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The AAP recommends surveillance for risk factors related to social determinants of health during all patient encounters. Practices can use a written screener or verbally ask family members questions about basic needs such as food, housing, and heat. ‚Äč

Browse the resources on this page for information and tools on screening, referral, and follow-up for social determinants of health and managing psychosocial concerns.

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