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November 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Updated Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics Kristian E. Sanchack Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually...

American Family Physician

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November 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Updated Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics Kristian E. Sanchack Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually...

American Family Physician

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Physical Training for Patients with Asthma - Cochrane for Clinicians - American Family ...

Mar 1, 2013 - Physical training lasting for at least 20 to 30 minutes, two to three times a week for at least six weeks, improves physical fitness in patients with asthma. Physical training is not associated with worsening of asthma symptoms, and it improves health-related quality of life.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0301/p313.html

Overview of Histoplasmosis - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2002 - Histoplasmosis is an endemic infection in most of the United States and can be found worldwide. The spectrum of this illness ranges from asymptomatic infection to severe disseminated disease. Life-threatening illness is usually associated with an immunocompromised state; however, 20 ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1215/p2247.html

Update on Pharmacologic Treatment for Rhinosinusitis - Letters to the Editor - American...

Feb 15, 2013 - ...1. Chow AW, et al. IDSA clinical practice guideline for acute bacterial rhinosinusitis in children and adults. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;54(8):e72–e112. Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a single article, issue, or full-access subscription. Earn up...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0215/p238.html

Insulin for Glycemic Control in Acute Ischemic Stroke - Cochrane for Clinicians - ...

Dec 1, 2012 - Administering insulin to maintain glycemic control does not improve the rates of mortality or dependency, or the final neurologic outcome after an acute ischemic stroke. Additionally, in randomized controlled trials, patients in the intervention groups (those under tight glycemic ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1201/p1008.html

ACS/ASCCP/ASCP Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cervical Cancer - Editorials - ...

Sep 15, 2012 - The American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP), and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) recently published updated recommendations for the early detection of cervical cancer. The guidelines are based on a systematic ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/p501.html

November 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Accidental Hypothermia: Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society Natasha Pyzocha Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis Brian M. Killeen; Allan B. Wolfson FPIN's Clinical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1101/

November 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Accidental Hypothermia: Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society Natasha Pyzocha Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis Brian M. Killeen; Allan B. Wolfson FPIN's Clinical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1101

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

Infectious Etiologies of Acute Otitis Media - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries - American ...

Nov 15, 2012 - There is no preferred method for establishing the infectious etiology of acute otitis media (AOM). Bacterial or viral pathogens are found in most cases. Bacterial pathogens are more common than viruses in middle ear fluid samples collected from children with AOM and intact tympanic ...

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1115/od4.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/

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Influenza Vaccination: Updated 2020-2021 Recommendations from ACIP - Free Full Text Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Primary Care–Based Interventions to Prevent Illicit Drug Use:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1015/

October 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Influenza Vaccination: Updated 2020-2021 Recommendations from ACIP - Free Full Text Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Primary Care–Based Interventions to Prevent Illicit Drug Use:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1015

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

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

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

February 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician

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

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/

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

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

January 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the AGS Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Branched-chain Amino Acids for Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy Ahmed...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/

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/

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

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

September 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Chronic Kidney Disease: Evaluation and Treatment Guidelines from the VA/DoD Michael J. Arnold; Andrew Buelt Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition POEMs Similar Long-Term Morbidity and Mortality with Human Insulin and Analogue Insulin...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/

September 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Chronic Kidney Disease: Evaluation and Treatment Guidelines from the VA/DoD Michael J. Arnold; Andrew Buelt Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition POEMs Similar Long-Term Morbidity and Mortality with Human Insulin and Analogue Insulin...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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/

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/

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

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

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

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/

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

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/

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

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

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

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/

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/

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

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/

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/

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

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

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

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: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2008 Issue ACS Releases Guidelines for HPV Vaccination [Practice Guidelines] An expert panel was convened by the American Cancer Society (ACS) to review the data on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and to develop recommendations for their use. This group worked...

American Family Physician

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

AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2006 Issue Updated AAP Guidelines for Meningococcal Immunization in Children and Adolescents [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines for the routine use of the newly approved tetravalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) and updated guidelines for the use of the standard...

American Family Physician

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

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...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0315/p1121.html

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2329

AFP Documents with Keyword: Pain Management - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2021 Issue Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women: ACOG Updates Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has new recommendations for managing chronic pelvic pain. Jan 15, 2021 Issue Short-Term Low Back Pain Relief with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2410

AFP Documents with Keyword: Pain Management - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2021 Issue Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women: ACOG Updates Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has new recommendations for managing chronic pelvic pain. Jan 15, 2021 Issue Short-Term Low Back Pain Relief with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2410&page=0

AFP Documents with Keyword: Upper Respiratory Infections - 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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2454&page=4

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

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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....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2012 Issue ACIP Updates Guideline on Influenza Vaccination for 2012-2013 Season [Practice Guidelines] The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued its annual guideline on influenza vaccination....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2007 Issue 2007 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedules: Evolution or Intelligent Design? [Practice Guidelines] The arrival of the new 2007 recommended immunization schedules serves as a call for the evolution of preventive care for children and adolescents to be...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...2004 Issue Update on Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Shortage [Practice Guidelines] May 15, 2004 Issue Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, July to December, 2004 [Practice Guidelines] The recommended Childhood and Adolescent...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2007 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Gynecologic Procedures [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released guidelines on the appropriate use of antibiotic prophylaxis in women undergoing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Upper Respiratory Infections - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2015 Issue AAP Releases Practice Guideline on Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Bronchiolitis [Practice Guidelines] This guideline on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of bronchiolitis in children one to 23 months of age from the American Academy of...

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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: Sexually Transmitted Infections - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2008 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Managing Herpes in Pregnancy [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a practice bulletin to outline the spectrum of maternal and neonatal genital herpes infection and to...

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

...Aug 1, 2004 Issue Increases in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae [Practice Guidelines] Jul 15, 2003 Issue Diagnosis and Management of Syphilis [Article] Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease with varied and often subtle clinical manifestations. Primary...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pharyngitis/Sore Throat - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2013 Issue IDSA Updates Guideline for Managing Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has updated its 2002 guideline on managing group A streptococcal pharyngitis. The illness primarily occurs in children...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pharyngitis/Sore Throat - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2013 Issue IDSA Updates Guideline for Managing Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has updated its 2002 guideline on managing group A streptococcal pharyngitis. The illness primarily occurs in children...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2010 Issue AAP Updates Guidelines on Immunoprophylaxis for RSV Infection [Practice Guidelines] Although RSV bronchiolitis usually manifests as acute upper respiratory tract infection, more serious disease involving the lower respiratory tract can develop. Preterm infants...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2002 Issue The 2003 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule [Practice Guidelines] The 2003 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule provides age-based recommendations for routine vaccinations in a color-coded chart. In addition, it summarizes the recommendations and some...

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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....

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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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2017 Issue Reflux-Cough Syndrome: Guidelines from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] In their updated guideline, the American College of Chest Physicians offers recommendations addressing: (1) whether treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) improves cough in patients...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2011 Issue AAP Updates Guidelines for Evaluating Simple Febrile Seizures in Children [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated its guidelines on the neurodiagnostic evaluation of simple febrile seizures in neurologically healthy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pain Management - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2017 Issue Low Back Pain: American College of Physicians Practice Guideline on Noninvasive Treatments [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians has released a guideline, which partially updates its 2007 guideline, to provide recommendations for noninvasive...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2017 Issue Reflux-Cough Syndrome: Guidelines from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] In their updated guideline, the American College of Chest Physicians offers recommendations addressing: (1) whether treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) improves cough in patients...

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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)...

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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...

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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...

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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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