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afp20180615p776.pdf

...making them vulnerable to disability and diminished quality of life. Although 95% of older patients with complex needs have regular access to care, 58% struggle to navigate the system, and 62% are stressed about their ability to afford housing, utilities, or meals.3 Geriatric...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/afp20180615p776.pdf

afp20181101p613.pdf

...review of six health care organization guidelines. In a review of these guidelines, the authors found no studies indicating that A1C targets less than 6.5% improve clinical outcomes. Moreover, using medication to achieve this level had associated harms. Guidance Statements Goals...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1101/afp20181101p613.pdf

afp20190201p141.pdf

...Letters to the Editor Group Prenatal Care to Reduce Preterm Labor and Improve Outcomes Original Article: Preterm Labor: Prevention and Management Issue Date: March 15, 2017 Available online at: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0315/p366. html To the Editor: We would like to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/afp20190201p141.pdf

afp20190201p142.pdf

...Letters to the Editor Group Prenatal Care to Reduce Preterm Labor and Improve Outcomes Original Article: Preterm Labor: Prevention and Management Issue Date: March 15, 2017 Available online at: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0315/p366. html To the Editor: We would like to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/afp20190201p142.pdf

afp20190415p476.pdf

...beyond the clinical setting. A previous editorial in American Family Physician explained how community vital signs can be used in patient care to address social determinants of health (SDOH).1 SDOH are contextual environmental factors that can give rise to health inequity; they...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0415/afp20190415p476.pdf

afp20190501p587.pdf

...about the effects on rates of cesarean delivery, perinatal mortality, opera- tive vaginal birth, and admission to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Elective labor induc- tion does not significantly change the risk of still- birth, low Apgar score, or neonatal respiratory...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0501/afp20190501p587.pdf

afp20190515p654.pdf

...to fit your team’s busy schedule. Our Growing Library of Topics: • Clinical Data Registries NEW! • Continuity of Care NEW! • Team Documentation NEW! • Empanelment • Quality Improvement AAFP TIPSTM Transformation in Practice Series DPA18091380 Get...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0515/afp20190515p654.pdf

afp20190615od2.pdf

...James J. Stevermer, MD, MSPH, FAAFP, University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, Missouri Robert T. Chow, MD, MBA, MACP, University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, Baltimore, Maryland Katherine K. Leon, MS, SCAD Alliance, Alexandria, Virginia Melanie D. Bird,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/afp20190615od2.pdf

afp20190615p733.pdf

...Editorials Identification of and Treatment for Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care Settings Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH, American Institutes for Research, Chicago, Illinois Michael Fleming, MD, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois See related U.S. Preventive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/afp20190615p733.pdf

afp20191001p396.pdf

...approach to care is not new and has had international success,2 but its broader implementation in the United States is relatively recent and requires expansion of clin- ical infrastructure, reimbursement, and patient access. Unlike the HIV/AIDS epidemic, in which primary care and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/afp20191001p396.pdf

afp20191001p416.pdf

...Opioid use disorder should be treated as a chronic condition with longitudinal, team-based, patient-centered care. Similar to type 2 diabetes mellitus or hypertension, opioid use disorder has genetic, environmental, and behavioral causes; the disorder responds best to long-term...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/afp20191001p416.pdf

afp20191101p537.pdf

...antibiotics based on her experience of past care at a local retail clinic. Antibiotics are not indicated; however, you oblige, recognizing that the patient may choose other health care options for future care, including retail and urgent care clinics. You also fear that the patient...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1101/afp20191101p537.pdf

afp20191101p544.pdf

...to the U.S. Census Bureau.1 Most veterans receive care exclusively from family physicians or coopera- tively with the Veterans Health Administration or military treatment facility, although more than one-half receive care only from the civilian sector.2 Eligibility for benefits is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1101/afp20191101p544.pdf

afp20200901p264.pdf

...Editorials Health Equity in Preventive Services: The Role of Primary Care Steven Teutsch, MD, MPH, University of California, Los Angeles, and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California Timothy S. Carey, MD, MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0901/afp20200901p264.pdf

afp20200915p332.pdf

...pain and multisystem illness should have symptoms eval- uated based on clinical judgment and be treated with a collaborative, team-based approach, including a behavioral health specialist. Vet- erans with suspected posttraumatic stress dis- order should undergo diagnostic evaluation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/afp20200915p332.pdf

afp20210201p138.pdf

...Much of the burden of managing these mil- lions of new cases of disease falls to primary care clinicians. There is a substantial opportunity cost, diverting attention and resources away from patients who would benefit most. What appear to be small changes to disease definitions...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0201/afp20210201p138.pdf

afp20210215p219.pdf

...See related Lown Right Care at https://www.aafp.org/ afp/2020/1215/p753.html. CME This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for CME. See CME Quiz on page 205. Author disclosure: No relevant financial affiliations. Frailty, which is a geriatric syndrome that affects...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/afp20210215p219.pdf

afp20210601p698.pdf

...Team-Based Care People with diabetes and CKD have high risks of CKD progression, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and mortality, which can be reduced with a comprehensive approach to lifestyle and risk factor management in combination with appropriate pharmacotherapy (Figure 1)....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0601/afp20210601p698.pdf

afp20210700p14.pdf

...Editorials Prioritizing Primary Care Can Save the U.S. Health Care System Ada D. Stewart, MD, American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, Kansas Published online June 8, 2021. The U.S. health care system is failing many Amer- icans, and this is not only because of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0700/afp20210700p14.pdf

afp20211000p386.pdf

...and is longer for slowly resolving infec- tions or osteomyelitis. Severe or persistent infections may require surgery and specialized team-based wound care. Although widely recommended, there is little evidence on the effectiveness of primary prevention strategies. Systematic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/1000/afp20211000p386.pdf

afp20220100p93.pdf

...POEMs (patient-oriented evidence that matters) are pro- vided by Essential Evidence Plus, a point-of-care clinical decision support system published by Wiley-Blackwell. For more information, see http:// www.essentialevidenceplus. com. Copyright Wiley-Blackwell. Used with permission....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2022/0100/afp20220100p93.pdf

afp20220100p93a.pdf

...POEMs (patient-oriented evidence that matters) are pro- vided by Essential Evidence Plus, a point-of-care clinical decision support system published by Wiley-Blackwell. For more information, see http:// www.essentialevidenceplus. com. Copyright Wiley-Blackwell. Used with permission....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2022/0100/afp20220100p93a.pdf

afp20220100p94.pdf

...POEMs (patient-oriented evidence that matters) are pro- vided by Essential Evidence Plus, a point-of-care clinical decision support system published by Wiley-Blackwell. For more information, see http:// www.essentialevidenceplus. com. Copyright Wiley-Blackwell. Used with permission....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2022/0100/afp20220100p94.pdf

Appropriate Use of Antibiotics for URIs in Children: Part I. Otitis Media and Acute ...

Oct 1, 1998 - Five conditions--otitis media, acute sinusitis, cough, pharyngitis and the common cold--account for most of the outpatient use of antibiotics in the United States. The first part of this two-part article presents guidelines that encourage physicians to make an appropriate distinction ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1113.html

Appropriate Use of Antibiotics for URIs in Children: Part II. Cough, Pharyngitis and ...

Oct 15, 1998 - This article summarizes the principles of judicious antimicrobial therapy for three of the five conditions--cough, pharyngitis, the common cold--that account for most of the outpatient use of these drugs in the United States. The principles governing the other two conditions, otitis ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/p1335.html

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

...risk for CRC (for example, persons with a family or personal history of CRC or famil- ial adenomatous polyposis)6 should consult their health care provider. ▲ See related Putting Prevention into Practice on page 661. As published by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force....

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

Care of the Military Veteran: Selected Health Issues - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2019 - According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 18.2 million veterans were living in the United States in 2017, of whom 1.6 million were female. Less than one-half of all veterans receive care at a Veterans Health Administration or military treatment facility, leaving most to receive services from...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1101/p544.html

Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes: Guidelines from KDIGO - Practice Guidelines - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 1, 2021 - The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) group, an international organization dedicated to nephrology clinical practice guidelines, has developed a new guideline for management of diabetes with chronic kidney disease.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0601/p698.html

Common Misperceptions About Buprenorphine Prescribing for Opioid Use Disorder - ...

Oct 1, 2019 - The antidote to the opioid use disorder epidemic is the thoughtful use of evidence-based medicine and an honest understanding of what we know—and what we don't know—about caring for people with substance use disorders.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/p396.html

Complications of Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery for Obesity - American Family ...

May 15, 2014 - Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding procedures have a favorable risk-benefit profile and are increasingly important as part of the overall management of obesity. These procedures are effective at inducing weight loss and improving comorbid conditions, including diabetes mellitus, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0515/p813.html

Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome Events: Screening and Treatment Guidelines...

Jun 15, 2019 - ...JAMES J. STEVERMER, MD, MSPH, FAAFP, University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, Missouri ROBERT T. CHOW, MD, MBA, MACP, University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, Baltimore, Maryland KATHERINE K. LEON, MS, SCAD Alliance, Alexandria, Virginia MELANIE D. BIRD, PhD,...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/od2.html

Diabetes-Related Foot Infections: Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Oct 1, 2021 - Diabetes-related foot infections occur in approximately 40% of diabetes-related foot ulcers and cause significant morbidity. Clinicians should consider patient risk factors (e.g., presence of foot ulcers greater than 2 cm, uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, poor vascular perfusion, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/1000/p386.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Jun 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2001 - ...across the parking lot. As it turned out, on that day six weeks ago, the asthmatic patient had gone home determined to start taking better care of her asthma and to quit smoking. She looked great and said she hadn't felt so good in years. How rewarding it is when we happen to be the...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0615/p2379.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Mar 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2001 - ...of the office manager, a nurse and a billing clerk/referral specialist, with JTL as the facilitator. After four one-hour meetings, the team's recommendations led to the development of a protocol for a triage nurse who will be responsible for handling all the prescription refill...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/p877.html

Editorials

...tion of structured data elements, decision support tools, longitudinal view of patient data, and improved access to laboratory and health care summary data.4 Immunization rates can be improved with use of reminder or recall systems, which can be delivered via a telephone autodi-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/afp20110315p659.pdf

Epilepsy: Treatment Options

July 15, 2017

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0715/afp20170715p87.pdf

Epilepsy: Treatment Options - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2017 - The occurrence of a single seizure does not always require initiation of antiepileptic drugs. Risk of recurrent seizures should guide their use. In adults, key risk factors for recurrence are two unprovoked seizures occurring more than 24 hours apart, epileptiform abnormalities on ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0715/p87.html

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

October 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/afp20171015p515.pdf

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2017 - Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) result from intrauterine exposure to alcohol and are the most common nonheritable causes of intellectual disability. The percentage of women who drink or binge drink during pregnancy has increased since 2012. FAS ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/p515.html

Frailty: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 15, 2021 - Frailty, which is a geriatric syndrome that affects 5% to 17% of older adults, is a state of increased vulnerability across multiple health domains that leads to adverse health outcomes. Frail older adults are at increased risk of falls, disability, hospitalizations, and death. Frailty ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/p219.html

Frontotemporal Dementia: A Review for Primary Care Physicians

...Frontotemporal Dementia: A Review for Primary Care Physicians ROBERTO CARDARELLI, DO, MPH, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas ANDREW KERTESZ, MD, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada JANICE A. KNEBL, DO, University of North Texas...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1372.pdf

Frontotemporal Dementia: A Review for Primary Care Physicians - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2010 - Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is one of the most common forms of dementia in persons younger than 65 years. Variants include behavioral variant FTD, semantic dementia, and progressive nonfluent aphasia. Behavioral and language manifestations are core features of FTD, and patients have ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/p1372.html

Geriatric Assessment: An Office-Based Approach - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2018 - Family physicians should be proficient in geriatric assessment because, as society ages, older adults will constitute an increasing proportion of patients. Geriatric assessment evaluates medical, social, and environmental factors that influence overall well-being, and addresses ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/p776.html

Helping Ambivalent Patients Make Healthy Decisions About COVID-19 - Lown Right Care: ... Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 15, 2021 - A collaboration between AFP and the Lown Institute promotes a vision of delivering health care that is based on the evidence, balanced in its approach, and focused on the patient.

American Family Physician : Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0315/p334.html

Identification of and Treatment for Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care Settings - ...

Jun 15, 2019 - We have identified the ways in which family physicians can implement the USPSTF screening recommendation for unhealthy alcohol use and then intervene when a patient has a positive screen.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/p733.html

Improving the Delivery of Preventive Services to Children - Editorials - American ...

Mar 15, 2011 - How should a busy family physician approach well-child visits and the delivery of preventive services to children? Although there is a lack of robust patient-oriented evidence that addresses this question, several interventions improve the delivery of preventive services to children.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/p659.html

Initial Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulim<FEFF>ia ...

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p46.pdf

Initial Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa - ...

Jan 1, 2015 - Eating disorders are life-threatening conditions that are challenging to address; however, the primary care setting provides an important opportunity for critical medical and psychosocial intervention. The recently published Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/p46.html

Intimate Partner Violence

...identify intimate partner violence, make brief office interventions, offer continuity of care, and refer them for subspecialty and community-based evaluation, treat- ment, and advocacy. Primary care physicians are ideally positioned to work from a preventive framework and address...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/afp20110515p1165.pdf

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