Speech and Language Delay in Preschool Children: Screening
Release Date: February 2006
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Summary of Recommendation
|Children Up to 5 Years of Age|
The USPSTF concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine use of brief, formal screening instruments in primary care to detect speech and language delay in children up to 5 years of age.
|The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of the service. Evidence is lacking, of poor quality, or conflicting, and the balance of benefits and harms cannot be determined.|
Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. February 2006.