Kaiser Health News (2/25) reports the USPSTF “declined to endorse cognitive screening for older adults, fueling a debate that has simmered for years.” The USPSTF “said it could neither recommend nor oppose cognitive screening, citing insufficient scientific evidence of the practice’s benefits and harms and calling for further studies.” The expert panel published “its recommendations, an accompanying scientific statement and two editorials…in the Journal of the American Medical Association.” (SOURCE: APA Headlines)
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