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I'll just give her some Aspirin...

Last Updated: February 5, 2016
Result type: Tools

Betty is a healthy 74-year-old. She has osteoarthritis, which she controls with acetaminophen as she experienced a GI bleed while taking an NSAID several years ago. You have just diagnosed Betty with persistent non-valvular atrial fibrillation and prescribed a beta-blocker for rate control. What will you use for stroke prevention? You know she ...

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


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


Hip Protectors in Long-Term Care Facilities Guidance Card

Last Updated: May 19, 2010
Result type: Tools

An implementation tool that is mainly intended for staff at long-term care facilities but may be of interest to health professionals in general, as well as those working within a health ministry, health region, or hospital.

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....

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...