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Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism - Clinical Practice Guideline -- Clinical ...

Apr 23, 2019 - Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/venous-thromboembolism1.html

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

Draft-AAFP Guidelines Assessment for AAFP Endorsement of Clinical Practice Guidelines ...

...Clinical Practice Guidelines Developed by External Organizations [Type the Reviewer Name] Guideline Title: Developed by___________________ First Author _______________________ Date: ___________________ AAFP Reviewer: _____________________________ Date of Review:...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/guideline-endorsement-form.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

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

Endocrinology Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines

Apr 21, 2016 - Endocrinology Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/browse/topics.tag-endocrinology.html

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

ENT Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines

Apr 21, 2016 - ENT Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/browse/topics.tag-ear-nose-throat.html

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/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/restricted/432_fp-essentials_chronic-pain-management.pdf

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

Geriatric Medicine Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines

Apr 21, 2016 - Geriatric Medicine Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines. Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment and prevention of disease.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/browse/topics.tag-geriatric-medicine.html

Gestational Diabetes - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation -- Clinical ...

Apr 24, 2018 - The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on gestational diabetes.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/diabetes.html

Group B Streptococcal Disease - Clinical Practice Guideline -- Clinical Recommendation

Jun 12, 2015 - View clinical practice guideline for prevention of group B streptococcal disease in newborns (AAFP Affirmation of Value).

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/groupb-strep.html

Guidelines Developed by External Organizations Not Endorsed by the AAFP -- Clinical ...

Dec 11, 2017 - Learn more about AAFP's decision-making process for the endorsement of clinical guidelines developed by external organizations.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/non-endorsed.html

High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents - Clinical Practice Guideline -- ...

Mar 27, 2018 - Access the American Academy of Family Physician's endorsement of guidelines for high blood pressure in children and adolescents.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/hbp-child.html

Hoarseness -- Clinical Recommendation

May 26, 2016 - Access the evidence-based clinical practice guideline on hoarseness (dysphonia) developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and endorsed by the AAFP.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/hoarseness.html

Hormonal testing and Pharmacologic Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

The American College of Physicians developed this guideline to present the available evidence on hormonal testing in and pharmacologic management of erectile dysfunction. Current pharmacologic therapies include phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitors, such as sildenafil, vardenafil, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/acp-hormonaltest-ed.pdf

Hypertension - Clinical Practice Guideline -- Clinical Recommendation

Aug 22, 2014 - Access evidence-based guidelines for managing high blood pressure in adults, developed by the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC-8) and endorsed by the AAFP.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/highbloodpressure.html

Hypertension in Adults Over 60 -- Clinical Recommendation

Jan 9, 2017 - Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on treatment of hypertension in adults over age 60.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/hypertension-over-60.html

Imaging for Low Back Pain -- Clinical Recommendation

Apr 24, 2018 - View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on imaging for lower back pain.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/cw-back-pain.html

Immunizations

May 4, 2016 -

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/immunizations.html

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

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

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

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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