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Medicine by the Numbers: Statins in Persons at Low Risk of Cardiovascular Disease - ...

Nov 1, 2017 - Despite the small reductions in nonfatal heart attacks and strokes, statins were not associated with a reduction in serious illness overall

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Medicine by the Numbers: Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in...

Dec 1, 2017 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults PAUL CRAWFORD, MD, and YOU XU, MD Am Fam Physician. 2017 Dec 1;96(11):online. Enlarge Print TOPICAL CAPSAICIN FOR CHRONIC NEUROPATHIC PAIN IN ADULTS...

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Medicine by the Numbers: Varenicline for Smoking Cessation - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2017 - Do the benefits outweigh the harms of using varenicline (Chantix) for smoking cessation? Read more to find out.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Tenofovir for Prevention of HIV Infection - American Family ...

Jul 1, 2017 - The benefits are greater than the harm in using tenofovir for HIV prevention, but cost-effectiveness and personal preferences are critical.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Antipsychotics for Fibromyalgia in Adults - American Family ...

Aug 1, 2017 - Quetiapine may be considered for a limited period (less than 12 weeks) to improve pain, sleep, and depression in fibromyalgia, while considering the potential for weight gain.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Vitamin E in Pregnancy - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2017 - Vitamin E supplementation in pregnant women does not show any benefit among the most patient-important outcomes.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Antiepileptic Drugs After First Unprovoked Seizure - American ...

Feb 1, 2017 - The decision to start an antiepileptic drug after a first unprovoked seizure has long been a clinically challenging one.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Placebo for Opioid Dependence - ...

Mar 1, 2017 - Buprenorphine causes lower physical dependence, milder withdrawal symptoms, and is less likely to cause an overdose than methadone in the treatment of opioid dependence.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Alpha-adrenergic Agonists for the Management of Opioid ...

Jan 1, 2017 - Alpha-adrenergic agonists were more efficacious than placebo in the management of opioid withdrawal, but are best reserved as an alternative to methadone.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Valproate for Adult Migraine Prophylaxis - American Family ...

Nov 1, 2016 - Evidence supports current guideline recommendations on the use of valproate medications to prevent migraine.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Aripiprazole vs. Placebo or Haloperidol for Schizophrenia - ...

Dec 1, 2016 - Aripiprazole was shown to have one major benefit over placebo, but favorable outcomes with haloperidol throw its effectiveness into question. Are the differences merely anomalies?

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1201/p877.html

Medicine by the Numbers: Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major ...

Oct 1, 2017 - In patients who are stable one year post-MI, prolonged use of dual antiplatelet therapy may be an effective treatment to decrease major cardiac events and cardiovascular mortality.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Tap Water vs. Sterile Saline for Wound Irrigation - American ...

Aug 1, 2015 - Studies show that there was no significant difference and none were harmed by using tap water. Find out more.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Bronchodilators for Bronchiolitis - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2015 - Studies show that none were helped and the impact of harms such as decreased oxygen saturation and tachycardia was uncertain.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Oral NSAIDs for Perineal Pain in the Early Postpartum Period -...

May 1, 2017 - Oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were able to adequately relieve perineal pain for many postpartum women at four hours and longer.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Efficacy of Direct-Acting Antivirals Compared with Older ...

Jun 1, 2017 - Although they help patients achieve sustained viralogic response, expensive direct-acting antivirals have yet to show that they can succeed in meeting top-priority treatment goals.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Anticoagulation in Patients with ...

Oct 1, 2016 - Studies showed that 433 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one stroke and 629 patients needed to be treated with rivaroxaban to prevent one thromboembolic event. Read more.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Topical NSAIDs for Acute Musculoskeletal Pain in Adults - ...

Jul 1, 2016 - Studies show that patients had improved pain control with diclofenac gel, ketoprofen gel, and ibuprofen gel with no increase in local or systemic adverse events. See why.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Acupuncture for Frequent Tension-Type Headaches - American ...

Aug 1, 2016 - Studies show an NNT of 3 to have at least a 50% reduction of headache frequency compared with routine care. Want to know more?

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Medicine by the Numbers: Perioperative Beta Blockers - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2016 - Studies show that 1 in 72 patients had a nonfatal myocardial infarction prevents while harm end points included nonfatal stroke, hypotension, and bradycardia. Find out more.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Corticosteroids for Community-Acquired Pneumonia - American ...

Jun 1, 2016 - Studies show that 1 in 20 patients avoided mechanical ventilation and 1 in 16 patients avoided ARDS; 1 in 29 patients developed hyperglycemia requiring treatment. Read more.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Cyclobenzaprine in the Treatment of Low Back Pain - American ...

Feb 1, 2016 - Studies show that 1 in 3 patients experiences global improvement in back pain symptoms at 10 days, while 1 in 4 patients experiences medication adverse effects. Read more.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Ibuprofen for Treatment of Episodic Tension-Type Headaches - ...

May 1, 2016 - Studies show that 1 in 14 patients were parin-free at two hours and none experienced adverse events. Find out more.

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Medicine by the Numbers: Controlled Cord Traction During the Third Stage of Labor - ...

Mar 1, 2016 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Controlled Cord Traction During the Third Stage of Labor This is a corrected version of the article that appeared in print. EMILY M. CULLINEY, MD, FAAFP, and PAMELA M. WILLIAMS, MD, FAAFP Am Fam Physician. 2016 Mar...

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Medicine by the Numbers: Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists in the Treatment of Acute ...

Apr 1, 2016 - Studies show there were no patient-important benefits and no hospital admissions were prevented. Want to know more?

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