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Using Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Provider Fact Sheet, 2009 This fact sheet for health care providers explains the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on Using Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of CVD. Adult
Screening for Coronary Heart Disease - Provider Fact Sheet, 2009 This fact sheet for health care providers explains the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on Screening for Coronary Heart Disease. Adult, Senior
Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - Provider Fact Sheet, 2009 This fact sheet for health care providers explains the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA). Adult, Senior
Woman Abuse Screening Tool (WAST) This abuse test, the Woman Abuse Screening Tool (WAST), is used primarily in doctor’s offices to help determine if the woman is in an abusive relationship. The WAST specifically screens for verbal, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse and is considered by researchers to be fairly reliable in assessing domestic violence. Adult
Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly - Screening Version The screening version of the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly (HHIE-S) is a 5-minute, 10-item questionnaire developed to assess how the individual perceives the social and emotional effects of hearing loss. Persons who perceive their hearing loss to be a problem are more likely to have further testing and accept the need for a hearing aid. The HHIE-S was designed to be used with non-institutionalized older adults in a variety of clinical and community settings. Audiologic referral is recommended for individuals scoring 10 or higher on the inventory. Senior
Screening for High Blood Pressure in Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult
Screening for Depression in Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young Children: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric
Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult
Iron Deficiency Anemia and Supplementation in Pregnant Women: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult
Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Screening for Cervical Cancer: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Risk Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease with Nontraditional Risk Factors: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult
Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Screening for Atrial Fibrillation With Electrocardiography: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Screening for Ovarian Cancer: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Screening for Preeclampsia: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Adult
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