Infant and Child Health Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines

36 Total

Acute Otitis Externa - Clinical Practice Guideline

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

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.

Allergic Rhinitis

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

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.

Bronchiolitis - Clinical Practice Guideline

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

Child Maltreatment Prevention

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

Congenital Hypothyroidism - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Dental Caries - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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.

Dysplasia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Gonococcal Infection - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Group B Strep - Clinical Practice Guideline

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

Hearing - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Hearing Loss, Deafness and the Hard-of-Hearing

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

Hemoglobinopathies - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation for screening for hemoglobinopathies.

Hip Dysplasia (Infants) - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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.

Lead Poisoning - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Lipid Disorders - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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.

Neonatal Circumcision

Read AAFP's policy on Neonatal Circumcision.

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.

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.

Phenylketonuria - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Physical Activity in Children

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

Rh (D) Incompatibility - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Skin Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Speech and Language Delay - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Thyroid - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Tonsillectomy - Clinical Practice Guideline

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

Visual Difficulties and Impairment - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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.