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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 ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p55.html

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,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/afp20130715p113.pdf

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...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p113.html

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. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1027.html

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.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0215/p501.html

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...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0115/p193.html

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 ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0701/p156.html

A Resolving Rash on the Breast

February 15, 2016 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/afp20160215p297.pdf

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.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/p297.html

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.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p541.html

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...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p227.html

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...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1201/p2157.html

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...

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1201/p2493.html

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...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1001/p1386.html

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.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0815/p261.html

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.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0801/p565.html

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/p13.html

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...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0115/p244.html

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, ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1115/od1.html

A Special Issue to Kick Off the New Year - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2001 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jan 1, 2001 Issue Inside AFP A Special Issue to Kick Off the New Year Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2001 Jan 1;63(1):13. To start the year off right, AFP has prepared a special issue with some features you won't want to miss: On page...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0101/p13.html

A Special Issue, A Special Celebration: AFP Reaches Its 50th Anniversary - Inside AFP -...

Apr 1, 2000 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Apr 1, 2000 Issue Inside AFP A Special Issue, A Special Celebration: AFP Reaches Its 50th Anniversary JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 2000 Apr 1;61(7):1951. View/Print Figure Jay Siwek, M.D., editor of AFP, and his father, Stanley J....

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0401/p1951.html

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