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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

Diuretics for Treatment of Patients with Heart Failure? - Cochrane for Clinicians - ...

Aug 1, 2006 - Compared with other active medications, diuretics can improve exercise capacity in patients with heart failure by about 30 percent. Withdrawal of diuretic therapy from patients with heart failure may increase the risk of hospital readmission or death. About eight deaths are prevented ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/p411.html

Insulin Detemir (Levmir) for Diabetes Mellitus - STEPS - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2006 - Insulin detemir is suitable as basal insulin in a basal-bolus regimen. In limited research, it has been shown to cause slightly fewer episodes of minor hypoglycemia and no weight gain in patients with type 1 and 2 diabetes, which is a benefit that must be balanced against its higher ...

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0715/p323.html

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

ACIP Updates Recommendations for Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Transmission - ...

May 15, 2006 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its strategy to eliminate hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in the United States.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0515/p1839.html

Influenza Vaccination Coverage of Children in the United States - Practice Guidelines -...

Jul 15, 2006 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report on influenza vaccination coverage of children younger than two years during the 2003 to 2004 influenza season.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0715/p336.html

How to Answer Your Clinical Questions More Efficiently -- FPM

Aug 1, 2005 - Asking focused questions and knowing where to look can lead to quicker answers.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0700/p37.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

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 - 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

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

AAFP News - Jun 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2015 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0601/p752.html

What Makes a High-Earning Family Physician? -- FPM

Aug 1, 2005 - The author reports the results of an AAFP survey of 730 members conducted to see what factors separated the high earners ($160,000 or more) from the low earners ($100,000 or less). The strongest influence was number of patient visits.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0700/p16.html

AAFP News - Sep 15, 2014 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2014 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0915/p366.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

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

Immunization for Pregnant Women: A Call to Action

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

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/2020_Maternal_%20Immunization_Call_to_%20Action.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/afp20060801p420.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0601/afp20080601p1561.pdf

Update on Routine Childhood and Adolescent Immunizations

September 15, 2015 Scientific

American Family Physician

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

afp20210800p186.pdf

...Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an acute respi- ratory tract infection that continues to affect a significant portion of the global population, with more than 24 million estimated cases in 2014.1 Pertussis, a Centers for Disease Control and Pre- vention (CDC) reportable disease, is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0800/afp20210800p186.pdf

Update on Immunizations in Adults

...outbreak of pertussis that affected more than 9,000 persons demonstrates.1 However, the 2009 National Health Interview Survey 2 showed that rates of vaccination against influ- enza and pneumococcal disease fell far below the goals of 60 percent set by Healthy People 2010.3 Although...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1101/afp20111101p1015.pdf

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

fpm20210700p17.pdf

...(ACIP) recommends immunizing every patient who is pregnant during their third trimester with the tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine and providing the influenza vaccine to all patients who are pregnant during flu season. The American Academy of Family...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0700/fpm20210700p17.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0701/afp20130701p25.pdf

Vaccine Adverse Events: Separating Myth from Reality -- American Family Physician

...Compared with the first dose, the fourth dose of currently licensed diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vac- cine (DTaP) has been associated with in- creased incidences of fever and erythema, swelling, and pain at the injection site. In a small percentage of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/afp20021201p2113.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0915/afp20060915p956.pdf

Acute Bronchitis

October 1, 2016:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/afp20161001p560.pdf

GERD Treatment for Chronic Nonspecific Cough in Children and Adults

...Cochrane Briefs Acellular Vaccines for Preventing Pertussis in Children Clinical Question Are acellular vaccines as safe and effective as whole-cell vaccines for preventing pertussis (whooping cough) in children? Evidence-Based Answer Multicomponent (i.e., three or more) acel-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/afp20110901p502.pdf

GERD Treatment for Chronic Nonspecific Cough in Children and Adults

...Cochrane Briefs Acellular Vaccines for Preventing Pertussis in Children Clinical Question Are acellular vaccines as safe and effective as whole-cell vaccines for preventing pertussis (whooping cough) in children? Evidence-Based Answer Multicomponent (i.e., three or more) acel-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/afp20110901p504.pdf

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules

...to pertussis, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that health care professionals and pregnant women receive a single dose of the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria tox- oid, and acellular pertussis...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281.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

Vaccine Adverse Events: Separating Myth from Reality

June 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/afp20170615p786.pdf

QandA for Conversations with Parents/Guardians and Teen Patients

...your teen is due for vaccinations today to help protect against meningococcal meningitis (MenACWY), human papillomavirus (HPV) cancers, pertussis (whooping cough), and flu [or name which vaccinations are needed]. While you’re waiting for the doctor, I want to walk through with you...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-conversations.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0315/afp20130315p400.pdf

Evaluation and Management of Apparent Life-Threatening Events in Children - American ...

...Recommended diagnostic tests with high yield include complete blood count, serum bicarbonate and lactate, urinalysis, chest radiography, pertussis and respiratory syncytial virus samples, and gastroesophageal reflux disease investigations. C 4 Home monitoring is recommended...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/afp20050615p2301.pdf

AAFP News Now

...Several States Report Spike in Pertussis Activity, Need for Vaccination Emphasized An outbreak of pertussis (i.e., whooping cough) has been declared an epidemic by the California Department of Public Health, and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Council has...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0801/afp20100801p233.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/afp20110201p318-s1.pdf

AAFP News Now

...Increases in Pertussis Outbreaks Lead to CDC Health Alert on PCR Testing Multiple parts of the country have been reporting ongoing outbreaks of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. In response, the Centers for Disease Control and Preven- tion (CDC) recently issued a health alert...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0315/afp20110315p651.pdf

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

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

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

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0101/afp20080101p96-s1.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/afp20081015p945.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0101/afp20090101p56-s1.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/afp20110201p318.pdf

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules

...Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap)3,* Varicella4,* Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Female Human papillomavirus (HPV)5,* Male Zoster6 Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)7,* Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)8,9 Meningococcal10,* Hepatitis A11,* Hepatitis B12,*...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/afp20120201p281-s3.pdf

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...

American Family Physician

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

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0815/afp20200815p205.pdf

CPT Update for 2011: Immunizations, Observations and More

...pertussis (DTaP) Measles-mumps- rubella (MMR) Tetanus-diphtheria- pertussis (Tdap) Measles-mumps- rubella-varicella (MMR-V) Diphtheria-tetanus- pertussis, hepatitis B, inactivated poliovirus (DTaP- HepB-IPV) Diptheria- tetanus-pertussis, Hemophilus influenza type B,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0100/fpm20110100p5.pdf

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