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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 6

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 15 experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 5

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 14 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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Task Force takes on Canada’s urgent child obesity challenge with new guidelines

View guideline Guidelines stress benefits of growth monitoring and role of family doctors in addressing current trends Ottawa, 30 March, 2015–Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) issued its latest guidelines on the ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 4

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 15 experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics ...

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Canadian Task Force tackles the complex issue of adult obesity

View guideline New guidelines emphasize the role of family doctors in addressing Canada’s most pressing health challenge Ottawa, 26 January, 2015–The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) has issued its latest guidelines on adult ...

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Canadian Task Force recommends against screening for prostate cancer

View guideline Task Force says harms of PSA screening outweigh the benefits Ottawa, 27 October, 2014–Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) released an updated guideline on screening for prostate cancer using the prostate ...

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CTFPHC hypertension guideline published in Canadian Family Physician

View guideline The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) Recommendations on screening for high blood pressure in adults was published in Canadian Family Physician, the official journal of the College of Family Physicians of ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guideline on screening for depression

View guideline CTFPHC says there is a lack of ev­i­dence on the ef­fec­tive­ness of screen­ing in adults with no ap­par­ent symp­toms of de­pres­sion Ottawa, 13 May, 2013–The Cana­dian Task Force on Pre­ven­tive Health Care (CTFPHC) today re­leased ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 3

Developing and disseminating clinical practice guidelines for primary and preventive care, based on systematic analysis of scientific evidence. The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 14 experts who develop recommendations for ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases updated guideline for cervical cancer screening

View guideline Task Force says annual screening for asymptomatic women is unnecessary Ottawa, 7 January, 2013–The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) today released an updated guideline on cervical cancer screening, recommending women aged ...

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