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A Guide to Tobacco Cessation Group Visits

...Why offer group visits? Group visits were identified in the Future of Family Medicine Project as one of 10 features that have a direct financial effect on practices. It was estimated that group visits have the potential to generate $15,411 per physician per year.2 Well-organized...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/group-visit-guide.pdf

A Guidebook to the Health Equity Curricular Toolkit

...University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ 1 CONTRIBUTORS...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-he-guidebook.pdf

Access to Primary Care is Not Enough: A Health Equity Road Map

...barriers to care in the social determinants of health (SDoH).5 The concept of access in healthcare is multidimensional. The Institute of Medicine defines access as having "the timely use of personal health services to achieve the best health outcomes".1 The classic model of access...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-econ-access.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

Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project

...• Objective 1: Recruit 20 family medicine practices and identify a physician and office champion o Twenty practices were recruited and physician and office champions identified o The AAFP METRIC Adolescent Immunization module was completed o Action Plan and evidence-based...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions-final-report-adolescent.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

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

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

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

Communities Working Together to Improve Health and Reduce Disparities

...outcomes in community- and culturally- responsive ways.3,4,5,6 There are now more than 400 such partnerships across the country, with the number expanding rapidly as evidence grows on the value and impact of these programs.7 Successful models for developing community-primary...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-sdoh-communities.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

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

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

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

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

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

Immigrant Populations in a Nation of Changing Policy

...25%.1 While the U.S. economy relies on undocumented immigrants (who comprise 3.5% of the U.S. population1) for filling the labor needs in a number of occupations, these individuals remain excluded from many public benefits, rights, and resources that could promote their health and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-vuln-pop-immigrant.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

implicit-bias-training-participant-guide.pdf

...Care Professionals Directions: Read each of the statements below and select those that you feel describe your experience . Count your total number of affirmative responses and write it in the space below . When you are finished, please stand . page 4 © 2018 american academy of...

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

Naloxone Saves Lives

... In the first 8-weeks of 2017, the number of naloxone prescriptions written by physicians increased 340 percent compared to the same 8- week period in 2016. The number of physicians prescribing naloxone has also increased 475 percent over the same time period.2  When states...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/co-branded-naloxone.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

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

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

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

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