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Antiplatelet vs. Anticoagulation Therapy for Patients with Heart Failure in Sinus ...

Aug 1, 2017 - Heart failure increases the risk of thrombotic complications, but use of warfarin does not lower all-cause mortality more than aspirin in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction in sinus rhythm.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0801/p160.html

Antiretroviral Prophylaxis for Occupational Exposure to HIV - Cochrane for Clinicians -...

Aug 1, 2007 - The literature shows that acarbose can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in patients with impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose. However, it is unclear whether the drug stops or delays the development of the disease or masks the diagnosis. There is no evidence that ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0801/p375.html

Aortic Stenosis: Diagnosis and Treatment

...needed to provide sufficient LV diastolic fill- ing and to support adequate stroke volume.9 As aortic stenosis worsens, these adaptations become inadequate to overcome the outflow obstruction and maintain systolic function.10 Impaired systolic function, alone or com- bined with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0301/afp20160301p371.pdf

Aortic Stenosis: Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2016 - Aortic stenosis affects 3% of persons older than 65 years. Although survival in asymptomatic patients is comparable to that in age- and sex-matched control patients, it decreases rapidly after symptoms appear. During the asymptomatic latent period, left ventricular hypertrophy and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0301/p371.html

Aortic Stenosis: Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2008 - Aortic stenosis is the most important cardiac valve disease in developed countries, affecting 3 percent of persons older than 65 years. Although the survival rate in asymptomatic patients with aortic stenosis is comparable to that in age- and sex-matched control patients, the average ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0915/p717.html

Apixaban (Eliquis) for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation - STEPS - American ...

Apr 15, 2014 - Apixaban is at least as effective as aspirin or warfarin for preventing strokes in high-risk patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, especially those who cannot or will not take warfarin. It is slightly less likely to cause major bleeding and may have better compliance because it...

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p672.html

Apolipoprotein Measurement for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

...than low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Elevated levels of apolipopro- tein A-I predict a lower risk of cardiovascu- lar events except stroke, but not as well as elevated HDL-C levels. Evidence Summary Apolipoproteins are structural components of lipoproteins and have a role in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/afp20140415od2.pdf

Apolipoproteins for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries - ...

Apr 15, 2014 - Measurement of apolipoprotein B and apolipoprotein A-I is no better than traditional lipid measurements and should not be used to predict cardiovascular risk.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/od2.html

Apophysitis and Osteochondrosis: Common Causes of Pain in Growing Bones - American ...

May 15, 2019 - Apophysitis and osteochondrosis are common causes of pain in growing bones but have differing etiologies and required management. Apophysitis results from a traction injury to the cartilage and bony attachment of tendons in children and adolescents. Most often it is an overuse injury in...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0515/p610.html

Approach to Acute Headache in Adults - American Family Physician

May 15, 2013 - Approximately one-half of the adult population worldwide is affected by a headache disorder. The International Headache Society classification and diagnostic criteria can help physicians differentiate primary headaches (e.g., tension, migraine, cluster) from secondary headaches (e.g., ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0515/p682.html

Approach to Vaso-occlussive Crisis in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease - American Family...

Mar 1, 2000 - The vaso-occlusive crisis, or sickle cell crisis, is a common painful complication of sickle cell disease in adolescents and adults. Acute episodes of severe pain (crises) are the primary reason that these patients seek medical care in hospital emergency departments. Frequently, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0301/p1349.html

Appropriate and Safe Use of Diagnostic Imaging

...clinical conditions can reduce these risks. Although noncontrast CT of the head is needed to rule out bleeding in patients with suspected stroke within the first three hours of symptom onset, diffusion-weighted imaging with magnetic resonance of the head and neck is superior to CT...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/afp20130401p494.pdf

Appropriate and Safe Use of Diagnostic Imaging - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2013 - Risks of diagnostic imaging include cancer from radiation exposure and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. The increase in volume of imaging between 1980 and 2006 has led to a sixfold increase in annual per capita radiation exposure. It is predicted that 2 percent of future cancers will be ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/p494.html

Appropriate Aspirin Use for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

...daily aspirin therapy may not decrease the risk of acute myocardial infarction in women, although there was a 17 percent decreased risk of stroke.10 Currently, two large, international randomized controlled trials (n > 10,000) are investigating the benefit of daily aspirin therapy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/afp20110615p1380.pdf

Appropriate Aspirin Use for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

...myocardial infarction in men (odds ratio = 0.68; 95% CI, 0.54 to 0.86; P = .001), whereas it is associ- ated with a 17 percent reduction of stroke in women (odds ratio = 0.83; 95% CI, 0.70 to 0.97; P = .02). However, aspirin use does not affect total mortality in either sex, perhaps...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/afp20110615p1387.pdf

Appropriate Aspirin Use for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Editorials: ...

Jun 15, 2011 - The factor most strongly associated with appropriate aspirin use is a conversation between the patient and physician. The National Committee for Quality Assurance has proposed that health plans measure their members' use of aspirin, as well as the extent to which physicians discuss ...

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/p1380.html

Appropriate Indications for Administration of tPA - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Aug 1, 2005 - ...to the editor: I would like to clarify some of the recommendations from the article, Transient Ischemic Attacks: Part I. Diagnosis and Evaluation,1 that appeared in American Family Physician. The authors advocate early referral to the emergency department for evaluation and...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/p381.html

Appropriate Use of Opioids for Chronic Pain - Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and ... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 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.

American Family Physician : Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/p335.html

April 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

...American Heart Association Issues Guidelines on Imaging in Transient Ischemic Attacks and Stroke Sharon Scott Morey ACOG Issues Report on the Management of Post-term Pregnancy Verna L. Rose Letters to the Editor Comparing Family Physicians: Canada and the United States...

American Family Physician

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

April 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

...HRT and Stroke Risk After Acute Myocardial Infarction Use of Naltrexone to Maintain Sobriety in Alcoholics Angiotensin Receptor Blockers in Standard CHF Therapy Antioxidants, Niacin, and Simvastatin in CHD Do NSAIDs Have a Protective Effect in Alzheimer's Disease?...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0401/

April 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Transient Ischemic Attacks: Part I. Diagnosis and Evaluation Nina J. Solenski Transient Ischemic Attacks: Part II. Treatment Nina J. Solenski Evaluation and Management of Suspected Retinal Detachment Ray F. Gariano; Chang-Hee Kim Atypical Pathogens and Challenges in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/

April 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...After Stroke: 2 Percent Rate of Annual MI and Death Clinical Evidence Handbook Herniated Lumbar Disk Jo Jordan; Tamara Shawver Morgan; James Weinstein; Kika Konstantinou Practice Guidelines NAMDRC Recommendations for Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation Amber Randel...

American Family Physician

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

April 1, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Constraining Healthy Limb Helps Function After Stroke Statins Beneficial for Heart Failure Patients Pain Relief vs. Antibiotics in Patients with Pharyngitis Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse Caused by Vaginal Delivery? Fluticasone with HFA Is Effective in Preschool-Age...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0401/

April 1, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Aspirin vs. Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Older Patients Is Short-term Therapy Effective for Treating Latent TB in Children? POEMS U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis: Recommendation Statement Practice Guidelines AAN...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/

April 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Cochrane for Clinicians: Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin to Prevent Stroke and Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and CKD John W. Lax; Racheal Wood; Christopher E. Jonas AFP Clinical Answers: Testicular Cancer, Onset of Labor, Respiratory Tract...

American Family Physician

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

April 1, 2021 - American Family Physician

...In High-Risk Older Patients with Atrial Fibrillation, Rhythm Control Reduces Cardiovascular Death and Stroke, But at a Price iCanQuit Smartphone App Is Effective in Helping with Smoking Cessation Letters to the Editor Case Report: Chest-Wall Lump Yields a Surprising...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0401/

April 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Identifying and Treating Actue Ischemic Stroke Diagnosis of Insufficiency Fracture in the Elderly Safety of Naltrexone for the Treatment of Alcoholism Diagnostic Value of Cardiac Troponin in Acute Chest Pain Predicting Treatment Outcome in Chronic Hepatitis C Use...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0415/

April 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

...Reducing the Risk of Stroke in Women with Migraine Respiratory Syncytial Virus: A Cause of Acute Otitis Media Determining Need for Imaging in Young Children After a Fall Home Exercise for Elderly Persons with Disabilities Maternal and Neonatal Injury with High...

American Family Physician

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

April 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

...Secondary Prevention of TIA and Stroke Effect of Gingko Therapy in Elderly Persons with Dementia POEMS Patient Information How to Stay Out of the Hospital if You Have Congestive Heart Failure Preventing Dog Bites Dyspareunia: What it Might Mean for You Strep...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/

April 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Ximelagatran and Risk of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Care Recommendation Letter for Somatization Disorder Annual Proteinuria Screening Is Not Cost-Effective U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Obesity in Adults: Recommendations and Rationale...

American Family Physician

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

April 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Does Lipid Lowering Decrease Stroke Risk? Mammography Screening Intervals Questioned U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Asymptomaatic Bacteriuria: Recommendation Statement Practice Guidelines CDC Releases Recommendations for State Newborn Screening...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/

April 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

...AHA/ASA Guidelines on Prevention of Recurrent Stroke Mara Lambert STEPS Alvimopan (Entereg) for the Treatment of Postoperative Ileus Sabesan Karuppiah; Roberta Farrah Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Secondary Causes of Obesity Ginger Allen;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0415/

April 15, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Apixaban (Eliquis) for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Robert A. Beck; William M. King IV Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for HIV Karen C. Lee FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Apolipoproteins for Cardiovascular Risk...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/

April 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Diagnosis of Acute Stroke Kenneth S. Yew; Eric M. Cheng Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Brian Keisler; Chuck Carter Options for Women with Unintended Pregnancy David A. Moss; Matthew J. Snyder; Lin Lu Departments Keeping Up to Date Tips From Other Journals POEMS POEMs...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/

April 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Routine Oxygen Supplementation After Acute Stroke Does Not Improve Functional Outcomes Letters to the Editor Clarification for Apixaban Dosing in Patients with Impaired Renal Function Nilam Naik; Bishoy Ragheb Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Who Are...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0415/

ARB-MI Paradox: Real or a Fluke?

...published study. The outcomes of interest were myocardial infarction (MI), cardiovas- cular death, angina pectoris, stroke, heart failure, and new-onset diabetes mellitus. The meta-analysis included 147,020 par- ticipants and had a total follow-up of 485,166 patient-years....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/afp20120715p136.pdf

Arcuate, Red Plaques with Pustules on the Trunk - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2011 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1215/p1405.html

Are Anticoagulants Better than Antiplatelet Agents for Treatment of Acute Ischemic ...

Oct 1, 2003 - Aspirin has a small benefit for long-term outcome and survival. Anticoagulants increase the risk for bleeding and do not have long-term benefit.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1001/p1307.html

Are Beta Blockers Effective First-line Treatments for Hypertension? - Cochrane for ...

Nov 1, 2007 - Current evidence does not support the use of beta blockers as initial therapy for hypertension.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/p1306.html

Are You Having Trouble Sleeping as You Grow Older? - American Family Physician

May 1, 1999 - ...Next: Preventing Stroke: Some Good Advice View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 59/No. 9(May 1, 1999) / Are You Having Trouble Sleeping as You Grow Older?...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0501/p2559.html

Arm Rash and Swelling in a Child - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2013 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0701/p57.html

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0515/afp20150515p717.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p52a.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p52.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p54.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p60.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0601/afp20150601od2.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/afp20150501p643a.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/afp20150501p648.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/afp20150615p872.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/afp20150615p872a.pdf

ASCO Updates Guideline on the Use of Pharmacologic Interventions to Reduce Breast ...

Mar 15, 2010 - The American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) updated guideline addresses: (1) the use of tamoxifen, raloxifene (Evista), aromatase inhibitors, and fenretinide (not available in the United States) versus no pharmacologic intervention to reduce the risk of breast cancer; (2) the ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0315/p799.html

Aspirin after Acute Ischemic Stroke - Medicine by the Numbers - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 1, 2020 - Learn more about the effect of aspirin therapy given within 48 hours of acute ischemic stroke in reducing the risk of death, dependence, or recurrent stroke, and the chance of complete recovery.

American Family Physician : Medicine by the Numbers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0901/od2.html

Aspirin Combined with Clopidogrel (Plavix) Decreases Cardiovascular Events in Patients ...

Dec 1, 2007 - A combination of aspirin and clopidogrel decreased cardiovascular events in patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease and in those with acute coronary syndrome. However, the risk of major bleeding events outweighed the benefits in all high-risk patients except those with acute ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1201/p1643.html

Aspirin Following Anticoagulation Therapy Prevents Recurrent VTE - POEMs - American ...

Jun 1, 2013 - Although this ASPIRE study was underpowered to detect a difference in the primary outcome, when the results were combined with those of the WARFASA trial, the data show that daily low-dose aspirin prevents recurrent VTE as well as major vascular events without increasing bleeding in ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p796.html

Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

...than 45 years. ❏ C. Discourage aspirin use because he is younger than 50 years. ❏ D. Encourage aspirin use to reduce the risk of ischemic stroke. ❏ E. Discuss the risk factors for MI and GI hemorrhage, and elicit his preferences. 2. If K.T. were a woman and all other factors...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/afp20110615p1469.pdf

Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Putting Prevention into Practice...

Jun 15, 2011 - Case study: K.T., a 48-year-old man, presents for a routine office visit. He is worried about cardiovascular disease (CVD) and asks whether he should take daily aspirin to lower his risk. His blood pressure is 120/60 mm Hg, and his total cholesterol is 180 mg per dL (4.66 mmol per L), ...

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/p1469.html

Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer: New ...

Feb 15, 2017 - In April 2016, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendation on the use of aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). Because emerging evidence suggested that aspirin may also be useful for the prevention of cancer, for the first time, the USPSTF ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0215/p222.html

Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Recommendation Statement - U.S. ...

Jun 15, 2011 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends the use of aspirin in men 45 to 79 years of age when the potential benefit of a reduction in myocardial infarctions (MIs) outweighs the potential harm of an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/p1464.html

Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events - Putting Prevention into ...

Nov 1, 2002 - Case study: ST is a 55-year-old man who you see regularly for hypertension and depression. He is overweight and sedentary, and his elder sister recently had a heart attack. He asks you whether he should take a daily aspirin, just in case.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/p1737.html

Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events - U.S. Preventive Services ...

May 15, 2002 - This statement summarizes the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations for aspirin in the primary prevention of cardiovascular events and the supporting scientific evidence.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/p2107.html

Aspirin in Patients with Actue Ischemic Stroke - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries - American ...

Feb 1, 2009 - Aspirin in a daily dose of 160 to 300 mg initiated within 48 hours of symptom onset results in a net decrease in morbidity and mortality caused by acute ischemic stroke, based on a systematic review), regardless of the availability of computed tomography (CT).

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0201/p226.html

Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer

Putting Prevention into Practice

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/afp20161015p661.pdf

Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer ...

Oct 15, 2016 - S.L. is a 55-year-old man who presents to your office for a routine refill of his antihypertension medication. He also takes a statin and an antidepressant. Although he smokes, his blood pressure and cholesterol are well controlled. His history and physical examination are unremarkable.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/p661.html

Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer:...

...half of all deaths in the United States were caused by heart disease, cancer, or stroke.1,2 RECOGNITION OF RISK STATUS The primary risk factors for CVD include older age, male sex, race/ethnicity, abnormal lipid levels, high blood pressure, diabetes, and smoking.2 The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/afp20161015od1.pdf

Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer:...

Oct 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends initiating low-dose aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and colorectal cancer (CRC) in adults aged 50 to 59 years who have a 10% or greater 10-year CVD risk, are not at increased risk for bleeding, have a life expectancy of at ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/od1.html

Aspirin’s Benefits and Harms Are Less Clear for Primary Prevention in Moderate-Risk ...

Apr 1, 2019 - In this study, after five years of treatment, patients at a moderate risk of heart disease who took low-dose aspirin did not show a decrease in coronary events and all-cause mortality and had slightly more gastrointestinal bleeding.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p459a.html

Assessing Bleeding Risk in Patients Taking Anticoagulants

August 15, 2017: Point-of-Care Guides

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/afp20171001p465.pdf

Assessing Bleeding Risk in Patients Taking Anticoagulants - Point-of-Care Guides - ...

Oct 1, 2017 - Family physicians are often faced with the dilemma of balancing the benefit of stroke prevention with the risk of major bleeding when deciding on anticoagulation treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation. Over the past 10 years, several decision support tools have been developed ...

American Family Physician : Point-of-Care Guides

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/p465.html

Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety - AFP Clinical ...

Aug 15, 2019 - 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/2019/0815/p208.html

Asymptomatic Yellowish Papules - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2006 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0901/p807.html

Atrial Fibrillation

...• Blood can clot when it pools. If the clot gets free, it can travel to your brain and cause a stroke. • The trembling in the upper chambers can cause the lower chambers to get off beat. This makes it difficult for your heart to pump blood through your body. What are the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0101/afp20110101p71.pdf

Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on atrial fibrillation and related issues, including anticoagulation therapy, antiplatelet therapy, arrhythmias, and palpitations. This collection features AFP content on atrial fibrillation and related issues, including anticoagulation therapy, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=33

Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2016 - ...of your heart to shake, and not pump blood well. Sometimes a clot can form in this chamber, and if that clot breaks free it can cause a stroke. What are the symptoms? Your heartbeat may feel fast and uneven. You may also feel weak, tired, or short of breath. You may find it hard to...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/p442-s1.html

Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2011 - ...Blood can clot when it pools. If the clot gets free, it can travel to your brain and cause a stroke. The trembling in the upper chambers can cause the lower chambers to get off beat. This makes it difficult for your heart to pump blood through your body. What are the symptoms? You...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0101/p71.html

Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2002 - ...Sometimes, the first symptom is a stroke. You might get a stroke if blood clots form in the left side of your heart, break off, and travel up to your brain. Sometimes there are no symptoms. In some people, atrial fibrillation is discovered because they have an irregular pulse. Or,...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p271.html

Atrial Fibrillation (Acute) - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

May 1, 2004 - What are the effects of interventions to prevent embolism? What are the effects of interventions for conversion to sinus rhythm? What are the effects of interventions to control heart rate?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0501/p2173.html

Atrial Fibrillation (Chronic) - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2007 - What are the effects of oral medical treatments to control heart rate in persons with chronic (longer than one week) nonvalvular atrial fibrillation? What is the effect of different treatment strategies for persons with persistent nonvalvular atrial fibrillation?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0901/p701.html

Atrial Fibrillation: Diagnosis and Treatment

...Atrial fibrillation is a source of significant morbidity and mortality because it impairs cardiac function and increases the risk of stroke. Its most important clinical impli- cations are shown in Figure 2. The cost of caring for patients with atrial fibrillation is about five times...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0101/afp20110101p61.pdf

Atrial Fibrillation: Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2011 - Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. It impairs cardiac function and increases the risk of stroke. The incidence of atrial fibrillation increases with age. Key treatment issues include deciding when to restore normal sinus rhythm, when to control rate only, and how...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0101/p61.html

Attenuating Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes - American ...

Dec 15, 2000 - Patients with type 2 diabetes (formerly known as non-insulin-resistant diabetes) have a significantly increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Once clinical cardiovascular disease develops, these patients have a poorer prognosis than normoglycemic patients. By inducing ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2633.html

Atypical Laryngeal Dystonia Caused by an Antiemetic - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Apr 1, 2004 - ...Previous: Strokes and TIAs. Next: Tolerance and Dependence Risk with the Use of Carisoprodol View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 69/No. 7(April 1, 2004) / Atypical Laryngeal Dystonia Caused by an Antiemetic...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1623.html

Atypical Pathogens and Challenges in Community-Acquired Pneumonia - American Family ...

...skin can- cer), chronic liver disease (cirrhosis, chronic active hepatitis), congestive heart failure, cerebrovascular disease (stroke, transient ischemic attack), renal disease (chronic renal disease or elevated blood urea nitrogen and creatinine levels) • Abnormal vital signs:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/afp20040401p1699.pdf

August 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

...American Heart Association Scientific Statement on the Primary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke Joanne E. Chatfield Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Morgan; Lori Parry Letters to the Editor Comments on Spiritual Assessment and Medicine L Vandecreek Comments...

American Family Physician

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August 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Aspirin Prevents Stroke, but Not Cardiovascular Disease, in Women Varying Effects of Lipid Drugs on Overall Mortality Rates Intensive Diet-Behavior-Physical Activity Program for Obesity in Children Intermittent vs. Continuous Therapy for Mild Asthma Topiramate...

American Family Physician

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August 1, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Prevention of Recurrent Ischemic Stroke Lori M. Dickerson; Peter J. Carek; Robert Glen Quattlebaum The Effect of Cytochrome P450 Metabolism on Drug Response, Interactions, and Adverse Effects Tom Lynch; Amy Price Neff Recommendations for Preconception Care Michael C. Lu...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0801/

August 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Dapagliflozin in High-Risk Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Hospitalization for Heart Failure But Does Not Reduce Death, Myocardial Infarction, or Stroke More Evidence Against Antibiotics for Acute Asthma Exacerbations Letters to the Editor Reader Services CME Course Information...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0801/

August 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Ramipril Reduces Risk of Stroke in High-Risk Patients High-Risk Patients Need Tight Dyslipidemia Management Short Course of Acyclovir for Genital Herpes Which Treatment Is Better in Childhood Atopic Exczema Checklist Improves Awareness of Child Abuse Extension...

American Family Physician

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August 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...PEG Tubes Worsen Quality of Life in Patients Who Have Had a Stroke U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Pancreatic Cancer Practice Guidelines AHRQ Releases Evidence Report on Managing Menopause-Related Symptoms Amber Randel AAP Policy on Caring for...

American Family Physician

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August 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...MRI Is More Appropriate for Initial Evaluation of Stroke Vitamin E Does Not Protect Cognitive Function Lifestyle Intervention and BMD in Adolescent Girls Do Opioid Medications Relieve Chronic Back Pain? Ketogenic Diet for Seizure Control in Children POEMS...

American Family Physician

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

August 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Pioglitazone After Stroke or TIA Reduces Stroke and MI, but Also Has Significant Harms Letters to the Editor Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Disclosure All...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0815/

August 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...AFP Clinical Answers: Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety Medicine by the Numbers: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Anna Tomdio; Michael Ritchie; Andrew C. Miller Graham Center Policy One-Pagers: Proportional...

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August 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...in Cardiovascular Outcome After Ischemic Stroke with Lower LDL Target, but also Harms; No Change in All-Cause Mortality Oseltamivir of Uncertain Benefit in Patients with Flulike Symptoms Daily Colchicine Post-MI Reduces Strokes and Recurrent Hospitalizations for Angina...

American Family Physician

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August 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...in Cardiovascular Outcome After Ischemic Stroke with Lower LDL Target, but also Harms; No Change in All-Cause Mortality Oseltamivir of Uncertain Benefit in Patients with Flulike Symptoms Daily Colchicine Post-MI Reduces Strokes and Recurrent Hospitalizations for Angina...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0815

Autism Spectrum Disorder - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2016 - ...National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/autism/detail_autism.htm National Library of Medicine https://medlineplus.gov/autismspectrumdisorder.html Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a single...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1215/p972-s1.html

Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/afp20140901p303.pdf

Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2014 - Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common inherited cause of kidney disease. Enlarging cysts within the kidneys are the clinical hallmark of the disease. Renal manifestations include varying degrees of kidney injury, urinary tract infections, kidney stones,...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p303.html

Bariatric Surgery Associated with Decreased All-Cause Mortality and Lower Rates of ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 15, 2021 - Based on population registry data, bariatric surgery is associated with lower all-cause mortality and a lower risk of developing many subsequent obesity-related conditions.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/p248.html

Bariatric Surgery Plus Intensive Medical Therapy Is Better Than Medical Therapy Alone ...

Oct 15, 2014 - Bariatric surgery in conjunction with intensive medical therapy results in significantly enhanced glycemic control at three years compared with medical therapy alone, as well as better weight control, less use of glucose-lowering medications, and improved quality of life.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/p579.html

Bedtime Instead of Morning Ingestion of Hypertension Medication Equals a Significantly ...

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...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0401/p434a.html

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