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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

"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

<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

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

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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

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

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

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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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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 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 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 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

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2003 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0401/p1425.html

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2006 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0401/p1141.html

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2008 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2008 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/p899.html

AAFP News - Apr 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2003 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0415/p1673.html

AAFP News - Apr 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2005 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1469.html

AAFP News - Aug 1, 2008 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2008 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0801/p303.html

AAFP News - Aug 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2015 - ...labels to clearly indicate that these medications increase the risk of cardiovascular thrombotic events, including myocardial infarction and stroke. All prescription NSAIDs currently include information about a potential increased risk of such events. The new warning strengthens the...

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0815/p250.html

AAFP News - Dec 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1201/p1005.html

AAFP News - Feb 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2001 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0201/p429.html

AAFP News - Feb 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2003 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p449.html

AAFP News - Jan 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2002 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0101/p15.html

AAFP News - Jan 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2005 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0115/p229.html

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