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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
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
Hepatitis B Information From the CDC Information about HBV prevention, vaccination, transmission, screening, counseling, and treatment 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
Hepatitis B Questions and Answers for Health Professionals Information about HBV prevention, vaccination, transmission, screening, counseling, and treatment Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Prevent, Assess, and Respond Domestic Violence Toolkit for Health Centers and Domestic Violence Programs Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Interpretation of Hepatitis B Serologic Test Results A fact sheet on interpretation of hepatitis B serologic tests 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
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
Viral Hepatitis: Professional Resources Resources on hepatitis B for professionals 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
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
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
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
National Domestic Violence Hotline Resources for victims and survivors Adolescent, Senior, Adult
PrEP for HIV Prevention: Let's Talk About It To support implementation of the recommendation on Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Prevention of HIV Infection, the Task Force created a companion discussion guide to facilitate meaningful discussions between clinicians and their patients who may be at high risk for HIV infection. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of HBV Infection in the US Information on adolescent and adult HBV vaccination 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
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
Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection 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, Adult
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