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Greig Health Record: Preventive Care Visits: Ages 6, 7, 8, 9

Source:

Dr. Anita Greig

Description:

An evidence-based health promotion guide for clinicians caring for children, this tool offers a template for periodic health visits that is easy to use and adapt for electronic medical records. The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Canadian Pediatric Society endorse the Record and supporting literature.

 

Category:
Infant & Child Health,

Insulin Prescription Tool

Source:

Ontario College of Family Physicians and New Brunswick Diabetes Task Group | Updates by Diabetes Canada

Description:

A tool to help manage prescriptions for your patients. (fillable pdf)

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

Keeping Patients Safe: A Guide to Managing Mental Health and Addictions-Related Risks and Functional Impairments in Primary Care | Adult Mental Health Tool

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Description:

Keeping Your Patients Safe: A Guide to Primary Care Management of Mental Health and Addictions-related Risks and Functional Impairments Tool aims to support and guide PCPs in appropriately assessing and managing a patient with risks or functional impairments, even in the absence of a diagnosis.

Category:
Mental Health & Addictions,

KidneyWise Clinical Toolkit (introduction): Identification, Detection, and Management of CKD in Primary Care

Source:

Ontario Renal Network

Description:

The Toolkit provides guidance on the identification, detection and management of chronic kidney disease. The Ontario Renal Network updated the KidneyWise Toolkit in 2018 based on new evidence from relevant clinical practice guidelines and feedback from clinical providers.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

Lipid Algorithm

Source:

Toward Optimized Practice | CFPC

Description:

This algorithm is from the Prevention and Management of CVD Risk In Primary Care - Clinical Practice Guideline. By removing lipid targets and associated monitoring of lipid levels, as well as other streamlining measures, the management of lipids and cardiovascular disease risk has been significantly simplified. Additionally, by targeting risk, clinicians can identify patients most likely to benefit while actively involving these patients in their care.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management,

MAID Resource Guide

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Description:

The Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Resource summarizes requirements outlined in federal and provincial legislation and guidelines by various provincial regulatory colleges, and presents them in a logical, sequential order to support medical and nurse practitioners with patient requests for MAID.

Category:
End-of-Life Care,

Management of Chronic Insomnia

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Description:

This tool addresses what providers should do when a patient is concerned about their lack of sleep. The tool also discusses appropriate management options, such as cognitive behaviour therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) and pharmacotherapy regimens to support primary care providers in their practice.

Category:
Opioids & Pain Management,

Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Tool

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Description:

The Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Tool is designed to assist family physicians and primary care nurse practitioners develop and implement a management plan for adult patients living with CNCP. The management of CNCP is an ongoing process that should be patient centred, collaborative and compassionate. This tool applies to pain conditions such as osteoarthritis, low back pain, musculoskeletal pain, fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain.

Category:
Opioids & Pain Management,