Child Maltreatment: Primary Care Interventions
Release Date: June 2013
This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.
Summary of Recommendations and Evidence
The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment. This recommendation applies to children who do not have signs or symptoms of maltreatment.
See the Suggestions for Practice Regarding the I Statement in the Clinical Considerations section.
Related Information for Consumers
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Child Maltreatment: Primary Care Interventions. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.