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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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