Guide to Clinical Preventive Services 2006, The

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-176399-8

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Offers evidence-based recommendations on the use of clinical preventive services in adult and pediatric patient care.

Provides specific guidelines for counseling, testing, and interventions based on age, gender, and risk factors for disease. A letter-grading system is used to indicate which preventive services are strongly recommended, recommended, not recommended, or not supported by sufficient evidence. Topics covered include cancer screening, heart and vascular diseases, infectious diseases, injury and violence, mental health and substance abuse, metabolic, nutritional, and endocrine conditions, musculoskeletal conditions, and obstetric and gynecologic conditions.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
ISBN: 978-0-78-176399-8
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 224
Year: 2006

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