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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

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

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

A Day in My Practice in 2020 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2011 - What will medical practice look like in the next decade? Here's one possibility.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/1100/p44.html

A Day On the Hill: Meaningful Use, Medicaid, Medicare and More

A Day On the Hill: Meaningful Use, Medicaid, Medicare and More

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

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

A Deprescribing Algorithm

...1 of 1 FPM Toolbox To find more practice resources, visit https://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolbox. Developed by Scott Endsley, MD. Copyright © 2018 American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians may duplicate or adapt for use in their own practices; all other rights reserved. Related...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2018/0500/fpm20180500p28-rt1.pdf

A Devoted Couple - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2019 - Life-long devotion and a mind-body mortality link between spouses.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1201/p709.html

A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus

...July 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 195 A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus BRIAN V. REAMY, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland CHRISTOPHER W. BUNT, MAJ, USAF, MC, and STACY FLETCHER, CAPT, USAF, MC...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0715/afp20110715p195.pdf

A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2011 - Pruritus can be a symptom of a distinct dermatologic condition or of an occult underlying systemic disease. Of the patients referred to a dermatologist for generalized pruritus with no apparent primary cutaneous cause, 14 to 24 percent have a systemic etiology. In the absence of a ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0715/p195.html

A Different Look at Corticosteroids - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - Systemic corticosteroids have been used in the treatment of numerous medical conditions for approximately 50 years. Short-acting products such as hydrocortisone are the least potent. Prednisone and methylprednisolone, which are intermediate-acting products, are four to five times more ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p443.html

A Doctor Who Is Blamed for a Patients' Condition - Curbside Consultation - American ...

Nov 1, 2000 - Our colleague faces the situation of having evaluated a patient with diffuse myalgias, fever and nausea. After finding evidence of liver damage and an abnormal CT scan, the patient refused an appropriately recommended MRI, resulting in a delay of the diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma. The...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2157.html

A Dying Patient, Like Me? - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2000 - When should a physician disclose personal information to a patient, and what do we do when a particular case touches on our own suffering? At a deeper level, how do we deal with our own mortality in caring for the seriously ill and dying?

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0815/p888.html

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 familiar tune -- FPM

A familiar tune

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

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

A Familiar Voice for Family Medicine

His prolific work as a family medicine researcher has given Douglas Kamerow, M.D., M.P.H., global platforms where he can discuss important health issues.

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200427fdf-kamerow.html

A Family Physician Confronts Parkinson Disease

October 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1001/afp20151001p568.pdf

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 Physician's Legacy -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Some shoes can never be filled.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p40.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 Feedback Tool to Improve Physician-Medical Assistant Communication -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - Using an evaluation form and face-to-face meetings can help get both sides of the team talking and solving problems.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p5.html

A Few Moments of Lifestyle Advice -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - With two minutes and two tools, you can help your patients make healthier choices.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p32.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 five-step approach to documenting uncertain diagnoses -- FPM

Disciplined note construction is critical to effective communication between physicians and may also contribute to clearer medical decision making.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/documenting_uncertain_diagnoses.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 Food Desert Reveals Much About Health -- and Community

A Food Desert Reveals Much About Health -- and Community

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

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

A four-step approach to clinical decision making -- FPM

Although there is no one correct method for clinical decision making, it can be helpful to think about your approach so you can refine it as needed and improve patient care.

Family Practice Management : Quick Tips : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/decision_making.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 Funny Thing Happened Today at the Office -- FPM

Jun 1, 2003 - Laughter is the best medicine. And medicine often makes for the best laughter.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0600/p80.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 Gift for Our Peer Reviewers: CME Credit -- FPM

Dec 1, 2004 - A special thank-you to FPM's peer review team and announcement of CME prescribe credit for reviewing manuscripts beginning Jan. 2005.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1100/p11.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 Guide to Tobacco Cessation Group Visits

...1 a guide to tobacco cessation group visits Table of Contents What Are Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Why Offer Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Preparing for a Tobacco...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/group-visit-guide.pdf

A Guidebook to the Health Equity Curricular Toolkit

...STARFIELD II HEALTH EQUITY SUMMIT PRIMARY CARE’S ROLE IN ACHIEVING HEALTH EQUITY A guidebook to the HEALTH EQUITY CURRICULAR TOOLKIT Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. Martin Luther King Jr. Chicago, 1966...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-he-guidebook.pdf

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