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Anaphylaxis in Schools & Other Settings, 3rd Edition Revised

This booklet provides key recommendations, based on the latest research, for the management and treatment of anaphylaxis in the community. The guidelines also include user-friendly tools and resources in non-medical terminology for people at risk, parents, educators and caregivers.  

2016

Endorsed Practice Resource

Health Care Delivery

And still waiting. Exploring primary care wait times in Canada. Interim Statement.

Access to care is one of the most discussed issues facing the Canadian health care system. To provide more timely access to care, a succession of federal governments – followed by their provincial / territorial counterparts – have committed to wait time strategies that include wait time funding to support the achievement of wait time benchmarks and guarantees.

2008

CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

Annual Physical Examination Practices by Province/Territory in Canada

The annual physical examination is known by multiple different names across Canada, including “comprehensive visit,” “complete physical examination,” or colloquially as a “check-up.” Given the extent of debate around the yearly physical, the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s Department of Health Policy and Government Relations undertook an environmental scan of current practices across Canada.

2013

CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

Best Advice Guide: Health Literacy in the Patient's Medical Home

The latest Best Advice Guide on the topic of Health Literacy supports the crucial first pillar in the Patient’s Medical Home (PMH), Patient-Centeredness. This guide explores ways in which family physicians can support their patients understanding of health information by enhancing their own communication skills, increasing use of health literacy assessment tools in the practice, and by making better use of appropriate resources to match patients’ literacy needs during clinical interactions.

2016

Physician-Patient Relations,

Health Care Delivery

Buprenorphine/Naloxone for Opioid Dependence: Clinical Practice Guideline

The Guideline is available in English only, and was produced by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

2012

Endorsed Document

Health Care Delivery

CPS Position Statement: Banning Children and Youth under the age of 18 years from commercial tanning facilities

Cutaneous malignant melanoma has increased more than threefold in the last 35 years. Because damage is cumulative, exposure to ultraviolet radiation early in life elevates a risk which is increased further as individuals use artificial sources of ultraviolet radiation. The full impact and scope of damage caused by year-round indoor tanning may take years to appreciate given the long latency period for most skin cancers. Consequently, the Canadian Paediatric Society is joining other prominent health organizations in support of a ban on the use of commercial tanning facilities by Canadian children and youth under the age of 18 years.  

2012

Endorsed Document

Preventive Care,

Health Care Delivery

Family medicine in Canada: vision for the future.

Canada is facing a crisis. Timely access to health care services is getting progressively worse for Canadians. The single biggest reason for this is a severe shortage of health professionals. High on the list of those in short supply are family doctors. More than 4 million Canadians cannot find family physicians.

2004

CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

Family physicians caring for hospital inpatients. Discussion Paper.

This discussion paper has been written for family doctors, health professionals with whom they work, hospital administrators and managers, medical school leaders, the patients whom family doctors serve, and other public audiences interested in the value and importance of family doctors working in various health care environments.

2003

CFPC Policy Paper

Hospitalists,

Health Care Delivery

Group Billing Practices by Province/Territory in Canada

Family physicians are offering their patients a range of user-friendly options to access information and care. Patient-centred practice strategies, such as group visits between patients and health professionals, may help improve chronic disease management. This chart identifies Group Billing Practices by Province/Territory in Canada. Note: Information is current as of July 6th, 2011, though subject to change at any time.

2011

CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

Improving access to care for patients in Canada. Position Statement.

This year’s theme for the main public policy initiative of The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is “Improving Access to Care for Patients in Canada” with particular attention to Primary Care Wait Times, Access to Family Physicians, and Collaborative Interprofessional Care that emphasizes the relationships between family doctors and nurses.

2007

CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

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