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Preventing Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Using the Evidence

Last Updated: February 8, 2016
Result type: Tools

This tool is intended to help inform prescribing decisions when the decision to start anticoagulation has already been made. It includes key research findings, information about warfarin and the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs), and a warfarin/NOAC comparison chart.

In Brief: Mindfulness Training for Chronic Non-malignant Pain Management: A Review

Last Updated: September 27, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages There was insufficient evidence identified to draw conclusions on the clinical effectiveness of mindfulness training versus no treatment. Evidence from one limited quality systematic review suggests that mindfulness training versus wait list control significantly improved a patient’s pain acceptance and depression scores. The sam...

  • Project Number: RC1185-000

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The 5-Minute Evidence Consult for Advanced Practice Nurses

Last Updated: May 10, 2016
Result type: Tools

As an advanced practice nurse, you are continuously looking for the latest evidence on which to base the decisions you make when delivering care. CADTH is a source of the latest credible, objective information that can help you make well-informed decisions to ensure the best outcomes for your patients. From reference lists to comprehensive asses...

What's new in Diabetes Management

Last Updated: June 23, 2017
Result type: Tools

It's been nearly a century since Canadian researchers discovered a way to treat diabetes using insulin. Since then, many technological advances have made the lives of people living with diabetes longer and easier. CADTH has assessed some of the latest technologies in diabetes care in a new set of Issues in Emerging Health Technologies bulletins....

In Brief: Post-Operative Prophylactic Antibiotics for Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Repair Surgery or Hip Arthroplasty: A Review

Last Updated: November 8, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages The evidence is inconclusive regarding the clinical effectiveness of prophylactic antibiotics for patients following hip fracture repair surgery or hip arthroplasty. Two systematic reviews (based on low-quality studies) did not find a statistically significant difference in infection rates for patients who received post-operativ...

  • Project Number: RC1205-000

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In Brief: Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder

Last Updated: September 25, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages No clear patterns emerged suggesting that one formulation of buprenorphine was superior to another for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). No included studies reported statistically significant differences in the safety profiles of the different buprenorphine formulations. Two US economic evaluations were identified. On...

  • Project Number: RC1092-000

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