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Healthy Lifestyle for CVD Prevention in Adults with Cardiovascular Risk Factors: 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
Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit contains general guidance to assist primary care settings with linking patients to nonmedical support. Adult, Senior
Health Equity Resource Toolkit for State Practitioners Addressing Obesity Disparities This document was created to provide examples of strategies and surveillance data which can be used to inform obesity prevention initiatives. Adult, Senior
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
Early Childhood Health (Health Resources and Services Administration) The Health Resources and Services Administration's website contains various oral health program resources, including the "Bright Futures: Oral Health--Pocket Guide, 3rd edition," an overview of oral health prevention and interventions. Pediatric
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 for Health Professionals (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) 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
Coronary Heart Disease (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Patient resources related to coronary heart disease provided by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. 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
Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care was established by the Public Health Agency of Canada to develop clinical practice guidelines that support primary care providers in delivering preventive health care. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
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