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afp20140201p224a.pdf

...in both groups were white and evenly split by sex. Approximately 12% of patients self-reported coronary heart disease, 59% had hypertension (although only 13.5% were treated with medication), 32% smoked, and only 4% had diabetes mel- litus. Screening identified 7.6% of patients with...

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afp20140201p225.pdf

...in both groups were white and evenly split by sex. Approximately 12% of patients self-reported coronary heart disease, 59% had hypertension (although only 13.5% were treated with medication), 32% smoked, and only 4% had diabetes mel- litus. Screening identified 7.6% of patients with...

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afp20140201p226.pdf

...in both groups were white and evenly split by sex. Approximately 12% of patients self-reported coronary heart disease, 59% had hypertension (although only 13.5% were treated with medication), 32% smoked, and only 4% had diabetes mel- litus. Screening identified 7.6% of patients with...

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afp20140215p262.pdf

...physi- cians handled 84.5% of visits for chronic obstructive pul- monary disease; 77.9% of visits for hyperlipidemia; 68.9% of visits for hypertension; 66.8% of visits for osteoporosis; and 63.6% of visits for chronic kidney disease. Of the 14 chronic conditions for which data were...

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afp20140401p574.pdf

...on Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hypertension Clinical Question What are the best methods to prevent, detect, evaluate, and treat hypertension? Bottom Line See the Synopsis section for a summary of the updated hypertension treatment recom- mendations from the Eighth...

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afp20140401p574a.pdf

...on Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hypertension Clinical Question What are the best methods to prevent, detect, evaluate, and treat hypertension? Bottom Line See the Synopsis section for a summary of the updated hypertension treatment recom- mendations from the Eighth...

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afp20140401p576.pdf

...on Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hypertension Clinical Question What are the best methods to prevent, detect, evaluate, and treat hypertension? Bottom Line See the Synopsis section for a summary of the updated hypertension treatment recom- mendations from the Eighth...

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afp20141015p569.pdf

October 15, 2014 Putting Prevention into Practice

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afp20150301od1.pdf

March 1, 2015 USPSTF

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afp20150315od2.pdf

March 15, 2015 USPSTF

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afp20150501p600.pdf

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

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afp20151001p556.pdf

...extra benefits and reduced cost sharing to patients who have diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmo- nary disease, congestive heart failure, hypertension, cor- onary artery disease, or mood disorders. Patients with a history of stroke also will be included in the test model. According...

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afp20160501p738.pdf

...Hypertension Metabolic syndrome Obesity Tobacco use BRCA MUTATION RISK FACTORS Family history of breast cancer: Bilateral Diagnosed before 50 years of age Diagnosed in multiple family members In one or more male family members With a family history of...

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afp20160615p1032.pdf

...Clinical Question Does intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP) improve the lives of patients with hypertension? Bottom Line Patients with hypertension who are treated intensively are less likely to have major cardiovascular (CV) events, stroke, or progression of albuminuria or...

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afp20160615p1036.pdf

...Clinical Question Does intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP) improve the lives of patients with hypertension? Bottom Line Patients with hypertension who are treated intensively are less likely to have major cardiovascular (CV) events, stroke, or progression of albuminuria or...

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afp20160615p1037.pdf

...Clinical Question Does intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP) improve the lives of patients with hypertension? Bottom Line Patients with hypertension who are treated intensively are less likely to have major cardiovascular (CV) events, stroke, or progression of albuminuria or...

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afp20160715p161.pdf

July 15, 2016: STEPS

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afp20160715p168.pdf

...at increased risk of disease did not subsequently alter their behaviors. For example, persons at increased risk of diabe- tes mellitus or hypertension were no more likely to change their diet or increase their physical activity. Fancy tests do not appear to be motivators for...

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afp20160901p355-s1.pdf

...• Heart disease, including heart failure • Stroke • Hypertension (not controlled with medicine) • Depression • Increased risk of motor vehicle crashes • Overall increased risk of death Where can I get more information? Your doctor American Sleep Apnea Association...

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afp20161101p687.pdf

Date xx, xxxx: Editorials

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afp20170315p396.pdf

...were balanced at baseline with a mean age of 65 years and a mean duration of type 2 diabetes of 14 years; 61% were men. Most (93%) had hypertension, and 60% had documented ischemic heart disease. Patients were followed for a median of 2.1 years, and analysis was by intention to...

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afp20170401p422.pdf

...is a progressive condition often encoun- tered by family physicians; it is both a com- plication of commonly encountered disease (e.g., hypertension, diabetes mellitus)2 and an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.3 Patients with end-stage renal disease incur...

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afp20170401p423.pdf

...is a progressive condition often encoun- tered by family physicians; it is both a com- plication of commonly encountered disease (e.g., hypertension, diabetes mellitus)2 and an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.3 Patients with end-stage renal disease incur...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/afp20170401p423.pdf

afp20170501p580.pdf

February 15, 2017: Point-of-Care Guides

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afp20170601p733.pdf

...pressure was the aver- age of three measurements. The participants had a mean age of 75 years, 62% were female, and approximately 63% had hypertension. The mean blood pressures were 129/67 mm Hg taken on a bare arm, 133/73 mm Hg on a fully sleeved arm, and 133/74 mm Hg on an arm...

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afp20170601p737.pdf

...pressure was the aver- age of three measurements. The participants had a mean age of 75 years, 62% were female, and approximately 63% had hypertension. The mean blood pressures were 129/67 mm Hg taken on a bare arm, 133/73 mm Hg on a fully sleeved arm, and 133/74 mm Hg on an arm...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0601/afp20170601p737.pdf

afp20171001p453-s1.pdf

...This is called primary hypertension. However, a few people may have something called secondary hypertension. This means that there is an underlying and possibly reversible cause of the high blood pressure. Some possible causes of secondary hypertension are: • Certain medicines •...

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afp20171215p769.pdf

December 15, 2017: Editorials

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afp20171215p776.pdf

...with serum creatinine, urine albumin/creatinine ratio, and urinalysis for patients with risk factors, particularly diabetes mel- litus, hypertension, and a history of cardiovascular disease. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found insuf- ficient evidence to assess the balance...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/afp20171215p776.pdf

afp20180115od1.pdf

...can have other hyper- tensive conditions along with preeclampsia, preeclampsia is defined as new-onset hypertension (or, in patients with existing hypertension, worsening hypertension) occurring after 20 weeks of gestation, combined with either new- onset proteinuria (excess protein...

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afp20180115p102.pdf

...failure, hypertension, cardiomyopathy, neuropathic pain) and should prompt referral.57 Angiokeratomas are usually asymptomatic, so treatment is not required.53,55,56 How- ever, treatment is indicated if the patient is symptomatic or if the lesions bleed. Options include surgery,...

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afp20180115p124.pdf

...Nebivolol/Valsartan (Byvalson) for Hypertension Nathan H. Lamberton, PharmD, BCPS Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Ardis M. Copenhaver, MS, PharmD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St. Margaret, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0115/afp20180115p124.pdf

afp20180115p72.pdf

...Update: AAFP Opts to Not Endorse New AHA/ACC Hypertension Guideline The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has decided to not endorse the new hypertension guideline from the American Heart Association (AHA), the Amer- ican College of Cardiology (ACC), and nine other health...

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afp20180201od1.pdf

...➤ Beta Blockers Compared with Other Drug Options for the Treatment of Hypertension Edwin Choi, MD; Grace Pak, BA; and Jeffrey Burket, MD Details for This Review Study Population: Nonpregnant adults with hyperten- sion who have been treated for at least one year with a beta...

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afp20180215p243.pdf

...Acute severe hypertension Marked blood pressure elevation (systolic > 210 mm Hg or diastolic > 120 mm Hg); may have confusion or irritability Benign intracra- nial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri) Often abrupt onset; associated with nausea, vomiting, dizziness, blurred...

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afp20180215p254.pdf

...Hypertension51,52 Does not lower blood pressure or prevent hypertension Menopausal symptoms27,46,47 No therapeutic effect in Women’s Health Initiative study Nonspecific muscu- loskeletal pain53-55 Does not decrease symptoms Osteoarthritis56,57 No improvement in pain...

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afp20180301p339.pdf

...stage D, New York Heart Association class III heart failure due to coro- nary artery disease. He also had type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension. He was recently hospitalized for an exacerba- tion of heart failure, his third hospitalization in eight months. At the visit, he...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0301/afp20180301p339.pdf

afp20180315p372.pdf

...Editorials ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline: What Is New? What Do We Do? Michael LeFevre, MD, MSPH, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri See related Practice Guideline on page 413. Redefining a cutoff point above which the value of a phys- iologic...

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afp20180315p413.pdf

...shown that elevated blood pressure (BP) and hypertension are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), end-stage renal disease, subclinical atherosclerosis, and all- cause mortality. A person’s risk of hypertension is influenced by various genetic and...

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afp20180401p455.pdf

...resemble bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneu- monia, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, patient may also have pulmonary arterial hypertension Pleural effusion Exudative effusion with markedly low glucose level Pulmonary nodules Can be asymptomatic Skin Rheumatoid...

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afp20180401p478.pdf

...heart failure; hypertension; age 75 years or older; diabetes mellitus; previous stroke, transient ischemic attack, or throm- boembolism [doubled]) score. Abnormal findings on ECG and a lower glomerular filtration rate are also risk factors. Although it has not been shown to be...

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afp20180415p517.pdf

...The presentation of poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis ranges from asymptomatic microscopic hematu- ria to gross hematuria, edema, hypertension, proteinuria, and elevated serum creatinine levels. (Am Fam Physician. 2018;97(8):517-522. Copyright © 2018 American Academy of Family...

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afp20180415p543.pdf

...(BP) in children and adolescents in 2004. An updated guideline was released by the AAP to address increased interest in childhood hypertension (HTN) and an updated search of the literature on the topic. Recommendations STRONG Oscillometric devices that have been validated for...

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afp20180501p559.pdf

...anesthesia consultation before admis- sion for labor if the patient has obstructive sleep apnea or poorly controlled diabetes mellitus or hypertension, or if a difficult airway is antici- pated. However, no specific ancillary preopera- tive tests are indicated. During the postpartum...

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afp20180501p562.pdf

...has no effect on major adverse cardiac events, all-cause mortality, sudden cardiac death, coronary artery revascularization, or hypertension.1 (Strength of Recommendation [SOR]: A, based on consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence.) Practice Pointers Omega-3 fatty...

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afp20180501p581.pdf

...Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension The first group of POEMs focuses on cardiovascular dis- ease (CVD) and hypertension (Table 1),10-14 and two of these POEMs address the proper way to measure blood pressure, a part of the care of almost every patient. Although it may be...

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afp20180601p721.pdf

...The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet is promoted by the National Institutes of Health to treat hypertension. It has strong evidence for improving risk fac- tors for CVD and lowering blood pressure,11 and more lim- ited evidence for weight loss 12 and managing or...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0601/afp20180601p721.pdf

afp20180601p750.pdf

...3. Guérin L, Couturaud F, Parent F, et al. Prevalence of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after acute pulmonary embolism. Prevalence of CTEPH after pulmonary embolism. Thromb Haemost. 2014; 112(3): 598-605. 4. Raja AS, Greenberg JO, Qaseem A, et al. Evaluation of...

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afp20180701p23.pdf

...Harm End Points: Tachycardia, hypertension, pallor, tremor, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and acute urinary retention Narrative: Bronchiolitis is the most common lower respiratory tract infection in infants, with respiratory syncytial virus being the leading cause. Airway edema and...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0701/afp20180701p23.pdf

afp20180715p107.pdf

...on weight bearing. He had new petechiae on his right lower extremity. He had a history of tobacco use, long-term daily alcohol use, and hypertension. Physical examination revealed an open eschar over the left medial malleolus (Figure 1). There was no fluctuance, crepitus, or...

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