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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

355

...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

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

87h.pdf

...Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease MARK B. STEPHENS, CDR, MC, USN, and KENNETH S. YEW, CAPT, MC, USN Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland C hronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of chronic disease-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/afp20080701p87.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

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