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The Community Guide: Dental Caries (Cavities): Community Water Fluoridation The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends community water fluoridation to reduce tooth decay (i.e., dental caries or cavities). Pediatric
The Community Guide: Collaborative Care for the Management of Depressive Disorders The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends collaborative care for the management of depressive disorders based on strong evidence of effectiveness in improving depression symptoms, adherence to treatment, response to treatment, and remission and recovery from depression. The CPSTF also finds that collaborative care models provide good economic value based on the weight of evidence from studies that assessed both costs and benefits. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Cardiovascular Disease The Community Preventive Services Task Force has several resources related to community-focused interventions for blood pressure monitoring, management, and control. Adult, Senior
The Collaborative Care Model (CMS) The collaborative care model offers one approach to integration in which primary care providers, care managers, and psychiatric consultants work together to provide care and monitor patients' progress. Programs using this model have achieved improved clinical outcomes and reduced costs for a variety of mental health conditions, in a variety of settings, using several different payment mechanisms. This brief highlights the collaborative care model as a potential option for implementing integrated care under the Medicaid health homes authority described in Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act. Pediatric, Adolescent
Testing Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Infection (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) CDC's testing recommendations for hepatitis C virus infection are outlined at the link. Adult, Senior
T-ACE - 4-item Alcohol Screener for Pregnant Women The T-ACE, a four-item questionnaire based on the CAGE, is a simple screening instrument that can identify women's prenatal consumption. T-ACE has been tested in a wide variety of obstetric practices and has proven to be a valuable and efficient tool for identifying a range of alcohol use, including any current prenatal alcohol consumption, pre-pregnancy risk drinking (defined as more than two drinks per drinking day), and lifetime alcohol diagnoses based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition, Revised. Adolescent, Adult
Suicide Prevention Resource Center The Suicide Prevention Resource Center, supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, offers various resources on suicide prevention. Pediatric, Adolescent
Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Smoking and Tobacco Use: Patient Care (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Health care clinician resources for treatment of tobacco use and dependence from the CDC. Adult, Senior
SmokeFree.Gov Health Professionals Page Health care providers, community health workers, and other professionals can get resources to share with patients and clients. Adult, Senior
Sexually Transmitted Infections: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Report The CDC commissioned the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene a committee to examine the prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections in the United States and provide recommendations for action. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Sexually Transmitted Infections: Adopting a Sexual Health Paradigm The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) provides a comprehensive systems-based approach for prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) The CDC provides information about STIs, including chlamydia and gonorrhea. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Screening for Vitamin D Deficiency in Adults: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Screening for Prostate Cancer: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Screening for Preeclampsia: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adolescent, Adult
Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Screening for Pancreatic Cancer: AFP's Putting Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Screening for Ovarian Cancer: AFP's Putting Prevention Into Practice The journal American Family Physician (AFP) provides a series of short case studies and quizzes based on recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
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