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

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is seeking to identify candidates for membership. The Task Force is a panel of experts will expertise in primary preventive health care, critical appraisal, evidence review methods and ...

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Esophageal Adenocarcinoma (2020)

No benefit of routine screening for EAC and in chronic GERD patients Bariatric News, July 7, 2020 Adénocarcinome œsophagien: aucun bénéfice au dépistage systématique L’Actualité médicale, July 7, 2020

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New guideline recommends against screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma in people with chronic GERD

A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care did not find evidence of benefit of routine screening (upper endoscopy) for esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) and precursor conditions (Barrett esophagus or dysplasia) in people with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).   The Task ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 24

Health care workers are vital The COVID1-9 pandemic has highlighted the vital role of our health system and health workers. From primary care to emergency physicians, ICU teams, nurses, respiratory technicians and many other health care ...

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

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) is seeking to identify potential candidates for membership http://canadiantaskforce.ca/. The Task Force is a well-known panel of experts skilled in primary preventive health care, critical appraisal, ...

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Recruiting new Chair for the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) is seeking to identify potential candidates for the Chair position http://canadiantaskforce.ca/. The Task Force is a well-known panel of experts skilled in primary preventive health care, ...

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Asymptomatic Thyroid Dysfunction (2019)

DYSFONCTION THYROÏDIENNE : Quel dépistage chez les adultes sans symptômes? Sante log, November 18, 2019 Don’t Screen for Thyroid Problems in Asymptomatic Patients Medscape, November 26, 2019 What Not to Test (and Treat) Clinical Laboratory News, December 19, 2019

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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The Task Force invites you to participate in our 2019 annual evaluation! Our evaluation seeks to measure the impact and uptake of our guidelines and tools and identify new opportunities for the Task Force. We ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 23

New guideline: screening for thyroid dysfunction A new guideline from the Task Force recommends against routine screening for thyroid dysfunction in non-pregnant adults. This recommendation is based on the latest evidence that shows no benefit to ...

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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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