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...should also include counseling on immunizations. All women of reproductive age should have their immunization status for tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap); measles-mumps-rubella (MMR); and varicella reviewed annually and updated as indicated.52 In addition all women should be...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/policies/AAFP_AllPoliciesApril2019.pdf

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

As front-line health care providers, family physicians play an essential role in the early detection of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and the timely referral to a pulmonologist.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/respiratory-health/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis.html

IDSA Releases Guidelines on Travel Medicine - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jun 1, 2007 - The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has released recommendations on travel medicine standards based on evidence, expert opinion, and clinical experience.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0601/p1712.html

Immunizations (excluding Influenza) - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on child and adult immunizations (excluding influenza) and related issues, including travel immunizations and specific immunizations (hepatitis A and B, herpes zoster, human papillomavirus, meningococcus, pertussis, pneumococcus, rotavirus, smallpox,...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=63

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

Immunizations in Pregnancy - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2013 - Family physicians, even if not providing prenatal care, can play a critical role in maintaining current vaccinations in pregnant women. Learn which vaccinations to consider and which to avoid.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0615/p828.html

Immunizations in Pregnancy: Updated Recommendations - Editorials - American Family ...

Aug 15, 2020 - Important new data on the immunology of immunization in pregnancy provide greater support for and information on the provision and timing of these immunizations.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0815/p205.html

Immunizations Registry Information

Access the AAFP's tools to find immunization information for your state and identify populations at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/immunizations-registry-information.html

Immunizations: How to Protect Patients and the Bottom Line -- FPM

Apr 1, 2015 - Minimizing costs and maximizing reimbursement can make immunizations profitable.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0300/p24.html

Importance of Vaccinations for Close Contacts and Caregivers - Letters to the Editor - ...

Jun 15, 2008 - ...acellular pertussis vaccine as part of a tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoids, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap; Adacel) is recommended for all close contacts and caregivers of children younger than one year.1 As with influenza, infected parents can transmit pertussis to...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0615/p1664.html

Infant with a Morbilliform Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2010 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0201/p327.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

Initial Management of Patients with HIV Infection

November 1, 2016

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/afp20161101p708.pdf

Initial Management of Patients with HIV Infection - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2016 - Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has become a treatable chronic disease with near-normal life expectancy when patients receive antiretroviral therapy (ART). Family physicians and other primary care clinicians commonly provide long-term comprehensive care for persons with HIV...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/p708.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

Interventions Aimed at Increasing Childhood Vaccination Rates - Cochrane for Clinicians...

Nov 1, 2015 - Community discussions, community meetings, and information campaigns may increase immunization uptake in areas with only moderate vaccine use. There is no clear evidence to guide face-to-face educational interventions, and the impact of face-to-face interventions is uncertain in areas ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/p775.html

ipf-brochure.pdf

...monitor progress ● Vaccinate against influenza, pneumococcus, and pertussis ● Assess emotional and mental health ● Recommend support groups for patients and their caregivers ● Monitor the need for oxygen therapy ● Discuss treatment preferences and end-of-life care Patients value...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/ipf/ipf-brochure.pdf

jan 1 prac guide

...Diphtheria, tetanus, DTaP DTaP DTaP DTaP‡ DTaP Td pertussis‡ Haemophilus Hib Hib Hib Hib influenzae type b (Hib)§ Polio || IPV IPV IPV || IPV || Measles, mumps, MMR MMR¶ MMR¶ rubella (MMR)¶ Varicella-zoster Var Var# virus vaccine (Var)# Hepatitis A** Hep A** in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/afp20000101p232-s1.pdf

jan 1 SMR

...Diphtheria, tetanus, DTaP DTaP DTaP DTaP‡ DTaP Td pertussis‡ Haemophilus Hib Hib Hib Hib influenzae type b (Hib)§ Polio || IPV IPV Polio || Polio Rotavirus (Rv)¶ Rv¶ Rv¶ Rv¶ Measles, mumps, MMR MMR# MMR# rubella (MMR)# Varicella-zoster Var Var** virus vaccine (Var)**...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/afp19990101p203-s1.pdf

Jul-Aug 2005

...How to Manage a Pertussis Outbreak in Your Practice Michael Flanagan How to Answer Your Clinical Questions More Efficiently Jeff Weinfeld; Kate Finkelstein Caring for Children: Re-examining the Family Physician's Role Leigh Ann Backer Departments Editor's Page...

Family Practice Management

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

Jul-Aug 2005

...How to Manage a Pertussis Outbreak in Your Practice Michael Flanagan How to Answer Your Clinical Questions More Efficiently Jeff Weinfeld; Kate Finkelstein Caring for Children: Re-examining the Family Physician's Role Leigh Ann Backer Departments Editor's Page...

Family Practice Management

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

July 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

...CDC Releases Guidelines on Antimicrobial Agents for the Treatment and Postexposure Prophylaxis of Pertussis Lisa Graham Influenza Vaccination Coverage of Children in the United States Lisa Graham STEPS Insulin Detemir (Levmir) for Diabetes Mellitus JD Goldman...

American Family Physician

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

June 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Children Influencing Attitudes Toward Mammography Screening Olanzapine vs. Haloperidol for Treatment of Schizophrenia Smoking Cessation After Admission to a Cardiac Unit Etanercept Effective for Moderate to Severe Psoriasis...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/

June 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis Vaccination for Adolescents and Adults Comparison of Effectiveness of Three CHD Predictors Yoga Improves Chronic Low Back Pain Waist-to-Hip Ratio Better Predictor of Disease Than BMI Positive and Negative Effects of Hypnotics in Older Patients Relation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/

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.

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

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

NEWS NOW

...and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The ACIP announced that the tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination can now be administered to pregnant women in the second or third trimesters if they have never received the vaccina- tion...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0801/afp20110801p253.pdf

Not all valid vaccine codes are in the book -- FPM

Not all valid vaccine codes are in the book

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/not_all_valid_vaccine_codes.html

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