Men's Health Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the USPSTF Guideline for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in men and women.

Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Adults - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for abnormal blood glucose and type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults.

Adult Sinusitis - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the Clinical Practice Guideline on Adult Sinusitis categorized by the AAFP with Affirmation of Value.

Alcohol Misuse - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the USPSTF Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation for Alcohol Misuse.

Allergic Rhinitis

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on allergic rhinitis.

Annual EKGs for Low-risk Patients - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't order annual EKGs for low-risk patients.

Antibiotics for Sinusitis - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't routinely prescribe antibiotics for acute mild-to-moderate sinusitis.

Aspirin Use to Prevent CVD and Colorectal Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on Asprin Use to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer.

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on asymptomatic bacteriuria.

Atrial Fibrillation - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines on Management of Newly-Detected Atrial Fibrillation.

Bladder Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on bladder cancer.

Cardiovascular Risk - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk, endorsed with qualifications by the AAFP.

Celiac Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on celiac disease.

Cerumen Impaction - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical recommendation on cerumen impaction.

Chlamydia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation -

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on chlamydia.

Cholesterol - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline for treatment of cholesterol endorsed with qualifications by the AAFP.

Chronic Kidney Disease - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1 to 3 Chronic Kidney Disease.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Colorectal Cancer Screening, Adults - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP clinical preventive service recommendation on colorectal cancer in adults.

Coronary Heart Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendations on coronary heart disease.

Depression - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on depression.

DEXA for Osteoporosis - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't use dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) screening for osteoporosis in women under age 65 or men under 70 with no risk factors.

Diabetes - Clinical Practice Guidelines

View AAFP-endorsed guidelines for oral pharmacologic management of type 2 diabetes in adults.

Genital Herpes Simplex Virus Infection - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on genital herpes simplex infection.

Genomic Testing for Cardiovascular Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on genomic testing for cardiovascular disease.

Genomic Testing for Colorectal Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on genomic testing for colorectal cancer.

Genomic Testing For Venous Thromboembolism - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on the use of genomics testing for venous thromboembolism.

Gestational Diabetes - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on gestational diabetes.

Gonorrhea - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on gonorrhea.

Healthful Diet and Physical Activity to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on healthful diet and physical activity for cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Hearing Loss, Deafness, and the Hard-of-Hearing

Learn about AAFP's policy regarding hearing loss, deafness, and hard-of-hearing status.

Hepatitis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendations on hepatitis.

Hepatitis B Virus Chronic Infection Screening - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for Hepatitis B virus chronic infection screening.

HIV Screening, Adolescents and Adults - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP clinical recommendations for screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in adolescents and adults.

Hoarseness - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the evidence-based clinical practice guideline on hoarseness (dysphonia) developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and endorsed by the AAFP.

Hypertension - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines for managing high blood pressure in adults, developed by the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC-8) and endorsed by the AAFP.

Hypertension - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on high blood pressure (hypertension).

Illicit Drug Use - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on illicit drug use.

Imaging for Low Back Pain - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't do imaging for low back pain within the first six weeks, unless red flags are present.

Immunizations - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on immunizations.

Influenza Vaccines

Read current clinical recommendations for influenza immunizations from the AAFP.

Intimate Partner Violence

Read about AAFP's policy on intimate partner violence.

Iron Deficiency Anemia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendations on iron deficiency anemia.

Lipid Disorders - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendations on lipid disorders.

Low Back Pain - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain.

Lung Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for lung cancer.

Management of Acute and Recurrent Gout

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Management of Acute and Recurrent Gout.

Obesity - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendations on obesity.

Obesity and Overweight

Read the AAFP's recommendations for the family physician's role in counseling overweight and obese patients.

Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain

Access the Clinical Practice Guideline on Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain categorized by the AAFP with Affirmation of Value.

Oral Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on oral cancer.

Osteoporosis Screening to Prevent Fractures

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on osteoporosis screening to prevent fractures.

Otitis Media - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing and managing acute otitis media, developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and endorsed by the AAFP.

Pancreatic Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on pancreatic cancer.

Peripheral Arterial Disease - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

Post Myocardial Infarction Depression - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP's Guidelines for the Detection and Treatment of Post-Myocardial Infarction Depression.

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Preconception Care (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

Prostate Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Screening - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Do not routinely screen for prostate cancer using a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test or digital rectal exam.

Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis in Asymptomatic Adult Patients - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t screen for carotid artery stenosis (CAS) in asymptomatic adult patients.

Screening for Genital Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in Asymptomatic Adults - Choosing Wisely

Don’t screen for genital herpes simplex virus infection (HSV) in asymptomatic adults, including pregnant women.

Screening for Testicular Cancer - Choosing Wisely

Don’t screen for testicular cancer in asymptomatic adolescent and adult males.

Skin Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendations on skin cancer.

Suicide - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on suicide risk.

Syphilis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on syphilis.

Testicular Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on testicular cancer.

Thyroid Cancer Screening - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on screening for thyroid cancer.

Thyroid Dysfunction Screening - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on screening for thyroid dysfunction.

Tobacco Use in Adults, Including Pregnant Women - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on tobacco use in adults.

Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis.

Tuberculosis Infection, Asymptomatic Adults - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on tuberculosis in asymptomatic adults.

Venous Thromboembolism - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines for Current Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism in Primary Care and on Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients.

Vertigo - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical recommendation on Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo.

Vitamin D Deficiency - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on Vitamin D Deficiency.

Vitamin D, Calcium, or Combined Supplementation for the Primary Prevention of Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on Vitamin D/Calcium Supplementation.

Vitamin Supplementation - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on vitamin supplementation.