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  • Strategies for Preventing COPD Exacerbations. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7 Suppl):S75-S80.Yawn B
  • After participating in this activity on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), family physicians will be better able to: Identify symptomatic patients at increased risk of COPD to prompt early diagnostic evaluation. Individualize evidence-based therapy with the goal of reducing COPD exacerbations and improving patient outcomes. Identify the role of fixed triple-combination inhalers as part…
  • Review of LDL-C Lowering with Focus on New and Emerging Agents. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7 Suppl):S69-S74.Brinton EA
  • Identify the benefits and limitations of statin therapy as a treatment option for lowering LDL-C. Intensify treatment in appropriate patients or refer for intensification. Describe the safety and efficacy of ezetimibe, bempedoic acid, PCSK9 inhibitors, LDL apheresis. Describe the safety and efficacy of medications in late-stage development or under review by the FDA for LDL-C reduction.
  • Overweight: The Overlooked Risk Factor. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7 Suppl):S51-S56.Kushner RF, Primack C
  • At the conclusion of this activity, the family physician should be able to: Describe the epidemiology of overweight and obesity in the United States. Describe the disease burden associated with being overweight (body mass index 25-30 kg/m2) and how to broach the topic of weight management with patients. Differentiate the safety and efficacy of 2 nonprocedural device treatments for people with ove…
  • Overcoming Barriers to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Insomnia. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7 Suppl):S45-S50.Roth T
  • Apply evidence-based diagnostic guidelines for patients who have clinical features consistent with insomnia. Use evidence-based guidelines to develop comprehensive treatment plans that include cognitive-behavioral therapy, pharmacologic treatment, and combination therapies to achieve optimal outcomes Identify basic elements of cognitivebehavioral therapy for insomnia Differentiate among medicatio…
  • Managing the Burden of Dementia Related Delusions and Hallucinations. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7 Suppl):S39-S44.Small GW
  • Identify the burden experienced by patients with dementia-related delusions and hallucinations. Assess patients with dementia for the presence of delusions and hallucinations. Individualize treatment in patients with dementia-related delusions and hallucinations. Align treatment of patients with Parkinson's psychosis with current recommendations.
  • Efficacy and Safety of Naproxen for Acute Pain. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7 Suppl):S33-S38.Weisman SM, Brunton S
  • Acute pain often is treated with over-the-counter (OTC) therapeutics, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). However, not all NSAIDs are equally effective for treating different types of acute pain. In this article, we review the data supporting the use of OTC naproxen to effectively treat a variety of types of acute pain, including dysmenorrhea, headache, and dental pain, as w…
  • Current and Emerging Issues in the Management of Heart Failure in Primary Care. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7 Suppl):S27-S32.Chilton R, Brunton S
  • Describe the epidemiology of heart failure in people with diabetes mellitus. Implement evidence-based nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and heart failure with reduced ejection fraction as recommended in current guidelines. Characterize the role of glucose-lowering medications, focusing on the sodium glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors, …
  • An Individualized, Case-Based Approach to the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7 Suppl):S8-S13.Lacy BE
  • Describe the multiple symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and their impact on quality of life. Use a staged strategy for the diagnostic evaluation of IBS based on history and physical examination, including Rome IV criteria. Individualize treatment for IBS based on an evolving understanding of pathophysiologic mechanisms using evidence-based therapies to address patient concerns and improv…
  • Addressing Nutritional Gaps: Simple Steps for the Primary Care Provider. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7 Suppl):S2-S7.Quan M
  • Identify common shortfalls in the typical American diet. Address the link between poor diet quality and chronic disease. Identify patients at risk for vitamin deficiency and potential vitamin-drug interactions. Recognize patients with vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Partner with patients regarding selection and appropriate use of vitamin and mineral supplements to achieve recommended dietary al…
  • When worry is excessive: Easing the burden of GAD. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7):357-361.Ebberwein CA, Hopper MT, … Macaluso MM
  • A stepped approach to management using these communication tips and coping strategies can help decrease the stigma of generalized anxiety disorder and increase patients' sense of ownership in their care.
  • A practical approach to knee OA. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2020 Sep; 69(7):327-334.Sprouse RA, Harris GD, Sprouse GDE
  • This review of the latest evidence on existing and emerging treatment options can help to inform your decision-making process as you endeavor to provide patients with pain relief.
  • Management of the T2D Patient With High A1C. [Journal Article]
    J Fam Pract. 2019 Nov; 69(9 Suppl):S1.Frias JP, Wright E, Whitmire K
  • It is widely known that the extent of time spent in a state of hyperglycemia increases the risk of complications for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, despite the availability of many antihyperglycemic agents, success in managing T2D has not dramatically improved in recent years. Indeed, therapeutic inertia-the failure to initiate or intensify treatment-is a well-characterized phenome…
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