AFP Algorithms

This collection includes diagnostic and treatment algorithms that can aid clinical decision making. Use the filters to sort by discipline or topic. You can also search by keyword for articles containing algorithms. The collection includes algorithms published in AFP since 1998; clinical judgment should be used when referring to older algorithms, as the validity of the medical information included cannot be guaranteed.

Figure 3. Algorithm for the treatment of suspected peritonsillar abscess.
Peritonsillar Abscess
Apr 15, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for the management of severe asymptomatic hypertension.
Severe Asymptomatic Hypertension: Evaluation and Treatment
Apr 15, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Recommendations for testing and interpretation of laboratory results for pregnant women with possible exposure to Zika virus, United States and U.S. territories).
Zika Virus: Common Questions and Answers
Apr 15, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for the prevention and management of postpartum hemorrhage.
Postpartum Hemorrhage: Prevention and Treatment
Apr 1, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for initial evaluation and management of a patient with multiple myeloma.
Multiple Myeloma: Diagnosis and Treatment
Mar 15, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for the evaluation of syncope.
Syncope: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis
Mar 1, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for reperfusion therapy administration in patients with STEMI.
Acute Coronary Syndrome: Current Treatment
Feb 15, 2017 Issue


Figure 2. Algorithm for the management of patients with definite or likely NSTE-ACS.
Acute Coronary Syndrome: Current Treatment
Feb 15, 2017 Issue


Figure 6. Algorithm for management of patients with superficial bursitis.
Common Superficial Bursitis
Feb 15, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for evaluating asymptomatic proteinuria in children.
Proteinuria in Children: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis
Feb 15, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. An algorithmic approach to the evaluation of jaundice in adults.
Evaluation of Jaundice in Adults
Feb 1, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for the diagnostic evaluation of dizziness.
Dizziness: Approach to Evaluation and Management
Feb 1, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for the evaluation of patients with chest pain.
Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnostic Evaluation
Feb 1, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for the management of uterine fibroids.
Uterine Fibroids: Diagnosis and Treatment
Jan 15, 2017 Issue


Figure 1. Recommended approach to the initiation of statin therapy.
Hyperlipidemia: Drugs for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Adults
Jan 15, 2017 Issue


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