Primary care physicians

Primary care physicians

Domestic violence: recognizing and responding

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Robin Mason
Publisher: 
Women's Health: Research and Practice Issues for Canadian Physicians
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses domestic violence screening by family physicians, and lists various ways of normalizing the issue and developing an atmosphere of trust.

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Women proving adept at juggling multiple roles

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English
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Author: 
Heather MacLean
Keva Glynn
Publisher: 
Women's Health: Research and Practice Issues for Canadian Physicians
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines factors that can influence a working woman's stress levels, and how family physicians can help.

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Tackling smoking should be top of the list

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English
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Author: 
Peter Selby
Publisher: 
Women's Health: Research and Practice Issues for Canadian Physicians
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses different smoking cessation strategies physicians can use to help their women patients.

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The ABC's of fracture prevention: a toolkit for family physicians

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Susan Jaglal
Publisher: 
Women's Health: Research and Practice Issues for Canadian Physicians
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes evidence-based practice guidelines developed to assess the possibility of osteoporosis after a low-trauma fracture in women over the age of 40.

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A psychosocial understanding of depression in women: for the primary care physician

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English
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Author: 
Joyce T. Bromberger
Publisher: 
JAMWA: Journal of the American Medical Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Alexandria, VA

Provides an understanding of the risks of depression in women, with a focus on the psychosocial factors. Describes some tools for screening depression in the primary care setting.

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ISSN 00988421 (print)
ISSN 15518221 (online)

Antepartum and postpartum depression: healthy mom, healthy baby

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Eydie L. Moses-Kolko
Erika Kraus Roth
Publisher: 
JAMWA: Journal of the American Medical Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Alexandria, VA

Summarizes the epidemiology, clinical features, and treatment of antepartum and postpartum major depression to enable primary care clinicians to recognize and screen for perinatal mood disorders and to initiate the risk-benefit decision-making process used in treatment selection. Also helps identify patient factors that warrant psychiatric consultation.

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ISSN 00988421 (print)
ISSN 15518221 (online)

Depression in adolescent girls: screening and treatment strategies for primary care providers

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
M. Cynthia Logsdon
Publisher: 
JAMWA: Journal of the American Medical Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Alexandria, VA

Demonstrates that adolescent girls are at a higher risk of depression than boys are, and that depression is of particular concern in pregnant and postpartum adolescents because of the potential impact on the infant. Argues that primary care providers (PCPs) should routinely screen adolescent girls for depression and consider depression in their differential diagnoses of somatic complaints.
 
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ISSN 00988421 (print)
ISSN 15518221 (online)

Incarcerated women and depression: a primer for the primary care provider

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English
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Author: 
Tracy D. Gunter
Publisher: 
JAMWA: Journal of the American Medical Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Alexandria, VA

Focuses on the role of the community-based primary care provider in assessing, diagnosing, and treating depressed female offenders confined in prisons.

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ISSN 00988421 (print)
ISSN 15518221 (online)

Suicide among women: a critical review

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English
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Online
Author: 
Linda H. Chaudron
Eric D. Caine
Publisher: 
JAMWA: Journal of the American Medical Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Alexandria, VA

Reviews the current literature regarding risk factors for suicide among women. Addresses the theories regarding risk and protective factors for women. Integrates the findings into a practical assessment of women’s risk of suicide in clinical settings.

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ISSN 00988421 (print)
ISSN 15518221 (online)

American Board of Family Practice

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Policy development

Works to improve the quality of medical care available to the public, establish and maintain standards of excellence in the specialty of Family Practice, improve the standards of medical education for training in Family Practice, and determine by evaluation the fitness of specialists in Family Practice who apply for and hold certificates.

Primary Telephone: 
859-269-5626
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
general@abfp.org
Fax Number: 
859-335-7501
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-995-5700
Street Address: 
2228 Young Dr
City: 
Lexington
Province: 
Kentucky
Postal/ZIP Code: 
40505-4294
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