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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

Addiction: Part II. Identification and Management of the Drug-Seeking Patient - ...

Apr 15, 2000 - The medications most often implicated in prescription drug abuse are opioid analgesics, sedative-hypnotics and stimulants. Patients with acute or chronic pain, anxiety disorders and attention-deficit disorder are at increased risk of addiction comorbidity. It is important to ask ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0415/p2401.html

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

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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

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

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

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

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/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 - Free Full Text Abbie...

American Family Physician

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

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/

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

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

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 - Free...

American Family Physician

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

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

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/

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

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/

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

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

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

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/

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/

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/

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/

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/

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

November 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia: A Practice Bulletin from ACOG Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Editorials: Climate Change: What the Science Tells Us Landis Lum U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Preexposure...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/

Seasonal Affective Disorders - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1998 - Seasonal affective disorder is a pattern of major depressive episodes that occur and remit with changes in seasons. It may be seen in major depressive or bipolar disorders, as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical. Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). The most recognized form of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0315/p1340.html

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

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: 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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2327&page=1

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/

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: 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

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: Labor, Delivery, Postpartum - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2005 Issue Rates of Cesarean Birth and Vaginal Birth After Previous Cesarean Delivery [Practice Guidelines] Apr 1, 2005 Issue Effects of Discontinuing Epidurals in Late Labor [Cochrane for Clinicians] Based on three good studies of 462 patients, discontinuing...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2380&page=8

Nicotine Receptor Partial Agonists for Smoking Cessation - Cochrane for Clinicians - ...

Oct 1, 2011 - Compared with placebo, varenicline more than doubles the chances of successful long-term smoking abstinence. In head-to-head trials, varenicline appears to be at least as effective as nicotine replacement therapy and bupropion (Zyban). The most common adverse effect is nausea, which ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/p769.html

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....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2443&page=1

January 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Deprescribing Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists for Insomnia in Adults Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Liberal vs. Conservative Oxygen Therapy in the Acutely Ill Christopher Solie; Daniel Runde...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0101/

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: Drug Adverse Effects - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2008 Issue ACEP Policy on N-acetylcysteine for Acetaminophen Overdose [Practice Guidelines] A subcommittee of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a policy regarding indications for N-acetylcysteine in patients with acetaminophen overdose who...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2295&page=3

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: 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: Fever - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2017 Issue Fever in Well-Appearing Children Younger Than Two Years: A Clinical Policy from the ACEP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a clinical policy addressing issues in children younger than two years who visit the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2327

AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2017 Issue Fever in Well-Appearing Children Younger Than Two Years: A Clinical Policy from the ACEP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a clinical policy addressing issues in children younger than two years who visit the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2327&page=0

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2425&page=9

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2425&page=12

AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2007 Issue Preventing Premature Discontinuation of Thienopyridine Therapy [Practice Guidelines] Thienopyridine therapy is recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for patients who are undergoing percutaneous coronary...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2297&page=9

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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2297&page=11

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: 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: 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: 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...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDocumentsByKeyword.htm?keywordId=2365&page=5

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

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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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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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October 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Influenza Vaccination: Updated Recommendations from ACIP Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women: Recommendation...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Otitis - American Family Physician

...on Management of Otitis Media with Effusion [Practice Guidelines] Otitis media with effusion (OME) is defined as the presence of fluid in the middle ear in the absence of signs or symptoms of acute ear infection. This practice guideline from the American Academy of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2012 Issue Guidelines for the Use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives [Practice Guidelines] The use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) has increased from 1.3 to 5.5 percent over the past decade. There are three LARCs available in the United States: the...

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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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Otitis - American Family Physician

...on Management of Otitis Media with Effusion [Practice Guidelines] Otitis media with effusion (OME) is defined as the presence of fluid in the middle ear in the absence of signs or symptoms of acute ear infection. This practice guideline from the American Academy of...

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

...Jan 15, 2008 Issue ACOG Guidelines on Premature Rupture of Membranes [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines on the management of premature rupture of membranes (PROM) are available from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). PROM occurs in about one third of...

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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: 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: 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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November 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Pilonidal Disease Management: Guidelines from the ASCRS Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Ticagrelor Compared to Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndrome and Stable Coronary Artery Disease Donald...

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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: Prenatal Care - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2004 Issue First-Trimester Screening for Genetic Defects [Practice Guidelines] Oct 1, 2004 Issue Blunt Trauma in Pregnancy [Article] Trauma is the most common cause of nonobstetric death among pregnant women in the United States. Motor vehicle crashes, domestic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Skin Conditions - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2019 Issue Infantile Hemangioma: AAP Releases Guideline for Management [Practice Guidelines] Infantile hemangiomas are the most common benign tumors of childhood, occurring in up to approximately 5% of infants. These benign vascular tumors are small, self-resolving, and do...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Skin Conditions - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2014 Issue Management of Atopic Dermatitis: Guideline from the American Academy of Dermatology [Practice Guidelines] Atopic dermatitis, a common and chronic skin condition, affects persons of all ages. Topical therapy is the mainstay of treatment, and in severe cases, it...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Skin Conditions - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2003 Issue AAP Releases Clinical Report on Head Lice [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a statement clarifying issues of diagnosis and treatment of head lice and making recommendations for dealing with it in the school setting....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Musculoskeletal Care - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2020 Issue Management of Acute Pain from Non–Low Back Musculoskeletal Injuries: Guidelines from AAFP and ACP [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians have published guidelines based on a systematic review and...

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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: Musculoskeletal Care - 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: Musculoskeletal Care - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2020 Issue Management of Acute Pain from Non–Low Back Musculoskeletal Injuries: Guidelines from AAFP and ACP [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians have published guidelines based on a systematic review and...

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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: Cough - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2019 Issue Chronic Cough After Acute Viral Bronchiolitis: Suggestions from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] To address the high prevalence of bronchiolitis, the effects of chronic cough on patients' quality of life, and adverse effects from inappropriate use of medications,...

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