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Pharmacologic Management of Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation

...that clinicians discuss the risk of stroke and bleeding with all patients considering anticoagulation (good practice point). Clinicians should consider using the continuous CHADS 2 or continuous CHA 2 DS 2 -VASc for prediction of risk of stroke (weak recommendation,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/a-fib-guideline.pdf

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

...and accounts for more than 435,000 deaths each year in the United States.37,38 Smoking is a known cause of multiple cancers, heart disease, stroke, complications of pregnancy, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and many other diseases.4 In addition, recent research has...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/TreatingTobaccoUseandDependence-2008Update.pdf

Target Disease

...The AAFP recommends that adults without a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) (ie, 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 are...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/cps-recommendations.pdf

Drug Interactions With Tobacco Smoke

...Hormonal contraceptives • á Risk of cardiovascular adverse effects (e.g., stroke, myocardial infarction, thromboembolism) in women who smoke and use oral contraceptives. Ortho Evra patch users shown to have 2-fold á risk of venous thromboembolism compared to oral contraceptive...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/drug-interactions.pdf

JUUL Fact Sheet - Patient

...is a particular concern due to increased risk for addiction and passive exposure. Smoking is a known cause of cancer, heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Young people who use e-cigarettes, such as JUUL, are more likely to transition to combustible...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/juuling-fact-sheet-patient.pdf

JUUL Fact Sheet -- Physician

...is a particular concern due to increased risk for addiction and passive exposure. Smoking is a known cause of cancer, heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Young people who use e-cigarettes, such as JUUL, are more likely to transition to combustible...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/juuling-fact-sheet-physician.pdf

Selected Issues in Injury and Illness Prevention and the Team Physician: A Consensus ...

This document provides an overview of selected medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for the care and treatment of athletes. It is not intended as a standard of care, and should not be interpreted as such.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMinjuryandillness.pdf

Tobacco Cessation Telehealth Guide

...deaths caused by secondhand smoke.1 There are many benefits from tobacco cessation, including decrease in mortality from heart disease and stroke; decrease in the risk of cancer in multiple organ systems; decrease in the loss of lung function; decrease in the risk of chronic...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tobacco-cessation-telehealth-guide.pdf

Improving Patient Outcomes by Enhancing Student Understanding of Social Determinants of...

...Methods-Direct Observations and Windshield Surveys. In:Heart-Healthy and Stroke Free ASocial Environment Handbook. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2007 http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/docs/seh_handbook.pdf. Accessed on...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-sdoh-improving.pdf

Tar Wars Program Guide

...is a particular concern due to increased risk for addiction and passive exposure. Smoking is a known cause of cancer, heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Young people who use e-cigarettes, such as JUUL, are more likely to transition to combustible...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/program-guide.pdf

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