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Non-Pharmacological Prevention of Pressure Injuries

Last Updated: June 20, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Environmental Scans

Key Messages Survey respondents reported using a range of non-pharmacological interventions for pressure injury prevention in various patient populations and care settings. A variety of policies and guidelines are used among jurisdictions, but it was reported that there is difficulty keeping up to date with new guidelines and implementing th...

  • Project Number: ES0332


Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Last Updated: July 22, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Optimal Use

CADTH, in collaboration with Health Quality Ontario (HQO), completed a review of available evidence on the use of Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) in individuals with mild and moderate major depression and anxiety disorders. Collaboratively, both organizations contributed to a health technology assessment that involved ana...

Drugs for Smoking Cessation (Knowledge Mobilization tools)

Last Updated: July 28, 2016
Result type: Tools

Information for Health Professionals This four-page tool summarizes CADTH evidence on drugs used for smoking cessation, and provides drug information for health professionals. Information includes advantages and disadvantages, common adverse events, contraindications, monitoring, dosing schedules, and cost.

In Brief: Thrombolytics for Acute Myocardial Infarction in a Pre-Hospital Setting: A Review

Last Updated: November 6, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages In terms of safety, it is unclear how treating acute myocardial infarction by administering thrombolytics in a pre-hospital setting compares with significantly delayed thrombolytic treatment, or not administering it at all. When treating acute myocardial infarction, it is unclear how the safety of administering thrombolytics in ...

  • Project Number: RC1144-000


Interventions for Insomnia Disorder

Last Updated: December 3, 2018
Result type: Tools

At-a-glance summary of the CADTH Optimal Use project on interventions for adults with acute or chronic insomnia disorder.

In Brief: Genome-Wide Sequencing for Unexplained Developmental Delays and Multiple Congenital Anomalies

Last Updated: January 27, 2020
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages Families and clinicians see genome-wide sequencing (a form of genetic testing) as a valuable tool for potentially determining the cause of a child’s unexplained condition (e.g., developmental delays or congenital anomalies). Knowing the cause, or causes, of their child’s condition can provide families with an initial sense of rel...

  • Project Number: HE0020-000