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Laceration Repair: A Practical Approach - American Family Physician

May 15, 2017 - The goals of laceration repair are to achieve hemostasis and optimal cosmetic results without increasing the risk of infection. Many aspects of laceration repair have not changed over the years, but there is evidence to support some updates to standard management. Studies have been ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0515/p628.html

Late Presentation to Prenatal Care

September 1, 2015 Curbside Consultation

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0901/afp20150901p391.pdf

Late Presentation to Prenatal Care - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2015 - Pregnancy carries concrete and immediate risks that need to be addressed and managed in a timely fashion. Patients who initiate prenatal care late in pregnancy tend to present with a challenging variety of concerns, encompassing the full range of their medical, psychosocial, and ...

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0901/p391.html

Leukemia: An Overview for Primary Care

...Lymphocyte predominant: Consider infection such as EBV, CMV, pertussis, tuberculosis, asplenia, or splenic sequestration Basophil predominant (rare): Consider viral infections or inflammatory conditions If any of the following are present, obtain a peripheral smear:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/afp20140501p731.pdf

Leukocytosis: Basics of Clinical Assessment - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2000 - Leukocytosis, a common laboratory finding, is most often due to relatively benign conditions (infections or inflammatory processes). Much less common but more serious causes include primary bone marrow disorders. The normal reaction of bone marrow to infection or inflammation leads to ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2053.html

Making Our Point on Immunizations With Vaccine Manufacturers

The AAFP recently held a summit with representatives from seven manufacturers about vaccination rates, barriers to increasing rates and other issues related to immunizations.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/making_our_point_on_immunizations.html

Management of Foreign Bodies in the Skin - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2007 - Although puncture wounds are common, retained foreign bodies are not. Wounds with a foreign body sensation should be evaluated. The presence of wood or vegetative material, graphite or other pigmenting materials, and pain is an indication for foreign body removal. Radiography may be ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0901/p683.html

Management of Newborns Exposed to Maternal HIV Infection - American Family Physician

May 15, 2002 - The management of infants whose mothers are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) involves minimizing the risk of vertical transmission of HIV, recognizing neonatal HIV infection early, preventing opportunistic infections, and addressing psychosocial issues. Maternal ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/p2049.html

Management of Newborns Exposed to Maternal HIV Infection -- American Family Physician

...HIV-exposed infants need the appropriate standard immunizations: diphtheria and teta- nus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine, Hae- mophilus influenzae b conjugate vaccine, inacti- vated poliovirus vaccine, pneumococcal seven- valent conjugate vaccine, and hepatitis B vac-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/afp20020515p2049.pdf

March 15, 2009 - American Family Physician

...ACIP Releases Guideline on Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diptheria in Pregnant Women and Newborns Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for Sickle Cell Disease in Newborns Kenneth W. Lin Point-of-Care Guides...

American Family Physician

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

Maternal Health

Access AAFP's maternal health resources to support your patients at all stages of their reproductive life.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/birth-control-pregnancy-childbirth/maternal-health.html

Maternal Immunization Task Force for Pregnant Women: A Call to Action

...on Immunization Practices recommends that women who are pregnant receive an inactivated influenza and a tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in every pregnancy.1 The American Academy of Family Physicians; American College of Nurse-Midwives; American College of...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0900/fpm20200900p5.pdf

Maternal Immunization Task Force for Pregnant Women: A Call to Action -- FPM

Oct 1, 2020 - ...on Immunization Practices recommends that women who are pregnant receive an inactivated influenza and a tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in every pregnancy.1 The American Academy of Family Physicians; American College of Nurse-Midwives; American College of...

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0900/p5.html

Maternal Pertussis Vaccination During Pregnancy - FPIN's Help Desk Answers - American ...

Apr 1, 2019 - 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 those whose mothers received postpartum immunization.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Help Desk Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p454.html

Medical Care for Immigrants and Refugees - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1998 - Refugees and other immigrants often present with clinical problems that are as varied as their previous experiences. Clinical presentations may range from unusual infectious diseases to problems with transition. This article describes medical conditions associated with immigrants, as ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0301/p1061.html

Microsoft Word - 0117226-1019454-pi.doc

...0038 Title: Childhood Immunization Status Description: Percentage of children 2 years of age who had four diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (DTaP); three polio(IPV), one measles, ,mumps and rubella (MMR); two H influenza type B (HiB); three hepatitis B (Hep B); one chicken...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0900/fpm20100900p17-rt1.pdf

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

Monitor - Sep 1999 -- FPM

Sep 1, 1999 - ...Statements, produced by the CDC. The information sheets must be presented prior to each dose of vaccines containing diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, polio, hepatitis B, haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) or varicella. The act also requires that providers...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0900/p17.html

Most Toddler Vaccination Rates are Close to HHS’ Healthy People 2010 Goals

...affected more than 100 patients in more than a dozen states. As of September 14, 2010, California had more than 4,000 reported cases of pertussis with nine infant deaths linked to the outbreak. However, this large spike in cases might have more to do with adolescent and adult...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1101/afp20101101p1041.pdf

Need for Infection Control Not Going Away Anytime Soon

Need for Infection Control Not Going Away Anytime Soon

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/need_for_infection_control_not.html

New Year, New Codes: Highlights From CPT and HCPCS 2001 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - Changes in critical care, care plan oversight, lab services and vaccines are most likely to affect family physicians.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0100/p14.html

NEWS NEW

...DTaP Vaccine’s Effectiveness Against Pertussis Diminishes After Final Dose Outbreaks of whooping cough continue to occur regularly, so researchers set out to determine why the diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine is not doing a better job. The study,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/afp20121101p803.pdf

NEWS NOW

...Midwest Experience Pertussis Outbreaks: Are Parents Responsible? Several states in the West and Midwest have reported significant increases in pertussis cases. In Montana, the Department of Public Health and Human Services has documented more than 200 cases of pertussis, the high-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0701/afp20120701p13.pdf

NEWS NOW

...combined diphtheria and tet- anus toxoids and acellular pertussis adsorbed, inactivated poliovirus, and H. influenzae type b conjugate (DTaP- IPV-Hib) vaccine (Pentacel), and the diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine adsorbed (Daptacel) are currently limited...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/afp20120601p1031.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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