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Practice Guidelines - Aug 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2005 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released recommendations on identifying and treating lead exposure in refugee children.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0815/p710.html

ACCP and ACAAI Release Guidelines on Inhaled Aerosol Therapy for Patients with ...

Sep 1, 2005 - The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and the American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology (ACAAI) have released recommendations to guide physicians in choosing aerosol devices and drug formulations for patients with pulmonary disease.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0901/p945.html

Practice Guidelines - Aug 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2005 - Updated recommendations on the management of meningococcal disease are available from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/p527a.html

AHRQ Releases Evidence Report on Managing Menopause-Related Symptoms - Practice ...

Aug 15, 2005 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released the results of a systematic review on managing menopause-related symptoms. The report evaluates the benefits and harms of common interventions to relieve menopause-related symptoms.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0815/p709.html

Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cancer - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2014 - Pancreatic cancer remains the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Risk factors include family history, smoking, chronic pancreatitis, obesity, diabetes mellitus, heavy alcohol use, and possible dietary factors. Because more than two-thirds of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p626.html

Which Patients Benefit from CRT? - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2005 - The American Heart Association has published a science advisory on selecting patients for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0701/p181.html

Practice Guidelines - Jul 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2005 - Inadequate sleep has become a widespread problem for adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a technical report on the causes and consequences of adolescent sleepiness.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0715/p339.html

Practice Guidelines - Jul 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2005 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued statistics on the percentage of persons younger than 65 years without health insurance in the United States.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0715/p339a.html

ACOG Guidelines on Urinary Incontinence in Women - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Jul 1, 2005 - Recommendations on the diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence in women have been released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0701/p175.html

Clinical Recommendations

The AAFP offers members a set of formal evidence-based recommendations for diagnosis or management of specific conditions, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines developed by external organizations.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations.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

IDSA Releases Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections - ...

Apr 1, 2005 - Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot infections have been developed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). In persons with diabetes, foot infections can cause substantial morbidity and are the most common nontraumatic cause of amputations.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0401/p1429.html

ACOG Releases Guidelines on Management of Post-term Pregnancy - Practice Guidelines - ...

Dec 1, 2004 - Post-term pregnancy is defined as a pregnancy that has extended to or beyond 42 weeks of gestation. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently issued guidelines for the clinical management of post-term pregnancy.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2221.html

CDC Releases Guidelines for Improving Vaccination Rates Among High-Risk Adults - ...

Jul 15, 2005 - A review of interventions to improve influenza, pneumococcal polysaccharide, and hepatitis B vaccination coverage among high-risk adults younger than 65 years has been issued by the Task Force on Community Preventive Services of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0715/p338.html

End-Stage Renal Disease: Symptom Management and Advance Care Planning - American Family...

Apr 1, 2012 - The prevalence of end-stage renal disease continues to increase, and dialysis is offered to older and more medically complex patients. Pain is problematic in up to one-half of patients receiving dialysis and may result from renal and nonrenal etiologies. Opioids can be prescribed ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/p705.html

Practice Guidelines - Jun 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs FDA Warns Against Off-Label Use of Antipsychotic Drugs AMBER HUNTZINGER Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jun 1;71(11):2205. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a warning to physicians and patients that off-label use of certain drugs called atypical...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2205.html

Practice Guidelines - Jun 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs Other FDA Advisories: AMBER HUNTZINGER Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jun 1;71(11):2205-2206. Recall of urine processing kit. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Class I recall of the ProbeTec ET Urine Processing Kit, which screens for Chlamydia...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2205a.html

ADHD in Children and Adolescents

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/ADHD.html

AHRQ Data on Antibiotic Use in Children with Otitis Media - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 15, 2005 - As part of its Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) examined the use of antibiotics to treat otitis media in children.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/p2382.html

AHRQ Review of Routine Episiotomy in Uncomplicated Births - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 15, 2005 - A review of the use of routine episiotomy in uncomplicated vaginal births is now available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/p2383.html

AAP Releases Updated Breastfeeding Recommendations - Practice Guidelines - American ...

May 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs MATTHEW J. NEFF Am Fam Physician. 2005 May 1;71(9):1819. AAP Releases Updated Breastfeeding Recommendations The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a revised policy statement on Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk that reflects new research on...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0501/p1819.html

Definition of Metabolic Syndrome - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0101/p193.html

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Children - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2011 - Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is an RNA virus that causes respiratory tract infections in children. In the North- ern Hemisphere, the peak infection season is November through April. By two years of age, most children will have had an RSV infection. Bronchiolitis, a lower ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0115/p141.html

Hypertension in Adults Over 60

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on treatment of hypertension in adults over age 60.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/hypertension-over-60.html

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on vaginal birth after cesarean.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/vaginal-birth-after-cesarean.html

American Cancer Society Releases Annual Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer - ...

Jun 1, 2005 - The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released its annual recommendations for the early detection of cancer.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2202.html

AAP Recommends Caring for Children with Special Needs at Home - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs AAP Recommends Caring for Children with Special Needs at Home AMBER HUNTZINGER Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jun 1;71(11):2206. The Committee on Children with Disabilities of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a clinical report recommending that...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0601/p2206.html

Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2005 Feb 15;71(4):808-810. Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology has released a report on postherpetic neuralgia treatment. Practice Parameter:...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/p808.html

Pharmacologic Treatment of Hyperlipidemia - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2011 - Pharmacologic treatment of hyperlipidemia in conjunction with therapeutic lifestyle changes can be used for both primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Statins have the most convincing data for primary prevention, especially for higher risk patients. Therefore, risk...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/p551.html

Low Back Pain

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/back-pain.html

Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/osteoporosis-cpg.html

Improving the Quality of Care for Patients with Hypertension - Practice Guidelines - ...

May 15, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs Improving the Quality of Care for Patients with Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2005 May 15;71(10):2008-2010. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has published a technical review on...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/p2008.html

Use of Antiretrovirals to Prevent HIV Infection from a Nonoccupational Source - ...

May 15, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs Use of Antiretrovirals to Prevent HIV Infection from a Nonoccupational Source Am Fam Physician. 2005 May 15;71(10):2010. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a recommendation report on the use of antiretroviral drugs to prevent human...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/p2010.html

The Physician's Role in Managing Acute Stress Disorder - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2012 - Acute stress disorder is a psychiatric diagnosis that may occur in patients within four weeks of a traumatic event. Features include anxiety, intense fear or helplessness, dissociative symptoms, reexperiencing the event, and avoidance behaviors. Persons with this disorder are at ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/p643.html

Improving Practice Guidelines in AFP - Editorials - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2006 - ...Improving Practice Guidelines in AFP MARK H. EBELL, M.D., M.S., Athens, Georgia JAY SIWEK, M.D., Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. Am Fam Physician. 2006 Dec 1;74(11):1840-1842. See related Practice Guideline. The care that patients receive too often depends...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1201/p1840.html

Evidence-Based Guidelines for Neuroimaging in Patients with Nonacute Headache - ...

Mar 15, 2005 - New guidelines for diagnostic testing in patients with nonacute headache have been released by the U.S. Headache Consortium and endorsed by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Headache Society (AHS), the American ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0315/p1219.html

Clinical Practice Guideline for Bronchiolitis: Key Recommendations - Editorials - ...

Jan 15, 2007 - ...Clinical Practice Guideline for Bronchiolitis: Key Recommendations RICHARD D. CLOVER, M.D. University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences Louisville, Kentucky Am Fam Physician. 2007 Jan 15;75(2):171. Related Article Bronchiolitis is common in children...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0115/p171.html

More About CPGs -- Promo Box

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Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/cpg-manual/endorsed-cpgs.html

AAFP Delivers Useful Clinical Resources for 2018

The AAFP offered a wide range of clinical recommendations and resources throughout 2017 -- including practice guidelines, immunization guidance and preventive services recommendations -- that members can use in 2018 and beyond.

AAFP News : Member Resources and Tools for 2018

https://www.aafp.org/news/resources-tools-2018/20180103yir-clinical.html

Allergic Rhinitis

Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on allergic rhinitis.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/allergic-rhinitis.html

Management of Acute and Recurrent Gout

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Management of Acute and Recurrent Gout.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all-clinical-recommendations/gout-cpg.html

Practice Guidelines - Apr 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs MATTHEW J. NEFF Am Fam Physician. 2005 Apr 15;71(8):1612. Improving the Quality of Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released a technical...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1612.html

Rates of Cesarean Birth and Vaginal Birth After Previous Cesarean Delivery - Practice ...

May 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs MATTHEW J. NEFF Am Fam Physician. 2005 May 1;71(9):1820. Cesarean and Vaginal Birth After Previous Cesarean Delivery Data from the National Center for Health Statistics on the total and primary cesarean rates and vaginal birth after previous cesarean delivery...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0501/p1820.html

CDC Releases Recommendations for State Newborn Screening Programs for Cystic Fibrosis -...

Apr 15, 2005 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released recommendations on the screening of newborns for cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is the second most common life-shortening, childhood-onset inherited disorder in the United States, behind sickle cell disease.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1605.html

ACOG Releases Bulletin on Managing Cervical Insufficiency - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jan 15, 2004 - The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently published a clinical management guideline on cervical insufficiency. This report also includes evidence for screening asymptomatic at-risk women.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0115/p436.html

More About CPGs -- Promo Box

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Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/internal/endorsed-cpgs.html

Medication Guide for Amiodarone - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs MATTHEW J. NEFF Am Fam Physician. 2005 Apr 1;71(7):1434. Medication Guide for Amiodarone The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has mandated a medication guide for amiodarone. In 2004, approximately 3 million prescriptions were dispensed for amiodarone, a...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0401/p1434.html

Guidelines for Prescribing Antiepileptic Drugs - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jan 15, 2005 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jan 15;71(2):384-386. Guidelines for Prescribing Antiepileptic Drugs The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has released evidence-based guidelines for prescribing new antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in patients...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0115/p384.html

Antioxidant Vitamin Supplements and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction - Practice ...

Apr 1, 2005 - The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a science advisory on the effects of antioxidant vitamin supplements on reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0401/p1433.html

Consumer Advisory on Colloidal Silver Products - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2004 - ...Practice Guideline Briefs CARRIE MORANTZ BRIAN TORREY Am Fam Physician. 2004 Sep 15;70(6):1174. Consumer Advisory on Colloidal Silver Products The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has issued a consumer advisory of colloidal silver products. The...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0915/p1174.html

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