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Guideline for Chronic Diarrhea: Screening for IBD and Celiac Disease Is In, Screening ... Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 1, 2020 - Although an algorithm to guide the workup is not offered, the American Gastroenterological Association suggests the following tests for patients with chronic diarrhea (i.e., watery diarrhea for at least four weeks): fecal calprotectin or fecal lactoferrin to screen for inflammatory ...

American Family Physician : POEMs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/p310a.html

Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation for Maintaining Cognitive Functioning in ... Restricted content. Login required.

Mar 1, 2020 - Vitamin and mineral supplementation has little to no beneficial effect on preserving cognitive functioning or preventing dementia in cognitively healthy adults 40 years and older.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0301/p272.html

CDC Updates Treatment Guidelines for Latent TB Infection

The CDC recently updated guidelines for the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection, the first comprehensive guidelines on LTBI issued since 2000.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200219ltbiguidelines.html

Smoking Cessation Report Examines New Quitting Strategies

A report from the surgeon general contains a wealth of new information on interventions and strategies for smoking cessation that family physicians can employ with their patients.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200220sgcessationreport.html

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

As front-line health care providers, family physicians play an essential role in the early detection of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and the timely referral to a pulmonologist.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/respiratory-health/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis.html

Management: Mild to Severe

The tools and resources in this section help in the development of a case management plan for mild to severe stages of cognitive impairment.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/cognitive-care/management-mild-to-severe.html

ACIP Approves 2020 Adult and Childhood/Adolescent Immunization Schedules - Practice ...

Feb 15, 2020 - The 2020 adult and childhood/adolescent immunization schedules have been approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/p251.html

Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: ...

Feb 15, 2020 - The USPSTF recommends that primary care clinicians assess women with a personal or family history of breast, ovarian, tubal, or peritoneal cancer or who have an ancestry associated with breast cancer susceptibility 1 and 2 (BRCA1/2) gene mutations with an appropriate brief familial risk...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/p233.html

What You Should Know About Valley Fever - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2020 - ...https://www.idsociety.org/practice-guideline/coccidioidomycosis/ Valley Fever Center for Excellence https://vfce.arizona.edu/education/banner-valley-fever-clinical-practice-toolbox Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a single article, issue,...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0215/p221-s1.html

Advertising and Content Marketing

Advertising and Content Marketing

About AAFP : Engage With Us

https://www.aafp.org/about/engage/engage-with-aafp/advertising-content-marketing.html

Resident Leaders

Learn more about the resident leaders at the AAFP.

About AAFP : Meet our Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/student-resident/resident-leaders.html

Breast Cancer Screening: ACP Releases Guidance Statements - Practice Guidelines - ... Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 1, 2020 - The American College of Physicians reviewed guidelines from other organizations and developed four statements to provide advice to clinicians about breast cancer screening for women who are at average risk.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/p184.html

Clostridioides difficile Infection: Update on Management - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Feb 1, 2020 - Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridioides difficile infection have recently been updated. Risk factors include recent exposure to health care facilities or antibiotics, especially clindamycin. C. difficile infection is characterized by a wide range of symptoms, from ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0201/p168.html

Menopause - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on menopause and related issues, including estrogen and progestogen therapy, hormone therapy, hot flashes, mood symptoms, sexual difficulties, and postmenopause. This collection features AFP content on menopause and related issues, including estrogen...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=59

Social Media for Doctors: Taking Professional and Patient Engagement to the Next Level ...

Feb 1, 2020 - Some of the top family physicians on social media share their best practices for building a following and avoiding common pitfalls.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0100/p19.html

Clinical Practice Guidelines

View all clinical practice guidelines.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

Choosing Wisely

View Choosing Wisely guidelines.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/clinical-practice-guidelines/choosing-wisely.html

Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations

View all clinical preventive serivces recommendations.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/clinical-practice-guidelines/clinical-preventive-services-recommendations.html

Men's Health

Men's Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/mens-health-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

ENT

ENT Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/ent-clinical-recommendation-guidelines.html

Endocrinology

Endocrinology Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/endocrinology-clinical-recommendation-guidelines.html

Cardiovascular

The Cardiovascular Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/cardiovascular-clinical-recommendation-guidelines.html

Mental Health

Mental Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/mental-health-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Geriatric Medicine

Geriatric Medicine Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/geriatric-medicine-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Women's Health

Women's Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/women-health-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Oncology

Oncology Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/oncology-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Pulmonary

Pulmonary Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/pulmonary-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Reproductive Health

Reproductive Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/reproductive-health-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Infant and Child Health

Infant and Child Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/infant-and-child-clinical-recommendation-guidelines.html

Maternity Care

Maternity Care Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/maternity-care-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Musculoskeletal (MSK)

Musculoskeletal (MSK) Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/musculoskeletal-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/emotional-wellbeing/adolescent-and-young-adult-health.html

Sports Injury Prevention

Promoting fitness in a primary care practice is important. It's also an opportunity to educate athletes on injury prevention.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/physical-safety/sports-injury-prevention.html

Safe Prescribing in ADHD

Learn more about the AAFP NRN study Safe Prescribing in ADHD funded by the FDA.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/adhd-safe-prescribing.html

Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)

The ACP, AAFP, AAP, and AOA are collaborating to survey primary care physicians about comparative effectiveness research (CER) and its role in providing the best available evidence to help physicians and their patients make better informed health care decisions.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/nrn/studies/all/CER.html

Adolescent Health

Adolescent Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/adolescent-health-clinical-recommendation-guidelines.html

Federal Agency Seeks Your Comments on Diabetes Issues

The National Clinical Care Commission is seeking public comment on a series of questions on diabetes prevention and treatment options to inform federal work in this area.

AAFP News : Advocacy and Government

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200127ncccqueries.html

Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Updated Guidance from the AHA, ACC, and HRS - ...

Jan 15, 2020 - This guideline on atrial fibrillation (AF) management from the American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology (ACC), and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is an update of the 2014 version and is based on new evidence from clinical trials and the U.S. Food and Drug ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0115/p123.html

ACP Guideline Addresses Age-related Low Testosterone

The AAFP has endorsed the American College of Physicians' clinical practice guideline on treating adult men with age-related low testosterone, which recommends initiating testosterone treatment only for those experiencing sexual dysfunction.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200113age-relatedtestosterone.html

Respiratory Health

Get information on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic respiratory conditions.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/respiratory-health.html

Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the ...

Jan 1, 2020 - The 2019 American Geriatrics Society update of the Beers Criteria uses the five criteria outlined in 2015; these include medications that should typically be avoided in most older patients, medications that should be avoided in older patients with certain conditions, medications that ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0101/p56.html

Clinical Practice Guideline Manual

Clinical Practice Guideline Manual

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

More About CPGs -- Promo Box

More about CPGs -- Promo Box, more about practice guidelines

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

More About CPGs -- Promo Box

More about CPGs -- Promo Box, more about practice guidelines

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

CPS - Promo Box

View the criteria for AAFP clinical preventive services recommendations and grading.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

About Choosing Wisely

About Choosing Wisely

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

CPS Disclaimer

These recommendations are provided only as assistance for physicians making clinical decisions regarding the care of their patients. As such, they cannot substitute for the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient's family physician. As with all clinical ...

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

Choosing Wisely -- Disclaimer

Choosing Wisely disclaimer

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

CPG Disclaimer

These guidelines are provided only as assistance for physicians making clinical decisions regarding the care of their patients. As such, they cannot substitute the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient’s family physician. As with all clinical reference ...

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

CPS - Promo Box

View the criteria for AAFP clinical preventive services recommendations and grading.

Family Physician |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Patient Care

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

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