Slide 7. Introduction (Continued)

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

Slide 7. Introduction (Continued)

Introduction (Continued)

  • Controversies common in determining when to begin, when to end, screening frequency and use of newer screening technologies.
  • USPSTF: widely recognized as setting the standard for evidence-based recommendations related to prevention.

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Internet Citation: Slide 7. Introduction (Continued): 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/tfmethodsld7.html