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Jun 13, 2013 - Search Department collections from past and current issues of AFP, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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USPSTF Finds Screening Adults for Hypertension Still Beneficial -- AAFP News

Jan 7, 2015 - A draft statement from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reaffirms the benefit of screening adults for hypertension and also recommends ambulatory blood pressure monitoring to confirm the diagnosis.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children ...

Feb 15, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for primary hypertension in asymptomatic children and adolescents to prevent subsequent cardiovascular disease in childhood or ...

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0215/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Low-Dose Aspirin Use for the Prevention of ...

Mar 1, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends the use of low-dose aspirin (81 mg per day) as preventive medication after 12 weeks of gestation in women who are at high risk of preeclampsia.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/od1.html

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

Mar 1, 2015 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of primary care–based behavioral interventions to prevent or reduce illicit drug or nonmedical pharmaceutical use in children and adolescents. This recommendation applies to ...

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/od2.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Prevention of Dental Caries in Children from ...

Feb 1, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care clinicians prescribe oral fluoride supplementation starting at six months of age for children whose water supply is deficient in fluoride.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: ...

Dec 1, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in asymptomatic pregnant women after 24 weeks of gestation.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1201/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and ...

Jan 15, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care clinicians screen women who have family members with breast, ovarian, tubal, or peritoneal cancer with one of several screening tools designed to identify a family history that may be associated with an ...

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0115/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Suicide Risk in Adolescents, ...

Feb 1, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for suicide risk in adolescents, adults, and older adults in primary care.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/od2.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplements ...

Jan 1, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of the use of multivitamins for the prevention of cardiovascular disease or cancer.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/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: Peripheral Artery Disease Screening and ...

Dec 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for peripheral artery disease (PAD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment with the ankle-brachial index (ABI) in adults.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in ...

Sep 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in persons at high risk of infection. The USPSTF also recommends offering one-time screening for HCV infection to adults born between 1945 and 1965.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0915/od1.html

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

Nov 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions, including education or brief counseling, to prevent initiation of tobacco use in school-aged children and adolescents.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Medications for Risk Reduction of Primary ...

Nov 1, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians engage in shared, informed decision making with women who are at increased risk of breast cancer about medications to reduce their risk. For women who are at increased risk of breast cancer and at low risk of ...

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1101/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Glaucoma: Recommendation ...

Oct 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in adults.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1015/od1.html

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

Aug 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment. This recommendation applies to children who do not have signs or symptoms of ...

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening and Behavioral Counseling ...

Jun 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians screen adults 18 years or older for alcohol misuse and provide persons engaged in risky or hazardous drinking with brief behavioral counseling interventions to reduce alcohol misuse.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0615/od1.html

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

Jul 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (CT) in adults 55 to 80 years of age who have a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or quit within the past 15 years.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Coronary Heart Disease with ...

Jan 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography (ECG) for the prediction of coronary heart disease (CHD) events in asymptomatic adults at low risk of CHD events.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0115/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease: ...

Feb 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of routine screening for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in asymptomatic adults.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0215/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for HIV: Recommendation Statement - ...

Apr 15, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians screen for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adolescents and adults 15 to 65 years of age. Younger adolescents and older adults who are at increased risk should also be screened.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/od1.html

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

Feb 15, 2013 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0215/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force - American ...

Feb 15, 2013 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0215/p283.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Menopausal Hormone Therapy for the Primary ...

Mar 15, 2013 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against the use of combined estrogen and progestin for the prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.

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

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