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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 repeat hepatitis C viral load testing outside of antiviral ...

Don’t repeat hepatitis C viral load testing outside of antiviral therapy.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=203

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 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 obtain CT scanning of children with mild head ...

Don’t routinely obtain CT scanning of children with mild head injuries.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=207

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: CT scans are not necessary in the routine evaluation of abdominal ...

CT scans are not necessary in the routine evaluation of abdominal pain.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=21

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 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 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

Choosing Wisely: Don’t use physical restraints with an older hospitalized patient. - ...

Don’t use physical restraints with an older hospitalized patient.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=220

Choosing Wisely: Don’t place or maintain a urinary catheter in a patient unless there ...

Don’t place or maintain a urinary catheter in a patient unless there is a specific indication to do so.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=221

Choosing Wisely: Avoid CT of the head in asymptomatic adult patients in the emergency ...

Avoid CT of the head in asymptomatic adult patients in the emergency department with syncope, insignificant trauma, and a normal neurological evaluation.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=222

Choosing Wisely: Avoid CT pulmonary angiography in emergency department patients with a...

Avoid CT pulmonary angiography in emergency department patients with a low-pretest probability of pulmonary embolism and either a negative Pulmonary Embolism Rule-Out Criteria or a negative D-dimer.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=223

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