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.
Obesity or Overweight
Healthful Diet and Physical Activity to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
Oral Contraceptive Medications
Pelvic Exam or Physical Exams to Prescribe Oral Contraceptive Medications
Oral Pharmacologic Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Clinical Guideline
Diabetes - Clinical Practice Guidelines
DEXA for Osteoporosis - Choosing Wisely
Acute Otitis Externa - Clinical Practice Guideline
Antibiotics for Otitis Media
Otitis Media - Clinical Practice Guideline
Overweight and Obesity in Adults - Clinical Practice Guideline
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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