The AAFP considers endorsement of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines relevant to family medicine that meets its criteria and process. A new assessment scale was recently approved by the Board of Directors.
Scoliosis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
Illicit Drug Use - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
Imaging for Low Back Pain - Choosing Wisely
Immunizations - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
Induction of Labor Before 39 Weeks
Elective, Non-medically Indicated Inductions of Labor or Cesarean Deliveries Before 39 Weeks - Choosing Wisely
Induction of Labor Between 39 and 41 Weeks
Elective Inductions of Labor Between 39 and 41 Weeks - Choosing Wisely
Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Elderly and Vulnerable Adults
Alcohol Misuse - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
Iron Deficiency Anemia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
AAFP clinical polciies are formulated to standardize and optimize care of patients and the community for specific conditions or diseases.
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The AAFP reviews and recommends clinical preventive services recommendations released by the USPSTF based on their evidence.
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Rigorous, evidence-based methodology is used for the development and endorsement of clinical practice guidelines for the care of patients.
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