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...March 15, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 473 An 18-year-old man presented with a three- week history of a painful, nonpruritic, diffuse eruption involving the face. He had a history of atopic eczema and intermittent asthma flare-ups. There was...

American Family Physician

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...May 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 87, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 723 A 28-year-old woman presented with a pru- ritic rash at 32 weeks’ gestation. The rash, which first appeared 20 days earlier, started in the periumbilical area, then became wide- spread. The physical...

American Family Physician

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...June 15, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 12 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 973 A 14-month-old boy is brought to his physi- cian’s office because of a diaper rash. Three weeks earlier, he was seen in the emergency department for a beefy-red, plaquelike peri- neal rash with...

American Family Physician

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...April 15, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 663 A 78-year-old man with a history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension presented with a four-month history of progressively worsen- ing, painless swelling at the base of his left thumbnail. The...

American Family Physician

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...January 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 63 Photo Quiz Persistent Cough CHINWE UKAONU, MD; STALINA CINE-GOWDIE, MD; and PEGGY BERGRAB, MD Southwest Georgia Family Medicine Residency Program, Albany, Georgia A 31-year-old black man...

American Family Physician

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...August 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 199 An 88-year-old nursing home resident was admitted to the hospital with nausea, vomit- ing, diarrhea, and fever. At presentation she had type 2 diabetes mellitus, stroke, colovesi- cal fistula, atrial...

American Family Physician

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...November 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 707 A 62-year-old woman presented with a four- week history of edema in both of her upper extremities, as well as changes in skin pig- mentation. She had alopecia involving the frontal area of the...

American Family Physician

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...September 15, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 401 A 35-year-old man presented with a progres- sive, generalized skin rash that had persisted for one month. The rash was mildly pruritic and did not respond to topical corticoste- roids. He did not...

American Family Physician

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_THE JOINT AAFP/F-AAFP GRANT AWARDS PROGRAM

...Resident Investigator(s), Title, Department, AAFP Resident Membership ID Number(s), Address, Phone, and E-Mail for all members on the Research Team C. Name of Mentor, Title, Department, Address, Telephone Number and E-mail Address D. Total Amount of Grant Funds Being Requested,...

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_THE JOINT AAFP/F-AAFP GRANT AWARDS PROGRAM

...G. Name of Authorized Official, Title, Office Address and Phone Number H. Hypothesis (limited to 120 words) I. Abstract (limited to 250 words) J. Background, Methods and Data Analysis Section (limited to 3 pages) 1. Background 2. Methods 3. Analysis K. References...

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_THE JOINT AAFP/F-AAFP GRANT AWARDS PROGRAM

...G. Name of Authorized Official, title, Office Address and Phone Number H. Hypothesis (limited to 120 words) I. Abstract (limited to 250 words) J. Background, Methods and Data Analysis Section (limited to 3 pages) 1. Background 2. Methods 3. Analysis K. References...

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- American Family Physician

...1466-AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN www.aafp.org/afp VOLUME 69, NUMBER 6 / MARCH 15, 2004 The Authors MIRIAM T. VINCENT, M.D., M.S., is professor and chair of the Department of Family Practice at State University of New York (SUNY)-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn. She is...

American Family Physician

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-Foundation Year End 2010-2011 Audit Report

...Expenses: Board, general staff and administration Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium Center for the History ofFamily Medicine Grant awards and administration Teacher Development Awards program Individual development Professional and corporate affairs Communications and public...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/financials/2011-Audit.pdf

'Four Pillars' Blueprint Charts Course for Physician Workforce Reform

Jan 22, 2014 - A burgeoning demand for a primary care physician workforce that can meet the needs of the United States has led to much introspection on what can be done to increase the number of primary care physicians in the United States. Meeting that demand will require changes in education, ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140122fourpillars.html

'Health Is Primary' Launches to Much Fanfare at Assembly

Oct 29, 2014 - Attendees at this year's AAFP Assembly got a first glimpse of a three-year communications campaign being launched by the AAFP and its seven family medicine sister organizations. Dubbed Health is Primary, the campaign will use advertising, news media outreach, online communications and ...

AAFP News : News From 2014 AAFP Congress and Assembly

https://www.aafp.org/news/2014-cod-assembly/20141029fmahlaunch.html

'Moving the Needle' on Student Choice

Oct 22, 2018 - Michelle Roett, M.D., M.P.H., is working on both local and national initiatives to expand the family medicine pipeline.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20181022fdf-roett.html

'Oh, by the Way ...': Agenda Setting in Office Visits -- FPM

Dec 1, 2002 - The article will explain how physicians can deal with patients who present with lists of complaints and how managing these lists effectively can improve patient care.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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'Pearls in the Muck' - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1999 - ...Spotting the pearls in the muck —those inspiring moments in day-to-day practice that make family medicine such a special calling—is perhaps one of things that Walter L. Larimore, M.D., and his co-workers do best. In this issue, Walt and six other family physicians in a private...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

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'Repeal the SGR' Is Leaders' Mantra on Capitol Hill

Mar 21, 2014 - Advocates often say that when you want to get legislation passed, you need a unified group carrying a single message. That is the mantra AAFP leaders recently brought to Washington regarding Medicare physician payment.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140321sgrcaphillvisit.html

'Silent Exodus' From Medicine Threatens Patient Access to Care, Study Says

Oct 16, 2012 - The nation's physicians are disengaging from the practice of medicine by working fewer hours and seeing fewer patients. This silent exodus from the medical profession, driven by changes in the practice environment, has reduced patient access to physician services. That's one of the key ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20121016merrittjobsat.html

'Solid Investments in Primary Care Workforce' Needed, AAFP Member Tells Congressional ...

Apr 26, 2013 - Congress could alleviate the nation's growing shortage of primary care physicians by making a greater investment in primary care training programs and taking steps to ensure that more medical school and residency training takes place outside of hospitals and in the community. That was ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20130426rusttestimony.html

‘Rurality’ and Geographic Amenity: How They Relate to Rural Primary Care Accessibility ...

...MABEL = Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life • National longitudinal study of 15-20% of all doctors • Yearly survey, began in 2008, currently completing Wave 7 (funding for another 2 years) with yearly retention of 80% participants • Survey includes >80...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/scholars-fellows/presentations/RuralityAmenityMcGrail.pdf

"Alirocumab (Praluent) for the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia

August 15, 2016: STEPS

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0815/p310.pdf

"Conjugated Estrogens/Bazedoxifene (Duavee) for Menopausal Symptoms

February 15, 2016 STEPS

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/p307.pdf

"Dietary Supplements: How Family Physicians Can Address Safety Concerns by Working with...

...January 15, 2016 ◆ Volume 93, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 97 Dietary Supplements: How Family Physicians Can Address Safety Concerns by Working with the FDA NORMAN S. MARKS, MD, MHA U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Retired), Silver Spring, Maryland The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/p97.pdf

"Family Medicine Residents: Increasingly Diverse, But Lagging Behind Underrepresented ...

July 1, 2014 Graham

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/p80.pdf

"Global Health: It Matters Now More Than Ever

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0815/p254.pdf

"New-Onset Bullous Rash

February 15, 2015 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0215/p231.pdf

"Swelling and Erythema of the Scalp on a Teenager

November 15, 2016: Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1115/p836.pdf

"Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract (Grastek) for Allergic Rhinitis

December 15, 2015 STEPS

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1215/p1096.pdf

"Vital Signs" for Assessing Your Practice's Financial Health -- FPM

Dec 1, 2009 - Paying attention to key metrics can help keep your practice operationally and financially healthy.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/1100/p25.html

"Vorapaxar (Zontivity) for the Prevention of Thrombotic Cardiovascular Events

STEPS

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0815/p304.pdf

"What do you love about being a family physician?" -- Choosing Family Medicine

Feb 6, 2015 - Read about the passion that family doctors have for their career and what they love most about being a family physician.

Med School and Residency : Explore a Career in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/medical-school-residency/choosing-fm/physician-qas/love-family-medicine.html

"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice -- FPM

Jan 1, 2002 - Marketing doesn’t have to be expensive, complicated or unethical. To begin, simply treat your current patients right.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0100/p33.html

"Yours Truly" 50 Years Ago - Apr 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - ...more effectively than any number of words. Again, heartiest congratulations and best wishes on the appearance of this journal, the product of so much in the way of blood, sweat, and tears. FRANKLIN D. MURPHY, M.D. Dean, University of Kansas School of Medicine Kansas City, KS Dear...

American Family Physician

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(PBL) Adolescent Contraception Management

...• We present a number of off-label uses of contraceptive prescriptions and devices - not necessarily yet approved by the FDA, but all backed in strong evidence-based medicine. 3 Sarah McNeil, MD, FAAFP Core Faculty, Contra Costa Family Medicine Residency, Martinez, California;...

Events

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(PBL) Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias

...Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Hospitalist Fellow, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Womack Family Medicine Residency Dr. Brian Shahan is a hospitalist fellow at Womack Army Medical Center. He spends most of his...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-041-042.pdf

(PBL) Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: New Concussion Management Paradigms

...of Family and Community Medicine, University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine Dr. Asif is a family physician who is also board certified in sports medicine. He is on the board of directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) and is an associate...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-159-160.pdf

(PBL) Dyslipidemia: Beyond the Numbers

...(PBL) Dyslipidemia: Beyond the Numbers Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP ACTIVITY DISCLAIMER The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. Please note that medical information is constantly changing; the...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-005-007.pdf

(PBL) Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Allaying the Fear Factor

...Medicine Residency, Winter Park, Florida; Assistant Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program, AdventHealth Orlando, Florida; Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee; Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine,...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-078-080.pdf

(PBL) Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Building Strong Bones for Life

...Family Medicine Residency, Winter Park; Assistant Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program, Florida Hospital, Orlando; Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee; Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine,...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-108-109.pdf

(PVL) Atrial Fibrillation: Outpatient Management of Non-Valvular A-Fib

...Program Director, Via Christi Family Medicine Residency, Wichita, Kansas; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine- Wichita Dr. Dooley joined the Via Christi Family Medicine Residency as core faculty in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-043-044.pdf

<27A4> Acupuncture for Frequent Tension-type Headaches

August 1, 2016: NNT

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0801/od1.pdf

<27A4> Antipsychotics for Fibromyalgia in Adults

July 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0801/od1.pdf

<27A4> Aripiprazole vs. Placebo or Haloperidol for Schizophrenia

December 1, 2016: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1201/p877.pdf

<27A4> Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Placebo for Opioid Dependence

March 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/od1.pdf

<27A4> Efficacy of Direct-Acting Antivirals Compared With Older Agents for Hepatitis C

June 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0601/od1.pdf

<27A4> Oral NSAIDs for Perineal Pain in the Early Postpartum Period

May 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0501/od1.pdf

<27A4> Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major Adverse Cardiac Events

October 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/od1.pdf

<27A4> Prolonged Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After MI Reduces Major Adverse Cardiac Events

...November 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 566A Medicine by the Numbers A Collaboration of TheNNT.com and AFP The NNT Group rating system: Green: Benefits greater than harms Yellow: Unclear benefits Red: No benefits Black: Harms...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1101/od1.pdf

<27A4> Valproate for Adult Migraine Prophylaxis

November 1, 2016: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/od1.pdf

<27A4> Vitamin E in Pregnancy

April 1, 2017: Medicine by the Numbers

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/od1.pdf

<27A4>Topical NSAIDs for Acute Musculoskeletal Pain in Adults

Date xx, xxxx: NNT

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0701/od1.pdf

<FEFF><27A4> Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists in the Treatment of Acute Asthma

April 1, 2016 USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/p552.pdf

<FEFF><FEFF>Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: Recommendation ...

...January 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 185 Summary of Recommendation and Evidence The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evi- dence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0115/p185.pdf

<FEFF><FEFF>Screening for Osteoporosis: Recommendation Statement

...May 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1197 Summary of Recommendations and Evidence The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for osteo- porosis in women 65 years or older and in younger women whose fracture risk is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/p1197.pdf

<FEFF>AAFP Recommends Universal Screening for HIV Infection Beginning at 18 Years of Age

...Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2014 AAFP Recommends Universal Screening for HIV Infection Beginning at 18 Years of Age STEVEN R. BROWN, MD, FAAFP, and COLAN KENNELLY, MD, University of Ari- zona College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona Human...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p614.pdf

<FEFF>AFP Goes Audio: Introducing the American Family Physician Podcast

January 15, 2016 Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/p174.pdf

<FEFF>Common Questions About Pressure Ulcers

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1115/p888.pdf

<FEFF>Dementia Care: More Than Just Prescription Drugs

June 1, 2017: Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/p766.pdf

<FEFF>Diagnosis and Management of Kawasaki Disease

March 15, 2015 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0315/p365.pdf

<FEFF>Diagnosis and Management of Sodium Disorders: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/p299.pdf

<FEFF>Evaluation of Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding

...430 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2013 Evaluation of Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding KATHY BULL-HENRY, MD, and FIRAS H. AL-KAWAS, MD, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia G astrointestinal (GI) bleeding may...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0315/p430.pdf

<FEFF>Family Physicians Practicing High-Volume Obstetric Care Have Recently Dropped by ...

June 1, 2017: Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/p762.pdf

<FEFF>Hearing Loss in Older Adults

...1150 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 85, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2012 Hearing Loss in Older Adults ANNE D. WALLING, MB, ChB, and GRETCHEN M. DICKSON, MD, MBA University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Wichita, Kansas t least 28 million U.S. adults have hearing...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0615/p1150.pdf

<FEFF>Myocardial Infarction: Management of the Subacute Period

...November 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 88, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 581 Myocardial Infarction: Management of the Subacute Period MICHAEL G. MERCADO, MD, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Family Medicine Residency Program, Camp Pendleton, California DUSTIN K. SMITH, DO,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1101/p581.pdf

<FEFF>See related article on page 000.

...672 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2013 Hard-to-Diagnose Headache: Practical Tips for Diagnosis and Treatment ELLEN BECK, MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California ▲ See related article on page...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0515/p672.pdf

<FEFF>Top 20 Research Studies of 2016 for Primary Care Physicians

April 15, 2017

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0501/p572.pdf

<FEFF>Top POEMs of 2015 Consistent with the Principles of the Choosing Wisely Campaign

October 1, 2016

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/p566.pdf

<FEFF>Treating Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder in the Medical Office

...140 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 88, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2013 Case Scenario One of my patients is a 58-year-old woman with borderline personality disorder, uncon- trolled type 2 diabetes mellitus, and end- stage renal disease requiring hemodialysis three times...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p140.pdf

$149 Million in HRSA Grants Highlight Primary Care Workforce Needs

Jul 27, 2016 - Health Resources and Services Administration grants totaling $149 million are intended to shore up primary care training and address key workforce needs.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20160727hrsagrants.html

1,300 FPs Chosen to Participate in Multipayer Demonstration Project

Aug 22, 2012 - Today, CMS announced the names of 500 primary care practices located in seven regions across the country that have been selected to participate in CMS' Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative. According to CMS, the initiative will include more than 2,000 health care professionals ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20120822cpciparticipants.html

10 Big Ideas That Could Make Your Practice Better -- FPM

Oct 1, 2008 - Could your practice benefit from some fresh thinking? Get inspired by these 10 ideas that have made a difference for your colleagues.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0900/p33.html

10 Steps to Preparing Your Office for ICD-10 -- Now -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - Don't wait any longer. You need to take steps now to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p9.html

10 Ways Family Practices Lose Money -- FPM

Jun 1, 2003 - Learn how to plug the leaks that deplete your practice’s income.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0600/p51.html

1025.pdf

...the Third Stage of Labor KAREN L. MAUGHAN, M.D., STEVEN W. HEIM, M.D., M.S.P.H., and SIM S. GALAZKA, M.D. University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia T he third stage of labor is the time from the delivery of the infant until delivery of the maternal pla-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1025.pdf

1029.pdf

...DAVID B. CARR, M.D., JANET M. DUCHEK, PH.D., THOMAS M. MEUSER, PH.D., and JOHN C. MORRIS, M.D. Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri T he automobile typically is the most important form of transportation for older adults, and the ability to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1029.pdf

1039.pdf

...Supplements and Sports DAVID M. JENKINSON, DO, and ALLISON J. HARBERT, MD, Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee College of Medicine-Chattanooga Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee A lthough the use of performance- enhancing supplements by profes- sional athletes has...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1101/p1039.pdf

1039.pdf

...1040 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 73, Number 6 March 15, 2006 Retinoblastoma new-onset germline mutation (negative fam- ily history, 30 percent). The typical inheri- tance pattern is of autosomal dominant type. Diagnosis Leukokoria (white reflex, or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1039.pdf

1049.pdf

...March 15, 2006 Volume 73, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1049 Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright© 2006 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncommercial use of one individual user of the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1049.pdf

11 Years, 16 Patches, $154 Billion: Congress Must Act Now to Repeal the SGR

Feb 20, 2014 - Today marks the 11th anniversary of Congress’s first attempt to ‘fix’ the flawed Medicare sustainable growth rate formula. During the past 11 (yes, 11!) years, we have witnessed 16 short-term ‘patches’ that have cost tax payers $154 billion (and yes, that’s billion). These so called ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/AAFP-Congress-Must-Act-Repeal-SGR.html

1120-1668_AAFP_Infographic_010614a

...The patient-physician relationship has always been the very CORE OF FAMILY MEDICINE Family physicians are IN VIRTUALLY EVERY COMMUNITY whether that’s rural, urban, or suburban The number of new family physicians INCREASES EVERY YEAR of family physicians have SAME-DAY...

Press Center

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/Healthcare_work-for-patients.pdf

1120-1668_AAFP_Infographic_110413d

...The patient-physician relationship has always been the very CORE OF FAMILY MEDICINE Family physicians are IN VIRTUALLY EVERY COMMUNITY whether that’s rural, urban, or suburban The number of new family physicians INCREASES EVERY YEAR of family physicians have SAME-DAY...

Press Center

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/health-care-for-patients.pdf

1291o.pdf

...Trigeminal Neuralgia RUDOLPHM. KRAFFT, MD, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio T rigeminal neuralgia was first described at the end of the first century and was later given the name tic douloureux because of the distinctive facial spasms that often...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0501/p1291.pdf

13 Months of Quality Improvement: Did It Work? -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - The article completes a series on one group's participation in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's chronic care quality improvement project. This article offers lessons learned from the project and explores whether the principles of quality improvement were effective.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0100/p55.html

1374.pdf

...MASTER-HUNTER, M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan DIANA L. HEIMAN, M.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, Connecticut P rimary amenorrhea can be diag- nosed if a patient has normal sec- ondary sexual characteristics but no...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/p1374.pdf

14 Alternative Practice Styles -- Family Practice Management

...1. Resort doctor Winters in Tahoe. Summers on the Caribbean. Could a career in medicine really be that idyllic? It could if you choose to be a resort doctor. The promise here is lifestyle. If you have a passion for skiing or travel and want your practice to pro- mote your...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/p33.pdf

14 Alternative Practice Styles -- FPM

Feb 1, 2001 - Perhaps the road less traveled is the right career path for you. Here are more than a dozen ideas to get you started.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/p33.html

1403.pdf

...The number of bariatric surgeries per- formed in the United States has recently increased 10-fold, from 14,000 in 1993 to an estimated 140,000 in 2004.3 A number of studies4-6 have demonstrated that bariatric surgery leads to sustainable long-term weight loss and, in many patients,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0415/p1403.pdf

18 Glimpses of Tomorrow -- FPM

Sep 1, 2004 - Introduces Big Ideas issue, suggesting that most of the ideas featured have something to do with the FFM new practice model and that the authors may actually share a vision of the future of family medicine.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0900/p13.html

18101530 2019 Portfolio DIGITAL VERSION.indd

...AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express Live Course AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Self-Study Package 13th Edition NEW RELEASE! FP Comprehensive 2019 Board Review Questions Longitudinal Assessment Self-Study Package NEW RELEASE! PerformanceNavigator Workshop...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/images/cme/products/2019%20Portfolio%20DIGITAL.pdf

19060770 Residency_Handout Updates_01.indd

...The AAFP meets your residency program’s needs. Boost ITE scores and supplement your curriculum with family medicine educational resources, available in convenient formats. Whether your residents are preparing for certifi cation or staying up to date on current trends, AAFP...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/images/cme/promote/AAFP%20CME%20Residency%20Handout%2019060770s.pdf

1981.pdf

...T he topic of inborn errors of metab- olism is challenging for most phy- sicians. The number of known metabolic disorders is probably as large as the number of presenting symptoms that may indicate metabolic disturbances (Table 11-3). Furthermore, physicians know they may not...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/p1981.pdf

1995-2006 Index

...including, but not limited to (1) involvement with community based and faith based organizations, (2) teaching the art of family medicine to residents and medical students, (3) exploring issues of liability coverage and (4) identifying possible grant funding for pilot/demonstration...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/1995-2006Index.pdf

1995-2006 Index

...including, but not limited to (1) involvement with community based and faith based organizations, (2) teaching the art of family medicine to residents and medical students, (3) exploring issues of liability coverage and (4) identifying possible grant funding for pilot/demonstration...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/1995-2006Index.pdf

1995-2006 Index of Board Minutes

...INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (Also see: INTERNATIONAL MEDICINE under I) ..........................15 AAFP Relationships With .........................................................................................................................15 INVESTMENT POLICY (See:...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/1995-2006BoardIndex.pdf

1995-2006 Index of Board Minutes

...INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (Also see: INTERNATIONAL MEDICINE under I) ..........................15 AAFP Relationships With .........................................................................................................................15 INVESTMENT POLICY (See:...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/1995-2006BoardIndex.pdf

1997-2008 Index of Board Minutes

........................................................................................17 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (Also see: INTERNATIONAL MEDICINE under I) ............................................................17 7/29/2013 Page 3 of 76 AAFP Relationships With...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/1997-2008BoardIndex.pdf

1997-2008 Index of Board Minutes

........................................................................................17 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (Also see: INTERNATIONAL MEDICINE under I) ............................................................17 7/29/2013 Page 3 of 76 AAFP Relationships With...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/1997-2008BoardIndex.pdf

19AdvocacyReferenceCommitteeReport.pdf

...environment the AAFP should position itself to be able to communicate with 36 legislators who do not necessarily agree with all of family medicine’s policies. 37 38 5/28/2019 Page 2 of 11 The reference committee agreed that FamMedPAC contribution records are reportable to the...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/19AdvocacyReferenceCommitteeReport.pdf

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