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  • How useful is ultrasound to evaluate patients with postmenopausal bleeding? 

    Langlois, John P.; Nashelsky, Joan (Family Physicians Inquiry Network, 2004-12)
    Using a threshold of ≤5 mm, transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) can be used to identify those patients with postmenopausal bleeding who are at low risk for endometrial cancer, polyps, or atypical hyperplasia at a sensitivity ...
  • Should we screen women for hypothyroidism? 

    Olsen, Amy H.; Kelsberg, Gary; Coffey, John B. (Family Physicians Inquiry Network, 2004-08)
    Testing for thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) finds more cases of unrecognized hypothyroidism than history and physical examination (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, based on cohort studies). Women with an initial ...
  • How should we treat chronic daily headache when conservative measures fail? 

    Junker, Jessie A.; Aitken, Paul V., Jr.; Flake, Donna (Family Physicians Inquiry Network, 2004-10)
    For the purposes of this review, we considered conservative measures to include such therapies as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), physical therapy, and acetaminophen with codeine. Amitriptyline is the ...
  • Do ACE inhibitors decrease mortality in patients with hypertension? 

    Neher, Jon O. (Family Physicians Inquiry Network, 2004-01)
    When used to treat patients with hypertension, ACE inhibitors reduce cardiovascular and all-cause mortality as effectively as diuretics, beta blockers, and calcium channel blockers. [Strength of recommendation: A, based ...

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