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Breast Cancer Survivorship Tool

Source:

The College of Family Physicians of Canada

Description:

Developed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada's Cancer Care Committee through an extensive literature review, the BCS Tool consolidates fragmented care guidelines in one national, evidence-based document.

Category:
Prevention & Screening, Women's Health,

Bye-Bye, PPI: Toolkit

Source:

Choosing Wisely Canada

Description:

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are often used inappropriately, without an indication, or for longer durations than recommended. A PPI deprescribing tool can guide reassessment and deprescribing where indicated.

Category:
Deprescribing,

Canadian C-Spine Rule (Ottawa)

Source:

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Description:

The Rule will permit physicians to standardize care of alert, stable trauma patients, to rapidly "clear" the cervical spine, and to be much more selective in the use of cervical spine radiography without jeopardizing patient care.

Category:
Emergency/Trauma, Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging,

Canadian CT Head Injury/Trauma Rule

Source:

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Description:

The Canadian CT Head Rule (CCHR) was developed to help physicians determine which minor head injury patients need head CT imaging.

Category:
Emergency/Trauma, Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging,

COPD Action Plan

Source:

Canadian Thoracic Society

Description:

The action plan is a written contract between patient and doctor, giving firm direction on the patient's management of COPD flare-ups.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

COPD Care Map for Primary Care

Source:

Ontario Lung Association

Description:

Ensures Canadian Thoracic Society criteria have been applied to establish diagnosis, and outlines treatment options from the 2008 Canadian Thoracic Society recommendations for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

COPD Diagnosis and Management Algorithm

Source:

Ontario Lung Association

Description:

Algorithm from the Ontario Lung Association for the diagnosis and management of COPD.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

CORE Back Tool

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Description:

Improving the quality of treatment can make a life-changing difference to patients suffering from low back pain.Recognize common mechanical back pain syndromes and screen for conditions where management may include investigations, referral and specific medications using the Clinically Organized Relevant Exam (CORE) Back Tool and Toolki.

Category:
Pain Management,