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AFP Documents with Keyword: Concussion - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2019 Issue Mild TBI in Children: Guidance from the CDC for Diagnosis and Treatment [Practice Guidelines] Mild traumatic brain injury in children is a major problem in the United States. Based on a systematic literature review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Concussion - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2019 Issue Mild TBI in Children: Guidance from the CDC for Diagnosis and Treatment [Practice Guidelines] Mild traumatic brain injury in children is a major problem in the United States. Based on a systematic literature review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Concussion - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2000 Issue AHRQ Releases Evidence Report on Brain Injury in Children [Practice Guidelines] The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released an evidence-based report on the rehabilitation of children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury. Sep 1,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Congenital Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2012 Issue ACCF and AHA Update Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy [Practice Guidelines] Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a common genetic cardiovascular disease that affects approximately one out of every 500 persons. The American...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Apr 1, 2005 Issue Antioxidant Vitamin Supplements and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a science advisory on the effects of antioxidant vitamin supplements on reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...May 1, 2000 Issue ACC/AHA Revise Guidelines for Coronary Bypass Surgery [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have revised their original 1991 guidelines for coronary artery bypass surgery. Apr 15, 2000 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Jun 15, 2019 Issue Depression After ACS Events: AAFP Releases Updated Guidelines [Practice Guidelines] 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Nov 15, 2007 Issue AHA Releases Recommendations on Preparticipation Screening in Student Athletes [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued recommendations that address preparticipation screening in high school and college athletes, which may identify...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Jul 15, 2015 Issue Management of Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Guideline from the AHA and ACC [Practice Guidelines] Acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a term that encompasses a range of conditions, is caused when blood flow to the heart is suddenly reduced. The American...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Coronary Artery Disease/Coronary Heart Disease - American ...

...Feb 1, 2003 Issue AHA Releases Scientific Statement on Cardiovascular Health in Childhood [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) recently published a scientific statement on cardiovascular health in childhood. Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cough - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2019 Issue Chronic Cough After Acute Viral Bronchiolitis: Suggestions from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] 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,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cough - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2019 Issue Chronic Cough After Acute Viral Bronchiolitis: Suggestions from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] 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,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Cough - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2007 Issue Cough: Diagnosis and Management [Practice Guidelines] On a typical day, a family physician will see at least one patient presenting with cough. Information on the diagnosis and management of coughs is available from the American College of Chest Physicians...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Counseling - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2019 Issue Deprescribing Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists for Insomnia in Adults [Practice Guidelines] A multidisciplinary group of clinicians as part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly project has developed evidence-based guidelines focused on deprescribing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Counseling - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2019 Issue Deprescribing Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists for Insomnia in Adults [Practice Guidelines] A multidisciplinary group of clinicians as part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly project has developed evidence-based guidelines focused on deprescribing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2007 Issue AAFP and ACP Publish Recommendations on Diagnosis and Management of VTE [Practice Guidelines] Recommendations on diagnosis and management of venous throm-boembolism (VTE) have been published by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue Diagnosing VTE: Guidelines from the American Society of Hematology [Practice Guidelines] The American Society of Hematology has published recommendations for determining the optimal diagnostic strategy based on pretest risk. Oct 1, 2019 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2012 Issue ACP Recommendations for VTE Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients [Practice Guidelines] Most hospitalized patients have at least one risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE), such as pulmonary embolism or deep venous thrombosis. The American College of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Deep Venous Thrombosis - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2019 Issue Diagnosing VTE: Guidelines from the American Society of Hematology [Practice Guidelines] The American Society of Hematology has published recommendations for determining the optimal diagnostic strategy based on pretest risk. Oct 1, 2019 Issue...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dementia - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2010 Issue AAN Updates Guidelines on Evaluating Driving Risk in Patients with Dementia [Practice Guidelines] Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) updated guidelines for the evaluation and management of driving risk in persons with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dementia - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2018 Issue Deprescribing Antipsychotics for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Insomnia [Practice Guidelines] As part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly Project, a Canadian team consisting of two family physicians, one geriatric...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dementia - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2005 Issue FDA Warns Against Off-Label Use of Antipsychotic Drugs [Practice Guidelines] May 1, 2005 Issue Initial Evaluation of the Patient with Suspected Dementia [Article] Dementia is a common disorder among older persons, and projections indicate that the number...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dementia - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2018 Issue Deprescribing Antipsychotics for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Insomnia [Practice Guidelines] As part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly Project, a Canadian team consisting of two family physicians, one geriatric...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2019 Issue Depression After ACS Events: AAFP Releases Updated Guidelines [Practice Guidelines] 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2009 Issue ACP Guideline on Second-Generation Antidepressants for Depression Treatment [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians (ACP) released a clinical guideline that gave recommendations for using second-generation antidepressants in the treatment of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2019 Issue Perinatal Depression: AAP Policy Statement on Recognition and Management [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a policy statement regarding the integration of perinatal depression recognition and management into well-child visits....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...infections, diabetes mellitus, musculoskeletal problems, and cancer screening, among other topics. The five highest-rated practice guidelines are also summarized. Mar 15, 2018 Issue Probiotics for Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] A combination of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2015 Issue ACOG Releases Recommendations on Screening for Perinatal Depression [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released recommendations on screening women for perinatal depression, with the purpose of increasing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2011 Issue APA Releases Guidelines on Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder [Practice Guidelines] The American Psychiatric Association (APA) recently updated its guideline on the treatment of major depressive disorder. The new evidence-based guideline...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2000 Issue Clinical Review of Recent Findings on the Awareness, Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression [Practice Guidelines] In response to the widespread problem of depression in the United States, the American Medical Association (AMA) has conducted a clinical review on...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2019 Issue Perinatal Depression: AAP Policy Statement on Recognition and Management [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a policy statement regarding the integration of perinatal depression recognition and management into well-child visits....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dermatitis - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2014 Issue Management of Atopic Dermatitis: Guideline from the American Academy of Dermatology [Practice Guidelines] Atopic dermatitis, a common and chronic skin condition, affects persons of all ages. Topical therapy is the mainstay of treatment, and in severe cases, it...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Developmental Delay - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2007 Issue AAP Releases Guidelines on Clinical Evaluation of the Child with Mental Retardation or Developmental Delays [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has published guidelines on the clinical evaluation of children with developmental delays...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2007 Issue CDC Releases Data on Visual Impairment in Patients with Diabetes [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released data on visual impairment in patients with diabetes. Patients with diabetes are more likely to be visually...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2012 Issue ADA Releases Revisions to Recommendations for Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes [Practice Guidelines] Caring for patients with diabetes mellitus requires addressing many issues beyond glycemic control. To help physicians provide optimal care for these...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2018 Issue Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: ACP Releases Updated Guidance Statement on A1C Targets for Pharmacologic Glycemic Control [Practice Guidelines] This guidance statement from the American College of Physicians (ACP) aims to help physicians achieve appropriate A1C...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Nov 15, 2016 Issue Society for Vascular Surgery Releases Guideline on Managing the Diabetic Foot [Practice Guidelines] The Society for Vascular Surgery collaborated with the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Society for Vascular Medicine to create evidence-based...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2005 Issue AAP Clinical Report on Diabetic Retinopathy [Practice Guidelines] 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2017 Issue Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: ACP Releases Updated Recommendations for Oral Pharmacologic Treatment [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians (ACP) previously released guidelines in 2012 regarding the effectiveness and safety of oral pharmacologic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2013 Issue ACP Updates Guideline on Oral Pharmacologic Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Physicians (ACP) has published an updated guideline on the oral pharmacologic management of type 2 diabetes. Recommendations are...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2005 Issue ACS/ADA/AHA Issue Core Recommendations for Preventing Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, and Diabetes [Practice Guidelines] The American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the American Heart Association (AHA) have issued core...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Nov 15, 2013 Issue AAP Releases Guideline on Managing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Patients 10 to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines] Childhood type 2 diabetes poses a challenge to many physicians who are not used to treating this disease in such young patients. The American...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Nov 15, 2009 Issue Joint Guideline on Intensive Glycemic Control and the Prevention of Cardiovascular Events [Practice Guidelines] Recommendations from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACC), and American Heart Association (AHA)...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2000 Issue AHA Examines Cardiovascular Problems in Diabetes [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued recommendations for interventions to reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications in patients with diabetes mellitus. Jan 1, 2000...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes, Gestational - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2014 Issue ACOG Releases Guideline on Gestational Diabetes [Practice Guidelines] Gestational diabetes increases the risk of gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, cesarean delivery, and developing diabetes later in life. The American College of Obstetricians and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diabetes, Gestational - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2014 Issue ACOG Releases Guideline on Gestational Diabetes [Practice Guidelines] Gestational diabetes increases the risk of gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, cesarean delivery, and developing diabetes later in life. The American College of Obstetricians and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diagnostic Imaging - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2007 Issue AGA Releases Position Statement on CT Colonography [Practice Guidelines] Although computed tomographic (CT) colonography is considered investigational for colorectal screening, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) suggests that it could...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diagnostic Imaging - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2008 Issue AAN Guideline Reassesses the Use of Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Seizure [Practice Guidelines] The Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has reassessed the use of neuroimaging in patients presenting...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diagnostic Imaging - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2000 Issue Headache Consortium Releases Guidelines for Use of CT or MRI in Migraine Work-Up [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines on the use of computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients presenting with migraine have been developed by the U.S....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diarrhea - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2018 Issue Infectious Diarrhea: IDSA Updates Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has updated its 2001 guidelines for the management of children and adults with suspected or confirmed infectious...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Diarrhea - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2018 Issue Infectious Diarrhea: IDSA Updates Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has updated its 2001 guidelines for the management of children and adults with suspected or confirmed infectious...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Adverse Effects - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2008 Issue ACEP Policy on N-acetylcysteine for Acetaminophen Overdose [Practice Guidelines] A subcommittee of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a policy regarding indications for N-acetylcysteine in patients with acetaminophen overdose who...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Adverse Effects - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2005 Issue FDA Advisories [Practice Guidelines] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new label information for erectile dysfunction drugs after reports of sudden vision loss attributed to nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy. These drugs include...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Adverse Effects - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the AGS [Practice Guidelines] The 2019 American Geriatrics Society update of the Beers Criteria uses the five criteria outlined in 2015; these include medications that should...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Adverse Effects - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the AGS [Practice Guidelines] The 2019 American Geriatrics Society update of the Beers Criteria uses the five criteria outlined in 2015; these include medications that should...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Interactions - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the AGS [Practice Guidelines] The 2019 American Geriatrics Society update of the Beers Criteria uses the five criteria outlined in 2015; these include medications that should...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Interactions - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the AGS [Practice Guidelines] The 2019 American Geriatrics Society update of the Beers Criteria uses the five criteria outlined in 2015; these include medications that should...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2007 Issue Preventing Premature Discontinuation of Thienopyridine Therapy [Practice Guidelines] Thienopyridine therapy is recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for patients who are undergoing percutaneous coronary...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2001 Issue Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part V. Acute Bronchitis [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed guidelines for evaluating and treating adults with acute respiratory disease. Information focusing on the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...an accompanying practice guideline recommends adding an antiandrogen, such as finasteride (Propecia), if there is an inadequate response within six months. Jan 1, 2019 Issue Deprescribing Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists for Insomnia in Adults [Practice Guidelines] A...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Drug Therapy - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2002 Issue Significant FDA Approvals in 2001 [Practice Guidelines] In 2001, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched numerous initiatives to assure the availability of medical products for the treatment of injuries that could be caused by terrorists using...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dyspepsia - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2006 Issue AGA Releases Updated Recommendations on Dyspepsia [Practice Guidelines] The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has released a position statement to reflect new evidence on the evaluation of dyspepsia. The AGA defines dyspepsia as chronic or recurrent...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Dyspnea - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2010 Issue ACCP Releases Statement on Dyspnea Treatment in Patients with Advanced Lung or Heart Disease [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) wrote a consensus statement to influence clinical practice and provide suggestions regarding the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Eating Disorders - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2003 Issue AAP Releases Policy Statement on Identifying and Treating Eating Disorders [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a statement on identifying and evaluating eating disorders; outpatient, hospital, and day-program treatment...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Emergency Medicine - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2007 Issue AAP Releases Guidelines on Treatment of Anaphylaxis [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidelines on the treatment of anaphylaxis. Epinephrine is an effective treatment option for anaphylaxis if it is injected into the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Emergency Medicine - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2020 Issue Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] Acute altitude illness comprises acute mountain sickness, high altitude cerebral edema, and high altitude pulmonary edema. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Emergency Medicine - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2020 Issue Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] Acute altitude illness comprises acute mountain sickness, high altitude cerebral edema, and high altitude pulmonary edema. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: End of Life Care - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2008 Issue ACP Releases Recommendations for Palliative Care at the End of Life [Practice Guidelines] The Clinical Efficiency Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians (ACP) has released guidelines to improve palliative care for patients with seriously...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocarditis - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2008 Issue AHA Releases Updated Guidelines on the Prevention of Infective Endocarditis [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has released updated guidelines on the prevention of infective endocarditis. Many studies have questioned the effectiveness of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...Recommendations from the Endocrine Society [Practice Guidelines] Gender-dysphoric/gender-incongruent persons require a safe and effective hormone regimen. These recommendations are an update to the clinical practice guideline on endocrine treatment of transsexual persons...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...Recommendations from the Endocrine Society [Practice Guidelines] Gender-dysphoric/gender-incongruent persons require a safe and effective hormone regimen. These recommendations are an update to the clinical practice guideline on endocrine treatment of transsexual persons...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endometrial Cancer - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2006 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines for Management of Endometrial Cancer [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released evidence-based guidelines for the management of endometrial cancer. Endometrial carcinoma is a common...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endometriosis - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2011 Issue ACOG Updates Guideline on Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis [Practice Guidelines] Endometriosis is a chronic gynecologic disorder that commonly manifests as chronic pain and infertility. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2017 Issue Cerumen Impaction: An Updated Guideline from the AAO—HNSF [Practice Guidelines] This update from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO–HNSF) provides guidance for persons older than six months diagnosed with cerumen...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2017 Issue Cerumen Impaction: An Updated Guideline from the AAO—HNSF [Practice Guidelines] This update from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO–HNSF) provides guidance for persons older than six months diagnosed with cerumen...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2009 Issue Diagnosis and Management of Cerumen Impaction [Practice Guidelines] Cerumen, or earwax, is normally expelled from the ear canal by a self-cleaning mechanism assisted by jaw movement. Physicians should diagnose impaction only when an accumulation of cerumen is...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2013 Issue AAO-HNS Releases Guideline on Sudden Hearing Loss [Practice Guidelines] 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...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Nose - American Family Physician

...of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children One to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines] Approximately 6% to 7% of children presenting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Nose - American Family Physician

...of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children One to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines] Approximately 6% to 7% of children presenting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2007 Issue Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Rhinosinusitis in Adults [Practice Guidelines] New guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery are aimed diagnosing and treating patients with uncomplicated rhinosinusitis. Nov...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children One to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines] Approximately 6% to 7% of children presenting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children One to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines] Approximately 6% to 7% of children presenting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Throat - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2019 Issue Tonsillectomy in Children: AAO-HNS Updates Guideline [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO–HNS) has updated its 2011 guideline on tonsillectomy indications and perioperative care in children one to 18 years of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Throat - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2019 Issue Tonsillectomy in Children: AAO-HNS Updates Guideline [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO–HNS) has updated its 2011 guideline on tonsillectomy indications and perioperative care in children one to 18 years of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Throat - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2013 Issue IDSA Updates Guideline for Managing Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has updated its 2002 guideline on managing group A streptococcal pharyngitis. The illness primarily occurs in children...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Throat - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2003 Issue Diagnosis and Management of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently updated a 1997 guideline for the diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal pharyngitis. The IDSA defined group...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Environmental Medicine - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2020 Issue Frostbite: Recommendations for Prevention and Treatment from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] Recommendations for prevention and treatment of frostbite from the Wilderness Medical Society. Nov 15, 2019 Issue The Changing Climate:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Environmental Medicine - American Family Physician

...Nov 15, 2005 Issue CDC Reports on Illnesses in Hurricane Katrina Evacuees and Relief Workers [Practice Guidelines] In the four weeks after Hurricane Katrina struck the U.S. Gulf Coast, a total of 7,508 illnesses and injuries were reported. Reports on illnesses in hurricane...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Environmental Medicine - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2020 Issue Frostbite: Recommendations for Prevention and Treatment from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] Recommendations for prevention and treatment of frostbite from the Wilderness Medical Society. Nov 15, 2019 Issue The Changing Climate:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Erectile Dysfunction - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2010 Issue ACP Releases Guideline on Hormone Testing and Pharmacologic Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction [Practice Guidelines] As the general population ages and life expectancy increases, erectile dysfunction (ED) is anticipated to be a major health care burden....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Erectile Dysfunction - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2010 Issue ACP Releases Guideline on Hormone Testing and Pharmacologic Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction [Practice Guidelines] As the general population ages and life expectancy increases, erectile dysfunction (ED) is anticipated to be a major health care burden....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2012 Issue How Do Clinical Practice Guidelines Go Awry? [AFP Journal Club] Many guidelines are dominated by recommendations from experts and are not based on sound clinical studies. The development of clinical practice guidelines needs to be transparent and devoid of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2009 Issue Identifying and Using Good Practice Guidelines [Article] Performance measurement and payment are increasingly linked to goals established by practice guidelines. The best guidelines are based on systematic reviews and patient-oriented evidence, use an...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Exercise Prescription - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2006 Issue Strength Training Levels Fall Short of National Goal [Practice Guidelines] A report released by the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) shows that more U.S. men and women are currently engaging in strength training than in 1998, but the percentage of those...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Exercise Prescription - American Family Physician

...Jul 15, 2007 Issue AHA Releases Statement on Physical Activity Interventions [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a summary statement on physical activity interventions with the aim to provide an overview of their population-wide impact....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Eye/Vision Disorders - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2003 Issue AAP Releases Policy Statement on Eye Examinations [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement on eye examinations in infants, children, and young adults. The report focuses on the importance of early detection...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Falls - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2010 Issue AGS Releases Guideline for Prevention of Falls in Older Persons [Practice Guidelines] Recommendations from the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) guide physicians in screening older patients for risk of falling and preventing falls among those at increased risk....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2006 Issue NCHS Publishes Personal Health Assessment Survey Results [Practice Guidelines] The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) published statistics on personal health assessment, reporting that American Indian/Alaskan Native and black adults were less likely...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2006 Issue Self-study Course in Epidemiology Now Available Through CDC Web Site [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) introductory self-study course, Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice, 3rd ed., is now available...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...infections, diabetes mellitus, musculoskeletal problems, and cancer screening, among other topics. The five highest-rated practice guidelines are also summarized. Apr 1, 2018 Issue Putting Choosing Wisely into Practice [Editorials] It is our responsibility as physicians to...

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