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Evaluating primary care behavioral counseling interventions: an evidence-based approach.
Risky behaviors are a leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality, yet behavioral counseling interventions to address them are underutilized in healthcare settings. Research on suchExpand
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Evidence-based behavioral medicine: What is it and how do we achieve it?
The goal of evidence-based medicine is ultimately to improve patient outcomes and quality of care. Systematic reviews of the available published evidence are required to identify interventions thatExpand
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Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Primary Care To Reduce Risky/Harmful Alcohol Use by Adults: A Summary of the Evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Alcohol misuse, including risky and harmful drinking, alcohol abuse, and dependence, is associated with numerous health and social problems and with more than 100 000 deaths per year (1). RiskyExpand
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Effectiveness of Weight Management Interventions in Children: A Targeted Systematic Review for the USPSTF
CONTEXT: Targeted systematic review to support the updated US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for obesity in children and adolescents. OBJECTIVES: To examine theExpand
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Multiple behavioral risk factor interventions in primary care. Summary of research evidence.
BACKGROUND An important barrier to the delivery of health behavior change interventions in primary care settings is the lack of an integrated screening and intervention approach that can cut acrossExpand
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Screening for Colorectal Cancer: A Targeted, Updated Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Colorectal cancer ranks third in incidence and second in cause of cancer death for both men and women (1). Most cases of colorectal cancer occur in average-risk individuals (those without a family orExpand
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Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.
IMPORTANCE Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. OBJECTIVE To systematically review the effectiveness, diagnostic accuracy, and harmsExpand
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Screening for Colorectal Cancer: An Updated Systematic Review
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Screening and Interventions for Childhood Overweight: A Summary of Evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force
Background. Childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity are related to health risks, medical conditions, and increased risk of adult obesity, with its attendant effects on morbidity and mortalityExpand
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Primary Care–Relevant Interventions to Prevent Falling in Older Adults: A Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
BACKGROUND Falls among older adults are both prevalent and preventable. PURPOSE To describe the benefits and harms of interventions that could be used by primary care practitioners to preventExpand
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