Geriatric Medicine Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines

15 Total

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP clinical preventive service recommendation on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in men and women.

Atrial Fibrillation - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines on Management of Newly-Detected Atrial Fibrillation.

Colorectal Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer.

Dementia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for dementia.

DEXA for Osteoporosis - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't use dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) screening for osteoporosis in women under age 65 or men under 70 with no risk factors.

Fall Prevention in Older Adults

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on prevention of falls in older adults.

Glaucoma - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation for glaucoma screening in adults.

Hearing - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for hearing loss.

Hypertension in Adults Over 60

Access evidence-based guidelines for managing high blood pressure in adults over age 60, developed by the American College of Physicians and the AAFP.

Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Elderly and Vulnerable Adults

View the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for intimate partner violence and abuse of elderly and vulnerable adults.

Osteoporosis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for osteoporosis.

Prostate Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation against the use of PSA-based screening for prostate cancer.

Screening for Cervical Cancer in Women Older Than 65 Years of Age - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t screen women older than 65 years of age for cervical cancer who have had adequate prior screening and are not otherwise at high risk for cervical cancer.

Visual Difficulties and Impairment - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for visual difficulties and impairment.

Vitamin D Deficiency - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on Vitamin D Deficiency.