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Help Stop the Spread of Measles

From January 1 to January 28, 2015, 84 people in the U.S. were reported to have measles. Help contain the spread of this outbreak and keep your patients safe.

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Recommendations

Clinical Recommendations

The AAFP's clinical recommendations are intended to help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about the treatment and prevention of disease. View the AAFP recommendations by topic or by title.

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Public Health

Immunizations

Find childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization schedules. Get recommendations on disease- and population-specific immunizations.

Public Health Issues

Access up-to-date educational materials for physicians and patients about common public health issues.

Research

AAFP National Research Network

The AAFP National Research Network (NRN) strives to conduct, support, promote, and advocate for primary care research in practice-based settings.

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Drug Alerts

2/4/2014
Hysingla ER

Hysingla ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) is a once daily opioid formulated with abuse deterrent properties. Although decreased, the potential for abuse, addiction, and overdose remains, so prescribers should refer to the REMS to reduce the risk.

Drug Alerts and Adverse Event Reporting

Patient Education

FamilyDoctor.org(familydoctor.org) is the AAFP's patient education website offering trusted, reliable health information for the whole family.

Clinical Policies

AAFP clinical policies are formulated to standardize and optimize care of patients and the community for specific conditions or diseases.

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2015 Immunization Schedules

Ensure your patients are up-to-date on vaccinations. Download the child and adolescent, catch-up, and adult immunization schedules.

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New VBAC Guideline

Read the AAFP's newly-published guideline supporting labor and vaginal birth following a Cesarean.

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