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A Fall in the Dark - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2007 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0415/p1177.html

A Family Physician Confronts Parkinson Disease - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2015 - Education about promising physical therapies and treatments that may be on the horizon can be a source of encouragement for physicians and patients alike when facing a diagnosis of Parkinson disease.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1001/p568.html

A Family Physicians' Guide to Monitoring Methotrexate - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - Methotrexate has a long history of use in the treatment of various immunologic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. Although the drug is usually prescribed by a subspecialist, a family physician may assume responsibility for monitoring methotrexate therapy. Major ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1607.html

A Family's Experience with Perinatal Palliative Care - Close-ups - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2015 - A team of family doctors and nurses who offer maternity care helped two parents focus on what matters most to their family after a heartbreaking diagnosis.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/p442.html

A Farewell to Charles Smith, Jr., M.D., Deputy Editor - Inside AFP - American Family ...

May 15, 2003 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> May 15, 2003 Issue Inside AFP A Farewell to Charles Smith, Jr., M.D., Deputy Editor Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2003 May 15;67(10):2055. As we near the end of this month, we're preparing our goodbyes for one of AFP's long-time...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/p2055.html

A Farewell to Clayton Raker Hasser, VP and Group Publisher - Inside AFP - American ...

May 1, 2001 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> May 1, 2001 Issue Inside AFP A Farewell to Clayton Raker Hasser, VP and Group Publisher by Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2001 May 1;63(9):1665. Clayton Raker Hasser is about to embark on a new path after her imminent retirement from...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1665.html

A Finger Infection in a Pet Store Employee - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1999 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0701/p245.html

A Focus on Mental Health in 2000 - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2000 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Mar 1, 2000 Issue Inside AFP A Focus on Mental Health in 2000 JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 2000 Mar 1;61(5):1235. January 2000 ushered in the AAFP's new Annual Clinical Focus (ACF), an educational initiative on mental health. This...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0301/p1235.html

A Focus on the Evidence in Clinical Review Articles - Inside AFP - American Family ...

Jul 15, 2002 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jul 15, 2002 Issue Inside AFP A Focus on the Evidence in Clinical Review Articles Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2002 Jul 15;66(2):185. The article on page 297 by Michael Pignone, M.D., M.P.H., and Bernard Levin, M.D., represents the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p185.html

A Fungating Lesion on the Tongue

March 15, 2016 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/afp20160401p599.pdf

A Fungating Lesion on the Tongue - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2016 - A man with a history of tobacco and alcohol use presented with a lesion on his tongue that he first noticed six months earlier as small red dots.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/p599.html

A Gastrointestinal Review - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Mar 1, 2004 Issue Inside AFP A Gastrointestinal Review Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2004 Mar 1;69(5):1023. Partly inspired by the stomach viruses going around this time of year, and partly inspired by the amount of work on our...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1023.html

A Geometric Summertime Rash

May 1, 2015 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/afp20150501p649.pdf

A Geometric Summertime Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

May 1, 2015 - A girl with a history of asthma and eczema presented with burning rash on her legs after exposure to limes.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/p649.html

A Group Practice Disagrees About Offering Contraception - Curbside Consultation - ...

Mar 15, 2002 - This case concerns the justification of moral constraints that a physician group decides to apply to itself in the provision of patient services. Family physicians confront this issue with regard to reproductive medical services and state laws such as those in Oregon regarding ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0315/p1230.html

A Healthy Woman with Right Upper Quadrant Discomfort on Deep Palpation - Photo Quiz - ...

Jun 15, 2005 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/p2353.html

A Hearing Problem - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2002 - This brief vignette raises questions about the biopsychosocial aspects of presbycusis. The answers to these questions can help guide clinical strategies for patients with hearing loss and their family members.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0901/p911.html

A Helmet to the Flank

July 15, 2014 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/afp20140715p119.pdf

A Helmet to the Flank - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2014 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/p119.html

A Home Visit

...254 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 83, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2011 My doctor is very special because she did a home visit for me. I was having difficulty maintaining my blood pressure, I needed to lose weight, and I had trouble following my doctor’s treatment plan....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/afp20110201p254.pdf

A Home Visit - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2011 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/p254.html

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

Jun 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 2004 Issue Editorials A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media THEODORE G. GANIATS, M.D., University of California, San Diego, California ALLAN S. LIEBERTHAL, M.D., Kaiser-Permanente Center, Panorama City,...

American Family Physician : Editorials

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

A Lesion on the Eye - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2018 - A woman presented with a small, asymptomatic corneal growth on the left eye.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0301/p337.html

A Lesion That Should Raise Suspicion - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2000 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2095.html

A Lifestyle That Enables Me to Control My Type 2 Diabetes

...752 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 84, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2011 COMMENTARY I wonder if I benefit more from being this patient’s family doctor than he benefits from my advice. We have talked a lot over our years of health partnership about the dif- ferences in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/afp20111001p752.pdf

A Lifestyle That Enables Me to Control My Type 2 Diabetes - Close-ups - American Family...

Oct 1, 2011 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/p752.html

A Long Recovery - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2008 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0215/p444.html

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

Dec 1, 2002 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Dec 1, 2002 Issue Inside AFP A Look at Domestic Violence and Children JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 2002 Dec 1;66(11):2031. This issue features a Medicine and Society commentary on the adverse effects that children may have when...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

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

A Look at Parkinson's Disease - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1999 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Apr 15, 1999 Issue Inside AFP A Look at Parkinson's Disease JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 1999 Apr 15;59(8):2071. If you've been waiting for an update on Parkinson's disease, you won't want to miss this issue's cover article on page...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2071.html

A Look Back at AFP's Longest-Running Department - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2006 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Dec 15, 2006 Issue InsideAFP A Look Back at AFP’s Longest-Running Department ED ALDERMAN Am Fam Physician. 2006 Dec 15;74(12):2003. Newsletter (also known as the yellow sheet ) is AFP’s longest-running department. In the very first...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1215/p2003.html

A Look Inside This Issue - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2005 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 2005 Issue Inside AFP A Look Inside this Issue JOYCE A. MERRIMAN Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jun 1;71(11):2026. In this Issue Inside AFP typically explains what is going on inside in the sense of behind the scenes at AFP, but the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2026.html

A Major Medical Error - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2001 - Virtually all of us have faced the awful realization that we have made a serious error. Almost as chilling is the prospect of telling the patient or family members about the error.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/p985.html

A Medical Alert Tattoo

...796 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 83, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2011 Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective A Medical Alert Tattoo Close-ups is coordinated by Caroline Wellbery, MD, associate deputy editor, with assistance from Amy Crawford-Faucher, MD; Jo Marie...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/afp20110401p796.pdf

A Medical Alert Tattoo - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2011 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/p796.html

A Meeting of the Minds Behind AFP - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2006 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Sep 15, 2006 Issue Inside AFP A Meeting of the Minds Behind AFP GENEVIEVE W. RESSEL Am Fam Physician. 2006 Sep 15;74(6):901. Each summer, the editors of AFP gather for the editorial meeting. The Kansas-based professional staff editors...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0915/p901.html

A Midline Neck Nodule - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

May 1, 2001 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1817.html

A Morally Reprehensible Patient - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2008 - Patients who present to the clinic without having followed the treatment plan endorsed at previous visits may frustrate us on both professional and personal levels.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/p1021.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

A Mottled Rash on the Torso - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2006 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1115/p1765.html

A Multifaceted Approach to End-of-Life Issues - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2000 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Feb 1, 2000 Issue Inside AFP A Multifaceted Approach to End-of-Life Issues JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 2000 Feb 1;61(3):611. While rewards for editors are sometimes intangible, with their efforts to preserve the purity of thought...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0201/p611.html

A New View of Occult and Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - Occult gastrointestinal bleeding usually is discovered when fecal occult blood test results are positive or iron deficiency anemia is detected. Fecal occult blood testing methods vary, but all have limited sensitivity and specificity. The initial work-up for occult bleeding typically ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/p875.html

A New View of Occult and Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding -- American Family Physician

...tract.3 FOBTs have sufficient sensitivity to detect bleeding that is not visible in the stool. There are three classes of FOBTs: guaiac-based tests, heme-porphyrin tests, and immuno- chemical tests. In guaiac-based tests, the pseudoperoxidase activity of hemoglobin turns the guaiac...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/afp20040215p875.pdf

A New Year, A New Look - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1998 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jan 1, 1998 Issue Inside AFP A New Year, A New Look Am Fam Physician. 1998 Jan 1;57(1):7. As you have probably already noticed, American Family Physician has a new look and a new feel. This issue represents the culmination of a...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0101/p7.html

A Newborn with an Umbilical Mass - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2005 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1590.html

A Nonhealing Ulcer of the Hand - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2003 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0401/p1567.html

A Novel Technique to Remove the Common Dog Tick - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Aug 1, 1998 - Advertisement Aug 01, 1998 Issue Letters to the Editor A Novel Technique to Remove the Common Dog Tick Am Fam Physician. 1998 Aug 1;58(2):354-357. to the editor: A potential complication of tick removal is separation of the tick head from the body with retention of the head in the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p354.html

A Numb Skin Eruption - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 1999 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1101/p2087.html

A One-Stop Health Care Request - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2004 - This scenario is likely to be common in clinics such as the one described here. This physician's frustration with the patient, his family members, and the system as a whole is evident. Providing care to a transient visitor with a chronic disease is a difficult proposition. While many ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0201/p750.html

A Painless Facial Nodule - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2018 - A man presented with a solitary erythematous nodule on his chin that had persisted for three months despite antibiotic treatment.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0901/p317.html

A Painless Red Nodule - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2005 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/p768.html

A Palmar Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1999 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0301/p1259.html

A Parent's Guide to Using Time Out - American Family Physician

May 15, 2018 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> May 15, 2018 Issue Please note: This information was current at the time of publication. But medical information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/p642-s1.html

A Patient Seeking Disability - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2001 - The frustration of the physician who wrote this case scenario is real, and many physicians experience this frustration in their practices. Physicians receive forms from various disability-granting agencies requesting information regarding the initiation or perpetuation of disability ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0101/p161.html

A Patient with Dyspnea and Swollen, Painful Wrists - Photo Quiz - American Family ...

Dec 1, 2006 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1201/p1909.html

A Pedunculated Mass on the Thigh

December 15, 2016: Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1215/afp20161215p1003.pdf

A Pedunculated Mass on the Thigh - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2016 - A woman presented with a lesion on her thigh that had gradually increased in size over the previous five years.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1215/p1003.html

A Peek at the Year Before 00 - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Dec 01, 1998 Issue Inside AFP A Peek at the Year Before 00 Am Fam Physician. 1998 Dec 1;58(9):1939. You may recall that with the January 1, 1998 issue, AFP introduced a new look. Throughout the past year, we've been gathering readers'...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1201/p1939.html

A Pelvic Mass - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1999 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p1919.html

A Perfect Storm: Changes Impacting Medicare Threaten Primary Care Access in Underserved...

Jun 15, 2008 - A convergence of three policies could reduce physician Medicare payments by 14.9 to 22.3 percent in 2008, which could jeopardize access for Medicare beneficiaries in underserved areas. Congress and the Executive Branch should coordinate their roles in setting Medicare payment policy, ...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0615/p1738.html

A Persistent Facial Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2013 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/p579.html

A Persistent Lip Ulcer - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2018 - A man with a history of HIV, chlamydia, and genital herpes presented with a painful lip ulcer.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0801/p185.html

A Persistent Rash on the Back, Chest, and Abdomen - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2017 - A 62-year-old breast cancer survivor presented with an erythematous, pruritic, expanding rash on her back, chest, and left lower abdomen.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0915/p390.html

A Pigmented Thumbnail Lesion - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2018 - A man with no recent trauma presented with a pigmented lesion on his thumbnail.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0915/p377.html

A Pilot Grounded: Living with Chronic Back Pain

...February 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 231 A Pilot Grounded: Living with Chronic Back Pain The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Close-ups. Guidelines for contributing to this feature can be found in the Authors’ Guide at...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p231.pdf

A Pilot Grounded: Living with Chronic Back Pain - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2012 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/p231.html

A Plan for Patients Who Wish to Quit Smoking - Letters to the Editor - American Family ...

Jan 15, 2001 - Advertisement Jan 15, 2001 Issue Letters to the Editor A Plan for Patients Who Wish to Quit Smoking Am Fam Physician. 2001 Jan 15;63(2):219a-220. to the editor: In my practice, I have found that patients who quit cold turkey do the best. If patients said, I want to quit smoking, they...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0115/p219a.html

A Potentially Suicidal Patient - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2001 - On rare occasions, it falls to the family physician to assess a patient's suicidality.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0901/p879.html

A Potentially Violent Patient? - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - There is probably no situation more difficult for the physician than working effectively with a potentially violent patient.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0401/p2237.html

A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia - American Family Physician

May 1, 2003 - Hypercalcemia is a disorder commonly encountered by primary care physicians. The diagnosis often is made incidentally in asymptomatic patients. Clinical manifestations affect the neuromuscular, gastrointestinal, renal, skeletal, and cardiovascular systems. The most common causes of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p1959.html

A Practical Approach to Hypercalcemia - American Family Physician

...MAY 1, 2003 / VOLUME 67, NUMBER 9 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 1959 other inorganic molecules. Low albumin lev- els can affect the total serum calcium level. Directly measuring the free calcium level is more convenient and accurate, but the follow- ing formula can be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/afp20030501p1959.pdf

A Practical Approach to Neonatal Jaundice - American Family Physician

May 1, 2008 - Kernicterus and neurologic sequelae caused by severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia are preventable conditions. A structured and practical approach to the identification and care of infants with jaundice can facilitate prevention, thus decreasing rates of morbidity and mortality. Primary ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0501/p1255.html

A Practical Approach to Uncomplicated Seizures in Children - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - Uncomplicated seizures and epilepsy are common in infants and children. Family physicians should be aware of certain epilepsy syndromes that occur in children, such as febrile seizures, benign focal epilepsy of childhood, complex partial epilepsy, juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and video ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p1109.html

A Practical Guide to Anaphylaxis - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2003 - Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening reaction with respiratory, cardiovascular, cutaneous, or gastrointestinal manifestations resulting from exposure to an offending agent, usually a food, insect sting, medication, or physical factor. It causes approximately 1,500 deaths in the United ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1001/p1325.html

A Practical Guide to Anaphylaxis - American Family Physician

...the term anaphylaxis will be used to refer to both conditions. Clinical Presentation Anaphylaxis may include any combination of common signs and symptoms (Table 2).2 Cutaneous manifestations of anaphylaxis, including urticaria and angioedema, are by far the most common.3,4 The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1001/afp20031001p1325.pdf

A Practical Guide to Caring for Caregivers - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - Patients who provide care to family members or friends with dementia are likely to be in a family physician's practice. The caregiver role can be stressful, and identifying these patients can give the family physician opportunities to help patients cope with the challenges of the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2613.html

A Practical Guide to Crisis Management - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2006 - Family physicians often treat patients who are experiencing psychological or medical crises. Any event perceived as overwhelming by the patient may trigger a crisis reaction consisting of psychological and physiological symptoms. Physicians are encouraged to assist patients who are ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/p1159.html

A Practical Guide to Infant Oral Health - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2004 - Early childhood caries is the most common chronic disease in young children and may develop as soon as teeth erupt. Bacteria, predominately mutans streptococci, metabolize simple sugars to produce acid that demineralizes teeth, resulting in cavities. Physicians should examine children's...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2113.html

A Practical Guide to Infant Oral Health - American Family Physician

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/afp20041201p2113.pdf

A Pregnant Patient with Dyspnea - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2005 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/p1811.html

A Pregnant Teen: Defusing a Family Crisis - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Nov 1, 1998 - This case represents an all too common reality in family physicians' offices around the country. The 15-year-old's symptoms were still present at her third office visit in two weeks. As such, the physician did well to personally review all aspects of her history. In so doing, the ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1101/p1680.html

A Pregnant Woman Victimized by Physical Abuse - Curbside Consultation - American Family...

Jul 15, 2002 - Domestic violence in the United States is a problem of enormous proportions and represents a significant health concern.1 It results in more injuries requiring medical attention than rape, accidents, and muggings combined.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p337.html

A Primary Care Approach to Adverse Childhood Experiences - Curbside Consultation - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 1, 2020 - A 41-year-old long-time patient presented with concerns about irritability, depression, and anxiety after getting into another fight with her mother-in-law. The patient was concerned that her symptoms were getting worse, and she was worried about lacking control over her emotions and ...

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A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse

...July 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 113 A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse BRAD SHAPIRO, MD; DIANA COFFA, MD; and ELINORE F. McCANCE-KATZ, MD, PhD University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco,...

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A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2013 - Substance misuse is common among patients in primary care settings. Although it has a substantial health impact, physicians report low levels of preparedness to identify and assist patients with substance use disorders. An effective approach to office-based treatment includes a coherent...

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A Primary Care Approach to the Patient with Claudication - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2000 - Peripheral arterial occlusive disease occurs in about 18 percent of persons over 70 years of age. Usually, patients who have this disease present with intermittent claudication with pain in the calf, thigh or buttock that is elicited by exertion and relieved with a few minutes of rest. ...

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A Purpuric Rash and Mononeuritis Multiplex - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2008 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

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A Quarter Century of Dedication to AFP and to Family Medicine - Inside AFP - American ...

Jan 15, 2006 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jan 15, 2006 Issue Inside AFP A Quarter Century of Dedication to AFP and to Family Medicine JOYCE A. MERRIMAN Am Fam Physician. 2006 Jan 15;73(2):193. This month marks 25 years of dedication to AFP by Jay Siwek, M.D., editor. Everyone...

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A Rational Approach to the Treatment of Hypertension in Special Populations - American ...

Jul 1, 1999 - Hypertension in blacks is usually characterized by low renin, expanded volume and sensitivity to salt. Diuretics are the preferred initial therapy, but response to calcium channel antagonists is also good. The blood pressure response to monotherapy with beta blockers or ...

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A Resolving Rash on the Breast

February 15, 2016 Photo Quiz

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A Resolving Rash on the Breast - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2016 - A woman presented with a rash that began as a large plaque affecting one-fourgh of her breast then decreased to a small plaque affecting only the nipple.

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A Revealing Stain - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2007 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

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A Review of HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2004 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jul 15, 2004 Issue Inside AFP A Review of HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jul 15;70(2):227. In an article on page 295, Joel E. Gallant, M.D., M.P.H., John Hopkins University School of...

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A Salute to 30 Years of Light-hearted Art in AFP - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2005 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Dec 1, 2005 Issue Inside AFP A Salute to 30 Years of Light-hearted Art in AFP JOYCE A. MERRIMAN Am Fam Physician. 2005 Dec 1;72(11):2157. The Quantum Sufficit (QS) column in AFP was created more than 40 years ago. It is intended to...

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A Serpiginous Eruption on the Buttocks - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2000 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Dec 1, 2000 Issue Photo Quiz A Serpiginous Eruption on the Buttocks Am Fam Physician. 2000 Dec 1;62(11):2493-2494. A 25-year-old woman presented with a one-month history of a pruritic eruption on the buttocks (see the accompanying...

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A Sex Offender as a Patient - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2005 - Before addressing the particulars of this scenario, it may be helpful to review the current status of notification laws, which have evolved in the last decade. It is important to keep in mind that the presumptive purpose of community notification through registration is solely to inform...

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A Shiny Red Papule in an Older Person - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2013 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

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A Shoe-in for Malpractice - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2003 - The questions being asked in this case scenario can be consolidated into one, Should I continue as this patient's physician? An attorney's typical answer to such a query is often a cautious It depends. In this case, a more definite answer is appropriate: No.

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A Shrinking Primary Care Workforce in Puerto Rico - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers - ...

Jan 1, 2020 - In 2018, two-thirds of primary care physicians in Puerto Rico were older than 55 years, compared with 43% nationwide. Meanwhile, only four out of every 10 graduates of family medicine residencies from 2011 to 2017 remained on the island in 2018, placing Puerto Rico’s new family ...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

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A Sigmoidoscopic Gallery - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1999 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jan 15, 1999 Issue Inside AFP A Sigmoidoscopic Gallery Am Fam Physician. 1999 Jan 15;59(2):244. As you can see by the reproduction of the montage below, AFP's cover takes a different twist this issue: a collection of 16 color images...

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A Simple Cough Algorithm for Children with Chronic Cough - POEMs - American Family ...

Nov 15, 2013 - In children with chronic cough, a simple approach of ruling out specific indicators of cause, followed by treating a wet cough with antibiotics, results in a significant decrease in the duration of cough. Some of the causes of chronic cough were reactive airway disease, bronchiectasis, ...

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