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

Environmental Health Resources

Physicians are often tasked with treating patients who have been impacted by the environment. A list of relevant resources to support you in your practice is now available.
Keywords: natural, heat, public health, temperature, extreme heat, heat-induced illness, heat episodes, heat stress, extreme weather, storm, smog, air pollution, air quality health index, air quality, particulate matter, pregnant, vector-borne, disease, infectious diseases, Lyme disease, malaria, international, travellers, water-borne diseases, drinking water, healthy planet, planetary health, Green Guide for Healthcare, green, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Donors for Climate Action, The Global Climate and Health Alliance, Climate and Health Alliance, Climate and Health Council, Public to Planetary Health: a Manifesto, David Boyd, Naomi Klein, Health Canada, Canadian Public Health Agency, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Environment Canada, United Nations, IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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clinician use while recognizing that the rapid evolution of materials may result in the information provided becoming outdated.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