Slide 47. Summary

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

Slide 47. Summary

Summary

  • Different groups may evaluate the same evidence and arrive at different conclusions.
  • The USPSTF method of devising recommendations involves judgment at all steps but strives for transparency.

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf07/methods/benefit.htm

Contents

Current as of August 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 47. Summary: 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/tfmethodsld47.html