Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools

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This section provides tools and assessments that can be used to assess and/or monitor factors that influence your health.

Articles and Publications


Finding Quality Addiction Care in Canada Drug and Alcohol Treatment Guide

Category: Patient / Practitioner / Alcohol Consumption / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools / Introduction / What can I do / Where can I get help
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Introduction to preventive care (Preventive care spreadsheet, and Pearls: what NOT to do)

Category: Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
This spreadsheet is Dr. J A Dickinson personal approach to efficient selection of the most valuable preventive activities. Unlike many other prevention lists, it places screening at the end, and focuses on social circumstances and behaviours first.
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Patient Education Materials on Physical Activity

Category: Patient / Practitioner / Physical Activity / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools / Endorsements and Recommendations / Introduction / What can I do / Where can I get help
Physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for death worldwide, and low cardiorespiratory fitness exposes a patient to a greater risk of dying than does smoking, obesity, hypertension, or high cholesterol. Current estimates show that four out of five Canadians are not meeting national physical activity guidelines. The good news is that physicians are starting to become more engaged on this issue. Seven evidence-based patient handouts were created based on the most commonly presenting chronic conditions in family practice, employing extensive patient and provider input.
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Practical Patient Education and Patient Decision Tools Links

Category: Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
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Plain Language Medical Dictionary

Category: Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
As you type, matching results will be listed below automatically.
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Resources


Choosing Wisely Canada’s Implementation Toolkits

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Choosing Wisely recommendation

Clinical Practice Guidelines

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
By invitation, the CFPC is involved in the development of some clinical practice guidelines.

The BETTER Program Patient Resources

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
The Building on Existing Tools To Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Primary Care (BETTER)

Tools for periodic visit in advanced access

Category : Practitioner / Diabetes / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Available for English

Tools for Practice

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Tools for Practice

Documents


CBC (Confusing Broad Check) for Screening?

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Tools for Practice

Cell free DNA

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Tools for Practice

Lung Cancer Screening

Category : Cancer / Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Tools for Practice

Preventive care spreadsheet (Preventive Activities - Adults)

Category : Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
provided by Dr. J Dickinson (March 2018)

Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Tools for Practice

Tools


Assess Your BMI – Adults

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Assess Your BMI – Adults

Assess Your BMI – Children

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Assess Your BMI – Children

BMI Calculator

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
BMI Calculator

Canada Benefits Finder

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Answer the questions below to get a customized list of benefits for which you may be eligible.

Canadian Patient Engagement Networks

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Canadian Patient Engagement Networks

Cardiovascular Age and Risk

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Cardiovascular Age and Risk

CFPC/Choosing Wisely Canada Toolkit 

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
CFPC/Choosing Wisely Canada Toolkit 

Diabetes CANRISK

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Diabetes CANRISK

Drug Free Kids Canada Quiz

Category : Patient / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Drug Free Kids Canada Quiz

EATracker

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
EATracker – monitor eating and physical activity habits

For Practitioners

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Nutri-eSTEP - assess eating habits of toddlers and preschoolersFor Practitioners

Fracture Risk Assessment Tool

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools

Fracture Risk Calculator

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Fracture Risk Calculator

Framingham Risk Score

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Framingham Risk Score

Heart and Stroke Risk Assessment

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Heart and Stroke Risk Assessment

Mental Health Passport 

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Mental Health Passport 

MetSC CHANGE-Metabolic syndrome

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
MetSC CHANGE-Metabolic syndrome

Nicotine Dependency Test

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Nicotine Dependency Test

Nutri-eSCREEN

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Nutri-eSCREEN – assess eating habits of older adults

Nutri-eSTEP

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Nutri-eSTEP - assess eating habits of toddlers and preschoolersFor Practitioners

Opioid Tapering Template

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
The Opioid Tapering Template is based on the best evidence available and is designed to assist family physicians and primary care nurse practitioners on evaluating opioid therapies and reducing opioid

Osteoarthritis (OA) Tool

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools / Introduction
Osteoarthritis

Preconception Health Care Tool

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Preconception Health Care Tool

Risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Screening for Osteoporosis

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Osteoporosis Self Assessment Tool for Women

Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose Tool

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose Tool

Social Determinants of Health

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Social Determinants of Health

Stroke Risk Score

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Stroke Risk Score

The Absolute CVD Risk/Benefit Calculator

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
The Absolute CVD Risk/Benefit Calculator

The Clinically Organized Relevant Exam (CORE) Back Tool

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
The Clinically Organized Relevant Exam (CORE) Back Tool

The Immunization Well-Child Toolkit

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
The Immunization Well-Child Toolkit

The Management of Chronic Insomnia tool 

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
The Management of Chronic Insomnia tool 

Vascular risk score

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
Vascular risk score

WHO Growth Charts

Category : Health Assessment and Monitoring Tools
WHO Growth Charts (0-19 years)