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Acute Bronchitis - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2016 - ...Antibiotics are usually not helpful because they don't work against viruses. But, let your doctor know if you were exposed to someone with pertussis (whooping cough) because antibiotics may be helpful for that infection. Otherwise, antibiotics are rarely needed for coughing. With...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/p560-s1.html

Acute Hand Infections - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2019 - Acute hand infections are often caused by puncture wounds and are generally classified into superficial or deep infections. Superficial infections occur in the skin and subcutaneous tissues, whereas deep infections can involve the tendon sheaths, adjacent anatomic compartments, deep ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0215/p228.html

Acute Onset of Facial Puritic Papules in a Patient with AIDS - Photo Quiz - American ...

Mar 15, 2009 - 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/2009/0315/p511.html

adult-immunization-schedule2010.pdf

...diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap)1,* Human papillomavirus (HPV)2,* Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)5,* Influenza6,* Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)7,8 Hepatitis A9,* Hepatitis B10,* Meningococcal11,* Zoster4 Varicella3,* Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/adult-immunization-schedule2010.pdf

afp20190601.pdf

...Bacteria Bordetella pertussis Chlamydophila pneumoniae Mycoplasma pneumoniae Nail it with one swab. Syndromic respiratory infection testing now CLIA-waived CLIA WAIVED 1 CLIA Certi�cate of Waiver required to perform testing. For more information contact +1 801-736-6354...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/afp20190601.pdf

American Family Physician

...1. Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Td/Tdap) vaccination Tdap should replace a single dose of Td for adults aged 19 through 64 years who have not received a dose of Tdap previously Adults with uncertain or incomplete history of primary vaccination series with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/afp20090115p152-s1.pdf

American Family Physician

...Bronchiolitis, pertussis, or respiratory syncytial virus Chest radiography; pulse oximetry; respiratory syncytial virus or pertussis culture Choking episode Barium-contrast upper gastrointestinal series or gastric pH probe; observation Gastroesophageal reflux disease...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0515/p870.pdf

American Family Physician

...coccal vaccination once before 65 years of age (additional boosters can be considered every five years), and tetanus boosters (e.g., pertussis, tetanus, and diphtheria [DTaP]; tetanus and diphtheria [Td]) every 10 years. Patients who have not been exposed to hepatitis A or B should...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/1101/p946.pdf

American Family Physician

...Td (including combined tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccines) All travelers All persons older than seven years who have not received the full Td series should receive three doses of Td vaccine Children younger than seven years should receive two doses four to eight...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0915/p583.pdf

Antibiotic Use in Acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

...patients with pneumonia, and antivirals may be indicated for those with influenza. Few cases of acute bronchitis are caused by Bordetella pertussis or atypical bacteria, such as Chlamydia pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. However, these infections are self-limited and do not...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p817.pdf

Antibiotic Use in Acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infections - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2012 - Upper respiratory tract infections account for millions of visits to family physicians each year in the United States. Although warranted in some cases, antibiotics are greatly overused. This article outlines the guidelines and indications for appropriate antibiotic use for common upper...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p817.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

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/

Are Atypical Antipsychotics Safe in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease? - Cochrane for ...

Aug 1, 2006 - Although the atypical antipsychotic medications risperidone (Risperdal) and olanzapine (Zyprexa) are modestly efficacious in reducing aggression, routine use is not justified. Both drugs are associated with serious adverse cerebrovascular events and extrapyramidal symptoms. Use of ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/p414.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/

Book Reviews - Physician's Bookshelf - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 1999 - ...to leave the impression that vaccine-preventable diseases are always ready to reemerge. In fact, recent experience has reminded us that pertussis, measles and even diphtheria have resurged when public health is neglected. For such reasons, measles is important for every clinician to...

American Family Physician : Physician's Bookshelf

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0201/p707.html

Bronchitis (Acute) - Clinical Evidence Handbook - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2004 - What are the effects of treatment in people without chronic respiratory disease?

American Family Physician : Clinical Evidence Handbook

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p557.html

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...indicated. 3. Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP). least 6 months have elapsed since the third dose. 4. Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (Hib). 4 months, a dose at age 6 months is not indicated. 2, 4, or 6 months for the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/journals/afp/child-immunization-schedule-2010.pdf

Carcinoid Tumors - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2006 - Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing neuroendocrine neoplasms that often are indolent and may not become clinically apparent until there has been metastatic spread or evidence of carcinoid syndrome. Recent evidence has revealed that the overall incidence of carcinoid tumors has been ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0801/p429.html

Care of the College Student

...in college students and can significantly impact perfor- mance. Emphasis on immunization of students for influenza, meningococcus, and pertussis is necessary because of the low rates of compliance. Screening and interventions for obesity, tobacco use, and substance abuse are...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1101/p596.pdf

Care of the College Student - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2013 - There are approximately 20 million students in U.S. colleges and universities. Although this population is characterized as having good health, 600,000 students report some form of disability or some type of medical problem, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/1101/p596.html

Care of the Homeless: An Overview

...population also apply to these patients. Tetanus immu- nization (tetanus and diphtheria toxoids; or tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis) should be updated if the patient’s last immunization was more than 10 years ago. Influenza vaccination should be provided annu- ally, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p634.pdf

Care of the Homeless: An Overview - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2014 - Homelessness affects men, women, and children of all races and ethnicities. On any given night, more than 610,000 persons in the United States are homeless; a little more than one-third of these are families. Homeless persons are more likely to become ill, have greater hospitalization ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p634.html

CDC and HICPAC Release Updated Guidelines on the Prevention of Health-Care-Associated ...

Aug 1, 2004 - Recommendations on reducing the incidence of pneumonia and other severe, acute lower respiratory tract infections in acute-care hospitals and in other health care settings have been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Healthcare Infection Control ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0801/p596.html

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

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