AAFP Clinical Policies

17 Total

Adolescent Health Care, Confidentiality

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

Antibiotics

Read the AAFP's position on the appropriate use of antibiotic treatment.

Athletic Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Read the AAFP's position on the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Chelation Therapy

Read the AAFP's position on chelation therapy as a treatment for artherosclerotic vascular disease.

Coverage, Patient Education, and Counseling for Family Planning, Contraceptive Methods, and Sterilization Procedures

Read the AAFP's policy on coverage, counseling, and methods for family planning.

Fluoridation of Public Water Supplies

AAFP policy on fluoridation of public water supplies and treatment for children.

Hearing Loss, Deafness and the Hard-of-Hearing

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

Intimate Partner Violence

Read about AAFP's policy on intimate partner violence.

Laetrile

Read the AAFP position on the use of laetrile as a treatment for cancer patients.

Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

Read AAFP's position on long-acting reversible contraceptives.

Neonatal Circumcision

Read AAFP's policy on Neonatal Circumcision.

Obesity and Overweight

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

Over-the-Counter Oral Contraceptives

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

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.

Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections

Read AAFP's endorsement of strategies for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted diseases and blood borne infections.

Unsupported Screening and Diagnostic Testing

Read the AAFP's opposition to non-evidence-based screening and diagnostic tests.