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Identification and Evaluation of Mental Retardation - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2000 - Mental retardation in young children is often missed by clinicians. The condition is present in 2 to 3 percent of the population, either as an isolated finding or as part of a syndrome or broader disorder. Causes of mental retardation are numerous and include genetic and environmental ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1059.html

Identifying and Managing Preparatory Grief ad Depression at the End of Life -- American...

...and mourn for missed oppor- tunities. Looking to the future, they may grieve the loss of much-anticipated experi- ences such as a child’s graduation or the birth of a grandchild.8 In the present, the person who is dying usually experiences a radical change in self-image. Previously...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0301/afp20020301p883.pdf

Identifying and Managing Preparatory Grief and Depression at the End of Life - American...

Mar 1, 2002 - Grief and depression present similarly in patients who are dying. Conventional symptoms (e.g., frequent crying, weight loss, thoughts of death) used to assess for depression in these patients may be imprecise because these symptoms are also present in preparatory grief and as a part of ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0301/p883.html

Impetigo - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2014 - ...information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date.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 Impetigo Am Fam Physician....

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/p229-s1.html

Infant with Red, Peeling Rashes - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2008 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/p1015.html

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

Initial Counseling of Children with Eating Disorders and Their Families - Curbside ...

Feb 15, 2008 - It can be challenging to work with adolescents and their parents when eating disorders are involved.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0215/p532.html

Interventions for Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Children Five Years and...

Oct 1, 2018 - Child feeding interventions are effective in the short term (i.e., less than 12 months) for increasing a child's intake of fruits and vegetables, but only by less than 5% of the recommended daily allowance. Conversely, parental nutrition education and multicomponent interventions, such ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1001/p419.html

Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment: Recommendation Statement - U.S. Preventive...

Jul 15, 2019 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment.

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0715/p110.html

Interventions to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Children and Adolescents - ...

Apr 15, 1999 - Certain modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease have their beginnings in childhood. Cigarette smoking, hypertension, physical inactivity, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, hyperinsulinemia, homocysteinemia and poor nutrition in childhood and adolescence may all contribute to the...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2211.html

Issues in Newborn Screening for Phenylketonuria - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1999 - The blood sample for phenylketonuria (PKU) screening should be obtained at least 12 hours after the infant's birth. Newborn screening for PKU has largely eliminated mental retardation caused by this disease. If the first phenylalanine test demonstrates positive results, a repeat test ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1001/p1462.html

It Sounds Like Child Abuse--But Is It? - Curbside Consultation - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2002 - Physicians face a daunting task when they have to report allegations of child abuse.

American Family Physician : Curbside Consultation

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0115/p330.html

January 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

...Anticipatory Guidance in Infant Oral Health: Rationale and Recommendations Olga M. Sanchez; Noel K. Childers Contemporary Management of Angina: Part II. Medical Management of Chronic Stable Angina Diane R. Zanger; Allen J. Solomon; Bernard J. Gersh The Older Adult Driver...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/

Joint Letter Supporting the Helping MOMS Act (HR 4996) for the COVID-19 Package- July ...

...McCarthy, and Minority Leader Schumer: The undersigned organizations, committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our nation’s mothers, urge you to address our nation’s maternal health crisis by enacting legislation to extend Medicaid coverage for pregnant patients to a full...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Congress-HelpingMOMSAct-072320.pdf

Joint letter to Congress on the Kid’s Access to Primary Care Act of 2020 - March 9, 2020

...Honorable Kathy Castor U.S. House of Representatives 2052 Rayburn Health Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representatives Schrier, Castor, and Fitzpatrick, As organizations dedicated to promoting the health of our nation, including children, pregnant women, and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-Congress-KidsAccessPrimaryCareAct-030920.pdf

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

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

Joint Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home

...comprehensive primary care for children, youth and adults. The PC-MH is a health care setting that facilitates partnerships between individual patients, and their personal physicians, and when appropriate, the patient’s family. The AAP, AAFP, ACP, and AOA, representing...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/initiatives/PCMHJoint.pdf

JUUL

Advice from family physicians is critical in getting patients to avoid using JUUL and other e-cigarettes, as well as traditional tobacco products. The AAFP’s Quit Smoking Guide offers steps, techniques, and medicines you can use to help patients quit smoking.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/tobacco-and-nicotine/juul.html

Kawasaki Disease - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 1999 - ...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 Kawasaki Disease Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3107.html

Kawasaki Disease: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2006 - ...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 Kawasaki Disease: What You...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1001/p1149.html

Keynote Spotlights Community Work on Social Determinants

A speaker at the National Health Policy Conference said effective health initiatives aimed at inequities must address social issues and community needs.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180209sdh.html

Lead Poisoning in Children - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2019 - Asymptomatic lead poisoning has become more common in children. Blood lead levels of less than 5 µg per dL are associated with impairments in neurocognitive and behavioral development that are irreversible. Risk factors for lead poisoning include age younger than five years, low ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0701/p24.html

Lead Poisoning in Children - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2010 - The prevalence and severity of childhood lead poisoning have been greatly reduced since the removal of lead from paint and gasoline in the 1970s. Despite these efforts, approximately 310,000 U.S. children younger than five years have elevated blood lead levels. Health care professionals...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0315/p751.html

Lead Poisoning in Children - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2019 - ...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/2019/0701/p24-s1.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

Learning About ADHD in Children - American Family Physician

May 1, 2001 - ...of health topics, please visit familydoctor.org, the AAFP patient education website. Information from Your Family Doctor Learning About ADHD in Children Am Fam Physician. 2001 May 1;63(9):1811-1812. What is ADHD? ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is a common...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0501/p1811.html

Learning Disorders, Perinatal Depression, Infants with GERD, Kidney Injury, Amblyopia -... Restricted content. Login required.

Oct 15, 2020 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1015/p463.html

Looking for Tips on Talking With Parents About Vaccines?

An article recently published in Canadian Family Physician offers family physicians guidance on addressing vaccine hesitancy with parents. Specifically, the authors offer practical, evidence-based tips for discussing the importance of childhood vaccines with parents who may be on the ...

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190412vaccinetalk.html

Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children

August 15, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

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

Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2017 - Leg and foot problems in childhood are common causes of parental concern. Rotational problems include intoeing and out-toeing. Intoeing is most common in infants and young children. Intoeing is caused by metatarsus adductus, internal tibial torsion, and femoral anteversion. Out-toeing ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0815/p226.html

Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2003 - Rotational and angular problems are two types of lower extremity abnormalities common in children. Rotational problems include intoeing and out-toeing. Intoeing is caused by one of three types of deformity: metatarsus adductus, internal tibial torsion, and increased femoral anteversion....

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0801/p461.html

Lower Extremity Abnormalities in Children - American Family Physician

...depart- ments develop articles for Problem-Oriented Diagnosis. This is one in a series from the Department of Family Practice at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn College of Medicine. Guest coor- dinator of the series is Miriam Vincent, M.D. I L L U S T R A T I O N B Y S T E...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0801/afp20030801p461.pdf

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

Management of ADHD in Preschool-Aged Children - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries - American ...

Sep 15, 2013 - Behavior therapy interventions, such as parent training, are first-line treatment for ADHD in preschool-aged children (three to five years of age). Medication is an option for children with moderate to severe ADHD if behavior therapy has not been effective and if the benefits outweigh ...

American Family Physician : FPIN's Clinical Inquiries

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0915/p398.html

Management of Gallstones - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2005 - Many patients with gallstones can be managed expectantly. Generally, only persons with symptoms related to the presence of gallstones (e.g., steady, nonparoxysmal pain lasting four to six hours located in the upper abdomen) or complications (such as acute cholecystitis or gallstone ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0815/p637.html

Management of Gallstones - American Family Physician

...The majority of asymp- tomatic patients with gallstones will remain asymptomatic for many years. According to a 1992 National Institutes of Health consen- sus conference on gallstones,5 10 percent of patients with gallstones will develop symp- toms in the first five years after...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0815/afp20050815p637.pdf

Management of Infants Born to Mothers with HIV Infection - American Family Physician Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 1, 2021 - In the United States, approximately 5,000 women living with HIV infection give birth each year. HIV can be transmitted from a mother to her child at any time during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and breastfeeding. Because of effective preventive measures, the transmission rate from ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0700/p58.html

Measles Vaccine

Information on how to talk to patients about the importance and safety of the MMR vaccine to prevent measles.

Family Physician : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/disease-pop-immunization/measles-vaccine.html

Medical Emergency Preparedness in Office Practice - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2007 - Most primary care physicians report at least one emergency presenting to their office per year. Asthma, anaphylaxis, shock, seizures, and cardiac arrest are among the most common adult and childhood emergencies in the office setting. Most offices are not fully prepared for these medical...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0601/p1679.html

Medical Needs of Foster Children - Editorials - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2003 - ...Accounting Office3(p6) found that …12 percent of the (foster) children received no routine health care; 34 percent received no immunizations; 32 percent continued to have at least one unmet health need after placement; and 78 percent of the children were at high risk for HIV, but...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0201/p474.html

Medications and Breastfeeding - Letters to the Editor - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2002 - ...(FDA) has participated in numerous workshops and conferences with other government agencies (National Institutes of Health [NIH], National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD], Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]), academia, and the pharmaceutical...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0115/p170.html

Mild TBI in Children: Guidance from the CDC for Diagnosis and Treatment - Practice ...

Apr 1, 2019 - Mild traumatic brain injury in children is a major problem in the United States. Based on a systematic literature review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released recommendations specific to children with Glasgow Coma Scale scores of 13 to 15.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0401/p462.html

More Research Needed To Prevent Child Maltreatment

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180523uspstfmaltreat.html

Motor Vehicle Occupant Protection

Read the AAFP's endorsement of the use of seat restraints by all occupants of motor vehicles.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/motor-vehicle-occupant-protection.html

Multimodal Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children - ...

Apr 15, 2009 - ...for children with ADHD and their families to learn about the medical basis of the condition, associated risks (e.g., comorbid mental health conditions, poor self-esteem, increased injuries and accidents), and the best management strategies. This education should be an ongoing...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0415/p640.html

My Rx Is Simple: Do Less

Margaux Lazarin, D.O., M.P.H., writes in this Fresh Perspectives blog post that free time is undervalued in our society and that it's OK to say "no" to things that might overwhelm our schedules.

AAFP News : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20191113fp-doless.html

Nail Changes Following a Viral Infection - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2019 - ...should be higher if the history provided does not explain the child's injury or is inconsistent among guardians, there is delay in seeking treatment, or the child has multiple injuries in different stages of healing.4 Onycholysis is the separation of the nail from the nail bed with...

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/p497.html

Nasal Sprays: How to Use Them Correctly - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2000 - ...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 Nasal Sprays: How to Use Them...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1215/p2695.html

New AHA Recommendations for Blood Pressure Measurement - Practice Guidelines - American...

Oct 1, 2005 - The American Heart Association (AHA) has published a new set of recommendations for the measurement of blood pressure to increase accuracy of clinic readings, and in recognition of major changes over the past 10 years (including the prohibition of mercury in many countries).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1001/p1391.html

New Recommendations on Child Passenger Safety

...oriented spinal facet joints, and excessive ligamentous laxity. Facing the rear of the vehicle provides more sup- port to a young child’s torso, neck, and head. Children in forward-facing safety seats were more likely to be seri- ously injured in all crash types when compared with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/afp20130401p472.pdf

New Recommendations on Motor Vehicle Safety for Child Passengers - Editorials - ...

Apr 1, 2013 - ...horizontally oriented spinal facet joints, and excessive ligamentous laxity. Facing the rear of the vehicle provides more support to a young child's torso, neck, and head. Children in forward-facing safety seats were more likely to be seriously injured in all crash types when...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/p472.html

New Research Shows Fewer Family Physicians Seeing Children

New longitudinal research conducted in Vermont shows that fewer family physicians are taking care of children. Rather, the researchers verified previous findings that showed a temporal trend of child visits moving from family medicine to pediatric practices.

AAFP News : Practice and Career

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190911fpschildren.html

Newborn with a Scalp Lesion - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2005 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1015/p1569.html

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

Nightmares and Night Terrors in Children - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2000 - ...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 Nightmares and Night Terrors...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0401/p2044.html

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...How is it diagnosed? Your doctor can usually diagnose an RSV infection based on your child’s symptoms and a physical exam during RSV season (November through April). There is also a nasal swab test for RSV, but it’s not usually needed. How is it treated? Treatment is mainly aimed...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0115/afp20110115p149.pdf

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...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/2011/0215/afp20110215p416.pdf

Nonhormonal Options for Hot Flashes - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2006 - ...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 Nonhormonal Options for Hot...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/p467.html

Nutrition in Toddlers - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2006 - Toddlers make a transition from dependent milk-fed infancy to independent feeding and a typical omnivorous diet. This stage is an important time for physicians to monitor growth using growth charts and body mass index and to make recommendations for healthy eating. Fat and cholesterol ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1101/p1527.html

Obesity in Children - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2007 - What are the effects of lifestyle interventions for the treatment of childhood obesity?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/1201/p1701.html

Obesity: Assesment and Management in Primary Care -- American Family Physician

...Obesity is a condition in which excess body fat may put a person at health risk.1-4,7-10 Excess body fat results from an imbalance of energy intake and energy expenditure (total C auses of obesity in the United States are complex and multi- factorial. Increasing evidence...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0601/afp20010601p2185.pdf

Obesity: Assessment and Management in Primary Care - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2001 - Obesity is a complex, multifactorial condition in which excess body fat may put a person at health risk. National data indicate that the prevalence of obesity in the United States is increasing in children and adults. Reversing these trends requires changes in individual behavior and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0601/p2185.html

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2004 - Obstructive sleep-disordered breathing is common in children. From 3 percent to 12 percent of children snore, while obstructive sleep apnea syndrome affects 1 percent to 10 percent of children. The majority of these children have mild symptoms, and many outgrow the condition. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0301/p1147.html

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

Offer Interventions to Prevent Tobacco Use in Kids, Teens

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently posted a draft recommendation statement examining how primary care interventions affect tobacco use prevention and cessation in children and adolescents.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190719uspstfyouthsmoking.html

Offering Oral Health Services in Your Office -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - Health problems of the mouth can affect the whole patient, making primary care physicians a natural ally.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/p21.html

Opportunities to Detect and Manage Perinatal Depression in Men

Date xx, xxxx Editorials

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0515/afp20160515p824.pdf

Opportunities to Detect and Manage Perinatal Depression in Men - Editorials - American ...

May 15, 2016 - Although new fathers are at lower risk of depression than are new mothers, the prevalence of depression in new fathers is higher than that in the general population.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0515/p824.html

Oppositional Defiant Disorder - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2008 - Oppositional defiant disorder is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th ed., as a recurrent pattern of developmentally inappropriate, negativistic, defiant, and disobedient behavior toward authority figures. This behavior often appears in the preschool...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1001/p861.html

Oppositional Defiant Disorder - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2008 - ...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 Oppositional Defiant Disorder...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1001/p867.html

Oral and Dental Conditions - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on oral and dental conditions and related issues, including temporomandibular disorders, smell and taste disorders, dental infections, and salivary gland disorders. This collection features AFP content on oral and dental conditions and related ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=108

Oral Health in Primary Care Medicine: Practice and Policy Challenges - Editorials - ...

Dec 1, 2004 - ...Oral Health in Primary Care Medicine: Practice and Policy Challenges PAUL S. CASAMASSIMO, D.D.S., M.S. Columbus Children’s Hospital Columbus, Ohio Am Fam Physician. 2004 Dec 1;70(11):2074-2076. Related Article In this issue of American Family Physician, Douglass and associates1...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/1201/p2074.html

OTC Benzocaine Teething Products Not Safe for Young Children

The FDA recently warned that OTC teething products containing benzocaine should not be used to treat infants and children younger than age 2, and that adults and older children should use benzocaine oral drug products only if they contain specific warnings on the drug label.

AAFP News : Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180530fdabenzocaine.html

Otitis Media with Effusion - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1998 - ...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 Otitis Media with Effusion...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1001/p1123.html

Outpatient Burns: Prevention and Care - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2012 - Most burn injuries can be managed on an outpatient basis by primary care physicians. Prevention efforts can significantly lower the incidence of burns, especially in children. Burns should be managed in the same manner as any other trauma, including a primary and secondary survey. ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0101/p25.html

Pacifiers: Benefits and Risks - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2009 - ...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 Pacifiers: Benefits and Risks...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0415/p681-s1.html

parent-info.pdf

...presentation that is given by volunteer health care professionals and educators. BE A TOBACCO-FREE ROLE MODEL • Don’t smoke or use tobacco and nicotine products. • Take an active interest in your child’s social life. Know your child’s friends. • Teach your children to be...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/parent-info.pdf

Patient Information - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1998 - ...won several National Health Information Awards for its outstanding patient information material. These awards have been presented annually by the National Health Information Center since 1994. This is the first program of its kind to recognize the nation's best health information...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0115/p195.html

Pediatric Vision Screening for the Family Physician - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 1998 - ...10 ft (3 m) away, although this may be impractical in a small examining room. An interesting object such as a small toy usually holds the child's attention. The examiner covers one eye with a hand-held occluder or cupped hand, while watching the other eye for any movement of...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0901/p691.html

Perinatal Depression: AAP Policy Statement on Recognition and Management - Practice ...

Oct 1, 2019 - The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a policy statement regarding the integration of perinatal depression recognition and management into well-child visits.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1001/p443.html

Physicians Should Be Educated on the Benefits of Breastfeeding - Letters to the Editor ...

Jul 15, 2002 - ...to improve breastfeeding rates relies on the breastfeeding education of medical professionals.1 I agree that breastfeeding education for all health care professionals that provide care for new mothers and their infants is an important aspect of encouraging breastfeeding in American...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0715/p209a.html

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Young Children - American Family Physician

May 15, 2001 - Streptococcus pneumoniae causes approximately 3,300 cases of meningitis, 100,000 to 135,000 cases of pneumonia requiring hospitalization and 6 million cases of otitis media annually in the United States. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, approved in 2000 for use in the United States, was ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/p1991.html

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Young Children -- American Family Physician

...include other sickle hemoglobinopathies, functional or anatomic asplenia and HIV infection. Atten- dance at group day care increases a child’s risk of contracting invasive pneumococcal disease by twofold to threefold and also increases the risk of developing resistance to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0515/afp20010515p1991.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

Policing Standards

AAFP policy on Policing Standards

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/policing-standards.html

Post-term Pregnancy: What You Should Know - American Family Physician

May 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 Post-term Pregnancy: What You...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0515/p1942.html

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 ...

Patient Care

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

Postpartum Major Depression: Detection and Treatment - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1999 - Postpartum major depression occurs in approximately one of 10 childbearing women and is considerably underdiagnosed. If left untreated, the disorder can have serious adverse effects on the mother and her relationship with significant others, and on the child's emotional and psychologic ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2247.html

Poverty and Health - The Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper)

Find out the ways in which the American Academy of Family Physicians transforms health care to achieve optimal health for everyone.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/poverty-health.html

Practice Guidelines

...or by telephone (800-822-7967). Suspected cases of vaccine-preventable diseases should be reported to the state or local health department. Additional information, including precautions and contraindications for vaccination, is available from CDC online (http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/afp20130201p204.pdf

Practice Guidelines - Dec 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2005 - The Committee on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement on lead exposure in children.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2553.html

Practice Pearls

...the physician-patient experience doesn’t have to suffer when you use an electronic health record (EHR) in the exam room. Consider these things to do - and not to do: 1. Do not complain about the EHR to the patient. 2. Replace eye contact with voice contact when necessary....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0700/fpm20100700p36.pdf

Practice Pearls

...When we set out to redesign our community health center, we made sure everyone on staff had input. We were completely renovating the facility from the ground up, so we asked everyone to draw up a wish list of what they wanted to see when it was done. Then we took that...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/fpm20200300p32.pdf

Practice Pearls - Jan 2008 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2008 - ...is a free Web site with formulary information for hundreds of health plans including Medicare Part D programs. The site allows you to look up medications by generic or trade name and specify a health plan, and it tells you which tier the drug is in and whether there are restrictions...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0100/p41.html

Practice Pearls - Jul-Aug 2010 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2010 - ...The physician-patient experience doesn't have to suffer when you use an electronic health record (EHR) in the exam room. Consider these things to do – and not to do: Do not complain about the EHR to the patient. Replace eye contact with voice contact when necessary. Let the patient...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0700/p36.html

Practice Pearls - Mar-Apr 2020 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - Make office redesign a collaborative project | Designate a vaccine update expert | Handle disability exams with empathy and practicality

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/p32.html

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2019 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2019 - Liven up your exam rooms | Be prepared for last-minute gynecologic exams | Use nudges to encourage behavior change

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/1100/p31.html

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