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The Red Brick: The Canadian Guide to Clinical Preventive Health Care (1994)

Purpose

This book is designed to serve as a practical guide to clinicians, health professionals, professional associations and health care planners in determining the inclusion or exclusion, content and frequency of a wide variety of preventive health interventions.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination Membership
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preventive Guidelines: Their Role in Clinical Prevention and Health Promotion
  • Methodology
  • Maneuvers to be Included in Clinical Preventive Health Care
  • Preventive Maneuvers for which there is Evidence that Harm Outweighs Good
  • Recommendations by Strength of Evidence
  • Chapter 1: Routine Prenatal Ultrasound Screening
  • Chapter 2: Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Chapter 3: Smoking & Pregnancy
  • Chapter 4: Routine Prenatal Ultrasound Screening
  • Chapter 5: Primary Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Chapter 6: Routine Iron Supplementation During Pregnancy
  • Chapter 7: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Neural Tube Defects
  • Chapter 8: Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis for Down Syndrome Prevention
  • Chapter 9: Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Pregnancy
  • Chapter 10: Prevention of Neonatal Herpes Simplex
  • Chapter 11: Screening for D (Rh) Sensitization in Pregnancy
  • Chapter 12: Screening and Vaccinating Adolescents and Adults to Prevent Congenital Rubella Syndrome
  • Chapter 13: Prevention of Preeclampsia
  • Chapter 14: The Use of Home Uterine Activity Monitoring to Prevent Preterm Birth
  • Chapter 15: Intrapartum Electronic Fetal Monitoring
  • Chapter 16: Prophylaxis for Gonococcal and Chlamydial Ophthalmia Neonatorum
  • Chapter 17: Screening for Phenylketonuria
  • Chapter 18: Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Chapter 19: Screening for Cystic Fibrosis
  • Chapter 20: Screening for Hemoglobinopathies in Canada
  • Chapter 21: Screening for Urinary Infection in Asymptomatic Infants and Children
  • Chapter 22: Breast Feeding
  • Chapter 23: Prevention of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Infants
  • Chapter 24: Well-Baby Care in the First 2 Years of Life
  • Chapter 25: Screening Children for Lead Exposure in Canada
  • Chapter 26: Preschool Screening for Developmental Problems
  • Chapter 27: Routine Preschool Screening for Visual and Hearing Problems
  • Chapter 28: Prevention of Household and Recreational Injuries in Children (<15 years of age)
  • Chapter 29: Primary Prevention of Child Maltreatment
  • Chapter 30: Screening for Childhood Obesity
  • Chapter 31: Screening for Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis
  • Chapter 32: Disadvantaged Children
  • Chapter 33: Childhood Immunizations
  • Chapter 34: Administration of Pneumococcal Vaccine
  • Chapter 35: Hepatitis B Immunization in Childhood
  • Chapter 36: Prevention of Dental Caries
  • Chapter 37: Prevention of Periodontal Disease
  • Chapter 38: Dipstick Proteinuria Screening of Asymptomatic Adults to Prevent Progressive Renal Disease
  • Chapter 39: Early Detection of Depression
  • Chapter 40: Prevention of Suicide
  • Chapter 41: Children of Alcoholics
  • Chapter 42: Early Detection and Counselling of Problem Drinking
  • Chapter 43: Prevention of Tobacco-Caused Disease
  • Chapter 44: Prevention of Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
  • Chapter 45: Prevention of Household and Recreational Injuries in Adults
  • Chapter 46: Prevention of Unintended Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescents
  • Chapter 47: Physical Activity Counselling
  • Chapter 48: Prevention of Obesity in Adults
  • Chapter 49: Nutritional Counselling for Undesirable Dietary Patterns and Screening for Protein/Calorie Malnutrition Disorders in Adults
  • Chapter 50: Screening for Diabetes Mellitus in the Non-Pregnant Adult
  • Chapter 51: Screening for Thyroid Disorders and Thyroid Cancer in Asymptomatic Adults
  • Chapter 52: Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures in Women by Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Chapter 53: Screening for Hypertension in Young and Middle-Aged Adults
  • Chapter 54: Lowering the Blood Total Cholesterol Level to Prevent Coronary Heart Disease
  • Chapter 55: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Chapter 56: Acetylsalicylic Acid and the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chapter 57: Asymptomatic Carotid Disease
  • Chapter 58: Screening for HIV Antibody
  • Chapter 59: Prevention of Gonorrhea
  • Chapter 60: Screening for Chlamydial Infection
  • Chapter 61: Prevention of Influenza
  • Chapter 62: Screening and Isoniazid Prophylactic Therapy for Tuberculosis
  • Chapter 63: Screening for Human Papillomavirus Infection
  • Chapter 64: Interventions Other than Smoking Cessation to Prevent Lung Cancer
  • Chapter 65: Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 66: Screening for Colorectal Cancer
  • Chapter 67: Screening for Prostate Cancer
  • Chapter 68: Screening for Bladder Cancer
  • Chapter 69: Prevention of Oral Cancer
  • Chapter 70: Prevention of Skin Cancer
  • Chapter 71: Prevention of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Chapter 72: Screening for Ovarian Cancer
  • Chapter 73: Screening for Cervical Cancer
  • Chapter 74: Screening for Testicular Cancer
  • Chapter 75: Screening for Cognitive Impairment in the Elderly
  • Chapter 76: Prevention of Household and Recreational Injuries in the Elderly
  • Chapter 77: Secondary Prevention of Elder Abuse
  • Chapter 78: Screening for Visual Impairment in the Elderly
  • Chapter 79: Hypertension in the Elderly: Case-Finding and Treatment to Prevent Vascular Disease
  • Chapter 80: Prevention of Hearing Impairment and Disability in the Elderly
  • Chapter 81: Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in the Elderly
  • Appendices
Contact Person/Organization: 

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

Type of Tool:

Publication Date: 
1994
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