Hip Dysplasia (Infants)

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The AAFP concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend routine screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants as a means to prevent adverse outcomes. (2006)

(Grade: I recommendation)
(Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm#pre(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org))
(Clinical Considerations: www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstf06/hipdysp/hipdysrs.htm#clinical(www.ahrq.gov))