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AFP Documents with Keyword: Bleeding Disorders - American Family Physician

...College of Physicians (ACP) has released guidelines on VTE prophylaxis in hospitalized, nonsurgical patients, including those with acute stroke. Jun 15, 2010 Issue Diagnosing Von Willebrand Disease [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] The diagnosis of vWD requires two clinical...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Despite the small reductions in nonfatal heart attacks and strokes, statins were not associated with a reduction in serious illness overall. Oct 1, 2017 Issue Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major Adverse Cardiac Events [Medicine by the Numbers] In...

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...disease risk factors among patients with diabetes remains low, resulting in missed opportunities to lower risks for coronary events and strokes. The National Diabetes ... Aug 1, 2003 Issue Acute Myocardial Infarction [Clinical Evidence Handbook] What treatments improve...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...In patients at high risk of stroke because of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, rivaroxaban is as safe and effective as warfarin. However, it should not be used in patients at risk of stroke for reasons other than nonvalvular atrial fibrillation until research shows its relative...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Edoxaban is an alternative to warfarin and other oral anticoagulants for the prevention of stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and for the treatment of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Oct 15, 2017 Issue Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Treatment...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...and direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used for the prevention and treatment of systemic embolism associated with atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism. Low-molecular-weight heparin and select direct oral anticoagulants can be used for anticoagulation therapy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...Although the association between stroke and depression is well known and prevalent, it is often overlooked. May 1, 2018 Issue Top 20 Research Studies of 2017 for Primary Care Physicians [Article] The latest installment of the top 20 research studies for primary care...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Semaglutide significantly reduced the composite outcome of CV death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and nonfatal stroke (number needed to treat [NNT] = 43 over 2.1 years). It was generally well tolerated, and it reduced body weight by approximately 6.4 to 9.5 lb (2.9 to 4.3 kg)....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...This study found that linagliptin is noninferior to glimepiride for reducing the risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Mar 1, 2020 Issue IDx-DR for Diabetic Retinopathy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...who took low-dose aspirin experienced 51 fewer vascular deaths, nonfatal myocardial infarctions, or nonfatal ischemic strokes; 29 fewer transient ischemic attacks; and 44 fewer revascularizations than patients who took placebo over a mean of 7.4 years. Apr 1, 2019 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2014 Issue Fewer Deaths/Strokes/Revascularizations with Metformin Than Glipizide [POEMs] 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...This study found that linagliptin is noninferior to glimepiride for reducing the risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Mar 1, 2020 Issue IDx-DR for Diabetic Retinopathy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...disease risk factors among patients with diabetes remains low, resulting in missed opportunities to lower risks for coronary events and strokes. The National Diabetes ... May 15, 2003 Issue Screening for Type 2 Diabetes in Adults [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force] This...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Studies showed that 433 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one stroke and 629 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one thromboembolic event. Read more. Sep 15, 2016 Issue Medications for Chronic Asthma [Article] Therapeutic agents...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...The USPSTF recommends that adults without a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) (i.e., symptomatic coronary artery disease or ischemic stroke) use a low- to moderate-dose statin for the prevention of CVD events and mortality when all of the following criteria are met: (1) they...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Exercise Prescription - American Family Physician

...of physical activity. Lack of physical activity contributes to many chronic diseases that occur in older adults, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus, lung disease, Alzheimer disease, hypertension, and cancer.... Apr 1, 2009 Issue Aerobic Activity for Cognitive...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Issue The Risk of MI and Ischemic Stroke with Combined Oral Contraceptives [Cochrane for Clinicians] The overall risk of MI and ischemic stroke is increased in women who use combined oral contraceptives. The relative risk of MI and ischemic stroke increases as estrogen dose...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...increases (though remains small) when patients with atrial fibrillation are switched from warfarin to dabigatran to prevent stroke or transient ischemic attack. This study, conducted almost exclusively in male veterans, found an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, but not in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...increases (though remains small) when patients with atrial fibrillation are switched from warfarin to dabigatran to prevent stroke or transient ischemic attack. This study, conducted almost exclusively in male veterans, found an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, but not in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...of physical activity. Lack of physical activity contributes to many chronic diseases that occur in older adults, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus, lung disease, Alzheimer disease, hypertension, and cancer.... Jan 1, 2010 Issue Promoting Physical Activity in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...(Vascepa) for Hyperlipidemia/Hypercholesterolemia to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke [STEPS] Icosapent ethyl is safe, well tolerated and effective in preventing ischemic events including stroke and heart attack. Jan 1, 2020 Issue Fasting and Nonfasting Lipid Levels...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...(Vascepa) for Hyperlipidemia/Hypercholesterolemia to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke [STEPS] Icosapent ethyl is safe, well tolerated and effective in preventing ischemic events including stroke and heart attack. Jan 1, 2020 Issue Fasting and Nonfasting Lipid Levels...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...statin therapy for slightly more than two years will prevent one myocardial infarction (MI) for every 83 persons treated and prevent one stroke for every 250 persons treated. May 15, 2017 Issue More Accurate Prediction of the Pretest Probability of Cardiovascular Disease with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...To prevent heart attack, stroke, or death, the American Heart Association recommends estimating patients’ absolute risk of having a coronary heart disease (CHD) event in 10 years. Before physicians adopt routine risk calculation, we should use the evidence to determine the best use...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Prescription niacin (nicotinic acid, vitamin B3) does not reduce myocardial infarctions, strokes, or overall mortality when used for primary or secondary prevention. Mar 15, 2018 Issue High-Sensitivity Troponin I of Less Than 5 ng per L Has Negative Predictive Value of 99.9%...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...disease with echocardiography will identify cardiac pathology in patients but does not decrease mortality, myocardial infarction risk, or stroke risk. Jan 15, 2014 Issue Screening for Coronary Heart Disease with Electrocardiography [Putting Prevention into Practice] A...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heat Illness - American Family Physician

...range from heat edema and exercise-associated muscle cramps to exercise-associated collapse, heat exhaustion, and life-threatening heat stroke. Find out which patients need only supportive care, and when more urgent treatment is required. Jun 1, 2011 Issue Heat-Related Illness...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...(Vascepa) for Hyperlipidemia/Hypercholesterolemia to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke [STEPS] Icosapent ethyl is safe, well tolerated and effective in preventing ischemic events including stroke and heart attack. Sep 15, 2020 Issue Management of Hypertriglyceridemia:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...(Vascepa) for Hyperlipidemia/Hypercholesterolemia to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke [STEPS] Icosapent ethyl is safe, well tolerated and effective in preventing ischemic events including stroke and heart attack. Sep 15, 2020 Issue Management of Hypertriglyceridemia:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...is one of the most important preventable contributors to disease and death in the United States, leading to myocardial infarction, stroke, and renal failure when it is not detected early and treated appropriately. The Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) recently released...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2015 Issue Some Benefit to Treating Mild Hypertension to Prevent Stroke, CV Deaths, and Overall Mortality [POEMs] Treating mild hypertension over five years decreases the risk of stroke, cardiovascular (CV) death, and overall mortality in a small proportion of patients....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Intensive BP Control Decreases Major CV Events and Stroke, but Not MI, Heart Failure, or Mortality [POEMs] Patients with hypertension who are treated intensively are less likely to have major cardiovascular events, stroke, or progression of albuminuria or retinopathy than those...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Pharmacologic treatment of mild hypertension for up to five years does not reduce coronary events, stroke, or mortality compared with placebo. Apr 1, 2013 Issue Effect of Cocoa on Blood Pressure [Cochrane for Clinicians] Consuming 50 g of cocoa daily will lower blood...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Antiplatelet agents should not be used in patients with hypertension and no previous history of heart attack or stroke. However, these agents are recommended for use in hypertensive patients who already have vascular disease. Anticoagulants should not be used for prevention of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...an estimated 27 million adults in the United States, and is associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Patients should be assessed annually to determine whether they are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease base... Sep...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...Issue Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin to Prevent Stroke and Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and CKD [Cochrane for Clinicians] Direct oral anticoagulants are as likely as warfarin to prevent all strokes and systemic embolic events in patients with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...Issue Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs. Warfarin to Prevent Stroke and Embolic Events in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and CKD [Cochrane for Clinicians] Direct oral anticoagulants are as likely as warfarin to prevent all strokes and systemic embolic events in patients with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...an estimated 27 million adults in the United States, and is associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Patients should be assessed annually to determine whether they are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease base... Jan...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Aug 15, 2019 Issue Cognitive...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Menopause - American Family Physician

...intact uterus and no history of skeletal fractures. She asks if menopausal hormone therapy would help prevent chronic illness, specifically stroke and dementia. Nov 1, 2012 Issue AACE Releases Guidelines for Menopausal Hormone Therapy [Practice Guidelines] Menopause is...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Menopause - American Family Physician

...women taking combined continuous hormone therapy have higher risks of myocardial infarction and venous thromboembolism after one year, stroke after three years, and breast cancer after five years. In women who take hormone therapy continuously for five years, there is a lower...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Myocardial Infarction - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2020 Issue Daily Colchicine Post-MI Reduces Strokes and Recurrent Hospitalizations for Angina [POEMs] Daily colchicine after MI reduces cardiovascular events, specifically strokes and hospitalizations for angina. It is inexpensive and well-tolerated and should be...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Myocardial Infarction - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2020 Issue Daily Colchicine Post-MI Reduces Strokes and Recurrent Hospitalizations for Angina [POEMs] Daily colchicine after MI reduces cardiovascular events, specifically strokes and hospitalizations for angina. It is inexpensive and well-tolerated and should be...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Neurologic - American Family Physician

...for good outcomes in patients with nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, which is usually caused by a ruptured aneurysm. This type of stroke often results in death or disability. Rates of misdiagnosis and treatment delays for subarachnoid hemorrhage have im... Mar 1, 2013 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Neurologic - American Family Physician

...for good outcomes in patients with nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, which is usually caused by a ruptured aneurysm. This type of stroke often results in death or disability. Rates of misdiagnosis and treatment delays for subarachnoid hemorrhage have im... Mar 1, 2013 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Nutrition - American Family Physician

...Issue Update on Vitamin Supplements for the Prevention of Coronary Disease and Stroke [Article] Dietary antioxidants and folic acid may play a role in the pathophysiology of coronary disease and stroke. We review patient-oriented evidence on the effectiveness of supplementation...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Occupational Health - American Family Physician

...Activities of Daily Living After Stroke [Cochrane for Clinicians] Compared with standard rehabilitation, ADL-based occupational therapy significantly decreases death or institutionalization and deterioration in the ability to perform ADL after stroke. The optimal length and type...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Oral and Dental Conditions - American Family Physician

...impaired children (i.e., those with mental retardation or cerebral palsy) and in adults who have Parkinson's disease or have had a stroke. It is most commonly caused by poor oral and facial muscle control. Contributi... Mar 1, 2004 Issue Tongue Bump [Photo Quiz] Photo Quiz...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Psychiatric/Psychologic - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety [AFP Clinical Answers] Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians. Aug 15, 2019 Issue Cognitive...

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