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Research Gaps: Treating Opioid Use Disorder

Last Updated: November 14, 2019
Result type: Tools

Canada is in the midst of an opioid crisis. Like many organizations across the country, CADTH has made addressing the opioid crisis a top priority. In the last year, we have delivered a large body of evidence to inform decisions on effectively treating opioid use disorder and how we use drug and non-drug interventions to help patients manage pai...

In Brief: Programs for the Treatment of Opioid Addiction

Last Updated: October 29, 2019
Result type: Tools

Key Findings Numerous types of opioid programs exist in Canada and internationally; many are multidisciplinary, combining opioid agonist therapies and psychosocial treatments. Ideally, patients would be seen with no wait times and be accepted into treatment immediately. Survey results found wait times for opioid programs in Canada varied fro...

Interventions for Older Adults’ Nutrition

Last Updated: May 10, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Nutrition is a concern for the aging population. Many older adults face daily challenges that put them at increased nutritional risk. They may have difficulties carrying out activities such as grocery shopping and preparing food, and their extensive list of medical conditions and medications may contribute to poor nutritional status. Other facto...

In Brief: Acetylcysteine for Patients Requiring Mucus Secretion Clearance: A Review

Last Updated: February 7, 2020
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages The clinical effectiveness and safety of acetylcysteine for mucus secretion clearance was unclear because of sparse evidence. High-quality studies are needed. No clinical effectiveness studies were identified for acetylcysteine use in patients with neuromuscular disorder requiring mucus secretion clearance. No relevant studies ...

2020 CADTH Symposium

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Result type: General Content

Join us in Toronto for the 2020 CADTH Symposium. Connect with Canadian and international experts in the objective assessment and evaluation of health technologies for three days of education, information sharing, and networking. Mark your calendar: 2020 CADTH Symposium
April 19 to 21, 2020
Sheraton Centre Toronto
Toronto, On...

What Is the Cost of Diabetes Therapy?

Last Updated: June 4, 2018
Result type: Tools

An infographic comparing the daily cost of medications for type 2 diabetes with the cost of test strips factored in.