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Screening for thyroid dysfunction in patients without symptoms: don’t routinely check that box  

For immediate release  November 18, 2019    Screening for thyroid dysfunction in patients without symptoms: don’t routinely check that box   New guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care   A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care found no benefit ...

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Screening for thyroid dysfunction: do not routinely order TSH in all patients

For primary care providers who order routine TSH in asymptomatic patients, a new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on screening for thyroid dysfunction in adults without symptoms or risk factors may change ...

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Hello and goodbye 

Hello and goodbye  Drs. Ahmed Abou-Setta and Stéphane Groulx  The Task Force welcomes a new member and says farewell to another.  New member Dr. Ahmed Abou-Setta from the University of Manitoba brings extensive knowledge and experience in patient-oriented research, methods and ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 22

Upcoming Guidelines Screening for thyroid dysfunction – 2019 Screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma – 2020 Screening for depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period – 2020 Guideline Topics What topics interest you? Submit ideas for preventive health guideline topics. Age to stop ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 21

About Us The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is composed of experts who develop evidence-based recommendations for clinical preventive health services delivered by primary care practitioners. The Task Force is supported by the Global ...

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Task Force’s new thematic series in the journal Systematic Reviews

The Task Force’s systematic evidence reviews and review protocols are now available online as a thematic series in the journal Systematic Reviews. Topics include smoking cessation, screening for depression, and screening for sexually transmitted diseases. The collection will expand as ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 20

About Us The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is composed of experts who develop evidence- based recommendations for clinical preventive health services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The Task Force is supported by the ...

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Come work with us! The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is hiring a digital Community Manager

The Task Force is currently looking for a bilingual (French/English) Community Manager to join our dynamic team in a part-time role. The Community Manager will work closely with the Task Force Communications Strategist and the ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 19

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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Breast Cancer Update (2018)

To decide on breast cancer screening, women must be armed with the right information The Globe and Mail, December 12, 2018   Patients should decide when to get mammograms: Canadian health experts Global News, December 10, 2018   Women don’t need ...

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