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Screening for Visual Impairment in Children Younger Than Five Years: Recommendation ...

Jan 15, 2005 - This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for visual impairment in children younger than five years and the supporting evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0115/p333.html

Definition of Metabolic Syndrome - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guidelines Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jan 1;71(1):193-197. Definition of Metabolic Syndrome There has been disagreement in the medical community over the definition of the metabolic syndrome. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0101/p193.html

Practice Guidelines - Jan 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guidelines Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jan 1;71(1):197. DVDs on Childhood Overweight and Obesity The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has developed two DVDs to teach children and their parents about smart eating and physical activity,...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0101/p197.html

Practice Guidelines - Jan 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guidelines Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jan 1;71(1):197. CDC Report on Asthma Asthma prevalence varies widely among different races, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Asthma Prevalence and Control...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0101/p197a.html

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, 2005. - ...

Jan 1, 2005 - The 2005 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, which is approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), is now available.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0101/p188.html

Glucocorticoids for Treatment of Croup - Cochrane for Clinicians - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2005 - Compared with placebo, treatment with glucocorticoids results in reduced symptoms, less need for treatment with racemic epinephrine, fewer readmissions to emergency departments, and shorter hospital stays.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0101/p66.html

Recommendations to Reduce Obesity in Children and Adolescents - Practice Guidelines - ...

Dec 15, 2004 - The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies has released recommendations that aim to reduce obesity in children and adolescents, by increasing and improving opportunities for children to engage in physical activity and eat a healthy diet.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1215/p2377.html

The 2005 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, September 2004-October...

Dec 15, 2004 - The 2005 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule by Age Group, Medical, and other Conditions, United States, October 2004–September 2005 is now available, as cooperation continues between the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1215/p2372.html

ACOG Releases Guidelines on Management of Post-term Pregnancy - Practice Guidelines - ...

Dec 1, 2004 - Post-term pregnancy is defined as a pregnancy that has extended to or beyond 42 weeks of gestation. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently issued guidelines for the clinical management of post-term pregnancy.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2221.html

Pharmacologic and Surgical Treatment of Obesity - Practice Guidelines - American Family...

Dec 1, 2004 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a new report entitled, Pharmacological and Surgical Treatment of Obesity.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2225.html

Outpatient Treatment of Systolic Heart Failure - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2004 - Optimal outpatient treatment of systolic heart failure has three goals that should be pursued simultaneously: (1) control of risk factors for the development and progression of heart failure, (2) treatment of heart failure, and (3) education of patients. Control of risk factors includes...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2157.html

ACC/AHA Release Guidelines on Management of Patients with STEMI: Hospital and Long-Term...

Nov 15, 2004 - Guidelines for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), with a focus on hospital and long-term management, are available from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p2011.html

Practice Guidelines - Nov 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Nov 15;70(10):2026. Risk of Recurrent Stroke with Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Aneurysm The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology has released a new guideline entitled,...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p2026.html

Practice Guidelines - Nov 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Nov 15;70(10):2021. Strategy to Strengthen Safeguards for Children Treated with Antidepressants The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a public health advisory announcing a multi-pronged...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p2021a.html

Practice Guidelines - Nov 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Nov 15;70(10):2026-2028. Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreak at a Swimming Club John Snow’s historic investigation in London, England, of a severe epidemic of cholera traced the cause of infection to a common...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p2026a.html

Practice Guidelines - Nov 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Nov 15;70(10):2021-2026. Updated CDC Influenza Vaccination Recommendations The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its recommendations on who should be vaccinated against influenza...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p2021.html

Chronic Kidney Disease: Prevention and Treatment of Common Complications - American ...

Nov 15, 2004 - Chronic kidney disease is a progressive condition that results in significant morbidity and mortality. Because of the important role the kidneys play in maintaining homeostasis, chronic kidney disease can affect almost every body system. Early recognition and intervention are essential ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p1921.html

Overcoming the Challenges Facing Quality Improvement Strategies for Non-ST-Segment ...

Nov 15, 2004 - ...The second challenge involves promoting practice guideline recommendations among all specialties that typically care for patients with NSTE ACS. A recent analysis demonstrated that almost one half of high-risk patients with NSTE ACS in U.S. hospitals are cared for by...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p1868.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2004 - ...in the United States, despite advances in understanding the underlying risk factors and drug therapy options, and the development of practice guidelines for secondary prevention. Many patients fail to meet their clinical treatment goals because of poor physician adherence to...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p1980.html

ACC/AHA Release Guidelines on Management of Patients with STEMI: Hospital and Long-Term...

Nov 1, 2004 - Guidelines for the management of ST-elevation myo-cardial infarction (STEMI), focusing on prevention and management in the emergency department, are available from the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1800.html

Management of Postterm Pregnancy - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - The Committee on Practice Bulletins—Obstetrics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a new guideline entitled, Management of Postterm Pregnancy.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1808.html

Tympanometry - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2004 - Tympanometry provides useful quantitative information about the presence of fluid in the middle ear, mobility of the middle ear system, and ear canal volume. Its use has been recommended in conjunction with more qualitative information (e.g., history, appearance, and mobility of the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1101/p1713.html

NCEP Issues Interim Guidelines on Management of Cholesterol - Practice Guidelines - ...

Oct 15, 2004 - The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) recently issued interim guidelines as an addendum to the 2002 Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) guidelines regarding the management of cholesterol.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1591.html

Practice Guidelines - Oct 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Oct 15;70(8):1592. First-Trimester Screening for Genetic Defects The Committee on Genetics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has issued a new report entitled, ACOG Committee...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1592.html

Practice Guidelines - Oct 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Oct 15;70(8):1592-1594. CDC Report on Cancer Mortality Surveillance The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1592a.html

School-Based Mental Health Services - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Oct 15;70(8):1594. School-Based Mental Health Services The Committee on School Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a new policy statement entitled, School-Based Mental Health...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1015/p1594.html

ACOG Releases Guidelines for Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery - Practice ...

Oct 1, 2004 - The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently issued clinical management guidelines for vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) in various situations.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1397.html

AAP Report on Adolescent Sexuality - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Oct 1;70(7):1402. AAP Report on Adolescent Sexuality The Committee on Adolescence of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new clinical report on adolescent sexual orientation advising...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1402.html

Influenza Activity in the United States - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Oct 1;70(7):1401-1402. Influenza Activity in the United States The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its annual report on influenza activity in the United States. Update: Influenza...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1401.html

Optimal Dosage of Tricyclic Antidepressants - Cochrane for Clinicians - American Family...

Oct 1, 2004 - Although the quality of the data limits the strength of the recommendation, current evidence shows that 75 to 100 mg per day of a tricyclic antidepressant is more effective than placebo. Higher dosages are not more effective and are associated with more dropouts because of side effects.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1270.html

Something for Everyone in AFP - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2004 - ...reports in Practice Guidelines on ACOG Releases Guidelines for Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery and First-Trimester Screening for Genetic Defects. • Adolescent Health. For issues affecting adolescents, see the AAP Report on Adolescent Sexuality in Practice Guidelines, on page...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1197.html

Letters - Oct 2004 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2004 - ...Doable in Everyday Practice [February 2004, page 51] should warn readers to beware of poor or dated systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines that could provide misleading, and possibly harmful, information. Unless you use trusted sources, such as Clinical Evidence...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/1000/p14a.html

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: Part II. Glomerular ...

Sep 15, 2004 - The Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative of the National Kidney Foundation published clinical practice guidelines on chronic kidney disease in February 2002. Of the 15 guidelines, the first six are of greatest relevance to family physicians. Part II of this two-part review covers ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1091.html

Consumer Advisory on Colloidal Silver Products - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1174. Consumer Advisory on Colloidal Silver Products The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has issued a consumer advisory of colloidal silver products. The...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1174.html

Practice Guidelines - Sep 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1168-1171. Updated Guideline on Jaundice in Newborns The Subcommittee on Hyperbilirubinemia of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its clinical practice guideline on...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1168a.html

Recommendations for Prescribing New Antiepileptic Drugs - Practice Guidelines - ...

Sep 15, 2004 - According to a meta-analysis by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Epilepsy Society (AES), several new antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are effective in treating selected patients with partial or mixed seizure disorders, but evidence for their efficacy in patients with ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1167.html

Practice Guidelines - Sep 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1168. Influenza Vaccination Among Health Care Workers The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has issued a call to action on reducing influenza infection among health care workers....

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1168.html

Practice Guidelines - Sep 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1172. Behavioral Interventions to Modify Physical Activity The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a new report on programs to increase exercise among Americans....

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1172.html

Practice Guidelines - Sep 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1172-1174. Preventive Services Selector Tool for PDAs The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a clinical decision-support tool for personal digital assistants (PDAs)...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1172a.html

Treatment of Infants with HIV-1 Infection - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1171-1172. Treatment of Infants with HIV-1 Infection The Committee on Pediatric AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Infectious Diseases...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1171.html

Management of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - Gait instability, urinary incontinence, and dementia are the signs and symptoms typically found in patients who have normal pressure hydrocephalus. Estimated to cause no more than 5 percent of cases of dementia, normal pressure hydrocephalus often is treatable, and accurate recognition ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1071.html

Efficient Identification of Adults with Depression and Dementia - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2004 - Family physicians must decide how to screen for depression or dementia and which patients to screen. Mental health questionnaires can be helpful. In practice-based screening, questionnaires are administered to all patients, regardless of risk status. In case-finding screening, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1101.html

AFP Counts - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guidelines and 53 pages of Clinical Briefs. •AFP published 56 pages of Letters to the Editor and 69 pages of editorials last year. • The grand total of editorial pages published in AFP last year was 2,610. • Some of our readers most often read departments are Practice...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1007.html

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: Part 1. Definition, ...

Sep 1, 2004 - In February 2002, the Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative of the National Kidney Foundation published clinical practice guidelines on chronic kidney disease. The first six of the 15 guidelines are of the greatest relevance to family physicians. Part I of this two-part article ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p869.html

Practice Guidelines - Sep 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 1;70(5):985. Update on Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Shortage The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that physicians increase the number of doses of pneumococcal conjugate...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p985.html

Practice Guidelines - Sep 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2004 - The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society have released a new guideline on neuroimaging tests for cerebral palsy and related disorders.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p985a.html

CDC Issues Recommendations for Diagnosing, Managing, and Reporting Foodborne Illnesses ...

Sep 1, 2004 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new recommendations for diagnosing, managing, and reporting foodborne illnesses, in collaboration with the American Medical Association (AMA), American Nurses Association-American Nurse Foundation (ANA-ANF), the U.S. Food ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p981.html

Creating Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease: An Insider's View - Editorials...

Sep 1, 2004 - ...Creating Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease: An Insider’s View CYNDA ANN JOHNSON, M.D., M.B.A., Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 1;70(5):823-824. Related Article Evidenced-based guidelines are...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p823.html

Diagnosis and Management of Scaphoid Fractures - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2004 - Scaphoid fracture is a common injury encountered in family medicine. To avoid missing this diagnosis, a high index of suspicion and a thorough history and physical examination are necessary, because early imaging often is unrevealing. Anatomic snuffbox tenderness is a highly sensitive ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p879.html

Management of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy: A Systematic Literature Review - ...

Sep 1, 2004 - ...Previous: Creating Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease: An Insider's View Next: Diary from a Week in Practice View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 70/No. 5(September 1, 2004) / Editorials: Management of Patients with Newly Diagnosed...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p824.html

AFP's Editors Look Forward to Seeing You at Assembly - Inside AFP - American Family ...

Sep 1, 2004 - ...offer evidence-based tools to use in practice. We’ve added short summaries to Cochrane for Clinicians and merged Clinical Briefs with Practice Guidelines. We also have started labeling key recommendations in clinical review articles using the new SOR taxonomy introduced in the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p797.html

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2004 - ...Next: Creating Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease: An Insider's View View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 70/No. 5(September 1, 2004) / Quantum Sufficit: Quantum Sufficit...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p809.html

Intensive Management of Gestational Diabetes - Cochrane for Clinicians - American ...

Sep 1, 2004 - There is not enough evidence to support dietary or drug treatment in patients with gestational diabetes.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p866.html

Hospital Stay for Healthy Term Newborns - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2004 - The Committee on Fetus and Newborn of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement on the length of hospital stays for healthy term newborns. The hospital stay of the mother-infant dyad should be long enough to allow identification of early problems and to ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0815/p777.html

ACP Releases Guideline on Lipid Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - ...

Aug 15, 2004 - A guideline on the management of dyslipidemia, particularly hypercholesterolemia, in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus has been published by the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0815/p775.html

AAFP News - Aug 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2004 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0815/p637.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

Practice Guidelines - Aug 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Aug 1;70(3):601. Use of Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography The Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology has released a guideline on transcranial Doppler...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p601a.html

Practice Guidelines - Aug 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Aug 1;70(3):601. Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a new guideline on diagnosing and treating nausea and vomiting (morning sickness)...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p601.html

Practice Guidelines - Aug 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Aug 1;70(3):601-602. Increases in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released revised recommendations for gonorrhea treatment based on an...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p601b.html

Recommendations for Exercise After Stroke - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jul 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs Treatment of Infantile Spasms CARRIE MORANTZ, BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jul 15;70(2):400. Recommendations for Exercise After Stroke The American Heart Association; Council on Cardiovascular Nursing; Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p400.html

NAMS Releases Position Statement on the Treatment of Vasomotor Symptoms Associated with...

Jul 15, 2004 - The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has released an evidence-based position statement on the treatment of vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause to provide recommendations on the most effective treatments.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p393.html

Practice Guidelines - Jul 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs Treatment of Infantile Spasms CARRIE MORANTZ, BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jul 15;70(2):399. Treatment of Infantile Spasms The American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society have released new guidelines on treating infantile spasms....

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p399.html

Practice Guidelines - Jul 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs Treatment of Infantile Spasms CARRIE MORANTZ, BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jul 15;70(2):399-400. Dystocia and Augmentation of Labor The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has released a practice bulletin on dystocia and augmentation of...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0715/p399a.html

ACIP Releases 2004 Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Influenza - Practice ...

Jul 1, 2004 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued recommendations on the prevention and control of influenza for the 2004–2005 influenza season.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0701/p199.html

Evaluation of Infants Born to Mothers with West Nile Virus Infection - Practice ...

Jul 1, 2004 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidelines for the evaluation of infants born to mothers with West Nile virus infection. West Nile virus is a single-stranded RNA flavivirus with antigenic similarities to Japanese encephalitis and St. Louis ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0701/p204.html

Should Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Influence Evaluation of Breast Abnormalities? - ...

Jul 1, 2004 - ...The Steering Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Care and Treatment of Breast Cancer3 states that when a woman presents with a breast lump or a suspicious change in breast texture, her risk factors for breast cancer should be noted, but the presence or absence of risk...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0701/p35.html

Look and See the New AFP - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2004 - ...If you are looking for Clinical Briefs, however, you should know that they have been merged with the related department Practice Guidelines, and you will no longer see the Clinical Briefs title listed in the table of contents. The short news items will follow at the end of the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0701/p9.html

Poems & Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2004 - ...Study Design: Practice guideline Synopsis: The British Hypertension Society has issued its fourth update on the treatment of hypertension (BHS-IV). The guidelines give a strength-of-recommendation (SOR) level on the basis of the quality of evidence, ranging from A (directly based on...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0701/p172.html

AAP, AAFP, AAO-HNS Release Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Otitis Media with ...

Jun 15, 2004 - Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of otitis media with effusion (OME) have been released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2929.html

Otitis Media with Effusion Clinical Practice Guideline - Editorials - American Family ...

Jun 15, 2004 - ...Otitis Media with Effusion Clinical Practice Guideline RICHARD M. ROSENFELD, M.D. M.P.H., SUNY Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, New York. LARRY CULPEPPER, M.D. M.P.H.. Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts BARBARA YAWN, M.D. M.SC., Olmsted Medical Center,...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2776.html

Acute Otitis Media in Children - Point-of-Care Guides - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians recently released an evidence-based practice guideline to help physicians provide the most up-to-date care for children with AOM. The subcommittee that developed the guideline included primary care ...

American Family Physician : Point-of-Care Guides

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2896.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...AUA Practice Guideline on Premature Ejaculation The Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Urological Association (AUA) has released a new guideline on the treatment of premature ejaculation. Premature Ejaculation: Guideline on the Pharmacologic Management of Premature...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2933.html

New Guidelines for Management of Otitis Media - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...Physicians, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO–HNS). A summary of the recommendations appears in Practice Guidelines on page 2929, and the complete guidelines are available online athttps://www.aafp.org/x1596.xml. An accompanying editorial written...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2741.html

Preventing Unintended Pregnancy: Implications for Physicians - Editorials - American ...

Jun 15, 2004 - ...Previous: Otitis Media with Effusion Clinical Practice Guideline Next: Diary from a Week in Practice View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 69/No. 12(June 15, 2004) / Editorials: Preventing Unintended Pregnancy: Implications for Physicians...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2779.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jun 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...Next: Otitis Media with Effusion Clinical Practice Guideline View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 69/No. 12(June 15, 2004) / Quantum Sufficit: Quantum Sufficit...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2753.html

AAP, AAFP Release Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media - ...

Jun 1, 2004 - Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated acute otitis media (AOM) in children between two months and 12 years of age are available from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2713.html

A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media - Editorials - American ...

Jun 1, 2004 - ...A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media THEODORE G. GANIATS, M.D., University of California, San Diego, California ALLAN S. LIEBERTHAL, M.D., Kaiser-Permanente Center, Panorama City, California LARRY CULPEPPER, M.D., M.P.H., Boston University School of Medicine,...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2537.html

Diastolic Heart Failure: The Challenges of Diagnosis and Treatment - American Family ...

Jun 1, 2004 - Diastolic heart failure, a major cause of morbidity and mortality, is defined as symptoms of heart failure in a patient with preserved left ventricular function. It is characterized by a stiff left ventricle with decreased compliance and impaired relaxation, which leads to increased end...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2609.html

Acute Otitis Media in Children -- FPM

Jun 1, 2004 - The article presents an evidence-based approach to diagnosing and treating otitis media and provides an encounter form.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0600/p52.html

The Persistent Value of the Autopsy - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...Previous: A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media Next: Chiropractors Are Not a Usual Source of Primary Health Care View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 69/No. 11(June 1, 2004) / Editorials: The Persistent Value of the Autopsy...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2540.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jun 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2004 - ...Next: A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 69/No. 11(June 1, 2004) / Quantum Sufficit: Quantum Sufficit...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2515.html

AAFP and ACP Release Practice Guideline on Management of Newly Detected Atrial ...

May 15, 2004 - The Joint Panel of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) have developed recommendations for adult patients with first-detected atrial fibrillation.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2474.html

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, July to ...

May 15, 2004 - The recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for July to December 2004 has been released by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2471.html

Diethylstilbestrol Exposure - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - Diethylstilbestrol is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen that was used to prevent miscarriage and other pregnancy complications between 1938 and 1971 in the United States. In 1971, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the use of diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2395.html

Clinical Briefs - May 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - ...Previous: AAFP and ACP Release Practice Guideline on Management of Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation Next: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 69/No. 10(May 15, 2004) / Clinical Briefs: Clinical Briefs...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2479.html

Management of Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation - Editorials - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - ...In this issue of American Family Physician,4 the clinical practice guideline created by a joint panel of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Center is...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2314.html

Sinus and Allergy Health Partnership Releases Report on Adult Chronic Rhinosinusitis - ...

May 1, 2004 - Chronic rhinosinusitis is a group of disorders characterized by inflammation of the mucosa of the nose and paranasal sinuses lasting for at least 12 consecutive weeks. The Sinus and Allergy Health Partnership has released a report to help physicians diagnose this disease more accurately.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0501/p2248.html

Evaluation of the Patient with Chronic Cough - American Family Physician

May 1, 2004 - Patients with chronic cough should avoid exposure to irritants that can trigger cough, and those who smoke should stop smoking. Patients who develop chronic cough in association with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy should be switched to an agent from another drug class. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0501/p2159.html

Screening for Barrett's Esophagus - Editorials - American Family Physician

May 1, 2004 - ...clinical practice should be based on the imperfect data that are available. The original American College of Gastroenterology Practice Guidelines of the Diagnosis Surveillance and Therapy of Barrett’s Esophagus6 recommended that patients with longstanding GERD symptoms, particularly...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0501/p2061.html

ACS Guidelines for Early Detection of Cancer - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Apr 15, 2004 - The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released its annual recommendations for the early detection of cancer. These include screening guidelines for breast, cervical, colorectal, endometrial, and prostate cancer.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p2013.html

Diary from a Week in Practice - Apr 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - ...Every day this week, a patient presented with problems for which there are no clear practice guidelines. But today, KS was reminded that some things in medicine are unequivocally true. One such truth is that over-the-counter deep heating rub should not be applied to abscesses....

American Family Physician : Diary from a Week in Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p1911.html

ACS Releases Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity During and After Cancer ...

Apr 1, 2004 - The American Cancer Society (ACS) issued a report discussing optimal nutrition and physical activity issues during the phases of cancer treatment and recovery, living after recovery from treatment, and living with advanced cancer.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1803.html

Atypical Pathogens and Challenges in Community-Acquired Pneumonia - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2004 - Atypical organisms such as Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia pneumoniae, and Legionella pneumophila are implicated in up to 40 percent of cases of community-acquired pneumonia. Antibiotic treatment is empiric and includes coverage for both typical and atypical organisms. Doxycycline, a ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1699.html

ACOG Releases Guidelines for Clinical Management of Osteoporosis - Practice Guidelines ...

Mar 15, 2004 - The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently issued guidelines for the clinical management of osteoporosis in women, including recommendations for screening, prevention, and treatment.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0315/p1558.html

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2004 - The spectrum of alcohol withdrawal symptoms ranges from such minor symptoms as insomnia and tremulousness to severe complications such as withdrawal seizures and delirium tremens. Although the history and physical examination usually are sufficient to diagnose alcohol withdrawal ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0315/p1443.html

Does Screening for Tuberculosis in Children Decrease Morbidity or Mortality? - FPIN's ...

Mar 15, 2004 - Routine screening of low-risk children for tuberculosis infection before entering kindergarten is not necessary.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0315/p1479.html

ACOG Releases Report on Dystocia and Augmentation of Labor - Practice Guidelines - ...

Mar 1, 2004 - Dystocia is characterized by the slow and abnormal progression of labor and is the leading indication for primary cesarean delivery in the United States. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently published a clinical practice guideline on dystocia and ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1290.html

ACC/AHA and ASNC Release Guidelines for the Clinical Use of Cardiac Radionuclide ...

Mar 1, 2004 - Guidelines for the use of specific nuclear cardiologic techniques in acute ischemic syndromes, chronic syndromes, and heart failure have been published by the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the American Society...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1285.html

Urticaria and Angioedema: A Practical Approach - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - Urticaria (i.e., pruritic, raised wheals) and angioedema (i.e., deep mucocutaneous swelling) occur in up to 25 percent of the U.S. population. Vasoactive mediators released from mast cells and basophils produce the classic wheal and flare reaction. Diagnosis can be challenging, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1123.html

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