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Pap Smears -- Clinical Recommendation

Apr 24, 2018 - View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation against cervical cancer screening for women under the age of 21 or women who have had a hysterectomy.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

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

Preparing for Global Health Work as a Family Physician

Mar 22, 2016 - Learn how family physicians are uniquely prepared to make a difference in global health, and discover how physicians can become prepared to serve.

Patient Care : Global Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/global-health/prepare.html

Global Health Education for Medical Students and Residents

Mar 22, 2016 - Understand what to look for in your during your training to nurture your interest in using you family medicine skills for global health.

Patient Care : Global Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/global-health/education.html

DEXA for Osteoporosis -- Clinical Recommendation

May 12, 2014 - View the AAFP Choosing Wisely recommendation on dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) screening for osteoporosis in women under age 65 or men under 70.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

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

Nutrition Counseling in Pregnancy

Sep 6, 2013 - Effective counseling for pregnant women is a powerful weapon against this ignorance, but will only occur if the physician understands the importance of nutritional education in prenatal visits.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

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

Global Health Database

Jan 10, 2013 - Find contact information for physicians and other care providers by area of expertise in international and global health.

Patient Care : Global Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/global-health/health-database.mem.html

Pertussis Vaccine: Receiving Tdap During Pregnancy

Apr 8, 2015 - Pregnant women should receive a dose of the TDap vaccine during every pregnancy, ideally between 27 and 36 weeks of gestation.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

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

Family History and Perceptions About Risk and Prevention for Chronic Diseases in ...

At baseline, healthy primary care patients reported their perceptions about coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and breast, ovarian, and colon cancers. Immediately afterward, intervention group participants used Family HealthwareTM to record family medical history; this web-based ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/acheson-fht-riskandprevention-genmed-2010.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

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 ...

Patient Care

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

TRIPPD: A Practice-Based Network Effectiveness Study of Pospartum Depression Screening ...

maternal postpartum depression

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/Yawn2012PPDstudy.pdf

Practice-Based Research Networks

...at times gone to members and said, What would you like to study? And I would say, I want to study patient compliance, or I want to study obstetrics. How does that translate into 90 CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS something that becomes a fundable project and a definable question? There...

Patient Care

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

Practice Benefit from Participating in a Practice-based Research Network Study of ...

At the midpoint of a large clinical trial taking place in a practice-based research network (PBRN), we asked leaders of the enrolled practices about the impact of participating in a PBRN study. Participating in a PBRN research study can provide advantages to practices that extend beyond...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/Yawn455.pdf

Application for the AAFP Alcohol SBI Office Champions Project

...In your practice, what services do you provide? (Check all that apply.)  Pediatrics  Obstetrics  Women's Health  Family Planning In your practice, how many of your female patients are between the ages of 18 and 44 years old? ______ Who in your practice screens patients for...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/alcohol/hops19-alcohol-sbi-grant-app.pdf

Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

This document provides an overview of select musculoskeletal and medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for the medical care of female athletes. It is not intended as a standard of care and should not be interpreted as such. This document is only a ...

Patient Care

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

Practice Benefit from Participating in a Practice-based Research Network Study of ...

Participating in a PBRN research study can provide advantages to practices that extend beyond the study’s specific purpose and content. These results provide further support for the value of PBRN research funding.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/7ppdpracticebenefits.pdf

Familial Risk for Common Diseases in Primary Care: The Family Healthware Impact Trial

The prevalence of family-history-based risk for coronary heart disease (CHD); stroke; diabetes; and colorectal, breast, and ovarian cancer was determined in a primary care population.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/oneillfhtfamilialrisk09.pdf

Clinical Utility of Family History for Cancer Screening and Referral in Primary Care: A...

Family Healthware identified patients for intensified cancer prevention. Engagement of clinicians and patients, integration with clinical decision support, and inclusion of nonfamilial risk factors may be necessary to achieve the full potential of computerized risk assessment.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/rubinsteinfhtcascreening2.pdf

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

...as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Preven- tion. She is board certified both in obstetrics and gynecology and in public health/general preventive medicine, and is an alumna of the Public Health Leadership Institute. Dr. Dorfman has...

Patient Care

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

Community Preparedness

...• The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) offers year-round training in a variety of locations for the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) course at www.aafp.org/cme/programs/also.html. • Consider joining your local medical response team or other disaster medical...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/disaster/restricted/community-prep.pdf

2014-2015 Letter to

Recommendation of influenza vaccine to pregnant patients.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/immunizations/providers-letter-pregnant-2014.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

Advances in the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)

For over a decade, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has invested in research and implementation projects to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in diverse health care settings. AHRQ’s commitment to HAI prevention has been expressed in activities within ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/brandt-advances-prevention-control-hais.pdf

Community Preparedness

...• The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) offers year-round training in a variety of locations for the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) course at www.aafp.org/cme/programs/also.html. • Consider joining your local medical response team or other disaster medical...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/disaster/restricted/community-prep.pdf

Influenza Pregnancy Letter

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/influenza/InfluenzaPregnancyLetter_Final.pdf

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