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Choosing Wisely: For patients recently discharged on supplemental home oxygen following...

For patients recently discharged on supplemental home oxygen following hospitalization for an acute illness, don’t renew the prescription without assessing the patient for ongoing hypoxemia.

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=154

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform chest CT (CT angiography) to evaluate for possible ...

Don’t perform chest CT (CT angiography) to evaluate for possible pulmonary embolism in patients with a low clinical probability and negative results of a highly sensitive D-dimer assay.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=155

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform CT screening for lung cancer among patients at low risk ...

Don’t perform CT screening for lung cancer among patients at low risk for lung cancer.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=156

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform neuroimaging studies in patients with stable headaches ...

Don’t perform neuroimaging studies in patients with stable headaches that meet criteria for migraine.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=157

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform CT imaging for headache when MRI is available, except in...

Don’t perform CT imaging for headache when MRI is available, except in emergency settings.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=158

Choosing Wisely: Don’t recommend surgical deactivation of migraine trigger points ...

Don’t recommend surgical deactivation of migraine trigger points outside of a clinical trial.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=159

Choosing Wisely: Don’t medicate to achieve tight glycemic control in older adults. ...

Don’t medicate to achieve tight glycemic control in older adults. Moderate control is generally better.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=16

Choosing Wisely: Don’t prescribe opioid or butalbital-containing medications as ...

Don’t prescribe opioid or butalbital-containing medications as first-line treatment for recurrent headache disorders.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=160

Choosing Wisely: Don’t recommend prolonged or frequent use of over-the-counter (OTC) ...

Don’t recommend prolonged or frequent use of over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications for headache.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=161

Choosing Wisely: Don’t routinely order thrombophilia testing on patients undergoing a ...

Don’t routinely order thrombophilia testing on patients undergoing a routine infertility evaluation.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=162

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform immunological testing as part of the routine infertility...

Don’t perform immunological testing as part of the routine infertility evaluation.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=163

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform stress cardiac imaging or coronary angiography in ...

Don’t perform stress cardiac imaging or coronary angiography in 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=164

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform cardiac imaging for patients who are at low risk. - ...

Don’t perform cardiac imaging for patients who are at low risk.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=165

Choosing Wisely: Don’t perform cardiac imaging as a preoperative assessment in patients...

Don’t perform cardiac imaging as a preoperative assessment in patients scheduled to undergo low- or intermediate-risk noncardiac surgery.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=166

Choosing Wisely: Use methods to reduce radiation exposure in cardiac imaging, whenever ...

Use methods to reduce radiation exposure in cardiac imaging, whenever possible, including not performing such tests when limited benefits are likely.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=167

Choosing Wisely: Don’t transfuse more than the minimum number of red blood cell (RBC) ...

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

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=168

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use nuclear medicine thyroid scans to evaluate thyroid nodules ...

Don’t use nuclear medicine thyroid scans to evaluate thyroid nodules in patients with normal thyroid gland function.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=17

Choosing Wisely: Don’t test for thrombophilia in adult patients with venous ...

Don’t test for thrombophilia in adult patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) occurring in the setting of major transient risk factors (surgery, trauma, or prolonged immobility).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=169

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) 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 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 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 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

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