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Does Choosing Wisely Work?

…Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center implemented a multimodal intervention to reduce continuous pulse oximetry (CPOx) on one unit of a children’s hospital. The institution developed consensus-based criteria for CPOx discontinuation….

Dental Fillings that Contain Mercury

Most adults have fillings or other dental work in some of our teeth. Often this dental work uses a material called “amalgam.” It contains mercury and other metals, such as…

Brain Scans for Head Injuries

…increase your risk of cancer. Children, and especially infants, have more risks because their brains are developing. Young children may need sedative drugs so they lie still for a scan….