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Slowing Global Warming: Benefits for Patients and the Planet - American Family ...

Aug 1, 2011 - Global warming will cause significant harm to the health of persons and their communities by compromising food and water supplies; increasing risks of morbidity and mortality from infectious diseases and heat stress; changing social determinants of health resulting from extreme weather ...

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Editorials: The Physician's Role in Efforts to Slow Global Warming - American Family...

Aug 1, 2011 - Global warming will directly affect the health of our patients, communities, and planet; therefore, physicians and other health care professionals have a critical role in addressing the issue.

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Letters to the Editor: Responses to Article on Benefits of Slowing Global Warming - ...

Mar 1, 2012 - ...Responses to Article on Benefits of Slowing Global Warming FREE PREVIEW Log in or buy this issue to read the full article. AAFP members and paid subscribers get free access to all articles. Subscribe now. FREE PREVIEW Subscribe or buy this issue. AAFP members and paid subscribers...

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Slowing Global Warming: Benefits for Patients and the Planet

...Slowing Global Warming: Benefits for Patients and the Planet CINDY L. PARKER, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland G lobal warming is an occurrence that is well documented, with average global surface tempera- tures now 1.5°F (0.83°C)...

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The Physician’s Role in Efforts to Slow Global Warming


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2011 American Family Physician -- American Family Physician

Jun 13, 2013 - Search 2011 issues of American Family Physician, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians

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Specialized Nutrition Support - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2011 - Specialized nutrition support should be offered to patients who are malnourished or at risk of becoming malnour- ished when it would benefit patient outcomes or quality of life. Improving the nutritional value of ingested food and tailoring intake to the patient’s preferences, ...

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Making It -- A Family Practice Management blog

...The authors were attempting to explain why nobody is ever going to do anything about global warming, other than what politicians do, which is contribute their fair share of hot air and methane. The problem, they claim, is the problem of externality. Externality is the term...

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Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2005 - Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by uncontrolled proliferation of synovial tissue and a wide array of multisystem comorbidities. Prevalence is estimated to be 0.8 percent worldwide, with women twice as likely to develop the disease as men. Untreated, ...

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March 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Benefits of Slowing Global Warming Chris Imperial Responses to Article on Benefits of Slowing Global Warming Gregory Sulik Responses to Article on Benefits of Slowing Global Warming David M. Lessens Responses to Article on Benefits of Slowing Global Warming David...

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Health-Related Concerns of the Female Athlete: A Lifespan Approach - American Family...

Mar 15, 2009 - Exercise is beneficial for women of all ages and is associated with long-term health benefits and enhanced well-being. Nevertheless, active women and girls are at risk for conditions resulting from sports and exercise participation. Because of their unique physiology, children are more ...

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August 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Slowing Global Warming: Benefits for Patients and the Planet Cindy L. Parker Treatment of Nongenital Cutaneous Warts Elie Mulhem; Susanna Pinelis Diagnostic Approach to Chronic Constipation in Adults Namirah Jamshed; Zone-En Lee; Kevin W. Olden Departments Keeping Up...

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Promoting and Prescribing Exercise in the Elderly - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2002 - Regular exercise provides a myriad of health benefits in older adults, including improvements in blood pressure, diabetes, lipid profile, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and neurocognitive function. Regular physical activity is also associated with decreased mortality and age-related ...

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In the Trenches

...Global health security; Leadership in science and innovation; and Building an innovation economy. I would like to expand on four of these themes and share how family medicine is leading on each. Medicaid Expansion Today, roughly 70 percent of family physicians participate in...

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Female Sexual Dysfunction: Evaluation and Treatment - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - Sexual dysfunction includes desire, arousal, orgasmic and sex pain disorders (dyspareunia and vaginismus). Primary care physicians must assume a proactive role in the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. Long-term medical diseases, minor ailments, medications and psychosocial ...

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Cardiovascular Disease in Women - FP Essentials

...Perform a risk assessment using a global risk score (eg, Framingham risk score) in all asymptomatic adults without a history of coronary heart disease (CHD). Patients who have experienced myocardial infarction (MI) should be screened for depression at regular intervals during...

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Skin Conditions - FP Essentials

...Web site: Strength of evidence: SORT A Source: Liu C, Bayer A, Cosgrove SE, et al. Clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America for the...

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Common Lung Conditions - FP Essentials

...Cardiac tamponade (subacute if slow filling of pericardium) Hypotension, soft/absent heart sounds, JVD, enlarged cardiac silhouette, electrical alternans Subacute (hours to days) Asthma exacerbationb History, wheezing, low peak flow reading, hyperinflated lungs on CXR...

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Practice Improvement, Part II - FP Essentials

...Offer warm greeting and make eye contact Greet patients with a smile and a welcoming attitude Make appropriate eye contact throughout the interaction Information from Clancy DE, Huang P, Okonofua E, Yeager D, Magruder KM. Group visits: promoting adherence to diabetes...

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Promoting and Prescribing Exercise for the Elderly -- American Family Physician

...Simple office tests for cardiovascular fit- ness and global strength have been described.18,19 While these tests may be useful in following a patient’s progress, they are generally not necessary for the initial exercise prescription. A resting office-based electro- Exercise for...

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PDW-RPS Conference Program

...leadership opportunities for residents and students; and resources for residents and students on health care reform, debt management, PCMH, global health, and more . Website: Contact: Ashley Bentley, Booth 5 – Association of Family...



...Cardiac tamponade (subacute if slow filling of pericardium) Pleuritic chest pain, tachycardia, positive D-dimer, positive CTPA Chest pain, elevated cardiac biomarkers Pulmonary edema, cardiogenic shock Pleuritic chest pain, abnormal CXR Exposure, prior history,...

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