Joey Ton

Joey Ton
College of Family Physicians of Canada | CFPC · Programs and Practice Support

Doctor of Pharmacy

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Publications (34)
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Objective: To develop a clinical practice guideline to support the management of chronic pain, including low back, osteoarthritic, and neuropathic pain in primary care. Methods: The guideline was developed with an emphasis on best available evidence and shared decision-making principles. Ten health professionals (4 generalist family physicians,...
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Objective: To determine the proportion of patients with neuropathic pain who achieve a clinically meaningful improvement in their pain with the use of different pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments. Data sources: MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library, and a gray literature search. Study selection: Randomized controlled trials that rep...
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Under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes (ACMPR)1 section of Canada’s cannabis regulations, which came into effect with the Cannabis Act on October 17, 2018, access to medical cannabis is authorized by a physician who signs a medical document. Authorized patients may purchase cannabis from a federally licensed producer, designate anoth...
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Objective: To determine the proportion of chronic low back pain patients who achieve a clinically meaningful response from different pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments. Data sources: MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and gray literature search. Study selection: Published randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that reported a responder...
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Having recently evaluated whether we one should dose urate lowering therapies (like allopurinol) to target uric acid levels to prevent gout recurrences,”1 we read the 2020 ACR Guidelines on the Management of Gout2 with enthusiasm. However, we feel the scientific review team /guideline authors missed key evidence pertaining to their recommendation o...
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Objective: To determine the effect of mask use on viral respiratory infection risk. Data sources: MEDLINE and the Cochrane Library. Study selection: Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) included in at least 1 published systematic review comparing the use of masks with a control group, either in community or health care settings, on the risk of...
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Introduction Hospital experiential placements have traditionally used a 1:1 (student to preceptor) ratio. Two models, peer-assisted learning (PAL) and near-peer teaching (NPT), have been described in the literature for education of health professions. This research explored the use of PAL and NPT, as well as advantages, challenges, and strategies t...
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Objective: To determine how many patients with chronic osteoarthritis pain respond to various non-surgical treatments. Data sources: PubMed and the Cochrane Library. Study selection: Published systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that included meta-analysis of responder outcomes for at least 1 of the following intervention...
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Objective: To use the best available evidence and principles of shared, informed decision making to develop a clinical practice guideline for a simplified approach to managing opioid use disorder (OUD) in primary care. Methods: Eleven health care and allied health professionals representing various practice settings, professions, and locations c...
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Objective: To summarize the best available evidence regarding various topics related to primary care management of opioid use disorder (OUD). Data sources: MEDLINE, Cochrane Library, Google, and the references of included studies and relevant guidelines. Study selection: Published systematic reviews and newer randomized controlled trials from...
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Objectif: Résumer des études de qualité supérieure sur 10 sujets en 2018 qui sont étroitement en rapport avec la pratique des soins primaires. QUALITÉ DES DONNÉES: Pour choisir les études, un groupe de professionnels des soins de santé primaires a exercé une surveillance systématique des publications scientifiques, notamment par un examen des résum...
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Objective: To summarize high-quality studies for 10 topics from 2018 that have strong relevance to primary care practice. Quality of evidence: Study selection involved routine literature surveillance by a group of primary care health professionals. This included screening abstracts of important journals and Evidence Alerts, as well as searching...
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Objective: To summarize 10 high-quality studies from 2017 that have strong relevance to primary care practice. Quality of evidence: Study selection involved routine literature surveillance by a group of primary care health professionals. This included screening abstracts of important journals and Evidence Alerts, as well as searching the America...
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Objective: To develop a clinical practice guideline for a simplified approach to medical cannabinoid use in primary care; the focus was on primary care application, with a strong emphasis on best available evidence and a promotion of shared, informed decision making. Methods: The Evidence Review Group performed a detailed systematic review of 4...
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Objective: To determine the effects of medical cannabinoids on pain, spasticity, and nausea and vomiting, and to identify adverse events. Data sources: MEDLINE, the Cochrane Database, and the references of included studies were searched. Study selection: Systematic reviews with 2 or more randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that focused on medi...

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