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Clinical Briefs - Dec 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - ...The adhesive is applied in thin layers (a minimum of three) with a light brushing stroke after the wound has been cleaned and its edges approximated. A flexible bond is formed in 45 to 60 seconds, reaching full strength in about two and one-half minutes. Healing typically occurs in...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1201/p2171.html

Clinical Briefs - Dec 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2002 - ...risk. Several studies indicate that plasma levels of CRP are a strong independent risk factor of future myocardial infarction, stroke, and vascular death among people without clinically recognized cardiovascular disease. After a review of the evidence, HTAC concluded that CRP is a...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1215/p2336.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2003 - ...kidneys, and colorectal system. Women who smoke are also at increased risk for acute myeloid leukemia, coronary heart disease, ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, peripheral vascular atherosclerosis, ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, estrogen-deficiency disorders, Graves'...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p649.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 1998 - ...evidence of large vessel disease. This includes patients with a history of myocardial infarction, vascular bypass procedure, stroke or transient ischemic attack, peripheral vascular disease, claudication, and/or angina. For both primary and secondary prevention, the dose of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0215/p876.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - ...Role of Warfarin in Stroke Prevention The American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, and the Stroke Council have released an advisory statement on stoke prevention. Role of Warfarin in Primary or Secondary Stroke Prevention is available online...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/p997.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1999 - ...Recommended for use in men and women in the treatment of transient ischemic attack, ischemic stroke, angina, acute myocardial infarction, recurrent myocardial infarction, specific revascularization procedures and rheumatologic diseases. Recommended to minimize adverse events; low...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0115/p477.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2002 - ...hormonal contraceptives, the patch is not recommended for use by women who have blood clots, certain cancers, a history of heart attack or stroke, or those who may be pregnant. The patch does not provide protection against sexually transmitted diseases or human immunodeficiency...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0115/p326.html

Clinical Briefs - Jul 01, 1999 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1999 - ...Foundation (NKF) has issued a position paper recommending widespread testing for proteinuria, which is a warning sign of kidney disease, stroke and coronary disease. According to the position paper, published in the May 1999 issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, testing...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0701/p319.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...Statin Use After Stroke and TIA The Stroke Council of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association has released a scientific advisory on the use of statins. Statins After Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack appears in the April 2004 issue ofStroke and is...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2716.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...aimed at addressing the behavior and lifestyle factors that contribute to deaths from leading causes, including heart disease, cancer, and stroke. These factors, such as smoking, poor nutrition, and physical inactivity, are called actual causes of death. Information about the CDC...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2933.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1998 - ...Daily aspirin therapy should be considered for all patients at elevated risk of subsequent vascular events. For patients with transient ischemic attacks or stroke, at least 75 to 325 mg of aspirin a day is indicated. The AHA emphasizes that aspirin therapy should always be an...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0301/p1148.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2002 - ...severity of illness. The most serious side effect of Xigris was bleeding (occurring in 2.4 percent of patients), including that which causes stroke. Xigris interferes with the body's harmful responses to severe infection, including blood clot formation that can precipitate organ...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0301/p982.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2000 - ...The American Heart Association (AHA) recently released the Heart and Stroke Statistical Update, which covers various statistical aspects of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Statistical groups are broken down by age, sex, race and geographic location. The update uses two sets of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0315/p1910.html

Clinical Briefs - May 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

May 1, 1999 - ...asked if they took aspirin every day or every other day and whether they did so to reduce their chance of having a myocardial infarction or stroke. Overall, 42.3 percent of the participants reported receiving physician advice to exercise more and 41.5 percent reported receiving...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0501/p2655.html

Clinical Briefs - May 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2000 - ...Risk of Stroke The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication that combines two active ingredients—aspirin and dipyridamole—into one pill to reduce the risk of stroke in patients who have already had transient ischemic attacks or completed ischemic strokes...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0501/p2887.html

Clinical Briefs - May 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2004 - ...heart disease (CHD) or stroke. The effect of ET on CHD and stroke is not yet clear. ET does not have a significant effect on stroke risk in postmenopausal women with known ischemic cerebrovascular disease, but for healthy older women, effects of ET on stroke risk are not clear....

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0501/p2250.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2000 - ...research conducted or supported by the NIA and other components of the NIH, including the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institute of Child...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2152.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1998 - ...cancer or estrogen-dependent neoplasia; undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding; and active thrombophlebitis, thromboembolic disorders or stroke. Estrogens given without progestin have been reported to increase the risk of endometrial carcinoma in postmenopausal women. The addition of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1115/p1906.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2002 - ...cancer. The USPSTF found equally strong evidence, however, that combined hormone therapy increases the risk for breast cancer, blood clots, stroke, and gallbladder disease. In addition, evidence suggests that hormone therapy does not reduce the risk of heart disease, and that...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1115/p2000.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1999 - ...AHCPR Report on Dysphagia in Acute-Care Stroke Patients Research on dysphagia suggests that hospital stroke management plans that include programs to diagnose and treat dysphagia may yield dramatic reductions in pneumonia rates, according to a report sponsored by the Agency for...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1001/p1570.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 1998 - ...Most Significant Sign of a Heart Attack..., include identifying the early signs of a heart attack, recognizing the early warning signs of a stroke, realizing when it is time to act, knowing what to do in a cardiac emergency and how training in cardiovascular pulmonary resuscitation...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/p1484.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2003 - ...Risks of Seasonale use are similar to other oral contraceptive use and include an increased risk of blood clots, myocardial infarction, and stroke. Cigarette smoking increases the risk of serious cardiovascular side effects. Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime,...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/p1667.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2001 - ...States have periodontal disease. Treatment is important because the disease may be linked to conditions such as coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and low-birth-weight preterm infants. According to the drug manufacturer, periodontal disease destroys supporting gum tissue and...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0901/p876.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2000 - ...with known or suspected pregnancy, breast cancer, estrogen-dependent neoplasia, active deep venous thrombosis, thromboembolic disorders or stroke, undiagnosed genital bleeding, or liver dysfunction or disease. Anyone with a hypersensitivity to any of the components of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0915/p1439.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2002 - ...Disease and Stroke: 2002 Update appear in the July 15 issue of Circulation. To avert a first heart attack or stroke, physicians should begin risk factor screening as early as age 20 to assess patients' general risk of developing cardiovascular disease or strokes. Risk factor...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0915/p1110.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2003 - ...of the community-based guidelines is to prevent the onset of risk factors. This strategy has the potential to prevent first heart attacks or strokes in persons at average risk and to avoid the need for intensive pharmacotherapy to control risk factors such as hypertension,...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0915/p1224.html

Clinical Diagnosis of Gout Without Joint Aspirate - Point-of-Care Guides - American ...

Sep 15, 2016 - Gout is ideally diagnosed through identification of characteristic negatively birefringent crystals under polarized light microscopy in fluid aspirated from end-organ deposits, typically from a joint. However, fewer than 10% of patients with gout see a rheumatologist, and most cases of ...

American Family Physician : Point-of-Care Guides

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/p505.html

Clinical Inquiries from the Family Practice Inquiries Network - Editorials - American ...

Dec 15, 2003 - ...Previous: Decreasing the Morbidity, Mortality, and Cost of Stroke Through Awareness and Prevention Next: STEPS Drug Updates View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 68/No. 12(December 15, 2003) / Editorials: Clinical Inquiries from the Family Practice...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1215/p2340.html

Clinical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women

...Strong association with stroke Stress Increased urethral mobility Intrinsic sphincter dysfunction Loss of urine with physical exertion or increases in intra-abdominal pressure (e.g., sneezing, coughing, laughing) Most common in younger women Second most common type in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0501/afp20130501p634.pdf

Clinical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women - American Family Physician

May 1, 2013 - Most cases of urinary incontinence in women fall under one of three major subtypes: urge, stress, or mixed. A stepped-care approach that advances from least invasive (behavioral modification) to more invasive (surgery) interventions is recommended. Bladder retraining and pelvic floor ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0501/p634.html

Clinical Pathways: Effects on Practice, Outcomes, and Costs

...commonly reported measure. Although 11 of 15 studies reported a reduction in the average length of stay, two reports on clinical pathways in stroke rehabilitation showed an increased length of stay. The heterogeneity of the studies prevented the authors from conduct- ing a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1338.pdf

Clinical Pathways: Effects on Practice, Outcomes, and Costs

...commonly reported measure. Although 11 of 15 studies reported a reduction in the average length of stay, two reports on clinical pathways in stroke rehabilitation showed an increased length of stay. The heterogeneity of the studies prevented the authors from conduct- ing a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1340.pdf

Clinical Pathways: Effects on Practice, Outcomes, and Costs - Cochrane for Clinicians -...

Dec 1, 2010 - The results of 27 studies (n = 11,398) support the conclusion that clinical pathways reduce in-hospital complications and improve documentation.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/p1338.html

Clinical Vignettes in Geriatric Depression

...late in life. Persons with late-onset depressive symp- toms are more likely to have underlying cerebrovascular disease or incipient demen- tia. This may explain why response to psy- chological and pharmacologic treatment approaches is lower in older populations. Psychotic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/afp20111115p1149.pdf

Clinical Vignettes in Geriatric Depression - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - The diagnosis of depression in older patients is often complicated by comorbid conditions, such as cerebrovascular disease or dementia. Tools specific for this age group, such as the Geriatric Depression Scale or the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia, may assist in making the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1149.html

Clopidogrel Plus 21 Days of Aspirin Is Superior to Aspirin Alone Within First 24 Hours ...

Jan 1, 2014 - Patients with minor stroke (National Institutes of Health [NIH] Stroke Scale score ≤ 3) or TIA have a decreased risk of recurrent stroke if given aspirin plus clopidogrel vs. aspirin alone if started within 24 hours of the onset of symptoms. There was no significant increase in the risk...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0101/p55.html

Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Provides More Net Benefit Than Aspirin Alone After Minor ...

Feb 1, 2019 - This study provides support for a strategy of adding clopidogrel to aspirin for the first week or so after a minor ischemic stroke or TIA because this is when the greatest benefit occurs. Harms were spread fairly evenly throughout the study period.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/p188a.html

Close-ups Department Collection - American Family Physician

Close-Ups focus on the personal side of medicine. A patient's story, told in his or her own words, is accompanied by commentary from the patient's physician and resources to help physicians and patients. The goal is to keep the focus on the person, not just the illness, and the nuances ...

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=1&page=0

Close-ups Department Collection - American Family Physician

Close-Ups focus on the personal side of medicine. A patient's story, told in his or her own words, is accompanied by commentary from the patient's physician and resources to help physicians and patients. The goal is to keep the focus on the person, not just the illness, and the nuances ...

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=1

Close-ups: Introducing a New Feature - Editorials - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2007 - ...E.S. in this issue, for example, tells of the difficulties he and his wife have encountered since she was paralyzed by a stroke.1 Because family physicians often closely participate in the process of illness and recovery, the feature will include, when possible, a section with the...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0415/p1159.html

Club Drugs: MDMA, Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB), Rohypnol, and Ketamine - American Family...

...54. Watson JD, Ferguson C, Hinds CJ, Skinner R, Coakley JH. Exertional heat stroke induced by amphetamine analogues. Does dantrolene have a place? Anaes- thesia 1993;48:1057-60. 55. Martin TG. Serotonin syndrome. Ann Emerg Med 1996;28:520-6. 56. O’Connell T, Kaye L, Plosay JJ...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/afp20040601p2619.pdf

Club Drugs: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2018 - ...use meth, they feel excited and have a lot of energy. This feeling lasts about six to 24 hours. But using meth can cause heart attack, stroke, high body temperature, or seizures. Women who use meth while they are pregnant can harm the baby or go into labor early. What happens if...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0715/p85-s2.html

Cochrane for Clinicians - Oct 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2005 - There is limited, weak evidence that a low glycemic index diet improves risk factors for CHD, but there are no randomized controlled trials (RCTs) showing a reduction in morbidity or mortality.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1001/p1224.html

Cochrane for Clinicians Department Collection - American Family Physician

These are summaries of reviews from the Cochrane Library.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=75

Cochrane for Clinicians Department Collection - American Family Physician

These are summaries of reviews from the Cochrane Library.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=75&page=0

Coding "Routine" Office visits: 99213 or 99214? -- Family Practice Management

...• An abrupt change in neurological status (e.g., seizure, TIA, weakness, sensory loss). • Cardiovascular imaging, with contrast, with identified risk factors; • Cardiac EP studies; • diagnostic endoscopies with identified risk factors; • discography. • Elective major...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0900/fpm20050900p52.pdf

Coding "Routine" Office Visits: 99213 or 99214? -- FPM

Sep 1, 2005 - Before choosing 99213 for routine visits, consider whether your work qualifies for a 99214.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0900/p52.html

Coding & Documentation - Jan 2001 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - ...I was consulted to see a patient in the emergency department (ED) for an acute stroke and to admit him to the hospital. Upon the family’s request, the patient was transferred and admitted to another facility following my evaluation. What code should I submit? Would it be a code for...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0100/p23.html

Coding From the Bottom Up -- FPM

Dec 1, 2008 - Start from the presenting problem to get to the right code faster.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/1100/p22.html

Coenzyme Q10 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2005 - Coenzyme Q10 is a vitamin-like substance used in the treatment of a variety of disorders primarily related to suboptimal cellular energy metabolism and oxidative injury. Studies supporting the efficacy of coenzyme Q10 appear most promising for neurodegenerative disorders such as ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/p1065.html

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