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...When we set out to redesign our community health center, we made sure everyone on staff had input. We were completely renovating the facility from the ground up, so we asked everyone to draw up a wish list of what they wanted to see when it was done. Then we took that...

Family Practice Management

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Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2002 - ...congestion and cough that had lasted for three days. Aside from a red throat, PC noted the presence of darkened, velvety skin around the child's neck and elbows. canthosis nigricans is commonly seen in school-aged children in south Texas. This condition can be a marker for insulin...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/p1426.html

Guidelines for Proper Use of Child Safety Seats - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Feb 1, 2003 - ...child restraint. While the child's feet may touch the vehicle seatback, this is not a problem unless it causes excessive discomfort for the child. For parents concerned about the potential risk of leg injury, an appropriate response is that broken legs heal more easily than broken...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p466.html

Coding & Documentation - Mar 2004 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - ...How should I code for a visit in which a pregnant patient interviews me to decide whether she wants me to be her unborn child’s physician and I spend 20 minutes discussing her concerns and my education, philosophy of care, etc.? I tried submitting 99212 (based on 20 minutes of...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p28.html

A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media - Editorials - American ...

Jun 1, 2004 - ...of signs and symptoms of middle ear inflammation. [Recommendation] The degree of diagnostic certainty, which should be discussed with the child's caregiver, is important because of its impact on management strategies. The management of AOM should include an assessment of pain. If...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2537.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2003 - ...meningitis in persons with cochlear implants. Findings of a recent investigation by the CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Adminisration, and state health departments support this recommendation. Children younger than six years with a cochlear implant have a substantially greater risk for...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1001/p1437.html

Preventing Injuries: How Can I Keep My Child Safe? - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2013 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Preventing Injuries: How Can I...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/p502-s1.html

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

Jan 1, 2002 - Marketing doesn’t have to be expensive, complicated or unethical. To begin, simply treat your current patients right.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0100/p33.html

Clinical Briefs - Jul 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1998 - ...Cancer Center suggesting that suncreens do not protect against melanoma. The AAD says in a statement that it is concerned about the health consequences of public confusion about the safety and efficacy of sunscreens. The Academy (AAD) challenges the findings in the report in an...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0701/p267.html

Clinical Briefs - Aug 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - ...To obtain a copy of the survey, contact the Office on Smoking and Health at 770-488-5705 (press 2 for publications), or write Office on Smoking and Health, CDC, Mailstop K-50, 4770 Buford Hwy., N.E., Atlanta, GA 30341. The study is also available on the CDC Web site...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p575.html

Does Screening for Tuberculosis in Children Decrease Morbidity or Mortality? - FPIN's ...

Mar 15, 2004 - Routine screening of low-risk children for tuberculosis infection before entering kindergarten is not necessary.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0315/p1479.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2000 - ...The update uses two sets of age-adjusted mortality rates for cardiovascular disease, following the recommendations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Age-adjusted mortality rates and prevalence are based on the 2000 and 1940 standards. For nearly 60 years, the...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0315/p1910.html

ACOG Addresses Psychosocial Screening in Pregnant Women - Practice Guidelines - ...

Dec 15, 2000 - The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has developed an educational bulletin on perinatal screening and intervention for psychosocial risk factors.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2701.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2000 - ...long and/or compete on an elite level. Intense training can lead to short- and long-term health consequences. Physicians who recognize the risks involved can play a key role in monitoring the health of these athletes and help reduce risks associated with high-level sports...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2152.html

Clinical Briefs - Aug 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2000 - ...American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has published a consensus statement from their scientific roundtable titled The Physiological and Health Effects of Oral Creatine Supplementation. The statement appears in the March 2000 issue of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise....

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0815/p885.html

Quantum Sufficit - Aug 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - ...Americans made more than 90 million trips to the emergency room in 1996—and who is paying the bills? According to the National Center for Health Statistics, about 78 percent of ER visits are paid for by some form of private (38 percent) or governmental (Medicaid: 22 percent)...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p325.html

ACIP Issues Recommendations to Eliminate Measles, Rubella and Congenital Rubella ...

Nov 1, 1998 - ...of measles, rubella and mumps have been reported than at any time since disease reporting began. The year 2000 objectives of the U.S. Public Health Service include eliminating measles, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome and reducing the incidence of mumps to less than 500...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1101/p1682.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2002 - ...trial data that showed the risks of hormone therapy, the USPSTF recommends against taking estrogen and progestin to prevent long-term health problems (a D recommendation), and found insufficient evidence to recommend for or against the use of estrogen alone in women who have had a...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1115/p2000.html

Fever Without Source in Infants and Young Children--A Hot Potato? - Editorials - ...

Oct 1, 2001 - ...Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, Ohio Am Fam Physician. 2001 Oct 1;64(7):1148-1154. Related Article Although fever is common in infants and young children three to 36 months of age, its management remains challenging and controversial. In this...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1001/p1148.html

Physicians Should Be Educated on the Benefits of Breastfeeding - Letters to the Editor ...

Jul 15, 2002 - ...to improve breastfeeding rates relies on the breastfeeding education of medical professionals.1 I agree that breastfeeding education for all health care professionals that provide care for new mothers and their infants is an important aspect of encouraging breastfeeding in American...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p209a.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2004 - ...the overall health and welfare of the woman and her fetus more than does vaginal birth, then he or she is ethically justified in performing a cesarean delivery. Similarly, if the physician believes that performing a cesarean delivery would be detrimental to the overall health and...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0115/p440.html

A Look at Domestic Violence in Children - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2002 - ...of abuse. Well-child and adult health maintenance examinations offer opportunities to screen for family violence. Dr. Stiles offers a number of screening tools and tips for identifying domestic violence and differentiating underlying causes of a child's emotional or behavioral...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/p2031.html

Clinical Briefs - Dec 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2003 - ...Insufficient nutrition because of the child's inability to feed properly (e.g., severe neurologic dysfunction, gastroesophageal reflux, cleft palate). Nutrition is adequate but inadequately absorbed (e.g., malabsorption syndromes). The disease process creates added metabolic...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1201/p2277.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Oct 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2001 - ...faculty development program, each faculty member devotes four weeks to a mini residency in a field of their choosing. KS chose women's health and worked alongside the three family practice residents who were assigned to the gynecology rotation. This morning, KS saw a 63-year-old...

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1015/p1351.html

A Mother Who Refuses to Vaccinate Her Child - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2003 - Physicians may find it incredible that some parents are reluctant to immunize their children despite the tremendous successes of vaccines in decreasing the morbidity and mortality of childhood diseases.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p651.html

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