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Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin 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. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality 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
Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. This tool is a calculator to determine an individual's BMI number. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool from the National Cancer Institute The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool is an interactive tool designed by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) to estimate a woman's risk of developing invasive breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool may be updated periodically as new data or research becomes available. Adult
Breast Cancer Screening Final Recommendation Statement: Frequently Asked Questions Provides answers to frequently asked questions on the 2016 USPSTF final recommendations on screening for breast cancer. Adult, Senior
CAGE - Alcohol Screening Instrument The CAGE questionnaire can identify alcohol problems over the lifetime. Two positive responses are considered a positive test and indicate further assessment is warranted. The CAGE questions can be used in the clinical setting using informal phrasing. It has been demonstrated that they are most effective when used as part of a general health history and should not be preceded by questions about how much or how frequently the patient drinks. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
CDC Latent Tuberculosis Infection Resources An online resource hub for information about latent tuberculosis infection from the CDC. Adult, Senior
CDC Resource Page on Intimate Partner Violence A compendium of information on Intimate Partner Violence from the CDC. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
COPD National Action Plan (NHLBI and CDC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and other federal agencies provide a comprehensive systems-based COPD National Action Plan to reduce the burden of COPD. Adult, Senior
CRAFFT - 6-item substance abuse screening instrument for adolescents The CRAFFT is a behavioral health screening tool for use with children under the age of 21 and is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Substance Abuse. It consists of a series of 6 questions developed to screen adolescents for high risk alcohol and other drug use disorders simultaneously. It is a short, effective screening tool meant to assess whether a longer conversation about the context of use, frequency, and other risks and consequences of alcohol and other drug use is warranted. The questions should be asked exactly as written. A pocket card with the CRAFFT questions is available for clinical use. Adolescent
Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections Public Health Agency of Canada guidelines on STIs. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
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
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
Cholesterol Resources for Health Professionals (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Health professionals have many opportunities to educate others. To support that effort, CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention has put together two sets of educational materials. One set is for patients, and another set is for professionals. Adult, Senior
Colorectal Cancer Screening (PDQ)--Health Professional Version Clinician guide on screening for colorectal cancer 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
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
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
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
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
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