Women's Health Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Adult Sinusitis - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the Clinical Practice Guideline on Adult Sinusitis categorized by the AAFP with Affirmation of Value.

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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.

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Allergic Rhinitis

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

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Annual EKGs for Low-risk Patients - Choosing Wisely

View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on annual electrocardiograms (EKGs) or other cardiac screening for low-risk patients.

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Antibiotics for Sinusitis - Choosing Wisely

View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on prescribing antibiotics to treat sinusitis.

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Asymptomatic Bacteriuria - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations for screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria.

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Atrial Fibrillation - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines on Management of Newly-Detected Atrial Fibrillation, developed by the AAFP in collaboration with the American College of Physicians.

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Bladder Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive recommendation on screening for bladder cancer.

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Breast Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive recommendations on screening for breast cancer via mammography.

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Cardiovascular Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on the use of aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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Cardiovascular Risk - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk, endorsed with qualifications by the AAFP.

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Cerumen Impaction - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP's clinical recommendation on cerumen impaction.

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Cervical Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for cervical cancer.

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Chlamydia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation -

Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for chlamydia.

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Cholesterol - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline for treatment of cholesterol endorsed with qualifications by the AAFP.

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Chronic Kidney Disease - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1 to 3 Chronic Kidney Disease.

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Chronic Kidney Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation for screening for chronic kidney disease.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Colorectal Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer.

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Coronary Heart Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive services recommendations on screening for coronary heart disease.

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Depression - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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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.

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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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Diabetes - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for diabetes.

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Genital Herpes Simplex Virus Infection - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Gonorrhea - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for gonorrhea.

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Healthful Diet and Physical Activity to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

Access the AAFP clinical recommendations for counseling for healthful diet and physical activity for cardiovascular disease (CVD).

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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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Hepatitis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for hepatitis.

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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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Hormone Replacement Therapy - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on use of hormone replacement therapy.

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Hypertension - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines for managing high blood pressure in adults, developed by the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC-8) and endorsed by the AAFP.

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Hypertension - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for high blood pressure (hypertension).

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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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Imaging for Low Back Pain - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't do imaging for low back pain within the first six weeks, unless red flags are present.

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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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Intimate Partner Violence

Read about AAFP's policy on intimate partner violence.

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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.

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Iron Deficiency Anemia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for iron deficiency anemia.

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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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Low Back Pain - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on the use of interventions for low back pain.

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Lung Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for lung cancer.

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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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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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Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain

Access the Clinical Practice Guideline on Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain categorized by the AAFP with Affirmation of Value.

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Oral Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

View the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for oral cancer.

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Osteoporosis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for osteoporosis.

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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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Ovarian Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening and referral for ovarian cancer.

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Over-the-Counter Oral Contraceptives

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

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Overweight and Obesity in Adults - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline on Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults endorsed by the AAFP.

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Pancreatic Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation against routine screening for pancreatic cancer.

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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.

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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.

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Peripheral Arterial Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

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Post Myocardial Infarction Depression - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP's Guidelines for the Detection and Treatment of Post-Myocardial Infarction Depression.

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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.

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Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis in Asymptomatic Adult Patients - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t screen for carotid artery stenosis (CAS) in asymptomatic adult patients.

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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.

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Screening for Cervical Cancer in Women Younger than 30 Years of Age - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t screen women younger than 30 years of age for cervical cancer with HPV testing, alone or in combination with cytology.

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Screening Pelvic Exam - Clinical Practice Guideline

AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline

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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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Suicide - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Syphilis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for syphilis.

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Thyroid - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Tobacco Use - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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Tuberculosis Infection, Asymptomatic Adults - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations for screening for tuberculosis in asymptomatic adults.

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Urinary Incontinence in Women - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on Nonsurgical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women.

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Venous Thromboembolism - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines for Current Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism in Primary Care and on Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients.

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Venous Thromboembolism - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on the use of genomics testing for venous thromboembolism.

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Vertigo - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical recommendation on Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.

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Vitamin D Deficiency - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on Vitamin D Deficiency.

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Vitamin Supplementation - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on the use of vitamin supplementation.

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