Slide 18. The USPSTF Steps: Brief and Generic

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

Slide 18. The USPSTF Steps: Brief and Generic

The USPSTF Steps: Brief and Generic

Step 1: Define key questions and outcomes, including an analytic framework, for each Task Force topic subgroup

Figure 1. Analytic Framework for Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis.

(Note: CEA = carotid endarterectomy)

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Internet Citation: Slide 18. The USPSTF Steps: Brief and Generic: 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/tfmethodsld18.html