Drug Use, Illicit: Screening
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Clinical Summary of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation
This document is a summary of the 2008 recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on screening for illicit drug use. This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.
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|Population||Adolescents, Adults, and Pregnant Women Not Previously Identified as Users of Illicit Drugs|
Grade I: (Insufficient Evidence)
|Conclusions Regarding Net Benefit||
|Suggestions for Practice||
|Other Relevant Recommendations from the USPSTF||
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Internet Citation: Clinical Summary: Drug Use, Illicit: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. June 2016.