AFP DEPARTMENT COLLECTION
Practice Guidelines summarize important clinical recommendations from major medical organizations and the federal government.
Jul 15, 2004 Issue
NAMS Releases Position Statement on the Treatment of Vasomotor Symptoms Associated with Menopause
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has released an evidence-based position statement on the treatment of vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause to provide recommendations on the most effective treatments.
Jul 1, 2004 Issue
ACIP Releases 2004 Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Influenza
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued recommendations on the prevention and control of influenza for the 2004–2005 influenza season.
Jul 1, 2004 Issue
Evaluation of Infants Born to Mothers with West Nile Virus Infection
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidelines for the evaluation of infants born to mothers with West Nile virus infection. West Nile virus is a single-stranded RNA flavivirus with antigenic similarities to Japanese encephalitis and St. Louis encephalitis viruses.
Jun 15, 2004 Issue
AAP, AAFP, AAO-HNS Release Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Otitis Media with Effusion
Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of otitis media with effusion (OME) have been released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS).
Jun 1, 2004 Issue
AAP, AAFP Release Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media
Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated acute otitis media (AOM) in children between two months and 12 years of age are available from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).