Category Archives: General Practice Resources

Therapeutics Initiative (TI)

What you will find here:  The Therapeutics Initiative (TI) was established in 1994 by the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics in cooperation with the Department of Family Practice at The University of British Columbia with its mission to provide physicians and pharmacists with up-to-date, evidence-based, practical information on prescription drug therapy.

Therapeutics Initiative

PAIN BC: Assessment Tools and Clinical Guidelines

What you will find here:  PAIN BC assessment tools and clinical guidelines for heath care professionals.

Assessment Tools & Clinical Guidelines

Assessment Tools Pain assessment tools are in the public domain and are available to all health care providers to assist them in better understanding the impact of pain on a person. Single-dimensional pain scales Single-dimensional scales only measure pain intensity and are useful in acute pain when the etiology is clear.

Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technologies in Health: Resources

What you will find here: CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing health care decision-makers with objective evidence to help make informed decisions about the optimal use of health technologies, including: Drugs, Diagnostic tests, Medical, dental, and surgical devices and procedures.


CADTH provides a variety of resources that enable you to find, produce, interpret, and implement evidence. These include software applications, search tools, customized Excel spreadsheets, and more. If you have any questions about CADTH’s resources, please contact CADTH at our main office or get in touch with the CADTH Liaison Officer nearest to you.

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)

What you will find here: The ASRA’s mission is to advance the science and practice of regional anesthesia and pain medicine to improve patient outcomes through research, education, and advocacy.


ASRA Connect Community Find • Ask • Share • ConnectJust for members! Membership Join, renew, learn about benefits, and get answers to your questions. Special Interest Groups SIGs foster collaboration and networking among people with similar interests. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Member access (requires login) Nonmembers, view open-access content here.

The Canadian Pain Society

What you will find here: The Canadian Pain Society aims to foster and encourage research on pain mechanisms and pain syndromes and to help improve the management of patients with acute and chronic pain by bringing together the basic scientists and health professionals of various disciplines and backgrounds who have an interest in pain research and management.

Canadian Pain Society

Covid-19 Health Information: Federal Government Government of Canada – COVID-19 Outbreak Update Government of Canada – COVID-19 Symptoms and Treatment Covid-19 Health Information: Provincial & Territorial Health Services Alberta BC Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland & Labrador Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario PEI Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon March 18, 2020: CPS Annual Scientific Meeting Cancelled It is with heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of this year’s Annual Scientific Meeting, due to take place May 19-22 in Calgary.

PAIN BC: Resources for Health Professionals

What you will find here: Recommended pain management resources for health care professionals.


The Alzheimer’s Society Ontario has developed this useful pamphlet to help those caring for people with dementia recognize the signs of pain. Because people living with dementia struggle to express pain in typical ways, they may be living with untreated pain and this can be a problem particularly for those in the later stages of dementia who may have issues communicating.

Food Allergy Canada

What you will find here: Food Allergy Canada delivers critical information to anyone impacted by food allergy, innovative educational programs to keep you and others informed about the latest developments, and life-changing support services to Canadians with food allergies.

Food Allergy Canada – Food Allergy Canada

Food Allergy Canada is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Canadians with food allergies live with confidence. How can we help? Answers to your COVID-19 questions: Ask the allergist What is food allergy? I’ve just been diagnosed with an allergy. How can I prevent food allergy? I need resources to share with others.

Canadian Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database

What you will find here: The Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database contains information about suspected adverse reactions (also known as side effects) to health products.

Adverse Reaction Database –

The Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database contains information about suspected adverse reactions (also known as side effects) to health products. Adverse reaction reports are submitted by: consumers and health professionals, who submit reports voluntarily manufacturers and distributors (also known as market authorization holders), who are required to submit reports according to the Food and Drugs Act.

First Nations Health Authority

What you will find here: The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) works to reform the way health care is delivered to BC First Nations through direct services and collaboration with provincial partners. The FNHA is governed by and serves BC First Nations individuals and communities.​

First Nations Health Authority

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