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Counseling Patients with Unintended Pregnancy

Curbside Consultation

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/afp20150415p574.pdf

Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years: Recommendation Statement

December 15, 2017: USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/afp20171215od1.pdf

Primary Care for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

December 15, 2016

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1215/afp20161215p972.pdf

fpm20160100p28.pdf

...With your life calendar in hand, if some- one at work asks, Can you cover a few extra hours on Thursday? or if someone at your child’s school asks, Can you come to the book fair meeting next week? you can pull out your cell phone and say, Let me check my calendar. If you are already...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0100/fpm20160100p28.pdf

Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children - American Family Physician

...depart- ments develop articles for Problem-Oriented Diagnosis. This is one in a series from the Department of Family Practice at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn College of Medicine. Guest coor- dinator of the series is Miriam Vincent, M.D. I L L U S T R A T I O N B Y S T E...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0801/afp20030801p461.pdf

Management of Gallstones - American Family Physician

...The majority of asymp- tomatic patients with gallstones will remain asymptomatic for many years. According to a 1992 National Institutes of Health consen- sus conference on gallstones,5 10 percent of patients with gallstones will develop symp- toms in the first five years after...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0815/afp20050815p637.pdf

afp20070601p1679.pdf

...I n caring for patients of all ages and providing routine health maintenance and urgent care, family physicians should be prepared to encounter a range of emergencies, from stroke in older patients to meningitis in infants. Adult patients may misinterpret the urgency of their...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0601/afp20070601p1679.pdf

Umbilical Cord Blood

...How is it donated and stored? You may donate your child’s umbilical cord blood to be used by any patient in need. Another option is to pay to have it stored for your own use. You may store it for free through the Related Cord Blood Donor Program if your baby has a sibling with a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0915/afp20110915p667.pdf

Evaluation and Management of Heart Murmurs in Children

...in an age-appropriate fashion. Parents of infants should be asked about their child’s ability to play and the duration and vigor of feeding; parents of older children should compare their child’s ability to participate in team sports with that of peers.4 Chest pain is rarely a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/afp20111001p793.pdf

Treatment of the Common Cold in Children and Adults

...Fluids. Caregivers are often advised to increase a child’s fluid intake. However, in two case series and a prevalence study, some children with respiratory infec- tions but no signs of dehydration developed hyponatre- mia with increased fluids.15 Therefore, extra fluid intake is not...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/afp20120715p153.pdf

Runny Nose and Your Child's Cold - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - ...of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Runny Nose and Your Child's Cold Am Fam Physician. 2000 Dec 15;62(12):2698. What causes my child's runny nose? A runny nose usually starts when your child's...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2698.html

Tips for Balancing Parenthood and Medicine

...Physician parents are more likely to experience work-life imbal- ance because of our workloads,2 and this can potentially affect a child’s formative years. To achieve balance, physicians must develop and refine personalized practices. We have personally found the following...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0900/fpm20210900p40.pdf

afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

...Department of Health and Human Services • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years are approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (http://www. cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/acip), the American...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

afp20110401p837.pdf

...examine your child. He or she may ask about how you feed your child. It may help to show the doctor how you breastfeed or how you make your child’s bottles. If your child is older, your doctor may ask you for a list of everything your child eats or drinks each day (called a food...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/afp20110401p837.pdf

Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media in Young Children: The Case of the Shifting End Points

...those who did not. This end point is what we are most concerned with-when does the child finally stop crying or fussing, or when does the child’s fever go away? The second outcome (sustained resolution of symptoms) documents a slightly greater likelihood of two consecutive days of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0115/afp20120115p104.pdf

Proteinuria in Children

...How do I know if my child has it? Your doctor may test your child’s urine to measure how much protein is in it. He or she may also do blood tests. If there is only a little protein in the urine, your child probably has a harmless kind of proteinuria. A lot of protein may be a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0915/afp20100915p652.pdf

afp20130201p204-s1.pdf

...or by telephone (800-822-7967). Suspected cases of vaccine-preventable diseases should be reported to the state or local health department. Additional information, including precautions and contraindications for vaccination, is available from CDC online (http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/afp20130201p204-s1.pdf

afp20131215p818.pdf

...This subanalysis of 3,781 patients (93% of the original cohort) evalu- ates whether the early introduction of specific foods affects a child’s risk of developing asthma or other atopic conditions. The study included the following foods: cow’s milk; roots (potatoes, carrots, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1215/afp20131215p818.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of Constipation in Children and Adolescents

...for 3% of all primary care visits for children and 10% to 25% of pediatric gastroenterology visits.2 Children with constipation cost the health care sys- tem three times as much as children with- out constipation,3 and the negative effect on quality of life often persists into...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/afp20140715p82.pdf

ACIP Releases Updated<FEFF> Recommendations on Influenza Vaccination to Include the ...

October 15, 2014 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/afp20141015p584.pdf

Common Questions About Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Psychiatric Disorders

...engages in behavioral exercises between therapy sessions (e.g., in vivo exposures, pleasant activities), can change the child’s environment to promote more effective behaviors, and can help the child target changes in mal- adaptive thoughts. In general, CBT for children focuses more...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/afp20151101p807.pdf

SAMPLE PATIENT HANDOUT ON SPORTS PHYSICALS

...physicals should not replace the annual well-child exam. The annual well-child exam allows us to discuss any health problems your child may have, including acne or chronic health conditions. It is also our opportunity to discuss with your child important topics such as peer...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1000/fpm20061000p39-rt1.docx

fpm20061000p39-rt1.pdf

...physicals should not replace the annual well-child exam. The annual well-child exam allows us to discuss any health problems your child may have, including acne or chronic health conditions. It is also our opportunity to discuss with your child impor- tant topics such as peer...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1000/fpm20061000p39-rt1.pdf

fpm20160300p26.pdf

...besides all the health benefits, says Brull: I exercise before work so I feel accomplished. Instead of spending all day dreading it, she gets a psychological win for the day. Other potential frogs might be a difficult phone call you need to make, an electronic health record...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0300/fpm20160300p26.pdf

Commonly Missed Diagnoses in the Childhood Eye Examination -- American Family Physician

...4. How vision is tested. In: Simon JW, Calhoun JH, eds. A child’s eyes: a guide to pediatric primary care. Gainesville, Fla.: Triad Publications, 1998:35-42. 5. Eye exam and vision screening in infants, children, and young adults. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0815/afp20010815p623.pdf

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