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Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: A Guide to Group Visits for Chronic ...

Research indicates group visits can also provide an improved quality of care and a higher level of patient and physician satisfaction. They empower patients and also the physician and staff. Group visits allow for more time for education and relationship building. Group visits have ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/GroupVisitAIM.pdf

Psychological Issues Related to Injury in Athletes and the Team Physician: A Consensus ...

Team physicians must address the physical and psychological issues related to athletic activity. This athletic activity may result in physical injuries, and these injuries produce a variety of psychological reactions. Additionally, psychological factors, especially stress, are an ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMissuesrelatedtoinjury.pdf

Selected Issues for the Adolescent Athlete and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

This document provides an overview of selected medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for the care and treatment of athletes. It is not intended as a standard of care and should not be interpreted as such.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMadolescentathlete.pdf

Selected Issues in Injury and Illness Prevention and the Team Physician: A Consensus ...

This document provides an overview of selected medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for the care and treatment of athletes. It is not intended as a standard of care, and should not be interpreted as such.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMinjuryandillness.pdf

Concussion (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) adn the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

This document provides an overview of select medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for athletes with concussion. It is not intended as a standard of care, and should not be interpreted as such. This document is only a guide, and as such, is of a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMconcussion.pdf

The Team Physician and Conditioning of Athletes for Sports: A Consensus Statement

The objective of this Consensus Statement is to provide physicians who are responsible for the healthcare of teams with guidelines regarding conditioning for sports. This statement specifically addresses the role of exercise in conditioning. Nutrition and supplements are outside the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMconditioningofathletes.pdf

Pain Management and Opioid Abuse: A Public Health Concern

Chronic nonmalignant pain is a health care condition that affects a significant number of Americans and is associated with significant morbidity. In addition to the physical discomfort, chronic pain causes significant work absenteeism, family disruption, and impairment of normal ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/opioid-abuse-position-paper.pdf

Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

This document provides an overview of select musculoskeletal and medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for the medical care of female athletes. It is not intended as a standard of care and should not be interpreted as such. This document is only a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMfemaleathlete.pdf

Mass Participation Event Management for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

...and par- ticipant care at these sporting events. Medical management provides safety advice and care at the event that accounts for large numbers of participants, anticipated injury and illness, variable environment, repeated games or matches, and mixed age groups of varying athletic...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/ACSMeventmanagement.pdf

Clinical Practice Guideline: Planning for Labor and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Cesarean deliveries are a common surgical procedure in the United States, accounting for one in three U.S. births. The primary purpose of this guideline is to provide clinicians with evidence to guide planning for labor and vaginal birth after cesarean (LAC/VBAC).

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/AAFP%20PVBAC%20guideline.pdf

Postpartum Depression: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management Programs 2000 through 2010

The value and appropriateness of universal postpartum depression (PPD) screening remains controversial in the United States. To date, several PPD screening programs have been introduced and a few have been evaluated. Among those programs that have been evaluated, most report screening ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/YawnPPDMgmntOver10Years.pdf

Ebola Frequently Asked Questions: Answers for Family Medicine Practices

Ebola Virus, FAQ

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/Ebola/Ebola%20FAQ.pdf

Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Issue Brief

The Adult ADHD (AADHD) pilot project explored clinician perceptions, attitudes and readiness to screen, diagnose and treat adult patients with AADHD. The central aim of the project was to test the feasibility and acceptability to both patients and providers of usi ng a tablet device ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/adult-adhd-issue-brief.pdf

Application for the AAFP Alcohol SBI Office Champions Project

...Direct phone number: _____________________________________ Direct email: _______________________________________ Practice Type:  Solo  Two physician  Family medicine group  Multispecialty group Practice name: _________________________________...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/alcohol/hops19-alcohol-sbi-grant-app.pdf

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

...National Institute on Drug Abuse; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; American Legacy Foundation; and University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention. Each member of this consortium is dedicated to improving the Nation’s public...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/TreatingTobaccoUseandDependence-2008Update.pdf

Patient Navigators Connecting Patients to Community Resources to Improve Diabetes Outcomes

...Diabetes Association (ADA) has proposed a reasonable target of �7% for glycohe- moglobin (HbA1c) for many adults; however, sig- nificant numbers of patients do not reach treatment This article was externally peer reviewed. Submitted 5 February 2015; revised 23 September 2015;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/loskutova_citiesforlife_jabfm_2016.pdf

FP Essentials #432: Chronic Pain Management

...family medicine at University of Florida (UF) Health in Gainesville. She is the medical review officer at UF Health and is responsible for determining the validity of drug screen results. Dr Chang completed a family medicine residency and is board certified in family medicine. She...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/restricted/432_fp-essentials_chronic-pain-management.pdf

Target Disease

...Summary of Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services July 2017 These policy recommendations describe AAFP policy for a number of clinical preventive services for general and specific populations. These recommendations are provided only as assistance for physicians making...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/cps-recommendations.pdf

Pharmacologic Management of Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation

...Care Plan, Phoenix, AZ; 3Pender-Mercy Medical Center, Pender, NE; 4Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; 5Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; 6Consumers United for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Baltimore,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/a-fib-guideline.pdf

Treating Tobacco Dependence Practice Manual

...than one in four office visits is made to a family physician, so family medicine practices have 240 million opportunities each year to make a significant impact on the tobacco use behaviors of Americans.5 The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) clinical practice guideline...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/practice-manual.pdf

implicit-bias-training-facilitator-guide.pdf

...implicit bias in clinical practice . Faculty who actively seek to incorporate this topic in training often face barriers, such as a limited number of subject matter experts who can provide instruction .4,5 Health care professionals also lack opportunities to demonstrate bias...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/restricted/implicit-bias-training-facilitator-guide.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media

...California Evidence- Based Practice Center; MEE, middle-ear effusion; OME, otitis media with effusion; CAM, complementary and alternative medicine. Page 1 INTRODUCTION Acute otitis media (AOM) is the most common infection for which antibacterial agents are prescribed for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/final_aom.pdf

Quit Smoking Guide

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/stop-smoking-guide.pdf

cpm-toolkit.pdf

...resulting in a major public health concern. Numerous groups including medical societies, the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), and the U.S. Congress have placed an emphasis on improving chronic pain care, increasing research into pain and pain...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/cpm-toolkit.pdf

Addressing Alcohol Use Practice Manual

...FASDFAMILY andCOMMUNITY MEDICINE Ensure every patient who uses alcohol is identified, screened for risky drinking, and offered appropriate brief intervention, referral, or treatment. Funding provided by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/alcohol/alcohol-manual.pdf

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