Adolescent Health Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines

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ADHD in Children and Adolescents - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents.

Adolescent Health Care, Confidentiality

Read the AAFP's recommendations regarding confidentiality and privacy when treating adolescent patients.

Alcohol Misuse - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP clinical preventive service recommendations on screening and behavioral counseling for alcohol misuse among adults and adolescents.

Allergic Rhinitis

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on allergic rhinitis.

Caring for Patients Who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing

Learn about AAFP's policy regarding hearing loss, deafness, and hard-of-hearing status.

Child Maltreatment Prevention

View the AAFP preventive service recommendation on primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment.

Depression - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for depression in adults, adolescents, and children.

Diabetes - Clinical Practice Guidelines

View AAFP-endorsed guidelines for management of diabetes in children and adolescents and for oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults.

Genital Herpes Simplex Virus Infection - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for genital herpes simplex infection.

Gonorrhea - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for gonorrhea.

Hepatitis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for hepatitis.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP clinical recommendations for screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Illicit Drug Use - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for illicit drug use.

Immunizations - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on immunizations.

Influenza Vaccines

Read current clinical recommendations for influenza immunizations from the AAFP.

Lipid Disorders - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for lipid disorders.

Obesity - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for obesity.

Obesity and Overweight

Read the AAFP's recommendations for the family physician's role in counseling overweight and obese patients.

Otitis Media - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing and managing acute otitis media, developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and endorsed by the AAFP.

Over-the-Counter Oral Contraceptives

Read the AAFP's position on over-the-counter oral contraceptives.

Pap Smears - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't perform Pap smears on women under the age of 21 or women who have had a hysterectomy for non-cancer disease.

Pelvic Exam or Physical Exams to Prescribe Oral Contraceptive Medications - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Do not require a pelvic exam or other physical exam to prescribe oral contraceptive medications.

Physical Activity in Children

Read the AAFP's recommendation on physical activity in children.

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

Scoliosis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for scoliosis.

Scoliosis in Adolescents - Choosing Wisely

View the AAFP Choosing Wisely® recommendation on screening adolescents for scoliosis.

Screening Pelvic Exam - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP clinical preventive service recommendations on screening for certain gynecologic conditions with pelvic exams.

Skin Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for and the use of counseling to prevent skin cancer.

Suicide - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for suicide risk.

Syphilis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for syphilis.

Tobacco Use - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations for screening for and use of behavioral counseling to prevent tobacco use.

Tonsillectomy - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP-endorsed Clinical Practice Guideline for Tonsillectomy in Children.

United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use