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Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on prenatal care and related issues, including preconception care, folic acid, medication safety, nausea and vomiting, pregnancy complications, and prenatal screening. This collection features AFP content on prenatal care and related issues, ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Daily Research Briefs -- American Family Physician

Aug 7, 2020 - View the top 20 articles published in American Family Physician in 2019.

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/covid-19-daily-briefs.html

Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2020 - Continuous electronic fetal monitoring was developed to screen for signs of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, cerebral palsy, and impending fetal death during labor. Because these events have a low prevalence, continuous electronic fetal monitoring has a false-positive rate of 99%. The ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0801/p158.html

Yes, You Can Practice Full-scope Family Medicine

Jul 29, 2020 - MaryAnn Dakkak, M.D., M.S.P.H., writes in the Fresh Perspectives blog that finding a job that allows her to use the full scope of her family medicine training was worth the second effort.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200729fp-scope.html

Striving for Birth Equity: Family Medicine's Role in Overcoming Disparities in Maternal...

Jul 27, 2020 - Read about striving for birth equity.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/birth-equity-pos-paper.html

Shoulder Dystocia: Managing an Obstetric Emergency - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2020 - Shoulder dystocia is an obstetric emergency in which normal traction on the fetal head does not lead to delivery of the shoulders. This can cause neonatal brachial plexus injuries, hypoxia, and maternal trauma, including damage to the bladder, anal sphincter, and rectum, and postpartum ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0715/p84.html

Syphilis: Far from Ancient History - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2020 - Rates of primary, secondary, and congenital syphilis are increasing in the United States, and reversing this trend requires renewed vigilance on the part of family physicians to assist public health agencies in the early detection of outbreaks. Prompt diagnosis of syphilis can be ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0715/p91.html

Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum Issues - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on labor, delivery, and postpartum issues and related topics, including breastfeeding, cesarean delivery, episiotomy, labor pain management, postpartum hemorrhage, preterm labor and birth, shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord blood storage, and vaginal ...

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Venous Ulcers, Dementia Care, SARS-CoV-2 Swabs, Telehealth - AFP Clinical Answers - ...

Jul 15, 2020 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0715/p83.html

Called to Heal: FP Ministers to Both Patients and Society

Jul 13, 2020 - Family physician and pastor Joedrecka Brown Speights, M.D., has a unique perspective on the many aspects of patients' well-being, including their spiritual health.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200713fdf-brownspeights.html

Cervical Colposcopy: Indications and Risk Assessment - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - The practice of colposcopy, a diagnostic procedure to evaluate for vaginal, vulvar, and cervical dysplasia, has evolved to incorporate patient risk factors for high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cancer. Changes in cervical cancer screening and guidelines, human ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p39.html

DPC Was His Solution for Affordable, Full-scope Care

Jun 29, 2020 - Nicholas Tomsen, M.D., was determined to use the full scope of his training, including obstetrics. He's doing it all in direct primary care.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200629fdf-tomsen.html

ALSO Instructor Course in Chicago, IL -- CME

Jun 22, 2020 - This course has been canceled.

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ALSO Provider Course in Chicago, IL -- CME

Jun 22, 2020 - This course has been canceled.

CME : CME by Topic

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

Virtual Workshops

Jun 19, 2020 - View workshop schedule for the 2020 AAFP Virtual National Conference.

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

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New Physicians Selected for Leadership Roles

Jun 18, 2020 - Danielle Carter, M.D., and Kevin Bernstein, M.D., M.M.S. -- both of Jacksonville, Fla. -- have been selected to fill family medicine leadership roles.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20200618nccl-elections.html

Resolution No. 303 (New Jersey A) - Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture Treatment for ...

Jun 17, 2020 - This resolution asks the American Academy of Family Physicians create policy supporting wide-spread insurance coverage of acupuncture for pain control when ordered by a licensed medical provider, and support legislation mandating insurance coverage for acupuncture for treatment of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/newjersey-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 304 (New Jersey C) - Insurance Plan Participation Linked to Hospital ...

Jun 17, 2020 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop a policy against health insurance companies privileging doctors based on their hospital privileges and hospital letter of recommendations, open communications with the major health insurance companies to discuss...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/newjersey-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 305 (New Jersey D) - Scope of Care in the Hospital Setting -- Congress ...

Jun 17, 2020 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians petition the American Hospital Association to create a policy stating that member hospitals remove undue barriers and restrictions of admitting privileges to hospitals and intensive care units for independent qualified ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/newjersey-d.mem.html

Lessons in Negotiation: Saving OB Training During Pandemic

Jun 16, 2020 - When COVID-19 threatened to disrupt maternity care training at a Seattle hospital, leaders from three family medicine residency programs rallied to find a solution. Read more in this FPs on the Front Lines blog post.

AAFP News : FPs on the Front Lines: Meeting the Challenge | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/fpsonfrontlines/entry/20200616fl-covidob.html

Point-of-Care Guides - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content from the Point-of-Care Guides collection on topics related to anticoagulation, cancer, cardiovascular issues, diabetes, gastrointestinal issues, infectious diseases, mortality risk, musculoskeletal issues, neurologic issues, obstetric issues, ...

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Fix Disparities, Payment to Improve Maternal Health, AAFP Advises

Jun 3, 2020 - The AAFP offered detailed advice to CMS on addressing the maternal mortality rate, including examining the role of racism, and improving access to care by family physicians and payment.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200603ruralmaternal.html

Women's Health Care, Family Physicians Providing

Jun 3, 2020 - Read AAFP's position on the role of family physicians in treating women's healthcare needs.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/womens-health-care-fp.html

Women's Health Care

Jun 3, 2020 - Read the AAFP's position on the need for a sufficient family physician workforce to meet women's healthcare needs.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

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

Welcome to Family Medicine; the AAFP Is Here to Help

Jun 2, 2020 - Third-year residents are wrapping up their training. Brent Sugimoto, M.D., M.P.H., A.A.H.I.V.S., the new physician member of the AAFP Board of Directors, offers advice on how the Academy can be an invaluable resource at this critical career stage in the Leader Voices Blog.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200602lv-newphysicians.html

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