The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services 2014: Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Description of Resource:
The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services includes U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening, counseling, and preventive medication topics. It presents clinical considerations for each topic. The guide comprises 64 preventive services presented in an easy-to-use, 1-page summary table format. In addition, the guide provides information on resources that clinicians can use to educate their patients on appropriate preventive services as well as brief descriptions of and links to tools that they can use to improve their practices. USPSTF is an independent panel of experts in primary care and prevention that systematically reviews the evidence of effectiveness and develops recommendations for clinical preventive services.