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Sexually Transmitted Infections: Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task...

Dec 1, 2016 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued recommendations on behavioral counseling to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and recommendations about screening for individual STIs. Clinicians should obtain a sexual history to assess for behaviors that increase...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1201/p907.html

Don’t Undermine Objectivity, Research Focus of USPSTF, AAFP President Tells Energy and ...

Nov 30, 2016 - AAFP President Says Do Not Undermine Objectivity, Research Focus of USPSTF

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of ...

Jan 15, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends that adults without a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) (i.e., symptomatic coronary artery disease or ischemic stroke) use a low- to moderate-dose statin for the prevention of CVD events and mortality when all of the following criteria are met: (1) they are ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0115/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Primary Care Interventions to Support ...

Apr 15, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends providing interventions during pregnancy and after birth to support breastfeeding.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0415/od1.html

Resolution No. 314 (Hawaii A) - Insurance Coverage of USPSTF A and B Recommendations --...

This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians advocate that all health plans be required to cover USPSTF A and B recommendations and vaccinations recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and be it further that Medicare and ...

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and ...

Dec 15, 2016 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents 20 years or younger.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1215/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in ...

Mar 15, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends screening for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in populations at increased risk.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0315/od4.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of ...

Oct 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends initiating low-dose aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and colorectal cancer (CRC) in adults aged 50 to 59 years who have a 10% or greater 10-year CVD risk, are not at increased risk for bleeding, have a life expectancy of at ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Depression in Adults: Recommendation...

Aug 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends screening for depression in the general adult population, including pregnant and postpartum women. Screening should be implemented with adequate systems in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and appropriate follow-up.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0815/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Recommendation ...

Feb 15, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends screening for colorectal cancer starting at age 50 years and continuing until age 75 years.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0215/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for High Blood Pressure in Adults: ...

Feb 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends screening for high blood pressure in adults aged 18 years or older.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/p300.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 ...

Jan 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends screening for abnormal blood glucose as part of cardiovascular risk assessment in adults aged 40 to 70 years who are overweight or obese. Clinicians should offer or refer patients with abnormal blood glucose to intensive behavioral counseling interventions to ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant ...

Nov 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends screening for syphilis infection in persons who are at increased risk for infection.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1115/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Skin Cancer: Recommendation ...

Sep 15, 2016 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of visual skin examination by a clinician to screen for skin cancer in adults.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/p479.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ...

Jul 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends against screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in asymptomatic adults.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0715/od1.html

USPSTF Recommendations for STI Screening - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2008 - Since 2000, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued eight clinical recommendation statements on screening for sexually transmitted infections. This article, written on behalf of the USPSTF, is an overview of these recommendations. The USPSTF recommends that women at ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/p819.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older ...

Jun 15, 2016 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0615/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Breast Cancer: Recommendation ...

Apr 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends biennial screening mammography for women aged 50 to 74 years.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0415/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young ...

May 1, 2016 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young children for whom no concerns of ASD have been raised by their parents or a clinician.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0501/p774.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Depression in Children and ...

Mar 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends screening for major depressive disorder (MDD) in adolescents aged 12 to 18 years. Screening should be implemented with adequate systems in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and appropriate follow-up.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0315/p506.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for ...

May 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends that clinicians ask all adults about tobacco use, advise them to stop using tobacco, and provide behavioral interventions and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–approved pharmacotherapy for cessation to adults who use tobacco.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0515/od1.html

Editorials: Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer:...

Feb 15, 2017 - In April 2016, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendation on the use of aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). Because emerging evidence suggested that aspirin may also be useful for the prevention of cancer, for the first time, the USPSTF ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0215/p222.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia and Iron ...

Jan 15, 2016 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women to prevent adverse maternal health and birth outcomes.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/p133.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young ...

Dec 15, 2015 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for iron deficiency anemia in children ages 6 to 24 months.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1215/od1.html

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