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Case Report: Successful Maternal and Fetal Outcomes After Uterine Rupture - Letters to ...

Sep 1, 2018 - ...physicians take obstetric calls alongside obstetricians, midwives, anesthesiologists, and teams of obstetric and family medicine residents. We present a case that demonstrates how this collaborative, multidisciplinary model provides effective care in obstetric emergencies. Uterine...

American Family Physician : Letter

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

AAFP Coding Reference Cards: Immunization Codes (Patients 0 through 18 Years of Age)

Optimize payment for childhood immunizations by using AAFP’s coding card set that highlights the vaccine administration and counseling codes every member needs to know. This set of five desk reference and five pocket-sized cards features concise information and durable, laminated coating.

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Residency Interview Questions – What to Ask When Choosing a Program | AAFP -- Residency

Jul 3, 2018 - Land the right family medicine residency program. Use our question list to prepare for your residency interview.

Med School and Residency : Select a Family Medicine Residency

AAFP Names 2019–2020 Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2019 - AAFP Names 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

Uterine Fibroid Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family Physician

May 15, 2007 - The incidence of uterine fibroid tumors increases as women grow older, and they may occur in more than 30 percent of women 40 to 60 years of age. Risk factors include nulliparity, obesity, family history, black race, and hypertension. Many tumors are asymptomatic and may be diagnosed ...

American Family Physician : Article

Reclaiming Family Medicine's Broad Scope Benefits Everyone

Oct 9, 2018 - AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin writes that the debate about family medicine scope of practice shouldn't focus just on midlevel providers, but also on subspecialists.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Interstitial Nephritis - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2003 - Acute interstitial nephritis is an important cause of acute renal failure resulting from immune-mediated tubulointerstitial injury, initiated by medications, infection, and other causes. Acute interstitial nephritis may be implicated in up to 15 percent of patients hospitalized for ...

American Family Physician : Article

Why I'm Building a Solo Practice -- Again

Sep 25, 2018 - More than 30 years into practice, Erica Swegler, M.D., explains in this Leader Voices Blog post why she decided to buck current employment trends and go back to her roots as a solo family physician.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births: National Partnership for Maternal Safety ...

Aug 15, 2018 - The National Partnership for Maternal Safety has developed a patient safety bundle that outlines important practices that every maternity unit should implement to reduce the number of primary cesarean births and improve care to increase the number of vaginal births.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

Resolution No. 606 (Minnesota B) - Increase Percentage of Women’s Reproductive Health ...

Aug 31, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians Family Medicine Experience (FMX) Curriculum Advisory Panel (CAP) increase the weight of women’s reproductive health topics at future FMX events, and be it further that the AAFP increase the representation of women’s ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

Area Health Education Centers

Aug 22, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position on Area Health Education Centers and their activities to advance the specialty of family medicine.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

Privileging Policy Statements

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's position on specialty societies maintaining privileging policies.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

Burnout and Women in Medicine -- Physician Health First

Aug 21, 2018 - Family physician and researcher Katherine Gold, MD, discusses how burnout affects women in medicine.

Membership : Member Benefits

Physician Mental Health and Suicide: Combating the Stigma in Medicine -- Physician ...

Aug 20, 2018 - Understand why physicians face barriers to seeking help for mental health issues and the reasons why physicians are at a higher risk of suicide.

Membership : Member Benefits

AAFP Welcomes New Medical Editor to FPM Editorial Team

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Press Center : News Releases and Statements

Cesarean Delivery in Family Medicine (Position Paper)

Jan 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position on the role of family physicians in delivering maternity care including cesarean delivery.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

Top POEMs of 2018 Consistent with the Principles of the Choosing Wisely Campaign: ...

Jul 12, 2018 - These are the additional top POEMs from 2017 consistent with the principles of the Choosing Wisely campaign.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

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

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

Resolution No. 503 (New York A) - Increase Access to Comprehensive Reproductive Health ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate that comprehensive and appropriate health care be provided to incarcerated women in federal detention facilities including but not limited to reproductive health.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

Coding Basics -- Physician Payment

Apr 24, 2018 - Find medical billing coding information so you can get paid for the services you offer in your practice.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

Diagnosis and Management of Galactorrhea - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2004 - After infancy, galactorrhea usually is medication-induced. The most common pathologic cause of galactorrhea is a pituitary tumor. Other causes include hypothalamic and pituitary stalk lesions, neurogenic stimulation, thyroid disorders, and chronic renal failure. Patients with the latter...

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Management of Postterm Pregnancy - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - The Committee on Practice Bulletins—Obstetrics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a new guideline entitled, Management of Postterm Pregnancy.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

Fingertip Injuries - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - The family physician often provides the first and only medical intervention for fingertip injuries. Proper diagnosis and management of fingertip injuries are vital to maintaining proper function of the hand and preventing permanent disability. A subungual hematoma is a painful condition...

American Family Physician : Article

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