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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults...

Nov 15, 2017 - G.R. is a 21-year-old nonpregnant woman who is new to the area and your office. She is applying to graduate school and wants to make sure her vaccinations are up to date. She reports she is doing well and has no concerns.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and ...

Oct 15, 2017 - A healthy 12-year-old boy presents for a school physical and well visit. His family history reveals that his maternal grandfather had a heart attack at 75 years of age and that his 52-year-old father has started taking a medication for elevated cholesterol levels.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Gynecologic Conditions with Pelvic ...

Aug 15, 2017 - A 37-year-old woman presents to your office for her annual wellness visit. She is not due for a Papanicolaou (Pap) smear this year. She is not pregnant, reports no problems, and has no risk factors for sexually transmitted infections. She asks if she should have a pelvic examination today.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for High Blood Pressure in Adults - ...

Mar 15, 2016 - A 55-year-old black man presents for a blood pressure evaluation. He is trying to be more physically active and health conscious but has not seen a physician for five years. He takes no medications, has no concerns, and his physical examination findings are unremarkable. According to ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant ...

Sep 15, 2017 - R.J. is a 27-year-old man who presents for a well-patient visit. He always keeps his appointments and likes to make sure he is healthy. R.J. has started a new relationship and asks if he should be screened for syphilis.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Colorectal Cancer - American Family ...

May 15, 2017 - A 50-year-old woman presents for a routine visit. She is healthy with no significant medical history, takes no medications, and has no personal or family history of cancer.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults - ...

Jul 15, 2017 - R.K. is a 52-year-old white man who presents to your office for a preventive health visit. He is overweight and has a history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia, which are stable and well controlled with medication. One of his coworkers was recently diagnosed with obstructive sleep ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 ...

Jun 15, 2016 - M.A. is a 43-year-old woman with a seven pack-year smoking history. She has no health concerns and has not visited a physician in four years. Her blood pressure and pulse are normal, and her body mass index (BMI) is 27 kg per m2. She does not have a family history of diabetes mellitus ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection - ...

Jun 15, 2017 - C.D. is a 23-year-old woman who presents to your office for her first prenatal visit. She is in the eighth week of her first pregnancy. She tested negative for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) two years ago, and she has not had a new sex partner since that time. Although she ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Depression in Adults - American Family ...

Aug 15, 2016 - A.B., a 29-year-old man, presents to your office for a routine visit. He has a history of being overweight and has hypertension that is controlled by diet and exercise.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Primary Interventions to Support Breastfeeding - ...

Apr 15, 2017 - A.R., a 26-year-old woman, presents for a routine prenatal visit at 28 weeks' gestation. Her medical history is significant for poorly controlled asthma, and her family history is significant for breast cancer diagnosed in her mother. Her physical examination is unremarkable.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of ...

Oct 15, 2016 - S.L. is a 55-year-old man who presents to your office for a routine refill of his antihypertension medication. He also takes a statin and an antidepressant. Although he smokes, his blood pressure and cholesterol are well controlled. His history and physical examination are unremarkable.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Breast Cancer - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2016 - S.O. is a 47-year-old woman who presents to your office for a well-woman visit. She is healthy, takes no medications, and has no health concerns. She has never been diagnosed with breast cancer, nor have any of her first-degree relatives. Her digital mammography two years ago was ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for ...

May 15, 2016 - A 40-year-old woman presents for a routine antepartum visit. She is 20 weeks pregnant and smokes half a pack of cigarettes per day despite efforts to quit. She has no other concerns, and her physical examination findings are normal. The patient asks if your clinic offers services to ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia and Iron ...

Jan 15, 2016 - A 28-year-old woman presents for a routine antepartum visit. She is 33 weeks pregnant and also has a four-year-old son. She has no particular problems, and the findings from your examination are unremarkable. She asks if her blood iron level should be tested.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young ...

Dec 15, 2015 - C.C., a 32-year-old white woman, presents to your office with her nine-month-old son for a routine well-child visit. She is preparing to switch him from breast milk to formula and had noted that most formulas contain iron. She wonders if her son should be screened for iron deficiency ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Thyroid Dysfunction - American Family ...

Oct 15, 2015 - A 40-year-old woman presents for a routine well-woman examination. She is not pregnant, is in good health, reports no symptoms, and her physical examination is unremarkable. After seeing a health news segment on television, she asks if she should have her thyroid function checked.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults - ...

Jul 15, 2015 - N.D. is a 72-year-old white man who presents for a preventive visit. He smokes, and his medical history is significant for essential hypertension, which is stable and well controlled with medication. N.D.'s close friend was recently diagnosed with dementia, and N.D. is concerned that he...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Speech and Language Delay and Disorders...

Nov 15, 2015 - A two-year-old girl presents to your office for a routine well-child visit. She has had one ear infection in the past year but is otherwise healthy. Her mother has no specific concerns about her speech and language development. There is no family history of congenital disorders or ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Behavioral Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and...

Sep 15, 2015 - J.W., a 34-year-old man who smokes, presents for his annual checkup for hypertension. Hisblood pressure is elevated (142/95 mm Hg), and he has gained 10 lb (4.5 kg) since his lastvisit. J.W. is now considered overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 kg per m2. He reports no other ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in ...

Aug 15, 2015 - P.N. is a 35-year-old man whose parents were born in southeast Asia. Although he was born in the United States, P.N. does not have any vaccination records from his childhood. During an office visit, he mentions that a relative was recently diagnosed with hepatitis B virus (HBV) ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis - American ...

May 15, 2015 - N.C. is a 65-year-old woman who presents for her yearly checkup. She walks one to two miles daily, is in generally good health, has no significant cardiovascular history, and has no health concerns at today's visit.

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Primary Care Behavioral Interventions to Reduce ...

Jun 15, 2015 - J.P. is a 16-year-old white female nonsmoker who presents for a sports clearance physical. She is in good overall health, excels academically, and plays water polo at school. During the patient history, she mentions that she and three friends were suspended from school for drinking ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children and ...

Feb 15, 2015 - L.S. is a 14-year-old black adolescent who presents for a routine school physical examination. Her mother tells you that she and her husband have hypertension, and they worry about their daughter's blood pressure. She asks you whether L.S. should be periodically checked for high blood ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - American ...

Apr 15, 2015 - C.S. is an older patient who presents to your office for an annual well visit. C.S. was advised by a relative, who is a physician, to be screened for an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).

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