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...or after minor, unnotice- able trauma, such as coughing, sneezing, or straining. If there is a history of trauma, a ruptured globe should be ruled out. Hyper- tension is the chief risk factor for a sub- conjunctival hemorrhage in older patients.2 Anticoagulant medications and...

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'Country Doc' Leading Health Advocacy in Lone Star State

As he winds down his fourth decade in practice, Douglas Curran, M.D., remains a leading physician advocate in his state as president of the Texas Medical Association.

'Don't Scream, Miss Annie. Don't Scream'. - Resident and Student Voice - American ...

Jan 1, 1999 - ...shower, even a change of clothes. However, survivors are still encouraged to see a physician even if 72 hours has elapsed, to guard against injury, pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). I had reached the point at which I wasn't dreading the opening of the elevator...

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'I Am Convinced Family Medicine Is the Solution'

Watching a family member struggle with illness and access to care inspired third-year family medicine resident Kristina Dakis, M.D., to pursue a career in medicine.

'Nerdy Girl' Is Star in Family Medicine

Sarah Coles, M.D., was pondering a future in music or science when her mother’s cancer diagnosis put her on a path to family medicine.

'Think Big' to Reimagine Family Medicine, Speakers Advise

For their virtual mainstage event at the 2020 National Conference, AAFP CEO/EVP Shawn Martin and Farzad Mostashari, M.D., M.P.H., talked about the future of family medicine.

"Frontier Areas," Medical Care Roles

Read AAFP's policy on medical roles in frontier areas.

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

...You Should See My Doctor: Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice Downloaded from the Family Practice Management Web site at Copyright © 2002 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncommercial use of one individual user of the Web...

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"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.

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<FEFF>Diagnosis and Management of Sodium Disorders: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

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<FEFF>Evaluation of Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding

...or computed tomographic enterography. Evaluation of a patient who has a positive fecal occult blood test without iron deficiency anemia should begin with colonoscopy; asymptomatic patients whose colonoscopic findings are negative do not require further study unless anemia develops....

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<FEFF>Top 20 Research Studies of 2016 for Primary Care Physicians

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<FEFF>Top POEMs of 2015 Consistent with the Principles of the Choosing Wisely Campaign

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10 Reasons to Be a Self-Employed Family Physician -- Family Practice Management

...- is what offers us the greatest hope. Based on my over 25 years of experience in solo, private practice, here are 10 reasons physicians should consider self-employed practice, and 10 ways they can empower themselves to succeed at it. 10 reasons 1. You will have 1,000...

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10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.

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...Overuse Injuries KYLE J. CASSAS, M.D., and AMELIA CASSETTARI-WAYHS, M.D., Methodist Health System, Dallas, Texas E ach year in the United States, approximately 30 million children and teenagers participate in orga- nized sports.1 Sports are the lead- ing cause of injury in...

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...Even without a crash or subsequent injury, all older adults with dementia eventually must stop driving. Patients’ families or caregivers may be concerned about the risk of a crash and injury or about the driver becoming lost. As the number of drivers with cognitive impairment...

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14 Alternative Practice Styles -- Family Practice Management

...hours, a decent salary and government employee benefits. Call requirements vary but are generally mini- mal. Patients with significant injuries and severe illnesses are usually transferred to public hospitals. And vacation and holiday time off is guaranteed. In other words, no one...

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14 Alternative Practice Styles -- FPM

Feb 1, 2001 - Perhaps the road less traveled is the right career path for you. Here are more than a dozen ideas to get you started.

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20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors

...Medical errors are one of the nation’s leading causes of death and injury. A recent report by the Institute of Medicine estimates that as many as 44,000 to 98,000 people die in U.S. hospitals each year as the result of medical errors. Government agencies, purchasers of group...

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