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Published Recommendations

Name Type Year Age Group
Coronary Heart Disease: Screening Using Non-Traditional Risk FactorsScreening2009Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleCoronary Heart Disease CHD Non-Traditional Risk Factors Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Aspirin/NSAIDs for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2007AdultFemale, MaleAspirin Colorectal Cancer Cancer
Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2009Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleAspirin Cardiovascular Disease CVDCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy to Prevent Preterm Delivery: ScreeningScreening2008Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Bacterial Vaginosis Pregnancy Infectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: ScreeningScreening2008Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleBacteriuria Infectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Breast Cancer: Medications for Risk ReductionPreventive medication2013AdultFemaleBreast Cancer Tamoxifen Raloxifene Cancer
Breastfeeding: CounselingCounseling2008Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant)Breastfeeding Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions, Perinatal Care
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): ScreeningScreening2008AdultFemale, MaleCOPD Spirometry Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Colorectal Cancer: ScreeningScreening2008Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleColorectal Cancer Colonoscopy fecal occult blood testing sigmoidoscopyCancer
Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2014SeniorFemale, MaleDementia Alzheimer's Disease Cognitive ImpairmentMental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Dental and Periodontal Disease: Counseling (Inactive)Counseling1996Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleDental Caries Dental Miscellaneous
Depression in Adults: ScreeningScreening2009AdultFemale, MaleDepression Mental Health Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Depression in Children and Adolescents: ScreeningScreening2009Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleDepression Mental Health Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2) in Adults: ScreeningScreening2008Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleDiabetes Mellitus Type 2 Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Drug Use, Illicit: ScreeningScreening2008Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleDrug Use Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Drug Use, Illicit: Primary Care Interventions for Children and AdolescentsCounseling2014Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleDrug Use Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Falls Prevention in Older Adults: Counseling and Preventive MedicationCounseling, Preventive medication2012SeniorFemale, MaleFalls Osteoporosis Fracture Musculoskeletal Disorders
Folic Acid to Prevent Neural Tube Defects: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2009Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant)Folic Acid Neural Tube DefectsObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Glaucoma: ScreeningScreening2013Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleGlaucoma Vision Vision and Hearing Disorders
Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2011PediatricFemale, MaleOcular Prophylaxis Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum Eye DropsInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions, Perinatal Care, Vision and Hearing Disorders
Gynecological Cancers: Counseling (Inactive)Screening1996AdultFemale, Female (pregnant)Gynecologic Cancer, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Hearing Loss in Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2012Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleHearing Loss Older Adults Vision and Hearing Disorders
Hearing Loss in Newborns: Screening (Inactive)Screening2008PediatricFemale, MaleHearing Loss NewbornsPerinatal Care, Vision and Hearing Disorders
Hemochromatosis: Screening (Inactive)Screening2006AdultFemale, MaleHemochromatosis Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Genital Herpes: ScreeningScreening2005Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleHerpes HSV Infectious Diseases
Developmental Hip Dysplasia: ScreeningScreening2006PediatricFemale, MaleHip Dysplasia Musculoskeletal Disorders
Hyperbilirubinemia: Screening InfantsScreening2009PediatricFemale, MaleHyperbilirubinemia Chronic Bilirubin EncephalopathyMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents (Hypertension): ScreeningScreening2013Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleHypertension Blood Pressure Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Congenital Hypothyroidism: Screening (Referred)Screening2008PediatricFemale, MaleCongenital Hypothyroidism NewbornsMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents: ScreeningScreening2004AdolescentFemale, MaleScoliosis AdolescentMusculoskeletal Disorders
Immunizations for Adults (Referred)Preventive medication1996AdultFemale, MaleimmunizationsInfectious Diseases
Immunizations for Children (Referred)Preventive medication1996Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleimmunizationsInfectious Diseases
Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Elderly and Vulnerable Adults: ScreeningScreening2013Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleAbuse Intimate Partner Violence ElderlyMiscellaneous
Iron Deficiency Anemia: ScreeningScreening2006Adolescent, Adult, PediatricFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleAnemia IronMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): ScreeningScreening2012AdultFemale, MaleCKD Chronic Kidney Disease Miscellaneous
Lead Levels in Childhood and Pregnancy: ScreeningScreening2006Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleLead Levels Elevated Miscellaneous, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Lipid Disorders in Adults (Cholesterol, Dyslipidemia): ScreeningScreening2008Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleLipid Disorders Cholesterol DyslipidemiaCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Lipid Disorders in Children: ScreeningScreening2007AdolescentFemale, MaleLipid Disorders Cholesterol Dyslipidemia Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2012AdultFemaleHormone Replacement Therapy Menopause Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Motor Vehicle Occupant Restraints: Counseling (Referred)Counseling2007Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleMotor Vehicle Seat Belt RestraintDevelopment and Behavior, Miscellaneous
Pancreatic Cancer: ScreeningScreening2004AdultFemale, Malepancreatic cancer Cancer
Phenylketonuria in Newborns: Screening (Referred)Screening2008PediatricFemale, MalePhenylketonuria in Newborns PKUMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions, Perinatal Care
Preeclampsia: Screening Screening1996AdultFemale (pregnant)Preeclampsia PregnancyObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Rh (D) Incompatibility: Screening (Inactive)Screening2004AdultFemale (pregnant)Rh (D) blood typing antibody testing pregnancyObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Rubella: Immunizations (Referred)Preventive medication1996PediatricFemale, MaleRubella Immunizations Infectious Diseases
Rubella: Screening (Inactive)Screening1996Adolescent, AdultFemale, MaleRubella Infectious Diseases
Sickle Cell Disease (Hemoglobinopathies) in Newborns: Screening (Referred)Screening2007PediatricFemale, MaleSickle Cell Hemoglobinopathies NewbornPerinatal Care
Skin Cancer: ScreeningScreening2009AdultFemale, MaleSkin Cancer Cancer
Syphilis Infection: ScreeningScreening2004Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), Malesyphilis STI Infectious Diseases
Syphilis Infection in Pregnancy: ScreeningScreening2009Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Syphilis PregnancyInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Thyroid Cancer: ScreeningScreening1996AdultFemale, MaleThyroid Cancer Cancer
Tobacco Use in Adults and Pregnant Women: Counseling and InterventionsCounseling2009AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleTobacco Use SmokingDevelopment and Behavior, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Tuberculosis Infection: Screening, 1996 Screening1996AdultFemale, Maletuberculosis Infectious Diseases
Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2009SeniorFemale, MaleVision Older Adults Visual Acuity Vision and Hearing Disorders
Vitamin D Deficiency: ScreeningScreening2014AdultFemale, MaleVitamin DMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Vitamin D and Calcium to Prevent Fractures: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2013AdultFemale, MaleVitamin D Calcium Fractures Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Alcohol Misuse: Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Primary CareCounseling, Screening2013Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleAlcohol Drinking Development and Behavior, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Bladder Cancer in Adults: ScreeningScreening2011AdultFemale, Malebladder cancerCancer
Breast Cancer: ScreeningScreening2009Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleBreast Cancer MammographyCancer
Cervical Cancer: ScreeningScreening2012Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant)Cervical Cancer Pap Smear HPV Human Papillomavirus Hysterectomy CervixCancer
Child Maltreatment: Primary Care InterventionsCounseling, Screening2013Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleChild Abuse MaltreatmentDevelopment and Behavior, Injury Prevention, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Coronary Heart Disease: Screening with ElectrocardiographyScreening2012AdultFemale, MaleCHD Electrocardiography Coronary Heart Disease Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Hepatitis B in Pregnant Women: ScreeningScreening2009Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Hepatitis B PregnancyInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Hepatitis C: ScreeningScreening2013AdultFemale, MaleHepatitis CInfectious Diseases
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: ScreeningScreening2013Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleHIV Human Immunodeficiency VirusInfectious Diseases
Obesity in Adults: Screening and ManagementCounseling, Screening2012AdultFemale, Maleobesity healthy weight nutrition physical activity Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Obesity in Children and Adolescents: ScreeningCounseling, Screening2010Adolescent, PediatricFemale, Maleobesity healthy weight nutrition physical activity Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Osteoporosis: ScreeningScreening2011Adult, SeniorFemale, Maleosteoporosis fall fracture Musculoskeletal Disorders
Ovarian Cancer: ScreeningScreening2012AdultFemaleOvarian CancerCancer
Prostate Cancer: ScreeningScreening2012AdultMaleProstate Cancer PSACancer
Skin Cancer: CounselingCounseling2012Adolescent, Adult, PediatricFemale, MaleSkin Cancer Cancer
Testicular Cancer: ScreeningScreening2011Adolescent, AdultMaletesticular cancer testesCancer
Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care InterventionsCounseling2013Adolescent, PediatricFemale, Maletobacco smoking cessationCancer, Development and Behavior, Miscellaneous
Visual Impairment in Children Ages 1-5: ScreeningScreening2011PediatricFemale, MaleVision Screening ChildrenVision and Hearing Disorders
BRCA-Related Cancer: Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic TestingCounseling, Screening2013AdultFemaleBreast Cancer Ovarian Cancer BRCACancer
Carotid Artery Stenosis: ScreeningScreening2014AdultFemale, MaleCarotid Artery Stenosis CASCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleChlamydia GonorrheaInfectious Diseases
Blood Pressure in Adults (Hypertension): ScreeningScreening2007Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleBlood Pressure Hypertension Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Dental Caries in Children from Birth Through Age 5 Years: ScreeningScreening2014PediatricFemale, MaleDental Caries Cavities Miscellaneous
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: ScreeningScreening2014Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleAAA Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults With Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2014AdultFemale, MaleDiet Physical Activity Exercise Cardiovascular Disease CVD Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Gestational Diabetes Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Low-Dose Aspirin Use for the Prevention of Morbidity and Mortality From Preeclampsia: Preventive Medication Preventive medication2014AdultFemale (pregnant)Aspirin Preeclampsia PregnancyObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Screening, 2014Screening2014Adolescent, AdultFemale, MaleHepatitis BInfectious Diseases
Lung Cancer: ScreeningScreening2013AdultFemale, MaleLung CancerCancer
Oral Cancer: ScreeningScreening2013AdultFemale, MaleOral Cancer Cancer
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and CVD in Adults: Risk Assessment with Ankle Brachial IndexScreening2013AdultFemale, MalePAD Peripheral Artery Disease ABI Ankle Brachial Index Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Sexually Transmitted Infections: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2014Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleSexually Transmitted InfectionsInfectious Diseases
Speech and Language Delay and Disorders in Children Age 5 and Younger: ScreeningScreening2015PediatricFemale, MaleSpeech and Language Delay and DisordersDevelopment and Behavior
Suicide Risk in Adolescents, Adults and Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Malesuicide Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Thyroid Dysfunction: ScreeningScreening2015AdultFemale, MaleThyroid Disease Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Vitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and CVD: CounselingCounseling, Preventive medication2014AdultFemale, MaleVitamin Cardiovascular Disease Cancer Cancer, Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Youth Violence: Counseling (Referred)Counseling1996AdolescentFemale, MaleViolenceDevelopment and Behavior
Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2012AdultFemale, MaleHealthful Diet Physical Activity Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular Risk Factors Behavioral CounselingCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases), Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Current as of: August 2015

Internet Citation: Published Recommendations. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. .
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