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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

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

...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

1953.pdf

...in systolic blood pressure of 5 mm Hg has been associated in observational studies with reductions of 14 percent in mortality caused by stroke, 9 percent in mortality caused by heart disease, and 7 percent in all-cause mortality.6 In addi- tion, a weight loss of 10 lb (4.5 kg), a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/p1953.pdf

1961.pdf

...RC, Smith SC Jr, Bairey-Merz CN, Grundy SM, Cleeman JI, Lenfant C, et al. ACC/AHA/NHLBI Clinical Advisory on the use and safety of statins. Stroke 2002;33:2337-41. 31. National Cholesterol Education Program. Third report of the expert panel on detection, evaluation and treatment...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/p1961.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 .............................................................................................................

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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 .............................................................................................................

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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 ......................................................................................................

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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...

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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...

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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)...

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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...

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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

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