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Special Populations

Focus on Children and Adolescents

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is committed to improving the health of America's children and adolescents. To achieve this, the USPSTF makes evidence-based recommendations for children and adolescents, develops new approaches to assess evidence on child health, and convenes a workgroup dedicated to child health.

Focus on Older Adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is committed to improving and maintaining the health of America's older adults. To achieve this, the USPSTF makes evidence-based recommendations for older adults and convenes a workgroup dedicated to developing new approaches to assessing evidence on the health of older adults.

Current as of: February 2011

Internet Citation: Special Populations. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. June 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/special-populations

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