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Fluoride: The Family Physician’s Role

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p174.pdf

afp20181215p738.pdf

...are associated with lifelong negative academic, social, and health sequelae,1,2 yet often go unnoticed and unaddressed by schools and government orga- nizations.3 School absenteeism has been called a public health issue and a hidden educational crisis.4,5 It is a complex and varied...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1215/afp20181215p738.pdf

Failure to Thrive - American Family Physician

...a standard growth chart. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) recently released improved growth charts that can be found at www.cdc.gov. While defini- tions of FTT have varied, most practitioners diagnose FTT when a child’s weight for age falls below the fifth percentile...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0901/afp20030901p879.pdf

Prevention and Treatment of Overweight in Children and Adolescents - American Family ...

...the 1960s (Figure 1).1,2 The most recent National Health and Nutrition Examina- tion Survey (NHANES)2 estimates that 20.6 percent of children two to five years of age, 30.3 percent of children six to 11 years of age, and 30.4 percent of adolescents and young adults 12 to 19 years of age...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/afp20040601p2591.pdf

Childhood Asthma: Treatment Update - American Family Physician

...Childhood Asthma: Treatment Update A. URSULLA COURTNEY, M.D., DANIEL F. MCCARTER, M.D., and SUSAN M. POLLART, M.D. University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia May 15, 2005 ◆ Volume 71, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1959 Downloaded from...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/afp20050515p1959.pdf

afp20051215p2491.pdf

...An Approach to the Postpartum Office Visit CAROL E. BLENNING, M.D., and HEATHER PALADINE, M.D. Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon T he postpartum period is an excit-ing, dynamic time in a woman’s life, and the family physician plays an...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/afp20051215p2491.pdf

afp20081101p1052.pdf

...six- to 17-year- olds have increased threefold over the past 20 years, reaching $127 million per year.2 Data from the 2003-2004 national Health and nutrition examination survey (nHanes) indicated that 17.1 percent of persons two to 19 years of age are overweight,3 up from 12 percent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1101/afp20081101p1052.pdf

afp20120101p25.pdf

...or an absorptive occlusive dressing to help reduce pain, promote healing, and prevent wound desiccation. Topical silver sulfadiazine is the stan- dard treatment; however, newer occlusive dressings can provide faster healing and are often more cost-effective. Physicians must...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0101/afp20120101p25.pdf

afp20180915p347.pdf

...for physicians to screen for med- ical problems (including psychosocial concerns), to provide anticipatory guidance, and to promote good health. The vis- its also allow the family physician to establish a relationship with the parents or caregivers. This article reviews the U.S....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0915/afp20180915p347.pdf

afp20060901p793.pdf

...GARDINER, M.D., Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts LANA DVORKIN, PHARM.D., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts P hysicians and their colleagues have considerable difficulty in under- standing and managing poor...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0901/afp20060901p793.pdf

Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants and Children - American Family Physician

...on the patient’s history and physical examination, supplemented by judicious use of chest radio- graphs and laboratory tests as needed. The child’s age is important in making the diagnosis. Pneumonia in neonates younger than three weeks of age most often is caused by an infec- tion...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/afp20040901p899.pdf

AAFP, Other Organizations Support

...Policy and Health Issues in the News March 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 511 AAFP, Other Organizations Support Medical Liability Reform Legislation The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and a number of other health care...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0301/afp20110301p511.pdf

Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Depression

...the prevalence of adolescent depression is high, it is significantly underdiagnosed and under- treated.7 Because of the lack of mental health care professionals, family physicians are often responsible for detecting and treating child- hood and adolescent depression.8-10 Risk...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0901/afp20120901p442.pdf

Quantum Sufficit - May 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2005 - ...years). Results remained the same even after consideration of factors that could potentially influence the data, such as age, education, and health. Although the study included only women, the researchers anticipate that the results would most likely be similar in men. Stressed? Try...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0501/p1643.html

Diagnosis and Management of ADHD In Children

October 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/afp20141001p456.pdf

afp20200915p355.pdf

...Matthew C. Pflipsen, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Karla M. Vega Colon, MD, Madigan Army Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program, Tacoma, Washington Additional content at https:// www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/ p355.html....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/afp20200915p355.pdf

AAFP and AAP Issue a Practice Parameter on the Management of Minor Closed Head Injury ...

Dec 1, 1999 - ...If imaging is desired by the health care practitioner and if CT and skull radiography are available, CT scanning is the imaging modality of choice, because of its increased sensitivity and specificity. When CT scanning is not readily available, skull radiographs may assist the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1201/p2698.html

NEWS NOW

...AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News June 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1259 CMS Paid Out Almost $400 Million in PQRS and e-Rx Incentives in 2009 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released 2009 data on...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/afp20110601p1259.pdf

Gastroenteritis in Children: Part II. Prevention and Management

...drink adequate fluids. Many stud- ies have shown that a child’s regular diet reduces the duration of diarrhea.1,2 The BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast) is too restrictive, unless the foods are part of the child’s regular diet, and is not recommended by the American...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/afp20120601p1066.pdf

afp20060815p619.pdf

...abnormalities in children with rickets, but it should not be undertaken until the biochemical derangements have resolved so that optimal healing occurs at the surgical site. C 31 Vitamin D-deficiency rickets can be treated initially with high-dose vitamin D and calcium and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/afp20060815p619.pdf

Vaccine Adverse Events: Separating Myth from Reality -- American Family Physician

...sur- veillance system for clinical events that occur after immunization. VAERS reports are sub- mitted by manufacturers, health care profes- sionals, state health coordinators, and parents of vaccinated children.4 VAERS reports may be incomplete or inconsistent, and a reported...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/afp20021201p2113.pdf

afp20220300p250-s1.pdf

...This handout is provided to you by your family doctor and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at https://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2022/0300/afp20220300p250-s1.pdf

Evaluation of Clumsiness in Children -- American Family Physician

...diagnosis of clumsiness in chil- dren is often missed because parents may not recognize their child’s uncoordination as a sig- nificant medical problem. When parents men- tion their child’s awkwardness to a physician, their concerns may be dismissed; physicians commonly reassure...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/afp20021015p1435.pdf

Bullying in Adolescents: A Challenge in Primary Care

...of primary care physicians should undergo psychosocial screening as part of routine wellness visits and when seeking care for mental health or somatic problems, or behavioral concerns.1 Physicians should be alert to any indications of bullying and identify rel- evant sequelae in a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/afp20130715p87.pdf

afp20200701p19.pdf

...back pain is controversial. However, the American Acad- emy of Pediatrics recommends that backpacks not exceed 10% to 20% of the child’s weight.3,21 Most cases of lumbar strain or nonspecific back pain respond to conservative management, including activities as tolerated, postural...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/afp20200701p19.pdf

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