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AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News February 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 95, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 215 AAFP Again Takes Aim at Medicare’s Outpatient Prospective Payment System The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0215/afp20170215p215.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News March 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 95, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 279 Physicians’ Groups Caution Trump, Congress to Protect Women’s Health As the nation’s health care landscape undergoes changes, medical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/afp20170301p279.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 348 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2017 NCPP Ranks Top Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services To help physicians maximize their patient care efforts, the National...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0315/afp20170315p348.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 416 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2017 Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Physician Gag Law In a ruling that supports a physician’s First Amendment rights, a federal appeals...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/afp20170401p416.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 478 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2017 New Family Medicine Record in 2017 Match Family medicine recruits hit an all-time high in the 2017 National Resident Matching Program,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0415/afp20170415p478.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 546 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2017 AAFP Joins Campaign to Push Back Against Increasing Drug Prices The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently joined the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0501/afp20170501p546.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 614 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2017 VA Offers Funding for Residency Expansion The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must add as many as 1,500 graduate medical education...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0515/afp20170515p614.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 694 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2017 AAFP Presses CMS to Make MACRA Easier on Physicians The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is urging the Centers for Medicare...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0601/afp20170601p694.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 760 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2017 Physician Groups Warn Congress on AHCA Before the Senate takes action on legislation that could affect millions of persons who recently...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/afp20170615p760.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 14 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 1 ◆ July 1, 2017 CMS to Replace Social Security Numbers on Medicare Identification Cards The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0701/afp20170701p14.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 80 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2017 Poll Shows Physician Frustration with Prior Authorizations at New High The topic of prior authorizations is heating up as physi- cians and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0715/afp20170715p80.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 154 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2017 AAFP, ABFM Team Up to Launch Unified CME Reporting Process The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and American Board of Family...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0801/afp20170801p154.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 282 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2017 Regulation, Competition Needed to Lower Drug Prices, Says Panel Health policy experts recently convened at a panel discus- sion on...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0901/afp20170901p282.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 356 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2017 CMS Accepting Applications for Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0915/afp20170915p356.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News October 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 421 New CME Type Offers More Opportunities to Earn Credit in Different Formats Physicians have a new opportunity to earn continuing medical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/afp20171001p421.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 562 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2017 Studies: Medical Education System Not Meeting Physician Workforce Needs Two recently published articles conclude that the cur- rent...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1101/afp20171101p562.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News November 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 625 AAFP Urges CMS to Ease Looming Cuts to Office-based Laboratory Fees The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is asking the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115p625.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 696 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2017 Panelists: Congress Must Fund Public Health Prevention Campaigns Proposed cuts to prevention programs being consid- ered in Congress...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/afp20171201p696.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 760 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2017 Legal Opinion Commissioned to Help Family Physicians Gain Hospital Privileges Family physicians who are struggling to gain hospi- tal...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/afp20171215p760.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Editions

...August 1, 2015 ◆ Volume 92, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 173 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Physicians Get One-Year ICD-10 Grace Period The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) says it will provide greater flexibility...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p173.pdf

AAFP Recommends Universal Screening for HIV Infection Beginning at 18 Years of Age - ...

Apr 15, 2014 - The AAFP recommends delaying the start of routine HIV screening until 18 years of age, and screening all patients 18 to 65 years of age. The AAFP notes that screening younger patients may still be beneficial based on high-risk behaviors.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p614.html

AAFP Releases Guidelines on Trial of Labor After Cesarean Delivery - Practice ...

Nov 15, 2005 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1115/p2126.html

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Breastfeeding

February 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p56.pdf

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Breastfeeding - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2015 - Family physicians can have an important role in promoting breastfeeding, and are well positioned to provide support in the context of family-centered care. The position paper from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) provides key recommendations to assist family physicians ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/p56.html

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Preconception Care

September 15, 2016: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/afp20160915p508.pdf

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Preconception care - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Sep 15, 2016 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has released a position paper providing evidence-based recommendations that address reproductive health care.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/p508.html

AAFP Should Support HIV Screening for All 15- to 17-Year-Olds - Letters to the Editor -...

Nov 15, 2014 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Nov 15, 2014 Issue Letters to the Editor AAFP Should Support HIV Screening for All 15- to 17-Year-Olds Am Fam Physician. 2014 Nov 15;90(10):686-687. Original article: AAFP Recommends Universal Screening for HIV Infection Beginning at...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/p686.html

AAFP--ACOG Joint Statement of Cooperative Practice and Hospital Privileges - Core ...

Jul 1, 1998 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jul 01, 1998 Issue AAFP Core Educational Guidelines AAFP–ACOG Joint Statement on Cooperative Practice and Hospital Privileges Am Fam Physician. 1998 Jul 1;58(1):277-278. This document was developed by a joint task force of the...

American Family Physician : Core Educational Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0701/p277.html

AAFP-Classifieds-Rate-Card.pdf

...Summary American Family Physician (AFP), the official clinical publication of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), is universally recognized as the best-read journal among primary care physicians. Promoting opportunities to AFP’s qualified circulation of 180,000 (including...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/AAFP-Classifieds-Rate-Card.pdf

AAFP, AAP and ACIP Release 1998 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule - Special ...

Jan 1, 1998 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jan 1, 1998 Issue Special Medical Reports AAFP, AAP and ACIP Release 1998 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule RICHARD KENT ZIMMERMAN, M.D., M.P.H., AAFP, Commission on Clinical Policies and Research and AAFP Liaison with the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0101/p153.html

AAFP, AAPA Issue Joint Policy Statement

...AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News April 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 793 AAFP, AAPA Issue Joint Policy Statement on the Role of PAs in Collaborative Care The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/afp20110401p793.pdf

AAFP, Other Organizations Support

...AFP Edition 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...

American Family Physician

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

AAFP, Others Criticize Bill That Interferes with Physician-Patient Relationship

...AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News July 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 13 AAFP, Others Criticize Bill That Interferes with Physician-Patient Relationship The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) opposes legislation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0701/afp20110701p13.pdf

AAFP's Annual Clinical Focus - Inside AFP - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 1998 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Nov 15, 1998 Issue Inside AFP AAFP's Annual Clinical Focus Am Fam Physician. 1998 Nov 15;58(8):1718. Perhaps you have noticed the following logo that has been appearing on selected articles in AFP: This logo marks articles in the...

American Family Physician : Inside AFP

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1115/p1718.html

AAFP/ACOG Educational and Practice Guidelines - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 1998 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jul 01, 1998 Issue Editorials AAFP/ACOG Educational and Practice Guidelines PATRICK B. HARR, M.D., Maryville, Missouri THOMAS F. PURDON, M.D., University of Arizona Health Science Center, Tucson Am Fam Physician. 1998 Jul...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0701/p38.html

AAFP/ACP-ASIM Release Guidelines on the Management and Prevention of Migraines - ...

Mar 15, 2003 - Guidelines for primary care physicians on the pharmacologic management of acute migraine attacks and the prevention of migraines are available from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians–American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0315/p1392.html

AAN and EFNS Guideline on Diagnosing and Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia - Practice ...

Jun 1, 2009 - Experts from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) reviewed the literature on the diagnosis and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Trigeminal neuralgia is defined as sudden, usually unilateral, severe, brief, stabbing, ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0601/p1001.html

AAN Guideline Reassesses the Use of Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Seizure - ...

Apr 1, 2008 - The Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has reassessed the use of neuroimaging in patients presenting to the emergency department with seizure.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/p1024.html

AAN Guidelines on Reporting Medical Conditions That May Affect Driving Competency - ...

Jul 1, 2007 - Guidelines on physician reporting of medical conditions that may affect driving competency are available from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0701/p139.html

AAN Recommendations on Symptomatic Treatment for Muscle Cramps - Practice Guidelines - ...

Sep 1, 2010 - Muscle cramps occur when the motor system is stressed by neuromuscular disease, a medical condition, or a physiologic process, such as dehydration or excessive exercise. Cramps are also common during the last trimester of pregnancy. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) recommends ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0901/p540.html

AAN Releases Guideline on Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Diagnosing Acute Ischemic ...

Feb 15, 2011 - Computed tomography (CT) is the diagnostic standard for acute stroke even though its accuracy has not been formally established. Its sensitivity for diagnosing ischemic stroke in the initial hours is limited; therefore, improved accuracy is needed to develop and provide optimal stroke ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0215/p483.html

AAN Releases Recommendations for Managing Essential Tremor - Practice Guidelines - ...

Nov 1, 2005 - Evidence-based recommendations for the initiation of pharmacologic and surgical therapies for patients with essential tremor have been released by the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/p1908.html

AAN Releases Recommendations for the Diagnostic Evaluation of the Child with Status ...

May 15, 2007 - The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the Child Neurology Society have created recommendations for evaluation and diagnostic laboratory testing of children with status epilepticus.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0515/p1569.html

AAN Releases Recommendations for Treating Lyme Disease Neuroborreliosis - Practice ...

Mar 1, 2008 - The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has released recommendations for treating Lyme disease, a multisystem, tick-borne infection that often affects the nervous system (neuroborreliosis).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0301/p700.html

AAN Releases Recommendations on Treatment of Parkinson's Disease - Practice Guidelines ...

Mar 15, 2007 - Recommendations from the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) discuss aspects and treatment of Parkinson's disease. This condition is the second most common neurodegenerative disease and is characterized by bradykinesia; tremor at rest; rigidity; and...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0315/p922.html

AAN Updates Guideline on Treatment of Essential Tremor

...292 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 86, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2012 Propranolol and primidone (Mysoline) are the most commonly used therapies for essential tremor, but these agents are ineffective for up to one-half of patients. In 2005, the American Academy of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0801/afp20120801p292.pdf

AAN Updates Guideline on Treatment of Essential Tremor - Practice Guidelines - American...

Aug 1, 2012 - Propranolol and primidone (Mysoline) are the most commonly used therapies for essential tremor, but these agents are ineffective for up to one-half of patients. In 2005, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) published recommendations for the use of other therapies for essential tremor.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0801/p292.html

AAN Updates Guidelines on Evaluating Driving Risk in Patients with Dementia - Practice ...

Nov 1, 2010 - Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) updated guidelines for the evaluation and management of driving risk in persons with dementia. The new evidence-based guidelines offer characteristics that can help to identify persons that are at risk of unsafe ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1101/p1144.html

AAN Updates Guidelines on the Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin - Practice Guidelines - ...

Feb 1, 2017 - In 2008, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) published guidelines on the use of botulinum neurotoxin. This summary highlights updates on four indications: blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, spasticity in adults, and headache.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p198.html

AAN, AANEM, and AAPMR Publish Guideline for Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

...September 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 86, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 469 Painful diabetic neuropathy is a chronic dis- ease that affects approximately 16 percent of patients who have diabetes mellitus. About 16 percent of patients who have painful diabetic neuropathy do...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0901/afp20120901p469.pdf

AAN, AANEM, and AAPMR Publish Guideline for Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy - ...

Sep 1, 2012 - Painful diabetic neuropathy is a chronic disease that affects approximately 16 percent of patients who have diabetes mellitus. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), and the American Academy of Physical ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0901/p469.html

AAN/AHS Update Recommendations for Migraine Prevention in Adults - Practice Guidelines ...

Apr 15, 2013 - Studies suggest that more than one-third of persons with migraine need preventive therapy; however, only 3 to 13 percent use it. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and American Headache Society (AHS) recently reviewed studies published since 2000 to determine which therapies reduce...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/p584.html

AAO-HNS Guidelines for Tonsillectomy in Children and Adolescents - Practice Guidelines ...

Sep 1, 2011 - Although tonsillectomy is common and improves patients' quality of life, there are possible risks and practice variations in the care of patients undergoing tonsillectomy. Recent guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO–HNS) aim to provide ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/p566.html

AAO-HNS Releases Guideline on Sudden Hearing Loss

...March 1, 2013 ◆ Volume 87, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 377 Coverage of guidelines from other organizations does not imply endorsement by AFP or the AAFP. A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at htt...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0301/afp20130301p377.pdf

AAO-HNS Releases Guideline on Sudden Hearing Loss - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Mar 1, 2013 - This guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) focuses on sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), which affects 5 to 20 per 100,000 persons in the United States. Early diagnosis is essential for effective management.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0301/p377.html

AAO-HNS Releases Updated Guideline on Management of Otitis Media with Effusion

November 15, 2016: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/afp20161101p747.pdf

AAO-HNS Releases Updated Guideline on Management of Otitis Media with Effusion - ...

Nov 1, 2016 - Otitis media with effusion (OME) is defined as the presence of fluid in the middle ear in the absence of signs or symptoms of acute ear infection. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) provides recommendations to improve ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1101/p747.html

AAO-HNSF Releases Clinical Practice Guideline on Acute Otitis Externa - Practice ...

Nov 15, 2014 - A diagnosis of acute otitis externa (AOE) requires sudden onset (e.g., within 48 hours) within the past three weeks of symptoms (e.g., otalgia, itching, fullness, hearing loss, jaw pain) and signs (e.g., tenderness of the tragus or pinna) indicating inflammation of the ear canal. ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/p731.html

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Allergic Rhinitis

November 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1115/afp20151115p942.pdf

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Management of Tinnitus

...July 1, 2015 ◆ Volume 92, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 65 AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Managing Tinnitus Coverage of guidelines from other organizations does not imply endorsement by AFP or the AAFP. This series is coordinated by Sumi Sexton, MD,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/afp20150701p65.pdf

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Managing Tinnitus - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Jul 1, 2015 - Tinnitus, the perception of sound without an external source, can be caused by a variety of conditions. Prevalence in the United States is approximately 10% to 15%. It can be categorized as primary (idiopathic and accompanied by or not by sensorineural hearing loss) and secondary ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0701/p65.html

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

...754 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2014 Tympanostomy tube insertion is the most common surgery in U.S. children. It is most often used to resolve persistent middle ear fluid, frequent ear infections, or ear infec- tions that persist despite...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/afp20140501p754.pdf

AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Tympanostomy Tubes in Children - Practice Guidelines - ...

May 1, 2014 - The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO–HNSF) has released a guideline on the indications for tube placement in children, as well as perioperative counseling.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/p754.html

AAO–HNSF Releases Guideline on Allergic Rhinitis - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Nov 15, 2015 - The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has released a clinical practice guideline for the purpose of optimizing patient care, promoting effective diagnosis and therapy, and reducing harmful or unnecessary interventions in adults and children with ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1115/p942.html

AAP Clinical Report on Diabetic Retinopathy - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Oct 1, 2005 - A clinical report reviewing the risk factors and screening guidelines for diabetic retinopathy in children has been released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in conjunction with the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1001/p1403.html

AAP Clinical Report on Infant Methemoglobinemia - Practice Guidelines - American Family...

Dec 15, 2005 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released a clinical report on the risk factors of nitrate poisoning in infants. Health care professionals who suspect that an infant has methemoglobinemia should contact the local poison control center or a toxicologist to assist in ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1215/p2558.html

AAP Clinical Report on Lipid Screening in Children - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Apr 15, 2009 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a clinical report in July 2008 that recommends lipid screening in children and adolescents with a fasting lipid profile, and focuses on improving childhood and adolescent lipid and lipoprotein concentrations to lower the lifetime risk of...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0415/p703.html

AAP Develops Guidlelines for Early Detection of Dislocated Hips - Practice Guidelines -...

Feb 1, 2001 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has developed guidelines for the early detection of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), which includes frank dislocation, partial dislocation, instability and inadequate formation of the acetabulum.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0201/p565.html

AAP Doubles Recommended Vitamin D Intake in Children - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Jul 15, 2009 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has doubled the recommended intake of vitamin D to 400 IU per day for infants, children, and adolescents.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0715/p196.html

AAP Examines Prevention of Childhood Obesity Through Lifestyle Changes - Practice ...

Oct 15, 2006 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement, Active Healthy Living: Prevention of Childhood Obesity Through Increased Physical Activity, addresses how physicians can encourage physical activity in children and adolescents who are currently or are at risk of becoming ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1015/p1434.html

AAP Expands Recommendations on SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Deaths

...918 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 85, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2012 Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a term attributed to any infant death that can- not be explained. Sudden unexpected infant death describes any sudden and unexpected death, whether explained or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0501/afp20120501p918.pdf

AAP Expands Recommendations on SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Deaths - Practice ...

May 1, 2012 - Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a term attributed to any infant death that cannot be explained. Sudden unexpected infant death describes any sudden and unexpected death, whether explained or unexplained, that occurs during infancy. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0501/p918.html

AAP Guidelines on Evaluating Suspected Child Physical Abuse - Practice Guidelines - ...

May 15, 2008 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidelines on evaluating suspected child physical abuse. The role of the physician includes preventing child abuse and detecting and treating victims of child physical abuse when it occurs.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0515/p1461.html

AAP Guidelines on Health Supervision of Patients with Achondroplasia - Practice ...

Mar 15, 2006 - The Committee on Genetics of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a clinical report that includes guidelines to help physicians oversee the health of patients with achondroplasia.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1112.html

AAP Guidelines on Treatment of Children with ADHD - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Feb 15, 2002 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a new guideline for the treatment of school-aged children (six to 12 years) with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0215/p726.html

AAP Issues Guidelines for Selecting and Using the Most Appropriate Car Safety Seats - ...

Aug 1, 2002 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations on selecting and installing safety seats and how to place a child in the seat. Factors that parents should consider before buying a car safety seat for infants and children are included.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0801/p509.html

AAP Issues Guidelines for Urinary Tract Infections in Infants and Toddlers - Special ...

Aug 1, 1999 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Aug 01, 1999 Issue Special Medical Reports AAP Issues Guidelines for Urinary Tract Infections in Infants and Toddlers SHARON SCOTT MOREY Am Fam Physician. 1999 Aug 1;60(2):665-669. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0801/p665.html

AAP Issues Policy Statement on Parental Discipline of Children - Special Medical ...

Sep 15, 1998 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Sep 15, 1998 Issue Special Medical Reports AAP Issues Policy Statement on Parental Discipline of Children VERNA L. ROSE Am Fam Physician. 1998 Sep 15;58(4):1001. A policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

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AAP Issues Recommendations for the Management of Sinusitis in Children - Practice ...

Mar 15, 2002 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations for physicians to diagnose, evaluate, and treat patients between one and 21 years of age who present with uncomplicated acute, subacute, and recurrent acute bacterial sinusitis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0315/p1216.html

AAP Issues Recommendations for the Use of Soy Protein-Based Formulas in Infant Feeding ...

Jun 1, 1998 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 1998 Issue Special Medical Reports AAP Issues Recommendations for the Use of Soy Protein–Based Formulas in Infant Feeding VERNA L. ROSE Am Fam Physician. 1998 Jun 1;57(11):2876. The use of soy protein–based formulas in infant...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0601/p2876.html

AAP Issues Recommendations on Infection Control in Physicians' Offices - Practice ...

Feb 15, 2001 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations for infection control in physicians' offices. These include guidelines for the delivery of health care, standard precautions that should be taken in the physician's office, office design, disinfection and antimicrobial ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0215/p787.html

AAP Issues Recommendations on the Prevention and Treatment of Lyme Disease - Practice ...

Jun 1, 2000 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations for the prevention of Lyme disease - a disease transmitted by ticks carrying the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3463.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 ...

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

AAP Issues Updated Guidance on Palivizumab Prophylaxis for RSV Infection - Practice ...

Dec 15, 2014 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Infectious Diseases has updated its guidance on the use of palivizumab (Synagis) prophylaxis in infants and children at increased risk of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection. Because the palivizumab package labeling does not ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/p867.html

AAP Publishes Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Management of Bronchiolitis - ...

Jan 15, 2007 - Bronchiolitis usually is caused by a viral lower respiratory tract infection and most commonly causes morbidity and mortality in infants. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAP) has published recommendations for the diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0115/p265.html

AAP Recommendations for Treating Children After a Disaster - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jan 15, 2006 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a clinical report recommending a course of action in treating children who have experienced or witnessed a disaster. After a disaster, children may experience a range of symptoms, from mild stress reactions to more severe cases of ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0115/p344.html

AAP Recommendations on Munchausen by Proxy - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Jan 1, 2008 - Munchausen syndrome by proxy is a form of child abuse involving both physical abuse and medical neglect. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has identified factors that may help physicians recognize this form of child abuse and has provided recommendations on when to report a case ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0101/p97.html

AAP Recommendations on Vaccination Against Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection

...996 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 82, Number 8 ◆ October 15, 2010 Coverage of guidelines from other organizations does not imply endorsement by AFP or the AAFP. Invasive disease from Streptococcus pneumoniae remains a public health problem in children, despite...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1015/afp20101015p996.pdf

AAP Recommendations on Vaccination Against Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection - ...

Oct 15, 2010 - American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) releases recommendations on Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccination. In February 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration licensed a 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13; Prevnar 13) for use in children two through 71 months of age. PCV13 ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1015/p996.html

AAP Recommends Caring for Children with Special Needs at Home - Practice Guidelines - ...

Jun 1, 2005 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Jun 1, 2005 Issue Practice Guideline Briefs AAP Recommends Caring for Children with Special Needs at Home AMBER HUNTZINGER Am Fam Physician. 2005 Jun 1;71(11):2206. The Committee on Children with Disabilities of the American Academy...

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AAP Recommends the Development of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programs - ...

Sep 1, 1999 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Sep 1, 1999 Issue Special Medical Reports AAP Recommends the Development of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programs VERNA L. ROSE Am Fam Physician. 1999 Sep 1;60(3):1020. The Task Force on Newborn and Infant Hearing of the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0901/p1020.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.

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

AAP Releases Clinical Report on the Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents, ...

...April 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 729 Coverage of guidelines from other organizations does not imply endorsement by AFP or the AAFP. A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at htt...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/afp20120401p729.pdf

AAP Releases Clinical Report on the Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents, ...

Apr 1, 2012 - The number of children and adolescents using social media Web sites (e.g., Facebook) has significantly increased in the past five years. Research has shown that social media improves communication, social interaction, and technical abilities. Physicians are in a position to talk to ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/p729.html

AAP Releases Guideline for the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children

...March 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 395 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has published a guideline on the management of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in children based on recommendations from the North American and European Societies...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/afp20140301p395.pdf

AAP Releases Guideline for the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children - ...

Mar 1, 2014 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has published a guideline on the management of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in children based on recommendations from the North American and European Societies for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. It is important to ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0301/p395.html

AAP Releases Guideline on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs) and Evaluation of ...

March 1, 2017: Practice Guidelines

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/afp20170301p330.pdf

AAP Releases Guideline on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs) and Evaluation of ...

Mar 1, 2017 - This guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) addresses apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs), a term recommended to be replaced by brief resolved unexplained events (BRUEs).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/p330.html

AAP Releases Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in ...

...676 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 89, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2014 Approximately 6% to 7% of children pre- senting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001 guideline,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/afp20140415p676.pdf

AAP Releases Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in ...

Apr 15, 2014 - Approximately 6% to 7% of children presenting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001 guideline, discusses diagnosis and management of acute bacterial sinusitis in children one to 18 ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p676.html

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