The United States Preventive Services Task Force is this country's leading source of recommendations and guidelines for screening tests, counseling, and use of medicines for disease prevention. It is composed of medical experts and is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
The task force regularly conducts rigorous, impartial assessments of scientific evidence and develops recommendations for clinical preventive services.
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
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