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Critical Appraisal of Clinical Practice Guidelines

Last Updated: August 11, 2016
Result type: Tools

CADTH uses these two tools during introductory workshops about critically appraising clinical practice guidelines. Both tools are meant for beginners, though they provide a useful starting point for anyone interested in critical appraisal. Introductory Tool To Assist in Critical Appraisal of Clinical Practice Guidelines General Critical Appr...

2017 CADTH Symposium

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Result type: General Content

At the 2017 CADTH Symposium, Canadian and international experts will take a hard look at the issue of value in health care: how to define it, how to measure it, and how to incorporate it into effective health technology management, as well as what is being done globally to advance the science and make it easier to incorporate real-world data ...

2015 CADTH Symposium

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Result type: General Content

Since 2005, CADTH has hosted an annual symposium to bring together producers and users of evidence-based information on drugs and health technologies for productive discussions and information sharing. The CADTH Symposium has become a “must attend” event for the HTA community in Canada and beyond — attracting up to 650 delegates from key sect...

Lab Testing: Current Practice Analysis; Context and Implementation Study

Last Updated: November 1, 2014
Result type: Tools

A report that presents the findings of a study investigating current laboratory test ordering practices in Canada, including perceived barriers and opportunities to optimizing lab testing from the perspective of family physicians, internists, and nurse practitioners.

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...

Physical Activity for Chronic Pain: A Synopsis of the Evidence

Last Updated: July 28, 2020
Result type: Tools

Bottom Line: Low-quality evidence suggests that physical activity may reduce pain and improve function for some adults with chronic pain, while having few adverse events. Key messages from the CADTH report (specific to adults with knee osteoarthritis) Physical activity may reduce pain and improve function, performance, and health-related qua...

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...