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Evaluation of Chronic Diarrhea - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - Chronic diarrhea, defined as a decrease in stool consistency for more than four weeks, is a common but challenging clinical scenario. It can be divided into three basic categories: watery, fatty (malabsorption), and inflammatory. Watery diarrhea may be subdivided into osmotic, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1119.html

Chronic Kidney Disease: Detection and Evaluation - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - Chronic kidney disease affects an estimated 27 million adults in the United States, and is associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Patients should be assessed annually to determine whether they are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1138.html

Anaphylaxis: Recognition and Management - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening, systemic allergic reaction that is almost always unanticipated and may lead to death by airway obstruction or vascular collapse. Anaphylaxis occurs as the result of an allergen response, usually immunoglobulin E–mediated, which leads to mast ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1111.html

Clinical Vignettes in Geriatric Depression - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - The diagnosis of depression in older patients is often complicated by comorbid conditions, such as cerebrovascular disease or dementia. Tools specific for this age group, such as the Geriatric Depression Scale or the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia, may assist in making the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1149.html

Colonic Diverticular Disease - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - What are the effects of treatments for uncomplicated diverticular disease and what treatments prevent complications? What are the effects of treatments for acute diverticulitis?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1163.html

CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis - ...

Nov 15, 2011 - Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is used for diagnosis; however, results should be ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1176.html

Patient with Plaques on Lower Extremities and Systemic Symptoms - Photo Quiz - American...

Nov 15, 2011 - 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/2011/1115/p1157.html

Ginger for the Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy - FPIN's Clinical ...

Nov 15, 2011 - Ginger can be safely used to reduce nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/od1.html

Physician Education and Development News

Nov 15, 2011 - Physician Education and Development articles including CME, graduate medical education, family medicine resident and student issues, and related stories.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development.html

Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media in Young Children - AFP Journal Club - American ...

Nov 15, 2011 - Two studies aim to clarify the appropriate use of antibiotic treatment in young children with acute otitis media.

American Family Physician : AFP Journal Club

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1095.html

Do Long-Acting Beta2 Agonists Impair the Effect of Short-Acting Beta2 Agonists in Some ...

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American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1080.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

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American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1169.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

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American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1169a.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

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American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1175.html

Chronic Diarrhea - American Family Physician

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American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1133.html

Caring for Older Family Members with Depression - American Family Physician

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American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1155.html

AAFP News - Nov 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1091.html

ACGME Study Highlights Impact of Potential Cuts to GME Funding

Nov 15, 2011 - As the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, known as the supercommittee, goes about its budget-trimming business in Washington, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, or ACGME, released the results of a survey aimed at assessing the impact that potential cuts ...

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20111115gmefunding.html

Follow-up Capitol Hill Visit Focuses on Medicare Payment Fix, Adequate GME Funding

Nov 15, 2011 - AAFP President-elect Jeffrey Cain, M.D., of Aurora, Colo., returned to Capitol Hill on Nov. 9 to continue pressing for a long-term Medicare payment solution and adequate funding for graduate medical education, or GME, programs during meetings with key congressional staff members.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20111115cainvisit.html

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