Choosing Wisely Through Primary Care


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Patient Resources for Using Antibiotics Wisely are now available in:
• Simplified Chinese
• Punjabi
• Spanish

CFPC/Choosing Wisely Canada Toolkit

Our multimedia-friendly toolkit equips health care providers with user-friendly videos, printable posters for their clinics, and printable infographics designed to facilitate informed discussions and give patients resources they can take home.

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Using Antibiotics Wisely

*NEW* In response to members’ feedback, selected Using Antibiotics Wisely patient resources are now available in Punjabi, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.  

 Antibiotics: Sorry (English) (PDF)
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 Antibiotics: Sorry (Simplified Chinese) (PDF)
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Antibiotics: Sorry
(Punjabi)
(PDF) 
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Antibiotics: Sorry (Spanish) (PDF) 
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Antibiotics: Three questions to ask your health care provider (English) (PDF) 
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Antibiotics: Three questions to ask your health care provider (Simplified Chinese) (PDF) 
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Antibiotics: Three questions to ask your health care provider (Punjabi) (PDF)
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Antibiotics: Three questions to ask your health care provider (Spanish) (PDF) 
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 Antibiotics: Delayed prescription (English) (PDF)
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Antibiotics: Delayed prescription (Simplified Chinese) (PDF)
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Antibiotics: Delayed prescription (Punjabi) (PDF) 
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Antibiotics: Delayed prescription (Spanish) (PDF) 
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Disclaimer
The translation of selected Using Antibiotics Wisely patient resources into languages other than English and French represents a pilot initiative of the CFPC. The CFPC has attempted to ensure the original materials in English have been translated accurately; in the event that there is any inconsistency between the English and other translated versions, the English version shall prevail.

Antibiotics: Rx Files – Viral Infection Prescription (PDF)
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You can also integrate the Viral Prescription Pad and Delayed Prescription Pad in your existing EMR. The e-forms and accompanying instructions were co-developed by OntarioMD and Choosing Wisely Canada in collaboration. For any questions related to these materials, please contact: [email protected]

Key Practice Statements (PDF)
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Opioid Wisely

Opioid Wisely
office poster
(PDF)
The CFPC released two new family medicine–specific recommendations as part of Choosing Wisely Canada’s new campaign Opioid Wisely. For more information on the campaign, and to read the complete list of recommendations, please visit www.ChoosingWiselyCanada.org/opioid-wisely.
Updated Family Medicine Recommendations
Thirteen Things Physicians and
Patients Should Question

(View Opioid specific recommendations)
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For additional information please visit our project website.

Do More Screening Tests Lead to Better Health?

Whiteboard Video
This 10-minute educational video focuses on a number of common screening tests (vitamin D malabsorption, mammography, thyroid testing, etc.) to help inform dialogue between family physicians and their patients on appropriate testing. 


  

Rethinking the annual physical
exam and screening tests
 (PDF)
 Is more testing better?
Six tests to rethink
 (PDF)
Combines Infographics 1 and 2 for complete picture (PDF)
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Questions?

Please contact us at [email protected]

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