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USPSTF Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2014

Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force offers a free pocket guide for all providers of primary care services. The clinical summaries are abridged versions of recommendations from the USPSTF.

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2013 Consensus Guidelines on Multiple Sclerosis Disease Subtype Definitions

Updates to standardized descriptions from 1996 include the addition of “active” and “progressed” descriptors.

Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Free

The USPSTF continues to recommend screening primarily in 65- to 75-year-old men who have ever smoked.

Vaccine Recommendations for Primary Immunodeficiency Patients and Family Members

The Medical Advisory Committee of the Immune Deficiency Foundation offers additional guidance on vaccinations to be avoided and encourages routine vaccination when appropriate.