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Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: Updated Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 15, 2021 - The Wilderness Medical Society has published updated guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/p252.html

Exercise-Related Syncope in the Young Athlete: Reassurance, Restriction or Referral? - ...

Nov 1, 1999 - A common event in young adults, syncope is usually benign and only rarely requires more than simple reassurance. However, exercise-related syncope always requires investigation because it may be the only symptom that precedes a sudden cardiac death. Syncope that occurs during exercise ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1101/p2001.html

Expanded Newborn Screening: Information and Resources for the Family Physician - ...

Jun 1, 2017 - Each year, 4 to 5 million newborns receive state-mandated screening. Although the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children has identified 34 core conditions that should be incorporated into screening programs, each state manages, funds, and maintains its own ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0601/p703.html

ExploreFMRoadmap.pdf

...heart disease, stroke and hypertension, to diabetes, cancer, asthma, and HIV disease, family physicians provide primary care for the nation’s most serious health problems. Many family physicians deliver babies and perform surgical procedures. Most take care of all...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/ExploreFMRoadmap.pdf

Eye Emergencies - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Nov 1, 2020 - Central retinal artery occlusions, chemical injuries, mechanical globe injuries, and retinal detachments are eye emergencies that can result in permanent vision loss if not treated urgently. Family physicians should be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of each condition and be ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1101/p539.html

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin (Vytorin) for Hypercholesterolemia - STEPS - American Family ...

Nov 15, 2005 - Low doses of ezetimibe/simvastatin provide greater improvements in lipid profile than simvastatin or atorvastatin monotherapy. Ezetimibe/simvastatin may be useful in patients who are unable to tolerate high-dose statin therapy. Combination ezetimibe-simvastatin is less expensive than ...

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1115/p2081.html

Fainting: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2017 - ...National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/syncope/syncope.htm National Library of Medicine https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fainting.html Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a single...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p303-s1.html

Family Healthware Impact Trial

Read a description of the Family Healthware Trail study and view aims, objectives, status, timeline, key findings and publications.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/healthware.html

Family History: The Three-Generation Pedigree - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2005 - The collection of a family history ranges from simply asking patients if family members have the same presenting illness to diagramming complex medical and psychosocial relationships as part of a family genogram. The three-generation pedigree provides a pictorial representation of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/p441.html

Family History: The Three-Generation Pedigree - American Family Physician

...transferred to a printable, standardized, three-generation pedigree. Specific questions target six adult diseases: heart disease; diabetes; stroke; and breast, ovarian, and colon cancers. These diseases are highlighted because they are common and require a change in clinical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/afp20050801p441.pdf

Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Course | AAFP

Prepare for the ABFM board exam with this interactive, self-study review. Pass your family medicine boards and earn up to 54+ AAFP Prescribed CME credits.

CME : All CME Products

https://www.aafp.org/cme/all/board-review-self-study.html

Family Medicine Cares: JUUL and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices are Bad for ...

Family Medicine Cares: JUUL and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices are Bad for Kids.

AAFP News : Media Center

https://www.aafp.org/news/media-center/kits/Juuling.html

Family Physician Couple Returns to Rural Roots in Minnesota

Two family physicians who just happen to be married give AAFP News a firsthand view of their wide scope of practice and strong community ties in their small rural town of Sleepy Eye, Minn.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20191018sleepyeye.html

Family Physicians Can Manage Adults with Hepatitis C - Editorials - American Family ...

Oct 1, 2018 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages family physicians to treat patients with hepatitis C. Outcomes when primary care physicians prescribe direct-acting antivirals to patients with uncomplicated hepatitis C are comparable to those of subspecialists.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1001/p413.html

Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

May 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on family planning and contraception, including emergency contraception, hormonal and non-hormonal contraception, infertility, in vitro fertilization, intrauterine devices, preconception care, tubal sterilization, and vasectomy. This collection ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=71

Family Practice International - Apr 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1998 - ...Management of Acute Stroke (Australia—Australian Family Physician, October 1997, p. 1151.) Approximately 30 percent of strokes are fatal, and up to another one third of strokes result in permanent disability. The expectant management strategies that have been implemented previously...

American Family Physician : Family Practice International

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0401/p1681.html

Family Practice International - Dec 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - ...hypothalamus and synapse at the C8 to T2 level (Budge's center). Lesions at this level are usually serious, with causes including stroke or tumor. Second-order neurons leave the spinal cord at T1 and cross the apex of the lung to synapse at the superior cervical ganglion, so they...

American Family Physician : Family Practice International

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1201/p2158.html

Family Practice International - Feb 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2000 - ...persons older than 50 years of age, many cases are asymptomatic and undiagnosed. Patients with atrial fibrillation are at increased risk of stroke, thromboembolism, heart failure and decreased exercise tolerance. In addition to confirming the diagnosis, possibly with a 24-hour...

American Family Physician : Family Practice International

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0201/p878.html

Family Practice International - Sep 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 1999 - ...syndrome indicates arterial disease, and the five-year mortality rate is 40 percent; the leading causes of death are cardiac disease, stroke and other arterial complications. Otitis Externa (Australia—Australian Family Physician, March 1999, p. 217.) Trauma and exposure to water...

American Family Physician : Family Practice International

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0901/p999.html

Family Practice Management

...is not really fine. She is very worried about her blood pressure since her aunt recently died of a stroke, but she does not feel confident about changing her diet. She does not understand why she has to take medication because it does not seem to help. Her pressure is always high,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0900/fpm20090900p12.pdf

Family Practice Management

...On March 23, with the strokes of 22 pens,1 President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This sprawling health care reform bill has many unknowns - chief among them, will it really reduce the deficit by $143 billion over 10 years, as the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/fpm20100500p14.pdf

Fatigue: An Overview - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2008 - Fatigue, a common presenting symptom in primary care, negatively impacts work performance, family life, and social relationships. The differential diagnosis of fatigue includes lifestyle issues, physical conditions, mental disorders, and treatment side effects. Fatigue can be classified...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1115/p1173.html

FDA Boxed Warnings: How to Prescribe Drugs Safely - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2010 - Boxed warnings, commonly referred to as 'black box' warnings, are issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and featured in the labeling of drugs associated with serious adverse reactions. These safety concerns are typically identified through the Adverse Event Reporting System ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0201/p298.html

FDA: Clarithromycin Risky for Patients With Heart Disease

The FDA is warning clinicians about prescribing clarithromycin to patients with heart disease because of the risk for serious cardiac and other complications -- and even death -- that persists years later.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180301clarithromycin.html

Febrile Seizures: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

May 15, 2006 - ...Disorders and Stroke Web site:http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/febrile_seizures/detail_febrile_seizures.htm Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a single article, issue, or full-access subscription. Earn up to 6 CME credits per issue. Already...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0515/p1765.html

February 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

...Using Clinical Predictors for Aspiration Risk After Stroke Cognitive Behavior Treatment of Bulimia Nervosa Is Rizatriptan Effective in Menstrual Migraine? Thromboembolism in Pregnancy: Clinical Guidelines Fatigue, Tiredness and Lack of Energy: Sleep Apnea?...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0201/

February 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Ticlopidine vs. Aspirin for Stroke Prevention in Blacks Rapid MRI or Radiography for Low Back Pain? Paroxetine: A Nonhormonal Treatment for Hot Flushes Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Cesarean Delivery Can Phytoestrogens Reduce Climacteric Symptoms? Improving...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0201/

February 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Aspirin in Patients with Actue Ischemic Stroke Michael K. Park; Peter C. Smith; Gerri Wanserski; Jon O. Neher CME Quiz Commentary Letters to the Editor Preconception Care Should Be Vital Issue for Both Sexes Eastlyn Harding-Marin Potential Side Effects of SSRI Use...

American Family Physician

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

February 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Provides More Net Benefit Than Aspirin Alone After Minor Stroke or TIA Digital Media Use Associated with ADHD Symptom Development Among Adolescents Decompression Surgery No More Effective Than Exercise for Shoulder Impingement Syndrome Letters to...

American Family Physician

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

February 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

...Treatment with Pravastatin and Risk of Stroke Need for Radiographs in Cases of Shoulder Dislocation Test-and-Eradicate Strategy Is Effective for Dyspepsia Polycythemia Vera and Essential Thrombocythemia Diagnosing and Managing Ectopic Pregnancy POEMS Patient...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/

February 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Use of Oral Anticoagulation for Stroke Prevention Active Role in Diabetes Care Improves Patient Satisfaction Review of Potential Treatments for Hot Flushes Endovascular Coiling Has Better Outcomes than Surgery Should Low-Dose Tricyclic Antidepressants Be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0215/

February 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Antidepressants Reduce Mortality After a Stroke Ultrasound Alone Does Not Diagnose PCOS Cognitive Behavior Therapy vs. Relaxation Therapy for IBS U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer: Recommendations and Rationale Clinical Briefs...

American Family Physician

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

February 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

...AAN Releases Guideline on Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Diagnosing Acute Ischemic Stroke Lisa Graham STEPS Guanfacine (Intuniv) for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Allison Bernknopf Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Using...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/

February 15, 2021 - American Family Physician

...Fewer Subsequent Strokes with Ticagrelor Plus Aspirin than with Aspirin Alone Letters to the Editor Broad Screening Is Needed for All Patients at Risk of Syphilis - Free Full Text Paula Amin Reply: Jason Ricco; Andrea Westby Case Report: Back Pain as a Presenting...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/

Febuxostat (Uloric) for Hyperuricemia and Gout - STEPS - American Family Physician

May 15, 2010 - Febuxostat more effectively lowers serum uric acid to goal levels than does allopurinol; however, this benefit is offset by a slightly higher incidence of adverse effects and treatment discontinuation. Until superiority for patient-oriented outcomes is shown in comparative trials with ...

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/p1287.html

Fecal Occult Blood Tests Reduce Colorectal Cancer Mortality - Cochrane for Clinicians -...

Jun 1, 2007 - Fecal occult blood testing reduces colorectal cancer mortality by 16 percent. Annual testing and rehydration of samples increases testing sensitivity but also increases the number of false-positive results.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0601/p1652.html

Feeding Tubes in Patients with Sever Dementia -- American Family Physician

...important because the prevalence of demen- tia will continue to rise as the population ages. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, and its prevalence will nearly quadruple in the next 50 years, by which time approximately one in 45 Ameri- cans will have the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0415/afp20020415p1605.pdf

Feeding Tubes in Patients with Severe Dementia - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2002 - Patients with advanced dementia are among the most challenging patients to care for because they are often bedridden and dependent in all activities of daily living. Difficulty with eating is especially prominent and distresses family members and health care professionals. Health care ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0415/p1605.html

Fewer Deaths/Strokes/Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide

...Fewer Deaths/Strokes/ Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide Clinical Question Does metformin (Glucophage) affect car- diovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus? Bottom Line Over five years, treatment with metformin for three years, with other...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0115/afp20140115p136.pdf

Fewer Deaths/Strokes/Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide

...Fewer Deaths/Strokes/ Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide Clinical Question Does metformin (Glucophage) affect car- diovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus? Bottom Line Over five years, treatment with metformin for three years, with other...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0115/afp20140115p131.pdf

Fewer Deaths/Strokes/Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide

...Fewer Deaths/Strokes/ Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide Clinical Question Does metformin (Glucophage) affect car- diovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus? Bottom Line Over five years, treatment with metformin for three years, with other...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0115/afp20140115p131a.pdf

Fewer Deaths/Strokes/Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide - POEMs - ...

Jan 15, 2014 - Over five years, treatment with metformin for three years, with other hypoglycemics as needed, reduced the likelihood of death, nonfatal stroke, or the need for vascularization compared with treatment beginning with glipizide (Glucotrol). Cardiovascular events were not individually ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0115/p131.html

Fewer Major Bleeds with Edoxaban Than with Warfarin, but Treatment Benefit Unclear - ...

May 15, 2014 - Edoxaban provides similar effectiveness and a somewhat lower rate of major gastrointestinal and intracranial bleeding than warfarin. It is worth reading the supplemental appendices to this report for a look at the subgroups. For almost all subgroups, low-dose edoxaban caused less major ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0515/p827.html

Fewer Subsequent Strokes with Ticagrelor Plus Aspirin than with Aspirin Alone - POEMs -... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 15, 2021 - For patients with mild to moderate acute nonembolic ischemic stroke, treatment with ticagrelor plus aspirin for 30 days resulted in fewer subsequent strokes but similar overall disability and an increase in severe bleeding compared with aspirin alone.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/p249.html

Finding Out About Incontinence - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1998 - ...A stroke, Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease can cause damage to the bladder nerves. Diabetes, cancer, radiation or surgery in your pelvic area or prostate area can cause damage to the bladder nerves. Your bladder might be irritated by infection, bladder stones, cancer or...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2688.html

First-Line Treatment for Hypertension - Cochrane for Clinicians - American Family ...

Jun 1, 2010 - In comparing the effects of thiazide diuretics, beta blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, and calcium channel blockers (CCBs) with placebo, thiazide diuretics lowered mortality and morbidity from stroke, heart attack, and heart failure more than beta blockers.1 ACE ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0601/p1333.html

Fitness-Related Cardiac Arrhythmias - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2019 - How many clinicians are aware that high levels of physical fitness predispose patients to cardiac rhythm abnormalities? Find out more.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/p78.html

Five Communication Strategies to Promote Self-Management of Chronic Illness -- FPM

Oct 1, 2009 - How you communicate with your patients can enhance - or inhibit - their ability to manage their chronic illnesses.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0900/p12.html

Flexible Insulin Regimens for People with Type 1 Diabetes - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1999 - ...Next: Preventing Ischemic Strokes and Treating Transient Ischemic Attacks View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 60/No. 8(November 15, 1999) / Flexible Insulin Regimens for People with Type 1 Diabetes...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1115/p2355.html

Flibanserin Ineffective for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women - POEMs - ...

Sep 1, 2016 - Flibanserin produces a minimal effect on sexual desire and minimally increases the number of satisfying sexual events in women (less than one-half an event per month increase). Many women will be unable to tolerate the adverse effects.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0901/p384a.html

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