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Maternal Health Resources

Maternity care involves more than labor/delivery. Access tools to meet the needs of maternity patients at all stages.

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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

2/27/15 — Saxenda

Saxenda (liraglutide injection) is indicated for chronic weight management in adult patients who are obese or are overweight with at least one weight-related comorbid condition. It is associated with an increased risk of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma, and with acute pancreatitis.

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2/4/2015 — 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.

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Drug Alerts and Adverse Event Reporting

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.

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AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit

Help your patients understand relevant health information and access the appropriate health services. Improve your patients’ health literacy with the second edition Toolkit.

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2015 Minority Health Month

Promote health equity by highlighting chronic disease management resources for you and your patients.

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