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afp20201115p592.pdf

...Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a multidimensional chronic neurodevelopmental condition that affects 8.4% of U.S. children between two and 17 years of age and may pose long-term morbidity...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1115/afp20201115p592.pdf

Protecting American Families from Injury - Editorials - American Family Physician

May 15, 2004 - ...anniversary. The vision of the Injury Center, which was founded in 1992 in response to an Institute of Medicine report, is to apply public health methods toward prevention and control of injuries. The anniversary provides an opportunity to review some of the accomplishments in this...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2313.html

Dealing With Patients Who Don't Pay -- FPM

May 1, 2002 - Presents strategies that staff can use when dealing with patients who don't want to pay their copayments or other balances at the time of service.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0500/p19.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2008 - ...by the American Academy of Pediatrics or the American College of Chest Physicians for use in this age group. Honey is cited by the World Health Organization as being potentially effective in controlling cough in children. It also is used in many cultures worldwide to treat URI...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0801/p388.html

Fluoride: The Family Physician’s Role

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p174.pdf

afp20181215p738.pdf

...are associated with lifelong negative academic, social, and health sequelae,1,2 yet often go unnoticed and unaddressed by schools and government orga- nizations.3 School absenteeism has been called a public health issue and a hidden educational crisis.4,5 It is a complex and varied...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1215/afp20181215p738.pdf

Failure to Thrive - American Family Physician

...a standard growth chart. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) recently released improved growth charts that can be found at www.cdc.gov. While defini- tions of FTT have varied, most practitioners diagnose FTT when a child’s weight for age falls below the fifth percentile...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0901/afp20030901p879.pdf

AFP Over 20 Years - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2004 - ...an appreciation for the humanity of healing as a profession. One of my high-school writing projects included exploration of my brother’s anatomy class cadaver, and that’s when I first chanced to write about medicine. So influenced as a child it’s little wonder my path led to the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1215/p2251.html

Quantum Sufficit - Oct 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2000 - ...a good way for parents to be sure the kids are eating properly, right? Actually, that concept is supported in a recent Nutrition and Health News Alert published by the National Dairy Council. The newsletter cited a new study of the nutritional quality of the diets of 16,000...

American Family Physician : Quantum Sufficit

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1491.html

Joint Letter to the FDA on Policy for Certain Deemed Products - April 30, 2019

...to address a public health crisis of this magnitude. As explained in detail below, on balance we believe the Draft Guidance to constitute an insufficient response to the current crisis of youth e-cigarette use, as well as to the continuing adverse public health consequences of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-FDA-PublicHealthGroupsFDADraftGuidance-043019.pdf

2015NCCLSummaryofActions.docx

...Opposing Requirements that Health Care Providers Offer Medically Inaccurate Information about Medication Abortion RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians reaffirm as current policy that medical decisions are to be made between patients and providers, and not by...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2015NCCLSummaryofActions.docx

2017 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Advocacy

...12. Resolution No. 1012 Maternity and Reproductive Health Care are Essential Health Benefits 13. Resolution No. 1013 Support Telemedicine Medication Abortion 14. Resolution No. 1014 Oppose the Trump Administration Executive Order to Withhold Federal Funding to Sanctuary Cities...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/AdvocacyAgenda2017.pdf

wwami-overall-2021.pdf

...during a global pandemic; building communal skills we will continue to utilize after the pandemic is over; deeply committing ourselves to health equity. Regional Longstanding Goals: As a whole, the WWAMI FMIG strives to provide exposure to the field of family medicine, promoting...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/2021/wwami-overall-2021.pdf

Surveying the Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Public Confidence in Vaccines and ...

...Background In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) named vaccine hesitancy as one of the top ten threats to global health.1 Vaccines save millions of lives per year.1,2 The decrease in vaccine acceptance, which is seen as a result of an increasingly active anti-vaccine...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccine-survey-pandemic.pdf

Family Practice Management • Feature article manuscript

...a result of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This notice describes how health information about you (as a patient of this practice) may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to your individually identifiable health...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0200/fpm20030200p29-rt1.docx

The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Three Key Forms -- Family Practice Management

...HIPAA requires, among other things, that you safeguard patients’ individu- ally identifiable information (also referred to as protected health information or PHI) by restricting access to it and seeking patient permission to disclose it in certain circum- stances. Some (but not all)...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0200/fpm20030200p29.pdf

How to Identify, Understand, and Unlearn Implicit Bias in Patient Care

...of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH) in Madison, Wis., where she directs the school’s Diversity and Inclusion Advocates Program and her department’s Office of Community Health. Dr. Quiogue is an...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/fpm20190700p29.pdf

Childhood Asthma: Treatment Update - American Family Physician

...Childhood Asthma: Treatment Update A. URSULLA COURTNEY, M.D., DANIEL F. MCCARTER, M.D., and SUSAN M. POLLART, M.D. University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia May 15, 2005 ◆ Volume 71, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1959 Downloaded from...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/afp20050515p1959.pdf

afp20051215p2491.pdf

...An Approach to the Postpartum Office Visit CAROL E. BLENNING, M.D., and HEATHER PALADINE, M.D. Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon T he postpartum period is an excit-ing, dynamic time in a woman’s life, and the family physician plays an...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/afp20051215p2491.pdf

afp20120101p25.pdf

...or an absorptive occlusive dressing to help reduce pain, promote healing, and prevent wound desiccation. Topical silver sulfadiazine is the stan- dard treatment; however, newer occlusive dressings can provide faster healing and are often more cost-effective. Physicians must...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0101/afp20120101p25.pdf

afp20180915p347.pdf

...for physicians to screen for med- ical problems (including psychosocial concerns), to provide anticipatory guidance, and to promote good health. The vis- its also allow the family physician to establish a relationship with the parents or caregivers. This article reviews the U.S....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0915/afp20180915p347.pdf

afp20060901p793.pdf

...GARDINER, M.D., Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts LANA DVORKIN, PHARM.D., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts P hysicians and their colleagues have considerable difficulty in under- standing and managing poor...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0901/afp20060901p793.pdf

Risk Stratification: A Two-Step Process for Identifying Your Sickest Patients

...Risk Stratification: A Two-Step Process for Identifying Your Sickest Patients Assessing the health risk of your patients can yield improvements in efficiency and use of resources. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dr. Dom Dera is a family physician in private practice in Fairlawn, Ohio. Author...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0500/fpm20190500p21.pdf

Protecting Family Well-Being Through Social Connectivity and Time Management

...Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and the Department of Medical Education at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. She is the author of A Doctor’s Dozen: 12 Strategies for Personal Health and a Culture of Wellness and has been...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0500/fpm20200500p13.pdf

Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants and Children - American Family Physician

...on the patient’s history and physical examination, supplemented by judicious use of chest radio- graphs and laboratory tests as needed. The child’s age is important in making the diagnosis. Pneumonia in neonates younger than three weeks of age most often is caused by an infec- tion...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0901/afp20040901p899.pdf

AAFP, Other Organizations Support

...Policy and Health Issues in the News March 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 511 AAFP, Other Organizations Support Medical Liability Reform Legislation The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and a number of other health care...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0301/afp20110301p511.pdf

Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Depression

...the prevalence of adolescent depression is high, it is significantly underdiagnosed and under- treated.7 Because of the lack of mental health care professionals, family physicians are often responsible for detecting and treating child- hood and adolescent depression.8-10 Risk...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0901/afp20120901p442.pdf

Diagnosis and Management of ADHD In Children

October 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/afp20141001p456.pdf

afp20200915p355.pdf

...Matthew C. Pflipsen, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Karla M. Vega Colon, MD, Madigan Army Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program, Tacoma, Washington Additional content at https:// www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/ p355.html....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0915/afp20200915p355.pdf

"You Should See My Doctor": Cost-Effective Marketing Ideas for Your Practice -- Family ...

...Instead, it is nothing more than influencing choice by demonstrating the real value of a particular product or service - in this case, health care. Understanding patient choice To understand how marketing can help your medical practice, you first need to under- stand patient...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0100/fpm20020100p33.pdf

1049.pdf

...patients with excessive worry over- value, but also fear, their propensity to worry, often with concern that so much worry will harm their health. Although they intentionally indulge in worry at times, their distress about worrying prompts repetitive, unsuccessful efforts to control...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/afp20060315p1049.pdf

NEWS NOW

...AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News June 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 11 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1259 CMS Paid Out Almost $400 Million in PQRS and e-Rx Incentives in 2009 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released 2009 data on...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0601/afp20110601p1259.pdf

AAFP and AAP Issue a Practice Parameter on the Management of Minor Closed Head Injury ...

Dec 1, 1999 - ...If imaging is desired by the health care practitioner and if CT and skull radiography are available, CT scanning is the imaging modality of choice, because of its increased sensitivity and specificity. When CT scanning is not readily available, skull radiographs may assist the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1201/p2698.html

Gastroenteritis in Children: Part II. Prevention and Management

...drink adequate fluids. Many stud- ies have shown that a child’s regular diet reduces the duration of diarrhea.1,2 The BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast) is too restrictive, unless the foods are part of the child’s regular diet, and is not recommended by the American...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0601/afp20120601p1066.pdf

afp20060815p619.pdf

...abnormalities in children with rickets, but it should not be undertaken until the biochemical derangements have resolved so that optimal healing occurs at the surgical site. C 31 Vitamin D-deficiency rickets can be treated initially with high-dose vitamin D and calcium and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/afp20060815p619.pdf

Vaccine Adverse Events: Separating Myth from Reality -- American Family Physician

...sur- veillance system for clinical events that occur after immunization. VAERS reports are sub- mitted by manufacturers, health care profes- sionals, state health coordinators, and parents of vaccinated children.4 VAERS reports may be incomplete or inconsistent, and a reported...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1201/afp20021201p2113.pdf

Emotional Intelligence: Five Ways to Have Better Interactions and Improve Your Work Life

...for the Academic Affairs department of Advocate Aurora Health in Milwaukee. She speaks and writes about physician wellness and is the author of Well to Do: A Guide to Take Charge, Set Goals, and Improve Your Health. Author disclosure: no relevant financial affiliations disclosed....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0900/fpm20200900p9.pdf

Evaluation of Clumsiness in Children -- American Family Physician

...diagnosis of clumsiness in chil- dren is often missed because parents may not recognize their child’s uncoordination as a sig- nificant medical problem. When parents men- tion their child’s awkwardness to a physician, their concerns may be dismissed; physicians commonly reassure...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1015/afp20021015p1435.pdf

Bullying in Adolescents: A Challenge in Primary Care

...of primary care physicians should undergo psychosocial screening as part of routine wellness visits and when seeking care for mental health or somatic problems, or behavioral concerns.1 Physicians should be alert to any indications of bullying and identify rel- evant sequelae in a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/afp20130715p87.pdf

afp20200701p19.pdf

...back pain is controversial. However, the American Acad- emy of Pediatrics recommends that backpacks not exceed 10% to 20% of the child’s weight.3,21 Most cases of lumbar strain or nonspecific back pain respond to conservative management, including activities as tolerated, postural...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0701/afp20200701p19.pdf

AAFP Policy for Financial Conflict of Interest for Research

...The mission of the American Academy of Family Physicians (the Academy) is to improve the health of patients, families, and communities by serving the needs of its members with professionalism and creativity. One way the Academy strives to accomplish this is through the ongoing...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/policies/financial-conflict-of-interest-policy.pdf

Joint Letter to the White House Requesting Final FDA Deeming Regulations - April 28, 2015

Joint letter to President Obama requesting the final FDA deeming regulation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-Obama-FDADeeming-042815.pdf

Conduct Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment in Primary Care -- American Family Physician

...icians to refer patients to appropriate subspe- cialists. Third, conduct disorder increases the risk of several public health problems, includ- ing violence, weapon use, teenage pregnancy, substance abuse and dropping out of school.3-5 Thus, it is important to identify conduct...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/afp20010415p1579.pdf

Environmental Control of Allergic Diseases -- American Family Physician

...Environmental Control of Allergic Diseases JEFFREY A. GERMAN, M.D., and MICHAEL B. HARPER, M.D. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana COVER ARTICLE O A patient informa- tion handout on envi- ronmental control of allergies, written by the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0801/afp20020801p421.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CMS Updates Schedule for Reviewing, Disputing Open Payments Data Physicians who want to review data on payments they received from drug manufacturers before that informa- tion is made public must register soon with the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/afp20140815p210.pdf

AAFP Supports New Bill That Would Make

...AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News May 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1027 AAFP Supports New Bill That Would Make Medicare Payment Process More Accurate The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently supported a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0501/afp20110501p1027.pdf

Therapies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

...159 studies pub- lished since 2000 on the effects of treatments for ASDs, classified as behavioral, medical, educational, and allied health interventions.4 The Lovaas model of applied behavior analy- sis is the only behavioral intervention to show significant improvement. First...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0501/afp20120501p878.pdf

Top 20 Research Studies of 2012 for Primary Care Physicians

...the Information Assessment Method. The tool addresses cognitive impact, clinical relevance, use in practice, and, if implemented, expected health benefits.4 Of the original 270 studies, the 30 that rated highest for relevance were reviewed, and any that were not based on original...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0915/afp20130915p380.pdf

afp20141115od1.pdf

November 15, 2014 USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/afp20141115od1.pdf

Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children: Recommendation Statement

December 15, 2015 USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1215/afp20151215od1.pdf

AAFP News - Sep 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2002 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0901/p717.html

AAP Issues Screening Recommendations to Identify Hearing Loss in Children - Practice ...

Jun 1, 2003 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released screening recommendations for assessing hearing loss in children of all ages. Failure to detect children with congenital or acquired hearing loss may result in lifelong deficits in speech and language acquisition, poor academic ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0601/p2409.html

Management of ADHD in Preschool-Age Children

...MD; and BACHIR TAZKARJI, MD, University of Toronto Family Medicine Residency Program, Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, Ontario BETH AUTEN, MSLIS, MA, AHIP, University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries, Gainesville, Florida FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries Downloaded...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0915/afp20130915p398.pdf

Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement

February 15, 2015 USPSTF

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0215/afp20150215od1.pdf

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Management -- American Family Physician

...5 percent of the population.1 This disor- der can affect a child’s education, develop- ment, peer functioning and self-esteem. Treating patients with ADHD can be rewarding, with long-term benefits for the patient, the family and the physician-fam- ily relationship. Family physicians...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1015/afp20011015p1355.pdf

Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children

August 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0815/afp20170815p226.pdf

afp20191115p609-s1.pdf

...This handout is provided to you by your family doctor and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at https://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1115/afp20191115p609-s1.pdf

fpm20160500p20.pdf

...How do we as family physicians benefit not only the health outcomes of the children we serve but also their broader development? How can we help position our young patients to succeed as they enter and go through school? And how can we do these things while providing essential...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0500/fpm20160500p20.pdf

Evaluation and Management of Apparent Life-Threatening Events in Children - American ...

...ing, became limp, or turned blue, but then quickly recovered. In 1986, participants in the National Institutes of Health Con- sensus Development Conference on Infan- tile Apnea and Home Monitoring defined this event as an apparent life-threatening event (ALTE).1 The underlying...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0615/afp20050615p2301.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Responds to Senator’s Call to Take Lead on Opioid Epidemic The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently responded to a senator who asked the Academy and other members of the medical community to work on...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0701/afp20160701p11.pdf

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

October 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/afp20171015p515.pdf

afp20180515p666.pdf

...l D. There is convincing evidence that reduction in spinal curvature during adolescence is associated with long-term health outcomes in adulthood. Answers appear on the following page. See related U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement at https://...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/afp20180515p666.pdf

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children - American Family Physician

...Sleep-disordered breathing in children is a timely public health concern, given the increas- ing rates of obesity and hyperactivity in this Obstructive sleep-disordered breathing is common in children. From 3 percent to 12 percent of chil- dren snore, while obstructive sleep...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/afp20040301p1147.pdf

361.pdf

...Amblyopia is a major public health prob- lem with an estimated prevalence of 1 to 4 percent in the United States.1 It is the most common cause of monocular vision loss in children and young adults.2 Early recognition and prompt referral are crucial, especially during infancy and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0201/afp20070201p361.pdf

Coding and Documentation

...HOME HEALTH OR HOSPICE CARE SUPERVISION Q What date of service should I report for home health or hospice care supervision codes G0181 and G0182? A Verify your Medicare Admin-istrative Contractor’s policy, but typically you would report the first and last dates care planning...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2021/0500/fpm20210500p34.pdf

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, 2003 and ...

Jan 1, 2003 - The 2003 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule is now available, and includes a harmonized catch-up schedule for children who are behind in immunizations. The catch-up schedule offers specific guidance regarding the minimum time between doses as well as the number ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0101/p188.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2002 - ...health benefits to women with gestational diabetes. A physically active woman with a history of, or risk for, preterm labor or fetal growth restriction should be advised to reduce her activity in the second and third trimesters. Botulinum Toxin-A for Neuromuscular Pain The Health...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0415/p1690.html

Evaluation and Management of Toe Fractures - American Family Physician

...Patients also may require referral because of delayed com- plications such as osteomyelitis from open fractures, persistent pain after healing, and malunion. FRACTURES OF THE FIRST TOE Because of the first toe’s role in weight bear- ing, balance, and pedal motion, fractures of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1215/afp20031215p2413.pdf

Sexual Behaviors in Chidren

...When should I be worried about these behaviors? Sexual behavior that is not appropriate for your child’s age, or that causes emotional problems or physical pain, is not normal. These behaviors may be associated with or caused by other problems, such as abuse or neglect, family...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1115/afp20101115p1239.pdf

afp20180501p575-s1.pdf

...This handout is provided to you by your family doctor and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to your...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0501/afp20180501p575-s1.pdf

Influenza Activity in the United States - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2004 - ...The child had fever, cough, and nasal discharge in late November, was hospitalized for two days, and fully recovered. The source of this child’s H9N2 infection is unknown. Between January and March 2004, 34 confirmed human cases of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection were...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1001/p1401.html

How to Prescribe Fewer

...Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. Antibiotic-resistant infections account for an estimated 2 million illnesses and 23,000 deaths annually in the United States.1 Anti- biotic use is a major driver of resistance,1 and most antibiotics...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0801/afp20160801p200.pdf

fpm20080400p37.pdf

...of ordinary negligence and gross negligence. Ordinary negli- gence means that the individual providing aid did not act as a reasonable health care provider would under similar circumstances. Contrast that with gross negligence, which generally means not only that the individual did...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0400/fpm20080400p37.pdf

fpm20080500p31.pdf

...the problem and in developing a treatment plan. We must con- sider our patients’ life circumstances, including their socioeconomic status, health insurance coverage, work schedule, support structure, and religious and cultural preferences, and ask ourselves how likely the patient is...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0500/fpm20080500p31.pdf

Child Safety Seat Counseling: Three Keys to Safety - American Family Physician

...Child Safety Seat Counseling: Three Keys to Safety FRANCES BIAGIOLI, M.D., Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon Until a child fits correctly in the safety belt, a child safety seat should be used. Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/afp20050801p473.pdf

ACIP Updates Guideline on Influenza Vaccination for 2012-2013 Season

...To ensure full production of protective antibody levels before inf luenza activity begins, health care professionals should pro- vide vaccination as soon as the vaccine is available. Annual vaccination is recom- mended for all persons six months and older. Table 1 lists the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/afp20121001p686.pdf

afp20191001p443.pdf

...of abuse or neglect, and can result in adverse effects to the brain development of infants that can determine lifetime physical and mental health. Infants who grow up with a mother experiencing significant depression are at risk of toxic stress and subsequent problems with social...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/afp20191001p443.pdf

afp20210315p371.pdf

...Symone M. Baker, MD, Preventive Medicine Resident, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences See related U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement at https:// www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0215/od1.html. This PPIP quiz is based on the recommendations of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0315/afp20210315p371.pdf

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule United States, January -June...

...is recommended for children and adolescents in selected states and regions and for certain high-risk groups; consult your local public health authority. Children and adolescents in these states, regions, and high-risk groups who have not been immunized against hepatitis A can begin...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0101/afp20040101p206-s1.pdf

The Changing Prevalence of the Autism Spectrum Disorders

...of concomitant changes in the prevalence of other childhood develop- mental disabilities and health conditions would help us gain a broader understanding of the changing landscape of health and development.16,17 The fact that some increases in the prevalence of autism spectrum...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0301/afp20110301p515.pdf

High Blood Pressure in Children

...This handout is provided to you by your family doctor and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other health-related information is available from the AAFP online at http://familydoctor.org. This information provides a general overview and may not apply to everyone. Talk to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/afp20120401p704.pdf

A Comprehensive Newborn Examination: Part II. Skin, Trunk, Extremities, Neurologic

August 1, 2014 Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0901/afp20140901p297.pdf

Primary Interventions to Support Breastfeeding

April 15, 2017: Putting Prevention into Practice

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0415/afp20170415p517.pdf

Clinical Briefs - Sep 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2000 - ...Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a policy statement on the role of the physician in childhood bereavement. The AAP policy statement appears in the February 2000 issue of Pediatrics. According to the AAP committee, the death of an important person in a...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0915/p1439.html

Clinical Briefs - Apr 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2001 - ...with tacrolimus include temporary stinging or burning sensations where the ointment is applied, although this may lessen if the diseased skin heals. The adverse effects of ultraviolet light on the skin may be intensified. Therefore, patients should avoid exposure to sunlight and...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0401/p1433.html

afp20140815p229-s1.pdf

...What can I expect? Impetigo usually heals without scarring. Although it normally goes away on its own in a few weeks, treatment is still recommended because it often gets worse before it gets better. Sometimes it can turn into a much more serious skin condition. Call your doctor if...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/afp20140815p229-s1.pdf

Screening for Speech and Language Delay and Disorders in Children Five Years and Younger

November 15, 2015 Putting Prevention into Practice

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1115/afp20151115p923.pdf

POEMs

...Director of Information Sciences University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville, Va. Brief Interventions for Weight Management in Kids Are Not Effective Clinical Question Should children and adolescents be screened for body mass index (BMI) and be given brief counseling...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/afp20170201p194.pdf

POEMs

...Director of Information Sciences University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville, Va. Brief Interventions for Weight Management in Kids Are Not Effective Clinical Question Should children and adolescents be screened for body mass index (BMI) and be given brief counseling...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/afp20170201p194a.pdf

POEMs

...Director of Information Sciences University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville, Va. Brief Interventions for Weight Management in Kids Are Not Effective Clinical Question Should children and adolescents be screened for body mass index (BMI) and be given brief counseling...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/afp20170201p196.pdf

Social Media Use and Mood Disorders: When Is It Time to Unplug?

September 1, 2017: Curbside Consultation

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/afp20171015p537.pdf

AAFP News - May 1, 2007 - American Family Physician

May 1, 2007 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0501/p1293.html

Lead Poisoning in Children - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2010 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Lead Poisoning in Children...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0315/p759.html

AAP Releases Clinical Report on Head Lice - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Mar 15, 2003 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a statement clarifying issues of diagnosis and treatment of head lice and making recommendations for dealing with it in the school setting.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0315/p1391.html

Tips From Other Journals - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2005 - ...parents during their child’s visit may be beneficial because many young adults, particularly in the under-served population, do not have health insurance. Little is known, however, about the attitudes of parents who smoke toward receiving medication from their child’s physician; nor...

American Family Physician : Tip

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1115/p2106.html

Coding & Documentation - Mar 2004 -- FPM

Mar 1, 2004 - ...How should I code for a visit in which a pregnant patient interviews me to decide whether she wants me to be her unborn child’s physician and I spend 20 minutes discussing her concerns and my education, philosophy of care, etc.? I tried submitting 99212 (based on 20 minutes of...

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0300/p28.html

Clinical Briefs - Jul 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2000 - ...were also included in the national health objectives for 2000 initiative. Except for hepatitis B vaccine, the 90 percent coverage goals were achieved and maintained through implementation of the CII by public-and private-sector organizations and health care professionals at the...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p241.html

A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Otitis Media - Editorials - American ...

Jun 1, 2004 - ...of signs and symptoms of middle ear inflammation. [Recommendation] The degree of diagnostic certainty, which should be discussed with the child's caregiver, is important because of its impact on management strategies. The management of AOM should include an assessment of pain. If...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2537.html

Clinical Briefs - Oct 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2003 - ...meningitis in persons with cochlear implants. Findings of a recent investigation by the CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Adminisration, and state health departments support this recommendation. Children younger than six years with a cochlear implant have a substantially greater risk for...

American Family Physician : Clinical Briefs

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1001/p1437.html

What to Do If Your Child Swallows Something - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2005 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor What to Do If Your Child...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0715/p292.html

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