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Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Practice Residents Care of Infants and ...

Care of Infants and Children

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint260_InfantChild.pdf

Reminder Emails/Letters and Texts

...• Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) vaccine (one dose recommended at age 11 or 12) o All preteens should get one Tdap shot, the booster for DTaP, at age 11 or 12 to help protect them from diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough). If your teen has not received this...

Patient Care

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

Resolving Patients' Vaccination Uncertainty: Going From "No Thanks!" to "Of Course!" --...

Apr 1, 2014 - Immunizations can help prevent disease breakouts but require being mindful of patient concerns and misconceptions.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p22.html

Resource Library Guidance

...(CDC)-recommended immunizations for adolescents: meningococcal disease (MenACWY)*; human papillomavirus (HPV); tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap); and flu.1 This document provides a list of what is included in the resource library, as well as the purpose of each piece and...

Patient Care

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

Royal Pain: Team's Chickenpox Incident Offers Lesson for Patients

Royal Pain: Team's Chickenpox Incident Offers Lesson for Patients

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

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

Scheduling Reminder -- Letter Size

...• Babies and children get a vaccine called DTaP to help protect them from diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough), but the protection starts to wear off as they get older. • All preteens should get one Tdap shot, the booster for DTaP, at age 11 or 12. If they did not...

Patient Care

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

Scope of Practice: Reclaiming Young Patient Care -- FPM

Oct 1, 2019 - Caring for the whole family is a defining aspect of family medicine, yet many physicians have stopped seeing young patients. Here’s why and how to welcome them back.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0900/p26.html

Seeing the Diseases Vaccines Prevent Illustrates Importance of Immunizations

Seeing the Diseases Vaccines Prevent Illustrates Importance of Immunizations

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

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

September 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Acellular Vaccines for Preventing Pertussis in Children Justin Bailey Photo Quiz Persistent Rash in a Child English Gonzalez; Layla Smith CME Quiz Commentary Letters to the Editor Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain: Is Gabapentin Effective? Joel D. Hyatt;...

American Family Physician

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

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

Significant FDA Approvals in 1997 - FDA Perspective - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1998 - ...Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) adsorbed vaccine (Infanrix) Immunization of infants and children, 6 weeks to 7 years of age, against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis Rabies vaccine (RabAvert) Immunization of children and adults against rabies...

American Family Physician : FDA Perspective

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2865.html

Significant FDA Approvals in 2000 - FDA Perspective - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - ...Diptheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tripedia) Expanded patient population: Include a fifth dose at four to six years after four prior doses of Tripedia Anti-D, Anti-A, Anti-B, Anti-A, B Monoclonal Antibodies First approvals of monoclonal...

American Family Physician : FDA Perspective

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/p2061.html

Significant FDA Approvals in 2001 - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2002 - In 2001, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched numerous initiatives to assure the availability of medical products for the treatment of injuries that could be caused by terrorists using biologic, chemical, or nuclear agents.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0601/p2377.html

Site map of FPM Articles

...updates Jensen routine Knight macro LAST Moser Wonderful Willis fire patient Backer kids BAL Havron prioritize EDIT RLE July 2005 Flanagan pertussis IPC Ventres culture PAID Carter income Weinfeld EBM & Web BAL Frank admin COMP Oh PDA eval EDIT RLe June 2005 Endsley innovation...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/articleSiteMap.html

Sjogren Syndrome - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2009 - ...Previous: ACIP Releases Guideline on Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diptheria in Pregnant Women and Newborns Next: Combination of ARB and ACE Inhibitors in Heart Failure Patients View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 79/No. 6(March 15, 2009) /...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/p472.html

Sticking Point: How Do We Educate Vaccine-resistant Parents Without Driving Them Away?

Sticking Point: How Do We Educate Vaccine-resistant Parents Without Driving Them Away?

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

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

Study Examines Fallout of California Vaccine Exemption Law

Study results show that although immunization rates for children entering kindergarten in California are near record levels, the number of medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations has increased substantially since a 2015 law banned nonmedical exemptions.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181127califvaccstudy.html

Study: Preterm Infants Less Likely to Be Fully Vaccinated

A recent study in Pediatrics found that more than half of all preterm infants had not received the full complement of vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices by age 19 months.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190904pretermvax.html

Subcutaneous Nodules on the Chest, with Cough and Weight Loss - Photo Quiz - American ...

Apr 1, 2019 - A 60-year-old smoker presented with cough and hemoptysis. She had also developed several subcutaneous masses on her chest wall and left and right abdominal wall over the past several months.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p451.html

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - American Family Physician

May 15, 2009 - Sudden infant death syndrome is the leading cause of death among healthy infants, affecting 0.57 per 1,000 live births. The most easily modifiable risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome is sleeping position. To reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, parents should be ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0515/p870.html

The 1999 Harmonized Immunization Schedule - Special Medical Reports - American Family ...

Jan 1, 1999 - ...In the schedule, DTaP (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis) now appears where DTaP or DTP (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis) previously appeared. DTaP has about one fourth to one half of the adverse effects of whole cell DTP and, therefore, is...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p203.html

The 2000 Harmonized Immunization Schedule - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2000 - The collaboration of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) continues with the 2000 harmonized immunization schedule

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p232.html

The 2001 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Jan 1, 2001 - The collaboration of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) continues with the 2001 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0101/p151.html

The 2002 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule and Progress Toward Elimination of...

Jan 1, 2002 - The 2002 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule is now available. The format of the 2002 schedule differs somewhat from the 2001 schedule; it is based in large part on the modifications developed by the Minnesota Department of Health.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0101/p127.html

The 2003 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Dec 15, 2002 - The 2003 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule provides age-based recommendations for routine vaccinations in a color-coded chart. In addition, it summarizes the recommendations and some contraindications of eight vaccines for adults with various medical conditions.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1215/p2329.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

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

The Adult Well Male Examination

...Age- and interval-appropriate immunizations, including a tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) booster, regardless of time since the previous booster C 64 A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0515/afp20120515p964.pdf

The Adult Well Male Examination - American Family Physician

May 15, 2012 - The adult well male examination should incorporate evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well-being, including screening tests shown to improve health outcomes. Nearly one-third of men report not having a primary care physician. The medical history should ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0515/p964.html

The Adult Well-Male Examination - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2018 - The adult well-male examination should provide evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well-being. The medical history should focus on tobacco and alcohol use, risk of human immunodeficiency virus and other sexually transmitted infections, and diet and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1215/p729.html

The Cough that Would Not Quit - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2019 - Hesitancy about vaccinations and the dangers this presents.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0201/p185.html

The Diagnosis of Wheezing in Children - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2008 - Wheezing in children is a common problem encountered by family physicians. Approximately 25 to 30 percent of infants will have at least one wheezing episode, and nearly one half of children have a history of wheezing by six years of age. The most common causes of wheezing in children ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0415/p1109.html

The FPM Encounter Forms Collection: 'Paper Automation' of Your Progress Notes -- FPM

Sep 1, 2006 - Our forms can make documentation faster, easier and more accurate while providing decision support and coding help. What more do you want for nothing?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0900/p63.html

The Homeless in America: Adapting Your Practice - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2006 - In 2004, the National Guidelines Clearinghouse placed eight guidelines from the National Health Care for the Homeless Council on its Web site. Seven of the guidelines are on specific disease processes and one is on general care. In addition to straightforward clinical decision making, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/p1132.html

The Importance of Primary Care Physicians as the Usual Source of Healthcare in the ...

Nov 1, 2000 - Having a usual source of care enhances achieving clinical prevention goals for children and adults. There is room for improvement, and differences between the practices of internists and family physicians suggest that slightly longer visits and having health insurance might contribute ...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p1968.html

The Pregnant Patient: Managing Common Acute Medical Problems - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2018 - Women often see their primary care physicians for common acute conditions during pregnancy. These conditions may be caused by pregnancy (obstetric problems) or worsened by pregnancy (obstetrically aggravated problems), or they may require special consideration during pregnancy because ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1101/p595.html

The Pretravel Consultation

...Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td, Tdap) All travelers Td is given every 10 years for adults Tdap should be given to adolescents at 11 to 18 years of age instead of Td; adults 19 years and older should receive a single dose of Tdap instead of Td if they did not receive Tdap...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/afp20161015p620.pdf

The Pretravel Consultation - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2016 - Key components of the pretravel consultation include intake questions regarding the traveler’s anticipated itinerary and medical history; immunizations; malaria prophylaxis; and personal protection measures against arthropod bites, traveler’s diarrhea, and injury. Most vaccinations that...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/p620.html

The Pretravel Consultation - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2009 - The increase in travel and travel medicine knowledge over the past 30 years makes pretravel counseling an essential part of comprehensive family medicine. Effective counseling begins with assessment of individual and itinerary-based risks, using a growing body of evidence-based ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0915/p583.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2007 - ...Routine immunizations (e.g., hepatitis B, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, pneumonia, rubella, tetanus-diphtheria) Should be updated before travel if clinically indicated Hepatitis A Recommended for all travelers, especially if traveling to regions with poor sanitation...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0915/p878.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2007 - ...was conducted in 18 English general practices. Children scheduled to receive their first immunization series (combined diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b, and serogroup meningococcal C vaccine) were randomly assigned to one of three needle size groups: a...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0101/p109.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2006 - ...Pertussis Vaccination for Adolescents and Adults Am Fam Physician. 2006 Jun 1;73(11):2046. Although immunization has decreased rates of childhood pertussis, immunity wanes over time, making pertussis an important cause of prolonged cough in adults. Furthermore, infected adults can...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/p2046.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2005 - ...of Pertussis in Adults Am Fam Physician. 2005 Nov 15;72(10):2100. Pertussis was a common childhood illness before routine immunization. Although immunization is now commonplace, the annual number of infections has increased in recent years. The diagnosis of pertussis is difficult...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1115/p2100.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2005 - ...born in Denmark between 1990 and 2000. During that period, general immunization schedules included vaccinations for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenza type B, polio, measles, mumps, and rubella. A total of 739,694 children were originally included in the data...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0201/p583.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...Pertussis in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Children Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 1;69(11):2702-2703. An increasing number of pertussis outbreaks have occurred in populations with a high rate of vaccination. The presentation of pertussis is less severe in vaccinated persons than it is...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2702.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - ...disorders, other diagnoses, and confounders to the children in a cohort receiving thimerosal-based pertussis vaccine (before June 1, 1992) and thimerosal-free pertussis vaccine (after June 1, 1992). During 2,986,654 person-years of follow-up, the authors identified 440 cases of...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p2009.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2003 - ...a significant increased risk of febrile seizures within 24 hours of receiving vaccination for diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and whole-cell pertussis, and within eight to 14 days of receiving a measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination. The risk of recurrent febrile seizures is...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0915/p1184.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2002 - ...seemed to be associated with prophylactic use of erythromycin in children approximately two weeks of age with possible exposure to pertussis. Concern has arisen about the safety of using erythromycin to treat chlamydia and other infections during pregnancy. Because erythromycin can...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0601/p2362.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 1999 - ...Manifestations of Pertussis in Immunized Children and Adults Am Fam Physician. 1999 Nov 1;60(7):2148-2150. Recent epidemiologic studies have shown that the incidence and prevalence of Bordetella pertussis infection in adults are much greater than previously reported. In studies of...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1101/p2148.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - ...causes may be overlooked. One organism known to produce cough in children with acute infection is Bordetella pertussis. Diagnosis of infection with B. pertussis is problematic in adults because the infection is often not suspected and, even when it is, serologic diagnosis is time...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0401/p2180.html

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