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AFP By Topic - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2020 - Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Headache - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on headaches and related issues, including cluster headaches, migraines, tension-type headaches, and treatment of headaches. This collection features AFP content on headaches and related issues, including cluster headaches, migraines, tension-type ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Skin Conditions - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on common skin conditions and related issues, including acne, dermatitis, dermatologic emergencies, generalized rash, lichen planus, nail disorders, newborn skin, office procedures, premalignant lesions, and psoriasis. This collection features AFP ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Obesity - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on obesity and related issues, including bariatric surgery, childhood obesity, diet, exercise, lifestyle counseling, and weight loss maintenance. This collection features AFP content on obesity and related issues, including bariatric surgery, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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Anxiety Disorders - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2020 - Advertisement AFP BY TOPIC Anxiety Disorders Editors' Choice of Best Available Content PRINT COMMENTS ADD TO FAVORITES REMOVE FAVORITE This page will be removed from your Favorites Links. Are you sure? SHARE This collection features the best content from...

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Inpatient Medicine - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2020 - Advertisement AFP BY TOPIC Inpatient Medicine Editors' Choice of Best Available Content PRINT COMMENTS ADD TO FAVORITES REMOVE FAVORITE This page will be removed from your Favorites Links. Are you sure? SHARE This collection features the best content from...

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Coding for Hypertension: Painting a Picture of the Severity of Illness -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - As risk-adjustment scoring increases, the pressure is on to code hypertension correctly. Here’s an overview using common patient scenarios.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/p23.html

Panel Size Is Just a Number: A Rubric for Opening and Closing Panels -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - Deciding whether primary care doctors have the capacity to take on more patients requires accounting for things like productivity, as well as panel size.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/p7.html

Is This Some Kind of Joke? Understanding and Using Humor in the Clinical Setting -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - The wrong joke at the wrong time can shatter the doctor-patient relationship, but humor used wisely has health benefits and strengthens bonds in stressful situations.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/p11.html

Caring for Me Is Caring for You: The Power of Self-Care and Personal Transformation -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - Want to see change in your team, your organization, or beyond? Start by filling your own tank.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/p17.html

Coding & Documentation - Mar-Apr 2020 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - New code for vaping-related illness | Ultrasound services in the office | Autism screening | Does your documentation need codes or modifiers?

Family Practice Management : Coding & Documentation

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/p31.html

Looking Beyond Diagnostic Criteria -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - The power of family medicine is seeing patients as more than just signs and symptoms.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/p36.html

Practice Pearls - Mar-Apr 2020 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - Make office redesign a collaborative project | Designate a vaccine update expert | Handle disability exams with empathy and practicality

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/p32.html

On Baby Pictures and Empty Nests -- FPM

Apr 1, 2020 - Sharing life transitions is both a challenge and a joy of long-standing patient relationships.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0300/p5.html

AAFP Emergency CME Livestream -- CME

Mar 27, 2020 - Learn the latest in treating patients with acute health needs and earn CME-without traveling. Livestream the AAFP Emergency and Urgent Care course, April 22-25, 2020.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/emergency-live/vegas.html

AAFP Virtual Town Hall COVID-19 On Demand -- CME

Mar 27, 2020 - Watch AAFP's weekly Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 anytime, anywhere on demand. Hear the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/town-hall-covid-19-on-demand.html

Annals of Family Medicine Issues Call for COVID-19 Content

Mar 27, 2020 - In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Annals of Family Medicine is announcing a call for papers and various other materials containing COVID-19 related content.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200327annalsfmcovid.html

Fix the Biggest Leak in the Primary Care Pipeline

Mar 27, 2020 - Despite record numbers of medical students matching into family medicine, AAFP Senior Vice President for Education Clif Knight, M.D., says U.S. allopathic medical schools must produce more family physicians.

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20200327guested-pipeline.html

AAFP Initial Response to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Mar 27, 2020 - Initial response from the AAFP on the passing of the CARES Act related to COVID-19 and family physicians.

Advocacy : Hub Archive

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/ffm-archive/cares-act.html

COVID-19: Member Communications Town Hall QandA Archive

Mar 27, 2020 - The AAFP archive of questions and answers from Virtual Town Halls related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/COVID-19-member-communications/q-a-archive.html

Updated FMX Exhibit Policies

Mar 27, 2020 -

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/exhibitors/resources/policy-updates.html

Updated National Conference Exhibit Policies

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Events : National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Students

https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference/exhibitors/policy-updates.html

Small Business Disaster Relief Loans

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Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/Covid-19-practice-management/business-loan.html

AAFP Virtual Town Hall COVID-19 -- CME

Mar 26, 2020 - Every Wednesday from 7 - 8 pm CDT join AAFP leaders to discuss the latest updates and have a chance to ask your questions on the COVID-19 pandemic.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/town-hall-covid-19.html

R. Shawn Martin -- Executive Management Team

Mar 26, 2020 - Shawn Martin senior vice president, advocacy, practice advancement and policy at the AAFP, is responsible for overseeing the AAFP Division of Government Relations and the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care in Washington, DC, as well as the ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/staff/r-shawn-martin.html

The parking lot visit: how it works -- FPM

Mar 25, 2020 - In an effort to minimize patient and staff exposure to infectious pathogens (such as COVID-19), some clinics are conducting parts or the entirety of the encounter in the parking lot or even in the patient's car.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/parking_lot_clinic.html

Physician tips for coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 25, 2020 - A practicing family physician offers tips to help other family physicians answer patient questions, conduct screening protocols and recognize potential cases.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/COVID-19.html

COVID-19: Member Communications

Mar 25, 2020 - The AAFP archive of all member communications related to COVID-19, including emails and town hall replays.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/COVID-19-member-communications.html

COVID-19: Member Communications Email Archive

Mar 25, 2020 - The AAFP archive of member emails related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/COVID-19-member-communications/email-archive.html

COVID:19: Practice Management

Mar 25, 2020 - Find resources that can help you manage your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/Covid-19-practice-management.html

COVID-19: Member Communications Town Hall Archive

Mar 25, 2020 - The AAFP archive of COVID-19 town halls, which are held live every Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. CDT beginning March 25.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/COVID-19-member-communications/town-hall-archive.html

COVID-19: CME

Mar 25, 2020 - Earn CME credit on new AAFP activities and access additional COVID-19 education resources.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/COVID-19_cme.html

COVID-19: Resources

Mar 25, 2020 - Get AAFP-vetted resources to prepare your practice, help your patients, and stay informed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/covid-19_resources.html

When can recovering COVID-19 patients leave isolation, and do they need return-to-work ...

Mar 24, 2020 - As the COVID-19 outbreaks continues, more physicians may be fielding calls from recovering patients who want to know when they can return to daily activities, including work.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/covid19_work_notes.html

Private Practice in a Time of Pandemic

Mar 24, 2020 - In this Leader Voices Blog post, Andrew Carroll, M.D., details how he changed processes and procedures in his practice -- including expanding telehealth -- after COVID-19 spread into his state.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200324lv-pandemic.html

AAFP to Host Weekly COVID-19 Virtual Town Halls

Mar 24, 2020 - As the nation grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Academy will begin hosting a weekly Virtual Town Hall each Wednesday to give members the latest news and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200324covidtownhalls.html

Livestream from your device AAFP Internal Medicine CME Course -- CME

Mar 23, 2020 - Earn live CME credits and maximize your patient care with the AAFP’s Adult Medicine livestream.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/internal-live/streaming.html

CMS offers data reporting relief in response to COVID-19 -- FPM

Mar 23, 2020 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has extended the deadline to submit 2019 performance data for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System due to COVID-19.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/data_reporting_relief.html

A virtual visit algorithm: how to differentiate and code telehealth visits, e-visits, ...

Mar 23, 2020 - There are three options for providing virtual visits: telehealth visits, e-visits, and virtual check-ins. Here's how to tell them apart, and how to code for them.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/telehealth_algorithm.html

COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Must Include Physicians, AAFP Says

Mar 23, 2020 - Stimulus legislation intended to ease burdens posed by the COVID-19 pandemic should support and sustain physicians and their practices during this unprecedented national emergency, said the Academy and four other groups in a March 20 letter to congressional leaders.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200323covidstimulus.html

Inside Look at Using Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 23, 2020 - The AAFP recently updated its guidance on using telehealth to specifically address caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Members can also exchange information on virtual visits via a new online community.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200323covidtelehealth.html

Stream AAFP Chronic Diseases CME Course -- CME

Mar 20, 2020 - The Care of Chronic Conditions CME livestream course offers tools and insights for conditions you see every day - without traveling. Sept 9-12, 2020.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/chronic-conditions-live/streaming.html

Patient triage, scheduling, and rooming: three ways to adapt your workflows for ...

Mar 20, 2020 - As increasing numbers of patients contact physicians’ offices to report symptoms of COVID-19 or other respiratory infection, practices need to adapt their workflows to minimize exposure. Here are three recommended changes.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/coronavirus_workflow_changes.html

COVID-19: FP Searches for Supplies, Information and Lessons

Mar 20, 2020 - As COVID-19 spreads across the country, Allison Edwards, M.D., describes the difficulty and frustration of preparing for the pandemic in this Fresh Perspectives blog post.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200320fp-ppesearch.html

Despite Canceled Celebrations, A Record Year for Family Medicine in the 2020 Match

Mar 20, 2020 - Match Day 2020: Despite Canceled Celebrations, Another Record Year for Family Medicine in the 2020 Match

Press Center : Media Kits

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/match-day-2020.html

More U.S. Students Match to Family Medicine in Record Year

Mar 20, 2020 - In the first entirely unified match for allopathic and osteopathic medical students, the total number of U.S. students and graduates matching into the specialty increased by 103 while the overall family medicine match increased by nearly 500.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20200320matchday.html

AAFP Tells Insurers to Meet Demand for Telehealth Payment

Mar 20, 2020 - To allow family physicians maximum flexibility to meet the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, the AAFP this week asked Congress and insurers to require that all health insurance plans expand coverage for virtual care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200320telehealthcoverage.html

AFP Podcast: Episode 106 - March 15, 2020 -- American Family Physician

Mar 20, 2020 - Episode 106 includes includes Breathe by Renée Crichlow, MD, and discussions on combination therapy for hypertension, esketamine for depression, guidelines for group B Streptococcus disease, medication use to reduce breast cancer risk, genital ulcers, Clinical Answers quick-fire.

American Family Physician : AFP Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp/explore/podcast/106.html

COVID-19 Daily Updates Archive

Mar 20, 2020 - This is an archive of the COVID-19 Daily Updates to ensure members can still find important information that was previously published.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/COVID-19-daily/COVID-19_Daily_update_Archive.html

Despite Canceled Celebrations, A Record Year for Family Medicine in the 2020 Match

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Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2020/match-2020.html

How to tell policymakers what you need to fight COVID-19 -- FPM

Mar 19, 2020 - Telling state or federal representatives what’s going on in your practices can not only make them better informed, it can also help ward off feelings of helplessness.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/covid19_advocacy_tips.html

AAFP Grassroots Advocacy Tools for Engaging Federal Policymakers on COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020 - Tools from the AAFP on how to engage federal policymakers to advocate for family medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/advocacy-tools.html

Making self-care a priority, even now -- FPM

Mar 18, 2020 - Now more than ever, physicians need to be practicing self-care so they can continue to care for others. Here are four things you can do - but just pick one.

Family Practice Management : In Practice Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/inpractice/entry/physician_self_care_ideas.html

New Physicians Share Match Day Memories, Advice

Mar 18, 2020 - With the results of the National Resident Matching Program scheduled to be released on March 20, we asked our new physician bloggers to share memories of their own Match Days. Read what they shared in this Fresh Perspectives blog post.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200318fp-matchmemories.html

U.S. FP Shares COVID-19 Insights From Practice in China

Mar 18, 2020 - As thousands of U.S. family physicians brace for COVID-19 in their communities, AAFP member Laura Jordhen, M.D., shares her insights after experiencing the outbreak at her practice in China.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200318covid19qa.html

Gallup Survey: Support for Childhood Vaccination Declining

Mar 18, 2020 - Results of a recent Gallup survey indicate that overall support for childhood vaccinations has dropped 10% in the past two decades. The survey found that 84% of adults surveyed in 2019 said it was extremely or very important that parents vaccinate their children, down from 94% in 2001.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200318gallupvax.html

Using Telehealth to Care for Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 18, 2020 - What you need to know about providing telehealth services to patients during COVID-19 pandemic.

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/telehealth.html

America’s Frontline Physicians Recommend Further Actions to Address COVID-19

Mar 18, 2020 - Today America’s frontline physicians issued a series of recommendations about steps that should be taken to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2020/covid19-further-actions.html

Match QandA: Will You Find What You're Looking For?

Mar 17, 2020 - Match Day is almost here. In this Leader Voices Blog post, fourth-year medical student Margaret Miller and family medicine resident Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H., share a conversation about their Match experiences.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200317lv-match.html

COVID-19: The AAFP Is Working to Keep You Informed, Prepared

Mar 17, 2020 - As COVID-19 spreads, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin offers an update on the resources the Academy is making available and the steps it is taking to help family physicians prepare for the pandemic.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20200317itt-covidefforts.html

COVID-19 Daily Updates for Members

Mar 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Daily Updates for AAFP Members corona virus

Patient Care : Public Health Emergencies

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/2019-coronavirus/COVID-19-daily.html

Standout Student Eager for Match Results

Mar 16, 2020 - Elana Curry has been a medical student leader at Ohio State University. On March 20, she'll be one of the thousands of fourth-year students waiting to find out where they will complete their training.

AAFP News : Family Doc Focus

https://www.aafp.org/news/family-doc-focus/20200316fdf-curry.html

Academy Pushes for Strong Federal Response to COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020 - In a series of recent letters, the AAFP pressed lawmakers and administration officials to speed the flow of materials and data to family physicians and to reinforce the primary care safety net.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200316covidadvocacy.html

USPSTF: Screen All Adults 18-79 for HCV Infection

Mar 16, 2020 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued a final recommendation statement that calls for screening all adults ages 18-79 for hepatitis C virus infection.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200316uspstfhcvscreen.html

Managing Hypertension Using Combination Therapy - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - More than 70% of adults treated for primary hypertension will eventually require at least two antihypertensive agents, either initially as combination therapy or as add-on therapy if monotherapy and lifestyle modifications do not achieve adequate blood pressure control. Four main ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p341.html

Office Spirometry: Indications and Interpretation - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - High-quality, office-based spirometry provides diagnostic information as useful and reliable as testing performed in a pulmonary function laboratory. Spirometry may be used to monitor progression of lung disease and response to therapy. A stepwise approach to spirometry allows for ease ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p362.html

Genital Ulcers: Differential Diagnosis and Management - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - Genital ulcers may be located on the vagina, penis, and anorectal or perineal areas and may be infectious or noninfectious. Herpes simplex virus is the most common cause of genital ulcers in the United States. A diagnosis of genital herpes simplex virus infection is made through ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p355.html

Hypertension - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on hypertension and related issues, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies, and blood pressure monitoring and screening. This collection features AFP content on hypertension and related issues, including pharmacologic and ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=12

Asthma - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on asthma and related issues, including allergens, beta agonists, chronic cough, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, inhalers, and wheezing. This collection features AFP content on asthma and related issues, including allergens, beta agonists, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=3

Sexually Transmitted Infections - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on sexually transmitted disease and related issues, including chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, human papillomavirus, and syphilis. This collection features AFP content on sexually transmitted disease and related issues, including chlamydia, ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=23

Depression and Bipolar Disorder - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder and related issues, including antidepressants, major depressive disorder, mental health, postpartum depression, and psychiatric medications. This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=6

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and related issues, including acute and chronic COPD, spirometry, pulmonary rehabilitation, oxygen therapy, corticosteriods, and pulmonary complications. This collection features AFP content on chronic ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=32

Osteoporosis - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on osteoporosis and related issues, including calcium supplementation, fracture prevention, hip fracture, radiologic bone assessment, and vitamin D deficiency. This collection features AFP content on osteoporosis and related issues, including calcium...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=20

Neonatology/Newborn Issues - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - This collection features AFP content on neonatology and newborn issues and related topics, including breastfeeding, circumcision, jaundice, newborn examination, newborn resuscitation, newborn screening, premature infant care, postpartum counseling, and well-child visits. This collection...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

https://www.aafp.org/afp/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=18

Fracture Prevention in Older Adults - Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse - ...

Mar 15, 2020 - A collaboration between AFP and the Lown Institute promotes a vision of delivering health care that is based on the evidence, balanced in its approach, and focused on the patient.

American Family Physician : Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p370.html

Common Cold, IV Fluids for Children, e-Cigarettes, Postpartum Depression, Actinic ...

Mar 15, 2020 - Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal's content, written by and for family physicians.

American Family Physician : AFP Clinical Answers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p332.html

Group B Streptococcus Disease: AAP Updates Guidelines for the Management of At-Risk ...

Mar 15, 2020 - The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have updated guidelines for management of early- and late-onset group B streptococcus disease in infants.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p378.html

Medication Use to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer - Putting Prevention into Practice - ...

Mar 15, 2020 - E.F., a 40-year-old woman, comes to your office for a routine gynecologic visit. She is not taking any medications and is generally healthy. She is sexually active, and her last menstrual period started 10 days ago.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p373.html

Esketamine (Spravato) for Treatment-Resistant Depression - STEPS - American Family ...

Mar 15, 2020 - Esketamine is an in-office treatment for patients with a severe major depressive disorder to be used in addition to oral antidepressant therapy.

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p339.html

Integrating Breast Cancer Risk Management into Primary Care - Editorials - American ...

Mar 15, 2020 - It is important that primary care physicians have the ability and resources to identify women eligible for genetic counseling and testing for breast cancer.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p330.html

Medication Use to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer: Recommendation Statement - U.S. ...

Mar 15, 2020 - The USPSTF recommends that clinicians offer to prescribe risk-reducing medications, such as tamoxifen, raloxifene, or aromatase inhibitors, to women who are at increased risk for breast cancer and at low risk for adverse medication effects.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/od1.html

Conjunctival Lesion in a 10-Year-Old Girl - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - << Previous article Next article >> Mar 15, 2020 Issue Photo Quiz Conjunctival Lesion in a 10-Year-Old Girl MATTHEW HAWKS, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland MEGAN COOK, DO, Nellis Family Medicine Residency, Las Vegas, Nevada Am Fam...

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p375.html

Acupuncture Not Supported By Strong Scientific Evidence - Letters to the Editor - ...

Mar 15, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020 Issue Letters to the Editor Acupuncture Not Supported By Strong Scientific Evidence Am Fam Physician. 2020 Mar 15;101(6):326-328. Original Article: Acupuncture for Pain; and Integrating Medical Acupuncture into Family Medicine Practice [Editorial] Issue Date: July 15,...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p326.html

Evidence Lacking That Acupuncture Is More Effective Than Placebo - Letters to the ...

Mar 15, 2020 - << Previous article Next article >> Mar 15, 2020 Issue Letters to the Editor Evidence Lacking That Acupuncture Is More Effective Than Placebo Am Fam Physician. 2020 Mar 15;101(6):325-326. Original Article: Acupuncture for Pain Issue Date: July 15, 2019 See additional reader comments...

American Family Physician : Letter

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p325.html

Genital Ulcers: What Causes Them? - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2020 - << Previous article Next article >> Mar 15, 2020 Issue Please note: This information was current at the time of publication. But medical information is always changing, and some information given here may be out of date. For regularly updated information on a variety of health topics,...

American Family Physician : Patient Handout

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/0315/p355-s1.html

PerformanceNavigator Workshop Cardiometabolic Conditions -- CME

Mar 14, 2020 - AAFP's PerformanceNavigator - Cardiometabolic Conditions Workshop.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/cardiometabolic-conditions.html

Acute Coronary Syndrome -- FP Essentials

Mar 14, 2020 - FP Essentials is a monthly monograph focused on family medicine clinical topics. This edition is available for individual purchase.

CME | FP Essentials : Subscriptions

https://www.aafp.org/cme/subscriptions/fp-essentials/editions/490-ed.html

Physician Health and Well-being CME | AAFP

Mar 14, 2020 - Attend the AAFP’s Physician Health and Well-being Conference to rejuvenate, earn CME, and be the best you in a broken health care system.

Events : Physician Health and Well-being Conference

https://www.aafp.org/events/pwb-conf.html

New code for vaping-related illness may require a billing system update -- FPM

Mar 12, 2020 - Update your electronic health record and billing systems for a new diagnosis code for vaping-related illness that takes effect April 1.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/vaping_related_illness.html

AAFP Sees Strong Maternal Health Potential in 'Momnibus' Act

Mar 12, 2020 - The Academy expressed support for the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020, a set of proposals aimed at narrowing critical health disparities.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200312momnibus.html

AAFP Taps Veteran Family Medicine Advocate as Next CEO/EVP

Mar 12, 2020 - AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin was introduced March 11 as the successor to retiring Academy CEO and EVP Douglas Henley, M.D.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20200312smartinceo.html

AHRQ Issues Guide for Improving Long-term Opioid Management

Mar 12, 2020 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a new guide for primary care clinics that aims to improve management of patients with chronic pain who are on long-term opioid therapy.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20200312ahrqopioidguide.html

AAFP Meeting Updates

Mar 12, 2020 - The AAFP has determined that it is necessary to cancel several upcoming live events due to information from the CDC and our experts regarding COVID-19.

Events : AAFP Meeting Updates

https://www.aafp.org/events/aafp-meeting-updates.html

Browse All AAFP Policies A-Z

Mar 11, 2020 - Browse all AAFP policies alphabetically.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/a-z.html

AAFP Creates COVID-19 Member Community, Preparation Checklist

Mar 11, 2020 - The AAFP continues to work with the CDC and state/local health departments to disseminate the latest COVID-19 guidance to members via one resource, while urging federal agencies to give FPs the tools they need to combat the disease.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20200311coronavirus4.html

American Academy of Family Physicians Names Shawn Martin as Incoming CEO

Mar 11, 2020 - American Academy of Family Physicians Names Shawn Martin as Incoming CEO

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2020/american-academy-of-family-physicians-names-shawn-martin-as-incoming-ceo.html

Data Sharing and Information Blocking Rules a Step in the Right Direction

Mar 11, 2020 - Data Sharing and Information Blocking Rules a Step in the Right Direction

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2020/data-sharing-and-information-blocking-rules-a-step-in-the-right-direction.html

Coronavirus (COVID-19): new telehealth rules and procedure codes for testing -- FPM

Mar 10, 2020 - CMS has loosened restrictions on telehealth reimbursement for areas where the spread of the new coronavirus has been deemed an emergency.

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid Blog : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/coronavirus_testing_telehealth.html

Tips for Landing Grants to Help Offer Mental Health Care

Mar 10, 2020 - Grant funding can make a big difference in delivering mental health care. In this Fresh Perspectives blog post, Kurt Bravata, M.D., shares lessons learned from successes and failures in pursuing funding.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20200310fp-grants.html

Resolution No. 611 (New York State C) - Increased Research for Preventing and ...

Mar 10, 2020 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for greater federal and private-sector funding that will reduce the risk of tick-borne diseases/infections through prevention and environmental measures, and be it further that the American Academy of Family ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-c.mem.html

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