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Published Recommendations

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
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 AdultsMental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Drug Use, Illicit: Primary Care Interventions for Children and AdolescentsCounseling2014Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleDrug Use Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Hearing Loss in Newborns: Screening (Inactive)Screening2008PediatricFemale, MaleHearing Loss NewbornsPerinatal Care, Vision and Hearing Disorders
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 Children (Referred)Preventive medication1996Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleimmunizationsInfectious Diseases
Motor Vehicle Occupant Restraints: Counseling (Referred)Counseling2007Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleMotor Vehicle Seat Belt RestraintDevelopment and Behavior, Miscellaneous
Phenylketonuria in Newborns: Screening (Referred)Screening2008PediatricFemale, MalePhenylketonuria in Newborns PKUMetabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions, Perinatal Care
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
Testicular Cancer: ScreeningScreening2011Adolescent, AdultMaletesticular cancer testesCancer
Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care InterventionsCounseling2013Adolescent, PediatricFemale, Maletobacco smoking cessationCancer, Development and Behavior, Miscellaneous
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleChlamydia GonorrheaInfectious Diseases
Dental Caries in Children from Birth Through Age 5 Years: ScreeningScreening2014PediatricFemale, MaleDental Caries Cavities Miscellaneous
Depression in Children and Adolescents: ScreeningScreening2016Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleDepression Mental Health Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, ScreeningScreening2014Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Gestational Diabetes Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
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
Sexually Transmitted Infections: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2014Adolescent, AdultFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleSexually Transmitted Infections STI STDInfectious Diseases
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
Youth Violence: Counseling (Referred)Counseling1996AdolescentFemale, MaleViolenceDevelopment and Behavior
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
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
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
Vision in Children Ages 6 Months to 5 Years: ScreeningScreening2017PediatricFemale, MaleVision Screening ChildrenVision and Hearing Disorders
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: ScreeningScreening2018Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleScoliosis AdolescentMusculoskeletal Disorders
Skin Cancer Prevention: Behavioral CounselingCounseling2018Adolescent, Adult, Pediatric, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleSkin Cancer Cancer
Child Maltreatment: InterventionsCounseling, Screening2018Adolescent, PediatricFemale, MaleChild Abuse MaltreatmentDevelopment and Behavior, Injury Prevention, Mental Health Conditions and Substance Abuse
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
Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women: ScreeningScreening2019Adolescent, Adult, PediatricFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleLead Levels Elevated Development and Behavior, Metabolic, nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
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
Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Preexposure ProphylaxisPreventive medication2019Adolescent, AdultFemale, MaleHIV PrEP PrEP pre-exposure prophylaxis prophylaxis prevention preventive medication adult adolescentInfectious Diseases
Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: ScreeningScreening2018Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Syphilis PregnancyInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnant Women: ScreeningScreening2019Adolescent, AdultFemale (pregnant)Hepatitis B PregnancyInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: ScreeningScreening2019Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleBacteriuria Urinary Tract infection Pyelonephritis Perinatal morbidity/mortality Maternal morbidity/mortality Fetal morbidity/mortality Cystitis Urine Culture Dipstick testing Dipslide testing Infectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions
Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum: Preventive MedicationPreventive medication2019PediatricFemale, MaleOcular Prophylaxis Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum Eye DropsInfectious Diseases, Obstetric and Gynecologic Conditions, Perinatal Care, Vision and Hearing Disorders
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: ScreeningScreening2019Adolescent, Adult, SeniorFemale, Female (pregnant), MaleHIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening Adult Adolescent Pregnant or pregnancyInfectious Diseases
Current as of: December 2019

Internet Citation: Published Recommendations. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. .
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/BrowseRec/Index?age=Pediatric%2CAdolescent

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