Patient Care


Ebola: Be Prepared

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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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


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.


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 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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Influenza Vaccines

Make sure adult patients are current on both their influenza and pneumococcal vaccines. Take a look at the AAFP’s recommendations for the prevention and control of seasonal influenza with vaccines.

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Reach Out And Read

Reach Out and Read is an AAFP-endorsed organization of physicians who promote early literacy and school readiness in their exam rooms.

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