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New at CADTH - March 2017

Last updated: March 15, 2017
Product Line: New at CADTH
Result type: Report


CADTH Common Drug Review

Fentanyl buccal (Fentora): Pain (breakthrough), cancer (adults)   

Propranolol oral solution (Hemangiol): Infantile hemangioma      


Rapid Response

Reports completed in February 2017.

Recent summaries of evidence with critical appraisals include:

Aripiprazole for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Review of the Clinical Effectiveness

The Use of Osteochondral Allograft for the Ankle, Knee, and Shoulder: Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness

Blue Light Cystoscopy in Patients with Suspected Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Carcinoma: A Review of Clinical Utility

Issues in Emerging Health Technologies

Issue 152: Outpatient (Same Day) Hip Replacement

CADTH Resources

Resources to Address the Opioid Crisis

CADTH is working diligently to put the best available evidence on opioid-related topics in the hands of health care professionals, patients, and governments. Read more about our commitment to the Joint Statement of Action to Address the Opioid Crisis. What follows are some of our latest products:

Additionally, read our March Evidence Matters column in Hospital News, “If not opioids, then what?

In Brief:

Recognition and Diagnosis of Sepsis in Adults: A Review of Evidence-Based Guidelines

Basal-Bolus Versus Sliding-Scale Insulin Therapy in the Acute Care Hospital Setting: A Review of Comparative Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness


Special Event
Join us in person or online on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, as we release the fourth edition of the Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies: Canada. There is no fee to attend but registration is required. Click here to register.

Registration is now open for the 2017 CADTH Symposium from April 23 to 25, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. This year’s theme is “Measuring Value in Theory and the Real World.”

Our preliminary program is now available. Check out the list of workshops, presenters, and plenary speakers.

Additionally, we are pleased to be hosting Dr. Danielle Martin as special keynote speaker at our 2017 CADTH Symposium Social Event on the evening of Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Canadian Museum of History.

Dr. Martin will be discussing ideas from her new book Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians.

We hope you will join us at the Symposium in April!


We love hearing how our products and services are influencing health care policies, clinical practices, and patient outcomes. If you have a success story to share, please get in touch with your CADTH Liaison Officer.

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