12,897 results match your criteria American family physician[Journal]


A Case of COVID-19 Infection: Chief Symptom, Diarrhea.

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Matthew H Meyers

Am Fam Physician 2020 05;101(10):580

Nashville, TN, USA.

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Care of the Military Veteran Should Include Screening for Substance Use Disorders.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):580-582

Fort Carson, CO, USA.

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Surgery or Lasers Preferred to Foam Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins.

Authors:
Mark H Ebell

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):630-631

University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA.

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Top 20 Research Studies of 2019 for Primary Care Physicians.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):608-617

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

In 2019, regular surveillance of 110 English-language research journals identified 254 studies that met the criteria to become POEMs (patient-oriented evidence that matters). Physician members of the Canadian Medical Association rated these POEMs for their relevance to patients in their practices. This article summarizes the clinical questions and bottom-line answers from the top 20 POEMs of 2019. Read More

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Why the Stress-Disease Connection Matters and How to Respond.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):585-586

OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA.

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Segesterone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring (Annovera) for Contraception.

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Amy L Lee

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):618-620

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):621-622

Loma Linda University, USA.

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Severely Callused Hands and Feet.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):623-624

Southern Colorado Family Medicine Residency, Pueblo, CO, USA.

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The Older Driver.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):625-629

MedStarHealth Urgent Care, Washington, DC, USA.

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Equivalent Pain Relief with Different Doses of Ibuprofen.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):631

Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA.

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Ectopic Pregnancy: Diagnosis and Management.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):599-606

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA.

Ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized ovum implants outside of the uterine cavity. In the United States, the estimated prevalence of ectopic pregnancy is 1% to 2%, and ruptured ectopic pregnancy accounts for 2.7% of pregnancy-related deaths. Read More

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Nonpharmacologic Approaches Are Better Than Medication to Control Aggression and Agitation in Dementia.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):631-632

Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA.

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Correction.

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Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):582

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Autism Screening with Follow-Up Overidentifies Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):630

Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA.

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Atopic Dermatitis: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):590-598

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA.

Atopic dermatitis (atopic eczema) is a chronic relapsing and remitting inflammatory skin disease affecting one in 10 people in their lifetime. Atopic dermatitis is caused by a complex interaction of immune dysregulation, epidermal gene mutations, and environmental factors that disrupts the epidermis causing intensely pruritic skin lesions. Repeated scratching triggers a self-perpetuating itch-scratch cycle, which can have a significant impact on the patient's quality of life. Read More

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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Adolescents: ACOG Management Recommendations.

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Laurie S Costlow

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(10):633-635

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Ticks: How to Protect Yourself.

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Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):Online

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Endometrial Biopsy.

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Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):Online

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Tranexamic Acid for Postpartum Hemorrhage.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):Online

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Tickborne Diseases: Diagnosis and Management.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):530-540

Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Family Medicine Residency Program, Camp Pendleton, CA, USA.

Tickborne diseases that affect patients in the United States include Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, tularemia, Colorado tick fever, and tickborne relapsing fever. Tickborne diseases are increasing in incidence and should be suspected in patients presenting with flulike symptoms during the spring and summer months. Prompt diagnosis and treatment can prevent complications and death. Read More

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Megestrol for Palliative Care in Patients with Cancer.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):Online

University of Washington Health Sciences Library, Seattle, WA, USA.

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Antidepressants Plus Benzodiazepines for Adults with Major Depression.

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Margot Savoy

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):527-528

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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Lithium for Acute Mania.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):528-529

Naval Hospital Jacksonville Family Medicine Residency Program, Jacksonville, FL, USA.

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Lower Extremity Petechiae and Purpura.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):567-568

Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA, USA.

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IBSchek for Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

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Pamela O Obi

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):564-565

Floyd Family Medicine Residency, Rome, GA, USA.

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Endometrial Biopsy: Tips and Pitfalls.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):551-556

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

Endometrial biopsy is a safe and efficient method to evaluate the endometrium for a variety of indications, most commonly abnormal uterine bleeding and postmenopausal bleeding. Endometrial biopsy is highly specific for diagnosing atypical hyperplasia and endometrial cancer in postmenopausal women. Pregnancy is the only absolute contraindication to the procedure. Read More

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AFP's Approach to COVID-19.

Authors:
Sumi Sexton

Am Fam Physician 2020 05;101(9):518

Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA.

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Therapies for COPD Exacerbations in Adults.

Authors:
Aaron Saguil

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):557-559

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

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Chronic Dyspnea: Diagnosis and Evaluation.

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):542-548

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

Dyspnea is a symptom arising from a complex interplay of diseases and physiologic states and is commonly encountered in primary care. It is considered chronic if present for more than one month. As a symptom, dyspnea is a predictor for all-cause mortality. Read More

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Migraines in Children: Recommendations for Acute and Preventive Treatment.

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Lindsey E Hoover

Am Fam Physician 2020 May;101(9):569-571

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Burn Injuries: What You Should Know.

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Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):Online

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Testing for Fetal Aneuploidy.

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Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):Online

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Chronic Diarrhea.

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Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):Online

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Postpartum Relapse Prevention: The Family Physician's Role.

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Leslie Hayes

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):452-453

Espanola, NM, USA.

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Oral Health Care Is an Important Issue for Military Veterans.

Authors:
Hugh Silk

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):452

Worcester, MA, USA.

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Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: Recommendation Statement.

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Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):489-492

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Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults.

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):493-494

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA.

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Hyperpigmentation of the Tongue and Systemic Symptoms.

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):499-501

Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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Outpatient Burn Care: Prevention and Treatment.

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):463-470

Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA, USA.

Most patients with burn injuries are treated as outpatients. Two key determinants of the need for referral to a burn center are burn depth and percentage of total body surface area involved. All burn injuries are considered trauma, prompting immediate evaluation for concomitant injuries. Read More

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Ketorolac vs. Morphine for Pain Relief After Fractures.

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):495-496

University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, TX, USA.

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Hypertension, Pregnancy, Prostate Cancer, Short-Course Antibiotics, Anticonvulsants.

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Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):460

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Galcanezumab (Emgality) for Migraine and Cluster Headaches.

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):502-503

Tufts University School of Medicine and Beth Israel Lahey Health, Boston, MA, USA.

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Fetal Aneuploidy: Screening and Diagnostic Testing.

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):481-488

HealthONE/Sky Ridge Family Medicine Residency Program, Denver, CO, USA.

Aneuploidy is the presence of one or more extra chromosomes or the absence of one or more chromosomes. The risk of fetal aneuploidy rises with increasing maternal age. Because fetal aneuploidy can affect any pregnancy, all pregnant women should be offered screening. Read More

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Predicting the Likelihood of a Recurrent Febrile Seizure.

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):497-498

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

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Chronic Diarrhea in Adults: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis.

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):472-480

Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC, USA.

Chronic diarrhea is defined as a predominantly loose stool lasting longer than four weeks. A patient history and physical examination with a complete blood count, C-reactive protein, anti-tissue transglutaminase immunoglobulin A (IgA), total IgA, and a basic metabolic panel are useful to evaluate for pathologies such as celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease. More targeted testing should be based on the differential diagnosis. Read More

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Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Unintended Consequences of the 2016 CDC Guideline.

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(8):458-459

Bladen Medical Associates, Elizabethtown, NC, USA.

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Frostbite: Recommendations for Prevention and Treatment from the Wilderness Medical Society.

Authors:
Carrie Armstrong

Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(7):440-442

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Tendinopathy, Medical Abortion, Counseling for Children and Adolescents, Cold Prevention.

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Am Fam Physician 2020 Apr;101(7):398

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