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Diagnosis and Management of ADHD In Children

October 1, 2014 Scientific

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...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:// p355.html....

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"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice -- Family ...

...Instead, it is nothing more than influencing choice by demonstrating the real value of a particular product or service - in this case, health care. Understanding patient choice To understand how marketing can help your medical practice, you first need to under- stand patient...

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...patients with excessive worry over- value, but also fear, their propensity to worry, often with concern that so much worry will harm their health. Although they intentionally indulge in worry at times, their distress about worrying prompts repetitive, unsuccessful efforts to control...

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...AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News June 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 11 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...

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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...

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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...

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...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...

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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...

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...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 This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

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Emotional Intelligence: Five Ways to Have Better Interactions and Improve Your Work Life

...for the Academic Affairs department of Advocate Aurora Health in Milwaukee. She speaks and writes about physician wellness and is the author of Well to Do: A Guide to Take Charge, Set Goals, and Improve Your Health. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed....

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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...

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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...

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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

Joint Letter to the White House Requesting Final FDA Deeming Regulations - April 28, 2015

Joint letter to President Obama requesting the final FDA deeming regulation


Conduct Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment in Primary Care -- American Family Physician

...icians to refer patients to appropriate subspe- cialists. Third, conduct disorder increases the risk of several public health problems, includ- ing violence, weapon use, teenage pregnancy, substance abuse and dropping out of school.3-5 Thus, it is important to identify conduct...

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Environmental Control of Allergic Diseases -- American Family Physician

...Environmental Control of Allergic Diseases JEFFREY A. GERMAN, M.D., and MICHAEL B. HARPER, M.D. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana COVER ARTICLE O A patient informa- tion handout on envi- ronmental control of allergies, written by the...

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AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CMS Updates Schedule for Reviewing, Disputing Open Payments Data Physicians who want to review data on payments they received from drug manufacturers before that informa- tion is made public must register soon with the...

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AAFP Supports New Bill That Would Make

...AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News May 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 9 American Family Physician 1027 AAFP Supports New Bill That Would Make Medicare Payment Process More Accurate The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently supported a...

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Therapies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

...159 studies pub- lished since 2000 on the effects of treatments for ASDs, classified as behavioral, medical, educational, and allied health interventions.4 The Lovaas model of applied behavior analy- sis is the only behavioral intervention to show significant improvement. First...

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Top 20 Research Studies of 2012 for Primary Care Physicians

...the Information Assessment Method. The tool addresses cognitive impact, clinical relevance, use in practice, and, if implemented, expected health benefits.4 Of the original 270 studies, the 30 that rated highest for relevance were reviewed, and any that were not based on original...

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November 15, 2014 USPSTF

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Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children: Recommendation Statement

December 15, 2015 USPSTF

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AAFP News - Sep 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2002 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

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Management of ADHD in Preschool-Age Children

...MD; and BACHIR TAZKARJI, MD, University of Toronto Family Medicine Residency Program, Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, Ontario BETH AUTEN, MSLIS, MA, AHIP, University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries, Gainesville, Florida FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Downloaded...

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