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Clinical Briefs - Mar 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - ...cash prizes and ribbons for first and second place and ribbons for third place will be awarded to the senior exhibitor of the family medicine resident and medical student poster presentations. Application forms may be obtained from Jeana Higginbottom, Scientific Program Department,...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1300.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...events (i.e., coronary events, stroke, or revascularization) was reduced by 21 percent (absolute risk reduction, 1 percent per year; number needed to treat, 102 to prevent one event each year). Benefits persisted in those with LDL levels lower than 116 mg per dL (3.0 mmol per L) or...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2716.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2004 - ...on whether to perform an elective cesarean delivery (also known as patient choice cesarean or cesarean on demand ) will come down to a number of ethical factors, including the patient's concerns and the physician's understanding of the procedure's risks and benefits. In the case of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0115/p440.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2003 - ...pregnancy-related mortality ratio. However, the authors of the report say that pregnancy-related deaths are still underreported and that the number of deaths related to pregnancy may increase significantly with more active surveillance. The CDC is responding to the problem of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0415/p1839.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2004 - ...(see accompanying box) to decrease the risk for falls and fractures and to promote independent living. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that adults include strength training as part of a comprehensive physical activity program. A national health objective for 2010...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1809.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - ...therapy (HAART) in the United States, the number of persons diagnosed with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and the number of deaths among persons with AIDS have declined substantially. As a result, the number of persons living with AIDS has increased. The Centers for...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1001/p1347.html

Clinical Briefs - May 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2003 - ...month, five cases of medical errors and patient safety problems (one each in medicine, surgery/anesthesiology, obstetrics-gynecology, pediatrics, and other fields including psychiatry, emergency medicine, and radiology) will be posted along with commentaries from experts and a forum...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p2018.html

Clinical Briefs - Aug 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2002 - ...Recent research has identified a number of strategies that are effective in promoting regular physical activity in older adults. Persons are encouraged to find activities that are enjoyable and to make the activities a daily part of life, setting specific activity goals that...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0801/p515.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2003 - ...International Family Medicine Poster Presentation A call has been issued for International Family Medicine Poster Presentations at the 2003 Annual Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The assembly will be held October 1–5, 2003 in New Orleans....

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0215/p887.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2002 - ...their number and types of risk factors. The AHA update integrates recommendations from other guideline-issuing organizations, such as the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Guidelines for Employees with HIV, AIDS The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0915/p1110.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2002 - ...Effective rehabilitation and modern reproductive technology may increase the number of women considering pregnancy who have spinal cord injuries (SCIs). Women with SCIs who are considering pregnancy should have a preconception evaluation. Chronic medical conditions and the woman's...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/p1781.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2002 - ...report indicates that rates of new cancers and cancer deaths are declining as a result of state-of-the-art treatments, a reduction in the numbers of adults who smoke, and increased screenings for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers. Areas where the report shows improvements...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0301/p982.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2002 - ...In the past decade, the number of children in foster care has doubled. On any given day, approximately 500,000 children are in foster care, a 65 percent increase from 10 years ago. Infants and young children make up the fastest-growing group in need of foster care. Most of these...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/p1565.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2002 - ...is not as clear. Isolates that were fluoroquinolone-resistant were more common in persons 65 years and older, corresponding with the higher number of prescriptions for fluoroquinolones written for this population. The ABCs' data analysis provides an estimated national pattern that...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/p731.html

Clinical Briefs - May 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2002 - ...has been found to support this hypothesis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the British Committee on Safety of Medicines also found no association between the MMR vaccine and autism. Most medical experts believe that a strong immunization program is the best...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0501/p1944.html

Clinical Briefs - Sep 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2002 - ...for the six-minute walk test (6MWT). The statement appears in the March 2002 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. According to the ATS, the most popular clinical exercise tests in order of increasing complexity are stair climbing, a 6MWT, a...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0901/p904.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2001 - ...The Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a policy statement reviewing the medical literature on the frequency, types and causes of injuries that occur in youth soccer. The statement appears in the March 2000 issue of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0101/p155.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2001 - ...in various categories to be determined. Each category has seven author classifications: family physicians and fellows primarily in academic medicine, family physicians primarily in clinical practice, family practice residents, medical students, international attendees, professionals...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0315/p1237.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2000 - ...(MMWR). Data were compiled about legal induced abortions from the 50 states, New York City and the District of Columbia. While the total number of legal induced abortions was available from all reporting areas, not all of the areas collected information about the characteristics of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0415/p2545.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 1999 - ...The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has released guidelines for protecting health care workers from acquiring active pulmonary tuberculosis. The ACOEM guidelines were based on those from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0401/p2021.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2000 - ...Medicine (ACPM) has issued a practice policy statement on perimenopausal and postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy, based on a review of current literature and recommendations. The statement appears in the October 1999 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine....

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0301/p1555.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 1999 - ...case studies and literature reviews. Each category has six author classifications: family physicians and fellows primarily in academic medicine, family physicians primarily in clinical practice, family practice residents, medical students, international attendees and others. The...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0201/p700.html

Clinical Briefs - Aug 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2000 - ...Interest in the effects of creatine use by a number of American athletes has led to numerous studies. Many of these studies have produced conflicting findings. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has published a consensus statement from their scientific roundtable titled...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0815/p885.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - ...of their participation in 24 sports and conditioning activities during the two weeks before the survey. They were also asked to record the number of hours per day they spent doing hard physical labor on the job. Leisure-time physical activities were scored on intensity, frequency...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1702.html

Clinical Briefs - May 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - ...The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released an official statement on exercise in health clubs. The statement appears in the ACSM's Current Comments, September 2000. According to the ACSM, the aging population and the tendency of health clubs to enroll persons who...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/p2071.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2000 - ...To reduce the number of injections, combined PRP-OMP conjugate vaccine/hepatitis B vaccine may be used at visits scheduled for either single vaccine for infants at least six weeks of age. AHRQ Series of Charts Related to Hospital Care The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1200.html

Clinical Briefs - Jul 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2001 - ...The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released an official statement on the physiology of aging, including what can be done to slow or stop the loss of muscle mass and the impairment of muscle function with age. The statement appears in the ACSM's Current Comments,...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0701/p172.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 1998 - ...on the label approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a new report from a committee of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The committee notes, however, that more research is needed to determine the long-term effects of the drug, which often is prescribed...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0201/p569.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2000 - ...The Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a statement on the potential risks of intensive training and sports specialization among young athletes. The AAP statement appears in the July 2000 issue of Pediatrics. According to...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2152.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1999 - ...models of health care delivery, which use a dedicated inpatient physician (or hospitalist ) to manage the inpatient care of general adult medicine patients referred by primary care physicians in the community. AAFP believes that family physicians are well trained and highly...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p207.html

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