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 in Adolescents
Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis in Asymptomatic Adult Patients
Screening for Cervical Cancer for Women 65 and older
Screening for Cervical Cancer in Women Older Than 65 Years of Age
Screening for Cervical Cancer in Women Younger than 30 Years of Age
Screening for Osteoporosis
DEXA for Osteoporosis
Screening for Prostate Cancer Using a Prostate-specific Antigen (PSA) Test or Digital Rectal Exam
Prostate Cancer Screening Using a Prostate-specific Antigen (PSA) Test or Digital Rectal Exam
Screening Pelvic Exam - Clinical Practice Guideline
Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1 to 3 Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease - Clinical Practice Guideline
Motor Vehicle Safety
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sexually Transmitted Infection
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
Sickle Cell Disease
Antibiotics for Sinusitis
Sleep Disordered Breathing
Tonsillectomy - Clinical Practice Guideline
Tobacco Use - Clinical Practice Guideline
Tobacco Use - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
Speech and Language Delay
Coronary Heart Disease
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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