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Screening and Interventions for Overweight in Children and Adolescents

Release Date: July 2005


This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for overweight children and adolescents.

Summary of Recommendation / Supporting Documents


Summary of Recommendation

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Supporting Documents

Screening and Interventions for Overweight in Children and Adolescents, July 2005
Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 155 KB; PDF Help)
Summary of the Evidence (PDF File, 2 MB; PDF Help)
Evidence Synthesis (PDF File Download)
Commentary (PDF File, 62 KB; PDF Help)
Video: How to Talk with Your Patients When Evidence Is Insufficient (3:30 minutes, Windows Media®)

Note: If you cannot see the captioning in Windows Media® Player, press "CTRL + SHIFT + C" (or select: Play > Captions and Subtitles > Captions).

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Current as of July 2005


Internet Citation:

Screening and Interventions for Overweight in Children and Adolescents, Topic Page. July 2005. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsobch.htm


 


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