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Disease Management: Asthma - Family Practice Management

Download encounter forms, chart reminders, and patient self-assessments to help you manage asthma care.

Family Practice Management : FPM Toolbox

http://www.aafp.org/fpm/toolBox/viewToolType.htm?toolTypeId=9

Noonan Syndrome - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2014 - Noonan syndrome is a common genetic disorder that causes multiple congenital abnormalities and a large number of potential health conditions. Most affected individuals have characteristic facial features that evolve with age; a broad, webbed neck; increased bleeding tendency; and a high...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0101/p37.html

Clinical Evaluation of Bleeding and Bruising in Primary Care - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2016 - Bleeding and bruising are common symptoms in the primary care setting. The patient history can help determine whether the bruising or bleeding is abnormal. The International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis has developed a bleeding assessment tool that can be used to indicate ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/p279.html

The Geriatric Assessment - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2011 - The geriatric assessment is a multidimensional, multidisciplinary assessment designed to evaluate an older person’s functional ability, physical health, cognition and mental health, and socioenvironmental circumstances. It is usually initiated when the physician identifies a potential ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0101/p48.html

Practice Guidelines: ADA Updates Standards of Medical Care for Patients with Diabetes ...

Jan 1, 2017 - The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently updated its standards of care to provide the components of diabetes care, general treatment goals, and tools to evaluate the quality of care. Key changes in the 2016 update include new screening recommendations, clarification of ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0101/p40.html

Initial Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa - ...

Jan 1, 2015 - Eating disorders are life-threatening conditions that are challenging to address; however, the primary care setting provides an important opportunity for critical medical and psychosocial intervention. The recently published Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/p46.html

Medical Care for Obese Patients: Advice for Health Care Professionals - American Family...

Jan 1, 2002 - More than 60 percent of adults in the United States are overweight or obese, and obese persons are more likely to be ill than those who are not. Obesity presents challenges to physicians and patients and also has a negative impact on health status. Some patients who are obese may delay ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0101/p81.html

SUPPLEMENT: Engaging Patients in Collaborative Care Plans - Family Practice Management

Jun 1, 2013 - Many adults with chronic illnesses lack the knowledge, confidence, and skills to effectively manage their conditions. In this article, the authors describe a method for creating collaborative care plans to improve the health outcomes of patients with chronic conditions.

Family Practice Management : Articles

http://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p35.html

Curbside Consultation: Providing Trauma-Informed Care - American Family Physician

May 15, 2017 - Family physicians commonly care for survivors of trauma, but they may not always realize it. Trauma, which can affect any patient regardless of age or sex, is broadly defined as the experience of violence or victimization, including sexual abuse, physical abuse, psychological abuse, ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0515/p655.html

Functional Decline in Older Adults - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2013 - Functional disability is common in older adults. It is often episodic and is associated with a high risk of subsequent health decline. The severity of disability is determined by physical impairments caused by underlying medical conditions, and by external factors such as social ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0915/p388.html

Realistic Approaches to Counseling in the Office Setting - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2009 - Although it is often unrecognized, family physicians provide a significant amount of mental health care in the United States. Time is one of the major obstacles to providing counseling in primary care. Counseling approaches developed specifically for ambulatory patients and traditional ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0215/p277.html

Chronic Kidney Disease: Detection and Evaluation - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - Chronic kidney disease affects an estimated 27 million adults in the United States, and is associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Patients should be assessed annually to determine whether they are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1138.html

The Benefits of Using Care Coordinators in Primary Care: A Case Study - Family Practice...

Dec 1, 2013 - The drive away from fee-for-service and toward efficiency is requiring integrated health care groups to decrease hospitalization and procedures while still needing to maximize revenue. Including care coordinators can bridge this gap, helping identify and manage chronically ill patients ...

Family Practice Management : Articles

http://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p18.html

Common Questions About the Diagnosis and Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - ...

Dec 1, 2014 - Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common condition that increases in prevalence with age. A history should include onset, duration, and severity of lower urinary tract symptoms and medication use to rule out other causes of symptoms. Physical examination includes a digital rectal ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1201/p769.html

Gynecomastia - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2012 - Gynecomastia is defined as benign proliferation of glandular breast tissue in men. Physiologic gynecomastia is common in newborns, adolescents, and older men. It is self-limited, but can be treated to minimize emotional distress and physical discomfort. Nonphysiologic gynecomastia may ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/p716.html

Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: An Evidence-Based Guide for Primary Care ...

Jul 1, 2009 - Excessive alcohol consumption is a leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality, but few heavy drinkers receive treatment. Primary care physicians are in a position to address heavy drinking and alcohol use disorders with patients, and can do so quickly and effectively. The ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0701/p44.html

Speech and Language Delay in Children - American Family Physician

May 15, 2011 - Speech and language delay in children is associated with increased difficulty with reading, writing, attention, and socialization. Although physicians should be alert to parental concerns and to whether children are meeting expected developmental milestones, there currently is ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/p1183.html

Establishing the Collaborative Care Research Network: A Description of Initial ...

Collaborative care has increased dramatically in the past decade, yet the variability in collaborative strategies and the diversity of settings in which collaboration is being implemented make it difficult to assess quality and outcomes. Therefore, three aims were addressed in the ...

Patient Care

http://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/SieberCCRNDemographics2012.pdf

Diagnosing Common Benign Skin Tumors - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2015 - Patients will experience a wide range of skin growths and changes over their lifetime. Family physicians should be able to distinguish potentially malignant from benign skin tumors. Most lesions can be diagnosed on the basis of history and clinical examination. Lesions that are ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1001/p601.html

Resolution No. 406 (Co-Sponsored D) - Violence in Health Care -- Congress of Delegates

This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians Physicians create a survey to characterize and quantify the incidence of violence in the workplace for family physicians, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians create and promote an ...

About AAFP : Governance

http://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/cosponsored-d.mem.html

Intimate Partner Violence - American Family Physician

May 15, 2011 - Intimate partner violence is a common source of physical, psychological, and emotional morbidity. In the United States, approximately 1.5 million women and 834,700 men annually are raped and/or physically assaulted by an intimate partner. Women are more likely than men to be injured, ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0515/p1165.html

Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2017 - Leg and foot problems in childhood are common causes of parental concern. Rotational problems include intoeing and out-toeing. Intoeing is most common in infants and young children. Intoeing is caused by metatarsus adductus, internal tibial torsion, and femoral anteversion. Out-toeing ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0815/p226.html

Self-Evaluation: How Many Stars Do I Rate?

Jul 30, 2015 - Self-Evaluation: How Many Stars Do I Rate?

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives : Blogs

http://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/self_evaluation_how_many_stars.html

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review - Pass Your ABFM Exam -- CME

Get an interactive, evidence-based review of everything you need to pass the ABFM Board exam. Family Medicine Board Review self-study offerings from AAFP.

CME : CME by Topic

http://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/bd-review-selfstudy.html

CMS approves new codes for Transitional Care Management -- Family Practice Management

CMS approves new codes for Transitional Care Management

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

http://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/cms_approves_new_codes_for.html

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