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Choosing Wisely: When to Question Tests, Procedures or Treatment for Pediatric Surgery

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), as part of the national Choosing Wisely® campaign, has developed a new list of medical tests, treatments and procedures that may be over-utilized and not necessary in many cases — this time focusing on pediatric surgery. Choosing Wisely, an evidence-based resource to avoid unnecessary care, provides recommendations about situations in which… Read more »

New Choosing Wisely Recommendations From AAPCOID and PIDS

The American Academy of Pediatrics – Committee on Infectious Diseases and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society released recommendations to protect hospitalized children from the effects of antibiotic resistance.

AOTA Offers Choosing Wisely List of Practices to Question

In its continuing mission to help occupational therapy practitioners provide the highest quality care to clients, the American Occupational Therapy Association announces its recommendations for quality, evidence-based occupational therapy services.

The American Society for Clinical Pathology Expands List of Commonly Used Tests Physicians and Patients Should Question

Expanded Recommendations Part of Choosing Wisely Campaign Chicago/Oct. 18, 2017—ASCP released a new list of recommendations for laboratory tests that are commonly ordered but not always appropriate in pathology and laboratory medicine as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation. The new list of five targeted, evidence-based recommendations expands ASCP’s… Read more »

American Chiropractic Association Releases Choosing Wisely List of Tests, Procedures to Question

Arlington, VA – The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) today released a list of five tests and procedures commonly ordered but not always necessary in chiropractic care. The list is part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports®, which encourages conversations between patients and their clinicians about what care… Read more »