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2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Source:

McMaster - Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre

Description:

Provides guidance on the use of opioids to manage chronic non-cancer pain for adults (18 years of age or older).

Category:
Opioids & Pain Management,

2017 Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain - Practice Toolkit

Source:

McMaster - Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre

Description:

A Practice Toolkit based on the 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain.

Category:
Opioids & Pain Management,

Diabetes Clinical Practice Guidelines - 2018

Source:

Diabetes Canada

Description:

Intended to guide practice, inform general patterns of care, enhance diabetes prevention efforts in Canada, and reduce the burden of diabetes complications

Category:
Chronic Disease Management, Prevention & Screening,

Early Pregnancy Loss in the Emergency Department - Recommendations for the Provision of Compassionate Care

Source:

Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH)

Description:

These recommendations have been created to guide the provision of compassionate care to patients with a confirmed early pregnancy loss (less than 20 weeks gestation) in an emergency department. They are intended to provide guidance to ED staff, both clinical and non-clinical, who provide care to this patient population.

Category:
Emergency/Trauma, Women's Health,

Guideline for Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury & Persistent Symptoms

Source:

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

Description:

Developed to enable health care practitioners to provide enhanced care for those 18 years of age and older who are living with the effects of the injury.

Category:
Emergency/Trauma,

Guidelines and Protocols for Hormone Therapy and Primary Health Care for Trans Clients

Source:

Sherbourne Health Centre

Description:

Intended as a guide to help clinicians in day-to-day practice; meant to be applied with flexibility in order to meet the diverse health care needs of transsexual, transgender and gender nonconforming people.

Category:
Social Determinants of Health,

Ontario Pain Management Resources

Source:

Health Quality Ontario and organizations across the province 

Description:

A collaboration of organizations across Ontario offering a coordinated program of supports to help family doctors, nurse practitioners and other primary care clinicians manage their patients’ pain, including the appropriate use of opioids.

Category:
Opioids & Pain Management,

PPI Deprescribing

Source:

RxFiles

Description:

Approaches for stopping or dose reduction of PPIs in those who may not need lifelong treatment

Category:
Deprescribing, Senior & Elderly Care,

Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Primary Care: Evidence Review

Source:

Toward Optimized Practice

Description:

Supplement to the Clinical Practice Guideline which offers evidence review of 12 key clinical questions.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

Primary Care Asthma Program

Source:

Ontario Lung Association

Description:

A model for providing evidence-based respiratory primary care.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

Primary Care of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - 2018 Canadian Consensus Guidelines

Source:

College of Family Physicians of Canada

Description:

Outlines standards of care to support clinical decision making, focused on health issues specific to adults with IDD.

Category:
Social Determinants of Health,

Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Adults

Source:

Toward Optimized Practice

Description:

Support clinicians in understanding how to investigate and treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and know when to refer patients for endoscopy.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

Viral Prescription Pad and Delayed Prescription

Source:

Choosing Wisely Canada

Description:

Components of the Using Antibiotics Wisely campaign to address unnecessary antiobiotic use, including for acute upper respiratory tract infections in primary care.

Category:
Deprescribing,