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ACIP Releases 2014 Adult Immunization Schedule - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Feb 15, 2014 - The 2014 immunization schedule for adults from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has a few changes that are particularly relevant to family physicians. The schedule is available at http://www.aafp.org/patient-care/immunizations/schedules.html.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0215/p302.html

ACIP Releases 2014 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules - Practice Guidelines - ...

Feb 1, 2014 - There are a few changes to the 2014 immunization schedule for children and adolescents, as well as the catch-up schedule, from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that are pertinent for family physicians.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0201/p229.html

Immunizations in Pregnancy - Editorials - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2013 - Family physicians, even if not providing prenatal care, can play a critical role in maintaining current vaccinations in pregnant women. Learn which vaccinations to consider and which to avoid.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0615/p828.html

2005 FPM Issues -- FPM

Jun 13, 2013 - Access the 2005 issues of FPM.

Family Practice Management : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/explore/past/2005.html

ACIP Releases 2013 Immunization Schedules - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2013 - Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Releases 2013 Immunization Schedules. First, the format of the routine child and adolescent schedules has changed and the two previous age-based schedules (0 to six years and seven to 18 years of age) have been merged into one 0- to ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/p204.html

How to Reduce Your Malpractice Risk -- FPM

Aug 1, 2012 - Recognizing warning signs and documenting with care are two keys.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0700/p21.html

Arizona AFP Turns CME on its Head to Save Annual Meeting

Jan 30, 2013 - In 2009, the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians (AZAFP) faced a tough decision. According to (then) President-elect Jeffrey Wolfrey, M.D., of Phoenix, the chapter's annual meeting, with its focus on CME for family physicians, was in a fiscal crisis. We'd had this (member) meeting for ...

AAFP News : Chapter Spotlight

https://www.aafp.org/news/chapter-of-the-month/20130130arizonachapspot.html

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations - American Family Physician

Choosing Wisely: More Good Clinical Recommendations to Improve Health Care Quality and Reduce Harm

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/search.htm

PIDS and IDSA Issue Management Guidelines for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants ...

Jul 15, 2012 - Previously published guidelines for the management of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults have been shown to decrease morbidity and mortality rates. The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) have created new ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/p196.html

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Rejects 'Personal Belief' Immunization Exemptions

May 4, 2011 - Research has shown that children who are exempted from vaccinations have a 35-fold higher risk for measles, a 23-fold higher risk for pertussis and a nine-fold higher risk for varicella than do vaccinated children.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20110504pidsvaccstmt.html

ACIP Releases 2012 Immunization Schedules - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2012 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduces the 2012 immunization schedules for young children (birth through six years of age), older children and adolescents (seven through 18 years of age), and ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0201/p281.html

New Preventive Services, Screening Recommendations Dominate Patient Care

Jan 4, 2012 - New recommendations for immunizations and clinical preventive services came fast and furious in 2011, with the AAFP playing a key role in formulating many of the changes. The FDA also made headlines last year, launching dozens of actions aimed at pharmaceutical and medical device ...

AAFP News : 2011: The Year in Review

https://www.aafp.org/news/2011-year-in-review/20120104yir-clinical.html

Colonic Diverticular Disease - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2011 - What are the effects of treatments for uncomplicated diverticular disease and what treatments prevent complications? What are the effects of treatments for acute diverticulitis?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1163.html

Appropriate Antimicrobial Prescribing: Approaches that Limit Antibiotic Resistance - ...

Sep 15, 2001 - Since the introduction of antimicrobial agents, there has been an association between antibiotic use and the development of antimicrobial resistance. Antibiotic therapy eradicates not only pathogenic organisms but also the protective normal flora. This so-called

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0915/p999.html

ACIP Updates General Immunizations Guidelines - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Oct 15, 2011 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides general guidelines for the administration of its recommended routine vaccinations, which are aimed at preventing 17 diseases in children and adults. Sections of this ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1015/p951.html

AAFP Letter to Congress on Medicare Part B Coverage of the Shingles Vaccine - May 28, 2015

AAFP letter to Congress urging coverage under Medicare Part B for the cost of the shingles vaccine and the recommended one-time dose of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) plus their administration in family physicians’ offices

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/vaccines/LT-Congress-Shingles-052815.pdf

GERD Treatment for Chronic Nonspecific Cough in Children and Adults - Cochrane for ...

Sep 1, 2011 - Acid suppressants or prokinetic agents should not be used to treat chronic nonspecific cough in infants or children. There is insufficient evidence to support or discourage use of these agents to treat chronic non-specific cough in adults, even in those with a history of GERD.

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/p502.html

CPT Update for 2011: Immunizations, Observations and More -- FPM

Feb 1, 2011 - Changes include new codes for pediatric vaccine administration and subsequent hospital observation care.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0100/p5.html

Vaccines and Immunizations Special Report

Aug 4, 2009 - This is an AAFP News Now Special Report that covers multiple issues associated with immunizng children, teens and adults.

AAFP News : Special Report: Vaccines and Immunizations

https://www.aafp.org/news/vaccine.html

Resolution No. 308 (Illinois A) - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ...

Jul 9, 2015 - This resolution asks that the AAFP encourage the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to begin covering the cost of the recommended one-time dose of Tdap booster vaccine and its administration as a Medicare Part B benefit.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2014/resolutions/illinois-a.mem.html

Cough: Diagnosis and Management - Practice Guidelines - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2007 - On a typical day, a family physician will see at least one patient presenting with cough. Information on the diagnosis and management of coughs is available from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0215/p567.html

Health Groups Release 2012 Immunization Schedules

Feb 22, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ 2012 adult, adolescent and childhood immunization schedules include new recommendations concerning routine HPV vaccination for males. The ACIP now recommends that all males ...

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/2012-immunization-schedules.html

ACIP Releases 2011 Immunization Schedules - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2011 - Each year the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates the recommended immunization schedules for children, adolescents, and adults. These schedules describe the immunizations recommended for routine administration in ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/p318.html

Primary Care of Infants and Young Children with Down Syndrome - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 1999 - Down syndrome is caused by triplicate material of chromosome 21. The syndrome has a variable physical expression, but congenital cardiac defects, transient myelodysplasia of the newborn and duodenal atresia are highly specific for this chromosomal disorder. Routine health maintenance is...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0115/p381.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

April 1, 2019 - American Family Physician

...FPIN's Help Desk Answers: Maternal Pertussis Vaccination During Pregnancy John Waits; Lacy Smith; Daniel J. Hurst Curbside Consultation: Palliative Care in Advanced Dementia Scott Endsley; Rachel Main Practice Guidelines: Mild TBI in Children: Guidance from the CDC for...

American Family Physician

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

AAP Updates Guidelines on Rotavirus Vaccination - Practice Guidelines - American Family...

Feb 15, 2010 - A live, oral human-bovine reassortant rotavirus vaccine (RV5; Rotateq) was approved in 2006, followed by a live, oral human attenuated rotavirus vaccine (RV1; Rotarix) in 2008. Since the licensure of RV1, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its guidelines on the routine...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/p552.html

Resolution No. 410 (Member B) - Addressing Immigrant Discrimination and Health ...

Nov 14, 2014 - This resolution asks that the AAFP to urge federal and state government agencies to ensure routine, evidence-based health care screening, access and treatment for newly immigrated populations, commit to stand against scaremongering, profiling and other discriminatory practices, and/or ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2014/resolutions/member-b.mem.html

Medical Care for Immigrants and Refugees - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 1998 - Refugees and other immigrants often present with clinical problems that are as varied as their previous experiences. Clinical presentations may range from unusual infectious diseases to problems with transition. This article describes medical conditions associated with immigrants, as ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0301/p1061.html

Poliovirus Vaccine Options - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 1999 - As a result of the success of immunization, indigenous wild poliomyelitis has disappeared from the United States. Of 142 confirmed cases of paralytic poliomyelitis reported in the United States from 1980 to 1996, 134 were classified as vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis (VAPP). ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p113.html

FPIN's Help Desk Answers Department Collection - American Family Physician

Help Desk Answers from the Family Physicians Inquiries Network (FPIN) provide short, concise, evidence-based answers to clinical questions common in family medicine. The answers include a summary of the evidence and commentary that puts the answers into perspective.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=114

FPIN's Help Desk Answers Department Collection - American Family Physician

Help Desk Answers from the Family Physicians Inquiries Network (FPIN) provide short, concise, evidence-based answers to clinical questions common in family medicine. The answers include a summary of the evidence and commentary that puts the answers into perspective.

American Family Physician : Department Collection

https://www.aafp.org/afp/viewRelatedDepartmentsByDepartment.htm?departmentId=114&page=0

Infant with a Morbilliform Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2010 - 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/2010/0201/p327.html

Maternity Care Update - FP Essentials

...can affect pregnancy. Routine immunizations for all pregnant women include influenza vaccine; tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine. All women should be screened for gestational diabetes mellitus in midpregnancy. Women with risk factors also should...

CME | FP Essentials : Subscriptions

https://www.aafp.org/fpe/2018/0400/467.html

August 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis: A Disease Affecting All Ages David S. Gregory Carcinoid Tumors Russell G. Robertson; William J. Geiger; Nancy B. Davis Exercise and Older Patients: Prescribing Guidelines Ann Yelmokas McDermott; Heather Mernitz Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/

June 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis Vaccination for Adolescents and Adults Comparison of Effectiveness of Three CHD Predictors Yoga Improves Chronic Low Back Pain Waist-to-Hip Ratio Better Predictor of Disease Than BMI Positive and Negative Effects of Hypnotics in Older Patients Relation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0601/

November 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

...Manifestations of Pertussis in Immunized Children and Adults Ultrasound Therapy for Calcific Tendonitis of the Shoulder Removal of Aspirated Foreign Bodies in Children and Adults Treatment of Patients with Refractory Seizures Postexposure HIV Prophylaxis After Sexual...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/1101/

September 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...Acellular Vaccines for Preventing Pertussis in Children Justin Bailey Photo Quiz Persistent Rash in a Child English Gonzalez; Layla Smith CME Quiz Commentary Letters to the Editor Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain: Is Gabapentin Effective? Joel D. Hyatt;...

American Family Physician

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

November 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

...CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis Lisa M. Croke Answering Clinical Questions FPIN's Clinical Inquiries Ginger for the Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy Sarah Maitre; Jon O. Neher; Sarah Safranek Photo Quiz...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/

June 1, 2004 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Children Influencing Attitudes Toward Mammography Screening Olanzapine vs. Haloperidol for Treatment of Schizophrenia Smoking Cessation After Admission to a Cardiac Unit Etanercept Effective for Moderate to Severe Psoriasis...

American Family Physician

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

October 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Can the Use of DTaP Produce Pertussis Antibodies in Adults? Use of Hair Dye May Slightly Increase the Risk of Cancer U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Genital Herpes: Recommendation Statement Practice Guidelines ACCP Releases Consensus Statement on...

American Family Physician

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

Choosing Wisely: Avoid prescribing antibiotics for upper respiratory infections. - ...

Avoid prescribing antibiotics for upper respiratory infections.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=254

October 15, 2013 - American Family Physician

...Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection Jonathan M. Kline; William D. Lewis; Eleanor A. Smith; Lloyd R. Tracy; Sarah K. Moerschel Common Eye Emergencies Christopher D. Gelston Fever in Returning Travelers: A Case-Based Approach Henry M. Feder, Jr.; Kenia Mansilla-Rivera...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/

November 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

...Diagnosis and Treatment of Pertussis in Adults Antipsychotic Use and Cardiac Events CBT and Medication for Panic Disorder Does Vaginal Candidiasis Affect Genital HIV Shedding? Early Diagnosis of Imperforate Hymen May Prevent Morbidity School Suicide Screening...

American Family Physician

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

July 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

...CDC Releases Guidelines on Antimicrobial Agents for the Treatment and Postexposure Prophylaxis of Pertussis Lisa Graham Influenza Vaccination Coverage of Children in the United States Lisa Graham STEPS Insulin Detemir (Levmir) for Diabetes Mellitus JD Goldman...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0715/

March 15, 2009 - American Family Physician

...ACIP Releases Guideline on Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diptheria in Pregnant Women and Newborns Carrie Armstrong Answering Clinical Questions Putting Prevention into Practice Screening for Sickle Cell Disease in Newborns Kenneth W. Lin Point-of-Care Guides...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0315/

Jul-Aug 2005

...How to Manage a Pertussis Outbreak in Your Practice Michael Flanagan How to Answer Your Clinical Questions More Efficiently Jeff Weinfeld; Kate Finkelstein Caring for Children: Re-examining the Family Physician's Role Leigh Ann Backer Departments Editor's Page...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0700/

FPs' Personal Touch Can Persuade Doubting Parents to Vaccinate Their Children

Aug 4, 2009 - Although immunization rates among infants and young children are at an all-time high, some parents are reluctant to vaccinate their children. So family physicians -- who administer many of the nation's vaccines -- must take the time to listen to parents' concerns and address them, ...

AAFP News : Special Report: Vaccines and Immunizations

https://www.aafp.org/news/vaccine/20090804vacc-parents.html

FP Vaccine Expert Covers the Waterfront on Immunizations

Aug 4, 2009 - There has been no shortage of vaccine-related news this year, with important court rulings, a rise in parental resistance to childhood vaccines and outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses. To get a perspective on vaccine and immunization issues, AAFP News Now sat down with Doug ...

AAFP News : Special Report: Vaccines and Immunizations

https://www.aafp.org/news/vaccine/20090804outcaltonvaccines.html

AAFP News - Dec 1, 2018 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2018 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1201/p633.html

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