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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 ...

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 ...