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AAFP FMX 2020

...• The SOP was loosely based on SOPs for PrEP from UCSF and Grady Hospital (Atlanta, GA), and CDC clinical practice guidelines (12) • Out of a total of 39 faculty and residents, 90% (35) completed the pre-survey and 86% (30) of those that completed the pre-survey also completed...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-100.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...with stable ischemic heart disease: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines, and the American College of Physicians, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-002.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...Practice Guideline Directed Medical Therapy for HFpEF? ACEI/ARB Beta-blockers Digoxin Aldosterone antagonists Sacubitril-valsartan ACEI/ARB Beta-blockers Digoxin Aldosterone antagonists Sacubitril-valsartan HFrEF HFpEF Circulation. 2011 May 10; 123(18): 2006-2014. N Engl...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-010.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for Melanoma version 1.2018 * "very high mitotic index ≥2/mm2 [particularly in the setting of young age], lymphovascular invasion, or a combination of these factors" Prognosis by Stage: Clinical stage 5yr survival Stage I and II...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-028.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...References 1. Bhattacharyya N, Gubbels SP, Schwartz SR, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (Update). Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;156(3_suppl):S1-S47. 2. Committee on Hearing and Equilibrium Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Evaluation of...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-074.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...Clinical Practice Guidelines American College of Physicians All adult patients receive CBT-I as the initial treatment for chronic insomnia disorder. (strong recommendation, moderate-quality evidence) Use a shared decision-making approach, discussing benefits regarding meds in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-077.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...4. Styne DM, Arslanian SA, Connor EL, et al. Pediatric Obesity-Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017;102(3):709-757. doi:10.1210/jc.2016-2573 5. 5210 Health Care Toolkit....

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-093.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...19. Pappas PG, Kauffman CA, Andes DR, et al. Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Candidiasis: 2016 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clinical Infectious Disease. 2016; 62(4): e1-e50. 20. Pariser RJ, Pariser DM. Primary care physicians’ errors in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-112.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...Determine patients at risk for HIV infection based on comprehensive sexual history evaluations as well as USPSTF and CDC screening and practice guidelines. 2. Explain how TelePrEP can expand the reach of HIV prevention and bring patients in for comprehensive primary and...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-121.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...doi:10.1097/01.ogx.0000516405.33139.7d 4. Blumer I, Hadar E, Hadden DR, et al. Diabetes and pregnancy: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013;98(11):4227-4249. 5. Boelig RC, Saccone G, Bellussi F, Berghella V, MFM Guidance for COVID-19,...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-142.pdf

AAFP FMX 2020

...of Family Physicians (AAFP). Reducing Obstetric Hemorrhage: Recommendations from the National Partnership for Maternal Safety. AAFP Practice Guidelines. Am Fam Physician. 2015 Oct 1;92(7):643. • ACOG and SMFM. Obstetric Care Consensus No. and: Placenta Accreta Spectrum. Obst...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx20-153.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model - May 9, 2019

AAFP letter to CMS proposed rule titled, Medicare Program; Part B Drug Payment Model; Proposed Rule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MedicareB-050916.pdf

AAFP Member Profile

...Clinical practice guidelines Top Five Most Valued AAFP Resources Source: 2017 Member Satisfaction Study Virtually all members (94%) plan to renew their AAFP membership. More than three-fourths of members (77%) indicated they consider their AAFP membership important. Close...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/strategic_partnerships/common/2018-member-profile.pdf

AAFP National Conference of Student Members Recommendations and Actiions

...the American Family Physician and essential practice guideline materials for visually impaired family physician and their patient populations. (99) Referred to the Committee on Communications. It was the consensus of the COC that this resolution should be referred to the...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/nc/congress/ncsm-recs-and-action.pdf

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Aug 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2004 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0815/p637.html

AAFP News - Aug 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0815/p331.html

AAFP News - Feb 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Feb 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Feb 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2008 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0215/p423.html

AAFP News - Jul 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2001 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0701/p21.html

AAFP News - Jun 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Jun 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2008 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0615/p1651.html

AAFP News - Mar 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Mar 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2008 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/p753.html

AAFP News - Nov 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2018 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1101/p559.html

AAFP News - Sep 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Sep 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2008 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0915/p693.html

AAFP News Now

...to be free of conflicts of interest because of their role in providing continuing medical education and developing clinical practice guidelines. Although the report points out that partnerships between academic medical centers and industry are essential to innovation and create...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0815/afp20100815p331.pdf

AAFP Offers Guidance on Depression Care After ACS Events

The AAFP has released a clinical practice guideline on screening for and treating depression after acute coronary syndrome. The guideline updates and replaces the Academy's guideline on detecting and treating depression after myocardial infarction, which was published in 2009 and ...

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190625depressacsgdln.html

AAFP Releases Guidelines on Trial of Labor After Cesarean Delivery - Practice ...

Nov 15, 2005 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1115/p2126.html

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Breastfeeding

February 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p56.pdf

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Breastfeeding - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2015 - Family physicians can have an important role in promoting breastfeeding, and are well positioned to provide support in the context of family-centered care. The position paper from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) provides key recommendations to assist family physicians ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/p56.html

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Preconception Care

September 15, 2016: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/afp20160915p508.pdf

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Preconception care - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Sep 15, 2016 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has released a position paper providing evidence-based recommendations that address reproductive health care.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/p508.html

AAFP Reprint No 264 Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

There are many subtle, yet significant, differences in the diagnosis and management of older adults when compared with younger patients. The philosophy of providing comprehensive, continuous care includes the belief that a patient’s health in later years is vitally affected by lifestyle...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint264_Older.pdf

AAFP Reprint No 289D Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

Historically, LGBTQA-focused health issues have been neglected in medical education due to lack of awareness, discomfort with the topic, time demands, lack of faculty development, and lack of directed educational resources. Several studies, however, support the position that medical ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint289D_LGBT.pdf

AAFP Supports 'ACT for Better Diagnosis' Initiative

As a member of the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, the AAFP is supporting the ACT for Better Diagnosis initiative, which aims to improve the diagnostic process by calling on organizations to identify and spread practical steps to better ensure diagnoses are accurate, communicated and ...

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180914actbetterdx.html

AAFP Tools Offer Pointers on Assessing Patients for STIs

Family physicians are ideally positioned to educate patients about the dangers of sexually transmitted infections, screen for these infections and provide appropriate care. New AAFP resources on STIs aim to help them do just that.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190918stismanual.html

AAFP Updates Its PSA Screening Recommendation

The AAFP has issued an updated clinical preventive service recommendation on prostate-specific antigen-based screening that differs from that of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in its level of specificity.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180720aafppsarec.html

AAFP Updates Videos on Clinical Practice Guideline Process

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

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

AAFP-Classifieds-Rate-Card.pdf

...Care Reviews 327 Photo Quiz 329 FPIN’s Help Desk Answers 330 Practice Guidelines 288 CME Quiz is worth 6 credits. afp20170301-cover.indd 1 9/2/17 11:41 AM American Family Physician is published 24 times per year, on the 1st and 15th of each month. Closing date is...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/AAFP-Classifieds-Rate-Card.pdf

AAFP, Missouri Chapter Warn State About Opioids Overreach

The AAFP recently gave the Department of Veterans Affairs feedback on a proposed rule that could affect physician payment, prior authorization and scope of practice.

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180315missouriopioids.html

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

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

American Family Physician : Editorials

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

AAFP/ACP-ASIM Release Guidelines on the Management and Prevention of Migraines - ...

Mar 15, 2003 - Guidelines for primary care physicians on the pharmacologic management of acute migraine attacks and the prevention of migraines are available from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians–American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0315/p1392.html

AAN and EFNS Guideline on Diagnosing and Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia - Practice ...

Jun 1, 2009 - Experts from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) reviewed the literature on the diagnosis and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Trigeminal neuralgia is defined as sudden, usually unilateral, severe, brief, stabbing, ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0601/p1001.html

AAN Guideline Reassesses the Use of Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Seizure - ...

Apr 1, 2008 - The Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has reassessed the use of neuroimaging in patients presenting to the emergency department with seizure.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/p1024.html

AAN Guidelines on Reporting Medical Conditions That May Affect Driving Competency - ...

Jul 1, 2007 - Guidelines on physician reporting of medical conditions that may affect driving competency are available from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0701/p139.html

AAN Recommendations on Symptomatic Treatment for Muscle Cramps

...Practice Guidelines Coverage of guidelines from other organizations does not imply endorse- ment by AFP or the AAFP. Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2010 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0901/afp20100901p540.pdf

AAN Recommendations on Symptomatic Treatment for Muscle Cramps - Practice Guidelines - ...

Sep 1, 2010 - Muscle cramps occur when the motor system is stressed by neuromuscular disease, a medical condition, or a physiologic process, such as dehydration or excessive exercise. Cramps are also common during the last trimester of pregnancy. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) recommends ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0901/p540.html

AAN Releases Guideline on Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Diagnosing Acute Ischemic ...

Feb 15, 2011 - Computed tomography (CT) is the diagnostic standard for acute stroke even though its accuracy has not been formally established. Its sensitivity for diagnosing ischemic stroke in the initial hours is limited; therefore, improved accuracy is needed to develop and provide optimal stroke ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/p483.html

AAN Releases Recommendations for Managing Essential Tremor - Practice Guidelines - ...

Nov 1, 2005 - Evidence-based recommendations for the initiation of pharmacologic and surgical therapies for patients with essential tremor have been released by the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/p1908.html

AAN Releases Recommendations for the Diagnostic Evaluation of the Child with Status ...

May 15, 2007 - The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the Child Neurology Society have created recommendations for evaluation and diagnostic laboratory testing of children with status epilepticus.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0515/p1569.html

AAN Releases Recommendations for Treating Lyme Disease Neuroborreliosis - Practice ...

Mar 1, 2008 - The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has released recommendations for treating Lyme disease, a multisystem, tick-borne infection that often affects the nervous system (neuroborreliosis).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/p700.html

AAN Releases Recommendations on Treatment of Parkinson's Disease - Practice Guidelines ...

Mar 15, 2007 - Recommendations from the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) discuss aspects and treatment of Parkinson's disease. This condition is the second most common neurodegenerative disease and is characterized by bradykinesia; tremor at rest; rigidity; and...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0315/p922.html

AAN Updates Guideline on Treatment of Essential Tremor

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. Guideline source: American Academy of Neurology Evidence rating system used? Yes Literature search described? Yes Guideline developed by participants without...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0801/afp20120801p292.pdf

AAN Updates Guideline on Treatment of Essential Tremor - Practice Guidelines - American...

Aug 1, 2012 - Propranolol and primidone (Mysoline) are the most commonly used therapies for essential tremor, but these agents are ineffective for up to one-half of patients. In 2005, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) published recommendations for the use of other therapies for essential tremor.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0801/p292.html

AAN Updates Guidelines on Evaluating Driving Risk in Patients with Dementia

...Practice Guidelines ▲ Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2010 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncommercial use of one individual user of the Web site. All other rights reserved. Contact...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1101/afp20101101p1144.pdf

AAN Updates Guidelines on Evaluating Driving Risk in Patients with Dementia - Practice ...

Nov 1, 2010 - Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) updated guidelines for the evaluation and management of driving risk in persons with dementia. The new evidence-based guidelines offer characteristics that can help to identify persons that are at risk of unsafe ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1101/p1144.html

AAN Updates Guidelines on the Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin

February 1, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/afp20170201p198.pdf

AAN Updates Guidelines on the Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin - Practice Guidelines - ...

Feb 1, 2017 - In 2008, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) published guidelines on the use of botulinum neurotoxin. This summary highlights updates on four indications: blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, spasticity in adults, and headache.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p198.html

AAN, AANEM, and AAPMR Publish Guideline for Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. Practice Guidelines Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright© 2012 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0901/afp20120901p469.pdf

AAN, AANEM, and AAPMR Publish Guideline for Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy - ...

Sep 1, 2012 - Painful diabetic neuropathy is a chronic disease that affects approximately 16 percent of patients who have diabetes mellitus. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), and the American Academy of Physical ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0901/p469.html

AAN/AHS Update Recommendations for Migraine Prevention in Adults - Practice Guidelines ...

Apr 15, 2013 - Studies suggest that more than one-third of persons with migraine need preventive therapy; however, only 3 to 13 percent use it. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and American Headache Society (AHS) recently reviewed studies published since 2000 to determine which therapies reduce...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/p584.html

AAO-HNS Dysphonia Guideline Earns AAFP Affirmation of Value

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recently published an updated clinical practice guideline on dysphonia; the AAFP has given the guideline its affirmation of value designation.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180313aao-hnsdysphonia.html

AAO-HNS Guidelines for Tonsillectomy in Children and Adolescents

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www. aafp.org/afp/practguide. Guideline source: American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Evidence rating system used? Yes Literature search described? Yes Published source:...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/afp20110901p566.pdf

AAO-HNS Guidelines for Tonsillectomy in Children and Adolescents - Practice Guidelines ...

Sep 1, 2011 - Although tonsillectomy is common and improves patients' quality of life, there are possible risks and practice variations in the care of patients undergoing tonsillectomy. Recent guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO–HNS) aim to provide ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/p566.html

AAO-HNS Releases Guideline on Sudden Hearing Loss

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. This guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryn- gology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) focuses on sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), which affects 5 to 20 per...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0301/afp20130301p377.pdf

AAO-HNS Releases Guideline on Sudden Hearing Loss - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Mar 1, 2013 - This guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) focuses on sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), which affects 5 to 20 per 100,000 persons in the United States. Early diagnosis is essential for effective management.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0301/p377.html

AAO-HNS Releases Updated Guideline on Management of Otitis Media with Effusion

November 15, 2016: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/afp20161101p747.pdf

AAO-HNS Releases Updated Guideline on Management of Otitis Media with Effusion - ...

Nov 1, 2016 - Otitis media with effusion (OME) is defined as the presence of fluid in the middle ear in the absence of signs or symptoms of acute ear infection. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) provides recommendations to improve ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/p747.html

AAO-HNSF Releases Clinical Practice Guideline on Acute Otitis Externa - Practice ...

Nov 15, 2014 - A diagnosis of acute otitis externa (AOE) requires sudden onset (e.g., within 48 hours) within the past three weeks of symptoms (e.g., otalgia, itching, fullness, hearing loss, jaw pain) and signs (e.g., tenderness of the tragus or pinna) indicating inflammation of the ear canal. ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/p731.html

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Allergic Rhinitis

November 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1115/afp20151115p942.pdf

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Management of Tinnitus

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. Tinnitus, the perception of sound without an external source, can be caused by a variety of conditions. Prevalence in the United States is approximately 10% to 15%. It can be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p65.pdf

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Managing Tinnitus - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Jul 1, 2015 - Tinnitus, the perception of sound without an external source, can be caused by a variety of conditions. Prevalence in the United States is approximately 10% to 15%. It can be categorized as primary (idiopathic and accompanied by or not by sensorineural hearing loss) and secondary ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/p65.html

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. Downloaded from the American Family Physician website at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2014 American Academy of Family Physicians. For the private, noncom- mercial use of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/afp20140501p754.pdf

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Tympanostomy Tubes in Children - Practice Guidelines - ...

May 1, 2014 - The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO–HNSF) has released a guideline on the indications for tube placement in children, as well as perioperative counseling.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/p754.html

AAO–HNSF Releases Guideline on Allergic Rhinitis - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Nov 15, 2015 - The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has released a clinical practice guideline for the purpose of optimizing patient care, promoting effective diagnosis and therapy, and reducing harmful or unnecessary interventions in adults and children with ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1115/p942.html

AAP Clinical Report on Diabetic Retinopathy - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Oct 1, 2005 - A clinical report reviewing the risk factors and screening guidelines for diabetic retinopathy in children has been released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in conjunction with the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1001/p1403.html

AAP Clinical Report on Infant Methemoglobinemia - Practice Guidelines - American Family...

Dec 15, 2005 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released a clinical report on the risk factors of nitrate poisoning in infants. Health care professionals who suspect that an infant has methemoglobinemia should contact the local poison control center or a toxicologist to assist in ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2558.html

AAP Clinical Report on Lipid Screening in Children - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Apr 15, 2009 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a clinical report in July 2008 that recommends lipid screening in children and adolescents with a fasting lipid profile, and focuses on improving childhood and adolescent lipid and lipoprotein concentrations to lower the lifetime risk of...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0415/p703.html

AAP Develops Guidlelines for Early Detection of Dislocated Hips - Practice Guidelines -...

Feb 1, 2001 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has developed guidelines for the early detection of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), which includes frank dislocation, partial dislocation, instability and inadequate formation of the acetabulum.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0201/p565.html

AAP Doubles Recommended Vitamin D Intake in Children - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Jul 15, 2009 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has doubled the recommended intake of vitamin D to 400 IU per day for infants, children, and adolescents.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0715/p196.html

AAP Examines Prevention of Childhood Obesity Through Lifestyle Changes - Practice ...

Oct 15, 2006 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement, Active Healthy Living: Prevention of Childhood Obesity Through Increased Physical Activity, addresses how physicians can encourage physical activity in children and adolescents who are currently or are at risk of becoming ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1015/p1434.html

AAP Expands Recommendations on SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Deaths

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. Guideline source: American Academy of Pediatrics Evidence rating system used? Yes Literature search described? Yes Guideline developed by participants without...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0501/afp20120501p918.pdf

AAP Expands Recommendations on SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Deaths - Practice ...

May 1, 2012 - Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a term attributed to any infant death that cannot be explained. Sudden unexpected infant death describes any sudden and unexpected death, whether explained or unexplained, that occurs during infancy. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0501/p918.html

AAP Guidelines on Evaluating Suspected Child Physical Abuse - Practice Guidelines - ...

May 15, 2008 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidelines on evaluating suspected child physical abuse. The role of the physician includes preventing child abuse and detecting and treating victims of child physical abuse when it occurs.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0515/p1461.html

AAP Guidelines on Health Supervision of Patients with Achondroplasia - Practice ...

Mar 15, 2006 - The Committee on Genetics of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a clinical report that includes guidelines to help physicians oversee the health of patients with achondroplasia.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1112.html

AAP Guidelines on Treatment of Children with ADHD - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Feb 15, 2002 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a new guideline for the treatment of school-aged children (six to 12 years) with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/p726.html

AAP Hypertension Guideline Garners AAFP Affirmation of Value

The AAFP recently gave its affirmation of value designation to the American Academy of Pediatrics' guideline on screening for and managing high blood pressure in children and adolescents.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180404aaphtnguideaffirm.html

AAP Issues Guidelines for Selecting and Using the Most Appropriate Car Safety Seats - ...

Aug 1, 2002 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations on selecting and installing safety seats and how to place a child in the seat. Factors that parents should consider before buying a car safety seat for infants and children are included.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0801/p509.html

AAP Issues Recommendations for the Management of Sinusitis in Children - Practice ...

Mar 15, 2002 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations for physicians to diagnose, evaluate, and treat patients between one and 21 years of age who present with uncomplicated acute, subacute, and recurrent acute bacterial sinusitis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0315/p1216.html

AAP Issues Recommendations on Infection Control in Physicians' Offices - Practice ...

Feb 15, 2001 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations for infection control in physicians' offices. These include guidelines for the delivery of health care, standard precautions that should be taken in the physician's office, office design, disinfection and antimicrobial ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/p787.html

AAP Issues Recommendations on the Prevention and Treatment of Lyme Disease - Practice ...

Jun 1, 2000 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations for the prevention of Lyme disease - a disease transmitted by ticks carrying the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3463.html

AAP Issues Screening Recommendations to Identify Hearing Loss in Children - Practice ...

Jun 1, 2003 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released screening recommendations for assessing hearing loss in children of all ages. Failure to detect children with congenital or acquired hearing loss may result in lifelong deficits in speech and language acquisition, poor academic ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0601/p2409.html

AAP Issues Updated Guidance on Palivizumab Prophylaxis for RSV Infection

December 15, 2014 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/afp20141215p867.pdf

AAP Issues Updated Guidance on Palivizumab Prophylaxis for RSV Infection - Practice ...

Dec 15, 2014 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Infectious Diseases has updated its guidance on the use of palivizumab (Synagis) prophylaxis in infants and children at increased risk of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection. Because the palivizumab package labeling does not ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/p867.html

AAP Publishes Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Management of Bronchiolitis - ...

Jan 15, 2007 - Bronchiolitis usually is caused by a viral lower respiratory tract infection and most commonly causes morbidity and mortality in infants. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAP) has published recommendations for the diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0115/p265.html

AAP Recommendations for Treating Children After a Disaster - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jan 15, 2006 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a clinical report recommending a course of action in treating children who have experienced or witnessed a disaster. After a disaster, children may experience a range of symptoms, from mild stress reactions to more severe cases of ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0115/p344.html

AAP Recommendations on Munchausen by Proxy - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2008 - Munchausen syndrome by proxy is a form of child abuse involving both physical abuse and medical neglect. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has identified factors that may help physicians recognize this form of child abuse and has provided recommendations on when to report a case ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0101/p97.html

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