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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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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2012 Issue Guidelines for the Use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives [Practice Guidelines] The use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) has increased from 1.3 to 5.5 percent over the past decade. There are three LARCs available in the United States: the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2016 Issue CDC Updates Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first published the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, which is a companion document to the U.S. Selected...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2007 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Hormonal Contraceptives in Women with Coexisting Medical Conditions [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines on the use of hormonal contraceptives in women with underlying medical conditions are available from the American College of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2017 Issue CDC Updates Recommendations for Contraceptive Use [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first published the U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (U.S. SPR) in 2013 to provide direction for safe and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2006 Issue Emergency Contraception: AAP Review [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that education and counseling about emergency contraception be incorporated into the annual preventive visits of adolescent patients when issues of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2017 Issue CDC Updates Recommendations for Contraceptive Use [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first published the U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (U.S. SPR) in 2013 to provide direction for safe and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2011 Issue AAP Updates Guidelines for Evaluating Simple Febrile Seizures in Children [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated its guidelines on the neurodiagnostic evaluation of simple febrile seizures in neurologically healthy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2017 Issue Fever in Well-Appearing Children Younger Than Two Years: A Clinical Policy from the ACEP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a clinical policy addressing issues in children younger than two years who visit the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2017 Issue Fever in Well-Appearing Children Younger Than Two Years: A Clinical Policy from the ACEP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a clinical policy addressing issues in children younger than two years who visit the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fluid and Electrolytes - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children: AAP Provides Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics has created an evidence-based guideline recommending the use of isotonic fluids for patients 28 days to 18 years of age to reduce...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Foot and Ankle Disorders - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2002 Issue American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Diagnosis and Treatment of Heel Pain [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) has developed a guideline on heel pain. The guideline contains pathways (algorithms) for the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroenteritis - American Family Physician

...2004 Issue Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreak at a Swimming Club [Practice Guidelines] Sep 1, 2004 Issue CDC Issues Recommendations for Diagnosing, Managing, and Reporting Foodborne Illnesses [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2017 Issue Reflux-Cough Syndrome: Guidelines from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] In their updated guideline, the American College of Chest Physicians offers recommendations addressing: (1) whether treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) improves cough in patients...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2017 Issue Reflux-Cough Syndrome: Guidelines from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] In their updated guideline, the American College of Chest Physicians offers recommendations addressing: (1) whether treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) improves cough in patients...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2005 Issue Updated ACG Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment of GERD [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has updated its guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) to reflect the continuing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2003 Issue Evaluation of Epigastric Discomfort and Management of Dyspepsia and GERD [Practice Guidelines] The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) recently published a guideline on the evaluation and management of dyspepsia and gastroesophageal reflux disease...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2010 Issue International Consensus Group Issues Recommendations for Management of Upper GI Bleeding [Practice Guidelines] In response to new data that may lead to improved patient outcomes, the International Consensus Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Conference Group—a...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2010 Issue International Consensus Group Issues Recommendations for Management of Upper GI Bleeding [Practice Guidelines] In response to new data that may lead to improved patient outcomes, the International Consensus Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Conference Group—a...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender - American Family ...

...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: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2009 Issue ACOG Guidelines for Managing Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has produced guidelines for physicians caring for patients with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Screening [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released recommendations for screening for Tay-Sachs disease. Mar 15, 2006 Issue AAP Guidelines on Health Supervision of Patients with Achondroplasia [Practice Guidelines]...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2004 Issue First-Trimester Screening for Genetic Defects [Practice Guidelines] Jul 1, 2003 Issue Obesity and Daytime Sleepiness [Photo Quiz] Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image. Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 5...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - 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: Geriatric Care - 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: Geriatric Care - 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: Gout - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Acute Gout: ACP Provides Guideline on Diagnosis [Practice Guidelines] The diagnostic standard for acute gout is joint aspiration with synovial fluid analysis for monosodium urate crystals; however, many patients are seen in a primary care or emergency medicine...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2013 Issue ACR Publishes Guidelines for Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Gout [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has developed recommendations for the management of gout. The recommendations call for a systematic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Acute Gout: ACP Provides Guideline on Diagnosis [Practice Guidelines] The diagnostic standard for acute gout is joint aspiration with synovial fluid analysis for monosodium urate crystals; however, many patients are seen in a primary care or emergency medicine...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2019 Issue Child Passenger Safety: AAP Updates Best Practice Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] There has been an increase in scientific evidence supporting the use of child safety and booster seats. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated best practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2011 Issue Updated Dietary Guidelines from the USDA and HHS [Practice Guidelines] The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly created the updated version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2002 Issue Revised Growth Charts for Children [Practice Guidelines] In May, 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published revised growth charts for children. For the first time, the charts include body mass index (BMI) for children two to 20 years of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2019 Issue Child Passenger Safety: AAP Updates Best Practice Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] There has been an increase in scientific evidence supporting the use of child safety and booster seats. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated best practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2006 Issue ACOG Reports on Compounded Bioidentical Hormones [Practice Guidelines] A committee of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a report on compounded bioidentical hormones. These agents are controversial because of concerns...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2007 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Gynecologic Procedures [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released guidelines on the appropriate use of antibiotic prophylaxis in women undergoing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2015 Issue ACP Provides Guidance on Screening Pelvic Examination in Women [Practice Guidelines] This guideline from the American College of Physicians (ACP) provides evidence on the use of pelvic examination to screen for pathology in average-risk, non-pregnant women....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2003 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has published a clinical management guideline on the diagnosis and management of polycystic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: H Pylori - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2018 Issue H. pylori Infection: ACG Updates Treatment Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] Helicobacter pylori infection is one of the most common chronic bacterial infections. The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has updated its clinical guidelines in response...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2003 Issue AAFP/ACP-ASIM Release Guidelines on the Management and Prevention of Migraines [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines for primary care physicians on the pharmacologic management of acute migraine attacks and the prevention of migraines are available from the American...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2020 Issue Migraines in Children: Recommendations for Acute and Preventive Treatment [Practice Guidelines] Updated recommendations for the prevention and treatment of migraines in children and adolescents were recently published by the American Academy of Neurology and the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2017 Issue AAN Updates Guidelines on the Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin [Practice Guidelines] In 2008, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) published guidelines on the use of botulinum neurotoxin. This summary highlights updates on four indications: blepharospasm,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2013 Issue AAN/AHS Update Recommendations for Migraine Prevention in Adults [Practice Guidelines] 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...

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