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Articles from Family Practice News (May 1, 2004)

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A key election issue. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 143
A sense of humerus. Perlstein, Steve Brief Article 113
Adding ezetimibe to statin yields 23% drop in LDL: compared to statin therapy alone: real-world study in the practices of 299 primary care doctors and cardiologists. Zoler, Mitchel L. 613
After eye trauma, a brief exam will see you clear: mnemonic device: I-ARM. MacReady, Norra Brief Article 245
Aggressive antihistamine use urged: in children. Kirn, Timothy F. 427
Ambivalence level may flag prostate ca risk: attachment style. Worcester, Sharon Brief Article 133
Antidepressants and suicidality. Menaster, Michael 451
Aspirin, more hospitalizations linked in heart failure patients: comparing antithrombotic drugs. Zoler, Mitchel L. 766
Asthma exacerbations reflect poor corticosteroid use: children under age 9. Finn, Robert 356
Bariatric surgeons tweak patient eligibility criteria: controversial preop requirement. Jancin, Bruce 771
Behavior belies adolescent awareness of CV risk factors: motivation is needed. Perlstein, Steve 373
Breast cancer recurrence risk not raised by pregnancy: wait for 14 months. Zoler, Mitchel L. 371
Calcium--an emerging element in weight management: mounting evidence. 754
Cancer type, incidence shift with use of HIV treatments: non-aids-defining variations. Boschert, Sherry 409
Carotid stenting shows promise for high-risk CV patients: shift away from endarterectomy predicted. Jancin, Bruce 659
Cecostomy can help in chronic functional constipation: only for extreme cases. 405
Chewable Zyrtec Tablets. McNamara, Damian Brief Article 250
Chronic atrial fibrillation: try change of pace improved exercise capacity. Jancin, Bruce 566
Cipro. McNamara, Damian 415
Clinical management of syphilis full of lapses: report from California. Mulcahy, Nicholas 1000
Consider calcium supplements to alleviate PMS: a promising CAM treatment. Jancin, Bruce 560
Constipation devastating for child and parents: low quality of life scores. Johnson, Kate 541
Data link traumatic events, PTSD, and cardiac risk: 13 published studies. Tucker, Miriam E. 300
Depression during pregnancy complicated: sparse data. Melville, Nancy A. 641
Depression tied to subclinical CV risk: in women. Worcester, Sharon 410
Derm diagnosis. Zoler, Mitchel L. 307
Desloratadine improves quality of life in chronic idiopathic urticaria patients: improved sleep, daily activity. Finn, Robert 260
Diagnostic lag time shorter for pediatric IBD: unrecognized symptoms. Johnson, Kate Brief Article 270
Diuretics linked to worse heart failure outcomes: acute, decompensated heart failure. Zoler, Mitchel L. 822
Don't rely on clinical criteria for adult strep throat diagnosis: avoid overtreatment. Walsh, Nancy 806
Drug update: genital herpes simplex virus. Boschert, Sherry 1091
Early blood levels predict preeclampsia: treatment implications. Worcester, Sharon 329
Educate seniors about Medicare discount cards: questions coming your way. Schneider, Mary Ellen 925
Experts lament asthma management, citing mortality: undertreated condition. Kirn, Timothy F. 507
FDA warns against Green Hornet, an herbal ecstasy: considered unapproved Rx. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 146
Few anaphylaxis patients in ER receive standard of care: need referral to allergist. Finn, Robert 602
Fluvoxamine seems safe in pregnancy: preliminary data. Mahoney, Diana 378
Focus on heart disease. 319
Follow-up is hardest part of melanoma care: prepare for emotional issues. Boschert, Sherry 599
Frequent ejaculations associated with lower prostate cancer risk: prospective study. MacReady, Norra 658
Genetics predicted to be part of primary care: another of many screening tests. Wood, Debra Brief Article 242
Guidelines compared for identifying, treating group A strep pharyngitis: reducing antibiotic use. Worcester, Sharon 684
Half of American adults lack health literacy: results in suboptimal care. Sullivan, Michele G. 808
Health care reform not likely in election year: association plans possible. Frieden, Joyce 589
Health savings accounts: bad debt for hospitals: can patient pay high deductibles? Frieden, Joyce 429
Holistic approach for sick children: unique alternative. Silverman, Jennifer 696
Hotline steers HIV-exposed clinicians to proper prophylaxis: regimens often changed. Boschert, Sherry 508
ID subclinical hypothyroidism before conception: American thyroid association statement. Sullivan, Michele G. 1321
Image quality key in nuchal translucency dx: the good, the bad, and the fuzzy. Tucker, Miriam E. 615
Imagine the party favors. Perlstein, Steve 127
Indomethacin lassos pain in headache roundup: often specific triggers. Finn, Robert 484
Investigational antibiotic treats diabetic infections: resolution in half the time. MacReady, Norra 366
IOM calls for increased research on contraceptive methods: better choices needed. Schneider, Mary Ellen 569
Isolation, depression affect heart health: calcification and atherosclerosis. Worcester, Sharon 307
IVIg gains second-line utility for skin diseases: inflammatory, autoimmune diseases. Evans, Jeff 1548
Laparoscopic gastric bypass preserves lean body mass better: fewer pulmonary embolisms. Jancin, Bruce 697
Less patching fine for amblyopia in young children: two studies. Finn, Robert 564
Liability impact. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 146
Loratadine and pregnancy. Brief Article 158
Low-dose rTPA helps treat hemorrhagic stroke: a 'counterintuitive approach'. Brunk, Doug 361
Maternal obesity provides matrix for pregnancy complications: more peeeclampsia, c-sections. Bates, Betsy 666
Medical therapy often not satisfactory for menorrhagia: hysterectomy frequent outcome. Norton, Patrice G.W. 652
Medicare reform eases doctors' bureaucratic headaches: 1.5% payment update. Schneider, Mary Ellen 454
Medicare's infusion payments could shift care to hospitals: moving target. Schneider, Mary Ellen 627
MedRules, PDA backup cards. McLeod, Thomas G.; Ebbert, Jon O. 695
Melanoma: biopsy all suspicious lesions first: worry about prognosis later. Boschert, Sherry 498
Metabolic syndrome elevates risk of stroke in Hispanics: ethnic sensitivity encouraged. Brunk, Doug 388
MI mortality declining for diabetic women: national registry data. Jancin, Bruce 422
Military response to sexual abuse found lacking: congressional hearing. Schneider, Mary Ellen 916
Minor revisions made to HIV guidelines: antiretroviral options. McNamara, Damian 321
Modest drop in LDL level cuts ischemic episodes: coronary artery disease. Zoler, Mitchel L. 590
Mothers more likely to continue nursing with physicians' support: controversies persist. Wood, Debra 878
Motion sickness goes underrecognized, undertreated: deep breathing helps. 444
Myopericarditis rate stalls smallpox vaccine efforts: 'remarkably high incidence'. Kirn, Timothy F. 622
Myths about the uninsured. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 144
New humility urged for heart disease in women: long-held dogmas are 'wishful thinking'. Jancin, Bruce 599
New oral rapid HIV test expected by summer: safer screening for health workers. McNamara, Damian 817
New stages are proposed for self-inflicted skin disorders: severity, time course. Kubetin, Sally Koch 587
No association between breast cancer and abortion: largest study of its kind. Brunk, Doug 376
Nutrition, delirium connected. Gaby, Alan R. Letter to the Editor 185
Obese children exhibit metabolic footprint: lower adiponectin levels. Finn, Robert 299
Once-daily regimens are no match for HIV: mutations provide escape routes. Boschert, Sherry 907
Osteoporosis and CV disease. Brief Article 194
Overcoming obstacles to rapid HIV testing in private practice: document referrals. McNamara, Damian 831
Panic disorder Rx. Brief Article 190
Parental smoking, atopy history tied to allergy: observational cohort study. Kirn, Timothy F. 415
Pertussis possible as next neonatal vaccination: expert predictions. Kilgore, Christine 544
Pet peeves: domestic animal allergens found in most American homes: nationwide survey. Finn, Robert 470
PhRMA Web site helps low-income patients find free medications. Schneider, Mary Ellen 342
Possible link between apo E and heart repair outcomes: congenital defect surgery in infants. Jancin, Bruce 575
Preop BNP level predicts postop cardiac risks: powerful tool for prevention. Jancin, Bruce Brief Article 217
Primary care is good venue for alcohol screening: U.S. preventive services task force. Norton, Patrice G.W. 550
Processing of IVIg can affect its safety, efficacy: unwanted side effects. Evans, Jeff 556
Rapid HIV test helps in three clinical settings: useful in ER. McNamara, Damian 581
Research results rarely offered to leukemia cancer trial participants: pediatric patients. Brunk, Doug 359
Respiratory aggravation common in recreational runners: symptoms of allergy, asthma. Kirn, Timothy F. 447
Retrievable vein filter cuts risk of migration: repositioning and removal. Zoler, Mitchel L. 413
Risk of breakage with rectal thermometers: keep child steady. Johnson, Kate Brief Article 294
Robotic surgery's future hinges on tech advances: trials raise questions. Jancin, Bruce 549
Rural health care: the grass may be greener. Brunk, Doug 701
Rx for resistant pneumonia. Brief Article 168
Screen all women with treadmill test: revised guidelines urged. Jancin, Bruce 564
Sen. Frist continues to push liability legislation: incremental approaches: will bring up a bill every other month. Schneider, Mary Ellen 470
Sept. 11 raised blood pressures across country: ongoing study. Tucker, Miriam E. 410
Shine on allergic rhinitis with rhinophototherapy: mixed UV/visible light. Finn, Robert 399
Should all patients with a low ejection fraction get an implantable defibrillator? 1016
Small Fibroids, early pregnancy loss associated: community study. Bates, Betsy 555
Smoking cessation motivation. Brief Article 173
Sorting out which ocular traumas deserve to be referred: abuse or not? MacReady, Norra 559
Stroke risk negates estrogen in disease prevention: more WHI data. Johnson, Kate 975
Stroke risk twofold higher in older adults with metabolic syndrome: even in absence of diabetes. Brunk, Doug 392
Subantimicrobial doxycycline calms rosacea: results from large phase III study. Brunk, Doug 555
Sunlight: a potent painkiller. Brief Article 193
Sunscreen use, 24/7, called critical for rosacea control: avoid vasodilators that enhance flushing. Lohr, Elizabeth 758
Supplement regulation pushed by advocates: like pharmaceuticals. Perlstein, Steve 986
Sure, obesity's bad, but ... Perlstein, Steve Brief Article 123
Systematic MI management helps save lives: Michigan initiative. Zoler, Mitchel L. 564
Tests predict tamoxifen's effect on breast cancer: assessing risk of recurrence. Zoler, Mitchel L. 871
The price of westernization. Perlstein, Steve Brief Article 139
Thromboembolism and IBD. Brief Article 169
Tort reform opposition. Britton, John J. Letter to the Editor 117
Treatment varies for severe Loxosceles spider bite: clinical features of bites discussed. Brunk, Doug 841
Trust fund trouble. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 129
Use BNP to track pulmonary HT. Brief Article 142
Use of asthma protocol cuts costs: fewer hospitalizations. Franklin, Deeanna Brief Article 328
UTI management complex in bladder dysfunction: polymicrobial, multiresistant pathogens. Mahoney, Diana 529
UTI: trigger for acute coronary syndromes? Early intervention urged. Brief Article 246
Vitamins E, [B.sub.12] affect bladder, prostate ca rates: two epidemiologic studies. Zoler, Mitchel L. 481
Want a baguette with that? Perlstein, Steve Book Review 177
Women appear to receive suboptimal treatment in cardiovascular care: registry data. 520
Women have heart. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 115

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