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A Comprehensive Newborn Exam: Part I. General, Head and Neck, Cardiopulmonary - ...

Sep 1, 2014 - A comprehensive newborn examination involves a systematic inspection. A Ballard score uses physical and neurologic characteristics to assess gestational age. Craniosynostosis is caused by premature fusion of the sutures, and 20% of children with this condition have a genetic mutation or...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p289.html

A Comprehensive Newborn Exam: Part II. Skin, Trunk, Extremities, Neurologic - American ...

Sep 1, 2014 - Skin findings are common during the newborn examination. Although these findings are often benign, it is important to visualize the entire skin surface to distinguish these findings and appropriately reassure parents. The chest should be observed for symmetric movement, pectus ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p297.html

A Comprehensive Newborn Examination: Part I. General, Head and Neck, Cardiopulmonary

August 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p289.pdf

A Comprehensive Newborn Examination: Part II. Skin, Trunk, Extremities, Neurologic

August 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/p297.pdf

A Consultant Takes Over - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - What is the role of a consultant in the referral process?

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1709.html

A Daughter Estranged from Her Dying Father - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Dec 1, 2000 - This case scenario clearly represents the challenges, complexities and paradoxes often faced by physicians working with dying patients and their families. Views and reactions regarding the end of life encompass a breadth of emotional, spiritual, personal and cultural factors that may ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1201/p2543.html

A Daughter Who Won't Let Her Mother Go - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - The family physician submitting this case is to be commended for wrestling with a very difficult problem. The patient's family physician has taken an appropriate first step in the management of this situation by setting boundaries through a verbal contract about limits in providing care...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p255.html

A Devoted Couple - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2019 - Life-long devotion and a mind-body mortality link between spouses.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1201/p709.html

A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus

...July 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 195 A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus BRIAN V. REAMY, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland CHRISTOPHER W. BUNT, MAJ, USAF, MC, and STACY FLETCHER, CAPT, USAF, MC...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0715/p195.pdf

A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2011 - Pruritus can be a symptom of a distinct dermatologic condition or of an occult underlying systemic disease. Of the patients referred to a dermatologist for generalized pruritus with no apparent primary cutaneous cause, 14 to 24 percent have a systemic etiology. In the absence of a ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0715/p195.html

A Different Look at Corticosteroids - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1998 - Systemic corticosteroids have been used in the treatment of numerous medical conditions for approximately 50 years. Short-acting products such as hydrocortisone are the least potent. Prednisone and methylprednisolone, which are intermediate-acting products, are four to five times more ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0801/p443.html

A Doctor Who Is Blamed for a Patients' Condition - Curbside Consultation - American ...

Nov 1, 2000 - Our colleague faces the situation of having evaluated a patient with diffuse myalgias, fever and nausea. After finding evidence of liver damage and an abnormal CT scan, the patient refused an appropriately recommended MRI, resulting in a delay of the diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma. The...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2157.html

A Dying Patient, Like Me? - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2000 - When should a physician disclose personal information to a patient, and what do we do when a particular case touches on our own suffering? At a deeper level, how do we deal with our own mortality in caring for the seriously ill and dying?

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0815/p888.html

A Fall in the Dark - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2007 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0415/p1177.html

A Family Physician Confronts Parkinson Disease

October 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1001/p568.pdf

A Family Physician Confronts Parkinson Disease - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2015 - Education about promising physical therapies and treatments that may be on the horizon can be a source of encouragement for physicians and patients alike when facing a diagnosis of Parkinson disease.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1001/p568.html

A Family Physicians' Guide to Monitoring Methotrexate - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - Methotrexate has a long history of use in the treatment of various immunologic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. Although the drug is usually prescribed by a subspecialist, a family physician may assume responsibility for monitoring methotrexate therapy. Major ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1607.html

A Family's Experience with Perinatal Palliative Care - Close-ups - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2015 - A team of family doctors and nurses who offer maternity care helped two parents focus on what matters most to their family after a heartbreaking diagnosis.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/p442.html

A Farewell to Charles Smith, Jr., M.D., Deputy Editor - Inside AFP - American Family ...

May 15, 2003 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> May 15, 2003 Issue Inside AFP A Farewell to Charles Smith, Jr., M.D., Deputy Editor Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2003 May 15;67(10):2055. As we near the end of this month, we're preparing our goodbyes for one of AFP's long-time...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/p2055.html

A Farewell to Clayton Raker Hasser, VP and Group Publisher - Inside AFP - American ...

May 1, 2001 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> May 1, 2001 Issue Inside AFP A Farewell to Clayton Raker Hasser, VP and Group Publisher by Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2001 May 1;63(9):1665. Clayton Raker Hasser is about to embark on a new path after her imminent retirement from...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1665.html

A Focus on Mental Health in 2000 - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2000 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Mar 1, 2000 Issue Inside AFP A Focus on Mental Health in 2000 JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 2000 Mar 1;61(5):1235. January 2000 ushered in the AAFP's new Annual Clinical Focus (ACF), an educational initiative on mental health. This...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0301/p1235.html

A Focus on the Evidence in Clinical Review Articles - Inside AFP - American Family ...

Jul 15, 2002 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jul 15, 2002 Issue Inside AFP A Focus on the Evidence in Clinical Review Articles Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2002 Jul 15;66(2):185. The article on page 297 by Michael Pignone, M.D., M.P.H., and Bernard Levin, M.D., represents the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p185.html

A Fungating Lesion on the Tongue - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2016 - A man with a history of tobacco and alcohol use presented with a lesion on his tongue that he first noticed six months earlier as small red dots.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/p599.html

A Gastrointestinal Review - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Mar 1, 2004 Issue Inside AFP A Gastrointestinal Review Janis Wright Am Fam Physician. 2004 Mar 1;69(5):1023. Partly inspired by the stomach viruses going around this time of year, and partly inspired by the amount of work on our...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1023.html

A Geometric Summertime Rash

May 1, 2015 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/p649.pdf

A Geometric Summertime Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

May 1, 2015 - A girl with a history of asthma and eczema presented with burning rash on her legs after exposure to limes.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0501/p649.html

A Group Practice Disagrees About Offering Contraception - Curbside Consultation - ...

Mar 15, 2002 - This case concerns the justification of moral constraints that a physician group decides to apply to itself in the provision of patient services. Family physicians confront this issue with regard to reproductive medical services and state laws such as those in Oregon regarding ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0315/p1230.html

A Healthy Woman with Right Upper Quadrant Discomfort on Deep Palpation - Photo Quiz - ...

Jun 15, 2005 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/p2353.html

A Hearing Problem - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2002 - This brief vignette raises questions about the biopsychosocial aspects of presbycusis. The answers to these questions can help guide clinical strategies for patients with hearing loss and their family members.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0901/p911.html

A Helmet to the Flank

July 15, 2014 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/p119.pdf

A Helmet to the Flank - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2014 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/p119.html

A Home Visit

...254 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 83, Number 3 ◆ February 1, 2011 My doctor is very special because she did a home visit for me. I was having difficulty maintaining my blood pressure, I needed to lose weight, and I had trouble following my doctor’s treatment plan....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/p254.pdf

A Home Visit - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2011 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/p254.html

A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media - Editorials - American ...

Jun 1, 2004 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 2004 Issue Editorials A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media THEODORE G. GANIATS, M.D., University of California, San Diego, California ALLAN S. LIEBERTHAL, M.D., Kaiser-Permanente Center, Panorama City,...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2537.html

A Lesion on the Eye - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2018 - A woman presented with a small, asymptomatic corneal growth on the left eye.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0301/p337.html

A Lesion That Should Raise Suspicion - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2000 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2095.html

A Lifestyle That Enables Me to Control My Type 2 Diabetes

...752 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 84, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2011 COMMENTARY I wonder if I benefit more from being this patient’s family doctor than he benefits from my advice. We have talked a lot over our years of health partnership about the dif- ferences in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/p752.pdf

A Lifestyle That Enables Me to Control My Type 2 Diabetes - Close-ups - American Family...

Oct 1, 2011 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/p752.html

A Long Recovery - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2008 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0215/p444.html

A Look at Domestic Violence in Children - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2002 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Dec 1, 2002 Issue Inside AFP A Look at Domestic Violence and Children JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 2002 Dec 1;66(11):2031. This issue features a Medicine and Society commentary on the adverse effects that children may have when...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/p2031.html

A Look at Parkinson's Disease - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1999 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Apr 15, 1999 Issue Inside AFP A Look at Parkinson's Disease JANIS WRIGHT Am Fam Physician. 1999 Apr 15;59(8):2071. If you've been waiting for an update on Parkinson's disease, you won't want to miss this issue's cover article on page...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2071.html

A Look Back at AFP's Longest-Running Department - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2006 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Dec 15, 2006 Issue InsideAFP A Look Back at AFP’s Longest-Running Department ED ALDERMAN Am Fam Physician. 2006 Dec 15;74(12):2003. Newsletter (also known as the yellow sheet ) is AFP’s longest-running department. In the very first...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1215/p2003.html

A Look Inside This Issue - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2005 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 2005 Issue Inside AFP A Look Inside this Issue JOYCE A. MERRIMAN Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jun 1;71(11):2026. In this Issue Inside AFP typically explains what is going on inside in the sense of behind the scenes at AFP, but the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2026.html

A Major Medical Error - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2001 - Virtually all of us have faced the awful realization that we have made a serious error. Almost as chilling is the prospect of telling the patient or family members about the error.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/p985.html

A Medical Alert Tattoo

...796 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 83, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2011 Close-ups A Patient’s Perspective A Medical Alert Tattoo Close-ups is coordinated by Caroline Wellbery, MD, associate deputy editor, with assistance from Amy Crawford-Faucher, MD; Jo Marie...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/p796.pdf

A Medical Alert Tattoo - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2011 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/p796.html

A Meeting of the Minds Behind AFP - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2006 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Sep 15, 2006 Issue Inside AFP A Meeting of the Minds Behind AFP GENEVIEVE W. RESSEL Am Fam Physician. 2006 Sep 15;74(6):901. Each summer, the editors of AFP gather for the editorial meeting. The Kansas-based professional staff editors...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0915/p901.html

A Midline Neck Nodule - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

May 1, 2001 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1817.html

A Morally Reprehensible Patient - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2008 - Patients who present to the clinic without having followed the treatment plan endorsed at previous visits may frustrate us on both professional and personal levels.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/p1021.html

A Mother Who Refuses to Vaccinate Her Child - Curbside Consultation - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2003 - Physicians may find it incredible that some parents are reluctant to immunize their children despite the tremendous successes of vaccines in decreasing the morbidity and mortality of childhood diseases.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p651.html

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