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Choosing Wisely: Don’t order complex lymphocyte panels when ordering CD4 counts. - ...

Don’t order complex lymphocyte panels when ordering CD4 counts.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=299

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform stress cardiac imaging or advanced noninvasive imaging ...

Don’t perform stress cardiac imaging or advanced noninvasive imaging in the initial evaluation of patients without cardiac symptoms unless high-risk markers are present.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=3

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform repetitive complete blood count and chemistry testing in...

Don’t perform repetitive complete blood count and chemistry testing in the face of clinical and lab stability.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=30

Choosing Wisely: Avoid quarterly viral load testing of patients who have durable viral ...

Avoid quarterly viral load testing of patients who have durable viral suppression, unless clinically indicated.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=300

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely test for CMV immunoglobulin G in HIV-infected patients...

Don’t routinely test for CMV immunoglobulin G in HIV-infected patients who have a high likelihood of being infected with CMV.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=301

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely order testing for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase ...

Don’t routinely order testing for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency for patients who are not predisposed due to race/ethnicity.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=302

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform prenatal ultrasounds for non-medical purposes, for ...

Don’t perform prenatal ultrasounds for non-medical purposes, for example, solely to create keepsake videos or photographs.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=303

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely transfuse stable, asymptomatic hospitalized patients ...

Don’t routinely transfuse stable, asymptomatic hospitalized patients with a hemoglobin level greater than 7–8 grams.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=304

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform pelvic ultrasound in average risk women to screen for ...

Don’t perform pelvic ultrasound in average risk women to screen for ovarian cancer.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=305

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely recommend activity restriction or bed rest during ...

Don’t routinely recommend activity restriction or bed rest during pregnancy for any indication.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=306

Choosing Wisely: Don’t promote induction or augmentation of labor and don’t induce or ...

Don’t promote induction or augmentation of labor and don’t induce or augment labor without a medical indication; spontaneous labor is safest for woman and infant, with benefits that improve safety and promote short- and long-term maternal and infant health.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=307

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe opioid pain medication in pregnancy without fully ...

Don’t prescribe opioid pain medication in pregnancy without fully weighing the risks to the woman and her fetus, and discussing these risks with the patient.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=308

Choosing Wisely: Don’t separate mothers and their newborns at birth unless medically ...

Don’t separate mothers and their newborns at birth unless medically necessary. Instead, help the mother to place her newborn in skin-to-skin contact immediately after birth and encourage her to keep her newborn in her room during hospitalization after the birth.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=309

Choosing Wisely: Avoid transfusions of red blood cells for arbitrary hemoglobin or ...

Avoid transfusions of red blood cells for arbitrary hemoglobin or hematocrit thresholds and in the absence of symptoms or active coronary disease, heart failure, or stroke.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=31

Choosing Wisely: Don’t administer prn (i.e., as needed) sedative, antipsychotic, or ...

Don’t administer prn (i.e., as needed) sedative, antipsychotic, or hypnotic medications to prevent and/or treat delirium without first assessing for, removing, and treating the underlying causes of delirium and using nonpharmacologic delirium prevention and treatment approaches.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=310

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform maternal serologic studies for cytomegalovirus (CMV) and...

Don’t perform maternal serologic studies for cytomegalovirus (CMV) and toxoplasmosis as part of routine prenatal laboratory studies.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=297

Choosing Wisely: Don’t assume a diagnosis of dementia in an older adult who presents ...

Don’t assume a diagnosis of dementia in an older adult who presents with an altered mental status and/or symptoms of confusion without assessing for delirium or delirium superimposed on dementia using a brief, sensitive, validated assessment tool.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=311

Choosing Wisely: Don’t recommend nonfluoride toothpaste for infants and children. - ...

Don’t recommend nonfluoride toothpaste for infants and children.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=312

Choosing Wisely: Avoid routinely using irreversible surgical procedures such as braces,...

Avoid routinely using irreversible surgical procedures such as braces, occlusal equilibration, and restorations as the first treatment of choice in the management of temporomandibular joint disorders.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=313

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely use breast MRI for breast cancer screening in average ...

Don’t routinely use breast MRI for breast cancer screening in average risk women.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=314

Choosing Wisely: Don’t obtain routine blood work (e.g., complete blood count, liver ...

Don’t obtain routine blood work (e.g., complete blood count, liver function tests) other than a carcinoembryonic antigen level during surveillance for colorectal cancer.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=315

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely order expanded lipid panels (particle sizing, nuclear ...

Don’t routinely order expanded lipid panels (particle sizing, nuclear magnetic resonance) as screening tests for cardiovascular disease.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=316

Choosing Wisely: Don’t test for amylase in cases of suspected acute pancreatitis. ...

Don’t test for amylase in cases of suspected acute pancreatitis. Instead, test for lipase.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=317

Choosing Wisely: Don’t request serology for Helicobacter pylori. Use the stool antigen ...

Don’t request serology for Helicobacter pylori. Use the stool antigen or breath tests instead.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=318

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform vaginal cytology (Pap test) or HPV screening in women ...

Don’t perform vaginal cytology (Pap test) or HPV screening in women who had hysterectomy (with removal of the cervix) for reasons other than high-grade cervical dysplasia (cervical intraepithelial neoplasia [CIN] 2/3) or cancer.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=319

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