Speak Up For Your Practice Needs!

The Centre for Effective Practice and the OCFP are looking for family doctors to take part in focus groups related to new clinical tools. Register with Centre for Effective Practice to indicate your interest and receive more details about teleconferences and other opportunities. Tool development expertise is not required – just an interest in improving the tools available to support your practice.


Clinical Tools and Resources for Primary Care

Tools for Practice - Alberta College of Family Physicians

Tools for Practice articles summarize medical evidence on a clinical question with a focus on information that can support your day-to-day practice.

The content is developed free of industry bias and is based on the best available evidence. Each article is peer-reviewed, ensuring it maintains a high standard of quality, accuracy, and academic integrity. Family physicians that consult the TFP resource can be assured that they are accessing a wealth of established, verified knowledge.

Where does the content come from?
Tools for Practice is coordinated by Dr. G. Michael (Mike) Allan, Associate Professor in the University of Alberta Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Allan is a highly respected practitioner and educator. He has been a popular and recurring speaker at the Alberta College of Family Physicians’ Annual Scientific Assemblies, and has agreed to share his knowledge and experience with colleagues through Tools for Practice.
Keywords: Evidence-based medicine, Alberta College of Family Physicians, biweekly

The Clinical Tools and Resources listing links primary care providers with information that may aid in their clinical decision making. In most cases, these resources are created by third parties. The Ontario College of Family Physicians accepts no responsibility for the use or misuse of any of the information provided. Users are required to use their own clinical judgement when dealing with the individual patient.

The OCFP has attempted to provide up-to-date materials for clinician use while recognizing that the rapid evolution of materials may result in the information provided becoming outdated. Users are encouraged to consult the original sources for updated versions as they become available and for further information about the individual resource, its terms of use and limitations. Inclusion in the listing does not indicate endorsement by the OCFP.