AFP Patient Handouts

This collection includes patient information handouts that physicians can provide to their patients. Use the filters to sort by discipline or topic. You can also search by keyword for articles that include handouts. The collection includes handouts published in AFP since 1998; clinical judgment should be used when referring to handouts, especially older ones, as the validity of the medical information included cannot be guaranteed. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website.

Vaccinations
Vaccine Adverse Events: Separating Myth from Reality
Jun 15, 2017 Issue


Hives
Acute and Chronic Urticaria: Evaluation and Treatment
Jun 1, 2017 Issue


Subclinical Hyperthyroidism
Subclinical Hyperthyroidism: When to Consider Treatment
Jun 1, 2017 Issue


Newborn Screening
Expanded Newborn Screening: Information and Resources for the Family Physician
Jun 1, 2017 Issue


LASIK: What You Should Know
Refractive Eye Surgery: Helping Patients Make Informed Decisions About LASIK
May 15, 2017 Issue


Waterborne Illnesses
Recreational Waterborne Illnesses: Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention
May 1, 2017 Issue


Peritonsillar Abscess: What You Should Know
Peritonsillar Abscess
Apr 15, 2017 Issue


What Seniors Should Know About Exercise
Exercise Prescriptions in Older Adults
Apr 1, 2017 Issue


Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Myeloma: Diagnosis and Treatment
Mar 15, 2017 Issue


Fainting: What You Should Know
Syncope: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis
Mar 1, 2017 Issue


Health Care for Women Who Have Sex with Women
Preventive Health Care for Women Who Have Sex with Women
Mar 1, 2017 Issue


Bursitis of the Elbow, Knee, and Heel
Common Superficial Bursitis
Feb 15, 2017 Issue


Jaundice in Adults
Evaluation of Jaundice in Adults
Feb 1, 2017 Issue


What's Making Me Dizzy?
Dizziness: Approach to Evaluation and Management
Feb 1, 2017 Issue


Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Bronchiolitis in Children
Jan 15, 2017 Issue


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