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November 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

...Manifestations of Pertussis in Immunized Children and Adults Ultrasound Therapy for Calcific Tendonitis of the Shoulder Removal of Aspirated Foreign Bodies in Children and Adults Treatment of Patients with Refractory Seizures Postexposure HIV Prophylaxis After Sexual...

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November 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Diagnosis and Treatment of Pertussis in Adults Antipsychotic Use and Cardiac Events CBT and Medication for Panic Disorder Does Vaginal Candidiasis Affect Genital HIV Shedding? Early Diagnosis of Imperforate Hymen May Prevent Morbidity School Suicide Screening...

American Family Physician

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November 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

...CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis Lisa M. Croke Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Ginger for the Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy Sarah Maitre; Jon O. Neher; Sarah Safranek Photo Quiz...

American Family Physician

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October 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Can the Use of DTaP Produce Pertussis Antibodies in Adults? Use of Hair Dye May Slightly Increase the Risk of Cancer U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Genital Herpes: Recommendation Statement Practice Guidelines ACCP Releases Consensus Statement on...

American Family Physician

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October 15, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection Jonathan M. Kline; William D. Lewis; Eleanor A. Smith; Lloyd R. Tracy; Sarah K. Moerschel Common Eye Emergencies Christopher D. Gelston Fever in Returning Travelers: A Case-Based Approach Henry M. Feder, Jr.; Kenia Mansilla-Rivera...

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Office Care of the Premature Infant: Part II. Common Medical and Surgical Problems - ...

May 15, 1998 - Medical problems associated with prematurity are frequently complex, and a multidisciplinary approach is often required. Some common problems include the following: (1) anemia, which can be reduced by iron supplementation, (2) cerebral palsy or mental retardation as a result of ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Opioid Use Disorder: Medical Treatment Options - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2019 - Opioid use disorder is highly prevalent and can be fatal. At least 2.1 million Americans 12 years and older had opioid use disorder in 2016, and approximately 47,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2017. Opioid use disorder is a chronic relapsing condition, the treatment of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/p416.html

Our Role as Family Physicians in Vaccine Safety - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2001 - ...due to the risk of intussusception, and use of acellular diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine instead of whole-cell diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine. Family physicians can take several measures to help with vaccine safety and preserve...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0115/p207.html

Outpatient Care of the Premature Infant - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2007 - An increasing number of infants in the United States are born prematurely, with current statistics estimating about 13 percent of all births. Although survival rates and outcomes for premature infants have dramatically improved in recent decades, morbidity and mortality are still ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1015/p1159.html

Palliative Care in Advanced Dementia - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2019 - What is the best way for family physicians to determine prognosis and applicability of palliative care for patients with dementia?

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p456.html

Pertussis: A Disease Affecting All Ages - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2006 - 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, the incidence of the disease has increased over the past 20 years, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/p420.html

Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection

...Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection JONATHAN M. KLINE, PharmD, BCPS; WILLIAM D. LEWIS, MD; ELEANOR A. SMITH, MD; LLOYD R. TRACY, MD; and SARAH K. MOERSCHEL, MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Eastern Division, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia P ertussis, also known as...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/afp20131015p507.pdf

Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2013 - 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, sneezing, lacrimation, and mild cough. During the paroxysmal stage, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/p507.html

Pertussis: Common Questions and Answers - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2021 - Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, remains a public health concern despite expanded immunization recommendations over the past three decades. The presentation of pertussis, which is variable and evolves over the course of the disease, includes nonspecific symptoms in the catarrhal...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0800/p186.html

PIDS and IDSA Issue Management Guidelines for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants ...

Jul 15, 2012 - Previously published guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults have been shown to decrease morbidity and mortality rates. The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) have created new ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/p196.html

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Young Children - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - Streptococcus pneumoniae causes approximately 3,300 cases of meningitis, 100,000 to 135,000 cases of pneumonia requiring hospitalization and 6 million cases of otitis media annually in the United States. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, approved in 2000 for use in the United States, was ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Young Children -- American Family Physician

...with PCV. When administered at the same time as diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and whole-cell pertussis vaccine (DtaP) at a sepa- rate site, a fever of 38°C (100°F) or higher occurred in 15 to 24 percent of children vacci- nated with PCV compared with 9 to 17 per- cent of those...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/afp20010515p1991.pdf

Poems & Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2005 - ...Can the Use of DTaP Produce Pertussis Antibodies in Adults? Am Fam Physician. 2005 Oct 15;72(8):1588-1590. Clinical Question: Does the use of a diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP) produce pertussis antibodies in adolescents and adults? Setting:...

American Family Physician : Tip

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Poems & Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2005 - ...factors. Vaccines routinely given during this time included the Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib), diphtheriatetanus-inactivated pertussis, inactivated poliovirus, live attenuated oral polio virus, and mumps-measles-rubella. The effect of vaccination was evaluated in three...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1201/p2322.html

Poliovirus Vaccine Options - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1999 - As a result of the success of immunization, indigenous wild poliomyelitis has disappeared from the United States. Of 142 confirmed cases of paralytic poliomyelitis reported in the United States from 1980 to 1996, 134 were classified as vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis (VAPP). ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p113.html

Postexposure Prophylaxis for Common Infectious Diseases - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2013 - Postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) is effective in preventing illness after potential or documented exposure to a variety of microbial pathogens and in reducing the risk of secondary spread of infection. Guidelines have been published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0701/p25.html

Practice Guidelines

...There are two new tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine recom- mendations. In response to the 2012 pertussis epidemic, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended in June that the Tdap vaccine be offered to adults...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/afp20130201p204.pdf

Practice Guidelines - Dec 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2006 - The 2007 adult immunization schedule reflects new recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for varicella, influenza, hepatitis B, and measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1215/p2115.html

Practice Guidelines - Jan 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2006 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have released the 2006 recommended immunization schedule for children and ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0101/p167.html

Practice Guidelines - Jan 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2006 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report on vaccination coverage in children. The report states that coverage levels are notable given the supply shortage of several vaccines between 2001 and 2004.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0115/p346.html

Practice Guidelines - Mar 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2007 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published a report on vaccination coverage of children entering school. It analyzed data from 48 states and the District of Columbia for the 2005–2006 school year to determine vaccination rates among children entering school.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0315/p931.html

Practice Guidelines - Nov 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2006 - The Partnership for Prevention conducted a study to accurately rank 25 preventive health care services. These rankings represent the most valuable preventive services and should be used to help physicians prioritize which services to emphasize with patients.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1115/p1787.html

Preventing Pertussis in Infants by Vaccinating Adults - Editorials - American Family ...

Aug 1, 2006 - ...Preventing Pertussis in Infants by Vaccinating Adults REGINALD FINGER, M.D., M.P.H., Colorado Springs, Colorado JERAD SHOEMAKER, B.S., MS-III, Loma Linda University School of Medicine Loma Linda, California Am Fam Physician. 2006 Aug 1;74(3):382. Related Article In this issue of...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/p382.html

Prevention and Treatment of Dog Bites - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2001 - Almost one half of all dog bites involve an animal owned by the victim's family or neighbors. A large percentage of dog bite victims are children. Although some breeds of dogs have been identified as being more aggressive than other breeds, any dog may attack when threatened. All dog ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/p1567.html

Prevention and Treatment of Dog Bites -- American Family Physician

...ACIP = Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; DTP = diphtheria tetanus and pertussis; Td = tetanus and diphtheria toxoids adsorbed (adult); TIG = tetanus immune globulin (Hyper-Tet). *-Including, but not limited to, wounds contaminated with dirt, feces, soil or saliva;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/afp20010415p1567.pdf

Primary Care for Refugees

...= pediatric formulation diphtheria and tetanus toxoids; DTaP = diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine; DTP = diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine; Hib = Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine; IPV = inactivated poliovirus vaccine...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/afp20110215p429.pdf

Primary Care for Refugees - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2011 - Over the past decade, at least 600,000 refugees from more than 60 different countries have been resettled in the United States. The personal history of a refugee is often marked by physical and emotional trauma. Although refugees come from many different countries and cultures, their ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/p429.html

Primary Care of Infants and Young Children with Down Syndrome - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1999 - Down syndrome is caused by triplicate material of chromosome 21. The syndrome has a variable physical expression, but congenital cardiac defects, transient myelodysplasia of the newborn and duodenal atresia are highly specific for this chromosomal disorder. Routine health maintenance is...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0115/p381.html

Principles for Using Combination Vaccines - Editorials - American Family Physician

May 1, 1999 - ...from multiple injections and associated safety concerns.2–5 Of note, vaccine combinations of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis and Haemophilus influenzae type b (TriHIBit) are currently not licensed for use in infants and should not be used in infants until they...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0501/p2422.html

Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part V. Acute Bronchitis - Practice ...

Sep 15, 2001 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed guidelines for evaluating and treating adults with acute respiratory disease. Information focusing on the appropriate use of antibiotics for treatment of uncomplicated acute bronchitis is included in these guidelines.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0915/p1098.html

Quadrivalent HPV Recombinant Vaccine (Gardasil) for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer -...

Aug 15, 2007 - The HPV vaccine is safe and effective in preventing genital warts and cervical changes that may lead to cervical cancer, and it is recommended as part of the vaccination series in females 11 to 12 years of age. It can be given to females as young as 9 or 10 years of age, and catch-up ...

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0815/p573.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jun 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2000 - ...Some of the most deadly global infectious diseases and conditions include pneumonia, diarrhea, tuberculosis, malaria, measles and pertussis. It's time to change! Hey doc, relax! Does that seem like an unlikely option for you? The Lancet recently reported that many doctors feel like...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0615/p3552.html

Recombinant Zoster Vaccine (Shingrix) for the Prevention of Shingles - STEPS - American...

Oct 15, 2018 - Recombinant zoster vaccine is a relatively new shingles vaccine that has been shown to have greater effectiveness and protection than the existing live vaccine. Local and systemic adverse effects may occur after administration, but have been shown to resolve within one to three days.

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/p539.html

Recommendations for Preconception Care - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2007 - Every woman of reproductive age who is capable of becoming pregnant is a candidate for preconception care, regardless of whether she is planning to conceive. Preconception care is aimed at identifying and modifying biomedical, behavioral, and social risks through preventive and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0801/p397.html

Recommendations for Preconception Counseling and Care

...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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/afp20131015p499.pdf

Recommendations for Preconception Counseling and Care - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2013 - Given that nearly one-half of pregnancies are unintended, preconception care should be considered an integral part of primary care for women of reproductive age. Common issues in preconception care include family planning, achieving a healthy body weight, screening and treatment for ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/p499.html

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule United States, January -June...

...2. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine. The fourth dose of DTaP may be administered as early as age 12 months, provided 6 months have elapsed since the third dose and the child is unlikely to return at age 15 to 18 months. The final dose in the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/afp20040101p206-s1.pdf

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, 2003 and ...

Jan 1, 2003 - The 2003 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule is now available, and includes a harmonized catch-up schedule for children who are behind in immunizations. The catch-up schedule offers specific guidance regarding the minimum time between doses as well as the number ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0101/p188.html

Respiratory Tract Infections - American Family Physician

Aug 12, 2021 - ...08/01/2021 Pertussis: Common Questions and Answers 05/01/2018 Croup: Diagnosis and Management 10/15/2017 Chronic Rhinosinusitis 10/01/2016 Acute Bronchitis 07/15/2016 Current Concepts in Adult Acute Rhinosinusitis 07/01/2016 Common Questions About Streptococcal...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Screening for Hypertension in Adults - Putting Prevention into Practice - American ... Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2021 - A 23-year-old patient, M.C., comes to your office for a wellness visit with no concerns. On reviewing the patient's medical record, you note that M.C. has a history of polycystic ovary syndrome, blood pressure of 110/70 mm Hg from a visit one year ago, and a body mass index of 28.2 kg ...

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0800/p193.html

September 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Acellular Vaccines for Preventing Pertussis in Children Justin Bailey Photo Quiz Persistent Rash in a Child English Gonzalez; Layla Smith CME Quiz Commentary Letters to the Editor Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain: Is Gabapentin Effective? Joel D. Hyatt;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/

Should Doctors Call in Sick? - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2004 - Many practical factors mitigate against a physician taking a sick day. For physicians in private practice, the economic considerations are great because office overhead and staff payroll costs continue during their absence. Even salaried physicians are subject to the powerful physician ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/p219.html

Should Routine Screening for Colorectal Cancer Start at 45 Years of Age? Yes: Lowering ...

Feb 1, 2022 - The starting age for colorectal cancer screening should be lowered to 45 years of age.

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2022/0200/p120.html

Significant FDA Approvals in 1997 - FDA Perspective - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1998 - ...Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) adsorbed vaccine (Infanrix) Immunization of infants and children, 6 weeks to 7 years of age, against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis Rabies vaccine (RabAvert) Immunization of children and adults against rabies...

American Family Physician : FDA Perspective

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2865.html

Significant FDA Approvals in 2000 - FDA Perspective - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - ...Diptheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tripedia) Expanded patient population: Include a fifth dose at four to six years after four prior doses of Tripedia Anti-D, Anti-A, Anti-B, Anti-A, B Monoclonal Antibodies First approvals of monoclonal...

American Family Physician : FDA Perspective

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/p2061.html

Significant FDA Approvals in 2001 - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2002 - In 2001, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched numerous initiatives to assure the availability of medical products for the treatment of injuries that could be caused by terrorists using biologic, chemical, or nuclear agents.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0601/p2377.html

Sinus Node Dysfunction - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2021 - Sinus node dysfunction, previously known as sick sinus syndrome, describes disorders related to abnormal conduction and propagation of electrical impulses at the sinoatrial node. An abnormal atrial rate may result in the inability to meet physiologic demands, especially during periods ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0800/p179.html

Sjogren Syndrome - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2009 - ...Previous: ACIP Releases Guideline on Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diptheria in Pregnant Women and Newborns Next: Combination of ARB and ACE Inhibitors in Heart Failure Patients View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 79/No. 6(March 15, 2009) /...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/p472.html

Subcutaneous Nodules on the Chest, with Cough and Weight Loss - Photo Quiz - American ...

Apr 1, 2019 - A 60-year-old smoker presented with cough and hemoptysis. She had also developed several subcutaneous masses on her chest wall and left and right abdominal wall over the past several months.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p451.html

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - American Family Physician

May 15, 2009 - Sudden infant death syndrome is the leading cause of death among healthy infants, affecting 0.57 per 1,000 live births. The most easily modifiable risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome is sleeping position. To reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, parents should be ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0515/p870.html

The 1999 Harmonized Immunization Schedule - Special Medical Reports - American Family ...

Jan 1, 1999 - ...In the schedule, DTaP (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis) now appears where DTaP or DTP (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis) previously appeared. DTaP has about one fourth to one half of the adverse effects of whole cell DTP and, therefore, is...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p203.html

The 2000 Harmonized Immunization Schedule - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2000 - The collaboration of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) continues with the 2000 harmonized immunization schedule

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p232.html

The 2001 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Jan 1, 2001 - The collaboration of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) continues with the 2001 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0101/p151.html

The 2002 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule and Progress Toward Elimination of...

Jan 1, 2002 - The 2002 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule is now available. The format of the 2002 schedule differs somewhat from the 2001 schedule; it is based in large part on the modifications developed by the Minnesota Department of Health.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0101/p127.html

The 2003 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Dec 15, 2002 - The 2003 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule provides age-based recommendations for routine vaccinations in a color-coded chart. In addition, it summarizes the recommendations and some contraindications of eight vaccines for adults with various medical conditions.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1215/p2329.html

The 2006 Adult Immunization Schedule: Improving Immunization Rates - Practice ...

Dec 15, 2005 - The 2006 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule provides a concise tool to help family physicians identify who to vaccinate, when to vaccinate, and which vaccine to use.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2545.html

The 2006 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule: Reflections at the 50th ...

Jan 1, 2006 - ...The past year brought a notable reemergence of pertussis. Waning immunity from the birth-to-five-years diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis/diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and acellular pertussis vaccine series likely contributed to epidemic spread, especially in adolescents. The...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0101/p37.html

The Adult Well Male Examination

...Age- and interval-appropriate immunizations, including a tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) booster, regardless of time since the previous booster C 64 A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0515/afp20120515p964.pdf

The Adult Well Male Examination - American Family Physician

May 15, 2012 - The adult well male examination should incorporate evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well-being, including screening tests shown to improve health outcomes. Nearly one-third of men report not having a primary care physician. The medical history should ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0515/p964.html

The Adult Well-Male Examination - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2018 - The adult well-male examination should provide evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well-being. The medical history should focus on tobacco and alcohol use, risk of human immunodeficiency virus and other sexually transmitted infections, and diet and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1215/p729.html

The Cough that Would Not Quit - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2019 - Hesitancy about vaccinations and the dangers this presents.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/p185.html

The Diagnosis of Wheezing in Children - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2008 - Wheezing in children is a common problem encountered by family physicians. Approximately 25 to 30 percent of infants will have at least one wheezing episode, and nearly one half of children have a history of wheezing by six years of age. The most common causes of wheezing in children ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0415/p1109.html

The Homeless in America: Adapting Your Practice - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2006 - In 2004, the National Guidelines Clearinghouse placed eight guidelines from the National Health Care for the Homeless Council on its Web site. Seven of the guidelines are on specific disease processes and one is on general care. In addition to straightforward clinical decision making, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/p1132.html

The Importance of Primary Care Physicians as the Usual Source of Healthcare in the ...

Nov 1, 2000 - Having a usual source of care enhances achieving clinical prevention goals for children and adults. There is room for improvement, and differences between the practices of internists and family physicians suggest that slightly longer visits and having health insurance might contribute ...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p1968.html

The National Health Service Corps at 50 Years - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers - ...

Feb 1, 2022 - The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) was established in 1970 to address the mal-distribution of physicians in the United States. In 1972, it placed the first clinicians (181 physicians) into rural and urban underserved communities. Since then, the NHSC has grown into a ...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2022/0200/p129.html

The Pregnant Patient: Managing Common Acute Medical Problems - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2018 - Women often see their primary care physicians for common acute conditions during pregnancy. These conditions may be caused by pregnancy (obstetric problems) or worsened by pregnancy (obstetrically aggravated problems), or they may require special consideration during pregnancy because ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1101/p595.html

The Pretravel Consultation - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2016 - Key components of the pretravel consultation include intake questions regarding the traveler’s anticipated itinerary and medical history; immunizations; malaria prophylaxis; and personal protection measures against arthropod bites, traveler’s diarrhea, and injury. Most vaccinations that...

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The Pretravel Consultation - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2009 - The increase in travel and travel medicine knowledge over the past 30 years makes pretravel counseling an essential part of comprehensive family medicine. Effective counseling begins with assessment of individual and itinerary-based risks, using a growing body of evidence-based ...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2007 - ...Routine immunizations (e.g., hepatitis B, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, pneumonia, rubella, tetanus-diphtheria) Should be updated before travel if clinically indicated Hepatitis A Recommended for all travelers, especially if traveling to regions with poor sanitation...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2007 - ...was conducted in 18 English general practices. Children scheduled to receive their first immunization series (combined diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b, and serogroup meningococcal C vaccine) were randomly assigned to one of three needle size groups: a...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2006 - ...Pertussis Vaccination for Adolescents and Adults Am Fam Physician. 2006 Jun 1;73(11):2046. Although immunization has decreased rates of childhood pertussis, immunity wanes over time, making pertussis an important cause of prolonged cough in adults. Furthermore, infected adults can...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2005 - ...of Pertussis in Adults Am Fam Physician. 2005 Nov 15;72(10):2100. Pertussis was a common childhood illness before routine immunization. Although immunization is now commonplace, the annual number of infections has increased in recent years. The diagnosis of pertussis is difficult...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2005 - ...born in Denmark between 1990 and 2000. During that period, general immunization schedules included vaccinations for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenza type B, polio, measles, mumps, and rubella. A total of 739,694 children were originally included in the data...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...Pertussis in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Children Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 1;69(11):2702-2703. An increasing number of pertussis outbreaks have occurred in populations with a high rate of vaccination. The presentation of pertussis is less severe in vaccinated persons than it is...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - ...disorders, other diagnoses, and confounders to the children in a cohort receiving thimerosal-based pertussis vaccine (before June 1, 1992) and thimerosal-free pertussis vaccine (after June 1, 1992). During 2,986,654 person-years of follow-up, the authors identified 440 cases of...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 1999 - ...Manifestations of Pertussis in Immunized Children and Adults Am Fam Physician. 1999 Nov 1;60(7):2148-2150. Recent epidemiologic studies have shown that the incidence and prevalence of Bordetella pertussis infection in adults are much greater than previously reported. In studies of...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2003 - ...a significant increased risk of febrile seizures within 24 hours of receiving vaccination for diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and whole-cell pertussis, and within eight to 14 days of receiving a measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination. The risk of recurrent febrile seizures is...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - ...causes may be overlooked. One organism known to produce cough in children with acute infection is Bordetella pertussis. Diagnosis of infection with B. pertussis is problematic in adults because the infection is often not suspected and, even when it is, serologic diagnosis is time...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - ...neutropenia, related to bone marrow suppression or peripheral destruction. Acute bacterial infections, notably salmonellosis, brucellosis, pertussis, tuberculosis and rickettsial infections, can cause neutropenia. Collagen vascular disease can feature neutropenia. Benign...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2001 - ...Infections: bacterial pneumonia, mycobacterial diseases, fungal infections, tularemia, psittacosis, pertussis Other granulomatous diseases Malignancies: bronchogenic carcinoma, metastatic breast cancer and gastrointestinal cancers, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin disease...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1999 - ...and safety of varicella vaccine administered concurrently at a separate site with MMR and a combination diphtheria, tetanus toxoids and pertussis (DTP)– Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (DTP-Hib conjugate combination, or DTP/HbOC) as opposed to single administration of...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 1998 - ...to children older than this age. Immunogenicity of the vaccine is not affected by the simultaneous administration of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type B (DPT-Hib) vaccines, oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV), inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) or hepatitis B...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1999 - ...disease. Markwick and associates evaluated RV-TV coadministered with oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) and a combined diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis and Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (DTP/Hib) in healthy infants to see if it would significantly diminish the immunogenicity of the...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1999 - ...Other infections included bacteremia in eight infants, meningitis in four and gastroenteritis in two. One patient each was found to have pertussis, peritonitis, osteomyelitis, cellulitis and bullous impetigo. When the Philadelphia protocol was applied retrospectively to each infant...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2001 - ...Up-to-date immunization was defined as having four diphtheria and tetanus toxoid and pertussis, three polio, one measles-mumps-rubella, three hepatitis B and three Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines by 24 months of age. The up-to-date immunization rates increased substantially...

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Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2002 - ...seemed to be associated with prophylactic use of erythromycin in children approximately two weeks of age with possible exposure to pertussis. Concern has arisen about the safety of using erythromycin to treat chlamydia and other infections during pregnancy. Because erythromycin can...

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Trauma in Pregnancy: Assessment, Management, and Prevention

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Trauma in Pregnancy: Assessment, Management, and Prevention - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2014 - Trauma complicates one in 12 pregnancies, and is the leading nonobstetric cause of death among pregnant women. The most common traumatic injuries are motor vehicle crashes, assaults, falls, and intimate partner violence. Nine out of 10 traumatic injuries during pregnancy are classified ...

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Travel Immunizations - American Family Physician

...9. Diptheria, tetanus, and pertussis: recommendations for vaccine use and other preventive measures. Recommen- dations of the Immunization Practices Advisory commit- tee (ACIP). MMWR Recomm Rep 1991;40(RR-10):1-28. 10. Watson JC, Hadler SC, Dykewicz CA, Reef S, Phillips L....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0701/afp20040701p89.pdf

Treatment of the Common Cold - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2019 - Acute upper respiratory tract infections are extremely common in adults and children, but only a few safe and effective treatments are available. Patients typically present with nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, sore throat, cough, general malaise, and/or low-grade fever. Informing patients...

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Type 1 Diabetes: Management Strategies - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2018 - There is considerable benefit of tight glucose control in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Tight blood glucose control dramatically decreases the incidence of microvascular and macrovascular complications. Although glycemic goals should be individualized, most nonpregnant adults ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0801/p154.html

Update on Immunizations in Adults - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2011 - Vaccine-preventable diseases contribute significantly to the morbidity and mortality of U.S. adults. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates its recommended adult immunization schedule annually. The most recent updates ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1101/p1015.html

Update on Immunizations in Children and Adolescents - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2008 - Over the past few years, there have been many changes to the recommendations for children and adolescents by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. These include dividing the immunization schedule into two parts (i.e., ages birth to six years and seven to 18 years, with ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0601/p1561.html

Update on Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2014 - Many elements of routine prenatal care are based on tradition and lack a firm evidence base; however, some elements are supported by more rigorous studies. Correct dating of the pregnancy is critical to prevent unnecessary inductions and to allow for accurate treatment of preterm labor....

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0201/p199.html

Update on Routine Childhood and Adolescent Immunizations

September 15, 2015 Scientific

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0915/afp20150915p460.pdf

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