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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: Conservative Management for Chronic Kidney Disease

Last Updated: August 18, 2020
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Message Evidence suggests that patients with late- or end-stage chronic kidney disease who are on conservative management have comparable outcomes to those on dialysis. Evidence suggests that there were no differences in quality of life for elderly patients with end-stage renal disease on conservative management compared to those on dial...

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 ...

In Brief: Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorders During Pregnancy: A Review

Last Updated: September 24, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages There is a lack of evidence on the comparative clinical effectiveness of the various buprenorphine and buprenorphine-naloxone formulations for treating opioid use disorders (OUDs) during pregnancy. There is a lack of evidence on the safety or cost-effectiveness of the various buprenorphine or buprenorphine-naloxone formulations ...

  • Project Number: RC1111-000

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Evidence Highlights: HPV Testing for Primary Cervical Cancer Screening

Last Updated: October 7, 2019
Result type: Tools

This document provides highlights from the CADTH Optimal Use project that assessed the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, patients’ perspectives and experiences, ethical considerations, and implementation issues associated with HPV testing for primary cervical cancer screening. It also provides a brief background on cervical cancer, as ...

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...

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 ...

In Brief: Multidisciplinary Treatment Programs for Patients With Chronic Non-Malignant Pain: An Update of a Review

Last Updated: September 18, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Findings Multidisciplinary treatment programs aim to manage chronic pain through a combination of approaches, often involving medical therapy, physical and behavioural therapy, and education. These programs have demonstrated improvements in pain intensity, and may improve quality of life and function. Various types of multidisciplinary ...

  • Project Number: RC1110-000

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