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Infection Prevention and Control Clinical Care Guidelines

The guidelines on infection prevention and control for CF provide recommendations to help reduce the spread of germs in the clinic and hospital setting, as well as in everyday life.

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    Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis Clinical Care Guidelines

    These clinical care guidelines from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation provide recommendations for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA).

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    Eradication of Initial P. aeruginosa Clinical Care Guidelines

    These guidelines cover early detection and aggressive treatment of Pseudomonas, a common bacteria that comes in thousands of different strains.

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    Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Clinical Care Guidelines

    In collaboration with the European Cystic Fibrosis Society, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation created these clinical care guidelines for the management of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in people with cystic fibrosis.

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    Get Germ Smart Poster

    Preventing infections is a team effort. Hang this poster where others can learn how to get germ smart.

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    3 Steps for Health Poster

    People with CF face increased risk of infection. This poster will show others the three simple steps they can take to avoid germs and infections.

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    Germs and CF: The Facts

    People with cystic fibrosis (CF) are at greater risk of getting lung infections because thick, sticky mucus builds up in their lungs, allowing germs to thrive and multiply. Fortunately, there are steps that people with CF, their family members and caregivers can take to avoid germs whenever possible.

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More About CF Clinical Care Guidelines

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    Screening & Treating Depression & Anxiety Guidelines

    These guidelines provide recommendations for screening and treating depression and anxiety for people with CF and parent caregivers.

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    New Guidelines Released for the Screening and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety

    The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the European Cystic Fibrosis Society have collaborated to create new care guidelines for the screening and treatment of depression and anxiety in people with cystic fibrosis and their family caregivers.

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  3. CF Clinical Care Guidelines

    The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation provides standard care guidelines based on the latest research, medical evidence and consultation with experts on best practices.

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    Nutrition in Children and Adults Clinical Care Guidelines

    This clinical care guideline from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation provides recommendations for ensuring good nutrition for children and adults with CF.

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