U.S. Preventive Services Task Force*
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*For a list of the members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, see the Appendix.
Appendix Table 1. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Grades and Recommendations
Appendix Table 2. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Grades for Strength of Overall Evidence
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force*. Screening for Dementia: Recommendation and Rationale. Ann Intern Med. 2003;138:925–926. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-138-11-200306030-00014
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;138(11):925-926.
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