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This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for hearing loss in older adults.
Release Date: August 2012
- The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for hearing loss in asymptomatic adults aged 50 years or older.
Grade: I Statement.
|Supporting Document||Related Items|
|Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 150 KB; PDF Help)|
|Clinical Summary (PDF File, 60 KB, PDF Help)|
|Consumer Fact Sheet (PDF File, 116 KB; PDF Help)|
|Evidence Report (PDF File, 189 KB; PDF Help)||Evidence Synthesis (PDF File, 753 KB; PDF Help)|
Current as of October 2012
Screening for Hearing Loss in Older Adults, Topic Page. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspshear.htm