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The Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Fracture, Dementia, and Cancer After Long-Term ...

Jul 15, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP The Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Fracture, Dementia, and Cancer After Long-Term Hormone Therapy in Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women PATRICIA VAN LEER, MD Am Fam Physician. 2018 Jul 15;98(2):117-118. Details for...

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

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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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation - Medicine by the Numbers - 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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Antipsychotics for Fibromyalgia in Adults - Medicine by the Numbers - 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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Nebulized Hypertonic Saline for Bronchiolitis - Medicine by the Numbers - American ...

Jul 1, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Nebulized Hypertonic Saline for Bronchiolitis GHOLAMREZA ROODSARI, MD, and SHAHRIAR ZEHTABCHI, MD Am Fam Physician. 2018 Jul 1;98(1):23-24. Enlarge Print NEBULIZED HYPERTONIC SALINE FOR BRONCHIOLITIS BenefitsHarms 1 in...

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Tenofovir for Prevention of HIV Infection - Medicine by the Numbers - 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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Vitamin E in Pregnancy - Medicine by the Numbers - 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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Alpha-adrenergic Agonists for the Management of Opioid Withdrawal - Medicine by the ...

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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Antiepileptic Drugs After First Unprovoked Seizure - Medicine by the Numbers - 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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Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Placebo for Opioid Dependence - Medicine by the Numbers -...

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

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

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Combined Inhaled Short-Acting Beta2 Agonist and Anticholinergic Agents for Asthma - ...

Jun 1, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Combined Inhaled Short-Acting Beta2 Agonist and Anticholinergic Agents for Asthma DANIEL RUNDE, MD, and MARGARET RALLO, MD Am Fam Physician. 2018 Jun 1;97(11):online. Enlarge Print INHALED SHORT-ACTING BETA2 AGONISTS AND...

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

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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Hyperpronation Method for Reduction of Nursemaid's Elbow - Medicine by the Numbers - ...

May 15, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Hyperpronation Method for Reduction of Nursemaid's Elbow RORY SPIEGEL, MD, and SARAH KLEIST, MD Am Fam Physician. 2018 May 15;97(10):online. Enlarge Print HYPERPRONATION METHOD FOR REDUCTION OF NURSEMAID'S ELBOW...

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Antibiotics for Otitis Media in Children - Medicine by the Numbers - American Family ...

Jun 15, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Antibiotics for Otitis Media in Children MAURICE SELBY, MD, and SIGRID WOLFRAM, MD Am Fam Physician. 2018 Jun 15;97(12):online. Enlarge Print ANTIBIOTICS FOR OTITIS MEDIA IN CHILDREN BenefitsHarms None had less pain at...

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Qvar for Treatment of Chronic Asthma - Medicine by the Numbers - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Qvar for Treatment of Chronic Asthma ADITI JAYANTH, MD Am Fam Physician. 2018 Apr 15;97(8):538-539. Details for This Review Enlarge Print Qvar for Treatment of Chronic Asthma BenefitsHarms 1 in 8 patients not receiving...

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Pneumococcal Vaccines in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Medicine by the ...

Apr 1, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Pneumococcal Vaccines in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ZACHARIAH CLARK, MD, and DOUGLAS MAURER, DO, MPH, FAAFP Am Fam Physician. 2018 Apr 1;97(7):463-464. Enlarge Print PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINES IN PATIENTS WITH COPD...

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Pregabalin (Lyrica) for Acute Fibromyalgia Pain - Medicine by the Numbers - American ...

May 1, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Pregabalin (Lyrica) for Acute Fibromyalgia Pain LUKE DONNELLY, MD; JAIME MORAN, MD; and MATHEW FOLEY, MD Am Fam Physician. 2018 May 1;97(9):online. Enlarge Print PREGABALIN (LYRICA) FOR ACUTE PAIN IN FIBROMYALGIA...

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Combination LABA Inhalers Compared with High-Dose Inhaled Steroids for Adults with ...

Mar 1, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Combination LABA Inhalers Compared with High-Dose Inhaled Steroids for Adults with Asthma ANDREW AHERNE, MD, and JOHN KILPATRICK, MD Am Fam Physician. 2018 Mar 1;97(5):online. Enlarge Print COMBINATION LONG-ACTING BETA...

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Beta Blockers Compared with Other Drug Options for the Treatment of Hypertension - ...

Feb 1, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Beta Blockers Compared with Other Drug Options for the Treatment of Hypertension EDWIN CHOI, MD, GRACE PAK, BA, JEFFREY BURKET, MD Am Fam Physician. 2018 Feb 1;97(3):online. Details for This Review Study Population:...

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Stents for Stable Coronary Artery Disease - Medicine by the Numbers - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2018 - ...Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Stents for Stable Coronary Artery Disease ANDREW APPS, BMBCh, MRCP, and ASEEM MALHOTRA, MBChB, MRCP Am Fam Physician. 2018 Jan 1;97(1):online. Details for This Review Study Population: Adults, typically 55 to 65 years of...

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Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults - Medicine by the...

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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Tap Water vs. Sterile Saline for Wound Irrigation - Medicine by the Numbers - 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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Bronchodilators for Bronchiolitis - Medicine by the Numbers - 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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Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major Adverse Cardiac Events - ...

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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