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...demyelinating polyneuropathy. ❏ C. Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. ❏ D. Parotid gland tumor. ❏ E. Transient ischemic attack. See the following page for discussion. The editors of AFP wel- come submissions for Photo Quiz. Guidelines for preparing and submitting a Photo Quiz...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0215/p283.pdf

...Human immunodeficiency virus enceph- alopathy presents with the triad of demen- tia, depression, and movement disorders. The most common finding on magnetic resonance imaging is cerebral atrophy. Mul- tiple hyperintense lesions are nonenhancing, poorly demarcated, and localized...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0615/p877.pdf

...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 fibrillation, and Alzheimer’s dementia. Four days after she was admitted, she developed shortness of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0801/p199.pdf

'I Am Convinced Family Medicine Is the Solution'

Feb 12, 2018 - Watching a family member struggle with illness and access to care inspired third-year family medicine resident Kristina Dakis, M.D., to pursue a career in medicine.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20180212focus-dakis.html

'Physician Compare' Gives Patients Access to Your Quality Data

Jan 22, 2016 - CMS is hosting free webinars to help physicians understand quality reporting and the Physician Compare website.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20160122physiciancompare.html

"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

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

STEPS

American Family Physician

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

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

...years to prevent death, MI, stroke 1 in 125 were helped (prevented death) 1 in 67 were helped (prevented stroke) 1 in 100 were helped (prevented heart attack*) 97% saw no benefit 0.8% were helped by preventing death 1.5% were helped by preventing stroke 1.0% were helped by...

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

...- Stroke prevention (mortality/morbidity) - Alleviate symptoms (improve quality of life) 5 Calculating Risks • Risk of thromboembolism - CHADS2 or CHA2DS2-VASc • Risk factors for bleeding - HAS-BLED www.sparctool.com Risk Stratification One Stop Shopping to facilitate...

Events

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

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

...Efficacy End Points: Death, heart attack (myocardial infarction), stroke Harm End Points: New-onset diabetes mel- litus, muscle symptoms Narrative: Statins may prevent clotting events by reducing cholesterol and arterial plaque in blood vessels. Vascular diseases are important...

American Family Physician

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

<FEFF><FEFF>Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Recommendation ...

...aspirin in women 55 to 79 years of age when the potential benefit of a reduction in ischemic strokes outweighs the poten- tial harm of an increase in GI hemorrhage. A recommendation. The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the bal- ance of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/p1464.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>Myocardial Infarction: Management of the Subacute Period

...all patients with suspected ACS. A systematic review of 15 trials showed that aspirin therapy in patients who had experienced an MI reduced stroke, repeat MI, and death (abso- lute risk reduction [ARR] = 3.8%; number needed to treat [NNT] = 26).11 An adequate dosage in the acute...

American Family Physician

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

<FEFF>The AAFP Cognitive Care Kit-A Resource for Family Physicians

November 15, 2017: Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/p630.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

1029.pdf

...Lack of insight is one of the principal areas of concern for families of drivers with demen- tia. Some patients with dementia do not rec- ognize the impairment in their driving ability and resist efforts to prevent them from driv- ing. The patient’s spouse, family members,...

American Family Physician

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

1291o.pdf

...nal rhizotomy and microvascular decom- pression. These procedures involve posterior fossa exploration with its attendant risks, including stroke, meningitis, and death, although the reported incidence of these complications with microvascular decom- pression is less than 2...

American Family Physician

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

14 Alternative Practice Styles -- Family Practice Management

...but don’t be ashamed about this. When was the last time an intensivist helped a new mom with cracked nipples, or a surgeon managed a stroke? The rotating variety of hospitalist is more common for family physicians. For example, if there are five physicians in your practice, you...

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

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1403.pdf

...Neurologic Ischemic stroke, meralgia paresthetica 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 Web site. All other rights...

American Family Physician

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

1981.pdf

...Familial myocardial infarct/stroke 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase deficiency (common) Familial hypercholesterolemia (1:500) Fabry’s disease (1:80,000 to 1:117,000) Homocystinuria (1:200,000) Muscle cramps/spasticity Multiple carboxylase deficiency (e.g.,...

American Family Physician

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

1997-2008 Index of Board Minutes

...of Pressure Ulcers ....................................................................................................................348 Stroke .............................................................................................................

About AAFP

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

1997-2008 Index of Board Minutes

...of Pressure Ulcers ....................................................................................................................348 Stroke .............................................................................................................

About AAFP

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

2000-2010 Index of Board Minutes

...AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR COLPOSCOPY AND CERVICAL PATHOLOGY (ASCCP) (See also: CANCER under C)................................155 AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION ......................................................................................................

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2000-2010BoardIndex.pdf

2000-2010 Index of Board Minutes

...AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR COLPOSCOPY AND CERVICAL PATHOLOGY (ASCCP) (See also: CANCER under C)................................155 AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION ......................................................................................................

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2000-2010BoardIndex.pdf

2002 Congress of Delegates Transactions

...the commission has been in discussion with such groups as the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, National Stroke Association, and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (36) The commission continues to review the criteria under which...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2002/2002transactions.pdf

2002 Congress of Delegates Transactions

...the commission has been in discussion with such groups as the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, National Stroke Association, and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (36) The commission continues to review the criteria under which...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2002/2002transactions.pdf

2003 Transactions

...to determine the barriers to module completion so that future modules would be more likely to be successful. (49) Negotiations for a Stroke Prevention module were completed with AAN in June 2003, and the module was made available in September 2003. (50) Plans for development of...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2003/2003Transactions.pdf

2003 Transactions

...to determine the barriers to module completion so that future modules would be more likely to be successful. (49) Negotiations for a Stroke Prevention module were completed with AAN in June 2003, and the module was made available in September 2003. (50) Plans for development of...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2003/2003Transactions.pdf

2004 Transactions -- Congress of Delegates

...individual modules initially, and expanded to subscriptions in 2005. Family Physicians - Improving Quality (FP-IQ) (38) The second module, Stroke Prevention for the Primary Care Clinician, developed in cooperation with the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), was released in May...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/2004transactions.pdf

2004 Transactions -- Congress of Delegates

...individual modules initially, and expanded to subscriptions in 2005. Family Physicians - Improving Quality (FP-IQ) (38) The second module, Stroke Prevention for the Primary Care Clinician, developed in cooperation with the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), was released in May...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/2004transactions.pdf

2005 AHA Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiac Care - Practice Guidelines - American...

May 1, 2006 - The American Heart Association (AHA) recently released new guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency cardiac care.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0501/p1644.html

2007 First Session

...b. Approved National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) modules on diabetes, and heart stroke as alternatives for Part IV. c. Future Methods in Medicine Modules (MIMMS) will be available for physicians who do not have a continuous patient population. d. Work is beginning...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2007/COD1stSession.pdf

2007 First Session

...b. Approved National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) modules on diabetes, and heart stroke as alternatives for Part IV. c. Future Methods in Medicine Modules (MIMMS) will be available for physicians who do not have a continuous patient population. d. Work is beginning...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2007/COD1stSession.pdf

2007 Third Session

...who addressed the delegates as follows: Delegates, alternates, friends - In 1940 my grandfather, Dr. Ames Chamberlain had his first stroke. And yes, to some of my mean spirited friends, that was before I was born. But he did and my Uncle Dick came home to Maplewood, New Jersey to...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2007/COD3rdSession.pdf

2007 Third Session

...who addressed the delegates as follows: Delegates, alternates, friends - In 1940 my grandfather, Dr. Ames Chamberlain had his first stroke. And yes, to some of my mean spirited friends, that was before I was born. But he did and my Uncle Dick came home to Maplewood, New Jersey to...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2007/COD3rdSession.pdf

2008 First Session

...15) National Quality Forum (NQF) Steering Committee for Standards Related to the Prevention and Management of Stroke Across the Continuum of Care e) Medical Director of the Annual Clinical Focus f) METRIC Advisory Committee g) Federal, state and local government service h)...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2008/FirstSession.pdf

2008 First Session

...15) National Quality Forum (NQF) Steering Committee for Standards Related to the Prevention and Management of Stroke Across the Continuum of Care e) Medical Director of the Annual Clinical Focus f) METRIC Advisory Committee g) Federal, state and local government service h)...

About AAFP

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

2008 Third Session

...me, it was my grandmother. She was a true believer. She believed that she would see me become a doctor. And though she had to survive two strokes to do it, she saw me get my degree. She believed in me and I believed in her. Many of us here today know what it means to believe in...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2008/ThirdSession.pdf

2008 Third Session

...me, it was my grandmother. She was a true believer. She believed that she would see me become a doctor. And though she had to survive two strokes to do it, she saw me get my degree. She believed in me and I believed in her. Many of us here today know what it means to believe in...

About AAFP

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

2009 Congress of Delegates Transactions

...is of particular concern due to increased risk for addiction and passive exposure. Smoking is a known cause of cancer, heart disease, stroke and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Special dangers exist for specific subpopulations of smokers such as pregnant women who suffer...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2009/TRANSACTIONS2009.pdf

2009 Congress of Delegates Transactions

...is of particular concern due to increased risk for addiction and passive exposure. Smoking is a known cause of cancer, heart disease, stroke and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Special dangers exist for specific subpopulations of smokers such as pregnant women who suffer...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2009/TRANSACTIONS2009.pdf

2010 Transactions,2010 COD Transactions.doc

...organizations stroke our ego and endorse our vision of the Patient Centered Medical Home, but such accolades sometimes leave us empty because we know the harsh reality is this: the trend line of fewer and fewer students choosing family medicine, the gut-wrenching fact that...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2010/2010CODTransactions.pdf

2010 Transactions,2010 COD Transactions.doc

...organizations stroke our ego and endorse our vision of the Patient Centered Medical Home, but such accolades sometimes leave us empty because we know the harsh reality is this: the trend line of fewer and fewer students choosing family medicine, the gut-wrenching fact that...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2010/2010CODTransactions.pdf

2011 American Family Physician -- American Family Physician

Jun 13, 2013 - Search 2011 issues of American Family Physician, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/past/2011.html

2011 Transactions

...National Stroke Association $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Wolters Kluwer $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Salix Pharmaceuticals $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Freestyle $2,031.55 $2,031.55 Florida Dept of Citrus $1,900.00 $1,900.00 3M $1,873.41 $1,873.41 Practical CME, LLC $1,675.00 $1,675.00...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/2011CongressofDelegatesTransactions.pdf

2011 Transactions

...National Stroke Association $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Wolters Kluwer $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Salix Pharmaceuticals $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Freestyle $2,031.55 $2,031.55 Florida Dept of Citrus $1,900.00 $1,900.00 3M $1,873.41 $1,873.41 Practical CME, LLC $1,675.00 $1,675.00...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2011/2011CongressofDelegatesTransactions.pdf

2012 AAFP Foundation Annual Report

...The Underuse of Oral Anticoagulants for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Principal Investigator: Katherine Kirley, MD The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Furthering and nuturting clinical advancements and research within the field of Family...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/what-weve-done/reports/2012AnnualReport.pdf

2012 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science

...billion in medical costs and avert almost one million 21 myocardial infarctions and strokes over the lifetime of adults aged 45-85, and reducing sodium 22 intake to 1200 mg daily would reduce annual stroke episodes by 32,000-66,000 and myocardial 23 infarction episodes by...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/special_constituencies/2012RCAR_HealthofPublic-Science.pdf

2012 American Family Physician -- American Family Physician

Jun 13, 2013 - Search 2012 issues of American Family Physician, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/past/2012.html

2012 Congress of Delegates Transactions,2012 Transactions,2012 Transactions

...National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke $ 1,750.00 $ 1,750.00 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) $ 1,750.00 $ 1,750.00 National Institute on Mental Health $ 1,750.00 $ 1,750.00 National Marfan Foundation $ 1,750.00 $...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2012/2012Transactions.pdf

2012 Congress of Delegates Transactions,2012 Transactions,2012 Transactions

...National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke $ 1,750.00 $ 1,750.00 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) $ 1,750.00 $ 1,750.00 National Institute on Mental Health $ 1,750.00 $ 1,750.00 National Marfan Foundation $ 1,750.00 $...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2012/2012Transactions.pdf

2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Guideline Greatly Increases Number Eligible for Statin ...

Aug 15, 2014 - The new guideline from the ACC/AHA increases the number of adults between 40 and 75 years of age who are eligible to take statins by 12.8 million. The largest increases were among adults who would take statins for primary prevention and for adults between 60 and 75 years of age. The ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/od6.html

2013 COD Transactions

...such as the American Medical Association, the Center for Science in the Public’s Interest, the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, and the American Public Health Association recommended revision of sodium’s Generally Recognized As Safe status as a method of...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2013/2013Transactions.pdf

2013 COD Transactions

...such as the American Medical Association, the Center for Science in the Public’s Interest, the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, and the American Public Health Association recommended revision of sodium’s Generally Recognized As Safe status as a method of...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2013/2013Transactions.pdf

2014 Hypertension Guideline Stands to Simplify Treatment, Says Expert

Dec 18, 2013 - In a world that grows more complex every day, wouldn't it be a welcome change to have just one thing become a little simpler? Well, when it comes to busy family physicians managing their patients' hypertension, a newly released guideline could go a long way to accomplishing that goal.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20131218hypertensiongdln.html

2015 American Family Physician -- American Family Physician

Jan 2, 2015 - Search 2015 issues of American Family Physician, a publication of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/past/2015.html

2016 FMPC Grant Award Summaries

2016 FMPC Grant Award Summaries

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/FMPC/2016_%20FMPCGrantAwardSummaries.pdf

2017 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science

...MD, New Physician 3 John Nguyen, MD, Minority 4 5 WHEREAS, Physical inactivity increases the relative risk of coronary artery disease, stroke, 6 hypertension, and osteoporosis by 45 percent, 60 percent, 30 percent and 59 percent, 7 respectively, and 8 9 WHEREAS, physical inactivity...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/Health%20of%20the%20Public%20Science.pdf

2017 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science

...MD, New Physician 3 John Nguyen, MD, Minority 4 5 WHEREAS, Physical inactivity increases the relative risk of coronary artery disease, stroke, 6 hypertension, and osteoporosis by 45 percent, 60 percent, 30 percent and 59 percent, 7 respectively, and 8 9 WHEREAS, physical inactivity...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/HoPSAgenda2017.pdf

2017 American Family Physician -- American Family Physician

Jan 4, 2017 - Search 2017 issues of American Family Physician, a publication of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

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2017 FMX Advisory Board (FAB) Contacts for Faculty List

...TIA and Stroke Diagnosis and Treatment 1. Assess patients presenting with possible signs of TIA or stroke; ordering appropriate imaging if necessary. 2. Develop collaborative care plans to assist patients in making behavioral modifications to decrease their risk of having a...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/fmx17-fab-contacts-faculty.pdf

2017 Poster Presentation Abstracts

...Diet and Incidence of Stroke: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Devesh Vashishtha, Arvin Wali, and Charlie Park University of California, San Diego Prior studies have shown a relationship between the Mediterranean diet and incidence of stroke. However, none of these...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/nc17-poster-winners.pdf

2018 AAFP FMX CME Schedule

...CME124 Stroke Rowland Room 208-210 • 1.00 CME credit • HEMATOLOGY/IMMUNE, PEDIATRICS CME207 Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization Update Temte Room 220-222 • 1.00 CME credit • NEPHROLOGIC CME177 Ask the Expert: Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease Shahady...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/fmx18-cme-schedule-onsite.pdf

2018 FMX Cardiovascular Handouts

...- Stroke prevention (mortality/morbidity) - Alleviate symptoms (improve quality of life) 5 Calculating Risks • Risk of thromboembolism - CHADS2 or CHA2DS2-VASc • Risk factors for bleeding - HAS-BLED www.sparctool.com Risk Stratification One Stop Shopping to facilitate...

Events

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

2018 FMX CME Session Schedule By Day

...Stroke 10/10/2018 1:45PM 2:45PM Well Woman Exam: The New Well Woman Visit 10/10/2018 1:45PM 2:45PM (PBL) Well Woman Exam: The New Well Woman Visit 10/11/2018 7:00AM 8:00AM Allergic Rhinitis: I Can't Breathe! 10/11/2018 7:00AM 8:00AM Assisting Patients with Opioid Use Disorder...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/fmx18-master-schedule.pdf

2018 FMX Hematology/Immunology Handouts

...new agents in patients, with atrial fibrillation and at least one other risk factor for stroke, that do not require frequent laboratory monitoring are as effective as warfarin for prevention of stroke or systemic embolism and have comparable risks of major bleeding. 3. Develop...

Events

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

2018 National Conference Poster Abstracts

...Speechless: The Relationship Between Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and Stroke (Clinical Inquiry) Whay-Yih Cheng, DO Saint Louis University/Scott Air Force Base, Illinois Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is defined as new dilated cardiomyopathy diagnosed in the final month of pregnancy...

Events

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2018 Poster Abstracts

...Speechless: The Relationship Between Peripartum Cardiomyopathy and Stroke (Clinical Inquiry) Whay-Yih Cheng, DO Saint Louis University/Scott Air Force Base, Illinois Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is defined as new dilated cardiomyopathy diagnosed in the final month of pregnancy...

Events

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2018SpringBulletin.pdf

...in Port-Au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien. More than 80 medical professionals attended these sessions to learn about topics such as hypertension, stroke, and respiratory conditions. In addition, the team met with the medical school deans and governmental leaders from the Ministry of Health...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/what-weve-done/bulletins/2018SpringBulletin.pdf

2019 AAFP Commission Members

Dec 13, 2018 - Access a list of all members of 2019 AAFP commissions.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/commissions/2019-members.mem.html

2019 AAFP Commission Members

Dec 13, 2018 - Access a list of all members of 2019 AAFP commissions.

About : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/content/aafp/about/governance/commissions/2019-members.mem.html

2019 CME Session Topics

Feb 27, 2019 - View the CME topics that will be discussed at the 2019 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX), September 24-28, 2019, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/cme/opportunities/session-topics.html

2019 Leadership Directory

...Tia Johnson, Recording Secretary Phone: (888) 794-7481, ext . 4913 Cell: (301) 708-6319 Email: tjohnson@aafp .org Commission on Governmental Advocacy, continued 22 Resident and Student Reshma Ramachandran, MD, MPP, Resident Representative Kaiser Permanente Medical Group So...

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/commissions/restricted/LeadershipDirectory2019.pdf

2019 Leadership Directory

...Tia Johnson, Recording Secretary Phone: (888) 794-7481, ext . 4913 Cell: (301) 708-6319 Email: tjohnson@aafp .org Commission on Governmental Advocacy, continued 22 Resident and Student Reshma Ramachandran, MD, MPP, Resident Representative Kaiser Permanente Medical Group So...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/commissions/restricted/LeadershipDirectory2019.pdf

2019 National Conference Poster Presentations

...Facility where the students rotated at four different stations including a high-fidelity anaphylaxis case, task trainer competitions, stroke education simulations, and a suture lab. To assess and improve this program, surveys at the beginning and end of the year were completed in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/nc19-poster-winners.pdf

41outp.pdf

...Stroke +10 Renal failure +10 Physical examination findings Altered mental status +20 Respiratory rate ≥ 30 breaths per minute +20 Systolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg +20 Temperature < 95˚F (35˚C) or ≥ 104˚F (40˚C) +15 Pulse rate ≥ 125 beats per minute +10...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/fpm20060400p41-rt1.pdf

5% Fluorouracil Is the Preferred Treatment for Actinic Keratoses - POEMs - American ...

Aug 15, 2019 - The use of topical 5% fluorouracil is most likely to result in successful elimination of actinic keratoses in a field on the head or face.

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0815/p249a.html

647.pdf

...Several classes of drugs may be beneficial in the man- agement of psychotic symptoms in patients with demen- tia (Table 110-29). Atypical antipsychotics are the first-line agents for pharmacotherapy of psychotic symptoms.30 Anticonvulsants and acetylcholinesterase inhibitors may...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0215/p647.pdf

93.pdf

...45. Martin JN Jr, Thigpen BD, Moore RC, Rose CH, Cushman J, May W. Stroke and severe preeclampsia and eclampsia: a paradigm shift focusing on systolic blood pressure. Obstet Gynecol. 2005;105(2): 246-254. 46. Duley L, Henderson-Smart DJ, Meher S. Drugs for treatment of very high...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/p93.pdf

A 40-Year-Old Man with Chronic Generalized Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 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/2005/0801/p491.html

A Changing Climate Threatens Our Health

Jun 1, 2017 - The health threats posed by climate change are alarming. Given the scope of the problem, everyone could potentially be affected -- and likely, many of us will be.

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

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/a_changing_climate_threatens_our.html

A Critical Review of Periodic Health Screening Using Specific Screening Criteria Frame ...

...Stroke 102 {DR } Tuberculosis 80 {p) Lung Cancer 26 (l) Brain Tumors 12 tl) Chronic Obstruc- tive Pulmonary Disease* 10.6 (DR) f = lncidence P= prevalence DR = Deâth Rare *The relative prevalence of these diseases is probably understated in thís table due to difficulties in...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/cfhm/classicsfamilymedicine/CritRevPeriodicHealthScreening.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 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 New Approach to Making Your Doctor-Nurse Team More Productive -- FPM

Aug 1, 2008 - With proper training and delegation, your team can see more patients, deliver better care and feel more satisfied at work.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0700/p35.html

A Night at the Nursing Home -- FPM

May 1, 2008 - Sometimes, our patients give us gifts far greater than anything we've given them.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/p46.html

A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse

...used enough to have that problem. You might be surprised to know that even small amounts of cocaine increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, and high blood pressure. Sometimes people have heart attacks from using cocaine just one time. Elicit response and feelings:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p113.pdf

A Primary Care Approach to Substance Misuse - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2013 - Substance misuse is common among patients in primary care settings. Although it has a substantial health impact, physicians report low levels of preparedness to identify and assist patients with substance use disorders. An effective approach to office-based treatment includes a coherent...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p113.html

A Primary Care Approach to the Patient with Claudication - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2000 - Peripheral arterial occlusive disease occurs in about 18 percent of persons over 70 years of age. Usually, patients who have this disease present with intermittent claudication with pain in the calf, thigh or buttock that is elicited by exertion and relieved with a few minutes of rest. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1027.html

AACE Releases Guidelines for Menopausal Hormone Therapy

...STROKE Some evidence shows that women on menopausal hor- mone therapy have more strokes, especially older women. OSTEOPOROSIS Menopausal hormone therapy should be used to prevent and treat osteoporosis when appropriate, after consider- ing the risks versus benefits in the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p864.pdf

AACE Releases Guidelines for Menopausal Hormone Therapy - Practice Guidelines - ...

Nov 1, 2012 - Menopause is diagnosed in women who have not had menses for one year. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) convened a task force to review available evidence on therapies for menopausal symptoms. The task force's guidelines include recommendations for prescribing...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p864.html

AAFP 2015 Statement on SGR Policies - January 21, 2015

The American Academy of Family Physicians submitted a statement for the House Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Health SGR repeal hearing. The document urges policymakers to support primary care and appropriation physician payment within any long-term SGR Repeal legislation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-2015SGR-012015.pdf

AAFP Affirms Value of New Cholesterol Management Guideline

Mar 20, 2019 - The AAFP recently gave its affirmation of value designation to a cholesterol management guideline jointly developed by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190320acc-ahacholguidln.html

AAFP and ACP Release Practice Guideline on Management of Newly Detected Atrial ...

May 15, 2004 - The Joint Panel of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) have developed recommendations for adult patients with first-detected atrial fibrillation.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2474.html

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