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Opioid Tapering Template

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Description:

The Opioid Tapering Template is designed to assist family physicians and primary care nurse practitioners on developing tapering plans with their patients and adjusting those plans as their patients’ needs change due to pain, function and withdrawal symptoms.

Category:
Opioids & Pain Management,

Opioid Use Disorder Tool

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Description:

The Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Tool aims to guide primary care providers through the identification and management of individuals who have problems with opioid use. It includes a step-by-step approach for initiating and maintaining OAT with buprenorphine-naloxone.

Category:
Opioids & Pain Management,

Osteoarthritis Tool

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Description:

The Osteoarthritis Tool was developed for primary care providers managing patients with new or recurrent joint pain consistent with osteoarthritis of the hip, knee or hand. This tool can help clinicians identify symptoms and provide evidence-based, goal-oriented non-pharmacological and pharmacological management while identifying triggers for investigations or referrals.

Category:
Opioids & Pain Management,

Osteoporosis Quick Reference Guide - 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management

Source:

Osteoporosis Canada

Description:

This guide has been developed to provide healthcare professionals with a quick-reference summary of the most important recommendations from the 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada. The full guideline document can be found at www.osteoporosis.ca.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management, Senior & Elderly Care,

Osteoporosis and Falls Assessment Form

Source:

Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy

Description:

An osteoporosis and falls assessment tool based on the 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada and the 2015 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Frail Elderly, that can be integrated into the electronic medical records to support improved osteoporosis-related care in family practice.

Category:
Chronic Disease Management, Senior & Elderly Care,

Ottawa Ankle Rules - for Ankle Radiography

Source:

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Description:

The Rule assists clinicians in assessing if radiography of the foot and ankle is required for adult patients presenting with blunt ankle trauma at health care facilities.

Category:
Emergency/Trauma, Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging,

Ottawa Knee Rules - for Knee Injury Radiography

Source:

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Description:

The Rule can help determine the need for radiographs in acute knee injuries. This screening tool offers a rapid and accurate way to avoid unnecessary imaging.

Category:
Emergency/Trauma, Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging,

Poverty: A Clinical Tool for Primary Care Providers

Source:

Centre for Effective Practice

Description:

Poverty puts patients at higher risk for most chronic diseases, mental illnesses, and even accidents and trauma. The Tool directs providers to use key questions to assess their patients’ living situations and current benefits and includes links to key government and community resources to support positive interventions.

Category:
Social Determinants of Health,