Table 1. The Three Most Frequently Read Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine Articles by Issue in 2011
January/February 2011, Volume 24, Issue 1
  1. “Obesity and Women's Health: An Evidence-Based Review,”2 Teresa Kulie, Andrew Slattengren, Jackie Redmer, Helen Counts, Anne Eglash, and Sarina Schrager

  2. “Novel Treatment of Onychomycosis using Over-the-Counter Mentholated Ointment: A Clinical Case Series,”3 Richard Derby, Patrick Rohal, Constance Jackson, Anthony Beutler, and Cara Olsen

  3. “Family Medicine Outpatient Encounters Are More Complex Than Those of Cardiology and Psychiatry,”4 David Katerndahl, Robert Wood, and Carlos Roberto Jaén

March/April 2011, Volume 24, Issue 2
  1. “Counseling Postmenopausal Women About Bioidentical Hormones: Ten Discussion Points for Practicing Physicians,”5 Richa Sood, Lynne Shuster, Robin Smith, Ann Vincent, and Aminah Jatoi

  2. “Knuckle Cracking and Hand Osteoarthritis,”6 Kevin deWeber, Mariusz Olszewski, and Rebecca Ortolano

  3. “Identifying Patients at Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Primary Care Practice,”7 Michael Grover, Martina Mookadam, Danielle Armas, Ciara Bozarth, Tarah Castleberry, Meghan Gannon, Denise Webb, and Amylou Dueck

May/June 2011, Volume 24, Issue 3
  1. “Patient-Centered Care is Associated with Decreased Health Care Utilization,”8 Klea D. Bertakis and Rahman Azari

  2. “Smoking and Asthma,”9 Megan Stapleton, Amanda Howard-Thompson, Christa George, Robert M. Hoover, and Timothy H. Self

  3. “Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms in the Immediate Postpartum Period,”10 Ganesh Pawar, Christine Wetzker, and Dwenda Gjerdingen

July/August 2011, Volume 24, Issue 4
  1. “Cannabis and Its Derivatives: Review of Medical Use,”11 Lawrence Leung

  2. “Chronic Constipation: An Evidence-Based Review,”12 Lawrence Leung, Taylor Riutta, Jyoti Kotecha, and Walter Rosser

  3. “Glycemic Control Patterns and Kidney Disease Progression among Primary Care Patients with Diabetes Mellitus,”13 Doyle M. Cummings, Lars C. Larsen, Lisa Doherty, C. Suzanne Lea, and Don Holbert

September/October 2011 (Special PBR Theme Issue), Volume 24, Issue 5
  1. “Prevalence, Severity, and Treatment of Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (CA-MRSA) Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in 10 Medical Clinics in Texas: A South Texas Ambulatory Research Network (STARNet) Study,”14 Nicolas A. Forcade, Michael L. Parchman, James H. Jorgensen, Liem C. Du, Natalie R. Nyren, Lucina B. Treviño, Joel Peña, Michael W. Mann, Abilio Muñoz, Sylvia B. Treviño, Eric M. Mortensen, Brian L. Wickes, Brad H. Pollock, and Christopher R. Frei

  2. “Quasi-Experimental Designs in Practice-based Research Settings: Design and Implementation Considerations,”15 Margaret A. Handley, Dean Schillinger, and Stephen Shiboski

  3. “Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: A Siren for Primary Care–A Report from the Primary care Multiethnic Network (PRIME Net),”16 Robert R. Leverence, Robert L. Williams, Michael Potter, Douglas Fernald, Mark Unverzagt, Wilson Pace, Bennett Parnes, Elvan Daniels, Betty Skipper, Robert J. Volk, Anthony E. Brown, Robert L. Rhyne, and on behalf of PRIME Net clinicians

November/December 2011, Volume 24, Issue 6
  1. “Family Physician Scope of Practice: What It Is and Why It Matters,”17 Warren P. Newton

  2. “The Patient-Center Medical Home and Managed Care: Times Have Changed, Some Components Have Not,”18 Macaran A. Baird

  3. “What Services Do Family Physicians Provide in a Time of Primary Care Transition?,”19 Andrew W. Bazemore, Stephen Petterson, Nicole Johnson, Imam M. Xierali, Robert L. Phillips, Jason Rinaldo, James C. Puffer, and Larry A. Green

  • Data source: Content usage statistics for the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, January 2011 through December 2011, HighWire Press; updated monthly. Rankings are based on hits received by articles archived on the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine website only. Accessed 23 February 2012.