Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
January 9, 2018 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The Task Force found insufficient evidence to recommend for or against screening for idiopathic scoliosis in children and adolescents ages 10 to 18 years who do not have any signs or symptoms. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/adolescent-idiopathic-scoliosis-screening1. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the January 9, 2018 online issue of JAMA.
Internet Citation: Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. January 2018.