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Recommended Resources for Primary Care Providers - Cancer Care

Source:

Cancer Care Ontario

Description:

Supports for delivering cancer prevention, screening and care through guidelines and other tools.

Category:
Prevention & Screening,

Safe Administration of Oxytocin

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Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH)

Description:

Best practice recommendations for the safe administration of oxytocin used in augmentation and/or induction. The overall goal will be to reduce adverse outcomes associated with the misuse of oxytocin by reducing variation in care and reinforce safe drug administration principles. 

Category:
Infant & Child Health, Women's Health,

Safe opioid prescribing and managing opioid use disorder: A pocket reference for primary care providers

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Mentoring, Education, and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care–Hospital Integration (META:PHI)

Description:

A guide to safe opioid prescribing and managing associated complications, including opioid use disorder, excerpted from Safe prescribing practices for addictive medications and management of substance use disorders in primary care: A pocket reference for primary care providers, designed to help primary care providers implement best practices for prescribing potentially addictive medications and managing substance use disorders in primary care.

Category:
Mental Health & Addictions, Opioids & Pain Management, Pain Management,

Simplified Guideline for Prescribing Medical Cannabinoids in Primary Care

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CFP | G. Michael Allan et al

Description:

Practical recommendations for the use of medical cannabinoids in primary care. All recommendations are intended to assist with, not dictate, decision making in conjunction with patients.

Category:
Cannabis/Cannabinoids, Pain Management,

Simplified Lipids Guideline - Prevention and Management of CVD Risk in Primary Care

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Toward Optimized Practice | CFPC

Description:

Clinical practice guidelines for a simplified approach to primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD), concentrating on CVD risk estimation and lipid management for primary care clinicians and their teams.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

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,

Vaping Products, Including E-Cigarettes - Evidence Summary

Source:

Cancer Care Ontario

Description:

To summarize the current evidence on observed and potential health impacts of vaping products, including the development of addiction, impact on youth, and use as a smoking cessation aid.

Category:
Mental Health & Addictions, Prevention & Screening,

WHO Growth Charts for Canada

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Dietitians of Canada

Description:

The Charts are for use in monitoring and assessment of the growth of Canadian infants and children in primary care and public health. The Charts were developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society, Canadian Pediatric Endocrine Group, College of Family Physicians of Canada, Community Health Nurses of Canada and Dietitians of Canada

Category:
Infant & Child Health,