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

Guides for Cancer Patients: How to Manage your Symptoms - Cancer Care Ontario

The symptom management guides support patients who are experiencing side effects from their cancer and associated treatments. There are 10 guides and each relates to a different symptom; including nausea, anxiety and loss of appetite. Each guide has tips on what patients should do and when help from a healthcare provider should be sought. Also available are links to external resources that may assist in managing all symptoms.

Keywords: fatigue, vomiting, pain, constipation, diarrhea, depression, shortness of breath, dyspnea, mouth care, fever, chemotherapy, radiation

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clinician use while recognizing that the rapid evolution of materials may result in the information provided becoming outdated.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.