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Published Recommendations

Name Type Year Age Group
Coronary Heart Disease: Screening Using Non-Traditional Risk FactorsScreening2009Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleCoronary Heart Disease CHD Non-Traditional Risk Factors Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Aspirin/NSAIDs for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2007AdultFemale, MaleAspirin Colorectal Cancer Cancer
Aspirin for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2009Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleAspirin Cardiovascular Disease CVDCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy to Prevent Preterm Delivery: ScreeningScreening2008Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Bacterial Vaginosis Pregnancy Infectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: ScreeningScreening2008Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleBacteriuria Infectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Breast Cancer: Medications for Risk ReductionPreventive medication2013AdultFemaleBreast Cancer Tamoxifen Raloxifene Cancer
Breastfeeding: CounselingCounseling2008Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant)Breastfeeding Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions, Perinatal Care
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): ScreeningScreening2008AdultFemale, MaleCOPD Spirometry Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Colorectal Cancer: ScreeningScreening2008Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleColorectal Cancer Colonoscopy fecal occult blood testing sigmoidoscopyCancer
Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2014SeniorFemale, MaleDementia Alzheimer's Disease Cognitive ImpairmentMental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Dental and Periodontal Disease: Counseling (Inactive)Counseling1996Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleDental Caries Dental Miscellaneous
Depression in Adults: ScreeningScreening2009AdultFemale, MaleDepression Mental Health Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Depression in Children and Adolescents: ScreeningScreening2009Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleDepression Mental Health Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2) in Adults: ScreeningScreening2008Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleDiabetes Mellitus Type 2 Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Drug Use, Illicit: ScreeningScreening2008Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleDrug Use Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Drug Use, Illicit: Primary Care Interventions for Children and AdolescentsCounseling2014Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleDrug Use Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Falls Prevention in Older Adults: Counseling and Preventive MedicationCounseling, Preventive medication2012SeniorFemale, MaleFalls Osteoporosis Fracture Musculoskeletal Disorders
Folic Acid to Prevent Neural Tube Defects: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2009Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant)Folic Acid Neural Tube DefectsObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Glaucoma: ScreeningScreening2013Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleGlaucoma Vision Vision and Hearing Disorders
Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2011PediatricFemale, MaleOcular Prophylaxis Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum Eye DropsInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions, Perinatal Care, Vision and Hearing Disorders
Gynecological Cancers: Counseling (Inactive)Screening1996AdultFemale, Female (pregnant)Gynecologic Cancer, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Hearing Loss in Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2012Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleHearing Loss Older Adults Vision and Hearing Disorders
Hearing Loss in Newborns: ScreeningScreening2008PediatricFemale, MaleHearing Loss NewbornsPerinatal Care, Vision and Hearing Disorders
Hemochromatosis: Screening (Inactive)Screening2006AdultFemale, MaleHemochromatosis Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Genital Herpes: ScreeningScreening2005Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleHerpes HSV Infectious Diseases
Developmental Hip Dysplasia: ScreeningScreening2006PediatricFemale, MaleHip Dysplasia Musculoskeletal Disorders
Household and Recreational Injuries: Counseling (Inactive)Counseling1996Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleFalls Injuries Injury Prevention
Hyperbilirubinemia: Screening InfantsScreening2009PediatricFemale, MaleHyperbilirubinemia Chronic Bilirubin EncephalopathyMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents (Hypertension): ScreeningScreening2013Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleHypertension Blood Pressure Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Congenital Hypothyroidism: ScreeningScreening2008PediatricFemale, MaleCongenital Hypothyroidism NewbornsMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents: ScreeningScreening2004AdolescentFemale, MaleScoliosis AdolescentMusculoskeletal Disorders
Immunizations for Adults (Inactive)Preventive medication1996AdultFemale, MaleimmunizationsInfectious Diseases
Immunizations for Children (Inactive)Preventive medication1996Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleimmunizationsInfectious Diseases
Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Elderly and Vulnerable Adults: ScreeningScreening2013Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleAbuse Intimate Partner Violence ElderlyMiscellaneous
Iron Deficiency Anemia: ScreeningScreening2006Adolescent, Adult, PediatricFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleAnemia IronMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): ScreeningScreening2012AdultFemale, MaleCKD Chronic Kidney Disease Miscellaneous
Lead Levels in Childhood and Pregnancy: ScreeningScreening2006Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleLead Levels Elevated Miscellaneous, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Lipid Disorders in Adults (Cholesterol, Dyslipidemia): ScreeningScreening2008Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleLipid Disorders Cholesterol DyslipidemiaCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Lipid Disorders in Children: ScreeningScreening2007AdolescentFemale, MaleLipid Disorders Cholesterol Dyslipidemia Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2012AdultFemaleHormone Replacement Therapy Menopause Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Motor Vehicle Occupant Restraints: Counseling (Inactive)Counseling2007Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleMotor Vehicle Seat Belt RestraintDevelopment and Behavior, Miscellaneous
Pancreatic Cancer: ScreeningScreening2004AdultFemale, Malepancreatic cancer Cancer
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD): ScreeningScreening2005SeniorFemale, MalePeripheral artery disease PADCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Phenylketonuria in Newborns: ScreeningScreening2008PediatricFemale, MalePhenylketonuria in Newborns PKUMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions, Perinatal Care
Preeclampsia: Screening Screening1996AdultFemale (pregnant)Preeclampsia PregnancyObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Rh (D) Incompatibility: ScreeningScreening2004AdultFemale (pregnant)Rh (D) blood typing antibody testing pregnancyObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Rubella: Immunizations (Inactive)Preventive medication1996PediatricFemale, MaleRubella Immunizations Infectious Diseases
Rubella: Screening (Inactive)Screening1996Adolescent, AdultFemale, MaleRubella Infectious Diseases
Sickle Cell Disease (Hemoglobinopathies) in Newborns: ScreeningScreening2007PediatricFemale, MaleSickle Cell Hemoglobinopathies NewbornPerinatal Care
Skin Cancer: ScreeningScreening2009AdultFemale, MaleSkin Cancer Cancer
Speech and Language Delay in Preschool Children: ScreeningScreening2006PediatricFemale, MaleSpeech and Language Delay Development and Behavior
Syphilis Infection: ScreeningScreening2004Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), Malesyphilis STI Infectious Diseases
Syphilis Infection in Pregnancy: ScreeningScreening2009Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Syphilis PregnancyInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Thyroid Cancer: ScreeningScreening1996AdultFemale, MaleThyroid Cancer Cancer
Thyroid Disease: ScreeningScreening2004AdultFemale, MaleThyroid Disease Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Tobacco Use in Adults and Pregnant Women: Counseling and InterventionsCounseling2009AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleTobacco Use SmokingDevelopment and Behavior, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Tuberculosis Infection: Screening, 1996 Screening1996AdultFemale, Maletuberculosis Infectious Diseases
Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2009SeniorFemale, MaleVision Older Adults Visual Acuity Vision and Hearing Disorders
Vitamin D Deficiency: ScreeningScreening2014AdultFemale, MaleVitamin DMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Vitamin D and Calcium to Prevent Fractures: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2013AdultFemale, MaleVitamin D Calcium Fractures Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Alcohol Misuse: Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Primary CareCounseling, Screening2013Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleAlcohol Drinking Development and Behavior, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Bladder Cancer in Adults: ScreeningScreening2011AdultFemale, Malebladder cancerCancer
Breast Cancer: ScreeningScreening2009Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleBreast Cancer MammographyCancer
Cervical Cancer: ScreeningScreening2012Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant)Cervical Cancer Pap Smear HPV Human Papillomavirus Hysterectomy CervixCancer
Child Maltreatment: Primary Care InterventionsCounseling, Screening2013Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleChild Abuse MaltreatmentDevelopment and Behavior, Injury Prevention, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Coronary Heart Disease: Screening with ElectrocardiographyScreening2012AdultFemale, MaleCHD Electrocardiography Coronary Heart Disease Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Hepatitis B in Pregnant Women: ScreeningScreening2009Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Hepatitis B PregnancyInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Hepatitis C: ScreeningScreening2013AdultFemale, MaleHepatitis CInfectious Diseases
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: ScreeningScreening2013Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleHIV Human Immunodeficiency VirusInfectious Diseases
Obesity in Adults: Screening and ManagementCounseling, Screening2012AdultFemale, Maleobesity healthy weight nutrition physical activity Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Obesity in Children and Adolescents: ScreeningCounseling, Screening2010Adolescent, PediatricFemale, Maleobesity healthy weight nutrition physical activity Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Osteoporosis: ScreeningScreening2011Adult, SeniorFemale, Maleosteoporosis fall fracture Musculoskeletal Disorders
Ovarian Cancer: ScreeningScreening2012AdultFemaleOvarian CancerCancer
Prostate Cancer: ScreeningScreening2012AdultMaleProstate Cancer PSACancer
Skin Cancer: CounselingCounseling2012Adolescent, Adult, PediatricFemale, MaleSkin Cancer Cancer
Testicular Cancer: ScreeningScreening2011Adolescent, AdultMaletesticular cancer testesCancer
Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care InterventionsCounseling2013Adolescent, PediatricFemale, Maletobacco smoking cessationCancer, Development and Behavior, Miscellaneous
Visual Impairment in Children Ages 1-5: ScreeningScreening2011PediatricFemale, MaleVision Screening ChildrenVision and Hearing Disorders
BRCA-Related Cancer: Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic TestingCounseling, Screening2013AdultFemaleBreast Cancer Ovarian Cancer BRCACancer
Carotid Artery Stenosis: ScreeningScreening2014AdultFemale, MaleCarotid Artery Stenosis CASCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleChlamydia GonorrheaInfectious Diseases
Blood Pressure in Adults (Hypertension): ScreeningScreening2007Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleBlood Pressure Hypertension Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Dental Caries in Children from Birth Through Age 5 Years: ScreeningScreening2014PediatricFemale, MaleDental Caries Cavities Miscellaneous
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: ScreeningScreening2014Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleAAA Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Healthy Diet and Physical Activity: Counseling Adults with High Risk of CVDCounseling2014AdultFemale, MaleDiet Physical Activity Exercise Cardiovascular Disease CVD Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Gestational Diabetes Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Low-Dose Aspirin Use for the Prevention of Morbidity and Mortality From Preeclampsia: Preventive Medication Preventive medication2014AdultFemale (pregnant)Aspirin Preeclampsia PregnancyObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Screening, 2014Screening2014Adolescent, AdultFemale, MaleHepatitis BInfectious Diseases
Lung Cancer: ScreeningScreening2013AdultFemale, MaleLung CancerCancer
Oral Cancer: ScreeningScreening2013AdultFemale, MaleOral Cancer Cancer
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and CVD in Adults: Risk Assessment with Ankle Brachial IndexScreening2013AdultFemale, MalePAD Peripheral Artery Disease ABI Ankle Brachial Index Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Sexually Transmitted Infections: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2014Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleSexually Transmitted InfectionsInfectious Diseases
Suicide Risk in Adolescents, Adults and Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Malesuicide Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Vitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and CVD: CounselingCounseling, Preventive medication2014AdultFemale, MaleVitamin Cardiovascular Disease Cancer Cancer, Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Youth Violence: Counseling (Inactive)Counseling1996AdolescentFemale, MaleViolenceDevelopment and Behavior
Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2012AdultFemale, MaleHealthful Diet Physical Activity Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular Risk Factors Behavioral CounselingCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases), Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Current as of: January 2015

Internet Citation: Published Recommendations. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. .

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