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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

These are summaries of guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Dec 1, 2007 Issue
Screening for Chlamydial Infection: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for chlamydial infection and the supporting scientific evidence.


Sep 1, 2007 Issue
Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for elevated blood lead levels in children and pregnant women and the supporting scientific evidence, and it updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2nd ed.


Jul 1, 2007 Issue
Routine Aspirin or Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs for the Primary Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on routine aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for the primary prevention of colorectal cancer and the supporting scientific evidence.


Jun 1, 2007 Issue
Screening for Hemochromatosis: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for hemochromatosis and the supporting scientific evidence.


Aug 1, 2006 Issue
Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia, Including Iron Supplementations for Children and Pregnant Women: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for iron deficiency anemia and the supporting scientific evidence.


Jun 1, 2006 Issue
Screening for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) and the supporting scientific evidence.


May 1, 2006 Issue
Screening for Speech and Language Delay in Preschool Children: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for speech and language delay in preschool children and the supporting scientific evidence.


Mar 1, 2006 Issue
Genetic Risk Assessment and BRCA Mutation Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on genetic risk assessment and BRCA mutation testing for breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility and the supporting scientific evidence.


Feb 1, 2006 Issue
Screening for Peripheral Arterial Disease: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the USPSTF recommendations on screening for peripheral arterial disease and the supporting scientific evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in theGuide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2nd ed.


Jan 1, 2006 Issue
Screening and Interventions for Overweight in Children and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening and interventions for overweight in children and adolescents and the supporting scientific evidence, and it updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2nd ed.


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