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Men's Health Campaign Offers Opportunity to Tout Family Medicine

A report on men's health the AAFP released on Aug. 9 gave Academy leaders an opportunity to tell the media about the importance of having a family physician. Two AAFP officers conducted interviews with 39 media outlets in less than six hours.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/men_s_health_campaign_offers.html

Men's Health

Men's Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

|AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/recommendations-by-topic/mens-health-clinical-recommendations-guidelines.html

The Adult Well-Male Examination - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2018 - The adult well-male examination should provide evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well-being. The medical history should focus on tobacco and alcohol use, risk of human immunodeficiency virus and other sexually transmitted infections, and diet and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1215/p729.html

Preventive Health Care for Men Who Have Sex with Men - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2015 - Men who have sex with men (MSM) comprise at least 4% of males in the United States. MSM may describe themselves as gay, bisexual, or heterosexual. Because current medical practice does not always facilitate discussion of sexual behaviors, this group of men may face barriers to receiving...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/p844.html

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Men’s Health

Men’s Health

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint257_Men.pdf

The Adult Well Male Examination - American Family Physician

May 15, 2012 - The adult well male examination should incorporate evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well-being, including screening tests shown to improve health outcomes. Nearly one-third of men report not having a primary care physician. The medical history should ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0515/p964.html

FP Essentials #503 Men's Health | April 2021 | AAFP Restricted content. Login required.

FP Essentials is a monthly monograph focused on family medicine clinical topics. This edition topics include Prostate Cancer Screening, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Scrotal and Testicular Conditions, and Male Sexual Dysfunction.

| FP Essentials

https://www.aafp.org/cme/subscriptions/fp-essentials/editions/503-ed.html

Preparticipation Physical Evaluation: AAFP and Others Update Recommendations - Practice...

Jun 1, 2020 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)and others have published the 5th edition of the preparticipation physical evaluation monograph. Revisions include new mental health and transgender sections and expansion of the female athlete chapter.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0601/p692.html

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

Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents Health Promotion and ...

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/program_directors/Reprint267_Health.pdf

Medical Screening and Care of Incarcerated Transgender Patients - Letters to the Editor...

Jul 15, 2019 - ...telemedicine to transgender people incarcerated in California's 35 prisons, I find it immensely challenging to partner with on-site health care teams in this area. Transgender people have a significantly higher lifetime rate of incarceration compared with the general population,1...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0715/p70.html

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/preconception-care.html

Should Family Physicians Screen for Testosterone Deficiency in Men? No: Screening May ...

Feb 15, 2015 - Testosterone testing leads to testosterone treatment, which is inappropriate for the vast majority of patients. Testosterone treatment should be reserved for patients who are truly hypogonadal.

American Family Physician : Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0215/p226.html

How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 1999 - The diagnosis of acute human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) syndrome requires a high index of suspicion and proper laboratory testing. Patients with the syndrome may have fever, fatigue, rash, pharyngitis or other symptoms. Primary HIV infection should be considered in any patient with ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0801/p535.html

Staff and Editors | AAFP FP Essentials

Get to know the staff members and editors for FP Essentials, a monthly family medicine monograph produced by the AAFP.

| FP Essentials

https://www.aafp.org/cme/subscriptions/fp-essentials/staff.html

Screening for Prostate Cancer: Recommendation Statement - U.S. Preventive Services Task...

Oct 15, 2018 - ...comorbid medical conditions, patient values about the benefits and harms of screening and treatment-specific outcomes, and other health needs. Clinicians should not screen men who do not express a preference for screening (Table 1). C recommendation. Enlarge Print TABLE 1....

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

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/od1.html

Happy World Family Doctor Day!

The AAFP celebrates World Family Doctor Day, a day to highlight the contributions of family doctors in health care around the world.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/global-health/world-family-doctor-day.html

Recognition and Management of Bioterrorism Infections - American Family Physician

May 1, 2003 - Recent events have demonstrated that bioterrorists have the ability to disseminate biologic agents in the United States and cause widespread social panic. Family physicians would play a key role in the initial recognition of a potential bioterrorism attack. Familiarity with the ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p1927.html

Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2008 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affects more than 26 million adults in the United States. Family physicians provide care for most of these patients. Cigarette smoking is the leading risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, although other risk factors, including ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0701/p87.html

Osteoporosis in Men - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2003 - Osteoporosis in men is now recognized as an increasingly important public health issue. About 30 percent of hip fractures occur in men, and one in eight men older than 50 years will have an osteoporotic fracture. Because of their greater peak bone mass, men usually present with hip, ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0401/p1521.html

FP Essentials Editions | AAFP

View current and past editions of this monthly family medicine monograph series from the AAFP. Subscribe to receive monthly or purchase individual issues. Available in print and online.

| FP Essentials

https://www.aafp.org/cme/subscriptions/fp-essentials/editions.html

AAFP Delivering on Maternity Care Training, Resources

In many rural communities, family physicians are the only maternity care providers. The AAFP provides training and support members need to play this vital role.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/aafp_delivering_on_maternity_care.html

FMX Offers Something for Every Family Physician

The AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) offers physicians the ability to earn an entire year's worth of CME, a jam-packed expo hall, and abundant social and networking opportunities.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/fmx_offers_something_for_every.html

Violence (Position Paper)

Read AAFP's position paper on family violence as an important public health issue.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/violence-position-paper.html

Easing Into Your New Practice After Residency: Tips for Success -- FPM

Aug 1, 2013 - A successful transition from training to practice hinges on prudent personal and professional development.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0700/p13.html

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