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Depression in Later Life: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge - American Family ...

May 15, 2004 - Depression in elderly persons is widespread, often undiagnosed, and usually untreated. The current system of care is fragmented and inadequate, and staff at residential and other facilities often are ill-equipped to recognize and treat patients with depression. Because there is no ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2375.html

Depression in Later Life: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge - American Family ...

...Risk factors for depression in elderly per- sons include a history of depression, chronic medical illness, female sex, being single or divorced, brain disease, alcohol abuse, use of certain medications, and stressful life events.4 Up to 15 percent of widowed adults have...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2375.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Common Types of Supraventricular Tachycardia

...Metoprolol II; beta blocker Decreases rate 25 to 100 mg orally twice per day Bradycardia, depression, sexual dysfunction AV = atrioventricular; IV = intravenously; SVT = supraventricular tachycardia. *-See Table 4 for the Vaughan-Williams classification of antiarrhythmics....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/p793.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2005 - Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by uncontrolled proliferation of synovial tissue and a wide array of multisystem comorbidities. Prevalence is estimated to be 0.8 percent worldwide, with women twice as likely to develop the disease as men. Untreated, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/p1037.html

Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis - American Family Physician

...Female sex, a positive family history, older age, silicate exposure, and smoking are associated with an increased risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis.1,5,6 Consump- tion of more than three cups of coffee daily-particu- larly decaffeinated coffee-also may contribute.7 High...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/p1037.pdf

Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2008 - Female sexual complaints are common, occurring in approximately 40 percent of women. Decreased desire is the most common complaint. Normal versus abnormal sexual functioning in women is poorly understood, although the concept of normal female sexual function continues to develop. A ...

American Family Physician : Article

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

Diagnosis and Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - From 2 to 10 percent of women of reproductive age have severe distress and dysfunction caused by premenstrual dysphoric disorder, a severe form of premenstrual syndrome. Current research implicates mechanisms of serotonin as relevant to etiology and treatment. Patients with mild to ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/p1239.html

Diagnosis and Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- American Family Physician

...often recur discretely during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and may significantly interfere with social, occu- pational, and sexual functioning. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), is diagnosed by the pattern of symp-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/p1239.pdf

Diagnosis of Ear Pain - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2008 - Many patients in primary care present with ear pain (otalgia). When the ear is the source of the pain (primary otalgia), the ear examination is usually abnormal. When the ear is not the source of the pain (secondary otalgia), the ear examination is typically normal. The cause of primary...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/p621.html

Diagnosis of Urinary Incontinence

...a pathologic condition that affects quality of life. Patients who have incontinence are more likely to have depression, limited social and sexual function, and dependence on caregivers.3,6,7 Guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence were published in 2012 by the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/p543.pdf

Diethylstilbestrol Exposure - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - Diethylstilbestrol is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen that was used to prevent miscarriage and other pregnancy complications between 1938 and 1971 in the United States. In 1971, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the use of diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2395.html

Diethylstilbestrol Exposure - American Family Physician

...Administration warned against the use of diethylstilbestrol in pregnant women because of an increased risk of clear cell adenocarcinoma in female offspring. Diethylstilbestrol Exposure SARINA SCHRAGER, M.D., and BETH E. POTTER, M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2395.pdf

Drug Treatment of Common STDs: Part II. Vaginal Infections, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease...

Oct 15, 1999 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in 1998. Several treatment advances have been made since the previous guidelines were published. Part II of this two-part series on STDs describes ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1015/p1716.html

Dyspareunia in Women

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/p465.pdf

Dyspareunia in Women - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2014 - Dyspareunia is recurrent or persistent pain with sexual activity that causes marked distress or interpersonal conflict. It affects approximately 10% to 20% of U.S. women. Dyspareunia can have a significant impact on a woman’s mental and physical health, body image, relationships with ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/p465.html

Dysuria: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis in Adults

...The most common cause of acute dysuria is infection, especially cystitis. Other infectious causes include urethri- tis, sexually transmitted infections, and vaginitis. Noninfectious inflammatory causes include a foreign body in the urinary tract and dermatologic conditions....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/p778.pdf

Endocrine handouts

...48 yr female chef Lovingkindness Meditation •may I be happy, •may I be healthy, •may I be safe, •may I live with ease. 18 Lovingkindness Meditation •May a specified person … • (benefactor, self, neutral person, difficult person, very difficult person) •May all...

Events

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

Epilepsy in Women - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2002 - Epilepsy in women raises special reproductive and general health concerns. Seizure frequency and severity may change at puberty, over the menstrual cycle, with pregnancy, and at menopause. Estrogen is known to increase the risk of seizures, while progesterone has an inhibitory effect. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/p1489.html

Epilepsy in Women -- American Family Physician

...with epilepsy are more likely to experi- ence seizure patterns that relate to reproduc- tive cycles and are at risk of reproductive health dysfunction and pregnancy complica- tions.2 The ovarian steroid hormones estrogen and progesterone alter neuronal excitability and affect the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/p1489.pdf

Evaluating the Febrile Patient with a Rash - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2000 - The differential diagnosis for febrile patients with a rash is extensive. Diseases that present with fever and rash are usually classified according to the morphology of the primary lesion. Rashes can be categorized as maculopapular (centrally and peripherally distributed), petechial, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0815/p804.html

Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis of Dyspareunia -- American Family Physician

...depends on the definition used and the population sampled. In a national proba- bility sample7 assessing the prevalence of sex- ual dysfunction in the United States, women with dyspareunia comprised a smaller group than women with decreased interest in sex, orgasmic difficulties,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/p1535.pdf

Evaluation and Prevention of Diabetic Neuropathy - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2005 - Diabetic neuropathy is a debilitating disorder that occurs in nearly 50 percent of patients with diabetes. It is a late finding in type 1 diabetes but can be an early finding in type 2 diabetes. The primary types of diabetic neuropathy are sensorimotor and autonomic. Patients may ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2123.html

Evaluation and Prevention of Diabetic Neuropathy - American Family Physician

...motor deficits, silent cardiac ischemia, orthostatic hypotension, vasomotor instability, hyperhidrosis, gastroparesis, bladder dysfunction, and sexual dysfunction. Strict glycemic control and good daily foot care are key to preventing complications of diabetic neuropathy. (Am Fam...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2123.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of Infertility

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/p308.pdf

Evaluation and Treatment of Infertility - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2015 - Infertility is defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of regular, unprotected intercourse. Evaluation may be initiated sooner in patients who have risk factors for infertility or if the female partner is older than 35 years. Causes of infertility include male ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/p308.html

Evaluation of the Subfertile Man - American Family Physician

May 15, 2003 - Infertility affects 15 percent of couples, and 50 percent of male infertility is potentially correctable. Evaluation of the subfertile man requires a complete medical history, physical examination, and laboratory studies. The main purpose of the male evaluation is to identify and treat ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/p2165.html

Evaluation ofthe Subfertile Man - American Family Physician

...cause of male subfertility is obstruction, which may occur after a vasectomy.1,4 Less common correctable causes include ejaculatory dysfunction, infec- tion, medications, and hormonal deficiency (Table 1).1 When the sum of these correctable causes is calculated, it becomes apparent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/p2165.pdf

Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

This document provides an overview of select musculoskeletal and medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for the medical care of female athletes. It is not intended as a standard of care and should not be interpreted as such. This document is only a ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMfemaleathlete.pdf

Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2018 - FGM/C involves partial or total removal of the external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for nonmedical reasons. It is considered a human rights violation. It has no known health benefits, but many reported harmful consequences.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

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

Female Sexual Dysfunction: Evaluation and Treatment - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - Sexual dysfunction includes desire, arousal, orgasmic and sex pain disorders (dyspareunia and vaginismus). Primary care physicians must assume a proactive role in the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. Long-term medical diseases, minor ailments, medications and psychosocial ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p127.html

First Session -- 2001 Congress of Delegates

...Advanced Recommendations 1. Ability to create health maintenance sequences based on simple age/sex criteria (eg Pap smear yearly for females over age 18, childhood immunizations) 2. On-line prompts are automatic once created, resulting in automatic on-line Alerts/Reminders for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2001/firstsession.pdf

First Session -- 2001 Congress of Delegates

...Advanced Recommendations 1. Ability to create health maintenance sequences based on simple age/sex criteria (eg Pap smear yearly for females over age 18, childhood immunizations) 2. On-line prompts are automatic once created, resulting in automatic on-line Alerts/Reminders for...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2001/firstsession.pdf

First Session -- 2002 Congress of Delegates

...5) A perceived loss of autonomy, control, and authority, and; 6) An evolving professional demographic, i.e., the increasing proportion of female physician and two income families, causing a nascent intergenerational conflict within the profession. (6) The commission identified...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2002/firstsession.pdf

First Session -- 2002 Congress of Delegates

...5) A perceived loss of autonomy, control, and authority, and; 6) An evolving professional demographic, i.e., the increasing proportion of female physician and two income families, causing a nascent intergenerational conflict within the profession. (6) The commission identified...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2002/firstsession.pdf

First Session -- 2006 Congress of Delegates

...Delegates is 49.8 years with an average tenure of 3.2 years. There is a 75%/25% male to female ratio. Your Board of Directors has an almost exact match to your Delegates in average age and male/female ratio. (10) If you have any questions, feel free to ask your Speakers. We hope...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2006/firstsession.pdf

First Session -- 2006 Congress of Delegates

...Delegates is 49.8 years with an average tenure of 3.2 years. There is a 75%/25% male to female ratio. Your Board of Directors has an almost exact match to your Delegates in average age and male/female ratio. (10) If you have any questions, feel free to ask your Speakers. We hope...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2006/firstsession.pdf

First Session I -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...female. Now 24 percent of the delegates and 33 percent of the alternate delegates are female. The tenure has dropped from 5.5 years in 1975 to 3.1 years in 2004, a difference of 2.4 year. Fifty delegates are serving on 2005 AAFP Transactions 1 Congress committees, 34 percent...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/FirstSession1.pdf

First Session I -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...female. Now 24 percent of the delegates and 33 percent of the alternate delegates are female. The tenure has dropped from 5.5 years in 1975 to 3.1 years in 2004, a difference of 2.4 year. Fifty delegates are serving on 2005 AAFP Transactions 1 Congress committees, 34 percent...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/FirstSession1.pdf

Flibanserin Ineffective for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women - POEMs - ...

Sep 1, 2016 - Flibanserin produces a minimal effect on sexual desire and minimally increases the number of satisfying sexual events in women (less than one-half an event per month increase). Many women will be unable to tolerate the adverse effects.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0901/p384a.html

FP Essentials #432: Chronic Pain Management

...Autonomic nervous system dysfunction Diminished gray matter volume of the brain Genetic factors Neuroendocrine abnormalities Exposure to a variety of stressors Small-fiber neuropathy in a subgroup of fibromyalgia patients Chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy and...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/restricted/432_fp-essentials_chronic-pain-management.pdf

FP Essentials #432: Chronic Pain Management

...Autonomic nervous system dysfunction Diminished gray matter volume of the brain Genetic factors Neuroendocrine abnormalities Exposure to a variety of stressors Small-fiber neuropathy in a subgroup of fibromyalgia patients Chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy and...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/restricted/432_fp-essentials_chronic-pain-management.pdf

Gastrointestinal handouts

...• 37 y/o female developed rectal pain 72 hours ago after a difficult to pass bowel movement • Tried sitz bath, OTC creams, NSAIDS • Still painful 13 AES Question #2 • Should you A. Elliptical excision? B. IandD C. Conservation (sitz baths, lidocaine ointment,...

Events

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

Geriatrics handouts

...Linda, 55 yo white female BMI 24 (wt 140# or 64 kg; Ht 63) Personal hx of distal fibula fracture from falling off curb Mother with history of hip fracture Not on estrogen, no other risks 8.4% 표푟푑푒푟 퐷푋퐴 9 Risk Assessment Tools in addition to FRAX (1 of 2) Tool Risk Factors...

Events

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

Gynecologic Aspects of Crohn's Disease - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2001 - Because Crohn's disease has a tendency to be transmural and to form fistulas, it may involve contiguous organs. Gynecologic involvement is frequent, diverse and often difficult to diagnose. Inflammation involving adjacent structures has been reported in as many as one third of patients....

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1115/p1725.html

Health Issues in Men: Part II. Common Psychosocial Disorders - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - During screening examinations and, when appropriate, other health-related visits, family physicians should be alert for signs and symptoms of common psychosocial disorders in men. Health issues of concern include alcohol and substance abuse, domestic violence, midlife crisis and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p117.html

Health Maintenance in Postmenopausal Women

May 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0501/p561.pdf

Health-Related Concerns of the Female Athlete: A Lifespan Approach - American Family ...

Mar 15, 2009 - Exercise is beneficial for women of all ages and is associated with long-term health benefits and enhanced well-being. Nevertheless, active women and girls are at risk for conditions resulting from sports and exercise participation. Because of their unique physiology, children are more ...

American Family Physician : Article

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

Heart Disease in Women: The Real Heartbreak - Disparities in Womens Cardiovascular Health

...3. Identify barriers specific to the risk identification and prevention strategies for female patients. 4. Counsel female patients on the impact of cardiovascular disease in women with a focus on reduction of modifiable risk factors. 5. Using shared decision making, develop a...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-285-286.pdf

Hepatitis B - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2004 - Hepatitis B causes significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. More than 400 million persons, including 1.25 million Americans, have chronic hepatitis B. In the United States, chronic hepatitis B virus infection is responsible for about 5,000 annual deaths from cirrhosis and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/p75.html

Hepatitis B - American Family Physician

...infection (5 to 20 percent). In contrast, 80 percent of infections in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe occur in adults via sexual contact or intravenous drug use, leading to a Hepatitis B causes significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. More than 400 mil- lion...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/p75.pdf

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