The Healthy People 2020 evidence-based resources identified have been selected by subject matter experts at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources. Each of the selected evidence-based resources has been rated and classified according to a set of selection criteria based, in part, on publication status, publication type, and number of studies. This classification scheme does not necessarily consider all dimensions of quality, such as statistical significance, effect size (e.g., magnitude of effect), meaningfulness of effect, additional effect over control, and study design (e.g., sample size, power, internal validity, external validity, generalizability, potential biases, potential confounders).
The following clinical recommendations come from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) .
Universal Screening for Hearing Loss in Newborns
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for hearing loss in all newborn infants.
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The following consumer resources are from healthfinder.gov.
You can make small changes to help prevent falls.
If you have hearing loss, you aren't alone. Ask your doctor for a hearing test.
Before your baby is born, talk with your doctor or midwife about newborn screening.
Children learn to talk by watching, listening, and responding to people around them. Watch for signs that your child is learning to talk on schedule.
Worrying about the health and safety of older family members or friends can be stressful. You can help them stay healthy by sharing these tips on preventing falls.
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