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Hepatitis B Questions and Answers for Health Professionals Information about HBV prevention, vaccination, transmission, screening, counseling, and treatment Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Hepatitis B Information From the CDC Information about HBV prevention, vaccination, transmission, screening, counseling, and treatment Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly - Screening Version The screening version of the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly (HHIE-S) is a 5-minute, 10-item questionnaire developed to assess how the individual perceives the social and emotional effects of hearing loss. Persons who perceive their hearing loss to be a problem are more likely to have further testing and accept the need for a hearing aid. The HHIE-S was designed to be used with non-institutionalized older adults in a variety of clinical and community settings. Audiologic referral is recommended for individuals scoring 10 or higher on the inventory. Senior
Healthy People 2030 Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
HIV, STIs and Teen Pregnancy: CPSTF Website The Community Preventive Services Task Force has issued several recommendations on the prevention of HIV/AIDS, other STIs, and teen pregnancy. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
HCUP Statistical Brief: Delivery Hospitalizations Involving Preeclampsia and Eclampsia, 2005--2014 Statistical Brief from AHRQ's Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Adult
Guide to Community Preventive Services A collection of the evidence-based findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Getting USPSTF Recommendations to You and Your Patients Blog post from the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Get the Facts N/A Adult
Frequently Asked Questions N/A Adult
Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Risk Calculator Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack - This risk assessment tool uses information from the Framingham Heart Study to predict a person’s chance of having a heart attack in the next ten years. This tool is designed for adults aged 20 and older who do not have heart disease or diabetes. Adult
Fracture Risk Assessment Tool - FRAX The FRAX® tool was developed by the World Heath Organization to evaluate fracture risk of patients. It is based on individual patient models that integrate the risks associated with clinical risk factors as well as bone mineral density (BMD) at the femoral neck. Adult, Senior
Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) Tool The electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is a quick, hands-on tool designed to help primary care clinicians and health care teams identify, prioritize, and offer the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients. The ePSS is based on the current, evidence-based recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015--2020 The 2015--2020 Dietary Guidelines is designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet. Intended for policymakers and health professionals, this edition of the Dietary Guidelines outlines how people can improve their overall eating patterns -- the complete combination of foods and drinks in their diet. Adult, Senior
Diabetes: CPSTF Website Combined diet and physical activity promotion programs to prevent type 2 diabetes among people at increased risk, from the Community Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
Diabetes for Health Professionals: NIH Website NIDDK clinical practice tools and patient education materials can help health care professionals effectively meet the needs of people with or at risk for diabetes. Adult, Senior
Depression Screener from the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) One of the most common screening tests for helping an individual to determine his or her depression quotient, the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) was originally developed by Lenore Radloff of Utah State University. The quick self-test measures depressive feelings and behaviors during the past week. Adult
DAST - Drug Abuse Screening Test The Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST) was developed in 1982 and is a 28-item self-report scale that consists of items that parallel those of the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST). The DAST has “exhibited valid psychometric properties” and has been found to be “a sensitive screening instrument for the abuse of drugs other than alcohol". Adult, Senior
Colorectal Cancer Screening (PDQ)--Health Professional Version Clinician guide on screening for colorectal cancer Adult, Senior
Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. is a web portal that links to comprehensive cancer control resources for public health professionals. It is a U.S. Government site sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and the Commission on Cancer. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
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