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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, 2005 Issue
Screening for HIV: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and the supporting scientific evidence, and it updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2d ed.


Nov 15, 2005 Issue
Screening for Testicular Cancer: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for testicular cancer and the supporting scientific evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2d ed.


Nov 1, 2005 Issue
Screening for Gonorrhea: Recommendation Statement
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that physicians screen all sexually active women, including those who are pregnant, for gonorrhea if they are at increased risk for the infection (i.e., if they are young or have other individual or population risk factors; see Clinical Considerations for further discussion of risk factors).


Oct 15, 2005 Issue
Screening for Genital Herpes: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection and the supporting scientific evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2d ed.


Sep 15, 2005 Issue
Screening for Rh(D) Incompatibility: Recommended Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for Rh(D) incompatibility and the supporting scientific evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2d ed.


Aug 15, 2005 Issue
Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for pancreatic cancer and the supporting scientific evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2d ed.


Jul 15, 2005 Issue
Hormone Therapy for the Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Postmenopausal Women
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on hormone therapy for the prevention of chronic conditions in post-menopausal women and the supporting scientific evidence and updates the Task Force’s 2002 recommendations on hormone replacement therapy.


Jun 15, 2005 Issue
Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Low Back Pain in Adults: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on low back pain and the supporting scientific evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2d ed.


Jun 1, 2005 Issue
Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and the supporting scientific evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2d ed.


May 15, 2005 Issue
Screeing for Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents: Recommendation Statement
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents and the supporting scientific evidence and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2d ed.


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