Health Maintenance Guidelines
Health Resource Centers
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) has Community Health Resource Centers (CHRC) in several locations including Dublin, Fremont, Mountain View, Sunnyvale and Palo Alto. The centers are open to PAMF patients and other members of the community and services are provided at no cost. Our staff of nurse health educators and specialists is pleased to assist you in finding health information and resources to help you make informed decisions about your health and wellness.
- (925) 875-6150, Dublin
- (510) 623-2231, Fremont
- (650) 934-7380, Mountain View
- (650) 614-3200, Palo Alto
- (408) 730-2810, Sunnyvale
United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Grading System
Grade -- Definition
A -- The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.
B -- The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.
C -- The USPSTF recommends against routinely providing the service. There may be considerations that support providing the service in an individual patient. There is at least moderate certainty that the net benefit is small.
D -- The USPSTF recommends against the service. There is moderate or high certainty that the services has no net benefit or that the harms outweigh the benefits.
I Statement -- The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of the service. Evidence is lacking, of poor quality, or conflicting, and the balance of benefits and harms cannot be determined.
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