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August 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACP Guideline on Second-Generation Antidepressants for Depression Treatment Elizabeth Horsley Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Contraceptive Patch and Vaginal Ring vs. Combined Oral Contraceptives Suzanne Meyer Smart-Home...

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August 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACOG Guidelines on Noncontraceptive Uses of Hormonal Contraceptives Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Neuraminidase Inhibitors for Influenza Treatment and Prevention in Healthy Adults William E. Cayley Jr....

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August 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Updated Dietary Guidelines from the USDA and HHS Elizabeth Horsley Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Evaluation of Ovarian Cysts Robin A. Holzer; Robert K. Persons; Barbara Jamieson Cochrane for Clinicians Self-Monitoring...

American Family Physician

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August 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AAN Updates Guideline on Treatment of Essential Tremor Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Point-of-Care Guides Risk Stratification of Children with Bronchiolitis Mark H. Ebell Cochrane for Clinicians Epidural Analgesia for Labor...

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August 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AACAP Releases Practice Parameter on Sexual Orientation, Gender Nonconformity, and Gender Identity Issues in Children and Adolescents Amber Randel Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Antiretroviral Preexposure Prophylaxis for...

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August 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACCF and AHA Release Guidelines on the Management of Heart Failure Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Effectiveness of Calcium Channel Blockers for Raynaud Phenomenon Dean A. Seehusen; Joseph Huang Photo Quiz...

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August 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Management of ACL Injuries: Clinical Practice Guideline from the AAOS Lisa M. Croke Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Micronutrient Supplementation During Pregnancy Jennifer Pense; Jon O. Neher; Gary Kelsberg; Sarah Safranek...

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August 1, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis in Competitive Athletes: Recommendations from the AHA/ACC Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Acupuncture for Frequent Tension-Type Headaches Paul F. Crawford, III;...

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August 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants: A Clinical Report from the AAP on Evaluation and Referral Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Antipsychotics for Fibromyalgia in Adults Dean A. Seehusen;...

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August 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Diabetes: ADA Releases Revised Position Statement on Standards of Medical Care Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Terbinafine for Onychomycosis Matthew Kendall Hawks; Jedda Rupert; Jennifer E....

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August 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Infantile Hemangioma: AAP Releases Guideline for Management Lindsey E. Hoover Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy or Fecal Occult Blood Testing for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Asymptomatic...

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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 POEMs Rates of Adverse Effects of Treatment...

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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 POEMs Rates of Adverse Effects of Treatment...

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August 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AUA Issues a Policy Report on PSA Monitoring Sharon Scott Morey Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Lori Parry Letters to the Editor Resources for Evaluating the Elderly Driver Ram Kakaiya Adenocarcinoma Arising in Endometriosis Robin...

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August 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part III. Acute Rhinosinusitis Gevevieve W. Ressel Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Morgan; Lori Parry Letters to the Editor Primary Prevention of Lead Poisoning in Children C. M.G. Buttery...

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August 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines American Cancer Society Issues 2002 Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer Karen L. Hellekson Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Evans; Heather McNeill U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Depression: Recommendations and...

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August 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACEP Releases Clinical Policy on Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Embolism Matthew J. Neff Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Evans; Heather McNeill; Shab Vakil Letters to the Editor Chronic Use of Echinacea Should Be Discouraged...

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August 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACP Releases Guideline on Lipid Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Monica Preboth Hospital Stay for Healthy Term Newborns Carrie Morantz; Brian Torrey Answering Clinical Questions Photo Quiz Skin Fragility of the Hands Sylvia...

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August 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AHRQ Releases Evidence Report on Managing Menopause-Related Symptoms Amber Randel AAP Policy on Caring for Immigrant, Migrant, and Homeless Children Carrie Morantz; Liz Smith CDC Recommendations on Lead Poisoning in Refugee Children Carrie...

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August 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Recommendations Released on Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Professionals Lisa Graham ACIP Releases 2006-2007 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations Carrie Armstrong CDC Reports on End-stage Renal Disease in Patients with Diabetes Lisa Graham...

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August 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACIP Releases Recommendations for Hepatitis B Vaccine Use in Adults Sherri Damlo CDC Reports on Racial Differences in Patients with ESRD Sherri Damlo ACOG Releases Guidelines on the Use of SSRIs During Pregnancy Sherri Damlo STEPS...

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August 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACEP Policy on Evaluating Patients with Syncope in the Emergency Department Mara Lambert STEPS Zoledronic Acid (Reclast) for Osteoporosis Jennifer D. Goldman-Levine Answering Clinical Questions Point-of-Care Guides Diagnosis of Anxiety...

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August 15, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACP Releases Guidance Statement on Screening for HIV Lisa Graham Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Hip Pain in Preschool-Age Children Sital Bhargava; Barbara Jamieson; Ginger Boyle Photo Quiz Scalp Rash in a Newborn...

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August 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ICSI Releases Guideline on Chronic Pain Assessment and Management Mara Lambert Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening of Infants for Hyperbilirubinemia to Prevent Chronic Bilirubin Encephalopathy Kenneth W. Lin;...

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August 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines IDSA Guidelines on the Treatment of MRSA Infections in Adults and Children Mara Lambert STEPS Doxepin (Silenor) for Insomnia Dhiren Patel; Jennifer D. Goldman-Levine Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for...

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August 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines CDC Recommends New Treatment Regimen for Latent Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection Mara Lambert STEPS Ulipristal (Ella) for Emergency Contraception Karen Whalen; Renee Rose Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Evaluation...

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August 15, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACOG Releases Practice Bulletin on Osteoporosis Lisa M. Croke STEPS Vilazodone (Viibryd) for the Treatment of Depression John D. Gazewood; Parker Slayton; Katharine Claire DeGeorge Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries...

American Family Physician

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August 15, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACC/AHA Release Updated Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce ASCVD Risk Mara Lambert STEPS Indacaterol (Arcapta) for COPD Randi Sokol; George Maxted Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Primary...

American Family Physician

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August 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Prevention of Recurrent Nephrolithiasis: Dietary and Pharmacologic Options Recommended by the ACP Lisa M. Croke STEPS Vorapaxar (Zontivity) for the Prevention of Thrombotic Cardiovascular Events Kathleen Barry; Nicholas Somerville Answering...

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August 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: AAP Updates Recommendations for Routine Preventive Pediatric Health Care Mara Lambert Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Depression in Adults: Recommendation Statement Patient...

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August 15, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Cerumen Impaction: An Updated Guideline from the AAO—HNSF Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Gynecologic Conditions with Pelvic Examination: Recommendation Statement...

American Family Physician

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August 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births: National Partnership for Maternal Safety Releases Consensus Bundle Jennifer Wilkes Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Interventions to Prevent Falls in...

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August 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children: AAP Provides Recommendations Laurie S. Costlow Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information e-Cigarettes, Vaping and Juuls: What You Need to Know POEMs 5% Fluorouracil Is the...

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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 Drowos Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Paget Disease of...

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 Drowos Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Paget Disease of...

American Family Physician

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

August 2021 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Management of Gout: Update from the American College of Rheumatology MaryAnn Dakkak; Howard Lanney Practice Guidelines: Iron Deficiency Anemia: Guidelines from the American Gastroenterological Association Kento Sonoda Available Online and in the...

American Family Physician

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August 2021 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Management of Gout: Update from the American College of Rheumatology MaryAnn Dakkak; Howard Lanney Practice Guidelines: Iron Deficiency Anemia: Guidelines from the American Gastroenterological Association Kento Sonoda Available Online and in the...

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Authors Guide

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Authors Response-FINAL.doc

...for aspirin, 20% for cholesterol reduction, and any risk level for hypertension treatment and smoking cessation) according to current practice guidelines." Please create a table that shows thresholds for intervention, based on absolute risk. Also, please be specific/explicit: what...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Updated Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Nov 15, 2020 - The American Academy of Pediatrics has published updated guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

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American Family Physician

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Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2014 - Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common inherited cause of kidney disease. Enlarging cysts within the kidneys are the clinical hallmark of the disease. Renal manifestations include varying degrees of kidney injury, urinary tract infections, kidney stones,...

American Family Physician : Article

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Avoiding Sore Throat Morbidity and Mortality: When Is It Not Just a Sore Throat?

...2. Bisno AL, Gerber MA, Gwaltney JM Jr, Kaplan EL, Schwartz RH; Infec- tious Diseases Society of America. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal pharyngitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2002;35(2):113-125. 3. Shah M, Centor RM, Jennings M. Severe...

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Back Pain - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2021 - This collection features content from AFP on back pain and related issues, including chronic and acute low back pain, lumbar spinal stenosis, sciatica, and vertebral compression fractures. This collection features content from AFP on back pain and related issues, including chronic and ...

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Back to Baseline

...U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense. Clinical practice guideline. Management of concussion/mild traumatic brain injury. April 2009. http://www.healthquality.va.gov/mtbi/concussion_ mtbi_full_1_0.pdf. Accessed June 10, 2013. ■ I woke up in the trauma...

American Family Physician

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Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jan 1, 2020 - The 2019 American Geriatrics Society update of the Beers Criteria uses the five criteria outlined in 2015; these include medications that should typically be avoided in most older patients, medications that should be avoided in older patients with certain conditions, medications that ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults, ...

May 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends that clinicians ask all adults about tobacco use, advise them to stop using tobacco, and provide behavioral interventions and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–approved pharmacotherapy for cessation to adults who use tobacco.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

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Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults, ...

April 15, 2016 USPSTF

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Behavioral Disorders in Dementia: Appropriate Nondrug Interventions and Antipsychotic Use

August 15, 2016

American Family Physician

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Behavioral Health and Tobacco Cessation

Participate in the Office Champions Tobacco Cessation Behavioral Health project.

Family Physician : Patient Care

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Behind the Doors at AFP's Annual Editors Meeting - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2001 - ...What are the best guidelines to cover in Practice Guidelines ? If you have opinions about these or other editorial matters, we'd love to hear from you. Simply send your comments via e-mail toafpedit@aafp.org. At the same time we discuss topics such as these during the annual...

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Benefits of AAFP Membership for New Physicians

...• Clinical Practice Guidelines-AAFP-developed and endorsed, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and preventive services recommendations • Immunization Resources-annual child, adolescent, and adult immunization schedules and other immunization policy recommendations...

Med School and Residency

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Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2005 Feb 1;71(3):612-615. Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Consumption of fish oil can help reduce deaths from heart disease, but its effects on other outcomes are inconclusive, according to evidence reports from...

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Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jan 15;71(2):387. Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Consumption of fish oil can help reduce deaths from heart disease, but its effects on other outcomes are inconclusive, according to evidence reports from the...

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Beyond Analgesia in Palliative Care and End-of-Life Interventions - Editorials - ...

Jul 1, 2014 - Family physicians need a basic skill set that includes facilitating discussions on advance planning and goals, identifying and treating depression and anxiety, and managing pain and symptoms at the end of life.

American Family Physician : Editorials

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Bladder Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment

October 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

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Bleeding with Anticoagulants: ACC Releases Expert Consensus Decision Pathway to Guide ...

Jul 1, 2018 - This Expert Consensus Decision Pathway from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) aims to provide physicians with decision-making assistance for managing bleeding events in patients taking anticoagulants.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0701/p57.html

Blisters Over the Buttocks

March 15, 2015 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

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Blood Pressure Goal of 140 to 150 mm Hg Is Best for Patients with Diabetes - POEMs - ...

Jul 1, 2016 - 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 150...

American Family Physician : POEMs

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Bone Density Testing to Monitor Osteoporosis Therapy in Clinical Practice

...fracture risk assessment tool (http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/FRAX/), and monitor treatment effect. In addition, many clinical practice guidelines, including those of the National Osteopo- rosis Foundation,1 the International Society for Clini- cal Densitometry,2 the Institute for...

American Family Physician

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Bone Density Testing to Monitor Osteoporosis Therapy in Clinical Practice - Editorials:...

Oct 1, 2010 - The bottom line in caring for patients with osteoporosis is that monitoring for treatment effect is appropriate and desirable. A statistically significant BMD loss may lead to further evaluation and possibly a change in treatment. The strategy of monitoring therapy with BMD testing is ...

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1001/p749.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

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Brain Natriuretic Peptide Levels for Ruling Out Heart Failure

...of Heart Failure in Adults: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines: developed in col- laboration with the American College of Chest Physi- cians and the International Society for Heart and Lung...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/afp20110601p1333.pdf

Breaking the Chain: Universal Childhood Hepatitis A Virus Vaccination - Editorials - ...

Jun 15, 2006 - ...Related Practice Guideline By all outward appearances Jackson (not his real name) was a healthy 14-month-old infant. Recently adopted from abroad—one of more than 22,000 children adopted internationally in 20041—he was robust, and his initial medical examination was entirely normal....

American Family Physician : Editorials

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Breast Cancer Screening Update

...American College of Radiology. Breast imaging and intervention guide- lines. http://www.acr.org/Quality-Safety/Standards-Guidelines/Practice- Guidelines-by-Modality/Breast-Imaging. Accessed June 29, 2012. 23. Schousboe JT, Kerlikowske K, Loh A, et al. Personalizing mammography...

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Breast Cancer Screening, Authors' Guide, and Clinical Quiz - Inside AFP - American ...

Jun 1, 2007 - ...of the potential harms of screening, such as overdiagnosis and overtreatment (see page 1623). Also included in this issue is a Practice Guideline Brief detailing the latest recommendations of the American Cancer Society on MRI and mammography for breast cancer screening, which were...

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Breast Cancer Screening: ACP Releases Guidance Statements - Practice Guidelines - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 1, 2020 - The American College of Physicians reviewed guidelines from other organizations and developed four statements to provide advice to clinicians about breast cancer screening for women who are at average risk.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/p184.html

Breastfeeding, Family Physicians Supporting (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on support for breastfeeding.

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Bronchiolitis - Clinical Practice Guideline

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

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

Building the Case for the Patient-Centered Medical Home -- FPM

Feb 1, 2009 - A coalition is working to prove the concept and create an imperative for change. Payers and policymakers are getting on board. Are you?

Family Practice Management : Articles

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Buprenorphine Maintenance vs. Methadone Maintenance or Placebo for Opioid Use Disorder ...

Feb 1, 2015 - At dosages greater than 2 mg per day, buprenorphine maintains treatment retention better than placebo. When flexible dosing (doses adjusted based on patient symptoms) is used, the effectiveness of buprenorphine is comparable to that of methadone in suppressing opioid use.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/p165.html

Cancer - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on cancer and related issues, including various types (breast, cervical, childhood, colorectal, lung, oral, ovarian, prostate, skin, testicular, and other types of cancer). This collection features AFP content on cancer and related issues, including ...

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Cancer Screening GuidelinesMurfreesboro

...13. American Gastroenterological Association. New national colorectal cancer practice guidelines rec- ommend life-saving tests. Retrieved September 21, 2000, from the World Wide Web: http.//www. gastro.org/phys-sci/colcancer/index.html. 14. Schottenfeld D. Epidemiology of...

American Family Physician

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Cancer Screening Recommendations from the ACS: A Summary of the 2017 Guidelines - ...

Feb 1, 2018 - Each year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) releases guidelines for health care professionals and patients on current cancer screening recommendations. The annual report updates previous recommendations, provides data on cancer screening rates, and discusses issues relating to early ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/p208.html

Cancer Screening: ACS Releases Annual Summary of Recommendations - Practice Guidelines ...

Jun 1, 2019 - 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 recommendations cannot be made.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p719.html

Car Safety During Pregnancy - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2014 - ...Previous: AAO-HNSF Releases Clinical Practice Guideline on Acute Otitis Externa Next: AAFP Should Support HIV Screening for All 15- to 17-Year-Olds View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 90/No. 10(November 15, 2014) / Car Safety During Pregnancy...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

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Cardiac Rehabilitation - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2009 - An estimated 80 million (nearly one in three) Americans have cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In the United States alone, more than 850,000 deaths are attributed annually to cardiovascular disease, and more than 8 million Americans...

American Family Physician : Article

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Cardiac Rehabilitation: Improving Function and Reducing Risk

...myocardial infarction (MI). In 1995, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a clinical practice guideline on car- diac rehabilitation, which prompted a transi- tion from an exercise program to a holistic combination of exercise training, lifestyle modification,...

American Family Physician

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Cardiac Rehabilitation: Improving Function and Reducing Risk - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2016 - Cardiac rehabilitation is a comprehensive multidisciplinary program individually tailored to the needs of patients with cardiovascular disease. The overall goals focus on improving daily function and reducing cardiovascular risk factors. Cardiac rehabilitation includes interventions ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis in Competitive Athletes: Recommendations from the AHA/ACC

...Practice Guidelines Key Points for Practice • Asymptomatic persons who are positive for the HCM genotype can reasonably partake in competitive sports in the absence of left ventricular hypertrophy. • Patients with myocarditis can resume training and competition if...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0801/afp20160801p249.pdf

Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis in Competitive Athletes: Recommendations from the ...

Aug 1, 2016 - The American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) have provided recommendations regarding eligibility and disqualification of competitive athletes with cardiovascular abnormalities. This summary focuses on cardiomyopathy and myocarditis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0801/p249.html

Cardiomyopathy: An Overview

November 15, 2017

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115p640.pdf

Cardiomyopathy: An Overview - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2017 - The definition and classification of cardiomyopathy have evolved considerably in recent years. Cardiomyopathy can be separated into primary (genetic, mixed, or acquired) and secondary categories, which result in varied phenotypes including dilated, hypertrophic, and restrictive ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/p640.html

Cardiomyopathy: An Overview - American Family Physician

May 1, 2009 - Cardiomyopathy is an anatomic and pathologic diagnosis associated with muscle or electrical dysfunction of the heart. Cardiomyopathies represent a heterogeneous group of diseases that often lead to progressive heart failure with significant morbidity and mortality. Cardiomyopathies may ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0501/p778.html

Cardiovascular

The Cardiovascular Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/cardiovascular-clinical-recommendation-guidelines.html

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Children - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jun 15, 2007 - A growing body of literature points to the significance of premature cardiovascular disease in certain childhood diagnoses and emphasizes the importance of risk reduction by disease stratification.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0615/p1873.html

Care of a Transgender Adolescent

July 1, 2015 Curbside Consultation

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0715/afp20150715p142.pdf

Care of a Transgender Adolescent - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2015 - Although the actual number may be higher, research estimates that approximately 700,000 Americans are transgender. Many in this population have inadequate insurance to cover appropriate health care. Primary care clinicians treat transgender patients in their practices, and although not ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0715/p142.html

Care of Cancer Survivors - American Family Physician

...7. National Comprehensive Cancer Network. The NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology. Accessed online September 29, 2004, at: http:// www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls. 8. Rojas MP, Telaro E, Russo A, Fossati R, Confalonieri C, Liberati A. Fol- low-up strategies...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/afp20050215p699.pdf

Care of Special Populations - American Family Physician

Aug 12, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on the care of special populations and related issues, including ethnic minorities; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons; homeless and uninsured persons; and mentally retarded persons. This collection features AFP content on the care of ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=45

Care of the Homeless: An Overview

...National Guideline Clearinghouse (evidence-based clinical practice guidelines) http://www.guideline.gov National Health Care for the Homeless Council (clinical resources, learning opportunities, and Respite Care Providers’ Network) http://www.nhchc.org/ Social Security...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/afp20140415p634.pdf

Care of the Homeless: An Overview - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2014 - Homelessness affects men, women, and children of all races and ethnicities. On any given night, more than 610,000 persons in the United States are homeless; a little more than one-third of these are families. Homeless persons are more likely to become ill, have greater hospitalization ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p634.html

Care of the Military Veteran: Selected Health Issues - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Nov 1, 2019 - According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 18.2 million veterans were living in the United States in 2017, of whom 1.6 million were female. Less than one-half of all veterans receive care at a Veterans Health Administration or military treatment facility, leaving most to receive services from...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1101/p544.html

Care of the Returning Veteran - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2010 - Of the 23.8 million military veterans living in the United States, approximately 3 million have served in Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom. The injuries and illnesses that affect veterans returning from combat are predictable. Blast injuries are common and most ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0701/p43.html

Caregiver Care

...manager.7 In 2005, the National Consensus Development Confer- ence for Caregiver Assessment developed a set of guiding principles and practice guidelines, which have been pro- moted by numerous national organizations and incor- porated into the Guided Care model as key components...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/afp20110601p1309.pdf

Caregiver Care - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2019 - Eighty percent of adults requiring long-term care currently live at home in the community, and unpaid family caregivers provide 90% of their care. Family caregivers serve as a critical extension of the U.S. health care system, and the demand for family caregivers is expected to increase...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0601/p699.html

Caregiver Care - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2011 - In 2009, nearly 66 million Americans (three in 10 U.S. households) reported at least one person providing unpaid care as a family caregiver. More adults with chronic conditions and disabilities are living at home than ever before, and family caregivers have an even higher level of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/p1309.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

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