Preventive Medicine

Associates in Family Medicine believes that good health begins with good preventive care. We recommend the following preventive care for families.

Infants/Children

All vaccinations, as recommended by American Academy of Family Practice Well child exams at age 2 mos., 4 mos., 6 mos., 9 mos., 12 mos., 15 mos., 18 mos. and 2 years Well child exams yearly until age 5
Well child exams every 2 years after age 5

Women


Ages 18-24:


  • Bi-Annual exam, which may include a pap smear
  • Screening for infectious disease

Ages 25-50:

  • Annual exam, which may include a pap smear
  • Assessment of disease risks
  • Preventive care, which may include lab work or mammography

Men

Up to age 35:


  • Physical exam every 3-5 years
  • Assessment of disease risks and preventive care

Ages 36-50:


  • Physical exam every 2-3 years
  • Baseline blood work

All adults


Over age 50: 

  • Annual physical exam
  • Screening for colon cancer per current recommendations
  • Bone density test for women by age 65
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening for men at age 65 if history of smoking
  • CT Lung Scan at 55 if history of smoking

  • Immunizations for pneumonia, influenza and tetanus
  • Assessment of disease risks
  • Preventive care, which may include lab work or mammography
  • Wellness exams for Medicare or Medicare Replacement Policies

 

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