Understanding the Methods Used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in Developing Recommendations

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Slides

  1. Understanding the Methods Used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in Developing Recommendations
  2. Acknowledgement
  3. Target Setting and Audience
  4. Educational Objective
  5. Case
  6. Introduction
  7. Introduction (Continued)
  8. Introduction (Continued)
  9. What is the US Preventive Services Task Force?
  10. What is the USPSTF Mission?
  11. Who Supports the USPSTF?
  12. What are US Preventive Services Task Force Activities?
  13. What are US Preventive Services Task Force Activities?
  14. USPSTF Grades of Recommendations
  15. What the Grades Mean: Suggestions for Practice
  16. The USPSTF Steps: Brief and Generic
  17. The USPSTF Steps: Brief and Generic
  18. The USPSTF Steps: Brief and Generic
  19. The USPSTF Steps: Brief and Generic
  20. Systematic Reviews by EPCs
  21. Meta-Analysis by EPCs
  22. The USPSTF Steps (continued): Brief and Generic
  23. Breast Cancer Screening
  24. Returning to the Patient Case
  25. Devising Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations: The USPSTF Approach
  26. Analytic Framework: Screening for Breast Cancer
  27. Analytic Framework: Key questions in Screening for Breast Cancer
  28. Analytic Framework: Key questions in Screening for Breast Cancer (Continued)
  29. Breast Cancer Screening: Benefits
  30. Breast Cancer Screening: Harms
  31. Evidence of Benefit: Mammography by Age Group
  32. Evidence of Harms: Other Evidence Related to Mammography
  33. Evidence of Harms: False Positive Testing with Mammography
  34. Judging Evidence of Benefit of Mammography
  35. Judging Evidence of Harm of Mammography
  36. Putting it all Together: Balancing Benefits and Harms of Mammography
  37. Decision Analysis
  38. Putting it all Together: Balancing Benefits and Harms of Mammography
  39. Putting it all Together: Balancing Benefits and Harms of Mammography
  40. Putting it all Together: Balancing Benefits and Harms of Mammography
  41. Putting it all Together: Balancing Benefits and Harms of Mammography
  42. Evidence of Net Benefit of Mammography
  43. Evidence of Net Benefit of Mammography
  44. Further
  45. Back to the Case: Talking to Patients About Mammography
  46. Summary
  47. Summary
  48. Questions and Comments
Current as of August 2010
Internet Citation: Understanding the Methods Used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in Developing Recommendations. August 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/tfmethods/index.html