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Topical Medications for Seborrheic Dermatitis - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - American ...

Mar 1, 2017 - Steroids and antifungal agents can be used to effectively treat seborrheic dermatitis. Calcineurin inhibitors are as effective as steroids, but have a higher incidence of short-term adverse effects.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p329.html

Rotator Cuff Disease: Diagnostic Tests - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - American Family ...

Dec 1, 2016 - A positive lag sign with external rotation is the best test for full-thickness tears of the infraspinatus and supraspinatus (positive likelihood ratio = 7.2). A positive lag sign with internal rotation is best for assessing full-thickness tears of the subscapularis (positive likelihood ...

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1201/p925.html

Topical Antifungals for Treatment of Onychomycosis - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - ...

Nov 1, 2016 - Topical antifungal agents are effective in treating onychomycosis, with a number needed to treat (NNT) of 7 to 17.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/p734.html

Stretching for Prevention of Exercise-Related Injury - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - ...

Oct 1, 2016 - Stretching before exercise does not reduce the risk of injury. However, it may slightly reduce postexercise muscle soreness.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/p547.html

Alternatives to Metformin for Patients with PCOS - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - American ...

Sep 1, 2016 - Compared with placebo, thiazolidinediones (TZDs) decrease systolic blood pressure and fasting blood glucose and insulin levels while improving menstrual irregularities in women with PCOS. Metformin and TZDs have similar effects on pregnancy rates, ovulation, and menstrual frequency, but...

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0901/p378.html

Exercise to Improve Functioning in Patients with Dementia - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - ...

Aug 1, 2016 - Exercise programs lasting at least two months moderately increase the ability of patients with dementia to perform ADLs.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0801/p242.html

Chlorthalidone vs. Hydrochlorothiazide for Treatment of Hypertension - FPIN's Help Desk...

Dec 1, 2015 - Chlorthalidone produces slightly greater reductions in blood pressure compared with hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), but it is associated with greater declines in serum potassium levels. Chlorthalidone lowers the risk of cardiovascular events about 18% more than HCTZ at the same achieved ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1201/p1015.html

Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System vs. Oral Progestins for Treatment of ...

Jun 1, 2016 - The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system achieves significantly higher resolution rates of endometrial hyperplasia without atypia compared with cyclic oral progestins (68% to 100% vs. 48% to 69%, respectively).

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0601/p948.html

Nonpharmaceutical Treatment of Anxiety in Institutionalized Older Adults - FPIN's Help ...

Apr 1, 2016 - Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) or relaxation training, alone or in combination, can be used to treat anxiety in older adults. Music therapy can also be used to reduce anxiety in older adults. Appropriate training of institutional caregivers is also helpful in reducing anxiety in older...

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/p592.html

Electronic Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - American ...

Mar 15, 2016 - Nicotine-containing e-cigarettes may be more effective than placebo devices for smoking cessation. They may also aid in smoking reduction, but the quality of available evidence is low. Little is known about their safety.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0315/p492.html

Labor Induction at Term - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2016 - Oral misoprostol (Cytotec), vaginal and intracervical prostaglandins, and mechanical methods are effective for induction of labor at term. The use of intravenous oxytocin (Pitocin) increases the risk of failure to achieve vaginal delivery at 24 hours and the risk of cesarean delivery ...

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/p266.html

Home Visits for Pregnant Adolescents - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2016 - Nurse home visits for pregnant adolescents seem to improve resource utilization and prenatal clinic visit show rates.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0101/p25.html

Reducing Amputation Rates After Severe Frostbite - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - American ...

Oct 15, 2015 - In patients with severe frostbite, tPA plus a prostacyclin may be used to decrease the risk of digital amputation. tPA can be used alone and is associated with lower amputation rates compared with local wound care.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/p716.html

Growth Hormone for Treatment of Idiopathic Short Stature in Children - FPIN's Help Desk...

Jul 1, 2015 - ...FPIN's Help Desk Answers Growth Hormone for Treatment of Idiopathic Short Stature in Children SUFIAN ZAYED, MD, and DIANE J. MADLON-KAY, MD, MS, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Smiley's Family Medicine Residency Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota Am Fam Physician. 2015 Jul...

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/p64.html

Advanced Search -- American Family Physician

Oct 8, 2015 - Advanced search for American Family Physician; including search in title, search by author, search by topic, or search by department.

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AFP Departments Provide Range of Clinical Information - Inside AFP - American Family ...

Aug 1, 2006 - ...AFP Departments Provide Range of Clinical Information MATTHEW J. NEFF Am Fam Physician. 2006 Aug 1;74(3):356. In addition to review articles, each issue of AFP includes departments that provide readers with clinical information, evidence-based tools for decision making,...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/p356.html

Paroxetine Use Should Be Avoided During Pregnancy - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Apr 15, 2012 - ...Original Article: Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] Issue Date: May 15, 2011 Available at: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/p1211.html to the editor: In the FPIN's Clinical Inquiries on which antidepressants are safe to use during pregnancy, Dr. Patel...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0415/p747.html

Micronutrient Supplementation During Pregnancy

August 1, 2015 Clinical Inquiries

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/p222.pdf

Management of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture

June 1, 2015 Clinical Inquiries

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0601/p794.pdf

Atopic Eczema and Early Introduction of Solid Foods

September 15, 2015 Clinical Inquiries

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0915/p523.pdf

ART for HIV: Recommendations from the Interventional Antiviral Society-USA Panel

April 1, 2015 Clinical Inquiries

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/p437.pdf

Medications for Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis

January 1, 2015 Clinical Inquiries

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0115/p116.pdf

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Self-Administered GBS Testing in Pregnant Women

November 15, 2014 Clinical Inquiries

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/p729.pdf

Obesity and Joint Injuries in Children

March 1, 2015 Clinical Inquiries

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/p320.pdf

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