Slide 9. What is the US Preventive Services Task Force?

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

Slide 9. What is the US Preventive Services Task Force?

What is the US Preventive Services Task Force?

  • Congressionally mandated independent panel of non-Federal experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine.
  • 16 primary care providers (e.g., internists, pediatricians, family physicians, gynecologists/obstetricians, nurses and health behavior specialists).

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

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Internet Citation: Slide 9. What is the US Preventive Services Task Force?: 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/tfmethodsld9.html