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Hypertension - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation -- Clinical Recommendation

Apr 30, 2018 - The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on high blood pressure (hypertension).

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

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

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

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

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.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

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

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

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

Clinical Recommendations by Topic

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

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Clinical Recommendations by Type

Apr 21, 2016 - . View AAFP recommendations and clinical practice guidelines by type.

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Cardiovascular Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines

Apr 21, 2016 - Cardiovascular 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-cardiovascular.html

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Apr 21, 2016 - Clinical Practice Guidelines. View AAFP recommendations and clinical practice guidelines by type.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/browse/type.tag-clinical-practice-guidelines.html

Men's Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines

Apr 21, 2016 - Men's Health 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-mens-health.html

Women's Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines

Apr 21, 2016 - Women's Health 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-womens-health.html

Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations

Apr 21, 2016 - Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations. View AAFP recommendations and clinical practice guidelines by type.

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https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/browse/type.tag-clinical-preventive-services-recommendations.html

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

Infant and Child Health Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines

Apr 21, 2016 - Infant and Child Health 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-infant-child-health.html

Access to Health Care

Nov 2, 2015 - Get information for your patients about open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/access.html

Overweight, Obesity, and Fitness

Sep 22, 2015 - View information about the prevention of obesity and other chronic conditions. Learn about Americans In Motion-Healthy Interventions, the AAFP's program that makes fitness the treatment of choice for many chronic illnesses.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

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

Distributed Ambulatory Research in Therapeutics Network (DARTNet) -- National Research ...

Oct 10, 2017 - DARTNet is a rapidly growing collaboration of PBRNs that are working to build a national collection of electronic health record (EHR) data, claims data, and patient reported outcomes data. The networks seek to blend quality improvement, effectiveness and translational research with a ...

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/studies/all/dartnet.html

Spring 2019 -- National Research Network

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Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Learning Community In DARTNet -- National Research ...

Jul 7, 2017 - Read a description of the Cardiovascular Risk Reduction study, along with aims, objectives, timeline, and status. Get contact information.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/studies/all/cvd.html

Publications of the AAFP NRN -- National Research Network

Apr 13, 2018 - Explore the listing of AAFP NRN publications.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/publications.html

Annual EKGs for Low-risk Patients -- Clinical Recommendation

May 12, 2014 - View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on annual electrocardiograms (EKGs) or other cardiac screening for low-risk patients.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

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

Comparative Effectiveness of Antihypertensive Therapeutic Classes and Tratment Strategies

Few comparative effectiveness studies of treatment strategies using antihypertensive therapeutic classes in hypertension control have been assessed in a primary care environment. The objectives are to compare the effectiveness of common antihypertensive therapeutic classes initiated as ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/Bronsert_DARTNet_JABFM_2013.pdf

Scalable Architecture for Therapeutic Inquiries Network (SAFTINet) -- National Research...

Mar 8, 2017 - Find out more information about this study to better understand how it is creating a technical infrastructure to support a CER information network, using recent innovations in technology which allow participating entities to control the re­use of their de-identified patient data.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/studies/all/SAFTINet.html

Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) - Assessing the Impact -- National Research ...

Jan 16, 2014 - Read a description of the PCMH impact study and view objectives, timeline, status, key findings and contact information.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/studies/all/pcmh.html

Sleep Problems, Alcohol Consumption, and Chronic Disease in Primary Care Settings - ...

Jan 9, 2014 - Read about the Sleep Problems, Alcohol Consumption, and Chronic Disease in Primary Care Settings project; view aims, information about findings and publications.

Patient Care : National Research Network

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/nrn/nrn/studies/all/prism.html

Comparative Effectiveness Research Through a Collaborative Electronic Reporting Consortium

This article describes the creation of an EHR research network sufficiently large to conduct CER, the CER2 Consortium. We detail the network structure, initial research focus, governance, and future vision. The consortium was created through a partnership between the American Academy of...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/fiks-comparative-effectiveness-pediatrics-2015.pdf

Risk-Adjusted Comparison of Blood Pressue and Low-Density Lipoprotein Noncontrol in ...

The objectives of this article are to (1) demonstrate the use of electronically downloaded electronic health record (EHR) data to assess guideline concordance in a large cohort of primary care patients, (2) provide a contemporary assessment of noncontrol of BP and low-density ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/hammermeister-risk-adjusted-comparison.pdf

PRO Measure Implentation

...and decision making guided implementation of a medication adherence PRO measure (the Medication Adherence Survey [MAS]) for patients with hypertension and/or hyperlip- idemia. Results: Over 9 months, 40 of 45 practices (89%) implemented the MAS, collecting 3,247 surveys (mean �...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/kwan_saftinet_jabfm_2016.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

Management of New Detected Atrial Fibrillation

The Joint Panel of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians, in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center, systematically reviewed the available evidence on the management of newly detected atrial fibrillation and ...

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

Pharmacologic Management of Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation

...Bleeding Risk Index; CHADS2 = Congestive heart failure, Hypertension, Age 75+, Diabetes mellitus, prior Stroke, transient ischemic attack or thromboembolic event; CHA 2 DS 2 - VASc = Congestive heart failure, Hypertension, Age 75+, Diabetes mellitus, prior Stroke, transient...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/a-fib-guideline.pdf

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

Diagnosis and Management of Obesity

...Hypertension Hyperuricemia and gout Menstrual abnormalities Orthopedic problems Reduction of cerebral blood flow Sleep apnea Type 2 diabetes Depression Discrimination Low self-esteem Negative body image Negative stereotyping Social marginalization...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/fitness/obesity-diagnosis-mono.pdf

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

...advice over time. Although most clinicians are comfortable in counseling their patients about other chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, or hyperlipidemia, many believe that they are less effective in providing counseling to patients who use tobacco.84,85 As with these...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/TreatingTobaccoUseandDependence-2008Update.pdf

Practice-Based Research Networks

...... from the clinical observation that coronary heart disease appeared to occur less frequently among blacks than whites, even though hypertension was obviously more common in blacks and they consumed a higher animal fat diet.9 He elegantly detailed his study site, not- ing, for...

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

Target Disease

...The AAFP recommends that primary care professionals individualize the decision to offer or refer adults without obesity who do not have hypertension, dyslipidemia, abnormal blood glucose, or diabetes to behavioral counseling to promote a healthful diet and physical activity. (2016)...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/cps-recommendations.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

COPD_Prevention_Module.ppt

...Hypertension Careful with patient with hepatic cirrhosis Pregnancy (Category C) Avoid using in patients undergoing abrupt discontinuation of alcohol or sedatives Cost: $3.62-$7.78 daily References: AAFP. Pharmacologic product guide: FDA-approved medications. AHRQ....

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

COPD-Differential-Diagnosis-Module.ppt

...Characteristics Midlife to late-life onset; associated with risk factors such as hypertension and coronary artery disease Clinical presentation Fatigue, exertional and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and peripheral edema, crackles on auscultation Pulmonary function test...

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

COPD-Patient-Intervention-Module.ppt

...between 55 and 60 mm Hg with pulmonary hypertension, peripheral edema suggesting heart failure, or polycythemia (hematocrit > 55%) (SOR: C) Cranston, 2008 GOLD, 2009 * Oxygen therapy can be used as long-term continuous therapy, during exercise, or to relieve acute dyspnea....

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

Management of Type 2 Diabetes in the Primary Care Setting: A Practice-Based Research ...

Only modest numbers of patients achieve established targets of diabetes control. Reengineering primary care practice may be necessary to substantially improve care.

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

Clinical practice guideline: Hoarseness (Dysphonia)

...Allergic rhinitis Chronic rhinitis Hypertension (because of certain medications used for this condition) Schizophrenia (because of anti-psychotics used for mental health problems) Osteoporosis (because of certain medications used for this condition) Asthma, chronic...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/RecBoardChair-060810-Attachment-Hoarseness-Guideline.pdf

ipf-brochure.pdf

...reflux disease, hiatal hernia, pulmonary malignancy, coronary artery disease, obstructive sleep apnea, obesity, emphysema, and pulmonary hypertension are comorbid conditions frequently associated with IPF.2,4 ● Occupational and environmental exposures. Chronic, repeated exposure...

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

Clinical Practice Guideline: Planning for Labor and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean

Cesarean deliveries are a common surgical procedure in the United States, accounting for one in three U.S. births. The primary purpose of this guideline is to provide clinicians with evidence to guide planning for labor and vaginal birth after cesarean (LAC/VBAC).

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/AAFP%20PVBAC%20guideline.pdf

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

COPDCaseStudy-NumberOne.doc

...· Her only other past medical history includes hypertension for which she is using lisinopril, metoprolol, and hydrochlorothiazide. At this point, what further investigations do you think would be appropriate? A. Chest radiograph (CXR) B. Computed axial tomography (CT) of...

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

COPDCaseStudy-NumberThree.doc

...· Hypertension · Appendectomy · Family History · Father died of myocardial infarction at age 59 years (diabetes, hypertension, smoker) · Mother alive (atrial fibrillation, heart failure) · Healthy siblings · Social History · Married, 3 children · 30 pack year smoking...

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

Americans in Motion - Healthy Interventions: A Guide to Group Visits for Chronic ...

Research indicates group visits can also provide an improved quality of care and a higher level of patient and physician satisfaction. They empower patients and also the physician and staff. Group visits allow for more time for education and relationship building. Group visits have ...

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

Off the Hamster Wheel? Qualitative Evaluation of a Payment-Linked Patient-Centered ...

Many primary care practices are moving toward the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model and increasingly are offering payment incentives linked to PCMH changes. Despite widespread acceptance of general PCMH concepts, there is still a pressing need to examine carefully and ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/BittonHamsterWheelPCMH2012.pdf

Design and Implementation of N-of-1 Trials: A User's Guide

AHRQ commissioned this User’s Guide as an informational resource to researchers, health care providers, patients, and other stakeholders to improve general understanding of n-of-1 trials and strengthen the quality of evidence that is generated when an n-of-1 trial is conducted. The ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/design-implementation-n1-trials.pdf

MOSAIC: Meaningful Outcomes and Science to Advance Innovations Center of Excellence

AHRQ Centers for Primary Care Practice-Based Research and Learning

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/mosaic-ahrq-profile-2015.pdf

Clinical practice guideline: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

The primary purposes of this guideline are to improve quality of care and outcomes for BPPV by improving the accurate and efficient diagnosis of BPPV, reducing the inappropriate use of vestibular suppressant medications, decreasing the inappropriate use of ancillary tests such as ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/RecToBOD-020810-Attachment1BPPV-Jan2010Cluster.pdf

Saxenda_A%20_REMS%20Factsheet_r11.pdf

...related comorbid conditions (e.g., hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, or dyslipidemia). * What is the SAXENDA REMS? A REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) is a program required by the FDA to manage known or potential serious risks associated with a drug product....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/drug_alerts/Saxenda_A%20_REMS%20Factsheet_r11.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

Alcohol and Sleep Problems in Primary Care Patients: A Report from the AAFP National ...

Hazardous and harmful drinking and sleep problems are common, but their associations among patients seen in primary care have not been examined. We hypothesized that greater levels of alcohol consumption would be associated with several self-reported sleep problems. Moderate and ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/2alcoholandsleepannals2010.pdf

Behavioral health referrals and treatment initiation rates in integrated primary care: ...

This study presents the results of a multisite card study organized by The Collaborative Care Research Network, a subnetwork of the American Academy of Family Physicians’ National Research Network devoted to conducting practice-based research focused on the provision of BH and health ...

Patient Care

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

Voices from Left of the Dial: Reflections of Practice-based Researchers

Practice-based research networks (PBRNs) provide an important approach to implementing primary care research at the community level, thus increasing the relevance and utility of research findings for routine primary care practices. PBRNs expend considerable time and energy in the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/Fagnan442.pdf

Do Professional Development Programs for Maintenance of Certification Affect Quality of...

This retrospective pilot study investigated the ability to demonstrate an effect of 2 specific MOC modules for family physicians-the Self-Assessment Module (SAM) from Part II MOC and the Performance in Practice Module (PPM) from Part IV MOC-on the quality of care delivered by family ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/galliher-profdevprogmoc-jabfm-2014.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

Outcomes of Biomarker Feedback on Physical Activity, Eating Habits, and Emotional Health

The purpose of this article was to test whether physical activity, healthy eating, and emotional well-being would improve if patients received feedback about biomarkers that have been shown to be responsive to changes in weight and fitness.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/mitchell-%20aimhi-jabfm-2014.pdf

Encouraging Patients to Change Unhealthy Behaviors with Motivational Interviewing

...arcus is a middle-aged patient with hypertension, diabetes and hyperlip- idemia who came to see me (CF) for a routine check-up. All of his numbers were getting worse, and as I began to describe this to him, he started to cry. I had just received training in something called...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/motivinterview2.pdf

FP Essentials #432: Chronic Pain Management

...Other: Cardiac/ HTN Comments: Rash Respiratory Difficulty thinking Obesity Other: Has your pain been stable (usual ups and downs equals pain is stable)? Yes No Could you function without your opioid pain medication? Yes No What makes your pain/headache better...

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

Addressing Alcohol Use Practice Manual

...disease, diabetes, hypertension, liver disease) • Follow-up visits after hospitalization for an alcohol- related illness • A recent health scare A major component of any conversation should be assessment of patients’ attitudes toward and readiness to change. As you...

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

Baylor College of Medicine Praactice Training Opportunity

...screening for hypertension. And yet, alcohol SBI remains one of the least adopted of these evidence- based services. Assisting family medicine practices in implementing and sustaining this service is an impactful way to improve the health of the patients and communities served...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/alcohol/baylor-training-flyer.pdf

Clinical Practice Guideline : Tonsillectomy in Children

This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations on the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care and management of children 1 to 18 years old under consideration for tonsillectomy. In addition, this guideline is intended for all clinicians in any setting who interact ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/aaohns-tonsillectomy-in-children.pdf

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients: A Clinical Practice ...

The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism for hospitalized nonsurgical patients (medical patients and patients with acute stroke).

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/acp-venous-throboembolism.pdf

COPDCaseStudy-NumberTwo.doc

...· She has been treated for hypertension for the past 23 years (current medications: propranolol 80 mg twice daily and hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg daily) · On physical examination, her vitals signs are as follows: Heart rate 60 bpm, Respiratory rate 30 bpm, and blood pressure 152/85...

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

COPDExam-DifferentialDiagnosis.doc

...· Midlife to late-life onset; associated with risk factors such as hypertension and coronary artery disease · Clinical presentation: · Fatigue, exertional and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and peripheral edema, crackles on auscultation · Pulmonary function test findings: ·...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/copd/COPDExam-DifferentialDiagnosis.doc

The EveryOne Project -- Food Insecurity

...problems, and developmental delays.5 Adults suffering from food insecurity have a higher prevalence of obesity, chronic diseases like hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes, and a variety of mental health problems.5 The health of expecting mothers experiencing food insecurity...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/food-insecurity-brief.pdf

Guide to social needs screening

...health outcomes, including a greater risk of diabetes and hypertension in adults, higher risk of hospitalization in children, and excess weight gain in women who are pregnant.7 Food insecurity can be related to challenges with transportation, low- income levels, low-educational...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/hops19-physician-guide-sdoh.pdf

Building Cultural Competence and Proficiency

...The clinician may even erroneously remember that this patient can't afford the pharmacy copay. Consequently, although the patient's hypertension is not under control, the clinician decides not to intensify the treatment regimen. This clinician believes that he made the best decision...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/implicit-bias.pptx

sdoh-guide.pdf

...health outcomes, including a greater risk of diabetes and hypertension in adults, higher risk of hospitalization in children, and excess weight gain in women who are pregnant.7 Food insecurity can be related to challenges with transportation, low- income levels, low-educational...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/sdoh-guide.pdf

Selected Issues for the Adolescent Athlete and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

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/ACSMadolescentathlete.pdf

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

AAFP Child and Adolescent Immunization Office Champions Project - Final Report

...simultaneously (e.g., adult immunizations, diabetes, hypertension, breastfeeding, childhood obesity) Practice Recognition Recognition items, as described in the application, were mailed to all participating practices. A list of the selected practices and results will be...

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

AAFP Triage Protocol for Suspected Influenza Infection

The purpose of this protocol is to assist clinicians in managing the expected surge of patients during seasonal influenza outbreaks. Clinical judgment is an important factor in the decision to initiate antiviral therapy for influenza.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/influenza/triage-antiviral-flowchart.pdf

Case Study of a Primary Care-Based Accountable Care System Approach to Medical Home ...

We report a case study of a mature primary care-based accountable care organization that is both a health plan and a network of medical homes. Over 20 years, WellMed Inc (San Antonio, Texas) implemented many patient-centered services, experimenting to find which belong within clinics ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/1phillipsjacm2010.pdf

Managing Patient Populations in Primary Care: Points of Leverage

Common quality metrics may represent the quality of care for large populations; however, they do not adequately represent quality in individual primary care settings, especially as stand-alone indices. Using discreet threshold values to measure quality in primary care may result in ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/EidusMgnPtPopulations2012.pdf

Patients’ Question-Asking Behavior During Primary Care Visits: A Report from the AAFP ...

The Ask Me 3 (AM3) health communication program encourages patients to ask specific questions during offi ce visits with the intention of improving understanding of their health conditions and adherence to treatment recommendations. This study evaluated whether implementing AM3 improves...

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

Issue Brief - Menopause

...40 (21.4%) 58 (23.8%) 0.56 Depression 104 (25.5%) 39 (22.0%) 65 (28.1%) 0.57 High Cholesterol 132 (32.4%) 61 (33.3%) 24 (31.6%) <0.0001 Hypertension 149 (36.5%) 75 (41.2%) 76 (32.9%) 0.05 Obesity 94 (23.0%) 37 (20.3%) 59 (25.1%) 0.27 Allergic Rhinitis 58 (14.2%) 24 (13.6%) 34...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/hrt_issuebrief_final_2016.pdf

Information Guide ot Antidepressants | March 2009

...been associated with persistent newborn pulmonary hypertension with maternal use after 20 weeks of gestation, a slight decrease in gestational age, lower birth weight, and neonatal withdrawal or adaptation syndrome. Paroxetine has been associated with first-trimester...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/information-guide-antidepressants.pdf

Fidelity Versus Flexibility Translating Evidence-Based Research into Practice

Understanding the process by which research is translated into practice is limited. This study sought to examine how interventions change during implementation. Changes are common when interventions are implemented into practice settings. The translation of evidence into practice will ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/P4HCohen.pdf

Describing Primary Care Encounters: The Primary Care Network Survey and the National ...

The purpose of this study was to describe clinical encounters in primary care research networks and compare them with those of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS). PRINS presents a view of diverse primary care visits and differs from NAMCS in its methods and fi ndings. ...

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

Use of Point-of-Care Tests (POCTs) by US Primary Care Physicians

...Diabetes mellitus 99 90 INR/anticoagulation 61 55 Lipid disorder 37 34 Anemia 33 30 Kidney disease 27 25 COPD/asthma† 20 18 Hypertension 16 15 Hyper-/hypothyroidism 16 15 UTI 15 14 Heart failure 11 10 *A total of 113 respondents completed question 2; 3 reported that they did not...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/sohn_pointofcaretesting_jabfm_%202016.pdf

Postpartum Depression: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management Programs 2000 through 2010

The value and appropriateness of universal postpartum depression (PPD) screening remains controversial in the United States. To date, several PPD screening programs have been introduced and a few have been evaluated. Among those programs that have been evaluated, most report screening ...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/YawnPPDMgmntOver10Years.pdf

FP Essentials #432: Chronic Pain Management

...Other: Cardiac/ HTN Comments: Rash Respiratory Difficulty thinking Obesity Other: Has your pain been stable (usual ups and downs equals pain is stable)? Yes No Could you function without your opioid pain medication? Yes No What makes your pain/headache better...

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

ehr-tobacco-cessation.pdf

...should be automated to appear when patients present with complaints such as cough, upper respiratory problems, diabetes, ear infections, hypertension, depression, anxiety, and asthma, and for well-patient exams. Meaningful Use The Health Information Technology for Economic and...

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

Aultman Final Report

...smokers smoked less than 1 pack per day. The most frequently reported comorbid conditions were depression/anxiety/bipolar (9 patients), hypertension (6 patients) and lung disease (5 patients). Fourteen patients had attempted to quit between 1 and 5 times in their lives. The longest...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/tobacco/Mini-Grants/aultman-final-report.pdf

Treating Tobacco Dependence Practice Manual

...(e .g ., upper respiratory conditions, diabetes, hypertension, asthma) • Follow-up visits after hospitalization for a tobacco-related illness or the birth of a child • A recent health scare You can build teachable moment reminders into flow sheets and EHR templates for...

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

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