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Name Type Year Age Group
Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children: ScreeningScreening2016PediatricFemale, MaleAutism Developmental Delay SpectrumDevelopment and Behavior
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
High Blood Pressure in Adults: ScreeningScreening2015Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleHigh Blood Pressure Blood Pressure Hypertension Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Breast Cancer: Medications for Risk ReductionPreventive medication2013Adult, SeniorFemaleBreast Cancer Tamoxifen Raloxifene Cancer
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
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
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: Screening (Inactive)Screening2008PediatricFemale, MaleHearing Loss NewbornsPerinatal Care, Vision and Hearing Disorders
Hemochromatosis: Screening (Inactive)Screening2006AdultFemale, MaleHemochromatosis Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Developmental Hip Dysplasia: Screening (Inactive)Screening2006PediatricFemale, MaleHip Dysplasia Musculoskeletal Disorders
Hyperbilirubinemia: Screening Infants (Inactive)Screening2009PediatricFemale, 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: Screening (Referred)Screening2008PediatricFemale, MaleCongenital Hypothyroidism NewbornsMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Immunizations for Adults (Referred)Preventive medication1996AdultFemale, MaleimmunizationsInfectious Diseases
Immunizations for Children (Referred)Preventive medication1996Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleimmunizationsInfectious Diseases
Chronic Kidney Disease: Screening (Inactive)Screening2012AdultFemale, MaleCKD Chronic Kidney Disease Miscellaneous
Lead Levels in Childhood and Pregnancy: ScreeningScreening2006Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleLead Levels Elevated Miscellaneous, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Motor Vehicle Occupant Restraints: Counseling (Referred)Counseling2007Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleMotor Vehicle Seat Belt RestraintDevelopment and Behavior, Miscellaneous
Pancreatic Cancer: ScreeningScreening2004AdultFemale, Malepancreatic cancer Cancer
Phenylketonuria in Newborns: Screening (Referred)Screening2008PediatricFemale, MalePhenylketonuria in Newborns PKUMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions, Perinatal Care
Rh(D) Incompatibility: ScreeningScreening2004AdultFemale (pregnant)Rh (D) blood typing antibody testing pregnancyObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Rubella: Immunizations (Referred)Preventive medication1996PediatricFemale, MaleRubella Immunizations Infectious Diseases
Rubella: Screening (Inactive)Screening1996Adolescent, AdultFemale, MaleRubella Infectious Diseases
Sickle Cell Disease (Hemoglobinopathies) in Newborns: Screening (Referred)Screening2007PediatricFemale, MaleSickle Cell Hemoglobinopathies NewbornPerinatal Care
Vitamin D Deficiency: ScreeningScreening2014AdultFemale, MaleVitamin DMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Bladder Cancer in Adults: ScreeningScreening2011AdultFemale, Malebladder cancerCancer
Child Maltreatment: Primary Care InterventionsCounseling, Screening2013Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleChild Abuse MaltreatmentDevelopment and Behavior, Injury Prevention, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Hepatitis B in Pregnant Women: ScreeningScreening2009Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Hepatitis B PregnancyInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Hepatitis C: ScreeningScreening2013Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleHepatitis CInfectious Diseases
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: ScreeningScreening2013Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleHIV Human Immunodeficiency VirusInfectious Diseases
Testicular Cancer: ScreeningScreening2011Adolescent, AdultMaletesticular cancer testesCancer
Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care InterventionsCounseling2013Adolescent, PediatricFemale, Maletobacco smoking cessationCancer, Development and Behavior, Miscellaneous
BRCA-Related Cancer: Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic TestingCounseling, Screening2013Adult, SeniorFemaleBreast Cancer Ovarian Cancer BRCACancer
Carotid Artery Stenosis: ScreeningScreening2014AdultFemale, MaleCarotid Artery Stenosis CASCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleChlamydia GonorrheaInfectious Diseases
Colorectal Cancer: ScreeningScreening2016Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleColorectal Cancer ColonoscopyCancer
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)
Depression in Children and Adolescents: ScreeningScreening2016Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleDepression Mental Health Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Depression in Adults: ScreeningScreening2016Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleDepression Mental Health Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: ScreeningScreening2015Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleDiabetes Type 2Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults With Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2014AdultFemale, 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
Breast Cancer: ScreeningScreening2016Adult, SeniorFemaleBreast Cancer Mammography 2018 USPSTFCancer
Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Screening, 2014Screening2014Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleHepatitis BInfectious Diseases
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnant Women: Screening and SupplementationPreventive medication, Screening2015Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Iron Anemia Screening Supplementation PregnancyMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2016Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleLipid Disorders Cholesterol Dyslipidemia StatinsCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Lung Cancer: ScreeningScreening2013Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleLung CancerCancer
Oral Cancer: ScreeningScreening2013AdultFemale, MaleOral Cancer Cancer
Sexually Transmitted Infections: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2014Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleSexually Transmitted Infections STI STDInfectious Diseases
Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults, Including Pregnant Women: Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy InterventionsCounseling, Preventive medication2015Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleTobacco Use SmokingDevelopment and Behavior, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Speech and Language Delay and Disorders in Children Age 5 and Younger: ScreeningScreening2015PediatricFemale, MaleSpeech and Language Delay and DisordersDevelopment and Behavior
Suicide Risk in Adolescents, Adults and Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Malesuicide Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Thyroid Cancer: ScreeningScreening2017AdultFemale, MaleThyroid Cancer Cancer
Thyroid Dysfunction: ScreeningScreening2015AdultFemale, MaleThyroid Disease Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Vitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and CVD: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2014AdultFemale, MaleVitamin Cardiovascular Disease Cancer Cancer, Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Youth Violence: Counseling (Referred)Counseling1996AdolescentFemale, MaleViolenceDevelopment and Behavior
Latent Tuberculosis Infection: ScreeningScreening2016Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleTuberculosis TB LTBIInfectious Diseases
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: ScreeningScreening2016AdultFemale, MaleCOPD Pulmonary Spirometry Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: ScreeningScreening2016Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleVision Visual Acuity Vision and Hearing Disorders
Folic Acid for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2017Adult, PediatricFemale, Female (pregnant)folic acid pregnancy Neural Tube Defects folateDevelopment and Behavior, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions, Perinatal Care
Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Screening Screening2016Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, MalesyphillisInfectious Diseases
Celiac Disease: ScreeningScreening2017Adolescent, Adult, PediatricFemale, MaleCeliac Disease Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Gynecological Conditions: Periodic Screening With the Pelvic ExaminationScreening2017Adult, SeniorFemalepelvic exam gynecologicalObstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Skin Cancer: ScreeningScreening2016Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), Maleskin cancer, screeningCancer
Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: ScreeningScreening2017AdultFemale, MaleObstructive Sleep Apnea, Sleep ApneaMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions, Miscellaneous
Preeclampsia: ScreeningScreening2017AdultFemale (pregnant)Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Breastfeeding: Primary Care InterventionsCounseling2016AdultFemale, Female (pregnant)Breastfeeding, counseling Perinatal Care
Obesity in Children and Adolescents: ScreeningCounseling, Screening2017Adolescent, PediatricFemale, Maleobesity healthy weight nutrition physical activity Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents: ScreeningScreening2016Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleLipid Disorder Cholesterol Familial Hyperlipidemia Dyslipidemia LipidsCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children: ScreeningScreening2015PediatricFemale, MaleIron Anemia Screening ChildrenMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults Without Known Risk Factors: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2017Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleHealthful Diet Physical Activity Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular Risk Factors Behavioral CounselingCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases), Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Ovarian Cancer: ScreeningScreening2018AdultFemaleOvarian CancerCancer
Genital Herpes Infection: Serologic ScreeningScreening2016Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleHerpes HSV Genital Warts Infectious Diseases
Cervical Cancer: ScreeningScreening2018Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant)Cervical Cancer Pap Smear HPV Human Papillomavirus Hysterectomy Cervix 2018 USPSTFCancer
Cardiovascular Disease: Risk Assessment With Nontraditional Risk FactorsScreening2018Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleCardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular Coronary Heart Disease Nontraditional Risk Factors Non-Traditional Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: ScreeningScreening2018Adult, SeniorFemale, Maleosteoporosis fall fracture Fragility Fracture Low Trauma Fracture (Low-trauma fracture) Fragile bones Bone fragility screening Musculoskeletal DisordersOsteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: Screening
Hormone Therapy in Postmenopausal Women: Primary Prevention of Chronic Conditions Preventive medication2017Adult, SeniorFemaleHormone Replacement Therapy Menopause estrogen progesterone menopausal Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Falls Prevention in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: InterventionsCounseling, Preventive medication2018SeniorFemale, MaleFalls Osteoporosis Fracture Injury Prevention, Musculoskeletal Disorders
Aspirin Use to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2016Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleCancer, Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Vision in Children Ages 6 Months to 5 Years: ScreeningScreening2017PediatricFemale, MaleVision Screening ChildrenVision and Hearing Disorders
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: ScreeningScreening2018Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleScoliosis AdolescentMusculoskeletal Disorders
Prostate Cancer: ScreeningScreening2018Adult, SeniorMaleProstate Cancer PSA 2018 USPSTFCancer
Weight Loss to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults: Behavioral InterventionsCounseling2018Adult, SeniorFemale, Maleobesity healthy weight nutrition physical activity counselingMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Skin Cancer Prevention: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2018Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleSkin Cancer Cancer
Peripheral Artery Disease and Cardiovascular Disease: Screening and Risk Assessment With the Ankle-Brachial Index Screening2018Adult, SeniorFemale, MalePAD Peripheral Artery Disease ABI Ankle Brachial Index Cardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Vitamin D, Calcium, or Combined Supplementation for the Primary Prevention of Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2018Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleVitamin D Calcium Fractures Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions
Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Screening With ElectrocardiographyScreening2018AdultFemale, MaleCHD Electrocardiography Coronary Heart Disease CVD Cardiovascular DiseaseCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults: Screening Screening2018Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleAbuse Intimate Partner Violence Elderly Screening for Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Elderly and Vulnerable Adults Domestic violence Elder abuse elderly abuse abuse of elderly abuse of vulnerable adults Abuse Violence Injury Prevention, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse, Miscellaneous
Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Adolescents and Adults: Screening and Behavioral Counseling InterventionsCounseling, Screening2018Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleAlcohol Drinking Unhealthy Alcohol Use Alcohol Misuse Development and Behavior, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: ScreeningScreening2018Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Syphilis PregnancyInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Atrial Fibrillation: Screening With ElectrocardiographyScreening2018Adult, SeniorFemale, MaleElectrocardiography Coronary Heart Disease CVD Cardiovascular Disease Atrial FibrillationCardiovascular Disorders (Heart and Vascular Diseases)
Current as of: November 2018

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