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Articles from Family Practice News (March 1, 2004)

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'Virtual textbook' aims to give medical students a way to augment their pain management training: education effort underway. Silverman, Jennifer 561
2004 Rx trends. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 107
Access to guns increases suicide risk in elderly: screen depressed, anxious patients. Evans, Jeff 558
Accessorize: cellular data cables, wireless expansion cards. Brief Article 263
Acne commandments offer teens humor, advice: thou shalt ... Bates, Betsy 459
Adjust tuberculosis regimen in HIV patients: consider longer continuation. Finn, Robert 485
Administration proposes children's flu vaccine stockpile: calls for restoration of Td to program. Silverman, Jennifer 481
African American children are not immune to head lice infestation: debunking a myth. Bates, Betsy 467
Agent eases edema in heart failure: vasopressin-receptor blocker. Zoler, Mitchel L. 652
AHA targets new heart health initiative at women: symbolized by red dress pin: evidence-based advice on disease prevention. Mahoney, Diana 1087
Amniocentesis decision hinges more on demographics than risk: prospective study called for. Bates, Betsy 492
Antidepressant-related deaths. Brief Article 201
ARB plus ACE inhibitor reduced left ventricular mass: renin-angiotensin Tx. Jancin, Bruce 403
Areas of success belie growing problem of STDs: latest research findings. Evans, Jeff 1158
Ask about urinary incontinence. Dmochowski, Roger 503
Aspirin plus ACE inhibitors. Brief Article 155
Asthma treatment not detrimental to bone health: inhaled corticosteroids. Wachter, Kerri 579
At-risk patients overlook atypical MI symptoms: results from small study. Brunk, Doug Brief Article 233
Bioethics panel drops some recommendations for tracking ART clinics: objectionable language removed. Frieden, Joyce 629
Botox eased chronic pelvic pain, led to greater sexual activity, less discomfort in pilot study: injected into levator ANI muscles. Boschert, Sherry 329
Brief CBT reduces depression, bulimia symptoms: at-risk youth. Mahoney, Diana 665
Bug resistance rising in cervical lymphadenitis: Staphylococcus aureus, mycobacteria. Wood, Debra 803
Calcineurin inhibitors may pose cancer risk in children: box warning needed. Kubetin, Sally Koch 840
Calcium--an emerging element in weight management: mounting evidence. 778
Children respond well to hepatitis C treatment: no drugs approved for children. Worcester, Sharon 482
Children with TB at high risk for life-threatening disease: lifetime risk higher than in adults. Sullivan, Michele G. 632
Ciprofloxacin XR for UTIs. Brief Article 138
Closing patent foramen ovale may ease migraine: percutaneous therapy for headache? Jancin, Bruce 494
Coalition mounts aggressive liability reform effort: upcoming TV campaign: medical societies have ponied up $10 million to fund coalition activities. Peck, Peggy 990
Cochlear implants rarely cause postop infections: perioperative antibiotics recommended. Splete, Heidi 504
Coffee cats. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 185
Cognitive deficits may follow chemo: subtle adverse effects. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 195
Cognitive-behavioral therapy may stave off major depression: prospective trial. Boschert, Sherry 322
Colorectal ca family history. Brief Article 169
Combination ear drops eased AOMT: study of 599 patients. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 191
Conjugate meningococcal vaccine could change vaccination strategy: submitted for FDA approval. Watcher, Kerri Brief Article 300
Cutaneous warfarin necrosis may occur later than expected: triggered by antibiotic therapy. Boschert, Sherry 333
Cyclic vomiting syndrome is underrecognized: can be partially alleviated. Johnson, Kate 720
Daily topiramate may be good choice for migraine prevention: pooled prospective data. Mahoney, Diana 494
Delaying pregnancies might prevent congenital CMV infections: epidemiologic study. Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 283
Derm diagnosis. Bates, Betsy 511
Dermabrasion plus topicals improved acne-scarred faces: aided sun-damaged skin also. Zoler, Mitchel L. 584
Detailed delivery notes may help avoid lawsuit: shoulder dystocia. Boschert, Sherry 476
Differential diagnosis is crucial in handling cluster headache: exclude secondary headache. Finn, Robert 692
Direct thrombin inhibitor prevents recurrent deep vein thrombosis: ximelagatran. Kirn, Timothy F. 350
Drug update: ulcerative colitis. Walsh, Nancy 1177
Drug, blood product bar code rules for hospitals expected out soon: unanimous support for FDA action. Frieden, Joyce 410
DVT prophylaxis often overlooked, experts say: only 29% receive prophylaxis. Evans, Jeff 776
Early screening for down syndrome: noninvasive. Worcester, Sharon 614
End-of-life issues possibly on bioethics council's agenda: pediatric health care also a possibility. Frieden, Joyce Panel Discussion 376
Escitalopram for panic disorder. Brief Article 143
Etiology of somatic symptoms. Brief Article 150
Evidence can clarify complementary medicine use: assessing dietary supplements. MacReady, Norra 1347
Exercise + education prevents decline in elderly: compared with education alone. Sullivan, Michele G. 647
Expert advice on choosing a hair removal system: consider your patient population. Brunk, Doug 891
FDA called upon to ban ephedra substitute: bitter orange. Walsh, Nancy 610
FDA delays decision on emergency contraceptive: may decision likely. Frieden, Joyce Brief Article 160
Featured app: web browsers. 280
Fetal gender impacts asthma. Brief Article 177
Fevers often overtreated by physicians, parents: no reason to alternate antipyretics. Tucker, Miriam E. 899
FORCEPS offers delivery checklist: mnemonic reminder. Boschert, Sherry 397
Fourth dose of PCV7 vaccine suspended due to shortage: supplies limited until July. Splete, Heidi 479
Framingham score drives coronary prevention: update needed? Zoler, Mitchel L. 1707
Friend's suicide leads to major depression in teens: first month critical. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 143
Future lipid lowering will feature more combo treatments: pipeline. Jancin, Bruce 657
Good enough? Or good enough to increase the odds of an MI in the next ten years? 1123
Guggulipid may combat metabolic syndrome: small, secondary analysis. Walsh, Nancy 420
Guidelines improve clinical care in allergic rhinitis: study in primary care settings. Kirn, Timothy F. 483
Heart defects associated with increased nuchal translucency: another use for screening. Sullivan, Michele G. 517
Hemangioma treatment: know the proper course: myths compromise management. MacReady, Norra 524
High homocysteine levels linked to hip fracture risk: data from Framingham participants. MacReady, Norra 557
HIV meds can be resumed after adverse events: HAART. Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 201
Home pregnancy test kit can detect PPROM: small pilot study. Sullivan, Michele G. 582
Hormone therapy may spur breast ca recurrence: postmenopausal women. Kirn, Timothy F. 1006
HSV-2 is both widespread and underrecognized in HIV patients: subclinical infection. Walsh, Nancy 418
Hydrotherapy for heart failure. Walsh, Nancy 808
Ideal cervical spectroscopy screening device remains elusive: new way to find cervical neoplasia. Zoler, Mitchel L. 693
Imbibing caffeine raises central blood pressure: peripheral BP unaffected. Moon, Mary Ann Brief Article 151
Inpatient delirium costly and largely preventable: often unrecognized, underdiagnosed. Bates, Betsy 916
Insulin-sensitizing effects distinguish carvedilol: [beta]-blocker of choice. Jancin, Bruce 561
Inverse correlation found between drinking, women's body mass index: does overeating deter Rx addiction? MacReady, Norra 405
Just a free spirit? van Achterberg, Meg 695
Keep an eye out for suppurative complications of bacterial sinusitis: affects older children, adolescents. Finn, Robert 430
Labor established? Dial back the Pitocin: prepare for endogenous oxytocin surge. Boschert, Sherry 602
Living donor tax break. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 132
Lupus patients are at increased risk for cancer: more than 7,000 studied. Zoler, Mitchel L. 577
M. canis infection? Don't rely only on Fontana stain: Fontana-positive case. Sullivan, Michele G. Brief Article 274
Many caregivers ill prepared to respond to food-allergy emergency: parents don't provide meds. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 253
Media influence herbal supplement use in teens: weight control. Boschert, Sherry Brief Article 228
Medical costs of injuries on par with obesity, smoking: called 'staggering'. Brunk, Doug 455
Medicare advantage. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 137
Medicare urged to pay physicians based on quality of care provided: MedPAC meeting. Frieden, Joyce 452
Metronidazole beats placebo for recurrent BV: randomized, controlled trial. McNamara, Damian 571
Michigan hospital expands cystic fibrosis screening: few opt for testing. McNamara, Damian 459
Mortality risk is higher with proximal DVT: asymptomatic disease. Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 204
MRI adds value after transvaginal ultrasound diagnosis of adenomyosis: supplementary diagnostic info. Norton, Patrice G.W. 384
New CDC data aid chronic disease prevention: local-level health risk data available. Boschert, Sherry 674
New data: NCEP lipid targets are out of date: time for a simpler approach? Jancin, Bruce 846
New forms of radiotherapy target breast cancer: partial-breast irradiation. Jancin, Bruce 963
New fragile X condition affects males over age 50: develops a pseudo-Parkinson's disease. Kirn, Timothy F. 646
New record set in 2003 for AIDS: most deaths in 1 year. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 154
New test apt for all celiac disease risk groups: seroconversion possible. Johnson, Kate 420
No increased risk of endometrial cancer seen after ablation: low-risk women studied. Boschert, Sherry 403
No radiation leads to unacceptable recurrence in DCIS: wide excision alone. Jancin, Bruce 373
Not all cognitive decline progresses to dementia: 27% spared. Finn, Robert Brief Article 205
Obesity is strong risk factor for acute DVT. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 305
Obesity price tag. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 102
Olopatadine spray for allergic rhinitis on horizon: study of 500 patients. Wachter, Kerri 535
Opportunities abound for political involvement. Brunk, Doug Column 699
Options given for ADHD treatment: diagnosable causes. Van Houten, Ben 310
Patients often see several physicians before correct celiac diagnosis: few now have classic presentation. Johnson, Kate 602
Patients overestimate pros, cons of hormone Tx: public education campaign needed. Sullivan, Michele G. 682
Patients' stress deserves attention, not medication: mind-body medicine. Kirn, Timothy F. 775
Permanent hair dye can cause anaphylaxis: itching, urticaria warning signs. Boschert, Sherry 371
Phony contraceptive patches sold over Internet: India-based site. MacReady, Norra 401
Physicians, patients distrust clinical trials: problems with recruitment. Silverman, Jennifer 639
Pluses and minuses of HIV drug resistance testing: better information coming. Finn, Robert 662
Post-hip fracture: low albumin tied to mortality: chart review. MacReady, Norra 364
Postabortion autopsies. Brief Article 227
Predictors can mitigate hepatotoxicity from HIV treatment: newly identified risk factors. Worcester, Sharon 481
Predictors of teen violence spotted in 7th grade: authoritative parenting mitigated factors. Kubetin, Sally Koch 453
Prenatal herpes screens not cost effective: may prevent only one infection or death. Sullivan, Michele G. 546
Prescribe homework to lessen distress of chronic pain: targeted educational materials. Mahoney, Diana 622
Primary care on front lines of suicide prevention: depressed, isolated elderly. Sullivan, Michele G. 395
Probiotics recommended for suspected viral diarrhea: curtails duration to 3 days. Kirn, Timothy F. 352
Proposed cuts to education, research draw fire: federal budget outlook 2005. Silverman, Jennifer 1028
Public enthusiasm for ca screens may be too high: pap tests, mammography, colonoscopy. Evans, Jeff 584
Relative risk of MI 26% higher within first 6 years on combo antiretrovirals: absolute risk remains low. Moon, Mary Ann 655
Resistance, vaccines dictate current Tx of meningitis: consider steroids. Kirn, Timothy F. 433
Resistant skin infection spreads through classroom: nasal screening. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 143
Rise in pleural empyema boosts need for ultrasound: consolidated pneumonia. Kirn, Timothy F. Brief Article 266
Risk factors for ciprofloxacin-resistant UTIs: retrospective study. Jancin, Bruce 325
Screen for migraines with three simple questions: choose from two tests. Boschert, Sherry 388
Screening, tailored therapy may spare ICDs: study provides guidance. Jancin, Bruce 502
See eye problems clearly; know when to refer: use age-appropriate screening. Splete, Heidi 1113
Should minors have over-the-counter access to Plan B emergency contraception? Dickerson, Vivian M.; Crockett, Susan A. 924
Simple questions screen for elder neglect: common indications listed. Brunk, Doug 463
Singletons more often preterm, weigh less: assisted conception. Splete, Heidi 343
Some in Congress seek to amend new Medicare reform law: significant holes? Frieden, Joyce 680
Steroids can control granulomas associated with tympanostomy tubes: 600 children studied. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 280
Study aims to slow tempo of the 'atopic march': trial enrolling patients. Bates, Betsy 597
Study compares efficacy of two schizophrenia drugs: risperidone. McNamara, Damian 305
Subarachnoid hemorrhage misdiagnosis common: rebleeding rates are high. Melville, Nancy A. 581
Surf this site: Brief Article 162
Tailor migraine prevention efforts to patient needs: best candidates for Tx. Finn, Robert 740
Targeted liability reform. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 101
Testosterone patch may relieve sexual dysfunction: surgically menopausal women. Johnson, Kate 467
This device sucks. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 110
Thyroiditis rate three-fold higher with PCOS: prospective study. McNamara, Damian 341
Treatments could ease restricted diet: celiac disease. Johnson, Kate 362
Triaz Ache Pads. McNamara, Damian Brief Article 183
Two treatments help leishmaniasis healing: combo Rx, thermotherapy. Zoler, Mitchel L. 593
Ultrafast MRI cuts time needed for brain imaging: triage tool for stroke patients. Norton, Patrice G.W. 678
Use transvaginal ultrasound to refine chronic pelvic pain Dx: ovarian mobility, tenderness. Tucker, Miriam E. 620
Vasopressin boosts cardiac arrest survival: guidelines may be modified soon. Shurkin, Joel N. 554
Virtual colonoscopy offers fast, accurate diagnosis in children: high sensitivity, specificity. Mahoney, Diana 342
Wake-up call. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 151
What a gas. Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 108
What's the best combo Tx for early rheumatoid arthritis? Head-to-head trial underway. Jancin, Bruce 707
Where's the beef? Berger, Joanne M. Brief Article 135
Women with ICDs have fewer arrhythmias than do men: may have lower susceptibility. Jancin, Bruce 311
Xenical. McNamara, Damian 502

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