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...She had nausea that began two days after the bite. She did not have fever, sore throat, joint aches, or body aches. She had a history of hypertension, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hyperlipid- emia, and osteoarthritis. She had no history of atopic dermatitis. Examination...

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...A 78-year-old man with a history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension presented with a four-month history of progressively worsen- ing, painless swelling at the base of his left thumbnail. The swelling was accompanied by a serosanguineous discharge at the cuticle. There was no...

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"Dietary Supplements: How Family Physicians Can Address Safety Concerns by Working with...

...ingredients, including corticosteroids, phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors, or sibutramine.18 Serious drug-drug interactions leading to hypertension or hepatic or cardiac toxicity have been documented.19,20 What can a physician do to support and protect patients from harm if...

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"My Rings Won't Fit Anymore" - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

May 1, 2005 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

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"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice -- Family ...

...HbA1c rate for your patients with diabetes. Outline your care-process models (a.k.a. critical pathways or protocols) for asth- ma, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. Highlight your low waiting times in the office, short waits for preventive health visits or after- hours access....

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"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice -- FPM

Jan 1, 2002 - Marketing doesn’t have to be expensive, complicated or unethical. To begin, simply treat your current patients right.

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<FEFF><FEFF>Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Recommendation ...

...harms of aspirin therapy. Enteric-coated or buffered preparations do not clearly reduce the adverse GI effects of aspirin. Uncontrolled hypertension and concomitant use of anti- coagulants also increase the risk of serious bleeding. TREATMENT The optimal dose of aspirin for...

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<FEFF><FEFF>Using Nontraditional Risk Factors in Coronary Heart Disease Risk ...

...Framingham risk score do benefit. Examples of persons in the inter- mediate-risk category include a 60-year- old man with untreated hypertension who Table 1. Using Nontraditional Risk Factors in CHD Risk Assessment: Clinical Summary of the USPSTF Recommendation Population...

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<FEFF>Diagnosis and Management of Sodium Disorders: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

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<FEFF>Hearing Loss in Older Adults

...t least 28 million U.S. adults have hearing loss.1 After hypertension and arthritis, it is the most common chronic health problem in older persons.2 The impact of hearing loss on soci- ety will increase as baby boomers age, because the age-specific prevalence of hearing loss and...

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<FEFF>Myocardial Infarction: Management of the Subacute Period

...and Angioten- sin Receptor Blockers. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are strongly recommended after an MI in patients with hypertension, diabetes mellitus, an LVEF of 40% or less, or chronic kidney disease.6,10 Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have established that...

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...vasculitis, and temporal arteritis.26 Chronic morning headaches may be associated with anxiety and depression, insomnia, sleep apnea, hypertension, musculoskeletal conditions, and use of anxiolytics and alcohol.27 • A transdisciplinary team approach, including cog- nitive...

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<FEFF>Top 20 Research Studies of 2016 for Primary Care Physicians

April 15, 2017

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<FEFF>Top POEMs of 2015 Consistent with the Principles of the Choosing Wisely Campaign

October 1, 2016

American Family Physician

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10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.

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1025.pdf

...was seen for the preven- tion of severe postpartum hemorrhage, and there was significantly more nausea and vomiting (NNH = 61) and hypertension (NNH = 96) in the women receiving ergometrine-oxytocin.11 Overall, the prophylactic use of oxytocin reduces post- partum hemorrhage and...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/afp20060315p1025.pdf

13 Months of Quality Improvement: Did It Work? -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - The article completes a series on one group's participation in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's chronic care quality improvement project. This article offers lessons learned from the project and explores whether the principles of quality improvement were effective.

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1374.pdf

...Striae, buffalo hump, significant central obesity, easy bruising, hypertension, or proximal muscle weakness Cushing’s disease Tanner staging (Table 1) Primary versus secondary amenorrhea Thyroid examination Thyroid disease Transverse vaginal septum; imperforate hymen...

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1953.pdf

...Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Managing Hypertension RANDY WEXLER, M.D., M.P.H., and GLEN AUKERMAN, M.D. Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio D espite all that is known about its adverse health consequences, high blood pressure still is poorly controlled in the...

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1961.pdf

...Insulin resistance (metabolic syndrome [i.e., obesity, diabetes, hypertriglyceridemia, and hypertension]), lipoatrophy Medications (amiodarone [Cordarone], diltiazem [Cardizem], highly active antiretroviral therapy, steroids, tamoxifen [Nolvadex]) Refeeding syndrome Severe...

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2012 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science

...36 37 2) IOM Report Urges FDA to Set Standards for Sodium Content: Recommendations Take Aim 38 at High Prevalence of Hypertension. AAFP News Now. 4/21/2010. Available at: 39 http://www.aafp.org/online/en/home/publications/news/news-now/health-of-the-40 public/20100421sodium-rpt.html...

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2014 Is Finally Here - Oh My! -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - It's going to be a challenging year, but we can do this.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p4.html

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2017 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science

...Physician 3 John Nguyen, MD, Minority 4 5 WHEREAS, Physical inactivity increases the relative risk of coronary artery disease, stroke, 6 hypertension, and osteoporosis by 45 percent, 60 percent, 30 percent and 59 percent, 7 respectively, and 8 9 WHEREAS, physical inactivity is...

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American Family Physician

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2018 AAFP FMX CME Schedule

...CME295 Recent AAFP Clinical Practice Guidelines on Hypertension and Atrial Fibrillation: Interpreting and Applying the Evidence in Your Practice LeFevre, K. Lin Room 206-207 • 1.00 CME credit • WOMEN’S HEALTH CME320 Well Woman Exam: The New Well Woman Visit Paladine, E. Holt...

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View the CME topics that will be discussed at the 2020 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) Conference: Chicago, October 13-17.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX) Virtual

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2175.pdf

...Cardiovascular: hypertension Neurologic: tumors may develop in the brain, on cranial nerves, or on the spinal cord Orthopedic: enlargement and deformation of bones, scoliosis Prader-Willi syndrome Dermatologic: leg edema or ulceration, lesions on head and anterior legs from...

American Family Physician

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...Decongestants Oral: agitation, anorexia, dysrhythmia, dystonic reactions, headache, hypertension, irritability, nausea, palpitations, seizure, sleeplessness, tachycardia, vomiting Topical: drying of nasal membranes, nosebleeds, rebound nasal congestion Dextromethorphan...

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...In adults, obesity is strongly associated with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, osteo- arthritis, gout, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease, and biliary tract disease.4 There is also a strong association between obesity and cancers of the colon, breast (in postmeno- pausal women),...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p56.pdf

6 Easy Steps to Low-Cost Electronic Medical Record -- Family Practice Management

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...9. Ananth CV, Savitz DA, Williams MA. Placental abruption and its associa- tion with hypertension and prolonged rupture of membranes: a meth- odologic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 1996;88:309-18. 10. Gonen R, Hannah ME, Milligan JE. Does prolonged preterm premature...

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669.pdf

...Midlife to late-life onset; associated with risk factors such as hypertension and coronary artery disease Fatigue, exertional and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and peripheral edema Decreased DLCO, predominantly used to exclude other diagnoses Tuberculosis Onset at any age;...

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...Pressure in Pregnancy defined four categories of hypertension in pregnancy: chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, and preeclamp- sia superimposed on chronic hypertension.1 Chronic Hypertension Chronic hypertension is defined as a blood pressure measurement...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p93.pdf

A Burning Red Rash

October 15, 2017: Photo Quiz

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A Burning Red Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2017 - A man presented with a painful rash that began on his left chest and spread to his left back. There are no lesions anywhere else on his body.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/p543.html

A Common Sense Approach to Perioperative Evaluation - Editorials - American Family ...

Nov 15, 2002 - ...on possible previous or current coronary artery disease (CAD), diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure (CHF), vascular disease, and hypertension, all of which are markers of a long-term adverse prognosis. Physical examination, simple laboratory tests, such as hematocrit, renal...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1115/p1824.html

A Different Look at Corticosteroids - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - Systemic corticosteroids have been used in the treatment of numerous medical conditions for approximately 50 years. Short-acting products such as hydrocortisone are the least potent. Prednisone and methylprednisolone, which are intermediate-acting products, are four to five times more ...

American Family Physician : Article

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A Fungating Lesion on the Tongue

March 15, 2016 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

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A Fungating Lesion on the Tongue - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2016 - A man with a history of tobacco and alcohol use presented with a lesion on his tongue that he first noticed six months earlier as small red dots.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/p599.html

A Hearing Problem - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2002 - This brief vignette raises questions about the biopsychosocial aspects of presbycusis. The answers to these questions can help guide clinical strategies for patients with hearing loss and their family members.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0901/p911.html

A Multiple-Service Rule for E/M Services -- FPM

Jun 1, 2008 - A simple rule change could improve access and quality of care while reducing inequities between compensation for E/M services and for procedures.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/p9.html

A New View of Occult and Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - Occult gastrointestinal bleeding usually is discovered when fecal occult blood test results are positive or iron deficiency anemia is detected. Fecal occult blood testing methods vary, but all have limited sensitivity and specificity. The initial work-up for occult bleeding typically ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/p875.html

A New View of Occult and Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding -- American Family Physician

...tion material into bleeding vessels. Complica- tions from vasopressin injection have included myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, hypertension, and unintended thrombosis of arteries other than the target lesion.2 Medical therapies are one of the few options available for diffuse...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/afp20040215p875.pdf

A Palmar Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1999 - 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/1999/0301/p1259.html

A Pelvic Mass - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1999 - 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/1999/0401/p1919.html

A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia - American Family Physician

May 1, 2003 - Hypercalcemia is a disorder commonly encountered by primary care physicians. The diagnosis often is made incidentally in asymptomatic patients. Clinical manifestations affect the neuromuscular, gastrointestinal, renal, skeletal, and cardiovascular systems. The most common causes of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p1959.html

A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia - American Family Physician

...result- ing from hypercalciuria. Other renal effects include dehydration and nephrocalcinosis. Cardiovascular effects include hypertension, vascular calcification, and a shortened QT interval on the electrocardiogram. Cardiac arrhythmias are rare. Bone pain can occur in patients...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/afp20030501p1959.pdf

A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse

...There is increasing recognition of the similarities between substance use disorders and other common chronic illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes mellitus.8 Like those illnesses, substance use disorders can be identified early when there have been fewer sequelae and when less...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/afp20130715p113.pdf

A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2013 - Substance misuse is common among patients in primary care settings. Although it has a substantial health impact, physicians report low levels of preparedness to identify and assist patients with substance use disorders. An effective approach to office-based treatment includes a coherent...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p113.html

A Rational Approach to the Treatment of Hypertension in Special Populations - American ...

Jul 1, 1999 - Hypertension in blacks is usually characterized by low renin, expanded volume and sensitivity to salt. Diuretics are the preferred initial therapy, but response to calcium channel antagonists is also good. The blood pressure response to monotherapy with beta blockers or ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0701/p156.html

A Refresher on Coding Consultations -- FPM

Mar 1, 2007 - Here's a guide to the sometimes confusing documentation requirements for consultations.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0300/p45.html

A Refresher on medical Necessity -- Family Practice Management

...pain. Then you would ask about the patient’s past medical history to identify potential risk factors for coronary artery disease such as hypertension or dyslipidemia. You would also ask about family history of cardiovascular dis- ease and perform a social history to determine if the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0700/fpm20060700p28.pdf

A Refresher on Medical Necessity -- FPM

Aug 1, 2006 - Reviewing the rules and examining your coding practices can decrease denials and help you get paid.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0700/p28.html

A Simple Approach to Shared Decision Making in Cancer Screening -- FPM

Jun 1, 2017 - When screening decisions aren't clear, this process can help you help your patients.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0500/p5.html

A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests

...pulmonary involvement, dermatomyositis/polymyositis, inflammatory bowel disease, interstitial lung disease (early), primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, Wegener granulomatosis (also called granulomatosis with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/afp20140301p359.pdf

A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests - American Family...

Mar 1, 2014 - Office-based pulmonary function testing, also known as spirometry, is a powerful tool for primary care physicians to diagnose and manage respiratory problems. An obstructive defect is indicated by a low forced expiratory volume in one second/forced vital capacity (FEV1/FVC) ratio, which...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/p359.html

A Swollen Thumb - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2014 - 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/2014/0415/p663.html

A Systematic Approach to Managing Warfarin Doses -- FPM

May 1, 2005 - The article offers a systematic approach for the management of anticoagulation and adjustment of warfarin doses.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p77.html

A Team-Based Care Model that Improves Job Satisfaction

...Hypertension control Median time to new appointment New patient appts made in two business days New patient appointments 10 | FPM | March/April 2018 www.aafp.org/fpm support the model. A local market disrup- tor began offering significantly higher MA wages, we were not...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/fpm20180300p6.pdf

A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p6.html

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

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

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

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

A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - The article offers an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, based on the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7), and includes an encounter form to aid physicians ...

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p79.html

A Tool for Evaluating Patients with a Knee Injury -- FPM

Mar 1, 2005 - The article is part of the Point-of-Care Guides series and provides an evidence-based encounter form for use with patients who present with knee injury.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0300/p67.html

A Tool For Evaluating Patients With Cold Symptoms -- FPM

Oct 1, 2004 - The article describes an encounter form that can improve documentation of visits for patients with cold symptoms and reduce the amount of time spent documenting, which sometimes can take longer than the visit itself.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/p53.html

A Widened Mediastinum - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2001 - 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/2001/1001/p1237.html

AACE Releases Guidelines for Menopausal Hormone Therapy - Practice Guidelines - ...

Nov 1, 2012 - Menopause is diagnosed in women who have not had menses for one year. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) convened a task force to review available evidence on therapies for menopausal symptoms. The task force's guidelines include recommendations for prescribing...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p864.html

AAFP Affirms Value of New Cholesterol Management Guideline

The AAFP recently gave its "affirmation of value" designation to a cholesterol management guideline jointly developed by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190320acc-ahacholguidln.html

AAFP and ACP Publish Recommendations on Diagnosis and Management of VTE - Practice ...

Oct 15, 2007 - Recommendations on diagnosis and management of venous throm-boembolism (VTE) have been published by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians (ACP).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1015/p1225.html

AAFP Backs Breastfeeding, Lactation for Medical Trainees

The AAFP has updated its policy supporting breastfeeding and lactation accommodations for medical trainees, which other medical organizations plan to use as model policy for their members.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190626breastfeedpolicy.html

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