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AFP By Topic - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Back Pain in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - Back pain is a relatively common presenting symptom in children and adolescents. Typical causes include muscle strain or spasm, spinal deformities (e.g., Scheuermann kyphosis, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis), spondylolysis, bulging or herniated intervertebral disks, apophysitis of the ...

American Family Physician : Article

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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 ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and related issues, including acute and chronic COPD, spirometry, pulmonary rehabilitation, oxygen therapy, corticosteriods, and pulmonary complications. This collection features AFP content on chronic ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Back Pain - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - This collection features content from AFP on back pain and related issues, including chronic and acute low back pain, lumbar spinal stenosis, sciatica, and vertebral compression fractures. This collection features content from AFP on back pain and related issues, including chronic and ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Blood Product Transfusion in Adults: Indications, Adverse Reactions, and Modifications ...

Jul 1, 2020 - Millions of units of blood products are transfused annually to patients in the United States. Red blood cells are transfused to improve oxygen-carrying capacity in patients with or at high risk of developing symptomatic anemia. Restrictive transfusion thresholds with lower hemoglobin ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Gastroenteritis and Diarrhea in Children - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on gastroenteritis and diarrhea in children and related issues, including dehydration, foodborne illnesses, probiotics, and rotavirus vaccination. This collection features AFP content on gastroenteritis and diarrhea in children and related issues, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and related issues, including the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of adults and children with ADHD. This collection features AFP content on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Cancer - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on cancer and related issues, including various types (breast, cervical, childhood, colorectal, lung, oral, ovarian, prostate, skin, testicular, and other types of cancer). This collection features AFP content on cancer and related issues, including ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Tobacco Abuse and Dependence - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on tobacco abuse and dependence and related issues, including addiction, behavioral and drug therapies, lifestyle counseling, and smoking cessation. This collection features AFP content on tobacco abuse and dependence and related issues, including ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Nutrition - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - Advertisement AFP BY TOPIC Nutrition Editors' Choice of Best Available Content PRINT COMMENTS ADD TO FAVORITES REMOVE FAVORITE This page will be removed from your Favorites Links. Are you sure? SHARE This collection features the best content from AFP, as...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - Advertisement AFP BY TOPIC Substance Abuse Editors' Choice of Best Available Content PRINT COMMENTS ADD TO FAVORITES REMOVE FAVORITE This page will be removed from your Favorites Links. Are you sure? SHARE This collection features the best content from...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Opioid Epidemic - Key Resources - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - Advertisement AFP BY TOPIC Opioid Epidemic - Key Resources Editors' Choice of Best Available Content PRINT COMMENTS ADD TO FAVORITES REMOVE FAVORITE This page will be removed from your Favorites Links. Are you sure? SHARE This collection features the best...

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Knee Bruising and Swelling in a Teenager - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2020 - A teenaged baseball player presented with left knee pain, bruising, and swelling, as well as subjective quadriceps weakness 10 days after sustaining a leg injury while sliding into home plate.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p49.html

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: AAP Updates Guideline for Diagnosis and ...

Jul 1, 2020 - Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed in 7% to 8% of children. It affects academic achievement and socioemotional well-being. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updated guidelines to emphasize evaluation for comorbid conditions and overcoming systemic ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p58.html

Antiemetics for Acute Gastroenteritis in Children - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries - ...

Jul 1, 2020 - Oral ondansetron (Zofran) may be given to children presenting to the emergency department with vomiting and mild to moderate dehydration from acute gastroenteritis. It reduces hospital admissions and the need for intravenous hydration.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p51.html

COVID-19 and Remdesivir, Insulin Analogues, Opioid Use Disorder, Urinary Incontinence -...

Jul 1, 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/2020/0701/p14.html

Role of Mucolytics in the Treatment of Chronic Bronchitis or COPD - Cochrane for ...

Jul 1, 2020 - Oral mucolytic agents may reduce the number of acute exacerbations in patients with chronic bronchitis or COPD (number needed to treat [NNT] = 8 over an average of nine months; 95% CI, 7 to 10).

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p16.html

Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Smoking Cessation - Cochrane for Clinicians - American...

Jul 1, 2020 - Patients using a combination of nicotine patch and fast-acting NRT are more likely to quit smoking than those on any single therapy alone (number needed to treat [NNT] = 29; 95% CI, 20 to 47).

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p17.html

PAULA’s Test for Lung Cancer Screening - Diagnostic Tests: What Physicians Need to Know...

Jul 1, 2020 - Because of insufficient evidence of benefit, no recommendations can be made regarding PAULA's test. Prospective cohort studies of a screening population and randomized controlled trials comparing cancer mortality outcomes using PAULA's test vs. low-dose CT and no screening are needed ...

American Family Physician : Diagnostic Tests: What Physicians Need to Know

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p53.html

A Primary Care Approach to Adverse Childhood Experiences - Curbside Consultation - ...

Jul 1, 2020 - A 41-year-old long-time patient presented with concerns about irritability, depression, and anxiety after getting into another fight with her mother-in-law. The patient was concerned that her symptoms were getting worse, and she was worried about lacking control over her emotions and ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p55.html

Are You Ready to Whack Your WAC?

Jul 1, 2020 - Andrew Carroll, M.D., writes in the Leader Voices Blog that he reduced his work after clinic by 90% using Suki, a new artificial intelligence digital assistant. The AAFP is recruiting members to participate in stage two of its Suki pilot.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200701lv-suki.html

Family Physicians Play Key Role in Bridging the Gap in Access to Opioid Use Disorder ...

Jul 1, 2020 - Buprenorphine prescribing in primary care is a key bottleneck in the access to medications for opioid use disorder (OUD). In a Medicare claims study including family medicine, internal medicine, general practice, and psychiatry, the largest share of buprenorphine prescribers were family...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p10.html

The Promise and Challenge of Home Health Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic - ...

Jul 1, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic presents family physicians with unique opportunities to work with home health providers to combat the pandemic, provide quality care, and ease the burden of fear among patients.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p8.html

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

Jul 1, 2020 - View the top 20 articles published in American Family Physician in 2019.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

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

AAFP Praises Legislation to Restore Medicaid Payment Parity

Jul 1, 2020 - The AAFP and three other physician organizations voiced strong support for a Senate bill that would restore Medicaid payment parity with Medicare rates.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200701medicaidparity.html

Coronavirus Remains Front and Center at June ACIP Meeting

Jul 1, 2020 - The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices met virtually June 24 to discuss topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic and issues pertaining to vaccines for influenza and meningococcal disease.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200701acipjunemtg.html

Vitamin D Supplementation and All-Cause Mortality - Medicine by the Numbers - American ...

Jul 1, 2020 - << Previous article Next article >> Jul 1, 2020 Issue Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP Vitamin D Supplementation and All-Cause Mortality BRUCE M. LECLAIR, MD, MPH; CELINE SI, MD; and JONTU SOLOMON, MD Am Fam Physician. 2020 Jul 1;102(1):online. Details...

American Family Physician : Medicine by the Numbers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/od1.html

Beware of False-Positive Results with SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Tests - Letters to the Editor...

Jul 1, 2020 - Jul 1, 2020 Issue Letters to the Editor Beware of False-Positive Results with SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Tests Am Fam Physician. 2020 Jul 1;102(1):5-6. To the Editor: Antibody testing will become increasingly important as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic progresses. In the...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p5a.html

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Battle Against Disease, Fear, and Misinformation - Letters ...

Jul 1, 2020 - << Previous article Next article >> Jul 1, 2020 Issue Letters to the Editor The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Battle Against Disease, Fear, and Misinformation Am Fam Physician. 2020 Jul 1;102(1):5. To the Editor: As a family physician from the United States involved in the coronavirus...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/p5.html

CMS again offers QPP data reporting relief, but this time it's not automatic -- FPM

Jun 30, 2020 - Practices participating in MIPS that have been significantly impacted by the public health emergency can apply for the Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/qpp_relief.html

Worth a Shot: Home Visits Keep Kids Up to Date in Pandemic

Jun 30, 2020 - Beth Oller, M.D., writes in the FPs on the Front Lines blog that she's making home visits to pediatric patients to ensure that kids stay up to date on immunizations during the pandemic.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/fpsonfrontlines/entry/20200630fpimmunization.html

American Family Physician

Jun 30, 2020 - American Family Physician is a semi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians. AFP’s chief objective is to provide high-quality continuing medical education for more than 190,000 family physicians and other primary care clinicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp.html

Making Technology Work for Family Physicians

Jun 30, 2020 - Making Technology Work for Family Physicians

Press Center : Media Kits

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/making-technology-work-for-family-physicians.html

CDC Issues Guidance on Immunizations During Pandemic

Jun 30, 2020 - The CDC has issued new interim guidance for family physicians and other clinicians on providing immunization services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200630covidimmunize.html

Suki Clinical Digital Assistant Greatly Reduces EHR Documentation Time and Burden for ...

Jun 30, 2020 - Suki Clinical Digital Assistant Greatly Reduces EHR Documentation Time and Burden for Family Physicians

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2020/suki-clinical-digital-assistant-greatly-reduces-ehr-documentation-time-and-burden-for-family-physicians.html

Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity, and Diversity -- FPM Topic Collection

Jun 29, 2020 - Advertisement Topic Collection Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity, and Diversity Editors' Choice of Best Available Content Categories Addressing Discrimination Social Determinants of Health Cultural Competence Addressing Discrimination...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=114

Major insurer extends COVID-related telehealth expansion through September -- FPM

Jun 29, 2020 - One of the nation's largest insurance companies announced it will continue to reimburse telehealth visits at the same level as in-person visits for several more months.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/uhc_telehealth_extension.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

Supreme Court Decision Prohibits Interference in Providing Legal Medical Services

Jun 29, 2020 - Supreme Court Decision Prohibits Interference in Providing Legal Medical Services

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2020/supreme-court-decision-prohibits-interference-in-providing-legal-medical-services.html

Livestream AAFP Emergency CME Virtual Conference -- CME

Jun 26, 2020 - Emergency and Urgent Care Livestream lets you earn live CME and learn the latest recommendations from experts on acute medical issues, including COVID-19.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/emergency-live/streaming.html

Hypertension KSA Working Group

Jun 26, 2020 - This course has been canceled.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/hypertension-ksa-chicago.html

Maternity Care KSA Working Group

Jun 26, 2020 - This course has been canceled.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/maternity-care-ksa-chicago.html

Pain Management KSA Working Group

Jun 26, 2020 - This course has been canceled.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/pain-management-ksa-chicago.html

AFP Podcast: Episode 112 - June 15, 2020 -- American Family Physician

Jun 26, 2020 - Episode 112 includes discussions on Fever in infants and young children, anticoagulation in older adults, acute respiratory distress syndrome, acute bacterial rhinosinusitis, and an ode to season 5.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast/112.html

Diabetes, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia Workshop -- CME

Jun 25, 2020 - This event has been canceled.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/cardiometabolic-conditions2.html

AAFP Chronic Diseases CME Course -- CME

Jun 25, 2020 - This on-site course in Hilton Head Island, SC has been canceled but available to stream live.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/chronic-conditions-live/hilton-head-island.html

AAFP COVID-19 CME Webinar Series On Demand -- CME

Jun 25, 2020 - Watch AAFP’s CME webinar series on COVID-19 anytime, anywhere on demand. Get the latest clinical topic updates and perspectives with the ongoing pandemic crisis.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/covid-19-webinar-series-on-demand.html

AAFP COVID-19 CME Webinar Series -- CME

Jun 25, 2020 - Watch Wednesday, July 8, 7-8 pm CDT and get the latest updates and ask questions to expert peers to help you prepare for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/covid-19-webinar-series.html

AAFP Emergency CME Course in Orlando, FL -- CME

Jun 25, 2020 - This on-site course in Orlando, FL has been canceled but available to stream live.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/emergency-live/orlando.html

AAFP Family Medicine CME Course in Las Vegas, NV -- CME

Jun 25, 2020 - This on-site course in Las Vegas, NV has been canceled but available to stream live.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/fm-update-live/las-vegas.html

AAFP Elderly Care CME Course in Vail, CO -- CME

Jun 25, 2020 - This on-site course in Vail, CO has been canceled but available to stream live.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/geriatrics-live/vail.html

AAFP Neurology CME Course in Orlando, FL -- CME

Jun 25, 2020 - This on-site course in Orlando, FL has been canceled but available to stream live.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/neurology-live/florida.html

AAFP Dermatology CME Course in Phoenix, AZ

Jun 25, 2020 - This on-site course in Phoenix, AZ has been canceled but available to stream live.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/skin-live/phoenix.html

Beware Consequences of Delaying Primary Care in Pandemic

Jun 25, 2020 - Although it may make sense to delay elective procedures during a pandemic, Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., writes in the Fresh Perspectives blog that primary care is essential.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200625fp-coviddelay.html

Studies Examine Antibiotic Resistance, Stewardship Issues

Jun 25, 2020 - New research suggests a link between increased influenza vaccine uptake and reduced antibiotic prescription rates, while a second study examines primary care physicians' attitudes about antibiotic stewardship.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200625antibxstudies.html

Academy's Digital Assistant Pilot Advances to Stage Two

Jun 25, 2020 - The AAFP is recruiting as many as 100 family physicians to participate in stage two of its pilot with Suki, a digital assistant that combines artificial intelligence and voice-enabled technology.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200625sukistagetwo.html

AAFP Procedural CME Package on Nail Procedures -- CME

Jun 24, 2020 - Demonstrate proficiency in nail procedures with this self-study procedural skills CME activity from the AAFP.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/nail-procedures.html

AAFP Procedural CME on Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine -- CME

Jun 24, 2020 - Apply techniques and therapy approaches with this self-study procedural skills CME activity from the AAFP.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/osteopathic-manual-manipulation.html

AAFP Procedural CME on Splinting, Wrapping, Casting -- CME

Jun 24, 2020 - Determine the most effective mechanism for treatment with this self-study procedural skills CME activity from the AAFP.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/splinting-wrapping-casting-taping.html

AAFP Procedural CME on Suturing Techniques -- CME

Jun 24, 2020 - Perform the most common suturing techniques with this self-study procedural skills CME activity from the AAFP.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/suturing-techniques.html

Care for Special Populations in Pandemic Adds Challenges

Jun 24, 2020 - From masks and social distancing to closing group homes, Kyle Jones, M.D., writes in the FPs on the Front Lines blog that physicians caring for patients with intellectual or other developmental disabilities face added challenges with COVID-19.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/fpsonfrontlines/entry/20200624fl-specialpopulations.html

Training for Chief Residents in Family Medicine -- Residency Program Directors

Jun 24, 2020 - Equip your family medicine chief resident for success through this year-long, interactive program.

Med School and Residency : For Residency Program Directors and Staff

https://www.aafp.org/medical-school-residency/program-directors/chiefs.html

The Public Health Crisis of Racism Webcast -- CME

Jun 23, 2020 - Understand how racial trauma impacts patient health and what you can do to address it for yourself and patients with this free on demand AAFP CME webcast.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/town-hall-racism-on-demand.html

Reopening your practice during COVID-19: where to begin -- FPM

Jun 23, 2020 - New workflows and other changes are now critical to maintaining social distancing and keeping facilities clean and safe. But where should practices begin?

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/reopening_first_steps.html

Pandemic Exposes Flaws in Health Care Payment System

Jun 23, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the many challenges that the fee-for-service system presents to primary care. In this In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Stephanie Quinn examines what needs to change.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20200623itt-payment.html

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

ALSO Instructor 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-instructor/chicago.html

Stream Family Medicine Update CME Virtual Conference -- CME

Jun 22, 2020 - Stay current in your practice with AAFP's Family Medicine Update CME virtual conference Nov 10-14. Register for the full course or half-day sessions.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/fm-update-live/streaming.html

Geriatric Medicine Self-Study Package - 11th Edition -- CME

Jun 22, 2020 - Improve management and treatment decisions while enhancing your ability to develop evaluation and treatment plans for your geriatric patients.

CME : CME by Topic

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

AAFP Virtual Town Hall COVID-19 -- CME

Jun 22, 2020 - 7 - 8 pm CDT. Join AAFP leaders to discuss the latest updates and have a chance to ask your questions on the COVID-19 pandemic.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/town-hall-covid-19.html

The key to reducing work after clinic -- FPM

Jun 22, 2020 - Physicians spend one to two hours nightly on EHR tasks or paperwork. To reduce work after clinic, focus on this one thing.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/wac_tip.html

Mentor Found Niche in Place She Didn't Expect

Jun 22, 2020 - Family physician and residency program director Kristina Diaz, M.D., is playing a vital role in her hometown's battle with the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200622fdf-diaz.html

CDC Issues Health Advisory on Meningococcal Disease

Jun 22, 2020 - The CDC on June 18 issued a health advisory notifying physicians about recent case reports of patients with meningococcal disease that is resistant to both penicillin and ciprofloxacin.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200622cipromeningococcal.html

Study Examines Community-based Lung Cancer Screening

Jun 22, 2020 - Results of a recent Annals of Family Medicine study indicate that under the right conditions, lung cancer screenings can be performed safely and effectively in the community health setting.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200622lungcascreen.html

Three ways to nurture the family in family medicine -- FPM

Jun 21, 2020 - Your well-being is affected by not only the quality of your workplace but also the quality of your family life. Here are three ways physicians can protect family well-being.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/family_wellbeing.html

Credentialing and Privileging Decisions of Family Physicians by Non-Physician ...

Jun 19, 2020 - Read the AAFP's policy statement on Credentialing and Privileging Decisions of Family Physicians by Non-Physician Practitioners.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileges-credentialing.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

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/schedule/workshops.html

AAFP Virtual Town Hall COVID-19 On Demand -- CME

Jun 18, 2020 - Watch AAFP's weekly Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 anytime, anywhere on demand. Hear the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/town-hall-covid-19-on-demand.html

Closure, COVID, Chaos: A Resident's Tale of Resilience

Jun 18, 2020 - Merlyn Sunny Abraham, M.D., writes in the Fresh Perspectives blog that her family medicine class of seven women persisted through the closure of their hospital, the transfer of their program and a pandemic.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200618fp-drexel.html

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

AAFP Welcomes Supreme Court Decision Preserving DACA

Jun 18, 2020 - AAFP Welcomes Supreme Court Decision Preserving DACA

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2020/aafp-welcomes-supreme-court-decision-preserving-daca.html

It's Your Future: Don't Let Others Thwart Your Ambitions

Jun 17, 2020 - Tochi Iroku-Malize, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., writes in this Leader Voices Blog post that she first encountered racism when her elementary school teacher told her she couldn't become a doctor.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200617lv-ambition.html

AAFP Virtual National Conference FAQ

Jun 17, 2020 -

Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/faq.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

Screen Adults for Unhealthy Drug Use, Says Task Force

Jun 16, 2020 - On June 9, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a final recommendation statement and final evidence summary on screening for unhealthy drug use.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200616uspstf-illicitdrugscreen.html

Management of Fever in Infants and Young Children - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - Despite dramatic reductions in the rates of bacteremia and meningitis since the 1980s, febrile illness in children younger than 36 months continues to be a concern with potentially serious consequences. Factors that suggest serious infection include age younger than one month, poor ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/p721.html

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is noncardiogenic pulmonary edema that manifests as rapidly progressive dyspnea, tachypnea, and hypoxemia. Diagnostic criteria include onset within one week of a known insult or new or worsening respiratory symptoms, profound hypoxemia, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/p730.html

Foreign Bodies in the Skin: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - Foreign bodies may be introduced into the skin through lacerations and soft tissue wounds. Long-term complications of retained foreign bodies include chronic pain and neurovascular impairment. Wound exploration and initial imaging with radiography or ultrasonography should be considered...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/p740.html

Asthma - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on asthma and related issues, including allergens, beta agonists, chronic cough, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, inhalers, and wheezing. This collection features AFP content on asthma and related issues, including allergens, beta agonists, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=3

Dementia - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on dementia and related issues, including Alzheimer’s, Binswanger’s type, dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies. This collection features AFP content on dementia and related issues, including Alzheimer’s, Binswanger’s type, dementia, and dementia ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=5

Atrial Fibrillation - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on atrial fibrillation and related issues, including anticoagulation therapy, antiplatelet therapy, arrhythmias, and palpitations. This collection features AFP content on atrial fibrillation and related issues, including anticoagulation therapy, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=33

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, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=75

Respiratory Tract Infections - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - Advertisement AFP BY TOPIC Respiratory Tract Infections Editors' Choice of Best Available Content PRINT COMMENTS ADD TO FAVORITES REMOVE FAVORITE This page will be removed from your Favorites Links. Are you sure? SHARE This collection features the best...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=29

Inpatient Medicine - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - Advertisement AFP BY TOPIC Inpatient Medicine Editors' Choice of Best Available Content PRINT COMMENTS ADD TO FAVORITES REMOVE FAVORITE This page will be removed from your Favorites Links. Are you sure? SHARE This collection features the best content from...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=88

Procedures - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - Advertisement AFP BY TOPIC Procedures Editors' Choice of Best Available Content PRINT COMMENTS ADD TO FAVORITES REMOVE FAVORITE This page will be removed from your Favorites Links. Are you sure? SHARE This collection features the best content from AFP, as...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=87

Asthma: Updated Diagnosis and Management Recommendations from GINA - Practice ...

Jun 15, 2020 - The latest update to the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines includes significant changes to treatment recommendations, especially a recommendation against using a short-acting beta2 agonists such as albuterol as sole therapy.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/p762.html

Anticoagulation in Older Adults - Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse - ...

Jun 15, 2020 - A collaboration between AFP and the Lown Institute promotes a vision of delivering health care that is based on the evidence, balanced in its approach, and focused on the patient.

American Family Physician : Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/p748.html

Red Eye and Aching in the Extremities - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2020 - A woman presented with redness and pain in her right eye that was achy and associated with watery discharge but no visual changes.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/p755.html

Clinical Diagnosis of Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis - Point-of-Care Guides - American ...

Jun 15, 2020 - Which patients with symptoms of acute rhinosinusitis have bacterial infection?

American Family Physician : Point-of-Care Guides

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/p758.html

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