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Articles from Family Practice News (June 15, 2005)

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'Pseudoaddicts' are just desperate pain patients seeking relief. Bates, Betsy 399
'Stanford V' regimen looks promising for Hodgkin's patients. Brunk, Doug 365
Acetaminophen use associated with respiratory problems. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 236
Aldosterone can play role in refractory hypertension. Wachter, Kerri 581
All work and no play? No way! Brunk, Doug 1232
AMA: ban booze ads at NCAA events. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 138
ASCOT findings put new spin on HT combination therapy. Jancin, Bruce 382
Asking one question can reveal alcohol abuse. Ault, Alicia 697
Atrial fib: new wrinkle in rate vs. rhythm control debate. 560
Atypical antipsychotics. Cohen, Lee 732
Avoid common pitfalls of EHR implementation. Schneider, Mary Ellen 648
Bacterial contamination of platelets poses unrecognized transfusion risk. Tucker, Miriam E. 553
Bevacizumab aids survival in breast, lung, colorectal cancer: antiangiogenesis agent appears effective. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 1793
Bill to thwart Medicare cuts. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 153
BNP guides heart failure therapy. Brief Article 192
Boostrix, Asmanex Twisthaler. McNamara, Damian 653
Cat's claw for arthritis. Walsh, Nancy 930
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Skolnik, Neil S.; Elton, Hannah 789
Coalition to begin certifying electronic health record software in the fall. Schneider, Mary Ellen 558
Comorbid dyslipidemia and HT have high price. Jancin, Bruce 359
Consider allergy testing in patients with asthma. Johnson, Kate Brief Article 285
Consistent exercise protects the heart. Jancin, Bruce 657
Coronary artery calcium score may underestimate CV risk. Jancin, Bruce 553
Cryoablation is option in breast fibroadenomas. Jancin, Bruce 614
Dance like an Egyptian. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 154
Depression and marijuana use. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 169
Desmoteplase could extend thrombolysis treatment window. Wachter, Kerri 411
Diabetes risk from atypical antipsychotics is not equal. Boschert, Sherry 624
Diet + exercise beats exercise alone for metabolic syndrome. Worcerster, Sharon Brief Article 267
Early response key with Botox injections for low back pain. Bates, Betsy 386
Early trastuzumab cuts breast cancer recurrence in half. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 889
EHRs do not improve adherence to diabetes guidelines in study. McNamara, Damian 452
Endoscope contamination might be widespread. Bates, Betsy 576
Experts consider issue of at-home genetic tests. Frieden, Joyce 958
Factors besides efficacy guide neuropathic pain treatment. Boschert, Sherry 575
FDA seeks suicide data for 14 anticonvulsants. Ault, Alicia 785
FDA: drugs for asthma, COPD misadministered. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 283
Few seeking quality improvement. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 155
Food-borne infections evade common defenses; when chicken was frozen for 1 week, about 10% of the Campylobacter jejuni population still survived. Kirn, Timothy F. 507
Group B strep poorly diagnosed. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 128
Guideline: use aromatase inhibitor as adjuvant. Mahoney, Diana 913
Guidelines: treat lung cancer aggressively. Mahoney, Diana 791
Heart screen could prevent 15% of SIDS cases. Jancin, Bruce 633
Hospital medicine finalizing core curriculum. Dixon, Bruce 448
Hospitalists have minimal effect on patient outcomes. Dixon, Bruce 838
Hypertension is common in obese children, study says. Wachter, Kerri Brief Article 297
Immunosuppression aids ocular myasthenia gravis. Sullivan, Michele G. 566
Incentives are needed to kickstart health IT adoption. Schneider, Mary Ellen 762
Intrathecal pumps deliver combos for pain care. Bates, Betsy 624
Invasive cancer found in 40% of AEH patients. Bates, Betsy 716
Is it better to use radiation as a salvage therapy than as an adjuvant therapy after radical prostatectomy? Sandler, Howard M.; Pollack, Alan 919
It's summertime: be on the lookout for seafood poisoning. Sullivan, Michele G. 919
Joint hypermobility syndrome often overlooked: care for these patients should be multidisciplinary, and address physical and psychosocial aspects. Wachter, Kerri 1015
Kudzu: good for something at last. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 248
Linezolid may be overused to treat staphylococcal infections. Kirn, Timothy F. 473
Lipid-lowering treatment may protect against AF. 440
Local injections help delay spinal surgery. Ault, Alicia Brief Article 308
Low calcium score may mask CHD in diabetics: even a score of 0 poses a higher atherosclerotic burden for a diabetic than a nondiabetic patient. Tucker, Miriam E. 774
Many doctors don't don infection control gowns. Bates, Betsy 433
Maternal vitamin D affects child's bone mass. Mahoney, Diana 575
Medicaid patients and drug access. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 111
Middle-aged obesity and dementia. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 212
Millions of patients are not at JNC 7 BP goal. 702
More minorities called for in clinical drug trials. Frieden, Joyce 643
MRI buys time for thrombolysis of acute stroke. Zoler, Mitchel L. 824
Multifaceted approach may stunt recurrent MRSA in children. Finn, Robert 461
Myasthenia gravis responds to immunosuppression. Sullivan, Michele G. 583
Necrotizing pneumonia: nothing subtle about it. Kirn, Timothy F. 541
Nesiritide's safety in heart failure questioned; experts divided on what new analyses mean, what the dangers might be, and how the drug should be used. Zoler, Mitchel L. 1688
New suicide surveillance data show toxicity of depression. Jancin, Bruce 627
Newer radiotherapy curbs local breast cancer recurrences. Jancin, Bruce 582
Novice surfers washing up with mysterious muscle weakness. MacNeil, Jane Salodof 526
Obese face higher risk of chronic daily headache. Finn, Robert Brief Article 297
Obesity rising for all income levels. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 180
Obesity-related mortality. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 164
One swab is enough. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 173
Osteogenesis imperfecta function tied to BMD levels. Kilgore, Christine Brief Article 252
Out of Africa: retrovirus linked to autoimmunity. Walsh, Nancy 499
Parity laws improved mental health coverage. Frieden, Joyce Brief Article 147
PCR assay speeds MRSA testing. Brief Article 169
Pediatrician masters the ski slopes. Brief Article 324
Pertussis transmission begins at home; how do infants get pertussis? They get it from their family. That's right--their moms and dads, brothers and sisters, even grandma and grandpa! 855
Pocket pets may pack Salmonella. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 175
Pre-bypass fish oil cut post-op atrial fibrillation. Jancin, Bruce 520
Predicting postmenopausal CV risk. Foley, Kevin Brief Article 172
Proposal to redefine hypertension downplays role of BP readings. Boschert, Sherry 674
Reasons for vaccine refusal. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 217
Retainer care: our future. Ewin, Chris Editorial 616
Review links HT to higher stroke risk. Splete, Heidi Brief Article 282
Site answers teens' sex questions. Kirn, Timothy F. 666
Some Hispanics acquire antibiotics without an Rx. McNamara, Damian 424
Start dexamethasone early in pneumococcal meningitis. Hall, Gwendolyn 333
Strawberry fields (funding) forever. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 138
Study links lupus to a range of pulmonary complications. Walsh, Nancy 661
Technology can extend the reach of a bully: cyber bullying by girls, who 'share so much ... when they are friends,' can be particularly devastating. Splete, Heidi 1335
Timing critical in Cholecystectomy. Brief Article 158
Timing, diet predict successful outcomes in lung cancer. Finn, Robert 437
To breed, perchance to die. Kubetin, Sally Koch Brief Article 225
Treat acute neuropathic pain with corticosteroids. Boschert, Sherry 440
USPSTF issues hormone Tx recommendations. Sullivan, Michele G. 323
VA study: depression and anxiety seen with COPD. Brunk, Doug 416
Vaccine underinsurance. Silverman, Jennifer Brief Article 139
Waist size and insulin resistance. Brief Article 164
Watch for red flags in low back pain patients. Finn, Robert 660
West Nile virus doesn't play by the rules of IgM. Hall, Gwendolyn 491
When jellyfish attack, think differently: think heat. Sullivan, Michele G. 954

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