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Focus on Special Populations

Focus on Children and Adolescents


The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is committed to improving the health of America's children and adolescents. To achieve this, the USPSTF makes evidence-based recommendations for children and adolescents, develops new approaches to assess evidence on child health, and convenes a workgroup dedicated to child health.


Contents

What is the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force?
What is the USPSTF Child Health Workgroup and What Does It Do?
How Does the USPSTF Review Evidence on Child and Adolescent Health?
USPSTF Recommendations for Children and Adolescents
Opportunities to Comment on USPSTF Draft Recommendations for Children and Adolescents
Tools for Using the USPSTF Recommendations for Children and Adolescents

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Focus on Older Adults


The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is committed to improving and maintaining the health of America's older adults. To achieve this, the USPSTF makes evidence-based recommendations for older adults and convenes a workgroup dedicated to developing new approaches to assessing evidence on the health of older adults.


Contents

What is the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force?
What is the USPSTF Older Adults Workgroup and What Does It Do?
How Does the USPSTF Review Evidence on the Health of Older Adults?
Current Research to Improve the Health of Older Adults
USPSTF Recommendations for Older Adults
Opportunities to Comment on USPSTF Draft Recommendations for Older Adults
Tools for Using the USPSTF Recommendations for Older Adults

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Current as of February 2011


Internet Citation:

Focus on Special Populations. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. February 2011. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/populations.htm


 


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