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Needle Phobia: A Vasovagal Response During Acupuncture - Close-ups - American Family ...

Dec 15, 2016 - A vasovagal response can be so severe that patients begin to fear the debilitating effects of syncope almost more than the needles themselves.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

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New Feature Focuses on Patient-Physician Relationships - Inside AFP - American Family ...

Apr 15, 2007 - ...In this issue of AFP, we present a new feature—Close-ups: A Patient's Perspective (see page 1177). This department will focus on the human side of medicine. A patient's story, told in his or her own words, is accompanied by commentary from the patient's physician and resources to...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0415/p1132.html

November 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Musings on a New Life Amy Crawford-Faucher Patient Information Low Back Pain and Your Job: What You Can Do to Get Back to Work Headaches and Mind-Body Therapy: What You Should Know Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain Reader Services CME Course...

American Family Physician

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November 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Something That Amazes You Ross Schwarz Patient Information Chronic Pain Preventing Bedsores Reader Services Corrections CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1115/

Obesity - American Family Physician

May 1, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on obesity and related issues, including bariatric surgery, childhood obesity, diet, exercise, lifestyle counseling, and weight loss maintenance. This collection features AFP content on obesity and related issues, including bariatric surgery, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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October 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Special Needs Child Jo Marie Reilly AAFP News: AFP Edition AAFP News Now: AFP Edition Patient Information Bladder Cancer Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

American Family Physician

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

October 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups I Believe in You Steven M. Schwartz; Marika R. Alois Patient Information Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Treating Menopausal Symptoms Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy...

American Family Physician

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October 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Lifestyle That Enables Me to Control My Type 2 Diabetes Mitchell Kaminski Patient Information Weight Loss Surgery Treating a Bladder Infection (Cystitis) Going With a Family Member to the Doctor Reader Services Corrections CME Course...

American Family Physician

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October 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Traditions in Healing at the End of Life Janel Kam-Magruder Patient Information Coping with Acute Stress Disorder Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information...

American Family Physician

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October 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups To Whipple or Not: Choices in Cancer Treatment Caroline Wellbery Patient Information What You Should Know About Dyspareunia Reader Services Correction Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/

October 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups A Family Physician Confronts Parkinson Disease Thad Wilkins Reader Services Correction CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Advertisement MOST RECENT ISSUE Jul...

American Family Physician

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October 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Pet Therapy: Helping Patients Cope Alida Gertz; Peter M. Rabinowitz Point-of-Care Guides: Assessing Bleeding Risk in Patients Taking Anticoagulants Juan Qiu; Kristen Grine Photo Quiz: Dome-Shaped Lesion on the Finger Shannon Langner; Morteza Khodaee...

American Family Physician

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October 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups: Aging Well: Poetry Can Help - Free Full Text Janel Kam-Magruder FPIN's Help Desk Answers: Therapist-Guided, Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety Mary I. Dobbins; Solmaz Bauk; Janet Albers Practice Guidelines: Depression in Adolescents: AAP...

American Family Physician

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October 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Moving On Patient Information COPD: What You Should Know Caring for Your Premature Baby Meth Abuse: What You Should Know Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1015/

October 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Close-ups Without Judgment Amy Crawford-Faucher Patient Information Taking Care of Healing Cuts Scleroderma: What You Should Know Reader Services Corrections CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/

Opioid Epidemic - Key Resources - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2019 - ...02/01/2018 Opioids for Acute Pain: Proceed with Caution [Close-ups] 04/01/2017 Management of Chronic Pain and Opioid Misuse: A Position Paper from the AAFP [Practice Guidelines] 06/15/2016 Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Chronic Opioid Therapy 06/15/2016 CDC Develops...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Opioids for Acute Pain: Proceed with Caution - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2018 - Physicians should consider nonopioid options for postsurgery pain to avoid the unpleasant effects of of withdrawal and risk of dependence.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/p203.html

Our Family’s Experience with Perinatal Palliative Care

April 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/p442.pdf

p141.pdf

...An Often Silent Disorder with Delayed Diagnosis [Close-ups] Issue Date: December 1, 2017 See additional reader comments at: https://www. aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/p738.html To The Editor: I believe that the statement in this Close-ups that the death of college basket- ball...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0801/p141.pdf

p142a.pdf

...An Often Silent Disorder with Delayed Diagnosis [Close-ups] Issue Date: December 1, 2017 See additional reader comments at: https://www. aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/p738.html To The Editor: I believe that the statement in this Close-ups that the death of college basket- ball...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0801/p142a.pdf

p147.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Can My Primary Care Doctor Treat My Cancer? When I was diagnosed with stage IV terminal lung cancer, my primary care doctor gave me the news. His compassion created a pathway of healing that has sustained me for more than seven years. Shortly...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0801/p147.pdf

p154.pdf

...Club, Diary from a Week in Practice,2 Resident and Student Voice, and CME Quiz. She has been a second editor for Curbside Consultation, Close- Ups: A Patient’s Perspective, and Photo Quiz. And, she served as editor for several article series, including Complementary and Alternative...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/p154.pdf

p167.pdf

...See related Close-ups on page 140. Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2008 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncommercial use of one individual user of the Web site. All other rights reserved. Contact...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0115/p167.pdf

p185.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective The Cough that Would Not Quit The cough started just before Christmas. I am used to contracting every germ my students bring to school, but thought I was immune to most by now. Everyone seemed to have a virus at the time, so I expected it to pass....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/p185.pdf

p203.pdf

...Close-ups Opioids for Acute Pain: Proceed with Caution It was chilly but still a nice day for a dog walk. Having forgotten gloves, I had my hands in my coat pockets, and the leash was wrapped around my wrist. Headphones on, I wasn’t paying attention to the ground. I tripped on...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/p203.pdf

p420.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Will a Feeding Tube Help? Deciding for a Father at the End of Life My father couldn’t swallow. There I was, in a Florida hospital room, alone with an 87-year-old father who couldn’t swallow. I am the oldest sibling of five. Our mother had died...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p420.pdf

p451.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Aging Well: Poetry Can Help 100th-year birthday poem I’m losing my hair and my ears and my eyes That my brain’s also going should be no surprise My taste’s not as keen as it was in the past As for climbing mountains, I’ve done my last I remember...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1001/p451.pdf

p473.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Helping Patients Live with Chronic Pain I am a 46-year-old woman with chronic pain. Even though I am still fairly young, I have devel- oped many medical conditions. In 2002, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. This causes severe muscle pain in my...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/p473.pdf

p634.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Faith in Subtraction: Deprescribing in Older Patient Facilitates Needed Surgery I lay on the floor praying. I’d slipped at home and couldn’t get up. Finally, the ambulance arrived. Three weeks later, I was home, but with a broken shoulder from my...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/p634.pdf

p640.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Persons with Disabilities: I’m the Expert About My Body I have many questions before I visit a new doctor. Will the office and equipment be accessible? How will the medical staff and doctor perceive my physical disability? Will they acknowledge my...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/p640.pdf

p649.pdf

...See related Close-ups on page 640. Additional content at https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/ p649.html. CME This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for continuing medical education (CME). See CME Quiz on page 634. Author disclosure: No relevant financial...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/p649.pdf

p672.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective My Kidney Donation: Unexpected Twists Some years ago, a close family friend told me his chronic kidney disease had progressed and he would need a new kidney to avoid dialysis. I volunteered to donate my kidney, and as it turned out, I was a near...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p672.pdf

p706.pdf

...Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective Advocating for Myself: My Journey Through Poststroke Depression Commentary Depression affects about one-third of stroke survivors, according to the American Stroke Association. Emergence of depression following cerebrovascular disease is thought...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0601/p706.pdf

p83.pdf

...• Close-Ups: A Patient’s Perspective • Cochrane for Clinicians • Controversies in Family Medicine • Curbside Consultation • Diary from a Week in Practice (ended) • Digital apps (AFP digital edition, AFP By Topic, Photo Quiz) • Evidence-Based Medicine Toolkit •...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0115/p83.pdf

p945.pdf

...and wound contamination factor into the decision about when to repair the laceration. Noncon- taminated wounds have been successfully closed up to 12 hours post-injury.2 Clean lacerations involving well-vascularized tissue, such as the face and scalp, can be closed successfully even...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/p945.pdf

Pain: Chronic - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2018 - This collection features AFP content on chronic pain and related issues, including end-of-life care, NSAIDs, and opioid therapy. This collection features AFP content on chronic pain and related issues, including end-of-life care, NSAIDs, and opioid therapy.

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Paradoxical Insomnia: Misperception of Sleep Can Be a Tormenting Experience

June 1, 2017: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/p770.pdf

Paradoxical Insomnia: Misperception of Sleep Can Be a Tormenting Experience - Close-ups...

Jun 15, 2017 - Patients with this relatively uncommon form of insomnia have a marked propensity to underestimate sleep duration and overestimate wakefulness relative to polysomnographic measures.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/p770.html

Persons with Disabilities: I'm the Expert About My Body - Close-ups - American Family ...

May 15, 2018 - Physicians can improve access to health care for patients with disabilities by listening to patients and their supporters, making reasonable accommodations, and advocating for patients.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/p640.html

Pet Therapy: Helping Patients Cope - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2017 - Animal-assisted therapy and the medical use of the human-animal bond can be thought of as a form of alternative/complementary therapy.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/p464.html

Physician's Friendship Eases Pain After Pregnancy Loss

February 1, 2017: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p185.pdf

Physician's Friendship Eases Pain After Pregnancy Loss - Close-ups - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2017 - In rural communities, physicians and their patients are uniquely bonded. These relationships can be a source of encouragement and healing.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p185.html

Practice Guidelines - Nov 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...a small opening between the two upper chambers of the heart, or the atria. The opening normally closes shortly after birth, but does not close in up to 25 percent of people. Current thinking is that patients with a PFO who have had a stroke with no known cause and received treatment...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p2026.html

Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on prenatal care and related issues, including preconception care, folic acid, medication safety, nausea and vomiting, pregnancy complications, and prenatal screening. This collection features AFP content on prenatal care and related issues, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=25

Reflecting on the Past Year, Looking Forward to the Next - Inside AFP - American Family...

Dec 15, 2007 - ...We introduced two new regular features this year—Close-ups: A Patient's Perspective (https://www.aafp.org/afp/closeups), which started in the April 15 issue, and AFP Journal Club, which debuted November 1 (https://www.aafp.org/afp/journalclub). We hope you find both of these...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1215/p1750.html

Role of the Family Physician in the Management of Cystic Fibrosis

...See related Close-ups at http://www.aafp. org/afp/2010/0215/ p421.html. Role of the Family Physician in the Management of Cystic Fibrosis DOUGLAS LEWIS, MD, Via Christi Family Medicine Residency, Via Christi Adult Cystic Fibrosis Specialty Clinic, Wichita, Kansas Individuals with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/p822.pdf

Role of the Family Physician in the Management of Cystic Fibrosis - Editorials - ...

Jun 15, 2015 - ...Related Close-ups: Uncharted Territory. Individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF) are living healthier, longer lives, and as a result, family physicians are more likely to encounter adult patients with CF in their practices. In the 1970 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation annual registry, 700...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/p822.html

Rosacea: Diagnosis and Treatment

August 1, 2015 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/p187.pdf

Rosacea: Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2015 - Rosacea is a chronic facial skin condition of unknown cause. It is characterized by marked involvement of the central face with transient or persistent erythema, telangiectasia, inflammatory papules and pustules, or hyperplasia of the connective tissue. Transient erythema, or flushing, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/p187.html

Self-Care vs. Family Caregivers in Chronic Illness

August 1, 2017: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0815/p259.pdf

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