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Breast cancer screening: new emphasis on shared decision-making between women and their health care providers

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care shifts focus in updated guideline OTTAWA, ON, December 10, 2018 – An updated breast cancer screening guideline places a new emphasis on shared decision-making between women and their health ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is seeking to identify potential candidates for membership

Dear Colleague: I am writing to seek your assistance in identifying potential candidates for membership of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care http://canadiantaskforce.ca/. The Task Force is a well-known panel of experts skilled in primary ...

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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The CTFPHC invites you to participate in our 2018 annual evaluation! Our evaluation seeks to measure the impact and uptake of our guidelines and tools, and to identify new opportunities for the CTFPHC. We would ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 18

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

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NEW – Lung Cancer Video

This video was developed by the Task Force to provide primary care physicians with key information about lung cancer screening. The video references the Task Force’s 2016 lung cancer guideline recommendations. The video explains disease ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 17

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

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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases new guideline on screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnant women

Research needed to close evidence gaps in widely-used test OTTAWA, ON, July 9, 2018 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) made a recommendation to continue using a routine screening test ...

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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases new guideline against screening for impaired vision for Canadians aged 65 and over without vision concerns 

OTTAWA, ON, May 14, 2018 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) made a recommendation against screening for impaired vision in primary care settings among those aged 65 who live independently ...

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CTFPHC article on Understanding and Communicating Risk: Measures of Outcomes and the Magnitude of Benefits and Harms

The CTFPHC has released its next article in the Canadian Family Physician Prevention in Practice series. This article outlines measures of outcome and magnitude/effect size that would be fundamental to evidence-based decision making by physicians ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 16

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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