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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guideline on screening for high blood pressure in canadian adults

View guideline Guideline recommends blood pressure measurement at all appropriate primary care visits Ottawa, 29 October, 2012–The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) today provided recommendations to Canadian clinicians and policymakers on screening for hypertension in ...

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Type 2 Diabetes

Doctors should stop routine type 2 diabetes screening: Task Force 18 October, 2012 The key to preventing diabetes 16 October, 2012 Regular diabetes testing not necessary for all Canadians: report 16 October, 2012 New diabetes screening guidelines released; Canadian Task Force on ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guideline for screening adults for type 2 diabetes

View guideline Guideline calls for more precision and convenience in screening process Ottawa, 16 October, 2012–The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) today released an updated guideline calling for more precision in type 2 diabetes ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 2

  Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care Developing and disseminating clinical practice guidelines for primary and preventive care, based on systematic analysis of scientific evidence. The CTFPHC is comprised of 14 independent primary care experts who lead ...

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Updated guidelines for breast cancer screening in average risk women

View guideline The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guidelines for breast cancer screening in average risk women–Guidelines to help provide clarity for Canadian women and their physicians Ottawa, 21 November, 2011—The Canadian Task ...

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Breast Cancer

New guidelines call for less frequent mammograms 21 November, 2011 New breast cancer screening guidelines inflame debate, add to confusion 21 November, 2011 Breast cancer screening guide says skip exams 21 November, 2011 Updated guidelines for breast cancer screening in ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 1

De­vel­op­ing and dis­sem­i­nat­ing clin­i­cal prac­tice guide­lines for pri­mary and pre­ven­tive care, based on sys­tem­atic analy­sis of sci­en­tific ev­i­dence. The Task Force is com­prised of 15 in­de­pen­dent pri­mary care ex­perts who lead the de­vel­op­ment of rec­om­men­da­tions for ...

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