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January 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Updated Guidance from the AHA, ACC, and HRS Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Letters to the Editor Identify Patients Likely to Benefit from Lung Cancer Screening Abbie Begnaud; Joseph...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/

The Role of Nonpharmacologic Therapies for Back Pain - Letters to the Editor - American...

Nov 1, 2012 - ...recommended, unsupported, or not recommended in my article. Although the American Pain Society/American College of Physicians clinical practice guideline is informative, readers should understand that the guideline is more than four years old, and acute low back pain research has...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/ol1.html

Letters on Management of Ischemic Stroke - Letters to the Editor - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2012 - ...2. Qaseem A, Chou R, Humphrey LL, Starkey M, Shekelle P. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized patients: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(9):625–632. 3. Lansberg MG, O'Donnell MJ, Khatri P, et al....

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/p492.html

October 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Patellofemoral Pain: Guidelines from the American Physical Therapy Association Janelle Marra Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition FPIN's Clinical Inquiries: Alcohol Use Disorder: Pharmacologic Treatment Options Cynthia Groves; Leslie Griffin;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1001/

October 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Patellofemoral Pain: Guidelines from the American Physical Therapy Association Janelle Marra Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition FPIN's Clinical Inquiries: Alcohol Use Disorder: Pharmacologic Treatment Options Cynthia Groves; Leslie Griffin;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1001

Should Family Physicians Routinely Screen for Hypercholesterolemia in Children? Yes: ...

Oct 15, 2012 - Yes: The Evidence Supports Universal Screening. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events are the culmination of a process that has clearly been shown to begin in childhood, with accumulation of abnormal lipids in the vascular intima.

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1015/od2.html

Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine - Oct 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2012 - No: Universal Screening Has Uncertain Benefits and a High Risk of Harms. Atherosclerosis can be demonstrated in young arteries, and its development over time correlates with the presence of risk factors for the disease, including higher lipid levels. But the presence of this association...

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1015/od1.html

Corrections - Oct 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2012 - ...Although the Practice Guidelines ACS Releases Updated Guidelines on Cancer Screening (September 15, 2012, p. 571) accurately reflected the content of the source guideline, the American Cancer Society (ACS) subsequently updated its guidance on screening for cervical cancer in...

American Family Physician : Corrections

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1015/p727a.html

Common Infections in Older Adults - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2001 - Infectious diseases account for one third of all deaths in people 65 years and older. Early detection is more difficult in the elderly because the typical signs and symptoms, such as fever and leukocytosis, are frequently absent. A change in mental status or decline in function may be ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0115/p257.html

September 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism: BMJ Rapid Recommendation Natasha Pyzocha Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Aspirin after Acute Ischemic Stroke John Conway; Benjamin W. Friedman FPIN's Clinical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0901/

September 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism: BMJ Rapid Recommendation Natasha Pyzocha Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Aspirin after Acute Ischemic Stroke John Conway; Benjamin W. Friedman FPIN's Clinical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0901

Amphetamines for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults - Cochrane for ...

Sep 1, 2012 - Amphetamines improve ADHD symptom severity but, when compared with placebo, they are associated with increased discontinuation rates because of adverse effects. There does not appear to be a difference among dosages or between the immediate- and sustained-release formulations.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0901/p413.html

Recognition and Management of Hereditary Hemochromatosis - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2002 - Hereditary hemochromatosis is the most common inherited single-gene disorder in people of northern European descent. It is characterized by increased intestinal absorption of iron, with deposition of the iron in multiple organs. Previously, the classic description was combined diabetes ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0301/p853.html

February 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Breast Cancer Screening: ACP Releases Guidance Statements Lindsey E. Hoover Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Antibiotics for Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Kim Hagarty; Daniel Runde...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/

Managing Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2002 - Medical and surgical options for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia have expanded in recent years. Saw palmetto, the most widely used complementary medication, is less effective than standard medical therapy but has fewer side effects. Although non-selective alpha blockers ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0701/p77.html

Choosing Wisely: Top Interventions to Improve Health and Reduce Harm, While Lowering ...

Jul 15, 2012 - Initially sponsored by nine medical specialty societies, the campaign consists of specialty-specific top-five lists of common tests and procedures that are often performed unnecessarily, when they are not likely to improve a patient's health. The primary focus of the campaign is to ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/p128.html

August 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: VTE in Patients with Cancer: Guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology Michael J. Arnold Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring - Free Full Text POEMs Rates of Adverse...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0801/

August 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: VTE in Patients with Cancer: Guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology Michael J. Arnold Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring - Free Full Text POEMs Rates of Adverse...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0801

August 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Colorectal Cancer Screening: ACP Guidance Statements Enkhee Tuvshintogs Practice Guidelines: Colorectal Cancer Screening: BMJ Rapid Recommendation Joanna L. Drowos Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Paget Disease...

American Family Physician

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

August 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Colorectal Cancer Screening: ACP Guidance Statements Enkhee Tuvshintogs Practice Guidelines: Colorectal Cancer Screening: BMJ Rapid Recommendation Joanna L. Drowos Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Paget Disease...

American Family Physician

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

Osteoporosis: Part I. Evaluation and Assessment - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2001 - Osteoporosis afflicts 75 million persons in the United States, Europe and Japan and results in more than 1.3 million fractures annually in the United States. Because osteoporosis is usually asymptomatic until a fracture occurs, family physicians must identify the appropriate timing and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/p897.html

Evaluation of Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria in Adults - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 1999 - In patients without significant urologic symptoms, microscopic hematuria is occasionally detected on routine urinalysis. At present, routine screening of all adults for microscopic hematuria with dipstick testing is not recommended because of the intermittent occurrence of this finding ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0915/p1143.html

Local Antibiograms Can Reduce Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing - Letters to the ...

May 15, 2012 - ...interest. I am concerned about the message that primary care physicians might receive from your choice of wording in the abstract: Practice guidelines recommend oral fluoroquinolones as initial outpatient therapy if the rate of fluoroquinolone resistance in the community is 10...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0515/p948.html

Human Parathyroid Hormone for Treating Osteoporosis - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries - ...

Feb 1, 2012 - Human parathyroid hormone should be used in patients with severe osteoporosis to decrease the rate of vertebral and nonvertebral fractures.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/od1.html

Treatment of Otitis Media with Perforated Tympanic Membrane - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries...

Apr 15, 2009 - Acute otitis media with tympanic membrane perforation in children should be treated with an oral antibiotic.

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0415/p650.html

Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial ...

Mar 15, 2012 - How does rivaroxaban compare with warfarin for stroke prevention in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation? This study concluded that rivaroxaban is noninferior to warfarin. However, noninferiority trials do not meet the same rigorous design and statistical format of traditional ...

American Family Physician : AFP Journal Club

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0315/p577.html

New Feature to Help Physicians Implement AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews - ...

May 1, 2012 - To more effectively disseminate the results of comparative effectiveness research into practice, AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program produces concise summaries of its reviews for patients, policy makers, and physicians. AFP has partnered with AHRQ to introduce a new journal feature, ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0501/p863.html

Is Spinal Manipulation an Effective Treatment for Low Back Pain? Yes: Evidence Shows ...

Apr 15, 2012 - Yes: Evidence Shows Benefit in Most Patients. The goal of manipulation is to restore maximal, pain-free movement of the musculoskeletal system in postural balance. In the past decade, there has been a significant growth in evidence supporting the benefits of manipulation.

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0415/p756.html

Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Melanoma - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2001 - The incidence of malignant melanoma has increased in recent years more than that of any other cancer in the United States. About one in 70 people will develop melanoma during their lifetime. Family physicians should be aware that a patient with a changing mole, an atypical mole or ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0401/p1359.html

July 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Updated Recommendations from the ATS and IDSA Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition POEMs Mailing gFOBT or FIT Directly to Patients Increases Uptake of Colorectal Cancer Screening Increasing...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0715/

July 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Updated Recommendations from the ATS and IDSA Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition POEMs Mailing gFOBT or FIT Directly to Patients Increases Uptake of Colorectal Cancer Screening Increasing...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0715

Is Routine Testing of Vitamin B12 Cost-effective in Workup for Cognitive Impairment? - ...

Apr 15, 2012 - ...of the widespread use of shotgun testing, including vitamin B12 testing for dementia. In an era of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, it is tempting to excuse the nonjudicious use of laboratory and imaging studies as simply following recommendations from reputable sources....

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0415/ol1.html

Is Spinal Manipulation an Effective Treatment for Low Back Pain? Yes: Spinal ...

Apr 15, 2012 - Yes: Spinal Manipulation Is a Useful Adjunct Therapy. Spinal manipulation is one of many potential treatment options that have been used by many different types of clinicians for more than a century. Only in the past 50 years have research studies evaluated the benefits of spinal ...

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0415/p760.html

Clarification - Corrections - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2012 - ...In the Practice Guidelines, ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules, (February 1, 2012, page 281) the accompanying 2012 young children (birth through six years of age) immunization schedule was clarified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after publication. In Figure 1,...

American Family Physician : Corrections

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0415/p748a.html

Valvular Heart Disease: Review and Update - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2001 - People with valvular heart disease are living longer, with less morbidity, than ever before. Advances in surgical techniques and a better understanding of timing for surgical intervention account for increased rates of survival. Echocardiography remains the gold standard for diagnosis ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0601/p2201.html

Letters - Mar-Apr 2012 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - ...also ask good questions, so preceptors often find themselves updating their own knowledge about trends in medicine and clinical practice guidelines. Precepting gives everyone on a practice’s team an opportunity to teach. Residents and students need practice management experience as...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p8a.html

March 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment in U.S. Health Care Professionals: CDC Releases Updated Recommendations Laurie S. Costlow Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Probiotics to Prevent Antibiotic-Associated...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely prescribe antibiotics for inflamed epidermal cysts. - ...

Don’t routinely prescribe antibiotics for inflamed epidermal cysts.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=288

Providing Confidential Care for Adolescents - Editorials - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2012 - Adolescents are generally healthy, but they commonly present with high-risk behaviors that are often missed by physicians. Without confidentiality, teenagers may avoid seeking services for sensitive health care needs.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0315/p556.html

February 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: ACIP Approves 2020 Adult and Childhood/Adolescent Immunization Schedules - Free Full Text Pamela G. Rockwell Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information What You Should Know About Valley Fever - Free Full Text POEMs...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Management - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2001 - Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common psychiatric disorder of childhood and often persists into adulthood. ADHD is a neurophysiologic disorder defined in behavioral terms and associated with significant morbidity in the realms of social and academic success,...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1015/p1355.html

March 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Group B Streptococcus Disease: AAP Updates Guidelines for the Management of At-Risk Infants Lindsey E. Hoover Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Medication Use to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/

June 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Preparticipation Physical Evaluation: AAFP and Others Update Recommendations Jeffrey C. Leggit; Sean Wise Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation for Exacerbation of Chronic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0601/

July 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: AAP Updates Guideline for Diagnosis and Management Libby Wetterer Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Vitamin D Supplementation and All-Cause Mortality Bruce M. LeClair;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/

July 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: AAP Updates Guideline for Diagnosis and Management Libby Wetterer Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Vitamin D Supplementation and All-Cause Mortality Bruce M. LeClair;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701

April 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Frostbite: Recommendations for Prevention and Treatment from the Wilderness Medical Society Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Benzodiazepines for Panic Disorder in Adults David L. Kriegel, II; Anne...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0401/

June 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Asthma: Updated Diagnosis and Management Recommendations from GINA Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: Recommendation Statement - Free Full Text...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0615/

May 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Migraines in Children: Recommendations for Acute and Preventive Treatment Lindsey E. Hoover Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition FPIN's Clinical Inquiries: Megestrol for Palliative Care in Patients with Cancer Meagan Wong; Mariatou Sisay; Jon...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0501/

May 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Adolescents: ACOG Management Recommendations Laurie S. Costlow Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Recommendation Statement - Free Full...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0515/

Corrections - Feb 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2012 - ...In the Practice Guidelines, ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedule, (February 1, 2012, page 281) the accompanying 2012 catch-up immunization schedule was clarified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after publication. In Figure 3, the second bulleted item under footnote...

American Family Physician : Corrections

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0215/p311a.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Urinary Tract Infections - American Family Physician

...American Academy of Pediatrics released a revision of its 1999 clinical practice guideline on urinary tract infections in febrile infants and young children two to 24 months of age. The new clinical practice guideline has several important updates based on evidence generated over...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2455&page=1

April 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Chronic Diarrhea - Free Full Text Testing for Fetal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0415/

Diagnostic Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence in Geriatric Patients - American Family ...

Jun 1, 1998 - In most cases, the evaluation of urinary incontinence requires only a history, a physical examination, urinalysis and measurement of postvoid residual urine volume. The initial purposes of the evaluation are to identify conditions requiring referral or specialized work-up and to detect ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2675.html

Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure Caused by Systolic Dysfunction: Part I. ...

Sep 1, 2001 - Over the past decade, the conceptual understanding of heart failure has changed significantly. Several large clinical trials have demonstrated that pharmacologic interventions can dramatically reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with heart failure. These trials have extended ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0901/p769.html

December 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Managing Chronic Hypertension in Pregnant Women: ACOG Releases Updated Practice Bulletin Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Pancreatic Cancer: Recommendation Statement...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1215/

Colorectal Cancer: Risk Factors and Recommendations for Early Detection - American ...

Jun 1, 1999 - Spurred by mounting evidence that the detection and treatment of early-stage colorectal cancers and adenomatous polyps can reduce mortality, Medicare and some other payors recently authorized reimbursement for colorectal cancer screening in persons at average risk for this malignancy. A...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3083.html

AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2008 Issue ACOG Guidelines on Psychiatric Medication Use During Pregnancy and Lactation [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released guidelines on psychiatric medication used by women during pregnancy and lactation. The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2425&page=8

AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2006 Issue Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, 2006 [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP),...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2365&page=9

AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Schedule [Practice Guidelines] The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has released the 2007–08 adult immunization schedule. Nov 1, 2007 Issue ACIP Issues Revised Recommendations on Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine [Practice Guidelines] The Advisory...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2365&page=7

AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2006 Issue Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2007 [Practice Guidelines] The 2007 adult immunization schedule reflects new recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for varicella, influenza, hepatitis B, and measles,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2365&page=8

AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2006 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines for Managing Abnormal Cervical Cytology and Histology in Adolescents [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has developed new guidelines for the management of abnormal cervical cytology and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2342&page=4

AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2020 Issue VTE in Patients with Cancer: Guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology [Practice Guidelines] The American Society of Clinical Oncology has updated recommendations for the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2234

AFP Documents with Keyword: Anticoagulation - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2020 Issue VTE in Patients with Cancer: Guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology [Practice Guidelines] The American Society of Clinical Oncology has updated recommendations for the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2234&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Apr 1, 2005 Issue Antioxidant Vitamin Supplements and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a science advisory on the effects of antioxidant vitamin supplements on reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2279&page=6

AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...among other topics. The five highest-rated practice guidelines are also summarized. Apr 15, 2018 Issue Screening and Management of High BP in Children and Adolescents: An Updated Guideline from the AAP [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) previously...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2361&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2010 Issue AAP Updates Guidelines on Rotavirus Vaccination [Practice Guidelines] A live, oral human-bovine reassortant rotavirus vaccine (RV5; Rotateq) was approved in 2006, followed by a live, oral human attenuated rotavirus vaccine (RV1; Rotarix) in 2008. Since the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2365&page=6

AFP Documents with Keyword: Neonatology/Newborn Issues - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2006 Issue CDC Releases Report on Early- and Late- Onset Neonatal GBS Infection [Practice Guidelines] In 2002 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2398&page=6

AFP Documents with Keyword: Irritable Bowel Syndrome - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2009 Issue ACG Releases Recommendations on the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome [Practice Guidelines] Irritable bowl syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder characterized by abdominal discomfort and altered bowel function. The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2374

AFP Documents with Keyword: Irritable Bowel Syndrome - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2009 Issue ACG Releases Recommendations on the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome [Practice Guidelines] Irritable bowl syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder characterized by abdominal discomfort and altered bowel function. The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2374&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Allergic Rhinitis - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2018 Issue Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis: A Guideline from the AAAAI/ACAAI Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters [Practice Guidelines] To outline quality improvement opportunities for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis, the Joint Task Force on Practice...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2469

December 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Diagnosing VTE: Guidelines from the American Society of Hematology Amber Randel Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Women Donald M. Chaffee, III;...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1201/

AFP Documents with Keyword: Emergency Medicine - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2007 Issue AAP Releases Guidelines on Treatment of Anaphylaxis [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidelines on the treatment of anaphylaxis. Epinephrine is an effective treatment option for anaphylaxis if it is injected into the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2306&page=1

AFP Documents with Keyword: Adolescent Care - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2007 Issue Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Children [Practice Guidelines] A growing body of literature points to the significance of premature cardiovascular disease in certain childhood diagnoses and emphasizes the importance of risk reduction by disease stratification....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2225&page=3

AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2005 Issue New AHA Recommendations for Blood Pressure Measurement [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has published a new set of recommendations for the measurement of blood pressure to increase accuracy of clinic readings, and in recognition of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2361&page=7

AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2014 Issue ACIP Releases 2014 Adult Immunization Schedule [Practice Guidelines] 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. The schedule is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2365&page=4

AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2011 Issue ACIP Updates General Immunizations Guidelines [Practice Guidelines] The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides general guidelines for the administration of its recommended routine...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...[Practice Guidelines] The 2004 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, January to June, is now available and includes updates on childhood immunizations. Dec 15, 2003 Issue The 2004 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule [Practice Guidelines] The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diagnostic Imaging - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2008 Issue AHA Guidelines on Cardiac CT for Assessing Coronary Artery Disease [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has released guidelines for the use of cardiac computed tomography (CT) when evaluating patients for coronary artery disease. Sep...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sexually Transmitted Infections - American Family Physician

...of Sexually Transmitted Disease [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its 2010 recommendations to help guide physicians in preventing and treating sexually transmitted diseases. This summary practice guideline will focus on the updates....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fluid and Electrolytes - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children: AAP Provides Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics has created an evidence-based guideline recommending the use of isotonic fluids for patients 28 days to 18 years of age to reduce...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2005 Issue AHRQ Review of Routine Episiotomy in Uncomplicated Births [Practice Guidelines] A review of the use of routine episiotomy in uncomplicated vaginal births is now available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Jun 1, 2005 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2001 Issue Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part V. Acute Bronchitis [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed guidelines for evaluating and treating adults with acute respiratory disease. Information focusing on the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2007 Issue AGA Releases Position Statement on Gastrointestinal Medication Use During Pregnancy [Practice Guidelines] The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has released a position statement on gastrointestinal medication use in pregnant women. Drug treatment of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2001 Issue ACOG Issues Guidelines on Fetal Macrosomia [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has issued new clinical management guidelines on fetal macrosomia. The term fetal macrosomia implies fetal growth beyond a specific...

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Top 20 POEMs of 2018

American Family Physician's annual collection of the top 20 research studies for primary care addresses a variety of topics with the potential to change practice.

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Influenza - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2005 Issue CDC Updates 2005-2006 Influenza Vaccine Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released updated recommendations for priority use of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) during the 2005–2006...

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Osteoporosis: Part II. Nonpharmacologic and Pharmacologic Treatment - American Family ...

Mar 15, 2001 - Family physicians will frequently encounter patients with osteoporosis, a condition that is often asymptomatic until a fracture occurs. Treatment of the fracture can be initiated without further diagnostic testing. Thereafter, treatment of osteoporosis includes (1) prevention of further...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Adolescent Care - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2020 Issue Preparticipation Physical Evaluation: AAFP and Others Update Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)and others have published the 5th edition of the preparticipation physical evaluation monograph. Revisions include...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Adolescent Care - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2020 Issue Preparticipation Physical Evaluation: AAFP and Others Update Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)and others have published the 5th edition of the preparticipation physical evaluation monograph. Revisions include...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2017 Issue Cerumen Impaction: An Updated Guideline from the AAO—HNSF [Practice Guidelines] This update from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO–HNSF) provides guidance for persons older than six months diagnosed with cerumen...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2017 Issue Cerumen Impaction: An Updated Guideline from the AAO—HNSF [Practice Guidelines] This update from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO–HNSF) provides guidance for persons older than six months diagnosed with cerumen...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pain Management - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2021 Issue Osteoarthritis Management: Updated Guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology and Arthritis Foundation [Practice Guidelines] The 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation guidelines reviewed the effectiveness of pharmacologic and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Knee Disorders - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2015 Issue Management of ACL Injuries: Clinical Practice Guideline from the AAOS [Practice Guidelines] Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, which are usually related to sports, have an incidence of approximately 252,000 yearly. The American Academy of Orthopaedic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pain Management - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2021 Issue Osteoarthritis Management: Updated Guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology and Arthritis Foundation [Practice Guidelines] The 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation guidelines reviewed the effectiveness of pharmacologic and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2017 Issue ACIP Releases 2017 Adult Immunization Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] Each year the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reviews and updates the adult immunization schedule to incorporate any...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2018 Issue Influenza Vaccination Recommendations for 2018-2019: Updates from ACIP [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has released its recommendations for routine influenza vaccination...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2015 Issue ACIP Releases 2015 Childhood Immunization Schedules [Practice Guidelines] The 2015 immunization schedule for children and the catch-up schedule from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2002 Issue The 2002 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule and Progress Toward Elimination of Thimerosal [Practice Guidelines] The 2002 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule is now available. The format of the 2002 schedule differs somewhat from the 2001...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Foot and Ankle Disorders - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2002 Issue American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Diagnosis and Treatment of Heel Pain [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) has developed a guideline on heel pain. The guideline contains pathways (algorithms) for the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Skin Conditions - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2019 Issue Pilonidal Disease Management: Guidelines from the ASCRS [Practice Guidelines] The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) has released a clinical practice guideline to provide physicians with diagnosis and treatment options of pilonidal disease....

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