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Improving the Delivery of Preventive Services to Children - Editorials - American ...

Mar 15, 2011 - How should a busy family physician approach well-child visits and the delivery of preventive services to children? Although there is a lack of robust patient-oriented evidence that addresses this question, several interventions improve the delivery of preventive services to children.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/p659.html

The Changing Prevalence of the Autism Spectrum Disorders - Editorials - American Family...

Mar 1, 2011 - We know that the number of persons receiving services for autism spectrum disorders has increased substantially since the early 1990s, but are there really more children today with the cluster of behaviors that make up the autism spectrum disorders than there were in the past?

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0301/p515.html

Challenges of Improving Adherence to HIV Therapy - Editorials - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2011 - The availability of effective antiretroviral medications has greatly improved the clinical management of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Current clinical guidelines provide evidence-based approaches that, when used properly, can assist in maximizing efforts to suppress HIV...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/p375.html

Increasing Patient Access to VBAC: New NIH and ACOG Recommendations - Editorials - ...

Jan 15, 2011 - The increasing rate of cesarean deliveries and the lack of access to TOLAC have created a major public health concern. Maternal morbidity and mortality seem to be increasing in the United States, partly as a result of the increase in repeat cesarean deliveries.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0115/p121.html

Use of Hospice Care for Patients Without Cancer - Editorials - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2010 - As the Medicare population expands with the baby boomer generation, the need for greater mastery of clinical and interpersonal skills regarding end-of-life care is essential for meeting the wishes and needs of patients.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1115/p1196.html

Influenza Management Guide 2010-2011 - Editorials - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2010 - Appropriate and expedited triaging in health care settings will be an important preventive step to minimize exposures and disease spread through the community.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1101/p1054.html

Translating a Guideline into Practice: The USPSTF Recommendations on Screening for ...

Oct 15, 2010 - In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reaffirmed its support for screening for depression in adults, and expanded on its caveat that screening is effective only if support systems are in place for appropriate treatment of patients with positive screening results.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1015/p891.html

Preventive Health: Time for Change - Editorials - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2010 - It is time to make a decision. Which will be our health promotion strategy—primary prevention or secondary prevention?

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0915/p610.html

Bilirubin Screening in Newborns: What Should We Do? - Editorials - American Family ...

Aug 15, 2010 - A more aggressive approach to screening for hyperbilirubinemia does not have good evidence to support it, nor is it justified to abandon what we have been taught just because there is insufficient evidence at this time. In this case, a middle ground is best: continuing current practice ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0815/p336.html

Mammography Screening for Breast Cancer: Recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services...

Sep 15, 2010 - The November 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation for breast cancer screening, while sparking much controversy, was not a radical departure from the previous 2002 recommendation. The USPSTF approached the recommendation update with the basic questions of what...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0915/p602.html

Evidence for Global CHD Risk Calculation: Risk Assessment Alone Does Not Change ...

Aug 1, 2010 - To prevent heart attack, stroke, or death, the American Heart Association recommends estimating patients’ absolute risk of having a coronary heart disease (CHD) event in 10 years. Before physicians adopt routine risk calculation, we should use the evidence to determine the best use of ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0801/p236.html

Prescribing Evidence: The Effectiveness and Safety of New Drugs - Editorials - American...

Jul 1, 2010 - Our society values brand-name products, and drugs are no exception. However, only rudimentary safety information is available for new drugs. Required safety studies are short-term and may involve only 100 to 300 patients. Randomized controlled trials, the gold standard for testing ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0701/p37.html

Drug Information Services: The Answer to Your Drug-Related Questions - Editorials - ...

Oct 1, 2009 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Oct 1, 2009 Issue Editorials Drug Information Services: The Answer to Your Drug-Related Questions ANNA M. WOJAS, PharmD, MS, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland ANGIE S. GRAHAM, PharmD, FCSHP, Stanford Hospital and...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/1001/p670.html

Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults - Editorials - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Apr 1, 2010 Issue Editorials Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults This is a corrected version of the editorial that appeared in print. JEFF UNGER, MD, Catalina Research Institute, Chino, California Am Fam Physician. 2010 Apr...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0401/p843.html

Let's Treat Obesity Seriously - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 15, 2010 Issue Editorials Let's Treat Obesity Seriously GEORGE A. BRAY, MD, MACP, MACE, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Am Fam Physician. 2010 Jun 15;81(12):1406-1408. Related Article Patients who...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0615/p1406.html

Family Physicians and Nursing Home Medicine: Forging a Partnership for Quality Care - ...

May 15, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> May 15, 2010 Issue Editorials Family Physicians and Nursing Home Medicine: Forging a Partnership for Quality Care D.A. BRECHTELSBAUER, MD, CMD, Sioux Falls Family Medicine Residency, Sioux Falls, South Dakota Am Fam Physician. 2010...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/p1200.html

Life Beyond Breast Cancer - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 2010 Issue Editorials Life Beyond Breast Cancer AMBER L. ISLEY, MD, Jacksonville, Florida. DAWN MUSSALLEM-BUSS, MD, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. Am Fam Physician. 2010 Jun 1;81(11):1330-1332. Related Article As family...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0601/p1330.html

Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Children: Balancing Safety and Effectiveness - ...

Mar 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Mar 1, 2010 Issue Editorials Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Children: Balancing Safety and Effectiveness INGRID KOHLSTADT, MD, MPH, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Pediatric Therapeutics, Rockville, Maryland BENEDETTO...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0301/p585.html

Introducing "AFP By Topic: Editors' Choice of Best Current Content" - Editorials - ...

Jun 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 2010 Issue Editorials Introducing AFP By Topic: Editors’ Choice of Best Current Content JAY SIWEK, MD, and KENNY LIN, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC. Am Fam Physician. 2010 Jun 1;81(11):1332. Are you...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0601/p1332.html

Glycemic Control in the Hospital: What to Do When Experts Disagree - Editorials - ...

May 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> May 1, 2010 Issue Editorials Glycemic Control in the Hospital: What to Do When Experts Disagree PETER HAM, MD, Department of Family Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia Am Fam Physician. 2010 May...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0501/p1078.html

Examining the Heart of Family Medicine: Family History - Editorials - American Family ...

Apr 15, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Apr 15, 2010 Issue Editorials Examining the Heart of Family Medicine: Family History W. GREGORY FEERO, MD, PhD, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland Am Fam Physician. 2010 Apr 15;81(8):961-962. Family history...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0415/p961.html

Vitamin D in Children: The Right Dose of Evidence - Editorials - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Mar 15, 2010 Issue Editorials Vitamin D in Children: The Right Dose of Evidence ROBERT ALAN BONAKDAR, MD, FAAFP, Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, San Diego, California Am Fam Physician. 2010 Mar 15;81(6):703. Related Article...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0315/p703.html

Celebrating the Past; Looking Forward to the Future - Editorials - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Apr 1, 2010 Issue Editorials Celebrating the Past; Looking Forward to the Future JAY SIWEK, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C Am Fam Physician. 2010 Apr 1;81(7):842-843. Most anniversary commentaries look back,...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0401/p842.html

Adolescent Dating Violence - Editorials - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Feb 15, 2010 Issue Editorials Adolescent Dating Violence JENNIFER G. VANDERLEEST, MD, MSPH, and CECILIA P. URQUIDES, MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona Am Fam Physician. 2010 Feb 15;81(4):428-432. Related...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/p428.html

Boxed Warnings and Other FDA Communication Tools - Editorials - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2010 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Feb 1, 2010 Issue Editorials Boxed Warnings and Other FDA Communication Tools NORMAN S. MARKS, MD, MHA, and KAREN WEISS, MD, MPH, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland Am Fam Physician. 2010 Feb 1;81(3):259-260....

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0201/p259.html

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