AFP DEPARTMENT COLLECTION
Practice Guidelines summarize important clinical recommendations from major medical organizations and the federal government.
May 15, 2021 Issue
Key Potentially Inappropriate Drugs in Pediatrics: The KIDs List
The Pediatric Pharmacy Association produced a list of key potentially inappropriate drugs in pediatrics, or the KIDs List, to guide physicians who treat children.
May 1, 2021 Issue
Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Management Guidelines from the AGA and JTF
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the Joint Task Force on Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters (JTF) published guidelines for treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis.
Apr 15, 2021 Issue
Dyslipidemia Management for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Guidelines from the VA/DoD
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense have updated recommendations for evaluation and management of dyslipidemia to prevent cardiovascular disease.
Apr 1, 2021 Issue
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Chronic Insomnia Disorder: Updated Guidelines from the VA/DoD
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense (VA/DoD) approved a clinical practice guideline for the management of obstructive sleep apnea and chronic insomnia disorder.
Mar 15, 2021 Issue
Medications for Smoking Cessation: Guidelines from the American Thoracic Society
The American Thoracic Society (ATS) published guidelines for medication initiation in tobacco-dependent adults based on a systematic review.
Mar 1, 2021 Issue
Colonoscopy Follow-up: U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer Updates Recommendations
Screening colonoscopy findings define the future risk of colorectal cancer and the need for repeat screening. The U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer updated recommended follow-up intervals after screening colonoscopy in average-risk individuals.
Feb 15, 2021 Issue
ACIP Approves 2021 Adult and Child/ Adolescent Immunization Schedules
The 2021 adult and child/adolescent immunization schedules have been approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Feb 15, 2021 Issue
Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia: Updated Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society
The Wilderness Medical Society has published updated guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia.
Feb 1, 2021 Issue
Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women: ACOG Updates Recommendations
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has new recommendations for managing chronic pelvic pain.
Jan 15, 2021 Issue
Osteoarthritis Management: Updated Guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology and Arthritis Foundation
The 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation guidelines reviewed the effectiveness of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for OA in the knee, hip, and hand.