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Choosing Wisely: Interventions to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

...than the thyroid dysfunction. Imaging may be needed in thyrotoxic patients; when needed, a thyroid scan, not an ultrasound, is used to assess the etiology of the thyrotoxicosis and the possibility of focal autonomy in a thyroid nodule. Bahn RS, Burch HB, Cooper DS,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table-10-14.pdf

Intimate Partner Violence

...cle defines domestic violence as a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors, including physical injury, psychological abuse, sexual assault, enforced social isolation, stalking, deprivation, intimidation, and threats.1 Domestic violence includes abuse of older persons, children,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/p1165.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

p1132.pdf

...experienced severe men- tal disorders such as schizophrenia, major depression, or bipolar disorder, and many are survivors of physical or sexual abuse and/or assault.11-14 In addition, many have experienced negative interactions with authority figures, and because anxiety is highly...

American Family Physician

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

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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

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/p39.pdf

Health Maintenance in Postmenopausal Women

May 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

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

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

1374.pdf

...P rimary amenorrhea can be diag- nosed if a patient has normal sec- ondary sexual characteristics but no menarche by 16 years of age. If a patient has no secondary sexual character- istics and no menarche, primary amenor- rhea can be diagnosed as early as 14 years of age....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/p1374.pdf

p1333.pdf

...Pain or problems during sexual intercourse Headaches Chest pain Dizziness Fainting spells Feeling your heart pound or race Shortness of breath Constipation, loose bowels, or diarrhea Nausea, gas, or indigestion Note: If a patient reports being bothered...

American Family Physician

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

Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome

...noctu- ria; and pain of the pelvis, perineum, labia, vagina, or urethra. Physicians should also ask female patients about exacerbations related to the menstrual cycle and sexual intercourse.8-10 There are two symptom screening ques- tionnaires available for use in office prac-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/p1175.pdf

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

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

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

Evaluation and Treatment of Infertility

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

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

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

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

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

AAFP News Now

...that the benefits of circumcision, such as the prevention of urinary tract infections, penile cancer, and the transmission of some sexually transmitted infections, outweigh the risks and justify health insurance coverage of the procedure for families who choose to have their child...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/p605.pdf

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

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

Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women

...include aspects of hyperesthesia/ allodynia and pelvic floor dysfunction.7 The psychosocial context of the patient is important. Nearly one-half of women seek- ing care for chronic pelvic pain report a his- tory of sexual, physical, or emotional trauma, and about one-third have...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0301/p380.pdf

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

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...

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

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