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p331.pdf

...but generally include gastrointestinal issues, neuropathy, pain, urinary symptoms, fatigue, psychological issues, cognitive problems, sexual symptoms, and stoma care. Carcinoembryonic antigen testing should be performed at each visit in patients who are candidates for further...

American Family Physician

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p373.pdf

...excessive hair growth not caused by androgen excess. Hypertrichosis may be congenital or caused by metabolic disorders such as thyroid dysfunction, anorexia ner- vosa, and porphyria.4 Hirsutism is often classified in terms of the distribution and degree of hair growth, such as...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0215/p373.pdf

p39.pdf

...information: Handouts on this topic are available at https:// family doctor.org/condition/amenorrhea/, https:// family doctor.org/condition/female-athlete-triad/, and https:// www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p781-s1.html. Menstrual patterns can be an indicator of overall health and...

American Family Physician

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p408.pdf

...Minimal Effect of ERT on Sexual Function in Menopausal Women Clinical Question Does estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) affect sexual function in menopausal women? Bottom Line Transdermal, but not oral, estrogen produced a small improvement in sexual function scores in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0315/p408.pdf

p426.pdf

...than 25% of concussions occur during sporting activities.9 In athletic settings, females are more prone to concussion.4,6 Males are more likely to be injured through player-to-player contact, whereas females are more likely to be injured through contact with the playing surface or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p426.pdf

p435.pdf

...Differential Diagnosis Although the uterus is often the source, any part of the female reproductive tract can result in vaginal bleeding. Women may also mistake bleeding from nongynecologic sites (e.g., bladder, urethra, perineum, anus) as vaginal bleeding. The prevalence of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p435.pdf

p449.pdf

...cancer (Table 1).4 There are 15 known oncogenic strains of HPV, with types 16 and 18 involved in 70% of cervical can- cer cases.7 Most sexually active adults will be exposed to HPV, and more than 50% of adults 20 to 24 years of age are currently infected.8 However, the immune system...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0401/p449.pdf

p459.pdf

...deconditioning, and neurologic impair- ment. Other common problems include poor appetite with possible weight loss, falls, and sexual dysfunction. Psychological morbidities, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorder, and depression also often occur in the post-intensive care...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/p459.pdf

p489.pdf

...Health-Related Concerns of the Female Athlete: A Lifespan Approach ELIZABETH A. JOY, MD, MPH; SONJA VAN HALA, MD, MPH; and LESLIE COOPER, MD, MS University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah E vidence shows that exercise con- fers significant health benefits for women...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/p489.pdf

p49.pdf

...Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting Commentary by Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia Nicole Warren, PhD, MPH, CNM, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland Rebecca...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0101/p49.pdf

p496.pdf

...Other obstructive causes in males include prostate cancer, phimosis, and paraphimosis; obstructive causes in females include pelvic organ prolapse of the bladder, rectum, or uterus. Both men and women can experience direct phys- ical obstruction attributable to stones, urethral...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/p496.pdf

p505.pdf

...Common breast problems include breast mass, pain, and nipple discharge. Breast symp- toms were reported in about 3% of all visits by female patients to family physicians.1 Over a 10-year period, 16% of women 40 to 69 years of age had breast problems, and 10% reported breast symptoms...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0415/p505.pdf

p517.pdf

...major public health and social consequences, such as accidents and absenteeism.3 Risk fac- tors for chronic insomnia include increasing age, female sex, psychiatric illness, medical comorbidities, impaired social relationships, lower socioeconomic status, separation from a spouse or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0815/p517.pdf

p597.pdf

...systems Energy level; sleep patterns; headaches; visual changes; vomiting; abdominal pain; diarrhea and constipation; status and progress of sexual maturation; medical conditions, such as polyuria, polydipsia, oliguria A thorough systemic review evaluates the functional capacity...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0901/p597.pdf

p635.pdf

...Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction JENNIFER E. FRANK, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Appleton, Wisconsin PATRICIA MISTRETTA, MPAS, Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia JOSHUA WILL, CPT, MC, USA, Evans Army...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/p635.pdf

p643.pdf

...coli and Proteus species, and results in swelling of the acutely inflamed gland.1,10 urethritis from a urinary tract infection (uTi) or sexually transmitted infection SORT: KEY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Clinical recommendation Evidence rating References In men with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/p643.pdf

p645.pdf

...does not imply dysphoria or a preference for treatment.10 The terms transgender and gender incongruence gener- ally are not used to describe sexual orientation, sex devel- opment, or external gender expression, which are related but distinct phenomena.5,7,8,11 It may be helpful to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/p645.pdf

p73.pdf

...and peer or family relationships and may lead to suicide. Biomedical and psychosocial risk factors include a family history of depression, female sex, childhood abuse or neglect, stressful life events, and chronic illness. Diagnostic criteria for depression in children and...

American Family Physician

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p781.pdf

...It is helpful to consider the possible causes of amenorrhea categorically. These include anatomic defects in the outflow tract; pri- mary dysfunction of the ovary; disruption of hypothalamic or pituitary function; sys- temic disease affecting the hypothalamic- pituitary-gonadal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0601/p781.pdf

p785.pdf

...reuptake inhibition may include agitation, insomnia, gastrointestinal distur- bances (e.g., nausea, diarrhea), and male and female sexual dysfunction.10 Medications that act upon sero- tonin increase the risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. in one study, patients who took SSris had...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/p785.pdf

p849.pdf

...and treatment. Infertility can be attributed to any abnor- mality in the female or male reproductive system. In most cases, the etiology is dis- tributed fairly equally among male factors, ovarian dysfunction, and tubal factors. A smaller percentage of cases are attributed to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0315/p849.pdf

p961.pdf

...when skin thickening is limited to areas dis- tal to the elbows and knees. CREST (calcino- sis cutis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, telangiectasia) syndrome is a variant of limited cutane- ous systemic sclerosis. Systemic sclerosis sine scleroderma is a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/p961.pdf

Pain handouts

...• In addition, the symptoms cause significant distress and/or dysfunction. • The somatic symptoms may or may not be explained by a recognized general medical condition. Epidemiology • 5-7 % of the general population • 20-25% of those will go on to a chronic somatic illness...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-pain-handouts.pdf

Panax ginseng - American Family Physician

...In 45 patients with erectile dysfunction, use of ginseng improved erectile function, sexual desire, and intercourse satisfaction.22 Panax ginseng also appears to have anti- cancer effects. In a prospective cohort study23 of 4,364 persons older than 40 years, the risk of cancer...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/p1539.pdf

Pediatrics handouts

...Female 378 56% Male 302 44% Black 543 80% Hispanic 21 3% White 100 15% Age 3-6 189 28% Age 7-10 136 20% Age 11-14 176 26% Age 15-18 179 26% 938 680 533 429 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 Total Seen in Study Year Measured in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-pediatrics-handouts.pdf

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

August 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0801/p179.pdf

Pelvic Organ Prolapse - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2017 - Pelvic organ prolapse is the descent of one or more of the anterior vaginal wall, posterior vaginal wall, the uterus (cervix), or the apex of the vagina (vaginal vault or cuff scar after hysterectomy). Prevalence increases with age. The cause of prolapse is multifactorial but is ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0801/p179.html

Pelvic Pain

...Emily 21 yo female presents with worsening of dull pelvic pain over the past 2 days. Has a new male partner who refuses to wear a condom. She had an IUD placed 1 year ago. https://www.pexels.com/photo/photo-of- woman-using-her-laptop-935756/ 5 Emily • ROS: + dysuria,...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-329-330.pdf

Pharmacologic Management of Adult Depression - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2008 - Major depression is a common and treatable disease. Many patients benefit from pharmacologic treatment and, because there is little variation in antidepressant effectiveness, medication choices should be made based on patient characteristics, safety, and anticipated side effects. Most ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/p785.html

Pituitary Adenomas: An Overview - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2013 - Prolactinomas and nonfunctioning adenomas are the most common types of pituitary adenomas. Patients with pituitary adenomas may present initially with symptoms of endocrine dysfunction such as infertility, decreased libido, and galactorrhea, or with neurologic symptoms such as headache ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0901/p319.html

Poems & Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2005 - ...Low Testosterone Not Linked with Female Sexual Dysfunction Am Fam Physician. 2005 Nov 1;72(9):1824-1826. Clinical Question: Is a low level of serum testosterone associated with low sexual desire in women? Setting: Population-based Study Design: Cross-sectional Synopsis: In this...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/p1824.html

Practice Management and Leadership handouts

...Genitourinary - Female • External genitalia and vagina • Urethra • Bladder • Cervix • Uterus • Adnexa Physical Exam Bullets Lymphatic: Palpate lymph nodes in at least two areas: • Neck • Axillae • Groin • Other Musculoskeletal • Examine gait...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-practice-management-leadership-handout.pdf

Practice-Based Research Networks

...Total patients 114,889 106,402 200,686 166,509 222,430 Percent female 56% 55% 57% 57% 56% Estimated active population 145,529 157,882 230,056 227,857 263,620 Average encounters per 160 167 156 177 191 practice each week * Age/sex registers are reported for the previous...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/pearlsofresearch.pdf

Premenstrual Syndrome - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2003 - Premenstrual syndrome, a common cyclic disorder of young and middle-aged women, is characterized by emotional and physical symptoms that consistently occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Women with more severe affective symptoms are classified as having premenstrual ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0415/p1743.html

Premenstrual Syndrome -- American Family Physician

...Behavioral symptoms: fatigue, insomnia, dizziness, changes in sexual interest, food cravings or overeating Psychologic symptoms: irritability, anger, depressed mood, crying and tearfulness, anxiety, tension, mood swings, lack of concentration, confusion, forgetfulness,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0415/p1743.pdf

Primary Care for Persons Who Inject Drugs - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2019 - More than 750,000 persons in the United States inject opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine, or ketamine, and that number is increasing because of the current opioid epidemic. Persons who inject drugs (PWID) are at higher risk of infectious and noninfectious skin, pulmonary, cardiac, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/p109.html

Primary Care of Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer - American Family Physician

May 15, 2010 - There are approximately 300,000 survivors of childhood cancer in the United States, and most of them receive their medical care from primary care physicians. Adult survivors of childhood cancer are at considerable risk of long-term morbidity and mortality beyond the recurrence of their ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/p1250.html

Primary Care of the Solid Organ Transplant Recipient

...posttransplant, and female transplant recipients should avoid pregnancy for one year after surgery. The best contraceptive choice is usually an intrauterine device. Because of the increased risk of infection, patients should be tested for graft dysfunction or infection if suspicion...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/p203.pdf

Primary Care of the Solid Organ Transplant Recipient - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2016 - The advancing science of transplantation has led to more transplants and longer survival. As a result, primary care physicians are more involved in the care of transplant recipients. Immunosuppressive therapy has significantly decreased rates of transplant rejection but accounts for ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/p203.html

Psychogenic handouts

...• More associated with sedation, weight gain, and sexual side effects • Pregnancy class D Paroxetine • 20mg max for adults over 60 or hepatic impairment • Black box warning for QTc prolongation • Few drug-drug interactions Citalopram • Structurally similar to...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-psychogenic-handouts.pdf

Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2005 - Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures are episodes of movement, sensation, or behaviors that are similar to epileptic seizures but do not have a neurologic origin; rather, they are somatic manifestations of psychologic distress. Patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures frequently are...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0901/p849.html

Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures - American Family Physician

...may be related to syncopal episodes, complicated migraines, panic attacks, or transient ischemic attacks. They may be due to autonomic dysfunction, cardiac arrhythmias, hypoglycemia, drug intoxication or withdrawal, or alcohol intox- ication or withdrawal. Movement disorders, sleep...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0901/p849.pdf

Public Health handouts

...Terms that refer to sexual orientation Refers to gender identity Newer term: SGM= sexual and gender minorities 7 8 9 • When was the first time you can remember learning that not all people identify as cisgender? • Where did most of the influence of your initial...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-public-health-handouts.pdf

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...suffer from sexual side-effects of high blood pressure and its treatment. Because many women are reluctant to mention symptoms of sexual dysfunction to their doctors, it is important for physicians to sensitively approach the subject of sexual dysfunction with their female patients....

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p941.html

Rates of 5 Common Antidepressant Side Effects Among New Adult and Adolescent Cases of ...

Prevalence and risk of the 5 side effects varied across types of antidepressants for both adults and adolescents. Results from this study were consistent with prior clinical trials, suggesting that variation in side effect profiles exists in a more generalized managed care population.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/andersonAntidepressants2012.pdf

Recognition and Management of Tourette's Syndrome and Tic Disorders - American Family ...

Apr 15, 1999 - Tic disorders and Tourette's syndrome are conditions that primary care physicians are likely to encounter. Up to 20 percent of children have at least a transient tic disorder at some point. Once believed to be rare, Tourette's syndrome is now known to be a more common disorder that ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2263.html

Recognition and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1998 - Obsessive-compulsive disorder is relatively common; however, its actual incidence has only recently become clear. The neurotransmitter serotonin appears to have a central role in this disorder. Males and females are affected equally, with onset usually occurring in late adolescence. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0401/p1623.html

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Women’s Health and ...

Women’s Health and Gynecologic Care

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint282_Women.pdf

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents, AAFP Reprint No. ...

...l. Sexual dysfunctions i. Sexual interest/arousal disorder ii. Orgasmic disorders iii. Genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder iv. Sexual pain disorders v. Sexual dysfunction related to a general medical condition m. Gender dysphoria n. Personality disorders i. Paranoid ii....

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint270_Mental.pdf

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women: Diagnosis and Management

...original bacterial isolate in young, otherwise healthy women with no anatomic or functional abnormalities of the urinary tract. Frequency of sexual intercourse is the strongest predictor of recurrent urinary tract infections in patients presenting with recurrent dysuria. In those...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0915/p638.pdf

res-49-clark-Osteopathic_Recognition-HO.docx

...1. 14 year-old female with complaints of significant dysmenorrhea and low back pain which starts with menses. Takes Naprosyn 500 mg twice daily with onset of menses which helps some. Pain limits her ability to play sports. She is an avid runner and Lacrosse player. (Look for Chapman’s...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/rps_pdw/handouts/res-49-clark-Osteopathic_Recognition-HO.docx

Resident 3 Agenda and Resolutions

...1999 to $16,819 in 2008, and 11 12 WHEREAS, a recently published study in JAMA evaluating over 24 U.S. public medical schools 13 found that female physicians made markedly less than male physicians despite multivariable 14 adjustments including age, experience, specialty, faculty...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/nc16-res3-resolutions.pdf

Resolution No. 508 (Washington C) - Transgender Use of Public Facilities -- 2016 ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians endorse existing state and federal laws that protect people from discrimination based on gender expression and identify, and oppose laws that compromise the safety and health of transgender people by failing to...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/washington-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 509 (New York F) - Oppose Discrimination Against Transgender People -- ...

Aug 22, 2016 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians endorse existing anti-discrimination laws protecting people from discrimination based on gender expression and identity, and be it further that the AAFP oppose restroom restrictive laws that compromise the ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newyork-f.mem.html

Screening for Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Elderly and Vulnerable Adults: ...

...to the immediate effects of IPV, such as injury and death,4,5 there are other health consequences, many with long-term effects, including sexually transmitted dis- eases,6 pelvic inflammatory disease,7 and unintended pregnancy.8 Rates of chronic pain, neurologic disorders,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/od3.pdf

September 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

...Management of Female Sexual Assault Linda M. Petter; David L. Whitehill Recognizing Occupational Disease-Taking an Effective Occupational History Michael B. Lax; William D. Grant; Federica A. Manetti; Rosemary Klein Departments AAFP News: AFP Edition Newsletter...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0915/

Sex Isn't Working for Me. What Can I Do? - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - ...See related article on female sexual dysfunction. What is sexual dysfunction? When you have problems with sex, doctors call it sexual dysfunction. Men and women can have it. There are four kinds of sexual problems in women. Desire disorders. If you have a desire disorder you may not...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p141.html

Sexual Dysfunction in Women: A Practical Approach

...Sexual dysfunction in women is a common and often distressing problem that has a negative impact on quality of life and medication compliance. The problem is often multifactorial, necessitating a multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment approach that addresses biological,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0815/p281.pdf

Sexual Dysfunction in Women: A Practical Approach - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2015 - Sexual dysfunction in women is a common and often distressing problem that has a negative impact on quality of life and medication compliance. The problem is often multifactorial, necessitating a multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment approach that addresses biological, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0815/p281.html

Sexually Transmitted Infections Update: Screen, Treat, and Prevent

...Sexually Transmitted Infections Update: Screen, Treat, and Prevent Santina Wheat, MD, MPH, FAAFP Dalia Brahmi, MD, MPH ACTIVITY DISCLAIMER The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. Please note...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-102-103.pdf

Social Anxiety Disorder: A Common, Underrecognized Mental Disorder - American Family ...

Nov 15, 1999 - Social phobia is a highly prevalent yet often overlooked psychiatric disorder that can cause severe disability but fortunately has shown responsiveness to specific pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. Recognition of its essential clinical features and the use of brief, targeted screening ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1115/p2311.html

Somatoform Disorders - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2007 - The somatoform disorders are a group of psychiatric disorders that cause unexplained physical symptoms. They include somatization disorder (involving multisystem physical symptoms), undifferentiated somatoform disorder (fewer symptoms than somatization disorder), conversion disorder ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1101/p1333.html

Strategic Lifestyle Interventions for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

...• Suddenly develops severe hypoglycemia x 2 in 1 week• 52 year old female • T2DM for 14 years • A1C is 12.8 % and has never been < 11 % (Has seen 3 endos in past 10 years and 3 CDEs) • Clerical worker at an army base • No family hx of diabetes Lydia Meet Lydia…...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-096-097.pdf

Student 1 Agenda and Resolutions

...4. Resolution No. S1-104 Promoting Inclusive Gender, Sex, and Sexual Orientation Options on Medical Documents 5. Resolution No. S1-105 The Urgency of Minority Medical Student Support 6. Resolution No. S1-106 Reduce Food Waste at the American Academy of Family Physician...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/nc16-stu1-resolutions.pdf

Surveillance of the Adult Cancer Survivor

...should be addressed to optimize function and longevity. Common late effects of cancer and its treatment include second primary cancers, sexual dys- function, and psychosocial issues. Cancer recurrence is a significant concern. After treatment for colorectal cancer, intensive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/p29.pdf

Surveillance of the Adult Cancer Survivor - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2015 - The term cancer survivor refers to anyone living with a diagnosis of cancer. As the U.S. population ages, cancer screening increases, and cancer treatments improve, millions more Americans will be classified as cancer survivors in the future. Although many survivors wish to continue ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/p29.html

Systemic Sclerosis/Scleroderma: A Treatable Multisystem Disease - American Family ...

Oct 15, 2008 - Systemic sclerosis (systemic scleroderma) is a chronic connective tissue disease of unknown etiology that causes widespread microvascular damage and excessive deposition of collagen in the skin and internal organs. Raynaud phenomenon and scleroderma (hardening of the skin) are hallmarks...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/p961.html

Targeted Therapies: A New Generation of Cancer Treatments - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2008 - Targeted therapies, which include monoclonal antibodies and small molecule inhibitors, have significantly changed the treatment of cancer over the past 10 years. These drugs are now a component of therapy for many common malignancies, including breast, colorectal, lung, and pancreatic ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0201/p311.html

Testosterone Therapy: Review of Clinical Applications

October 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/p441.pdf

Testosterone Therapy: Review of Clinical Applications - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2017 - Testosterone therapy is increasingly common in the United States, and many of these prescriptions are written by primary care physicians. There is conflicting evidence on the benefit of male testosterone therapy for age-related declines in testosterone. Physicians should not measure ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/p441.html

Testosterone Treatments: Why, When, and How? - American Family Physician

May 1, 2006 - Testosterone treatment is controversial for men and even more so for women. Although long-term outcome data are not available, prescriptions for testosterone are becoming more common. Testosterone is used primarily to treat symptoms of sexual dysfunction in men and women and hot flashes...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0501/p1591.html

The Female Athlete Triad - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2000 - The female athlete triad is defined as the combination of disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis. This disorder often goes unrecognized. The consequences of lost bone mineral density can be devastating for the female athlete. Premature osteoporotic fractures can occur, and lost ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3357.html

The Homeless in America: Adapting Your Practice - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2006 - In 2004, the National Guidelines Clearinghouse placed eight guidelines from the National Health Care for the Homeless Council on its Web site. Seven of the guidelines are on specific disease processes and one is on general care. In addition to straightforward clinical decision making, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/p1132.html

The Importance of Obtaining a Sexual History - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - ...of Obtaining a Sexual History GLORIA BACHMANN, M.D., UMDNJ–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey Am Fam Physician. 2000 Jul 1;62(1):52. Related Article Regardless of how often practitioners are reminded of the importance of sexual health and the necessity...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p52.html

The Patient with Daily Headaches - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2004 - The term 'chronic daily headache' (CDH) describes a variety of headache types, of which chronic migraine is the most common. Daily headaches often are disabling and may be challenging to diagnose and treat. Medication overuse, or drug rebound headache, is the most treatable cause of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1215/p2299.html

The Preparticipation Athletic Evaluation - American Family Physician

May 1, 2000 - A comprehensive medical history that includes questions about a personal and family history of cardiovascular disease is the most important initial component of the preparticipation athletic evaluation. Additional questions should focus on any history of neurologic or musculoskeletal ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0501/p2683.html

The Proactive Sexual Health History -- American Family Physician

...of sexual concerns in their patients, which contributes to their miscalcu- lation of the importance of sexual health care.9,10 Patients report that physician discom- fort and anticipated nonempathetic response to sexual problems are the primary barriers to discussing sexual...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/p1705.pdf

The Proactive Sexual Health History: Key to Effective Sexual Health Care - American ...

Nov 1, 2002 - Family physicians must proactively address the sexual health of their patients. Effective sexual health care should address wellness considerations in addition to infections, contraception, and sexual dysfunction. However, physicians consistently underestimate the prevalence of sexual ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/p1705.html

Third Session -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...her grant to HIV and disability grant. She’s a pawn within these so-called family members. And as early as the symptom, more of the family dysfunction due to poverty, ignorance and abuse. And in such instances we may seem helpless, especially giving the plethora of similar cases...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/ThirdSession.pdf

Third Session -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...her grant to HIV and disability grant. She’s a pawn within these so-called family members. And as early as the symptom, more of the family dysfunction due to poverty, ignorance and abuse. And in such instances we may seem helpless, especially giving the plethora of similar cases...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/ThirdSession.pdf

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2007 - ...Background: Premature ejaculation affects 21 to 33 percent of men and is believed to be the most common type of male sexual dysfunction. The potential negative effects on quality of life can be severe for men and their partners; however, few treatments have been approved to treat...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p555.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2000 - ...Dyspareunia and vaginismus are the two most common sexual dysfunctions in women. Dyspareunia is recurrent genital pain caused by sexual activity. Primary dyspareunia is defined as constant pain during sexual activity, while secondary dyspareunia occurs after a period of pain-free...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0415/p2511.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - ...couple should be evaluated simultaneously. Screening for causes of infertility is generally initiated after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse, although testing may begin earlier if a risk for infertility exists or if the man suspects that he is infertile. Sharlip and...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/p1299a.html

Treatment of the Post-ICU Patient in an Outpatient Setting - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2009 - The care of a patient in the intensive care unit extends well beyond his or her hospitalization. Evaluation of a patient after leaving the intensive care unit involves a review of the hospital stay, including principal diagnosis, exposure to medications, period spent in the intensive ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/p459.html

Treatment Options for Insomnia - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2007 - The frequency of sleep disruption and the degree to which insomnia significantly affects daytime function determine the need for evaluation and treatment. Physicians may initiate treatment of insomnia at an initial visit; for patients with a clear acute stressor such as grief, no ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0815/p517.html

Undetected Childhood Sexual Trauma and Its Health Effects in Adults

...by sexual abuse or related trauma. I would like to talk with her about this. What is the best way to discuss this subject? If sexual trauma is revealed, how do I proceed? Commentary It is essential for physicians to understand the relevance of childhood sexual trauma to adult...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0901/p328.pdf

Undetected Childhood Sexual Trauma and Its Health Effects in Adults - Curbside ...

Sep 1, 2013 - It is essential for physicians to understand the relevance of childhood sexual trauma to adult medical conditions. Recognizing this connection can help physicians begin to manage the resulting damage. Exposure to childhood sexual trauma is highly prevalent in the United States, but is ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0901/p328.html

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...Vulvodynia is not associated with sexually transmit- ted diseases (STDs) or STD risk factors,8,10 but affected women often have been treated repeatedly for candidal vulvovaginitis.8,10,11 In the past, it was theorized that the pain of vulvodynia was due to psychological issues.12,13...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0401/p1231.pdf

Urinary Catheter Management - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2000 - The use of urinary catheters should be avoided whenever possible. Clean intermittent catheterization, when practical, is preferable to long-term catheterization. Suprapubic catheters offer some advantages, and condom catheters may be appropriate for some men. While clean handling of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p369.html

Urinary Retention in Adults: Diagnosis and Initial Management - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2008 - Urinary retention is the inability to voluntarily void urine. This condition can be acute or chronic. Causes of urinary retention are numerous and can be classified as obstructive, infectious and inflammatory, pharmacologic, neurologic, or other. The most common cause of urinary ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/p643.html

Urinary Retention in Adults: Evaluation and Initial Management - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2018 - Urinary retention is the acute or chronic inability to voluntarily pass an adequate amount of urine. The condition predominantly affects men. The most common causes are obstructive in nature, with benign prostatic hyperplasia accounting for 53% of cases. Infectious, inflammatory, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/p496.html

Urinary Tract Infections in Children: Why They Occur and How to Prevent Them - American...

May 15, 1998 - Urinary tract infections (UTIs) usually occur as a consequence of colonization of the periurethral area by a virulent organism that subsequently gains access to the bladder. During the first few months of life, uncircumcised male infants are at increased risk for UTIs, but thereafter ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0515/p2440.html

Violence (Position Paper)

Mar 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's position paper on family violence as an important public health issue.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence.html

Which Antidepressant Is Best to Avoid Sexual Dysfunction? - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries -...

May 15, 2004 - Bupropion (Wellbutrin), nefazodone (Serzone), amitriptyline (Elavil), and moclobemide (Manerix, a reversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase type A not available in the United States) have been shown to cause less sexual dysfunction than selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2419.html

Women's Health handouts

...Female Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Diagnosis: Listen to WOMEN! The Current Recommendations on Cancer Prevention and Screening (CME316‐317) First Trimester Bleeding: Evaluation and Management (CME318‐319) Pelvic Pain (CME329‐330) Well Woman Exam: The New Well Woman Visit...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-women-health-handouts.pdf

Women's Health Self-Study Package -7th Edition -- CME

Jul 12, 2018 - Enhance your ability to develop evaluation and treatment plans for every woman you treat, at every stage of her life with AAFP self-study CME package.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/women.html

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