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...demyelinating polyneuropathy. ❏ C. Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. ❏ D. Parotid gland tumor. ❏ E. Transient ischemic attack. See the following page for discussion. The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Photo Quiz. Guidelines for preparing and submitting a Photo Quiz...

American Family Physician

...Human immunodeficiency virus enceph- alopathy presents with the triad of demen- tia, depression, and movement disorders. The most common finding on magnetic resonance imaging is cerebral atrophy. Mul- tiple hyperintense lesions are nonenhancing, poorly demarcated, and localized...

American Family Physician

...home resident was admitted to the hospital with nausea, vomit- ing, diarrhea, and fever. At presentation she had type 2 diabetes mellitus, stroke, colovesi- cal fistula, atrial fibrillation, and Alzheimer’s dementia. Four days after she was admitted, she developed shortness of...

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'I Am Convinced Family Medicine Is the Solution'

Watching a family member struggle with illness and access to care inspired third-year family medicine resident Kristina Dakis, M.D., to pursue a career in medicine.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

'Think Big' to Reimagine Family Medicine, Speakers Advise

For their virtual mainstage event at the 2020 National Conference, AAFP CEO/EVP Shawn Martin and Farzad Mostashari, M.D., M.P.H., talked about the future of family medicine.


"Alirocumab (Praluent) for the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia

August 15, 2016: STEPS

American Family Physician

"Conjugated Estrogens/Bazedoxifene (Duavee) for Menopausal Symptoms

February 15, 2016 STEPS

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<27A4> Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major Adverse Cardiac Events

October 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

<FEFF>Dementia Care: More Than Just Prescription Drugs

June 1, 2017: Editorials

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<FEFF>Myocardial Infarction: Management of the Subacute Period

...all patients with suspected ACS. A systematic review of 15 trials showed that aspirin therapy in patients who had experienced an MI reduced stroke, repeat MI, and death (abso- lute risk reduction [ARR] = 3.8%; number needed to treat [NNT] = 26).11 An adequate dosage in the acute...

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<FEFF>The AAFP Cognitive Care Kit-A Resource for Family Physicians

November 15, 2017: Editorials

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

April 15, 2017

American Family Physician

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

October 1, 2016

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...nal rhizotomy and microvascular decom- pression. These procedures involve posterior fossa exploration with its attendant risks, including stroke, meningitis, and death, although the reported incidence of these complications with microvascular decom- pression is less than 2 percent....

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14 Alternative Practice Styles -- Family Practice Management

...but don’t be ashamed about this. When was the last time an intensivist helped a new mom with cracked nipples, or a surgeon managed a stroke? The rotating variety of hospitalist is more common for family physicians. For example, if there are five physicians in your practice, you...

Family Practice Management

14 Alternative Practice Styles -- FPM

Feb 1, 2001 - Perhaps the road less traveled is the right career path for you. Here are more than a dozen ideas to get you started.

Family Practice Management : Articles


...Neurologic Ischemic stroke, meralgia paresthetica Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at Copyright© 2006 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncommercial use of one individual user of the Web site. All other rights...

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1953.pdf systolic blood pressure of 5 mm Hg has been associated in observational studies with reductions of 14 percent in mortality caused by stroke, 9 percent in mortality caused by heart disease, and 7 percent in all-cause mortality.6 In addi- tion, a weight loss of 10 lb (4.5 kg), a...

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...RC, Smith SC Jr, Bairey-Merz CN, Grundy SM, Cleeman JI, Lenfant C, et al. ACC/AHA/NHLBI Clinical Advisory on the use and safety of statins. Stroke 2002;33:2337-41. 31. National Cholesterol Education Program. Third report of the expert panel on detection, evaluation and treatment...

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...Familial myocardial infarct/stroke 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase deficiency (common) Familial hypercholesterolemia (1:500) Fabry’s disease (1:80,000 to 1:117,000) Homocystinuria (1:200,000) Muscle cramps/spasticity Multiple carboxylase deficiency (e.g.,...

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AFP issues for the year of 1998.

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AFP issues for the year of 1999.

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AFP issues for the year of 2000.

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AFP issues for the year of 2003.

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AFP issues for the year of 2004.

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