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16-Year-Old Patients: Make Sure They Receive Their Annual Well Visit and Vaccinations

...Dear Colleague: August 1, 2019 The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College Health Association (ACHA), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Society for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/hops19-colleague-letter-sixteen.pdf

2019 Recommendations of the AMA Opioid Task Force

...© 2019 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. AMA Opioid Task Force issues new recommendations to urge policymakers to protect patients’ access to evidence-based treatment, remove barriers to comprehensive pain care The AMA Opioid Task Force is comprised of...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/hops19-ama-opioid-recs.pdf

2020 COVID and Flu - Member FAQs

...Family Physician FAQs: COVID-19 or the Flu? What causes COVID-19 and the flu? • COVID-19 is caused by a new coronavirus (called SARS-CoV-2). • Seasonal flu can be caused by different subtypes of Influenza A or Influenza B viruses. The subtypes of these viruses vary each year,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID19-and-Flu-Member-FAQs.pdf

2020-2021 Tar Wars Program Guide

...Supported in part by a grant from the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation. TAR WARS PROGRAM GUIDE Instructions for Implementing 2020-2021 School Year table of contents page Introduction to Tar Wars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/2020-21-Tar-Wars-Program-Guide.pdf

3 Day Survival Kit Checklist

...preparedness checklists A basic survival kit includes necessities for at least 72 hours following an emergency. Three-day survival kit checklist Kit last updated ___________________________ Basic kits should include the following supplies: Essentials Water, one gallon...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/disaster/personal-prep/3-day-checklist.pdf

A Guide to Tobacco Cessation Group Visits

...1 a guide to tobacco cessation group visits Table of Contents What Are Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Why Offer Group Visits? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Preparing for a Tobacco...

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

A Guidebook to the Health Equity Curricular Toolkit

...STARFIELD II HEALTH EQUITY SUMMIT PRIMARY CARE’S ROLE IN ACHIEVING HEALTH EQUITY A guidebook to the HEALTH EQUITY CURRICULAR TOOLKIT Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. Martin Luther King Jr. Chicago, 1966...

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

AAFP Adult Immunization Office Champions Data Collection Form

...INFLUENZA: (Annual one dose Influenza Vaccination during the flu season) Recommended for All Adults Patients 19 years and older NUMERATOR: All Adults Patients 19 years and older included in the denominator who have received influenza vaccine for the current flu season. DENOMINATOR: All...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/office-champions/data-collection-form.pdf

AAFP Policy on COVID-19 Therapeutics

...AAFP Policy on COVID-19 Therapeutics The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 136,700 Family Physicians, Family Medicine residents, and medical students, acknowledges the pressures facing the healthcare system to rapidly address the COVID-19 pandemic...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-COVID-Therapeutics-Policy.pdf

AAFP_POSTER1

...Train your defenses. Keep everyone safe. Vaccines help your immune system make antibodies without getting sick. Visit familydoctor.org/vaccines to learn more. Powered by the AAFP

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/2020-vaccine-promos/poster-train-your-defenses.pdf

AAFP_POSTER2

...... and measles, mumps, and rubella and tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis and meningitis and polio and chickenpox and shingles and pneumonia and hepatitis A and hepatitis B and HPV. It may be flu season, but there’s more to fight than just influenza. Visit...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/2020-vaccine-promos/poster-roll-your-sleeve.pdf

AAFP_POSTER3

...Help us build a community of immunity. Powered by the AAFP Visit familydoctor.org/vaccines to learn more. Vaccinations don't just protect you, they protect those in your community whose immune systems aren't strong enough to get vaccinated.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/2020-vaccine-promos/poster-comm-of-immunity.pdf

AAFP Statement on Breastfeeding and COVID-19

...AAFP Statement on Breastfeeding and COVID-19 Breast milk provides protection against many acute and chronic illnesses. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recommends breastfeeding for the majority of infants except in the case of certain medical conditions. Limited...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-COVID-Breastfeeding-Policy.pdf

action-plan.pdf

...Social Needs Patient Action Plan Name: _______________________________________________________________ Date of Birth: ________________________ Date: ____________________ Social Needs Resources and Actions Housing | Resource and/or action: Food | Resource and/or action:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/action-plan.pdf

Addressing Alcohol Use Practice Manual

...Addressing Alcohol Use practice manual An Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Program FASD FASDFAMILY andCOMMUNITY MEDICINE Ensure every patient who uses alcohol is identified, screened for risky drinking, and offered appropriate brief intervention,...

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

Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care: Team-Based Approach for ...

...The EveryONE ProjectTM Advancing health equity in every community Health inequalities and the social determinants of health are not a footnote to the determinants of health. They are the main issue. - Sir Michael Marmot © 2018 american academy of family physicians Addressing...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/team-based-approach.pdf

ADHD Risk Reduction Checklist

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Updated September 5th, 2019 ADHD Risk Reduction Checklist Diagnosis:  Confirm symptoms and impairment meet DSM-5 criteria...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-risk-safety-checklist.pdf

Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project

...American Academy of Family Physicians Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project Final Report September 28, 2015 This project was supported by a Cooperative Agreement (1U66IP000676-01) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). AAFP...

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

Adult ADHD Assessment and Diagnosis Approach

...Adult ADHD Assessment and Diagnosis Approach It is suggested that the diagnosis of adult ADHD requires 2-3 visits. Assessment of ADHD is not a clinical emergency and requires enough time to gather necessary evidence for the diagnosis. Suspect ADHD Self-referral Adult patient...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-algorithm.pdf

Adult ADHD Overview

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Updated September 5th, 2019 Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Nature, Prevalence and Profile of ADHD in Adults • ADHD affects 4-5% of US Adults • ADHD...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-newsletter.pdf

Adult ADHD Treatment

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Updated September 5th, 2019 Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Main Points and Tips: • A cure for ADHD does not currently exist. Treatment is shown to be effective...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-physician-treatment-newsletter.pdf

Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Issue Brief

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

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

Adverse Effects of Selected Medications used in the Treatment of ADHD in Adults

...Copyright © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved Authors: Loskutova N, Callen E, Lutgen C; 2019, AAFP National Research Network Updated September 5th, 2019 Adverse Effects of Selected Medications used in the Treatment of ADHD in Adults FDA Approved...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-risk-table1.pdf

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

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

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

Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: Fitness Inventory

...Name:_ _________________________________________________________ _ Date:_______________________ We understand that physical activity, healthy eating and emotional well-being are an important part of your health. We want to partner with you to achieve your goals in these areas....

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

Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: Fitness Prescription

...Patient name:___________________________________________ Date:___/___/_____ Opportunity (What do I want to do?) Goal (My target) Dose (How much, how often?) Benefits (What’s in it for me?) Personal Goal(s):___________________________________...

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

Application for the AAFP Alcohol SBI Office Champions Project

...AAFP Member Name: ____________________________________________________________ Member ID: _________________ Direct phone number: _____________________________________ Direct email: _______________________________________ Practice Type:  Solo  Two physician  Family medicine...

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

Assess Your Practice Environment and Workflow -- Print Version

...Your practice can demonstrate a commitment to addressing SDOH and facilitate patient-centered conversations with a physical environment that supports these efforts. Conduct a brief, informal assessment of your practice by answering the following questions. 1. How does your practice...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/assessing-practice-print.pdf

ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES FORM: SUPPLEMENT TO THE ATHLETE HISTORY

...■ PREPARTICIPATION PHYSICAL EVALUATION ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES FORM: SUPPLEMENT TO THE ATHLETE HISTORY Name: _________________________________________________________________ Date of birth: ____________________________ 1. Type of disability: 2. Date of disability: 3....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/hops19-athletes-disabilities-form.pdf

Back-to-School Scheduling Postcard

...Highlight on VACCINATION 4 TEENS We hope you and your family had a wonderful summer! With school starting soon, we are sending a reminder about scheduling a check-up for your 16-year-old. Some important vaccinations may be needed at this age, and we want to help your teen be...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-back-to-school.pdf

Breastfeeding Basics

...Breastfeeding Basics June 2015 1 2 Objectives At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to: Educate their patients about the benefits of breastfeeding. Assist their patients with some of the basic breastfeeding positions. Recognize and treat common...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/breastfeeding/breastfeeding-basics.pptx

Breastfeeding Is Welcome Here - Color Office Poster

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/breastfeeding/HOPS%20Breastfeeding%20Poster%20-%20Color%20(FINAL).pdf

cdc-vital-signs-zika.pdf

...3 Zika Virus Protecting Pregnant Women and Babies 44 states reported cases of pregnant women with evidence of Zika in 2016. Most were travel-associated. 44 1 in 4 Only 1 in 4 babies with possible congenital Zika were reported to have received brain imaging after birth. 1...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/cdc-vital-signs-zika.pdf

CHILDHOOD BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARENT REPORT

...Parent Report Please Turn Over CHILDHOOD BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARENT REPORT Instructions Please circle the number next to each item that best describes the behaviour of your son or daughter when he or she was a child. PLEASE RATE BEHAVIOUR AT AGE SEVEN (7 years of age) Items: Never...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-assessment-parent-scale.pdf

Clinical Dementia Rating Worksheet

...Subject Initials _______ CLINICAL DEMENTIA RATING (CDR) CLINICAL DEMENTIA RATING (CDR): 0 0.5 1 2 3 Impairment None 0 Questionable 0.5 Mild 1 Moderate 2 Severe 3 Memory No memory loss or slight inconsistent forgetfulness Consistent slight...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/cognitive_care_kit/cdr-chart.pdf

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

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

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

Coding reference tobacco use prevention and cessation counseling

Coding reference tobacco use prevention and cessation counseling

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/codes-tobacco-cessation-counseling.pdf

Community Vital Signs: Achieving Equity through Primary Care Means Checking More than ...

...Updated 8/23/18 1 Starfield Summit II: Health Equity Summit Curriculum Toolkit Community Vital Signs: Achieving Equity through Primary Care Means Checking More than Blood Pressure IGNITE presentation by Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH Module by Tiffany Covas, MD, MPH, Jordan...

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

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

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

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

Considerations on Reopening Your Practice

...Considerations on Reopening Face to Face Visits in Your Practice Conflicting information is causing confusion as practices carefully weigh resuming in-person visits. This guidance is meant to help you weigh these decisions. As more evidence becomes available, AAFP will update its...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID19-Considerations-Resuming-Inperson-Visits.pdf

Content for Office Social Media Channels

...Highlight on VACCINATION 4 TEENS This program was provided through the AAFP Foundation with support from Sanofi Pasteur. © 2019 American Academy of Family Physician Updated 05/19 f Suggested Timing Facebook Content Twitter Content Winter Attention parents of teens!...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-content-social.pdf

Content for Office Websites

...Highlight on VACCINATION 4 TEENS © This program provided through the AAFP Foundation with support from Sanofi Pasteur. © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians Updated 05/19 Parents, Please Remember: Vaccines Are CDC-Recommended 4 Teens Too! We know the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/vaccines-teens/hops19-v4t-content-office.pdf

Coordinator%20Guide%20Updated%202014.pdf

...1 Coordinator Guide Introduction As a Tar Wars state/regional coordinator, you are responsible for the organization, operation, and administration of the Tar Wars program in your state or region. You have the option to hold an annual state poster contest. It may be important to...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/tar_wars/Coordinator%20Guide%20Updated%202014.pdf

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Family Medicine Guidance

...Contact Tracing Family Medicine Guidance Contact tracing is a core disease control measure employed by local and state health departments and can be used as a key strategy to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As the U.S. looks to reopen and manage the COVID-19 pandemic, the AAFP is...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID-Contact-Tracing-Guidance.pdf

COVID-19 Office Prep Checklist

...COVID-19 Education • Educate staff about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and why it is important to contain the outbreak. • Educate staff on facility policies and practices to minimize chance of exposure to respiratory pathogens including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID-19-office-prep-checklist.pdf

COVID-19: Guidance for Family Physicians on Preventive and Non-Urgent Care

...COVID-19: Guidance for Family Physicians on Preventive and Non-Urgent Care AAFP supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CDC mitigation strategy as a framework for family physicians to protect patients, families and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Family...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/AAFP-COVID-Non-Urgent-Care-Statement.pdf

COVID-19%20Office%20Prep%20Checklist.pdf

...COVID-19 Education • Educate staff about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and why it is important to contain the outbreak. • Educate staff on facility policies and practices to minimize chance of exposure to respiratory pathogens including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/public_health/COVID-19%20Office%20Prep%20Checklist.pdf

COVID19-Thanksgiving-Patient-Letter.docx

...Hello! From all of us at [ PRACTICE NAME ], we hope this email finds you well. We’ll soon be celebrating Thanksgiving in a holiday season unlike any that we’ve experienced. COVID-19 continues to spread. The CDC shows that more than 11 million people in the U.S. have been infected,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/covid19/COVID19-Thanksgiving-Patient-Letter.docx

cpm-toolkit.pdf

...AAFP Chronic Pain Resources Chronic Pain Management Toolkit Introduction Chronic pain is common in the U.S. with approximately 11% of the population reporting daily pain. The use of pain medications has increased dramatically, with the sales of prescription opioids quadrupling from...

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

CURRENT BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARTNER REPORT

...Partner report CURRENT BEHAVIOUR SCALE - PARTNER REPORT Instructions Please circle the number next to each item that best describes your partner’s behaviour DURING THE PAST 6 MONTHS Items: Never or Rarely Sometimes Often Very Often 1. Fails to give...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/adhd_toolkit/adhd19-assessment-partner-scale.pdf

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