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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...

American Family Physician

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

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/afp20130201p204-s1.pdf

Immunizations in Pregnancy

...Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acel- lular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine should be provided during each pregnancy, preferably between 27 and 36 weeks of gestation.5 This timing recommendation is based on the maternal immune response, which peaks two weeks after...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0615/afp20130615p828.pdf

Care of the Homeless: An Overview

...population also apply to these patients. Tetanus immu- nization (tetanus and diphtheria toxoids; or tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis) should be updated if the patient’s last immunization was more than 10 years ago. Influenza vaccination should be provided annu- ally, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/afp20140415p634.pdf

Common Questions About Wound Care

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0115/afp20150115p86.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

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

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1101/afp20201101p539.pdf

afp20210800p141.pdf

...anxiety, violence, nicotine use, and substance use are effective. Immunizations for influenza, human papillomavirus, meningococcus, and pertussis are crucial in this high-risk population. Lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer students have unique health care needs. (Am Fam...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0800/afp20210800p141.pdf

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

Microsoft Word - Guidelines on titles and subtitles of articles--instructions for ...

...Pharmacogenetics: Using Genetic Information to Guide Drug Therapy Disability Evaluations: More Than Completing a Form Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection Diagnostic imaging: appropriate and safe use End-Stage Renal Disease: Symptom Management and Advance Care Planning Systemic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/Titles%20-%20Guide%20for%20Authors.pdf

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

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

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bronchitis -- American Family Physician

...Bacteria: Bordatella pertussis, Bordatella parapertussis, Branhamella catarrhalis, Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, atypical bacteria (e.g., Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Legionella species) Yeast and fungi: Blastomyces dermatitidis, Candida...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/afp20020515p2039.pdf

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

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

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/afp20061001p1132.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1015/afp20071015p1159.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1115/afp20071115p1558-f2.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0415/afp20080415p1109.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...

American Family Physician

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...

American Family Physician

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

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0415/afp20100415p965.pdf

AAFP News Now

...meningococcal con- jugate vaccine coverage increased nearly 12 percent to 53.6 percent, and coverage for tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccine increased nearly 15 percent to 55.6 percent. Human papillomavirus vaccine uptake among teenage women also increased compared...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1001/afp20101001p745.pdf

Health Maintenance in School-aged Children: Part I. History, Physical Examination, ...

...are significantly less, with approximately 40 percent of patients receiving the tetanus toxoid, reduced diph- theria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine and meningococcal vaccine, and less than 20 percent completing the human papillomavirus vaccine series.39 There is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/afp20110315p683.pdf

NEWS NOW

...Research has shown that children who are exempted from vaccinations have a 35-fold higher risk of measles, a 23-fold higher risk of pertussis, and a nine- fold higher risk of varicella than do vaccinated children. All states allow children with medical contraindications to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/afp20110601p1259.pdf

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