Slide 10. What is the USPSTF Mission?

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

Slide 10. What is the USPSTF Mission?

What is the USPSTF Mission?

"to evaluate the benefits of individual services based on age, gender, and risk factors for disease; make recommendations about which preventive services should be incorporated routinely into primary medical care and for which populations; and identify a research agenda for clinical preventive care."

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/about.htm

Contents

Current as of August 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 10. What is the USPSTF Mission?: 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/tfmethodsld10.html