Original research presented at AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly


ORLANDO -- Twenty-four researchers will present their original research papers during the Family Medicine Research Presentations at the American Academy of Family Physicians' annual Scientific Assembly this week in Orlando. Topics include recurrent depression linked to military deployment, elder abuse and neglect, obesity in adolescents and episiotomy in low-risk vaginal deliveries.

The papers will be presented on Friday, Oct. 15, 1-4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 16, 8-11 a.m. in the Orange County Convention Center. Each presentation will be followed by a question and answer period.

Two award-winning papers from Friday and Saturday will be presented a second time between lectures in the Auditorium (2:45 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.). Members of the AAFP Subcommittee on Family Medicine Research Presentations will select the award-winning papers.

Additional research projects will be on display in the Scientific Exhibits area of the Exposition Hall Thursday, Oct. 14 - Saturday, Oct. 16. Researchers will be available to discuss their findings between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. every day.

A complete list of Family Medicine Research Presentations follows.

  • Effects of a Reduced Visit Prenatal Care Clinical Practice Guideline for Low-risk Patients on Perinatal Outcomes
  • Assessing Clinical Significance for Common Cold
  • Recurrent Depression Linked to Military Deployments
  • Case Report and Literature Review: Safety of Fluoxetine Use in Pregnancy and Continued Use While Breastfeeding
  • Point of Care Diagnostics Improve Diabetes Outcomes Among the Underserved
  • Use of Antibiotics for Adult Upper Respiratory Infections in Outpatient Settings: A National Ambulatory Network Study
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect: The Experience, Knowledge and Attitudes of Primary Care Physicians
  • Patient Preferences in Endoscopic Method for Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Obesity in Adolescents: Analysis of The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Data
  • Once Weekly Bisphosphonates in the Treatment of Paget's Disease of Bone: A Case Report
  • Episiotomy in Low-risk Vaginal Deliveries
  • Smoking-related Attitudes and Clinical Practices of Physicians, Nurses and Medical Assistants in Minnesota
  • Functional Fitness: Maintaining or Improving Function for Elders with Chronic Disease
  • The Active Management of Risk in Pregnancy at Term (AMOR-IPAT) in a Rural Population: An Association Between a Higher Induction of Labor Rate and a Lower Cesarean Delivery Rate
  • Attitudes and Knowledge about Pain: An Assessment of West Virginia Family Practice Physicians
  • Military Medical Students and Specialty Choice: Mentoring Does Matter!
  • A Screening Tool Used in Detecting Patients at Increased Risk of Developing DM Type 2: A Community Project
  • The Current State of Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Training in U.S. Family Practice Residency Programs
  • Associations Between Tobacco Use and Anemia in Pregnancy: Dose Response Effects?
  • Splenic Sequestration and Pain Crisis from Acute Parvovirus B19 Infection in an Adult Patient with Sickle Cell Trait
  • Predictors of Stroke in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Prospective, Nested Case-control Study
  • Can a Single Troponin - I Rule Out Myocardial Infarction?
  • SAFE TEENS: A Study from the Residency Research Network of South Texas
  • Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Associated Movement Disorders

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