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Non-Opioid Options for Managing Pain

Last Updated: September 21, 2020
Result type: Tools

Canada is in the midst of an opioid crisis. And even with growing awareness of the risks, opioids continue to be used extensively in the management of pain. The 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain recommends optimizing non-opioid pharmacotherapy and non-pharmacological therapy rather than a trial of opioids for patien...

Medical Cannabis

Last Updated: April 22, 2020
Result type: Tools

With the increasing use of different forms of cannabis as a medical treatment for a wide variety of health conditions, questions arise about how well cannabis works with these conditions. Many of these questions have been brought to CADTH, where we searched for, critically appraised, and summarized the evidence. Knowing what the evidence says he...

Think you know all there is to know about managing warfarin? Think again.

Last Updated: February 5, 2016
Result type: Tools

You know that warfarin has been used for more than 60 years to prevent blood clots. And you know that it works; its effectiveness is well-established. You’re probably also aware that warfarin therapy can be challenging — with diet restrictions, drug interactions, and the need for regular INR monitoring. So, what’s the best way to manage warfar...

New Oral Anticoagulants: Breakthrough or Just Another Bleeding Mess?

Last Updated: February 8, 2016
Result type: Tools

These slides were presented as part of a debate between Dr. Marc Carrier and Dr. Jafna Cox at the Family Medicine Forum 2013 in Vancouver. Dr. Carrier and Dr. Cox served as expert clinical advisors on CADTH’s Preventing Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation project that focused on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of warfarin, new oral a...

INESSS: Anticoagulant Therapy for Adult Patients

Last Updated: February 8, 2016
Result type: Tools

This clinical tool presents relevant characteristics from published studies to help physicians determine the most appropriate anticoagulant treatment. View Report

Preventive Foot Care for Patients With Diabetes: A Summary of Evidence-Based Guidelines

Last Updated: December 9, 2019
Result type: Tools

This summary tool provides a summary of three evidence-based guidelines and is based on a CADTH review on preventive foot care for patients with diabetes. A summary of the following guidelines is provided: Diabetes Canada NICE‒National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the UK IWGDF‒International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot ...