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Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 3rd edition

Periodic Updates

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Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2nd Edition, 1996, Report of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, provides recommendations on preventive interventions: screening tests, counseling, immunizations, and chemoprophylactic regimens for more than 80 conditions.

Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 3rd Edition, 2002, is being published as a series of articles updating the sections of the 2nd edition as needed, starting with the section on screening tests.

Contents

Recommendation and Rationale Statements present the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations, the rationale for the recommendations, and the supporting scientific evidence. These statements address preventive health services for use in primary care clinical settings, including screening tests, counseling, and chemoprevention.

The USPSTF recommendations are independent of the U.S. Government. They do not represent the views of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, or the U.S. Public Health Service.

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