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Current Concepts in Concussion: Initial Evaluation and Management - American Family ...

Apr 1, 2019 - Mild traumatic brain injury, also known as concussion, is common in adults and youth and is a major health concern. Concussion is caused by direct or indirect external trauma to the head resulting in shear stress to brain tissue from rotational or angular forces. Concussion can affect a...

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Current Strategies in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Childhood ...

Apr 15, 2009 - Symptoms of childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder affect cognitive, academic, behavioral, emotional, social, and developmental functioning. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is the most commonly diagnosed neurodevelopmental disorder in children and adolescents. An ...

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Cutaneous Cryosurgery

...23. Lentigo maligna. In: Australian Cancer Network Mela- noma Guidelines Revision Working Party. Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Melanoma in Austra- lia and New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: The Can- cer Council Australia, Australian Cancer Network, Sydney and...

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Cutaneous Melanoma: Update on Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment - ...

...28. National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Clinical practice guidelines in oncology. Version 1.2004. Accessed online November 9, 2004, at: http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physicians_gls/. 29. Lens MB, Dawes M, Goodacre T, Bishop JA. Excision margins in the treatment of primary...

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December 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Guidelines on Migraine: Part 5. Recommendations for Specific Prophylactic Drugs Sharon Scott Morey Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Morgan; Lori Parry Letters to the Editor Osteopathic Medicine in the Treatment of Low Back Pain Dana L....

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December 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines CDC Updates Interim Guidelines for Anthrax Exposure Management and Antimicrobial Therapy Gevevieve W. Ressel Putting Prevention into Practice Counseling for Tobacco Cessation Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Morgan Letters to the...

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December 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AHRQ Releases Review of Treatments for Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis Genevieve Ressel Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Evans; Heather McNeill Letters to the Editor Factitious Hypoglycemia Jin-Ying Lu; Tong-Yuan Tai Diagnosing...

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December 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACIP Releases Recommendations for Use of Live, Attenuated Influenza Vaccine Genevieve Ressel Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Evans; Heather McNeill STEPS Escitalopram (Lexapro) for Depression. Santhi Masilamani; Sara C. Ruppelt...

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December 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACOG Releases Guidelines on Management of Post-term Pregnancy Matthew Neff Pharmacologic and Surgical Treatment of Obesity Carrie Morantz; Brian Torrey Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for Suicide Risk...

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December 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AAP Releases New Guidelines on Preventing SIDS Carrie Morantz USPHS Releases Updated Guidelines for Management of Occupational Exposure to HIV Carrie Morantz Guillain-Barre Syndrome Reported in Recipients of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine Carrie...

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December 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines CDC Releases Guidelines on Improving Preconception Health Care Lisa Graham ACOG Recommends that Physicians Restrict Use of Episiotomy Carrie Armstrong Meningococcal Vaccine Supply Increased; Deferral Request Lifted Carrie Armstrong Influenza...

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December 1, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Rhinosinusitis in Adults Amber Randel AAP Releases Recommendations on Overuse Injuries and Overtraining in Child Athletes Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries...

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December 1, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AAP Releases Guidelines on Identification of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Photo Quiz Facial Hyperpigmentation Luís Paulo Trindade e Silva CME Quiz Commentary Letters to the Editor...

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December 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Guidelines for the Use of Opioid Therapy in Patients with Chronic Noncancer Pain Amber Randel Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for Lipid Disorders in Adults Kenneth W. Lin; Theodore R. Brown Cochrane for...

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December 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACS Recommendations on Prostate Cancer Screening Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Clinical Pathways: Effects on Practice, Outcomes, and Costs Dean A. Seehusen Chest Physiotherapy for Pneumonia in Adults...

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December 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Updated Guidelines on Management of Atrial Fibrillation from the ACCF/AHA/HRS Mara Lambert Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Treatment of Nongenital Warts Alyson L. Feigenbaum; Carla Ainsworth; Leilani St. Anna Cochrane for...

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December 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AHA Releases Statement on Sexual Activity and Cardiovascular Disease Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Insulin for Glycemic Control in Acute Ischemic Stroke Aaron Saguil; Matthew C. Pflipsen The Effects of...

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December 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACOG Releases Guidelines on Cervical Cancer Screening Amber Randel Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Are Cranberry Products Effective for the Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections? William E. Cayley Jr. Impact of Industry...

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December 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Management of Atopic Dermatitis: Guideline from the American Academy of Dermatology Lisa M. Croke Answering Clinical Questions Cochrane for Clinicians Optimal Duration of Treatment Regimens for H. pylori Eradication Joseph R. Yancey; Kari A....

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December 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AHA/ACC/ASH Release Guideline on the Treatment of Hypertension and CAD Amber Randel Answering Clinical Questions Medicine by the Numbers Gabapentin for Chronic Neuropathic Pain David S. Garcia Cochrane for Clinicians Chewing Gum for...

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December 1, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: CDC Updates Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Treating Menopausal Symptoms POEMs Cervical Treatment Associated with Adverse Obstetric Outcomes...

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December 1, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Acute Gout: ACP Provides Guideline on Diagnosis Jennifer Wilkes Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Topical Capsaicin for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Adults Paul F. Crawford, III; You Xu FPIN's Help...

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December 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations from the ACCP Carrie Armstrong Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Early Invasive Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes Sally Liang; Michael Ritchie Patient Information...

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December 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Diagnosing VTE: Guidelines from the American Society of Hematology Amber Randel Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Medicine by the Numbers: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Women Donald M. Chaffee, III;...

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December 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Management of Acute Pain from Non–Low Back Musculoskeletal Injuries: Guidelines from AAFP and ACP Michael J. Arnold Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition FPIN's Clinical Inquiries: Immunogenicity of Childhood Vaccines after Pediatric Cancer...

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December 1, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Management of Acute Pain from Non–Low Back Musculoskeletal Injuries: Guidelines from AAFP and ACP Michael J. Arnold Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition FPIN's Clinical Inquiries: Immunogenicity of Childhood Vaccines after Pediatric Cancer...

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December 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACOG Addresses Psychosocial Screening in Pregnant Women Toni Lapp Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Morgan; Lori Parry Letters to the Editor Pneumococcal Vaccine Recommendations Brian S. Alper Tips From Other Journals Recognition...

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December 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines PHS Guidelines for Management of Occupational Exposure to HBV, HCV and HIV: Management of Occupational Blood Exposures Monica Preboth Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Morgan U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Newborn Hearing Screening:...

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December 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines The 2003 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule Richard D. Clover; Richard Kent Zimmerman Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for Breast Cancer Gurvaneet Randhawa; Kenneth S. Fink Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Evans; Heather...

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December 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines The 2004 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule Richard Kent Zimmerman Quantum Sufficit Quantum Sufficit Sarah Evans; Heather McNeill STEPS Adefovir (Hepsera) for Chronic Hepatitis B Infection Monika N. Daftary U.S. Preventive Services...

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December 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines The 2005 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, September 2004-October 2005 Richard Kent Zimmerman Recommendations to Reduce Obesity in Children and Adolescents Carrie Morantz; Brian Torrey STEPS Transdermal Oxybutynin (Oxytrol)...

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December 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines The 2006 Adult Immunization Schedule: Improving Immunization Rates Jonathan L. Temte AAP Policy Statement on Lead Exposure in Children Sarah Evans CDC Releases Report on Preventable Measles Monica Preboth AAP Clinical Report on Infant...

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December 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2007 Carrie Armstrong Strength Training Levels Fall Short of National Goal Carrie Armstrong CDC Releases Report on Rate of Autism in the United States Sherri Damlo STEPS Pregabalin...

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December 15, 2007 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACCP Updates Guidelines for the Treatment of PAH Sherri Damlo CDC Evaluates the Effect of Revised Guidelines on the Prevention of Group B Streptococci Disease Amber Randel CDC Reports a Decrease in the Incidence of Breast Cancer Amber Randel...

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December 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AAP Releases Guidelines on Management of Autism Spectrum Disorders Carrie Armstrong STEPS Adalimumab (Humira) for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Beth Welch Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for...

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December 15, 2009 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACOG Guidelines for Managing Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome Mara Lambert STEPS Sinecatechins (Veregen) for External Genital and Perianal Warts Kelly P. Masters Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Aspirin Use...

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December 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines Updated Recommendations on Daily Aspirin Use in Patients with Diabetes Carrie Armstrong STEPS Bivalent HPV Recombinant Vaccine (Cervarix) for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer Stephanie Schauner; Corey Lyon Answering Clinical Questions Putting...

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December 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines CDC Updates Recommendations for Contraceptive Use in the Postpartum Period Amber Randel STEPS Dabigatran (Pradaxa) for Prevention of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Jennifer L. Strohecker Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries...

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December 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACP Releases Best Practice Advice on Colorectal Cancer Screening Amber Randel STEPS Linagliptin (Tradjenta) for the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus Karen Whalen; Karen R. Sando, PharmD, CDE Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into...

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December 15, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines ACP Publishes Recommendations on Upper Endoscopy for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Carrie Armstrong AHA Releases Recommendation on Ankle-Brachial Index Measurement and Interpretation Mara Lambert STEPS Ticagrelor (Brilinta) for Secondary...

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December 15, 2014 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines AAP Issues Updated Guidance on Palivizumab Prophylaxis for RSV Infection Mara Lambert STEPS Lorcaserin (Belviq) for Weight Loss Gabrielle Johnson; M Norman Oliver Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Peripheral Artery...

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December 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

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

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December 15, 2016 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: ACP/CDC Provide Guidelines on the Use of Antibiotics for Acute Respiratory Tract Infection Marselle Bredemeyer Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents:...

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December 15, 2017 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Preventive Pediatric Health Care: Updated Recommendations from the AAP Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years: Recommendation Statement...

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December 15, 2018 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Crohn's Disease: ACG Releases Updated Management Guidelines Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment with the...

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December 15, 2019 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Managing Chronic Hypertension in Pregnant Women: ACOG Releases Updated Practice Bulletin Lisa M. Croke Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Pancreatic Cancer: Recommendation Statement...

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December 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Off-Label Use and Misuse of Hormone Supplements: AACE and ACE Position Statement Michael J. Arnold Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy - Free Full Text Letters to the Editor Reader...

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December 15, 2020 - American Family Physician

...Practice Guidelines: Off-Label Use and Misuse of Hormone Supplements: AACE and ACE Position Statement Michael J. Arnold Available Online and in the Mobile App Edition Patient Information Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy - Free Full Text Letters to the Editor Reader...

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Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and related issues, including anticoagulation, heparin therapy, and venous thromboembolism. This collection features AFP content on deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and related issues, including...

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Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: Current Therapy

March 1, 2017

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Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: Current Therapy - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2017 - Pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis are the two most important manifestations of venous thromboembolism (VTE), which is the third most common life-threatening cardiovascular disease in the United States. Anticoagulation is the mainstay of VTE treatment. Most patients with deep...

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Definition of Metabolic Syndrome - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guidelines Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jan 1;71(1):193-197. Definition of Metabolic Syndrome There has been disagreement in the medical community over the definition of the metabolic syndrome. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute...

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Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Recognition and Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Dec 15, 2020 - Degenerative cervical myelopathy encompasses a collection of pathologic conditions that result in progressive spinal cord dysfunction secondary to cord compression. Patients are typically male (3: 1 male-to-female ratio), and the average age of presentation is 64 years. The exact ...

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Delegates Focus on Sexual Education, Preventing STIs

During the 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders, AAFP members acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science, including some that focused on sexual education and the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

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Delirium -- American Family Physician

...8. Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with delirium. American Psychiatric Association. Am J Psychiatry 1999;156(5 suppl):1-20. 9. Stiefel F, Holland J. Delirium in cancer patients. Int Psychogeriatr 1991;3:333-6. 10. Perry S. Organic mental disorders caused by...

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Delirium in Older Persons: Evaluation and Management

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Delirium in Older Persons: Evaluation and Management - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2014 - Delirium is defined as an acute, fluctuating syndrome of altered attention, awareness, and cognition. It is common in older persons in the hospital and long-term care facilities and may indicate a life-threatening condition. Assessment for and prevention of delirium should occur at ...

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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

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Dementia - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on dementia and related issues, including Alzheimer’s, Binswanger’s type, dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies. This collection features AFP content on dementia and related issues, including Alzheimer’s, Binswanger’s type, dementia, and dementia ...

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Dementia Care: More Than Just Prescription Drugs - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2017 - Rather than focusing on medications to achieve a small temporary difference in cognition, patients and families might be better served if we focused more on nonpharmacologic treatments, and on more important issues, such as advance directives, driving, living arrangements, caregiver ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/p766.html

Demystifying Documentation and Billing for Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

...Committee of the American College of Physicians. Noninvasive treatments for acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166(7):514-530. 3. Baltazar GA, Betler MP, Akella K, Khatri R, Asaro...

Family Practice Management

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Department Collections

Search Department collections from past and current issues of AFP, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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Deprescribing Antipsychotics for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and ...

Sep 15, 2018 - As part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly Project, a Canadian team consisting of two family physicians, one geriatric psychiatrist, two geriatricians, and four pharmacists has provided recommendations to guide physicians in deprescribing antipsychotics for behavioral and ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0915/p394.html

Deprescribing Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists for Insomnia in Adults - Practice ...

Jan 1, 2019 - A multidisciplinary group of clinicians as part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly project has developed evidence-based guidelines focused on deprescribing long-term Benzodiazepine receptor agonists (BZRAs) in patients taking them for insomnia, with the goal of helping ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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Deprescribing Is an Essential Part of Good Prescribing - Editorials - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2019 - There are four important medication issues to discuss with patients as they get older. Find out more and learn the five steps to individualize deprescribing practices for each patient.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0101/p7.html

Depression After ACS Events: AAFP Releases Updated Guidelines - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 15, 2019 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has released a guideline focusing on depression in adults within three months of an ACS event (unstable angina or myocardial infarction). The guideline is based on a systematic review of randomized controlled trials and observational studies and...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/p785.html

Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder and related issues, including antidepressants, major depressive disorder, mental health, postpartum depression, and psychiatric medications. This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome - Clinical Practice Guideline

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

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome Events: Screening and Treatment Guidelines...

Jun 15, 2019 - ...Practice Guidelines Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome Events: Screening and Treatment Guidelines from the AAFP JENNIFER FROST, MD, Swope Health Services, Wyandotte, Kansas ROBERT L. RICH JR., MD, FAAFP, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of North Carolina, Bladen County...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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Depression in Adolescents: AAP Updates Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment - Practice...

Oct 1, 2018 - These updated recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics aim to address the identification and diagnosis of all forms of depression in adolescents, defined in this guideline as those 10 to 21 years of age.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1001/p462.html

Depressive Disorders - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2006 - What are the effects of treatments in mild to moderate or severe depression? Which interventions reduce relapse rates? What are the effects of interventions to improve delivery of treatments?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/p1999.html

Dermatologic Emergencies

...4. Stevens DL, Bisno AL, Chambers HF, et al.; Infectious Diseases Society of America. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infec- tions [published corrections appear in Clin Infect Dis. 2005;41(12):1830 and Clin Infect Dis. 2006;42(8):1219]....

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1001/afp20101001p773.pdf

Detection and Evaluation of Chronic Kidney Disease - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2005 - Chronic kidney disease affects approximately 19 million adult Americans, and its incidence is increasing rapidly. Diabetes and hypertension are the underlying causes in most cases of chronic kidney disease. Evidence suggests that progression to kidney failure can be delayed or prevented...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/p1723.html

Detection and Evaluation of Chronic Kidney Disease - American Family Physician

...Adapted with permission from National Kidney Foundation. K/DOQI, clinical practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease: evaluation, classification, and stratification. Am J Kidney Dis 2002;39(2 suppl 1):S1-266. Accessed online February 15, 2005, at: http://...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/afp20051101p1723.pdf

Developing Standing Orders to Help Your Team Work to the Highest Level

...cine included in a standing order, the exact dosage, and the route of administration. Follow the Institute for Safe Medication Practices guidelines to avoid error-prone abbreviations, symbols, and dose designations (http:// www.ismp.org/Tools/errorproneabbreviations.pdf). 5....

Family Practice Management

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Developing Standing Orders to Help Your Team Work to the Highest Level -- FPM

Jun 1, 2018 - Use this seven-step plan to create protocols that improve efficiency and reduce physician workloads.

Family Practice Management : Articles

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Development of a Rash After Hot Tub Use

September 1, 2015 Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0901/afp20150901p387.pdf

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants: A Clinical Report from the AAP on ...

July 15, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0801/afp20170801p196.pdf

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants: A Clinical Report from the AAP on ...

Aug 1, 2017 - Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) can range from a mild abnormality to dislocation. In infants and young children, it is asymptomatic; therefore, screening is required to diagnose it in otherwise healthy children.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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DGAC Makes Food-Based Recommendations in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

March 15, 2016 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0315/afp20160315p525.pdf

DGAC Makes Food-Based Recommendations in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans...

Mar 15, 2016 - The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) has released the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which update the previous 2010 guideline, to provide guidance regarding healthy eating.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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Diabetes

View AAFP-endorsed guidelines for management of diabetes in children and adolescents and for oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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Access information and resources on Diabetes care from the AAFP.

Family Physician : Patient Care

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Diabetes Mellitus: Diagnosis and Screening - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2010 - Based on etiology, diabetes is classified as type 1 diabetes mellitus, type 2 diabetes mellitus, latent autoimmune diabetes, maturity-onset diabetes of youth, and miscellaneous causes. The diagnosis is based on measurement of A1C level, fasting or random blood glucose level, or oral ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0401/p863.html

Diabetes Mellitus: Screening and Diagnosis

January 15, 2016 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/afp20160115p103.pdf

Diabetes: ADA Releases Revised Position Statement on Standards of Medical Care - ...

Aug 1, 2018 - Because the evidence regarding medical care for persons with diabetes mellitus continues to evolve, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) annually updates its standards. In addition, starting in 2018, the ADA will also periodically update its guidance online if warranted.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0801/p187.html

Diabetes: Type 2 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on type 2 diabetes and related issues, including blood glucose levels, diabetic complications (such as ketoacidosis and neuropathy), glycemic control, insulin management, and gestational diabetes. This collection features AFP content on type 2 ...

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Diabetic Foot Infections - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2013 - Diabetic foot infection, defined as soft tissue or bone infection below the malleoli, is the most common complication of diabetes mellitus leading to hospitalization and the most frequent cause of nontraumatic lower extremity amputation. Diabetic foot infections are diagnosed clinically...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0801/p177.html

Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Pathogenesis and Management -- American Family Physician

...a clinical practice guideline. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. J Foot Ankle Surg 2000;39(5 suppl):S1-60. 5. Pecoraro RE, Reiber GE, Burgess EM. Pathways to diabetic limb amputation. Basis for prevention. Diabetes Care 1990;13:513-21. 6. American Diabetes...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/afp20021101p1655.pdf

Diabetic Kidney Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2019 - Globally, approximately 20% of the 400 million individuals with diabetes mellitus have diabetic kidney disease (DKD). DKD is associated with higher cardiovascular and all-cause morbidity and mortality, so timely diagnosis and treatment are critical. Screening for early DKD is best done ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0615/p751.html

Diabetic Nephropathy-The Family Physician’s Role

...10. KDOQI clinical practice guidelines and clinical practice recommen- dations for diabetes and chronic kidney disease. Am J Kidney Dis. 2007;49(2 suppl 2):S12-S154. 11. Lambers Heerspink HJ, Gansevoort RT, Brenner BM, et al. Comparison of different measures of urinary protein...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0501/afp20120501p883.pdf

Diabetic Nephropathy: Common Questions - American Family Physician

...11. Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI). K/DOQI clinical practice guidelines on hypertension and antihypertensive agents in chronic kidney disease. Am J Kidney Dis 2004;43(5 suppl 1):S1-290. 12. Lewis EJ, Hunsicker LG, Bain RP, Rohde RD. The effect of...

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Diagnosing and Managing Acute Heart Failure Guidelines: NICE - POEMs - American Family ...

Feb 15, 2015 - There is not much new in these guidelines except some caveats on what not to do. Diagnose new acute heart failure with a natriuretic peptide measurement and, if the level is high, follow with transthoracic echocardiography. Do not routinely treat with opiates, nitrates, inotropes, ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0215/p260.html

Diagnosing the Patient with Abdominal Pain and Altered Bowel Habits: Is It Irritable ...

...1. Fass R, Longstreth GF, Pimentel M, Fullerton S, Rus- sak SM, Chiou CF, et al. Evidence- and consensus- based practice guidelines for the diagnosis of irri- table bowel syndrome. Arch Intern Med 2001; 161:2081-8. 2. Longstreth GF. Irritable bowel syndrome: diagnosis in the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0515/afp20030515p2157.pdf

Diagnosing VTE: Guidelines from the American Society of Hematology - Practice ... Restricted content. Login required.

Dec 1, 2019 - The American Society of Hematology has published recommendations for determining the optimal diagnostic strategy based on pretest risk.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1201/p716.html

Diagnosis and Evaluation of 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 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation [published correction appears in...

American Family Physician

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Diagnosis and Manage<FEFF>ment of Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults

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American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0315/afp20160315p479.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media

...CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media ABSTRACT. This evidence-based clinical practice guideline provides recommendations to primary care clinicians for the management of children from 2 months through 12 years of age with...

Patient Care

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Diagnosis and Management of ADHD In Children

October 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/afp20141001p456.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Adnexal Masses

...Dodge JE, Covens AL, Lacchetti C, et al.; Gynecology Cancer Disease Site Group. Management of a suspicious adnexal mass: a clinical practice guideline. Curr Oncol. 2012;19(4):e257. Adnexal Masses April 15, 2016 ◆ Volume 93, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician...

American Family Physician

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