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Articles from Family Practice News (August 1, 2004)

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'Smear-and-treat' strategy boosts follow-up. Zoler, Mitchel L. 601
[Alpha.sub.1]-antitrypsin deficiency is often overlooked, and can lead to COPD. Wood, Debra 780
50 flu-associated encephalopathy cases seen in children last season. Norton, Patrice G.W. 518
A plan for better access. Hassan, Fred Editorial 673
Action, advocacy help suicides' relatives heal. McNamara, Damian 665
Adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Wachter, Kerri 1241
Adult immunization schedule tweaked by CDC: revisions aim to simplify the schedule and make it look more like the child and adolescent version. Norton, Patrice G.W. 533
Advair Diskus bests Combivent for COPD. 301
Aggressive cardiac care cuts costs in diabetes. McNamara, Damian 413
Alcohol, breast Ca link not offset by folate. Mahoney, Diana 565
ALLHAT continues to stir clinical controversy. Peck, Peggy 949
AMA supports Plan B. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 135
Beating psychological insulin resistance. McNamara, Damian 385
Bioethicists offer potential stem cell compromises. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 968
Bisphosphonate slows RA erosion progress. Kerr, Martha 660
Breast tomosynthesis may increase cancer detection. Goldman, Erik L. 991
Buprenorphine treatment calls for team approach. Mahoney, Diana 553
Caffeine and naps only slightly helpful to the night shift. Mulcahy, Nicholas 479
Calling all sperm. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 164
Can't wait for his infomercial. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 189
Candida glabrata becoming more common as cause of thrush. Wachter, Kerri 477
Children's flu shots could be given in any season: similar rates of antibody titers were seen after the second dose, whether the first was spring or fall. Norton, Patrice G.W. 585
Cholesterol 'report card' works to increase medication compliance. Kilgore, Christine 403
Chronically ill children often miss influenza vaccination. Tucker, Miriam E. 425
Combination therapy, taken once daily, may control asthma. Finn, Robert 435
Consider two-step TB test for health care workers. Finn, Robert Brief Article 328
Creativity + funding lead to SCHIP recovery. Silverman, Jennifer 933
Depression-metabolic syndrome link. Brief Article 165
Derm Dx. McNamara, Damian 326
Doctors push for caps in liability reform effort: presidential candidates have opposing views on the impact of caps. Schneider, Mary Ellen 754
Elective C-section not all roses. Brief Article 105
Electronic health records are not infallible. Schneider, Mary Ellen 511
Enoxaparin incorrectly dosed. Brief Article 192
Eszopiclone consistently effective for insomnia. Norton, Patrice G.W. 813
Feds invite proposals for stem cell work. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 828
Flovent HFA, Twinject Auto-Injector. McNamara, Damian 649
Former CMS chief defends Medicare drug law. Schneider, Mary Ellen 400
Fragile X-linked syndrome: tell carriers of new risks. Wood, Debra 479
Genetic differences affect responses to some medications. Boschert, Sherry 505
Group visits improve short-term type 2 diabetes control. Mahoney, Diana 368
Growth in Medicaid fees. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 136
Higher doses of oxcarbazepine reduce pain in diabetic neuropathy. Kirn, Timothy F. 579
Hormone therapy not beneficial in colorectal cancer prevention. Evans, Jeff Brief Article 280
Hospital-based TB outbreak underlines need for vigilance. Kubetin, Sally Koch 753
Intense athletic training may inflict airway damage: endurance athletes are at higher risk of airway inflammation, bronchoconstriction, expert says. Kirn, Timothy F. 750
Keep up with the changes in wound care. Frieden, Joyce 633
Key to twin pregnancies. Brief Article 205
Launchers and printers. McLeod, Thomas G.; Ebbert, Jon O. 669
MarrowMiner device may harvest stem cells in 20 minutes. 445
Medical debt dilemma. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 110
Medical detective work needed to pinpoint onycholysis cause. MacReady, Norra 605
Medicare law pushes electronic prescribing. 304
Medication noncompliance could be rooted in religion. Norton, Patrice G.W. 573
Minority patients describe depression differently. Frieden, Joyce 379
Most diabetics don't achieve cholesterol-lowering goals. McNamara, Damian 594
Myocardial perfusion CT triages MI patients. Zoler, Mitchel L. 673
Nasal saline irrigation benefits sinus-related symptoms. 363
NCQA database rates doctors on quality of care. Schneider, Mary Ellen 878
New compound useful in chronic neuropathic pain. Tucker, Miriam E. 507
New impaired fasting glucose standard flies in aviator study. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 486
No decline in dementia risk with estrogen use. Johnson, Kate 803
No immediate impact expected from change in Medicare obesity policy. Frieden, Joyce 543
Novel enzyme inhibitor benefits type 2 diabetes. Tucker, Miriam E. 711
Old and upcoming agents for gout. Jancin, Bruce; Mechcatie, Elizabeth 627
Omega-3 effect on mood seems to be dose dependent--in a different way. Sherman, Carl 551
Open source EHR systems offer another option. Schneider, Mary Ellen 683
Pain control in RA frequently inadequate. Jancin, Bruce 368
Painful diabetic neuropathy appears undertreated. Tucker, Miriam E. 523
Polio risk. Brief Article 216
Questionnaire helps assess family history. Wood, Debra Brief Article 312
Rashes: newer drugs can cause a variety of cutaneous reactions. Zoler, Mitchel L. 882
Reimbursement incentives needed to promote electronic prescribing. 482
Reinstate third Prevnar dose for healthy children. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 191
Resistant Salmonella. Brief Article 126
Response to hepatitis C Tx. Brief Article 160
Risks of Internet pharmacies. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 160
Screen mentally ill patients for diabetes and its precursors. Boschert, Sherry 666
Self-administered drug demo. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 149
Should intraoperative cholangiography be performed routinely during cholecystectomy? Edye, Michael; Rattner, David W. 804
So much for alpine freshness. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 140
Stem cell battle heats up during election year. Ault, Alicia 425
Stress and family history of breast ca. Brief Article 244
Summer's here and the bugs are biting: an arthropod update. Splete, Heidi 889
Sunny Southwest faces brunt of West Nile virus: the CDC asks doctors to report cases in pregnant women to state health officials. Bates, Betsy 613
Supreme Court decision on HMOs irks doctors. Frieden, Joyce 577
Switch from combo to monotherapy may trigger loss of asthma control. Finn, Robert 353
Telephone outreach aids depression screening: counselors screen and refer to clinicians, support groups, financial counseling, and legal aid. Mahoney, Diana 569
The case for advance directives. Franzblau, Michael J. Letter to the Editor 231
The cost of apathy. Corson, Audrey P. Letter to the Editor 176
Think twice before using HT in diabetic patients. Johnson, Kate 425
Thorn of the cactus that bit you. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 183
Tissue engineering is in the vanguard of stem cell research. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 435
Updated guidelines call for lower LDL levels in some: how low can very-high-risk patients go? Norton, Patrice G.W. 1145
Values impact health care priorities. Schneider, Mary Ellen Brief Article 219
Vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infections tripled during the 1990s. Zoler, Mitchel L. 498
Walkin' a fine line. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 126
Wound warming may help ward off postsurgical infection. Wachter, Kerri 473
Zygomycosis is rare, but quick action is crucial: treat it with aggressive surgical debridement followed by adjunctive amphotericin B. Wachter, Kerri 577

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