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.

Medical News

First Buccal Therapy Approved for Opioid Dependence

The FDA has approved the first mucoadhesive buccal film therapy for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence.

FDA Halves Initial Dose for Lunesta

FDA cites increased risk for severe psychomotor and memory impairment the next morning.


Reviews of Note, May 14, 2014

Tinnitus, psychiatric comorbidities with epilepsy, cognitive training, the neurocircuitry of bipolar disorder, updates on research into ECT and neurosurgery, redefining the fear response, ADHD with emotional dysregulation

Reviews of Note, February 5, 2014

When meditation helps; chronic traumatic encephalopathy; antidepressants and liver injury; antidepressants and lithium in bipolar disorder; pharmacotherapy for delirium; anti-inflammatories in psychiatry; genetics in PTSD; micro-RNAs; brain organoids; testing for autism