Patient Care


Healthy Interventions: Tobacco and Nicotine Toolkit

Take advantage of free tobacco prevention and control resources to support a healthy tobacco-free community.

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Clinical 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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Clinical Policies

AAFP Clinical Policies

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

Drug Alerts

Drug Alerts and Adverse Event Reporting

Public Health

Healthy Interventions for Population Health

Utilize these family medicine-focused office-based and community engagement tools, advocacy resources, and science and educational information on select health topics.


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.

Patient Education

Patient Education & Handouts

Access trusted, reliable health information and patient handouts for the whole family on, a patient education website offered by the AAFP. 
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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. Learn More »

Drug Alert 11/02/2015:
Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP)

Sanofi US has voluntarily recalled Auvi-Q, which is used to treat anaphylaxis. They report potential inaccurate dosage delivery, including failure to deliver the medication. Go to their website( for more information. 

Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing Manual

AAFP National Research Network (NRN) completed a study to assess the usability of a hepatitis C manual in primary care practices for counseling and testing patients. Review key findings, download the manual, and adapt the guidelines for use in your practice.

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