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April 1, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Constraining Healthy Limb Helps Function After Stroke Statins Beneficial for Heart Failure Patients Pain Relief vs. Antibiotics in Patients with Pharyngitis Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse Caused by Vaginal Delivery? Fluticasone with HFA Is Effective in Preschool-Age...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Aspirin vs. Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Older Patients Is Short-term Therapy Effective for Treating Latent TB in Children? POEMS U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis: Recommendation Statement Practice Guidelines AAN...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Cochrane for Clinicians: Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin to Prevent Stroke and Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and CKD John W. Lax; Racheal Wood; Christopher E. Jonas AFP Clinical Answers: Testicular Cancer, Onset of Labor, Respiratory Tract...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2021 - American Family Physician

...In High-Risk Older Patients with Atrial Fibrillation, Rhythm Control Reduces Cardiovascular Death and Stroke, But at a Price iCanQuit Smartphone App Is Effective in Helping with Smoking Cessation Letters to the Editor Case Report: Chest-Wall Lump Yields a Surprising...

American Family Physician

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April 1, 2021 - American Family Physician

...In High-Risk Older Patients with Atrial Fibrillation, Rhythm Control Reduces Cardiovascular Death and Stroke, But at a Price iCanQuit Smartphone App Is Effective in Helping with Smoking Cessation Letters to the Editor Case Report: Chest-Wall Lump Yields a Surprising...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0401

April 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Identifying and Treating Actue Ischemic Stroke Diagnosis of Insufficiency Fracture in the Elderly Safety of Naltrexone for the Treatment of Alcoholism Diagnostic Value of Cardiac Troponin in Acute Chest Pain Predicting Treatment Outcome in Chronic Hepatitis C Use...

American Family Physician

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April 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

...Reducing the Risk of Stroke in Women with Migraine Respiratory Syncytial Virus: A Cause of Acute Otitis Media Determining Need for Imaging in Young Children After a Fall Home Exercise for Elderly Persons with Disabilities Maternal and Neonatal Injury with High...

American Family Physician

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April 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

...Secondary Prevention of TIA and Stroke Effect of Gingko Therapy in Elderly Persons with Dementia POEMS Patient Information How to Stay Out of the Hospital if You Have Congestive Heart Failure Preventing Dog Bites Dyspareunia: What it Might Mean for You Strep...

American Family Physician

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April 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Ximelagatran and Risk of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Care Recommendation Letter for Somatization Disorder Annual Proteinuria Screening Is Not Cost-Effective U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Obesity in Adults: Recommendations and Rationale...

American Family Physician

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April 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Does Lipid Lowering Decrease Stroke Risk? Mammography Screening Intervals Questioned U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Asymptomaatic Bacteriuria: Recommendation Statement Practice Guidelines CDC Releases Recommendations for State Newborn Screening...

American Family Physician

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April 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

...AHA/ASA Guidelines on Prevention of Recurrent Stroke Mara Lambert STEPS Alvimopan (Entereg) for the Treatment of Postoperative Ileus Sabesan Karuppiah; Roberta Farrah Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Secondary Causes of Obesity Ginger Allen;...

American Family Physician

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April 15, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Apixaban (Eliquis) for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Robert A. Beck; William M. King IV Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for HIV Karen C. Lee FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Apolipoproteins for Cardiovascular Risk...

American Family Physician

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April 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Diagnosis of Acute Stroke Kenneth S. Yew; Eric M. Cheng Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Brian Keisler; Chuck Carter Options for Women with Unintended Pregnancy David A. Moss; Matthew J. Snyder; Lin Lu Departments Keeping Up to Date Tips From Other Journals POEMS POEMs...

American Family Physician

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April 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Routine Oxygen Supplementation After Acute Stroke Does Not Improve Functional Outcomes Letters to the Editor Clarification for Apixaban Dosing in Patients with Impaired Renal Function Nilam Naik; Bishoy Ragheb Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Who Are...

American Family Physician

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ARB-MI Paradox: Real or a Fluke?

...published study. The outcomes of interest were myocardial infarction (MI), cardiovas- cular death, angina pectoris, stroke, heart failure, and new-onset diabetes mellitus. The meta-analysis included 147,020 par- ticipants and had a total follow-up of 485,166 patient-years....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/afp20120715p136.pdf

Arcuate, Red Plaques with Pustules on the Trunk - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2011 - 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/2011/1215/p1405.html

Are Anticoagulants Better than Antiplatelet Agents for Treatment of Acute Ischemic ...

Oct 1, 2003 - Aspirin has a small benefit for long-term outcome and survival. Anticoagulants increase the risk for bleeding and do not have long-term benefit.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1001/p1307.html

Are Beta Blockers Effective First-line Treatments for Hypertension? - Cochrane for ...

Nov 1, 2007 - Current evidence does not support the use of beta blockers as initial therapy for hypertension.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/p1306.html

Are You Choosing the Best Options to Reduce Persistent Cardiovascular Risk (P-CVR)?

One in 3 deaths in the US are due to cardiovascular (CV) disease. CV disease is the leading cause of death in the US, even in the context of the devastating deaths associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Approximately 92.1 million US adults live with some form of CV disease or the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/engage/sponsored-resources/are-you-choosing-the-best-options-to-reduce-persistent-cardiovascular-risk-p-cvr.html

Are You Having Trouble Sleeping as You Grow Older? - American Family Physician

May 1, 1999 - ...Next: Preventing Stroke: Some Good Advice View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 59/No. 9(May 1, 1999) / Are You Having Trouble Sleeping as You Grow Older?...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0501/p2559.html

Arm Rash and Swelling in a Child - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2013 - 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/2013/0701/p57.html

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0515/afp20150515p717.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p52a.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p52.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p54.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/afp20150501p643.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/afp20150501p643a.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/afp20150501p648.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/afp20150615p872.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/afp20150615p877.pdf

ASCO Updates Guideline on the Use of Pharmacologic Interventions to Reduce Breast ...

Mar 15, 2010 - The American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) updated guideline addresses: (1) the use of tamoxifen, raloxifene (Evista), aromatase inhibitors, and fenretinide (not available in the United States) versus no pharmacologic intervention to reduce the risk of breast cancer; (2) the ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0315/p799.html

Aspirin after Acute Ischemic Stroke - Medicine by the Numbers - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 1, 2020 - Learn more about the effect of aspirin therapy given within 48 hours of acute ischemic stroke in reducing the risk of death, dependence, or recurrent stroke, and the chance of complete recovery.

American Family Physician : Medicine by the Numbers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0901/od2.html

Aspirin Combined with Clopidogrel (Plavix) Decreases Cardiovascular Events in Patients ...

Dec 1, 2007 - A combination of aspirin and clopidogrel decreased cardiovascular events in patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease and in those with acute coronary syndrome. However, the risk of major bleeding events outweighed the benefits in all high-risk patients except those with acute ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1201/p1643.html

Aspirin Following Anticoagulation Therapy Prevents Recurrent VTE - POEMs - American ...

Jun 1, 2013 - Although this ASPIRE study was underpowered to detect a difference in the primary outcome, when the results were combined with those of the WARFASA trial, the data show that daily low-dose aspirin prevents recurrent VTE as well as major vascular events without increasing bleeding in ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p796.html

Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

...than 45 years. ❏ C. Discourage aspirin use because he is younger than 50 years. ❏ D. Encourage aspirin use to reduce the risk of ischemic stroke. ❏ E. Discuss the risk factors for MI and GI hemorrhage, and elicit his preferences. 2. If K.T. were a woman and all other factors...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/afp20110615p1469.pdf

Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Putting Prevention into Practice...

Jun 15, 2011 - Case study: K.T., a 48-year-old man, presents for a routine office visit. He is worried about cardiovascular disease (CVD) and asks whether he should take daily aspirin to lower his risk. His blood pressure is 120/60 mm Hg, and his total cholesterol is 180 mg per dL (4.66 mmol per L), ...

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/p1469.html

Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer: New ...

Feb 15, 2017 - In April 2016, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendation on the use of aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). Because emerging evidence suggested that aspirin may also be useful for the prevention of cancer, for the first time, the USPSTF ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0215/p222.html

Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Recommendation Statement - U.S. ...

Jun 15, 2011 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends the use of aspirin in men 45 to 79 years of age when the potential benefit of a reduction in myocardial infarctions (MIs) outweighs the potential harm of an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/p1464.html

Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events - Putting Prevention into ...

Nov 1, 2002 - Case study: ST is a 55-year-old man who you see regularly for hypertension and depression. He is overweight and sedentary, and his elder sister recently had a heart attack. He asks you whether he should take a daily aspirin, just in case.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/p1737.html

Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events - U.S. Preventive Services ...

May 15, 2002 - This statement summarizes the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations for aspirin in the primary prevention of cardiovascular events and the supporting scientific evidence.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/p2107.html

Aspirin in Patients with Actue Ischemic Stroke - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries - American ...

Feb 1, 2009 - Aspirin in a daily dose of 160 to 300 mg initiated within 48 hours of symptom onset results in a net decrease in morbidity and mortality caused by acute ischemic stroke, based on a systematic review), regardless of the availability of computed tomography (CT).

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0201/p226.html

Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer

Putting Prevention into Practice

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/afp20161015p661.pdf

Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer ...

Oct 15, 2016 - S.L. is a 55-year-old man who presents to your office for a routine refill of his antihypertension medication. He also takes a statin and an antidepressant. Although he smokes, his blood pressure and cholesterol are well controlled. His history and physical examination are unremarkable.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/p661.html

Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer:...

...half of all deaths in the United States were caused by heart disease, cancer, or stroke.1,2 RECOGNITION OF RISK STATUS The primary risk factors for CVD include older age, male sex, race/ethnicity, abnormal lipid levels, high blood pressure, diabetes, and smoking.2 The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/afp20161015od1.pdf

Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer:...

Oct 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends initiating low-dose aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and colorectal cancer (CRC) in adults aged 50 to 59 years who have a 10% or greater 10-year CVD risk, are not at increased risk for bleeding, have a life expectancy of at ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/od1.html

Aspirin’s Benefits and Harms Are Less Clear for Primary Prevention in Moderate-Risk ...

Apr 1, 2019 - In this study, after five years of treatment, patients at a moderate risk of heart disease who took low-dose aspirin did not show a decrease in coronary events and all-cause mortality and had slightly more gastrointestinal bleeding.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p459a.html

Assess Your Heart Health -- Physician Health First -- Physician Health First

Use these self-assessment tools to help you better understand your heart health, so you can make informed decisions to improve your health and well-being.

Membership : Member Benefits

https://www.aafp.org/membership/benefits/physician-health-first/phf/assess-heart-health.html

Assessing Bleeding Risk in Patients Taking Anticoagulants

August 15, 2017: Point-of-Care Guides

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/afp20171001p465.pdf

Assessing Bleeding Risk in Patients Taking Anticoagulants - Point-of-Care Guides - ...

Oct 1, 2017 - Family physicians are often faced with the dilemma of balancing the benefit of stroke prevention with the risk of major bleeding when deciding on anticoagulation treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation. Over the past 10 years, several decision support tools have been developed ...

American Family Physician : Point-of-Care Guides

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/p465.html

Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety - AFP Clinical ...

Aug 15, 2019 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0815/p208.html

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