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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...

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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

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