Reproductive Health Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines

27 Total

Cervical Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Chlamydia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation -

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

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.

Gonorrhea - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

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.

Hormone Replacement Therapy - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Lipid Disorders - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

Read AAFP's position on long-acting reversible contraceptives.

Neonatal Circumcision

Read AAFP's policy on Neonatal Circumcision.

Ovarian Cancer - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

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

Over-the-Counter Oral Contraceptives

Read the AAFP's position on over-the-counter oral contraceptives.

Pap Smears - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't perform Pap smears on women under the age of 21 or women who have had a hysterectomy for non-cancer disease.

Pelvic Exam or Physical Exams to Prescribe Oral Contraceptive Medications - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Do not require a pelvic exam or other physical exam to prescribe oral contraceptive medications.

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.

Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections

Read AAFP's endorsement of strategies for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted diseases and blood borne infections.

Screening for Cervical Cancer in Women Older Than 65 Years of Age - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t screen women older than 65 years of age for cervical cancer who have had adequate prior screening and are not otherwise at high risk for cervical cancer.

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.

Screening Pelvic Exam - Clinical Practice Guideline

AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline

Screening Pelvic Exam - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP clinical preventive service recommendations on screening for certain gynecologic conditions with pelvic exams.

Screening Pelvic Exams in Asymptomatic Non-pregnant Women - Choosing Wisely

Don’t perform pelvic exams on asymptomatic nonpregnant women, unless necessary for guideline-appropriate screening for cervical cancer.

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.

United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline on United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, categorized by the AAFP with Affirmation of Value.