13,551 results match your criteria American Family Physician[Journal]


Lung Cancer.

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Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):Online

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Nirmatrelvir/Ritonavir Reduces Risk of Hospitalization in At-Risk Outpatients.

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Mark H Ebell

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):Online

University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA.

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Tendinopathies of the Foot and Ankle.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):479-486

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Tendinopathies of the foot and ankle, including posterior tibial, peroneal, and tibialis anterior, are commonly overlooked by primary care physicians. The posterior tibial tendon is the main dynamic stabilizing muscle of the medial longitudinal arch. Patients who have posterior tibial tendinopathy present with medial ankle pain, pes planovalgus deformity, and a positive too many toes sign. Read More

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The Case for Supervised Injection Sites in the United States.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):454-455

Bowdoin Street Health Center, Dorchester, MA, USA.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections: Updates From the 2021 CDC Guidelines.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):514-520

Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates are increasing for most nationally notifiable disease categories in the United States. The 2021 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STI guidelines provide several updated, evidence-based testing and treatment recommendations. The recommended treatment for gonorrhea is ceftriaxone monotherapy given intramuscularly, with dosing based on the patient's body weight. Read More

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Vaccination Disagreement Between Parents.

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James Giordano

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):544-546

Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA.

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MyProstateScore for Predicting High-Grade Prostate Cancer.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):542-543

Eglin Family Medicine Residency, Eglin Air Force Base, FL, USA.

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Lung Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment Principles, and Screening.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):487-494

Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA, USA.

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in men and women in the United States; however, it remains the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States and worldwide. The most common but nonspecific symptom of lung cancer is cough. Associated symptoms, including hemoptysis or shortness of breath, or systemic symptoms, including anorexia or weight loss, greatly increase the likelihood of having lung cancer. Read More

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Reduced Dietary Salt for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):466-467

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, State College, PA, USA.

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Kinesiology Taping for Rotator Cuff Disease.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):467-468

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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Physical Activity and the Health of Wheelchair Users.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):534-537

F. Edward H├ębert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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Evaluation After a First Seizure in Adults.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):507-513

Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA.

Seizures are transient signs and symptoms of abnormal, excessive, or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Up to 10% of adults have a seizure during their lifetime, with increasing incidence in people older than 55 years. One-third of people have a recurrent seizure within one year of an initial unprovoked seizure. Read More

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Credentialing Family Physicians Who Provide Maternity Care.

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Michael Loeven

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):456-457

Lancaster General Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Lancaster, PA, USA.

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A Diffuse Nodular Eruption.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):547-548

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, SC, USA.

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Constipation in Children and Adolescents: Evaluation and Treatment.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):469-478

Beaumont Hospital, Troy, MI, USA.

Constipation in children is usually functional constipation without an organic cause. Organic causes of constipation in children, which include Hirschsprung disease, cystic fibrosis, and spinal cord abnormalities, commonly present with red flag signs and symptoms. A history and physical examination can diagnose functional constipation using the Rome IV diagnostic criteria. Read More

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Child Abuse: Approach and Management.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):521-528

HCA Houston Healthcare West Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

Child maltreatment is a devastating type of adverse childhood experience that encompasses neglect and emotional, physical, and sexual abuse (including sex trafficking). Adverse childhood experiences are exposures to maltreatment or household dysfunction during crucial developmental periods that disrupt neurodevelopment and can result in lifelong physical and psychological harm, altering the child's behavior and disease risk into adulthood. Maltreatment can affect patients of any gender identity and from all racial and ethnic backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses, and community settings. Read More

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Jammed Finger in High School Football Player.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):549-551

Oakland Primary Care, Ascension Macomb-Oakland Family Medicine Residency, Warren, MI, USA.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections: Updated Guideline From the CDC.

Am Fam Physician 2022 May;105(5):553-557

David Grant Medical Center Family Medicine Residency, Travis Air Force Base, CA, USA.

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Gonorrhea.

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Am Fam Physician 2022 04;105(4):Online

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Chlamydia.

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Am Fam Physician 2022 04;105(4):Online

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