The Lists

Developed by Canadian national societies representing a broad spectrum of clinicians, these lists contain tests and treatments commonly used that are not supported by evidence, and/or could expose patients to unnecessary harm.


Anesthesiology

Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society

Cardiology

Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Critical care (NEW)

Canadian Critical Care Society
Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses
Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists

Emergency medicine

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

Endocrinology and metabolism

Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Family medicine

CMA's Forum on General and Family Practice Issues
College of Family Physicians of Canada

Gastroenterology

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

General surgery

Canadian Association of General Surgeons

Geriatrics

Canadian Geriatrics Society

Headache

Canadian Headache Society

Hematology

Canadian Hematology Society

Hospital medicine

Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine

Infectious disease

Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada

Internal medicine

Canadian Society of Internal Medicine

Long term care (NEW)

Long Term Care Medical Directors Association of Canada

Medical genetics (NEW)

Canadian College of Medical Geneticists

Medical microbiology (NEW)

Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Canada

Medical students and trainees

Canadian Federation of Medical Students
Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec

Nephrology

Canadian Society of Nephrology

Nuclear medicine

Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine

Nursing (NEW)

Canadian Nurses Association

Occupational medicine

Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada

Oncology

Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists
Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
Canadian Society for Surgical Oncology

Orthopaedics

Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Otolaryngology: head & neck surgery

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Paediatric surgery

Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons

Paediatrics

Canadian Paediatric Society

Palliative care

Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians

Pathology

Canadian Association of Pathologists

Pediatric neurosurgery (NEW)

The Canadian Pediatric Neurosurgery Study Group

Physical medicine and rehabilitation

Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Psychiatry

Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry
Canadian Psychiatric Association

Radiology

Canadian Association of Radiologists

Rheumatology

Canadian Rheumatology Association

Spine

Canadian Spine Society

Sport and exercise medicine (NEW)

Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Transfusion medicine

Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine

Urology

Canadian Urological Association

Vascular surgery

Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery