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Choosing Wisely: Don’t proceed with elective surgery in patients with properly ...

Don’t proceed with elective surgery in patients with properly diagnosed and correctable anemia until the anemia has been appropriately treated.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=364

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform laboratory blood testing unless clinically indicated or ...

Don’t perform laboratory blood testing unless clinically indicated or necessary for diagnosis or management in order to avoid iatrogenic anemia.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=365

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse plasma in the absence of active bleeding or ...

Don’t transfuse plasma in the absence of active bleeding or significant laboratory evidence of coagulopathy.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=366

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform pelvic exams on asymptomatic nonpregnant women, unless ...

Don’t perform pelvic exams on asymptomatic nonpregnant women, unless necessary for guideline-appropriate screening for cervical cancer.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=368

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely recommend daily home glucose monitoring for patients ...

Don’t routinely recommend daily home glucose monitoring for patients who have type 2 diabetes mellitus and are not using insulin.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=369

Choosing Wisely: Don’t screen for renal artery stenosis in patients without resistant ...

Don’t screen for renal artery stenosis in patients without resistant hypertension and with normal renal function, even if known atherosclerosis is present.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=37

Choosing Wisely: Don’t screen for genital herpes simplex virus infection in ...

Don’t screen for genital herpes simplex virus infection in asymptomatic adults, including pregnant women.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=370

Choosing Wisely: Don’t screen for testicular cancer in asymptomatic adolescent and ...

Don’t screen for testicular cancer in asymptomatic adolescent and adult males.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=371

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse more than the minimum of red blood cell units ...

Don’t transfuse more than the minimum of red blood cell units necessary to relieve symptoms of anemia or to return a patient to a safe hemoglobin range (7 to 8 g/dL in stable patients).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=372

Choosing Wisely: Avoid routine testing for antiepileptic drug levels in people with ...

Avoid routine testing for antiepileptic drug levels in people with epilepsy.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=373

Choosing Wisely: Do not treat females of childbearing potential with Valproate if other...

Do not treat females of childbearing potential with Valproate if other effective treatments are available.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=374

Choosing Wisely: Do not routinely order electroencephalogram as part of initial syncope...

Do not routinely order electroencephalogram as part of initial syncope work-up.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=375

Choosing Wisely: Do not prescribe long-term treatment with antiepileptic drugs after ...

Do not prescribe long-term treatment with antiepileptic drugs after withdrawal seizures.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=376

Choosing Wisely: Do not routinely perform brain imaging after acute seizure in patients...

Do not routinely perform brain imaging after acute seizure in patients with established epilepsy.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=377

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order a screening hip ultrasound to rule out developmental hip ...

Don’t order a screening hip ultrasound to rule out developmental hip dysplasia or developmental hip dislocation if the baby has no risk factors and has a clinically stable hip examination.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=378

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order radiographs or advise bracing or surgery for a child less ...

Don’t order radiographs or advise bracing or surgery for a child less than eight years of age with simple in-toeing gait.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=379

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order custom orthotics or shoe inserts for a child with ...

Don’t order custom orthotics or shoe inserts for a child with minimally symptomatic or asymptomatic flat feet.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=380

Choosing Wisely: Avoid transfusion, outside of emergencies, when alternative strategies...

Avoid transfusion, outside of emergencies, when alternative strategies are available as part of informed consent; make discussion of alternatives part of the informed consent process.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=367

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order advanced imaging studies (MRI or CT) for most ...

Don’t order advanced imaging studies (MRI or CT) for most musculoskeletal conditions in a child until all appropriate clinical, laboratory, and plain radiographic examinations have been completed.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=381

Choosing Wisely: Do not order follow-up X-rays for buckle (or torus) fractures if they ...

Do not order follow-up X-rays for buckle (or torus) fractures if they are no longer tender or painful.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=382

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely use graduated compression stockings in surgical ...

Don’t routinely use graduated compression stockings in surgical patients as mechanical prophylaxis for preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after surgery, but do consider using intermittent pneumatic compression devices.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=383

Choosing Wisely: Don’t apply continuous cardiac-respiratory or pulse oximetry ...

Don’t apply continuous cardiac-respiratory or pulse oximetry monitoring to children and adolescents admitted to the hospital unless condition warrants continuous monitoring based on objectively scored cardiovascular, respiratory, and behavior parameters.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=384

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely repeat the labs hemoglobin and hematocrit in the ...

Don’t routinely repeat the labs hemoglobin and hematocrit in the hemodynamically normal pediatric patients with isolated blunt solid organ injury.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=385

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use physical or chemical restraints, outside of emergency ...

Don’t use physical or chemical restraints, outside of emergency situations, when caring for long-term care residents with dementia who display behavioral and psychological symptoms of distress; instead assess for unmet needs or environmental triggers and intervene using ...

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=386

Choosing Wisely: Don’t request just a serum creatinine to test adult patients with ...

Don’t request just a serum creatinine to test adult patients with diabetes and/or hypertension for chronic kidney disease; use the kidney profile (serum creatinine with eGFR and urinary albumin-creatinine ratio.)

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=387

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse plasma to correct a laboratory value; treat the ...

Don’t transfuse plasma to correct a laboratory value; treat the clinical status of the patient.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=388

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibody serologic studies to ...

Don’t order immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibody serologic studies to assess for acute infection with infectious agents no longer endemic in the United States, and in general avoid using immunoglobulin M antibody serologies to test for acute infection in the absence of sufficient pretest ...

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=389

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform electro-encephalography for headaches. - American Family...

Don’t perform electro-encephalography for headaches.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=39

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform procalcitonin testing without an established, ...

Don’t perform procalcitonin testing without an established, evidence-based protocol.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=390

Choosing Wisely: Don’t initiate empiric antibiotic therapy in the patient with ...

Don’t initiate empiric antibiotic therapy in the patient with suspected invasive bacterial infection without first confirming that blood, urine, or other appropriate cultures have been obtained, excluding exceptional cases.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=391

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent for perioperative ...

Don’t use a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent for perioperative prophylaxis or continue prophylaxis after the incision is closed for uncomplicated clean and clean-contaminated procedures.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=392

Choosing Wisely: Don’t treat uncomplicated community-acquired pneumonia in otherwise ...

Don’t treat uncomplicated community-acquired pneumonia in otherwise healthy, immunized, hospitalized patients with antibiotic therapy broader than ampicillin.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=393

Choosing Wisely: Antibiotics sDon’t use vancomycin or carbapenems empirically for ...

Antibiotics sDon’t use vancomycin or carbapenems empirically for neonatal intensive care patients unless an infant is known to have a specific risk for pathogens resistant to narrower-spectrum agents.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=394

Choosing Wisely: Don’t place peripherally inserted central catheters and/or use ...

Don’t place peripherally inserted central catheters and/or use prolonged intravenous antibiotics in otherwise healthy children with infections that can be transitioned to an appropriate oral agent.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=395

Choosing Wisely: Don’t place peripherally inserted central catheters and/or use ...

Don’t place peripherally inserted central catheters and/or use prolonged intravenous antibiotics in otherwise healthy children with infections that can be transitioned to an appropriate oral agent.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=396

Choosing Wisely: Don’t discharge patients presenting emergently with acute ...

Don’t discharge patients presenting emergently with acute cholecystitis without first offering laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=397

Choosing Wisely: Avoid routine cholecystectomy for patients with asymptomatic ...

Avoid routine cholecystectomy for patients with asymptomatic cholelithiasis.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=398

Choosing Wisely: Avoid other imaging tests apart from ultrasound for the initial ...

Avoid other imaging tests apart from ultrasound for the initial evaluation of patients with suspected gallstone disease.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=399

Choosing Wisely: Don’t order coronary artery calcium scoring for screening purposes on ...

Don’t order coronary artery calcium scoring for screening purposes on low-risk asymptomatic individuals except for those with a family history of premature coronary artery disease.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=4

Choosing Wisely: CT scans are not necessary in the evaluation of minor head injuries. -...

CT scans are not necessary in the evaluation of minor head injuries.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=40

Choosing Wisely: Avoid the routine use of ultrasound in evaluating clinically apparent ...

Avoid the routine use of ultrasound in evaluating clinically apparent inguinal hernia.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=400

Choosing Wisely: Avoid opioid-only modalities for postoperative pain control. - ...

Avoid opioid-only modalities for postoperative pain control.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=401

Choosing Wisely: Neuroimaging (CT, MRI) is not necessary in a child with simple febrile...

Neuroimaging (CT, MRI) is not necessary in a child with simple febrile seizure.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=41

Choosing Wisely: In the evaluation of simple syncope and a normal neurologic ...

In the evaluation of simple syncope and a normal neurologic examination don’t obtain brain imaging studies (CT or MRI).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=42

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform imaging of the carotid arteries for simple syncope ...

Don’t perform imaging of the carotid arteries for simple syncope without other neurologic symptoms.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=43

Choosing Wisely: Don’t schedule non–medically-indicated (elective) inductions of labor ...

Don’t schedule non–medically-indicated (elective) inductions of labor or cesarean deliveries before 39 weeks 0 days gestational age.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=45

Choosing Wisely: Avoid elective, non–medically-indicated inductions of labor between 39...

Avoid elective, non–medically-indicated inductions of labor between 39 weeks 0 days and 41 weeks 0 days unless the cervix is deemed favorable.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=46

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform preoperative medical tests for eye surgery unless there ...

Don’t perform preoperative medical tests for eye surgery unless there are specific medical indications.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=48

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform imaging for low back pain within the first six weeks ...

Don’t perform imaging for low back pain within the first six weeks unless red flags are present. note: Red flags include, but are not limited to, severe or progressive neurologic deficits or when serious underlying conditions such as osteomyelitis are suspected.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=49

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely order coronary CT angiography for screening ...

Don’t routinely order coronary CT angiography for screening asymptomatic individuals.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=5

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