Infant and Child Health Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines

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Acute Otitis Externa - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on acute otitis externa.

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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.

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Allergic Rhinitis

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

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Antibiotics for Otitis Media - Choosing Wisely

View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on prescription of antibiotics for otitis media in children with non-severe symptoms.

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Bronchiolitis - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the American Academy of Family Physician's endorsement of guidelines for the diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis.

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Child Maltreatment Prevention

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

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Congenital Hypothyroidism - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for congenital hypothyroidism in newborns.

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Dental Caries - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on fluoride supplementation to prevent dental caries.

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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.

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Dysplasia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants.

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Gonococcal Infection - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on ocular topical medication for gonococcal infection in neonates.

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Group B Strep - Clinical Practice Guideline

View clinical practice guideline for prevention of group B streptococcal disease in newborns (AAFP Affirmation of Value).

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Hearing - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Hearing Loss, Deafness and the Hard-of-Hearing

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

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Hemochromatosis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation for genetic screening for hereditary hemochromatosis.

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Hemoglobinopathies - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation for screening for hemoglobinopathies.

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Hip Dysplasia (Infants) - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation for hip dysplasia screening in infants.

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Hoarseness - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the evidence-based clinical practice guideline on hoarseness (dysphonia) developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and endorsed by the AAFP.

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Hyperbilirubinemia, Infants - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP clinical recommendations on hyperbilirubinemia screening in infants.

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Illicit Drug Use - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Immunizations - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on immunizations.

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Influenza Vaccines

Read current clinical recommendations for influenza immunizations from the AAFP.

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Lead Poisoning - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for lead poisoning.

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Lipid Disorders - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Motor Vehicle Safety - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on the use of motor vehicle occupant restraints and counseling for driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Neonatal Circumcision

Read AAFP's policy on Neonatal Circumcision.

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Neural Tube Defects - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on the use of folic acid supplementation to prevent neural tube defects.

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Obesity - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for obesity.

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Obesity and Overweight

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

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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.

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Phenylketonuria - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive services recommendation on screening for Phenylketonuria in neonates.

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Physical Activity in Children

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

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Rh (D) Incompatibility - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on testing for Rh (D) incompatibility.

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Sickle Cell Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for sickle cell disease.

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Skin Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Speech and Language Delay - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for speech and language delay.

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Thyroid - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations for screening for thyroid problems.

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Tonsillectomy - Clinical Practice Guideline

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

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Visual Difficulties and Impairment - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG) for First Febrile Urinary Tract Infection in Young Children - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Do not perform voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) routinely in first febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) in children aged 2-24 months.

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