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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) Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease Diagnosis and Management

...• 3. Townsend RR. Stroke in chronic kidney disease: prevention and management. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008;3(suppl 1):S11-S16. • 4. Go AS, Chertow GM, Fan D, McCulloch CE, Hsu CY. Chronic kidney disease and the risks of death, cardiovascular events, and hospitalization [published...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-153-154.pdf

(PBL) Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

...• Neuro injury (motor/sensory): negative for head injury, stroke, etc. 15 Past Medical History • PMH: controlled HTN, controlled HLD, controlled T2DM, no CAD, no ASPVD, no CKD, no CVA • PSH and Ob/GYN: G1P1 (term uncomplicated vaginal birth) • Tobacco: no • ETOH/Drug: Never! •...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-085-087.pdf

(PBL) Dyslipidemia: Beyond the Numbers

...African‐American Tobacco smoker Not on blood pressure medication No diabetes Mother -stroke age 71 BP 124/78 BMI 31 TChol 190 HDL 44 LDL 120 Triglycerides 140 Blood glucose 90 7 Team Questions for Case 1 1) What is his 10 year ASCVD risk? 2) What is his lifetime risk...

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

...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/fmx19-078-080.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

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