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Using a Simple Patient Registry to Improve Your Chronic Disease Care -- Family Practice...

...Over the course of a year, we chose several other chronic diseases (hypertension, hyperlip- idemia and asthma) and created similar track- ing systems for each of them as well. After getting our chronic disease tracking systems going, we created worksheets for all of the patients...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/p47.pdf

Don't Be a Target for a Malpractice Suit - Family Practice Management

...standard operating procedures that govern how often you see patients with chronic conditions. For example, you might see patients with hypertension every three months and patients on statins every six months. Most patients with a chronic illness need follow-up at some regular...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0600/p57.pdf

A Refresher on medical Necessity -- Family Practice Management

...pain. Then you would ask about the patient’s past medical history to identify potential risk factors for coronary artery disease such as hypertension or dyslipidemia. You would also ask about family history of cardiovascular dis- ease and perform a social history to determine if the...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0700/p28.pdf

Standardized Hospital Admissions Orders

...6. Uncontrolled hypertension. YES NO 7. Extensive iliofemoral DVT. YES NO 8. Likelihood of non-compliance due to cognitive limitations, YES NO alcohol/drug abuse, dementia, psychiatric disorders, etc. Describe: _______________________________________ DECISION [ ]...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/fpm20060900p49-rt1.docx

fpm20060900p49-rt1.pdf

...6. Uncontrolled hypertension. YES NO 7. Extensive iliofemoral DVT. YES NO 8. Likelihood of non-compliance due to cognitive limitations, alcohol/drug abuse, dementia, psychiatric disorders, etc. YES NO Describe: _______________________________________ DECISION l...

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p28.pdf

...Potential adverse effects of the birth control pill, including hypertension, migraines, blood clots, stroke and heart attack, were reviewed with the patient. I also reviewed the small risk that concurrent use of antibiotics may decrease the contracep- tive effectiveness of the birth...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/1100/p28.pdf

p21.pdf

...Level of risk: Low examples: • two or more self-limited or minor problems. • One stable chronic illness, e.g., controlled hypertension, diabetes mellitus, benign prostatic hyperplasia. • One acute uncomplicated illness or injury, e.g., cystitis, allergic rhinitis, simple...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0100/p21.pdf

p26.pdf

...I’ve met physicians who would never seek out an expert on hypertension to ask, What is the best drug for hyper- tension? yet they search high and low for tech experts to ask, What is the best EHR software? Just as it is for hypertensive drugs, the correct answer for EHR software is,...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0300/p26.pdf

p19.pdf

...who sees most of our walk-in patients with minor acute care needs. She also helps man- age patients with chronic conditions like hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes. The Apex area includes suburban and rural areas and a population of well-insured p h o t o g r a...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0600/p19.pdf

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...the second medical assistant because he keeps up with them … though they always recheck his blood pressure measurements on patients with hypertension. The practice has tried repeatedly to address both speed of patient flow and accuracy of vital signs - to no avail - and there is a...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0600/p29.pdf

pa3.pdf

...Percentage of patients with hypertension whose last blood pressure reading was < 140/90 Percentage of patients with diabetes with an A1C level recorded in the last year Percentage of patients with diabetes whose A1C is < 7.0 Percentage of patients with diabetes with a...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0700/pa3.pdf

p27.pdf

...• Vascular disease, including coronary artery disease, hypertension, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, aortic aneurysm, peripheral vascular disease and cerebrovascular accident; • Lung disease, including chronic obstruc- tive pulmonary disease, chronic bronchitis,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/1100/p27.pdf

Family Practice Management

...sunny Mon- day morning, you see a long-time patient of yours with a complex medical history of coro- nary artery disease, renal failure, hypertension and diabetes. He pulls out a list of six issues to cover today that does not include any of his chronic medical issues. What should...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0500/p23.pdf

Family Practice Management

...guidelines to part of a sample note. The patient is a 55-year-old man with hypertension who presents with increasing shortness of breath and edema. Compare the following note with the chart for the car- diovascular exam: BP 126/86, P 82, WT 190. Pt. appears tired. HEENT:...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/fpm20100500p24-rt1.pdf

Family Practice Management

...in one or more organ system(s) or body area(s). Consider this example: You see a 55-year-old man who has returned for follow-up of his hypertension. His only complaint is a scratchy throat that he’s had for the past several days. Your observations are noted as follows: BP 126/86,...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0500/p24.pdf

p21.pdf

...arcus is a middle-aged patient with hypertension, diabetes and hyperlip- idemia who came to see me (CF) for a routine check-up. All of his numbers were getting worse, and as I began to describe this to him, he started to cry. I had just received training in something called...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0500/p21.pdf

p27.pdf

...which incorporate multiple chronic diseases on a single template. For example, one template covers diabetes, coronary artery disease and hypertension since these conditions often coexist and the recom- mendations overlap. These templates also cover goal setting and action plans and...

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p10.pdf

...He orders a fasting glucose test to screen for diabetes since Mr. Smith qualifies for this Medicare ben- efit based on his weight and hypertension. Mr. Smith indicates understanding of the prevention plan and other materials provided during the visit, so Dr. Williams thanks him...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0700/p10.pdf

p19.pdf

...PMH: HTN | HLP | CAD | DM | CHF | COPD | CVA | Dementia COGNITION: MOOD: (depression, anx, behav) SENSORY: (vision, hearing) FALLS / GAIT: NUTRITION: EXERCISE: ROS / GERIATRIC SYNDROMES FUNCTION (activities of daily living) I = Independent S = With...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p19.pdf

p27.pdf

...Base code (category) I10 Essential (primary) hypertension Building a five-character code Base code (category) Four characters Five characters E11 E11.4 E11.42 Type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes with neurological complications Type 2 diabetes with...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p27.pdf

p17.pdf

...She had a long list of medical problems that included poorly controlled Type 2 diabetes mellitus, coronary artery disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and generalized anxiety disor- der. She insisted on living at home and having her daughter care for her, and we were bat- tling...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p17.pdf

p25.pdf

...the impatient patient.6 (See page 27.) This concept was highlighted for me (Dr. Brown) during my care of a patient with diabetes and hypertension who had been pre- scribed four daily insulin injections along with several other drugs. She listened attentively to my passionate...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0300/p25.pdf

p24.pdf

...conditions as well, such as endo- metriosis, heart failure, asthma, chronic pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, heart- burn, hypertension, blood glucose disorders, breast feeding disorders, and menstrual disorders. Challenges When using symptom diaries with patients,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p24.pdf

p40.pdf

...the level of adherence.18,19 Health coaching focuses a great deal of energy on medication adherence because medications for diabetes, hypertension, EDITORIAL SUPPLEMENT Registered nurses, pharmacists, health educators, trained medical assistants, or even other patients...

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p12.pdf

...change coun- seling, while pharmacists can titrate medications and serve as the main caregiver for patients with uncomplicated diabetes, hypertension, and cholesterol. Physical therapists see all HOME 9 10 patients with musculoskeletal problems including low back pain and...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0900/p12.pdf

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