Child Maltreatment: Primary Care Interventions
Release Date: June 2013
Summary of Recommendations and Evidence
The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment. This recommendation applies to children who do not have signs or symptoms of maltreatment.
|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.|
See the Suggestions for Practice Regarding the I Statement in the Clinical Considerations section.
Related Information for Consumers
- Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment - Consumer Fact Sheet (2013)
- USPSTF: Focus on Children & Adolescents Webpage
- Information to share with your patient on Child Abuse and Neglect from www.healthfinder.gov
- Information to share with your patient on Domestic Violence from www.healthfinder.gov
Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2014.