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Hip Protectors in Long-Term Care Facilities Guidance Card

Last Updated: May 19, 2010
Result type: Tools

An implementation tool that is mainly intended for staff at long-term care facilities but may be of interest to health professionals in general, as well as those working within a health ministry, health region, or hospital.

Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Last Updated: April 3, 2017
Result type: Tools

An infographic illustrating the recommendations from the CADTH Optimal Use report on interventions for obstructive sleep apnea.

Community Water Fluoridation Programs

Last Updated: May 8, 2019
Result type: Tools

Community water fluoridation (CWF) is a process of adjusting fluoride levels in the public water supply to a level that prevents dental caries. This summary is based on a health technology assessment conducted by CADTH and includes: a brief background on the history of CWF in Canada, the use of fluoride in dental caries prevention, and the co...

In Brief: Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder

Last Updated: September 25, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages No clear patterns emerged suggesting that one formulation of buprenorphine was superior to another for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). No included studies reported statistically significant differences in the safety profiles of the different buprenorphine formulations. Two US economic evaluations were identified. On...

  • Project Number: RC1092-000


In Brief: Mindfulness Training for Chronic Non-malignant Pain Management: A Review

Last Updated: September 27, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages There was insufficient evidence identified to draw conclusions on the clinical effectiveness of mindfulness training versus no treatment. Evidence from one limited quality systematic review suggests that mindfulness training versus wait list control significantly improved a patient’s pain acceptance and depression scores. The sam...

  • Project Number: RC1185-000


In Brief: Post-Operative Prophylactic Antibiotics for Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Repair Surgery or Hip Arthroplasty: A Review

Last Updated: November 8, 2019
Result type: Tools
Product Line: Rapid Response

Key Messages The evidence is inconclusive regarding the clinical effectiveness of prophylactic antibiotics for patients following hip fracture repair surgery or hip arthroplasty. Two systematic reviews (based on low-quality studies) did not find a statistically significant difference in infection rates for patients who received post-operativ...

  • Project Number: RC1205-000


Summary Tool: Evidence-Based Recommendations on Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the Treatment of Skin Cancer

Last Updated: July 24, 2019
Result type: Tools

This summary tool summarizes findings from a review of the evidence-based guidelines for using Mohs micrographic surgery to manage skin cancer. See the full report at Mohs Surgery for the Treatment of Skin Cancer: A Review of Guidelines. To access other CADTH reports and resources on the topic of oncology, visit the Evidence Related to Oncolog...

Past Symposia

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Result type: General Content

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