Patient Care

breast-feeding

Family Physicians Support Breastfeeding

Play a key role in the promotion of breastfeeding as an advocate in your office. Access AAFP's newly revised position paper on breastfeeding.

 

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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

Drug Alerts and Adverse Events

Receive FDA-mandated and product-related patient safety alerts or report adverse drug events.

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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Prevent the Spread of Ebola

Be ready to detect a potential patient, protect yourself and others from exposure, and respond with appropriate patient care. Access Ebola resources and recommendations for you and your practice.

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Fight Against Tobacco and Nicotine

You have real power in the fight against tobacco and nicotine. Stay informed with AAFP’s electronic cigarettes policy.

(Don’t forget: The Great American Smokeout is November 20.)

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