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A Spot in the Eye - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jan 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/1999/0101/p163.html

A Step-by-Step Time-Saving Approach to Coding Office Visits

...www.aafp.org/fpm July/August 2021 | FPM | 21 CME The new rules for coding evaluation and management (E/M) office visits are a big improvement but still a lot to digest.1,2 To ease the transition, previous FPM articles have laid out the new American Medical Association/CPT medical...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0700/fpm20210700p21.pdf

A Step-by-Step Time-Saving Approach to Coding Office Visits -- FPM Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2021 - Follow these four steps to code quickly and accurately, while reducing the need to count up data points.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0700/p21.html

A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests

...March 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 359 A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests JEREMY D. JOHNSON, MD, MPH, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii WESLEY M. THEURER, DO, MPH, Madigan Army Medical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/afp20140301p359.pdf

A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests - American Family...

Mar 1, 2014 - Office-based pulmonary function testing, also known as spirometry, is a powerful tool for primary care physicians to diagnose and manage respiratory problems. An obstructive defect is indicated by a low forced expiratory volume in one second/forced vital capacity (FEV1/FVC) ratio, which...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/p359.html

A Stinging Rash of Indeterminate Origin - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2009 - 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/2009/0215/p335.html

A Streamlined Approach to Prescription Management -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - Synchronizing each patient's prescriptions so they're handled all at once could save your practice at least an hour a day.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p11.html

A Subtle ECG - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

May 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/1999/0501/p2581.html

A Sure Way to Improve Your Dictation -- FPM

Jan 1, 2005 - The article explains the merits of dictating notes in the exam room with the patient present, as a way to increase efficiency and improve patient care.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0100/p55.html

A Survey of Personality Disorders - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Oct 15, 2004 Issue Inside AFP A Survey of Personality Disorders JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 2004 Oct 15;70(8):1426. A recent e-mail news release from the American Academy of Family Physicians caught my attention. A landmark survey...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1426.html

A Swelling in the Neck - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

May 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/2006/0515/p1793.html

A Swollen Thumb - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 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/2014/0415/p663.html

A Swollen, Draining Thumb - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2002 - 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/2002/0101/p105.html

A Systematic Approach to Identifying Drug-Seeking Patients -- FPM

Apr 1, 2008 - When patients present with suspicious complaints of pain, these seven steps can help you prevent the misuse of prescription drugs.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/pa3.html

A Systematic Approach to Managing Warfarin Doses -- FPM

May 1, 2005 - The article offers a systematic approach for the management of anticoagulation and adjustment of warfarin doses.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0500/p77.html

A Systematic Approach to the Evaluation of a Limping Child - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2015 - A limp is defined as a deviation from a normal age-appropriate gait pattern resulting in an uneven, jerky, or laborious gait. It can be caused by pain, weakness, or deformity as a result of a variety of conditions. Transient synovitis is the most common diagnosis. Other causes of acute ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1115/p908.html

A Tale of Two Pandemics and a Call to Action

Alex McDonald, M.D., C.A.Q.S.M., writes in the Fresh Perspectives blog that while misinformation and disinformation have disrupted progress against the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s time for more family physicians to speak up and speak out about the issue.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20210902fp-ourshot.html

A Team Approach to Quality Improvement -- FPM

Apr 1, 1999 - To realize change, rely on the knowledge and experience of a team such as the authors', which improved the care of patients with diabetes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0400/p25.html

A Team Approach to Reducing a Financial Deficit -- FPM

Dec 1, 1999 - This article describes how a multi-specialty group successfully handled a financial crisis at their institution using a bottom-up decision making process.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/1100/p51.html

A Team Approach: Comprehensive Evaluation for Functional Decline in Older Patients

...September 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 397 My mother loved new experiences; she earned a PhD and a pilot’s license in her 60s. So, when she found herself increas- ingly disabled by macular degeneration, arthritis, COPD, back pain, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0915/afp20130915p397.pdf

A Team Approach: Comprehensive Evaluation for Functional Decline in Older Patients - ...

Sep 15, 2013 - 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/2013/0915/p397.html

A Team-Based Care Model that Improves Job Satisfaction

...6 | FPM | March/April 2018 www.aafp.org/fpm CME COREY LYON, DO, AIMEE F. ENGLISH, MD, AND PETER CHABOT SMITH, MD A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/fpm20180300p6.pdf

A Team-Based Care Model That Improves Job Satisfaction -- FPM

Apr 1, 2018 - Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0300/p6.html

A Team-Building Model for Team-Based Care -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - Focusing on their strengths and borrowing concepts from family therapy helped bring this family medicine group together in pursuit of a common goal.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p19.html

A technique for easing advance care planning conversations

Advance care planning conversations can get emotional. Here's one way to prepare.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

A template for referring seniors to community organizations

Community partners can help geriatric patients stay healthy. Here’s a ready-made template for referring patients to services offered by organizations near you.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

A Thank You to My Wife - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Sep 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/2008/0915/p716.html

A three-step guide to coding for multiple skin procedures in a single visit

Follow these three steps to bill correctly, avoid denials, and make sure you’re not leaving revenue on the table when you perform skin biopsies and lesion removals.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

A Toddler with Constipation, Anemia, and Abnormal Radiographic Findings - Photo Quiz - ...

Nov 1, 2007 - 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/2007/1101/p1361.html

A Tool for Better Well-Woman Exams -- FPM

Apr 1, 2002 - This article explains how visit-specific encounter forms can help physicians improve their documentation and their care. The author shares the routine gynecological encounter form used in his practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0400/p51.html

A tool for calculating the right-sized patient panel

Here's a five-step method for right-sizing your patient panel.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

A Tool for Evaluating Hypertension -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - The article offers an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, based on the seventh report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7), and includes an encounter form to aid physicians ...

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p79.html

A Tool for Evaluating Patients with a Knee Injury -- FPM

Mar 1, 2005 - The article is part of the Point-of-Care Guides series and provides an evidence-based encounter form for use with patients who present with knee injury.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0300/p67.html

A Tool For Evaluating Patients With Cold Symptoms -- FPM

Oct 1, 2004 - The article describes an encounter form that can improve documentation of visits for patients with cold symptoms and reduce the amount of time spent documenting, which sometimes can take longer than the visit itself.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/p53.html

A tool for more efficient Welcome to Medicare physicals

An encounter form that details the many requirements of a Medicare Initial Preventive Physical Examination can help these visits go much more smoothly.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

A Tool for Safely Treating Chronic Pain -- FPM

Dec 1, 2001 - The article explains how one family practice uses a medication use agreement to prevent medication misuse while helping patients who suffer from chronic pain.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/1100/p47.html

A tool to smooth out your checkout process

A New Mexico family physician uses "checkout sheets" to highlight what needs to happen before a patient leaves the office.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

A Toolbox of Resources to Simplify Your Practice -- FPM

Sep 1, 2006 - FPM’s online toolbox equips you with more than 150 practice management tools.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/p56.html

A Toolkit for Building and Growing a Sustainable Telehealth Program in Your Practice

Developed in partnership with Manatt Health, this toolkit provides resources for family physicians to grow sustainable telehealth programs.

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/telehealth/2020-AAFP-Telehealth-Toolkit.pdf

A Toolkit for Clinicians Rounding in Long-Term Care Facilities -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - A lack of appropriate bedside equipment can impede thorough clinical evaluations, but this can be easily remedied.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p14.html

A Toolkit to Improve the Treatment of CA-MRSA -- FPM

Oct 1, 2012 - This simple strategy may save time and increase awareness of care guidelines.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0900/p21.html

A Tribute to Four Decades of Service - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

May 15, 2005 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> May 15, 2005 Issue Inside AFP A Tribute to Four Decades of Service JOYCE A. MERRIMAN Am Fam Physician. 2005 May 15;71(10):1852. When I recently wrote about the complexities of getting AFP to you, I had no idea that one of the key...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/p1852.html

A Troubled Teen: Matters of Confidentiality - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Jul 1, 1999 - This case highlights a family physician's dilemma regarding confidentiality when caring for a minor patient. This sort of scenario is not uncommon in an office practice.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0701/p300.html

A Vietnamese Child with a Rash on the Back

January 15, 2016 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/afp20160115p131.pdf

A Vietnamese Child with a Rash on the Back - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2016 - A Vietnamese girl who had been experiencing upper respiratory tract symptoms presented with the sudden appearance of linear erythematous lesions on her back.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/p131.html

A virtual visit algorithm: how to differentiate and code telehealth visits, e-visits, ...

There are three options for providing virtual visits: telehealth visits, e-visits, and virtual check-ins. Here's how to tell them apart, and how to code for them.

Family Practice Management : FPM

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

A Walking Stick Can Be a Good Alternative to a Cane - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Jun 1, 2012 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 2012 Issue Letters to the Editor A Walking Stick Can Be a Good Alternative to a Cane Am Fam Physician. 2012 Jun 1;85(11):1018-1022. Original Article: Geriatric Assistive Devices Issue Date: August 15, 2011 Available at:...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/p1018a.html

A Walking Stick Can Be a Good Alternative to a Cane - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Jun 1, 2012 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 2012 Issue Letters to the Editor Vitamin C for Preventing Exercise-Induced Asthma Am Fam Physician. 2012 Jun 1;85(11):1018. Original Article: Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction: Diagnosis and Management Issue Date: August 15,...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/p1018.html

A Whole Issue of Doctor Tools -- FPM

Sep 1, 2006 - Your practice toolkit isn’t complete without these.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/p14.html

A Whole New Format for FPM -- FPM

Aug 1, 2008 - Starting in November, you'll be able to thumb through the newest issue of FPM -- on the computer.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0700/p11.html

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