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Articles from Family Practice News (December 1, 2002)

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Title Author Type Words
A comfortable office improves patient outlook. (Career Tracks). Brunk, Doug Brief Article 686
Abortion down among teens, up among the poor. (Overall Rate Down 11% Since 1994). Goldman, Erik L. Brief Article 844
ACEIs standard for blacks with renal insufficiency: results of a landmark trial of 1,000. (Beyond Lowering BP). Zoler, Mitchel L. 693
Aceon controls HT in African Americans. (Add a Diuretic). Mulcahy, Nicholas Product/Service Evaluation 362
Application rebound? (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 106
Approvals near for new antidepressant therapies. (Novel Drugs on the Horizon). Boschert, Sherry 1515
Art linked to BDD. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 139
Atrial fibrillation in women. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 203
Backup antibiotic prescriptions reduce overuse. (Doesn't Antagonize the Patient). Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 277
Bacterial food poisoning cases on the decline. (Vibrio an Exception). Tucker, Miriam E. 572
CAM therapies are gaining an evidence base. (Epidemiologic Studies in Children). McNamara, Damian 810
Combination therapy further cuts BP in African Americans. (New Results From Logic Study). McNamara, Damian 432
Combivir plus Kaletra well tolerated for HIV prophylaxis. (Compared with Combivir Plus Nelfinavir). Boschert, Sherry Product/Service Evaluation 401
Commodious market. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 127
Common preservative in facial care products is culprit in cases of acute hand dermatitis. (Patch Testing). McNamara, Damian Brief Article 289
Community-acquired pneumonia: help's coming. (New Antibiotics). Boschert, Sherry 535
Compensation: Going up. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 124
Conditional OK for drug-eluting stent. (FDA Panel). Franklin, Deeanna 314
Court victory for medical marijuana. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 104
Culture is crucial to diagnosis of tinea capitis. (Symptoms Don't Always Add Up). Bates, Betsy 526
Culture method important in prenatal GBS screen. (Broth-Based Culture Appears Best). Kirn, Timothy F. 367
Cytotechnology faces personnel crisis in labs, academia. (Longer Turnaround on Tests?). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 692
Data confirm muscle toxicity due to statin use. (Creatine Kinase not Predictive). Splete, Heidi 520
Data reassure parents about febrile seizures. (Most are Benign). Tucker, Miriam E. 874
Derm diagnosis. Finn, Robert 337
Detective work helps identify cause of rash. (History is Important). Boschert, Sherry Brief Article 908
Do physicians bear some blame for health disparities? (Minority Health Status). Kirn, Timothy F. 610
Doin' the twist. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 163
Don't dismiss endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain. (Unsympathetic Physician Attitude). Walsh, Nancy 361
Drug update: atopic dermatitis. (Rx). Zoler, Mitchel L.; Bates, Betsy 1115
Echinacea for the common cold. (Alternative Medicine). Walsh, Nancy 844
Epidurals not tied to back pain. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 156
FEARED helps structure 'bad news' discussions. (Begin with Facts). Walsh, Nancy Brief Article 365
Flag proteinuria when it goes above 300 mg/day. (Monitor In Hypertensive Patients). Zoler, Mitchel L. Brief Article 200
Foot fungus raises risk of bacterial cellulitis on legs. (Onychomycosis, Tinea Pedis). Jancin, Bruce 504
Generic version of omeprazole closer to market. (Patent Issues Clarified). Jancin, Bruce; Finn, Robert Brief Article 179
Get an early grip on hand and wrist injuries. (Avoid Long-Term Problems). Splete, Heidi Brief Article 1185
Groups clash over religious 'right of refusal'. (Emergency Contraception also Targeted). Bates, Betsy Brief Article 870
Herbal prostate Tx had serious contaminants. (Demise of PC SPES). Walsh, Nancy 607
Hospitalist movement grows on East, West Coasts. (Coastal Comparison). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 557
Insurers are limiting antihistamine coverage. (Increasing Copays). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 816
Investigate insurers before signing their contracts. (Fee Schedules, Appeals Process). Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 276
Late dx triples MI mortality in hospital. (Risk Factors). Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 216
Letters. Letter to the Editor 426
Low folate leads to miscarriage. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 170
Lubricant does not affect reading of Pap smears. (Reconsider Dogma?). MacReady, Norra Brief Article 240
Lumbar puncture often is not required after febrile seizure. (Viral Infections Likely Culprit). Brief Article 456
Majority say institutional views should not block health services. (Public Opinion Poll). Bates, Betsy Brief Article 520
Manufacturer recalls prefilled Lunelle syringes. (Contraceptive Failure Risk). Mechcatie, Elizabeth 361
Many pharmacists uninformed on emergency contraception. (Pennsylvania Study). Bates, Betsy 339
Many women want doctors to ask about sexual satisfaction. (Physicians Aren't Asking). Johnson, Kate 420
Measure of a man. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 161
Medicare cost sharing up. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 127
Meningitis incidence rising among teens, young adults. (24% of Cases in 15- to 24-Year-olds). Goldman, Erik L. 605
Midwives more likely than FPs to order ultrasound. (Patient Satisfaction Cited). Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 205
New data on ICSI children 'reassuring'. (More Follow-Up Needed). Walsh, Nancy 479
New evidence-based guideline targets treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. (Diagnostic Work-Up Simplified). Jancin, Bruce 374
Newborn hearing screening gains widespread acceptance. (About 70% Now Screened). Zoler, Mitchel L. 635
Night moves. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 131
Nitrofurantoin advocated for cystitis in women. (7-Day Course). Jancin, Bruce 546
No more tears? (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 138
NSAIDs and Alzheimer. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 137
Omapatrilat reduces blood pressure in high-risk hypertensive patients. (More Effective Than ACE Inhibitors). Jancin, Bruce 471
One-two punch knocks out irritable bowel syndrome: combo presents a valuable pathway for primary care management of IBS. (High-Fiber Diet, Paroxetine). Jancin, Bruce 562
Organ transplants an option for HIV patients. (Liver, Renal Failure). Zoler, Mitchel L. 781
Patients fear discrimination based on genetic tests. (Breast Cancer History). Zoler, Mitchel L. 608
Patients find contraceptive ring 'highly acceptable'. (Ease of Use, Efficacy). Walsh, Nancy Product/Service Evaluation 386
Pay for performance. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 125
Persistent cervical HPV test. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 166
Primary, secondary syphilis up slightly. (Rates Increase in Men). Wachter, Kerri 387
Pro & Con: is it too early to jump on the bandwagon for drug-eluting stents? 831
Protease inhibitor combination sustains virologic response. (No Resistance After 4 Years). Boschert, Sherry Product/Service Evaluation 390
Proton-pump inhibitors benefit nonerosive reflux. (NERD Accounts for 50%-70% of GERD). Jancin, Bruce 355
Psammoma bodies in routine Pap smears not linked to malignancies. (Asymptomatic Women). Bates, Betsy 681
Sildenafil may help women with SSRI-induced sexual dysfunction. (Preliminary Data). Finn, Robert Product/Service Evaluation 404
Sildenafil tackles women's sexual arousal disorder. (Study of 200 Women). Johnson, Kate Product/Service Evaluation 624
Similar survival in mastectomy, breast conservation. (20-Year Follow-Up). Mechcatie, Elizabeth 570
Skin disease can provide an external map to internal illness. (Diabetes, Malignancy). Worcester, Sharon 398
Smallpox vaccine licensed. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 150
SSRI safe for depression in MI. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 190
Suggestion-based therapy may help verruca vulgaris in children. (Noninvasive Remission of Warts). Mahoney, Diana 287
Switching to oral therapy for pneumonia. (Bottomline). Boschert, Sherry 443
Swollen elbow could indicate a bone fracture in children. (Arthrography Useful for Imaging). Brunk, Doug Brief Article 340
Taxus II shows paclitaxel-eluting stent beats bare stent in stopping restenosis. (Drug Coating Appears Beneficial). Moon, Mary Ann 527
Tazarotene approved for aging, sun-damaged skin. (New Cosmetic Indication). Mechcatie, Elizabeth 590
Thyroid combo no better than thyroxine alone. (Double-Blind Study). MacReady, Norra 409
Treat areas of AKs, not single lesions. ('Field Cancerization'). Bates, Betsy 649
Treatment discouraged after first febrile seizure. (Evidence-Based Guidelines). Boschert, Sherry 603
Vaccine may be 100% effective in preventing HPV 16. (Large Phase III Study). Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 206
Warn patients about OTC, alternative medicine interactions. (Ask Parents What They Use). McNamara, Damian 660
West Nile virus update. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 107
Why eradicate disease? Dr. Henderson, Donald A. Editorial 703
Women like idea of stopping their periods for convenience. (Military, Businesswomen, Athletes). MacReady, Norra 540
Yellow fever vaccine okay for infants as young as 6 months. (If Travel is Unavoidable). Brief Article 261

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