AFP Algorithms

This collection includes diagnostic and treatment algorithms that can aid clinical decision making. Use the filters to sort by discipline or topic. You can also search by keyword for articles containing algorithms. The collection includes algorithms published in AFP since 1998; clinical judgment should be used when referring to older algorithms, as the validity of the medical information included cannot be guaranteed.

Figure 1. Evaluation of muscle weakness in adults.
Muscle Weakness in Adults: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis
Jan 15, 2020 Issue


Figure 1. Evaluation and management of dyspepsia.
Functional Dyspepsia: Evaluation and Management
Jan 15, 2020 Issue


Figure 2. Algorithm for the management of nonspecific low back pain
Nonspecific Low Back Pain and Return To Work
Dec 1, 2019 Issue


Figure 1. An approach to the diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury.
Acute Kidney Injury: Diagnosis and Management
Dec 1, 2019 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for the management of hypothermia.
Hypothermia and Cold Weather Injuries
Dec 1, 2019 Issue


Figure 2. Algorithm for the treatment of frostbite.
Hypothermia and Cold Weather Injuries
Dec 1, 2019 Issue


Figure 3. Management of depression in children and adolescents.
Depression in Children and Adolescents: Evaluation and Treatment
Nov 15, 2019 Issue


Figure 1. An approach to the treatment of a child who is underachieving academically
Specific Learning Disabilities: The Family Physician's Role
Nov 15, 2019 Issue


Figure 3. Management of hidradenitis suppurativa.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Rapid Evidence Review
Nov 1, 2019 Issue


DID NOT USE-Figure 2. VA/DoD clinical practice guideline algorithm for management of PTSD (Module C).
Care of the Military Veteran: Selected Health Issues
Nov 1, 2019 Issue


DID NOT USE-Figure 3. VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for opioid therapy for chronic Pain, Module A: Determination of appropriateness for opioid therapy.
Care of the Military Veteran: Selected Health Issues
Nov 1, 2019 Issue


Figure 4. Severity-based approach to treating acne vulgaris
Acne Vulgaris: Diagnosis and Treatment
Oct 15, 2019 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for determining treatment for PID.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention
Sep 15, 2019 Issue


Figure 3. Management of urinary incontinence.
Urinary Incontinence in Women: Evaluation and Management
Sep 15, 2019 Issue


Figure 2. Algorithm for the treatment of AOM in children requiring antibiotics.
Otitis Media: Rapid Evidence Review
Sep 15, 2019 Issue


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