimer Disease What are key tips on diagnosing and treating vaginitis? Office-based or laboratory testing should be used with the history and physical examination find- ings to make the diagnosis. Do not...

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afp20190501p558.pdf

...to 40 mg per day. Beta blockers should be tapered and discontinued several days before clonidine withdrawal to reduce the risk of rebound hypertension. Spironolactone dosages should be limited to 25 mg daily when coadministered with potassium supplements. Avoid prescribing opioid...

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afp20190515od3.pdf

...is ordinarily a red flag, but in this case the predic- tors were relatively unambiguous (e.g., body mass index, number of medications for hypertension) and the chart review was done in parallel by two investigators using clear prespecified defi- nitions for each variable. The...

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afp20190515od4.pdf

...is ordinarily a red flag, but in this case the predic- tors were relatively unambiguous (e.g., body mass index, number of medications for hypertension) and the chart review was done in parallel by two investigators using clear prespecified defi- nitions for each variable. The...

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afp20190515od5.pdf

...is ordinarily a red flag, but in this case the predic- tors were relatively unambiguous (e.g., body mass index, number of medications for hypertension) and the chart review was done in parallel by two investigators using clear prespecified defi- nitions for each variable. The...

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afp20190515p602.pdf

...The USPSTF recommends that primary care professionals individualize the decision to offer or refer adults without obesity who do not have hypertension, dyslipidemia, abnormal blood glucose levels, or diabetes mellitus to behavioral counseling to pro- mote a healthful diet and...

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afp20190601p716.pdf

...has one of those major ASCVD events and multiple high-risk conditions, such as familial hyper- cholesterolemia, age of at least 65 years, hypertension, dia- betes, chronic kidney disease, tobacco use, heart failure, or LDL level greater than 100 mg per dL (2.59 mmol per L) despite...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/afp20190601p716.pdf

afp20190601p717.pdf

...has one of those major ASCVD events and multiple high-risk conditions, such as familial hyper- cholesterolemia, age of at least 65 years, hypertension, dia- betes, chronic kidney disease, tobacco use, heart failure, or LDL level greater than 100 mg per dL (2.59 mmol per L) despite...

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afp20190601p717a.pdf

...has one of those major ASCVD events and multiple high-risk conditions, such as familial hyper- cholesterolemia, age of at least 65 years, hypertension, dia- betes, chronic kidney disease, tobacco use, heart failure, or LDL level greater than 100 mg per dL (2.59 mmol per L) despite...

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afp20190601p718.pdf

...has one of those major ASCVD events and multiple high-risk conditions, such as familial hyper- cholesterolemia, age of at least 65 years, hypertension, dia- betes, chronic kidney disease, tobacco use, heart failure, or LDL level greater than 100 mg per dL (2.59 mmol per L) despite...

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afp20190615p737.pdf

...in life. Maternal benefits include decreased risk of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cardiometabolic disease (type 2 diabetes melli- tus, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease), and postpartum depression. https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0915/p368.html Tip for Using AFP at the...

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afp20190615p740.pdf

...Case Scenario A 70-year-old man had been a heavy smoker until 10 years ago, when he quit after a myocardial infarction. He has hypertension, mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and stable coronary artery disease. He walks half a mile daily without shortness of breath. At his...

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afp20190615p751.pdf

...testing, and diagnosis is confirmed by repeated elevation in urinary albumin excretion. Treatment includes management of hyperglycemia, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cessation of tobacco use. Multiple antihyperglycemic medications, including sodium-glucose cotrans- porter-2...

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afp20190701p12.pdf

...Migraine Headache, Hypertension in Children, CVD Risk, Acupuncture, Incarcerated Patients When should clinicians consider prescribing preventive therapy for migraine headache? Preventive therapy should be considered in patients having four or more headaches per month or at least...

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afp20190701p39.pdf

...Striae, buffalo hump, central obesity, hypertension Cushing syndrome CAH = congenital adrenal hyperplasia; GnRH = gonadotropin-releasing hormone; PCOS = polycystic ovary syndrome. *-Absence of breast buds may not indicate nonfunctioning ovaries or future functionality....

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afp20190715p118.pdf

...age of participants was 74 years, 56% were women, and 8.7% were nonwhite. Most of the patients were recruited in Australia (87%), 74% had hypertension, 65% had hyperlipidemia, and only 11% had diabetes mellitus. Participants were followed up for a median of 4.8 years, and only 2.2%...

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afp20190715p119.pdf

...age of participants was 74 years, 56% were women, and 8.7% were nonwhite. Most of the patients were recruited in Australia (87%), 74% had hypertension, 65% had hyperlipidemia, and only 11% had diabetes mellitus. Participants were followed up for a median of 4.8 years, and only 2.2%...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0715/afp20190715p119.pdf

afp20190715p120.pdf

...age of participants was 74 years, 56% were women, and 8.7% were nonwhite. Most of the patients were recruited in Australia (87%), 74% had hypertension, 65% had hyperlipidemia, and only 11% had diabetes mellitus. Participants were followed up for a median of 4.8 years, and only 2.2%...

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afp20190715p121.pdf

...longer duration of breastfeeding is associated with improved mater- nal health. Benefits include a lower risk of diabe- tes mellitus, hypertension, myocardial infarction, ovarian cancer, and breast cancer. Although exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for the first six months of...

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afp20190715p76.pdf

...complete the live workshop and corresponding activities. Improve care among your patient panel with cardiometabolic conditions: diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. STEP 1: Assess your practice (course prep). STEP 2: Attend three-day collaborative workshop. STEP 3:...

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afp20190801p168.pdf

...Hypertension Impaired glucose tolerance Moon facies Proximal muscle weakness Purple skin striae Hyperpro- lactinemia Rarely presents with isolated hirsutism Amenorrhea Galactorrhea Infertility Thyroid disorders Rarely present with isolated hirsutism...

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afp20190815p213.pdf

...Although its recommendations are primarily based on expert opinion, the American Academy of Pediatrics rec- ommends screening for hypertension annually, vision and hearing problems approximately every two years, and dyslipidemia once between nine and 11 years of age; regular...

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afp20190815p239.pdf

...His medical history included diabetes melli- tus, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and obstruc- tive sleep apnea. His medications included hydrochlorothiazide, metformin, glipizide (Glu- cotrol), minocycline (Minocin), and pravastatin (Pravachol). Six weeks before presentation, he had...

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afp20190901p278.pdf

...did not cause any sig- nificant harms. When progestogens were compared with placebo, there were no differences in pregnancy-induced hypertension, antepartum hemorrhage, stillbirth, low birth weight, or respiratory distress syndrome. No significant dif- ferences were found for...

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afp20190901p279.pdf

...did not cause any sig- nificant harms. When progestogens were compared with placebo, there were no differences in pregnancy-induced hypertension, antepartum hemorrhage, stillbirth, low birth weight, or respiratory distress syndrome. No significant dif- ferences were found for...

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afp20190901p298.pdf

...Venous ulcers are open skin lesions that occur in an area affected by venous hypertension.1 The prevalence of venous ulcers in the United States ranges from 1% to 3%.2,3 In the United States, 10% to 35% of adults have chronic venous insufficiency, and 4% of adults 65 years or older...

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afp20190901p306.pdf

...Case Scenario A 67-year-old woman came to my clinic with uncontrolled hypertension and stage 3 chronic kidney disease. She told me she had not taken her lisinopril because she read on the inter- net that taking lisinopril causes lung cancer. I searched online and found the...

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afp20190901p313.pdf

...three years of age. Patients may be asymptomatic or have the clas- sic presentation of edema, gross hematuria, fatigue, oligu- ria, and hypertension.12 Address correspondence to Nguyet-Cam Lam, MD, FAAFP, at Nguyet-Cam.Lam@ sluhn.org. Reprints are not available from the authors....

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afp20190915p369.pdf

...Case Scenario Sally is a 78-year-old retired teacher. She has hypertension and uses insulin to treat her diabe- tes mellitus. She lives independently with the help of a hired caregiver who visits three days per week to shop for groceries and cook. Her daughter lives nearby and...

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afp20191001p391.pdf

...2. Gidding SS, Champagne MA, de Ferrant SD, et al.; Ameri- can Heart Association Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Young Committee of Council on Cardiovas- cular Disease in Young, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on Functional Genomics and...

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afp20191001p392.pdf

...2. Gidding SS, Champagne MA, de Ferrant SD, et al.; Ameri- can Heart Association Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Young Committee of Council on Cardiovas- cular Disease in Young, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, Council on Functional Genomics and...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/afp20191001p392.pdf

afp20191001p396.pdf

...among a set of high-risk conditions more sim- ilar to cancer or cirrhosis than hypertension or controlled asthma. Primary care for opioid use disorder, however, does not generally have care coordination, peer counseling, and other resources to further allow sustainable quality care....

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afp20191001p403.pdf

...Antihypertensive Drug Therapy for Mild to Moderate Hypertension During Pregnancy Nicholas LeFevre, MD, and Ellisa Krumm, MD John Peter Smith Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Fort Worth, Texas Author disclosure: No relevant financial affiliations. Clinical...

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afp20191001p405.pdf

...Antihypertensive Drug Therapy for Mild to Moderate Hypertension During Pregnancy Nicholas LeFevre, MD, and Ellisa Krumm, MD John Peter Smith Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Fort Worth, Texas Author disclosure: No relevant financial affiliations. Clinical...

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afp20191001p416.pdf

...should be treated as a chronic condition with longitudinal, team-based, patient-centered care. Similar to type 2 diabetes mellitus or hypertension, opioid use disorder has genetic, environmental, and behavioral causes; the disorder responds best to long-term treat- ment with...

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afp20191001p426.pdf

...failure; hypertension; age 75 years or older; diabetes mellitus; prior stroke, transient ischemic attack, or thromboembolism [doubled]) tool (https:// www.mdcalc.com/chads2-score- atrial-fibrillation-stroke-risk) or CHA2DS2-VASc (con- gestive heart failure; hypertension; age 75...

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afp20191001p438.pdf

...sometimes forgetful. I manage pretty well with the help of my son, who visits me weekly, and my family doctor, who I see monthly for my hypertension, stomach reflux problems, prediabetes, and high cholesterol. I try to manage my forgetfulness with the help of a pill box so that I...

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afp20191015p463.pdf

...diabetes mellitus, ankle-brachial index less than 0.9, 70% or greater carotid stenosis, at least one carotid plaque, poorly controlled hypertension, hypercholes- terolemia, smoking more than 15 cigarettes per day, or age at least 65 (men) or 70 (women) years. A higher percentage of...

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afp20191015p485.pdf

...Up to 10% of women have elevated blood pressure during pregnancy, including chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, and preeclampsia. Women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy should have a follow-up blood pres- sure check within seven days of delivery and be evaluated...

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afp20191015p505.pdf

...lar (excluding isolated hypertension), renal, hepatic, neurologic, hematologic, or metabolic disorders (e.g., asthma, diabetes mellitus) • Pregnant women • Residents of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities Editor’s Note: Recommendations on the use of LAIV from...

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afp20191101p541.pdf

...Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibitors vs. Other Antihypertensive Drug Classes for Hypertension Jeffrey C. Leggit, MD, CAQSM, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Author disclosure: No relevant financial affiliations. Clinical Question...

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afp20191101p544.pdf

...and petrochemicals. Gulf War veterans, who were also exposed to asbestos and chemical- biologic agents, have a higher incidence of hypertension, musculoskeletal complaints, PTSD, and periodontal disease compared with nondeployed veterans.37 Airborne hazards have been associated with...

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afp20191115p646.pdf

...manual read- ings are an average 13.4 to 14.5 mm Hg (systolic) higher than daytime ambulatory or automated readings in patients with hypertension; the recent guidelines from the American College of Cardi- ology/American Heart Association are based on automated readings. Follow them...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/afp20191115p646.pdf

afp20191115p646a.pdf

...manual read- ings are an average 13.4 to 14.5 mm Hg (systolic) higher than daytime ambulatory or automated readings in patients with hypertension; the recent guidelines from the American College of Cardi- ology/American Heart Association are based on automated readings. Follow them...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/afp20191115p646a.pdf

afp20191115p647.pdf

...manual read- ings are an average 13.4 to 14.5 mm Hg (systolic) higher than daytime ambulatory or automated readings in patients with hypertension; the recent guidelines from the American College of Cardi- ology/American Heart Association are based on automated readings. Follow them...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/afp20191115p647.pdf

afp20191115p649.pdf

...Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia: A Practice Bulletin from ACOG Preeclampsia, a disorder of pregnancy associated with new-onset hypertension, occurs in up to 8% of pregnancies globally, with an incidence that increased by 25% from 1987 to 2004 in the United States....

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/afp20191115p649.pdf

afp20191201p687.pdf

...Hypertension Hypoalbuminemia Hyponatremia Mechanical ventilation Nephrotoxic drug use Rhabdomyolysis Sepsis Information from references 3-6. Downloaded from the American Family Physician website at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1201/afp20191201p687.pdf

afp20191215p742.pdf

...Case Scenario Mr. G is an 83-year-old man who lives alone with some assistance from family members. He has well-controlled hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and arthritis. His maxi- mum low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol level is around 135 mg per dL (3.50 mmol per L). He uses a...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1215/afp20191215p742.pdf

afp20191215p759.pdf

...Patient information: A handout on this topic is available at https:// family doctor.org/condition/cirrhosis-and-portal- hypertension. Cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States. Newer research has established that liver fibrosis is a dynamic process and...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1215/afp20191215p759.pdf

afp20191215p782.pdf

...Managing Chronic Hypertension in Pregnant Women: ACOG Releases Updated Practice Bulletin In pregnancy, chronic hypertension is defined as hypertension diagnosed before 20 weeks’ gestation. Up to 1.5% of pregnant women have chronic hypertension, which can result in harm to the...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1215/afp20191215p782.pdf

afp20200101p16.pdf

...and health prob- lems such as atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, depression, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and stroke.3 CPAP is the current first-line therapy; however, up to two-thirds of patients do not adhere to treatment.4 Positional...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/afp20200101p16.pdf

afp20200101p17.pdf

...and health prob- lems such as atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, depression, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and stroke.3 CPAP is the current first-line therapy; however, up to two-thirds of patients do not adhere to treatment.4 Positional...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/afp20200101p17.pdf

afp20200101p34.pdf

...Annual blood pressure screening, lifestyle modification, and treatment of obesity, hypertension, and tobacco use Annual depression screening Age-appropriate immu- nizations per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention schedule, including annual influ- enza vaccine;...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/afp20200101p34.pdf

afp20200115p115.pdf

...the live workshop and corresponding activities to help improve care among your patient panel with cardiometabolic conditions: diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. And meet all your Performance Improvement and KSA requirements. STEP 1: Assess your practice (course prep)....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/afp20200115p115.pdf

afp20200115p123.pdf

...on high-quality evidence, oral anticoag- ulants should be prescribed for women with AF and a CHA2DS2-VASc (congestive heart failure; hypertension; age of at least 75 years [doubled]; diabetes mellitus; previous stroke, transient ischemic attack, or thromboembolism [dou- bled];...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/afp20200115p123.pdf

afp20200201p147.pdf

...Blood pressure (hypertension) Insufficient evidence to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening asymptomatic adolescents to prevent car- diovascular disease in childhood or adulthood Grade I; 2013 Screen those ≥ 18 years; obtain measurements outside of the...

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

afp20200201p159.pdf

...There may be classic signs of venous hypertension, including edema, hemo- siderin staining, and lipo- dermatosclerosis. Workup should include assessment of arterial status with the ankle-brachial index (ABI) and palpation of pulses to rule out mixed arterial and venous disease and...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/afp20200201p159.pdf

afp20200215p248.pdf

...Using national data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the investigators identified adults 65 years or older with hypertension who were admitted within a two-year period to a VA hospital for the common noncardiac conditions of pneumonia, urinary tract infection, or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/afp20200215p248.pdf

afp20200215p248a.pdf

...Using national data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the investigators identified adults 65 years or older with hypertension who were admitted within a two-year period to a VA hospital for the common noncardiac conditions of pneumonia, urinary tract infection, or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/afp20200215p248a.pdf

afp20200215p250.pdf

...Using national data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the investigators identified adults 65 years or older with hypertension who were admitted within a two-year period to a VA hospital for the common noncardiac conditions of pneumonia, urinary tract infection, or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/afp20200215p250.pdf

afp20200301p272.pdf

...and the prevalence is expected to double by 2030. Modifiable risk factors for dementia include diabetes mellitus, midlife obesity and hypertension, smoking, and physical inactivity. Vitamins and minerals have recognized roles in normal functioning and development, so it has been...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/afp20200301p272.pdf

afp20200301p273.pdf

...and the prevalence is expected to double by 2030. Modifiable risk factors for dementia include diabetes mellitus, midlife obesity and hypertension, smoking, and physical inactivity. Vitamins and minerals have recognized roles in normal functioning and development, so it has been...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/afp20200301p273.pdf

afp20200301p305.pdf

...blisters on his trunk, bilateral upper and lower extremities, face, and groin. The rash appeared two months prior. He had a history of hypertension and diabetes mellitus. Physical examination revealed extensive, nearly confluent, pink-red plaques associated with tense and flaccid...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/afp20200301p305.pdf

afp20200301p309.pdf

...diabetes, an A1C of 6.5% to 8.5%, and high cardiovascular risk (e.g., established cardiovascular disease, multiple risk factors including hypertension, smoking, hyperlipidemia, age greater than 69 years, evidence of microvascular compli­ cations). Eligible patients randomly received...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/afp20200301p309.pdf

afp20200301p309a.pdf

...diabetes, an A1C of 6.5% to 8.5%, and high cardiovascular risk (e.g., established cardiovascular disease, multiple risk factors including hypertension, smoking, hyperlipidemia, age greater than 69 years, evidence of microvascular compli­ cations). Eligible patients randomly received...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/afp20200301p309a.pdf

afp20200301p310.pdf

...diabetes, an A1C of 6.5% to 8.5%, and high cardiovascular risk (e.g., established cardiovascular disease, multiple risk factors including hypertension, smoking, hyperlipidemia, age greater than 69 years, evidence of microvascular compli­ cations). Eligible patients randomly received...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/afp20200301p310.pdf

afp20200315p370.pdf

...who lives alone at home. She has a body mass index of 20 kg per m2 and describes her health as good. However, she takes medications for hypertension and has mild chronic obstructive pulmo- nary disease attributed to a long-term half-a-pack-per-day smoking habit. She has received...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/afp20200315p370.pdf

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