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COPD-Spirometry-Module.ppt

...ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines, 2011 Background Screening Not recommended in the absence of respiratory symptoms (dyspnea, cough) No threshold amount of smoking pack-years for screening in the absence of respiratory symptoms Not recommended by USPSTF or ACP 2011...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/copd/COPD-Spirometry-Module.ppt

COPD_Prevention_Module.ppt

...Table adapted from Table 6.26 in Fiore MC, Jaén CR, Baker TB, et al. Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. Clinical Practice Guideline. Rockville, Md.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2008. * Smoking Cessation System approaches Tobacco use...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/copd/COPD_Prevention_Module.ppt

FP Essentials #432: Chronic Pain Management

...for acute and chronic low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society/American College of Physicians clini- cal practice guideline. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(7):492-504. 63. Tait RC. Empathy: necessary for effective pain manage- ment? Curr Pain Headache Rep....

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https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/restricted/432_fp-essentials_chronic-pain-management.pdf

Advances in the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)

For over a decade, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has invested in research and implementation projects to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in diverse health care settings. AHRQ’s commitment to HAI prevention has been expressed in activities within ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/brandt-advances-prevention-control-hais.pdf

segal.indd

...tomography scanners; deep venous thrombosis/ diagnosis; pulmonary embolism/diagnosis; ultrasonography; prediction rules; forecasting; practice guidelines Funding support: Portions of this work were completed by the Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Center under Contract to...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/DVTDiagnosis-Background.pdf

COPD-Differential-Diagnosis-Module.ppt

...All major international practice guidelines use spirometry in the diagnostic criteria for COPD. Chest x-rays can help in ruling out other causes of chronic lung disease and blood gases may help to establish if supplemental oxygen is needed. High resolution CT scans may help in...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/copd/COPD-Differential-Diagnosis-Module.ppt

Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Review of the Evidence for the Role of Pharmacologic...

Atrial Fibrillation

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/afib_background.pdf

ipf-brochure.pdf

...9. Raghu G, Remy-Jardin M, Myers JL, et al. Diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. An official ATS/ERS/JRS/ALAT clinical practice guideline. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018;198(5):e44-e68. 10. Lamas DJ, Kawut SM, Bagiella E, Philip N, Arcasory SM, Lederer DJ. Delayed access...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/ipf/ipf-brochure.pdf

Inaccuracy of ICD-9 Codes for Chronic Kidney Disease

ICD-9 coding inaccuracies raise concerns for both clinical treatment and research. Patients with an ICD code for a disease they do not have may undergo unnecessary treatment or tests. In addition, subjects in research studies recruited from registries based on ICD codes may not have the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/cipparone-inaccuracy-ICD9-ckd-2015.pdf

Improving evidence-based primary care for chronic kidney disease: study protocol for a ...

Implementation Science 2013, 8:1. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-8-88 Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease (ESRD) are steadily increasing in prevalence in the United States. While there is reasonable evidence that specific activities can be implemented by primary care ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/Fox_CKD%20ImprovingEvidencedBasedCare_2013.pdf

Importance of Urine Albumnin-Creatinine Ratio in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Chronic...

More research is needed to determine definitively whether or not the treatment of albuminuria delays the progression of chronic kidney disease and reduces mortality.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/fox-urine-albumin.pdf

Chronic Kidney Disease Guideline Implementation in Primary Care

The TRANSLATE CKD study is an ongoing national, mixed-methods, cluster randomized control trial that examines the implementation of evidence-based guidelines for CKD into primary care practice. A complete study protocol has been published elsewhere. Thirty-eight primary care practices ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/vest-ckd-guidelines-2015.pdf

Pain Management and Opioid Abuse: A Public Health Concern

Chronic nonmalignant pain is a health care condition that affects a significant number of Americans and is associated with significant morbidity. In addition to the physical discomfort, chronic pain causes significant work absenteeism, family disruption, and impairment of normal ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/pain_management/opioid-abuse-position-paper.pdf

Treating Tobacco Dependence Practice Manual

...The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) clinical practice guideline Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update (hereafter referred to as the Guideline) calls on clinicians to change the clinical culture and practice patterns in their offices to ensure that every...

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

Disclosing a Diagnosis of Dementia

...consensus position papers and clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) reaffirming the importance of timely and responsive primary dementia care.1-4 For a multitude of ethical, clinical, and psycho-social reasons, CPGs advocate for an early diagnosis and effective...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/cognitive_care_kit/disclosing-diagnosis.pdf

Prevention and Control of Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory ...

This report updates the 2014 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines. Updated information for the 2015-16 season includes 1) antigenic composition of U.S. seasonal influenza vaccines; 2) information on ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/influenza/influenza-policy.pdf

Effects of Changing Guidelines on Prescribing Aspirin for Primary Prevention of ...

Multiple studies and meta-analyses indicate that there is no specific population in which the benefits of low-dose aspirin therapy for primary prevention exceed the risks. The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS), an observational investigation of aspirin use and ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/hissett-prescribing-aspirin-cvd.pdf

Improving the Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Primary Care: A Report ...

Purulent skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) requiring medical attention are often managed in primary care. The prevalence of SSTIs caused by community-acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) has been increasing rapidly, including in otherwise healthy ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/parnescamrsa11.pdf

COPDCaseStudy-NumberThree.doc

...Qaseem A, Snow V, Shekelle P, et al. Diagnosis and management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med 2007;147:633-8 American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Task Force....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/copd/COPDCaseStudy-NumberThree.doc

Selected Issues in Injury and Illness Prevention and the Team Physician: A Consensus ...

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

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

Depression, Depression Screening, Practice Improvement

Practices demonstrated long-term sustained improvement in depression care with the exception of tracking and care management, which may be a more challenging innovation to sustain. We hypothesize that sustaining complex depression care innovations may require active management by the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/5depressionsustainability.pdf

Inducing Sustainable Improvement in Depression Care in Primary Care Practices

Improving primary care depression care is costly and challenging to sustain. The feasibility and potential success of a modified improvement collaborative model to create sustained improvements in depression care was assessed. Sixteen practices from the American Academy of Family ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/ImpDepCareNease.pdf

Primary Care Physicians' Use of an Informed Decision-Making Process for Prostate Cancer...

Leading professional organizations acknowledge the importance of an informed decision-making process for prostate cancer screening. We describe primary care physicians’ reports of their prescreening discussions about the potential harms and benefits of prostate cancer screening.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/informed-consent-prostate-cancer.pdf

Engage Patients in Quality Improvement

Directly involving patients and families in care improvement increasingly is viewed as an important component of patient-centered care. To assess the extent to which practices actually involve patients, we surveyed 112 patient-centered medical home practices in twenty-two states. Nearly...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/patients-quality-improvement.pdf

Clinicians’ Management of Children and Adolescents With Acute Pharyngitis

Sore throat is a common complaint in children and adolescents. With increasing antimicrobial resistance because of antimicrobial overuse, accurate diagnosis is imperative. Appropriate management of acute pharyngitis depends on proper use and interpretation of clinical findings, rapid ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/PharyngitisManuscript.pdf

ehr-tobacco-cessation.pdf

...The U.S. Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, calls for system- level tobacco intervention efforts. Electronic health records (EHRs) allow for integration of this guideline into the practice workflow, facilitating system-level changes...

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

Office Champions FQHC Project - Final Report

...Overview of the Project The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) clinical practice guideline Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update calls on clinicians to change the clinical culture and practice patterns in their offices to ensure that every patient who uses tobacco is...

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

Pharmacologic Product Guide: FDA-Approved Medications for Smoking Cessation

...1 Marketed by GlaxoSmithKline. 2 Marketed by Pfizer. 3 The U.S. Clinical Practice Guideline states that pregnant smokers should be encouraged to quit without medication based on insufficient evidence of effectiveness and theoretical concerns with safety. Pregnant smokers should...

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

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/Dementia-Clinical-Practice-Guideline.pdf

COPD-Patient-Intervention-Module.ppt

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/copd/COPD-Patient-Intervention-Module.ppt

Improving Use of Narcotics for Nonmalignant Chronic Pain

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/narcotics-nonmalignant-pain.pdf

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