May 14, 2019
Dr. Onil Bhattacharyya, Associate Professor, Evaluation Lead for the Institute for Health Service Solutions and Virtual Care and Frigon Blau Chair in Family Medicine Research, both at Women's College Hospital in Toronto, draws on his personal experience as a guideline development panelist, family physician and...
Apr 23, 2019
If we have doubts about the scientific studies that are at the core of clinical practice guidelines, how can we rely on them to support our clinical decision making? Dr. Nav Persaud has, since residency, consistently questioned the value of some evidence presented in clinical practice guidelines. He proposes ideas for...
Apr 2, 2019
We rely on evidence to help us make the best clinical decisions. What happens when the evidence we rely on isn’t so reliable? Dr. Elia Abi-Jaoude, a psychiatrist at SickKids Hospital in Toronto is one of a group of international clinicians and researchers that have taken on the task to re-review the accepted evidence...
Mar 12, 2019
Keeping up with the evidence can be a daily struggle. We often turn to, and depend on, clinical practice guidelines for help make evidence-informed decisions. Dr. Jan Hux, President and CEO of Diabetes Canada, provides her insights on tackling one of the most difficult and complex areas of practice: diabetes.
Feb 19, 2019
Dr. Mike Allan, a family physician and academic from Alberta, heads an initiative that takes a very different approach to producing clinical guidance for decision making, specifically by targeting primary care practitioners at all stages of the process.