Announcements

The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 25

Online Conferences Visit our virtual conference booths this fall for the newest decision tools, practice resources, to make guideline suggestions and more. Family Medicine Forum – November 4 – 7, 2020   Médecins francophones du Canada, 29 et 30 octobre ...

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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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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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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: 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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