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AAFP News: AFP Edition

...534 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 94, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Free Toolkit Helps Physicians Assess, Maintain ICD-10 Progress The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has created a free...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/afp20161001p534.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...96, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2017 CMS to Replace Social Security Numbers on Medicare Identification Cards The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that the agency is on schedule to meet a congressional deadline for removing Social Secu- rity numbers from...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0701/afp20170701p14.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...820 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 90, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2014 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Backs Ban of Tobacco Sales in Military The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has joined more than two dozen health...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/afp20141215p820.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...666 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 92, Number 8 ◆ October 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Researchers: Community Vital Signs Can Be Part of Electronic Health Record As family physicians face growing pressure to collect data...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/afp20151015p666.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...February 1, 2015 ◆ Volume 91, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 157 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CMS Considers Changes to Federal Health Insurance Exchanges One year after open enrollment began on the federally facilitated health...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/afp20150201p157.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...80 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2017 Poll Shows Physician Frustration with Prior Authorizations at New High The topic of prior authorizations is heating up as physi- cians and the medical organizations that represent them attempt to rein...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0715/afp20170715p80.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...434 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 93, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Urges Congress to Expand Site-Neutral Physician Payment Many office-based physicians still receive lower payments for the same...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0315/afp20160315p434.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...March 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 95, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 279 Physicians’ Groups Caution Trump, Congress to Protect Women’s Health As the nation’s health care landscape undergoes changes, medical organizations are asking the president and Con- gress to stand with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/afp20170301p279.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...October 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 421 New CME Type Offers More Opportunities to Earn Credit in Different Formats Physicians have a new opportunity to earn continuing medical education (CME) credit with the launch of the American Academy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/afp20171001p421.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...356 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2017 CMS Accepting Applications for Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that applications for a Quality Pay- ment Program...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0915/afp20170915p356.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 489 AAFP Delegates Address Violence in Health Care, Homelessness Delegates to the American Academy of Family Physi- cians’ (AAFP’s) 2017 Congress of Delegates recently addressed a number of issues,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/afp20171015p489.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...August 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 215 AAFP Urges FDA to Revise Plans for Physician Opioid Education In a recent letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Admin- istration (FDA), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) took a strong...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0815/afp20170815p215.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...734 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 93, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News HHS Releases Final Version of National Pain Strategy The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released its National...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0501/afp20160501p734.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...November 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 90, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 613 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Presses for GME System Reform The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently released a proposal that aims to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1101/afp20141101p613.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...334 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 92, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Study Shows Primary Care Relationship Reduces ED Visits and Hospitalizations Results from a recent study show that patients who have...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0901/afp20150901p334.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...November 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 625 AAFP Urges CMS to Ease Looming Cuts to Office-based Laboratory Fees The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is asking the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to rethink the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115p625.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Editions

...August 1, 2015 ◆ Volume 92, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 173 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Physicians Get One-Year ICD-10 Grace Period The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) says it will provide greater flexibility...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p173.pdf

AAFP Recommends Universal Screening for HIV Infection Beginning at 18 Years of Age - ...

Apr 15, 2014 - The AAFP recommends delaying the start of routine HIV screening until 18 years of age, and screening all patients 18 to 65 years of age. The AAFP notes that screening younger patients may still be beneficial based on high-risk behaviors.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p614.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 Supports New Bill That Would Make

...May 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1027 AAFP Supports New Bill That Would Make Medicare Payment Process More Accurate The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently supported a House bill that is attempting to bring more accuracy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0501/afp20110501p1027.pdf

AAFP-Classifieds-Rate-Card.pdf

...Box is one word and number of box is one word. Cities and states consisting of two words or more are considered one word: i.e., New York and Salt Lake City. Zip code is considered one word. Internet or Email addresses count as three words each. Tele- phone numbers with area code are...

American Family Physician

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

AAFP, AAP and ACIP Release 1998 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule - Special ...

Jan 1, 1998 - ...Hib vaccine is administered at two and four months of age, a dose at six months is not required. Tables are available to determine the number of doses needed if a child starts the Hib series late.7 Poliomyelitis Vaccine The AAFP continues to recommend that physicians and parents...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0101/p153.html

AAFP, AAPA Issue Joint Policy Statement

...April 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 793 AAFP, AAPA Issue Joint Policy Statement on the Role of PAs in Collaborative Care The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) recently...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/afp20110401p793.pdf

AAFP, Other Organizations Support

...March 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 511 AAFP, Other Organizations Support Medical Liability Reform Legislation The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and a number of other health care organizations have signed on to a letter...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0301/afp20110301p511.pdf

AAFP, Others Criticize Bill That Interferes with Physician-Patient Relationship

...July 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 13 AAFP, Others Criticize Bill That Interferes with Physician-Patient Relationship The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) opposes legislation that places limits on information exchanged within the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0701/afp20110701p13.pdf

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

...September 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 86, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 469 Painful diabetic neuropathy is a chronic dis- ease that affects approximately 16 percent of patients who have diabetes mellitus. About 16 percent of patients who have painful diabetic neuropathy do...

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

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 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 Releases Guidelines on Management of Autism Spectrum Disorders - Practice ...

Dec 15, 2008 - Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are generally not curable, and long-term management is required. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidelines on management of ASDs.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1215/p1399.html

AAP Releases Policy Statement on Eye Examinations - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Oct 15, 2003 - 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 and prompt treatment of ocular disorders in children to avoid permanent visual impairment.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1015/p1664.html

AAP Releases Policy Statement on Poison Treatment in the Home - Practice Guidelines - ...

Feb 1, 2004 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a statement about poisoning in the home. According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC), approximately 1.2 million children younger than six years ingest a poisonous substance each year.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0201/p741.html

AAP Report Discusses Success Factors for Pediatric Call Centers - Special Medical ...

Sep 15, 1999 - ...In response to an increase in the number of pediatric call centers in the United States, the Provisional Section on Pediatric Telephone Care and the Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have issued guidelines for the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0915/p1242.html

AAP Reports on the Use of Antipyretics for Fever in Children

...518 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 85, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2012 It is estimated that one-third of all children’s visits to a health care professional can be attributed to fever. Fever in children often leads to unscheduled physician visits, tele- phone calls from...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0301/afp20120301p518.pdf

AAP Updates Its Recommendations on Circumcision - Special Medical Reports - American ...

May 15, 1999 - ...the new recommendations. The task force was headed by Carole Lannon, M.D., M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. In 1971 the AAP concluded that no absolute medical indication existed for routine circumcision. However, an updated 1989 AAP statement...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0515/p2918.html

AAP, AAFP Release Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media - ...

Jun 1, 2004 - Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated acute otitis media (AOM) in children between two months and 12 years of age are available from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2713.html

AASM Updates Treatment Guidelines for Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement...

...87, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2013 Coverage of guidelines from other organizations does not imply endorsement by AFP or the AAFP. A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0215/afp20130215p290.pdf

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/afp20150415p538.pdf

Abdominal Pain, Acute - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on acute abdominal pain and related issues, including acute pelvic pain, appendicitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis. This collection features AFP content on acute abdominal pain and related ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=73

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...FEBRUARY 1, 2003 / VOLUME 67, NUMBER 3 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 547 improved tolerability and safety if taken in overdose. SSRIs block the reuptake of sero- tonin (5-HT1A, 5-HT2C, and 5-HT3C) into the presynaptic nerve terminal, thereby enhanc- ing serotonin...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/afp20030201p547.pdf

Abnormal Electrocardiogram Findings During an Occupational Physical ExaminatioAbnormal ...

Date xx, xxxx Photo Quiz

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/afp20141215p861.pdf

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1999 - The most probable etiology of abnormal uterine bleeding relates to the patient's reproductive age, as does the likelihood of serious endometrial pathology. The specific diagnostic approach depends on whether the patient is premenopausal, perimenopausal or postmenopausal. In ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1001/p1371.html

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding - American Family Physician

...School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois Members of various fam- ily practice departments develop articles for Prob- lem-Oriented Diagnosis. This is one in a series from the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Southern Illinois Univer- sity School of Medicine,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/afp20040415p1915.pdf

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Associated with Hormonal Contraception -- American Family ...

...MAY 15, 2002 / VOLUME 65, NUMBER 10 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 2073 in the United States each year are related to the misuse or discontinuation of OCPs.5 Mechanisms of Action COMBINATION ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS Most combination OCPs contain ethinyl estradiol...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0515/afp20020515p2073.pdf

Absolute vs. Relative Numbers in Evaluating Drug Therapy - Letters to the Editor - ...

May 15, 2001 - ...Absolute vs. Relative Numbers in Evaluating Drug Therapy Am Fam Physician. 2001 May 15;63(10):1913-1916. to the editor: Authors of articles in American Family Physician (AFP) often refer to the benefits of drug treatment only in relative terms. This practice has been shown to be...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/p1913.html

Acamprosate (Campral) for Treatment of Alcoholism - STEPS - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2006 - Acamprosate is a safe and well-tolerated treatment for patients with alcoholism and it appears to improve the likelihood that patients will remain abstinent. Most evidence suggests it is as effective as naltrexone but with fewer adverse reactions, and that it may be more effective when ...

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/p645.html

ACC Statement on Preparticipation Cardiovascular Screening for Competitive Athletes - ...

Aug 1, 2005 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has released new eligibility guidelines for competitive athletes with cardiovascular abnormalities and clinical guidelines for preparticipation screening.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/p523.html

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