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Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent
CRAFFT - 6-item substance abuse screening instrument for adolescents The CRAFFT is a behavioral health screening tool for use with children under the age of 21 and is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Substance Abuse. It consists of a series of 6 questions developed to screen adolescents for high risk alcohol and other drug use disorders simultaneously. It is a short, effective screening tool meant to assess whether a longer conversation about the context of use, frequency, and other risks and consequences of alcohol and other drug use is warranted. The questions should be asked exactly as written. A pocket card with the CRAFFT questions is available for clinical use. Adolescent
Screening for Preeclampsia: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Adult
Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Adult
Screening for Hepatitis B Virus in Pregnant Women: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Adult
T-ACE - 4-item Alcohol Screener for Pregnant Women The T-ACE, a four-item questionnaire based on the CAGE, is a simple screening instrument that can identify women’s prenatal consumption. T-ACE has been tested in a wide variety of obstetric practices and has proven to be a valuable and efficient tool for identifying a range of alcohol use, including any current prenatal alcohol consumption, pre-pregnancy risk drinking (defined as more than two drinks per drinking day), and lifetime alcohol diagnoses based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition, Revised. Adolescent, Adult
Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. This tool is a calculator to determine an individual's BMI number. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
National Domestic Violence Hotline Resources for victims and survivors Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
CAGE - Alcohol Screening Instrument The CAGE questionnaire can identify alcohol problems over the lifetime. Two positive responses are considered a positive test and indicate further assessment is warranted. The CAGE questions can be used in the clinical setting using informal phrasing. It has been demonstrated that they are most effective when used as part of a general health history and should not be preceded by questions about how much or how frequently the patient drinks. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
5 R's to Treat Tobacco Use The U.S. Surgeon General has said, “Smoking cessation [stopping smoking] represents the single most important step that smokers can take to enhance the length and quality of their lives.” Patients not ready to make a quit attempt may respond to a motivational intervention. The clinician can motivate patients to consider a quit attempt with the "5 R's": Relevance, Risks, Rewards, Roadblocks, and Repetition. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
ASSIST - Brief interview about alcohol, tobacco products and other drugs A brief interview about alcohol, tobacco products, and other drugs asking questions about substance use across lifetime and in the past three months. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Prevent, Assess, and Respond Domestic Violence Toolkit for Health Centers and Domestic Violence Programs Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Screening and Behavioral Counseling Intervention to Reduce Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Adolescents and Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Screening for Gynecologic Conditions With Pelvic Examination: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Screening for HIV Infection and Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection: AFP's Putting Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Beck Depression Inventory-Primary Care Version [BDI-PC] The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) is a 21-item, self-report rating inventory that measures characteristic attitudes and symptoms of depression. (Beck, et al., 1961) Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States—2017 Update A clinical practice guideline from the U.S. Public Health Service and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Risk Calculator Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack - This risk assessment tool uses information from the Framingham Heart Study to predict a person’s chance of having a heart attack in the next ten years. This tool is designed for adults aged 20 and older who do not have heart disease or diabetes. Adult
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