• A-fib and rate control: Don't go too low 

    Deane, Kristen; Jones, Kohar; Stevermer, James J. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-08)
    Aim for a heart rate of <110 beats per minute (bpm) in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation. Maintaining this rate requires less medication than more stringent rate control, resulting in fewer side effects and no ...
  • Help for recurrent bacterial vaginosis 

    Jones, Kohar; Ewigman, Bernard; Stevermer, James J. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-02)
    Recommend high-dose vaginal probiotic capsules to prevent recurrent bacterial vaginosis. Strength of recommendation B: Based on a single high-quality randomized controlled trial (RCT).
  • Offer this contraceptive to breastfeeding new moms 

    Jones, Kohar; Egan, Mari E.; Stevermer, James J. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-12)
    Recommend the etonogestrel implant to new mothers who plan to breastfeed; the insertion of this contraceptive within the first few days postpartum does not alter breastfeeding outcomes. Strength of Recommendation B: Based ...
  • Prolotherapy: A nontraditional approach to knee osteoarthritis 

    Slattengren, Andrew H.; Christensen, Trent; Prasad, Shailendra; Jones, Kohar (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2014-04)
    Recommend prolotherapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) that does not respond to conventional therapies.
  • PSA testing: When it's useful, when it's not 

    Slatkoff, Susan; Gamboa, Stephen; Zolotor, Adam J.; Mounsey, Anne L.; Jones, Kohar (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-06)
    Do not routinely screen all men over the age of 50 for prostate cancer with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. Consider screening men younger than 75 with no cardiovascular or cancer risk factors—the only patient ...
  • Suspect carpal tunnel?: try this 

    Oyola, Sonia; Jones, Kohar; Rao, Goutham (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-05)
    For best results, use the modified Phalen's test (MPT) rather than the traditional Phalen's when you suspect carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).