Reproductive Health Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines
Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for Hepatitis B virus chronic infection screening.
Access the AAFP clinical recommendations for screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in adolescents and adults.
Read AAFP's position on long-acting reversible contraceptives.
Read AAFP's policy on Neonatal Circumcision.
Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening and referral for ovarian cancer.
Read the AAFP's position on over-the-counter oral contraceptives.
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.
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Do not require a pelvic exam or other physical exam to prescribe oral contraceptive medications.
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.
Read AAFP's endorsement of strategies for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted diseases and blood borne infections.
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.
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AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline
Access the AAFP clinical preventive service recommendations on screening for certain gynecologic conditions with pelvic exams.
Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use