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Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely recommend daily home glucose monitoring for patients ...

Don’t routinely recommend daily home glucose monitoring for patients who have type 2 diabetes mellitus and are not using insulin.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=369

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely recommend follow-up mammograms more often than ...

Don’t routinely recommend follow-up mammograms more often than annually for women who have had radiotherapy following breast conserving surgery.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=213

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely test more than one stool specimen per week for C. ...

Don’t routinely test more than one stool specimen per week for C. difficile by nucleic acid amplification test.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=439

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely transfuse stable, asymptomatic hospitalized patients ...

Don’t routinely transfuse stable, asymptomatic hospitalized patients with a hemoglobin level greater than 7–8 grams.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=304

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely use airway clearance therapy in conditions such as ...

Don’t routinely use airway clearance therapy in conditions such as asthma, bronchiolitis, and pneumonia.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=446

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely use graduated compression stockings in surgical ...

Don’t routinely use graduated compression stockings in surgical patients as mechanical prophylaxis for preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after surgery, but do consider using intermittent pneumatic compression devices.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=383

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely use MRI to diagnose bone infection (osteomyelitis) in ...

Don’t routinely use MRI to diagnose bone infection (osteomyelitis) in the foot.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=328

Choosing Wisely: Don’t screen for renal artery stenosis in patients without resistant ...

Don’t screen for renal artery stenosis in patients without resistant hypertension and with normal renal function, even if known atherosclerosis is present.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=37

Choosing Wisely: Don’t test for Lyme disease as a cause of musculoskeletal symptoms ...

Don’t test for Lyme disease as a cause of musculoskeletal symptoms without an exposure history and appropriate exam findings.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=152

Choosing Wisely: Don’t test women for MTHFR mutations. - American Family Physician

Don’t test women for MTHFR mutations.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=412

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse more than the minimum number of red blood cell (RBC) ...

Don’t transfuse more than the minimum number of red blood cell (RBC) units necessary to relieve symptoms of anemia or to return a patient to a safe hemoglobin range (7 to 8 g/dL in stable, noncardiac inpatients).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=168

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse more than the minimum of red blood cell units ...

Don’t transfuse more than the minimum of red blood cell units necessary to relieve symptoms of anemia or to return a patient to a safe hemoglobin range (7 to 8 g/dL in stable patients).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=372

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse plasma to correct a laboratory value; treat the ...

Don’t transfuse plasma to correct a laboratory value; treat the clinical status of the patient.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=388

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse platelets in an asymptomatic (i.e., nonbleeding) ...

Don’t transfuse platelets in an asymptomatic (i.e., nonbleeding) pediatric patient (e.g., aplastic anemia, leukemia), with a platelet count > 10,000/mcL unless other signs and/or symptoms for bleeding are present, or if the patient is to undergo an invasive procedure.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=408

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse RBCs as the sole intervention for expansion of ...

Don’t transfuse RBCs as the sole intervention for expansion of circulatory volume unless deemed necessary for patients experiencing severe hemorrhage.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=431

Choosing Wisely: Don’t treat gastroesophageal reflux in infants routinely with acid ...

Don’t treat gastroesophageal reflux in infants routinely with acid suppression therapy.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=19

Choosing Wisely: Don’t treat patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura in the ...

Don’t treat patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura in the absence of bleeding or a very low platelet count.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=230

Choosing Wisely: Don’t treat uncomplicated community-acquired pneumonia in otherwise ...

Don’t treat uncomplicated community-acquired pneumonia in otherwise healthy, immunized, hospitalized patients with antibiotic therapy broader than ampicillin.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=393

Choosing Wisely: Don’t treat uncomplicated cystitis in women with fluoroquinolones if ...

Don’t treat uncomplicated cystitis in women with fluoroquinolones if other oral antibiotic treatment options exist.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=343

Choosing Wisely: Don’t treat with an anticoagulant for more than three months in a ...

Don’t treat with an anticoagulant for more than three months in a patient with a first VTE occurring in the setting of a major transient risk factor.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=227

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent for perioperative ...

Don’t use a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent for perioperative prophylaxis or continue prophylaxis after the incision is closed for uncomplicated clean and clean-contaminated procedures.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=392

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use antibiotic therapy for stasis dermatitis of lower ...

Don’t use antibiotic therapy for stasis dermatitis of lower extremities.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=255

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use antipsychotics as first choice to treat behavioral and ...

Don’t use antipsychotics as first choice to treat behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=112

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use broad-spectrum antibiotics such as ceftriaxone for children ...

Don’t use broad-spectrum antibiotics such as ceftriaxone for children hospitalized with uncomplicated CAP. Use narrow-spectrum antibiotics such as penicillin, ampicillin, or amoxicillin.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=464

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use glucosamine and chondroitin to treat patients with ...

Don’t use glucosamine and chondroitin to treat patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=103

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use lateral wedge insoles to treat patients with symptomatic ...

Don’t use lateral wedge insoles to treat patients with symptomatic medial compartment osteoarthritis of the knee.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=104

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use physical restraints to manage behavioral symptoms of ...

Don’t use physical restraints to manage behavioral symptoms of hospitalized older adults with delirium.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=190

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use plasma catecholamines to evaluate a patient for ...

Don’t use plasma catecholamines to evaluate a patient for pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma. Instead, use plasma free metanephrines or urinary fractionated metanephrines.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=422

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use serum cortisol levels as initial screening for adrenal ...

Don’t use serum cortisol levels as initial screening for adrenal hyperfunction (Cushing syndrome); instead consider superior strategies provided in the justification.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=494

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use sliding scale insulin (SSI) for long-term diabetes ...

Don’t use sliding scale insulin (SSI) for long-term diabetes management for individuals residing in the nursing home.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=95

Choosing Wisely: In the evaluation of simple syncope and a normal neurologic ...

In the evaluation of simple syncope and a normal neurologic examination don’t obtain brain imaging studies (CT or MRI).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=42

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations - American Family Physician

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

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Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations to Improve Health Care Quality and ...

Aug 1, 2013 - The Choosing Wisely campaign provides key clinical recommendations for physicians and patients that promote best practices and help avoid unnecessary medical interventions.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0801/p164.html

Choosing Wisely: Top Interventions to Improve Health and Reduce Harm, While Lowering Costs

...For years, we’ve had the benefit of practice guidelines, although these tend to focus mainly on what to do. A new program, the Choosing Wisely campaign, now prompts physicians and patients to avoid unnecessary testing and treatment, things that not only don’t help, but that also may...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/afp20120715p128.pdf

Choosing Wisely: Top Interventions to Improve Health and Reduce Harm, While Lowering ...

Jul 15, 2012 - Initially sponsored by nine medical specialty societies, the campaign consists of specialty-specific top-five lists of common tests and procedures that are often performed unnecessarily, when they are not likely to improve a patient's health. The primary focus of the campaign is to ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/p128.html

choosing-wisely-table.pdf

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/choosing-wisely-table.pdf

Chronic Cough After Acute Viral Bronchiolitis: Suggestions from the ACCP - Practice ...

May 15, 2019 - To address the high prevalence of bronchiolitis, the effects of chronic cough on patients' quality of life, and adverse effects from inappropriate use of medications, an expert panel from the American College of Chest Physicians performed systematic reviews to develop several ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0515/p654.html

Chronic Cough: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2017 - Although chronic cough in adults (cough lasting longer than eight weeks) can be caused by many etiologies, four conditions account for most cases: upper airway cough syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease/laryngopharyngeal reflux disease, asthma, and nonasthmatic eosinophilic ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1101/p575.html

Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes: Guidelines from KDIGO - Practice Guidelines - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jun 1, 2021 - The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) group, an international organization dedicated to nephrology clinical practice guidelines, has developed a new guideline for management of diabetes with chronic kidney disease.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0601/p698.html

Chronic Kidney Disease: Detection and Evaluation - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2017 - Chronic kidney disease affects 47 million people in the United States and is associated with significant health care costs, morbidity, and mortality. Because this disease can silently progress to advanced stages, early detection is critical for initiating timely interventions. Multiple ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/p776.html

Chronic Kidney Disease: Detection and Evaluation - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - Chronic kidney disease affects an estimated 27 million adults in the United States, and is associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Patients should be assessed annually to determine whether they are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1138.html

Chronic Kidney Disease: Evaluation and Treatment Guidelines from the VA/DoD - Practice ... Restricted content. Login required.

Sep 15, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense have updated recommendations for evaluation and treatment of chronic kidney disease.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/p378.html

Chronic Kidney Disease: Prevention and Treatment of Common Complications - American ...

Nov 15, 2004 - Chronic kidney disease is a progressive condition that results in significant morbidity and mortality. Because of the important role the kidneys play in maintaining homeostasis, chronic kidney disease can affect almost every body system. Early recognition and intervention are essential ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1115/p1921.html

Chronic Low Back Pain: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2009 - Chronic low back pain is a common problem in primary care. A history and physical examination should place patients into one of several categories: (1) nonspecific low back pain; (2) back pain associated with radiculopathy or spinal stenosis; (3) back pain referred from a nonspinal ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0615/p1067.html

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and related issues, including acute and chronic COPD, spirometry, pulmonary rehabilitation, oxygen therapy, corticosteriods, and pulmonary complications. This collection features AFP content on chronic ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=32

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Diagnosis and Management - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2017 - The diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should be suspected in patients with risk factors (primarily a history of smoking) who report dyspnea at rest or with exertion, chronic cough with or without sputum production, or a history of wheezing. COPD may be suspected ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/p433.html

Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Misuse: A Public Health Concern (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position on opioids and pain management.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/chronic-pain-management-opiod-misuse.html

Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Misuse: Guidance for Family Physicians

April 1, 2017: Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/afp20170401p420.pdf

Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Misuse: Guidance for Family Physicians - Editorials ...

Apr 1, 2017 - Family physicians are committed to advancing population and community health, and we must take the lead in reducing opioid misuse and overdose before outside entities mandate practice strategies that may not be patient-centered.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/p420.html

Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women: ACOG Updates Recommendations - Practice Guidelines - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 1, 2021 - The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has new recommendations for managing chronic pelvic pain.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0201/p186.html

Chronic Rhinosinusitis

October 15, 2017

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/afp20171015p500.pdf

Clarification - Corrections - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2012 - ...In the Practice Guidelines, ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules, (February 1, 2012, page 281) the accompanying 2012 young children (birth through six years of age) immunization schedule was clarified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after publication. In Figure 1,...

American Family Physician : Corrections

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0415/p748a.html

Clarification About Smoking Cessation Interventions - Letters to the Editor - American ...

Apr 15, 2007 - ...model is a good organizational framework, and was promoted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 2000 clinical practice guideline;2 however, this model may not be practical or achievable during every office visit because of time constraints.3 A team approach that...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0415/p1151.html

Clavicle Fractures: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2008 - ...Next: Economic Influence on the Drafting of Practice Guidelines View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 77/No. 1(January 1, 2008) / Clavicle Fractures: What You Should Know...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0101/p71.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2002 - ...The guidelines were developed using an evidence-based approach advocated by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and public health practice guidelines. The updated guidelines appear in the November 9, 2001 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The CDC guidelines are...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0401/p1468.html

Clinical Briefs - Dec 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2000 - ...set of recommendations for the nutritional care of persons receiving chronic dialysis treatment. The recommendations, titled Clinical Practice Guidelines for Nutrition in Chronic Renal Failure, were created through the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative, the NKF's patient...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1201/p2541.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

Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2002 - ...Management of Specific Breast Abnormalities. The information is intended as a resource for agencies and organizations in developing practice guidelines or other quality-related measures. The review focuses on women with clinical or mammographic breast abnormalities who have specific...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/p731.html

Clinical Briefs - Feb 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2004 - ...The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has issued a practice guideline on the use of immunotherapy in patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome. The recommendations are available in the September 2, 2003, issue of Neurology. Guillain-Barré syndrome...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0215/p997.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

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

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

Clinical Briefs - Jun 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2000 - ...chosen to aid patients and physicians in the recognition of the disorder, diagnosis of related symptoms and timely treatment of RSD. Practice guidelines from the RSDSA are also available. These guidelines show physicians and patients who have RSD how to diagnose and treat the...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3469.html

Clinical Briefs - Jun 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - ...AUA Practice Guideline on Premature Ejaculation The Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Urological Association (AUA) has released a new guideline on the treatment of premature ejaculation. Premature Ejaculation: Guideline on the Pharmacologic Management of Premature...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2933.html

Clinical Briefs - Mar 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2001 - ...College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) has published clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot disorders. The guidelines, titled Diabetic Foot Disorders: A Clinical Practice Guideline, appear as a supplement to the October 2000 issue of The...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0301/p981.html

Clinical Briefs - May 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2000 - ...according to the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). In response, the Clinical Practices Committee of the AGS has developed clinical practice guidelines on the use of oral anticoagulants (warfarin) in older persons. The guidelines appear in the February 2000 issue of the Journal of...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0501/p2887.html

Clinical Briefs - May 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2003 - ...Management decisions emanating from the multidisciplinary conference should be guided by locally agreed-on adaptations of clinical practice guidelines or other evidence. All patients should be evaluated as potential candidates for clinical trials, and enrollment should be...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/p2227.html

Clinical Briefs - May 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - ...Previous: AAFP and ACP Release Practice Guideline on Management of Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation Next: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 69/No. 10(May 15, 2004) / Clinical Briefs: Clinical Briefs...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2479.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

Clinical Briefs - Oct 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - ...guidelines to provide physicians with a quick reference to the diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations contained in the ACC/AHA practice guidelines. The latest ACC/AHA pocket guidelines, The Management of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction and The Management of Patients...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1702.html

Clinical Considerations for the Management of Hypertriglyceridemia - Letters to the ...

Mar 15, 2021 - ...the management of blood cholesterol: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on clinical practice guidelines [published correction appears in J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;73(24):3237–3241]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;73(24):e285–e350. 6. Nicholls...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0315/p325.html

Clinical Diagnosis and Evaluation of Sinusitis in Adults - Editorials - American Family...

Dec 1, 2007 - ...seven days, or worsens at any time. Observing patients with uncomplicated acute bacterial rhinosinusitis is consistent with other practice guidelines.4-6 The rationale for recommending observation in patients with uncomplicated acute bacterial rhinosinusitis is based on randomized...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1201/p1620.html

Clinical Pathways: Effects on Practice, Outcomes, and Costs

...6. Bailey R, Weingarten S, Lewis M, Mohsenifar Z. Impact of clinical path- ways and practice guidelines on the management of acute exacerba- tions of bronchial asthma. Chest. 1998;113(1):28-33. 7. Kwan J, Sandercock P. In-hospital care pathways for stroke. Cochrane Database Syst...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1338.pdf

Clinical Pathways: Effects on Practice, Outcomes, and Costs

...6. Bailey R, Weingarten S, Lewis M, Mohsenifar Z. Impact of clinical path- ways and practice guidelines on the management of acute exacerba- tions of bronchial asthma. Chest. 1998;113(1):28-33. 7. Kwan J, Sandercock P. In-hospital care pathways for stroke. Cochrane Database Syst...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/afp20101201p1340.pdf

Clinical Practice Guideline for Bronchiolitis: Key Recommendations - Editorials - ...

Jan 15, 2007 - ...Clinical Practice Guideline for Bronchiolitis: Key Recommendations RICHARD D. CLOVER, M.D. University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences Louisville, Kentucky Am Fam Physician. 2007 Jan 15;75(2):171. Related Article Bronchiolitis is common in children...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0115/p171.html

Clinical Practice Guideline Manual

Clinical Practice Guideline Manual

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

Clinical Practice Guideline: Planning for Labor and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Cesarean deliveries are a common surgical procedure in the United States, accounting for one in three U.S. births. The primary purpose of this guideline is to provide clinicians with evidence to guide planning for labor and vaginal birth after cesarean (LAC/VBAC).

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/AAFP%20PVBAC%20guideline.pdf

Clinical Practice Guidelines

View all clinical practice guidelines.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Learn about the principles followed for the development of AAFP clinical practice guidelines.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: Part 1. Definition, ...

Sep 1, 2004 - In February 2002, the Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative of the National Kidney Foundation published clinical practice guidelines on chronic kidney disease. The first six of the 15 guidelines are of the greatest relevance to family physicians. Part I of this two-part article ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/p869.html

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: Part I. Definition, ...

...In February 2002, the Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative of the National Kidney Foundation published clinical practice guidelines on chronic kidney disease. The first six of the 15 guidelines are of the greatest relevance to family physicians. Part I of this two-part article...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/afp20040901p869.pdf

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: Part II. Glomerular ...

Sep 15, 2004 - The Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative of the National Kidney Foundation published clinical practice guidelines on chronic kidney disease in February 2002. Of the 15 guidelines, the first six are of greatest relevance to family physicians. Part II of this two-part review covers ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1091.html

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: Part II. Glomerular ...

...Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: Part II. Glomerular Filtration Rate, Proteinuria, and Other Markers CYNDA ANN JOHNSON, M.D., M.B.A., Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina ANDREW S. LEVEY, M.D., Tufts...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/afp20040915p1091.pdf

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 : Policies

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

Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations

View all clinical preventive serivces recommendations.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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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.

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

Clinical Recommendations

Browse through AAFP's clinical recommendations.

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Clinical Review of Recent Findings on the Awareness, Diagnosis and Treatment of ...

May 15, 2000 - In response to the widespread problem of depression in the United States, the American Medical Association (AMA) has conducted a clinical review on the diagnosis and management of depression.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0515/p3158.html

Clinical Vignettes in Geriatric Depression

...myocardial infarction-executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/Ameri- can Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the 1999 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction) [published...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/afp20111115p1149.pdf

Clostridioides difficile Infection: Update on Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 1, 2020 - Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridioides difficile infection have recently been updated. Risk factors include recent exposure to health care facilities or antibiotics, especially clindamycin. C. difficile infection is characterized by a wide range of symptoms, from ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/p168.html

Clostridium difficile Infection: Prevention and Treatment - Implementing AHRQ Effective...

Feb 1, 2018 - How effective are interventions to prevent and treat Clostridium difficile infection?

American Family Physician : Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0201/p196.html

Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea - American Family Physician

...Guerrant RL, Van Gilder T, Steiner TS, Thielman NM, Slutsker L, Tauxe RV, et al., for the Infectious Dis- eases Society of America. Practice guidelines for the management of infectious diarrhea. Clin Infect Dis 2001;32:331-51. 21. Wenisch C, Parschalk B, Hasenhundl M, Hirschl...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0301/afp20050301p921.pdf

Clozapine vs. Other Atypical Antipsychotics for Schizophrenia - Cochrane for Clinicians...

Feb 1, 2011 - Although further trials are needed, there is some evidence that clozapine is slightly more effective than risperidone (Risperdal). Fewer participants taking clozapine dropped out of studies because of lack of effectiveness compared with those taking risperidone (number needed to treat =...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/p260.html

Cochrane for Clinicians

October 1, 2016:

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/afp20161001p549.pdf

Cochrane for Clinicians

October 1, 2016:

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/afp20161001p548.pdf

Cochrane for Clinicians

...5. Shulman ST, Bisno AL, Clegg HW, et al. Clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal pharyngitis: 2012 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;55(10):e86-e102. The Role of Breathing Exercises in the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0101/afp20140101p14.pdf

Cochrane for Clinicians

...5. Shulman ST, Bisno AL, Clegg HW, et al. Clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal pharyngitis: 2012 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;55(10):e86-e102. The Role of Breathing Exercises in the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0101/afp20140101p15.pdf

Cochrane for Clinicians

May 1, 2016

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0501/afp20160501p742.pdf

Cochrane for Clinicians - Apr 1, 2007 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2007 - Topical salicylic or lactic acid and cryotherapy are effective treatments for nongenital warts. Although cryotherapy is somewhat more effective, it is associated with more pain and blistering than salicylic or lactic acid. The spontaneous cure rate of nongenital warts is 50 to 70 ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0401/p1001a.html

Cochrane for Clinicians - Jul 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2006 - Intravenous lidocaine and oral mexiletine provide a modest reduction in neuropathic pain with no indication of serious adverse effects. However, safety data are limited because most studies were of relatively short duration and fewer than 400 patients have been studied in total for each...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0701/p79.html

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