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fpm20070300p33.pdf

...the progression of their illnesses and avoid life-threatening sequelae. The four Ontario, Canada, residents who died of heart attacks and strokes after their pharmacist dispensed Norvasc copycats made from pressed talc are testament to how fake drugs rob people of their money,...

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fpm20071000p20.pdf

...the complete visit documentation into my electronic health record (I could also print it for a paper chart, if needed). With a few key strokes, the prescrip- tion is electronically sent to the pharmacy, and the patient or insurance company is billed for the visit. This type of...

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fpm20080100p22.pdf

...often stops some of the most resistant strains of streptococcus pneumonia. Focus on the well-proven benefit of statins for heart attack and stroke prevention. 4. Be passionate. Passion speaks volumes and can greatly aid your delivery of a preventive one-liner. If you really...

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fpm20080400p37.pdf

...prognosis expressed in terms of time, for example, The patient has extremely high blood pressure, and there are indications she is having a stroke. The sooner she can be treated at a hospital, the better her prognosis will be. Just do your best As noted earlier, the odds of...

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fpm20080500p31.pdf

...yet to settle on a particular organ system or pathophysiologic process. Although we may have some ideas, our testing usually starts in broad strokes. If we don’t give some consid- eration to the pre-test probabilities and try to eliminate the tests that seem least likely to be...

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fpm20080600p23.pdf

...D: With two key strokes (Alt + Tab), you quickly see that the clinic EHR is right there for you to log in and proceed with your patient. The Alt + Tab command is very useful At iGoogle.com, you can create a personalized home page like the one shown here that lists the Web...

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fpm20080700p35.pdf

...Based on measures used for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Heart Stroke recognition Program, Dr. Anderson’s quality of care, as well as his documentation, has improved since his implementation of team care in 2003. He made improvements in all measures except...

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fpm20081100p22.pdf

...or a severe side effect of treatment, an illness posing a threat to life or function, or an abrupt neurological sta- tus change such as a TIA or seizure. To substantiate this level of coding with the history and physical, either of the following is sufficient: • A history that...

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fpm20110900p33.pdf

...life-threatening problems (e.g., acute MI, progressive severe RA, potential threat of suicide); abrupt neuro. change (e.g., seizure, TIA, weakness or sensory loss) Dx procedures: Dx endoscopy w/ risk factors Mx options: Parenteral controlled substances, Rx needing intensive...

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fpm20120700p17.pdf

...One of my most difficult patients was an African-American retired nurse in her 70s who previously had a major stroke with residual left sided hemiplegia and was wheelchair-bound. She had a long list of medical problems that included poorly controlled Type 2 diabetes mellitus,...

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fpm20130100p6.pdf

...that sickle cell disease causes but also are at risk of developing other, more common chronic diseases, such as hypertension, heart disease, stroke, renal disease, and cancer. As many of these patients receive their care only from specialized centers, they aren’t consistently...

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fpm20140900p32.pdf

...app lets busy clinicians quickly calculate a patient’s 10-year and lifetime risk of CV events (including periph- eral artery disease and stroke) and, if recommended, determine the intensity of prescribed statin. Authoritativeness/accuracy/currency of information: CV risk...

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fpm20150500p16.pdf

...examination room. We structured the visits so the members could support each other while receiving knowledge in a common setting. (See Demen- tia group visit schedule, page 19.) Key components of the group visit included the following: Introduction and group social period. The...

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fpm20150700p28.pdf

...of her carotid arteries to look for blockages that could lead to a stroke. All of the interventions mentioned in these scenarios - antibiotics for uncomplicated otitis media, routine PSA screening for prostate cancer, and ultrasound screening for carotid artery stenosis - either...

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fpm20160500p23.pdf

...such as health care services, medications, and missed work. Seven to eight out of every 10 people have their first heart attack or stroke or develop congestive heart failure because of uncontrolled blood pressure.1 It is clear that blood pressure control is essential to preventing...

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fpm20160500p4.pdf

...old patient goes to his family doctor requesting a screening carotid Doppler ultrasound because a friend of his recently had a stroke. Dr. A spends a great deal of time explaining why this isn’t a good screening test for the patient. The patient isn’t convinced. He goes to Dr. B who...

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fpm20161100p17.pdf

...National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score R29.700-R29.742) Eye Amblyopia suspect: right eye H53.041, left eye H53.042, bilateral H53.043 Gastrointestinal Chronic idiopathic constipation K59.04 Constipation, drug induced K59.03 Integumentary...

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fpm20161100p25.pdf

...care physician four times. He has not had an annual wellness visit this year or last, and was admitted to a hospital earlier this year for a stroke and discharged to a skilled nursing facility. RJ remains attributed to his former practice because attribution to an existing...

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fpm20170900p12.pdf

...that their blood pres- sure and cholesterol are under control, and that they make efforts to quit smoking. Because we don’t know about the stroke or cancer death If you’re running late, your impulse may be to work faster, but pausing for a moment may actually restore calm....

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fpm20190500p10-rt2.xls

...cvdrisk You have a ____% chance of having a heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years. The American Heart Association guidelines recommend that you take a cholesterol lowering medicine (statin) to lower this risk. I want you to start taking ______. cxr chest X-ray cxrnl...

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fpm20201100p13.pdf

...deaths caused by secondhand smoke.1 There are many benefits from tobacco cessation, including decrease in mortality from heart disease and stroke; decrease in the risk of cancer in multiple organ systems; decrease in the loss of lung function; decrease in the risk of chronic...

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From the Presenting Problem to the Code

...• Abrupt neurologic status change (TIA, seizure, weakness, sensory loss) 99205 60 minutes Decision Making (presenting problem) • 1 or more chronic illnesses with severe exacerbation, progression or side effects of treatment • Acute or chronic illnesses or injuries posing...

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Getting Paid: Wrestling With the System -- FPM

Feb 1, 2002 - Argues that E/M coding is fundamentally unworkable as a way of determining charges because it functions in a system where incentives are not aligned.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0200/p12.html

Helping Patients Take Charge of Their Chronic Illnesses -- FPM

Mar 1, 2000 - The best thing you can do for your patients with chronic diseases is to let them run with the ball.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0300/p47.html

Helping Your Patients Avoid Counterfeit Medications -- FPM

Mar 1, 2007 - Four simple steps will help safeguard patients from this growing threat to their pocketbooks and their health.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0300/p33.html

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