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Fragility Fractures (2023)

Mieux cibler le dépistage des risques de fractureL’actualité, May 8, 2023

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New US breast cancer recommendation sparks discussion

Last updated: June 21, 2023 While the US Preventive Services Task Force’s draft proposal now recommends starting breast cancer screening at age 40 for all women, we recommend shared decision-making. Our Canadian guideline, published in 2018, recommends ...

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Screening to prevent fragility fractures

New guideline and decision aid Should you screen to help reduce the risk of fragility fractures? A new interactive online Fragility Fracture Decision Aid for shared decision-making can help clinicians and patients visualize their individual risk ...

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Breast Cancer Update

Federal task force to weigh mammogram screening age amid debate over starting at 40 The Globe and Mail, October 17, 2023 When do you screen for cancer? How does the task force create guidelines? 680 CJOB Winnipeg, May ...

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New Co-Chairs!

We’re thrilled to welcome Drs. Ahmed Abou-Setta and Guylene Theriault as incoming Co-Chairs of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. They will take over from Drs. Brenda Wilson and Roland Grad who have ...

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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The Task Force invites you to participate in our 2022 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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Dynamic roster of new members

Jennifer Flemming, Patricia Li, Nathalie Slavtcheva, Keith Todd From a nurse practitioner to a family doctor, a gastroenterologist and pediatrician, the Task Force’s four new members bring varied perspectives and a wealth of experience to guideline ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 33

Dynamic roster of new members! From a nurse practitioner to a family doctor, a gastroenterologist and pediatrician, the Task Force’s four new members bring varied perspectives and a wealth of experience to guideline development. Meet Drs. ...

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Depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period (2022)

Canadian doctors, psychiatrists don’t recommend routine adult anxiety screeningCTVNews.ca, September 22, 2022 Guideline Advises Against Depression Screening in PregnancyMedscape Medical News, July 28, 2022

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care invites applications for Chair

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (‘Task Force’) https://canadiantaskforce.ca/ is a panel of experts in preventive health care and the application of evidence in clinical decision making. It has an international reputation for ...

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