Leading Risk Factors Associated with Childhood Obesity: A Primer for Practitioners
How do low socioeconomic status and adverse childhood experiences tie into pediatric obesity? Here, an overview for practitioners.
Primary Viewpoints Episode 13: Possible Consequences of a Prolonged COVID-19 Era
"Primary Viewpoints," a podcast from Patient Care Online, brings you an exclusive interview with author and psychiatrist Samoon Ahmad, MD.
AAP Recommends Routine HIV Screening for all Adolescents Starting at Age 15
The AAP updated its guidance to recommend routine HIV screening at least once in all adolescents aged ≥15 years and at-risk youth be rescreened annually.
Pragmatic Execution of Online Obesity Treatment in Primary Care Found Effective in New Study
ObesityWeek 2021: Regular engagement in online behavioral obesity treatment program within primary care network produced clinically significant weight loss in new study.
Flu Season 2021-2022: Primary Care Fears & Patients on the Fence
This flu season will bring different challenges to primary care clinicians. Here, experts discuss specific barriers and best strategies to overcome them.
Prioritizing Mental Health: Applying Person-First Approaches to Care
When addressing mental health with patients with obesity, a thoughtful approach that balances psychological health and weight loss is critical, explains Dr Ethan Lazarus.
Primary Care Check-up: Long-haul COVID-19 Poses New Challenges
Primary care physicians express concern that long-haul COVID-19 will create new challenges for an already dwindling workforce, according to new national survey.
Inappropriate Patient Requests: How do you Get to No?
Fielding inappropriate patient requests and getting to "No" while preserving rapport with a patient is an essential clinical skill. AAFP has a 5-step approach.
Social Determinants of Obesity: Treating Urban & Rural Patients
Social determinants of health vary between patients living in different environments, so what are the key factors to consider when creating a treatment plan?
Primary Viewpoints Episode 11: AAFP President-elect Discusses Greatest Concerns about Upcoming Flu Season
"Primary Viewpoints," a podcast from Patient Care Online, brings you an exclusive interview with incoming AAFP president Sterling Ransone, MD.
CDC STI Treatment Guidelines: 7 Key Updates for Primary Care
The CDC released the first set of new STI guidelines since 2015. What are the notable updates that primary care physicians should know? Find out here.
AAFP President-elect Sterling Ransone, Jr, MD, says Flu Season Could Test FPs, Again
Incoming AAFP president Ransone is clear that this year's flu season will be hard on all front line clinicians. In this short video, he talks about AAFP members' greatest concerns.
Medical Economics Offers Free Bootcamp
Two-day business training filled with tips for physicians.
Ask, Don’t Tell: How Motivational Interviewing Can Spark Patient Participation in Health Treatment
Motivational interviewing can significantly help improve the physician-patient relationship. Here, find out 4 key steps to implementing this method in your practice.
Role of Primary Care in Poststroke Care: 6 Takeaways from New AHA/ASA Scientific Statement
In a new scientific statement, the AHA/ASA recommends that the first poststroke visit should occur earlier in primary care. Details plus 5 more key points primary care physicians should know.
Primary Viewpoints Episode 10: Weight Bias in Health Care: What Needs to be Done?
"Primary Viewpoints," a podcast from Patient Care Online, brings you an exclusive interview with obesity specialist, Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP.
OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Health Care Workers
OSHA issued its long-awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for health care workers. Find key takeaways in part 1 of our 2-part series.
Practical Strategies for Creating Health Care Environments That Welcome Patients of all Shapes and Sizes
Health care providers need to be conscious of the environment they create for patients with obesity or overweight, obesity medicine expert Ethan Lazarus, MD, explains.
What do Final-year Medical Residents Want in 2021?
Most 2021 final-year medical residents want to work in hospital settings, none want to work in rural areas, and male residents expect to earn more than $250 000 in their first practice.
Diagnosing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Primary Care Primer
What do primary care physicians need to know about CRPS? In our new slideshow, get a primer on diagnostic criteria, suspicious symptoms, testing, and more.
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