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AAFP News - Oct 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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AAFP News Now

...that the benefits of circumcision, such as the prevention of urinary tract infections, penile cancer, and the transmission of some sexually transmitted infections, outweigh the risks and justify health insurance coverage of the procedure for families who choose to have their child...

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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common presenting symptom in the family practice setting. In women of childbearing age, a methodical history, physical examination, and laboratory evaluation may enable the physician to rule out causes such as pregnancy and pregnancy-related disorders, ...

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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding - American Family Physician

...Malignancy, trauma, and sexual abuse or assault are potential causes of abnormal uterine bleeding before menarche. A pel- vic examination (possibly under anesthesia) should be performed, because a reported 54 percent of cases involve focal lesions of the genital tract, and 21...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/afp20040415p1915.pdf

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Premenopausal Women - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2019 - Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common symptom in women. The acronym PALM-COEIN facilitates classification, with PALM referring to structural etiologies (polyp, adenomyosis, leiomyoma, malignancy and hyperplasia), and COEIN referring to nonstructural etiologies (coagulopathy, ovulatory ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p435.html

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules

...Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Female Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Male Zoster6 Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)7,* Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)8,9 Meningococcal10,* Hepatitis A11,* Hepatitis B12,* FIGURE 1. Recommended adult immunization schedule, by vaccine...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281-s3.pdf

ACOG Guideline on Sexual Dysfunction in Women

...Sexual dysfunction is common in U.S. women but is underdiagnosed and undertreated, partly because patients are not likely to dis- cuss it with their physician unless they are asked. In addition to patients’ reluctance to initiate a conversation about sex, obstacles for physicians...

American Family Physician

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ACOG Guideline on Sexual Dysfunction in Women - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2011 - The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released guidelines on sexual dysfunction in women. Sexual dysfunction is common in U.S. women but is underdiagnosed and undertreated, partly because patients are not likely to discuss it with their physician unless they...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0915/p705.html

ACOG Releases a Statement on Identification and Treatment of Adolescent Victims of ...

Mar 15, 1999 - ...Sexual Assault VERNA L. ROSE Am Fam Physician. 1999 Mar 15;59(6):1688. In an educational bulletin published in the October 1998 issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) discusses the management of adolescent victims of...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0315/p1688.html

Adverse Effects of Antipsychotic Medications - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2010 - The use of antipsychotic medications entails a difficult trade-off between the benefit of alleviating psychotic symptoms and the risk of troubling, sometimes life-shortening adverse effects. There is more variability among specific antipsychotic medications than there is between the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0301/p617.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...testosterone levels are low on two occasions. Testosterone is also used to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women and to produce physical male sex characteristics in female-to-male transgendered patients. Jun 1, 2017 Issue Testosterone Does Not Improve...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...testosterone levels are low on two occasions. Testosterone is also used to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women and to produce physical male sex characteristics in female-to-male transgendered patients. Jun 1, 2017 Issue Testosterone Does Not Improve...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sexual Dysfunction - American Family Physician

...Sexual Dysfunction Feb 1, 2020 Issue Treatments for Postmenopausal Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] Transdermal testosterone for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women results in an additional 0.92 sexually...

American Family Physician

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sexual Dysfunction - American Family Physician

...Sexual Dysfunction Feb 1, 2020 Issue Treatments for Postmenopausal Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] Transdermal testosterone for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women results in an additional 0.92 sexually...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2438&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Sexual Dysfunction - American Family Physician

...Sexual Dysfunction Jan 15, 2003 Issue Chronic Illness and Sexual Functioning [Article] Chronic illness and its treatments can have a negative impact on sexual functioning. The mechanism of interference may be neurologic, vascular, endocrinologic, musculoskeletal, or psychologic....

American Family Physician

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afp20060501p1591.pdf

...I n the United States, approximately 43 percent of women and 31 percent of men experience sexual dysfunction.1 It is not surprising that testosterone, primarily used to treat sexual problems, is being prescribed more often than in the past; a 500 percent increase in sales has...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0501/afp20060501p1591.pdf

afp20061001p1132.pdf

...experienced severe men- tal disorders such as schizophrenia, major depression, or bipolar disorder, and many are survivors of physical or sexual abuse and/or assault.11-14 In addition, many have experienced negative interactions with authority figures, and because anxiety is highly...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/afp20061001p1132.pdf

afp20070101p73.pdf

...and peer or family relationships and may lead to suicide. Biomedical and psychosocial risk factors include a family history of depression, female sex, childhood abuse or neglect, stressful life events, and chronic illness. Diagnostic criteria for depression in children and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0101/afp20070101p73.pdf

afp20070315p849.pdf

...and treatment. Infertility can be attributed to any abnor- mality in the female or male reproductive system. In most cases, the etiology is dis- tributed fairly equally among male factors, ovarian dysfunction, and tubal factors. A smaller percentage of cases are attributed to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0315/afp20070315p849.pdf

afp20070815p517.pdf

...major public health and social consequences, such as accidents and absenteeism.3 Risk fac- tors for chronic insomnia include increasing age, female sex, psychiatric illness, medical comorbidities, impaired social relationships, lower socioeconomic status, separation from a spouse or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0815/afp20070815p517.pdf

afp20071101p1333.pdf

...Pain or problems during sexual intercourse Headaches Chest pain Dizziness Fainting spells Feeling your heart pound or race Shortness of breath Constipation, loose bowels, or diarrhea Nausea, gas, or indigestion Note: If a patient reports being bothered...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/afp20071101p1333.pdf

afp20071115p1558-f2.pdf

...of the cardiovascular or pulmonary systems, including asthma; chronic metabolic diseases, including diabetes mellitus, renal or hepatic dysfunction, hemoglobino- pathies, or immunosuppression (including immunosuppression caused by medications or human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]);...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1115/afp20071115p1558-f2.pdf

afp20080201p311.pdf

...better tolerated than traditional chemotherapy, but they are associated with several adverse effects, such as acneiform rash, cardiac dysfunction, thrombosis, hyperten- sion, and proteinuria. Small molecule inhibitors are metabolized by cytochrome P450 enzymes and are subject to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0201/afp20080201p311.pdf

afp20080301p635-s1.pdf

...Therapy for Female Sexual Dysfunction Therapy/dosage Population Effects Adverse effects Evidence Transdermal testosterone, 150 to 450 mcg daily (not FDA approved for use in women) Surgically menopausal women receiving estrogen therapy who have diminished sexual interest or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/afp20080301p635-s1.pdf

afp20080301p635.pdf

...Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction JENNIFER E. FRANK, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Appleton, Wisconsin PATRICIA MISTRETTA, MPAS, Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia JOSHUA WILL, CPT, MC, USA, Evans Army...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/afp20080301p635.pdf

afp20080301p643.pdf

...coli and Proteus species, and results in swelling of the acutely inflamed gland.1,10 urethritis from a urinary tract infection (uTi) or sexually transmitted infection SORT: KEY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Clinical recommendation Evidence rating References In men with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/afp20080301p643.pdf

afp20080315p785.pdf

...reuptake inhibition may include agitation, insomnia, gastrointestinal distur- bances (e.g., nausea, diarrhea), and male and female sexual dysfunction.10 Medications that act upon sero- tonin increase the risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. in one study, patients who took SSris had...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/afp20080315p785.pdf

afp20080901p597.pdf

...systems Energy level; sleep patterns; headaches; visual changes; vomiting; abdominal pain; diarrhea and constipation; status and progress of sexual maturation; medical conditions, such as polyuria, polydipsia, oliguria A thorough systemic review evaluates the functional capacity...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0901/afp20080901p597.pdf

afp20081015p961.pdf

...when skin thickening is limited to areas dis- tal to the elbows and knees. CREST (calcino- sis cutis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia) syndrome is a variant of limited cutane- ous systemic sclerosis. Systemic sclerosis sine scleroderma is a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/afp20081015p961.pdf

afp20090315p459.pdf

...deconditioning, and neurologic impair- ment. Other common problems include poor appetite with possible weight loss, falls, and sexual dysfunction. Psychological morbidities, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorder, and depression also often occur in the post-intensive care...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/afp20090315p459.pdf

afp20090315p489.pdf

...Health-Related Concerns of the Female Athlete: A Lifespan Approach ELIZABETH A. JOY, MD, MPH; SONJA VAN HALA, MD, MPH; and LESLIE COOPER, MD, MS University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah E vidence shows that exercise con- fers significant health benefits for women...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/afp20090315p489.pdf

afp20100501p1111.pdf

...or through the vaginal opening.1 Pelvic organ prolapse may be associated with urinary incontinence or defecatory dysfunction. Epidemiology The prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse varies widely across studies, depending on the population studied and entry criteria. Women of all...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0501/afp20100501p1111.pdf

afp20120215p373.pdf

...excessive hair growth not caused by androgen excess. Hypertrichosis may be congenital or caused by metabolic disorders such as thyroid dysfunction, anorexia ner- vosa, and porphyria.4 Hirsutism is often classified in terms of the distribution and degree of hair growth, such as...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0215/afp20120215p373.pdf

afp20130601p781.pdf

...It is helpful to consider the possible causes of amenorrhea categorically. These include anatomic defects in the outflow tract; pri- mary dysfunction of the ovary; disruption of hypothalamic or pituitary function; sys- temic disease affecting the hypothalamic- pituitary-gonadal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/afp20130601p781.pdf

afp20180101p49.pdf

...Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting Commentary by Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia Nicole Warren, PhD, MPH, CNM, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland Rebecca...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0101/afp20180101p49.pdf

afp20180301p331.pdf

...but generally include gastrointestinal issues, neuropathy, pain, urinary symptoms, fatigue, psychological issues, cognitive problems, sexual symptoms, and stoma care. Carcinoembryonic antigen testing should be performed at each visit in patients who are candidates for further...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0301/afp20180301p331.pdf

afp20180315p408.pdf

...Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in menopausal women? Bottom Line Transdermal, but not oral, estrogen produced a small improvement in sexual function scores in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/afp20180315p408.pdf

afp20180315p408a.pdf

...Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in menopausal women? Bottom Line Transdermal, but not oral, estrogen produced a small improvement in sexual function scores in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/afp20180315p408a.pdf

afp20180315p410.pdf

...Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in menopausal women? Bottom Line Transdermal, but not oral, estrogen produced a small improvement in sexual function scores in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/afp20180315p410.pdf

afp20180401p449.pdf

...cancer (Table 1).4 There are 15 known oncogenic strains of HPV, with types 16 and 18 involved in 70% of cervical can- cer cases.7 Most sexually active adults will be exposed to HPV, and more than 50% of adults 20 to 24 years of age are currently infected.8 However, the immune system...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/afp20180401p449.pdf

afp20181015p496.pdf

...Other obstructive causes in males include prostate cancer, phimosis, and paraphimosis; obstructive causes in females include pelvic organ prolapse of the bladder, rectum, or uterus. Both men and women can experience direct phys- ical obstruction attributable to stones, urethral...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/afp20181015p496.pdf

afp20181201p645.pdf

...does not imply dysphoria or a preference for treatment.10 The terms transgender and gender incongruence gener- ally are not used to describe sexual orientation, sex devel- opment, or external gender expression, which are related but distinct phenomena.5,7,8,11 It may be helpful to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/afp20181201p645.pdf

afp20190115p109.pdf

...PWID.26,27 Screening and behavioral counseling for gon- orrhea and chlamydia are recommended for sexually active females younger than 25 years and for females engaged in high-risk sexual behaviors.28,29 PWID who test positive for HIV infection or hepatitis C should receive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/afp20190115p109.pdf

afp20190115p117.pdf

...in two clinical trials of 716 women with vaginal dryness and moderate to severe dyspareunia who reported avoiding or refraining from sexual activity because of pain (a score of 2 or 3 on a scale of 0 to 3, in which 3 is the worst pain). Using the pra- sterone 6.5-mg vaginal insert...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/afp20190115p117.pdf

afp20190401p426.pdf

...than 25% of concussions occur during sporting activities.9 In athletic settings, females are more prone to concussion.4,6 Males are more likely to be injured through player-to-player contact, whereas females are more likely to be injured through contact with the playing surface or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/afp20190401p426.pdf

afp20190701p39.pdf

...information: Handouts on this topic are available at https:// family doctor.org/condition/amenorrhea/, https:// family doctor.org/condition/female-athlete-triad/, and https:// www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p781-s1.html. Menstrual patterns can be an indicator of overall health and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/afp20190701p39.pdf

afp20190801p168.pdf

...Hirsutism is excessive growth of terminal hair in a typi- cal male pattern in a female. It is typically a sign of excessive androgen levels. Hirsutism has been reported in 5% to 15% of women and is often associated with decreased quality of life and significant psychological...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0801/afp20190801p168.pdf

afp20200201p147.pdf

...reversible contraceptives are safe and effective in adolescents and should be offered as first-line options to prevent pregnancy. Sexually active females 24 years or younger should be screened for gonorrhea and chlamydia annually. Adolescents 12 years or older should be screened for...

American Family Physician

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

afp20200201p182.pdf

...Treatments for Postmenopausal Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Erin McAdams, MD, MS; Zoë Cross, MD, MS; Clarivette Bosch, MD; and José E. Rodriguez, MD, University of Utah Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, Utah Joan Nashelsky, MLS, Family Practice Inquiries Network, Iowa City,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/afp20200201p182.pdf

afp20200301p286.pdf

...Sexual health is defined by the World Health Orga- nization as a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction, or infirmity.1 Sexual health is foundational to the physical, emotional, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/afp20200301p286.pdf

afp20200701p55.pdf

...others since childhood. When asked to share more about her past, she talked about severe depression brought on by childhood physical and sexual abuse. When asked whether these past experiences might be contributing to her current difficul- ties, the patient was unsure how the two...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/afp20200701p55.pdf

afp20201101p550.pdf

...include interstitial cystitis, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, pelvic myofascial pain, psychosocial conditions, and sexual dysfunction.46 PRESENTATION Pain associated with vulvodynia varies and can be local- ized, generalized, or mixed; spontaneous or provoked; and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1101/afp20201101p550.pdf

Amenorrhea: A Systematic Approach to Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2019 - Menstrual patterns can be an indicator of overall health and self-perception of well-being. Primary amenorrhea, defined as the lifelong absence of menses, requires evaluation if menarche has not occurred by 15 years of age or three years post-thelarche. Secondary amenorrhea is ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/p39.html

Amenorrhea: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2013 - Although amenorrhea may result from a number of different conditions, a systematic evaluation including a detailed history, physical examination, and laboratory assessment of selected serum hormone levels can usually identify the underlying cause. Primary amenorrhea, which by definition...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p781.html

Amenorrhea: Evaluation and Treatment - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2006 - A thorough history and physical examination as well as laboratory testing can help narrow the differential diagnosis of amenorrhea. In patients with primary amenorrhea, the presence or absence of sexual development should direct the evaluation. Constitutional delay of growth and puberty...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/p1374.html

American Family Physician

...the second-generation antipsychotic clozapine. All antipsychotic medications are associated with an increased likelihood of sedation, sexual dysfunction, postural hypotension, cardiac arrhythmia, and sudden cardiac death. Primary care physicians should understand the individual...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0301/afp20100301p617.pdf

American Family Physician

...Sexual Assault of Women HELEN LUCE, DO, Wausau Family Medicine Residency Program, Wausau, Wisconsin SARINA SCHRAGER, MD, MS, and VALERIE GILCHRIST, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin S exual violence includes intimate partner...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/afp20100215p489.pdf

American Family Physician

...HPV vaccination is recommended for all females aged 11 through 26 years (and may begin at age 9 years) who have not completed the vaccine series. History of genital warts, abnormal Papanicolaou test, or positive HPV DNA test is not evidence of prior infection with all vaccine HPV...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/afp20090115p152-s1.pdf

Anterior Hip Pain - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 1999 - Anterior hip pain is a common complaint with many possible causes. Apophyseal avulsion and slipped capital femoral epiphysis should not be overlooked in adolescents. Muscle and tendon strains are common in adults. Subsequent to accurate diagnosis, strains should improve with rest and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1015/p1687.html

Antidepressants: Update on New Agents and Indications - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2003 - A number of antidepressants have emerged in the U.S. market in the past two decades. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have become the drugs of choice in the treatment of depression, and they are also effective in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p547.html

Building Capacity to Care for Refugees -- FPM

Aug 1, 2017 - So you want to incorporate refugee health into your practice. Now what?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0700/p21.html

Care of Cancer Survivors - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2005 - Cancer survivors are at increased risk for recurrence of their original malignancy; development of second primary malignancies; and medical, developmental, and psychologic problems resulting from cancer therapy, genetic predisposition to cancer, and other risk factors. Surveillance ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/p699.html

Care of Cancer Survivors - American Family Physician

...Female Hodgkin’s disease survivors treated with chest irradiation are at increased risk of developing breast cancer; surveillance should be started at 25 years of age. C 39, 41, 42 A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-quality...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/afp20050215p699.pdf

Caring for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Persons: What Clinicians Should Know - ...

Dec 1, 2018 - Persons whose experienced or expressed gender differs from their sex assigned at birth may identify as transgender. Transgender and gender-diverse persons may have gender dysphoria (i.e., distress related to this incongruence) and often face substantial health care disparities and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/p645.html

Case Studies in Partner Violence - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1999 - Interpersonal violence and abuse, especially between relatives and domestic partners, are leading causes of morbidity and mortality. Family physicians and other professionals who provide primary care health services must deal with acute presentations and chronic sequelae of this ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1201/p2569.html

Cervical Cancer: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2018 - Human papillomavirus infection is the precursor for the development of cervical cancer and is detectable in 99.7% of squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma cases. Early detection of precancerous lesions with Papanicolaou testing remains the primary mechanism for cancer prevention. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/p449.html

Childhood and Adolescent Depression - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2007 - Major depression affects 3 to 5 percent of children and adolescents. Depression negatively impacts growth and development, school performance, and peer or family relationships and may lead to suicide. Biomedical and psychosocial risk factors include a family history of depression, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0101/p73.html

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Chronic Daily Headaches - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Aug 1, 2005 - ...Childhood Sexual Abuse and Chronic Daily Headaches Am Fam Physician. 2005 Aug 1;72(3). to the editor: would like to comment on the article1 by Dr. Maizels in the December 15, 2004, issue of American Family Physician titled "The Patient with Daily Headaches." I appreciated the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/ol1.html

Choosing Wisely: Interventions to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

...than the thyroid dysfunction. Imaging may be needed in thyrotoxic patients; when needed, a thyroid scan, not an ultrasound, is used to assess the etiology of the thyrotoxicosis and the possibility of focal autonomy in a thyroid nodule. Bahn RS, Burch HB, Cooper DS,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table-10-14.pdf

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations - American Family Physician

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/search.htm

choosing-wisely-table.pdf

...than the thyroid dysfunction. Imaging may be needed in thyrotoxic patients; when needed, a thyroid scan, not an ultrasound, is used to assess the etiology of the thyrotoxicosis and the possibility of focal autonomy in a thyroid nodule. Bahn RS, Burch HB, Cooper DS,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table.pdf

Chronic Illness and Sexual Functioning - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2003 - Chronic illness and its treatments can have a negative impact on sexual functioning. The mechanism of interference may be neurologic, vascular, endocrinologic, musculoskeletal, or psychologic. Patients may mistakenly perceive a medical prohibition to the resumption of sexual activity, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0115/p347.html

Chronic Illness and Sexual Functioning -- American Family Physician

...and manage sexual dysfunction, thereby enhancing quality of life for their patients. Chronic Illness and Sexual Health ISSUES FOR PATIENTS Although the physical demands of sexual activity are high,10,11 few, if any, chronic ill- nesses require restriction of sexual activity....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0115/afp20030115p347.pdf

Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women

...include aspects of hyperesthesia/ allodynia and pelvic floor dysfunction.7 The psychosocial context of the patient is important. Nearly one-half of women seek- ing care for chronic pelvic pain report a his- tory of sexual, physical, or emotional trauma, and about one-third have...

American Family Physician

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Common Benign Chronic Vulvar Disorders - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Nov 1, 2020 - Common benign chronic vulvar conditions include genitourinary syndrome of menopause (formerly called vulvovaginal atrophy), lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, lichen simplex chronicus, and vulvodynia. Genitourinary syndrome of menopause results from the hypoestrogenic state that leads to ...

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Common Breast Problems - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2019 - Palpable breast masses, mastalgia, and nipple discharge are commonly encountered symptoms in outpatient practice, causing significant patient anxiety and precipitating medical consultation. The initial workup includes a detailed clinical history and physical examination. Women ...

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Common Questions About Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women

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Common Questions About Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2016 - Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in women, including healthy women with normal genitourinary anatomy. Recurrent UTI is typically defined as three or more UTIs within 12 months, or two or more occurrences within six months. The same species that caused previous ...

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Corrections - Feb 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2009 - ...of Female Sexual Dysfunction, (March 1, 2008, page 635) an incorrect source was listed for a portion of Table 5 on page 639 and the following sentence on page 638: The ALLOW (Ask, Legitimize, Limitations, Open up, Work together) model facilitates completion of the sexual history and...

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Cultural Aspects of Caring for Refugees - Medicine and Society - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1998 - ...uncommon diagnoses. For example, while beating is the most common type of torture, thermal and chemical burns, electrical torture, rape, sexual abuse, environmental manipulation, pharmacologic torture, asphyxiation and suspension by wrists are among other forms of torture used.4...

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Cultural Controversies on Child Abuse - Letters to the Editor - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2001 - ...amount to child abuse. There are certain cultures that practice infanticide of defective infants (sometimes defective only because they are female). Is it culturally insensitive to condemn this? It is considered child abuse to pray over a child instead of operating on his or her...

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Current Concepts in Concussion: Evaluation and Management

...are no definitive data on whether males or females are at greater risk of concussions, different mechanisms of injury have been suggested. Males seem prone to concussion through player-to-player contact, whereas concussions in females tend to be caused by con- tact with the...

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Current Concepts in Concussion: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2012 - Concussion is a disturbance in brain function caused by direct or indirect force to the head. It is a functional rather than structural injury that results from shear stress to brain tissue caused by rotational or angular forces—direct impact to the head is not required. Initial ...

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Current Concepts in Concussion: Initial Evaluation and Management - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2019 - Mild traumatic brain injury, also known as concussion, is common in adults and youth and is a major health concern. Concussion is caused by direct or indirect external trauma to the head resulting in shear stress to brain tissue from rotational or angular forces. Concussion can affect a...

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Depression in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2000 - Depression among children and adolescents is common but frequently unrecognized. It affects 2 percent of prepubertal children and 5 to 8 percent of adolescents. The clinical spectrum of the disease can range from simple sadness to a major depressive or bipolar disorder. Risk factors ...

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Depression in Later Life: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge - American Family ...

May 15, 2004 - Depression in elderly persons is widespread, often undiagnosed, and usually untreated. The current system of care is fragmented and inadequate, and staff at residential and other facilities often are ill-equipped to recognize and treat patients with depression. Because there is no ...

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Depression in Later Life: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge - American Family ...

...Risk factors for depression in elderly per- sons include a history of depression, chronic medical illness, female sex, being single or divorced, brain disease, alcohol abuse, use of certain medications, and stressful life events.4 Up to 15 percent of widowed adults have...

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Diagnosis and Management of Common Types of Supraventricular Tachycardia

...Metoprolol II; beta blocker Decreases rate 25 to 100 mg orally twice per day Bradycardia, depression, sexual dysfunction AV = atrioventricular; IV = intravenously; SVT = supraventricular tachycardia. *-See Table 4 for the Vaughan-Williams classification of antiarrhythmics....

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Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2005 - Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by uncontrolled proliferation of synovial tissue and a wide array of multisystem comorbidities. Prevalence is estimated to be 0.8 percent worldwide, with women twice as likely to develop the disease as men. Untreated, ...

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Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis - American Family Physician

...Female sex, a positive family history, older age, silicate exposure, and smoking are associated with an increased risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis.1,5,6 Consump- tion of more than three cups of coffee daily-particu- larly decaffeinated coffee-also may contribute.7 High...

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2008 - Female sexual complaints are common, occurring in approximately 40 percent of women. Decreased desire is the most common complaint. Normal versus abnormal sexual functioning in women is poorly understood, although the concept of normal female sexual function continues to develop. A ...

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - From 2 to 10 percent of women of reproductive age have severe distress and dysfunction caused by premenstrual dysphoric disorder, a severe form of premenstrual syndrome. Current research implicates mechanisms of serotonin as relevant to etiology and treatment. Patients with mild to ...

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- American Family Physician

...often recur discretely during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and may significantly interfere with social, occu- pational, and sexual functioning. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), is diagnosed by the pattern of symp-...

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Diagnosis of Ear Pain - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2008 - Many patients in primary care present with ear pain (otalgia). When the ear is the source of the pain (primary otalgia), the ear examination is usually abnormal. When the ear is not the source of the pain (secondary otalgia), the ear examination is typically normal. The cause of primary...

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Diagnosis of Urinary Incontinence

...a pathologic condition that affects quality of life. Patients who have incontinence are more likely to have depression, limited social and sexual function, and dependence on caregivers.3,6,7 Guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence were published in 2012 by the...

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Diethylstilbestrol Exposure - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - Diethylstilbestrol is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen that was used to prevent miscarriage and other pregnancy complications between 1938 and 1971 in the United States. In 1971, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the use of diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy...

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Diethylstilbestrol Exposure - American Family Physician

...Administration warned against the use of diethylstilbestrol in pregnant women because of an increased risk of clear cell adenocarcinoma in female offspring. Diethylstilbestrol Exposure SARINA SCHRAGER, M.D., and BETH E. POTTER, M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School,...

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Drug Treatment of Common STDs: Part II. Vaginal Infections, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease...

Oct 15, 1999 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in 1998. Several treatment advances have been made since the previous guidelines were published. Part II of this two-part series on STDs describes ...

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