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AAFP Member Profile

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

About AAFP

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

AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents Recommendations and Actiions

...Volume Requirements ..................................................................................................... 27 Clinical Practice Guidelines ....................................................................................................... 27 Coding...

Events

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

AAFP National Conference of Student Members Recommendations and Actiions

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

Events

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

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Aug 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Aug 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Feb 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Feb 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Feb 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Jul 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Jun 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Jun 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Mar 15, 1998 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Mar 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Nov 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Sep 1, 1998 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP News - Sep 15, 2008 - American Family Physician

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

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

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

AAFP Offers Guidance on Depression Care After ACS Events

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

AAFP News : Patient Care

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Breastfeeding

February 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Preconception Care

September 15, 2016: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

AAFP Reprint No 258 Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents ...

The field of medical genetics is growing and advancing rapidly. From the publication of the human genome to individualized genetics data and at-home genetics testing, the world has seen the growing use of technology to refine treatment in selected cancers and the increasing application ...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint258_Genetics.pdf

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

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

Med School and Residency

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

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

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

Med School and Residency

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

AAFP Reprint No 290B: Residents as Teachers and Precepting in Postgraduate Practice

...• Develop a skillset to evaluate practice guidelines and protocols, update them, and effectively teach their clinical teams how to perform new standards or procedures • Assess learners in a developmentally appropriate manner using a standardized framework to provide summative and...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint290B_Postgraduate.pdf

AAFP Sees Equity Boost, Network Opportunities in Proposed Rule

In a recent letter, the AAFP told HHS that a 2023 rule should strengthen network adequacy and improve Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act coverage and enrollment.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20220203hhsltr.html

AAFP Supports 'ACT for Better Diagnosis' Initiative

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

AAFP News : Patient Care

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

AAFP Tools Offer Pointers on Assessing Patients for STIs

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

AAFP News : Patient Care

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

AAFP Updates Its PSA Screening Recommendation

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

AAFP News : Patient Care

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

AAFP Updates Videos on Clinical Practice Guideline Process

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

AAFP News : Patient Care

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

AAFP, Missouri Chapter Warn State About Opioids Overreach

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

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Editorials

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

AAN Recommendations on Symptomatic Treatment for Muscle Cramps

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

American Family Physician

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

AAN Updates Guideline on Treatment of Essential Tremor

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

American Family Physician

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

AAN Updates Guidelines on the Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin

February 1, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

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

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

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

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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

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