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. Management of hypertriglyceridemia.
Management of Hypertriglyceridemia: Common Questions and Answers
Sep 15, 2020 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for the management of anaphylaxis in the outpatient setting.
Anaphylaxis: Recognition and Management
Sep 15, 2020 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for determining when to test for UTIs in children.
Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children and Infants: Common Questions and Answers
Sep 1, 2020 Issue


Figure 2. Algorithm for determining when to obtain urine specimens in febrile girls.
Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children and Infants: Common Questions and Answers
Sep 1, 2020 Issue


Figure 3. Algorithm for determining when to obtain urine specimens in febrile boys.
Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children and Infants: Common Questions and Answers
Sep 1, 2020 Issue


Figure 4. Algorithm for the management of UTIs in children.
Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children and Infants: Common Questions and Answers
Sep 1, 2020 Issue


Figure 1. Practical diagnostic approach for thyroid nodules.
Thyroid Nodules: Advances in Evaluation and Management
Sep 1, 2020 Issue


Figure 2. Management of thyroid nodules after FNA based on Bethesda category.
Thyroid Nodules: Advances in Evaluation and Management
Sep 1, 2020 Issue


Figure 1. Diagnosis and management of Paget disease of bone.
Paget Disease of Bone for Primary Care
Aug 15, 2020 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for evaluation and treatment of patients with neck pain.
Neck Pain: Initial Evaluation and Management
Aug 1, 2020 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm for treatment of acute pyelonephritis.
Acute Pyelonephritis in Adults: Rapid Evidence Review
Aug 1, 2020 Issue


Figure 1. Algorithm to determine the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development category of continuous electronic fetal monitoring.
Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring
Aug 1, 2020 Issue


eFigure A. Management of Category II fetal heart rate tracings.
Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring
Aug 1, 2020 Issue


Figure 1. Management algorithm for shoulder dystocia.
Shoulder Dystocia: Managing an Obstetric Emergency
Jul 15, 2020 Issue


eFigure A. Reverse-screening approach for syphilis.
Syphilis: Far from Ancient History
Jul 15, 2020 Issue


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