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afp20070301p656.pdf

...for noncardiac surgery-executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1996 Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery). J Am Coll Cardiol...

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afp20070415p1207.pdf

...JD, Lichtin AE, Woolf SH, Seidenfeld J, Bennett CL, Cella D, et al. Use of epoetin in patients with cancer: evidence-based clinical practice guidelines of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Ameri- can Society of Hematology. J Clin Oncol 2002;20:4083-107. 27....

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afp20070415p1219.pdf

...radio- nuclide imaging-executive summary: a report of the American Col- lege of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASNC Committee to Revise the 1995 Guidelines for the Clinical Use of Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging). Circulation...

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afp20070501p1342.pdf

...An AAN practice guideline states that treatment with antiepileptic medications is not indicated in children for the purpose of preventing epilepsy, but treatment may be considered if the benefits of reducing the risk of a second seizure outweigh the risks of pharmacologic and...

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afp20070515p1487.pdf

...The K/DOQI clinical practice guideline advocates using the traditional Cockcroft- Gault equation or the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) study equation (full or abbreviated) for routine estimation of GFR.1 However, in patients with a GFR lower than 60 mL per minute per...

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afp20070601p1660.pdf

...See related edito- rial on page 1623 and related Practice Guideline on page 1715. IL LU ST R A TI O N B Y S TE V EN O H Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2007 American Academy of Family...

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afp20070615p1805.pdf

...14. Baraff LJ, Bass JW, Fleisher GR, Klein JO, McCracken GH Jr, Powell KR, et al. Practice guideline for the management of infants and children 0 to 36 months of age with fever without source. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research [Published correction appears in Ann Emerg Med...

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afp20070815p517.pdf

...18. Leopando ZE, Dela Cruz A, Limoso DD, Marcos JA, Alba ME. Clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of insomnia in family practice: part 2. Asia Pacific Fam Med 2003;2:45-50. 19. Cauffield JS. Supplement used to treat sleep disorders. U.S. Pharmacist....

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afp20070901p683.pdf

...16. Krasner D. AHCPR Clinical practice guideline number 15, treatment of pressure ulcers: a pragmatist’s critique for wound care providers. Ostomy Wound Manage 1995;41(7A suppl):97S-101S. Accessed April 23, 2007, at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=hstat2.chapter.5124....

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afp20071101p1314.pdf

...30. Mandell LA, Bartlett JG, Dowell SF, File TM Jr, Musher DM, Whitney C, for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Update of practice guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent adults. Clin Infect Dis 2003;37:1405-33. 31. Lucero NE,...

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afp20071101p1323.pdf

...7. Kornbluth A, Sachar DB, for the Practice Parameters Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology. Ulcerative colitis practice guidelines in adults (update): American College of Gastroenterology, Practice Param- eters Committee. Am J Gastroenterol 2004;99:1371-85. 8....

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afp20071201p1650.pdf

...24. Bell LM. The new clinical practice guidelines for acute otitis media: an editorial. Ann Emerg Med 2005;45:514-6. 25. Hoberman A, Paradise JL, Reynolds EA, Urkin J. Efficacy of Auralgan for treating ear pain in children with acute otitis media. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med...

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afp20071201p1661.pdf

...16. Philadelphia Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on selected rehabilitation interventions: overview and methodology. Phys Ther 2001;81:1629-40. 17. Gam AN, Johannsen F. Ultrasound therapy in musculoskeletal disorders: a meta-analysis. Pain 1995;63:85-91....

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afp20080115p199.pdf

...4. Bisno AL, Gerber MA, Gwaltney JM, Kaplan EL, Schwartz RH, for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Practice guidelines for the diag- nosis and management of group A streptococcal pharyngitis. Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2002;35(2):113-125....

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afp20080201p311.pdf

...Tumor Markers Expert Panel. 2000 update of recommenda- tions for the use of tumor markers in breast and colorectal cancer: clinical practice guidelines of the American Society of Clinical Oncology [pub- lished corrections appear in J Clin Oncol. 2001;19(21):4185-4188 and J Clin...

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afp20080201p331.pdf

...C 6 Recommendation from consensus- based practice guideline Motivational interviewing is effective in adolescents. A 23, 25 Consistent findings from RCTs and recommendation from evidence- based practice guideline Primary care treatment for adolescent substance abuse should...

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afp20080301p621-s1.pdf

...Media with Effusion, American Academy of Family Physicians, and American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Clinical practice guideline: otitis media with effusion. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004;130 (5 suppl):S95-S118. Ear Pain � American Family Physician...

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afp20080301p643.pdf

...31. AUA Practice Guidelines Committee. AUA guidelines on management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (2003). Chapter 1: Diagnosis and treat- ment recommendations. J Urol. 2003;170(2 pt 1):530-547. 32. McNeil SA. Spontaneous versus precipitated AUR: the same? World J Urol....

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afp20080315p785.pdf

...14. American Psychiatric Association. Practice guidelines. http://www. psych.org/psych_pract/treatg/pg/prac_guide.cfm. Accessed October 8, 2007. 15. Linde K, Mulrow CD, Berner M, Egger M. St. John’s wort for depression. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005;(2):CD000448. 16....

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afp20080401p957.pdf

...heart failure in the adult: executive summary. A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to revise the 1995 Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Heart Failure). J Am Coll Cardiol....

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afp20080415p1129.pdf

...for exercise testing: summary article. a report of the American College of Cardiology/Ameri- can Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1997 Exercise Testing Guide- lines). Circulation. 2002;106(14):1883-1892. 24. American College of Sports...

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afp20080415p1139.pdf

...New York recently became the first state to create an evidence- based prenatal oral health consensus docu- ment.3 In the absence of practice guidelines, fear of medicolegal action based on negligent or substandard treatment of oral conditions during pregnancy abounds, but it is...

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afp20080501p1279.pdf

...Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Update the 2001 Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Heart Failure) [published cor- rection appears in J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006;47(7):1503-1505]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005;46(6):e1-e82. 32. Antman EM, Anbe DT, Armstrong PW, et...

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afp20080615p1709.pdf

...cause of maternal mortality in the United States.2 A 2007 American Col- lege of Physicians and American Academy of Family Physicians practice guideline,1 based on a systematic review,3 found only 11 high quality studies relating to the management of VTE in pregnancy, and concluded...

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afp20080801p365.pdf

...for acute and chronic low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society/Ameri- can College of Physicians clinical practice guideline. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(7):505-514. 21. Arbus L, Fajadet B, Aubert D, Morre M, Goldfinger E. Activity of tetraz- epam in low...

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afp20080901p615.pdf

...chest radiography at six, 12, and 24 months after therapy, then as clinically indicated.24 The National Comprehensive Cancer Net- work practice guidelines for Hodgkin lym- phoma recommend chest imaging (CT or radiography) every three to six months dur- ing the first three years...

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afp20080915p717.pdf

...examination reveals a grade 2/6 or louder sys- tolic murmur. American College of Cardiology/Ameri- can Heart Association (ACC/AHA) practice guidelines recommend echocardiography in asymptomatic patients with a grade 3/6 or louder systolic murmur.19 DIAgNOSTIC TESTINg Doppler...

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afp20081101p1052.pdf

...selective screening and have created an algo- rithm for the management of hyperlipidemia in children and teenagers (Figure 1).38 such practice guidelines have been criticized because they ignore the lack of quality evidence39; there have been no studies measuring clinical...

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afp20081201p1265.pdf

...18. American Psychiatric Association. Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with delirium. Am J Psychiatry. 1999;156(5 suppl):1-20. 19. Inouye SK, van Dyck CH, Alessi CA, Balkin S, Siegal AP, Horwitz RI. Clarifying confusion: the confusion assessment method. A new...

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afp20081201p1277.pdf

...9. KDOQI. KDOQI clinical practice guidelines and clinical practice recom- mendations for diabetes and chronic kidney disease. Am J Kidney Dis. 2007;49(2 suppl 2):S12-S154. Management of Hypertension in Diabetes Management of Hypertension in Patients with Diabetes Diagnosis of...

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afp20090201p193.pdf

...T. Bone mineral density measurement and treatment for osteoporosis in older individuals with fractures: a gap in evidence-based practice guideline implementation. Arch Intern Med. 2003;163(18):2165-2172. 6. Prevention and management of osteoporosis: report of a WHO Scien- tific...

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afp20090215p277.pdf

...13. Fiore MC, Bailey WC, Cohen SJ, et al. Treating tobacco use and depen- dence. Clinical practice guideline. Rockville, Md.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2000. 14. Searight HR. Efficient counseling techniques for the primary care physi- cian. Prim Care....

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afp20090215p293.pdf

...Nonprofit consortium of physicians and insurance companies that writes and disseminates evidence- based practice guidelines http://www.icsi.org/guidelines_and_more/ National Guideline Clearinghouse Includes evidence-based and consensus guidelines; limit to former by using...

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afp20090215p297.pdf

...6. Stevens DL, Bisno AL, Chambers HF, et al., for the Infectious Dis- eases Society of America. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2005;41(10):1373-1406. 7. Pohl A. Modes of administration of antibiotics for...

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afp20090301p383.pdf

...Guidelines for Treatment Although GABHS pharyngitis is common, the ideal approach to management remains a matter of debate. Numerous practice guidelines, clinical trials, and cost analyses give divergent opinions. U.S. guidelines differ in whether they recommend using clinical...

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afp20090315p478.pdf

...interpreting Test results A common misconception is that evidence-based medi- cine and practice guidelines encourage a kind of cook- book medicine, where all patients are treated the same way. That isn’t true. A good chef knows that a cookbook provides an important starting point,...

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afp20090615p1080.pdf

...with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Revise the 1999 Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction) [published corrections...

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afp20090701p67.pdf

...Identifying and Using Good Practice Guidelines KenneTH W. Lin, MD, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland DaviD C. SLaWSon, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia P hysicians consult practice guide- lines to help them...

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afp20090715p167.pdf

...3. American Psychiatric Association. Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association; 2000. 4. Berlim MT, Fleck MP, Turecki G. Current trends in the assessment and somatic treatment of...

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afp20090801p239.pdf

...Adapted with permission from Canadian Psychiatric Association. Clin- ical practice guidelines. Management of anxiety disorders [published correction appears in Can J Psychiatry. 2006;51(10):623]. Can J Psy- chiatry. 2006;51(8 suppl 2):44S. Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0801/afp20090801p239.pdf

afp20100101p33.pdf

...5. Bussières AE, Taylor JA, Peterson C. Diagnostic imaging practice guidelines for musculoskeletal complaints in adults-an evidence-based approach-part 3: spinal dis- orders. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2008;31(1):33-88. 6. Lees F, Turner JW. Natural history and prognosis of...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0101/afp20100101p33.pdf

afp20100301p607.pdf

...of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine. The evi- dence base for management of acute exacerbations of COPD: clinical practice guideline, part 1. Chest. 2001;119(4):1185-1189. 9. McCrory DC, Brown C, Gelfand SE, Bach PB. Management of acute exacerbations of COPD: a...

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afp20100401p863.pdf

...Table 4. Practice Guidelines for Diabetes Mellitus Screenings Organization Recommendations Diabetes AACE32 All persons 30 years or older who are at risk of having or developing type 2 diabetes should be screened annually. ADA8* Testing to detect type 2 diabetes should be...

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afp20100401p893.pdf

...7. Stevens DL, Bisno AL, Chambers HF, et al., for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and manage- ment of skin and soft-tissue infections [published corrections appear in Clin Infect Dis. 2006;42(8):1219 and Clin Infect Dis....

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afp20100515p1219.pdf

...Review prognostic factors for resident’s condition(s), relevant clinical practice guidelines Recommend initiation of visiting nurse, home care Consider palliative care (home or hospital), hospice, subacute rehabilitation, case management, PACE Recommend initiation of...

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afp20100515p1229.pdf

...diagnosis of infection and appropriate treatment with culture-specific antibiotics help prevent antimicrobial resistance.24 Clinical practice guidelines are available to assist physicians.25 Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common infection in nursing home residents.26...

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afp20100601p1351.pdf

...18. Bruix J, Sherman M; Practice Guidelines Committee and American Asso- ciation for the Study of Liver Diseases. Management of hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatology. 2005;42(5):1208-1236. 19. El-Serag HB. Hepatocellular carcinoma: recent trends in the United States....

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0601/afp20100601p1351.pdf

afp20100601p1361.pdf

...RM, Fardella C, et al. Case detection, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with primary aldosteronism: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008; 93(9):3266-3281. 38. Lau JH, Drake W, Matson M. The current role of venous sampling in the...

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afp20100701p43.pdf

...often overlap and can present concurrently. Treatment of traumatic brain injury should be based on symptoms and guided by clinical practice guidelines from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. Family physicians should understand the range of post-war...

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afp20100701p61.pdf

...29. American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society clinical practice guideline: prevention of falls in older persons. http://www.medcats. com/FALLS/frameset.htm. Accessed June 3, 2010. 30. Chang JT, Ganz DA. Quality indicators for falls and mobility problems in...

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afp20100815p344.pdf

...2. Mayo-Smith MF. Pharmacological management of alco- hol withdrawal. A meta-analysis and evidence-based practice guideline. American Society of Addiction Med- icine Working Group on Pharmacological Management of Alcohol Withdrawal. JAMA. 1997;278(2):144-151. 3. Hayashida M,...

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afp20110115p141.pdf

...infection in children younger than two years, and is often caused by RSV. Adher- ence to the American Academy of Pediatrics clinical practice guidelines for the diagno- sis and management of bronchiolitis could decrease unnecessary diagnostic testing and interventions.2...

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afp20110115p152.pdf

...23. Stevens DL, Bisno AL, Chambers HF, et al.; Infectious Diseases Society of America. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2005;41(10):1373-1406. 24. Margileth AM. Antibiotic therapy for cat-scratch dis- ease:...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0115/afp20110115p152.pdf

afp20110201p271.pdf

...AAN summary of evidence-based guideline for cli- nicians. St. Paul, Minn.: American Academy of Neurology; 2009. http:// www.aan.com/practice/guideline/uploads/120.pdf. Accessed Decem- ber 14, 2010. 21. Suthisisang C, Poolsup N, Kittikulsuth W, Pudchakan P, Wiwatpanich P....

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afp20110201p318.pdf

...Practice Guidelines Guideline source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Literature search described? No Evidence rating system used? No Published source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. In press. Coverage...

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afp20110215p483.pdf

...Practice Guidelines Coverage of guidelines from other organiza- tions does not imply endorsement by AFP or the AAFP. Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2011 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private,...

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afp20110615p1403.pdf

...2. American Psychiatric Association. Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. 2nd ed. Arlington, Va.: American Psychiatric Association; 2007. 3. Morris JC. The Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR): current version and scor- ing...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0615/afp20110615p1403.pdf

afp20120101p49.pdf

...Clinical practice guidelines have been recommended by American and British spe- cialty societies.7,8 Figure 5 presents a stepped- care approach to treating osteoarthritis. NONPHARMACOLOGIC Nonpharmacologic therapy often starts with exercise. A randomized clinical trial...

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afp20120101p70.pdf

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women has health and economic implications; therefore, continuing efforts should be made to control risk factors and to provide evidence-based...

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afp20120115p204.pdf

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. Guideline source: American College of Physicians Evidence rating system used? Yes Literature search described? Yes Guideline developed by participants without...

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afp20120215p373.pdf

...1. Martin KA, Chang RJ, Ehrmann DA, et al. Evaluation and treatment of hirsutism in premenopausal women: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008;93(4):1105-1120. 2. Azziz R, Woods KS, Reyna R, Key TJ, Knochenhauer ES, Yildiz BO. The...

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afp20120315p556.pdf

...Members of a group practice that treat adolescent patients should consider jointly establishing practice guidelines regarding provision of confidential services to standardize parental expectations. These guidelines should be created in accordance with the laws applicable to the...

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afp20120401p705.pdf

...21. Galla JH; Renal Physicians Association; American Society of Nephrol- ogy. Clinical practice guideline on shared decision-making in the appropriate initiation of and withdrawal from dialysis [published correc- tion appears in J Am Soc Nephrol. 2000;11(9):2 p following 1788]. J...

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afp20120915p521.pdf

...18. Albucher JF, Martel P, Mas JL. Clinical practice guidelines: diagnosis and immediate management of transient ischemic attacks in adults. Cere- brovasc Dis. 2005;20(4):220-225. 19. Johnston SC, Rothwell PM, Nguyen-Huynh MN, et al. Validation and refinement of scores to...

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afp20130415p556.pdf

...on the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (Table 1).1 Warfarin, Heparin, and Heparin Analogues WARFARIN The anticoagulant effect of warfarin results from the inhibition of the cyclic interconver- sion of vitamin K in the...

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afp20130501p649.pdf

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. AUA Guideline Addresses Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Follow-Up of Asymptomatic Microhematuria Guideline source: American Urological Association Evidence rating system...

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afp20130715p102.pdf

...20. Kearon C, Julian JA, Newman TE, Ginsberg JS. Noninvasive diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis. McMaster Diagnostic Imaging Practice Guidelines Initiative [published correction appears in Ann Intern Med. 1998;129(5):425]. Ann Intern Med. 1998;128(8):663-677. 21. Studdiford J,...

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afp20130801p164.pdf

...AAO-HNSF practice guideline Don’t prescribe oral antibiotics for uncomplicated external otitis.21 AAO-HNSF practice guideline Don’t prescribe oral antibiotics for uncomplicated tympanostomy tube otorrhea.21 RCT Don’t order CT scan of the head/brain for sudden hearing...

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afp20130815p231.pdf

...Plus, the Institute for Clinical Systems Improve- ment, the National Guideline Clearinghouse database, and Embase. We reviewed practice guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, 2nd edition. Search dates:...

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afp20130815p269.pdf

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. This practice bulletin from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) reviews diag- nosis, evaluation, and treatment options for women with osteoporosis....

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afp20131015p543.pdf

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advi- sory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has updated its annual guidelines for routine influenza vac- cination in...

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afp20131201p745.pdf

...Practice Pointers Because industry-funded research has the potential to change practice guidelines, mechanisms to reduce bias, such as mandatory study registries and increasingly stringent limitations on conflicts of interest, have been instituted.1 Yet, industry-sponsored research...

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afp20131201p746.pdf

...Practice Pointers Because industry-funded research has the potential to change practice guidelines, mechanisms to reduce bias, such as mandatory study registries and increasingly stringent limitations on conflicts of interest, have been instituted.1 Yet, industry-sponsored research...

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afp20131215p821.pdf

...the 2011 focused update): a report of the American Col- lege of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Asso- ciation Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2012;126(7):875-910. 5. Lowestmed.com. http:/ /www.lowestmed.com. Accessed August 26, 2013. ■

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afp20131215p827.pdf

...on Practice Guidelines. Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2004;161(11 suppl):3-31. 14. Department of Veterans Affairs; Department of Defense. VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for...

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afp20131215p841.pdf

...et al. The clinical assessment, treatment, and prevention of lyme disease, human granulocytic ana- plasmosis, and babesiosis: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America [published correction appears in Clin Infect Dis. 2007;45(7):941]. Clin Infect...

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afp20140201p180.pdf

...1. Guerrant RL, Van Gilder T, Steiner TS, et al.; Infectious Diseases Society of America. Practice guidelines for the management of infectious diar- rhea. Clin Infect Dis. 2001;32(3):331-351. 2. Kosek M, Bern C, Guerrant RL. The global burden of diarrhoeal dis- ease, as...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0201/afp20140201p180.pdf

afp20140215p302.pdf

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. The 2014 immunization schedule for adults from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has a few changes that are particularly relevant to family physicians....

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0215/afp20140215p302.pdf

afp20140401p574.pdf

...Study design: Practice guideline Funding source: Foundation Setting: Various (guideline) Reference: James PA, Oparil S, Carter BL, et al. 2014 Evidence-based guideline for the management of high blood pressure in adults: report from the panel members appointed to the Eighth...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0401/afp20140401p574.pdf

afp20140401p574a.pdf

...Study design: Practice guideline Funding source: Foundation Setting: Various (guideline) Reference: James PA, Oparil S, Carter BL, et al. 2014 Evidence-based guideline for the management of high blood pressure in adults: report from the panel members appointed to the Eighth...

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afp20140401p576.pdf

...Study design: Practice guideline Funding source: Foundation Setting: Various (guideline) Reference: James PA, Oparil S, Carter BL, et al. 2014 Evidence-based guideline for the management of high blood pressure in adults: report from the panel members appointed to the Eighth...

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afp20140401p578.pdf

...Study design: Practice guideline Funding source: Foundation Setting: Various (guideline) Reference: James PA, Oparil S, Carter BL, et al. 2014 Evidence-based guideline for the management of high blood pressure in adults: report from the panel members appointed to the Eighth...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0401/afp20140401p578.pdf

afp20140701p20.pdf

...4. National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care. 3rd ed. Pittsburgh, Pa.: National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care; 2013. http://www.national consensusproject.org. Accessed October 30, 2013. 5....

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0701/afp20140701p20.pdf

afp20140701p23.pdf

July 1, 2014 Cochrane for Clinicians

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0701/afp20140701p23.pdf

afp20140701p24.pdf

July 1, 2014 Cochrane for Clinicians

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0701/afp20140701p24.pdf

afp20140701p56.pdf

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. ACP Releases Guideline on the Management of OSA Key Points • Physicians should encourage all persons with OSA who are overweight or obese to lose weight. • CPAP is...

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afp20140901p286.pdf

...Pediatrics. Clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of acute bacterial sinusitis in children aged 1 to 18 years. Pediatrics. 2013;132(1):e262-e280. 3. Chow AW, et al.; Infectious Diseases Society of America. IDSA clini- cal practice guideline for acute...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/afp20140901p286.pdf

afp20140901p287.pdf

...Pediatrics. Clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of acute bacterial sinusitis in children aged 1 to 18 years. Pediatrics. 2013;132(1):e262-e280. 3. Chow AW, et al.; Infectious Diseases Society of America. IDSA clini- cal practice guideline for acute...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/afp20140901p287.pdf

afp20141015p535.pdf

...See related Practice Guideline on page 584. The start of influenza season marks a familiar call to action for primary care physicians. The viral strains for the 2014-2015 season are expected to be nearly identical to last year’s strains, principally influenza A (H1N1) and...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/afp20141015p535.pdf

afp20141115od1.pdf

November 15, 2014 USPSTF

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/afp20141115od1.pdf

afp20141115p731.pdf

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. A diagnosis of acute otitis externa (AOE) requires sudden onset (e.g., within 48 hours) within the past three weeks of symptoms (e.g., otalgia, itching, fullness, hearing...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/afp20141115p731.pdf

afp20151201p974.pdf

December 1, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1201/afp20151201p974.pdf

afp20160501p738.pdf

...of Family Physicians.1 Its process has been recognized by the Institute of Medicine as a model for development of evidence-based practice guidelines.2 However, numerous barriers exist to implementing these guidelines, including knowledge, time, insurance, and social bar- riers.3...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0501/afp20160501p738.pdf

afp20160615p975.pdf

June 15, 2016: Editorials

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0615/afp20160615p975.pdf

afp20160901od1.pdf

September 1, 2016: Medicine by the Numbers

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0901/afp20160901od1.pdf

afp20160901p392.pdf

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. CME This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for continuing medical education (CME). See CME Quiz Questions on page 346. Author disclosure: No rel- evant financial...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0901/afp20160901p392.pdf

afp20161101p691.pdf

November 1, 2016: Cochrane for Clinicians

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/afp20161101p691.pdf

afp20161101p692.pdf

November 1, 2016: Cochrane for Clinicians

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/afp20161101p692.pdf

afp20170401p422.pdf

...that dietary sodium intake be limited to less than 2,400 mg per day in patients with CKD and hypertension.7 A more recent clinical practice guideline issued by Kidney Dis- ease: Improving Global Outcomes recom- mends lowering sodium intake to less than 2,000 mg per day in patients...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/afp20170401p422.pdf

afp20170401p423.pdf

...that dietary sodium intake be limited to less than 2,400 mg per day in patients with CKD and hypertension.7 A more recent clinical practice guideline issued by Kidney Dis- ease: Improving Global Outcomes recom- mends lowering sodium intake to less than 2,000 mg per day in patients...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/afp20170401p423.pdf

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