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Screening for Cardiovascular Disease Risk 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 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: 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
Primary Care Interventions for Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use in Children 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. Pediatric, Adolescent
Screening for Breast 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 Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes: 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
Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression: 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
Medication Use to Reduce Risk of Breast 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 Pancreatic Cancer: AFP's Putting 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 Lipid Disorders in Children 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. Pediatric, Adolescent
Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) Tool The electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is a quick, hands-on tool designed to help primary care clinicians and health care teams identify, prioritize, and offer the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients. The ePSS is based on the current, evidence-based recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
5 R's to Treat Tobacco Use The U.S. Surgeon General has said, “Smoking cessation [stopping smoking] represents the single most important step that smokers can take to enhance the length and quality of their lives.” Patients not ready to make a quit attempt may respond to a motivational intervention. The clinician can motivate patients to consider a quit attempt with the "5 R's": Relevance, Risks, Rewards, Roadblocks, and Repetition. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
T-ACE - 4-item Alcohol Screener for Pregnant Women The T-ACE, a four-item questionnaire based on the CAGE, is a simple screening instrument that can identify women’s prenatal consumption. T-ACE has been tested in a wide variety of obstetric practices and has proven to be a valuable and efficient tool for identifying a range of alcohol use, including any current prenatal alcohol consumption, pre-pregnancy risk drinking (defined as more than two drinks per drinking day), and lifetime alcohol diagnoses based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition, Revised. Adolescent, Adult
A Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK) Questionnaire The SEEK project, funded by the US DHHS, Administration on Children and Families, the CDC, and the Doris Duke Foundation, offers a practical approach to the identification and management of targeted risk factors for child maltreatment for families with children aged 0-5, integrated into pediatric primary care. By addressing these problems, SEEK aims to strengthen families, support parents, and thereby enhance children's health, development and safety, while helping to prevent child maltreatment. Source: SEEK Project | University of Maryland Medical Center http://umm.edu/programs/childrens/services/child-protection/seek-project#ixzz2wLQrczOK University of Maryland Medical Center Follow: @UMMC on Twitter | MedCenter on Facebook Pediatric
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides evidence-based guidance to help Americans maintain or improve their health through physical activity. Adult, Senior
9-Question Patient Health Questionnaire - Depression Screener The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) offers clinicians concise, self-administered screening and diagnostic tools for mental health disorders, which have been field-tested in office practice. The screener is quick and user-friendly, improving the recognition rate of depression and anxiety and facilitating diagnosis and treatment. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Instrument (ORAI) The Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Instrument (ORAI) was developed and validated in a cohort of Canadian women and had a sensitivity of 94.4% and specificity of 41.4% in that population. Senior
Fracture Risk Assessment Tool - FRAX The FRAX® tool was developed by the World Heath Organization to evaluate fracture risk of patients. It is based on individual patient models that integrate the risks associated with clinical risk factors as well as bone mineral density (BMD) at the femoral neck. Adult, Senior
DAST - Drug Abuse Screening Test The Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST) was developed in 1982 and is a 28-item self-report scale that consists of items that parallel those of the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST). The DAST has “exhibited valid psychometric properties” and has been found to be “a sensitive screening instrument for the abuse of drugs other than alcohol". Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Physical Activity The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends several community-based interventions to promote physical activity. Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Nutrition The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends several community-based interventions to promote a healthy diet. Adult, Senior
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