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Point-of-Care Guides

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best AFP content from the Point-of-Care Guides collection, as identified by the AFP editors. These guides cover topics related to anticoagulation, cancer, cardiovascular issues, diabetes, gastrointestinal issues, infectious diseases, mortality risk, musculoskeletal issues, neurologic issues, obstetric issues, psychiatric issues, respiratory issues, and surgical issues. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Anticoagulation

Cancer

Cardiovascular

Diabetes

Gastrointestinal

Infectious Diseases

Mortality Risk

Musculoskeletal

Neurologic

Obstetric

Psychiatric

Respiratory

Surgical



Anticoagulation

03/15/2010 Predicting the Risk of Bleeding in Patients Taking Warfarin [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
06/15/2005 Choosing Between Warfarin (Coumadin) and Aspirin Therapy for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
05/15/2005 Evidence-Based Adjustment of Warfarin (Coumadin) Doses [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
02/15/2005 Evidence-Based Initiation of Warfarin (Coumadin) [Point-of-Care Guides] Algorithm Point of Care

Cancer

09/15/2009 Estimating the Risk of Ovarian Cancer [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
11/15/2008 Clinical Diagnosis of Melanoma [Point-of-Care Guides]
12/15/2005 Predicting the Risk of Recurrence After Surgery for Prostate Cancer [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
09/15/2005 Predicting the Risk of Prostate Cancer on Biopsy [Point-of-Care Guides]
08/15/2005 Determining Prognosis for Patients with Terminal Cancer [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Cardiovascular

06/01/2012 Risk Stratification of Patients Presenting with Syncope [Point-of-Care Guides]
03/01/2011 Evaluation of Chest Pain in Primary Care Patients [Point-of-Care Guides] Algorithm Point of Care
06/15/2008 Predicting Prognoses in Patients with Acute Stroke [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
04/15/2007 Predicting Mortality Risk in Patients with Acute Exacerbations of Heart Failure [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
10/15/2006 Syncope: Initial Evaluation and Prognosis [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
09/15/2006 Predicting Short-term Risk of Stroke After TIA [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
11/15/2004 Prognosis for Patients Undergoing Coronary Angioplasty [Point-of-Care Guides]
04/15/2004 Preoperative Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
03/15/2004 Initial Evaluation of Hypertension [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
02/01/2004 Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: Evidence-Based Diagnostic Testing [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Diabetes

07/15/2009 Risk-Assessment Tools for Detecting Undiagnosed Diabetes [Point-of-Care Guides] Algorithm Point of Care

Gastrointestinal

05/15/2010 Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
04/15/2008 Diagnosis of Appendicitis: Part II. Laboratory and Imaging Tests [Point-of-Care Guides] Algorithm Point of Care
03/15/2008 Diagnosis of Appendicitis: Part I. History and Physical Examination [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
11/15/2006 Predicting Prognosis in Patients with End-stage Liver Disease [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Infectious Diseases

06/15/2014 Diagnosis of Streptococcal Pharyngitis [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
07/15/2010 Clinical Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Children [Point-of-Care Guides]
09/15/2008 Procalcitonin-Guided Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
08/15/2007 Predicting Pneumonia in Adults with Respiratory Illness [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
02/15/2007 Predicting the Likelihood of Bacterial Meningitis in Children [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
04/15/2006 Outpatient vs. Inpatient Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
01/15/2006 Treating Adult Women with Suspected UTI [Point-of-Care Guides] Algorithm Point of Care

Mortality Risk

03/15/2007 Estimating 10-year Mortality Risk [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
08/15/2006 Predicting Four-Year Mortality Risk in Older Adults [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Musculoskeletal

11/15/2009 Diagnosing Lumbar Spinal Stenosis [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
02/15/2009 Predicting Benefit of Spinal Manipulation for Low Back Pain [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
05/15/2008 Predicting Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk in Adults with Undifferentiated Arthritis [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
07/15/2007 Predicting Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
05/15/2006 Radiography After Cervical Spine Injury [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
04/15/2005 Diagnosing Rotator Cuff Tears [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
03/15/2005 Evaluating the Patient with a Knee Injury [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
10/15/2004 Evaluating the Patient with an Ankle or Foot Injury [Point-of-Care Guides]

Neurologic

06/15/2008 Predicting Prognoses in Patients with Acute Stroke [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
11/15/2007 Predicting Delirium in Hospitalized Older Patients [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
12/15/2006 Diagnosis of Migraine Headache [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
10/15/2006 Syncope: Initial Evaluation and Prognosis [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
09/15/2006 Predicting Short-term Risk of Stroke After TIA [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
06/15/2006 Computed Tomography After Minor Head Injury [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Obstetric

10/15/2007 Predicting the Likelihood of Successful Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Psychiatric

03/15/2009 Brief Screening Instruments for Dementia in Primary Care [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
08/15/2008 Diagnosis of Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
07/15/2008 Screening Instruments for Depression [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
12/15/2007 Screening Instruments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [Point-of-Care Guides]

Respiratory

08/01/2012 Risk Stratification of Children with Bronchiolitis [Point-of-Care Guides]
07/15/2010 Clinical Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Children [Point-of-Care Guides]
09/15/2008 Procalcitonin-Guided Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
08/15/2007 Predicting Pneumonia in Adults with Respiratory Illness [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
04/15/2006 Outpatient vs. Inpatient Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
11/01/2005 Diagnosing and Treating Patients with Suspected Influenza [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
02/01/2004 Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: Evidence-Based Diagnostic Testing [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Surgical

01/15/2008 Predicting Mortality Risk in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
06/15/2007 Predicting Postoperative Pulmonary Complications [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
05/15/2007 Predicting Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

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