ACOG Committee Opinion. Primary and preventive care: periodic assessments

Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Nov;102(5 Pt 1):1117-24. doi: 10.1016/j.obstetgynecol.2003.09.033.


Periodic assessments provide an excellent opportunity for obstetricians and gynecologists to provide preventive screening, evaluation, and counseling. This Committee Opinion provides the recommendations of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Gynecologic Practice for routine assessments in primary and preventive care for women based on age and risk factors.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Female
  • Genital Diseases, Female / prevention & control*
  • Gynecology*
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'*
  • Preventive Health Services
  • United States
  • Women's Health Services