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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

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

The 1999 Harmonized Immunization Schedule - Special Medical Reports - American Family ...

Jan 1, 1999 - ...In the schedule, DTaP (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis) now appears where DTaP or DTP (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis) previously appeared. DTaP has about one fourth to one half of the adverse effects of whole cell DTP and, therefore, is...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0101/p203.html

Are Your Patients Getting the Preventive Services They Need? -- FPM

Jan 1, 1999 - The article discusses the importance of preventive services and offers NCQA benchmarks. It also shows the process one practice used to identify its rates for mammograms, childhood immunizations and influenza vaccinations.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0100/p56.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

ACIP Provisional Recommendations for Pregnant Women on Use of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced ...

On June 22, 2011, the ACIP approved recommendations for use of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) for pregnant women, and updated Tdap recommendations for persons in contact with infants and special situations. These recommendations are in ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/pregnantTda.pdf

Pertussis Vaccine Outreach Letter

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recently made significant changes on the use of the adolescent and adult pertussis vaccine to increase vaccine coverage and protect vulnerable infants. These changes were made after ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/PertussisOutreachLetter.pdf

pertussis Archives - familydoctor.org

...Posts tagged with ‘pertussis’ Advertisement All results Sort By: A-Z Z-A Recently Updated Adult vaccinations Just because you’re grown doesn’t mean you’re immune from certain illnesses. Vaccinations are important in staying healthy as an adult. Adults aren't good...

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Whooping Cough - familydoctor.org

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a contagious infection. It is caused by bacteria and spread by people through the air or surfaces.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/whooping-cough/

Whooping Cough | familydoctor.org

Whooping cough (pertussis) is a contagious infection. It is caused by bacteria and spread by…

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/whooping-cough/amp/

Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection

...Pertussis: A Reemerging Infection JONATHAN M. KLINE, PharmD, BCPS; WILLIAM D. LEWIS, MD; ELEANOR A. SMITH, MD; LLOYD R. TRACY, MD; and SARAH K. MOERSCHEL, MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Eastern Division, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia P ertussis, also known as...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1015/p507.pdf

How to Manage a Pertussis Outbreak in Your Practice -- Family Practice Management

...How to Manage a Pertussis Outbreak in Your Practice A physician shares the lessons he learned after unknowingly exposing patients and staff to whooping cough. Dr. Flanagan practices in State College, Pa., and is an associate professor of family and community medicine with the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0700/p31.pdf

CDC Releases Best Practices for the Use of PCR Testing for Diagnosing Pertussis

...Diagnosing pertussis in the early stages can be difficult, because early signs and symptoms are often nonspecific. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, a technique used to detect DNA sequences specific for Bordetella pertussis, is used for diagnosis; however, results should be...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1115/p1176.pdf

Pertussis Encounter Form: Community Exposure

...l Review chart l Exposed individual notifies our office of a pertussis exposure in the community. l Exposure Info: By whom: __________________________ Where: ______________________ When: _____________________ Is the exposed individual our established patient? l No: Refer to...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0700/fpm20050700p31-rt1.pdf

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

AAFP letter to CMS 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

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

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

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

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

Adult Vaccinations - tdap vaccine - hpv vaccine | familydoctor.org

Adult vaccinations are important to stay healthy. Many adults don’t know which vaccines they need. See the list of recommend adult vaccines here.

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https://familydoctor.org/adult-vaccinations/

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/

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

Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

Learn about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines, including the flu, DTaP, Td, IPV, MMR, Hib, varicella, and more.

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https://familydoctor.org/childhood-vaccines-what-they-are-and-why-your-child-needs-them/

Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them | familydoctor.org

Learn about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines, including the flu, DTaP, Td, IPV,…

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Health Care Workers: Avoiding Infections at Work - familydoctor.org

Health care workers are at risk of infection in the workplace. Learn how to prevent and protect yourself against exposure.

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https://familydoctor.org/health-care-workers-avoiding-infections-at-work/

Health Care Workers: Avoiding Infections at Work | familydoctor.org

Health care workers are at risk of infection in the workplace. Learn how to prevent…

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