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Articles from Family Practice News (November 1, 2002)

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Title Author Type Words
'Brain fog' in hepatitis C may have organic cause. (Neurotoxic Effect of Virus Suspected). Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 235
[beta]-blocker effective in clearing recurrent aphthous ulcers. (Safe in Normotensive Patients). Goldman, Erik L. 483
A blow to rural care. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer 119
AAP issues new consent form for the unvaccinated. (Offers Liability Protection). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 239
ACE inhibitor, diuretic advised for stroke patients. (Prevents Coronary Events, CHF). Jancin, Bruce 558
Adaptations allow better care for disabled patients. (Architectural, Attitudinal Barriers). Boschert, Sherry 1106
Alcohol-based rubs are in for hand hygiene. (Coming CDC Recommendations). Boschert, Sherry 1155
Bottom line: hand hygiene saved $12 million in 3 years. Boschert, Sherry 376
BP test, nighttime aspirin target preeclampsia. (Prediction and Prevention Strategies). Splete, Heidi 768
Bupropion-linked tinnitus. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 143
CDC issues first schedule for adult immunization: the age- and risk-based timetable harmonizes existing recommendations. (Flu Vaccine Well Stocked). DeMott, Kathryn 716
Ceftriaxone may breed resistant S. pneumoniae. (Acute Otitis Media). Mahoney, Diana Brief Article 174
Cholestasis therapy frequently resolves pruritus in pregnancy. (Antihistamines Often Ineffective). DeMott, Kathryn 351
Chronic and overuse knee injury symptoms vague, nonspecific. (Evaluation Tips). Splete, Heidi 596
Compounding pharmacies fail FDA spot check. (A Third of Tested Prescriptions Flunk). Finn, Robert 378
Confidentiality crucial to getting accurate history from teens. (Invite Parents Out of the Room). Brunk, Doug 674
Congress briefs. (News). Brunk, Doug 778
Delegates endorse same-sex adoption. (Unusual Congress Proceedings). Brunk, Doug 1095
Depo-Provera bone loss. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 162
Derm diagnosis. (Clinical Rounds). Evans, Jeff 314
DHEA for depression and dementia. (Alternative Medicine). Walsh, Nancy 874
Don't blame the boomers. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 132
Drug company giveaways could be fraud, feds say: rules align closely with new PhRMA code. (Draft Guidelines). Silverman, Jennifer 787
Drug update: Pain Management for arthritis. (Rx). Zoler, Mitchel L.; McNamara, Damian 1504
Dysthymia onset in elderly. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 107
Eight tips for spotting teen substance abuse. (Use a Brief Screening Interview). Nugent, Tom 831
Estrogen still is an option for osteoporosis treatment. (Selected Women). Zoler, Mitchel L. 570
Extended-release ciprofloxacin effective for UTIs. (Rivals Conventional Tx). Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 206
Genes 'R' Us. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 159
GI, kidney warning backed for aspirin, NSAIDs. (Panel Urges Label Changes for OTC Drugs). Mechcatie, Elizabeth 465
Gingko's effect on memory unresolved. (Two Investigations, Clashing Conclusions). Walsh, Nancy 609
Giving patients digital photographs of lesions enhances rate of skin self-examinations. (Provides Reassurance). Brunk, Doug 385
History, physical key to knee injury evaluation. (Most Acute Injuries Look Normal on X-Ray). Splete, Heidi 841
Hospital sees rise in drug-resistant infections. (Major Therapeutic Dilemma). Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 287
Hospitalizations for varicella down since vaccine available. (Herd Immunity Likely). Tucker, Miriam E. 416
HRT reduces fractures in postmenopausal women. (Women's Health Initiative). Zoler, Mitchel L. 332
Infectious cheese. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 111
Inhaler use and MI risk. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 160
Intermittent bisphosphonate Tx prevents osteoporotic fracture. (First Evidence of Efficacy). Zoler, Mitchel L. 577
Invasive pneumococcal disease cases drop. (Vaccine's Impact). Tucker, Miriam E. 387
Keeping the faith. (The Heart of Family Practice). Pomeranz, Dr. Holly 311
Letters. Letter to the Editor 582
Listeriosis outbreak linked to sliced deli turkey. (Product Origin Not Yet Identified). Mahoney, Diana 552
Many parents consider varicella immunization unwarranted. (Chickenpox Not Seen as Serious Disease). Foley, Kevin Brief Article 291
Menopause Society guidance on HRT leaves questions unanswered. (Consider Lower-than-Normal Doses). Worcester, Sharon 537
Moderate drinking and insulin. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 131
Moderate drinking linked to lower C-reactive protein. (Anti-Inflammatory Action). Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 190
More drug withdrawals. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 159
More malaria cases possible with right conditions. (Mosquitoes, Transient Population). Sullivan, Michele G. 1468
New lower respiratory virus hits children, adults. (Can Mimic RSV Infection in Children). Boschert, Sherry 563
Night call. (The Heart of Family Practice). Stecker, Dr. Ellyn 305
Of shoes and men. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 136
Oophorectomy may not ease chronic pelvic pain. (Refutes Popular Wisdom). MacReady, Norra Brief Article 233
Oophorectomy tied to increased fracture risk. (Women Followed for 16 Years). Zoler, Mitchel L. Brief Article 304
Osteoporosis drugs 'vastly underused'. (1 in 5 Hip Fracture Patients Start Tx). Zoler, Mitchel L. 324
Otic antibiotic as effective as systemic otitis Tx. (Spares Patients Adverse Effects, Diarrhea). Goldman, Erik L. 391
Physician bonuses. (Policy & Practice). Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 109
Physicians overestimate the effect of direct-to-consumer drug ads. (Colorado Study). Peters, Sally Brief Article 165
PMDD and fluoxetine. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 130
Poor bone quality seen in premenopausal type 1 diabetics. (Prospective Study). Tucker, Miriam E. Brief Article 204
Potential risks of testosterone not fully recognized. (Hypogonadal Men). Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 208
Prior authorization withstands legal challenges. (Medicaid-Covered Prescription Drugs). Perlstein, Steve 335
Pro & Con: does minimal or mild endometriosis cause infertility? (Opinion). 844
Public education won't solve high melanoma mortality. (Future Therapies Show Promise). Jancin, Bruce 513
Renal scars common after acute pyelonephritis. (Serious Complications Rare). Tucker, Miriam E. 362
Salmonella from fresh cheese. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 268
Self-exam doesn't cut deaths. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 159
Simvastatin bests atorvastatin at maximum doses. (Better Tolerated, Boosts HDL Higher). Jancin, Bruce 378
State access to prenatal care funding streamlined. (SCHIP Program). Silverman, Jennifer; Peters, Sally 570
Strong bones linked to doubling of expected breast cancer risk. (May Warrant More Frequent Mammograms). Zoler, Mitchel L. Brief Article 304
Suppressive antiviral therapy reduces transmission of genital herpes. (First Evidence STD Spread is Interrupted). Boschert, Sherry 562
Synovial thickening strongly tied to OA knee pain. (Lesions Also Linked to Symptom Severity). Splete, Heidi Brief Article 257
Syphilis: comic relief. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 148
Testosterone gel promising in hypogonadal men. (Benefits Seen at 29 Months). Kirn, Timothy F. 391
Therapy to reduce BP may help prevent dementia. (Future Indication?). Jancin, Bruce 498
Thimerosal-free flu vacccine approved for infants. (Quantities Limited for the 2002-2003 Season). Mechcatie, Elizabeth 571
Think eating disorder in teens with amenorrhea. (Check Vital Signs). Walsh, Nancy Brief Article 331
U.S. asthma survey yields new risk information. (163,808 Adults Questioned). Zoler, Mitchel L. 481
Unexplained seizures in obstetric patients may be neurocysticercosis. (A Problem in Immigrant Populations). DeMott, Kathryn 340
Unintentional acetaminophen overdoses: label changes urged. (FDA Panel). Mechcatie, Elizabeth 587
Use of antidepressants in pediatric populations skyrockets. (Study of 900,000 Children Aged 2-19 Years). Mahoney, Diana 551
Walking reduces CV events. (Clinical Capsules). Brief Article 136
Weighty decisions. (Indications). Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 120
When to refer back pain patients to an osteopath. (Career Tracks). Brunk, Doug 635

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