PreventionJPGPrevention is one of the most important things we do in family medicine. Many diseases don’t show symptoms until things are out of hand. Screening allows your family doctor to find problems before they lead to serious issues.

You can use this poster as a tool to discuss screening with your family doctor. Depending on your medical history you may require earlier or more frequent screening, however, for the majority of Canadians these screening maneuvers and intervals are appropriate.

For family physicians who want to use this in their office I have produced a full sized PDF that you can print off in your office (or get professionally printed).

 

This poster was based on the following guidelines:

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