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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 12

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that will ...

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Canadian Task Force Releases Prevention and Treatment Recommendations on Cigarette Smoking in Children and Youth

Battle against cigarette smoking is encouraging but more research is needed on most effective interventions for use in primary care OTTAWA, ON, February 27, 2017 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) ...

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Annual evaluation survey for clinicians

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is recruiting primary care practitioners to participate in a 30-minute online survey for our annual evaluation. Our evaluation of the CTFPHC’s activities in 2016 will assess the reach ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 11

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 10

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that ...

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Primary Health Care in Canada: Highlights from CIHI’s 2016 primary healthcare chart book and future directions

Monday, September 26, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST / 10:00 – 11:30 am PST Register now at http://www.cdpac.ca/content.php?doc=361 NOTE: This webinar will be presented in English only. Presenters: Ms. Mary Byrnes, Manager – Primary Health Care Information, Canadian ...

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We need your feedback!

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is recruiting primary care practitioners to participate in a 60-minute telephone interview. The interview will address how guideline recommendation statements should be presented for clinical practice. To be eligible ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 9

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that ...

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Developmental Delay

Developmental delay screening for young children not recommended, Canada says 30 March, 2016 Don’t screen all kids for developmental delays, Canadians say 29 March, 2016 Developmental delay screens for healthy Canadian kids not recommended 29 March, 2016

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Updated guideline recommends against screening with standardized tools to detect unrecognized developmental delay in primary care

View guideline CTFPHC says there is a lack of high-quality evidence demonstrating the benefits of standardized screening tools in healthy children OTTAWA, ON, March 29, 2016 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) ...

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