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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Adverse Effects - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2021 Issue Testosterone Therapy for Age-Related Low Testosterone: Guidelines from the ACP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians published guidelines for testosterone therapy in cis gender men with age-related low testosterone based on a systematic...

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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: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2006 Issue Self-study Course in Epidemiology Now Available Through CDC Web Site [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) introductory self-study course, Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice, 3rd ed., is now available...

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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: 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: Kidney Disorders - American Family Physician

...Issue Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: Part II. Glomerular Filtration Rate, Proteinuria, and Other Markers [Article] The Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative of the National Kidney Foundation published clinical practice guidelines on chronic...

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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: 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: 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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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;...

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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: 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2012 Issue AAN, AANEM, and AAPMR Publish Guideline for Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy [Practice Guidelines] Painful diabetic neuropathy is a chronic disease that affects approximately 16 percent of patients who have diabetes mellitus. The American Academy of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2007 Issue CDC Releases Data on Visual Impairment in Patients with Diabetes [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released data on visual impairment in patients with diabetes. Patients with diabetes are more likely to be visually...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...the Quality of Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Practice Guidelines] Apr 1, 2005 Issue IDSA Releases Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Child Abuse - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2014 Issue AAP Releases Report on the Evaluation of Children When Sexual Abuse Is Suspected [Practice Guidelines] Childhood sexual abuse is common and can lead to lifelong physical and psychological problems. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a report...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Child Abuse - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2014 Issue AAP Releases Report on the Evaluation of Children When Sexual Abuse Is Suspected [Practice Guidelines] Childhood sexual abuse is common and can lead to lifelong physical and psychological problems. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a report...

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

...Jul 1, 2011 Issue CDC Updates Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its guidelines on the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The new...

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

...Jun 1, 2007 Issue CDC Changes Treatment Guidelines for Gonorrhea [Practice Guidelines] Revised guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that fluoroquinolone antibiotics are no longer recommended for treatment of gonococcal infections and...

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

...Nov 15, 2002 Issue CDC Releases 2002 Guidelines for Treating STDs: Part II. Human Papillomavirus and Hepatitis [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published the 2002 guidelines for treating sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)....

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EBM Toolkit

Get information about developing evidence-based articles, including an EBM glossary, AFP's rating system, and links to additional resources.

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AHRQ: National Guideline Clearinghouse to Shut Down July 16

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has announced that, because of federal budget cuts, its National Guideline Clearinghouse website will no longer be updated with new content as of July 2, 2018, and will not be available at all after July 16.

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Top 20 POEMs of 2019

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, 2008 Issue CDC Updates Guidelines on Influenza Immunization for 2008-09 Season [Practice Guidelines] The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released updated recommendations for influenza control for the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2008 Issue AHA Publishes Statement on Drug Therapy for Lipid Abnormalities in Children and Adolescents [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has published a scientific statement on drug therapy for the treatment of high-risk lipid abnormalities in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Poisoning - American Family Physician

...in Children [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released recommendations on prevention and management of high blood lead levels in children. Mar 15, 2008 Issue ACEP policy on HBO2 for acute CO poisoning [Practice Guidelines] The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Obesity - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2006 Issue Obesity in Pregnancy: ACOG Committee Opinion [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released an opinion statement on issues specific to pregnancy in obese women. Women who are obese are at increased risk of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Poisoning - American Family Physician

...in Children [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released recommendations on prevention and management of high blood lead levels in children. Mar 15, 2008 Issue ACEP policy on HBO2 for acute CO poisoning [Practice Guidelines] The...

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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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Sleep Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2013 Issue AAP Releases Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Children [Practice Guidelines] Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) commonly occurs in children, and if not treated, can cause complications. The American Academy of...

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Pediatric Urinary Tract Infection and Reflux - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1999 - Urinary tract infections in children are sometimes associated with vesicoureteral reflux, which can lead to renal scarring if it remains unrecognized. Since the risk of renal scarring is greatest in infants, any child who presents with a urinary tract infection prior to toilet training ...

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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: Neonatology/Newborn Issues - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2017 Issue Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants: A Clinical Report from the AAP on Evaluation and Referral [Practice Guidelines] Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) can range from a mild abnormality to dislocation. In infants and young children, it is...

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

...Sep 15, 2004 Issue Updated Guideline on Jaundice in Newborns [Practice Guidelines] Aug 15, 2004 Issue Hospital Stay for Healthy Term Newborns [Practice Guidelines] The Committee on Fetus and Newborn of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2020 Issue Influenza Vaccination: Updated 2020-2021 Recommendations from ACIP [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has released its recommendations for routine influenza vaccination in the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Bacterial - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2008 Issue CDC Reports on Antimicrobial-Resistant S. Pneumoniae [Practice Guidelines] Treatment of invasive pneumococcal disease caused by infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) is complicated by antimicrobial resistance. The Centers for Disease Control and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease, Bacterial - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2001 Issue IDSA Issues Guidelines on the Treatment of Lyme Disease [Practice Guidelines] Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the United States, affecting adults and children. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has issued recommendations...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Immunizations - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2020 Issue Influenza Vaccination: Updated 2020-2021 Recommendations from ACIP [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has released its recommendations for routine influenza vaccination in the...

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September 15, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Low Back Pain: American College of Physicians Practice Guideline on Noninvasive Treatments Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Celiac Disease: Recommendation Statement POEMs...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Adolescent Care - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2006 Issue CDC Report on Barriers to Children Walking to School [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a report on the barriers to children walking to and from school in the United States in 2004. The CDC believes that...

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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: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2009 Issue Diagnosis and Management of Cerumen Impaction [Practice Guidelines] Cerumen, or earwax, is normally expelled from the ear canal by a self-cleaning mechanism assisted by jaw movement. Physicians should diagnose impaction only when an accumulation of cerumen is...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2003 Issue AAFP/ACP-ASIM Release Guidelines on the Management and Prevention of Migraines [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines for primary care physicians on the pharmacologic management of acute migraine attacks and the prevention of migraines are available from the American...

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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...

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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: 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: 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: Sports Medicine - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2016 Issue Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis in Competitive Athletes: Recommendations from the AHA/ACC [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) have provided recommendations regarding eligibility and disqualification...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2019 Issue Perinatal Depression: AAP Policy Statement on Recognition and Management [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a policy statement regarding the integration of perinatal depression recognition and management into well-child visits....

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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: 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...

American Family Physician

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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...

American Family Physician

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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: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...May 1, 2000 Issue ACC/AHA Revise Guidelines for Coronary Bypass Surgery [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have revised their original 1991 guidelines for coronary artery bypass surgery. Apr 15, 2000 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Kidney Disorders, Chronic - American Family Physician

...Issue Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: Part II. Glomerular Filtration Rate, Proteinuria, and Other Markers [Article] The Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative of the National Kidney Foundation published clinical practice guidelines on chronic...

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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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Breast Cancer - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2007 Issue CDC Reports a Decrease in the Incidence of Breast Cancer [Practice Guidelines] Although breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in U.S. women, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the incidence of breast cancer has...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2020 Issue Colorectal Cancer Screening: ACP Guidance Statements [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians developed a consensus statement for colorectal cancer screening of average-risk adults based on their review of six independent guidelines and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2019 Issue Cancer Screening: ACS Releases Annual Summary of Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] The American Cancer Society (ACS) provides a summary of recommendations for cancer screening each year, including any updates and recent data, and advice for when...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2012 Issue ACP Releases Best Practice Advice on Colorectal Cancer Screening [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians (ACP) recently reviewed guidelines on colorectal cancer screening available from the American Cancer Society/U.S. Multi-Society Task Force...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...the Early Detection of Cancer [Practice Guidelines] The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released its annual recommendations for the early detection of cancer. Apr 15, 2004 Issue ACS Guidelines for Early Detection of Cancer [Practice Guidelines] The American Cancer...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cancer Screening - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2020 Issue Colorectal Cancer Screening: ACP Guidance Statements [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians developed a consensus statement for colorectal cancer screening of average-risk adults based on their review of six independent guidelines and...

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Cerumen Impaction

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Celiac Disease - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2014 Issue ACG Releases Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease [Practice Guidelines] There has been a substantial increase in the prevalence of celiac disease over the past 50 years, and in the rate of diagnosis over the past decade. Despite this, it...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Seizure Disorders - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2007 Issue AAN Releases Recommendations for the Diagnostic Evaluation of the Child with Status Epilepticus [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the Child Neurology Society have created recommendations for evaluation and diagnostic laboratory...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Celiac Disease - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2014 Issue ACG Releases Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease [Practice Guidelines] There has been a substantial increase in the prevalence of celiac disease over the past 50 years, and in the rate of diagnosis over the past decade. Despite this, it...

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September 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Tonsillectomy in Children: AAO-HNS Updates Guideline Jennifer Wilkes Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Treating the Common Cold in Adults Treating the Common Cold in Children Letters to the Editor Reader...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cervical Cancer - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2010 Issue ACOG Updates Guidelines on Cervical Cytology Screening [Practice Guidelines] One approach to further reduce the incidence of cervical cancer is to increase screening rates among women who have never been screened or who are screened infrequently. The American...

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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: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2018 Issue Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: ACP Releases Updated Guidance Statement on A1C Targets for Pharmacologic Glycemic Control [Practice Guidelines] This guidance statement from the American College of Physicians (ACP) aims to help physicians achieve appropriate A1C...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2017 Issue ADA Updates Standards of Medical Care for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus [Practice Guidelines] The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently updated its standards of care to provide the components of diabetes care, general treatment goals, and tools to...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Inflammatory Bowel Disease - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2005 Issue ACG Releases Updated Practice Guidelines for Ulcerative Colitis in Adults [Practice Guidelines] Updated practice guidelines for the treatment of ulcerative colitis in adults have been issued by the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG's) Practice...

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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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2019 Issue Managing Chronic Hypertension in Pregnant Women: ACOG Releases Updated Practice Bulletin [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released an updated practice bulletin to outline diagnosis, effects on pregnancy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Although most recent practice guidelines have relaxed the blood pressure goals for patients with diabetes, there are still a few holdouts that suggest aggressive treatment. This analysis shows that the ideal range for hypertension control in patients with diabetes is between 140 and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Jul 15, 2008 Issue AHA Releases Guidelines for Hypertension Management in Adults with or at Risk of CAD [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) Council for High Blood Pressure Research and the Councils on Clinical Cardiology and Epidemiology and Prevention have...

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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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hypertension - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2019 Issue Managing Chronic Hypertension in Pregnant Women: ACOG Releases Updated Practice Bulletin [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released an updated practice bulletin to outline diagnosis, effects on pregnancy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Neurologic - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2008 Issue AAN Releases Recommendations for Treating Lyme Disease Neuroborreliosis [Practice Guidelines] The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has released recommendations for treating Lyme disease, a multisystem, tick-borne...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - American Family ...

...Jan 1, 2013 Issue AAP Releases Guideline on Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of ADHD [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first published guidelines on the diagnosis and evaluation of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 2000, with...

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

...Dec 1, 2007 Issue Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Rhinosinusitis in Adults [Practice Guidelines] New guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery are aimed diagnosing and treating patients with uncomplicated rhinosinusitis. Nov...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Poisoning - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2005 Issue CDC Recommendations on Lead Poisoning in Refugee Children [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released recommendations on identifying and treating lead exposure in refugee children. Feb 15, 2004 Issue Poisoning,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Urologic Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2013 Issue AUA Releases Guideline on Diagnosis and Treatment of Overactive Bladder [Practice Guidelines] Overactive bladder is characterized by urinary symptoms including urgency, frequency, and nocturia, with or without urge incontinence. The American Urological...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Abdominal Pain - American Family Physician

...Updated Management Guidelines [Practice Guidelines] Options for managing Crohn’s disease continue to increase, as does the prevalence of the disease. The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has released an updated clinical practice guideline outlining features of the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Child Abuse - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2006 Issue Failure to Thrive as a Manifestation of Child Neglect [Practice Guidelines] Failure to thrive in infants and children may develop as a result of neglect, and in its extreme form it may result in death. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has published a...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Abdominal Pain - American Family Physician

...Updated Management Guidelines [Practice Guidelines] Options for managing Crohn’s disease continue to increase, as does the prevalence of the disease. The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has released an updated clinical practice guideline outlining features of the...

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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 ...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Erectile Dysfunction - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2021 Issue Testosterone Therapy for Age-Related Low Testosterone: Guidelines from the ACP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians published guidelines for testosterone therapy in cis gender men with age-related low testosterone based on a systematic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Erectile Dysfunction - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2021 Issue Testosterone Therapy for Age-Related Low Testosterone: Guidelines from the ACP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians published guidelines for testosterone therapy in cis gender men with age-related low testosterone based on a systematic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Cholesterol Management: ACC/AHA Updates Guideline [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) task force on clinical practice guidelines has updated its 2013 cholesterol guideline. Jul 1, 2018 Issue Statins...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2019 Issue Cholesterol Management: ACC/AHA Updates Guideline [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) task force on clinical practice guidelines has updated its 2013 cholesterol guideline. Jul 1, 2018 Issue Statins...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease - American Family Physician

...Jul 15, 2020 Issue Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Updated Recommendations from the ATS and IDSA [Practice Guidelines] The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently updated their recommendations on the diagnosis and treatment of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2010 Issue Updated Guideline on Diagnosis and Treatment of Intra-Abdominal Infections [Practice Guidelines] The Surgical Infection Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America recently updated recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of intra-abdominal...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Infectious Disease - American Family Physician

...Jul 15, 2020 Issue Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Updated Recommendations from the ATS and IDSA [Practice Guidelines] The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently updated their recommendations on the diagnosis and treatment of...

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December 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACP Releases Best Practice Advice on Screening for Cervical Cancer Mara Lambert STEPS Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract (Grastek) for Allergic Rhinitis Aaliyah Y. Rizvi; Amiesha S. Panchal Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into...

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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] Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next Advertisement Email Alerts Don't miss a single issue. Sign up for the free AFP email table of contents. Sign Up Now Home /...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Pulmonary Embolism - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2003 Issue ACEP Releases Clinical Policy on Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Embolism [Practice Guidelines] A clinical policy focusing on critical issues in the evaluation and management of patients with signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism (PE) has been...

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