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...Hepatitis A STEPHANIE C. BRUNDAGE, M.D., M.P.H., South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia, South Carolina A. NICOLE FITZPATRICK, M.P.H., South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Greenville, South Carolina T argeted use of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0615/afp20060615p2162.pdf

2175.pdf

...Medical Care of Adults with Mental Retardation CHRISTOPHER D. PRATER, M.D., and ROBERT G. ZYLSTRA, ED.D., L.C.S.W. University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee A pproximately 1 percent of the gen- eral population has mental retar- dation.1 The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0615/afp20060615p2175.pdf

2187.pdf

...Esophageal Cancer: A Review and Update JOHN C. LAYKE, D.O., University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois PETER P. LOPEZ, M.D., DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida E pithelial...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0615/afp20060615p2187.pdf

2195.pdf

...Management of Hip Fracture: The Family Physician’s Role SHOBHA S. RAO, M.D., and MANJULA CHERUKURI, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas O f those who survive one year after hip fracture, only 40 percent can perform all routine activities of daily...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0615/afp20060615p2195.pdf

21st Century Medicine, 20th Century People -- FPM

Apr 1, 2015 - Sometimes technology isn't the problem.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0300/p40.html

22 Tips for Improving Your Practice -- FPM

Sep 1, 1999 - ‘Good enough’ is no longer good enough. For today's family practice, it's improve it or lose it.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0900/p20.html

24/7 Time Log

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Catherine Florio Pipas, MD, MPH. Copyright © 2020 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all other rights...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0500/fpm20200500p13-rt1.pdf

25what.pdf

...A SUMMARY OF MEDICARE PREVENTIVE SERVICES The table below lists all of the Part B covered preventive services for 2007. Service Who and what is eligible? How often can a Medicare beneficiary get this service? Is it subject to coinsurance or deductible? Flu shot All people...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0200/fpm20070200p25-rt1.pdf

25what.pdf

...KENT J. MOORE In case you missed the news, 2007 brought some new preventive benefits and changes to existing preventive benefits under Medicare. Knowing what Medicare will pay for, how often, and whether coinsurance and deductibles apply should facilitate your billing of these...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0200/fpm20070200p25.pdf

28sixt.pdf

...Tips for Improving and Patient BETH G. HODGES, MD Seven years ago, my husband and I moved from the coast of Virginia to a small town in North Carolina to hang out our shingle and dive into the business of medicine. We selected a growing, rural town that was close to urban areas but...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0200/fpm20070200p28.pdf

3 Day Survival Kit Checklist

...preparedness checklists A basic survival kit includes necessities for at least 72 hours following an emergency. Three-day survival kit checklist Kit last updated ___________________________ Basic kits should include the following supplies: Essentials Water, one gallon...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/disaster/personal-prep/3-day-checklist.pdf

3. Implement and Test Interventions

Step 3: Implement and test interventions.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/office-champtions/implement-test.html

30 Standardized Hospital Admission Orders -- FPM

Oct 1, 2001 - This updated and expanded collection of orders can help you admit patients more efficiently and effectively.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/1000/p49.html

30-hour Shifts? Only If It Makes Us Better Physicians

30-hour Shifts? Only If It Makes Us Better Physicians

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/30_hour_shifts_only_if.html

33 hill newpatient.qxd

...September 2003 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 33 IL LU ST R A TI O N B Y J O Y C E H ES SE LB ER TH N ew patient visits used to be easy to distinguish from those with estab- lished patients. A new patient...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0900/fpm20030900p33.pdf

336-s.pdf

...Indications for Intrapartum GBS Prophylaxis Online figure A. Algorithm for the prophylaxis of GBS during labor. (GBS = group B streptococcus.) *- If amnionitis is suspected, broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy that includes an agent known to be active against GBS should replace GBS...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0801/afp20080801p336-s1.pdf

33howt.pdf

...These clues can help you avoid the pitfalls you’ll encounter on your EHR journey. How to Successfully Navigate Your EHR Implementation Kenneth G. Adler, MD, MMM Some electronic health record (EHR) implemen-tations proceed on schedule with full involve-ment of their...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0200/fpm20070200p33.pdf

34 Pieces of Advice Worth Repeating -- FPM

Jun 1, 2006 - You know it's really good advice if you want to hear it again.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0600/p14.html

342.pdf

...Braces and Splints for Musculoskeletal Conditions JOCELYN R. GRAVLEE, M.D., University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida DANIEL J. VAN DURME, M.D., Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida F amily physicians often must make decisions...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0201/afp20070201p342.pdf

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...Primary Care Issues in Patients with Mental Illness BERNADETTE KIRALY, MD; KAREN GUNNING, PharmD, BCPS; and JENNIFER LEISER, MD, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah S erious mental illness (i.e., schizo- phrenia, nonaffective psychotic dis- orders, bipolar...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0801/afp20080801p355.pdf

361.pdf

...Amblyopia NIPA R. DOSHI, M.D., and MARIA LOURDES F. RODRIGUEZ, M.D. Drexel University College of Medicine, Warminster, Pennsylvania A mblyopia, often called lazy eye, is a decrease in visual acuity resulting from abnormal visual development in infancy and early childhood. The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0201/afp20070201p361.pdf

4. Measure Your Success

Step 4: Measure your success

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/office-champtions/measure-success.html

41outp.pdf

...CURB-65 AND CRB-65 SEVERITY SCORES FOR COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA Clinical factor Points Confusion 1 Blood urea nitrogen > 19 mg per dL 1 Respiratory rate ≥ 30 breaths per minute 1 Systolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg or Diastolic blood pressure ≤ 60 mm Hg 1 Age ≥...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/fpm20060400p41-rt2.pdf

41outp.pdf

...PNEUMONIA SEVERITY INDEX FOR COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA Risk factor Points Demographics Men Age (years): ___ Women Age (years) - 10: ___ Nursing home resident +10 Comorbidities Neoplasm +30 Liver disease +20 Heart failure +10 Stroke +10 Renal failure...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/fpm20060400p41-rt1.pdf

41simp.pdf

...Safe medication use is achievable and affordable if you follow these recommendations. Simple Strategies to Avoid Medication Errors In any given week, four out of five U.S. adults will use prescription medicines, over-the-counter drugs, or dietary and herbal supplements. Nearly...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0200/fpm20070200p41.pdf

47 roberts.qxd

...October 2002 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 47 IL LU ST R A TI O N B Y C .M . SC H N EI D ER In certain areas of the country, sky-rocketing medical liability insurancepremiums are pushing physicians out of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1000/fpm20021000p47.pdf

47ehrsurvey.pdf

...Electronic Health Record Systems User Rating Survey EHR product name and version number: Your name: Date of evaluation: Your title or role: Years in practice: Your AAFP membership number (only member responses can be accepted): Your e-mail address (optional): Date the EHR...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0200/fpm20050200p47-rt1.pdf

5. Spread the Change to Others

Spread the change to others

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/office-champtions/spread-change.html

5% Fluorouracil Is the Preferred Treatment for Actinic Keratoses - POEMs - American ...

Aug 15, 2019 - The use of topical 5% fluorouracil is most likely to result in successful elimination of actinic keratoses in a field on the head or face.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0815/p249a.html

50 Years of American Family Physician - Editorials - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Apr 1, 2000 Issue Editorials 50 Years of American Family Physician JAY SIWEK, M.D., Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. STANLEY J. SIWEK, M.D., Harrison, New Jersey Am Fam Physician. 2000 Apr 1;61(7):1974-1984....

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0401/p1974.html

501.pdf

...Common Oral Lesions: Part I. Superficial Mucosal Lesions WANDA C. GONSALVES, M.D., ANGELA C. CHI, D.M.D., and BRAD W. NEVILLE, D.D.S. Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina T he Surgeon General’s report on oral health highlights the rela- tionship between...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/afp20070215p501.pdf

5010 and 2012: Time for a backup plan? -- FPM

5010 and 2012: Time for a backup plan?

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/5010_the_sky_is_not.html

509.pdf

...Common Oral Lesions: Part II. Masses and Neoplasia WANDA C. GONSALVES, M.D., ANGELA C. CHI, D.M.D., and BRAD W. NEVILLE, D.D.S. Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina P hysicians regularly encounter oral health issues in practice. Part I of this two-part...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/afp20070215p509.pdf

515.pdf

...Treatment of the Common Cold MADELINE SIMASEK, M.D., and DAVID A. BLANDINO, M.D. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania A cute upper respiratory infection is the second most common diag- nosis in physician offices1 and the most common discharge diagno-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/afp20070215p515.pdf

523.pdf

...Treatment Options for Atopic Dermatitis LUCINDA M. BUYS, PHARM.D., B.C.P.S., Siouxland Medical Education Foundation, Sioux City, Iowa A topic dermatitis is the most com- mon childhood skin disorder in developed countries.1 The prev- alence of atopic dermatitis has increased two-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/afp20070215p523.pdf

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...Childhood Obesity: Highlights of AMA Expert Committee Recommendations GOUTHAM RAO, MD, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania N ew reports about the obesity epidemic appear in the media almost daily; 13.9 percent of children two to five years of age, 18.8...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p56.pdf

5Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults: Recommendation Statement

March 15, 2017: USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0315/afp20170315od4.pdf

6 Easy Steps to Low-Cost Electronic Medical Record -- Family Practice Management

...May 2001 � F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T � 33 Although electronic medicalrecords (EMRs) have been avail-able for over 20 years,1 primarycare physicians have been notori- ously slow to embrace them. Currently, only about 5 percent of physicians use some form of EMR,2...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0500/fpm20010500p33.pdf

6. Sustain the Improvement Over Time

Step 6: Sustain the improvement over time

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/office-champtions/sustain-improvement.html

60-Second Survey Gives Insight Into Unmet Social Needs

Researchers found that a brief survey administered to patients helped identify obstacles to maintaining good health.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190612minutesurvey.html

636.pdf

...Chronic Plaque Psoriasis KELLY M. LUBA, D.O., Phoenix, Arizona DANIEL L. STULBERG, M.D., Rose Family Medical Center, Denver, Colorado T he prevalence of psoriasis in the United States is estimated to be 0.6 to 4.8 percent.1 Psoriasis is slightly more common in men.1 No reliable...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/afp20060215p636.pdf

647.pdf

...Behavior Disorders of Dementia: Recognition and Treatment ABI V. RAYNER, M.D., M.P.H., JAMES G. O’BRIEN, M.D., and BEN SCHOENBACHLER, M.D. University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky V irtually all patients with dementia will develop changes in behav- ior and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/afp20060215p647.pdf

659.pdf

...Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes: Diagnosis and Management TANYA M. MEDINA, M.D., and D. ASHLEY HILL, M.D. Florida Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, Orlando, Florida P remature rupture of membranes (PROM) is the rupture of the fetal membranes before the onset of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/afp20060215p659.pdf

669.pdf

...Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Diagnostic Considerations MARVIN DEWAR, M.D., J.D., and R. WHIT CURRY, JR., M.D. University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida T he global burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is increasing; the disease is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/afp20060215p669.pdf

70 Years of American Family Physician - Editorials - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2020 - The mission of providing practical and clinically relevant information to busy physicians has been the force behind AFP's impressive improvements during the past 70 years.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0401/p389.html

71h.pdf

...Diabetic Foot Infection MAZEN S. BADER, MD, MPH, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada I n patients with diabetes, any foot infec- tion is potentially serious. Diabetic foot infections range in severity from superficial paronychia to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p71.pdf

9 Steps to a Strategic Marketing Plan -- Family Practice Management

...IL LU ST R A TI O N B Y E LI ZA B ET H L A D A November/December 2001 ■ www.aafp.org / fpm ■ F A M I L Y P R A C T I C E M A N A G E M E N T ■ 39 Rebecca Anwar, PhD, and Judy Capko For many physicians, marketing is simply a matter of putting an...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/1100/fpm20011100p39.pdf

9-Valent HPV Vaccine Offers Only Small Advantage Over Quadrivalent Vaccine - POEMs - ...

Jul 1, 2015 - A new 9-valent HPV vaccine is generally similar in effectiveness to the older quadrivalent vaccine. There is a small benefit of the new vaccine compared with the older vaccine for women who are initially uninfected (2.4 vs. 4.2 cases per 1,000 person-years), but you would have to ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/p54.html

93.pdf

...Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy LAWRENCE LEEMAN, MD, MPH, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico PATRICIA FONTAINE, MD, MS, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota H ypertensive disorders represent the most common medical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p93.pdf

99201 Quick Reference

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by James M. Giovino, MD. Copyright © 2000 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all other rights reserved....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0700/fpm20000700p39-rt1.pdf

99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum

...www.aafp.org/fpm July/August 2018 | FPM | 5 CME RICHELLE MARTING, JD 99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum Here’s how to quickly identify whether you’re on the path to a 99214 versus a 99213. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Richelle Marting is an attorney...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/fpm20180700p5.pdf

99213 or 99214? Three Tips for Navigating the Coding Conundrum -- FPM

Aug 1, 2018 - Here’s how to quickly identify whether you’re on the path to a 99214 versus a 99213.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0700/p5.html

99213 vs. 99214: Three tips for spotting the difference -- FPM

One of the most confounding aspects of evaluation and management (E/M) coding is the distinction between a 99213 and a 99214 established patient office visit. The following tips can help you recognize when a visit meets the requirements of a 99214, as opposed to a 99213.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/coding_99214.html

A 'Stages of Change' Approach to Helping Patients Change Behavior - American Family ...

Mar 1, 2000 - Helping patients change behavior is an important role for family physicians. Change interventions are especially useful in addressing lifestyle modification for disease prevention, long-term disease management and addictions. The concepts of

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0301/p1409.html

A "Hopeless" Patient - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2001 - The title of this case scenario is emphatically appropriate because it describes the intense feelings that obese patients and those with difficult, chronic lifestyle issues evoke in their physicians. The author aptly describes feelings and reactions such as frustration, cynicism about ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0201/p575.html

A 40-Year-Old Man with Chronic Generalized Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Aug 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/2005/0801/p491.html

A basic model for behavioral health integration -- FPM

You can get paid to integrate basic behavioral health check-ins into your practice.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/basic_behavioral_health.html

A Battle to Overcome "Diabulimia" - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2009 - 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/2009/0215/p263.html

A Better Day Tomorrow - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 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/2012/0801/p268.html

A Bonus Deal From Medicare -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - This article will describe which rural services qualify for the 10-percent bonus discount from Medicare and how physicians can access the bonus (since it's not automatic). The article also will include a list of the regional rural office contacts and underserved regions.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0500/p15.html

A brief method for triaging patients during a pandemic -- FPM

When the leaders of Eglin Family Medicine Residency Clinic in Florida opened an outdoor clinic in their parking lot in response to COVID-19, they established a triage process for deciding which patients would be sent there, as opposed to being seen virtually or inside the clinic.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/triaging_pandemic_patients.html

A Broader View of Patient Education -- FPM

Feb 1, 1999 - The article will discuss how family physicians can help educate their patients about referrals to other specialists; a sample patient education brochure accompanies the article.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0200/p54.html

A Bubble Under the Tongue of a Child

...August 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 441 An eight-year-old girl presented with swell- ing in the floor of her mouth that began 10 days prior. She denied any recent fever or illness. Physical examination revealed a nontender, bluish,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0815/afp20110815p441.pdf

A Bubble Under the Tongue of a Child - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2011 - 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/2011/0815/p441.html

A Bump on the Gum - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2019 - A child presented with a painful, round, erythematous lesion on the gingiva of the left upper gum above the canine tooth.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p713.html

A Bump on the Knee

July 15, 2015 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0715/afp20150715p149.pdf

A Bump on the Knee - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2015 - A 13-year-old girl presented with a painless bump on her knee that had been present for two weeks; Plain radiography was performed.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0715/p149.html

A Burn That Keeps Hurting - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2010 - 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/2010/0401/p829.html

A Burning Red Rash

October 15, 2017: Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/afp20171015p543.pdf

A Burning Red Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2017 - A man presented with a painful rash that began on his left chest and spread to his left back. There are no lesions anywhere else on his body.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/p543.html

A Cancer-Finding Team - AFP 50 Years Ago - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2000 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 15, 2000 Issue AFP 50 Years Ago Am Fam Physician. 2000 Jun 15;61(12):3531-3534. This feature is part of a year-long series of excerpts and special commentaries celebrating AFP's 50th year of publication. Excerpts from the two 1950...

American Family Physician : AFP 50 Years Ago

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0615/p3531.html

A Case of Medical Uncertainty

...March 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 501 Case Scenario At the urgent care clinic where I work, a 38-year-old uninsured woman presented while en route from another part of the country. She expressed severe anxiety about muscle twitch- ing in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0301/afp20120301p501.pdf

A Case of Medical Uncertainty - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2012 - Medical uncertainty (i.e., not knowing how to proceed with a patient-related problem) can stem from any number of potential situations in daily clinical practice. The causes of uncertainty are many, but the feeling of stress or discomfort it creates is a familiar constant, though it may...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0301/p501.html

A Case of Necrotic Toes - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2004 - 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/2004/0201/p609.html

A Case of Physician Burnout - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2001 - Monday morning. A waiting room full of walk-in patients. A patient in pain who says, Fix this now. And a physician who wonders if he is going to have to leave clinical practice, defeated by the stress and the hassles. How many things can we find wrong in this everyday picture? More ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0801/p517.html

A Case Study in Developing a Successful Medical Group -- FPM

May 1, 1999 - This group thrives by keeping doctors in control and by putting the interests of primary care physicians first.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0500/p42.html

A Challenge for You -- FPM

Sep 1, 2003 - Introducing the FPM Reader Challenge, the author solicits big ideas that have made a difference in FP’s practices as entries into an article competition.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0900/p14.html

A Challenge to All Chapters: Send a New Physician to NCSC

A Challenge to All Chapters: Send a New Physician to NCSC

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/a_challenge_to_all_chapters.html

A Champion for Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity

When Jennifer Edgoose, M.D., M.P.H., objected to the lack of diversity in her residency program, her department chair challenged her to do something about it. She didn't stop there.

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20181112fdf-edgoose.html

A Changing Climate Threatens Our Health

The health threats posed by climate change are alarming. Given the scope of the problem, everyone could potentially be affected -- and likely, many of us will be.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/a_changing_climate_threatens_our.html

A Changing Landscape for 'Diary' - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2001 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Feb 15, 2001 Issue Inside AFP A Changing Landscape for ‘Diary’ Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2001 Feb 15;63(4):602. For the past nine years, Diary from a Week in Practice has been written by contributors from a private practice in...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/p602.html

A Changing of the Guard for the "Radiologic Decision-Making" Series - Inside AFP - ...

May 1, 2000 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> May 1, 2000 Issue Inside AFP A Changing of the Guard for the Radiologic Decision-Making Series JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 2000 May 1;61(9):2576. The article on page 2791, Bilious Vomiting in the Newborn: Rapid Diagnosis of...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0501/p2576.html

A checklist for better dementia care plans -- FPM

Physicians may not be able to control many facets of dementia care, but this checklist can help you tackle the cognitive, functional, and behavioral losses that most matter to patients and their families.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/dementia_care.html

A checklist for reopening your practice for non-essential face-to-face visits -- FPM

The decision to reopen a practice for non-essential in-person visits depends on many factors, including the prevalence of COVID-19 cases in your area. When it’s time to reopen, use this checklist to help ease the process and keep everyone safe.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/reopening_a_practice.html

A checklist for starting virtual visits -- FPM

The ability to see patients virtually can be useful, especially during outbreaks of infectious disease. Here’s how to get started.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/virtual_visits_guide.html

A checklist of quality measures to help you succeed in value-based payment -- FPM

This checklist of quality measures can help you improve quality and succeed in value-based payment.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/quality_measure_checklist.html

A Clinical Approach to Diagnosing Wrist Pain - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2005 - A detailed history alone may lead to a specific diagnosis in approximately 70 percent of patients who have wrist pain. Patients who present with spontaneous onset of wrist pain, who have a vague or distant history of trauma, or whose activities consist of repetitive loading could be ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/p1753.html

A Common Sense Approach to Perioperative Evaluation - Editorials - American Family ...

Nov 15, 2002 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Nov 15, 2002 Issue Editorials A Common Sense Approach to Perioperative Evaluation DEBABRATA MUKHERJEE, M.D. KIM A. EAGLE, M.D. University of Michigan Health System Ann Arbor, Michigan Am Fam Physician. 2002 Nov 15;66(10):1824-1827....

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1115/p1824.html

A Comparison of Voice Recognition Programs -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - This installment in an ongoing series on using computers will compare three software programs for physician voice recognition/dictation.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0400/p48.html

A Comprehensive Newborn Exam: Part I. General, Head and Neck, Cardiopulmonary - ...

Sep 1, 2014 - A comprehensive newborn examination involves a systematic inspection. A Ballard score uses physical and neurologic characteristics to assess gestational age. Craniosynostosis is caused by premature fusion of the sutures, and 20% of children with this condition have a genetic mutation or...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p289.html

A Comprehensive Newborn Exam: Part II. Skin, Trunk, Extremities, Neurologic - American ...

Sep 1, 2014 - Skin findings are common during the newborn examination. Although these findings are often benign, it is important to visualize the entire skin surface to distinguish these findings and appropriately reassure parents. The chest should be observed for symmetric movement, pectus ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p297.html

A Comprehensive Newborn Examination: Part I. General, Head and Neck, Cardiopulmonary

August 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/afp20140901p289.pdf

A Comprehensive Newborn Examination: Part II. Skin, Trunk, Extremities, Neurologic

August 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/afp20140901p297.pdf

A Consultant Takes Over - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - What is the role of a consultant in the referral process?

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1709.html

A Conversation About Fair Payment

A Conversation About Fair Payment

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/a_conversation_about_fair_payment.html

A Conversation About Violence as a Public Health Crisis

Violence has become a public health crisis. Ending the ban on federal funding for research on violence involving firearms would be a good first step in addressing the problem.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20171005lv-violence.html

A creative solution for helping more patients get the mental health care they need -- FPM

When referred for counseling by their physician, patients may avoid scheduling an appointment because of logistics, stigma, cost, etc. To remove these barriers, one primary care practice tried a new approach.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/mental_health_barriers.html

A Critical Look at Critical Care Coding -- FPM

Apr 1, 2000 - This article will update Medicare's coding and coverage policies for critical care.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0400/p14.html

A Daughter Estranged from Her Dying Father - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Dec 1, 2000 - This case scenario clearly represents the challenges, complexities and paradoxes often faced by physicians working with dying patients and their families. Views and reactions regarding the end of life encompass a breadth of emotional, spiritual, personal and cultural factors that may ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1201/p2543.html

A Daughter Who Won't Let Her Mother Go - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - The family physician submitting this case is to be commended for wrestling with a very difficult problem. The patient's family physician has taken an appropriate first step in the management of this situation by setting boundaries through a verbal contract about limits in providing care...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p255.html

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