Patient Care

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Back to School

Help your patients get a good start to the school year. Access AAFP resources to keep them up to date on immunizations, prepare them for fall sports, and address health issues that may affect them during the school year.

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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.

Drug Alerts

Drug Alerts and Adverse Event Reporting

Prolia, 6/25/15

Prolia (denosumab) is an injectable medication indicated for adults at high risk of fracture due to osteoporosis or specific cancer treatments. It is associated with an increased risk of: hypocalcemia, osteonecrosis of the jaw, atypical fractures, serious infections, and dermatologic reactions. Providers should refer to the Prolia REMS(www.proliahcp.com) when prescribing this medication.

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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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.

Browse AAFP Clinical Policies »

MERS Preparedness Begins Now

Access news and information about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection and establish your plan for detecting, evaluating and treating MERS cases in your office.

AAFP News: Prepare for Spread of MERS-CoV, Says CDC

Mers-CoV Interim Guidance for Healthcare Professionals(www.cdc.gov)

New Applet:
Clinical
Recommendations

Now you can get point-of-care access to AAFP clinical recommendations through the AAFP app.

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