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Women's Health Self-Study CME

Enhance your ability to develop evaluation and treatment plans for every woman you treat, at every stage of her life with AAFP self-study CME package.

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Urinary Catheter Management - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2000 - The use of urinary catheters should be avoided whenever possible. Clean intermittent catheterization, when practical, is preferable to long-term catheterization. Suprapubic catheters offer some advantages, and condom catheters may be appropriate for some men. While clean handling of ...

American Family Physician : Article

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September 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Management of Female Sexual Assault Linda M. Petter; David L. Whitehill Recognizing Occupational Disease-Taking an Effective Occupational History Michael B. Lax; William D. Grant; Federica A. Manetti; Rosemary Klein Departments AAFP News: AFP Edition Newsletter...

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Violence (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position paper on family violence as an important public health issue.

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Corrections - Feb 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2009 - ...of Female Sexual Dysfunction, (March 1, 2008, page 635) an incorrect source was listed for a portion of Table 5 on page 639 and the following sentence on page 638: The ALLOW (Ask, Legitimize, Limitations, Open up, Work together) model facilitates completion of the sexual history and...

American Family Physician : Corrections

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0201/p180a.html

Managing Somatic Preoccupation - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - Somatically preoccupied patients are a heterogeneous group of persons who have no genuine physical disorder but manifest psychologic conflicts in a somatic fashion; who have a notable psychologic overlay that accompanies or complicates a genuine physical disorder; or who have ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3113.html

Undetected Childhood Sexual Trauma and Its Health Effects in Adults

...by sexual abuse or related trauma. I would like to talk with her about this. What is the best way to discuss this subject? If sexual trauma is revealed, how do I proceed? Commentary It is essential for physicians to understand the relevance of childhood sexual trauma to adult...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0901/afp20130901p328.pdf

afp20080301p635.pdf

...Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction JENNIFER E. FRANK, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Appleton, Wisconsin PATRICIA MISTRETTA, MPAS, Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia JOSHUA WILL, CPT, MC, USA, Evans Army...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/afp20080301p635.pdf

afp20080301p635-s1.pdf

...Therapy for Female Sexual Dysfunction Therapy/dosage Population Effects Adverse effects Evidence Transdermal testosterone, 150 to 450 mcg daily (not FDA approved for use in women) Surgically menopausal women receiving estrogen therapy who have diminished sexual interest or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/afp20080301p635-s1.pdf

Surveillance of the Adult Cancer Survivor

...should be addressed to optimize function and longevity. Common late effects of cancer and its treatment include second primary cancers, sexual dys- function, and psychosocial issues. Cancer recurrence is a significant concern. After treatment for colorectal cancer, intensive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p29.pdf

Depression in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2000 - Depression among children and adolescents is common but frequently unrecognized. It affects 2 percent of prepubertal children and 5 to 8 percent of adolescents. The clinical spectrum of the disease can range from simple sadness to a major depressive or bipolar disorder. Risk factors ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1115/p2297.html

afp20060501p1591.pdf

...I n the United States, approximately 43 percent of women and 31 percent of men experience sexual dysfunction.1 It is not surprising that testosterone, primarily used to treat sexual problems, is being prescribed more often than in the past; a 500 percent increase in sales has...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0501/afp20060501p1591.pdf

Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis of Dyspareunia -- American Family Physician

...depends on the definition used and the population sampled. In a national proba- bility sample7 assessing the prevalence of sex- ual dysfunction in the United States, women with dyspareunia comprised a smaller group than women with decreased interest in sex, orgasmic difficulties,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/afp20010415p1535.pdf

Dyspareunia in Women

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/afp20141001p465.pdf

Managing the Adverse Effects of Radiation Therapy

...radiation cystitis include anticholinergic agents and phenazopyridine. Sexual dysfunction from radiation therapy includes erectile dysfunction and vaginal stenosis, which are treated with phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors and vaginal dilators, respectively. (Am Fam Physician....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0815/afp20100815p381.pdf

Gynecologic Aspects of Crohn's Disease - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2001 - Because Crohn's disease has a tendency to be transmural and to form fistulas, it may involve contiguous organs. Gynecologic involvement is frequent, diverse and often difficult to diagnose. Inflammation involving adjacent structures has been reported in as many as one third of patients....

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1115/p1725.html

Recognition and Management of Tourette's Syndrome and Tic Disorders - American Family ...

Apr 15, 1999 - Tic disorders and Tourette's syndrome are conditions that primary care physicians are likely to encounter. Up to 20 percent of children have at least a transient tic disorder at some point. Once believed to be rare, Tourette's syndrome is now known to be a more common disorder that ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2263.html

ACOG Releases a Statement on Identification and Treatment of Adolescent Victims of ...

Mar 15, 1999 - ...Sexual Assault VERNA L. ROSE Am Fam Physician. 1999 Mar 15;59(6):1688. In an educational bulletin published in the October 1998 issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) discusses the management of adolescent victims of...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0315/p1688.html

Evaluation and Prevention of Diabetic Neuropathy - American Family Physician

...motor deficits, silent cardiac ischemia, orthostatic hypotension, vasomotor instability, hyperhidrosis, gastroparesis, bladder dysfunction, and sexual dysfunction. Strict glycemic control and good daily foot care are key to preventing complications of diabetic neuropathy. (Am Fam...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/afp20050601p2123.pdf

afp20200301p286.pdf

...Sexual health is defined by the World Health Orga- nization as a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction, or infirmity.1 Sexual health is foundational to the physical, emotional, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/afp20200301p286.pdf

The Preparticipation Athletic Evaluation - American Family Physician

May 1, 2000 - A comprehensive medical history that includes questions about a personal and family history of cardiovascular disease is the most important initial component of the preparticipation athletic evaluation. Additional questions should focus on any history of neurologic or musculoskeletal ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0501/p2683.html

ables

...Common side effects of SSRIs include transient nausea, diarrhea, insomnia, somnolence, dizziness, akathisia, and long-term orgasmic dysfunction.5 How- ever, secondary pharmacologic actions may A ccording to a recent survey1 of the most common reasons for patient visits to family...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/afp20030201p547.pdf

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Chronic Daily Headaches - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Aug 1, 2005 - ...Childhood Sexual Abuse and Chronic Daily Headaches Am Fam Physician. 2005 Aug 1;72(3). to the editor: would like to comment on the article1 by Dr. Maizels in the December 15, 2004, issue of American Family Physician titled "The Patient with Daily Headaches." I appreciated the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/ol1.html

American Family Physician

...the second-generation antipsychotic clozapine. All antipsychotic medications are associated with an increased likelihood of sedation, sexual dysfunction, postural hypotension, cardiac arrhythmia, and sudden cardiac death. Primary care physicians should understand the individual...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0301/afp20100301p617.pdf

Depression in Later Life: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge - American Family ...

...Risk factors for depression in elderly per- sons include a history of depression, chronic medical illness, female sex, being single or divorced, brain disease, alcohol abuse, use of certain medications, and stressful life events.4 Up to 15 percent of widowed adults have...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/afp20040515p2375.pdf

AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...testosterone levels are low on two occasions. Testosterone is also used to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women and to produce physical male sex characteristics in female-to-male transgendered patients. Jun 1, 2017 Issue Testosterone Does Not Improve...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2309

AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...testosterone levels are low on two occasions. Testosterone is also used to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women and to produce physical male sex characteristics in female-to-male transgendered patients. Jun 1, 2017 Issue Testosterone Does Not Improve...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2309&page=0

Poems & Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2005 - ...Low Testosterone Not Linked with Female Sexual Dysfunction Am Fam Physician. 2005 Nov 1;72(9):1824-1826. Clinical Question: Is a low level of serum testosterone associated with low sexual desire in women? Setting: Population-based Study Design: Cross-sectional Synopsis: In this...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/p1824.html

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Women’s Health and ...

Women’s Health and Gynecologic Care

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint282_Women.pdf

afp20180101p49.pdf

...Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting Commentary by Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia Nicole Warren, PhD, MPH, CNM, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland Rebecca...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0101/afp20180101p49.pdf

Epilepsy in Women -- American Family Physician

...with epilepsy are more likely to experi- ence seizure patterns that relate to reproduc- tive cycles and are at risk of reproductive health dysfunction and pregnancy complica- tions.2 The ovarian steroid hormones estrogen and progesterone alter neuronal excitability and affect the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/afp20021015p1489.pdf

afp20190115p117.pdf

...in two clinical trials of 716 women with vaginal dryness and moderate to severe dyspareunia who reported avoiding or refraining from sexual activity because of pain (a score of 2 or 3 on a scale of 0 to 3, in which 3 is the worst pain). Using the pra- sterone 6.5-mg vaginal insert...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/afp20190115p117.pdf

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2007 - ...Background: Premature ejaculation affects 21 to 33 percent of men and is believed to be the most common type of male sexual dysfunction. The potential negative effects on quality of life can be severe for men and their partners; however, few treatments have been approved to treat...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p555.html

afp20200201p182.pdf

...Treatments for Postmenopausal Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Erin McAdams, MD, MS; Zoë Cross, MD, MS; Clarivette Bosch, MD; and José E. Rodriguez, MD, University of Utah Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, Utah Joan Nashelsky, MLS, Family Practice Inquiries Network, Iowa City,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/afp20200201p182.pdf

afp20180315p408a.pdf

...Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in menopausal women? Bottom Line Transdermal, but not oral, estrogen produced a small improvement in sexual function scores in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/afp20180315p408a.pdf

afp20180315p410.pdf

...Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in menopausal women? Bottom Line Transdermal, but not oral, estrogen produced a small improvement in sexual function scores in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/afp20180315p410.pdf

Evaluation ofthe Subfertile Man - American Family Physician

...cause of male subfertility is obstruction, which may occur after a vasectomy.1,4 Less common correctable causes include ejaculatory dysfunction, infec- tion, medications, and hormonal deficiency (Table 1).1 When the sum of these correctable causes is calculated, it becomes apparent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/afp20030515p2165.pdf

afp20090315p489.pdf

...Health-Related Concerns of the Female Athlete: A Lifespan Approach ELIZABETH A. JOY, MD, MPH; SONJA VAN HALA, MD, MPH; and LESLIE COOPER, MD, MS University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah E vidence shows that exercise con- fers significant health benefits for women...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/afp20090315p489.pdf

choosing-wisely-table.pdf

...than the thyroid dysfunction. Imaging may be needed in thyrotoxic patients; when needed, a thyroid scan, not an ultrasound, is used to assess the etiology of the thyrotoxicosis and the possibility of focal autonomy in a thyroid nodule. Bahn RS, Burch HB, Cooper DS,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table.pdf

afp20201101p550.pdf

...include interstitial cystitis, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, pelvic myofascial pain, psychosocial conditions, and sexual dysfunction.46 PRESENTATION Pain associated with vulvodynia varies and can be local- ized, generalized, or mixed; spontaneous or provoked; and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1101/afp20201101p550.pdf

Premenstrual Syndrome -- American Family Physician

...Behavioral symptoms: fatigue, insomnia, dizziness, changes in sexual interest, food cravings or overeating Psychologic symptoms: irritability, anger, depressed mood, crying and tearfulness, anxiety, tension, mood swings, lack of concentration, confusion, forgetfulness,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0415/afp20030415p1743.pdf

Care of Cancer Survivors - American Family Physician

...Female Hodgkin’s disease survivors treated with chest irradiation are at increased risk of developing breast cancer; surveillance should be started at 25 years of age. C 39, 41, 42 A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-quality...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/afp20050215p699.pdf

afp20080315p785.pdf

...reuptake inhibition may include agitation, insomnia, gastrointestinal distur- bances (e.g., nausea, diarrhea), and male and female sexual dysfunction.10 Medications that act upon sero- tonin increase the risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. in one study, patients who took SSris had...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/afp20080315p785.pdf

afp20100515p1250.pdf

...the chronic issues these patients face and therefore may not be pre- pared to provide the appropriate long-term follow-up care. A survey of female childhood cancer survivors treated with chest radiation and, therefore, at an increased risk of breast cancer, found that more than 60...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/afp20100515p1250.pdf

afp20200201p147.pdf

...reversible contraceptives are safe and effective in adolescents and should be offered as first-line options to prevent pregnancy. Sexually active females 24 years or younger should be screened for gonorrhea and chlamydia annually. Adolescents 12 years or older should be screened for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/afp20200201p147.pdf

American Family Physician

...HPV vaccination is recommended for all females aged 11 through 26 years (and may begin at age 9 years) who have not completed the vaccine series. History of genital warts, abnormal Papanicolaou test, or positive HPV DNA test is not evidence of prior infection with all vaccine HPV...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/afp20090115p152-s1.pdf

afp20190115p109.pdf

...PWID.26,27 Screening and behavioral counseling for gon- orrhea and chlamydia are recommended for sexually active females younger than 25 years and for females engaged in high-risk sexual behaviors.28,29 PWID who test positive for HIV infection or hepatitis C should receive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/afp20190115p109.pdf

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...suffer from sexual side-effects of high blood pressure and its treatment. Because many women are reluctant to mention symptoms of sexual dysfunction to their doctors, it is important for physicians to sensitively approach the subject of sexual dysfunction with their female patients....

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p941.html

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Choosing Wisely: Interventions to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

...than the thyroid dysfunction. Imaging may be needed in thyrotoxic patients; when needed, a thyroid scan, not an ultrasound, is used to assess the etiology of the thyrotoxicosis and the possibility of focal autonomy in a thyroid nodule. Bahn RS, Burch HB, Cooper DS,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table-10-14.pdf

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