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This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on primary care interventions to prevent tobacco use in children and adolescents.
Release Date: August 2013
- The USPSTF recommends that primary care clinicians provide interventions, including education or brief counseling, to prevent initiation of tobacco use in school-aged children and adolescents.
Grade: B Recommendation.
|Supporting Document||Related Items|
|Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 127 KB ; PDF Help)||Clinical Summary (PDF File, 32 KB; PDF Help)|
|Consumer Fact Sheet (PDF File, 64 KB; PDF Help)|
|Evidence Report (PDF File, 181 KB; PDF Help)||Evidence Synthesis (PDF File, 1.6 MB; PDF Help)|
Current as of August 2013
Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents, Topic Page. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspstbac.htm