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...the Treatment and Postexposure Prophylaxis of Pertussis [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines on antimicrobial agents for the treatment and postexposure prophylaxis of pertussis. May 1, 2006 Issue Testosterone...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...1, 2011 Issue Acellular Vaccines for Preventing Pertussis in Children [Cochrane for Clinicians] Multicomponent (i.e., three or more) acellular vaccines are as effective as whole-cell vaccines at preventing pertussis and mild pertussis disease (e.g., cold symptoms, cough without...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Issue Maternal Pertussis Vaccination During Pregnancy [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] Women should receive the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy regardless of previous immunization history. Infants whose mothers received prenatal immunization had 50% fewer cases of pertussis compared with...

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...Mar 15, 2009 Issue ACIP Releases Guideline on Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diptheria in Pregnant Women and Newborns [Practice Guidelines] Two tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines were licensed in 2005 for use in adults and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Issue Maternal Pertussis Vaccination During Pregnancy [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] Women should receive the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy regardless of previous immunization history. Infants whose mothers received prenatal immunization had 50% fewer cases of pertussis compared with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...years. Find out the latest on these vaccines: pneumococcal conjugate; rotavirus; tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap); meningococcal; influenza; and human papillomavirus. Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 12 Next Advertisement...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends the routine use of a tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap; Adacel) among adults 19 to 64 years of age who have not already received a dose of Tdap. May 1, 2007 Issue ACIP Releases...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease - American Family Physician

...Diagnosing Pertussis [Practice Guidelines] Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Bacterial - American Family Physician

...2006 Issue Pertussis: A Disease Affecting All Ages [Article] Bordetella pertussis is a highly contagious bacterium known to cause pertussis (whooping cough) and is transmitted via airborne droplets. Although childhood vaccination has dramatically reduced reported pertussis cases,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Bacterial - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2013 Issue Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection [Article] Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is an acute respiratory tract infection that has increased in incidence in recent years. The initial catarrhal stage presents with nonspecific symptoms of malaise, rhinorrhea,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2009 Issue ACIP Releases Guideline on Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diptheria in Pregnant Women and Newborns [Practice Guidelines] Two tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines were licensed in 2005 for use in adults and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Upper Respiratory Infections - American Family Physician

...Diagnosing Pertussis [Practice Guidelines] Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is...

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afp20060801p420.pdf

...Pertussis: A Disease Affecting All Ages DAVID S. GREGORY, M.D., Lynchburg Family Medicine Residency, Lynchburg, Virginia B ordetella pertussis, a highly com- municable gram-negative coccoba- cillus, causes pertussis (whooping cough). B. pertussis is an exclu- sively human...

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afp20060915p956.pdf

...10 percent of cases caused by Bordetella pertussis, Chlamydia pneumoniae, or Mycoplasma pneumoniae When to treat with an antibiotic: presents with prolonged unimproving cough (14 days); should clinically differentiate from pneumonia. Pertussis should be reported to public health...

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afp20061001p1132.pdf

...with immunizations listed and dated; provide hepatitis A and B vaccines and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis absorbed vaccines for adults; provide influenza vaccines for all patients. Crying child may disrupt other shelter residents To allow...

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afp20070101p117-s1.pdf

...3. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). (Minimum age: 6 weeks) • The fourth dose of DTaP may be administered as early as age 12 months, provided 6 months have elapsed since the third dose. • Administer the final dose in the series at age 4-6...

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afp20070801p397.pdf

...Tdap = tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis. A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence; C = consensus, disease- oriented evidence, usual practice, expert opinion, or case...

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afp20070901p683.pdf

...the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Preventing tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis among adolescents: use of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vac- cines recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)....

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afp20071015p1159.pdf

...of preventive care and should be delivered according to chronologic (not adjusted) age. Routine immunization for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Hae- mophilus influenzae type b, poliomyelitis, and pneu- mococcal disease remains unchanged.8-10 There are theoretical risks of increased...

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afp20071115p1558-f1.pdf

...1. Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Td/Tdap) vaccination Tdap should replace a single dose of Td for adults aged <65 years who have not previously received a dose of Tdap. Only one of two Tdap products (Adacel [Sanofi Pasteur]) is licensed for use in adults. Adults...

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afp20071115p1558-f2.pdf

...Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap) *1 Vaccine Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) *3 Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)6,7 Hepatitis B *9 Hepatitis A *8 Varicella *4 Meningococcal10* Indication Influenza *5 Human papillomavirus (HPV) *2 1 dose Td booster...

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afp20080101p96-s1.pdf

...3. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). (Minimum age: 6 weeks) • The fourth dose of DTaP may be administered as early as age 12 months, provided 6 months have elapsed since the third dose. • Administer the final dose in the series at age 4-6...

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afp20080415p1109.pdf

...Recent infectious illness in the family (e.g., viral upper respiratory illness, pertussis, Wheezing in children is a common problem encountered by fam- ily physicians. Approximately 25 to 30 percent of infants will have at least one wheezing episode, and nearly one half of...

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afp20080601p1561.pdf

...Healthy People 2010 goals: 85.5 percent of preschool children received four or more doses of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and whole-cell pertussis vaccine (DTP)/diphthe- ria and tetanus toxoids and acellular per- tussis vaccine (DTaP); 91.6 percent received three or more doses of...

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afp20080901p583.pdf

...Foundation; Pap = Papanicolaou; Td = tetanus and diphtheria toxoid; Tdap = tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis; USPSTF = U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Information from references 8 through 11 and 13 through 34. The uSPSTF21 and the american...

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afp20081015p945.pdf

...Td = tetanus-diphtheria toxoids vaccine; Tdap = diphtheria, reduced tetanus toxoids, and acellular pertussis vaccine; TIG = tetanus immune globulin. *-Such as, but not limited to, wounds contaminated with dirt, feces, soil, or saliva; puncture wound; avulsions; and wounds resulting...

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afp20090101p56-s1.pdf

...3. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). (Minimum age: 6 weeks) at least 6 months have elapsed since the third dose. 4. Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (Hib). (Minimum age: 6 weeks) 2 and 4 months, a dose at age 6 months...

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afp20100415p965.pdf

...Pediarix (hepatitis B; diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis; and inactivated polio)*† 10 mcg (0.5-mL vial) Two, four, and six months of age - - Twinrix (hepatitis A and B) - - 20 mcg (1-mL vial) Time of first injection and then at one, and six to 12 months...

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afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

...not indicated. 3. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). (Minimum age: 6 weeks) • The fourth dose may be administered as early as age 12 months, provided at least 6 months have elapsed since the third dose. 4. Haemophilus influenzae type b...

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afp20110201p318-s2.pdf

...Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap)2,* Substitute 1-time dose of Tdap for Td booster; then boost with Td every 10 yrs Td booster every 10 yrs Human papillomavirus (HPV)4,* 3 doses through age 26 yrs Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap)2,* Substitute 1-time dose of...

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afp20110201p318.pdf

...of Tdap for children seven to 10 years of age who have not com- pleted a series of diphtheria and tetanus tox- oids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). This is an off-label recommendation. • Elimination of the recommended inter- val between administration of tetanus and...

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afp20110815p357.pdf

...GlaxoSmithKline to further supplement its biologics license application for its tetanus toxoid, reduced diph- theria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine to include adults 65 years and older. The vaccine, mar- keted as Boostrix, initially was approved in 2005 as a single...

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afp20120201p281-s2.pdf

...1. Tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine. (Minimum age: 10 years for Boostrix and 11 years for Adacel) • Persons aged 11 through 18 years who have not received Tdap vaccine should receive a dose followed by tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) booster...

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afp20120201p281-s4.pdf

...2. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine. • The fifth dose is not necessary if the fourth dose was administered at age 4 years or older. 3. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine. • Hib vaccine should be considered for...

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afp20120315p553.pdf

...Weekly Report. According to the data, between 2009 and 2010, coverage for the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine in adults 19 to 64 years of age increased 1.6 percent; coverage for the her- pes zoster vaccine in persons 60 years and older...

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afp20130201p204-s1.pdf

...• For other catch-up issues, see Figure 2. 3. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine. (Minimum age: 6 weeks) Routine vaccination: • Administer a 5-dose series of DTaP vaccine at ages 2, 4, 6, 15-18 months, and 4 through 6 years. The fourth dose may...

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afp20130315p400.pdf

...Infographic on Pertussis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new pertussis infographic to help physi- cians educate patients about pertussis. The infographic shows three steps expectant parents can take to protect infants from pertussis, including...

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afp20130701p25.pdf

...and by serologic testing in patients with a negative or uncer- tain history. PEP should be given to persons exposed to index cases of pertussis and invasive meningococcal infec- tion regardless of immunization history, and should be given following rabies and tetanus exposure...

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afp20140215p302.pdf

...reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acel- lular pertussis (Tdap) revaccination appears to be safe and effective, but the pertussis protection wanes quickly, going from 98% effective at one year to 71% effective at five years. However, the pertussis work group is not recommending a second...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0215/afp20140215p302.pdf

afp20140915p366.pdf

...with the previous year, they are still especially low compared with the number of adolescents who received the teta- nus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine. The 2013 National Immunization Survey-Teen report estimated that about 57% of adolescent girls and 35% of adoles- cent...

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afp20151101p774.pdf

November 1, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

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afp20151101p775.pdf

November 1, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

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afp20161001p560-s1.pdf

...Antibiotics are usually not helpful because they don’t work against viruses. But, let your doctor know if you were exposed to someone with pertussis (whooping cough) because antibiotics may be helpful for that infection. Otherwise, antibiotics are rarely needed for coughing. With...

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afp20171101p575.pdf

...Pertussis Postinfectious bronchospasm Least common Arteriovenous malformation Bronchiolitis Bronchogenic carcinoma Chronic aspiration Chronic interstitial lung disease Irritation of external auditory canal Persistent pneumonia Psychogenic cough...

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afp20180615p776.pdf

...Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in persons older than 65 years, and the tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) booster vaccine every 10 years thereafter C 42-45 A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B =...

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afp20181015p539.pdf

...Coadministration with the 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine (PPSV23), as well as the booster vaccine against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Boostrix), is currently being investigated. According to the Centers for STEPS new drug reviews cover Safety, Tolerability, Effectiveness,...

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afp20181101p595.pdf

...aggravated: acute/chronic asthma, viral upper respiratory tract infection (including influenza), allergic rhinitis, pneumonia, pertussis Obstetric: physiologic rhinitis of pregnancy Rash General: pustules, vesicles/blisters, erythema, pruritus Nonobstetric: condyloma,...

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afp20181201p633.pdf

...hepatitis A; hepa- titis B; polio; measles, mumps and rubella; meningococcal; and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines. For the adult schedule, the group made indications clearer by reducing the number of colors used. The hepatitis B...

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afp20181215p729.pdf

...preparation recommended for those older than 65 years. ACIP recommends a single tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination, regardless of when the last tet- anus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) booster was given.74 A vaccine series does not...

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afp20190201p185.pdf

...Commentary Thankfully, R.E. has recovered. As her symptoms dragged on, we both began to worry about more sinister diagnoses. Pertussis is notoriously difficult to diagnose in adults, but her story has made me much more likely to think of it in adults with prolonged cough. R.E.’s...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/afp20190201p185.pdf

afp20190215p228.pdf

...Anti-tetanus immunoglobulin, plus tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) or the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acel- lular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, should be administered per recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immu- nization Practices (i.e., administer if...

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afp20190215p264.pdf

...hepatitis B; inactivated polio; measles, mumps, and rubella; meningo- coccal; and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines will be incorporated. Influenza Vaccines Following a particularly severe 2017-2018 influ- enza season with a...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0215/afp20190215p264.pdf

afp20190401p454.pdf

...Maternal Pertussis Vaccination During Pregnancy John B. Waits, MD, FAAFP; Lacy Smith, MD, FAAFP; and Daniel J. Hurst, PhD Cahaba Family Medicine Residency, Centreville, Alabama Clinical Question How effective is prenatal maternal administra- tion of the tetanus toxoid, reduced...

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afp20190715p82.pdf

...16. Stratton KR, Howe CJ, Johnston RB Jr. Adverse events associated with childhood vaccines other than pertussis and rubella. Summary of a report from the Institute of Medicine. JAMA. 1994; 271(20): 1602-1605. 17. Chapman RS, Forsyth A, MacQueen A. Erythema multiforme in associ-...

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afp20190815p213.pdf

...toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP); inactivated poliovirus; measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR); and varicella. The second set should be adminis- tered at 11 or 12 years of age and includes tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap); the first dose...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0815/afp20190815p213.pdf

afp20190901p281.pdf

...(which generally has a longer duration, with a mean of 18 days in adults and 12 days in children2,4), influenza, bacterial sinusitis, and pertussis (Table 1). The primary goals of treatment are reduction of symptom duration and severity. Over-the- counter cold medications should...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0901/afp20190901p281.pdf

afp20191001p416.pdf

...Vaccinate against hepatitis A, hepatitis B, tetanus, diphtheria-pertussis, influenza, and pneumococcus Aggressively manage cardiac risk factors including hyper- tension, lipid control, and smoking, particularly for people who also use stimulants or tobacco Treat other comorbid...

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afp20191115p606.pdf

...pertussis in infants? Women should receive the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertus- sis (Tdap) vaccine during pregnancy regardless of previous immunization history. Infants whose mothers received prenatal immunization had 50% fewer cases of pertussis...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/afp20191115p606.pdf

afp20200201p134.pdf

...RA, Salmon DA, et al. Association between vaccine refusal and vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States: a review of measles and pertussis [published correction appears in JAMA. 2016; 315(19): 2125]. JAMA. 2016; 315(11): 1149-1158. 11. GoodRx. Prevnar 13. Accessed...

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afp20200215p251.pdf

...Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis Vaccines ACIP voted unanimously at the October 2019 meeting to allow either the tetanus and diphtheria (Td) or the tetanus tox- oid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in almost all situations where currently only Td...

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afp20200615p740.pdf

...40. Liang JL, Tiwari T, Moro P, et al. Prevention of pertussis, tetanus, and diphtheria with vaccines in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR Recomm Rep. 2018; 67(2): 1-44. June 15, 2020 ◆ Volume 101, Number 12...

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afp20200815p205.pdf

...reported receiving an influenza vaccina- tion, whereas 54.4% reported receiving a tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination.1 Important new data on the immunology of immunization in pregnancy provide greater support for and infor- mation...

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afp20201101p539.pdf

...Tdap = tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis. Information from references 1-14. November 1, 2020 ◆ Volume 102, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 541 EYE EMERGENCIES FIGURE 1 Funduscopic view of the eye demonstrating a...

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American Family Physician

...1. Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Td/Tdap) vaccination Tdap should replace a single dose of Td for adults aged 19 through 64 years who have not received a dose of Tdap previously Adults with uncertain or incomplete history of primary vaccination series with...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/afp20090115p152-s1.pdf

American Family Physician

...Bronchiolitis, pertussis, or respiratory syncytial virus Chest radiography; pulse oximetry; respiratory syncytial virus or pertussis culture Choking episode Barium-contrast upper gastrointestinal series or gastric pH probe; observation Gastroesophageal reflux disease...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0515/afp20090515p870.pdf

American Family Physician

...Td (including combined tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccines) All travelers All persons older than seven years who have not received the full Td series should receive three doses of Td vaccine Children younger than seven years should receive two doses four to eight...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0915/afp20090915p583.pdf

American Family Physician

...coccal vaccination once before 65 years of age (additional boosters can be considered every five years), and tetanus boosters (e.g., pertussis, tetanus, and diphtheria [DTaP]; tetanus and diphtheria [Td]) every 10 years. Patients who have not been exposed to hepatitis A or B should...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/1101/afp20091101p946.pdf

Antibiotic Use in Acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

...patients with pneumonia, and antivirals may be indicated for those with influenza. Few cases of acute bronchitis are caused by Bordetella pertussis or atypical bacteria, such as Chlamydia pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. However, these infections are self-limited and do not...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/afp20121101p817.pdf

Antibiotic Use in Acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infections - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2012 - Upper respiratory tract infections account for millions of visits to family physicians each year in the United States. Although warranted in some cases, antibiotics are greatly overused. This article outlines the guidelines and indications for appropriate antibiotic use for common upper...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p817.html

Appropriate Antimicrobial Prescribing: Approaches that Limit Antibiotic Resistance - ...

Sep 15, 2001 - Since the introduction of antimicrobial agents, there has been an association between antibiotic use and the development of antimicrobial resistance. Antibiotic therapy eradicates not only pathogenic organisms but also the protective normal flora. This so-called

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0915/p999.html

Appropriate Antimicrobial Prescribing: Approaches the Limit Antibiotic Resistance -- ...

...antibiotic treatment. illness and Antibiotic treatment for prolonged cough (more than 10 days) may occasionally be warranted. bronchitis Pertussis should be treated according to established recommendations. Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection may cause pneumonia and prolonged cough...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0915/afp20010915p999.pdf

Appropriate Use of Antibiotics for URIs in Children: Part II. Cough, Pharyngitis and ...

Oct 15, 1998 - This article summarizes the principles of judicious antimicrobial therapy for three of the five conditions--cough, pharyngitis, the common cold--that account for most of the outpatient use of these drugs in the United States. The principles governing the other two conditions, otitis ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/p1335.html

April 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...FPIN's Help Desk Answers: Maternal Pertussis Vaccination During Pregnancy John Waits; Lacy Smith; Daniel J. Hurst Curbside Consultation: Palliative Care in Advanced Dementia Scott Endsley; Rachel Main Practice Guidelines: Mild TBI in Children: Guidance from the CDC for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/

Are Atypical Antipsychotics Safe in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease? - Cochrane for ...

Aug 1, 2006 - Although the atypical antipsychotic medications risperidone (Risperdal) and olanzapine (Zyprexa) are modestly efficacious in reducing aggression, routine use is not justified. Both drugs are associated with serious adverse cerebrovascular events and extrapyramidal symptoms. Use of ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/p414.html

Are Your Patients Getting the Preventive Services They Need? -- FPM

Jan 1, 1999 - The article discusses the importance of preventive services and offers NCQA benchmarks. It also shows the process one practice used to identify its rates for mammograms, childhood immunizations and influenza vaccinations.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0100/p56.html

Arizona FPs Tackle Threat to Expand Vaccine Exemptions

Arizona legislators recently introduced three bills that would expand vaccine exemptions and create new challenges for health care professionals who administer vaccines.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190312vaccexempt.html

Aspirin for CVD, Scabies, Intimate Partner Violence, Maternal Vaccines, Caregiver ... Restricted content. Login required.

Nov 15, 2019 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal's content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/p606.html

August 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis: A Disease Affecting All Ages David S. Gregory Carcinoid Tumors Russell G. Robertson; William J. Geiger; Nancy B. Davis Exercise and Older Patients: Prescribing Guidelines Ann Yelmokas McDermott; Heather Mernitz Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/

Book Reviews - Physician's Bookshelf - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 1999 - ...to leave the impression that vaccine-preventable diseases are always ready to reemerge. In fact, recent experience has reminded us that pertussis, measles and even diphtheria have resurged when public health is neglected. For such reasons, measles is important for every clinician to...

American Family Physician : Physician's Bookshelf

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0201/p707.html

Bronchitis (Acute) - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2004 - What are the effects of treatment in people without chronic respiratory disease?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p557.html

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...How to Manage a Pertussis Outbreak in Your Practice [Feature] A physician shares the lessons he learned after unknowingly exposing patients and staff to whooping cough. Jan 2005 Issue Preparing Your Office for a Medical Emergency [Feature] It needn't be expensive or...

Family Practice Management

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...How to Manage a Pertussis Outbreak in Your Practice [Feature] A physician shares the lessons he learned after unknowingly exposing patients and staff to whooping cough. Pages: 1 2 Next Advertisement FPM E-Newsletter Sign up to receive FPM's free, weekly e-newsletter,...

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...How to Manage a Pertussis Outbreak in Your Practice [Feature] A physician shares the lessons he learned after unknowingly exposing patients and staff to whooping cough. Jan 2005 Issue Preparing Your Office for a Medical Emergency [Feature] It needn't be expensive or...

Family Practice Management

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...How to Manage a Pertussis Outbreak in Your Practice [Feature] A physician shares the lessons he learned after unknowingly exposing patients and staff to whooping cough. Pages: 1 2 Next Advertisement FPM E-Newsletter Sign up to receive FPM's free, weekly e-newsletter,...

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Carcinoid Tumors - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2006 - Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing neuroendocrine neoplasms that often are indolent and may not become clinically apparent until there has been metastatic spread or evidence of carcinoid syndrome. Recent evidence has revealed that the overall incidence of carcinoid tumors has been ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/p429.html

Care of the College Student

...in college students and can significantly impact perfor- mance. Emphasis on immunization of students for influenza, meningococcus, and pertussis is necessary because of the low rates of compliance. Screening and interventions for obesity, tobacco use, and substance abuse are...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1101/afp20131101p596.pdf

Care of the College Student - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2013 - There are approximately 20 million students in U.S. colleges and universities. Although this population is characterized as having good health, 600,000 students report some form of disability or some type of medical problem, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1101/p596.html

Care of the Homeless: An Overview - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2014 - Homelessness affects men, women, and children of all races and ethnicities. On any given night, more than 610,000 persons in the United States are homeless; a little more than one-third of these are families. Homeless persons are more likely to become ill, have greater hospitalization ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p634.html

Care of the Premature Infant: Part I. Monitoring Growth and Development - American ...

May 1, 1998 - When monitoring growth and development in the premature infant, physicians should make adjustments for the estimated due date. With minor exceptions, administration of immunizations is based on the chronologic age. Administration of hepatitis B vaccine should be delayed until the infant...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0501/p2123.html

CDC and HICPAC Release Updated Guidelines on the Prevention of Health-Care-Associated ...

Aug 1, 2004 - Recommendations on reducing the incidence of pneumonia and other severe, acute lower respiratory tract infections in acute-care hospitals and in other health care settings have been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Healthcare Infection Control ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p596.html

CDC Examines California Rotavirus Outbreaks in Post-vaccine Era

The CDC's April 27 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report examined three rotavirus outbreaks in California in 2017 and found mostly mild to moderate illness among vaccinated and unvaccinated children and adults.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180509rotavirus.html

CDC Launches #HowIRecommend Vaccination Video Series

The CDC launched a new website for its #HowIRecommend videos series, featuring health care professionals talking about how they recommend vaccines to different types of patients.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190813reccvaccvideos.html

CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis

...Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is used for diagnosis; however, results should be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/afp20111115p1176.pdf

CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis - ...

Nov 15, 2011 - Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is used for diagnosis; however, results should be ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1176.html

CDC Releases Guidelines on Antimicrobial Agents for the Treatment and Postexposure ...

Jul 15, 2006 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines on antimicrobial agents for the treatment and postexposure prophylaxis of pertussis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0715/p333.html

CDC Reports Mixed Progress Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

According to a newly released CDC report, on average, someone in the United States develops an antibiotic-resistant infection every 11 seconds, and every 15 minutes, someone dies from such an infection.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20191126mmwr-antibx.html

CDC, AAFP Release 2019 Immunization Schedules

The CDC and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, together with the AAFP and other medical professional organizations, have released the 2019 adult and childhood immunization schedules.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190211immunskeds.html

CDC, AAFP Release 2020 Immunization Schedules

The CDC and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, together with the AAFP and other medical professional organizations, have released the 2020 adult and childhood immunization schedules.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200207vaccskeds.html

CDC: Vaccination Coverage of Children Remains High

A pair of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports the CDC released Oct. 12 offered an overview of the status of childhood immunizations in the United States that was -- for the most part -- positive.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181019kidsvaccs.html

Cesarean Delivery: Counseling Issues and Complication Management - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2015 - Nearly one-third of all deliveries in the United States are cesarean deliveries. Compared with spontaneous vaginal delivery, cesarean delivery is associated with increased maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. Interventions that decrease the chance of a cesarean delivery ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/p178.html

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