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Choosing Wisely: Don’t administer plasma or prothrombin complex concentrates for ...

Don’t administer plasma or prothrombin complex concentrates for nonemergent reversal of vitamin K antagonists (i.e., outside of the setting of major bleeding, intracranial hemorrhage, or anticipated emergent surgery).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=170

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in the ...

Don’t perform stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in the initial evaluation of chest pain patients with low pretest probability of coronary artery disease.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=171

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) as a ...

Don’t perform stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) as a preoperative assessment in patients scheduled to undergo low-risk, noncardiac surgery.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=172

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in ...

Don’t perform stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in patients with acute chest pain and high probability of coronary artery disease.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=173

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform coronary cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in the ...

Don’t perform coronary cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in the initial evaluation of asymptomatic patients.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=174

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order diagnostic tests at regular intervals (such as every day),...

Don’t order diagnostic tests at regular intervals (such as every day), but rather in response to specific clinical questions.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=175

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse red blood cells in hemodynamically stable, ...

Don’t transfuse red blood cells in hemodynamically stable, non-bleeding ICU patients with a hemoglobin concentration greater than 7 mg/dL.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=176

Choosing Wisely: Don’t continue life support for patients at high risk for death or ...

Don’t continue life support for patients at high risk for death or severely impaired functional recovery without offering patients and their families the alternative of care focused entirely on comfort.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=177

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe opioid analgesics as first-line therapy to treat ...

Don’t prescribe opioid analgesics as first-line therapy to treat chronic non-cancer pain.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=178

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe opioid analgesics as long-term therapy to treat ...

Don’t prescribe opioid analgesics as long-term therapy to treat chronic non-cancer pain until the risks are considered and discussed with the patient.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=179

Choosing Wisely: Long-term acid suppression therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease...

Long-term acid suppression therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease should be titrated to the lowest effective dose.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=18

Choosing Wisely: Avoid imaging studies (MRI, CT or X-rays) for acute low back pain ...

Avoid imaging studies (MRI, CT or X-rays) for acute low back pain without specific indications.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=180

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia without ...

Don’t prescribe cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia without periodic assessment for perceived cognitive benefits and adverse gastrointestinal effects.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=181

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe a medication without conducting a drug regimen review....

Don’t prescribe a medication without conducting a drug regimen review.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=182

Choosing Wisely: Avoid using prescription appetite stimulants or high-calorie ...

Avoid using prescription appetite stimulants or high-calorie supplements for treatment of anorexia or cachexia in older adults; instead, optimize social supports, discontinue medications that may interfere with eating, provide appealing food and feeding assistance, and clarify patient ...

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=183

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe opioids for treatment of chronic or acute pain for ...

Don’t prescribe opioids for treatment of chronic or acute pain for workers who perform safety-sensitive jobs such as operating motor vehicles, forklifts, cranes, or other heavy equipment.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=184

Choosing Wisely: Don’t offer noninvasive prenatal testing to low-risk patients or make ...

Don’t offer noninvasive prenatal testing to low-risk patients or make irreversible decisions based on the results of this screening test.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=185

Choosing Wisely: Don’t initially obtain x-rays for injured workers with acute ...

Don’t initially obtain x-rays for injured workers with acute non-specific low back pain.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=186

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely order x-ray for diagnosis of plantar fasciitis/heel ...

Don’t routinely order x-ray for diagnosis of plantar fasciitis/heel pain in employees who stand or walk at work.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=187

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order low back x-rays as part of a routine preplacement medical ...

Don’t order low back x-rays as part of a routine preplacement medical examination.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=188

Choosing Wisely: Don’t recommend screening for breast, colorectal, prostate, or lung ...

Don’t recommend screening for breast, colorectal, prostate, or lung cancers without considering life expectancy and the risks of testing, overdiagnosis, and overtreatment.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=189

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use physical restraints to manage behavioral symptoms of ...

Don’t use physical restraints to manage behavioral symptoms of hospitalized older adults with delirium.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=190

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely order sleep studies (polysomnogram) to screen ...

Don’t routinely order sleep studies (polysomnogram) to screen for/diagnose sleep disorders in workers suffering from chronic fatigue/insomnia.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=191

Choosing Wisely: Don’t rely on antihistamines as firstline treatment in severe allergic...

Don’t rely on antihistamines as firstline treatment in severe allergic reactions.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=192

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform food IgE testing without a history consistent with ...

Don’t perform food IgE testing without a history consistent with potential IgE-mediated food allergy.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=193

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely order low- or iso-osmolar radiocontrast media or ...

Don’t routinely order low- or iso-osmolar radiocontrast media or pretreat with corticosteroids and antihistamines for patients with a history of seafood allergy, who require radiocontrast media.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=194

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform screening panels for food allergies without previous ...

Don’t perform screening panels for food allergies without previous consideration of medical history.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=195

Choosing Wisely: Avoid using acid blockers and motility agents such as metoclopramide ...

Avoid using acid blockers and motility agents such as metoclopramide (generic) for physiologic gastroesophageal reflux that is effortless, painless, and not affecting growth. Do not use medication in the so-called happy-spitter.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=196

Choosing Wisely: Don’t overuse non-beta lactam antibiotics in patients with a history ...

Don’t overuse non-beta lactam antibiotics in patients with a history of penicillin allergy, without an appropriate evaluation.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=197

Choosing Wisely: Avoid the use of surveillance cultures for the screening and treatment...

Avoid the use of surveillance cultures for the screening and treatment of asymptomatic bacteruria.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=198

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe high-dose dexamethasone (0.5mg/kg per day) for the ...

Don’t prescribe high-dose dexamethasone (0.5mg/kg per day) for the prevention or treatment of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=199

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order annual electrocardiography or any other cardiac screening ...

Don’t order annual electrocardiography or any other cardiac screening for asymptomatic, low-risk patients.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=2

Choosing Wisely: For a patient with functional abdominal pain syndrome, CT scans should...

For a patient with functional abdominal pain syndrome, CT scans should not be repeated unless there is a major change in clinical findings or symptoms.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=20

Choosing Wisely: Infant home apnea monitors should not be routinely used to prevent ...

Infant home apnea monitors should not be routinely used to prevent sudden infant death syndrome.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=200

Choosing Wisely: Don’t continue treatment for hepatic encephalopathy indefinitely after...

Don’t continue treatment for hepatic encephalopathy indefinitely after an initial episode with an identifiable precipitant.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=202

Choosing Wisely: Don’t treat gastroesophageal reflux in infants routinely with acid ...

Don’t treat gastroesophageal reflux in infants routinely with acid suppression therapy.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=19

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform CT or MRI routinely to monitor benign focal lesions in ...

Don’t perform CT or MRI routinely to monitor benign focal lesions in the liver unless there is a major change in clinical findings or symptoms.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=204

Choosing Wisely: Don’t obtain imaging (plain radiographs, MRI, CT, or other advanced ...

Don’t obtain imaging (plain radiographs, MRI, CT, or other advanced imaging) of the spine in patients with non-specific acute low back pain and without red flags.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=206

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely screen for brain aneurysms in asymptomatic patients ...

Don’t routinely screen for brain aneurysms in asymptomatic patients without a family or personal history of brain aneurysms, subarachnoid hemorrhage, or genetic disorders that may predispose to aneurysm formation.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=208

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely use seizure prophylaxis in patients following ischemic...

Don’t routinely use seizure prophylaxis in patients following ischemic stroke.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=209

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe under-dosed strength training programs for older ...

Don’t prescribe under-dosed strength training programs for older adults. Instead, match the frequency, intensity, and duration of exercise to the individual’s abilities and goals.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=210

Choosing Wisely: Don’t recommend bed rest following diagnosis of acute DVT after the ...

Don’t recommend bed rest following diagnosis of acute DVT after the initiation of anti-coagulation therapy, unless significant medical concerns are present.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=211

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely recommend follow-up mammograms more often than ...

Don’t routinely recommend follow-up mammograms more often than annually for women who have had radiotherapy following breast conserving surgery.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=213

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order an electromyogram for low back pain unless there is leg ...

Don’t order an electromyogram for low back pain unless there is leg pain or sciatica.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=214

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe bed rest for acute localized back pain without ...

Don’t prescribe bed rest for acute localized back pain without completing an evaluation.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=215

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order an imaging study for back pain without performing a ...

Don’t order an imaging study for back pain without performing a thorough physical examination.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=216

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe opiates in acute disabling low back pain before ...

Don’t prescribe opiates in acute disabling low back pain before evaluation and a trial of other alternatives is considered.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=217

Choosing Wisely: Don’t automatically initiate continuous electronic fetal heart rate ...

Don’t automatically initiate continuous electronic fetal heart rate monitoring during labor for women without risk factors; consider intermittent auscultation first.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=218

Choosing Wisely: Don’t let older adults lie in bed or only get up to a chair during ...

Don’t let older adults lie in bed or only get up to a chair during their hospital stay.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=219

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe medications for stress ulcer prophylaxis to medical ...

Don’t prescribe medications for stress ulcer prophylaxis to medical inpatients unless at high risk for gastrointestinal complications.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=22

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