Slide 15. What the Grades Mean: Suggestions for Practice

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

Slide 15. What the Grades Mean: Suggestions for Practice

What the Grades Mean: Suggestions for Practice

GradeSuggestions for practice
AOffer or provide this service.
BOffer or provide this service.
COffer or provide this service only if other considerations support the offering or providing the service in an individual patient.
DDiscourage the use of this service.
I statementRead the clinical considerations section of USPSTF Recommendation Statement. If the service is offered, patients should understand the uncertainty about the balance of benefits and harms.

 

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Internet Citation: Slide 15. What the Grades Mean: Suggestions for Practice: 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/tfmethodsld15.html