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Our Maternal Mortality Rate Is Shameful

Mar 5, 2019 - The United States is the only developed nation with a rapidly increasing maternal mortality rate. Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., examines what should be done about it.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20190305fp-maternalmortality.html

Resolution No. 509 (New York State D) - Oppose Fetal Personhood Terminology in ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians oppose the use of non-scientific language in the domain of reproductive health in governmental policies and legislative initiatives.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-d.mem.html

Biography for Dennis F. Salisbury, MD, FAAFP -- Dennis F. Salisbury, MD, FAAFP

Apr 23, 2019 - Biography for Dennis F. Salisbury, MD, FAAFP

2019 Candidates for AAFP Leadership : Board of Directors

https://www.aafp.org/candidates/board/cand3/bio.mem.html

Philip D. Cleveland, MD -- Congress of Delegates

May 20, 2019 - Resolution of Condolence for Philip D. Cleveland, MD, introduced by the Washington Chapter.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions-condolence/philip-cleveland.mem.html

Professional Medical Liability

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on the professional medical liability problem and its goals in advocating for patients and physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/professional-medical-liability.html

AAFP Resources for Residency Programs -- Medical School and Residency

Apr 9, 2019 - Whether your residents are preparing for certification or staying up to date on current trends, AAFP educational tools and resources for residency programs can help bridge knowledge gaps and boost skill sets.

Med School and Residency : Faculty Home

https://www.aafp.org/medical-school-residency/faculty-resources/cme-res-programs.html

Other Opportunities at AAFP FMX

Feb 27, 2019 - Learn about other learning opportunities available at the AAFP Family Medicine Experience, September 24-28, 2019, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/cme/other.html

Biography for Steven Paul Furr, MD, FAAFP -- Steven Paul Furr, MD, FAAFP

Apr 19, 2019 - Biography for Steven Paul Furr, MD, FAAFP

2019 Candidates for AAFP Leadership : Board of Directors

https://www.aafp.org/candidates/board/cand2/bio.mem.html

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1808.html

Interpretation of the Electronic Fetal Heart Rate During Labor - American Family Physician

May 1, 1999 - Electronic fetal heart rate monitoring is commonly used to assess fetal well-being during labor. Although detection of fetal compromise is one benefit of fetal monitoring, there are also risks, including false-positive tests that may result in unnecessary surgical intervention. Since ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0501/p2487.html

Acupuncture for Pain - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2009 - Acupuncture is increasingly used as an alternative or complementary therapy for the treatment of pain. It is well tolerated, with a low risk of serious adverse effects. Traditional and modern acupuncture techniques may result in reported improvement in pain patterns. Research on ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0901/p481.html

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0515/p1503.html

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

Top POEMs of 2018: Hypertension -- American Family Physician

Mar 21, 2019 - These are the top POEMs from 2018 on hypertension.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/authors/ebm-toolkit/resources/poems-2018/hypertension.html

Children's Health

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on supporting safe environments for children regardless of the sexual orientation of the caretakers.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/children-health.html

BLSO Provider Course -- CME

Oct 29, 2013 - Learn to effectively provide pre-hospital care in normal labor and obstetrical emergencies in this one-day, hands-on course designed for first responders, emergency personnel, and medical, nursing, and PA students.

CME : CME by Topic

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

Resolution No. 210 (Co-Sponsored H) - Address the Growing Loss of Rural Obstetrical ...

Aug 29, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians and commissions work with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and other engaged groups to address the growing loss of rural obstetrical services ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-h.mem.html

Group Prenatal Care to Reduce Preterm Labor and Improve Outcomes - Letters to the ...

Feb 1, 2019 - Letters to the Editor from AFP readers regarding previously published articles.

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/p141.html

Oral Health During Pregnancy - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2008 - Oral health care in pregnancy is often avoided and misunderstood by physicians, dentists, and patients. Evidence-based practice guidelines are still being developed. Research suggests that some prenatal oral conditions may have adverse consequences for the child. Periodontitis is ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0415/p1139.html

Continuing Medical Education (CME) for Family Medicine | AAFP

Nov 4, 2015 - AAFP Continuing Medical Education for Family Medicine. Self-study, online, and in-person formats covering clinical topics, ABFM board review, KSA, and maintenance of certification.

CME

https://www.aafp.org/cme.html

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0615/p2527.html

Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education 2018 Winners -- Student, Resident ...

Sep 13, 2018 - These residents were selected as the winners of the 2018 AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/student/gme/2018-winners.mem.html

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0901/p272.html

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

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

https://www.aafp.org/medical-school-residency/residency/interviews/questions.html

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