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Monitor - Apr 2000 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2000 - ...The National Guideline Clearing-house now has almost 700 evidence-based clinical practice guidelines available on its Web site (www.guideline.gov), which was launched just over one year ago. The site is continually updated and enables health care professionals to compare clinical...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0400/p17.html

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0401/p1961.html

ACC/AHA Guidelines on the Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction - Practice ...

Mar 15, 2000 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have updated guidelines for the management of myocardial infarction. The guidelines cover a wide scope, from management in the field, emergency department and hospital to predischarge evaluation, cardiac ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0315/p1901.html

Overcoming the Barriers to Change: Screening for Colorectal Cancer - Editorials - ...

Mar 15, 2000 - ...from four steps: (1) knowledge, (2) acceptance, (3) ability and (4) reinforcement. Knowledge is the awareness of new evidence or practice guidelines, and acceptance is agreement that the proposed policy represents good care. Ability involves having the time and resources to...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0315/p1621.html

Management of Pain in Sickle Cell Disease - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Mar 1, 2000 - The American Pain Society (APS) has released a new guideline to aid physicians and other health care professionals in the management of patients with acute and chronic pain associated with sickle cell disease.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0301/p1544.html

American Thoracic Society Updates Statement on Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Practice ...

Mar 1, 2000 - The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has updated its statement on pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with chronic respiratory impairment. The report outlines the scope of pulmonary rehabilitation and provides data on its benefits, patient assessment and the essential components of a ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0301/p1550.html

American Thoracic Society Develops Guidelines on Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism - ...

Feb 15, 2000 - The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has developed guidelines for the diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism. The guidelines cover the diagnostic approach to acute deep venous thrombosis and to acute pulmonary embolism.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1194.html

Identification and Evaluation of Mental Retardation - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2000 - Mental retardation in young children is often missed by clinicians. The condition is present in 2 to 3 percent of the population, either as an isolated finding or as part of a syndrome or broader disorder. Causes of mental retardation are numerous and include genetic and environmental ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1059.html

The Impact of Genetic Testing on Primary Care: Where's the Beef? - Medicine and Society...

Feb 15, 2000 - ...of genetic technologies into primary care medicine. It also appears likely that before widespread genetic testing will be offered, practice guidelines, educational materials for providers and patients, informed-consent protocols and laboratory standards for genetic testing will need...

American Family Physician : Medicine and Society

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p971.html

ACC/AHA Guidelines for Ambulatory ECG - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2000 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have developed guidelines for the use of ambulatory electrocardiography (ECG).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0201/p884.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2000 - ...when these physiologic changes cause arrhythmias. The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association recently issued practice guidelines outlining the indications for permanent pacing (see the accompanying table on guidelines). One of the main tenets is that symptoms need...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0201/p805a.html

ACOG Practice Bulletin on Management of Herpes in Pregnancy - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jan 15, 2000 - The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has developed a practice bulletin on the management of herpes in pregnancy. The guidelines were designed to help physicians make decisions about appropriate obstetric and gynecologic care.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p556.html

American Thoracic Society Issues Consensus Statement on Sarcoidosis - Practice ...

Jan 15, 2000 - The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has issued a consensus statement on sarcoidosis. The statement provides information on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of sarcoidosis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p553.html

AHA Examines Cardiovascular Problems in Diabetes - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Jan 15, 2000 - The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued recommendations for interventions to reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications in patients with diabetes mellitus.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p561.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2000 - ...Jr, et al. ACC/AHA guidelines for implantation of cardiac pacemakers and antiarrhythmia devices: a report of the ACC/AHA Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee on Pacemaker Implantation). J Am Coll Cardiol 1998;31:1175–1206. Indications for Therapy with an Automatic...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p535.html

The 2000 Harmonized Immunization Schedule - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2000 - The collaboration of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) continues with the 2000 harmonized immunization schedule

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p232.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2000 - ...AHA and ACC Pocket-Sized Practice Guideline on Pacemakers and Antiarrhythmia Devices The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have published a pocket-sized practice guideline on the indications for cardiac pacemakers and antiarrhythmia...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p240.html

2000 -The Year of AFP - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2000 - ...still in the journal, but the names have been changed to better reflect their content. Special Medical Reports has been renamed Practice Guidelines (see page 232: The 2000 Harmonized Immunization Schedule ), while Physician's Bookshelf has been changed to Multimedia Review,...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p15.html

Assessment and Management of Acute Low Back Pain - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1999 - Acute low back pain is commonly treated by family physicians. In most cases, only conservative therapy is needed. However, the history and physical examination may elicit warning signals that indicate the need for further work-up and treatment. These

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1115/p2299.html

NCCN and ACS Collaborate on a Patient's Version of the NCCN Practice Guidelines for ...

Nov 1, 1999 - ...NCCN and ACS Collaborate on a Patient's Version of the NCCN Practice Guidelines for Breast Cancer VERNA L. ROSE Am Fam Physician. 1999 Nov 1;60(7):2169-2170. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have unveiled the first-ever...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1101/p2169.html

Update on Oral Contraceptive Pills - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 1999 - Oral contraceptive pills are widely used and are generally safe and effective for many women. The World Health Organization has developed a risk classification system to help physicians advise patients about the safety of oral contraceptive pills. The choice of pill formulation is ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1101/p2073.html

Caretaker Burnout: Supporting Families of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease - Curbside ...

Nov 1, 1999 - The case study described above outlines a situation that is far too common in families dealing with Alzheimer's disease.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1101/p2165.html

Clinical Briefs - Nov 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 1999 - ...Practice guidelines on the diagnosis, treatment and management of reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS), also known as complex regional pain syndrome, have been written by an interdisciplinary committee appointed by Anthony Kirkpatrick, M.D., Ph.D., director of research at...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1101/p2177.html

ACIP Issues Recommendations for Lyme Disease Vaccine - Special Medical Reports - ...

Nov 1, 1999 - ...Previous: NCCN and ACS Collaborate on a Patient's Version of the NCCN Practice Guidelines for Breast Cancer Next: Clinical Briefs View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 60/No. 7(November 1, 1999) / Special Medical Reports: ACIP Issues Recommendations...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1101/p2171.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

ACC and AHA Update Guidelines for Coronary Angiography - Special Medical Reports - ...

Sep 1, 1999 - ...al. ACC/AHA guidelines for exercise testing: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Commitee on Exercise Testing). J Am Coll Cardiol 1997;30:260–311. Reprinted with permission from Scanlon PJ, Faxon DP, Audet AM,...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0901/p1017.html

ADA Series and Patient Information Collections - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1999 - ...foot, nutrition and exercise, tight glucose control in type 2 diabetes (formerly known as non–insulin-dependent diabetes), medical practice guidelines, and coronary artery disease in diabetic patients. The four patient information handouts that appear in the back of this issue...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0801/p368.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

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - ...they do not correlate with asthma severity. Rather, symptoms better measure control and compliance with medication. As protocols and practice guidelines for asthma management evolve, they must not rely heavily on asthma symptoms. Physician judgment continues to be a more reliable...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3184.html

AAFP News - Jun 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p2965.html

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 ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0315/p1472.html

End-of-Life Care and Family Practice - Editorials - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1999 - ...use of antidepressants, are all important in reversing pain—and depression—when present. Many practice guidelines are available for pain management, including Clinical Practice Guidelines, No. 9, Management of Cancer Pain, published by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0315/p1388.html

AAFP News - Feb 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 1999 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0215/p745.html

Where to Look for Good Clinical Policies -- FPM

Feb 1, 1999 - Doctors increasingly need to know how to find, evaluate and implement clinical policies. Our primer begins with this first of two articles.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0200/p28.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 1999 - ...based guidelines on anesthesia care for women in labor have been released by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). Practice Guidelines for Obstetrical Anesthesia were developed by an expert panel of the ASA to reduce the incidence and severity of anesthesia-related...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0201/p700.html

Monitor - Feb 1999 -- FPM

Feb 1, 1999 - ...The NGC is an online repository of evidence-based clinical policies (also known as practice guidelines or parameters) that makes comparing individual policies much easier. The policies are presented with standardized abstracts and tables that highlight areas of agreement and...

Family Practice Management : News Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0200/p25.html

AAFP News - Feb 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 1999 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0201/p517.html

Hepatitis C: Part II. Prevention Counseling and Medical Evaluation - American Family ...

Jan 15, 1999 - An estimated 3.9 million Americans are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), and most do not know that they are infected. This group includes persons who are at risk for HCV-associated chronic liver disease and who also serve as reservoirs for transmission of HCV to others. Because ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0115/p349.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1999 - ...contained specific algorithms for foot care, treatment options and schedules for follow-up (see the accompanying figure). The practice guidelines are available at the Journal of Family Practice Web site (http://www.jfponline.com/; click on supplemental material ). Assessment...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0115/p447.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1999 - ...Practice Guidelines for Preoperative Fasting Changing the standard nothing after midnight rule, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) has issued new guidelines on preoperative fasting that state that patients may safely drink clear liquids with permission from their...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p207.html

ACE Inhibitor Therapy: Benefits and Underuse - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1999 - ...of patients with heart failure and those with acute myocardial infarction. The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research clinical practice guidelines for the evaluation and care of patients with heart failure secondary to left ventricular systolic dysfunction6 state the following:...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p35.html

Do-It-Yourself Disease Management -- FPM

Dec 1, 1998 - It's amazing what you can accomplish with your PC, some off-the-shelf software and a desire to improve patients' health.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/1100/p34.html

New Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1998 - Alzheimer's disease is characterized by degeneration of various structures in the brain, with development of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. Deficiencies of acetylcholine and other neurotransmitters also occur. Pharmacologic treatment of the disease generally seeks to ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1175.html

Guidelines from the American Geriatric Society Target Management of Chronic Pain in ...

Oct 1, 1998 - ...The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has published the first clinical practice guidelines to focus specifically on the management of chronic pain in older persons. The guidelines were published in the May 1998 issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. The...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1213.html

Demand Management: Implementing Your Own Program -- FPM

Sep 1, 1998 - You don't have to spend a lot on bells and whistles. Instead, put the principles of managing demand to work in your practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0900/p49.html

AAFP News - Sep 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 1998 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0901/p635.html

AAFP/ACOG Educational and Practice Guidelines - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1998 - ...AAFP/ACOG Educational and Practice Guidelines PATRICK B. HARR, M.D., Maryville, Missouri THOMAS F. PURDON, M.D., University of Arizona Health Science Center, Tucson Am Fam Physician. 1998 Jul 1;58(1):38-39. Related Content The recommended core educational guidelines for family...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0701/p38.html

Anticoagulation in Elderly Persons: A Call for Wider Use - Editorials - American Family...

Jul 1, 1998 - ...Previous: AAFP/ACOG Educational and Practice Guidelines Next: Corrections View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 58/No. 1(July 1, 1998) / Editorials: Anticoagulation in Elderly Persons: A Call for Wider Use...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0701/p39.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jul 01, 1998 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1998 - ...Next: AAFP/ACOG Educational and Practice Guidelines View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 58/No. 1(July 1, 1998) / Quantum Sufficit: Quantum Sufficit...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0701/p27.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

It's Time to Start Practicing Population-Based Health Care -- FPM

Jun 1, 1998 - You don't have to be part of an integrated delivery system to optimize care for populations of patients with common conditions.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0600/p37.html

Screening for Prostate Cancer - Letters to the Editor - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1998 - ...in reply: Dr. Smith raises a very important issue regarding the implementation of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines that incorporate the patient's values or preferences into the decision process: How does a busy physician discuss all of the benefits, risks and costs of a...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2618.html

Book Reviews - Physician's Bookshelf - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1998 - ...Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines Edited by Jeffrey S. Harris. Pp. 357. Price, $180.00. OEM Health Information, 8 W. St., Beverly Farms, MA 01915-2226, 1997. Questioning Circumcision: A Jewish Perspective By Ronald Goldman. Pp. 132. Price, $11.95. Vanguard Publications, P.O....

American Family Physician : Physician's Bookshelf

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2899.html

ACOG Releases Practice Pattern on Shoulder Dystocia - Special Medical Reports - ...

May 15, 1998 - ...Practice Patterns are clinical practice guidelines developed by ACOG. More information on ACOG practice patterns, committee opinions, technical bulletins, and criteria sets may be obtained by contacting ACOG, 409 12 St., S.W., P.O. Box 96920, Washington, D.C. 20090; telephone:...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0515/p2546.html

Adolescent Guidelines: Should We Use Them? - Editorials - American Family Physician

May 1, 1998 - ...physicians need to make decisions about how much of our time and other resources we want to invest in following GAPS or any other practice guideline based on the needs of our patients. Where did GAPS come from and what quality of evidence supports the recommendations? The American...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0501/p2060.html

Practical Steps to Smoking Cessation for Recovering Alcoholics - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1998 - Smoking rates among persons with a history of alcohol abuse are triple that of the general public. Strong evidence indicates that the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease is higher in recovering alcoholics than in peers who smoke, but do not drink alcohol. Yet these persons often ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0415/p1869.html

American Heart Association Issues Guidelines on Imaging in Transient Ischemic Attacks ...

Apr 1, 1998 - ...The American Heart Association (AHA) has released practice guidelines on the use of diagnostic imaging in patients with transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and acute stroke. The guidelines, published in the July 1997 issue of Stroke, were developed by the Stroke Council of the AHA....

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0401/p1682.html

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

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1998 - ...Pharmacological Management of Alcohol Withdrawal. Pharmacological management of alcohol withdrawal. A meta-analysis and evidence-based practice guideline. JAMA 1997; 278:144–51. Examples of Specific Treatment Regimens for Alcohol Withdrawal Monitoring Monitor patients every 4...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0315/p1378a.html

AAFP News - Mar 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 1998 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0315/p1203.html

Variety: The Spice of Covered Lives -- FPM

Mar 1, 1998 - The CQI emphasis on reducing or eliminating variation is wrongheaded in a field as full of individual needs as medicine.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0300/p11.html

ACC/AHA Panel Prepares Guidelines for Exercise Testing - Special Medical Reports - ...

Feb 1, 1998 - ...The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines has developed guidelines for cardiovascular exercise testing. The entire guidelines are published in the July 1997 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology,...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0201/p563.html

American Psychiatric Association Issues a Practice Guideline on Dementia - Special ...

Jan 15, 1998 - ...Psychiatric Association Issues a Practice Guideline on Dementia Am Fam Physician. 1998 Jan 15;57(2):366-375. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has released a practice guideline on the treatment of dementia titled Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0115/p366.html

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Releases New Guidelines for the Treatment of ...

Jan 15, 1998 - ...Next: American Psychiatric Association Issues a Practice Guideline on Dementia View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 57/No. 2(January 15, 1998) / Special Medical Reports: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Releases New Guidelines for the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0115/p362.html

Clinical Briefs - Jan 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1998 - ...Previous: American Psychiatric Association Issues a Practice Guideline on Dementia Next: The Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 57/No. 2(January 15, 1998) / Clinical Briefs: Clinical Briefs...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0115/p376.html

Practice Guidelines Department Collection - American Family Physician

Practice Guidelines summarize important clinical recommendations from major medical organizations and the federal government.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=99

Practice Guidelines Department Collection - American Family Physician

Practice Guidelines summarize important clinical recommendations from major medical organizations and the federal government.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=99&page=0

Clinical Practice Guidelines

View all clinical practice guidelines.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/clinical-practice-guidelines/clinical-practice-guidelines.html

Clinical Practice Guidelines Policy

Read the AAFP's policy on the development of patient-center clinical practice guidelines regardless of physician specialty.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/clinical-practice-guidelines-policy.html

Recommendations by Type: Clinical Practice Guidelines

View all AAFP and AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guidelines.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/clinical-practice-guidelines.html

Cholesterol - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline for treatment of cholesterol endorsed with qualifications by the AAFP.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/cholesterol.html

Adult Sinusitis - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on adult sinusitis.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/adult-sinusitis.html

Acute Otitis Externa - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on acute otitis externa

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/acute-otitis-externa.html

Clinical Practice Guideline Manual

Clinical Practice Guideline Manual

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/cpg-manual.html

Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/venous-thromboembolism-diagnosis.html

AAFP Updates Videos on Clinical Practice Guideline Process

The AAFP recently updated a video series explaining its clinical practice guideline development and assessment process.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181003cpgvideos.html

United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use - Clinical Practice ...

Access the clinical practice guideline on United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, categorized by the AAFP with Affirmation of Value.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/contraceptive-use.html

AAP Releases Practice Guideline on Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Bronchiolitis

May 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/afp20150415p578.pdf

Management of ACL Injuries: Clinical Practice Guideline from the AAOS

July 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p232.pdf

<FFFC>Low Back Pain: ACP Practice Guideline on Noninvasive Treatments

August 15, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0915/afp20170915p407.pdf

Atrial Fibrillation - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines on Management of Newly-Detected Atrial Fibrillation, developed by the AAFP in collaboration with the American College of Physicians.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/atrial-fibrillation.html

Otitis Media - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing and managing acute otitis media, developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and endorsed by the AAFP.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/otitis-media.html

Management of Acute Musculoskeletal Pain - Clinical Practice Guideline

The guideline, Management of Acute Pain from Non-Low Back, Musculoskeletal Injuries in Adults, was developed by the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/musculoskeletal-pain.html

Bronchiolitis - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the American Academy of Family Physician's endorsement of guidelines for the diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/bronchiolitis.html

Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP's Guidelines for the Screening and Treatment of Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/depression-acs.html

High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the American Academy of Family Physician's endorsement of guidelines for high blood pressure in children and adolescents.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/hbp-child.html

Hypertension - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access evidence-based guidelines for managing high blood pressure in adults, developed by the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC-8) and endorsed by the AAFP.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/highbloodpressure.html

Endorsement of Clinical Practice Guidelines

Read about how the AAFP develops Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/definitions/endorsed-cpg.html

AAFP Endorsement of Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines Developed by External ...

Read about how the AAFP develops Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/endorsed.html

ADHD in Children and Adolescents

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/ADHD.html

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on vaginal birth after cesarean.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/vaginal-birth-after-cesarean.html

Testosterone Treatment

Access the clinical practice guideline on Testosterone Treatment in Adult Men with Age-Related Low Testosterone, endorsed by the AAFP.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/testosterone-treatment.html

Low Back Pain

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/back-pain.html

Hoarseness

Access the evidence-based clinical practice guideline on hoarseness (dysphonia) developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and endorsed by the AAFP.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/hoarseness.html

Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/osteoporosis-cpg.html

Management of Acute and Recurrent Gout

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Management of Acute and Recurrent Gout.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/gout-cpg.html

Opioid Prescribing

Access the Clinical Practice Guideline on Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain categorized by the AAFP with Affirmation of Value.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/opioid-prescribing.html

Clinical Recommendations

The AAFP offers members a set of formal evidence-based recommendations for diagnosis or management of specific conditions, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines developed by external organizations.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations.html

Hypertension in Adults Over 60

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on treatment of hypertension in adults over age 60.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/hypertension-over-60.html

Allergic Rhinitis

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on allergic rhinitis.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/allergic-rhinitis.html

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