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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 14

  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 be reviewed and works with the ...

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CTFPHC article on Shared Decision Making published in Canadian Family Physician’s Prevention in Practice Series

The CTFPHC has released its next article within the Canadian Family Physician Article Series. The new article is on Shared Decision Making and is co-authored by France Légaré, Tier 1 Chairholder of the Canada Research ...

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CTFPHC Releases AAA Screening Guideline

Guideline recommends screening with ultrasound for men aged 65-80 but not for men over 80 years of age or women    OTTAWA, ON, September 11, 2017 –The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care’s (CTFPHC) new ...

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Canadian Family Physician: Prevention in Practice Article Series by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC)

The CTFPHC is pleased to launch a new article series, Prevention in Practice, within Canadian Family Physician. The series is intended to equip primary care providers with concrete advice on how to implement preventive health ...

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Recruiting new members for the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC)

  Dear Colleague: I want to seek your assistance in identifying potential candidates for membership of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) http://canadiantaskforce.ca/. The CTFPHC is a well-known panel of experts skilled in critical appraisal, ...

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New: The Obesity Prevention and Management e-learning module

The Obesity Prevention and Management e-learning module, developed by the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP), expands on the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care’s (CTFPHC) 2015 guidelines on the prevention and management of obesity in adults and ...

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Hepatitis C

Critics push back against hepatitis C screening advice, say boomers should be tested May 28, 2017 Critics push back against hepatitis C screening advice, say boomers should be tested May 28, 2017 Critics push back against hepatitis C screening ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 13

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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CTFPHC Releases Its First Hepatitis C Population-wide Screening Guideline

Guideline recommends against screening for HCV in adults who are not at elevated risk  OTTAWA, ON, APRIL 24, 2017 – To help provide clarity for Canadian physicians and policy makers the Canadian Task Force on ...

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Tobacco Smoking in Children and Adolescents

Study Urges Physicians To Prevent Youth Smoking 27 February, 2017 Health officials urged to help prevent Canadian youth from smoking 27 February, 2017 Doctors ‘should interact with kids and their families about smoking,’ Canadian task force says 27 February, 2017 Doctors have role to ...

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