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

  Dear Colleague: I am writing 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 ...

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

  Dear Colleague: I am writing to seek your assistance in identifying potential candidates for Vice Chair 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, evidence ...

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Patient Perspective: Exploring Patient Values and Preferences

The CTFPHC is excited to introduce the first Patient Perspective to accompany its Prevention in Practice series.  This Patient Perspective is written by Cathy Telfer, a retired educator who lives and volunteers in Chatham-Kent, Ontario. Cathy is also ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 15

  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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