Developing Recommendations for Evidence-Based Clinical Preventive Services for Diverse Populations: Methods of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

@article{BibbinsDomingo2017DevelopingRF,
  title={Developing Recommendations for Evidence-Based Clinical Preventive Services for Diverse Populations: Methods of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.},
  author={Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo and Evelyn P. Whitlock and Tracy A Wolff and Quyen Ngo-Metzger and William R. Phillips and Karina W. Davidson and Alex H. Krist and Jennifer S. Lin and Carol M. Mangione and Ann E. Kurth and Francisco Arcos Garc{\'i}a and Susan J Curry and David C. Grossman and Charles Seth Landefeld and John W Epling and Albert L. Siu},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={166 8},
  pages={565-571}
}
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) works to improve the health of all Americans by making evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services, such as screening, counseling, and use of preventive medications (1). To achieve this goal, we pay particular attention to how our recommendations can be most effectively applied to specific segments of the U.S. population with patterns of disease or the effectiveness of a preventive service that may differ from the general… CONTINUE READING

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