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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 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 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 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: Evidence Doesn't Support Routine Screening for Genital Herpes

Aug 17, 2016 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released a draft recommendation statement against routine serologic screening for genital herpes simplex virus infection in asymptomatic patients.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160817uspstf-herpesdraft.html

USPSTF, AAFP: Screen Adults at Increased Risk for Latent TB Infection

Sep 8, 2016 - In its final recommendation statement, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended screening for latent tuberculosis infection in asymptomatic adults at increased risk.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160908uspstflatenttb.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

USPSTF, AAFP Say Evidence Lacking on Lipids Screening for Kids, Teens

Aug 9, 2016 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has published its final recommendation statement and evidence reviews on screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160809uspstflipids.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

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking on Pelvic Exams in Asymptomatic Women

Jul 6, 2016 - On June 28, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening asymptomatic, nonpregnant women for gynecologic conditions using pelvic exams.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160706uspstfpelvicexam.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 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: 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

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

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 ...

About AAFP : Governance

http://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/hawaii-a.mem.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: 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

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: ...

Apr 15, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends one-time screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) with ultrasonography in men ages 65 to 75 years who have ever smoked.

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

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/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: Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children and...

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: Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic ...

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: Prevention of Dental Caries in Children from Birth...

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 Suicide Risk in Adolescents, Adults,...

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

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