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Spring 2019 -- National Research Network

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Patient Care : National Research Network

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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

Publications of the AAFP NRN -- National Research Network

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

Patient Care : National Research Network

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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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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

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

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

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 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 ...

Patient Care

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

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 ...

Patient Care

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 �...

Patient Care

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 ...

Patient Care

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 ...

Patient Care

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...

Patient Care

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

Patient Care

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...

Patient Care

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...

Patient Care

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...

Patient Care

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)...

Patient Care

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 ...

Patient Care

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....

Patient Care

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...

Patient Care

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....

Patient Care

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.

Patient Care

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...

Patient Care

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...

Patient Care

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).

Patient Care

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, ...

Patient Care

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...

Patient Care

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...

Patient Care

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 ...

Patient Care

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 ...

Patient Care

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

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