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Articles from Family Practice News (July 15, 2008)

1-81 out of 81 article(s)
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"Smart" IDs given the nod in Colo. Anderson, Jane Brief article 172
AAFP: PQRI will improve quality of care, not just incomes. Ault, Alicia 625
ACIP expands maximum ages for rotavirus shots. Tucker, Miriam E. 648
Adherence to process measures predicts acute MI mortality. Tucker, Miriam E. 413
Alefacept still useful in psoriasis; 1 in 9 remit. Jancin, Bruce 417
AMA launches report card. Anderson, Jane Brief article 154
Antiarrhythmics reduce postablation arrhythmias. Boschert, Sherry 396
Areas chosen for EHR demo. Anderson, Jane Brief article 163
Ask parents of overweight kids about quality of sleep. Splete, Heidi 406
Assess sexual health in men with lower urinary tract symptoms. McNamara, Damian 559
Asthmatics require pneumococcal shot. Tucker, Miriam E. 680
Automated urinalysis beats bacterial count as UTI screen in kids. Sullivan, Michele G. 312
Banking industry rules may guide use of electronic records. Goldman, Erik L. 464
Better resources needed for colorectal polyp surveillance. Ault, Alicia Brief article 296
Botox at sea. Franki, Richard Brief article 109
Cancer in 1 in 5 young men with elevated PSA levels. McNamara, Damian 476
Candidates' health plans skirt cost-cutting details. Ault, Alicia 516
Cardiovascular risk in RA echoes type 2 diabetes. Jancin, Bruce 642
CDC preps for rabies vaccine shortage. Tucker, Miriam E. 636
CMS tests PQRI measures. Anderson, Jane Brief article 141
Colonoscopy without sedation deemed okay. Ault, Alicia 397
Colorectal cancer prevention. Skolnik, Neil S.; Diopold, Julia 814
COPD may point to obstructive sleep apnea. Splete, Heidi Brief article 207
Data suggest RotaTeq may not raise the risk of intussusception in infants. Tucker, Miriam E. 690
Developmental-behavioral screening saves. Glascoe, Frances Page 877
Disordered breathing takes a toll on nighttime BP. McNamara, Damian 414
Do high-deductible plans coupled with HSAs promote underinsurance? Consumer-directed care cuts bureaucracy. Scandlen, Greg 423
Do high-deductible plans coupled with HSAs promote underinsurance? The sick and poor are left underinsured. Woolhandler, Steffie 377
Downsized by fruit. Franki, Richard Brief article 137
Dronedarone reduced cardiac risks from atrial fibrillation. Boschert, Sherry 781
Drug lobby spending up 32%. Anderson, Jane 166
EHR implementation ... in hindsight. Woolery, Michael 605
Electrical stimulation a promising adjunct. Brunk, Doug Brief article 175
Employees, employers are slow to start using HSAs. Goldman, Erik L. 496
FDA launches safety review of TNF blockers: under investigation are the risks for lymphoma and other cancers from Enbrel, Humira, and Remicade. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 846
Fesoterodine's action against overactive bladder symptoms appears dose-related. Wachter, Kerri 622
Find the signature nevus to establish phenotype, reduce number of biopsies. Helwick, Caroline 669
Gabapentin, antidepressants target hot flashes. Wachter, Kerri 535
Gait improved with motor-learning regimen. Splete, Heidi 353
Google, Microsoft Vie to lead health IT change. Goldman, Erik 1048
Guidelines set strategies for thrombolytic therapy. Bates, Betsy 1518
Hb[A.sub.1c] levels may help predict post-arthroplasty complications. Boschert, Sherry 640
Health care must be earned. Kreisman, Steven Letter to the editor 257
HIV testing, treatment are most warranted in minority populations. Finkelstein, Joel B. 395
HIV/AIDS diagnoses soar in men who have sex with men. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 291
Hydration may not help prevent pressure ulcers. Brunk, Doug 263
In-hospital prevention program targets the family. Jancin, Bruce 477
Irrespective of weight, exercise benefits men with diabetes. Sullivan, Michele G. 473
Know your enema. Franki, Richard Brief article 136
Late-life low blood pressure may flag Alzheimer's disease. Splete, Heidi 433
Lipid screening, therapy advised for some kids. Schneider, Mary Ellen 629
Local hospitals offer touchstone on EHRs. Goldman, Erik 899
Long-term benefits of eating disorder therapy found mixed. London, Susan 610
Lung function declines early in sickle cell. Walsh, Nancy 462
Medical expulsion does the job for small stones. McNamara, Damian 663
Medicare pay to doctors to increase 0.5% this year: Congress supported a 1.1% raise in 2009. Schneider, Mary Ellen 1285
Medicare's recovery audit contractor program under scrutiny by physicians. Napoli, Denise 662
MRI can expedite earlier diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis. Jancin, Bruce 749
New combo vaccines could complicate practice. Tucker, Miriam E. 661
Newer antidepressants differ mainly in safety. Boschert, Sherry 605
Obama health plan would leave employer system intact. Schneider, Mary Ellen 1094
Panel backs new biologic for treating psoriasis. Mechcatie, Elizabeth 456
Patients with systemic sclerosis should undergo screen for PAH. Worcester, Sharon Clinical report 280
Physician survey: Aetna deemed fastest, most accurate payer. Ault, Alicia 555
Population screens for type 2 do not cut mortality rates. Finn, Robert 578
Pramlintide equals meal insulin, curbs side effects. Boschert, Sherry 560
Prevalence of erectile dysfunction varies by race. McNamara, Damian 462
Prevalence of high BMI plateaus among children. Kubetin, Audrey 610
Primary care counseling failed to curb childhood overweight. Bates, Betsy 554
Prioritizing comorbid conditions simplifies care. Wachter, Kerri 530
Recommendations updated on simple febrile seizures. Mahoney, Diana 459
Rise in tonsillar cancers parallels HPV positivity. Osterweil, Neil 999
Rotavirus season is later, less severe than past 15. Tucker, Miriam E. 438
Screen for maternal depression at 2-month visit. Boschert, Sherry 615
Supplement use tied to higher blood lead levels in women. Tucker, Miriam E. 786
Test hospitalized asthma patients for influenza. Finn, Robert Brief article 214
The walking wounded. Franki, Richard Brief article 205
Think and you shall receive. Franki, Richard Brief article 157
Vigilance needed to reverse amputation epidemic. Goldman, Erik L. 989
Warning added to antipsychotics regarding use in elderly. Evans, Jeff 664
When caring for patients isn't enough. Brunk, Doug 1525

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