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ACR Appropriateness Criteria for Acute Onset

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. CME This clinical content conforms to AAFP criteria for continuing medical education (CME). See CME Quiz Questions on page 542. Author disclosure: No rel- evant financial...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/p575.pdf

ACR Appropriateness Criteria for Acute Onset of Flank Pain with Suspicion of Stone ...

Oct 1, 2016 - The American College of Radiology (ACR) has established appropriateness criteria to assist in the selection process. Procedures with a rating of 9 are considered most appropriate, and those with a rating of 1 least appropriate. These guidelines rate the suitability of computed ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/p575.html

ACR Issues Recommendations on Therapies for Osteoarthritis of the Hand, Hip, and Knee

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. ACR Issues Recommendations on Therapies for Osteoarthritis of the Hand, Hip, and Knee Guideline source: American College of Rheumatology Evidence rating system used?...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/p515.pdf

ACR Issues Recommendations on Therapies for Osteoarthritis of the Hand, Hip, and Knee -...

Apr 1, 2013 - The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has released updated recommendations for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee, and has developed new recommendations for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hand. These recommendations are categorized as strong or conditional.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/p515.html

ACR Publishes Guidelines for Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Gout - ...

Sep 15, 2013 - The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has developed recommendations for the management of gout. The recommendations call for a systematic nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management approach that is intended to be applicable to all patients with gout.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0915/p408.html

Acronyms

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About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/AcronymsMarch2013.pdf

ACS Guidelines for Early Detection of Cancer - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Apr 15, 2004 - The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released its annual recommendations for the early detection of cancer. These include screening guidelines for breast, cervical, colorectal, endometrial, and prostate cancer.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p2013.html

ACS Recommendations on Prostate Cancer Screening

...Practice Guidelines Guideline source: American Cancer Society Literature search described? Yes Evidence rating system used? No Published source: CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, March/April 2010 Available at: http://caonline.amcancersoc.org/cgi/content/...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/p1404.pdf

ACS Recommendations on Prostate Cancer Screening - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Dec 1, 2010 - Although there have been substantive advances in the understanding of prostate cancer screening since the previous American Cancer Society (ACS) guideline update in 2001, there are still uncertainties about the overall value of early detection. Evidence that periodic prostate-specific ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/p1404.html

ACS Releases Guideline on Breast Cancer Screening

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http:// www.aafp.org/afp/ practguide. Breast cancer remains a leading cause of cancer-related mortality among women in the United States, even as early detection and treatment advances have helped contribute to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0415/p711.pdf

ACS Releases Guideline on Breast Cancer Screening - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Apr 15, 2016 - The American Cancer Society (ACS) organized an interdisciplinary guideline development group to review the available evidence on breast cancer mortality, quality of life, life expectancy, false-positive findings, overdiagnosis, and overtreatment, and to update their 2003 guideline on ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0415/p711.html

ACS Releases Guideline on Screening for Lung Cancer with Low-Dose Computed Tomography

...Practice Guidelines Guideline source: American Cancer Society Evidence rating system used? No Literature search described? Yes Guideline developed by participants without relevant financial ties to industry? No Published source: CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0101/p56.pdf

ACS Releases Guideline on Screening for Lung Cancer with Low-Dose Computed Tomography -...

Jan 1, 2014 - In late 2010, results from the National Lung Screening Trial showed that lung cancer mortality was significantly reduced in high-risk adults who received annual screenings using low-dose computed tomography (CT). After these results were announced, the American Cancer Society (ACS) ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0101/p56.html

ACS Releases Guidelines for HPV Vaccination - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Mar 15, 2008 - An expert panel was convened by the American Cancer Society (ACS) to review the data on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and to develop recommendations for their use. This group worked independently from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/p852.html

ACS Releases Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity During and After Cancer ...

Apr 1, 2004 - The American Cancer Society (ACS) issued a report discussing optimal nutrition and physical activity issues during the phases of cancer treatment and recovery, living after recovery from treatment, and living with advanced cancer.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0401/p1803.html

ACS Releases Updated Guidelines on Cancer Screening

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released its annual update of guidelines for cancer screening, with recommen- dations covering cancers of the breast, cervix, colon and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/p571.pdf

ACS Releases Updated Guidelines on Cancer Screening - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Sep 15, 2012 - The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released its annual update of guidelines for cancer screening, with recommendations covering cancers of the breast, cervix, colon and rectum, and prostate. For each cancer site, the guidelines address the affected population, associated tests or ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/p571.html

ACS Updates Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cervical Neoplasia and Cancer - ...

May 1, 2003 - Guidelines for the early detection of cervical neoplasia and cancer are available from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The ACS recommends that cervical cancer screening begin approximately three years after the onset of vaginal intercourse or no later than 21 years of age.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0501/p2011.html

ACS/ADA/AHA Issue Core Recommendations for Preventing Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, ...

Feb 15, 2005 - The American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the American Heart Association (AHA) have issued core recommendations for the prevention and early detection of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0215/p806.html

ACS/ASCCP/ASCP Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cervical Cancer - Editorials - ...

Sep 15, 2012 - The American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP), and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) recently published updated recommendations for the early detection of cervical cancer. The guidelines are based on a systematic ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/p501.html

ACSM Recommendations for Endurance Athletes - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2006 - The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released evidence-based recommendations for athletes to prevent hyponatremia and dehydration during sporting events.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0201/p547.html

Acute and Chronic Paronychia

July 1, 2017:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0701/p44.pdf

Acute Appendicitis: Efficient Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2018 - Appendicitis is one of the most common causes of acute abdominal pain in adults and children, with a lifetime risk of 8.6% in males and 6.7% in females. It is the most common nonobstetric surgical emergency during pregnancy. Findings from the history, physical examination, and ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0701/p25.html

Acute Bronchitis

October 1, 2016:Date xx, xxxx

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/p560.pdf

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Current Treatment - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2017 - Acute coronary syndrome continues to be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Family physicians need to identify and mitigate risk factors early, as well as recognize and respond to acute coronary syndrome events quickly in any clinical setting. Diagnosis ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0215/p232.html

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnostic Evaluation

February 1, 2017

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p170.pdf

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnostic Evaluation - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2017 - Myocardial infarction (MI), a subset of acute coronary syndrome, is damage to the cardiac muscle as evidenced by elevated cardiac troponin levels in the setting of acute ischemia. Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of mortality in the United States. Chest pain is a common ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p170.html

Acute Coronary Syndromes

...PT, et al. 2013 ACCF/AHA guideline for the management of ST‐elevation myocardial infarction: a report of the ACCF/AMA Task Force on Practice Guidelines [published correction appears in Circulation. 2013;128(25):e481]. Circulation. 2013;127(4):e362-e425. • 4. Barstow C, Rice M,...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-010-011.pdf

Acute Gout: ACP Provides Guideline on Diagnosis

November 15, 2017: Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/p746.pdf

Acute Gout: ACP Provides Guideline on Diagnosis - Practice Guidelines - American Family...

Dec 1, 2017 - The diagnostic standard for acute gout is joint aspiration with synovial fluid analysis for monosodium urate crystals; however, many patients are seen in a primary care or emergency medicine situation where synovial fluid analysis is rarely performed. The American College of Physicians ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/p746.html

Acute Kidney Injury: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management

...17. Lewington A, Kanagasundaram S. Clinical practice guidelines: acute kidney injury. 2011. http://www.renal.org/clinical/guidelinessection/ AcuteKidneyInjury.aspx. Accessed September 7, 2012. 18. O’Neill WC. Sonographic evaluation of renal failure. Am J Kidney Dis....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/p631.pdf

Acute Kidney Injury: Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2019 - Acute kidney injury is a clinical syndrome characterized by a rapid decline in glomerular filtration rate and resultant accumulation of metabolic waste products. Acute kidney injury is associated with an increased risk of mortality, cardiovascular events, and progression to chronic ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1201/p687.html

Acute Migraine Treatment in Emergency Settings

...Clinical practice guidelines recommend a stepwise escalation of medical management of migraine headaches in the emergency setting. The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement suggests a graduated response The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) conducts the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/p742.pdf

Acute Migraine Treatment in Emergency Settings - Implementing AHRQ Effective Health ...

May 1, 2014 - What are the comparative benefits and adverse effects of parenteral treatments for adults who present to the emergency department with migraine headaches?

American Family Physician : Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0501/p742.html

Acute Otitis Externa - Clinical Practice Guideline -- Clinical Recommendation

Oct 13, 2014 - Access the AAFP-endorsed clinical practice guideline on acute otitis externa

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/acute-otitis-externa.html

Acute Otitis Externa: An Update

...from Rosenfeld RM, Brown L, Cannon CR, et al.; American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. Clinical practice guideline: acute otitis externa. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;134(4 suppl):S5. SORT: KEY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRACTICE Clinical...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1201/p1055.pdf

Acute Otitis Externa: An Update - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2012 - Acute otitis externa is a common condition involving inflammation of the ear canal. The acute form is caused primarily by bacterial infection, with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus the most common pathogens. Acute otitis externa presents with the rapid onset of ear canal...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1201/p1055.html

Acute Otitis Media in Children - Point-of-Care Guides - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2004 - The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians recently released an evidence-based practice guideline to help physicians provide the most up-to-date care for children with AOM. The subcommittee that developed the guideline included primary care ...

American Family Physician : Point-of-Care Guides

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0615/p2896.html

Acute Otitis Media in Children -- FPM

Jun 1, 2004 - The article presents an evidence-based approach to diagnosing and treating otitis media and provides an encounter form.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0600/p52.html

Acute Pain Management: Evaluating and Treating

...61. VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain. 2017. References: 62. Miech R, Johnston L, O’Malley PM, Keyes KM, Heard K. Prescription Opioids in Adolescence and Future Opioid Misuse. Pediatrics. 2015;136(5). doi:10.1542/peds.2015-1364. 63. Pathan...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-182-183.pdf

Acute Pain Management: Evaluating and Treating Acute Pain

...Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pain Management in Acute Musculoskeletal Injury - 201978 Studies of musculoskeletal injuries, including ankle sprains and fractures, have found no association between pain intensity and degree of nociception (injury severity). Variations in...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-165-166.pdf

Acute Pancreatitis

Date xx, xxxx Scientific

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1101/p632.pdf

Acute Pericarditis: Diagnosis and Management

...of patients with chronic stable angina: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee on Management of Patients with Chronic Stable Angina [published correc- tions appear in J Am Coll Cardiol. 1999;34(1):314,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0401/p553.pdf

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

...Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline: Mechanical Ventilation in Adult Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med Vol 195, Iss 9, pp 1253-1263, May 1, 2017 2. Thompson B et al. Acute respiratory distress syndrome. N Engl J Med 2017; 377:562-72 3....

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-044-045.pdf

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management

...and ventilation while the underlying injury is treated. Any ventilator mode may be used, according to the Surviv­ ing Sepsis Clinical Practice Guideline and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s ARDS Network (ARDSNet).20,21 Respiratory rate, expiratory time, positive...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0215/p352.pdf

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2012 - Acute respiratory distress syndrome manifests as rapidly progressive dyspnea, tachypnea, and hypoxemia. Diagnostic criteria include acute onset, profound hypoxemia, bilateral pulmonary infiltrates, and the absence of left atrial hypertension. Acute respiratory distress syndrome is ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0215/p352.html

Acute Treatment of Hyperkalemia - Cochrane for Clinicians - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2005 - According to disease-oriented evidence, insulin and intravenous glucose, inhaled albuterol (Ventolin), and dialysis are the best treatment options; the first two may be given in combination. Bicarbonate or resins are not recommended for routine use, particularly without one of the more ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1101/p1703.html

Acute Venous Thromboembolism: Diagnostic Guidelines - Editorials - American Family ...

Nov 15, 2000 - ...In September 1999, the ATS Consensus Statement and Clinical Practice Guidelines were published.3 Although the guidelines were developed by the ATS, the majority of patients with suspected DVT and PE do not initially present to pulmonologists but instead visit other subspecialists,...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1115/p2226.html

ADA Releases Revisions to Recommendations for Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

...A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. Caring for patients with diabetes mellitus requires addressing many issues beyond glycemic control. To help physicians provide optimal care for these patients, the American...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0301/p514.pdf

ADA Releases Revisions to Recommendations for Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes - ...

Mar 1, 2012 - Caring for patients with diabetes mellitus requires addressing many issues beyond glycemic control. To help physicians provide optimal care for these patients, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) releases annual revisions to its clinical practice recommendations for standards of ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0301/p514.html

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