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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for HIV - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2014 - A 19-year-old woman presents to the university health clinic for a well-woman examination. She reports no problems and mentions that she is sexually active with one male partner, who usually uses condoms. She has never been screened for a sexually transmitted infection.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease - American ...

Feb 15, 2014 - A 55-year-old woman with no history of diabetes mellitus or hypertension asks to be screened for chronic kidney disease (CKD). Her 88-year-old mother has end-stage renal disease and is currently undergoing renal dialysis. The patient says she wants to take all necessary precautions to ...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Coronary Heart Disease with ...

Jan 15, 2014 - A 60-year-old man presents to your office for routine follow-up and medication refills for hyperlipidemia and hypertension. His blood pressure is 130/80 mm Hg, and his fasting lipid panel reveals a total cholesterol level of 220 mg per dL and a high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level...

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Putting Prevention into Practice - American Family...

Dec 15, 2012 - Case study: A 73-year-old woman comes to your office for routine follow-up for hypertension. She lives alone in an apartment and walks slowly, requiring the use of a cane. She is otherwise healthy and alert. Her most recent eye examination was three years ago.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

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Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse ...

Apr 15, 2013 - Case Study: A 22-year-old primigravid woman at 20 weeks' gestation presents to your office with her boyfriend for a routine obstetric examination. She has had an uneventful pregnancy. She states that things are “okay” at home, even though she was laid off from her job just before ...

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/p577.html

Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for Hearing Loss in Older Adults - ...

Jan 15, 2013 - Case study: A 75-year-old woman presents to your office for a routine well-woman examination. She mentions that her friend was recently diagnosed with hearing loss and fitted for a hearing aid. She has no perceived hearing loss, but she wonders whether she needs a hearing aid.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0115/p129.html

Putting Prevention into Practice: Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer - ...

Oct 15, 2012 - Case study: A 17-year-old white female patient with dark hair comes to your office for a refill of her seasonal allergy prescription. Her primary residence is in Minnesota. She mentions that she heard that sun tanning was “bad for you” and asks whether it is true.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1015/p773.html

Putting Prevention into Practice: Screening for and Management of Obesity in Adults ...

Nov 15, 2012 - Case study: A 40-year-old woman presents to your office for a routine well-woman examination. She has no significant medical history. She recently participated in a health fair at work and underwent free lipid and glucose screening; both levels were within normal limits.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1115/p947.html

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

Sep 15, 2012 - Case study: J.K., a 45-year-old woman, presents to your office for a routine well-woman examination. She has been married for 20 years, and there is nothing remarkable in her medical history, including no previous abnormal Papanicolaou (Pap) smears.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/p563.html

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

Feb 15, 2012 - Case study: K.J., a 62-year-old white man, presents for a preventive visit. He has not seen a physician for three years because he is generally healthy. After his 65-year-old neighbor was diagnosed with bladder cancer, K.J.'s wife convinced him to be screened.

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