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An Overview of Major Breast Screening Studies and Their Findings

Published on: January 1, 1992
Result type: Reports

Cite as: Comis, J., To, T. An Overview of Major Breast Screening Studies and Their Findings. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA); 1992. The leading cancer killer of women in Canada is breast cancer. It is estimated that there were 14,400 new cases and 5,100 deaths from breast cancer in 1991. Many effort...

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Breast Neoplasms, Mammography, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Mass Screening, Breast Cancer, Lymphoma, Diagnostic Tests, Breast Neoplasms, Breast Cancer, Mammography, Mass Screening, Screening, Breast cancer, cancer du sein, Lymphoma, Diagnostic tests, Mammograms, Breast cancer screening, Economic, Tumeur sein, Mammographie, Analyse coût bénéfice, Dépistage systématique, Cliché mammaire, Évaluation économique, Dépistage du cancer du sein

Influence of educational interventions on the test ordering patterns of physicians

Published on: January 1, 1992
Result type: Reports

Cite as: Menon, D., Sommerhalder, S. Influence of Educational Interventions on the Test Ordering Patterns of Physicians. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA); 1992. Over the past 10 to 15 years, governmental support of health care technology assessment has been increasing. It is anticipated that assessme...

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Education, Clinical Practice Patterns, Clinical Practice Variations, Cost Containment, Education, Medical, Clinical Practice Variations, Clinical Practice Patterns, Other miscellaneous topics, Physician’s Practice Patterns, Medical, Medical studies, Cost containment ##Physician’s Practice Patterns

Endovascular Coronary Stents

Published on: January 1, 1992
Result type: Reports

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Coronary Vessels, Stents, Coronary Disease, Angioplasty, Technology Assessment, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Disease, Coronary Vessels, Stents, Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary, Medical Devices, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary, Biomedical, Heart disease, Transluminal coronary balloon dilitation, PTCA, Health technology assessment, HTA, Vaisseaux coronaires, Stent, Vaisseaux coronaries, maladies, Angioplastie coronaire transluminale percutanée, Évaluation technologie biomédicale, Cardiopathie, Angioplastie coronarienne transluminale percutanée, ACTP, Évaluation des technologies de la santé, ETS

The Excimer Laser

Published on: January 1, 1992
Result type: Reports

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Angioplasty, Excimer Laser, Cornea, Costs and Cost Analysis, Technology Assessment, Photorefractive Keratectomy, Cornea, Angioplasty, Balloon, Laser-Assisted, Photorefractive Keratectomy, Laser Corneal Surgery, Excimer Laser, Medical Devices, Balloon, Laser-Assisted, Keratectomy, Photorefractive, Biomedical, Laser coronary angioplasty, PRK, Economic, Health technology assessment, Angioplastie ballon assistée par laser, Kératectomie photoréfractive laser excimer, Cornée, Coût et analyse coût, Angioplastie coronarienne laser, Photokératectomie, Photokératectomie réfractive, Évaluation économique, Évaluation technologie biomédicale, Évaluation des technologies de la santé

Reuse of single-use cardiac catheters

Published on: January 1, 1991
Result type: Reports

Cite as: Comis, J. Reuse of Single-use Cardiac Catheters. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA); 1991. As a cost saving measure, many hospitals throughout Canada are reusing and reprocessing disposable cardiac catheters. Many more are seriously considering the introduction of this practice. As a result, t...

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Disposable Equipment, Equipment Reuse, Catheterization, Coronary Angiography, Heart Catheterization, Sterilization, Angiography, Disposable Equipment, Heart Catheterization, Sterilization, Equipment Reuse, Catheter, Medical Devices, Central Venous, Heart catheters, Cardiac, Disinfect, Materiel usage unique, Reutilisation materiel, Catheterisme veineux central, Coronarographie, Sterilisation, Angiographie, Désinfecter

A survey of investigational new drug and emergency drug release policies

Published on: January 1, 1991
Result type: Reports

Cite as: Clark, E. A Survey of Investigational New Drug and Emergency Drug Release Policies. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA); 1991. In Canada Investigational New Drugs (INDs) and Emergency Drug Releases (EDRs) have traditionally been provided at no cost by the manufacturers even though the Regulatio...

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Drug Evaluation, Surveys, Drug Evaluation, Health Policy, Policy, Other miscellaneous topics, Investigational, Clinical Trials, Drug trials, Évaluation médicament, Essai clinique, Essais cliniques, emergency

An annotated bibliography of the costs and benefits of prenatal screening programs

Published on: January 1, 1991
Result type: Reports

Cite as: Comis, J., Conlon, J. An Annotated Bibliography of the Costs and Benefits of Prenatal Screening Programs. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA); 1991. Introduction In today's environment of fiscal restraint, proposals for new or expanded health programs are subject to analysis of their potential ...

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Prenatal Diagnosis, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Diagnostic Tests, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Screening, Prenatal Diagnosis, Diagnostic tests, Gynecology/obstetrics, Diagnostic prénatal, Analyse coût bénéfice, Évaluation économique, Economic, bibliography Diagnostic prénatal

Exosurf neonatal for surfactant replacement therapy

Published on: January 1, 1991
Result type: Reports

Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is a significant contributor to premature infant mortality. In Canada and the United States, it is estimated that 40,000 to 50,000 infants are affected yearly. In Great Britain, it has been claimed that RDS is the most common cause of death in live births. The main contributing factor to RDS is a deficiency of...

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Pulmonary Surfactants, Syndrome, Infant Mortality, Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Surfactants, Respiratory, Exosurf, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Exosurf Neonatal, Lung surfactants, Economic, Surfactant pulmonaire, Détresse respiratoire, Surfactant pulmonaire

Gallstone therapies

Published on: January 1, 1990
Result type: Reports

Over recent years, technological developments have resulted in two new ways in which gallstone disease may be treated. These are: gallbladder removal by the use of fiberoptic techniques, or laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and gallstone destruction using extracorporeal shock waves, or biliary lithotripsy. Although both of these are less invasive an...

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Cholelithiasis, Cholecystectomy, Lithotripsy, Gallstones, Digestive System, Bile, Gallbladder, Gall Stone, Gall Stones, Digestive system

Second and Third-Line Therapy for Patients With Diabetes (Optimal Use Project)

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Product Line: Optimal Use

Medication In combination with lifestyle measures (weight control, proper nutrition, and adequate exercise), medications, such as metformin and sulfonylureas, play an important role in achieving glycemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus: Metformin is a popular first-line oral antidiabetes drug that is used to help control glycemic leve...

  • Project Number: OP0512

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Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Mellitus, Type II, Pharmacotherapy, Hyperglycemia, Insulin, Neutral Protamine Hagedorn Insulin, Metformin, Sulfonylurea Compounds, Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4, Diabetes