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Magazine articles on medical practice and technical issues of treatment.
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Managed Care
January 2006
Compensation Monitor A recent poll reveals that doctors distrust pay for performance programs. mark for My Articles 337 similar articles
Managed Care
January 2006
Thomas Morrow
Four-Color Flow Cytometry Detects Minimal Residual Disease in Leukemia Should a new - and cheap - test for chronic lymphocytic leukemia be a component of prior-authorization protocols? mark for My Articles 188 similar articles
American Family Physician
February 1, 2006
Lutfiyya et al.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia When a patient presents with suspected community-acquired pneumonia, the physician should first assess the need for hospitalization using a mortality prediction tool, such as the Pneumonia Severity Index, combined with clinical judgment. mark for My Articles 447 similar articles
American Family Physician
February 1, 2006
Freelove & Walling
Pancreatic Cancer: Diagnosis and Management Almost all pancreatic cancers are adenocarcinomas of the ductal epithelium, and symptoms primarily are caused by mass effect rather than disruption of exocrine or endocrine function. The clinical features depend on the size and location of the tumor as well as its metastases. mark for My Articles 411 similar articles
American Family Physician
February 1, 2006
Dana G. Carroll
Nonhormonal Therapies for Hot Flashes in Menopause Hot flash symptoms can significantly impact a woman's quality of life and should be addressed. Severity of the hot flashes, medical history, and concomitant medications should be considered in determining the best therapy for each patient. mark for My Articles 240 similar articles
American Family Physician
February 1, 2006
Briggs & Dery
Evaluation and Treatment of Constipation in Infants and Children Constipation in children usually is functional and the result of stool retention. However, family physicians must be alert for red flags that may indicate the presence of an uncommon but serious organic cause of constipation. mark for My Articles 58 similar articles
BusinessWeek
January 30, 2006
Catherine Arnst
Going Broke To Stay Alive Rising prices for cancer treatments are making patients - and doctors - balk. mark for My Articles 1540 similar articles
American Family Physician
January 15, 2006
Ronald H. Labuguen
Initial Evaluation of Vertigo Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, acute vestibular neuronitis, and Meniere's disease cause most cases of vertigo; however, family physicians must consider other causes including cerebrovascular disease, migraine, psychological disease, multiple sclerosis, and intracranial neoplasms. mark for My Articles 25 similar articles
American Family Physician
January 15, 2006
Olendzki, Speed & Domino
Nutritional Assessment and Counseling for Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Physicians face several barriers to counseling their patients about nutrition, including conflicting evidence of the benefit of counseling, limited training and understanding of the topic, and imperfect and varied guidelines to follow. mark for My Articles 1007 similar articles
American Family Physician
January 15, 2006
Ann M. Khalsa
Preventive Counseling, Screening, and Therapy for the Patient with Newly Diagnosed HIV Infection The epidemic of HIV continues, and the infection is converting into a treatable chronic disease; therefore, it is increasingly important for family physicians to be current with and comfortable in providing basic care to patients infected with HIV. mark for My Articles 375 similar articles
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