Clinical News from Medical Associations & Healthcare Companies
October 2018 • Volume 5 Issue 7

CFPC Supports Pharmacare Consensus Principles

The document states that National Pharmacare should be governed by 5 principles including Universality, Public/ Single-Payer Administration, Accessibility, Comprehensiveness, and Portable Coverage. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Read more

Influenza Vaccine During Pregnancy

This recent study has shown that administering the flu vaccination protects pregnant women. Adjusted overall vaccine effectiveness was 40% against flu-associated hospitalization during pregnancy. Clinical Infectious Diseases Read more

Obesity & Risk of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Among Women

Findings from the Nurses’ Health Study II suggest that women with a BMI of ≥ 30 had nearly double the risk of early-onset colorectal cancer compared with those with a BMI of 18.5 to 22.9. JAMA Oncology Read more


Recommendations for the Assessment and Monitoring of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

October 2018, The Journal of Rheumatology

Canadian Cardiovascular Harmonized National Guidelines Endeavour (C-CHANGE) Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Primary Care: 2018 Update

October 2018, CMAJ

Guidelines for Vitamin K Prophylaxis in Newborns

August 2018, Canadian Paediatric Society

Guidelines for Gait Assessments in the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA)

June 2018, Canadian Geriatrics Journal


Take The Next Step In Your Career - Join Harvard Medical School for the Pediatrics Leadership Program

Workshops Held in Boston and London: Starting Spring 2019
Early Application Deadline: January 30, 2019

Start Application Today

9th Annual Essentials in Primary Care Fall Conference   Dec 3‑7, 2018   Duck Key, Florida
Office Practice of Primary Care Medicine 2019   Mar 11‑15, 2019   Boston, Massachusetts
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Family Planning   Apr 17‑18 2019   New York, New York