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Choosing Wisely: Annual comprehensive eye exams are unnecessary for children who pass ...

Annual comprehensive eye exams are unnecessary for children who pass routine vision screening assessments.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=124

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: Antibiotics should not be used for apparent viral respiratory ...

Antibiotics should not be used for apparent viral respiratory illnesses (sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis).

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=34

Choosing Wisely: Avoid admission or preoperative chest x-rays for ambulatory patients ...

Avoid admission or preoperative chest x-rays for ambulatory patients with unremarkable history and physical exam.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=101

Choosing Wisely: Avoid admission or preoperative chest x-rays for ambulatory patients ...

Avoid admission or preoperative chest x-rays for ambulatory patients with unremarkable history and physical exam.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=81

Choosing Wisely: Avoid antibiotics and wound cultures in emergency department patients ...

Avoid antibiotics and wound cultures in emergency department patients with uncomplicated skin and soft tissue abscesses after successful incision and drainage and with adequate medical follow-up.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=137

Choosing Wisely: Avoid cardiovascular stress testing for patients undergoing low-risk ...

Avoid cardiovascular stress testing for patients undergoing low-risk surgery.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=83

Choosing Wisely: Avoid colorectal cancer screening tests on asymptomatic patients with ...

Avoid colorectal cancer screening tests on asymptomatic patients with a life expectancy of less than 10 years and no family or personal history of colorectal neoplasia.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=100

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

Choosing Wisely: Avoid CT scans of the head in emergency department patients with minor...

Avoid CT scans of the head in emergency department patients with minor head injury who are at low risk based on validated decision rules.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=134

Choosing Wisely: Avoid echocardiograms for preoperative/perioperative assessment of ...

Avoid echocardiograms for preoperative/perioperative assessment of patients with no history or symptoms of heart disease.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=84

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: 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: Avoid instituting intravenous (IV) fluids before doing a trial of oral...

Avoid instituting intravenous (IV) fluids before doing a trial of oral rehydration therapy in uncomplicated emergency department cases of mild to moderate dehydration in children.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=138

Choosing Wisely: Avoid invasive devices (including central venous catheters, ...

Avoid invasive devices (including central venous catheters, endotracheal tubes, and urinary catheters) and, if required, use no longer than necessary. They pose a major risk for infections.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=290

Choosing Wisely: Avoid lumbar spine imaging in the emergency department for adults with...

Avoid lumbar spine imaging in the emergency department for adults with non-traumatic back pain unless the patient has severe or progressive neurologic deficits or is suspected of having a serious underlying condition (such as vertebral infection, cauda equina syndrome, or cancer with ...

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=224

Choosing Wisely: Avoid nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in individuals ...

Avoid nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in individuals with hypertension or heart failure or chronic kidney disease of all causes, including diabetes.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=36

Choosing Wisely: Avoid opioid misuse in patients with chronic pelvic pain without ...

Avoid opioid misuse in patients with chronic pelvic pain without compromising care through education, responsible opioid prescribing, and advocacy.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=347

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: Avoid ordering CT of the abdomen and pelvis in young otherwise healthy...

Avoid ordering CT of the abdomen and pelvis in young otherwise healthy emergency department patients (age <50) with known histories of kidney stones, or ureterolithiasis, presenting with symptoms consistent with uncomplicated renal colic.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=226

Choosing Wisely: Avoid ordering follow-up urine cultures after treatment for an ...

Avoid ordering follow-up urine cultures after treatment for an uncomplicated urinary tract infection in patients that show evidence of clinical resolution of infection.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=361

Choosing Wisely: Avoid ordering luteinizing hormone- and follicle-stimulating hormone ...

Avoid ordering luteinizing hormone- and follicle-stimulating hormone and either estradiol or testosterone for children with pubic hair and/or body odor but no other signs of puberty.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=352

Choosing Wisely: Avoid ordering MRI in patients with suspected acute Achilles tendon ...

Avoid ordering MRI in patients with suspected acute Achilles tendon ruptures.

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=327

Choosing Wisely: Avoid ordering screening tests looking for chronic illness or an ...

Avoid ordering screening tests looking for chronic illness or an endocrine cause, including complete blood count, cytidine monophosphate , insulinlike growth factor 1, thyroid tests, and celiac antibodies, in healthy children who are growing at or above the 3rd percentile for height ...

American Family Physician : Choosing Wisely Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/afp/recommendations/viewRecommendation.htm?recommendationId=353

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