This guideline makes specific recommendations on Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia and mixed dementias, as well as recommendations that apply to all types of dementia. Dementia in Parkinson's disease shares a number of similarities with DLB. 56 pages.
Clinical best practice guidelines for nurses and interprofessional teams who provide care in all care settings to people (>15 years of age) with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and who have established diabetic foot ulcers. 160 Pages.
This guideline summarizes current recommendations for assessment, diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) in peripheral joints for patients 19 years of age and older. Includes patient education, rehabilitation, medication and surgical treatment options. A medication table is included. 32 Pages.
These guidelines provide best practice recommendations and resources to help exercise providers deliver safe and effective exercise programs to stroke survivors in a variety of community settings. 34 Pages.
This best practice guideline provides nurses working in diverse practice settings educational resources and screening tools to assess stroke survivors across the continuum of care. 123 Pages. The Stroke Assessment Supplement provides some refinements and stronger evidence of the original document. 42 pages
This comprehensive best practice guideline provides educational resources and interventions to enhance management of hypertension. This resource will help to identify organizational needs or gaps, current health care practices and support the systematic development of a plan using the tools and resources. 152 Pages.
This article provides information and updates to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Heart Failure guidelines for ethnic minorities, pregnancy along with disease management and quality improvement/assurance programs. 18 Pages.